Catherine White and John Morgan

Catherine White was reportedly born on 2 May 1803, the eldest daughter of Mary Wilson and John White, but confirmation of that event has not been found.1 A search was conducted on Scotland's people for Catherine's birth using common surname and forename variants without any success. The following query:

Surname: "White"; Surname Option: Variants; Forename: "Catherine"; Forename Option: Variations; Sex: "Any"; Date From: 01 January 1800; Date To: 31 December 1810;

Returned the following matches:

No. Date Surname Forename Parent Names/Frame No. Sex Parish City/County GROS Reference
1 30/04/1802 WHITE CATHERINE DENHO THOMAS WHITE/NO NAME2 F DUMFRIES /DUMFRIES 821/00 0030 0215
2 08/02/1801 WHITE CATHERINE MORRI THOMAS WHITE/ISABEL HYND FR198 (FR198) F WEST CALDER /WEST LOTHIAN 701/00 0010 0308
3 14/08/1800 WHYTE CATHERINE JOHN WHYTE/CATHERINE MCKINLAY FR203 (FR203) F PAISLEY HIGH CHURCH /RENFREW 573/01 0010 0351
4 20/12/1801 WHYTE CATHERINE ROBERT WHYTE/MARGARET CRUCKSHANKS FR465 (FR465) F BATHGATE /WEST LOTHIAN 662/00 0020 0126
5 18/01/1803 WHYTE CATHERINE PATRICK WHYTE/MARGARET ROBERTS FR1081 (FR1081) F FORFAR /ANGUS 288/00 0040 0360
6 08/05/1803 WHYTE CATHERINE GEORGE WHYTE/CATHERINE DEMPSTER F KINROSS /KINROSS 462/00 0030 0258

Catherine White married John Morgan on 18 April 1823 in Colinton, Midlothian, Scotland.2

John Morgan and Catherine White both in this parish gave in their names for proclamation in order to marriage. And after being reguarly proclaimed in our parish church and no objections made they were married on 18th of April 1823 by the Rev. Dr. John Belfrage, Min. Stapleford.3

Catherine and John has a son, John, born on 12 July 1822 and baptised on 3 August 1822 in Colinton, Midlothian, Scotland.4 1841 census: Kathrine Morgan (head, 35) and children John (15), Mary (14), Christian (f, 12), and Margrat (9) are also at Hailes Quarry.

  • 1. Rackham, Margaret: Family Group Sheets
  • 2. "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XT1Y-L62 : accessed 11 March 2016), John Morgan and Catherine White, 18 Apr 1823; citing Colinton,Midlothian,Scotland, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,066,672.
  • 3. GROS OPR Marriages 677/00 0050 0454 Colinton
  • 4. "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTPY-VZ4 : accessed 11 March 2016), John Morgan, 12 Jul 1822; citing , reference 2:181VGNS; FHL microfilm 1,066,672.