Name: Margaret Donaldson
Death: BEF JUN 1837
Change Date: 10 DEC 2012
Colin Cameron?s family tree said she was dau of Alex Donaldson by Jean dau of Sir Arthur Gordon.
However the court case of 28 June 1837, reported in The Scottish Jurist, clearly contradicts this.
There would seem to be a Gordon connection, however, as Margaret?s fortune at the time of the marriage amounted to £1,400 which was invested in a promissory-note granted by the the Duke of Gordon:
In the year 1826, Peter Cameron, solicitor in Banff, was married to the deceased Miss Margaret Donaldson, daughter of James Donaldson, Esq., late of Kinnairdy, and at the period of the marriage, Miss Donaldson's fortune amounted to £1400, which was invested in ...
(The Scottish jurist: containing reports of cases decided in the ... 1837. Page 570.)
Father: James Donaldson
Mother: Anne Innes
Peter Cameron b: ABT 1764
7 JAN 1826
in Banff 1
- Text: IGI