Mary Dunlop

7 September 1862–1933 (Age 70)
Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

Mary Dunlop was born on 7 September 1862, in Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Dunlop and Catherine Fulton. She married John Spiers on 19 July 1882, in Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1933, in Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

John Spiers
1859–1910
Mary Dunlop
1862–1933
Marriage: 19 July 1882
John Speirs
1882–1953
Alexander Speirs
1884–1943
Catherine Fulton Speirs
1886–1980
Agnes Petticrew Speirs
1888–
Margaret Oliver Speirs
1890–1921
Mary Dunlop Speirs
1893–
Duncan McCallum Speirs
1900–1967
James Craig Higgins Speirs
1908–1954

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 July 1882
Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    John Dunlop

    MaleMale

    Catherine Fulton

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(7)

    Agnes Dunlop

    Female1856–Female

    David Dunlop

    Male1858–Male

    Andrew Dunlop

    Male1860–Male

    Female1862–1933Female

    Catherine Dunlop

    Female1864–Female

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World Events (8)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 6

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 12

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.
1884

Age 22

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name a place near Kilmarnock named Dunlop, from Gaelic dùn ‘fort’ + possibly lápach ‘muddy’. The traditional pronunciation places the stress on the second syllable, although nowadays it is usually placed on the first.2 Irish: variant of Dunleavy .3 Irish: Scottish surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Lapáin ‘descendant of Lapán’, a byname or from lápán ‘mire’, ‘dirt’ (used figuratively of a poor man) or ‘little paw’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Spiers in household of John Spiers, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Mary Spiers in household of Joan Spiers Jr, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Mary Dunlop, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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