Christina Manson1

(4 November 1840 - 18 December 1924)
FatherDonald Manson1 (Jan 1796 - bet. 1841 - 1851)
MotherIsabella Sinclair MacAdie1 (cir. Apr 1800 - Apr 1873)
Relationship3rd great-aunt of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Christina Manson was born on 4 Nov 1840 Coghill, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT.1 She was christened on 13 Dec 1840 Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT; Entry reads: 13 Dec 1840 Donald Manson in Coghill and Isobell McAdie his spouse, dtr born 4th day Nov and bap 13 Dec Christina before the congtn.1,2
     Christina Manson married William Cormack, son of John Cormack and Janet Bruce, on 8 Jun 1868 Edinburgh, MLN, SCT.3,4
     Christina Cormack died on 18 Dec 1924 Janetstown, Par. of Wick, CAI, SCT, at age 84; cert. reads: Christina Cormack, widow of William Cormack road surfaceman, died 9am, aged 83, of old age, dtr of Donald Manson farmer and Isabella m.s. McAdie, both dec. inf. William J Stephen, grdson of 23 Bridge St, Wick.5,3

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     Christina Manson appeared on the census of 7 Jun 1841 Cogle, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT, in the household of Donald Manson and Bel Manson (NB instructions to the enumerators for this census ages were to round ages to the nearest multiple of 5, children tended to have their ages accurately recorded - or at least as accurate as such things can be. These instructions were not always followed.)6,7 Christina Manson appeared on the census of 30 Mar 1851 Gersa(y), Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT, in the household of Isabella Manson as daughter of Isabella.8 Christina Manson appeared on the census of 7 Apr 1861 at Gersa(y), Watten, Caithness, in the household of Isabella Manson as daughter of Isabella.9
     The census of 1871 showed Christina with her husband William, their dtr Janet Upper Wathegar, Par. of Wick, CAI, SCT, household enumerated as CORMACK: William 42 road section repairer b Wick; wife Christina 29 b Watten; Dtr Janet 1 b Watten.10
     Christina Cormack appeared on the census of 1881 Wathergar Lodge, Par. of Wick, CAI, SCT, with William Cormack, enumerated as CORMACK: William 53 road lab b Wick; wife Christina, 39 b Watten; Children: Janet scholar 11 b Watten; Donald scholar 9 b Wick; Isabella 1 b Wick.11
     The census of 1891 showed Christina with her husband William on the Stirkoke Estate, Par. of Wick, CAI, SCT, household enumerated as CORMACK: William 73 retired roadman b Wick; wife Christina 59 b Watten;
(Search now, Jun 2013, shows them indexed as CARMACK, at Stirkoke Estate and links 2 of their dtrs on the same census): William 63 road labourer; wife Christina 49 ; Dtrs Isabella 11, Johanna 7, both scholars, b Wick.12,13
     Christina Cormack appeared on the census of 1901 Upper Wathegar, Par. of Wick, CAI, with William Cormack, enumerated as CORMACK: William 73 retired roadman b Wick; wife Christina 59 b Watten.14

External links

     Click here to see Christina's page on WikiTree, a (free) collaborative on-line tree.15

Family

William Cormack (Dec 1825 - Mar 1904)
Children
  • Janet Cormack11,16 (Nov 1869 - aft. 1902)
  • Donald Cormack11 (Jul 1871 - aft. 1881)
  • Isabella Cormack11 (cir. 1880 - aft. 1891)
  • Johanna Cormack13 (cir. 1884 - aft. 1891)
ChartsDescendants of my direct McADIE line
Ancestors & siblings of Les Henderson
GEORGESON
MANSON
Last Edited27 Jun 2013

Citations

  1. Birth baptism marriage: Watten, CAI Dist 43/2, Baptism 1840 Christina MANSON, transcr. Sep 1994.
  2. 1993 IGI extract - MANSON, CAI, SCT, Batch C110422-?-990557, extracted Aug 2003.
  3. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Dth 1924 Christina CORMACK nee MANSON, copy d/loaded Aug 2005.
  4. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), MANSON/CORMACK marriage, batch M116853, extracted Aug 2005.
  5. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Index to MANSON CAI dths 1855-1869, downloaded Sep 2003.
  6. 1841 Census, CAI, SCT, Watten Dist 1 Sched 9 (Mellor index) #44, rechecked Sep/Oct 1994/5.
  7. Letter, Carole MELLOR to Lorna Henderson, From 1841 Census, Watten, rcvd Feb 1994.
  8. Letter, Carole MELLOR to Lorna Henderson, From 1851 Census, Watten, rcvd Feb 1994.
  9. Letter, Carole MELLOR to Lorna Henderson, From 1861 Census, Watten, rcvd Feb 1994.
  10. 1861 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Wick Landward, CAI Reg 43/1 ED 8 Pg 9 Sched 43, hsehold of William & Christina CORMACK, extracted Oct 2007.
  11. 1881 Census transcripts, UK, via Family Search/LDS CDs, SCT Highlands: FHL Film 0203403 GRO Ref Volume 043 EnumDist 16 Page 8, extracted Aug 2005.
  12. 1891 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Wick, CAI Reg 43 ED 16 Pg 10 Sched 48, hsehold of William & Christina CORMACK, extracted Oct 2007.
  13. 1891 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Stirkoke Estate, Wick, CAI, Reg. 043 ED: 16; Page: 7; hsehold of William & Christina CORMACK (indexed as CARMACK), extracted Jun 2013.
  14. 1901 Census transcripts, Scotland, via http://Ancestry.com, Wick, CAI Reg 43 ED 16 Sched 48, hsehold of William & Christina CORMACK, extracted Jul 2008.
  15. WikiTree online at http://WikiTree.com/, Oct-11.
  16. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Mar. 1902 Janet CORMACK and Donald STEPEHN, copy d/loaded Aug 2005.

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