Kirkcudbright, pronounced kirr-koo-bree, is a town in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland, and home of some of my ancestors. My last ancestor to be born there was my second great grandmother, Elizabeth Margaret Buchanan McKeand.
1. McKeand, Elizabeth
Margaret Buchanan was born on 7 December 1894 at 122 High Street,
Kirkcudbright. She married Henry (Harry)
Mitchell, son of Hugh Mitchell and
Marion Glass Wilson, on 31 December
1914 at 5 Huntley Terrace, Shettleston, Lanarkshire. She died on 16 July 1959
at 61 Cumbernauld Road, Glasgow.
2. John McKeand
was born on 23 January 1870 in High Street, Kirkcudbright. He married Janet McKeachie, daughter of William Kauchie or McKeachie and Elisabeth Hiddelstone, on 17 November
1892 at the Millhouse, Kirkcudbright. He died on 17 April 1902 at 1 Drumother
Mansions, Tollcross, Lanarkshire.
3. Janet McKeachie
was born on 30 July 1866 at the Kirkchrist Cothouse in Twynholm, in the Stewartry
of Kirkcudbright. She married (1) John
McKeand, son of Samuel McKeand
and Margaret Buchanan, on 17
November 1892 at the Millhouse, Kirkcudbright. She married (2) John Hamilton, son of James Hamilton and Catherine Ferguson, on 29 September 1905 in the Dalmarnock Parish
Church, Glasgow. She died on 13 September 1913 at 110 Main Street, Shettleston,
4. Samuel McKeand
was born on 12 July 1834 in Little Torhouse, Wigtown. He married Margaret Buchanan, daughter of John Buchanan and Janet Roy or Milroy, on 5 January 1855 in Kirkcudbright. He died on
15 May 1885 in Kirkcudbright.
5. Margaret Buchanan
was born on 17 November 1835 in Kirkcudbright. She married Samuel McKeand, son of Samuel
McKeand and Agnes Hannay, on 5
January 1855 in Kirkcudbright. She died on 14 August 1897 in Atkinson Place,
6. William McKeachie
or Kauchie was born about 1826 in Kirkcudbrightshire. He married Elisabeth Hiddelstone in 1848 in
Closeburn, Dumfriesshire. He died on 7 December 1909 in St Cuthbert Street,
Hiddelstone was born about 1825 in Closeburn, Drumfriesshire. She married
William McKeachie or Kauchie in 1848 in Closeburn, Dumfriesshire. She died between
is a post for the April A-Z Challenge. This Challenge will cover each
letter of the alphabet, one per day (except Sundays) for the month of
April. I didn't register my blog with the organisers, but I'm going to
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