m. 27 Jun 1789
m. 25 Sep 1828
Facts and Events
William Rumgay, son of Andrew Rumgay and Mary Black, was born on 10 January 1805 in Kettle, Fife, Scotland. William Rumgay was baptized in February 1805 in Kettle. William is a wright.
William married Margaret Dickson on 25 September 1828 in Auchtermuchty, Fife.
Daughter Mary was born in 1830 in Collessie parish, Fife. Son William was born on 1 February 1832 in Rossie Mill, Collessie parish. Son Andrew was born on 7 November 1833 in Easter Colzie, Abernethy parish, Fife. The family lived between 1835 and 1841 in Easter Lumbenny, Newburgh parish, Fife, where four more children were born: Fanny, on 19 September 1835; John, on 10 January 1837; Robert, on 28 August 1838; James, on 23 April 1841.
Margaret and William appeared on the census of 1841 in Bighall, Newburgh parish, with their children Euphemia, Mary, William, Andrew, Fanny, John, Robert and James. Three more children were born in Orwell parish, Kinross, Scotland: son George, born in 1844; daughter Margaret, born in 1846; daughter Ann, born on 11 October 1847.
William's wife, Margaret Dickson, died between 1847 and 1851.
William appeared on the census of 1851 in Easter Colzie with his children George, Margaret, Ann, Fanny, Robert, James and Mary and his granddaughter Mary Rumgay. In 1859, William lived in Lockmill, Fife. He married Mary Brown, daughter of John Brown and Elizabeth Darling, on 12 January 1859 in Auchtermuchty parish. Their daughter Elizabeth was born on 12 October 1859 in Wester Lumbenny, Abdie parish.
On the night of 7 April 1861, William and his daughter 16-year old daughter Margaret were recorded on the 1861 Scottish census in Lockmill, Abdie parish. His wife Mary and new daughter Elizabeth were not listed. Although the census index gives his name as William "Menegay" this is certainly the correct man, as the information on his age, birthplace, and occupation, as well as his daughter's name, age, and birthplace, all match established information.
William Rumgay died on 26 December 1861 at the home of his son-in-law, John Methven in Parkhill, Abdie parish, at age 56 of asthma and bronchitis.
1805 - birth, Kettle, Fife, Scotland
1828 - 1st marriage, Auchtermuchty, Fife, Scotland
1830 - child born, Collessie, Fife, Scotland
1832 - child born, Collessie, Fife, Scotland
1833 - child born, Abernethy, Fife, Scotland
1835 - child born, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
1837 - child born, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
1838 - child born, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland
1841 - child born, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland 1841 - census, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland (1841 U.K. Census, Newburgh, Fife, ED7, pg. 16)
1844 - child born, Orwell, Kinross, Scotland
1846 - child born, Orwell Kinross, Scotland
1847 - child born, Orwell, Kinross, Scotland
1851 - census, Abernethy, Fife, Scotland, listed as widower (1851 U.K. Census, Abernethy, Fife, ED1, pg. 1, household 2)
1859 - 2nd marriage, Auchtermuchty, Fife, Scotland
1859 - child born, Abdie, Fife, Scotland
1861 - census, Abdie, Fife, Scotland, wife Mary not listed (1861 Scotland Census, extraction on Ancestry.com, as William Menegay)
1861 - death, Abdie, Fife, Scotland