The Ancestors of Brian Doig

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  • ID: I9
  • Name: Margaret PURVES
  • Surname: Purves
  • Given Name: Margaret
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 16 Jul 1844 in St. Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
  • Death: 24 May 1916 in Denver, Denver Co., CO
  • Burial: 28 May 1916 Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver Co., CO
  • _UID: 0D43EFA4457BD511AA294445535400008C3B
  • Note:
    The 1900 census lists Margaret's birth as July 1851. She reported entering the US in 1874.

    In 1910 Margaret was a dressmaker residing at 1431 Scoma Street, Denver with her daughters Ef fie and Bertha; she reported being married and not a widow. Margaret was a widow when she die d in 1916, living at 848 S. Emerson, Denver from Oct 1915, the home of Edwin and Jeannie Doi g (her daughter).

    Obituary: Denver Post (Denver, CO), Saturday, May 27, 1916, Page 12 -
    ROBBIE. The funeral services of Margaret Robbie, age 64, late of 848 South Emerson, mother o f Mrs. Edwin Doig and Albert Robbie of Cheyenne, will be held from Yeager's, Sunday, at 10 a. m. Interment Fairmount.

    Denver Post (Denver, CO), Thursday, June 1, 1916, Page 13 -
    We desire to express our sincere thanks to our friends and neighbors for kindness and sympath y and floral offerings during inllness and death of our beloved mother.
    George Robbie of Pittsfield, Mass.
    Albert Robbie of Chyenne, Wyo.
    Mrs. Edwin Doig.
    Mrs. Earl Moore.
    Miss Bertha Robbie, Denver.
  • Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:05



    Father: Adam PURVES b: 1 Apr 1808 in Eyemouth, Berwick, Scotland
    Mother: Margaret SHIELS b: 22 Feb 1807 in Chirnside, Berwick, Scotland

    Marriage 1 John ROBBIE b: 18 Nov 1848 in Alnwick, Northumberland, England
    • Married: 1875 in Boston, MA
    • Note: The ceremony was performed by Rev. Joseph Baker, a Presbyterian clergyman of South Boston.
    Children
    1. Has No Children Margaret E. B. ROBBIE b: Aug 1875 in RI
    2. Has No Children John ROBBIE b: Jun 1876 in RI
    3. Has Children George Adams ROBBIE b: 2 Aug 1877 in Pawtucket, Providence Co., RI
    4. Has No Children Albert Harley ROBBIE b: 8 Aug 1878 in Pawtucket, Providence Co., RI
    5. Has No Children Boy ROBBIE b: 1879 in Pawtucket, Providence Co., RI
    6. Has Children Jeannie Ferguson ROBBIE b: 16 Jan 1882 in Manchester, Hillsborough Co., NH
    7. Has Children Effie Marie ROBBIE b: 18 Jan 1883 in Manchester, Hillsborough Co., NH
    8. Has No Children Boy ROBBIE b: 24 Aug 1884 in Manchester, Hillsborough Co., NH
    9. Has No Children Bertha M. ROBBIE b: 19 Sep 1886 in Manchester, Hillsborough Co., NH
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