Donald McCosham 1865 - 1892

Name: Donald McCosham

AKA: Daniel McCoshim or McCoshin

Father: Hugh McCosham

Mother: Susanna Millar

Born: 21 February 1865 Jedburgh, Roxburghshire


Married: 3 May 1892 Blythswood, Glasgow to Isabella M. W. MacIndoe1

1892 on the Third day of Mar
at North British Station Hotel
George Square, Glasgow

After Banns according to the Forms of the
Established Church of Scotland

Donald McCoshim, Farmer

Age: 27
Address: Auchingavin Farm, Luss

Father: Hugh McCoshim, Farmer
Mother: Susannah McCoshim, MS Millar

Isabella M.W. MacIndoe

Age 26
Address: Glenmalochan Farm, Luss

Father: James MacIndoe, Farmer
Mother: Isabella Jessie MacIndoe, MS Walker (deceased)

Signed: Duncan Campbell, Minister of Luss Parish

Signed: Robert McCoshim, Witness
Signed: Jane G.McIndoe, Witness


Occupation: Cattle Dealer

Address: Auchengavin, Luss


  • 1881

Kintraw House2

Name Rel. Con. Age Occupation Born
Hugh McCoshim Head M 42 Farmer 876 Acres of Which 136 Acres Arable Inveraray
Susanna McCoshim Wife M 41 Farmers Wife Jedburgh, Roxburgh
Robert McCoshim Son U 20 Farmers Son Jedburgh, Roxburgh
Catherine McCoshim Daur U 18 Farmers Daur Jedburgh, Roxburgh
Donald McCoshim Son U 16 Farmers Son Jedburgh, Roxburgh
Susanna McCoshim Daur U 13 Scholar Glassary
Hugh McCoshim Son U 11 Scholar Glassary
Helin McCoshim Daur U 2 Kilmartin
Robert Millar Father in Law W 90 Annuitant Jedburgh, Roxburgh


Indictment dated 27th June 1892 Dunbarton and 7 July 1892 Glasgow for Sheep Stealing, including 6 sheep from his father and 41 sheep from his father in law. (have documents from NAS)

Handwritten note on Indictment indicates that Donald McCosham failed to appear on the 27th of June so the diet was rescheduled for 7th of July 1892 where it was learned that he had died 3 June 1892 at Willard Parker Hospital, New York. His wife Isabella was to have died on the voyage to America.