Ann MacAdy1

(circa 1788 - 11 September 1887)
FatherDonald McAdie2,1 (cir. Jan 1758 - bet. 1841 - 1851)
MotherCatherine MacKain2 (say 1765 - bet. 1804 - 1841)
Relationship1st cousin 5 times removed of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Ann MacAdy was born cir. 1788 Wick, CAI, SCT.2
     Ann MacAdy married John Cooper on 27 Nov 1824 Wick, CAI, SCT, entry for 27 Nov 1824 reads: CooperJohn day labr in Pulteney town was Maly Cont to Ann MacADY daugr of Dond MacADY in Bilbster. Jno Cooper Pensioner in Bankhead Cautr for the man and the said Dond MacAdy for his daugr.1,2
     Ann Cooper died on 11 Sep 1887 Hempriggs, Par. of Wick, CAI, SCT; cert. shows Annie COOPER as 99, widow of John COOPER, farmer; D/o Donald McADIE farmer, & Catherine m.s. McAIN, both dec'd; Died 10:15pm of senile debility, as cert. by J Alexander M.D. Inf. son William COOPER reg. Wick 12th Sep.2
     Not that this is an earth shattering revelation, but this one solved two puzzles.
Read the blog post "Families unite.3

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     Ann Cooper appeared on the census of 1841 Newton, Par. of Wick, CAI, SCT, with John Cooper, as COUPER: John 55 Farmer; Ann 45 ; William 15. All b. CAI (NB enumerators were instructed to round ages down to the nearest multiple of 5.)4
     Ann Cooper appeared on the census of 30 Mar 1851 Newton, Par. of Wick, CAI, with John Cooper, enumerated as COUPER: John 75 Farmer Of 3 Acres b. Wick; wife Ann 65 b. Wick; Dtr Enphemia 29 b. Wick, marr; Grdson: George McAdie (FMP; Anc. has McALLIE) 2 Mo b. Wick.5


     As of 1866, Ann MacAdy was also known as Ann McAdie.2


John Cooper (cir. 1776 - bef. 1887)
  • Euphemia Couper5 (cir. 1822 - Dec 1852)
  • William Cooper2 (cir. 1826 - aft. 1887)
ChartsDescendants of my direct McADIE line
Last Edited10 Jun 2022


  1. Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854),, Marr. 27 Nov 1824 John COOPER (day labr Pulteneytown) & Ann d/o Donald MacADY Bilbster), Wick, CAI, 043/ 50 43, copy d/loaded May 2022.
  2. Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855),, Dth 11 Sep 1887 Annie COOPER, 99 wid. of John COOPER; D/o Donald McADIE & Catherine McAIN, reg. Wick, CAI, 043/ 191, copy d/loaded May 2022.
  3. "Lorna's Family History Musings", Jun 2022.
  4. 1841 Census transcripts, Scotland, via, Newton, Par. of Wick, CAI; Par. 43 ; ED: 5A; Page: 12; hsehold of John & Ann COUPER, extracted May 2022.
  5. 1851 Census transcripts, Scotland, via, Newton, Civil Par. Wick, CAI; Par. 043; ED 7A; Pg 35; Sched. 127; hsehold of John & Ann COUPER, extracted May 2022.

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.