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Looking for ancestors of Claud BROWNLIE and Jean BLACK.

Claude BROWNLIE was first a farmer, then a shopkeeper and engineer. He married Jean BLACK and had 9 children. He died in 1901, aged 81. Both buried in Old Monkland Cemetery, Coatbridge.

1) Claude b. 19 Mar 1856 - d. 3 Apr 1950 He was born at Coatbridge, Lanarkshire and became a minister in United Free Church and was in Stronsay for about 35 years.
2) Bethen b. 1858 - d.1888 She married GEMMEL, emigrated to New Zealand, had 4 children and died in mysterious circumstances.
3) Gavin married Fanny BISSET, had many children, died at Broxburn.
4) Thomas b. 1862 - d. 1863. Died of scarlet fever.
5) Janet b. 1864 married Robert GENTLES, died in Coatbridge and was buried with her parents in Old Monkland Cemetery, Coatbridge.
6) Jean married William SMITH, emigrated to Tasmania after 1st World War.
7) Helen married BRESLIN, a dental surgeon in Windsor, Ontario, Canada and died there.
8) William, became a minister, married twice, had no children and died in U.S.A.
9) Robert married ?Marion?, had no children, died aged 78 in Coatbridge.

Looking for Captain David Dall - Clan Lines.

David Dall joined the Clan Line in 1885. I think he was the brother of my grandmother Louisa Blair Brownlie (Dall) b. 8 Oct 1861 - d. 16 Feb 1958, who married Rev. Claude Brownlie on 14 Jul 1892 at Ceres, Fife, Scotland. Louisa Blair Dall, daughter of William Christie Dall and Margret White, was born at Rock Cottage, Irvine Place, Stirling, Scotland.

Captain David Dall was relieved of his post as captain of "Clan Shaw" at London on 19 Apr 1911 on account of failing eyesight. He resigned from the company on 25 Apr 1911.

Captain Dall had a son, also David, who was appointed to "Clan Argyllshire" on 25 Jun 1918. He left the ship an Sydney on 28 Feb 1919.

Captain David Dall may also have had a brother Andrew Dall who was serving in the First Company of Stirlingshire Rifle Volunteers in 1869.

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