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Jane Lawson Pitkethly

F, #1369, b. 17 April 1862, d. 15 December 1936
Last Edited: 19 May 2020

Parents:

Father*: David Clark Pitkethly b. 20 Sep 1826, d. 31 Aug 1902
Mother*: Janet Lawson b. 20 Feb 1829, d. Dec 1903
  • Birth*: Jane Lawson Pitkethly was born on 17 April 1862 at Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, .
  • She was the daughter of David Clark Pitkethly and Janet Lawson.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jane Lawson Pitkethly married Forester Cockburn Nicolson seaman, son of Robert Davidson Nicolson and Janet Worrel, on 16 January 1885 at Catholic Apostolic Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1885 marriages in the district if St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 25; 1885 on the Sixteenth day of January at Catholic Apostolic Church Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Catholic Apostolic Church; signed Forester C Nicolson stoker in steamboat bachelor aged 22 residing 3 Crescent Street Dundee, parents Robert Davidson Nicolson machine fitter and Jessie Nicolson ms Worrall (dec); signed Jane L Pitkethley domestic servant spinster aged 22 residing 139 Princes Street Dundee, parents David Clark Pitkethley mason and Janet Pitkethley ms Lawson; signed John Rankin minister, signed John Pitkethley witness, Christina A Whyte witness; registered 1885 January 20th at Dundee signed Jas Anderson registrar.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Jane Lawson Pitkethly died on 15 December 1936 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , at age 74 Jane Lawson Nicolson widow of Forester Cockburn Nicolson ...
    ur 22 North Erskine Street
    74 years
    fath David Pitkethly mason (dec, moth Janet Petkethly ms Lawson (dec)
    Cerebral haemorrhage cert by James ... Stalker MD
    inf Robert Nicolson son 24 North Erskine Street.
  • Married Name: As of 16 January 1885, her married name was Nicolson.
  • DeathofSpouse*: On 19 January 1926 at 22 North Erskine Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , Jane's husband died.
  • (Witness) Immigration: She witnessed the immigration of Forester C Nicolson iron turner on 14 September 1930 at Transylvania, New York, USA, ; List or manifest of Alien passengers for the Unites States Immigration Officer at port of arrival; SS Transylvania, passengers sailing from Glasgow, 6th September 1930, arriving at port of New York, 14 Sep 1930, line 11; Nicolson, Forrester, age 31 years, male, married, occupation machinist, able to work, read English, write, nationality British, race Scottish, place of birth Scotland, Newburgh, immigration visa no 614553 issued at Washington 2/6/30, last permanent residence USA Wellesley, nearest relative/friend in county from whence alien came - mother, Mrs Jane Nicolson, 23 N Erskine St, Dundee, final destination Mass Wellesley, whether having a ticket to such final destination - yes, paid for passage - self, in possession of $100, before in United States 1926-1930, whether going to join a relative or friend - returning to 4 Norfolk Terrace, Wellesley, Mass, col 24a (descptn?) - no, length of time intends to stay - perm, whether intends to become a citizen of United States - yes, col 25 (descptn?) - no, polygamist - no, anarchist - no, col 28 (descptn?) - no, col 29 (descptn?) - no, previously here and departed within one year - no, good condition of health, no deformity, height 5'8", complexion fair, hair auburn, eyes grey, no marks of identification.2

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of David Clark Pitkethly and Janet Lawson in the 1871 census at Shuttlefield, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, ; David     Pitkethly     Head     Married     Male     44     1827     Mason     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Janet     Pitkethly     Wife     Married     Female     41     1830     Mason's Wife     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
John     Pitkethly     Son     -     Male     13     1858     Scholar     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Ellen     Pitkethly     Daughter     -     Female     11     1860     Scholar     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Jane     Pitkethly     Daughter     -     Female     8     1863     Scholar     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
David     Pitkethly     Son     -     Male     4     1867     -     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Euphemia     Pitkethly     Daughter     -     Female     3     1868     -     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland.3
Principal3 April 1881Jane Lawson Pitkethly appeared in the 1881 census at 139 Princes Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . 18, general servant to William Whyte master baker aged 54 and family, Newburgh.
Principal5 April 1891She appeared in the 1891 census at 2 Shuttlefield Street, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, . Jane     Nicolson     Head     Married     Female     28     1863     Seamans Wife     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Jessie     Nicolson     Daughter     -     Female     3     1888     -     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Helen J     Nicolson     Daughter     -     Female     0     1891     -     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland.4
Principal31 March 1901She appeared in the 1901 census at 216 High Street, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, . Jane     Nicholson     Head     Married     Female     38     1863     Firemans Wife     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Jessie     Nicholson     Daughter     -     Female     13     1888     Scholar     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Ellen J     Nicholson     Daughter     -     Female     10     1891     Scholar     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Robert     Nicholson     Son     -     Male     8     1893     Scholar     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Sarah A     Nicholson     Daughter     -     Female     5     1896     Scholar     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
Forrester     Nicholson     Son     -     Male     2     1899     -     Newburgh, Fife, Scotland.5
Spouse31 March 1911She was listed in the household of Forester Cockburn Nicolson seaman in the 1911 census at 20 N Erskine Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Forrester Nicolson, head, 48, mar, mechanical stoker, gas works minicipal, worker, born Dundee;
Jane Nicolson, wife, 48, married 26 years, 8 children born alive, 5 still living, born Newburgh Fife;
Jessie, daug, 23, single, sewing machinist, jute, worker, born Newburgh;
Helen, daug, 20, single, jute weaver, worker, born Newburgh;
Robert, son, 18, single, apprentice machine fitter, jte work, worker, born Newburgh;
Forrester, son, 12, at school, born Newburgh;
Henry, son, 7, at school, born Newburgh. Jessie Pitkethly Nicolson, Helen Jane Nicolson, Robert Davidson Nicolson textile fitter, Forester C Nicolson iron turner and Henry Millar Nicolson jute mill overseer were also listed in the household.6

Family:

Forester Cockburn Nicolson seaman b. 21 Jul 1862, d. 19 Jan 1926
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Jane Lawson Pitkethly married Forester Cockburn Nicolson seaman, son of Robert Davidson Nicolson and Janet Worrel, on 16 January 1885 at Catholic Apostolic Church, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1885 marriages in the district if St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 25; 1885 on the Sixteenth day of January at Catholic Apostolic Church Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Catholic Apostolic Church; signed Forester C Nicolson stoker in steamboat bachelor aged 22 residing 3 Crescent Street Dundee, parents Robert Davidson Nicolson machine fitter and Jessie Nicolson ms Worrall (dec); signed Jane L Pitkethley domestic servant spinster aged 22 residing 139 Princes Street Dundee, parents David Clark Pitkethley mason and Janet Pitkethley ms Lawson; signed John Rankin minister, signed John Pitkethley witness, Christina A Whyte witness; registered 1885 January 20th at Dundee signed Jas Anderson registrar.1

Children:

Jessie Pitkethly Nicolson+ b. 12 Apr 1887, d. 13 May 1954
Helen Jane Nicolson b. 26 Apr 1890, d. 6 Dec 1929
Robert Davidson Nicolson textile fitter+ b. 15 Jan 1893, d. 13 Feb 1951
David Pitkethley Nicolson b. 15 Jan 1893, d. 21 Sep 1896
Sarah Ann Nicolson b. 26 Nov 1895, d. 12 Oct 1907
Forester C Nicolson iron turner+ b. 31 Jan 1899, d. 11 Apr 1981
Davina Pitkethly Nicolson7 b. 21 Jun 1901, d. 7 May 1902
Henry Millar Nicolson jute mill overseer b. 26 Jul 1903, d. 1976

Citations

  1. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory marriage 1885 Dundee St Mary 282/nn 25 [Dec 2004].
  2. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) ancestry.co.uk New York passenger Lists 1820-1957 [Feb 2008].
  3. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    Shuttlefield, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland [May 2020].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    Sheetllefield Street, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland [May 2020].
  5. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    216, High Street, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland [May 2020].
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Census 1911 Dundee ref 282/4 42/ 47 image held [May 2020].
  7. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory death 1902 Newburgh 450/ 17 image held [May 2020].