David Gow 1859-1921

1859. David Gow was born , illegitimate, May 17 Fineguard, Kirkmichael, Perth, to William Gow & Betty McKenzie


1861C. David Gow, 1, was living with his mother, Betsy, 31, and his grandfather, at Persie

Household Members Age Relationship
Alexander Mckenzie 58 Head
Ann Mckenzie 54 Wife
Betsy Mckenzie 31 Daughter
Mary Mkenzie 12 Daughter
Alexander Mckenzie 9 Son
Thomas Edward 9 Grandson
Robert Mckenzie 6 Grandson
David Gow 1 Grandson
Peter Mckenzie 1 Grandson


1871C. David Gow, 11, at school, was living with his parents & 4 siblings in Finegand Knowhead Glenshee Perthshire. His father is a crofter

Household Members    Age    Relationship
William Gow     50     Head
Betsey Gow     38     Wife
David Gow     11     Son
Mary Gow     6     Daughter
Helen Gow     4     Daughter
Catherine Gow     2     Daughter
Alexander Gow     3 Mo     Son
Thomas Edward     19     Servant

1881C.David Gow , 22, farm servant, was living at Blackhill, Persie, Perthshire.

Household Members Age Relationship
Elizabeth Macfarlane 58 Head
John Macfarlane 15 Son
Anne Macfarlane 23 Daughter
Jane Macfarlane 17 Daughter
David Gow 22 Servant
James Robertson 17 Servant
Norman McLeod 22 Servant
Peter McDonald 50 Servant
Agnes Young 45

1891 .David Gow married  Katherine Martha Greenland in  Blairgowrie on 23/8/1891 . He would have ceased having to pay child maintenance in 1888!!

1901C. David Gow, 44, forester, was living at The Cottage,  Keithock  , Coupar Angus with his wife and 3 children

Household Members Age Relationship
David Gow 44 Head
Katharine M Gow 37 Wife
Gertrude M K Gow 8 Daur (Daughter)
William T Gow 6 Son
Olive M W Gow 4 Daur (Daughter)


1911C. Not in the 1911 Irish census, so would still have been in Scotland: 1911Scottish census not freely available!

1921. David Gow, 60, forester, died on 30/4/1921 in Slane, Navan, Ireland. Cause of death: stomach cancer.







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