Adam WILSON
(Est 1730-)
Janet MUIR
(1731-1783)
William COWAN of Righead
(1749-1835)
Elizabeth INGRAM
(1746-)
Adam WILSON
(1765-1840)
Janet COWAN
(1772-1861)

Elizabeth WILSON
(1800-1882)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
William CUNNINGHAM

Elizabeth WILSON (twin)

  • Born: 22 Apr 1800, Knowhead, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland 2
  • Christened: 27 Apr 1800, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland 2
  • Married: 8 Aug 1826, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland 1
  • Died: 11 Feb 1882, Whitelees, Symington, Ayrshire, Scotland 3

   General Notes:

compiler's 3 x great grandmother

   Research Notes:

Twin to brother John

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1841 Scotland Census:

Age given: 40 years
Birthplace given: Ayrshire, Scotland
Dwelling Place: Burnside, Tarbolton, Ayrshire

Present were husband William Cunningham (50), ag. lab., children: Janet (12), Margaret (5), Adam (10), Thomas (2). Son John (14) was staying with Elizabeth's sisters Mary & Margaret Wilson

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1851 Scotland Census:

Age given: 49 years
Birthplace given: Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland
Dwelling Place: Bigrie Burn, Tarbolton, Ayrshire
Occupation: Labourer's wife

Present were husband William Cunningham (60) of Tarbolton, labourer, children (all born in Tarbolton): Janet (22), labourer's daughter, Thomas (12), David (9), Elizabeth (5); granddaughter Elizabeth McHutchen** (9 months)

** Elizabeth McCutcheon, natural-born daughter of Janet Cunningham and John McCutcheon.

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1861 Scotland Census:

Age given: 59 years
Birthplace given: Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland
Dwelling Place: Burnside, Tarbolton, Ayrshire
Occupation: Bonnet Maker
Status: widowed

Present were children: David (19), agricultural labourer, Elizabeth (15), granddaughter Elizabeth McHutchen (10)

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1871 Scotland Census:

Age given: 69 years
Birthplace given: Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland
Dwelling Place: Blenshill, Craigie, Ayrshire
Occupation: Seamstress
Status: widowed

Present was granddaughter Elizabeth McCutchen (19) of Tarbolton, seamstress

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1881 Scotland Census:

Age given: 80 years
Birthplace given: Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland
Dwelling Place: Whiteless Farm, Symington, Ayrshire
Occupation: Annuitant
Status: widowed

Staying with her son Thomas Cunningham and his family

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Elizabeth Cunningham, widow of William Cunningham, agricultural labourer, daughter of Adam Wilson, farmer (deceased) and Janet Wilson M.S. Cowan (deceased), died died at 3.30am, aged 80 years of broncho-pneumonia. Informant Thomas Cunningham, son.

   Marriage Information:

Elizabeth married William CUNNINGHAM, son of John CUNNINGHAM and Margaret GILMOUR, on 8 Aug 1826 in Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland 1. (William CUNNINGHAM was born about 1788 in Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland 4 and died on 21 Jun 1854 in Burnside, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland 5.)

   Marriage Notes:

Banns published 28 Jul 1826.

Sources


1 Tarbolton OPR, GROS data 619/ 0030 0332.

2 Ibid, O.P.R. Births 619/ 0020 0018.

3 General Register Office of Scotland (GROS), Symington deaths, page 1, no. 1; GROS data 618/00 0001.

4 Compiler. Birth calculated from his age at death (as recorded on his tombstone).

5 Tombstone Inscription.


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