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Catherine Kirkness

Catherine Kirkness

Female 1814 - 1869  (~ 54 years)

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  • Name Catherine Kirkness  [1
    Born Jun 1814  North West Territories, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Jan 1869  Brecker-House, Beaquoy , Birsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I4421  My Relatives
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father Andrew Kirkness,   b. Abt 1790,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother American Indian,   b. UNKNOWN,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Relationship natural 
    Married UNKNOWN  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F2014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magnus Garson,   b. 22 Dec 1813, Quear, Birsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1877, Braker Beaquoyside, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1835  Birsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. John Garson,   b. 1 Sep 1839, Brecker-House, Beaquoy, OKI. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]
     2. Magnus Garson,   b. 10 Jul 1841, Breckethouse, Beaquoy, OKI. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]
     3. Peter Flett Garson,   b. 6 Mar 1843, Brecker-House, Beaquoy, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1926, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     4. James Garson,   b. Abt 1845, Birsay, OKI. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN, ?Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Andrew Garson,   b. 2 Apr 1848, Birsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1855, Birsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)  [natural]
     6. Catherine Garson,   b. 28 Sep 1850, Birsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]
     7. John Garson,   b. 17 May 1855, Birsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1856, Birsay, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F2012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • [Garson Family History.FTW]

      Note from Betty MacDonald-Deck. Catherine was born in North Canada to a HBC employee and an Indian. When her mother died she returned to Orkney with her father. IGI shows her as being Baptised in Birsay, father, Andrew, only recorded.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Garson Family History.FTW.
      Date of Import: 24 Oct 1999