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CARSON, Mr
(About 1800-)
CARSON MS UNKNOWN, Mrs
(About 1805-)
CARSON, Mary Ann
(About 1830-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. DONALDSON, James

CARSON, Mary Ann 2

  • Born: About 1830, Ireland 3
  • Marriage (1): DONALDSON, James on 30 December 1851 in Ardkeen parish, County Down, Ireland 1
  • Died: 5 November 1874 at 12.15 pm, Annick Lodge Colliery, Irvine parish, Ayrshire, Scotland 4

   Cause of her death was disease of the stomach over several months.4

   Other names for Mary were CARSON, M. A, DONALDSON, Mary Ann,2 KERRSON, Mary Ann,1 5 KERSON, Maryann 5 and McCARTER, Mary Ann.6

  General Notes:

Mary Ann Donaldson was the informant of the birth of her son James before the registrar at Kilwinning on 10 January 1863. She made her X mark.

Mary Ann Donaldson was the informant of the birth of her daughter Agnes before the registrar at Irvine on 12 October 1867. She made her X mark.

Mary Ann Donaldson, mother of the child, was the informant of the birth of her daughter, also Mary Ann, before the registrar at Irvine on 22 August 1870. She made her X mark.

Mary Ann Donaldson's death certificate of 1874 recorded her as married to James Donaldson coal miner. Her recorded age at death was 43 years. She died at Annick Lodge colliery, where presumably her husband was working. Both of her parents were deceased. 1 4 7 8

  Medical Notes:

James Hunter MD certified the cause of death.

James Donaldson, widower, who was present where his wife's death occurred, gave notice of the death before the registrar at Irvine on 6 November 1874. 4


Mary married James DONALDSON, son of William DONALDSON and Ann McGRAW, on 30 December 1851 in Ardkeen parish, County Down, Ireland.1 (James DONALDSON was born about 1835 in Ireland 3 and died 14 April 1888 at 8.25 pm in Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland 9.). The cause of his death was heart disease over 6 months and congestion of the lungs over 5 days.4


  Marriage Notes:

The date and place of the marriage of James Donaldson and Mary Ann were recorded on various birth certificates of their children:

James 1863: "29 december 1851 Arking Ireland"
Agnes 1867: "29 December 1851 parish of Arking Ireland"
Mary Ann 1870: "29 December 1851 County Down"
Hugh 1872: "29 December 1851 Ardkeen County Down"

Note:The RC parish of Ardkeen has its own website at

http://www.parishofardkeen.com/history.html

There are also other websites that include lists of Carsons: a Henry Carson and an Alexander Carson are both identified as being connected to Ardkeen and its neighbourhood in the 1830s.
1 7 8 10

Sources


1 GRO Scotland, Birth certificate 1867 Irvine parish Ayrshire.

2 GRO Scotland, Marriage certificate 1885 West District Old Monkland Lanarkshire.

3 1871 UK census, Irvine Ayrshire.

4 GRO Scotland, Death certificate 1874 Irvine Ayrshire.

5 GRO Scotland, Indexed in Family Search.

6 GRO Scotland, Death Certificate 1884 Irvine Ayrshire.

7 GRO Scotland, Birth certificate 1862 Irvine parish Ayrshire. Birth registered in 1863 and filed as such.

8 GRO Scotland, Birth certificate 1870 Irvine parish Ayrshire.

9 GRO Scotland, Death certificate 1888 Baillieston Lanarkshire.

10 GRO Scotland, Birth certificate 1872 Irvine parish Ayrshire. Birth registered in 1873 and filed as such.


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