TIMELINE

1814

March 11th - William Jamieson died aged 72 at Netherton Farm, Eaglesham.

1815

Battle of Waterloo.

1817

April 21st - Margaret Weir (nee McKinlay) died, aged 43.

1820

Death of King George III.

1820

Death of Napoleon Bonaparte.

1822

July 14th - Agnes Johnston (nee Thomson) died, aged 53.

1826

February 4th - John Johnston died, probably at Chapelside Farm, East Kilbride.

1829

February 4th - Alexander Craig died at Bankend Farm, Avondale.

1830

Death of King George IV.

1832

April - Ann Wilson (nee Young) died.

September 7th - possible date of death of John McWilliams.

1837

Queen Victoria succeeds to the throne.

1851

Robert Dick died age 93.

1854

September 13th - Robert Weir died age 82.

1855

Florence Nightingale reforms nursing during the Crimean War.

Statutory registration of births, deaths and marriages begins in Scotland.

February 15th - Hugh Fleming died age 81 at Ploughland Farm, Avondale.

April 13th - Mary Allan (formerly McWilliams, nee Mathers) died age 77 in Bushyhill, Cambuslang.

1856

Crimean War ends.

January 22nd - Mary Fleming (nee Craig) died age 71 at Ploughland Farm, Avondale.

July 9th - Andrew Wilson died age 73 at Cloverhill Farm, Avondale.

August 12th - John Craig died age 71 at Cleugh Farm, Eastwood.

1857

March 3rd - John Hamilton and Janet Hamilton (nee Semple) died in Meikle Earnock.

August 28th - Alexander Frood died at East Ranald's Orchard, Cambusnethan, age 79.

1860

Abraham Lincoln elected President of the U.S.

February 15th - Janet Watt (nee Reid) died at Enoch Farm, Eaglesham, age 67.

February 21st - Jean Craig (nee McFarlane) died at Cleugh Farm, Eastwood.

1861

Prince Albert dies of typhoid fever aged 42. American Civil War begins.

February 12th - John Johnston married Helen Strang at Bowhouse Farm, Carmunnock.

December 31st - Alexander Imrie married Janet Howie at Sheddens Farm, Cathcart.

1863

August 16th - Agnes Dick (nee Alexander) died age 81 at Turnlaw Farm, Cambuslang.

1865

American Civil War ends. President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated.

June 23rd - Thomas Balfour McWilliam married Christina Fleming in Low Waters, Hamilton.

1867

June 1st - Ann Frood (nee Wilson) died age 89 at Ranald's Orchard, Cambusnethan.

1868

Wiliam Gladstone becomes Prime Minister.

June 2nd - Robert Struthers married Ann Wilson at Redding Farm, Avondale.

December 10th - Alexander Frood married Annie Sinclair at Kirkton, Blantyre.

December 11th - John Semple married Agnes Dickie at Rutheran Farm, Glassford.

1870

Charles Dickens dies aged 58.

January 13th - Jean Anderson (nee Blackwood) died at Townhead Farm, Muirkirk, age 89.

November 25th - James Dickie married Margaret Weir at Blackside Farm, Sorn.

1871

David Livingstone meets Henry Morton Stanley in central Africa. Trade Unions legalized.

July 31st - Ann Sinclair Frood born at Cartside of Dripps.

October 1st - William Dickie born at Rutheran Farm, Glassford.

October 10th - Matthew Semple born at Carnduff.

1872

January 24th - Mary Frood (nee McIlquham) died at Clyde Street, Partick, age 69.

February 7th - Thomas McWilliam born at Greenhall Farm, Blantyre.

1873

David Livingstone dies in Africa.

July 27th - Gavin Struthers born at Syde Farm, Strathaven.

1874

Benjamin Disraeli becomes Prime Minister.

May 24th - Margaret Jane Imrie born at Eastwood Mains Toll.

1875

June 30th - Alexander Craig married Jane Fleming at Templeland Farm, Strathaven.

1876

Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone. General Custer killed at the battle of Little Big Horn.

April 27th - Isabella Morrison Craig born at Bankend Farm, Strathaven.

1878

First electric light bulb.

March 15th - James Weir died at Blackside Farm, Sorn, age 81.

1879

Tay Bridge disaster.

January 11th - Thomas Watt died age 87 at Cheapside Farm, Eaglesham.

1880

December 1st - John Frood died at East End Farm, East Kilbride, age 78.

1881

Alexander Fleming born in Ayrshire.

1886

March 10th - Jane Weir (nee Dickie) died at Blackside Farm, Sorn, age 79.

1890

Forth Bridge completed.

1894

Robert Louis Stevenson dies in Samoa.

1898

November 8th - Gavin Struthers married Isabella Morrison Craig at Bankend Farm, Strathaven.

1899

South African (Boer) War begins.

November 14th - Robert Struthers born at High Glenmuir Farm, Lugar.

December 19th - William Dickie married Annie Frood at East End Farm, East Kilbride.

1900

January 10th - Thomas McWilliam married Margaret Imrie at Stewartfield Farm, Blantyre.

1901

Death of Queen Victoria.

1903

The Wright brothers make the first powered flight.

June 17th - Matthew Semple married Margaret Johnston at Chapelside Farm, East Kilbride.

1906

September 2nd - William Dickie born at Rigg Farm, Glassford.

1907

October 15th - Helen Strang Semple born at High Whitehills Farm, East Kilbride.

1908

March 30th - Robert Struthers died age 74 at Syde Farm, Strathaven.

July 30th - Jeanie Craig (nee Fleming) died age 58 at Bankend Farm, Strathaven.

1912

The sinking of the Titanic

January 6th - Christina Fleming McWilliam born at Backrow Farm, East Kilbride.

1913

December 4th - Ann Struthers (nee Wilson) died age 69 at 26 Kirk Street, Strathaven.

1914

First World War begins.

1918

The Lusitania is sunk off the south coast of Ireland.

First World War ends.

1919

Treaty of Versailles.

Alcock and Brown fly across the Atlantic non-stop.

January 7th - Annie Sinclair Dickie (nee Frood) died age 48 at Rigg Farm, Glassford.

1920

March 20th - Margaret Semple (nee Johnston) died age 45 at East Law Farm, Carluke.

1921

February 8th - Matthew Semple married Jeannie Kennedy at Law Parish Church Manse, Carluke.

1930

R101 airship crashes in France.

February 19th - William Dickie died age 59 at Rigg Farm, Glassford.

May 9th - Alexander Craig died age 93 at Craigmains, Letham Road, Strathaven.

1933

Hitler becomes German Chancellor.

June 29th - Agnes Semple (nee Dickie) died age 85 at Newton of Collessie.

1935

May 3rd - John Semple died age 93 at High Borland, Eaglesham.

1936

Spanish Civil War.

Abdication of King Edward VIII.

1939

Second World War begins.

1945

Second World War ends.

1948

State of Israel proclaimed.

Berlin Airlift.

National Health Service founded.

Ghandi assassinated.

March 2nd - Isabella Morrison Struthers (nee Craig) died age 71 at North Halls Farm, Strathaven.

1950

Republic of India proclaimed.

Korean War begins.

June 3rd - Margaret Jane McWilliam (nee Imrie) died age 76 at 35 West Port, Lanark.

1956

Suez Canal crisis.

July 6th - Thomas McWilliam died age 84 at Castle Farm, Craigmillar.

August 7th - Gavin Struthers died age 83 at North Halls Farm, Strathaven.

1957

January 24th - Matthew Semple died age 85 at 91 Kirk Street, Strathaven.

1964

Forth Road Bridge completed.

1966

August 19th - Jeannie Semple (nee Kennedy) died age 87 at Barlairs, East Kilbride.

1975

August 19th - Helen Strang Struthers (nee Semple) died age 68.

1983

October 26th - Robert Struthers died age 83.

1995

November 26th - William Dickie died age 88.

2004

June - Christina Fleming Dickie (nee McWilliam) died age 92.

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