Jeanie Waddell

23 August 1873–16 January 1949 (Age 75)
Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jeanie

When Jeanie Waddell was born on 23 August 1873, in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Waddel, was 46 and her mother, Elizabeth McFarlane, was 35. She married John Joss on 28 December 1894, in Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 16 January 1949, in Busby, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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John Joss
Jeanie Waddell
Marriage: 28 December 1894
George Joss
Jean Waddell Joss
William Joss
James Waddell Joss
Elizabeth Waddell Joss
Mary Stephen Joss
John Joss
George Joss
Mary Joss
Annie Waddel Joss
Isabella Waddell Joss

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1894Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.
    Age 1
    The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.
    Age 11
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
    1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.
    Age 23
    The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.

    Name Meaning

    1 Scottish: variant of Weddle .2 English: topographic name for someone who lived at the hill where woad grew, from Old English wād ‘woad’+ hyll ‘hill’, or a habitational name from a place so named, as for example Woodhill, Wiltshire.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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