Lewis Cheyne

M, #9213, b. 9 February 1880, d. 21 December 1957
     Lewis Cheyne was born on 9 February 1880 at Tangland, Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Cheyne and Susan Lewis.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at Tangland Cottages, Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Cheyne, head; Susan Cheyne, wife; Mary Ann Cheyne, daughter; Margaret Cheyne, daughter; George Cheyne, son; Susan Cheyne, daughter; Jemima Cheyne, daughter; Lewis Cheyne, son.2
Lewis Cheyne was a farm servant and cattleman. He married Jessie Gordon Webster at 44 Kirk Street, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 2 June 1917.3 Lewis died on 21 December 1957 at Moss of Ellon, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 77.4,5 He was buried after 21 December 1957 at Methlick Old Kirkyard, Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.5

Children of Lewis Cheyne and Jessie Gordon Webster


  1. [S8224] Lewis Cheyne, Register of Births in the Parish of Methlick in the County of Aberdeen, "Lewis Cheyne, 1880, February Ninth 5h P.M. at Tangland, Methlick, Male. Father: James Cheyne, Forest Labourer. Mother: Susan Cheyne M. S. Lewis. Married 1862 July 26th in Methlick. Informant: James Cheyne, Father (Present). Registered: 1880 February 16th at Methlick, James Stephen, Registrar."
  2. [S8225] 1881, Scottish Census, "Lewis Cheyne, son, male, age 1, born in Methlick, Aberdeen, resident at Tanglan (sic) Cottages."
  3. [S8222] Lewis Cheyne to Jessie Gordon Webster, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Peterhead in the County of Aberdeen, "1917, on the Second day of June at 44 Kirk Street, Peterhead. After Banns, According to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland. Lewis Cheyne, Farm Servant (Bachelor), 37 years, resident at Cairnleith Croft, Ellon, Father: James Cheyne, Crofter (deceased), Mother: Susan Cheyne M.S. Lewis. Jessie Gordon Webster, Domestic Servant (Spinster), 30 years, resident at 44 Kirk Street, Peterhead, Mother: Agnes Webster, Domestic Servant, afterwards married to Alexander Cow, Night Watchman. George Watson Alison, Peterhead. James Gerrie, Witness. Maggie McRae, Witness. Registered: 1917, June 4th at Peterhead, John Morrice Registrar."
  4. [S8218] Lewis Cheyne, Register of Deaths in the District of Ellon in the County of Aberdeen, "Lewis Cheyne, Farm Cattleman (Retired) Widower of Jessie Webster, died 1957, December Twenty first 10h 45m A.M. at Moss of Ellon, Ellon, Male, 77 years, Father: James Cheyne, Forest Labourer (deceased), Mother: Susan Cheyne M.S. Lewis (deceased), Cause of death: Arterio sclerosis, Coronary thrombosis, As cert. by Ian B Hopkins M.B. Ch.B., Informant: Arthur J Robertson, Son-in-law (present), Registered: 1957, December 23rd at Ellon, Amelie Clyne Assistant Registrar. EWF Reg."
  5. [S8233] Lewis Cheyne, Maggie Ann Cheyne Jessie Gordon Cheyne née Webster, Monumental inscription, "Erected by LEWIS CHEYNE in memory of his beloved wife JESSIE G. WEBSTER died at Auchterellon 22nd April 1954 (sic) aged 68.
    Also their daughter MAGGIE died 5th Jan. 1932 aged 9.
    Also the above LEWIS CHEYNE died at Moss Farm, Ellon 21st Dec. 1957 aged 77.