Christan Manson1

(23 December 1793 - 24 January 1881)
FatherJames Manson1,2 (Feb 1756 - bef. 1823)
MotherChristan Georgeson1,2 (bet. 1756 - 1761 - bet. 1823 - 1841)
Relationship4th great-aunt of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Christan Manson was born Coghill, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT.1 She was christened on 23 Dec 1793 Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT; Entry: 1793 Dec 23 James Manson, Coghill, Christan Georgeson his spouse had a daughter baptised named Christan Wit: William Gunn Catchery, and John Laird Gersay.1
     Christan Manson died on 24 Jan 1881 Catchery, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT, at age 87; cert. shows Christina (sic) died at 1am of old age and debility, cert. by A Alexander. Formerly farm servant, 87, d/o James Manson farmer, and Christina m.s. Georgeson, both dec. Inf. niece Mary Smith, present. Reg. 26th at Watten.2

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     Christan Manson appeared on the census of 7 Jun 1841 Watten, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT, in the household of David Manson.3
     Christan Manson appeared on the census of bet. 1851 - 1871 Catchery, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT, enumerated as with her nephew John Smith, but variously described as 1851: visitor; 1861: Aunt; 1871: sister!4,5,6
ChartsAncestors & siblings of Les Henderson
GEORGESON
MANSON
Last Edited1 Jan 2007

Citations

  1. BAP: MANSON/GEORGESON, Watten ex OPR: Sep 1994, 1793 +, Filed in sources folder & notebooks.
  2. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Dth 1881 Christina MANSON, reg. Watten Dist 42 #4, copy d/loaded Jan 2007.
  3. 1841 Census, CAI, SCT, Watten Dist 1 P14 House #74 (Mellor index), rcvd Sep 1994.
  4. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, 1871 Census Catchery, Watten, CAI Dist 42 ED 2 Pg 12 Sched 46, hsehold of John SMITH, copy d/loaded Jan 2007.
  5. 1851 Census (images for ENG, transcriptions for SCT), UK, via Ancestry.com, Watten, CAI Par. 42 ED 1 Pg 12 Sched 36, hsehold of John SMITH, extracted Jan 2007.
  6. 1861 Census (images for ENG, transcriptions for SCT), UK, via Ancestry.com, Watten, CAI Par. 42 ED 4 Pg 8 Sched 38, hsehold of John SMITH, extracted Jan 2007.

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