Isabella Fordyce

F, #7431, b. circa 1821
     Isabella Fordyce was born circa 1821 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. She married Alexander Legg at Bauds, Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland, on 18 August 1842.1,2 As of 18 August 1842, her married name was Isabella Legg.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1851 census at 4 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Legg, head; Isabella Legg, wife; Elizabeth Legg, daughter; Alexander F Legg, son; George Legg, son; James Legg, son; Margret Russell, servant; William Fordyce, nephew.3

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1861 census at 73 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Legg, head; Isabella Legg, wife; Elizabeth Legg, daughter; Alexr Forbes Legg, son; George Legg, son; William Legg, son; Isabel Legg, daughter; Jean Ann Legg, daughter; Ann Legg, daughter; John Fordyce, boarder.4

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1881 census at 100 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Legg, head; Isabella Legg, wife; Alexander Legg, son; William Legg, son; Ann Legg, daughter; Elizabeth Gilmore, grand daughter; George Slater, servant.5

She was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at Church Street, 100 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Isabella Legge, head; Annie Legge, daughter.6

Children of Isabella Fordyce and Alexander Legg

Citations

  1. [S6360] Alexander Legg, Isabella Fordyce, Surname: Legg. Forename: Alexander. Spouse Name: Isabel Fordyce. Date: 18/08/1842. Parish Number: 150. Ref: 50 456. Parish: Cullen.
  2. [S7878] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Legg, male. Spouse: Isabel Fordyce. Marriage: 18 AUG 1842, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  3. [S7886] 1851, Scottish census, "Isabella Legg, wife, married, female, age 29, born in Banffshire Rathven, farmer's wife, resident at 4 Portknockie."
  4. [S7887] 1861, Scottish Census, "Isabella Legg, wife, married, female, age 40, born in Banffshire, Rathven, wife, resident at 73 Portknockie."
  5. [S6437] 1881, Scottish Census, "Isabella Legg, wife, married, female, age 60, born in Portknockie, Banff, farmer's wife, resident at 100 Portknockie."
  6. [S6434] 1891, Scottish Census, "Isabella Legge, head, widow, female, age 68, born in Rathven, Banffshire, farmer's widow, working on own account, resident at Church Street, No 100 Portknockie, has 5 rooms with one or more windows."