Margaret Gibb1

#12039, (1822-20 April 1897)
FatherJames Gibb1 (c 1796-20 Jul 1864)
MotherChristian Angus1 (c 1800-)
Last Edited16 May 2021
Margaret Gibb
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Margaret Gibb may have been born in 1821 at Aberdeen.1 She may have been born in 1822 at Aberdeen.2 She was the daughter of James Gibb and Christian Angus.1

Margaret Gibb was recorded as living with the Legg family and members of her own family in the 1841 census at Netherkirkgate, Aberdeen. The 1841 census only recorded adult ages rounded down to the nearest 5 years; her approximate age was recorded as 20 years old.3 Her occupation was recorded as being a dressmaker in the census.3

Margaret Gibb married Thomas Maxwell on Thursday, 7 July 1842 at Aberdeen.4

She was recorded as living with her father and brother in the 1851 census at Regent Quay, Aberdeen. She was recorded as being 29 years old.2

Margaret Gibb married James Reid at St. Nicholas on Friday, 27 February 1852 at Aberdeen.5

Margaret Gibb was recorded as the spouse of James Reid in the 1861 census at 58 John Street, Aberdeen. Also living in the house were their 5 children and her sister Euphemia.6

Her father died 20 July 1864 at the approximate age of 67.

Margaret Gibb was recorded as the spouse of James Reid in the 1871 census at Aberdeen. She was recorded as being 60 years. Also living in the house were four of their children and a servant.7

Margaret Gibb was recorded as the spouse of James Reid in the 1881 census at Aberdeen. She was recorded as being 60 years. Also living in the house were four of their children and a servant.8 She presumably lived with her spouse James at Aberdeen in November 1881.9

Her husband James died 6 November 1881 at the age of 66, leaving her a widow.

The will of James Reid, in which Margaret Gibb and David Mitchell Reid were named as heirs was proved on 8 March 1882. His estate was valued at 572 pounds..9

On 3 May 1882 her daughter Robina died at the age of 24. Robina's child, also Robina, died two days later.

She was recorded as head of household in the 1891 census at 94 Irvine Place, in Aberdeen. Also living in the house was her children Jessie and Irvine, as well as Jessie's husband David and her six-month old grandson.10 Her occupation was recorded as being an annuitant in the census.10
Headstone of Margaret, her husband, her daughter Robina, and her granddaughter.
Source: Ancestry user jazzthirty


Margaret died on 20 April 1897 at Aberdeen.1 Her body was interred. She is buried with her husband, her daughter, and her grand-daughter..11

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1821Birth-CandidateAberdeen1
1822Birth-CandidateAberdeen2
1
Occupation3
1842MarriageAberdeen4
Occupation-hide2
1852MarriageSt. Nicholas, Aberdeen5
1891Census (Scot) 189194 Irvine Place, in Aberdeen10
Occupation10
1897DeathAberdeen1
Burial11

Family 1

Thomas Maxwell (-b Apr 1851)

Family 2

James Reid (15 Apr 1815-6 Nov 1881)
Children

Citations

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  3. [S991] National Census for Scotland, 1841 (online image) (Census 168/A 13/ 5) Page 5 of 43.
  4. [S956] Scotland, Marriage Certificate, Statutory Registers OPR 168/A 300 191.
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  6. [S551] National Census for Scotland, 1861 (online image) Registration Number:168A, Registration district: St Nicholas, Civil parish: St Nicholas, Household schedule number: 101, Roll: CSSCT1861_24.
  7. [S1006] National Census for Scotland, 1871 (online image) Registration Number: 168/1; Registration District: St Nicholas; Civil Parish: Aberdeen St Nicholas; County: Aberdeenshire; Address: 58 John Street; ED: 13; Household Schedule Number: 285; Line: 2; Roll: CSSCT1871_31.
  8. [S992] National Census for Scotland, 1881 (online image) Registration Number: 168/1; Registration District: St Nicholas; Civil Parish: Aberdeen St Nicholas; County: Aberdeenshire; Address: 58 John Street; ED: 56; Household Schedule Number: 18; Line: 1; Roll: cssct1881_51.
  9. [S1236] Scotland, National Probate Index Ancestry.com, Name: James Reid; Death Date: 6 Nov 1881; Death Place: Aberdeen, Scotland; Confirmation Date: 8 Mar 1882; Confirmation Place: Aberdeen, Scotland.
  10. [S792] National Census for Scotland, 1891 (online image) Parish: Aberdeen Old Machar; ED: 25; Page: 29; Line: 10; Roll: CSSCT1891_53.
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