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Mary Duncan

F, #247, b. 21 May 1837, d. 28 April 1875
Last Edited: 19 Aug 2018


Father*: John Duncan b. 17 May 1802, d. 28 Feb 1887
Mother*: Margaret Milne b. c 1807, d. 28 Nov 1881
  • Birth*: Mary Duncan was born on 21 May 1837 at Kinneff & Catterline, Kincardineshire, Scotland, .1
  • She was the daughter of John Duncan and Margaret Milne.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Mary Duncan married James Ford, son of John Ford and Margaret Scott, on 23 November 1866 at St Cyrus, Kincardineshire, Scotland, .2
  • (Deceased) Death*: Mary Duncan died on 28 April 1875 at 40 Green Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 37 1875 deaths in the district of Arbroath in the county of Forfar; 181; Mary Ford widow of James Ford coachman (d servant); 1875 April twenty-eighth 40 Green Street St Vigeans; f, 38 years; John Duncan labourer Margaret Duncan ms Milne; peurpual fever 5 days certified by S Keith Anderson MD; John Duncan father 14 Green Street; registered 1875 April 28th at Arbroath Jas Leask assist reg, A Webster reistrar.3
  • Married Name: As of 23 November 1866, her married name was Ford.
  • (Spouse) Death: Her spouse James Ford died on 30 September 1874 at Woodley, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1874 deaths in the district of Arbroath in the county of Forfar; 345; James Ford coachman servant married to Mary Duncan; 1874 September thritieth 3h 0m am at Woodley Arbroath parish; m, 34 years; John Ford carter & contractor Margaret Ford ms Scott; disease of heart 3 years embolus 1 day; John Ford father 21 Elizabeth Street Maxwell Town Dundee; registered 1874 Oct 1st at Arbroath Alex Webster registrar.4

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841Mary Duncan was listed along with John Duncan in the 1841 census at Toll House, Durris, Kincardineshire, Scotland, . John Duncan, 38, toll keeper, b Kincardineshire; Margaret Duncan, 28, Kincardineshire; Mary Duncan, 3, Kincardineshire.5
Spouse2 April 1871She was listed in the household of James Ford in the 1871 census at Coachmans House Roseley, Arbroath & Forfar Road, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Ford, head, 30, coachman domestic SErv, b Arbirlot; Mary D Ford, wife, 34, b Kinneff Kincardineshire. John D Ford and David Milne Ford were also listed in the household.6


James Ford b. 3 Mar 1841, d. 30 Sep 1874


John D Ford b. 23 Dec 1867
David Milne Ford b. 13 Aug 1869, d. a 13 Aug 1869
William Scott Ford+ b. 9 Jun 1871, d. 8 Sep 1957
Agnes Jane Stewart Ford b. 12 Jun 1873, d. 5 Dec 1948
James Ford b. 23 Apr 1875, d. 26 Apr 1875


  1. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), [Sept 2007].
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI), LDS M112671 [April 2006].
  3. [S50] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS 272/00 0181 Arbroath 1875 [Sept 2007].
  4. [S50] International Genealogical Index (IGI), GROS 272/00 0345; Arbroath 1874 image held [Sept 2007].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation Parish: Durris; ED: 2; Page: 23; Line: 580; Year: 1841
    Source Information Ancestry.com. 1841 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: 1841 Scotland Census. Edinburgh, Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland. Reels 1-151. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Mar 2015]
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation Parish: Arbroath; ED: 32; Page: 1; Line: 1; Roll: CSSCT1871_47 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Mar 2015]