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McLAUCHLAN, Margaret
(About 1838-)


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1. O'BRIEN, Tarry

McLAUCHLAN, Margaret 1

  • Born: About 1838, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland 3
  • Marriage (1): O'BRIEN, Tarry in June 1853 in Dalbeth Chapel, Old Monkland Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1 2

   Other names for Margaret were MACLAUCHLAN, Margaret,1 McGLAUGHLAN, Mary,1 McLACHLAN, Margaret,1 McLAUCHLIN, Margaret,1 4 McLAUGHLAND, Margaret 5 and O'BRIEN, Margaret.4 5

  General Notes:

In 1861 Margaret O'Brien lived at 41 Omoa Square Cleland with terrence O'Brien and daughters Mary and Margaret, aged 8 months and 5 years respectively. Her husband Terrence was recorded as 35 years old, born in Ireland, and worked as a blast furnace keeper. She was 24 years old and had been born in Greenock.

In 1871 Torrance O'Brian, aged 47 years, his wife Margaret, and their children, Margaret, Thomas, Maria and Sarah, were living at 83 Long Row, Coatbridge. He was a furnace man.

In the 1881 census this woman was living at 129 Omoa Square, Cleland, also called Furnace Row. She was recorded as 42 years old by the census and had been born in Greenock. With her lived Thomas, her son aged 14 years, and her daughter, Maria, aged 11 years. 3 6

Margaret married Tarry O'BRIEN in June 1853 in Dalbeth Chapel, Old Monkland Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 2 (Tarry O'BRIEN was born about 1823 in Ireland 7.)

  Marriage Notes:

22 May 1853 Shotts Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The proclamation of the intention to marry is what this refers to. The names from the OPR marriage register for Shotts parish refer to
Tarry O'Brian and
Margaret Maclauchlan
'both of this parish'.

In their daughter Annie's birth certificate of July 1873 the marriage of the couple was recorded as June 1853 in Dalbeth Chapel in the parish of Old Monkland. 2 8


1 LDS Family Search, IGI.

2 GRO Scotland, Births July 1873 Old Monkland parish daughter Annie O'Brien.

3 1881 UK census, Shotts Western District Lanarkshire.

4 GRO Scotland, Births Dalmellington 1856.

5 GRO Scotland, Marriages Shotts 1893.

6 1861 UK census, Shotts Western District Lanarkshire.

7 1871 UK census, Coatbridge Lanarkshire.

8 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Marriages Shotts 1853 May 22.

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