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1. McKENNA, Mary Jane


  • Born: 1853, Bothwell parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 3
  • Marriage (1): McKENNA, Mary Jane on 21 October 1875 in Bothwell parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1 2

   Another name for John was LAVERY, John.3

  General Notes:

In 1881 the census recorded John and Mary Jane Lavery and their family living at 'Parish Road (North side) new Buildings in the parish of Shotts. John was aged 27 years and worked as a coal miner. He had been born in the parish of Bothwell.

John was a coal miner according to the marriage certificate of his daughter Sarah in 1898.

The 1901 census for Chapelhall Road in the Western District of Shotts recorded John Lafferty as head of a household comprising himself, his wife and nine of their children. John was a coal miner by occupation. His age was recorded as 40 years and his birthplace as Shotts parish. 1 3 4

John married Mary Jane McKENNA on 21 October 1875 in Bothwell parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 2 (Mary Jane McKENNA was born in 1854 in Ireland 3.)


1 GRO Scotland, Marriage 1898 Western District of Shotts No 32.

2 LDS Family Search, IGI.

3 1881 UK census, Shotts Lanarkshire 655-3 en d 1 page 3.

4 1901 UK Census, Western District of Shotts Lanarkshire Chapelhall Road.

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