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Kerrs of Auchentiber, Kilwinning
Can anyone tell me about Kerrs of Auchentiber, near Kilwinning? The Kerr family were apparently land-owners there and married into my Gemmell ancestors but I cannot find out any more about this Kerr line. The marriages were 1)John Gemmell to Janet Kerr "of Auchentiber" in 1722 2)William Gemmell to Barbara Kerr, heiress of Auchentiber in 1766,( my 4xgt grandparents) 3) Robert Gemmell to Ann Kerr in 1806 ( my 3xgt grandparents) All in Kilwinning None of the children of the Gemmell families are recorded in the OPRs.
red mail McMillan Family
Looking for information about the McMillan family. Daniel born 1800 who was Post Master in 1840. His son Daniel born 1830 and then his daughter Annie Walker McMillan ( born 1866 ) my grandmother. On her marriage record the name was spelt MacMillan.
red mail Robert Barr/Isabella Craig Kilwinning
I have a Robert Barr born 1791 in Kilwinning wed to Isabella Craig born 1796 Ayrshire. Their children were William born 1824 Dalry, Janet born 1821 Ayrshire, Allan born 1827 Ayrshire and Jean born 1829. William wed Agnes Richmond (b 1827 Kilwinning), daughter of Hugh Richmond and Elizabeth Boag. Their children were Elizabeth Boag Barr b. 18 Jan 1852 or 57, Hugh Richmond Barr b. 16 Mar 1855 Kilwinning, David Barr b. 1858 Kilwinning, Robert Barr b. 19 Oct 1860, Agnes Barr (my great grandmother) born 28 May 1866 and Isabella Barr b. 26 May 1864-1872 (she lied ? on her marriage cert ) The 3 sisters came to the U.S. 1n 1883 after their mother died. The boys all ended up in the U.K. Have further family info, marriage names, dates, ect. Agnes Barr wed John Charlson in 1887 in the US. Elizabeth Boag Barr wed James Calderwood (in the US?) He was also born in Kilwinning in Jan 1860.
red mail Service/ Blacksmith
I'm trying to trace the Service family. Specifically the Service/Muir (Mure) family line. Any info would be helpful. One Service seems to have been the registrar, another was a blacksmith.
red mail Looking for long-lost Woods relatives
I've been researching my Dad's family history for his 70th birthday and have made enormous strides, tracing his paternal grandmother's family to Northern Ireland and Kilwinning. We are descended from John and Susanna Woods who were married in Co. Armagh in 1853, before moving to Kilwinning sometime between 1860 and 1864. My great grandmother, Elizabeth Woods, was their 9th child. I've been able to trace what happened to 6 of the other 8, but Mary Jane Woods (b. about 1858 in N. Ireland) and Thomas (b. about 1862, also in N. Ireland) are a mystery to me. I lose her after the 1871 census... and he, after he was a witness for his brother James, at his wedding in 1883 or 1884. I would love to find out what happened to Thomas and Mary Jane... and hear from the descendents of their siblings... William John, James, Annie, Maggie, Sarah Orr and Susanna. I know Susanna's family, like my own, is in the States... but I suspect the rest are still in Scotland... and would love to find my cousins! Thanks so much!
red mail Janet Skeoch
Janet Skeoch was born about 1808 in Kilwinning. She married John King of Beith. They had 7 children Jean, George, James, Robert, John, David and Thomas Is Janet the daughter of Robert Skeoch and Janet Hopkins. Does she have any brothers or sisters
red mail Kerr.
looking for information regarding John Kerr born Stewarton Ayrshire 1800ish, He married a Jeannie Galt and had a daughter Janet 1830 , she married a Dalziel. They also had a son John Kerr 1832. Any information would be great.
red mail Dezell/Logan
Desperatly looking for information regarding the parents of John Dezell and his wife Mary Logan, living in Kilwinning early 1800`s They had a daughter Agnes who married a Joseph Smith, Were both deceased at time of daughters marriage.
red mail John WALKER born Kilwinning
Found a John WALKER , retired mason , born aprox 1795 Kilwinning Ayrshire , living in Greenock West Renfrewshire on the 1861 census , he may be my wifes gggrandfather Anyone have a mutal interest in this person please ??
red mail Searching Walker surname
David Walker b. c1786 in Kilwinning m. Jean Whiteford of Beith in 1813. Any information regarding the Walker family would be gratefully received.
red mail Kilwinning,Calderbank, Old Monkland, Scotland, & Ulster,Down,Ireland
Looking for the ancesters of Sarah Woods who was born May 15,1873 in Kilwinning,Aryshire,Scotland. Sarah Woods died 1938 in Pawtucket,Rhode Island. Sarah Woods immigrated at 17yrs old to the US aboard the 'Devonia'from Glasgow, Scotland then to the port of Londonderry on to Ellis Island, NY on April 27,1892.She was accompanied on the Devonia by either her father or brother(no age given on passenger list).She settled in Central Falls and then Pawtucket,Rhode Island,USA. She married Alexander Brown on DEC 21,1894 in Central Falls,RI. (I have some Brown family genealogy) Alexander Brown was born on JUL 05,1874 at Post Office Row,Calderbank, Old Monkland,Lanark, Scotland.He was a coalminer in Scotland before immigrating.He died in 1939 in Pawtucket,RI. Alexander Brown immigrated aboard the ' La Champagne' from Glasgow to Ellis Island, NY, USA on SEP 14,1892 at the age of 19. Alexander Brown and Sarah Woods had (9 children) 7 who survived into adulthood. Sarah Woods fathers name was Robert Woods-born 1836 in Ulster,Down,Ireland.He was a coalminer and died after the 1881 census.Mother of Sarah Woods was Sarah Jane Poland who was born 1834 in Kilwinning,Aryshire.Sarah Jane Poland died JUN 04,1874 at Dovecot Lane,Kilwinning,Ayrshire of Tuberculosis(Phthisis). Sarah Jane Polands parents were Edward Poland and Susana Jelly. Robert Woods married Sarah Jane Poland NOV 07,1856 in Kilwinning,Aryshire. Their other children were Robert Woods Jr born Aug 17,1862 in Kilwinning. He died sometime after the 1881 census.He was also a coalminer. Susan Woods born Apr 01,1867. She died sometime after the 1881 census as well. The 1881 Scotland census lists them as Robert Woods aged 45, born in County Down,Ireland. Widower living at 3 Braehead , Old Monkland(Coatbridge),Lanark,Scotland with children(all born in Kilwinning), Robert,(19yrs old, Coalminer),Susan 15yrs old,and Sarah 8yrs old.The 1881 Scotland census also lists these people living with the Woods family. Elizabeth Bannerman - Boarder, 35yrs old, born in Kilwinning. William Bannerman - Boarder, 5yrs old born in Kilwinning. And Alexander McEwan - Visitor, 40yrs old. I do have my genealogy from Sarah Woods down that I will share.Any help or information on the ancesters of Woods,Poland(Polin), and Jelly would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Ayrshire Roots
David Irivine m. Mary Steel 1825 Kilmarnock Children: John Irvine b. 1829 David Steel Irvine b. 1834 (likely more) John Irvine m Janet Dunlop 1850 Kilwinning children Mary, James, Margaret,David, Janet,Thomas,Jean John,Catherine, Ann, James
red mail Tennant, McEwan of Kilwinning and Old Cumnock
Thomas Tennant born c1876 County Down, Ireland married June 12, 1907 at Kilwinning Jeanette/Jessie McEwan, born c1882 in Old Cumnock, Ayr, daughter of John McEwan and Jane McKinnon. Need information on John McEwan's parents, siblings, birthplace.
red mail Kilwinning Area
I am looking for birth of my g gandmother Margaret Brown her mother was Ann Brown and her "reputed" father was Thomas Moffat. In census forms her birthplace is listed Kilwinning and Ardrossan. She married James Armstrong in Dalry in 1876
red mail Montgomerie
Researching into the life of Archibald 14th Earl of Eglinton and Winton. Any information appeciated.
Seeking information on BARR OR JOHNSON, both born in Kilwinning. Jean Johnson (Born Abt. 1770), married Hugh Barr (Born Abt. 1766) 7 Dec 1791.
red mail dovecot lane
we are looking for info on 20 dovecot lane my dad robert marshall and his brother jimmy turnbull,were raised by an aunt jeanni wallace around 1915 until 1929 when jim left for canada and my dad left to get married to my mother annie swan of newton st.paisley renfrewshire
red mail Corsehill Nethermains Montcurr etc
More info on John Wylie.... 3 more generations back all Robert. Parents Robert W & Mary Connell, marr 1760. Grandparents Robert W & Anna Young, married 1733. Great Grandparents Robert Wyllie & Susanna Reid married 1702
red mail Surname: Lennox
I am seeking information on Alexander Lennox (coachman) born 1865 Kilwinning, he died there in 1905. His wife was Janet Allison. They had sons: Alexander and Robert and a daughter Jeannie.
red mail Corsehill, Kilwinning
Looking for info on John Wylie bpt 23 Aug 1761 also his parents, Robert Wylie & Mary Connol. Have Wylies in Kilwinning from abt 1760 to abt 1850. Also looking for Spurlings,1701 to abt 1790
Brown Robert
Robert Brown(b;1819) Married Margaret Muir 10-6-1837, they had son Robert Brown B;1838 Kilwinning . He wed Ann McColl 1862 Avondale Lanark ,had 7 sons ,eldest Robert Brown (my Ggfather)they all came to australia 1882 on the NEBO .Searching Margaret & Robert"s parents

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