Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Generations 3 and 4

Generation 3.

John LAIDLAW (3) was born 06 Dec 1855 in Muirkirk, Ayr, Scotland and died
27 Jul 1941 at 15 Gateside St,Hamilton.Scotland.
John married Janet SMITH 01 Aug 1879 in Douglas,Lanarkshire. Janet was born 27 May 1853 in Douglas, Lanark,Scotland and died 16 Oct 1926 in Royal Infirmary, Glasgow. Daughter of Thomas SMITH and Janet SLOAN.
 
Other events in the life of John LAIDLAW (3)
Occupation:  1879 in Engine keeper+Auctioneers salesman.

Children of John LAIDLAW and Janet SMITH:
  i.  Agnes LAIDLAW was born 1877 in Douglas, Scotland
  ii. James LAIDLAW born 12 Dec 1879 in 5 Holm Ave, Smallburn, Muirkirk,
           Scotland and died 25 Dec 1961 in Rockdale, NSW (time 09.10am)

Generation 4

James LAIDLAW (1) was born 12 Dec 1879 in 5 Holm Ave, Smallburn, Muirkirk, Scotland
and died 25 Dec 1961 in Rockdale, NSW (time 09.10am).   John married Agnes Summers LINDSAY 04 Sep 1900 in Bellevue Clydesdale St,Hamilton.  Agnes was born 18 Jun 1880 at 10 Chapel St. Hamilton, Lanark, Scotland and died 29 Jul 1968 in 12 Rawson St, Rockdale (Sydney)NSW, daughter of John LINDSAY and Elizabeth SUMMERS.

Children of James LAIDLAW and Agnes Summers LINDSAY:
  i    James LAIDLAW (2) was born 09 Sep 1905 in Smellies Land, High Blantyre,
        Scotland and died 10 Feb 1906 in Smellies Land, High Blantyre. Infant death.
  ii.   Elizabeth Summers LINDSAY was born 18 Feb 1901 in Mann`s Land, Blantyre,
        Scotland and died 05 Jul 1979 in Maryong NSW.
  iii.  John Gardner LAIDLAW was born 1902 in Smellies Land, Lanark, Scotland and
         died 09 Aug 1969 in Sydney, Australia
  iv. Janet (Jess) Smith LAIDLAW was born 03 Dec 1912 in Sydney Australia and
        died 24 Aug 1987 n Sydney, Australia

Generations 5 and 6 will follow on Blog 3.

Generations 1 and 2

My earliest LAIDLAW descendant found is John Laidlaw (1). He married Janet Thomson 18th October 1820 in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire.  The death records for both John and Janet are yet to be found.
I do have a copy of the OPR Marriages 648/00 0060 0384 Lanark.
For history of Lesmahagow got to http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A973596.

Descendants of :  John LAIDLAW

Generation 1

John LAIDLAW (1). He married Janet THOMSON 08 Oct 1820 in Lesmahagow, Scotland.

Children of John LAIDLAW and Janet THOMSON:
  i.    Margaret LAIDLAW was born 1820 in about 1820 and died 1915 aged 95 yrs  in 
         Wanlockhead, Scotland.
  ii.   Jane LAIDLAW was born 29 Oct 1821 in Leadhills,Crawford,Lanark 
  iii.   John LAIDLAW (2) was born 18 Aug 1823 in Crawford & Leadhills, Lanarkshire 
        and died 13 Apr 1900 in Main St, Muirkirk, Ayr, Scotland. 
  iv.  Agnes LAIDLAW was born 12 Mar 1825 in Leadhills,Crawford,Lanarkshire

Generation 2

Margaret LAIDLAW born 1820 in about 1820 and died 1915 in 95 yrs old, in  Wanlockhead, Scotland.. She married Andrew GEMMELL who was a lead miner born in Wanlockhead, Scotland.
Children of Margaret LAIDLAW and Andrew GEMMELL:   .David GEMMELL

John LAIDLAW (2) was born 18 Aug 1823 in Crawford & Leadhills, Lanarkshire, baptised 24 Aug 1823 in Leadhills,Lanarkshire.and died 13 Apr 1900 in Main St, Muirkirk, Ayr, Scotland.  He married Agnes VEITCH 05 Aug 1849 in Douglas, Lanark, Scotland,M116416.
Agnes was born 06 Feb 1826 in Parish of Crawford & Leadhills,Lanarkshire Ayr, C116354 and died 10 Feb 1915 in Main Street, Muirkirk, Ayr, Scotland, daughter of James VEITCH and Anne  BROWN.
 
Other events in the life of John LAIDLAW (2)
Occupation:  1841 Male Servant, at Manse,Muirkirk, 1851 Coal Labourer,Muirkirk village 1881 Gen Labourer, Smallburn.

Children of John LAIDLAW and Agnes VEITCH:
  i.     Ann LAIDLAW was born 1850 in Muirkirk, Ayrshire,Scotland
  ii.    Agnes LAIDLAW was born 1853 in Muirkirk, Ayrshire,Scotland
  iii.   John LAIDLAW (3) was born 06 Dec 1855 in Muirkirk, Ayr,Scotland and died
         27 Jul 1941 at 15 Gateside St, Hamilton. Scotland.
  iv.   James LAIDLAW was born 27 Sep 1857 in Muirkirk, Ayr,Scotland C116071
  v.    Thomas LAIDLAW was born 29 Feb 1860 in Muirkirk,Ayr,Scotland
  vi.    Ellen LAIDLAW was born 25 Mar 1862 in Muirkirk, Ayr,Scotland. C116071
  vii.   William LAIDLAW was born 24 Jul 1864 in Muirkirk,Ayr,Scotland
  viii.  James RUSSELL was born 31 Dec 1880 in Muirkirk, Ayr, Scotland

Generation 3 and 4 to follow.