Christina McGregor ROBERTSON1,2

(1884 - 1972)
Father*Robert ROBERTSON1 b. c 1835, d. 1915
Mother*Catherine FERGUSSON1 b. c 1849, d. 1925
Christina McGregor ROBERTSON was born in Edinburgh, Midlothian, on 29 February 1884.1,2
The siblings John, Robert, Christina and William were listed in the 1891 census at 66 George St in St Andrew, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON.3
The siblings John, Robert, Christina, William and Janet were listed in the 1901 census at 66 George St in St Andrew, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON.1
The siblings John, Christina and Janet were listed in the 1911 census at 97 Spottiswoode St in Morningside, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON.4

She married George Campbell ANDERSON in Bronx Borough, New York, New York, on 10 June 1911.5

Christina died on 14 January 1972 at Shadyside Nursing Home in Duncanville, Dallas, Texas, at age 87 of acute cerebral thrombosis.2

Family

George Campbell ANDERSON (1879 - )
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/02 107/00 010.
  2. [S1214] Texas Dept of State Health Services, at https://dshs.texas.gov/, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982, certificate 2195 (also available at Ancestry).
  3. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/02 102/00 010.
  4. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/06 009/00 013.
  5. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940, certificate 991.

Frances Sadie Sabina ROBERTSON1

(1915 - )
Frances Sadie Sabina ROBERTSON was born on 19 September 1915.

She married Hugh Russell Hynd McKECHIE, son of Thomas McKECHIE and Christina Penman HUNTER, in New Zealand in 1938.1

Family

Hugh Russell Hynd McKECHIE (1915 - 1982)

Citations

  1. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Folio 2024.

James ROBERTSON1

(1847 - 1930)
Father*Peter ROBERTSON2,1 b. 1817, d. 1895
Mother*Janet GILLESPIE1 b. 1820, d. 1902
He was baptised on 20 May 1847 at Alva, Stirlingshire.2,1
The siblings James, Catherine and Margaret were listed in the 1851 census in Alva, Stirlingshire, with their parents, Peter ROBERTSON and Janet GILLESPIE.3

Margaret ROBERTSON, James ROBERTSON, Catherine Mason ROBERTSON, Thomas Gillespie ROBERTSON and Peter ROBERTSON left Greenock on 12 November 1857 on board the 'Robert Henderson' (550 tons), arriving in Dunedin on the 9 Feb 1858 in the company of their parents Peter ROBERTSON and Janet GILLESPIE.4

James died on 16 November 1930 at Le Cren St in Timaru, Canterbury, at age 83.2,5 He was buried at the Lawrence Cemetery in Lawrence.2

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Alva, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 470/00 0030 198 FR553.
  2. [S337] John Ward's website, at http://www.wardjc.com (last accessed 2003 and now inactive).
  3. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 470/00 001/00 003.
  4. [S333] Newspaper - Otago Witness, Issue of 13 Feb 1858, p4, Shipping News: arrived Feb. 9, 1858 Robert Henderson, 550 tons, Cubitt, from Greenock. Passengers: (extended list follows) including Robertson Mr and Mrs P., and 5 children.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1930/10086, aged 84.

James Stewart ROBERTSON1,2

(1881 - )
Father*Alexander ROBERTSON1 b. 1847, d. 1920
Mother*Mary FERGUSSON1 b. c 1841, d. 1908
James's birth was registered between July 1881 and September 1881 in Ironside, Shropshire.1,2
The siblings William, Alexander, James and John were listed in the 1891 census at Dale End in Madeley, Shropshire, with their parents, Alexander ROBERTSON and Mary FERGUSSON.1
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 3 RG12-2099 Folio 24 p3 GSU roll 6097209.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Madeley, Vol 6a, p633, 3Q1881, mother's maiden name FERGUSSON.

Janet M ROBERTSON1

(c 1894 - )
Father*Robert ROBERTSON1 b. c 1835, d. 1915
Mother*Catherine FERGUSSON1 b. c 1849, d. 1925
Janet M ROBERTSON was born circa 1894 in Edinburgh, Midlothian.1
The siblings John, Robert, Christina, William and Janet were listed in the 1901 census at 66 George St in St Andrew, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON.1
The siblings John, Christina and Janet were listed in the 1911 census at 97 Spottiswoode St in Morningside, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON.2
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/02 107/00 010.
  2. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/06 009/00 013.

Janet Mcdonald (Jessie) ROBERTSON1

(1860 - 1937)
Father*Peter ROBERTSON2 b. 1817, d. 1895
Mother*Janet GILLESPIE2 b. 1820, d. 1902
Janet Mcdonald (Jessie) ROBERTSON was born on 15 January 1860 at Meadowbank farm, Clark's Flat in Tuapeka, Otago.2,1

She married William Thomas TALBOYS in New Zealand in 1880.3

She was widowed at age 63 on the death of her husband William on 28 July 1923.4,5

Janet died on 22 June 1937 in Dunedin, Otago, at age 77.2,6,7 She was buried on 24 June 1937 at the Southern Cemetery.2,8

Family

William Thomas TALBOYS (c 1845 - 1923)

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1860/2453.
  2. [S337] John Ward's website, at http://www.wardjc.com (last accessed 2003 and now inactive).
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1880/1139.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1923/10663, aged 78.
  5. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Native of England.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1937/23749, aged 77.
  7. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Widow, native of Tuapeka, died in Dunedin, last address 31 Albert St.
  8. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Southern Cemetery, Block 25P plot 13.

John ROBERTSON1

(c 1880 - )
Father*Robert ROBERTSON1 b. c 1835, d. 1915
Mother*Catherine FERGUSSON1 b. c 1849, d. 1925
John ROBERTSON was born circa 1880 in St Andrew, Edinburgh, Midlothian.1
He was listed in the 1881 census at 66 George St in St Andrew, Edinburgh, Midlothian, in the household of his parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON.1
The siblings John, Robert, Christina and William were listed in the 1891 census at 66 George St in St Andrew, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON.2
The siblings John, Robert, Christina, William and Janet were listed in the 1901 census at 66 George St in St Andrew, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON. John was a compositor/printer, Robert a factory clerk and WIlliam an apprentice clerk at an iron works.3
The siblings John, Christina and Janet were listed in the 1911 census at 97 Spottiswoode St in Morningside, Edinburgh, Midlothian, with their parents, Robert ROBERTSON and Catherine FERGUSSON. John was working as a compositor, Christina as a draper's assistant and Janet as a student typist.4
He served in the Royal Garrison Artillery (#346805) from 29 February 1916 until 17 Jan 1919, but only saw action in France from Sep 1918 with the 123 Siege Battery.5

He was the informant of Catherine FERGUSSON's death at Pitlochry Nursing Home in Pitlochry, Perthshire, on 7 May 1925.6
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, Scottish GRO 685/02 104/00 004.
  2. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/02 102/00 010.
  3. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/02 107/00 010.
  4. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 685/06 009/00 013.
  5. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 (WO363).
  6. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Moulin, Statutory Deaths, GRO 384/01 012, aged 76.

John ROBERTSON1,2

(1883 - )
Father*Alexander ROBERTSON1 b. 1847, d. 1920
Mother*Mary FERGUSSON1 b. c 1841, d. 1908
John's birth was registered between July 1883 and September 1883 in Ironside, Shropshire.1,2
The siblings William, Alexander, James and John were listed in the 1891 census at Dale End in Madeley, Shropshire, with their parents, Alexander ROBERTSON and Mary FERGUSSON.1
The siblings Alexander and John were listed in the 1901 census at Hill Top in Madeley, Shropshire, with their parents, Alexander ROBERTSON and Mary FERGUSSON. Alexander gave his occupation as 'artist', while John was assisting his father in the clothing and outfitting trade.3
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 3 RG12-2099 Folio 24 p3 GSU roll 6097209.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Madeley Union, Vol 6a, p605, 3Q1883, mother's maiden name FERGUSSON.
  3. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 11 RG13-2528 Folio 51 p1.

Margaret ROBERTSON1

(1845 - 1899)
Father*Peter ROBERTSON2,1 b. 1817, d. 1895
Mother*Janet GILLESPIE1 b. 1820, d. 1902
She was baptised on 10 June 1845 at Alva, Stirlingshire.2,1
The siblings James, Catherine and Margaret were listed in the 1851 census in Alva, Stirlingshire, with their parents, Peter ROBERTSON and Janet GILLESPIE.3

Margaret ROBERTSON, James ROBERTSON, Catherine Mason ROBERTSON, Thomas Gillespie ROBERTSON and Peter ROBERTSON left Greenock on 12 November 1857 on board the 'Robert Henderson' (550 tons), arriving in Dunedin on the 9 Feb 1858 in the company of their parents Peter ROBERTSON and Janet GILLESPIE.4

She married Alexander STEWART, son of John STEWART and Janet CAMERON, at Imperial Hotel in Dunedin, Otago, on 30 April 1867.5,6,7

Margaret was named executrix and beneficiary in the will of Alexander STEWART, her husband, dated 4 November 1869 in Lawrence, Otago.8

She was widowed at age 32 on the death of her husband Alexander on 16 April 1878.9,10,11

She was appointed executrix of Alexander STEWART's estate in Otago on 30 April 1878.8

She was listed as owning land at Tuapeka (180 acres, worth 360 pounds) and in Lawrence township (375 pounds value) in October 1882.12

She signed a will dated 17 April 1899 at District Court of Otago Goldfields in Lawrence, Otago, with her three survivng children being sole beneficiaries, although her daughter was bequeathed the bulk of the estate.13

Margaret died on 28 May 1899 in Lawrence, Otago, at age 53.9,14,15 She was buried on 30 May 1899 at the Lawrence Cemetery in Lawrence.16,9
Grave - Alexander STEWART (1841-1878), Margaret (nee ROBERTSON)(1845-1899) and daughter Jessie (1868-1884), Lawrence, NZ


Her will was probated at District Court of Otago Goldfields in Lawrence, Otago, on 3 June 1899 with Margaret Kate STEWART and Peter Robertson STEWART appointed executors and her will being supported by an affidavit in which they committed to manage the affairs of the deceased and report back to the Court by 1 Sep 1899.13

Family

Alexander STEWART (1841 - 1878)
Children

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Alva, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 470/00 0030 198 FR553.
  2. [S337] John Ward's website, at http://www.wardjc.com (last accessed 2003 and now inactive).
  3. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 470/00 001/00 003.
  4. [S333] Newspaper - Otago Witness, Issue of 13 Feb 1858, p4, Shipping News: arrived Feb. 9, 1858 Robert Henderson, 550 tons, Cubitt, from Greenock. Passengers: (extended list follows) including Robertson Mr and Mrs P., and 5 children.
  5. [S924] BDM Registrar of New Zealand, marriage record, Reg. No. 1867/2686, married by Donald M Stuart, and witnessed by A Ferguson, MD, of Tokomairiro and Catherine Robertson of Lawrence.
  6. [S329] Book - W R Mayhew, Tuapeka - the Land and its People, p210 "In 1867 Dr. Stewart married Margaret Robertson, eldest daughter of Peter Robertson, but must have found little time for home life."
  7. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 1775.
  8. [S357] Will - Alexander Stewart, Archives of New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office DAAC/9073 30 619.
  9. [S126] Cemetery Marker - Alexander Stewart / Margaret Robertson / Jessie Stewart, Lawrence cemetery, NZ.
  10. [S330] Book - Robert Valpy Fulton MD, Medical Practice in Otago, (p223).
  11. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1878/2159, aged 36.
  12. [S336] National Archives Film - Returns of the Freeholders of New Zealand Oct 1882; microfiche.
  13. [S332] Will - Margaret Robertson, Archives of New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office DAAC/9078/876 L27/99.
  14. [S332] Will - Margaret Robertson, Archives of New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office DAAC/9078/876 L27/99, as sworn in affidavit to the will.
  15. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1899/3367, aged 54.
  16. [S35] Cemetery Entry - unknown author, Lawrence Cemetery register, Block 1, Plot 52-53.

Margaret ROBERTSON1

(1842 - 1845)
Father*Peter ROBERTSON1 b. 1817, d. 1895
Mother*Janet GILLESPIE1 b. 1820, d. 1902
Margaret ROBERTSON was born in Alva, Stirlingshire, on 21 July 1842.1

Margaret died on 1 January 1845 in Scotland at age 2.1

Citations

  1. [S337] John Ward's website, at http://www.wardjc.com (last accessed 2003 and now inactive).