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Christine and I visited Uncle Bill Simpson (Grandfather John Simpson's nephew) in his Sheltered Home in Stranaer a fe times to get both his input and Rosemary's input in determining the family tree. Here both are with the draft tree copy in order that they can make notes and eventually let me know where the updates should be.
http://www.coussins.org/Family/Simpsons.htm Simpsons Home Page
http://www.coussins.org/Family/treesimpson.htm Family Tree 1
http://www.coussins.org/Family/simpsontree.htm Family Tree 2
http://www.coussins.org/Family/mclymont.htm Family Tree McClymont
http://www.coussins.org/Family/slaventree.htm Slaven Tree showing birth of Grandmother Margaret
http://www.coussins.org/Family/Simpsonstories.html New photgraphs of Granfather John Simpson page 2 of the Photos
http://www.coussins.org/Family/simpsontree.htm The main tree chart
http://www.coussins.org/Family/photographs.htm Page 1 of the Photos
http://www.coussins.org/Family/Simpdata.htm Bringing up to date family members that are helping me with the research
This is a general link page for those wishing to progress further in their in their own line or into their spouses lines.
Draft research by: David Roseburgh-Genealogist. firstname.lastname@example.org January 2006
The 6 children of John and Maggie Simpson found so far are
There might be another child
Johnny Simpson-Children son Iain and daughter is Rae Simpson
Simpson Research 21st March 2006 David Roseburgh
Todayís research centred round information provided by Mr. Craig Coussins.
Here are the available details Craig. .Best I can do right now
The oldest son was Johny Simpson Died around 1984 who married Marion ? Two children Ian (died) and a girl (still alive in Vancouver)
Nean Simpson Died approx 1997 who married Andy McGhee had children Netta and Bill (William)
Alexander (or Alec) married Jean Hume Died around 78 Has three children. Gordon, Charles (died approx 1989} and Sandra
Molly (Mary Jane) Simpson Died around 1993 married Hugh Kirkwood died around 1984 (it was the same year as Hughie) Have three children Margo, Janice and Pauline
Margaret Simpson died 2000 married Jack Hinshelwood Died 1974? had two children Stuart and Christine. Stuart died on August 7 2016. Stuart had one child.
Hugh Simpson died approx 1994 married Kathy Mack had one son Ronnie
My line- Sarah Simpson died 1998 married Jack Coussins died 2000 have three children Raymond born 1940, Craig born 1947 and Paul born 1950
Mary Jane Kirkwood (date of birth 17/06/1914 widow of Hugh Kirkwood engineer turner died aged 75 on the 16th April 1990 at 25 Glasgow Road Eaglesham. Usual residence was 42 Dixon Road Pollockshields. She was the daughter of John Simpson dairyman and Margaret McClymont. NOTE must have become known as Molly.
Found birth record
On the 17th June 1914 at East Boreland in the parish of Old Luce John Simpson, dairyman and his wife Margaret Simpson M/S McLymont had a daughter named Mary Jane. Record states that John Simpsonís normal domicile was Low Street Stoneykirk.
Hugh Heron Simpson, car park supervisor date of birth 25/01/1920 married to Catherine McEwan Mack died aged 64 on the1st April 1984 at Southern General Hospital Glasgow. Normal domicile was 142 Shawbridge Street Glasgow. The son of John Simpson, dairyman and Margaret Simpson M/S McClymont.
Found birth record
On the 25th January 1920 at East Greenyards Farm district of St. Ninians Stirlingshire John Simpson, dairyman and Margaret Simpson M/S McClymont had a son named Hugh Heron.
Margaret McClymont Hinshelwood, furrier date of birth 23/06/1911 retired died aged 88 on the 4th January 2000 at 234 Crow Road Glasgow. She was the widow of John Hinshelwood, architect and the daughter of John Simpson, (shown here as a master funeral director) and Margaret Simpson M/S McClymont.
Nean Simpson Died approx 1997 who married Andy McGhie had children Netta and Bill (William)
I was unable to trace a death for Nean Simpson but from above information found the following death record.
On the 2nd February 1999 at 35 Hanson Street Glasgow Johnawana McGhie died aged 92 Date of birth 03/07/1906 She was the widow of Andrew McGhie, chauffeur and the daughter of John Simpson, dairyman and Margaret Simpson M/S McClymont.
At first I thought there had been a clerical error with the Christian name. However on checking the birth record found the spellings matched.
On the 3rd July 1906 at Garthland Mains Stoneykirk John Simpson, dairyman and his wife Maggie Simpson M/S McLymont had a daughter named Johnawana.
Traced marriage of Hugh Kirkwood and Mary Jane Simpson.
On the 14th July 1936 at St. Mungo Halls Glasgow after banns according to the forms of the Church of Scotland Hugh Kirkwood, despatch warehouseman, bachelor aged 23 residing at 31 Waddell Street Glasgow. The son of John Scott Kirkwood, spirit salesman and Jane Graham M/S Dougal
Married Mary Jane Simpson, biscuit packer, spinster aged 22 residing at 93 Sandyfaulds Street Glasgow. The daughter of John Simpson, dairyman and Margaret Simpson M/S McClymont.
Checked for births of the daughters.
Margaret Simpson Kirkwood born 15th December 1936 at 93 Sandyfaulds Street Glasgow.
Pauline Kirkwood born 3rd August 1951 at 28 Carfin Street Glasgow.
Jane Dougal (Janis) was born on25th of May 1944 at home
Hugh Kirkwood, engineer turner died aged 71 on the 1st April 1984 at 42 Dixon Road Glasgow. He was married to Mary Jane Kirkwood M/S Simpson and the son of John Scott Kirkwood, spirit salesman and Jane Graham Kirkwood M/S Dougall
Pauline and Dad Hugh 1978
On the 24th of March I received a letter from Joan Pringle of Dumfriesshire who was researching her own family tree and has come up with a common link from 1792:
That is as follows:
James McGaw married Grace (Grizal) McDowell*) at Stony Kirk 10th March 1791 John was first son and he was born Barscarrow Farm Christening date January 1792 Stonykirk
*Her parents John McDowell (b 1770) married Annie McMillan (C.13th July 1774) Stonykirk Parish
Janet McGaw was christened on the 6th of January 1796
(Parents: James McGaw married Margaret Brown Living in Grennan Farm at Drumore Kirk Maiden parish)
James McClymont (Barscarrow Farm)
One son John married married Janet McGaw
John McClymont married Janet McGaw (at the top of our own tree)
John McClymont agricultural labourer Aged 30, Son of James McClymont and to Janet McGaw daughter of James and Janet McGaw Aged 26. the marriage took place on the 5th of December 1822)
David McCylmont` on 16th September 1827 Christened
Anne Christened 14th Feb 1831
Jean C 23 Feb 1834
Susan C 22 Jan 1837
Janet C 11 April 1841
James son of John and Janet Christened 9th October 1823 and he died 23 August 1880
The got married on 13t November 1848 At Ardwell Mains. From the Free Press:
At Ardwell Mains Stonykirk on the 30th November 1848 James McClymont. Agricultural Labourer, Working on the Grennan Farm) married Mary Stevenson daughter of Samuel Stevenson who is A Gardener on Ardwell mains, Stonykirk.
Samuel B 1852 D1920 Aprox
From Samuel McClymont who married Mary Hearn
Samuel b 1852 D approx 1920's He married Mary Hearn 20th August 1849 Died 27th Feb 1914
Married 16th Feb 1882
Had Margaret born 1872 Married James Preston
One child Mary
Grace Born 28th May 1883
John B 1850 Died 9th March 1914 Died 9th March 1914 He married Isabella
Milby Inch Parish Church 4th May 1872
He became Dairyman at Cults Farm outside Glenluce. Isabella was born 1852 died 2 June 1936 aged 84
John B 1876 D 1880
Hugh B 1882 D April 1 1913 Married Jessie Erskin Born 1884 D 15th August 1907 Inch Parrish
Jessie B 1883 D 23 April 1885
Mary B 1888 D 17th December 1967
Fergusson 6th November 1891
Son William as above
William B 1874 d 13TH April 1935
William McClymont married Mary Cunningham Hale B 1874 D 29th September 1945
John B1898 D 10 Dec 1918 WW1,
Joseph B 1899 D 3rd Jan 1914
James B 1900 D 3 October 1948
Samuel Born June 1907 D 24th June 1910
William B 1903 D 29th March 1969
Herbert B 6th July 1909 D 25th April 1910
Janet Muir b 20th August 1856 Died 15th November 1919
She married John McMillan
Elizabeth B 19th March 1859
Heugh Hannah B 14th September 1862
David B 12October 1863
Isabella B 1865 Died 7th April 1881