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Descendants of Thomas Cathro

Note:  All of the names and dates of the first two generations of the Cathro family have been provided through the tireless research of Susie Lynn, descendant of William2 Cathro.  Thank you very much Susie.   

Generation No. 1

1.  THOMAS1 CATHRO married HELEN BUTTER.  Thomas is in the records at Mill of Omachie, just north of Manifieth, Scotland.  Helen Butter, b. 1755, at Burn of Auchinleck (now called Affleck), in Monikie Parish - just east of Monifieth Parish.  Helen is the daughter of James Butter and Isobel Cargill.

Children of THOMAS CATHRO and HELEN BUTTER are:

  • 2. i.    JAMES2 CATHRO, b. 1779
  •     ii.  DAVID2 CATHRO, b. 1781
  •     iii. THOMAS2 CATHRO, b. 1783
  •     iv.  ISABELLA2 CATHRO, b. 1785, d. November 25, 1877
  •     v.   HELEN2 CATHRO, b. 1790
  •     vi.  WILLIAM2 CATHRO, 1793 
  •     vii. ALEXANDER2 CATHRO, b. 1797, Manifieth, (neighboring parish to Carmyllie) Scotland

 

Generation No. 2

2.  ISABELLA2 CATHRO married WILLIAM GREWER (an agricultural labourer).  She died at Newbigging in Tealing Parish - to the west of Monifieth Parish, Scotland.  

3.  ALEXANDER2 (THOMAS1) CATHRO married ANN MILL May 27, 1825.  According to the OPR of Carmyllie, "Alexander Cathro and Ann Mill, both of this parish were matrimonially contracted and thereafter married...".  ANN is the daughter of John Milne and Elizabeth Arbuthnot. 

Children of ALEXANDER CATHRO and ANN MILL are:

  • 3. i.  THOMAS SKAIR3 CATHRO, b. 1826, Carmyllie; d. 1905

  •    ii.  WILLIAM3 CATHRO, b. March 25, 1828, Carmyllie.

  •   iii.  JAMES3 CATHRO, b. 1830, Panbride; d. 1838

  •   iv.  DAVID3 CATHRO, b. 1835, Barry; d. 1836

Alexander Cathro was a Miller at Milltown of Connon 1828.  
Census 1841:  Parish of Barry: Nethermill - Alexander Cathro, age 40, Millar; Ann Cathro, age 35; **Alexander Cathro, age 20, Millar (not born here);  William Cathro, age 13.  (**Alexander Cathro is assumed to be a nephew)

Generation No. 3

4. WILLIAM3 (ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO was born March 25, 1828, and baptized March 30, 1828, in Carmyllie Parish, Scotland.  He married HELEN YOUNG November 28, 1851 in Carmyllie Parish, County of Forfar, Scotland.

Children of WILLIAM CATHRO and HELEN YOUNG are:

  • 4. i.  ANN4 MILNE, b. 1853
  •    ii.  ALEXANDER4 CATHRO, b. 1855, Scotland; d. 1936, Scotland.
  •   iii.  WILLIAM4 CATHRO, b. 1857, d. 1858
  •   iv.  HELEN4 KEITH CATHRO, b. 1860
  •    v.  JANE4 RUSSELL CATHRO, b. 1862
  •   vi.  DAVID4 MILNE CATHRO, b. 1867 

Generation No. 4

5. ALEXANDER4 (WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO was born Abt. 1855 in Scotland, and died 1936 in Scotland. He married SARAH THOMSON December 31, 1879 in 11 Carntyne Street, Shettleston, Lanark, Scotland, daughter of WILLIAM THOMPSON and MARY CATHCART.  She was born Abt. 1859 in Scotland, and died 1915 in Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland.

Alexander Cathro2 1930's.jpg (29317 bytes)    Alexander4 Cathro, about 80 years old

Children of ALEXANDER CATHRO and SARAH THOMSON are:

  • 5. i.  ALEXANDER5 CATHRO.
  •    ii.  HELEN5 CATHRO.
  •   iii.  MARY5 CATHRO.
  •   iv.  WILLIAM5 CATHRO, b. July 21, 1882,  d. November 06, 1961.
  •    v.  DAVID5 CATHRO. Emigration: Canada after serving in the army, WW1
  •   vi.  JAMES5 CATHRO.

Generation No. 5

6.  HELEN5 (ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO married JOHN MURDOCH

7.  MARY5 (ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO married EDWARD DALE

8. WILLIAM5 (ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO was born July 21, 1882 in Glasgow, Scotland, and died November 06, 1961 in Milton, Scotland. He married MARGARET ALICE MERRILEES June 18, 1907 in Shettleston, Glasgow, Scotland. She was the daughter of JOHN MERRILEES and CATHERINE THOMSON. She was born July 21, 1885 in Wishaw, Scotland, and died May 06, 1956 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Children of WILLIAM CATHRO and MARGARET MERRILEES are:

  • 6. i.  CATHERINE (KIT)6 CATHRO, b. May 28, 1908; d. September 17, 2001
  •    ii.  ALEXANDER6 CATHRO, b. April 16, 1910, d. 1922,.
  •   iii.  JOHN SCOTT6 MERRILEES CATHRO, b. October 20, 1913, d. June 10, 1914.
  •   iv.  WILLIAM6 CATHRO, b. September 13, 1915, d. December 21, 1997.
  •    v.  MARGARET6 (PEGGY) CATHRO, b. private
  •   vi.  ROBERT6 CATHRO, b. private
  •  vii.  MARY6 CATHRO, b. private

2 generations 1955.jpg (65173 bytes) Left to right, William6, William5, Margaret, and Elizabeth - 1955

Generation No. 6

9. CATHERINE (KIT)6 (WILLIAM5, ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO married ALBERT GUNN.

 

10. WILLIAM6 (WILLIAM5, ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO was born September 13, 1915 in Glasgow, Scotland, and died December 21, 1997 in Philadelphia, PA. He married ELIZABETH MCALPINE FRASER April 15, 1936 in Clydebank, Scotland. She was born July 02, 1914 in Glasgow, Scotland, and died February 16, 1980 in Philadelphia, PA.

Children of WILLIAM CATHRO and ELIZABETH FRASER are:

  • 7. i.  MARGARET7 ALICE MERILEES5 CATHRO, b. private
  •    ii.  HELEN7 HUME FRASER CATHRO, b. private
  •   iii.  ELIZABETH7 MCALPINE FRASER CATHRO, b. private
  •   iv.  WILMA7 CATHRO, b. private

WC Family 2 1955.jpg (44799 bytes) William6 Cathro family - 1955

11. MARGARET (PEGGY)6 (WILLIAM5, ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO married PETER FERGUSON GREER .

 

12. ROBERT6 (WILLIAM5, ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO married ANNIE PRESTON LAW.

Children of ROBERT CATHRO and ANNIE LAW are:

  • 7. i.  ANNE7 MERRILEES CATHRO, b. private
  •    ii.  ELLEN7 ROBINSON CATHRO, b. private
  •   iii.  JOHN7 LAW CATHRO, b. private
  •   iv.  ROBERT7 CATHRO, b. private

 

13. MARY6 (WILLIAM5, ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO married WILLIAM JAMES ROGERS

 

Generation No. 7

14. MARGARET ALICE MERILEES7 (WILLIAM6, WILLIAM5, ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO  married EDWARD BROUSE.

 

15. HELEN HUME FRASER7 (WILLIAM6, WILLIAM5, ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO married JOSEPH FULLER FIZELL, JR

 

16. ELIZABETH MCALPINE FRAZER7 (WILLIAM6, WILLIAM5, ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1)  CATHRO married JOHN DYER.

 

17. WILMA7 (WILLIAM6, WILLIAM5, ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1)  CATHRO married WILLIAM GREER.

 

18. ANNE MERRILEES7 (ROBERT6, WILLIAM5, ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO married DOUGLAS WILSON.

 

19. ELLEN ROBINSON7 (ROBERT6, WILLIAM5, ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) CATHRO married ALEXANDER CLARKE.

 

20. JOHN LAW7 CATHRO (ROBERT6, WILLIAM5, ALEXANDER4, WILLIAM3,ALEXANDER2, THOMAS1) married CAROL TAIT.

Children of JOHN CATHRO and CAROL TAIT are:

  • 8. i.  JOHN8 CATHRO, b. private
  •    ii.  GRANT ROBERT CATHRO, b. private

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