McGougan, Mary

Birth Name McGougan, Mary
Gender female
Age at Death about 65 years


Mary was the daughter of John and Mary McGougan of Princetown. Her date of birth is assumed to have been around 1778, based on being age 25 when she married in 1803.

Her will has been transcribed:

She mentions an agreement made between herself and her sons Donald Ramsay, Neil Ramsay, Archibald Ramsay, William Ramsay, John Ramsay and David Ramsay in 1835.

In her own will, she names sons John, William, Archibald, Neil and David. The will was filed only by executor John Craig in 1855, Dugald Ramsay being dead.

Will of Mary Ramsay (nee McGougan), relict of John Ramsay, Oyster Cove, PEI, dated 22nd May 1843; Transcribed by Ann Smith from: R.G. 6.2 Series 1. Probate Court Register of Wills, 1807-1920, Vol. 5, p. 383. Prince Edward Island Public Archives and Records Office. [Mary Ramsay was the daughter of John and Mary McGougan and married John Ramsay, the son of Neil Ramsay and Mary Cole in 1803. They had seven sons; six are mentioned in this will.]


Event Date Place Description Sources
Death about 1843 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Birth about 1778 Prince Edward Island, Canada Assumption  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father McGougan, Johnabout 1826
Mother Unknown, Maryafter 1826
    Brother     McGougan, John about 1776 1857
         McGougan, Mary about 1778 about 1843
    Brother     McGougan, Neil 1778 1851
    Sister     McGougan, Rachel 1772 August 13, 1855
    Brother     McGougan, Donald March 17, 1783 December 1, 1867
    Brother     McGougan, Malcolm 1785 March 12, 1883
    Brother     McGougan, Archibald 1775 1813


Family of Ramsay, John - Lot 18 and McGougan, Mary

Married Husband Ramsay, John - Lot 18 ( * about 1782 + about 1835 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage March 24, 1803 Princetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada Margate church records give the earlier date, marriage license dated Oct 24 1803  
Name Birth Date Death Date
Ramsay, DonaldFebruary 15, 1804before 1843
Ramsay, NeilAugust 15, 1805February 11, 1881
Ramsay, JohnAugust 22, 1807February 16, 1892
Ramsay, WilliamMarch 18, 1811
Ramsay, DavidJanuary 1, 1813April 28, 1884
Ramsay, JamesFebruary 5, 1815before 1836