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From: Gavin Bell <>
Subject: Re: [ABERDEEN] Roll call: Mowat & Douglas
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 09:31:06 +0000
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Tammy Mitchell wrote:

>I have a couple in my tree, and I'm not sure about them
>William Mathieson Mowat born abt 1878
>(Aberdeen?), Aberdeenshire
>Celina Douglas
>I have her born 10 June 1905 and death 16 Jan 1957. I don't know where,
>and I don't know what happened to them after they married.
>This seems like a very large age difference, so I'm trying to find out
>if anyone knows anything about them, and if so, could offer info.
>I don't know Celina's parents. I do know William's.

You can look them up at:


One or two other comments on the information as you have it:

>William's parents were
>Archibald Mowat & Margaret Mathieson
>Archibald Mowat's (b. Kenniff)

That should be "Kinneff". It may be useful to know that Aberdeen and
Northeast Scotland FHS (www.anesfhs.org.uk) have just published the
transcribed Memorial Inscriptions for Kinneff and Catterline (catalogue

> parents were
>David Mowat & Elizabeth Taylor (aka Elizabeth Thomson)
> <>James Mowat's (b. Hilton, Dunnottar, Kinneff & Catterline 1705)

He can't have been born at "Hilton, Dunnottar, Kinneff & Catterline"
because "Dunnottar" is one parish, and "Kinneff & Catterline" another.
If his baptism was registered, it would have been in the one or the other.

Gavin Bell

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