Margaret Sclater

F, #5298, b. 21 November 1858, d. 1893
     Margaret Sclater was born on 21 November 1858 at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of William Sclater and Mary Wilson. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Duncan". Margaret Sclater was also known as Margaret Ann.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Slater, 40; Mary Slater, 33; Mary Slater, 9; William Slater, 7; George Slater, 4; Margt Ann (sic) Slater, 2; John Slater, 0.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at 199 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Sclater, head; Mary Sclater, wife; Mary Sclater, daughter; William Sclater, son; George Sclater, son; Margret Sclater, daughter; Helen Sclater, daughter; Cathrine Wood, visitor.3
She married John Harper at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 31 October 1884.4 As of 31 October 1884, her married name was Margaret Harper.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at 269 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Harper, head; Margaret Harper, wife; John Harper, son; Mary Ann (sic) Harper, daughter; Margaret Harper, daughter.5
Margaret died in 1893 at Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland.6

Children of Margaret Sclater and John Harper

Citations

  1. [S4106] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Margaret Sclater, female. Birth: 21 NOV 1858 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Sclater. Mother: Mary Wilson."
  2. [S5449] 1861, Scottish Census, "Margt Ann (sic) Slater, female, age 2, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at Portknockie."
  3. [S5448] 1871, Scottish Census, "Margret Sclater, daughter, female, age 13, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at 199 Portknockie."
  4. [S8315] John Harper to Margaret (Ann) Sclater, Marriage entry, "1884 on the Thirty-First day of October at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. John Harper, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 27, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Harper Cooper (Deceased) and Mary Harper. Margt. Ann (sic) Slater, Her X Mark, Alexr. Pirie Witness, William Anderson, Fisher-girl (Spinster), age 25, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Slater Fisherman and Mary Slater M.S. Wilson Brown. Peter Brown, Free Ch. Minister. William Wood Witness. James Pirie Witness. Registered 1884 November 3d at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S8317] 1891, Scottish census, "Margaret Harper, wife, married, female, age 30, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at 269 Portknockie."
  6. [S8321] Margaret Ann (sic) Harper née Sclater, ScotlandsPeople search, Statutory Register of Deaths, Registration District of Seafield, Surname: Harper. Forename: Margaret Ann (sic). Age at death: 30 (sic). Mother's Maiden Name: Wilson. Year: 1893. Ref: 167/ 21. Registration District Name: Seafield.