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Re: Jane "Jennie" Weston
Posted by: Lisajean Morris-Yavner (ID *****8725) Date: June 30, 2011 at 18:47:43
In Reply to: Jane "Jennie" Weston by Patti lekas of 2027

Marriage record - David ROWAN, age 21 to Jennie WESTON, age 18 on 14-Apr-1892 in Cook Co, IL

1900 census, Chicago, Cook Co, IL:
ROWAN, David b. Feb 1872, age 28, married 8 yrs, b. PA both parents b. Scotland, occ Laborer
wife Jane b. Jan 1877, age 23, 3 children born, 3 living b. Scotland, both parents b. Scotland
son David b. Oct 1893 age 6 b. IL
dau Jessie b. May 1895 age 5 b. IL
son John b. Mar 1898 age 2 b. IL

1910 census, same location:
ROWAN, David age 38 b. PA, father b. Ireland, mother b. Scotland
wife Jane age 33 b. Scotland, both parents b. Scotland, immigrated 1885
son David age 16
dau Jesse D. age 14
son John age 12
dau Jean age 3

Cook Co. Death record: Jane ROWAN d. 17-Nov-1915 in Chicago, Cook Co, IL. Born 15-Jan-1877 in Scotland. Father John Weston, mother Bessie Simpson. Occ: Housewife. Address: 2322 N. Rockwell St. Buried: Mt. Olive

There's a Cook Co. birth record for an unnamed male on 22-July-1909, parents David and Jennie ROWAN

Birth record for Eugene William Lawrence ROWAN on 8-Oct-1905 in Chicago, father David ROWAN, born Wilkes-Barre PA, mother Jane WESTON ROWAN born Arbroath, Scotland

Birth record for Norman Dewar ROWAN on 25-Mar-1911, parents David ROWAN and Jane WESTON. 7th child born to this mother, born at 2322 N. Rockwell St. Father's birthplace Wilksborough PA, mother's birthplace Arbroath, Scotland

Birth record for Weston ROWAN on 20-July-1915, father David ROWAN, mother----WESTON, 8th child born to this mother, born at 2322 N. Rockwell St.

The 1900 census for Chicago has this family that might be Jane's parents and siblings:
WESTEN, John b. Nov 1845, age 54, married 29 yrs, b. Scotland, both parents b. Scotland immigrated 1887 occ Carpenter
wife Betsy b. Sept 1848 age 51, 7 children born, 7 living b. Scotland, both parents b. Scotland
son John b. Sept 1871, age 28, b. Scotland
son Norman b. Jan 1879, age 21, b. Scotland
dau Elisa b. Dec 1881, age 18 b. Scotland
dau Jessie b. July 1886, age 13 b. Scotland

There's a Scotland marriage record for a John WESTON to a Betsy SIMPSON on 8-Aug-1870 in Arbroath, Angus, Scotland

I checked Scotland birth records for WESTONs born in Arbroath and came up with these, both listed as children of John WESTON and Betsy SIMPSON:
John Simpson WESTON b. 9-Sept 1871
Martha WESTON b. 18-Apr-1873

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