Helen Goodbrand

F, #1565, b. November 1826, d. 4 May 1902
     Helen Goodbrand was born in November 1826 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Alexander Goodbrand and Christian Innes. Helen Goodbrand was baptized on 3 November 1826 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1
She was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr Goodbrand, 45; Christina (sic) Goodbrand, 40; Alexr Goodbrand, 15; John Goodbrand, 10; George Goodbrand, 5; Ellen Goodbrand, 15; Christina (sic) Goodbrand, 9; Margt Goodbrand, 7.2
She married John Bruce at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 10 March 1849.3 As of 10 March 1849, her married name was Helen Bruce.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1881 census at 34 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Bruce, head; Hellen Bruce, wife; John Bruce, son; James Bruce, son; Maggie Bruce, daughter; Williamina Wood, granddaughter.4

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at 34 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Bruce, head; Hellen Bruce, wife; James Bruce, son.5
Helen died on 4 May 1902 at 35 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 75.6,7

Children of Helen Goodbrand and John Bruce

Citations

  1. [S3286] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Helen Goodbrand, female. Birth: NOV 1826. Christening: 03 NOV 1826 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Goodbrand. Mother: Christian Innes."
  2. [S6725] 1841, Scottish Census, "Ellen Goodbrand, female, age 15, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S1071] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Bruce, male. Spouse: Helen Goodbrand. Marriage: 10 MAR 1849, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  4. [S5719] 1881, Scottish Census, "Hellen Bruce, wife, married, female, age 56, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 34 Portknockie."
  5. [S3691] 1891, Scottish Census, "Hellen Bruce, wife, married, female, age 66, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, carpenter's wife, employed, resident at 34 Portknockie."
  6. [S3287] Helen Bruce née Goodbrand, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Bruce (Widow of John Bruce, Boat Carpenter), died 1902, May Fourth 11h 45m A.M. at 35 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 75 years. Father: Alexander Goodbrand, Joiner (Deceased), Mother: Christina Goodbrand M.S. Innes (Deceased). Cause of death: Influenza 16 Days, as Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: James Bruce, Son, 34 Portknockie (Present). Registered: 1902, May 5th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.