Isabella Porteous

Isabella Porteous

Female 1829 - 1904  (74 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Gender Female 
    Born 29 May 1829  Longformacus, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • dated estimated from age on Marriage Record. Researcher Kirsty Jarman suggests Isabella was a twin with Elizabeth
    Alternate Birth about 1832  Longformacus, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • date estimated from 1881 Cenusu
    Census 6 June 1841  Spott, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1841 Census c – Spott, East Lothian                 Address:  Belton Dodd

      Name Sex Age Rank, Profession, Occupation Where Born
      Alexander King M 68 Agricultural Labourer Outside Census County (1841)
      William Portlees M 30 “ “
      Mary Portlees F 30 “
      Isabella Portlees F 12 “
      Margaret Portlees F 9 “
      Elizabeth Portlees F 7 “
      Bettrice Portlees F 5 “
      Jemima Portlees F 3 “
      Alexander K Portlees M 1 “
    Census 30 March 1851  Oldhamstocks, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1851 Census d – Oldhamstocks, East Lothian        Address:  Oldhamstocks Mains

      Name Relation Cond. Sex Age Rank, Profession, Where Born
      William Porteous Head M M 48 Farm Servant Midlothian, Newbattle
      Mary Porteous Wife M F 48 Berwickshire, Longformacus
      Isabella Porteous Dau U F 21 Farm Servant “
      Beatrice Porteous Dau U F 15 Farm Servant “ , Cockburnspath
      Jemima Porteous Dau U F 13 Farm Servant “
      Alexander K. Porteous Son M 11 Scholar East Lothian, Spott
      William Porteous Son M 9 Scholar “
      Adam Porteous Son M 7 Scholar “
      Thomas Porteous Son M 4 Farm Servant’s Son “
    Census 3 April 1881  Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Dwelling: Penmansheil
      Census Place: Cockburnspath, Berwick, Scotland
      Source: FHL Film 0224029 GRO Ref Volume 731 EnumDist 2 Page 12
      Marr Age Sex Birthplace
      George TURNER M 55 M Whitingham, Haddington, Scotland Rel: Head Occ: Ag Lab
      Isabella PORTOUS M 49 F Longformacus, Berwick, Scotland Rel: Wife
      William TURNER U 21 M Innerwick, Haddington, Scotland Rel: Son Occ: Ag Lab
      Thomas TURNER U 19 M Prestonkirk, Haddington, Scotland Rel: Son Occ: Ag Lab
      Janet TURNER U 17 F Copath, Berwick, Scotland Rel: Daur Occ: Out Worker
      Jane TURNER 11 F Copath, Berwick, Scotland Rel: Daur Occ: Scholar
      Alexander TURNER 14 M Copath, Berwick, Scotland Rel: Son Occ: Ag Lab
      Adam TURNER 9 M Copath, Berwick, Scotland Rel: Son Occ: Scholar
      Agnes TURNER 7 F Copath, Berwick, Scotland Rel: Daur Occ: Scholar
    Died 19 March 1904  Innerwick, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
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    Person ID I12805  Roger
    Last Modified 7 September 2006 

    Father Ancestors William Porteous,   b. before 28 July 1799, Newbattle, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Mary King,   b. before 18 April 1803, Innerwick, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1869, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Family ID F11288  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Ancestors George Turner,   b. 22 July 1822, Whittingehame, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 19 March 1904  (Age > 82 years) 
    Married 2 June 1855  Gavinston, Langton, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Alternate Wedding 2 June 1855  Innerwick, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
    +  1. Male James Sibbald Turner,   b. 26 March 1856, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
    +  2. Female Mary Turner,   b. 30 August 1857, Innerwick, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
       3. Male William Turner,   b. 2 July 1859, Innerwick, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
       4. Male Thomas Turner,   b. 29 July 1861, Prestonkirk, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
       5. Female Janet Turner,   b. 1 June 1863, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
       6. Male Alexander Turner,   b. 16 January 1866, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
       7. Female Jane Turner,   b. 4 August 1868, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
       8. Male Adam Turner,   b. 15 April 1871, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
       9. Female Agnes Turner,   b. 10 September 1873, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
    Last Modified 26 May 2006 
    Family ID F5216  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 May 1829 - Longformacus, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlternate Birth - about 1832 - Longformacus, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 6 June 1841 - Spott, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 June 1855 - Gavinston, Langton, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 3 April 1881 - Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish/Suburb City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Documents
    Death Entry for Isabella Turner
    Death Entry for Isabella Turner
    Entry in the Register of Deaths for Innerwick in the County of Haddington shows death of Isabella Porteous - wife of George Turner
    Marriage Record for George Turner and Isabella Porteous
    Marriage Record for George Turner and Isabella Porteous
    First Record on page shows marriage of George Turner, son of James Turner and Janet Hogg to Isabella Porteous, daughter of William Porteous and Mary King

  • Sources 
    1. [S765] Entry in Register of Marriages in the Parish of Langton, Berwickshire, Scotland, John Gow - Registrar.
    2. [S886] eMail message titled “Re Genealogy”, from Kirsty Jarman.
    3. [S553] British Census of 1881 for Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland.
    4. [S711] eMail message titled "Re: Genealogy", from Kristy Jarman.
    5. [S745] Entry in Register of Deaths in the Parish of Innerwick, Haddington, Scotland, Peter Purdie - Registrar.
    6. [S543] Vital Record from Old Parish Registers of Scotland, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    7. [S542] Vital Record from Old Parish Registers of Scotland, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


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