John Stewart Dumbreck was born 1846 in Lanark; died 10th
November 1934 at
11 Bridge Street Rothsay.
At the age of 21 as a Blacksmith, he married Giles
Law on the 12th July 1867 at 13 Hospital Street, Hutchestontown,
Glasgow. Giles, who was born 1st January 1848 in Maryhill; died 5th
November 1920. She was the daughter of James Law and Margaret Cooper.
and Giles had 7 children:-
1) Margaret Cooper Dumbreck, born 10th April 1868.
- no further info available.
2) William Francis Maxwell Dumbreck, born 6th February 1870, died 25th November 1894
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3) James Law Dumbreck, born 6th January 1872, married Margaret McLeod - see
page for details.
4) Elizabeth Stewart Dumbreck, born 9th November 1873, married James McLay
- see page for details.
5) Susan Law Dumbreck, born 27th October 1875, married Alexander Mercer Campbell,
she died 13 October 1897 with no issue.
6) Giles Law Dumbreck, born 28th August 1880, died 5th February 1952 - no issue.
7) John Stewart Dumbreck, born 29th April 1883, died 1884.
and his family are mentioned on the 1881 census as ''Shopman in Furnishing and
Drapery'' and lived at 7 Suffolk Street, Lanark, Glasgow.