Family of John LAWSON and Barbara NISH

Husband: John LAWSON ( - )
Wife: Barbara NISH ( - )
Children: Hugh LAWSON (1799- )
Eliza LAWSON (1800-1867)
Margaret LAWSON (1801- )
John LAWSON (1803- )

Husband: John LAWSON

Name: John LAWSON1
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Occupation Farmer

Wife: Barbara NISH

Name: Barbara NISH1,2
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Note: Surname is very hard to make out on Eliza Lawson's death certificate - Clare Hughes-Cross has suggested it is Nish. IGI records suggest Niesh.

Child 1: Hugh LAWSON

Name: Hugh LAWSON2
Sex: Male
Birth 26 Jun 1799 Kettins, Coupar Angus2

Child 2: Eliza LAWSON

Name: Eliza LAWSON3
Sex: Female
Spouse: William MITCHELL (1803-1862)
Cause of Death: Typhus
Children: Esther MITCHELL (1825-1912)
Peter MITCHELL (1827-1827)
Charles Spence MITCHELL (1828-1891)
Robert MITCHELL (1830- )
Catharine MITCHELL (1832- )
Eliza MITCHELL (1834- )
Lindsay MITCHELL (1836- )
Rae Alexander MITCHELL (1838- )
William Home Drummond MITCHELL (1840-1853)
Barbara Blyth MITCHELL (1842- )
Note: Original name was Elizabeth. Surname appears in parish records as Lowson, but later in William Mitchell's family record as Lawson.
She died in the fever hospital - at the time she was resident at 32 Great Dovehill in Glasgow.

IGI records show her birth in 1797 at Kettins - which doesn't tie up with the family record or census.
Birth 5 Jun 1800 Kattens, Coupar-Angus3
Residence 1861 (age 60-61) Glasgow4
4 Argyle Place
Death 19 Oct 1867 (age 67) Glasgow1,3
Cause: Typhus

Child 3: Margaret LAWSON

Name: Margaret LAWSON2
Sex: Female
Birth 12 Apr 1801 Kettins, Coupar Angus2

Child 4: John LAWSON

Name: John LAWSON2
Sex: Male
Birth 23 May 1803 Kettins, Coupar Angus2
Christening 29 May 1803 (age 0) Kettins, Coupar Angus2

Note on Wife: Barbara NISH

Surname is very hard to make out on Eliza Lawson's death certificate - Clare Hughes-Cross has suggested it is Nish. IGI records suggest Niesh.

Note on Child 2: Eliza LAWSON

Original name was Elizabeth. Surname appears in parish records as Lowson, but later in William Mitchell's family record as Lawson.

She died in the fever hospital - at the time she was resident at 32 Great Dovehill in Glasgow.

 

IGI records show her birth in 1797 at Kettins - which doesn't tie up with the family record or census.

Sources

1"Elizabeth Lawson Death Certificate".
2"IGI Records".
3"Mitchell Lawson Family Record".
4"William Mitchell 1861 census entry".