Tuesday, January 20, 2015

William Henderson Rattray 1822 - 1893

1822 William Henderson Rattray was christened on 2 Jul 1822 in Forfar, Forfarshire. He is the oldest son of John Hardie Rattray and Jane Henderson.  He had a daughter named Jessie Rattray (Pringle).


1841 census:


1851:  This census backs up her birth place

1861 census
Jane's son lives next door to his mother Jane at #6 Crofts Lane, Dundee (Croft's Lane is called Peddie Street in 2015)
William 38 seaman, merchant steam pilot born in Forfar
Margaret wife 37 born in Kilspindie, Perthshire
James 15 machine maker ap. (probably apprentice) Liff Benvie
Mary Ann 11 born  Dundee
Jessie 3  born Liff Benvie
Amelia 1 Born (assumed Dundee)

 1893:death certificate: William died from convulsions and brain softening:

1900 death certificate: Margaret died from acute diarrhea