Catherine Mcgowan Thomson was born 1 December 1843 in Culsalmond, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom to James Thomson (c1818-1904) and Elspeth Dey (c1816-1884) and died 20 May 1920 New Brunswick, Canada of unspecified causes. She married Robert Watson (1846-1912) 1 December 1866 in Parish of Insch, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.


Offspring of Catherine Mcgowan Thomson and Robert Watson (1846-1912)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Robert Watson (1865-1936)
Elspeth Ann Watson (1868-1935)
George Alexander Watson (1870-1870)
Peter John Watson (1870-1870)
Joseph Watson (Bef 1872-Bef 1872)
William W. Watson (Bef 1872-Bef 1872)
David Guy Watson (1872-1944)
Mary Anne Skinner Watson (1874-1949)
James William Watson (1876-1891)
Peter S. Watson (1878-1959)
Katherine Thomson Watson (1881-1957)
Rebecca Barclay Watson (1883-1938)
Harry Archibald Watson (1885-1972)
Daniel Fiske Watson (1891-1891)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Note: Her surname variously spelt "Thomson" and "Thompson" in New Brunswick Provincial Archives Occupation: Domestic servant (1865) On her marriage certificate, her place of residence was listed as "Hillside of Carnieston, Insch" Religion: C. Presbyterian (1881)
  • Nessa Burns Reifsnyder Nessa Burns Reifsnyder
  • Evangeline R. /Pothier/ Mary Ann Watson and The Yarmouth Hospital Private printing
  • New Brunswick Provincial Archives
  • Marriage certificate (copy)
  • 1871 census of ScotlandGlenn Telfer
  • 1851 census of ScotlandGlenn Telfer
₪ Wedding
  • Witnesses: Alexander Skinner, Alexander Wood From the certificate: "When, where, and how married: 1866 on the eighth day of December at the Parish Church of Insch, after Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland" Marr OffiArchibald /Storie/