Catherine Wood

F, #2676, b. 26 February 1835, d. 14 July 1902
     Catherine Wood was born on 26 February 1835.1 She was the daughter of John Wood and Helen Wood. Catherine Wood was baptized on 2 March 1835 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 Her family was known by the tee-name of "Royal".
She was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, 13; Helen Wood, 40; George Wood, 11; William Wood, 9; Catherine Wood, 6; Alexander Wood, 3.2
She married Alexander Donaldson at Free Church School-house, District of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland, on 6 December 1856.3 As of 6 December 1856, her married name was Catherine Donaldson.
She was listed as head of household's daughter-in-law 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.4

The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1895-1896 shows that Catherine Donaldson was owner occupier of 195 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.5
She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 195 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Catherine Wood, wife; Hellen Mair "Bobin", domestic.6
Catherine died on 14 July 1902 at 195 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 67.7

Children of Catherine Wood and Alexander Donaldson

Citations

  1. [S1993] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Catherine Wood, female. Birth: 26 FEB 1835. Christening: 02 MAR 1835 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Wood. Mother: Helen Wood."
  2. [S5497] 1841, Scottish Census, "Catherine Wood, female, age 6, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [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."
  4. [S6454] 1861, Scottish Census, "Catherine Donaldson, son's wife, married, female, age 25, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, wife, resident at 161 Portknockie."
  5. [S4095] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1895-1896, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1895-96 - Parish of Rathven, Page 373, "Special Water District of Portknockie, No. 2824, Description: House, Situation: 195 Portknockie, Proprietor: Mrs Catherine Donaldson, Occupier: Proprietrix, Feu-duty or Ground Annual: £0 10s 0d, Yearly Rent or Value: £3 0s 0d."
  6. [S5492] 1901, Scottish Census, "Catherine Wood, wife, married, female, age 69, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman's wife, resident at 195 Portknockie."
  7. [S2327] Catherine Donaldson née Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Catharine Donaldson (Widow of Alexander Donaldson, Fisherman), died 1902, July Fourteenth 4h 0m P.M. at 195 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 67 years, Father: John Wood, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Wood M.S. Wood (Deceased), Cause of death: Chronic Inflammation of Lung 1 year, General Debility 6 months, Exhaustion 6 days, as cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M., Informant: James Donaldson, Son, 295 Portknockie, Registered: 1902, July 16th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."