George SIM > John Wm SIM > Elizabeth GRUER-SIM > Magdalane WHYTE-GRUERBIRTH - Magdalane Whyte was born September 6, 1807 in Forfarshire, Angus, Scotland. Her father was Alexander Whyte and her mother was Janet Walker.
On the early documents she was listed as Whyte. After her marriage, Whyte changed to White on the records of her children's births. Her first name had been recorded with several different spellings on various documents. However, her birth record stated Magdalane.
MARRIAGE - Magdalane married William Grewer (Gruer) on October 27, 1829 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. They had at least 11 children which included Flora, twins: Elizabeth and Mary Ann, William, Jesse Magdalen, Isabella, John, Alexander, Daniel, David and James.
England, Wales, Scotland Census Reports:
1841 Age 32 Living with husband and 6 children on Grant Street, Moray, Duffus,
1851 Age 43 Living with husband and 7 children and one grandchild on Nether Mill
Street, Aberdeenshire, Aberdour, Scotland
1861 Not listed on census that included her husband, 2 children and one
grand child living on Church Street, Banffshire, Rathven, Scotland
1871 Age 63 Magdalane is living with her husband who is retired and her daughter,
Isabella Stuart, who is 26 and unmarried in Moray, Drainie, Scotland
1881 Age 73 Widow, living at 27 King Street, Moray, Drainie, Scotland
1891 Age 83 Widow, annuitant, living on King Street, Moray, Drainie, Scotland
On September 9, 1888, Magdalane wrote the following in the Sim Scrapbook:
Maggie Gruer Mount Forest, Ont Arrived from Scotland
Signature from the Sim Scrapbook
DEATH - Magdalane Whyte Gruer died on September 3, 1893, age 85, in Branderburgh, Lossiemouth, Scotland.
Obituary from the Sim Scrapbook