(say 1758 - after 1801)
|Father-Assmd||William Georgeson (say 1732 - ); Given Donald was at Coghill when he married Janet, it is assumed that he is an undocumented son of William and Jean (DOULL) GEORGESON1|
|Mother-Assmd||Jean Doull1 (say 1730 - )|
|Relationship||1st cousin 6 times removed of Lorna Henderson|
BMDB dataDonald Georgeson was born say 1758 ?Bower, CAI, SCT, date assumed from marriage, & place from assumed family. There'a a gap in the family of William and Jean (DOULL) GEORGESON's family in this time period where there were no GEORGESON baptisms obvious in the established church records extant for Caithness. William and Jean moved from Kirk to Coghill. Kirk is associated with Donald's son Thomas and the first two of the known children of William and Jean were born there.2
Donald Georgeson married Janet Bruce on 28 Dec 1785 Watten, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT, Donald in Cogill, Janet in Watten.3
Donald Georgeson died aft. 1801 ?Knapperfield, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT.4
Census/Where lived/OccupationsDonald Georgeson lived in Dec 1785 Coghill, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT.3 He and Janet Bruce lived in Dec 1801 Knapperfield, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT.5
All the other infoDonald Georgeson witnessed the baptism of Margaret Murray on 25 Feb 1793 Watten, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT; Wit: Donald Georgeson in Mireland, William Murray in Tarroul.4 Donald Georgeson witnessed the baptism of Alexander Murray on 6 Aug 1797 Watten, Par. of Watten, CAI; Wit: Donald Georgeson in Mireland, Alex Georgeson in Coggill.6
External linksClick here to see Donald's page on WikiTree, a (free) collaborative on-line tree.7
|Janet Bruce (say 1765 - )|
|Last Edited||11 May 2014|
- "Lorna's Family History Musings", Nov 2013.
- GEORGESON, International Genealogical Index (IGI).
- Birth baptism marriage: Watten, CAI Dist 43/2, Mar. 1785 Donald GEORGESON and Janet BRUCE, transcr. Sep 1994.
- Sarah JORDAN, "CAI Families ex Sarah JORDAN," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Bap. 25 Feb 1793 Margaret d/o David MURRAY & Elizabeth GEORGESON, Watten, CAI, from http://www.sarahjordan.talktalk.net/Murrayhtml/f5.htm#P20, extracted May 2014.
- Birth baptism marriage: Watten, CAI Dist 43/2, rechecked Nov 2003.
- Sarah JORDAN, "CAI Families ex Sarah JORDAN," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Bap. 6 Aug 1797 Alexander s/o David MURRAY (Cogill) & Elizabeth GEORGESON, Watten, CAI, from http://www.sarahjordan.talktalk.net/Murrayhtml/f5.htm#P20, extracted May 2014.
- WikiTree online at http://WikiTree.com/, Oct 2011.
- Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Bap. 9 Jun 1790 Thomas s/o Donald GEORGESON (Mirelandnorn) & Janet BRUCE, Wick, CAI 43/00 000 0030 0085, copy d/loaded Nov 2013.
- Birth baptism marriage: Watten, CAI Dist 43/2, Bap. Dec 1801 James s/o Donald GEORGESON & Janet BRUCE in Knapperfield, rechecked Nov 2003.
E. & O. E. Some/most parish records are rather hard to read and names, places hard to interpret, particularly if you are unfamiliar with an area.