172 years ago today

Andrew Oliver and Margaret Watson - "of age"My 3x great grandparents, Andrew Oliver, resident of Choppington, and Margaret Watson, resident of Morpeth, were married 30 May 1840 at Morpeth parish church in Northumberland. Their marriage certificate shows Andrew’s profession as husbandman, but I know that later on he worked and died in the mines. Their fathers are Thomas Oliver and William Watson who are also shown as husbandmen. The certificate shows them both to be “of age” which was not very helpful.


My Watson line

I have now added a page about my Watson ancestors under My family. So far I only have two generations living in Ulgham in Northumberland. Margaret Watson born in 1818 is currently my most distant matrilineal ancestor.