Abigail Flett

F, #2924, b. 1 September 1904, d. 1972
     Abigail Flett was born on 1 September 1904 at Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of James Flett and Ann Sutherland. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Yankie".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1911 census at 239 Netherton, Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Flett, head; Annie Flett, wife; Jessie Flett, daughter; Abigail Flett, daughter.2
She married Alexander Donaldson at 139 High Street, Elgin, Moray, Scotland, on 7 September 1927.3,4 As of 7 September 1927, her married name was Abigail Donaldson. Abigail died in 1972 at Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.5,4


  1. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  2. [S4335] 1911, Scottish Census, "Abigail Flett, daughter, female, age 6, school, born in Findochty, Banff, resident at No. 239 Netherton."
  3. [S2275] Alexander Donaldson, Abigail Flett, "1927, on the Seventh day of September, at 139 High Street, Elgin. By declaration, in presence of William Slater Donaldson, 36 High Street, Portknockie and Isabella Flett, 13 Mid Street, Findochty. Alexander Donaldson, Fisherman (Bachelor), 25 years, resident at 36 High Street, Portknockie, Father: Alexander Donaldson, Fisherman, Mother: Catherine Ann Donaldson M.S. Pirie. Abigail Flett, Fish Worker (Spinster), 23 years, resident at 13 Mid Street, Findochty, Father: James Flett, Fisherman, Mother: Annie Flett M.S Sutherland. Warrant of Sheriff-substitute of Elginshire, dated 7th September 1927. Registered 1927 September 7th At Elgin. Alex. Allan Registrar."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S7301] Abigail Donaldson née Flett, ScotlandsPeople search, Statutory Register of Deaths, Registration District of Fraserburgh, Surname: Donaldson. Forename: Abigail. Age at death: 72. Mother's Maiden Name: Sutherland. Year: 1976. Ref: 311/ 197. Registration District Name: Fraserburgh.