Thursday, 26 February 2009

Niven Ancestry, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting a video clip and still images of a Niven family memorial located at Cathcart Cemetery, Glasgow.

This records the deaths of:
  • John Niven, late of Melbourne, Australia, who died at Rothesay ( Isle of Bute) on July 2nd 1900 age 58.
  • Mary McLachlan Strachan on Feb 4th 1897 (Infant)
  • Margaret Taylor, wife of John Niven, on Nov 17th 1922 age 83 yrs
  • Jane Lyon Strachan, wife of William Strachan, on Aug 4th 1925 age 56 yrs
  • William Strachan on April 29th 1929 age 62 yrs
  • John Niven Strachan, husband of Jessie G Small, on May 7th 1955 age 61 yrs.

Additional comment 30/3/2014 from descendant in Australia:

Mary McLachlan Strachan was the wife and then widow of George Strachan who d. 3 March 1899.  She then died 15 January 1900.  There was the following note in the newspaper: Mary McLachlan, widow of George Strachan, architect, Greenock, died at Glasgow on 15th January 1900 age 70 (Greenock Telegraph 17.1.1900)

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