|Spouse||Ann Paterson ° (~1829-1906)|
|Birth||Dec 13, 1823||Previously assumed that William was the son of James Milton and Ann Hood made purely on the fact that Ann was living next door to their son John Milton and family in the 1881 census. Now discounting this on the basis that he is aged 28 in the 1851 census, Cullen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland |
|Residence||1851||Relationship: Farm Servant, Married but wife not with him, Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland |
|Marriage||Feb 22, 1851||Ann Paterson ° (~1829-1906), William Milton and Ann Paterson both in this parish (Rathven) were matrimonally contracted after publication of Banns and were Married. (were they married after the census on 30 Mar 1851?), Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland  |
|Death||1855||Wife Ann is widowed by 1861 and no sign of William Milton's death in post 1855 death register, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland|
Shared Note #1
Where is the young William in 1841? If it is him in 1851 then look in Cullen Where is the newly married William in 1851? The following possibilities have been checked out:- 1) Age 28. 164/ 14/ 11 Rathven, Banff; b. Cullen, Aberdeen. Farm Servant to William Adams. Married but no sign of a wife - assuming this is him. Other, discounted:- 2) Age 26, 159/ 1/ 5 Keith, Banff; b. Elginshire; Servant to Alexander and Christian McWilliam. But Unmarried. 3) Age 26. 164/ 15/ 6. Rathven, Banff; b. Grange Banff; Son to William M and Ann Lawrence. But unmarried 4) Age 42. 151/ 1/ 17 Deskford, Banff b. Deskford. Living with wife Ann (Nicholson) and sons Andrew, 5 and John 1. 5) Age 51 164/ 15/ 6. Rathven, Banff; b. Fordyce. With wife Ann Lawrence and sons, Andrew, John and George.