Re: Mary Hay 1891 census
- Hi Robert,
Robert Jones wrote:
> Wade,I have been looking at your marriage index and was pleased to1865 Peterhead Marriages
> find Mary Hay, married to Peter Hay 21/11/65. I have been researching
> the family backwards and discovered my great-grandfather James Hay
> (and sister) living at 67B Marischall Street with his mother Mary.
> His mother had remarried Samuel Stephen and we can verify that she is
> our Mary Hay. The extract gives her age as 47 yrs and I deduced her
> d.o.b. as c.1844. This gives me a problem with your Mary Hay born in
> 1841. Is she the same person? I am not able to find her in any
> search.Family have always said that she married her cousin Peter Hay
> but we did not know about his father or his other daughter Elizabeth.
> Nor did we know anything about the Shand or Taylor family. I am Robert
> Jones, a teacher in north Wales. My mother was Sim, a Birse family
> who married Flora Hay, the daughter of James Hay mentioned above at
> no.67B. I have enjoyed your site and appreciate how accessible it is.
> It inspires me to do something for my own Welsh side of the family and
> our people who had to leave the Merionethshire slate mines in the 20s
> and 30s. Best wishes Robert Jones
No.60, 21/11/1865 Marischal Street, Peter Hay, Pensioner 78th Regt.,
Bachelor, age 39, of Marischal Street, parents: William Hay, wright
(dead) and Jean Hay ms Shand (dead) married to Mary Hay, spinster, age
24, of School House Lonmay, parents: George Hay, stone cutter and Mary
Hay ms Taylor, witnesses: George S. Robertson and Jean Robertson.
No.57, 8/11/1865 Marischal Street, Church of Scotland, Alexander Smart,
Spirit Dealer, age 31, Parish of St.Nicholas, Aberdeen, parents:
Alexander Smart, farmer (dead) and Elizabeth Smart ms Baillie (dead)
married to Elizabeth Hay, spinster, age 21, Parish of St.Nicholas,
Aberdeen, parents: George Hay, Stone-cutter and Mary Hay ms Taylor,
witnesses John Robertson and Robert Smart.
No.13, Peter Hay, pensioner (98th Regt) married to Mary Hay, die
18/01/1873 6h30m am at 13 Kirk Street, male 46 years, parents: William
Hay, cartwright (dead) and Jane Hay ms Shand (dead), cause: Ulceration
from gunshot wound ahd for 6 years, Axitis? had for 3 months, informant:
Jean Thomson?, Cousin, present, 39 Marischal Street.
Obviously I've transcribed the regiment number wrong in one of the
Hope this has helped.
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