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BROWN, James
(About 1775-)
(About 1780-)


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1. McGONNIGAL, Duncan

2. DALTON, Peter

BROWN, Mary 2

  • Born: 1804, Ireland 3 4
  • Marriage (1): McGONNIGAL, Duncan
  • Marriage (2): DALTON, Peter on 6 May 1854 in Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland 1
  • Died: 26 July 1877 at 4.40 pm, Gateside Street, Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland 3

   Cause of her death was chronic gastro enteritis over some months.3

   Other names for Mary were BROUN, Mary,1 DALTON, Mary,2 McGONIGAL, Mary,2 McGONNIGAL, Mary 5 and McGUNAGILL, Mary.6

  General Notes:

The 1851 census for Largs recorded Mary McGonnigal as the wife of Duncan, and the mother of the five children named. She had been born in Ireland and was recorded as 46 years of age. The family lived at Allan's Land, Gateside Street.

A 'Mary Broun' married a Peter Dalton at Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland on 6 May 1854. This has not been checked further than the IGI as yet.

In her son's marriage certificate of 1860, Mary's married surname was noted as 'Mary Dalton'.

Mary Dalton died in 1877. Her death certificate recorded her as aged 72 years and married to Peter Dalton, a carter. Both of her parents were deceased. 1 3 5

  Medical Notes:

William Caskie MA MB certified the cause of death.

Margaret Boyle, daughter of the deceased who was present, gave notice of her mother's death before the registrar, David G. Glen, at Largs on 28 July 1877. 3

Mary married Duncan McGONNIGAL. (Duncan McGONNIGAL was born in 1800 in Ireland 5 and died between 1851 and 1860 5.)

Mary next married Peter DALTON on 6 May 1854 in Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland.1 (Peter DALTON was born in 1805 in Ireland 4 and died after 26 July 1877.)

  Marriage Notes:

The OPR for the marriage of Peter Dalton and Mary Brown in 1854 referred to them as 'both in this parish'. 7


1 LDS Family Search, IGI.

2 GRO Scotland, Marriage 622/3 No 18 Shettleston 1860.

3 GRO Scotland, Deaths Largs 602 no 46 1877.

4 1861 UK census, Largs Ayrshire 602 en d 4 Gateside Street.

5 1851 UK census, Largs 602 en d 7 Gateside Street.

6 GRO Scotland, Death Old Monkland West 1875 652/1 No 186.

7 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Largs 1854 May 6.

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