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Re: Looking for help to trace my Great Grandfather before he appeared in UK 1909
« Reply #27 on: Thursday 25 March 21 20:58 GMT (UK) »
Sorry...it's hard to cut and paste this kind of thing.

List of kids from Charles and Marion:
 
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Catherine Galbraith
1827–1886
John Galbraith
1829–
Mary Galbraith
1831–
Marion Galbraith
1834–
Arthur Galbraith
1834–
Jean Galbraith
1835–
Charles Galbraith
1844–
angus Galbraith
1844–
Robert Galbraith
1848–
Malcolm Galbraith
1851–

Birth of Charles Galbreath:

   
CHARLES GALBRAITH
Parents:
JOHN GALBRAITH/MARION ADAM
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12/05/1800
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New or East Kilpatrick



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Re: Looking for help to trace my Great Grandfather before he appeared in UK 1909
« Reply #28 on: Thursday 25 March 21 21:32 GMT (UK) »
Sarah, we seemed to have moved away from your original request for info on Martin Powham. I see now he died in Paisley, Scotland in 1950. Was his mother's name not known to the informant who reported his death?

With wife Kate McDuff, hopefully you have more details to follow up on. Looks like her ancestry will take you to Ireland on both her maternal (Brown) and paternal (McDuff) lines....

I see you have your tree on Ancestry. There are a number of trees on the family of Margaret Brown such as this one www.ancestry.co.uk/family-tree/person/tree/19453904/person/823163758/facts These include death dates for Margaret's parents. As mentioned, their death certs should be on SP letting you work back to the next generation. In the main, Margaret's mother is showing as Julia Durnan (suggest with Durnan you search where possible with wilcards suchs as Dur* or Dor*).

On the McDuff side, we have now Terence's parents as James and Mary. Not sure yet on her maiden name.

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Re: Looking for help to trace my Great Grandfather before he appeared in UK 1909
« Reply #29 on: Thursday 25 March 21 21:36 GMT (UK) »
 I was thinking if its Martin's brother then the doc could be checked for parentage. The Andrew Powlam mentioned earlier was born 1912 and this one 1884. Do we know who this Andrew is already?
   
ANDREW POWLAM
53
1964
573/1 824
Paisley
   
MARTIN POWLAM
64
1950
573/1 364
Paisley



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Re: Looking for help to trace my Great Grandfather before he appeared in UK 1909
« Reply #30 on: Thursday 25 March 21 21:41 GMT (UK) »
Andrew was his son. I am using my phone tonight but when I am back at work in the morning I am very excited to input all of this new information.

I truly can’t thank you all enough.

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Re: Looking for help to trace my Great Grandfather before he appeared in UK 1909
« Reply #31 on: Thursday 25 March 21 21:46 GMT (UK) »
Sorry I had a math failure leading me to think it was an 1880's birth. Oopsie. I'll make up for it by, umm, er...

Here's his address from 1930:


   
MARTIN POWLAM
Tenant Occupier
   
HOUSE 99 NEILSTON ROAD
   
PAISLEY
1930

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Re: Looking for help to trace my Great Grandfather before he appeared in UK 1909
« Reply #32 on: Thursday 25 March 21 21:48 GMT (UK) »
There are these old posts on the McDuff family by someone connected to the family www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=226972.0

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Re: Looking for help to trace my Great Grandfather before he appeared in UK 1909
« Reply #33 on: Thursday 25 March 21 21:53 GMT (UK) »
Was it discussed that Andrew married Mary McNiell?


   
ANDREW POWLAM
parent: MARTIN
   
MARY MCNIELL
1932
644/10 1742
Blythswood

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Re: Looking for help to trace my Great Grandfather before he appeared in UK 1909
« Reply #34 on: Thursday 25 March 21 22:01 GMT (UK) »
I think the Powlam family came to Scotland at some point after 1911 and the children went on to marry and make their lives there etc. If you search the surname on SP, it looks to be the only family with that surname on SP.

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Re: Looking for help to trace my Great Grandfather before he appeared in UK 1909
« Reply #35 on: Thursday 25 March 21 22:16 GMT (UK) »
On FS site I noticed there is an old Finnish name called Polδm (Polam).