Smith Isabella

Smith Isabella

Female 1811 - 1865

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  • Born  27 May 1811  Inveravon, Banff, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  16 Nov 1865 
    Person ID  I250  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  8 Jan 2014 

    Father  Smith William,   b. 1777, Parish of Inveravon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Grant Christina,   b. 19 May 1782, Inveravon, Banff Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1865 
    Married  1806 
    Family ID  F256  Group Sheet

    Family  Grant Rev Peter,   b. 1796,   d. 4 Jun 1864, Sanday, Isle of Eigg Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Aug 1830  Parish of Inveravon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Grant Lt. Col. George,   b. 6 Aug 1834, Banff Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1911, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Grant Christina,   b. 20 Jan 1837, Inveravon, Banff Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1922
     3. Grant William,   b. 5 Mar 1841, Inveravon, Banff Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1894
     4. Grant Isabella,   b. 1846,   d. 26 Nov 1939, Ringwood in Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  24 Nov 2012 
    Family ID  F38  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 May 1811 - Inveravon, Banff, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Aug 1830 - Parish of Inveravon Link to Google Earth
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    Manse on Eigg falling into disrepair
    Manse on Eigg falling into disrepair
    1830 marriage record Peter Grant and Isabella Smith
    1830 marriage record Peter Grant and Isabella Smith
    1851 Census record for Peter and Isabella Grant in the Small Isles
    1851 Census record for Peter and Isabella Grant in the Small Isles
    1841 Census record for Peter and Isabella Grant
    1841 Census record for Peter and Isabella Grant
    1861 Census for Isabella Grant and family (Peter not there)
    1861 Census for Isabella Grant and family (Peter not there)

  • Notes 
    • Isabella was born in the north east of the Scottish Highlands, she married Peter Grant - then a teacher - and gave birth to 4 children. When her husband joined the Church of Scotland she followed him to the Isle of Eigg and spent the rest of her life there as the Ministers wife. She died aged 54, a year after her husband.

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      Marriage Record 1830:
      Inveravon Parish
      'The 26th day of August 1830, Mr Peter Grant, Schoolmaster in Tomvoulin and Isabella Smith in Upper Drumin were married.'

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      1841 Census record:
      Peter Grant, age 40, teacher, lives with Isabella Grant, age 30, in Tamvoulen in the Parish of Inveravon, Banff.
      Living with them are children George age 6, Christina age 4, William age 3 months.

      1851 Census record:
      The Manse, 'Sanderag'/Sandaig?, Small Isles Record:
      Peter Grant, (age indecipherable), established minister, born Edinburgh, lives with his wife Isabella age 38, born Banffshire.
      Living with them are son William age 10 'at school', and daughter Isabella age 4.
      There are also 4 young servants living with them - a famr servant, herd, and two house servants.

      1861 census shows Isabella 'minister's wife', aged 49, living in the manse for Small Isles parish (on Eigg?) with Christiana aged 24, William aged 19, and Isabella Jane aged 14.
      Also living with them were 4 servants - Malcolm, Alexander, Margaret and Mary.
      It says Isabella and the 3 children were all born in Banffshire. Rev Peter Grant wasn't there for the census.

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      Entry in the record of Scottish Ministers:
      'Small Isles or eigg and Canna'

      1848 PETER GRANT born 1796
      son of George G., writer, and Christine
      McRoy; schoolmaster at Glenlivet ;
      pres. by Queen Victoria 12th Oct. 1847 ;
      adm 20th April 1848 ; died 4th June 1864.
      He marr. Isabella Smith, who died 16th
      Nov. 1865, aged 54, and had issue? William,
      CE born 1841, died 28th Oct. 1894;
      Christian, born 1837, died 17th Nov. 1922 ;
      George, brigade surgeon, lieut. -colonel in
      the Indian Medical Service ; Isabella (marr.
      John Grant Robertson, I.C.S.).
      [the next minister starts 1864 so Peter must have died in office on Eigg]

      source: Fasti Ecclesiĉ Scoticanĉ: the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation (1915-), Scott, Hew, vol. 7 p. 178
      http://archive.org/stream/fastiecclesiaesc00scot#page/176/mode/2up



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