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McGILL, James
(1798-)
RICHMOND, Jean
(1797-)
McGILL, Jean
(1833-)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. GEORGE, James (DNA Link)

McGILL, Jean 2 3 4

  • Born: 21 June 1833, Gatehead, Kilmaurs parish, Ayrshire, Scotland 4 5
  • Baptised: 14 July 1833, Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Marriage (1): GEORGE, James (DNA Link) on 11 December 1852 in Kilmaurs parish, Ayrshire, Scotland 1
  • Died: 13 August 1877 at 6.45 pm, Annbank, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland 6

   Cause of her death was interitis (sic) over 3 days.

   Other names for Jean were GEORGE, Jane,6 7 8 GEORGE, Jean,3 9 GEORGE, Jeanie,10 McGILL, Jane,1 7 8 11 12 McGILL, Jeanie 10 and McGILL, Jeannie.13

  General Notes:

Old Parish Registers
Kilmaurs parish Ayrshire
Baptisms

"Jean McGill
6th. Child & 4th. daughter of James McGill and Jean Richmond spouses Gatehead born 21st. June & baptised 14th. July 1833"

In 1855 Jean gave birth to a son, William. In his birth certificate some additional information was recorded about her and his father. Jean was noted as being 21 years of age and having been born in Elderslie, Kilmaurs. William was her second child.

Jean was recorded in the 1861 census as 27 years of age. She was born in Kilmaurs parish. She had four children. Her father in law and her nephew also stayed at her home. She was probably expecting her son, James.

The 1871 census for Kilmaurs recorded Jean George living at 11 High Row, Elderslie, with her husband, their seven children, and her mother. Jean George was aged 37 years. Her birthplace was noted as Kilmaurs.

Jane George, nee Jane McGill, died in Tarbolton in 1877 at the recorded age of 44 years. Her death certificate recorded that she had been married to 'James George blacksmith'. 4 6 9 14

  Research Notes:

IGI

An unnamed female child is listed in the IGI with the same birth and baptism dates as Jean McGill. It is unclear if that child was Jean McGill or her twin. 5

  Medical Notes:

J. F. McGill LCPSG certified the cause of death.

Samuel George, son of the deceased, who had not been present where she died, gave notice of his mother's death before the registrar, John Dunlop, at Tarbolton on 15 August 1877. 6


Jean married James GEORGE (DNA Link), son of Samuel GEORGE (DNA Linked) and Rebecca REID (DNA Linked), on 11 December 1852 in Kilmaurs parish, Ayrshire, Scotland.1 (James GEORGE (DNA Link) was born in 1831 in Crookedholm, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland 15 16 and died 27 July 1902 at 5.30 am in Bridge Lodge, Auchincruive, Ayrshire, Scotland 17.). The cause of his death was bulbar paralysis.


  Marriage Notes:

Old Parish Registers
Kilmaurs parish Ayrshire
Marriages

"Kilmaurs Decr 11th. 1852
This day James George and James McGill both in this parish gave in their names to be proclaimed in order to marriage" 1

Sources


1 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Kilmaurs parish Ayrshire Marriages 1852.

2 ancestry.co.uk, Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985.

3 GRO Scotland, St Quivox and Newton district Ayrshire Marriages 1880.

4 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Kilmaurs parish Ayrshire Baptisms 1833.

5 LDS Family Search, IGI.

6 GRO Scotland, Death certificate RDS 619 No 36 Tarbolton 1877.

7 GRO Scotland, Marriage Tarbolton 619 no 1 1875 registration 1874 marriage.

8 GRO Scotland, St Quivox and Newton district Ayrshire Marriages 1884.

9 1871 UK census, Kilmaurs 598 en d 2 page 22 Elderslie 11 High Row.

10 GRO Scotland, Death certificate 578/1 No 123 Ayr-son David.

11 GRO Scotland, Births Tarbolton Parish Ayrshire 1875.

12 ancestry.co.uk, Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950.

13 ancestry.co.uk, Death Index Queensland Australia.

14 1861 UK census, v 598 end 6 Kilmaurs.

15 1861 UK census, v 598 Kilmaurs end 6.

16 1851 UK census, Dalry parish Ayrshire; ED: 12; Page: 3.

17 GRO Scotland, Death certificate RDS 578/2 No 9 St Quivox 1902.

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