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Duncanson Family From Glasgow Scotland

Article by highland1dreamer

I am a descendant from Duncanson family from Glasgow Scotland - the information I have is that my mother was Vera Ross McLuskie (born Vancouver Canada in 1921) and her mother was Mary Erskine Duncanson (born Glasgow Scotland. Mary's siblings were:

Eliza Erskine Duncanson born Oct 29. 1971 High Church Glasgow Scotland and died Vancouver BC Canada June 16, 1956 Eliza married Robert Henry (Harry) Sanderson who was born May 1872 and died in BC Canada June 16 1947

Janet (Jenny) Duncanson born Nov. 5, 1873 High Church Glasgow Scotland death place and date unknown
do not know who Janet married but think his first name was Charles and they had 2 children Charles and Margaret

George Duncanson born Glasgow 1876 and died Dec 16, 1939 Vancouver BC Canada - he married Dorothy Mae (last name unknown and she died in 1921 in Australia.

Maggie Duncanson born 1879 Scotland - no information on when she died or who or if she ever married??

Annie Campbell Duncanson born Sept 14 1881 Scotland and died in Seattle (year unknown). Annie married James Dunlop Kerr born 1884 Scotland and died unknown in Seattle Washington. They were married Jan 29 1911 in New Westminster BC Canada

Peter Duncanson born June 1884 Scotland and died Nov 12, 1951 Vancouver BC Canada. He married Henrietta (Etta) last name unknown. Henrietta was born 1887 Scotland and died Jan 13 1954 Vancouver BC Canada

James Duncanson born May 1889 Scotland and died July 11 1959 Vancouver BC Canada. He married Annie Thompson Smith born 1898 Scotland. Her death date is unknown.

Agnes Duncanson born 1893 Scotland and died unknown date and place. Do not know if she married.

The parents of my grandmother and all her brothers and sisters as listed above was
Elizabeth (Eliza) Ross born 1851 Glasgow and death date unknown - I have a picture taken around 1931 of her in Glasgow on her 80th birthday.

Peter Duncanson (father) was born 1845 in Scotland and I cannot find out when he died and where he is buried. Eliza and Peter were married Dec 31 1869 Anderston Glasgow Scotland.

I will do separate stories on all of the above on what information I have and will load pictures

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by highland1dreamer Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2012-08-20 01:32:34

My Roots - HOLMES, McBAIN, DUNCANSON, McLUSKIE, ERSKINE, KERR, ROSS, TIMLIN and it keeps going on and on.

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by SilverVixen on 2012-08-20 05:38:07

Peter Duncanson died 1926 Camlachie, Glasgow City, Lanarkshire

by highland1dreamer on 2012-08-20 13:51:24

Thank you for your info have you a connection to the Duncanson's or are you just able to find the info much easier. Anyway it is very much appreciated. Perhaps someone else will see this post and know something more. Good luck in your research. Debbie

by SilverVixen on 2012-08-21 03:28:05

Hi Debbie, no I have no connection to the Duncanson's but if you look at the following site it will give you information about BMD's in Scotland. You can register and search for free but then you have to buy credits to view the information. It cost me 1 credit to find this info for you.


by SilverVixen on 2012-08-24 11:23:00

1881 Scottish Census, living at 10 Crowpoint Street, City, Camlachie, Lanark
Peter, head, married, 36 (1845) Bricklayer, born Glasgow
Eliza, wife, 30 (1851) Glasgow
Eliza, daughter, 9 (1872) Scholar, Glasgow
Janet, daughter, 7 (1874) scholar, Glasgow
George, son, 5 (1876) Glasgow
Maggie, daughter, 2 (1879) Glasgow

1871 Scottish census living at 70 East John Street, St John, Glasgow
Peter and Eliza : as above

You may already have the above information but if not hope it helps you

by highland1dreamer on 2012-10-08 21:57:55

Silver vixen - sorry that I have not been back in touch with you to thank you for the info re my Duncanson family. I have also recently been able to connect with my mom's cousin's daughter in Seattle and have been able to trade off info with her - people like you are wonderful in helping my research. Debbie

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