Margaret Donovan

Birth Name Margaret Donovan
Gender female
Age at Death about 71 years, 1 month, 8 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1827 Ireland   1a
Event Note

1855 Census said was born in 1827
1860 Census said she was born in 1825
1860 mariage record said she was born in 1833 (her husband was younger than she was)
1865 Census said she was born in 1825
1870 Census said she was born in 1825
1880 Census said she was born in 1830
1898 Death record said she was born in 1828

Census (Sister-in-law) 1855 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States probably 142/4 Purchase St 1a
Event Note

Massachusetts State Census, 1855, familysearch.org
Suffolk, Boston, Ward 07, Dwelling 193, Family 1140

This was 144 Purchase based on information from the City Directory
The next household was that of Charles and Mary (Donovan) Jenkins. Mary was Catherine Winterflood's sister

John Winterflood, 28, male, laborer, born in England
Catherine Winterflood, 22, female, born in Ireland
Joseph Henry Winterflood, 1, male, born in Massachusetts
Mary Donovan, 60, female, born in Ireland
Margaret Donovan, 28, female, born in Ireland
Jeremiah Donovan, 24, male, laborer, born in Ireland
Daniel Donovan, 19, male, laborer, born in Ireland
Julia Donovan, 12, female, born in Ireland

"Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQWV-85D : accessed 8 February 2016), Charles Jenkins, Ward 07, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 953,959.

Census (Sister-in-law) June 13, 1860 East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States John Winterflood household 2a
Event Note

1860; Census Place: Boston Ward 2, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: M653_520; Page: 503; census page 69, family 555
East Boston Post Office
June 13, 1860

John Winderfeldt 32, boatman, Personal Estate: $150, born in England, cannot read or write
Catherine Winderfeldt 28, born in Ireland, cannot read or write
Joseph H Winderfeldt 6
Charles W Winderfeldt 4
John Winderfeldt 1
Margaret Donahoe 35, domestic, born in Ireland
[should that be Margaret Donovan? She was living with them in 1855 and didn't marry until June 24, 1860.]

Children born in Massachusetts

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZC7-HNZ

child's birthplace (mother) May 16, 1861 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 142 Purchase 3a
Event Note

daughter Rebecca Jane was born at 142 Purchase

Residence (mother) August 5, 1863 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 142 Purchase 3b
Event Note

daughter Eliza was born at 142 Purchase

Census (Wife) 1865 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States Ward 7 4a
Event Note

1865 Census of Massachusetts, Boston, Ward 7
Household number: 2497
Reel Number: 29
Volume Number: 32

John Scott, 45, seaman, born in England, ratable polls column checked
Margaret Scott, 40, born in Ireland, cannot read or write
Rebecca J Scott, 4, born in Massachusetts

Census (Wife) August 1, 1870 Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States   5a
Event Note

1870 Census Ward 1 Charlestown
August 1, 1870
[same page as Margaret's brother Jeremiah, who had their mother in his household.]

John Scott, 36, sailor, born in Ireland, parents of foreign birth, citizenship column not checked, cannot read or write
Margaret Scott, 45, keeps house, born in Ireland, parents of foreign birth, cannot read or write
Rebecca Scott, 9, school, born in Massachusetts, cannot read or write

Census (wife) June 9, 1880 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States   6a
Event Note

1880 Census, Boston, ED 617, sheet 266B, census page 30
June 9, 1880
at 160 Salem Street

John Scott, 45, laborer, born in Ireland, parents also
Margaret Scott, 50, born in Ireland, parents also
Rebecca Scott, 19, daughter, dressmaker, born in Boston

"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHXJ-WQ1 : accessed 2 March 2016), John Scott, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district ED 617, sheet 266B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0553; FHL microfilm 1,254,553.

death of child (mother) September 20, 1890 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 13 Margaret Street, Boston 7a
Event Note

Margaret and John's daughter Rebecca died at 13 Margaret Street, Boston

Residence 1898 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 51 Park Street 7b
Event Note

living at 51 Park Street when she died

Death February 9, 1898 Brighton, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States   7b
Event Note

Deaths Registered in Boston, 1898, page 70
February 9, 1898
Margaret Scott, maiden name Donovan, age 70, married, housewife, born in Ireland
died at: St Elizabeth's Hospital
residence 51 Park Street
husband: John Scott
parents: James Donovan and Mary Sullivan, both born in Ireland
cause: paralysis of senility

"Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NW83-GX5 : accessed 9 February 2016), Margaret Donavan Scott, 09 Feb 1898; citing Boston, Massachusetts, v 483 p 70, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 961,526.

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father James Donovan
Mother Mary Sullivanabout 1792
    Sister     Mary Donovan about 1822 December 3, 1908
         Margaret Donovan about 1827 February 9, 1898
    Brother     Jeremiah Donovan about 1831
    Sister     Catherine Donovan about 1832 June 1, 1865
    Brother     Daniel Donovan about 1835 October 6, 1904
    Sister     Julia Donovan about 1844 November 4, 1889

Families

    Family of John Scott and Margaret Donovan
Married Husband John Scott
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage June 24, 1860 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States   8a
Event Note

Marriages Registered in Boston, 1860, page 71
June 24, 1860
John Scott, 25, a mariner, parents: George and Ellen,
Margaret Donovan, 27, parents: James and Mary
both residing in Boston, both born in Ireland. first marriage for both.
married by Rev C Lynch, Boston

"Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NWYP-BVD : accessed 9 February 2016), John Scott and Margaret Donovan, 24 Jun 1860; citing p71 n1268, Boston, Massachusetts, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,433,018.

  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Rebecca Jane ScottMay 16, 1861September 20, 1890
Eliza ScottAugust 5, 1863August 8, 1863

Pedigree

  1. James Donovan
    1. Mary Sullivan
      1. Mary Donovan
      2. Margaret Donovan
        1. John Scott
          1. Rebecca Jane Scott
          2. Eliza Scott
      3. Jeremiah Donovan
      4. Catherine Donovan
      5. Daniel Donovan
      6. Julia Donovan

Source References

  1. 1855 Census of Boston
      • Page: Jenkins and Winterflood, Boston, Ward 07, Dwelling 193, Families 1140 & 1141
  2. 1860 United States Census
      • Page: John Winderfeldt, Boston Ward 2, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: M653_520; Page: 503; census page 69, family 555
  3. Massachusetts Births
      • Page: Rebecca Jane Scott, May 16, 1861, Boston.
      • Page: Eliza Scott, August 5, 1863, Boston
  4. 1865 Massachusetts Census
      • Page: Ward 7, Boston, Household number: 2497, Reel Number: 29, Volume Number: 32
  5. 1870 United States Census
      • Page: Charlestown, Ward 1, p 191
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD3D-D41 : 12 April 2016), Jeremiah Donnavan, Massachusetts, United States; citing p. 191, family 1527, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,124.

  6. 1880 United States Census
      • Page: John Scott, Boston, ED 617, sheet 266B, census page 30
  7. Massachusetts Deaths
      • Page: Rebecca J Scott, September 20, 1890, Boston, page 316
      • Page: Margaret Scott, February 9, 1898, Boston, page 70
  8. Massachusetts Marriage Records
      • Page: Scott-Donovan, June 24, 1860, Boston, page 71