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Elizabeth (Porteous) Rutherford (1849 - 1909)

Elizabeth Rutherford formerly Porteous
Born in Glenholm, Peeblesshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 3 Jun 1878 in Selkirkmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 59 in New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 17 May 2014
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Elizabeth's Timeline

Birth: 06 Nov 1849, in Glenholm, Peeblesshire, Scotland. [1][2][3]

Baptism: 02 Dec 1849, in Glenholm, Peeblesshire, Scotland; Age: 0 [2][3]

Residence: 1851 in Dukepool, Glenholm, Peeblesshire, Scotland; Relation to Head of House: Daughter. [1]

Occupation: 1871, Mill worker, in Selkirk, Scotland. [4]

Residence: 1871, at 24 Tower St, Selkirk, Selkirkshire, Scotland; Age: 21; Relation to Head of House: Daughter. [4]

Occupation: 1873, Factory Hand, in Selkirk, Scotland. [5]

Marriage: 03 Jun 1873, Templand Cottages, Selkirk, Selkirk, Scotland. [5][6]

Transcript of Banns record: "1873, on the third day of June, at Templand Cottages, Selkirk, Banns according to the [?] of the United Presbyterian Church; signed, George Rutherford, Blacksmith, 24 yrs, of Chapel Street, Selkirk, [son of] George Rutherford, Road Contractor, and, Elizabeth Rutherford, nee Taylor [&] signed, Elizabeth Porteous, Factory Hand, 23 yrs, of Templand Cottages, Selkirk, [daughter of] John Porteous, Shoemaker, deceased, and, Jane Porteous, nee Thompson; signed, James Davidson, Mid West [?] P. Church; Witness': signed, James Young, signed, Jessie Porteous"

Emigration: 01 Jul 1875, left from The Clyde, Greenock, Scotland, on board the "Invercargill" bound for Otago, New Zealand. [7]

Immigration: 30 Sep 1875, into Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand. [7]

See George, Elizabeth, and their daughter Jane, in the Invercargill's passenger list.

Death: 1909, in New Zealand. [8]

Children of George and Elizabeth


  1. 1.0 1.1 1851 Scotland Census,, Parish: Glenholm; ED: 2; Page: 2; Line: 19;Roll: CSSCT1851_198; Year: 1851.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950,, Record for Elizabeth Porteous.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Scotland Births and Baptisms 1564-1950, findmypast, Record for Elizabeth Porteous.
  4. 4.0 4.1 1871 Scotland Census,, Parish: Selkirk; ED: 4; Page: 29; Line: 13; Roll: CSSCT1871_177. Record for Eliza Porteous.
  5. 5.0 5.1 1873 marriages in the District of Selkirk,, 1873 marriages in the District of Selkirk in the County of Selkirk.
  6. Scotland, Select Marriages, 1561-1910,, Record for George Rutherford.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Invercargill Passenger List, New Zealand, "Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973", index and images, FamilySearch, Otago > 1875 > Invercargill >image 7 of 25; citing National Archives, Wellington.
  8. NZBDM - historical records search online, Registration Number: 1909/8179, Family Name: Rutherford, Given Name(s): Elizabeth, Age: 60Y

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