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Catherine MacCuish

Catherine MacCuish

Catherine was born about 1846, the daughter of Finlay MacCuish and Betsy MacAulay of old Borve and later Backhill. At the time of the 1861 census she was staying with her maternal grandmother Christina MacAulay (née MacLeod) at Struth, near Leverburgh.

Catherine became a weaveress and married shopkeeper Angus Paterson of Geo Dhubh. They were to have ten children together. In 1900 her husband was lotted 20/21 Borve, to which the family moved.

She passed away in 1925, only 13 days after her husband.


Title: Catherine MacCuish
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Caitrìona Fhionnlaigh Thormoid
Date of Birth: 1846
Date of Death: 18-02-1925
Date of Marriage: 26-11-1873
Occupation: Weaveress
Sex: Female
Bk Reference: CEBH 763
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 67475