JOHN SEMPLE was born in Avondale about 1842 or 1843.
Son of Matthew Semple and Margaret Watt.
John is at Hallburn Farm, Avondale, on the 1851 census. At the time of his marriage in 1868 he was living at Carnduff Farm, East Kilbride.
AGNES DICKIE was born in East Kilbride about 1847 or 1848.
Daughter of William Dickie and Jane Watt.
Agnes is at Rutheran Farm, Glassford, on the 1851 census.
John and Agnes were married at Rutheran on the 11th of December, 1868.
Witnessed by Alex Semple and Isabella Dickie.
Officiated by James Bonnar of the United Presbyterian Church.
John and Agnes are at Springfield on the 1871 census and at Craighead Farm, Blantyre, on the 1881 census. They are at 216 Dalmarnock Road, Glasgow, on the 1891 census and at 35 Rumford Street, Glasgow, on the 1901 census.