Margaret Watson

F, #228, b. 27 November 1858, d. 7 March 1947
Margaret Cheyne, née Watson (1858-1947)
     Margaret Watson was born on 27 November 1858 at Pitscow, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of William Watson and Agnes Webster.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1861 census at Pitscow, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Watson, head; Agnes Watson, wife; Jane Watson, daughter; Jessie Watson, daughter; Margaret Watson, daughter; John Webster, servant; Elizabeth Farquhar, servant; Margaret Farquhar, servant.3

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at Pitscow, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Watson, head; Agnes Watson, wife; Jane Watson, daughter; Jessie Watson, daughter; Margaret Watson, daughter; Agnes Watson, daughter; William Watson, son; Elizabeth Sutherland, servant.4

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at Pitscow, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Watson, head; Jane Watson, daughter; Jessie Watson, daughter; Margaret Watson, daughter; Agnes Watson, daughter; William Watson, son.5
She married William Cheyne at Pitscow, Kininmonth, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 31 December 1885.6 As of 31 December 1885, her married name was Margaret Cheyne.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at 82 Commerce Street, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Cheyne, head; Margaret Cheyne, wife; William W Cheyne, son; Margaret H Cheyne, daughter; Amelia C Penny, servant.7

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1901 census at Elmbank, Grattan Place, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Cheyne, head; Margaret Cheyne, wife; William W Cheyne, son; Margaret H Cheyne, daughter; Cummine J Cheyne, son; Mary Mackie, servant.8

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1911 census at Elmbank, Grattan Place, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Cheyne, head; Margaret Cheyne, wife; Margaret H. Cheyne, daughter; Cummine J. Cheyne, son.9
Margaret died on 7 March 1947 at Knock Croft, Stuartfield, Old Deer, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 88.10,11 Her body was interred on 11 March 1947 at Kirkton Cemetery, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.12,11

Children of Margaret Watson and William Cheyne

Citations

  1. [S81] Margaret Watson, 1858 Register of Births in the Parish of Lonmay in the County of Aberdeen, "Watson Margaret, 1858, November Twenty Seventh 11h 30m P.M. at Pitscow, Female. Father: William Watson, Farmer. Mother: Agnes Watson maiden name Webster. Informant: William Watson, Father (present). Registered: 1858 December 14th at Lonmay, Geo Robertson, Registrar."
  2. [S192] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Margaret Watson, female. Birth: 27 Nov 1858 Lonmay, Aberdeen, Scotland. Father: William Watson. Mother: Agnes Webster."
  3. [S31] 1861, Scottish Census, "Margaret Watson, daughter, female, age 2, born in Lonmay, Aberdeenshire, resident at Pitscow."
  4. [S27] 1871, Scottish Census, "Margaret Watson, daughter, female, age 12, born in Lonmay, Aberdeenshire, scholar, resident at Pitscow."
  5. [S24] 1881, Scottish Census, "Margaret Watson, daughter, unmarried, female, age 22, born in Lonmay, Aberdeenshire, farmer's daughter."
  6. [S52] Margaret Watson, 1885 Register of Marriages in the District of Kininmonth in the County of Aberdeen, "1885 on the Thirty-First day of December at Pitscow, Kininmonth (Lonmay). After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Cheyne, Draper (Journeyman) (Bachelor), age 26, usual residence 83 Charlotte St, Fraserburgh, parents John Cheyne Crofter and Helen Cheyne M.S. Ironside. Margaret Watson Farmer's Daughter (Spinster), age 27, usual residence Pitscow, Kininmonth, parents William Watson Farmer and Agnes Watson M.S. Webster (Deceased). P Grant Minister of Kininmonth. Geo. Ironside Witness. Agnes Watson Witness. Registered 1885 December 31st at Kininmonth, P Grant Registrar."
  7. [S19] 1891, Scottish Census, "Margaret Cheyne, wife, married, female, age 30, born in Kininmonth, Aberdeenshire, resident at 82 Commerce Street."
  8. [S16] 1901, Scottish Census, "Margaret Cheyne, wife, married, female, age 42, born in Lonmay, Aberdeenshire, resident at Elmbank, Grattan Place."
  9. [S3497] 1911, Scottish Census, "Margaret Cheyne, wife, female, age 52, married, duration of marriage 25 years, children born alive 3 , children still living 3, born in Aberdeen, Lonmay, resident at 'Elmbank', Grattan Place."
  10. [S75] Margaret Watson Cheyne, 1947 Register of Deaths in the district of Old Deer in the County of Aberdeen, "Margaret Watson Cheyne Widow of William Cheyne Draper, died 1947, March Seventh 10h 45m A.M. at Knock Croft, Old Deer, Female, 89 years, Father: William Watson Farmer (deceased), Mother: Agnes Watson M.S. Webster (deceased), Cause of death: Senile cardio vascular degradation, Cerebral apoplexy, as Cert. by Andrew Dickson M.B. C.H.B., Informant: W Morrison Grandson (Present), Registered: 1947, March 7th at Old Deer, Henry Gilmore Registrar."
  11. [S643] Page 1, Deaths, 'Cheyne', The Fraserburgh Herald and Northern Counties Advertiser, "DEATHS CHEYNE - At the Bungalow, Knock Croft, Stuartfield, on Friday, 7th March, 1947, Margaret Watson, in her 89th year, wife of the late William Cheyne, Draper, 32 Broad Street, (Mid Street Corner), Fraserburgh. FUNERAL TODAY (Tuesday) 11th March, to Kirkton Cemetery, Fraserburgh. Friends to meet at Kirkton at 2p.m. No flowers please."
  12. [S487] William Cheyne and Margaret Cheyne (née Watson), Monumental inscription, "CHEYNE In loving memory of WILLIAM CHEYNE Draper who died 18th June 1914 aged 54 and his wife MARGARET WATSON who died 7th March 1947 aged 89."