John Donaldson

M, #1400, b. circa 1787, d. 23 October 1865
     John Donaldson was born circa 1787 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. He was a fisherman. He married Jane Imlach at Parish of Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland, on 17 January 1812.1
He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Donaldson, head; Jean Donaldson, wife; James Donaldson, son; Hellen Donaldson, daughter; Alexander Donaldson, son; George Donaldson, son; William Donaldson, son; Mary Imlach, servant.2

He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 161 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Donaldson, head; Alexander Donaldson, son; Catherine Donaldson, son's wife; Helen Donaldson, grandchild; Ann Mair, servant; John Donaldson, grandchild.3
John died on 23 October 1865.4

Children of John Donaldson and Jane Imlach

Citations

  1. [S1479] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Donaldson, male. Spouse: Jane Imlach. Marriage: 17 JAN 1812, Rathven, Banff, Scotland."
  2. [S1512] 1851, Scottish Census, "John Donaldson, head, married, male, age 64, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisher, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S6454] 1861, Scottish Census, "John Donaldson, head, widower, male, age 74, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 161 Portknockie, has 2 rooms with one or more windows."
  4. [S2585] Maureen Flett, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Maureen Flett.