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James Esson (abt. 1832)

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James Esson
Born about in Aberdeenshire, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 5 Jan 1856 in Chapel of Garioch, Aberdeen, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified 29 Oct 2018
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James Esson married Helen Mitchell 05 January 1856 at the Chapel of Garioch [1]

[2] has Alexander Esson born at 11am 07 July 1856 to James Esson (Stone dyker) and Helen Esson MS Mitchell

Death Registration in Ohio, United States [3] has birth as 27 July 1857 but parents are definitely James L Esson (Aberdeenshire) and Helen Mitchell (Aberdeenshire). He was a married Bricklayer who died of Metatastic Sepsis, Peri Candidisis, Pleurisy and Pneumonia with contributing factor an infective abrasion of the leg

1861 Census [4] has mother Helen (32), Alexander (4), James (3) and William (1) living in Oyne

1871 Census [5] Has Helen (42) James (38), Jessie (13), William (11), George (8), Helen (6) and Jessie (4) living in Oyne. It seems likely that there has been a record of James as Jessie, or James is staying elsewhere and a relative is staying. None of them are in Oyne by 1881

1900 US Census [6] has James S Esson 68 year old widowerborn May 1832. He was a Stone Mason immigrated from Scotland in 1872 and had been out of employment for 8 Months.


  1. "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), James Esson and Helen Mitchell, 05 Jan 1856; citing Chapel Of Garioch,Aberdeen,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.
  3. "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), 1913 > 31501-34370 > image 1773 of 3304.
  4. ref 230/ 1/ 2 Oyne, Aberdeen
  5. ref 230/ 1/ 2 Oyne, Aberdeen
  6. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 5 August 2014), Ohio > Cuyahoga > ED 32 Precinct B Cleveland City Ward 8 > image 20 of 54; citing NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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