115. William6 Templeton (Richard7) was born in Boihy, Drumlease, Leitrim, Ireland between 1840 and 1845. William worked throughout his life as a Coal Miner. William died 26 October 1918 in Rutherglen, Lanark, Scotland (of Senility), aged 78. His death certificate was signed by his son, Thomas Templeton, and lists his parents as Richard Templeton and Fanny Siberry.
He married Isabella Templeton 12 September 1867 in Manorhamilton, Manorhamilton, Leitrim, Ireland. Isabella was born 1850 in Boihy, Drumlease, Leitrim, Ireland. Isabella was the daughter of Thomas Templeton and Catherine Bradley. Isabella died 16 May 1905 in Rutherglen, Lanark, Scotland of heart failure (aged 55). At that time, her husband was still living and both her parents were deceased. Her father was a Farmer. They immigrated to Scotland between 1867 and 1870, living in the Rutherglen area of Glasgow.
William Templeton and Isabella Templeton had the following children:
i. Richard Templeton was born December 1868. Richard died 19 October 1869, aged 11 mos, at 74 Main Street, Rutherglen, Lanark, Scotland .
ii. Thomas Templeton was born 4 August 1870 in Rutherglen, Scotland. In the 1901 Scottish Census, he was living at home, aged 30, and was employed as a general laborer. Thomas died 17 November 1938 at 68 years. His death certificate states that he was a Chemical Worker and that he died of acute bronchitis. His death certificate was signed by his neice, Janet Stewart, who lived on 757 Ackenhead Road, Glasgow.
iii. William Templeton was born 13 July 1873 in Rutherglen, Scotland. In the 1891 census, he was living at home and working at an Iron Foundry. William died 18 March 1915 while serving on the Western Front with 1st Bn. Highland Light Infantry. He is buried at Le Touret Memorial, France. Official Number: 8394.
+ 47 iv. James5 Templeton was born 22 August 1874.
v. Margaret Ann Templeton was born 18 May 1877 in Rutherglen, Scotland. She died at 10:20am on 10 Sep 1929 at her home at 106 Summerlee Prestonpans, East Lothian of Auricular fibrillation. She married David Steele 26 April 1895 in Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland who also worked in the coal industry. David was born in Glasgow about 1872, the son of John Steele and Sarah Carruthers. He died 2 Jan 1929 at 30 Poplin Street in Glasgow. They had seven children; five were still living at the time of the 1911 census when the family was living in Cumbernauld, northeast of Glasgow:
vi. John Templeton was born 24 June 1884 in Rutherglen, Scotland. In the 1901 Scottish Census, he was living at home, aged 16, and was employed as a general laborer. He was living with his sister Margaret in Cumbernauld during the 1911 census when he was employed as a miner's Drawer.
vii. Christina Templeton was born 4 Aug 1886 in Rutherglen, Scotland. She died at 5:45am on 22 Nov 1910 in Rankinston, Ayrshire, Scotland of Cardiac Valvular Disease. In the 1901 Scottish Census, she was living at home, aged 14, and was employed as a Paper Mill worker. She married Robert Deans 12 Nov 1906 in Rutherglen, Scotland. Robert was the son of Robert and Annie Deans. He was an Ironstone Miner.
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