Rev Charles MacPherson

(before 20 September 1791 - 4 January 1846)
     Rev Charles MacPherson was born before 20 September 1791 in Ellick, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was christened on 20 September 1791 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was the son of Cosmo MacPherson and Margaret MacIntosh or Riach. Charles was schoolmaster between 1813 and 1827, Kirkmichael.
     Charles matriculated at Marischal College, Aberdeen. MA 1821. Charles was a Presbyterian minister at Tomintoul, Kirkmichael. He was licenced by the Presbytery of Abernethey 24 Nov 1825; presented by George IV, 15 June, and ordained 25 September 1827; first minister of the parish 25 June 1845.
     Rev Charles MacPherson married Mary Farquharson on 5 July 1832 in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Mary Anne McPherson 1841-1903 m (1) John Ferguson of Old Deer m (2) Dr Robert Garden of Aberdeen

Anne McPherson 1844-1905 m 1868 James Ferguson of Aberdeen.
     Rev Charles MacPherson and Mary Farquharson appeared on the 1841 census in the east side of the village, Tomintoul, Banffshire. Mary McPherson, 35 not born in county, James 5 y, Margaret 4 y, John 2 y, Mary 2 months y. Cosmo McPherson, 40, Preacher of the Gospel, born in the county, Charles Meldrum 15 teacher y, Ann Milne 20 f.s. no, Mary McPherson 15 f.s. y.
     Charles died on 4 January 1846 in Chapelton, near Forres, Moray. A note at after the last entry (for his youngest son's baptism) in the Tomintoul/Kirkmichael parish register: The last entry must be a subsequent one - made by someone into whose possession the Register has come. The Reverend Charles McPherson died at Chapelton near Forres on the 4 January 1846 and the subject of the last entry was posthumous. He was buried in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland.
     The Valuation roll for 1855 for Tomintoul lists Charles McPherson as tenant/occupier of the farm of Elick along with John Smith.

Children of Rev Charles MacPherson and Mary Farquharson

John MacPherson

(before 23 June 1794 - 9 December 1848)
     John MacPherson was born before 23 June 1794 in Ellick, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was christened on 23 June 1794 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was the son of Cosmo MacPherson and Margaret MacIntosh or Riach. John was a farmer in Kirkmichael, Banffshire.
     John MacPherson married Elspet Smith on 9 June 1829 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. John McPherson, farmer, Ellick & Elspet Smith, l.d. of Donald Smith, farmer.
     John MacPherson and Cosmo MacPherson appeared on the 1841 census in Kirkmichael, Banffshire. Cosmo McPherson, 70, farmer, y, John McPherson, 40 y, Mrs? McPherson, 35 y, Charles 11 y, Margaret 10 y, Mary 8 y, Elspet 6 y, Donald 4 y, Ann 2 y, Betty Ratrie, 17, female servant, y.
     But also Tomintoul Kirkmichael census 1841 book 8 p1: Mary McPherson, 35, no, James 5 y, Margaret 4 y, John 2 y, Mary 2 months y. / Cosmo 40 Preacher of the Gospel y, Charles Meldrum 15 teacher y, Ann Milne 20 f.s. no, Mary McP 15 f.s. y.
     John MacPherson married Margaret Stewart before 1845 in Banffshire, Scotland.
     John died on 9 December 1848 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire.

Children of John MacPherson and Elspet Smith

Children of John MacPherson and Margaret Stewart

Margaret MacPherson

(February 1800 - )
     Margaret MacPherson was christened in February 1800 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire. She was the daughter of Cosmo MacPherson and Margaret MacIntosh or Riach.