Alexander Donaldson

M, #2092, b. 4 September 1827
     Alexander Donaldson was born on 4 September 1827 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Donaldson and Jane Imlach. Alexander Donaldson was baptized on 9 September 1827 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jane Donaldson, 50; Elspet Donaldson, 20; James Donaldson, 20; Ann Donaldson, 15; Alexr Donaldson, 13; William Donaldson, 6.2
He was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son 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.3
He married Catherine Wood at Free Church School-house, District of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland, on 6 December 1856.4 He was the informant for, and present at, John Donaldson's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 January 1861.5,6
He was listed as head of household's son 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.7

Children of Alexander Donaldson and Catherine Wood

Citations

  1. [S1488] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Donaldson, male. Birth: 04 SEP 1827. Christening: 09 SEP 1827 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Donaldson. Mother: Jean Imlach."
  2. [S1513] 1841, Scottish Census, "Alexr Donaldson, male, age 13, born in county."
  3. [S1512] 1851, Scottish Census, "Alexander Donaldson, son, unmarried, male, age 24, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisher, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S1994] Alexander Donaldson to Catherine Wood, Statutory Register of Marriages, "On the Sixth day of December 1856 at the Free Church School-house, District of Seafield, Marriage (After Banns) was Solemnized between us according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. Alex Donaldson, Alex Fraser Registrar Witnefs, resident at Portknockie, District of Seafield, 27 years, Fisherman (Bachelor), Father: John Donaldson, Fisherman, Mother: Jane Donaldson Maiden Name Imlach (Deceased). Catherine Wood, Alex Fraser Registrar Witnefs, resident at Portknockie, District of Seafield, 21 years, Domestic Servant (Spinster), Father: John Wood, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Wood Maiden Name (Wood). John Mackay, Minister of the Free Church Cullen. George Lyall Witnefs. William Wood Witnefs. The above Marriage was Registered by me at Portknockie, on the Sixth day of December, 1856. Alexander Fraser Registrar."
  5. [S6361] John Donaldson, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Donaldson 1861, January Ninth 1h 0m A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male. Father: Alexander Donaldson, Fisherman. Mother: Catherine Donaldson M. S. Wood, married 1856 December 6th in Portknockie. Informant: Alexander Donaldson, Father (present). Registered: 1861, January 16th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  6. [S2006] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Donaldson, male. Birth: 09 JAN 1861 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Donaldson. Mother: Catherine Wood."
  7. [S6454] 1861, Scottish Census, "Alexander Donaldson, son, married, male, age 32, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 161 Portknockie."