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Offline ruthhelen

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Re: Great grandparents search
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 10 February 18 12:12 GMT (UK) »
George Beattie married Margaret Kelly in Edinburgh in 1923.

Beulah Beattie married David Findlay Lawrie in Dunfermline in 1927

Effie Beattie married George Crawford Simpson in Edinburgh in 1930.

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Re: Great grandparents search
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 10 February 18 14:34 GMT (UK) »
  There is a Probate record:
"Ruth Gillespie Beattie of 121 New Row, Dunfermline died 15 July 1934 at Dunfermline.   Testate confirmation Cupar 18 Sept to Beulah Beattie or Laurie, 121 New Row.    Will recorded Cupar 11 Sept 1934     £909 . 7 . 9d"

       This is the Ruth who married John William Beattie.

       ...So there appears to have been two George Beatties in Dunfermline.      I had thought that George Beattie's father was George Beattie but that is another George Beattie who had a father of the same name.      Your George Beattie's father [as I guess you already know] was actually John Wm Beattie.         
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Re: Great grandparents search
« Reply #11 on: Saturday 10 February 18 15:23 GMT (UK) »
Tthe Ancestry transcription is appalling
Par for the course then. It looks clear enough to me.
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Re: Great grandparents search
« Reply #12 on: Saturday 10 February 18 19:41 GMT (UK) »
Struggling to find an obvious death for John William Beattie in either England or Scotland, but it looks like he was born 18 Aug 1875  (baptised 12 Sep 1875) in Simonburn, Northumberland, and was the illegitimate son of Margaret Anne Beattie (later Armstrong), b. 1858, Simonburn, Northumberland; d. 1915, Hexham Northumberland.

In 1881, John William is in Simonburn with his mother and his grandparents, John Beattie and Margaret Herdman; and in 1891 and 1901, he's with his aunt, Martha Beattie and her husband Stephen Moor. He married Ruth Gilhespy in 1902 in Newcastle.

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Re: Great grandparents search
« Reply #13 on: Saturday 01 December 18 23:27 GMT (UK) »
Hi there,

Iím Cliffordís grand-daughter, Jennifer.

Clifford unfortunately died on 18th November this year and the funeral will be on Monday 3rd December at Warriston Crematorium. Apologies if no one has been in touch with you or your side of the family about this.

I donít have any further information to share on your/our great-grandparents but have some of photos which may be of interest, particularly of your Gran, Ruth.

Kind Regards,
Jennifer

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Re: Great grandparents search
« Reply #14 on: Saturday 01 December 18 23:41 GMT (UK) »
Hi Jennifer and a warm welcome to rootschat.
The original poster was last on here early November so hopefully they will get a notification of your post and reply soon.

If not you can make contact with them by our PM system once you have made another couple of posts. Just reply to this one for a start.

Sorry to hear of the passing of your grandfather.

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