Elspet Wood

F, #3010, b. 31 August 1870
     Elspet Wood was born on 31 August 1870 at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of John Wood and Elspet Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Doo".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at 49 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood Doo, head; Elspet Wood Doo, wife; Ann Wood Doo, daughter; William Wood Doo, son; Margt. Wood Doo, daughter; Elspet Wood Doo, daughter.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 61 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Elspet Wood, wife; Ann Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; Maggie Wood, daughter; Elspet Wood, daughter; John Wood, son.3

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood "Doo", head; Elsie Wood "Doo", wife; Margaret Wood "Doo", daughter; Elsie Wood "Doo", daughter; John Wood "Doo", son.4
She married James Donaldson at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 28 December 1900.5 As of 28 December 1900, her married name was Elspet Donaldson.

Citations

  1. [S2368] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Elspet Wood, female. Birth: 31 AUG 1870 Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland. Father: John Wood. Mother: Elspet Mair."
  2. [S7048] 1871, Scottish Census, "Elspet Wood Doo, daughter, unmarried, female, age 9 months, born in Aberdeenshire, Peterhead, resident at 49 Portknockie."
  3. [S5541] 1881, Scottish Census, "Elspet Wood, daughter, female, age 10, born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, scholar, resident at 61 Portknockie."
  4. [S5544] 1891, Scottish Census, "Elsie Wood "Doo", daughter, unmarried, female, age 20, born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, fisherman's daughter, resident at New Street, Portknockie."
  5. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.