Sunday, 28 February 2010

Brown Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Brown family history using information on a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • John Brown on May 17th 1917.
  • Isabella McKinlay on April 2nd 1906
  • Mary Brown on Dec 30th 1885
  • Margaret Scott, wife of John Brown, on Nov 17th 1939 age 89 years.


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Saturday, 27 February 2010

McMillan Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on McMillan family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the following deaths:

  • John McMillan
  • Wife, Marion Cairns
  • James M McMillan on Jan 29th 1926
  • Nephew, John, son of John and Sophia McMillan, age 18 months.
  • Margaret McMillan on Oct 17th 1940.


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Friday, 26 February 2010

McLean Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on McLean family history using information on a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Janet McLean 1884
  • Jane Maxey 1907
  • Jane McLean 1900
  • Mary McLean Rosa on Feb 1st 1921


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Thursday, 25 February 2010

Houston Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Houston family history using information sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This stone was erected by Jessie M Sim in memory of:

  • Her husband, William Houston who died Feb 22nd 1889 age 57 years.
Children-

  • Robert Edmiston who died Dec 1st 1882.
  • Lewis and Sarah who died April 5th and 12th 1885 age 2 years.


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Wednesday, 24 February 2010

MacLean Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on MacLean family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow, Scotland. This records the deaths of:

  • Hugh MacLean on Jan 1st 1897 age 43 years.
  • Hugh McColl on Aug 24th 1887
  • Donald Roderick on Sept 9th 1887
  • Isabella Brotherton MacLean on Dec 26th 1901 age 44 years.


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Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Morrison Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Morrison family history sourced from a memorial at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • Margaret Campbell, wife of John Morrison. Born Dec 21st 1834, Died Sept 25th 1907.
  • Children: Mary Campbell died July 26th 1861; Margaret died Dec 2nd 1869; Agnes died April 7th 1877.
  • Grandson, John Morrison, son of William A and Annie Campbell Lambie.
  • Grandchildren: Muriel Scott, Born July 27th 1906: Sheila Campbell, Born March 15th 1908; John Lees, Born March 14th 1910, killed in Aisgill Railway Disaster Sept 2nd 1913.Children of William and Helen Borland Morrison.
  • John Morrison of Ruadhsgeir, Pollockshields, Born April 20th 1836, Died March 25th 1919.


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Monday, 22 February 2010

Brown Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Brown family history using information obtained from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

  • James Brown on March 23rd 1891 age 78 years.
  • Son, James Brown on Jan 27th 1881 age 32 yrs.
  • Son, William Thomson Brown on Nov 14th 1882 age 26 yrs.
  • Son, John Brown, died in Toronto, Canada on Jan 15th 1886 age 35 yrs.
  • Son, Donald Brown July 14th 1899 age 46 yrs.
  • Janet McKenzie on Nov 29th 1903 age 80 years.
  • Son, Andrew died in Cape town on Sept 9th 1903 age 48 yrs.
  • Henry Morris, died at Ardbeg, Bute on Jan 23rd 1922 age 71 yrs.
  • Wife, Ann Elizabeth Brown, died at at Glasgow on Dec 29th 1936 age 76 yrs.




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Sunday, 21 February 2010

Mossman Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Mossman family history using information on a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery. This records the deaths of:

Margaret Watson on Jan 18th 1906 age 36 years.

Helen Mossman on April 19th 1905 age 1 month.

Driver, William Mossman of 1/7th Scottish Rifles who was accidentally killed in Palestine on April 10th 1917 age 20 years.

David Mossman on Dec 8th 1925 age 52 years.

Helen Mossman on Jan 14th 1931 age 24 years.

Ann Watson on Feb 2nd 1954 age 77 years.
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Saturday, 20 February 2010

Thomson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Thomson family history using information found on a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the following deaths:

  • Thomas Thomson, Merchant, on Sept 7th 1887 age 74 years.
  • John Thomson, Merchant, Valparaiso, on Oct 25th 1887 age 73 years.
  • James Brown Thomson on Oct 1st 1898 age 80 years.
Sons of James Thomson, Olenim, Sanquhar and Jessie Brown, wife.


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Friday, 19 February 2010

Nicholson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Nicholson family history as obtained from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. The following deaths are recorded:

James Nicholson on June 6th 1899 age 52 years.

Wife,Isabella Buchanan on Sept 15th 1926 age 77 years.
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Thursday, 18 February 2010

Brown Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Brown family history as sourced from a memorial at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • Alexander Brown, Cotton Manufacturer, on Nov 15th 1851 age 62 years.
  • Alexander Johnston, son, on Jan 1st 1842 age 2 yrs 6 months.
  • James Brown, Merchant, on March 25th 1863 age 82 years. He is interred at Dunedin, New Zealand.
  • Rachel Johnston, wife of Alexander Brown, on Jan 10th 1877 age 79 years.


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Wednesday, 17 February 2010

MacGregor Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information from a memorial at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow.

This records the death of Jessie Murray MacGregor, wife of Lambert Jackson, who died at Giffnock on Feb 2nd 1914 age 30 years.



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Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Dow Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon I am posting information on Dow family history using data from a memorial stone at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

John Dow on March 14th 1912 age 70 years.

Wife, Mary Dow on Jan 31st 1924 age 78 years.

Sadie Miller, daughter of Malcolm and Elizabeth Dow, on Feb 5th 1925 age 14 years.



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Monday, 15 February 2010

Armour Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Armour family history as sourced from a memorial at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

James Shaw Armour on Aug 30th 1912.

Son, Alexander Fullarton on Sept 15th 1903 age 18 years.

Daughter of Alexander Fullarton and wife of James S Armour, Ann Fullarton on June 23rd 1915.
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Sunday, 14 February 2010

Anderson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Anderson family history as sourced from a memorial at Old Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow. This records the deaths of:

Adolph Anderson on March 13 1903

William Anderson on May 6th 1910 age 79 years.

Mary Munn on June 18th 1914 age 84 years.



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Saturday, 13 February 2010

Eadie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening I am posting information on Eadie family ancestry from information at Old Cathcart cemetery.

The memorial stone records the deaths of:

William Eadie from July 31st 1913 age 52 years.

Mary Pollock, wife, Feb 1st 1936 age 69.

Son, Thomas Pollock Oct 13th 1919 age 26 years.



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Friday, 12 February 2010

Pollock Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Pollock family history as sourced from a family memorial at Old Cathcart burial ground. This records the deaths of:

Thomas Pollock, Contractor, Glasgow who died Nov 28 1903 age 64 years.

Isabella Bissett, wife, who died Feb 2nd 1919 age 79 years.

Son, William James Pollock who died Oct 19th 1936 age 71 years.

William Bissett who died March 1st 1926 age 83 years



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Thursday, 11 February 2010

Collie Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on Collie family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • Alexander Collie of Murlingden, Forfarshire. Merchant and Magistrate of Glasgow who died at Murlingden on June 4th 1870.
  • Wife, Isabella Robb, died at Glasgow on Nov 27th 1835.
Monument erected by George and Isa Milne Collie.


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Wednesday, 10 February 2010

MacCallum Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on MacCallum family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • John MacCallum on Dec 28th 1874 age 74 years.
  • Hannah Pettigrew, wife, on Jan 11th 1872 age 72 years.
  • Thomas Pettigrew on April 9th 1836 age 68 years.
  • Margaret Reid, wife, on Aug 6th 1840 age 67 years.
  • John Angus McDougall, Grand Nephew, on Dec 8th 1898 age 47 years.
  • Margaret R. McDougall, daughter of John Stewart, Feb 10th 1900 age 78 years.
  • Margaret Stewart McDougall on March 5th 1927 age 77 years.
  • John Reid Stewart on May 17th 1879 age 50 years.
  • Thomas Rhodes Stewart, son, died at London on Feb 22nd 1892 age 27 years.

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Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Stewart Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Stewart Ancestry as sourced from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • John Stewart on Feb 28th 1841 age 45 years.
  • Margaret Pettigrew, wife, on Jan 12th 1875, age 78 years.
  • Hannah, David, Hannah and Agnes who died in infancy.
  • Thomas Pettigrew Stewart on March 7th 1885 age 64 years.
  • Eliza Matheson, wife, on August 30th 1874 age 32 years.



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Monday, 8 February 2010

Hill Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Hill family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • Archibald Hill who died at Ashkum, Illinois, U.S.A. on Aug 15th 1858 and was buried there.
  • Jessie Orr Wylie, mother of R and A Wylie Hill, died Feb 10th 1885 age 60 years.
  • John Hill, died Feb 4th 1866 age 17 years.
  • Margaret Downie Hill, wife of William Rowat, died March 2nd 1873 age 28. Buried at Paisley.
  • Mary Smith Hill, died April 11th 1868 age 21 years.

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Sunday, 7 February 2010

Lowndes Family History, Paisley, Scotland

This afternoon I am posting information on Lowndes family as sourced from a plaque in historic Paisley Abbey. This records the deaths of:

  • James Lowndes of Arthurlie on July 27th 1813 age 69.
  • Katherine Lowndes on Oct 24th 1815 age 62 years.
It appears that the Lowndes were a wealthy/important local family as there are a number of memorials to the family in Paisley Abbey.

Lowndes is an Old Norse name meaning groves or woods and appears to emanate from northern England (Staffordshire and Cheshire).

Saturday, 6 February 2010

Kerr Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Kerr family history as sourced from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. This records the deaths of:

  • Margaret Carmalt on March 5th 1840 age 69 years.
  • James Kerr, Accountant, on Dec 13th 1841 age 60 years.
  • Henry Kerr Snr., Merchant, on April 4th 1848 age 60 years.
  • Jane Carmalt, wife of James Kerr, on May 4th 1848 age 65 years.
  • James Kerr Jnr.,Writer, on June 25th 1848 age 32 years.
  • John Kerr, Manufacturer, on June 8th 1856 age 35 years.
  • Mary Carmalt Langley on May 17th 1861 age 88 years.
  • Marion Kerr Blyth on March 18th 1871 age 80 years.
  • Marion McPhail on Nov 18th 1874 age 65 years.
  • James Kerr, Railway contractor, son of John Kerr, died Dec 4th 1884 age 33 years.
  • Margaret Bruce Kerr, widow of John Kerr, died July 24th 1908 age 79 years.

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Friday, 5 February 2010

Lowndes Ancestry, Paisley, Scotland


This evening, I am posting information on one John Lowndes sourced from information at Paisley Abbey, Scotland.

John Lowndes is described as a Merchant in Paisley who died July 20th 1781.

Thursday, 4 February 2010

Pinkerton Ancestry, Paisley, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Pinkerton family history as sourced from a memorial plaque at Paisley Abbey. This records the deaths of:

  • Alexander Pinkerton, merchant of Paisley, died June 14th 1837.
  • Wife, Margaret Martin, died Nov 13th 1868.
Children:
  • Mary
  • John
  • Alexander
(The name Pinkerton is common around the Glasgow area.)

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

McKechnie Ancestry, Paisley, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on McKechnie family history as sourced from a memorial plaque in Paisley Abbey, Scotland.

This records the deaths of:

  • Robert McKechnie M.D., Born 1781 died June 9th 1853.
  • Wife, Agnes Stirling, died June 9th 1838.
  • Mother, Margaret Lindsay.
  • Sister, Hannah McKechnie.
Erected by grandsons Feb 1908:
  • Alexander Balfour McKechnie
  • William Sharp McKechnie

Tuesday, 2 February 2010

Kennedy Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This afternoon, I am posting information on a Kennedy family from information obtained from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis. Information is very basic and records:

  • Walter Kennedy and his wife, Mary Hamilton
  • Daughter, Margaret Kennedy, died May 14th 1918.
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Monday, 1 February 2010

Donaldson Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on one James Donaldson using information obtained from a memorial stone at Glasgow's Necropolis.

James Donaldson was Head Master of Bishop Street Public School, Glasgow. He died May 1st 1888 age 53 years.


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