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Isabella CATTANACH

Isabella CATTANACH

Female 1843 - 1895  (52 years)

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  • Name Isabella CATTANACH 
    Born 1843  Kingussie Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • She was 25 years old when she was married in 1868.
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes John Macleod stated - "Mrs Kinnaird my cousin was the oldest of the Cattanachs ... She lost her husband and her children. ... I think she was only fifty two when she died. In her young married life her home was in Edinburgh"  [3
    Occupation She was a domestic servant at the time of her wedding.  [1
    Residence She was living in Newtonmore at the time of her wedding.  [1
    Died 1895 
    • She was 52 when she died.
    Person ID I-9183  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2020 

    Father Donald CATTANACH,   b. 1813, Kingussie Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship -3068 
    Mother Catherine MACMASTER,   b. 1821, Argyll Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863  (Age 42 years) 
    Relationship -3068 
    Married 1841  [4
    Children of marriage In 1851 the household consisted of Donald (aged 38 yrs), Catharine (30), Isabella (8), Mary (6), Anne (3), Catherine (1), John Cattanach (82) & Mary Macmaster (56).   [2
    Family ID F-3068  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alexander KINNAIRD,   b. 1842 
    Married 23 Jun 1868  Newtonmoor Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Marriage/Wedding Minister at the wedding - Neil Dewar, Minister of the Free Church, Kingussie.
    Witnesses at the wedding - D McDougall Grantown & W Cattanach
      [1
    Note Alex was living in Edinburgh before the wedding and Isabella was in Newtonmore where the wedding was held. They probably commenced their married life in Edinburgh. 
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2020 13:40:38 
    Family ID F-3069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    ww - Isabella Cattanach & Alex Kinnaird - married on 23rd June 1868 in Newtonmore
    ww - Isabella Cattanach & Alex Kinnaird - married on 23rd June 1868 in Newtonmore
    * Marriages in the Parish of Kingussie & Insh in the County of Inverness
    * 1868 on the 23rd day of June at Newtonmore after banns according to the forms of the Free Church
    * Groom: (signed) Alexr Kinnaird, Journeyman mason, bachelor, aged 26, of 46 Home Street, parish of Cuthberts Edinburgh
    * Bride: (signed) Isabella Cattanach, domestic servant, spinster, aged 25, of Newtonmore parish of Kingussie County Inverness
    * Parents of groom: James Kinnaird , tenant farmer & Ann Kinnaird MS MacGregor
    * Parents of bride: Donald Cattanach, slater & Catherine Cattancach, maiden surname McMaster (deceased)
    * Minister: (signed) Neil Dewar, Minister of the Free Church, Kingussie
    * Witnesses D McDougall Grantown & W Cattanich
    * Registered 1868 June 26th at Kingussie, JA Cameron Regr
    ww - 1851 census - household of Donald Cattanach in Newtonmore
    ww - 1851 census - household of Donald Cattanach in Newtonmore
    1851 census - household in 52 SS Military Road Newtonmoor
    * Donald Cattanach, head, married, 38 yrs (born c1813), slater, born Inverness Shire Kingussie
    * Catherine Cattanach [nee Macmaster), wife, 30 yrs (c1821), born Argyll Shire Kilmallie
    * Isabella Cattanach, daughter, unmarried, scholar, 8 yrs (c1843), born Inverness Kingussie
    * Mary Cattanach, daughter, scholar, 6 yrs (c1845), born Inverness Kingussie
    * Anne Cattanach, daughter, at home, 3 yrs (c1848), born Inverness Kingussie
    * Catherine Cattanach, daughter, 1 yr (c1850), born Inverness Kingussie
    * John Cattanach, father, widower, farmer ten acres, 82 yrs (c1769), born Inverness Kingussie
    * Mary MacMaster (nee MacMillan), mother-in-law, widow, 56 yrs (c1795), born Argyll Kilmallie

    ww - 1861 Census - household of Donald Cattanach in Kingussie
    ww - 1861 Census - household of Donald Cattanach in Kingussie
    1861 census - No 39 - street unreadable, 2 rooms with windows, 4 school children
    * Donald Cattanach, head of household, married, 47 years old (c1814), Slater, born Inverness Kingussie??
    * Catherine Cattanach (nee MacMaster), wife, married, 40 years (c1821), born Argyll Kilmallie,
    * Bell (Isabella), daughter, unmarrried, 18 yrs (c1843), born Inverness Kingussie
    * Anne Cattanach, daughter, unmarried, 13 yrs (c1848), born Inverness Kingussie
    * Catherine Cattanach, daughter, unmarried, 11 yrs (c1850), born Inverness Kingussie
    * John?? Cattanach, son, unmarried, 9 yrs (c1852), born Inverness Kingussie
    * Dinit?? Cattanach, son, unmarried, 6 yrs (c1855), born Inverness Kingussie
    * Ewen?? Cattanach, son, unmarried, 3 yrs (c1858), born Inverness Kingussie
    * Kinnid?? Cattanach, son, unmarried, 1 yr (c1860), born Inveress Kingussie

  • Sources 
    1. [S-226] Marriage certificate attached to this profile .

    2. [S-228] Census Scotland 1851 Christina and Donald McLean , Census attached to this profile.

    3. [S-223] John Macleod's Memoirs - see D56 in Small Print, p271.

    4. [S-223] John Macleod's Memoirs - see D56 in Small Print, p267.