John Donaldson

M, #2689, b. 9 January 1861
     John Donaldson was born on 9 January 1861 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of Alexander Donaldson and Catherine Wood.
He was listed as head of household's grandchild 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.3


  1. [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."
  2. [S2006] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Donaldson, male. Birth: 09 JAN 1861 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Donaldson. Mother: Catherine Wood."
  3. [S6454] 1861, Scottish Census, "John Donaldson, grandchild, male, age 3 months, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 161 Portknockie."