Samuel Emslie

(2 June 1827 - 15 July 1888)
     Samuel Emslie was christened on 2 June 1827 in St Nicholas, Aberdeen. John Emslie, coppersmith and his spouse Jane Stephen had a son born, named Samuel, baptised in presence of James Emslie & William Emslie. He was the son of John Emslie and Jane Stephen. Samuel was listed as the son of John Emslie in the 1861 census in 9 Diamond Street, Aberdeen. In three windowed rooms: John Emslie, aged 59, coppersmith, born Old Machar, Jane/Jean Stephen, wife, aged 63, coppersmith's wife, born Aberdeen, Samuel Emslie, son, unmarried, coppersmith's son, 31, born Aberdeen.
     Samuel Emslie appeared on the 1871 census in 3 Simpsons Court, Aberdeen, St Nicholas. Samuel Emslie, 42, head, unmarried, comb maker's labourer, born Aberdeen, 1 room. He and Jane Emslie, Peter Emslie, Elizabeth Ann Emslie, John Emslie and Elizabeth Binnie (Watson) were beneficiaries in John Emslie's will proved 1 December 1874 in Aberdeen.
     Samuel was registered at Simpson's Court, Gallowgate, Aberdeen, on the 1875 electoral roll. Samuel was a coppersmith in the 1880s, Aberdeen.
     Samuel Emslie appeared on the 1881 census in Simpsons Court, Aberdeen. Samuel Emslie, unmarried, aged 54, born Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, head, coppersmith.
     He may be: —At the Aberdeen Police Court yesterday Baillie Macdonald on the bench Samuel Emslie failed to appear answer to a charge of having been drunk and disorderly, and his bail of was declared forfeited.— Reorted in the Aberdeen Press and Journal Tuesday 24 Jan 1882..
     Samuel died of hemiplagia on 15 July 1888 in the City Poorhouse, Aberdeen, St Nicholas, aged 61. Samuel Emslie, coppersmith, single, at 7.40 a.m. ...? 6 Stronach Close, aged 61. Son of John Emslie, coppersmith, deceased and Jane Emslie, m.m. Stephen, deceased. Informant, M Dalgliesh, Governor; registered 18 July at Aberdeen by Charles Stronach. He was buried on 18 July 1888 in Nellfield Cemetery, Aberdeen.
     A Samuel Emslie was involved in a report in the Aberdeen Press and Journal 9 May 1894: Fire at Black’s Buildings. Shortly before eight on Friday night Mas Robertson, 6 Black’s Buildings, Woolmanhill, observed smoke issuing from attic room in that house, occupied by Samuel Emslie, labourer. She once gave the alarm, and on the room being entered it was found that the bed was on fire. The flames were promptly extinguished by James Dalgarno, neighbour, and the damage is very trifling. No one was in the room when the fire broke out..

Peter Emslie

(2 May 1831 - 16 December 1897)
     Peter Emslie was born on 2 May 1831 in Aberdeen. He was the son of John Emslie and Jane Stephen. Peter Emslie was christened on 26 June 1831 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire.
     Peter Emslie appeared on the 1841 census in the household of John Emslie and Jane Stephen in Huntly St, Gilcomston, Old Machar. Peter was listed as the son of John Emslie in the 1851 census in 16 Huxter Row, Aberdeen. Peter was a teacher - he is not listed in the Aberdeen1875 electoral roll circa 1870, Woolwich, Kent, England. He and Jane Emslie, Samuel Emslie, Elizabeth Ann Emslie, John Emslie and Elizabeth Binnie (Watson) were beneficiaries in John Emslie's will proved 1 December 1874 in Aberdeen.
     Peter Emslie married Margaret Laing on 19 July 1882 in 51 Summer Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. After publication according to the forms of the Free Church Peter Emslie, clerk (advocat's) 48, of 51 Summer St, Aberdeen, son of John Emslie, coppersmith (deceased) and Jane Emslie m.s. Stephen, signed; to Margaret Laing, dressmaker, spinster, 40, of 51 Summer St, Aberdeen, daughter of John Laing, farmer (deceased) and Elspet Laing m.s. Grant (deceased), witnessed by Lewis? Shaw, and ... Laing.
     Peter Emslie and Margaret Laing appeared on the 1891 census in 17 Albyn Grove, Old Machar, Aberdeenshire. Peter Emslie, 56, wife Margaret Emslie, 50, born Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, General Clerk; with lodgers Samuel & John Bodie.
     Peter died of apoplexy on 16 December 1897 in 46 Union Grove, Aberdeen, aged 66. Peter Emslie, advocates clerk, married to Margaret Laings, died 16 Dec 1897 at 1 am, aged 65. Son of John Emslie, coppersmith (master) deceased and Jane Emslie, m.s. Stephen (deceased). The informant was his widow Margaret on the 16th. He was buried on 18 December 1897 in Nellfield Cemetery, Aberdeen. Peter Emslie, 18 Dec 1897 aged 65 yrs.

Mary Emslie

(4 August 1833 - before 1874)
     Mary Emslie was christened on 4 August 1833 in Old Machar, Aberdeenshire. She was the daughter of John Emslie and Jane Stephen.
     Mary died before 1874. She was not mentioned in her father's deed of settlement.