James Manson1

(24 December 1729 - after 1755)
FatherJames Manson1,2 (cir. 1700 - aft. 1735)
MotherEuphen Malcolm (say 1701 - aft. 1735); relationship assumed from location and father's name
Relationship6th great-uncle of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     James Manson was born cir. Dec 1729 Scouthal, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT.2 He was christened on 24 Dec 1729 Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT; s/o James, no mother's name listed on igi. OPR entry reads: 1729, Dec 24: James Manson, Scouthill/Scowthell, had a child baptised called James Wit: William Sandison, Graystones, William Watter, Bridgend (Pat read as 24th, I read as 29th, but very hard to read.)1,3,2
     James Manson married Elizabeth McAdy on 27 Dec 1753 Watten, Caithness, IGI entry: James Manson to Elizabeth MacKady and the OPR entry shows James as being "of Banks of Scouthal and Elizabeth Mackady there, accomplished 27 Dec 1753" (which reinforces the identification of James as highly likely to be the s/o James and Euphan, as does the birth of a dtr named Euphan.)4,5
     James Manson died aft. 1755 ?Banks of Scouthal, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT.

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     In Dec 1753 James Manson was living Banks of Scouthal, Par. of Watten, CAI, SCT.5 James and Elizabeth were still living Banks of Scouthal, Par. of Watten, CAI, in Apr 1755 when their dtr Euphan was baptised.6

Family

Elizabeth McAdy (bef. 1733 - aft. 1755)
Child
ChartsAncestors & siblings of Les Henderson
MANSON
Last Edited6 Oct 2006

Citations

  1. 1993 IGI extract - MANSON, CAI, SCT, Batch C110422-?-990557.
  2. P K Bain, "EM BAIN, Pat Dunedin," e-mail to L McIntosh, MANSON/MALCOM baptisms ex LDS film 0101974 Watten Parochial Registers, Dist 42, births and marriages 1714-1756, rcvd Aug 2003.
  3. Birth baptism marriage: Watten, CAI Dist 43/2, Baptism 1729 James MANSON, extracted Nov 2003.
  4. 1993 IGI extract - MANSON, CAI, SCT, Batch M110422-?-990557.
  5. Birth baptism marriage: Watten, CAI Dist 43/2, Mar 1753 James MANSON to Elizabeth McADIE, extracted Nov 2003.
  6. Birth baptism marriage: Watten, CAI Dist 43/2, Bap 1755 Euphan MANSON, extracted 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.