The Doig Family Society

 

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Gaelic: Na gèill do chruaidh-chas

 

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Descendants of

William Doig and Janet Emm and Isabel Emm

of Tealing, Angushire, Scotland
 and America

 

For linked file WILL1759 with spouse's ancestry clickHERE.

 

 

1. William1 Doig, born abt 1755 Of Mains, Angus, Scotland.  He married (1) on 8 Dec 1780 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland Janet Emm, born 1760 in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland; christened 14 Dec 1760 in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland; died 1789 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland, daughter of William Emm and Jean Cochran; (2) on 16 Jul 1789 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland Isabel Emm, born 1756 in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland; christened 20 Jun 1756 in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland, daughter of William Emm and Jean Cochran.

 

Notes for William Doig

      He may be the William christened in Mar 1759 in Liff, Benvie & Invergowrie, the son of John Doig.  Other possibilities if the naming custom followed: christened 17 Sept 1752 in Liff & Benvie, the son of John Doig; christened 2 Apr 1753 in Eassie & Nevay, the son of John Doig and Agnes Christie [ROBX1759]; christened 11 June 1758 in Newtyle, the son of John Doig and Barbara Gilbert [DOIGM]; John Doig and Janet Robertson [ANDX1647].

 

      MARRIAGE:

     William and Janet contracted marriage on 11 Nov 1780 in Mains and in Tealing, a pawn (pledge) of 1 shilling paid by Janet on 12 Nov 1780.  William was listed from Mains and Janet from Tealing.

 

      MARRIAGE:

      William and Isabel contracted marriage on 4 July 1789 in Tealing.  Both were listed from Tealing.

 

Notes for Janet Emm

      Janet probably died in childbirth in 1789; the mortcloth was used on 15 Mar 1789, 19 Apr 1789, and 17 May 1789, but the deceased was not named.

 

      Children of William Doig and Janet Emm were as follows:

      2          i           John2 Doig, born 1781 in Shielhill, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 11 Oct 1781 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 23 Apr 1826 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  He married Ann McKay, born 8 Jun 1800 in Kildonan, Sutherland, Scotland; died 28 Dec 1879 in 15 North Street, St. Clement, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, daughter of William McKay and Ann Matthewson.   Notes: The following link is based on Ann McKay's death record reporting her married to John Doig, farmer, and Ann Fenton as a boarder with John's brother William's widow Ann (Taylor) Doig in 1851 Dundee; Ann McKay had a daughter Agnes Fenton. John was a weaver. He died at age 45.

+    3          ii          Catherine2 Doig, born 1784 in Hillside of Prieston, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 16 Feb 1784 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 18 Mar 1861 in Balmessie, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.  She married William Norrie.

+    4          iii         Margaret2 Doig, born 1786 in Hillside of Prieston, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 9 Aug 1786 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 24 May 1871 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; buried in Tealing Churchyard, Tealing, Angus, Scotland.  She married Andrew Crockett.

+    5          iv         William2 Doig, born 1789 in Hillside of Prieston, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 24 Feb 1789 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 19 Jun 1842 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; buried in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland.  He married (1) Janet Angus; (2) Ann Taylor.

 

      Children of William Doig and Isabel Emm were as follows:

      6          i           James2 Doig, born 1790 in Prieston, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 4 Oct 1790 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      7          ii          David2 Doig, born 1792 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 20 May 1792 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      8          iii         Matilda (Mathilda)2 Doig, born 1793 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 11 Dec 1793 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 1793/97 Of Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

+    9          iv         Thomas2 Doig, born 1795 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 7 Jun 1795 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died bef 1841 in Scotland.  He married Ann Ireland.

      10        v          Matilda (Mathilda)2 Doig, born 1797 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 19 Feb 1797 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      11        vi         Walter2 Doig, born 1798 in East Mains, Angus, Scotland; christened 16 Sep 1798 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

 

Generation 2

 

3. Catherine2 Doig (William1), born 1784 in Hillside of Prieston, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 16 Feb 1784 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 18 Mar 1861 in Balmessie, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 3 Jun 1805 in Monikie, Angus, Scotland William Norrie, born abt 1781 Of Monikie, Angus, Scotland; buried 18 Dec 1833 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland, son of Thomas Norrie.

 

Notes for Catherine Doig

      In 1851 Catherine lived on Fort Street, Broughty Ferry, Angus with servant Helen Bonar (73 Dundee).

     

      Witness to Catherine's death certificate was her son-in-law John Moonie.

     

      MARRIAGE:

Both were listed from Monikie.

 

Notes for William Norrie

      William was an agricultural laborer.

 

      Children of Catherine Doig and William Norrie were as follows:

+    12        i           Thomas3 Norrie, born 1806 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; christened 15 Apr 1806 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; died 1867 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.  He married Isabel Gibson.

      13        ii          William3 Norrie, born 24 Jun 1807 in Monikie, Angus, Scotland; christened 27 Jun 1807 in Monikie, Angus, Scotland.

+    14        iii         Matilda3 Norrie, born 21 Apr 1812 in Monikie, Angus, Scotland; christened 26 Apr 1812 in Monikie, Angus, Scotland; died 12 Jul 1857 in Balmossie, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.  She married John Moonie.

      15        iv         Helen Pattullo3 Norrie, born 30 Jan 1815 in Monikie, Angus, Scotland; christened 5 Feb 1815 in Monikie, Angus, Scotland.

      16        v          Walter3 Norrie, born 11 Feb 1817 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; christened 18 Feb 1817 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

      17        vi         George3 Norrie, born Aug 1821 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; christened 2 Sep 1821 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

4. Margaret2 Doig (William1), born 1786 in Hillside of Prieston, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 9 Aug 1786 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 24 May 1871 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; buried in Tealing Churchyard, Tealing, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 28 Dec 1814 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland Andrew Crockett, born 1789/91 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland; died 27 May 1853 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; buried in Tealing Churchyard, Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

 

Notes for Margaret Doig

      In 1861 Margaret was formerly a dairy maid residing at Porter Lodge, Tealing, Angus with granddaughter Jane Hunter (11 Tealing).

     

      MARRIAGE:

They pledged marriage on 18 Dec 1814 in Murroes, Angus.  Margaret was listed from Tealing and Andrew from Murroes.

 

Notes for Andrew Crockett

      In 1851 Andrew was an agricultural laborer in Tealing with his wife Margaret.

     

      Children of Margaret Doig and Andrew Crockett were as follows:

+    18        i           Isabella3 Crockett, born 6 Oct 1815 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; christened 15 Oct 1815 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 29 Feb 1884 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; buried in Tealing Churchyard, Tealing, Angus, Scotland.  She married Adam Hunter.

      19        ii          Jean3 Crockett, born 19 Jul 1817 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

+    20        iii         Matilda3 Crockett, born 17 Mar 1819 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; christened 28 Mar 1819 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  She married David Malcolm.

      21        iv         Andrew3 Crockett, born 27 Apr 1821 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; christened 20 May 1821 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      22        v          William3 Crockett, born 14 Jun 1823 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; christened 20 Jul 1823 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      23        vi         James3 Crockett, born 8 Feb 1829 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; christened 1 Mar 1829 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

5. William2 Doig (William1), born 1789 in Hillside of Prieston, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 24 Feb 1789 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 19 Jun 1842 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; buried in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland.  He married (1) on 26 Apr 1821 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland Janet Angus, born 1793/94 Of Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland; died 20 Mar 1822 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; buried in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland; (2) on 25 Jan 1823 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland Ann Taylor, born 1797 in Glamis, Angus, Scotland; christened 22 Aug 1797 in Glamis, Angus, Scotland; died 7 Apr 1877 in St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, daughter of John Taylor and Ann Gray.

 

Notes for William Doig

      William was a wright or joiner from the Kirkton of Tealing.  In 1841 he was a coal dealer at Scouringburn, Dundee.

     

      MARRIAGE:

William and Janet pledged marriage on 22 Apr 1821 in Kirriemuir.  William was listed from Tealing and Janet from Kirriemuir.

     

      MARRIAGE:

     

      William was listed from Tealing and Ann from Glamis.

 

Notes for Ann Taylor

      In 1851 Ann was a widow living at 157 Scouringburn, Liff & Benvie, Dundee; with her were William, James, Catharine, Peter and Jannet, and two lodgers John Taylor (brother?) and Ann Fenton (Ann McKay who married John Doig?).

     

      Ann's death certificate reports she died on 8 Apr 1877, and it was witnessed by her granddaughter Annie Watt of 152 Killtown, Dundee. An extract of her Will reads: Ann Taylor or Doig, 20 June 1877 - Confirmation of Ann Taylor or Doig, Dundee, widow of William Doig, sometime Wright, Tealing, afterwards Coal Dealer, Scouringburn, Dundee, who died 7 April 1877, at Dundee, testate, granted at Dundee, to Alexander Smith, Joiner, Dundee, and John Rattray, House Factor There, Executors nominated in Will or Deed, dated 15 Sept 1865, and recorded in Court Books of Commissariot of Forfar, 2 June 1877. Value of Estate, 175. 15s. 3d.

 

      Children of William Doig and Janet Angus were as follows:

+    24        i           Margaret3 Doig, born 2 Mar 1822 in Kirkton, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 2 Jan 1898 in 5 Holy Head Road, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.  She married Charles Nicoll.

 

      Children of William Doig and Ann Taylor were as follows:

      25        i           William3 Doig, born 30 Sep 1823 in Kirkton, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 14 Aug 1857 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; buried in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland.   Notes: In 1841 William was an agricultural laborer on the farm of John Young, living at Pitmusie Mill Bothie, Kirkden, Angus. In 1851 William was a merchant employing two men, and living with his mother at 157 Scouringburn, Liff & Benvie, Dundee.

+    26        ii          Ann3 Doig, born 28 Aug 1825 in Kirkton, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 12 Apr 1855 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; buried in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland.  She married (1) unknown; (2) William Ogilvie.

      27        iii         John3 Doig, born 17 Dec 1827 in Kirkton, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 28 Jan 1828 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; buried in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland.

      28        iv         James Langlands3 Doig, born 29 Jan 1829 in Kirkton, Tealing, Angus, Scotland.   Notes: In 1851 James was a carter living with his mother at 157 Scouringburn, Liff & Benvie, Dundee.

+    29        v          Catherine3 Doig, born 13 Jul 1832 in Kirkton, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 10 Sep 1914 in 157 Buck Street, St. Mary, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  She married (1) John Fenton; (2) George Stewart; (3) Alexander Sinclair.

      30        vi         Peter3 Doig, born 22 Oct 1834 in Kirkton, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 13 Dec 1864 in Doig's Land, Scouringburn Lane, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; buried in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland.   Notes: In 1851 Peter was a flesher's apprentice living with his mother at 157 Scouringburn, Liff & Benvie, Dundee. "The Scotsman" 6 Aug 1862: Perth - Case of Stabbing - On Monday, a short time previous to the depature of the train for Dundee at 4:10 P.M., a man named Peter Doig, by trade a flesher, while on the railway platform, stabbed his companion, Andrew Wilson, a carter and labourer, in the left breast with a large pocket knife. The blood flowed freely, yet as the knife did not come in contact with a vital part, Wilson was able to walk away from the station. The assault arose from a quarrel about the share each had to bear of drinking expenses in Perth on Monday morning. Doig was taken into custody, and brought yesterday morning before the presiding Magistrate at the Police Court. Baillie Farney remitted the case to the Sheriff.

      31        vii        John3 Doig, born abt Jan 1837 in Scotland; died 19 Jul 1839 Of Dundee, Angus, Scotland; buried in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland.   Notes: John died at age 2 .

      32        viii       Janet (Jessie)3 Doig, born 15 Nov 1840 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 6 Dec 1840 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 1 Aug 1871 in 1 Temple Lane, St. Peter, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; buried in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland.   Notes: In 1861 Jessie was a house keeper for brother-in-law William Ogilvie (flesher) at 112 Overgate, Dundee. Witness to Janet's death certificate was her sister Catherine Sinclair of 157 Scouringburn, Dundee.

 

 

9. Thomas2 Doig (William1), born 1795 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 7 Jun 1795 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died bef 1841 in Scotland.  He married on 13 Jun 1821 in Monikie, Angus, Scotland Ann Ireland, born 13 Jan 1791 in Monikie, Angus, Scotland; christened 20 Jan 1791 in Monikie, Angus, Scotland; died 1876 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland, daughter of David Ireland and Helen Sturrock.

 

Notes for Thomas Doig

      Thomas was a shoemaker.

     

      MARRIAGE:

They pledged marriage the same day in Tealing. Thomas was listed from Tealing and Ann from Monikie.

 

Notes for Ann Ireland

      In 1841 and 1851 Ann was a widow living a Balgray, Tealing, with her son, David.

 

      Children of Thomas Doig and Ann Ireland were as follows:

      33        i           Isabella3 Doig, born 11 Jun 1822 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

+    34        ii          David3 Doig, born 19 Jul 1823 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 1878 in St. Peter, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  He did not marry (1) Isabella Yule; and married (2) Christina Erskine Durham.

      35        iii         Thomas3 Doig, born 27 Sep 1824 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      36        iv         William3 Doig, born 26 Dec 1826 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 12 Jan 1827 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 15 Jul 1856 in Corso Bay, Geelong, Australia.   Notes: In 1841 William was an agricultural laborer on the farm of Alexander Bell at New Mains, Tealing.  He went to sea as an apprentice on 19 Feb 1842.  He registered at Dundee on 6 Jan 1845, Ticket No. 57, 432.  He was 5'3-3/4' with brown hair, a fresh complexion, and dark gray eyes.  He sailed in the Merchant Service at least through 1848. "Death by Drowning - On Tuesday the 15th instant, at 3:30 p.m., as the brig Halcyon, from Hobart Town, was beating up Corso Bay, one of the crew, named William Doig, fell overboard off the anchor stock, and was drowned. He was a native of Scotland, and about 30 years of age. - Geelong Advertiser." [The Courier, Hobart, Tasmania, Friday July 25 1856, page 2.]

+    37        v          John3 Doig, born 10 Jun 1829 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died abt 1861 in Abroad.  He married Margaret Young Blair.

 

Generation 3

 

12. Thomas3 Norrie (Catherine2 Doig, William1), born 1806 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; christened 15 Apr 1806 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; died 1867 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.  He married on 7 Jul 1833 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland Isabel Gibson, born 1800/01 in Murroes, Angus, Scotland.

 

Notes for Thomas Norrie

      In 1851 Thomas was a shoemaker (employing 1 man) at Mattocks, Monifieth, Angus with his wife Isabel, son William and others.

 

      Children of Thomas Norrie and Isabel Gibson were as follows:

      38        i           William4 Norrie, born 8 May 1833 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; christened 12 May 1833 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

14. Matilda3 Norrie (Catherine2 Doig, William1), born 21 Apr 1812 in Monikie, Angus, Scotland; christened 26 Apr 1812 in Monikie, Angus, Scotland; died 12 Jul 1857 in Balmossie, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 21 Mar 1829 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland John Moonie, born 1803/06 in Ireland; died 15 Feb 1878 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

 

Notes for Matilda Norrie

      MARRIAGE:

They pledged marriage on 1 Mar 1829 in Monifieth.

 

Notes for John Moonie

      In 1841 John Moonie was an agricultural laborer at Milton of Monifieth, Angus with his wife Matilda and 6 children. In 1851 John Moonie was a carter residing at Milton with his wife Matilda and 7 children. In 1861 he was a farm servant at Farm of Balmossie, Monifieth with children David and Jessie and others. He signed his name "X".

 

      Children of Matilda Norrie and John Moonie were as follows:

      39        i           William4 Moonie, born 28 Jun 1829 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; christened 18 Jul 1829 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

      40        ii          James4 Moonie, born 17 Jan 1831 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; christened 18 Feb 1831 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

      41        iii         Thomas4 Moonie, born 10 Mar 1835 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; christened 29 Mar 1835 in St. Andrews Roman Catholic Church, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 1898 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

      42        iv         Catherine4 Moonie, born 3 Jan 1837 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; christened 5 Feb 1837 in St. Andrews Roman Catholic Church, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      43        v          Margaret4 Moonie, born 1838/39 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

      44        vi         Elizabeth4 Moonie, born 1841 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; died 1890 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 30 Dec 1870 in Barry, Angus, Scotland John Summers, born abt 1841 Of Barry, Angus, Scotland.

      45        vii        George4 Moonie, born 1843/44 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

      46        viii       Matilda4 Moonie, born 1844/45 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

      47        ix         Andrew4 Moonie, born 1849/50 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

      48        x          David4 Moonie, born 1851 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

      49        xi         Jessie4 Moonie, born 1852/53 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

18. Isabella3 Crockett (Margaret2 Doig, William1), born 6 Oct 1815 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; christened 15 Oct 1815 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 29 Feb 1884 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; buried in Tealing Churchyard, Tealing, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 16 Dec 1837 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland Adam Hunter, born 1806 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; christened 7 Mar 1806 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 9 Jan 1872 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; buried in Tealing Churchyard, Tealing, Angus, Scotland, son of William Hunter and Agnes Preston.

 

      Children of Isabella Crockett and Adam Hunter were as follows:

      50        i           William4 Hunter, born 1 Nov 1838 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      51        ii          Andrew4 Hunter, born 8 Aug 1840 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 27 Jun 1848 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; buried in Tealing Churchyard, Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      52        iii         John4 Hunter, born 17 Jun 1842 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      53        iv         Margaret4 Hunter, born 17 Mar 1845 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      54        v          David Kinmond4 Hunter, born 22 Sep 1847 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      55        vi         Jean4 Hunter, born 8 Aug 1849 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 6 Dec 1921 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; buried in Tealing Churchyard, Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      56        vii        Ann Elizabeth4 Hunter, born 6 Apr 1852 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

20. Matilda3 Crockett (Margaret2 Doig, William1), born 17 Mar 1819 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; christened 28 Mar 1819 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 19 Aug 1843 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland David Malcolm, born 1821/22 in Monikie, Angus, Scotland.

 

Notes for Matilda Crockett

      Matilda was named after her aunt Matilda Doig.

 

Notes for David Malcolm

      In 1861 David was a ploughman at Tealing with wife Matilda, children James, Agnes, Isabella, and Margaret, and boarder Christina Duncan (3 Dundee).

 

      Children of Matilda Crockett and David Malcolm were as follows:

      57        i           James4 Malcolm, born 12 Oct 1843 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      58        ii          George4 Malcolm, born 22 May 1845 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      59        iii         Agnes4 Malcolm, born 26 Apr 1848 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      60        iv         Isabella4 Malcolm, born 8 Nov 1851 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

+    61        v          Margaret4 Malcolm, born 8 Mar 1854 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.  She married William Mitchell.

      62        vi         Elizabeth4 Malcolm, born 6 Oct 1857 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

      63        vii        Mary4 Malcolm, born 6 Oct 1857 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

24. Margaret3 Doig (William2, William1), born 2 Mar 1822 in Kirkton, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 2 Jan 1898 in 5 Holy Head Road, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 15 Jun 1845 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland Charles Nicoll, born 1819/20 in Kingoldrum, Angus, Scotland; died 27 Mar 1905 in Lilybank, Brechin Road, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland, son of Peter Nicoll and Mary Campbell.

 

Notes for Margaret Doig

      Witness to Margaret's death certificate was her husband Charles Nicoll. He reported her parents as William Doig, joiner, and Margaret Rogers.

 

Notes for Charles Nicoll

      In 1851 Charles was a manufacturer of brown linen employing 13 men and 22 women at W Tenements, Kirriemuir, Angus with wife Margaret and 3 children. In 1881 he was a linen manufacturer residing at Testaments Road, Kirriemuir with his wife Margaret and unmarried children Jessie (dressmaker), Jeanie (milliner), and Charles (apprencitce bank clerk).

     

      Witness to Charles' death certificate was his son John Nicoll of 22 Shandon Place, Edinburgh.

 

      Children of Margaret Doig and Charles Nicoll were as follows:

+    64        i           Catharine Robertson4 Nicoll, born 22 Mar 1846 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.  She married Robert Rattray.

      65        ii          David4 Nicoll, born 10 Feb 1848 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.

      66        iii         Janet (Jessie)4 Nicoll, born 2 Mar 1850 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.

      67        iv         James Angus4 Nicoll, born 1851/52 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.

      68        v          Mary4 Nicoll, born 1853/54 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland; died 23 Feb 1873 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.

      69        vi         John4 Nicoll, born 8 Apr 1856 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.

      70        vii        Jane4 Nicoll, born 9 Apr 1858 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.

+    71        viii       Margaret4 Nicoll, born 17 Sep 1860 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.  She married David B. Nicoll.

      72        ix         Ann4 Nicoll, born 26 Jul 1862 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.

      73        x          Charles4 Nicoll, born 4 Jan 1865 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.

      74        xi         Robina4 Nicoll, born 3 Jul 1867 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland; died 7 Mar 1874 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

26. Ann3 Doig (William2, William1), born 28 Aug 1825 in Kirkton, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 12 Apr 1855 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; buried in Auchterhouse, Angus, Scotland.  She married (1) Not married unknown; (2) on 21 Jul 1848 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland William Ogilvie, born 1826/27 in Strathmartine, Angus, Scotland.

 

Notes for Ann Doig

      MARRIAGE:

     

      Both were listed from Dundee.

 

Notes for William Ogilvie

      In 1851 Ann and William lived at 70 Overgate Street, Dundee.  William was a flesher, employing one; this may have been Peter Doig. In 1861 he was a flesher at 112 Overgate, Dundee  with sister-in-law Jessie Doig (house keeper).

 

      Children of Ann Doig were as follows:

      75        i           Child4 Doig, born 22 May 1848 in Scouringburn, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 22 May 1848 in Scouringburn, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; buried 22 May 1848 in Howff Graveyard, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

 

      Children of Ann Doig and William Ogilvie were as follows:

      76        i           Child4 Ogilvie, born 4 Feb 1850 in Overgate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 4 Feb 1850 in Overgate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; buried 4 Feb 1850 in Howff Graveyard, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

29. Catherine3 Doig (William2, William1), born 13 Jul 1832 in Kirkton, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 10 Sep 1914 in 157 Buck Street, St. Mary, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  She married (1) Not married John Fenton, born abt 1828 in Scotland; (2) Not married George Stewart, born abt 1828 in Scotland; (3) on 25 May 1855 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland Alexander Sinclair, born 21 Sep 1833 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; christened 28 Sep 1833 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 30 Apr 1868 in Royal Infirmary, St. Mary, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, son of John Sinclair and Ann Gill.

 

Notes for Catherine Doig

      1871 - Crown Office Precognitions, National Archives of Scotland, AD14/71/188:

Precognition against Catherine Sinclair, Alexander Sinclair for the crime of theft by housebreaking, or reset, and contravention of 24 & 25 Vict., c. 99, ss. 2, 9 and 11 (Base Coin)

Accused Catherine Sinclair, widow, m.s. Doig, Age: 38, Address: Scouringburn, Dundee
Alexander Sinclair, Age: 17, mill worker, Address: Scouringburn, Dundee

     

      In 1871 Catherine lived at 157 Souringburn, Dundee. In 1881 Catherine was a widow living at Doig's Land, Scouringburn, Liff & Benvie with her children Jessie (steam loom weaver), James (jute preparer), Jane (jute preparer), and David (scholar) and a servant Betsy Clark, age 50 from Lundie, Perth. [Jane, age 13 (1867/8), is presumably Helen.]

     

      Witness to Catherine's death certificate was her daughter Annie Watt of 133 Hilltown, Dundee.

     

      MARRIAGE:

     

      George Stewart was the reputed father of James Stewart.

 

Notes for John Fenton

      John was a ploughman.

 

Notes for George Stewart

      George was a waiter.

 

Notes for Alexander Sinclair

      Alexander was a bricklayer.

     

      Witness to Alexander's death certificate was his brother James Sinclair of Brown's Buildings, Blackness Road, Dundee.

 

      Children of Catherine Doig and John Fenton were as follows:

+    77        i           Ann (Annie)4 Fenton, born 1849/50 in Liff & Benvie, Angus, Scotland; died 13 Mar 1920 in 133 Hilltown, St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  She married William Colville Watt.

 

      Children of Catherine Doig and George Stewart were as follows:

      78        i           James4 Stewart, born 1852/53 in Scotland; died 22 Feb 1865 in 159 Scouringburn, 2nd District, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.   Notes: The informant on James' death certificated was his stepfather Alexander Sinclair.

 

      Children of Catherine Doig and Alexander Sinclair were as follows:

+    79        i           Alexander4 Sinclair or Doig, born 5 Apr 1855 in 155 Scouringburn, 2nd District, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  He married Elizabeth McGuire.

      80        ii          John4 Sinclair, born 27 Jun 1859 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      81        iii         Peter4 Sinclair, born 31 Aug 1861 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      82        iv         Janet Angus Doig4 Sinclair, born 27 Aug 1863 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      83        v          James4 Sinclair, born 27 Sep 1865 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      84        vi         Helen4 Sinclair, born 15 Dec 1867 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      85        vii        Jane4 Doig or Sinclair, born 19 May 1869 in 157 Scouringburn, Dundee, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.   Notes: Jane was illegitimate.

      86        viii       Elizabeth4 Doig or Sinclair, born 27 Dec 1871 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 13 Jan 1873 in St. Mary, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      87        ix         David4 Doig or Sinclair, born 29 Dec 1873 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

34. David3 Doig (Thomas2, William1), born 19 Jul 1823 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 1878 in St. Peter, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  He did not marry (1) Isabella Yule, born 1818/23 in Newtyle, Angus, Scotland; died 28 Dec 1893 in Couper's Cottages, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland, daughter of William Yule and Elspeth (Elizabeth) Martin; (2) but married on 5 Dec 1851 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland Christina Erskine Durham, born 1820/21 in Pitkerro, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; died 9 Dec 1888 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland, daughter of Peter Durham and Margaret Ormand.

 

Notes for David Doig

      In 1851 David was an agricultural laborer living with his mother at Balgray, Tealing. In 1861 David was an agricultural laborer living at Kirkton, Tealing.

     

      MARRIAGE:

     

      David and Christina were both listed from Tealing.

 

Notes for Isabella Yule

      In 1851 Isabella Yale lived with her mother Elspet (lint weaver) at Newbigging, Tealing, Angus. In 1881 and 1891 she was a lodging house keeper in Monifieth, Angus.

 

Notes for Christina Erskine Durham

      In 1881 Christine was a widow and housekeeper living in Liff & Benvie; her three daughters were at home, all jute winders or weavers. After their mother's death the three sisters lived together in St. Peter, Dundee in 1891 and 1901.

     

      An extract of Christina's testament reads: 14 December 1888 - Confirmation of Christina Durham or Doig, 22 Fleuchar Street, Dundee, who died 9 December 1888, at Dundee, testate, granted at Dundee, to Ann Ireland Doig, Jane Doig, and Margaret Blair Doig, her daughters, residing at 22 Fleuchar Street aforesaid, Executrices nominated in Will or Deed, dated 30 July 1880, and recorded in Court Books of Commissariot of Forfar, 14 December 1888. Value of Estate, 70. 11s. 11d.

 

      Children of David Doig and Isabella Yule were as follows:

+    88        i           David4 Doig, born 26 Aug 1851 in Newbigging, Tealing, Angus, Scotland (illegitimate); died 23 Feb 1910 in 4 Elizabeth Street, St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  He married Mary Ann Smollet.

 

      Children of David Doig and Christina Erskine Durham were as follows:

+    89        i           Thomas4 Doig, born 5 Oct 1852 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 18 Dec 1897 in 67 Alexander Street, St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  He married Jean Scott (Jane) Pratt.

      90        ii          Ann4 Doig, born 7 Sep 1854 in Kirkton, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 1906 in St. Mary, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.   Notes: In 1891 sisters Ann, Jane, and Maggie lived together in St. Peter, Dundee.

      91        iii         Jean Durham (Jane)4 Doig, born 20 Jan 1858 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 1902 in St. Peter, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.   Notes: In 1891 sisters Ann, Jane, and Maggie lived together in St. Peter, Dundee. Jean did not marry.

      92        iv         Margaret Blair (Maggie)4 Doig, born 20 Mar 1861 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 1902 in St. Peter, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.   Notes: In 1891 sisters Ann, Jane, and Maggie lived together in St. Peter, Dundee.

 

 

37. John3 Doig (Thomas2, William1), born 10 Jun 1829 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died abt 1861 in Abroad.  He married in Oct 1857/57 in Tynemouth, Northumberland, England Margaret Young Blair, born 16 Mar 1829 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 27 Aug 1894 in Balkello, Tealing, Angus, Scotland, daughter of James Blair and Margaret Buchan.

 

Notes for John Doig

      In 1841 John was an agricultural laborer on the farm of John Fairweather at Fintard, Tealing.

     

      John went to sea in 1842 as an apprentice seaman; he registered in the Merchant Service 26 Jan 1849 in Dundee, Ticket No. 212,820. He was listed as living in Dundee and literate.  John was 5'4' tall, had dark chestnut hair, a darkish complexion, and gray-hazel eyes; he had no tatoos.  He registered again as a seaman in the Merchant Service on 24 Oct 1851 in London, Ticket No. 472,713. He then reported he went to sea in 1845 and served in the Foreign Service. On 27 Nov 1854 John Doig, age 26, was a mate on the "James Gibson," arriving at NSW, Australia from Chathan Islands.

     

      John probably died abroad soon after the birth of his son William. The 1861 census lists Margaret as a "seaman's wife" indicating he was thought to be alive at that time. Margaret was thereafter alone with no children besides William. There is no death record for John in Scotland. Margaret's death record indicates she was "married" in 1894, suggesting she never knew what happened to John.

 

Notes for Margaret Young Blair

      In 1861 Margaret Doig was a seaman's wife living with her father at the Balgray Post Office, Tealing. In 1871 she was a lodging house keeper at 53 Ann Street, Dundee with son William and lodgers. In 1881 she lived at 24 Dalfield Walk, Dundee with son William and 2 boarders. In 1891 Margaret D. Blair was a boarding house keeper at 27 South George Street, Dundee with granddaughter Maggie Doig (3 America) and 2 boarders.

     

      An extract of Margaret's testament reads: Margaret Blair or Doig, sometime of Balgray, Tealing, afterwards at Balkello, Forfarshire, who died 27 August 1894 at Balkello aforesaid, intestate. Confirmation granted at Dundee, 3 January 1895, to William Blair Doig, grocer, City of Vancouver, British Columbia, Executor dative qua next of kin. Value of Estate, 736, 11s. 10d.

 

      Children of John Doig and Margaret Young Blair were as follows:

+    93        i           William Blair4 Doig, born 15 Oct 1858 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 26 Nov 1949 in Route 3, Box 188, Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN.  He married Helen (Nellie, Ellen) McGhie.

 

Generation 4

 

61. Margaret4 Malcolm (Matilda3 Crockett, Margaret2 Doig, William1), born 8 Mar 1854 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 28 Nov 1873 in Tealing, Angus, Scotland William Mitchell, born 15 Nov 1850 in Guthrie, Angus, Scotland, son of William Mitchell and Catherine Bennet.

 

Notes for William Mitchell

      In 1881 William was a harbor porter at 75 Watson Street, Dundee with wife Margaret and children Matilda and David. In 1891 he was a harbor porter at 12 Craigie Street, Dundee with Margaret and 7 children.

 

      Children of Margaret Malcolm and William Mitchell were as follows:

      94        i           Matilda5 Mitchell, born 1876/77 in Liff, Angus, Scotland.

      95        ii          David5 Mitchell, born 1878/80 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      96        iii         Charles5 Mitchell, born 1881/82 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      97        iv         George5 Mitchell, born 1885/86 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

+    98        v          Margaret Doig5 Mitchell, born 18 Jul 1886 in 130 Albert Street, St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  She married William Ferguson.

      99        vi         Catherine5 Mitchell, born 1888/89 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      100     vii        William5 Mitchell, born 1891 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

64. Catharine Robertson4 Nicoll (Margaret3 Doig, William2, William1), born 22 Mar 1846 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 20 Sep 1881 in Lilybank, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland Robert Rattray, born 1840/42 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland, son of Alexander Rattray and Ann Marshall.

 

Notes for Robert Rattray

      In 1881 Robert was was the unmarried schoolmaster A.M. residing at the School House, Rhynie Road, Rhynie, Aberdeen with his aunt Elizabeth Marshall (unmarried housekeeper, 70 Kirriemuir) and a general domestic servant Jane Symon (13 Rhynie). In 1901 he was the schoolmaster in Rhynie with Catherine and sons Gordon and Charles.

 

      Children of Catharine Robertson Nicoll and Robert Rattray were as follows:

      101     i           Gordon Robert5 Rattray, born 1882 in Rhynie, Aberdeen, Scotland.

      102     ii          Jessie Angus5 Rattray, born 1884 in Rhynie, Aberdeen, Scotland.

      103     iii         Charles Alexander5 Rattray, born 1886 in Rhynie, Aberdeen, Scotland.

 

 

71. Margaret4 Nicoll (Margaret3 Doig, William2, William1), born 17 Sep 1860 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 11 Dec 1891 in 5 Lilybank Road, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland David B. Nicoll, born 18 Jul 1859 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland, son of James Nicoll and Elizabeth Baxter.

 

Notes for David B. Nicoll

      In 1891 David was a marine engineer residing at Alma Cottage, Monifieth. In 1901 he was a marine engineer at 22 Shandon Place, St. Michael, Edinburgh with Margare and 2 children.

 

      Children of Margaret Nicoll and David B. Nicoll were as follows:

      104     i           William B.5 Nicoll, born 1897/98 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

      105     ii          Phillis M.5 Nicoll, born Nov 1900 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

 

 

77. Ann (Annie)4 Fenton (Catherine3 Doig, William2, William1), born 1849/50 in Liff & Benvie, Angus, Scotland; died 13 Mar 1920 in 133 Hilltown, St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 6 Jul 1875 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland William Colville Watt, born 2 May 1847 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; christened 6 Jun 1847 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; died bef 1920 in Scotland, son of Robert Watt and Ann Rennie.

 

Notes for Ann (Annie) Fenton

      Witness to Annie's death certificate was her son George Watt of 248 Chyington Road, Dundee.

 

Notes for William Colville Watt

      In 1881 William was a master grocer employing 1 boy at 150 Hilltown, Dundee with his wife Annie and children Flora, Marie, and George. He was also a spirit dealer. In 1891 he was a bootmaker's assistant at 150 Hilltown with Annie and 4 children. In 1901 he was a merchant grocer at 150 Hilltown with Annie, 3 daughters, and niece Isabella Watt (18 Dundee).

 

      Children of Ann (Annie) Fenton and William Colville Watt were as follows:

      106     i           Flora5 Watt, born 1876 in St. Clement, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      107     ii          Marie Sturdy5 Watt, born 1878 in St. Clement, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      108     iii         George5 Watt, born 1880 in St. Clement, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      109     iv         Annie Forrest5 Watt, born 1882 in St. Clement, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

79. Alexander4 Sinclair or Doig (Catherine3 Doig, William2, William1), born 5 Apr 1855 in 155 Scouringburn, 2nd District, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  He married on 22 Jun 1874 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland Elizabeth McGuire, born 1854/55 in Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland.

 

Notes for Alexander Sinclair or Doig

      Alexander was born before his parents marriage, his birth recorded as Alexander Doig.

     

      In 1881 Alexander was a brick layer residing at Doig's Land, Scouringburn, Liff & Benvie with his wife Elizabeth and children Elizabeth, Catherine, and Peter.

 

      Children of Alexander Sinclair or Doig and Elizabeth McGuire were as follows:

      110     i           Elizabeth5 Sinclair, born 1875/76 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      111     ii          Catherine5 Sinclair, born 1878/79 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      112     iii         Peter5 Sinclair, born 1881 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

88. David4 Doig (David3, Thomas2, William1), born 26 Aug 1851 in Newbigging, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 23 Feb 1910 in 4 Elizabeth Street, St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  He married on 22 Jun 1877 in St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland Mary Ann Smollet, born 8 Jul 1857 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 1895 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland, daughter of James Smollet and Margaret Lindsay.

 

Notes for David Doig

      The parish record lists david as "born in fornication."

     

      In 1881 and 1891 David was a wright living in Monifieth. In 1901 he lived in Monifieth with his daughter Jane, Mary, and Agnes.

     

      Witness to David's death certificate was his daughter Isabella Yule Doig.

     

      [See listed also on file DAVE1730.]

 

      Children of David Doig and Mary Ann Smollet were as follows:

      113     i           Margaret Lindsay5 Doig, born 1877 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; died 1950 in Rathven, Banff, Scotland.  She married in 1903 in St. Clement, Dundee, Angus, Scotland James Wilson Harper, born abt 1877 in Scotland.   Notes: In 1901 Margaret lived out of the household in St. Andrew, Dundee.

      114     ii          Jane5 Doig, born 1880 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

      115     iii         Isabella Yule5 Doig, born 1882 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

      116     iv         Mary Ann Webster5 Doig, born 1885 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; died 1957 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 1 Jan 1925 in Taypark, North Road, St. Mary, Dundee, Angus, Scotland Thomas Doig Honeyman, born 1884 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 1974 in Lochee, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, son of James Honeyman and Isabel Doig.   Notes: In 1925 Mary was a spinster and domestic servant residing at Taypark, North Road, Dundee. MARRIAGE: Witnesses were James Bruce, Taypark, Dundee, and Marion Robertson, 33 Kinloch Street, Carnoustie.

      117     v          Agnes Yule5 Doig, born 1888 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; died 20 Nov 1910 in 81 Strathmartine Road, St. Clement, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      118     vi         David5 Doig, born 1892 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; died 1892 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

      119     vii        David5 Doig, born 1895 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland; died 1895 in Monifieth, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

89. Thomas4 Doig (David3, Thomas2, William1), born 5 Oct 1852 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 18 Dec 1897 in 67 Alexander Street, St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  He married on 26 Jun 1876 in St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland Jean Scott (Jane) Pratt, born 25 Feb 1855 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 1927 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland, daughter of Robert Pratt and Helen Leuchars.

 

Notes for Thomas Doig

      Thomas' birth was recorded in Tealing.

     

      In 1881 Thomas was an iron turner living in Dundee.  In 1891 he lived in St. Andrew, Dundee.

     

      Witness to Thomas' death certificate was his son James.

 

      Children of Thomas Doig and Jean Scott (Jane) Pratt were as follows:

      120     i           Helen5 Doig, born 1877 in St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      121     ii          James David Pratt5 Doig, born 1881 in St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 18 Oct 1918 in Old Kilpatrick, Dumbarton, Scotland.  He married in 1908 in St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland Betsy Laing Philip, born 1883 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 1927 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland.   Notes: An extract of David's testament reads: James David Pratt, Mechanic, 10 First Terrace, Radnor Park, Clydebank, died 18 October 1918, at Clydebank, intestate. Confirmation granted at Dumbarton, 20 December 1918, to Betsy Philip or Doig, 17 Wellington Street, Dundee, Executrix dative qua relict. Value of Estate, 124.

      122     iii         Margaret Durham5 Doig, born 1888 in St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; died 1889 in St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      123     iv         Jane Pratt5 Doig, born 17 Jan 1892 in St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

 

 

93. William Blair4 Doig (John3, Thomas2, William1), born 15 Oct 1858 in Balgray, Tealing, Angus, Scotland; died 26 Nov 1949 in Route 3, Box 188, Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN.  He married on 14 Mar 1884 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN Helen (Nellie, Ellen) McGhie, born 9 Jan 1864 in Wamphray, Dumfries, Scotland; died 2 Jan 1944 in Route 4, Box 376, Homecroft District, Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN, daughter of George McGhie and Janet Ferguson.

 

Notes for William Blair Doig

      William's birth was witnessed by his uncle, David Doig.

     

      In 1881 William was a grocer living with his mother in Dundee.  He came to the U.S. in 1882.  William became a naturalized citizen of the United States on 1 Nov 1884.

     

      William and Nellie returned to Scotland about 1889 where Nellie M. was born. In 1891 William, Helen, and daughter Helen lived in St. Andrew, Dundee; daughter Maggie lived with his mother.  Son George died there of diphtheria, however the family reported that 5 children died there.

     

      In 1894 William was a grocer in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In 1900 he was a railway conductor, and the family lived at 2624 Huron St., Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN.  In 1910 William was a trucker at the N. P. Railway Docks, and the family lived at 420 7th Ave E, Duluth. In 1930 William lived on Kingston Road, Rice Lake, St. Louis Co., MN with his wife Ellen and son George M. and his wife Marie. In 1940 he and Ellen lived in Rice Lake with son George.

 

      Children of William Blair Doig and Helen (Nellie, Ellen) McGhie were as follows:

      124     i           George James McGhie5 Doig, born 1884/85 Of MN; died 26 Dec 1890 in 229 Niftown, St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

+    125     ii          Margaret (Maggie) Blair5 Doig, born 1 Apr 1887 in MN; died 28 Nov 1953 in St. Louis Co., MN.  She married William Matthew Reid.

      126     iii         Janet5 Doig, born 5 Nov 1888 in Dryfesdale, Dumfries, Scotland; died 1891 in St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

      127     iv         Helen (Ellen, Nellie)5 Doig, born 1 Nov 1889 in St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 12 Sep 1915 in Manhattan, New York Co., NY Edward F. (Frank) Beamish, born 1873/74 in TN.   Notes: In 1910 Nellie was a cashier at the Bijou Theater, and she lived with her parents at 420 7th Ave E, Duluth, MN.

+    128     v          William Blair5 Doig Jr., born 17 May 1893 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN; died 15 Jan 1977 in Oradell, Bergen Co., NJ.  He married Dorothy Mable (May) Close.

      129     vi         James Blair5 Doig, born 14 Jul 1898 in MN; died 7 Jun 1981 in Modesto, Stanislaus Co., CA; buried in Turlock Memorial Park, Turlock, Stanislaus Co., CA.  He married Beulah Agnes (Aleen) Kimmerly, born 16 May 1912 in Kingsville, Kleberg Co., TX; died 14 Jan 1997 in Ceres, Stanislaus Co., CA; buried in Turlock Memorial Park, Turlock, Stanislaus Co., CA, daughter of Ralph Howard Kimmerly and Blanche Pearl Payne.   Notes: James registerd for the Draft in WWI on 12 Sept 1918 in Yakima, WA; at the time he lived in Noches and was a fruit packer for W. R. Rowe. In 1944 James lived in Madera, CA, in 1949 in Holtville, CA, and in 1974 in Los Angeles, CA. He was reported to have a son Donald. James and Beulah are reported to have had a son. Note: A James B. Doig of MN married Annie Pearl Kenny on 14 Jan 1921 in Kittitas Co., WA

+    130     vii        George McGhie5 Doig, born 31 Oct 1900 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN; died 1 Jun 1974 in St. Louis Co., MN.  He married (1) Wyllis (Willis, Marie) Nelson; (2) Anne Jeanett Samsa.

 

Generation 5

 

98. Margaret Doig5 Mitchell (Margaret4 Malcolm, Matilda3 Crockett, Margaret2 Doig, William1), born 18 Jul 1886 in 130 Albert Street, St. Andrew, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.  She married on 22 Oct 1922 William Ferguson, born 25 Jun 1884 in Saltcoats, Scotland.

 

Notes for Margaret Doig Mitchell

      Margaret first went to Canada. She entered the US from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA on 25 Oct 1922. She petitioned for naturalization on 19 Feb 1929 in Los Angeles, CA.

 

Notes for William Ferguson

      William was naturalized a US citizen on 1 Aug 1921 in Seattle, WA.

 

      Children of Margaret Doig Mitchell and William Ferguson were as follows:

      131     i           Margaret K.6 Ferguson, born 15 Jul 1923 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.

 

 

125. Margaret (Maggie) Blair5 Doig (William Blair4, John3, Thomas2, William1), born 1 Apr 1887 in MN; died 28 Nov 1953 in St. Louis Co., MN.  She married William Matthew Reid, born 15 May 1891 in Shell Lake, Washburn Co., WI; died 26 Jul 1958 in St. Louis Co., MN, son of Hugh M. Reid and Minnie Beeder.

 

Notes for Margaret (Maggie) Blair Doig

      In 1891 Maggie lived with her grandmother Margaret D. Blair at 27 South George Street, Dundee. In 1910 Margaret was a cashier with M.J. Hoff, and she lived with her parents at 420 7th Ave E, Duluth, MN.

 

Notes for William Matthew Reid

      Father variously reported born in MI and Scot. English, and mother in OH, MI, and IL.

     

      In 1910 William was a steam boiler fireman boarding at 99th Avenue West, Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN; he was with his brother(?) Mathias Reid (24 IA), a steam engineer. In 1920 he was a R.R. switchman residing at 215 8th Street, Duluth with his wife Margaret and Ellen and George S. In 1930 he was a steam R.R. switchman on Williard Road, Rice Lake, St. Louis Co. with Margaret and 4 children. In 1944 and 1949 they lived in Duluth.

     

      Death record lists mother's maiden name as Sullivan.

 

      Children of Margaret (Maggie) Blair Doig and William Matthew Reid were as follows:

+    132     i           Ellen Alicia6 Reid, born 8 Apr 1918 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN; died 29 Nov 2002 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN.  She married John Lawrence Dryke.

      133     ii          George Stephen (Steve)6 Reid, born 2 Oct 1919 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN; died 30 Dec 1980 in Rockledge, Brevard Co., FL.  He married Betty Jane Zentz, born 11 Dec 1923 in South Bend, St. Joseph Co., IN; died 21 Mar 2003 in Rockledge, Brevard Co., FL, daughter of Lowell Manford Zentz and Belle Bernice Bowers.

      134     iii         Margaret Ann6 Reid, born 2 Apr 1922 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN; died 4 Dec 2010 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN.  She married Leonard C. Stevens, born 3 Feb 1919; died 13 Jul 2002 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN.   Notes: Margaret and Leonard had 2 daughters.

      135     iv         Mary Elizabeth6 Reid, born 12 Sep 1923 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN; died 9 May 1998 in Citrus Co., FL.  She married Stephen Pranka.

 

 

128. William Blair5 Doig Jr. (William Blair4, John3, Thomas2, William1), born 17 May 1893 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN; died 15 Jan 1977 in Oradell, Bergen Co., NJ.  He married on 10 Jul 1920 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN Dorothy Mable (May) Close, born 3 Jun 1896 in Port Huron, St. Clair Co., MI; died 9 Jan 1965 in Teaneck, Bergen Co., NJ, daughter of Robert Jerome (Robb) Close and Mable Helen Boyce.

 

Notes for William Blair Doig Jr.

      In 1910 he was a messenger for Spencer, Moore & Co., and he lived with his parents at 420 7th Ave E, Duluth, MN.  In 1920 he lived at 822 E. 4th St., Duluth. In 1930 he was an electric supply salesman at 966 Park Street, North Bergen, Hudson Co., NJ with wife Dorothy and daughters Helen and Virginia. In 1940 he was a travelling salesman for funeral supplies at the same address with Dorothy and two daughters. He registered for the Draft in WWII in 1942; at the time he and Dorothy lived at 124 E. Fort Road, Bobota, Bergen Co., NJ, and he worked from home for the Marsellus Casket Co. of Syracuse, NY. In 1949 and 1974 he lived in Teaneck, NJ.

     

      MARRIAGE

License issued.

 

      Children of William Blair Doig Jr. and Dorothy Mable (May) Close were as follows:

      136     i           Helen Mae6 Doig, born 2 May 1921 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN; died 22 May 2002 in Wheaton, Du Page Co., IL.  She married on 10 Jun 1944 in New York, New York Co., NY Alfred Walter Schmid, born 27 Apr 1923 in PA; died 8 Jan 1997 in Sun City, Maricopa Co., AZ, son of Hans Alfred Schmid and Theresa Matuis.   Notes: Helen and Alfred had 3 sons.

      137     ii          Virginia Lee6 Doig, born 22 Jun 1929 in Hoboken, Hudson Co., NJ; died aft 2014.  She married Robert Bruce Ferguson Sr., born 15 Oct 1928 in Oradell, Bergen Co., NJ; died 16 Feb 2014 in Wilmington, Brunswick Co., NC, son of John Wilson Ferguson and Evelyn Maude Andrews.   Notes: Virginia and Robert had 3 children.

 

William Blair Doig Jr.

Virginia and Robert Ferguson

Virginia and Robert Ferguson

 

 

130. George McGhie5 Doig (William Blair4, John3, Thomas2, William1), born 31 Oct 1900 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN; died 1 Jun 1974 in St. Louis Co., MN.  He married (1) Wyllis (Willis, Marie) Nelson, born 20 Sep 1906 in MN; died 27 Dec 1958 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL; (2) Anne Jeanett Samsa, born 1923/24 in MN, daughter of John Samsa and Mary (---).

 

Notes for George McGhie Doig

      George was a Navy veteran of World War I. George was a member of Wistet-Zenith City American Legion Post and a retired engine watchman of the Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway. In 1930 he was a farm laborer on Kingston Road Rice Lake, St. Louis Co., MN with wife Marie and with his parents (son Robert in in household). In 1940 he lived with his parents in Rice Lake. In 1944 George lived in Duluth.

 

Notes for Wyllis (Willis, Marie) Nelson

      Marie's parents were born in Sweden.

 

      Children of George McGhie Doig and Wyllis (Willis, Marie) Nelson were as follows:

+    138     i           Robert Nelson6 Doig, born 29 Jan 1923 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN; died 18 Apr 2010 in Delnor Hospital, Geneva, Kane Co., IL.  He married Emma Alice Hill.

 

      Children of George McGhie Doig and Anne Jeanett Samsa were as follows:

+    139     i           John Gregory6 Doig, born 21 Nov 1947 in St. Louis Co., MN; died 26 Aug 2007 in MN.  He married (1) Nancy Jean Main; (2) Sharon Ann Geffre.

 

Generation 6

 

132. Ellen Alicia6 Reid (Margaret (Maggie) Blair5 Doig, William Blair4, John3, Thomas2, William1), born 8 Apr 1918 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN; died 29 Nov 2002 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN.  She married John Lawrence Dryke, born 25 Jun 1915 in MN; died 24 Oct 1969 in St. Louis Co., MN, son of Jacob Dryke and Paula Roy.

 

Notes for John Lawrence Dryke

      In 1940 John was a plumber renting at 308R Willard Road, Rice Lake, St. Louis Co., MN with wife Ellen, daughter Barbara, parents Jacob (plumber) and Paula, and brother Walter.

 

      Children of Ellen Alicia Reid and John Lawrence Dryke were as follows:

      140     i           Barbara Ellen7 Dryke, born 1 Mar 1940 in St. Louis Co., MN.

      141     ii          Mary Jo7 Dryke, born 18 Jul 1942 in St. Louis Co., MN.

 

 

138. Robert Nelson6 Doig (George McGhie5, William Blair4, John3, Thomas2, William1), born 29 Jan 1923 in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN; died 18 Apr 2010 in Delnor Hospital, Geneva, Kane Co., IL.  He married on 17 Jun 1950 in Northwestern University Chapel, IL Emma Alice Hill, born 20 Mar 1921 in AR; died 13 Jun 1983, daughter of Victor Dumas Hill and Mary Eloise Simmons.

 

Notes for Robert Nelson Doig

      Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL) - April 19, 2010

Deceased Name: Robert N. Doig

Robert N. Doig of Geneva Robert N. Doig, 87, died Sunday, April 18, 2010, at Delnor Hospital, Geneva. He was born Jan. 29, 1923, in Duluth, Minn. Memorial services will be held at a later date at United Methodist Church of Geneva. There is no visitation. Arrangements are being handled by Yurs Funeral Home, Geneva, 630-232-7337

     

      Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL) - April 26, 2010

Deceased Name: Robert Nelson Doig

Robert Nelson Doig A memorial service for Robert Nelson Doig is to be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 1, at the United Methodist Church of Geneva, 211 Hamilton St., Geneva, Ill. Born Jan. 29, 1923, in Duluth, Minn., to Willis Nelson Neely, who preceded him in death, he died Sunday, April 18, 2010, at Delnor Hospital. Bob graduated from Parker High School in Chicago in January of 1941. After high school, he enlisted in the Air Force and honorably served his country for 4 years as a navigator in World War II. After the war, he re-enlisted into the Reserves and retired as a sergeant in 1986. Following his retirement, Bob thoroughly enjoyed traveling across the country to various World War II veteran reunions and reminiscing with his companions. He also enjoyed having "senior" coffee at McDonald's in Geneva with the boys, and just "shooting the breeze." Bob attended Northwestern University and graduated with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering in 1951. It was here, that he met Erma "Alice" Doig who worked in the business department. They were married on June 17, 1950, at Northwestern University Chapel. Bob's first and only job was for General Mills in Chicago Heights, Ill. and then in West Chicago, Ill. He was a packaging engineer for General Mills for 43 years and retired from the company in 1994. He moved to Geneva in 1963, and lived in his home for 46 years. Bob and Alice had two daughters, Diane and Amy. He was involved in the community; the Geneva Public Schools, Geneva Public Library, and was a member of the United Methodist Church for 41 years. He is survived by his daughter, Diane Doig of Spokane, Wash.; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Both Alice and Amy preceded him in death in 1983 and 1998 respectively. Bob was a good man had a caring heart and warm smile. He was very analytical, organized and orderly. He loved nature, reading and genealogy. But he especially loved his wife, Alice and daughters, Diane and Amy. Memorial contributions may be made to the Geneva Public Library, 127 James St., Geneva, IL 60134. Arrangements are being handled by the Yurs Funeral Home, Geneva. For information, call 630_232_7337 or visit www.yursfuneralhomes.com.

 

      Children of Robert Nelson Doig and Emma Alice Hill were as follows:

      142     i           Kathleen Krysell7 Doig, born abt 1953.

      143     ii          Diane Denise7 Doig, born abt 1955.   Notes: In 2010 Diane lived in Spokane, WA.

      144     iii         Amy Carla7 Doig, born 6 Feb 1958; died 2 Nov 1998.

 

 

139. John Gregory6 Doig (George McGhie5, William Blair4, John3, Thomas2, William1), born 21 Nov 1947 in St. Louis Co., MN; died 26 Aug 2007 in MN.  He married (1) on 29 Nov 1965 in St. Louis Co., MN Nancy Jean Main, born 1946/47; (2), divorced  Sharon Ann Geffre, born 31 Aug 1945 in Big Stone Co., MN, daughter of Benedict John Geffre and Florence Leone Muhlbeier.

 

Notes for John Gregory Doig

      In 1974 John lived in Aberdeen, SD.

     

      MARRIAGE:

     

      John and Sharon were divorced on 18 Oct 1982 in Clay Co., MN.

 

Notes for Sharon Ann Geffre

      MARRIAGE:

John and Sharon were divorced on 18 Oct 1982 in Clay Co., MN.

 

      Children of John Gregory Doig and Nancy Jean Main were as follows:

      145     i           Tracy Leeanne7 Doig, born 28 Apr 1966 in St. Louis Co., MN.  She married on 18 Oct 1986 in Faribault Co., MN Gregory G. Frank, born 1965/66.

 

      Children of John Gregory Doig and Sharon Ann Geffre were as follows:

      146     i           Christopher John7 Doig, born 21 Sep 1974 in Hennepin Co., MN.

 

 


Some References used in this Family History:

     

      America

     

-----, 1900 U.S. Census, Minnesota, St. Louis Co., Duluth - Wm B Doig.

-----, 1910 U.S. Census, Minnesota, St. Louis Co., Duluth - William Doig.

-----, 1920 U.S. Census, Minnesota, St. Louis Co., Duluth - William Doig; James Doig.

-----, California Death Index - James B. Doig.

-----, Duluth City Directory - 1910.

-----, Duluth News-Tribune, 3 Jan 1944 - Obituary of Mrs. William B. Doig.

-----, Duluth News-Tribune, 27 Nov 1949 - Obituary of William B. Doig.

-----, Duluth News-Tribune, 3 June 1974 - Obituary of George Doig.

-----, Social Security Death Index - William Doig, Donald Doig.

-----, "Naturalization Papers," State of Minnesota, St. Louis Co., 1 Nov 1884 - William Blair Doig.

     

      Scotland

     

-----, 1841 Scottish Census, Angushire, Dundee - William Doig.

-----, 1841 Scottish Census, Angushire, Tealing - Ann (Ireland) Doig, William Doig, John Doig.

-----, 1851 Scottish Census, Angushire, Dundee - Ann (Taylor) Doig, Ann (Doig) Ogilvie.

-----, 1851 Scottish Census, Angushire, Tealing - Ann (Ireland) Doig.

-----, 1861 Scottish Census, Angushire, Tealing - David Doig, Margaret (Blair) Doig.

-----, 1881 Scottish Census, Angushire, Dundee - Margaret (Blair) Doig, Thomas Doig.

-----, 1881 Scottish Census, Angushire, Liff & Benvie - Christina (Durham) Doig.

-----, 1881 Scottish Census, Angushire, Monifieth - David Doig.

-----, 1891 Scottish Census, Angushire, Dundee, St Andrew - Thomas Doig; St. Peter -     Ann Doig, William Doig.

-----, 1891 Scottish Census, Angushire, Monifieth - David Doig.

-----, Merchant Seamen's Register Tickets, 1845, (#1483070) - John Doig (C020); (#1482525) - William Doig; (#1483252) - John Doig.

-----, Old Parochial Records, Mains (#0102652), Murroes (#0102666), Tealing (#0102677-8).

-----, Scottish Vital Records, Deaths - Margaret (Doig) Crockett, Peter Doig, David Doig, Ann (Ireland) Doig, Thomas Doig, George James McGhie Doig.

Mitchell, Alison, ed., Pre-1855 Gravestone Inscriptions in Angus, Volume Three, Environs of Dundee, (Edinburgh: Scottish Genealogy Society, 1983), 2 - Auchterhouse, William Doig; 114 - Tealing, Margaret (Doig) Crockett.

 


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