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Elizabeth Read

Female Abt 1770 - 1857  (~ 87 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Read 
    Born Abt 1770 
    Gender Female 
    Died Sep 1857 
    Person ID I10611  My Genealogy

    Father Alexander (of Logie) Read,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F6994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 David Webster,   b. 15 Aug 1757,   d. 21 Mar 1801, Bath, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 1785 
    Children 
     1. Anne Wedderburn Webster,   b. 2 Mar 1791, Clapham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1822  (Age 31 years)
     2. Mary Wedderburn Webster,   b. 15 Sep 1793, Clapham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. 2 Sons Wedderburn Webster,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Sir James Wedderburn Webster,   b. 1788,   d. 1844  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6993  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Robert (3rd of Brigton) Douglas,   b. 17 Apr 1773,   d. 8 Aug 1835  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1802  Langham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William (4th of Brigton) Douglas,   b. 4 Aug 1803,   d. 16 Feb 1869  (Age 65 years)
     2. Child unknown Douglas,   b. Abt 1804,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6992  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David Wedderburn-Webster, b. 15/8/1757, third and youngest son of Robert Wedderburn of Pearsie and Isobel Edward, m. at Dundee. in 1785, his second cousin Elizabeth Read, b. 13/10/1770 [only daughter of Alexander Read of Logie, co. Angus, by his wife, Ann Fletcher - Alexander Read being a grandson of Elizabeth Wedderburn, d. of Sir Alexander W., 4th Bt. of Blackness, & Katharine Scott

      June, 1846, Mrs. Douglas bought a house at Broughty Ferry called Carbat House, distant about twelve miles from Brigton, which she occupied as a winter residence, and Brigton as a summer residence, till her death on the 9th of September, 1857.
      being widowed for the second time Elizabeth went to live at Broughty Ferry, not far from the estate of her son William Douglas.