Info on Peter and Margaret (Hay) Lawson,Sheardale, near Dollar Scotland, 1841-51?

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Peter  and Margaret (Hay) Lawson, in 1851 census, had 4 children including my great grandfather Peter, b. 1838, who was living in Boston, Massachusetts by the 1860s. Had five more children in next ten years. Would appreciate tracing either parent, or both, back earlier. Or nowing if the entire family emigrated to Boston.
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Hi anonymous,

The census started in Scotland in 1841 &all census records from that date are available on Scotlandspeople http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/

Also the Old Parish registers should provive you with more information on Peter & Margarets's ancestors.

All the best

Billy
by Billy Wallace G2G6 Pilot (212k points)
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The marriage sited June 16 1833 was too a Mary Hay.

Scotland Select Marriages 1561-1910. Dollar Clachmannan Scotland,

Unless her full name was Mary Margaret or Margaret mary.

Let me know about this,before i look back on her ancestors.
by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (915k points)
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Massachusettes Death Record Peter H. Lawson Died July 11 1907,

Brookline Massachusettes.Death record reads Mother Margaret Hay, Father

Peter Lawson.Age 69 years 2 months 18 days.His wife was informant.
by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (915k points)
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Massachusettes Town & Vital records !620-1988

Peter H. Lawson born about 1837 MARRIED jAN 27 1879,Boston Mass. too

Janet Broun,His Mother Margaret H. ( Hays) Father Peter. Spouse age 21.

Spouse father name Hugh Mother Agnes G.So he Immigrated single.
by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (915k points)
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There are so many Pater Lawson that immigrated hard to tell the right one.Something that would help, knowing his middle initial or middle name.
by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (915k points)

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