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Elizabeth Donaldson McClachrie

Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Death 25 Jun 1855 (aged 80–81)
Burial Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Memorial ID 99568505 · View Source
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Elizabeth Donaldson was born about 1774 at Caerlaverock, Dumfrieshire, Scotland, a child of William Donaldson and Margaret Crosbie. Elizabeth married David McClachrie before 1798, probably at Colvend, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, and they had seven children: William, Andrew, Charles, Mary, Robert, John, Agnes.

Scotland Statutory Death Register 1855-1956, GROS 861/00 0017, Colvend: Elizabeth Donaldson, age 81, died June 25, 1855 at 12 noon at Barcloy Mill; born Caerlaverock, a resident nearly all her life; married to David Clachrie, deceased; children: William age 56, Andrew age 54, Charles age 52, Mary age 49, Robert age 47, John age 42, Agnes age 15 deceased; parents: William Donaldson, cornmiller, deceased, and Margaret Donaldson ms Crosbie, deceased; cause of death: effusion on the brain, three days; certified by James Cowie, surgeon who saw deceased June 23, 1855; informant: Charles Clachrie, son; buried Colvend Churchyard.

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Gravestone No. 49: Elizabeth Donaldson, wife of David McClachrie, died at Barcloy Mill, June 25, 1855, age 81.





  • Created by: Robert Doughty
  • Added: 25 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99568505
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Donaldson McClachrie (1774–25 Jun 1855), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99568505, citing Colvend Parish Churchyard, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland ; Maintained by Robert Doughty (contributor 47377326) .