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Marion McDonald (abt. 1823 - 1901)

Marion McDonald
Born about in Creich, Sutherland, Scotlandmap
Daughter of and
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 20 Dec 1847 in Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died at about age 78 in Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotlandmap
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Parents were Simon McDonald, farmer, and Annie Ross.


  • Scotland Census, 1841, database, FamilySearch ( : 10 July 2019), Marion Macdonald in household of Simon Macdonald, Creith, Caithnessshire, Scotland; from "1841 England, Scotland & Wales census," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing p. 9, PRO HO 107, New Register House, Edinburgh; FHL microfilm 1,042,623. Age 16. Born in Creith (sic).
  • Census: 1851: Dornoch, Sutherlandshire, Scotland. Age 27. Born in Creech (sic).
  • Census: 1861: Dornoch, Sutherlandshire, Scotland. Age 37. Born in Dornoch.
  • Census: 1881: Dornoch, Sutherlandshire, Scotland. Age 57. Born in Dornock (sic).
  • Census: 1891: Dornoch, Sutherlandshire, Scotland. Argyll St., age 66, born in Sutherland - Dornoch. Speaks Gaelic and English.
  • Census: 1901: Dornoch, Sutherlandshire, Scotland. Schedule 104, Schoolhill, age 75, widow, lives alone, assistant?, born Sutherland - Dornoch. Has 3 windows.
  • Death Certificate: George Forbes. Informant was son Simon Forbes. Parents named. Official document from GRO, Scotland.
  • Cemetery Marker: Dornoch Cemetery, Dornoch, Sutherlandshire, Scotland. "Age 77 years" and date of death.
  • Death Record: Marion McDonald Forbes. Shown as widow of George Forbes. Researcher David W. Webster of Livingston, Scotland, looked up this record at New Register House and relayed its contents via email to [S-535|Shari S] on 21 Oct 1998.
  • Marriage Record: George Forbes and Merran McDonald. Researcher David W. Webster of Livingston, Scotland, looked up this record at New Register House and relayed its contents, including parent names, via email to Shari S. on 21 Oct 1998. Father is listed as Angus McDonald, not Simon, but this is believed to be in error.
  • Marriage Record: William Forbes and Jane Mackie. Parents named as George Forbes and Merran McDonald.

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