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Margaret (Henderson) Smith (1838 - 1923)

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Margaret Smith formerly Henderson
Born in Whins of Milton, Stirlingshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Libberton, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Oamaru, Otago, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Oct 2011
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Margaret Henderson [1]

Born 15 Dec 1838 Whins of Milton, Stirlingshire, Scotland

Note: bible says born 2nd Jan, but she is assumed to be the M H SMITH entry for 15th Dec in mother Amelia's birthday book, given that the baptism date is 2 Jan[2][3][4][5][6]

Baptized 02 JAN 1839 St Ninians, Stirlingshire, Scotland

Note: Witnessed by the congtn, res. Whins of Milton[7]

Census 1871 Stobwood, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Note: SMITH: Robert 30 Collary Pitheadman b Biggar, LKS; wife Margaret 32 b St Ninians, STI; Children: Ernestin 8 (surely this is Amelia) scholar, Robert 6, Marion 6, James 2 all b Carnwath[8]

Occupation: Midwife

Died 15 AUG 1923 Oamaru, , Otago, New Zealand

Note: 85, apoplexy/heart failure. Nana's diaries "Aunt Smith died". Reg. Oamaru qtr 3 bdm #2887. "Nana" being Agnes HENDERSON nee DAVIDSON[9][10][11]

Buried Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand

Note: ref 1227, Block 67 plots 10,11. Stone erected by dtr Margaret[12]


Husband: Robert Smith
Wife: Margaret Henderson
Female Smith
Amelia Smith
Robert Smith
James Smith
David Smith
John Smith
Margaret Henderson Smith
Williamina Smith
Date: 20 JUN 1862
Place: Libberton, , Lanarkshire, Scotland
Note: dd/mm from igi which says Carnwath Par. igi has 3 unnamed children. Bruce S has 23 Jun, Robert's occupation ploughman, Margaret's, spinster, and witnessed by James SMITH.[13][14]


  1. Source: #S93 Birth 1839 Margaret HENDERSON
  2. Source: #S648
  3. Source: #S781 Day/mth extracted Apr 2004
  4. Source: #S93 Birth 1839 Margaret HENDERSON, extracted c 1975
  5. Source: #S966 Dist 632 EnumDist 6, hsehold of James & Amelia HENDERSON, extracted Sep/Oct 1994/5
  6. Source: #S679 EnumDist 8 Entry #38, hsehold of James & Amelia(a) HENDERSON, extracted Sep/Oct 1994/5
  7. Source: #S648 Bap. 1839 Margaret HENDERSON, extracted Sep/Oct 1994/5
  8. Source: #S207 Stobwood, Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Reg. 632 ED 6 Sched 12, hsehld of Robert & Margaret SMITH, extracted Jul 2013
  9. Source: #S97
  10. Source: #S706 15 Aug 1923
  11. Source: #S58 Deaths searched Jan 2002
  12. Source: #S141
  13. Source: #S471
  14. Source: #S1691 Rcvd via Clive CALLOW, Mar 2003
  • Source: S141 Cemetery Fiche: Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand, Volume: S01.15, 488-495. Publication: NZ Gen. Soc., Auckland
  • Source: S58 NZ births deaths marriages (index on fiche) Repository: #R70
  • Repository: R70 Name: Kapiti Genealogy Society Address: APFHC City: Paraparaumu Library State: WTN Country: NZ
  • Source: S648 OPR: St Ninians, Stirlingshire, Scotland
  • Source: S679 CENSUS: 1851 Carnwath, Lanarkshire, consulted Mitchell Library, Glasgow, Sep/Oct 1994/5
  • Source: S706 Diaries: HENDERSON NEE DAVIDSON, Agnes 1909-1955, Dunedin / Roxburgh, Otago, New Zealand, in possession of grddtr Lorna Henderson
  • Source: S781 Birthday book Emilia HENDERSON, in possession of Lorna McIntosh nee HENDERSON Authors: Emilia HENDERSON nee MILLAR & Helen Sinton HENDERSON nee WIGHT Publication: 1889+ Note: Entries written in more than one hand, and judging by the content, must have been used by both Amelia (Millar) HENDERSON, her daughter-in-law Helen Sinton (WIGHT) HENDERSON and in turn Helen's dtr-in-law Agnes (DAVIDSON) HENDERSON.
  • Source: S93 Family History: James Henderson and his family Author: Isabella Chittock nee Howden Publication: Otago Daily Times, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, aft 1915
  • Source: S966 CENSUS: 1841 Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Record Type: Census, Location: Carnwath, LKS, Scotland Repository: #R21 Call Number: LKS census, Carnwath
  • Repository: R21 Name: LDS library Address: State: Utah Country: USA Note: films and cd roms
  • Source: S97 Letter HENDERSON, James and Amelia family deaths, Recipient: unknown, Author Address: Helensvale, Leith Valley, Dunedin Author: Helen Sinton Henderson nee Wight (assumed) Publication: 1931 Note: latest date mentioned is 1931
  • WikiTree profile Henderson-4787 through the import of SMITHMarionYOUNGSONPlusSibs4WikiTreeOct2013.ged on Oct 13, 2013 and merging with profile Henderson-2307 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011. (Reference: 1267)

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