Children of Ebenezer Hendry and Margaret Donaldson including Eadie and Kirk surnames

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Children of Ebenezer Hendry and Margaret Donaldson (m. the 20th May 1804)

For further details of Ebenezer Hendry and Margaret Donaldson and their ancestors\descendants- click here


John Hendry born 3 Mar 1805, Alloa, Clackmannashire.

Birth is recorded in the Alloa parish register and identifies his father Ebenezer's profession as "merchant". Nothing more known.

Peter Hendry born 18 Aug 1806, Alloa, Clackmannashire.

Birth is recorded in the Alloa parish register. Nothing more known.

Ebenezer Hendry born 3 Mar 1811, Alloa, Clackmannashire.

The next generation in our family history

Margaret Hendry born 23 Aug 1812, Alloa, Clackmannashire.

For further details of Margaret's parents and their ancestors\descendants - click here

Margaret's birth is recorded in the Alloa parish register.

Margaret Hendry married John Eadie on 4 January 1835 in Barony, Lanarkshire. John was born about 1811 in Alloa, Clackmannanshire. His parents were recorded on his later death certificate as John Eadie, a "Coachman", and Ann Taylor. No record of his birth has yet been located to confirm this.

Margaret and John had seven known children: (for further details of Margaret and John's children, where known - click here.)

For the census of 1841 Margaret Hendry and John Eadie were living in Keppochhill, Maryhill district, Glasgow with their daughter Margaret Eadie born about 1838 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Ann Eadie born about 1840 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.

1841 Census (7th June) Maryhill (622) Book 209 Page 6

Keppochhill, Glasgow

Name Age Occupation Where Born
John Eadie 29  Manual Labourer No
Margaret H. Eadie 28    No
Margaret Eadie Scholar  Yes
Ann Eadie Scholar  Yes

For the census of 1851 Margaret Hendry and John Eadie were still living in Keppochhill. John Eadie is recorded as working as a "Bottle Packer" possibly at the nearby Imperial Glass Works. Their family had increased to five with the addition of Mary Hendry Eadie born about 1843 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Isabella Thomson Eadie born about 1846, (obviously named for her maternal grandmother), and John Ebenezer Hendry Eadie born about 1850 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, (obviously named for both his grandfathers).
 

1851 Census (31st March) Maryhill (622-1) Book 9 Page 22 

Keppochhill, Glasgow

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
John Eadie Head  39  Bottle Packer Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Margaret Eadie Wife  38    Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Margaret Eadie Daughter  12  Scholar  Maryhill, Lanarkshire
Ann Eadie Daughter  11  Scholar  Maryhill, Lanarkshire
Mary Eadie Daughter  Scholar  Maryhill, Lanarkshire
Isabella Eadie Daughter    Maryhill, Lanarkshire
John Eadie Son   Maryhill, Lanarkshire


For the census of 1861 Margaret Hendry and John Eadie were still living in Keppochhill. The accommodation is recorded as having two rooms with at least one window. Their family had again had grown with daughter Elizabeth Eadie born about 1852 in Glasgow. A son Thomas Kirk Eadie, (named after his mother's brother-in-law) had been born on 28 May 1856 in Keppochhill, Maryhill, but had sadly died of "Hooping Cough" on 23 February 1858 in Keppochhill, Maryhill. He was buried in Sighthill cemetery and commemorated on the Eadie headstone in Sighthill Cemetry, Springburn.

1861 Census (8th April) Maryhill (622-1) Book 7 Page
Keppochhill, Glasgow

Name

Relationship

Age

Occupation

Where Born

John Eadie

Head 

48  Bottle Sorter Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Margaret Eadie Wife  47    Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Margaret Eadie Daughter  22  Cotton Power Loom Weaver Barony, Lanarkshire
Ann Eadie Daughter  21  Cotton Power Loom Weaver Barony, Lanarkshire
Mary Hendry Eadie Daughter  18  Cotton Power Loom Weaver Barony, Lanarkshire
Isabella Thomson Eadie Daughter  15  Scholar  Barony, Lanarkshire
John Eben. Hen. Eadie Son 11  Scholar  Barony, Lanarkshire
Elizabeth Eadie Daughter 8 Scholar  Barony, Lanarkshire

On 10 June 1864 in Calton, Glasgow, Margaret Eadie, Margaret Hendry and John Eadie's eldest daughter, married James Smith, a "Coal Hill Clerk", son of James Smith, a "Carter", and Margaret Breckenbridge. . At the time of the marriage both parties gave their addresses as "Keppochhill, Maryhill Parish" and the witnesses were John Eadie and Robert Smith. James Smith was born on 4 March 1836 in Campbeltown, Argyll and at the time of his wedding his father was not marked as deceased, although his mother was. 

On 10 February 1862 Margaret Hendry and John Eadie's daughter Elizabeth who would seem to have been suffering from a disease of her hip for the last 15 months passed away. Sadly only 5 months later on 1 July 1868 Margaret and John's daughter Isabella Thomson Eadie, unmarried, and working as a "Steam Loom Weaver", also died, aged twenty-two of TB. Both deaths were recorded at Fraser's Land, Keppochhill, Maryhill, Glasgow, with  their father John Eadie was the informant on the registration, and both deaths were commemorated on the Eadie headstone in Sighthill Cemetry, Springburn.

For the census of 1871 Margaret Hendry and John Eadie were still living in Keppochhill, Maryhill, Glasgow. The accommodation is recorded as having two rooms with at least one window. Margaret Hendry and John Eadie's widowed daughter, Margaret Smith, nee Eadie, and her son James Smith were living with them, along with their younger daughter, Ann Eadie, and son, John Ebenezer Hendry Eadie. Their daughter Mary Hendry Eadie missing from this census had emigrated to the US in 1868.

1871 Census (3rd April) Maryhill (622-1) Book 8 Page 4 
Keppochhill, Glasgow

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
John Eadie Head  58  Bottle Sorter Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Margaret Eadie Wife  56    Alloa, Clackmannanshire
John Eben. Hendrie Eadie Son 20  Glass Bottle Annealer  Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Margaret Eadie Daughter (Wid) 32  Cotton Weaver Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Ann Eadie Daughter  30  Cotton Weaver Glasgow, Lanarkshire
James Smith Grandson 5 Scholar Glasgow, Lanarkshire


Margaret Eadie, nee Hendry, died four months after this census on 3 October 1871 at Fraser's land, Keppochhill, Maryhill, Lanarkshire, the informant on the death registration being her husband, John. The death registration confirms Margaret as being the daughter of Ebenezer Hendry, a "Carter", and Margaret Donaldson. Her passing was commemorated on the Eadie headstone in Sighthill Cemetry, Springburn.

On 11 April 1873 in Barony, Lanarkshire, Ann Eadie, Margaret Hendry and John Eadie's daughter, married William McKellar, an "Engine Fitter", son of Archibald McKellar, a "Carter", and Elizabeth Wilson.  Sadl William died only seven years after the marriage on 7 January 1880 at 3 Bedlay Street, Dennistoun, Glasgow.

For the census of 1881 the widowed John Eadie was living at 9 Fraserbank Street, with his son, two widowed daughters, Margaret Smith, nee Eadie, and Ann McKellar, nee Eadie, along with his four grandchildren, James Breckenbridge Smith, Margaret Hendry McKellar, Elizabeth McKellar and Archibald McKellar. Whether the "Fraserbank Street" is the same as the Fraser's Land mentioned in he earlier marriage and death registrations is not known but would seem possible.

1881 Census (3rd April) Barony, Lanarkshire (644-6) Book 76 Page 7 
9 Fraserbank Street, Glasgow

Name

Relationship

Age

Occupation

Where Born

John Eadie

Head 

70 

General Labourer

Alloa, Clackmannanshire

Margaret Eadie

Daughter (Wid)

42  House Keeper Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Ann McKellar Eadie Daughter (Wid) 41  Powerloom Weaver Glasgow, Lanarkshire
John Eben. Hendrie Eadie Son 30  General Labourer Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Jas Breckenbridge Smith Grandson 15 Apprentice Iron Turner Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Maggie Hendrie McKellar Granddaughter  7   Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lizzie McKellar Granddaughter  5   Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Archibald McKellar Grandson  2   Glasgow, Lanarkshire

For the census of 1891 the 80 year old John was still at 9 Fraserbank Street being looked after by his two widowed daughters. His son John Ebeneser Hendry Eadie missing from this census had emigrated to the USANot only are there two of his granddaughters also in the household but also Thomas Kirk, the grandson of Mary Kirk, nee Hendry, his late wife's sister. Thomas's mother Mary Blair had died at the time of his birth. (I am assuming that this is who this "Thomas Kirk - grandnephew" is despite the fact that Thomas is also listed in the house of his father Thomas Kirk over in East Street, Camalachie.) The accommodation is recorded as having one room with at least one window.

1891 Census (4th April) Barony, Lanarkshire (644-6) Book 77 Page 10 
9 Fraserbank Street, Glasgow
Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
John Eadie Head  80    Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Margaret Eadie Daughter (Wid) 52  House Keeper Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Ann Eadie Daughter (Wid) 50  Cloth Picker Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Maggie Hendrie McKellar Granddaughter  17 Dressmaker  Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Archibald McKellar Grandson  12 Message Boy Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Thomas Kirk Grandnephew  3 months   Glasgow, Lanarkshire

On 14 September 1891 Ann McKellar, nee Eadie, died aged only 49. The death was recorded at 9 Fraserbank Street, Glasgow, and the informant on the death registration was her daughter Margaret H. Mckellar. This was followed 3 and a half years later by the death of her father John Eadie who died on 6 January 1895, aged 84. Again the death was recorded at 9 Fraserbank Street, Glasgow, but the the informant on was his daughter Margaret. His parents were recorded as John Eadie, a "Coachman", and Ann Taylor, although no record of his birth has yet been located to confirm this. Both deaths were commemorated on the Eadie headstone in Sighthill Cemetry, Springburn.

Eadie \ Hendry Grave stone in Sighthill Cemetery

(with grateful thanks to www.memento-mori.co.uk)

Erected by

John Eadie And Margaret Hendrie

In memory of

Five of their children

And two grand-children

Who died in infancy

ELIZABETH EADIE

Died 10th February 1862 aged 9 years

ISABELLA T. EADIE

Died 1st July 1868 aged 22 years

The above

MARGARET HENDRIE his wife

Died 3rd October 1871 aged 58? Years

ANN T. EADIE

Died 14th September 1891 aged 51 years

The above JOHN EADIE

Died 6th January 1895 aged 84 years

JOHN E. H. EADIE

Died 4th September ???? aged 60 years

MARGARET EADIE SMITH

died ..? September 1914 aged 76 years

JAMES SMITH their son-in-law

Died 1st June 1869 aged 32 years

Mary Hendry born 1st January 1815, Alloa, Clackmannashire

For further details of Mary's parents and their ancestors\descendants - click here

Mary Hendry firstly married a William Davidson on 8 January 1837 in Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. There is no record of any children to this union in the I.G.I. and one would assume that William Davidson died within the first couple of years of the marriage.

For the census of 1841 there is a Widow Davidson recorded as living in Keppochhill, Glasgow who would almost certainly be "our" Mary.

1841 Census (7th June) Maryhill (622-1) Book 209 Page 11
Keppochhill, Glasgow
Name Age Occupation Where Born
Widow Davidson 25  Female Servant No

Mary secondly married Thomas Kirk on 29 April 1842 in Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Thomas Kirk was christened on 16 November 1804 in Larbert, Stirling, the son of Thomas Kirk and Marion Leishman, who were married on 28 November 1802 in Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire. His parentage is confirmed by his later death certificate, which gives his father's occupation as "Carter". (For further details of Thomas's parents, siblings and ancestry - click here.)

Mary and Thomas had four know children: (For further details of Mary and Thomas's children, where known - click here.)

As recorded in the main text it would seem possible that at some stage Mary's father Ebenezer Hendry had come to live with the family as his death on 13 January 1849, aged 66, was commemorated on the Kirk family headstone in Sighthill Cemetry, Springburn.

For the census of 1851 Thomas, Mary, and their son Thomas were living in Keppochhill, with Thomas working as a "Carter". In a slightly bizarre coincidence the Janet M Lyon  recorded with her family in the following household to Thomas and Mary was almost certainly the aunt of the brother in law of my wife's great grandmother Mary Marshall. 

1851 Census (31st March) Maryhill (622-1) Book 9 Page 14
Keppochhill, Glasgow
Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
Thomas Kirk Head  40  Carter  Cowie, Stirlingshire
Mary Kirk Wife  37    Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Thomas Kirk Son    Maryhill, Lanarkshire
Janet M. Lyon Head (Widow) 40 Washerwoman Wishaw, Lanarkshire
Hugh Lyon Son 13 Apprentice Mason Maryhill, Lanarkshire
Janet Lyon Daughter 11 Scholar Maryhill, Lanarkshire
John Lyon Son 9 Scholar Maryhill, Lanarkshire
David Lyon Son 5   Maryhill, Lanarkshire
Robert Lyon Son 2   Maryhill, Lanarkshire
Tirza Baird Head 51 Laundress Maryhill, Lanarkshire
Agnes Lyon Visitor (daughter of previous Lyon family) 7 Scholar Maryhill, Lanarkshire

Over the next ten years Thomas and Mary had at least two children. A year and a half after this census Ebenezer Hendry Kirk was born on 1 October 1852 and christened on 7 November 1852 in Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. (Obviously named after his maternal grandfather.) A further son William Kirk was born on 31 December 1854 in Keppochhill, Barony, Glasgow. Sadly William died on 17 October 1855 in Keppochhill, Barony, Glasgow. He was buried in Sighthill Cemetery and commemorated on the Kirk family headstone in Sighthill Cemetery, Springburn.

For the census of 1861 Mary Hendry and Thomas Kirk, with their two sons, Thomas and Ebenezer Kirk, were living in Keppochhill, Maryhill, Glasgow. The accommodation is recorded as having one room with at least one window. Thomas Kirk, the father, is working as a "Coal Depot Labourer".

1861 Census (8th April) Maryhill (622-1) Book 7 Page 12
Keppochhill, Glasgow
Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
Thomas Kirk Head  57  Coal Depot Labourer Larbert, Stirlingshire
Mary Kirk Wife  46    Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Thomas Kirk Son  14 Scholar Barony, Lanarkshire
Ebenezer Kirk Son 8 Scholar Barony, Lanarkshire

Mary Kirk, nee Hendry, died on 10 February 1865 at Fraser's Land, Keppochhill, Maryhill, Lanarkshire, the informant on the death registration being her husband, Thomas. The death registration confirms Mary as being the daughter of Ebenezer Hendry, a "Carter", and Margaret Donaldson. She was commemorated on the Kirk family headstone in Sighthill Cemetery, Springburn.

For the census of 1871 the widowed Thomas Kirk was living with his youngest son Ebenezer Kirk in Keppochhill, Maryhill, Glasgow. Thomas Kirk is recorded as a "Roadman" and Ebenezer was working in a "Spirit Shop". The accommodation is recorded as having one room with at least one window.

1871 Census (3rd April) Maryhill (622-1) Book 8 Page 34
Keppochhill, Glasgow

Name

Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
Thomas Kirk Head  70  Roadman St Ninians, Stirlingshire
Ebenezer Kirk Son 19 Spirit Shop Assistant Maryhill, Lanarkshire

For the census of 1881 the widowed Thomas Kirk had moved away from Keppochhill and was living with his eldest son Thomas Kirk Junior, his wife, Mary Blair, and their daughter Ages B(lair?) Kirk at 18 Bridgeton Cross, Glasgow. Thomas Kirk Junior is still working as a "Salesman in Spirit Merchant's", but his father, aged 76, although still giving his occupation as "Carter" is "Past Work".

1881 Census (3rd April) Barony, Lanarkshire (644-4 ) Book 76 Page 26
18 Bridgeton Cross, Glasgow
Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
Thomas Kirk Head  34  Salesman in Spirit Merchant Kippoch Hill, Stirlingshire
Mary Kirk Wife  32  Salesman's Wife Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Agnes B. Kirk Daughter  4 months   Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Thomas Kirk Father  76   Carter (Past Work) Larbert, Stirlingshire

Thomas Kirk died on 14 June 1882 in 703 Gallowgate, Glasgow, the informant on the death registration being his son, Thomas. The death registration identifies Thomas as a "Carting Contractor", the son of Thomas Kirk, a "Gardener", and Maria Leishman, agreeing with the record in the IGI of the baptism on 16 November 1804 in Larbert, Stirlingshire of a Thomas Kirk to Thomas Kirk and Marion Leishman. He was commemorated on the Kirk family headstone in Sighthill Cemetry, Springburn.

Kirk \ Hendry Grave stone in Sighthill Cemetery

(with grateful thanks to www.memento-mori.co.uk)

Erected by

Thomas Kirk

To the memory of MARGARET his daughter

Who died October 11th 1845

Aged 9 months

EBENEZER HENDRY his father in law

Died 13th January 1849 Aged 66

WILLIAM KIRK died 17th October 1855

Aged 10 months

ROBERT KIRK his brother

Died 5th December 1860

Aged 49 years

MARY HENDRY his wife

Died 10th February 1865

Aged 50 years

The above THOMAS KIRK

Died 14th June 1882

Aged 75 years