Mary Ann MacPherson

(10 April 1841 - 19 November 1903)
     Mary Ann MacPherson was born on 10 April 1841 in Tomintoul, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. She married firstly John Ferguson, of Brae of Coyrach, Old Deer in September 1864 and secondly, Robert John Garden, MD, of Aberdeen. She was the daughter of Rev Charles MacPherson and Mary Farquharson. Mary Ann MacPherson was christened on 13 April 1841 in Tomintoul, Kirkmichael.
     Mary died on 19 November 1903 aged 62.

Elspet Smith

(circa 1806 - 17 August 1841)
     Elspet Smith was born circa 1806 in Banffshire, Scotland.
     Elspet Smith married John MacPherson, son of Cosmo MacPherson and Margaret MacIntosh or Riach, on 9 June 1829 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. John McPherson, farmer, Ellick & Elspet Smith, l.d. of Donald Smith, farmer.
     Elspet Smith appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Cosmo MacPherson and John MacPherson in Ellick, Kirkmichael, Banffshire.
     Elspet died on 17 August 1841 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire. She was buried in Kirkmichael, BAN, SCT.

Children of Elspet Smith and John MacPherson

Charles MacPherson

(22 March 1830 - 26 January 1915)
     Charles MacPherson was also known as (of Ellick) in records. He was born on 22 March 1830 in Ellick, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was the son of John MacPherson and Elspet Smith. Charles MacPherson was christened on 9 May 1830 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland.
     Charles MacPherson and Cosmo MacPherson were recorded on the 1851 census in Ellick, Kirkmichael. Charles McPherson, head, unmarried, 21, farmer of 50 acres, born Kirkmichael; Margaret, sister, unmarried, 19; Mary sister 17; Elspet sister 15; Ann sister 12; Isabella sister 5; Betsy? sister 2?; Cosmo McPherson grandfather, widower 82, retired farmer; Paul McPherson servant, mar? 26 farm labourer b. Inveravon, Banffs.
     Charles MacPherson married Elsie or Elspet Smith on 6 July 1851 in Fordyce, Banffshire, Scotland.
     Charles MacPherson and Elsie or Elspet Smith appeared on the 1881 census in Lower Ellich (Ellick), Kirkmichael, Banffshire. Charles McPherson, 50, farmer, & his wife Elspet aged 37, with Charles M Meldrum, nephew, aged 19, farm servant and niece Mary A Meldrum, domestic servant, both born at Kirkmichael.
     Charles died on 26 January 1915 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, aged 84.