<David> Duff
(Abt 1761-)
<Isabell> < >
(Abt 1762-)
<Hugh> Ross
(Abt 1740-)
<Catherine> < >
(Abt 1741-)
John Duff of Brucefield, Tarbat
(Abt 1780-After 1835)
<Mary> Ross
(Abt 1785-)
Catherine Duff
(1801/1802-1882)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. John Wallace [II] of Tain, formerly Milcraig & Seafield

Catherine Duff 1 2

  • Born: 1801 or 1802, Ross-shire (Ross and Cromarty), Scotland 3
  • Marriage (1): John Wallace [II] of Tain, formerly Milcraig & Seafield on 2 Jun 1835 in Brucefield, <Clackmannanshire>, Scotland
  • Died: 28 Sep 1882, <Tain, Ross-shire (Ross and Cromarty)>, Scotland at age 81
  • Buried: Nigg Churchyard [near Invergordon], Easter Ross, Ross-shire (Ross and Cromarty), Scotland 4

   Another name for Catherine was Catharine Duff.

  Research Notes:

JAL has her will dated 7 Oct 1882
She left money to Janet Wallace, her daughter residing with her in Tain
To John Duff Wallace of New York and Liverpool 700
To Flora Wallace 500
To Williamina Duff Wallace/Duff of NZ, 700
Grandson John Wallace Ross son of deceased daughter Mary Ross 500

  Burial Notes:

Inscription on gravestone:
In memory of/CATHERINE WALLACE/who died in Tain/on the 28 September 1882/aged 81 years/also in remembrance of/JANET DUFF WALLACE/wife of DONALD MUNRO/chief constable/of Ross and Cromarty/who died on the 28th Nov. 1886/aged 43 years.

  Noted events in her life were:

Census: Scotland, 1841, Rosskeen, Ross-shire (Ross and Cromarty), Scotland. 5 Piece: SCT1841/81 Place: Rosskeen -Ross and Cromarty Enumeration District: 2
Civil Parish: Rosskeen Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 0 Page: 3
Address: Milleraig

WALLACE Catherine F 39 born Ross and Cromarty

Census: Scotland, 1861, Tarbat, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland. 6

Census: Scotland, 1871, Tain, Ross and Cromarty, (Highland), Scotland.


Catherine married John Wallace [II] of Tain, formerly Milcraig & Seafield, son of John Wallace [I] [of Bonar Bridge, Tain] and Janet Grant, on 2 Jun 1835 in Brucefield, <Clackmannanshire>, Scotland. (John Wallace [II] of Tain, formerly Milcraig & Seafield was born in Oct 1780 in Ross-shire (Ross and Cromarty), Scotland,7 died on 19 Jun 1873 in Tain, Ross-shire, (Ross and Cromarty, Highland), Scotland and was buried in Nonikiln, Tain, Ross-shire (Ross and Cromarty), Scotland 8.)


  Marriage Notes:

http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=alastair&id=I241

Note: Said to have carried off his bride on the back of a horse against her father's wishes.

The marriage was recorded in Rosskeen as 2 Jun 1835.
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Sources


1 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=alastair&id=I241.

2 ScotlandsPeople (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk), Inventory, Testament, Codicil and Antenuptial Contract of John Wallace, 1 August 1873, Dingwall Sherif Court, Reference SC25/44/10.

3 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "Scotland Census, 1861," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VBHW-61J : accessed 07 Sep 2013), Catherine Wallace, 1861.

4 (http://gravestones.rosscromartyroots.co.uk), http://gravestones.rosscromartyroots.co.uk/picture/number10125.asp?st=Janet%20%28Wallace%29.

5 (http://freecen.rootsweb.com).

6 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "Scotland Census, 1871," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VB5L-JTQ : accessed 08 Sep 2013), Catherine Wallace, 1871.

7 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "Scotland Census, 1871," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VB5L-JT3 : accessed 08 Sep 2013), John Wallace, 1871.

8 (http://gravestones.rosscromartyroots.co.uk), http://gravestones.rosscromartyroots.co.uk/picture/number9824.asp?st=Munro.

9 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XYQK-P3G : accessed 08 Sep 2013), John Wallace and Catherine Duff, 02 Jun 1835.


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