Isabel (Isobel) Moggach née Forsyth (about 1770 - 1856)

Born: Isabel Forsyth | Nickname: Isobel | Married name: Isabel Moggach
B: about 1770 at Upper Towie, Botriphnie, Banffshire, Scotland
D: 14 May 1856 at Newburgh Farm, Botriphnie, Banffshire, Scotland
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Biography

Isabel (Isobel) Forsyth was born in 1770 in Botriphnie, Banffshire, the daughter of William Forsyth and Agnes McBay. She married George Mouggach on 13 December 1791. They had one child during their marriage, Alexander Moggach (1792-1861). She died on 14 May 1856 in Botriphnie, aged 86 years, and was buried there. Isabel (Isobel) Forsyth is the author's great great great great grandmother.

Partners and children

Partner of George Mouggach (d. bef. 1841) and mother of:

Life events

Date Age Event and location Note
abt. 1770 - Birth
Upper Towie, Botriphnie, Banffshire, Scotland
1
11 Aug 1770 <1 Baptism
Botriphnie, Banffshire, Scotland
2
abt. 1792 22 Birth of son, Alexander Moggach Sr
Botriphnie, Banffshire, Scotland
3
1841 71 Residence
Newburgh Farm, Botriphnie, Banffshire, Scotland
4
1851 81 Residence
Newburgh Farm, Botriphnie, Banffshire, Scotland
5
14 May 1856 86 Death
Newburgh Farm, Botriphnie, Banffshire, Scotland
6
aft. 14 May 1856   Burial
Botriphnie Parish Churchyard, Botriphnie, Banffshire, Scotland
7

Footnotes

  1. Date and location inferred from baptismal record on ScotlandsPeople: FORSYTH, ISABEL; parents: WILLIAM FORSYTH/AGNES MCBAY; baptism: 11/08/1770; ref: 148/10 226 Botriphnie.
  2. "August 11th 1770 / Forsyth & McBay / William Forsyth in Upper Towie with his spouse Agnes McBay had a child baptised this day (Isabel) Archibald Cruckshank & Alexr Umphay witnesses". | Source: Baptismal record in Old Parish Registers on ScotlandsPeople: FORSYTH, ISABEL; parents: WILLIAM FORSYTH/AGNES MCBAY; baptism: 11/08/1770; ref: 148/10 226 Botriphnie.
  3. Year of birth inferred from baptismal record on ScotlandsPeople: MOUGGACH, ALEXANDER; parents: GEORGE MOUGGACH/ISABEL, FORSYTH; sex: M; baptism: 02/10/1792; ref: 148/ 10 285 Botriphnie.
  4. Entry in enumeration book lists occupation as "Ind", which seems to mean that she was living on independent means. | Source: 1841 census on ScotlandsPeople: FORSYTH, ISOBEL; census: 1841; sex: F; age: 70; ref: 148/ 3/ 5 Botriphnie Banff.
  5. Occupation described as 'spinster' on the 1851 census, but she is listed under her married name. | Source: 1851 census on ScotlandsPeople: MOGGACH, ISOBELLA; census: 1851; sex: F; age: 80; ref: 148/ 3/ 5 Botriphnie Banff.
  6. "1856. Deaths in the Parish of Botriphny in the County of Banff / No 6. [1] Forsyth, Isobel / Widow [2] 1856 May Fourteenth 11 h. 30 m. A.M. / Newburgh, Parish of Botriphny [3] F [4] 86 years [5] William Forsyth, Farmer (deceased) / [illegible] Forsyth, maiden name McBey (deceased). [6] Old age and General debility / No medical attendant [7] Churchyard of Botriphny / Certified by Alexr Garrow, sexton [8] Alexr Moggach, son, present [9] 1856 May 20th at Botriphny / John Ord, Registrar". | Source: Death record on ScotlandsPeople: FORSYTH, ISOBEL; age: 86; mother's maiden name: MCBEY; died: 1856; ref: 148/ 6 Botriphnie.
  7. Location of burial is stated on the entry in the Register of Deaths. Her gravestone may not be standing. | Source: Death record on ScotlandsPeople: FORSYTH, ISOBEL; age: 86; mother's maiden name: MCBEY; died: 1856; ref: 148/ 6 Botriphnie.