Agnes Benson


Personal and Family Information

Agnes was born about 1850, the daughter of William Benson and Mary Cowan. The place is not known.

Her husband was Hugh Paterson, who she married on 18 JUN 1872 in Carronshore, Bothkennar, Stirlingshire, Scotland. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Agnes Benson


William Benson


Mary Cowan


John Cowan


Agnes Wilson



BirthABT 1850


OccupationDomestic Servant


Note 1

!Source: Tip from Kim Taylor on guestbook.

!Source: 1861 TAYLOR, MARY [Census 485/ 6/ 17] Page 17 of 29

Parish of Larbert


Thomas Taylor, Head, married 55, Stirlingshire, Larbert, abt 1806

Mary “, Wife, married, 35, Stirlingshire, Bothkennar, abt 1826

Agnes “ , daughter, 10, scholar,Stirlingshire, Larbert, abt 1851 <<

Robert “, son, 3,Stirlingshire, Larbert, abt 1858

Mary “, daughter, 5 mo,Stirlingshire, Larbert, abt 1861

!Source: Statutory registers Marriages 473/ 18]

1872 on the Eighteenth day of June at Crronshore, Bothkennar

After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland

Signed: Hugh Patersom, Blacksmith [Bachedlor], age: 22, residence: bannockburn

Father:Hugh Paterson, Carpet Weaver [deceased]

Mother: Margaret Paterson MS Stevenson [deceased]

Signed:Agnes Benson, Domestic Servant [Spenster] age: 22, residence: bannockburn

Father: William Benson, Blacksmith [deceased]

Mother: Mary Taylor MS Cowan

Signed: William Stevenson, Minister of Bothkennar

Signed: Robt Mackay, Witness

Janet Grahm, Witness

Registered: 1872 June 19th at Bothkennar, Andrew Ferguson, registrar.