Paul MacPherson

(2 February 1824 - 27 July 1875)
     Paul MacPherson was born on 2 February 1824 Baptised Paul McPherson, lawful son to Paul McPherson and Catherine Christie there. Paul Grant & Elspet McPherson, aunt to the child, sponsors in Scalan, Inveravon, Banffshire, Scotland. He was christened in February 1824 in RC church, Tombae/Tomnavoulin, Inveravon, Banffshire. Paul McPherson, lawful son to Paul McPherson and Catherine Christie there. Paul Grant B... Mid-Achdrigny and Elspet McPherson aunt to the child were sponsors.. He was the son of Paul MacPherson and Catherine Christie.
     Paul was educated from between 1837 and 1840 at Scots College, Rome, Italy.
     Paul MacPherson married Margaret Laing circa 1847 in Corgarff, Aberdeenshire. They had eight children and remained Catholic according to Nisbet.
     Paul MacPherson was recorded on the 1851 census in Ellick, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. Paul McPherson, aged 26, born Inveravon, a married farm labourer with Cosmo's family. Paul was a farm labourer in 1851, Kirkmichael, Banffshire..
     Paul MacPherson PO were involved in a criminal court case in 1855. One of these may be the Paul McPherson, labourer of Aberlour, aged 30, born Inveravon, who was in prison in Banff in 1855. Paul was described as a living child of Paul MacPherson on 19 February 1858.
     Paul MacPherson appeared on the 1861 census in Conval St, South side, Mortlach, Banffshire. Paul McPherson, 32, boarder, born Inveravon, rail labourer, with Donald Matheson 36, boarder, rail labourer, born Skye, Inverness; William McHattie, 25, boarder, born Rathven, Banff, rail labourer; John McIntosh 65, head, born Inveravon, coppersmith; Margaret McIntosh, 29, born Mortlach, servant; Donald McPherson 13, boarder, born Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, rail labourer; James Murray 5 grandson, born Mortlach.
     Paul MacPherson married secondly Margaret Lyon on 7 February 1872 in Methlick, Aberdeenshire. Paul McPherson, agricultural labourer, widower, aged 44, son of Paul McPherson, crofter & Catherine McPherson (alias Christie) married Margaret Lyon, domestic servant, aged 33.
     Paul died on 27 July 1875 in St Andrew Street, Aberdeen, aged 51. Paul McPherson, general labourer, aged 51, married to Margaret Laing, died at 1.30 am, son of Paul McPherson, Chelsea Pensioner, deceased and Catherine McPherson m.s. Christie, of Pulmonary Haemorrhage. The informant was his sister Ann Donaldson of 20 Albion St, Aberdeen.

Children of Paul MacPherson and Margaret Laing

Theolinda Basan Edwards

(circa 1909 - 7 June 1944)
     Theolinda Basan Edwards was born circa 1909.
     Theolinda Basan Edwards married Henry Atkinson Cawkwell, son of Henry Atkinson Cawkwell and Jessie May Dobson, on 29 April 1939.
     Theolinda died on 7 June 1944 in Caulfield, Victoria.

Children of Theolinda Basan Edwards and Henry Atkinson Cawkwell

Isabella MacPherson

(26 July 1845 - )
     Isabella MacPherson was born on 26 July 1845 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. Isabella, lawful daughter John McPherson & Margaret Stewart his spouse.. She was the daughter of John MacPherson and Margaret Stewart. Isabella MacPherson was listed as the sister of Charles MacPherson in the 1851 census in Ellick, Kirkmichael.
     Isabella MacPherson married Alexander Cameron on 18 December 1867 in the Free Church, Strathbraan, Little Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland. At the Free Church Manse of Strathbraan, on the 18th inst., by the Rev Cosmo Macpherson, uncle of the bride, Alexander Cameron, Esq., Ballinlish, to Isabella Macpherson, fifth daughter of the late Mr J Macpherson, farmer, Ellick.