S. of Peter Dustan
& Janet (Jessie) Black
Born 30.3.1834 at Rothes, Moray, Scotland
Occ. Farm Servant/Grain Miller/Railway Porter/Iron Works Porter/Porter & Mechanical Engineer
Marr. Margaret McBain in 1860 at Old Machar, Aberdeen
Margaret was born c 1839 at Rothes, Moray. Her parents were Donald McBain & Margt. Burgess. John died in infancy & also their other son, John may have also.
William was recorded at Dandaleith, Rothes, Moray in the 1851 census & later the family was living at Ferryhill Mills, Old Machar, Aberdeen in 1861.
The 1871 census records the family living at Westland Houses, Old Machar, Aberdeen. Also present was mother-in-law, Margaret McBain. In 1881 the family are found living in the same area.
William & Margaret were living at 93 Wales St., Aberdeen St Nicholas in 1891 with children, Peter & Mary.
The 1901 census records William & Margaret at 113 Menzie Road, Aberdeen, Kincardineshire with children, Peter & Mary. Also present was Grandson, William Dustan, 1893, Old Machar, Aberdeen.