George Sclater

M, #2547, b. 31 March 1845, d. 23 June 1863
     George Sclater was born on 31 March 1845 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of George Sclater and Jean Donaldson. George Sclater was baptized on 6 April 1845 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Hasser".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Sclater, head; Jean Sclater, wife; Caithren Sclater, daughter; John Sclater, son; George Sclater, son; Jean Sclater, daughter.2
He was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Sclater, 53; Cathrine Sclater, 19; John Sclater, 18; George Sclater, 14; Jean Sclater, 12; Francis Sclater, 7; William Sclater, 4.3
George died on 23 June 1863 at at sea off Rathven Burn, Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 18.4

Citations

  1. [S1889] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "George Sclater, male. Birth: 31 MAR 1845. Christening: 06 APR 1845 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Sclater. Mother: Jean Donaldson."
  2. [S1894] 1851, Scottish Census, "George Sclater, son, male, age 5, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S6746] 1861, Scottish Census, "George Sclater, unmarried, male, age 14, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, son, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S4606] George Sclater, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Slater, Fisherman (Single), died 1863, June Twenty-third about 4h A.M. off Rathven Burn, Male, 18 years. Father: George Slater Fisherman, Mother: Jane Slater M.S. Donaldson (Deceased). Cause of death: Drowned at Sea - Fell over the side of an open Boat - Body not found at date of Registration. Informant: John Donaldson, Uncle, Not present at time of accident, Portknockie. Registered: 1863, June 30th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."