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Margaret Jane Shearer

Margaret Jane Shearer

Female 1880 - 1955  (75 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Margaret Jane Shearer was born 5 Mar 1880, Leith, Midlothian (daughter of Peter Shearer and Agnes Leask); died 8 Sep 1955, Kirkwall, Orkney.

    Margaret married Robert Halcrow Swanney 6 Oct 1906, Cedar Lea, Kirkwall. Robert (son of William Linklater Swanney and Jane Halcrow) was born 16 Jun 1878, Main Street, Kirkwall; died 10 Mar 1937, "The Braes", Stromness buried in St Magnus Churchyard. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Charles Edward Swanney was born 1908; died 25 Nov 1970, Kirkwall and St Ola, Gravestone Stromness C112.
    2. Bryce Halcrow Swanney was born 1910; died 1958, Kirkwall and St Ola, Orkney.
    3. Robert Halcrow Swanney was born 6 Jun 1920, Kirkwall, Orkney; died 6 Feb 1969, Gravestone C177 Stromness.
    4. Peter Swanney was born Abt 1920; died 1974, Stromness.
    5. William Miller Swanney was born 1913; died 1974, Edinburgh.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Peter Shearer was born Abt 1850.

    Peter — Agnes Leask. Agnes was born Abt 1850. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Agnes Leask was born Abt 1850.
    Children:
    1. 1. Margaret Jane Shearer was born 5 Mar 1880, Leith, Midlothian; died 8 Sep 1955, Kirkwall, Orkney.