1841 Census has a Janet Esson (70) or Widow Esson (60) on the same page either could be a mother or Aunt
"Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTNR-64X : 10 February 2018), John Esson and Mary Forbes, 03 Feb 1833; citing Logie-Coldstone,Aberdeen,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 993,339.
Son Baptised 04 May 1833 to John Esson and Mary Forbes 
1851 Census  Has John Esson (48 - Farmer of 76 Ac born Coldstone), Mary (41 - Born Strathdon), and children Elspet (16), Isobella (10), Christian (7), Henry (4) and Chas (2) all born in Coldstone. The residence was Millhead, Logie Coldstone
1861 Census  Has John Esson (58, Farmer of 80 acres born Logie Coldstone), Mary (51 born Strathdon), children Alexander (27 - Ploughman), Isabella (20), Christian (17), John (24 - Plowman etc), Harry (14-cattle Herd), Chas (12), Grandson John Esson (4) all born Logie-Coldstone, neice Anne Esson (14 scholar born Barrhead) and Domestic Eliza Smith (17) all living at Millhead, Logir Coldstone which was recorded as 5 rooms
1871 Census  Has John Esson (68 farmer of 90 acres arable), Mary (61), Isabella (30), Christina (27), Charles (22), and grandchildren John Esson (14) and Mary Illingworth (7) all born Logie Coldstone. Residence was 6 rooms named Millhead, Logie-Coldstone
There is a photo of John, Mary and several children at http://essonfamilyhistory.com/wppg_photogallery/pictures-of-people/
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