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George Mutch born 15 November 1813 in the parish of Rathen - died 18 July 1899 at Greenbank in the parish of Fraserburgh


His father was William Mutch [W7]


Spouse Janet/Jessie Birnie born 1821 christened 26 December 1821 in the parish of Rathen. They married 6 December 1840 in the parish of Rathen.

Her father was John Birnie and her mother was Margaret Reid.
Children were:
  1. Christian born 1841 christened 4 February 1841 in the parish of Rathen. Married James Birnie
  2. John Birnie born 1843 christened 29 June 1843 in the parish of Rathen - died 22 July 1919 at 76 High Street in the parish of Strichen. Married Isabella Kirkton
  3. Margaret born 16 September 1845 christened 28 September 1845 in the parish of Rathen. Married George Burnett
  4. William born 3 May 1848 christened 21 May 1848 in the parish of Rathen
  5. George born 23 October 1850 christened 8 November 1850 in the parish of Rathen
  6. Alexander born 22 December 1852 christened 11 January 1853 in the parish of Rathen
  7. James born 1 March 1855 in the parish of Rathen
  8. Jessie born 2 September 1858 in the parish of Rathen - died 12 March 1934 at 73 Broad Street in the parish of Peterhead. Married John Garden
  9. Andrew born 30 June 1861 in the parish of Rathen
  10. Mary Annie born 31 July 1863 in the parish of Rathen - died 1952 in the parish of Hull. Had a relationship with Unknown
  11. David Siveright born 9 January 1866 in the parish of Rathen

Last updated: Tuesday, 13th October 2020

Webmaster's notes:

Details of son John's marriage have been provided by Jamie Smith.
Details of Christian's marriage and children have been provided by Karen Brettell.
Karen also confirmed that George was the son of William + Elizabeth Thomson. She has a copy of George's death certificate. His occupation was listed as "Formerly Surfaceman" and the informant was his son James whose address is given as 235 Balmay Road, Springburn, Glasgow.
James Garden has provided the details of daughter Jessie and her family. His 2nd Great Grandfather was her husband John Garden.
David Bell has provided details of daughter Margaret's family:

I have a copy from Scotlands People of the marriage certificate of George Burnett (21) and Margaret Mutch (aged 19, from Rathen) on 6th Feb 1864 in the Parish of Lonmay. Her parents are George Mutch and Jessie Birnie.

Jill Thomas contacted the site with details of an illegitimate child born to daughter Mary Annie:

She had an illegitimate child, Jessie Anne in 1883 and never married. She died in Hull in 1952.

Jessie Anne married Robert Esslemont, from Peterhead (born in 1881), in Aberdeen 1904. They had 6 children, Sarah, Robina, David, William Strachan, Mary Jane (Jeannie) and John. William Strachan was my Grandfather.

Isabella Burnett Sheldon contacted me about her connection to daughter Margaret and George Burnett:

My grandmother b 18Jan1898 Isabella Giles Burnett is the daughter of George Mutch Burnett and Isabella Cowie Giles. She married James Brodie and had William Burnett Brodie b29 Jan 1927 and Isabelle Burnett Brodie b 11 Feb 1930 my mother.