Mary McCombie MacLean née Moggach (1902 - 1998)

Born: Mary McCombie Moggach | Married name: Mary McCombie MacLean
B: 29 August 1902 at Anderson's Wards, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
D: 22 January 1998 at Kirkton House Private Nursing Home, Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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Biography

Mary McCombie Moggach was born on 29 August 1902 at Anderson's Wards in the Parish of Grange in Banffshire. She was the fourth of ten children born to Alexander Moggach (1855-1940) and his wife, Jane (Jeannie) Gordon (1976-1950). Mary trained as a nurse in Aberdeen and then became a Queen's Nurse. The had a daughter, Maureen Jean Moggach (1934-1957), who was brought-up by Mary's parents and Mary's unmarried brother and sister (Bess and Bob). Mary became the district nurse in Gairloch, Ross-shire, and she married Donald (Donnie) MacLean (1903-1965) on 10 March 1939 in Inverness. They had two children: Alasdair Murdo MacLean (1941-1996) and Elizabeth Ann MacLean (1942-1984). She died on 22 January 1998 in a nursing home in Skene, Aberdeenshire, at the age of 95 years. Mary is the author's maternal grandmother.

Parents

Partners and children

Partner of Charles Ferris and mother of:

Partner of Donald (Donnie) MacLean (1903 - 1965) and mother of:

Life events

Date Age Event and location Note
29 Aug 1902 - Birth
Anderson's Wards, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
1
1911 8 Residence
Anderson's Wards, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
2
bef. 1918 15 Education
Sillyearn School, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
3
1920 17 Occupation: Trainee nurse
Oldmill Hospital, Newhills, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
4
1922 19 Residence
Sillyearn Home Farm, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
5
1934 31 Birth of daughter, Maureen Jean Moggach
Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
6
10 Dec 1940 38 Death of father, Alexander Moggach
Sillyearn Home Farm, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
7
24 Jan 1941 38 Birth of son, Alasdair Murdo MacLean
Tighnabruaich, Strath, Gairloch, Ross-shire, Scotland
8
31 Jul 1942 39 Birth of daughter, Elizabeth Ann MacLean
Cairn Cottage, Gairloch, Ross-shire, Scotland
9
1 May 1950 47 Death of mother, Jane (Jeannie) Gordon
Sillyearn Home Farm, Grange, Banffshire, Scotland
10
4 Dec 1957 55 Death of daughter, Maureen Jean Moggach
Stracathro Hospital, Stracathro, Angus, Scotland
11
5 Dec 1984 82 Death of daughter, Elizabeth Ann MacLean
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen Northern District, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
12
27 Aug 1996 93 Death of son, Alasdair Murdo MacLean
Roxburghe House, Milltimber, Peterculter, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
13
22 Jan 1998 95 Death
Kirkton House Private Nursing Home, Skene, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
14
aft. 22 Jan 1998   Burial: Interment of ashes
Gairloch New Cemetery, Gairloch, Ross-shire, Scotland
15

Footnotes

  1. Mary was born to Alexander Moggach and his wife Jane (Jeannie) Gordon. Alexander was the informant of the birth with the registrar on 19 September 1902 and is recorded as having been present at the birth. | Source: Birth record on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, MARY MCCOMBIE; sex: F: born: 1902; ref: 156/ 34 Grange (Banff).
  2. 1911 census on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, MARY MC COMBIE; census: 1911; sex: F; age: 8; ref: 156/ 1/ 3 Grange Banff
  3. Attended Sillyearn School in the parish of Grange. | Source: The Wellcome Trust; London, England; Roll of Queen's Nurses; Volume: 36; Reference: SA/QNI/J.3/36.
  4. Trainee nurse at Oldmill Hospital in Aberdeen, between 3 May 1920 and 23 September 1923. | Source: The Wellcome Trust; London, England; Roll of Queen's Nurses; Volume: 36; Reference: SA/QNI/J.3/36.
  5. Witness of the marriage of her sister, Jane Gordon (Jeannie) Moggach to Wilson Tough at 110 Mid Street, Keith, Banffshire, Scotland. | Source: Marriage record on ScotlandsPeople: TOUGH, WILSON; spouse: MOGGACH, JEANIE GORDON; married: 1922; ref 159/ 26 Keith.
  6. Birth record on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, MAUREEN JEAN; sex: F; born: 1934; ref: 156/ 30 Grange (Banff).
  7. Cause of death: Senile decay, with myocarial degeration and heart failure. | Source: Death record on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, ALEXANDER; age: 85; died: 1940; ref: 156/ 10 Grange (Banff).
  8. Birth record on ScotlandsPeople: MACLEAN, ALASDAIR M; sex: M; born: 1941; ref: 066/2 2 Gairloch Southern.
  9. Birth record on ScotlandsPeople: MACLEAN, ELIZABETH ANN; sex: F; born: 1942; ref: 066/2 15 Gairloch Southern
  10. Death record on ScotlandsPeople: GORDON, JANE; age: 73; died: 1950; ref: 156/ 2 Grange.
  11. Died as a result of poliomyelitis, contracted 3 months previously and influenzal bronchopneumonia for 10 days. | Source: Death record on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, MAUREEN JEAN; age: 23; died: 1957; ref: 320/ 226 Stracathro
  12. Death record on ScotlandsPeople: MACLEAN, ELIZABETH ANN; age: 42; mother's maiden name: MOGGACH; died: 1984; ref: 302/ 731 Aberdeen
  13. Death record on ScotlandsPeople: MACLEAN, ALASDAIR MURDO; age: 55; mother's maiden name: MOGGACH; died; 1996; ref: 324/ 100 Peterculter.
  14. Cause of death stated in the statutory Register of Deaths was bronchopneumonia and cardio vascular accident, following immobility after fractured pelvis and right neck of femur in 1986. | Source: Death record on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, MARY MCCOMBIE; age: 95; mother's maiden name: GORDON; died: 1998: ref: 323/ 5 Skene and Echt.
  15. Gravestone inscription: "MACLEAN / In loving memory of / DONNIE / who died 31st March 1965 / Also his wife / MARY MOGGACH / who died 22nd January 1998 / aged 95 years / and their son / ALASDAIR MURDO / who died 28th August 1996 / aged 55 years". | Source: Grave-marker photographed by the author and added to findagrave.com.