Stories From The Poorhouse (Part 6) Margaret Keenan 1868-1886

My 2nd great aunt, Margaret Keenan was just 18 years old when she died on 19 September 1886. She was the 7th child of Irish immigrants, Patrick Keenan and Agnes Haughey and the closest in age to my great grandmother, Ellen Keenan. Ellen was my mother's paternal grandmother. Margaret was born in the Parish of … Continue reading Stories From The Poorhouse (Part 6) Margaret Keenan 1868-1886

James Lockie 1793-1865

James Lockie was my 4th great grandfather on my father's side.   He was born on 27 August 1793 in Pettinain, Lanarkshire.  His parents were James Lockie and Helen Inglis. He was baptised on 26 Sptember 1793. James had at least two siblings Euphemia (1795-1880) Helen (1801-1879) On 4 August 1820 he married Margaret Wallace in … Continue reading James Lockie 1793-1865