William Forrester1

M, b. 1845, d. 26 December 1914

Reference IDs

  • 00021.0*2
Ref=FORRE-08990
     William Forrester was born in 1845 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom.1,2 Marriage banns for William Forrester and Jane McKay McGown were published at Airdrie, New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.1 William Forrester was a journeyman housepainter in 1867 at Glasgow.1

William Forrester married Jane McKay McGown, daughter of John McGown and Mary Currie, on 31 December 1867 at Airdrie, New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.3 William Forrester and Jane McKay McGown had four sons and three daughters.

William Forrester died on 26 December 1914 at Airdrie, New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, of cardiac disease.4 He was buried at Airdrie, New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.5

Children of William Forrester and Jane McKay McGown

Last Edited=2 Feb 2017

Citations

  1. [S63] Scotland. Lanark. Airdrie, Record of marriage of Jane McGown and William Forrester, 31 Dec 1867.
  2. [S220] 1881 Scotland Census, Lanark. Airdrie, New Monkland; GRO Census 1881 651/01 ED 09 p. 20, John McGown, Ref. no. 649554.
  3. [S63] Scotland. Lanark. Airdrie, Record of marriage of Jane McGown and William Forrester, 31 Dec 1867: cert. no. 81895.
  4. [S252] Scotland. Lanarkshire, Airdrie, Statutory Deaths, 1914: William Forrester, GROS 651/00 0507.
  5. [S10] Personal knowledge of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, WA), Informant: Barbara Zanzig from tombstone. It's unknown where Jane was first buried, possibly in East Chapel Burying Ground, but Wm. and her tombstone now exist in New Monkland Parish Cemetery, where we photographed it on 11 Dec. 2007. (East Chapel was removed to New Monkland to make way for flats.)
  6. [S322] 1871 Scotland Census, Lanark. Govan, Glasgow; GRO Census 1871 644/09 060/00 006, William Forrester, sched. no. 25, 198 Eglinton St. Back Ground, accessed 24 Feb 2011.
  7. [S220] 1881 Scotland Census, Lanark. Airdrie, New Monkland; GRO Census 1881 651/01 ED 09 p. 20, schedule 113, John McGown, Ref. no. 649554, viewed 10 Sep 2015 (note that Wm. Forrester is misidentified as John's grandchild.)
  8. [S323] 1891 Scotland Census, Lanark. New Monkland; GRO Census 1891 651/01 019/01 009, William Forrester, sched. no. 46, 55 Bell St.; accessed 31 Oct 2007.
  9. [S245] 1901 Scotland Census, Lanark. Airdrie, New Monkland; GRO Census 1901 651/00, William Forrester, page 24, schedule 99, 57 Bell St.
  10. [S364] 1911 Scotland Census, Lanark. Airdrie, New Monkland, William Forrester, 57 Bell St., ED 14, sched. 34, lines 4-8. Accessed 26 Sep 2014. Assuming Jeanie is Jane Thom -- she's the right age, though listed as niece rather than granddaughter to head of household; Census 1911 651//00 014/00 006.
  11. [S146] "Scotland Births OPR 1513-1854", ScotlandOnline.com, 1881 651/01 0317.