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Jane Jean, Melvine

Jane Jean, Melvine

Female 1843 - 1914  (71 years)

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  • Name Jane Jean 
    Suffix Melvine 
    Born 20 Jan 1843  Island of Cava, Orphir, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Jul 1914  Moan, Graemsay Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1130  My Relatives
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father William Melven,   b. 1798, Orphir, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1865  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Sinclair,   b. 1799, Orphir, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1869, Orphir, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F634  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alexander John Mowat Nicolson,   b. 20 Apr 1851, Hatbreak, Lyness, Walls and Flotta c 20-4 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1931, Gorn, Graemsay Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1869  Manse of Orphir, Orphir Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Elizabeth Nicolson,   b. 5 Mar 1870, Orphir, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1951, Cott of School Graemsay plot 53 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     2. Margaret Smith Nicolson,   b. 30 Dec 1871, South House, Cava, Orphir, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1898, Graemsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  [natural]
     3. Alexander William Nicolson,   b. 15 Oct 1873, South House, Cava, Orphir, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1961, Freedom Fields Hospital, Plymouth, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
     4. John Smith Nicolson,   b. Mar 1876, South House, Cava, Orphir, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1876, South House, Orphir Cava Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)  [natural]
     5. James Nicolson,   b. 28 Aug 1877, South House, Cava, Orphir, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1948, Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal RSA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [natural]
     6. Richard Nicolson,   b. 1881, South House, Cava, Orphir, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1935, Royal Infirmary Dundee - See Notes Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
     7. Wilhelmina Jessie Nicolson,   b. 22 Dec 1883, South House, Cava, Orphir, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1961, Gravestone Graemsay D11 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     8. Charles Nicolson,   b. 28 Jun 1888, Moan, Graemsay c 2/9/1888 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1970, Fresno, California, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Mowat,   b. Abt 1840, from Flotta Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Mowat,   b. 29 Jan 1868, Orphir Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1920, Lost at Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F633  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Domestic servant in 1868
      Illigitimate son Mowat b in Orphir before marriage to Alexander Nicholson
      at 1871 census at South House, Orphir
      at 1881 Census at South House, Orphir
      at 1901 census at Moan Graemsay
      at 1911 census at Moan, Graemsay
      Note different spellings of surnames in this family!
      Recorded as Jane Mellis at death