Edna Valentine Trapnell Bruce Notes

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  • Title Edna Valentine Trapnell Bruce Notes 
    Date Abt 1962 
    Locality Hugh Byrne collection 
    Source Type Letter 
    Source ID S818 
    Text Joseph Brown b. in Greenoch, Scotland, His father Hugh Brown b. Dunfermline, Scotland. Hugh Brown’s wife was Jane Roxburgh, a red-blonde, b. in Port Glasgow, near Greenoch.

    Jane Roxburgh’s mother was Annie Picken b. Port Glasgow.

    Jean Trapnell’s Mother is Isabelle Adams Johnston Brown, b. in Greenoch, Scotland. Her mother was Jean Hamilton who m. James Johnston Dec 31/ 1873 in Pres. Church at Brig o’ Weir in Renfrewshire Scotland. Jean Hamilton died when she was 28 leaving 3 girls and a boy who died young. James Johnson was 72 when he died. Married 2nd Jessie Grant 3 children. He was a ship’s carpenter and he and his wife both born Brig o’ Weir. His father was also James Johnston, a printer on cloth, born in Northern Ireland. His wife was Belle Adams born Brig o’ Weir and buried there.

    Jean Hamilton’s father was Wm. Hamilton from North of Ireland. He came as young man to Brig o’ Weir and married Janet Steele who came from Houston near Brig o’ Weir. 
    Linked to (8) ADAMS, Isabelle
    JOHNSTON, Unknown
    JOHNSTON, Unknown
    JOHNSTON, Unknown
    PICKEN, Annie
    ROXBURGH, Jane
    STEELE, Janet
    Family: JOHNSTON, James / HAMILTON, Jean 

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