John Donaldson

M, #3456, b. before 27 May 1852, d. 18 September 1906
     John Donaldson was born before 27 May 1852 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was baptized on 27 May 1852 at Parish of Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Donaldson and Helen Wood.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 223 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Donaldson, head; Hellen Donaldson, wife; John Donaldson, son; Jean Donaldson, daughter; James Donaldson, son; Margt Donaldson, daughter; Catherine Wood, servant.3
John Donaldson was a cooper and fishcurer.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 223 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Donaldson, head; Helen Donaldson, wife; John Donaldson, son; Jane Donaldson, daughter; James Donaldson, son; George Donaldson, son; Helen Donaldson, daughter; Alexander Donaldson, son; Mary Gault, servant.4
He married Ann Slater at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 October 1877.5,2 He was the informant for Alexander McRobbie Donaldson's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 10 June 1884.6,7 He was the informant for Albert Donaldson's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 March 1895.8,7 He was the informant for James Donaldson's death at 265 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 September 1895.9 He was the informant for, and present at, Helen Donaldson's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 23 January 1905.10 John died on 18 September 1906 at Morven View, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.11 He was buried after 18 September 1906 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.11

Children of John Donaldson and Ann Sclater

Citations

  1. [S2765] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Donaldson, male. Christening: 27 MAY 1852 Rathven, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Donaldson. Mother: Helen Wood."
  2. [S3964] Brian Paxton, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Brian Paxton of Cape Town, South Africa.
  3. [S5772] 1861, Scottish Census, "John Donaldson, son, male, age 9, born in Banffshire, Rathven, scholar, resident at 223 Portknockie."
  4. [S7457] 1871, Scottish Census, "John Donaldson, son, unmarried, male, age 18, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, cooper, resident at 223 Portknockie."
  5. [S3980] John Donaldson to Ann Slater, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1877, on the Fifth day of October at Portknockie, After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Donaldson, Fishcurer (Bachelor), 25 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: James Donaldson, Fisherman, Mother: Helen Donaldson M.S. Wood. Ann Slater, Domestic Servant (Spinster) Second Cousins, 24 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: James Slater, Tailor, Mother: Ann Slater M.S Sutherland. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. James Slater Witness. James Donaldson Witness. Registered: 1877, October 8th at Manse of Seafield, Jno. Allan Assistant Registrar. T.F."
  6. [S5567] Alexander McRobbie Donaldson, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander McRobbie Donaldson, 1884, June Tenth 5h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: John Donaldson, Fishcurer. Mother: Ann Donaldson M. S. Slater, married 1877 October 5th in Seafield. Informant: John Donaldson, Father. Registered: 1884, June 13th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  8. [S4789] Albert Donaldson, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Albert Donaldson, 1895, March Eighth 12h 15m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: John Donaldson, Fishcurer. Mother: Anne Donaldson M. S. Slater, married 1877 October 5th in Seafield. Informant: John Donaldson, Father. Registered: 1895, March 28th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  9. [S5687] James Donaldson, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Donaldson, fisherman (Married to Helen Wood), died 1895, September Twenty-Second 2h 0m P.M. at 265 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 75 years. Father: John Donaldson Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Jane Donaldson M.S. Imlach (Deceased). Cause of death: Chronic Bronchitis, 18 months, General Debility, 2 months, as Cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M. Informant: John Donaldson, Son. Registered: 1895, September 23d at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  10. [S4458] Helen Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Donaldson (Widow of James Donaldson, Fisherman), died 1905, January Twenty Third 12h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 79 years. Father: John Wood "Royal" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Wood M.S. Wood "Doo" (Deceased). Cause of death: General Debility 1 year, Syncope, As Cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M. Informant: John Donaldson, Son, Morven View House, Portknockie (Present). Registered: 1905, January 24th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  11. [S3973] John Donaldson, Gravestone inscription data, "NM036462, John Donaldson, c. 1851 to 18 SEP 1906. Occupation : Fishcurer. Date of Birth : c. 1851. Spouse's Name : Ann Donaldson. Headstone Ref : H135. Date of Death : 18 SEP 1906. Place of Death : Morven View, Portknockie."