The Senter Family

including

 George Center and John Center

 

 

George
Center
b.1766

 
       
       

James
 Senter
(eldest child)
b.1793

9 other
children
William,  George,  Isabella,   Christian Forbes,
John Cumine,  Ann,  Alexander,  Jean,   Allan

Joseph
Senter
(10th child)
b.1812

                 
               

4 other
children

Christina

[baptised Christian],

William,
James
George

Portrait of John Center, photographer and bagpipe maker, taken in the studio of James Howie, 3 Princes Street, in 1888.

John
Center
1830-1914
Photographer &
 Bagpipe Maker

=

Photograph of Jane Center, wife of the Edinburgh photographer and bagpipe maker John Center

Jean
Senter
eldest child

=Jean [baptism record]
Jane [marriage record]

b.1837  d. <1907

7 other
 children

Joseph,
George,  Elspet,
James,
Isobella,
William,
Alexander
 

Photograph by John Center of his cousin John Allan Senter on the day that he left the Highlands of Scotland for Melbourne, Australia

John
 Allan
Senter
8th child
1848-1908
See "Leaving Scotland"

                   
     

10 children
John,  Joseph Allan,  Jane Isabella,  Elspet,  Christina
Mary Ann Diack,  James Alexander,  Johannah Wilson,  William,  Isabella

 

The details above, are based a genealogy web site from Glenn Eason, with amendments and many additional details provided by Veronika Ihlenfeldt.

Further brief details of marriages and families are given below, on this page.

 

Family of George Center (b.1766)

-  George Senter married Isobel Ellis in Huntly, Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1792

-  Their eleven children were born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland between the 1790s and 1814.

 

Family of James Senter (b.1793)

-  James Senter married Isobella Allan in Clatt, Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1822

-  Their five children were born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland in 1823, 1825 and 1827, 1829 and 1831.

 

Family of Joseph Senter (b.1812)

-  Joseph Senter married Elspet Smith in Kildrummy, Aberdeen, Scotland, around 1837

-  Their nine children were born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland between 1838 and 1853.

 

Family of John Center (b.1830)
and Jean Senter
(b.1837)

John and Jean  were married in Kildrummy, Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1860.  Jean's name on her marriage record is 'Jane'.

-  Their first two children were born in Aberdeen City, Scotland up to 1863.  Their other children were born in Edinburgh from 1864 up to the 1880s.

-  Christina:   emigrated to Melbourne 1853

-   William:    helped his brother, John, to run the bagpipe shop in Edinburgh.

-   James:      emigrated to Tasmania

 

Acknowledgement for the details above:

1.  Veronika Ihlenfeldt whose great great grandmother was a sister of John Center.

2.  Genealogy Site for Selected Families and Individuals

 

John Center and the Senter Family

Most of the family were named Senter. John used the name Center.

George was Center (marriage records), but Centre (christening records).

Family

John Center                    Jane                     Willie and Amy

Family Tree                   Leaving Scotland                   Today

Addresses

John (Aberdeen)         John (Edinburgh)          Family (Edinburgh)

Cartes de Visite

John Center                  By John Center:   1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8

Bagpipes

Bagpipe Maker                        Bagpipe Photographs

 

 

 

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