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Janet Buchanan

Female about 1838 - 1894  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name Janet Buchanan  [1
    Gender Female 
    Born about 1838  Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 3 October 1894  Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I74500  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 2 January 2004 

    Father Nathaniel Buchanan,   b. about 1776, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 October 1863, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Mother Margaret Johnston,   b. about 1801, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 September 1862, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Family ID F52174  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Alexander Magown,   b. about 1833,   d. 24 February 1900, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 17 July 1868  Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Transcription of Marriage Register
      On 17 July 1868, at Troon, Parish Dundonald, County Ayr, after publication of Banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland,
      Alexander Magown (sic) aged 35 years. Shipwright. Widower residing in Dumbarton. Son of Alexander Magowan (sic), Agricultural Labourer and Jane Magowan m.s Hutchison *
      married
      Janet Buchanan aged 27 years. Spinster. Housemaid residing in the same place. Daughter of Nathaniel Buchanan, Carter (deceased) and Margaret Buchanan m.s. Johnston (deceased)
      Witnesses: Maggie Giffen, Samuel McGown (sic)
      Minister: Alexr M. Crawford
      Ref: 590/15

      * Marriage certificate for Alexander's marriage to Agnes Murphy lists his mother as Elizabeth Hutchison, as does his death certificate. [1]
    Children 
    +1. Alexander Magowan Buchanan,   b. 28 July 1859, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 October 1934, Dennistoun, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +2. Margaret Magowan,   b. 7 May 1869, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 October 1952, Troon, Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Elizabeth Hutchison Magown,   b. 21 November 1875, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 April 1949, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Family ID F52133  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ADDRESSES: Extract from the 1881 census for Scotland
      Portland Street, Troon GRO code 590/2 enu 2 page 27
      Janet McGowan, Head, Housekeeper, Married, age 42 Troon, Ayr
      Margaret McGowan, Daur, age 12, Dumbarton
      Elizabeth McGowan, Daur, age 5, Ayr, Ayr

      DEATH: (image downloaded January 2, 2004)
      1894 Deaths in the District of Troon in the County of Ayr
      No. 39
      Janet Macgowen (married to Alexander Macgowen Ship Carpenter)
      1894 October Third 0h 15m AM Portland Street Troon
      Female
      57 years
      Father: Nathaniel Buchanan Carter (Deceased)
      Mother: Margaret Buchanan MS Johnson (Deceased)
      Cause of Death: Cerebral Apoplexy 3 Days As cert. by W Roxburgh MBr
      Informant: (signed) Alex Buchanan (lined out) Alex Macgowen son 57 Surrey Street Glasgow
      Registered: 1894 October 3rd at Troon
      (signed) John Martin Registrar, [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2020] GEDCOM file titled “Rankin August 2008.ged”, submitted by Bill Rankin.



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