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On 30 March

30 March 1794
My ggg aunt Jane Haddow was born in Stevenston, daughter of Robert Haddow and Margaret Hunter. Nothing else found on her, though I haven’t looked very hard yet.

30 March 1850
Birth of my half gg aunt Janet Strachan at Kilwinning, daughter of Robert Strachan and his second wife Susan Cran, who arrived four months before her parents got married. Ah well, people are only human! Janet Strachan married Thomas Docherty in Kilwinning in 1872 and, after the birth of several children, migrated in around 1888 to Pratt City, which was a coal mining district in Alabama, USA. After Thomas died Janet married James Grant, a widower who also came from Kilwinning, and she died in Alabama in 1929.

30 March 1911
Birth of Dorothy Irene Athorn in Barnsley, daughter of my gg aunt Hester Green who was the sister of my great grandfather Joseph Green. Dorothy married Ernest Atkinson Dyson in Barnsley in 1932 and lived until she was 92.