Helen Donaldson

F, #3461, b. 4 May 1865
     Helen Donaldson was born on 4 May 1865 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of James Donaldson and Helen Wood.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at 223 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Donaldson, head; Helen Donaldson, wife; John Donaldson, son; Jane Donaldson, daughter; James Donaldson, son; George Donaldson, son; Helen Donaldson, daughter; Alexander Donaldson, son; Mary Gault, servant.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 265 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Donaldson, head; Helen Wood, wife; James Donaldson, son; Maggie Donaldson, daughter; George Donaldson, son; Helen Donaldson, daughter; Alexander Donaldson, son.3
She married John Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 2 May 1890.4 As of 2 May 1890, her married name was Helen Wood.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at East Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood "John", head; Helen Donaldson Wood, wife.5

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at 265 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Donaldson, head; Nellie Donaldson, wife; Nellie Wood, daughter.6,7
She was the informant for James Wood's birth at 84 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 26 March 1895.8
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1901 census at 84 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Helen Wood, wife; John Wood, son; Jessie H Wood, daughter; James Wood, son; Jane Wood, daughter.9

The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that Helen Wood lived at 21 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.10

Children of Helen Donaldson and John Wood

Citations

  1. [S2770] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Helen Donaldson, female. Birth: 04 MAY 1865 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Donaldson. Mother: Helen Wood."
  2. [S7457] 1871, Scottish Census, "Helen Donaldson, daughter, female, age 4, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at 223 Portknockie."
  3. [S5724] 1881, Scottish Census, "Helen Donaldson, daughter, unmarried, female, age 15, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman's daughter, resident at 265 Portknockie."
  4. [S3764] John Wood to Helen Donaldson, Marriage entry, "1890 on the Second day of May at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. John Wood, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 25, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Wood "John" Fisherman and Jessie Wood M.S. Mair. Ellen (sic) Donaldson, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), age 24, usual residence Portknockie, parents James Donaldson Fisherman and Helen Donaldson M.S. Wood "Royal". Peter Brown, Free Church Minister. William Wood Witness. George Donaldson Witness. Registered 1890 May 5th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S5482] 1891, Scottish Census, "Helen Donaldson Wood (sic), wife, married, female, age 25, fisherman's wife, resident at East Street, Portknockie."
  6. [S8324] 1891, Scottish census, "Nellie Wood, daughter, married, female, age 25, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman's wife, resident at 265 Portknockie."
  7. [S5686] 1891, Scottish Census, "Nellie Wood, daughter, married, female, age 25, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman's wife, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  8. [S7653] James Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Wood, 1895, March Twenty Sixth 2h 0m A.M. at 84 Portknockie, Seafield, Rathven, Male. Father: John Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Helen Wood M. S. Donaldson, married 1890 May 2nd in Seafield. Informant: Helen Wood, Mother. Registered: 1895, April 13th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  9. [S5483] 1901, Scottish Census, "Helen Wood, wife, married, female, age 35, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 84 Portknockie."
  10. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 78: PORTKNOCKIE, "Wood, Helen, 21 Reidhaven Street", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, REIDHAVEN STREET, "21, Helen Wood."