Genealogy from [The Renshaw Family Tree]

William MeechanAge: 48 years18351883

Name
William Meechan
Surname
Meechan
Given names
William
Birth 1835 42 31
Birth of a sisterSissy Meechan
1836 (Age 12 months)

Birth of a sisterJane Meechan
about 1839 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherHugh Meechan
1840 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterEliza Meechan
1847 (Age 12 years)

MarriageSarah Ann WelshView this family
June 1853 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Meechan
20 February 1855 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Margaret Meechan
19 October 1856 (Age 21 years)
Occupation
Engine Keeper
1856 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Sarah Ann Meechan
16 December 1858 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#4
James Meechan
1860 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#5
William Hugh Welsh Meechan
28 September 1862 (Age 27 years)
Residence 1862 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#6
Robert Meechan
16 February 1865 (Age 30 years)
Death of a fatherJoseph Meechan
12 March 1865 (Age 30 years)
Cause: accidentally burned when falling into fire when drunk!
Birth of a son
#7
David Meechan
15 June 1867 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#8
Joseph Meechan
1 July 1870 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#9
Joseph Meechan
1871 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#10
Jane Meechan
16 April 1872 (Age 37 years)
Death of a motherMargaret Menzies
23 February 1873 (Age 38 years)

Birth of a son
#11
John Laverty Meechan
10 May 1874 (Age 39 years)
Residence 1874 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#12
Thomas Meechan
16 April 1876 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childHugh NicolMargaret MeechanView this family
31 December 1877 (Age 42 years)
Occupation
coal miner
1881 (Age 46 years)
Residence 1881 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childJohn RedmondSarah Ann MeechanView this family
9 June 1882 (Age 47 years)
Residence 1883 (Age 48 years)
Death 6 February 1883 (Age 48 years)
Cause of death: Asthma debility 6 weeks
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1825Ireland
7 years
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
2 years
himself
2 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Jane Meechan
Birth: about 1839 46 35Ireland
Death: 9 January 189637 Old Square, Calderbank, Lanark
2 years
younger brother
8 years
younger sister
Family with Sarah Ann Welsh - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: June 1853New Monkland, Lanark
21 months
daughter
Mary Meechan
Birth: 20 February 1855 20 20Bank Street Airdrie, Lanark
20 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
2 years
son
James Meechan
Birth: 1860 25 25Airdrie, Lanark
Death: 1 December 192314 North Croall Place, Kelty
3 years
son
2 years
son
2 years
son
David Meechan
Birth: 15 June 1867 32 32Armadale, Linlithgow
Death: 8 August 1913Station Road, Smith's Lodging House, Kelty
3 years
son
18 months
son
Joseph Meechan
Birth: 1871 36 36Airdrie, Lanarkshire
15 months
daughter
Jane Meechan
Birth: 16 April 1872 37 37New Monkland, Lanark
2 years
son
23 months
son

Note
BIOGRAPHY: Appears in the 1861 census at 13 Flowerhill, Airdrie with his wife Sarah (26), and children Mary (6), Margaret (4), Sarah (2) and James (8 months). Appears in the 1871 census at 80 Northbridge Street, New Monkland, Lanark with his wife Sarah Ann (33) and children Mary (Margaret?) (15), Sarah (12), James (10), William (8), Robert (5), David (3) and Joseph (8 months). Appears in the 1881 census at 81 Alexander Street, New Monkland, Lanarkshire together with his seven sons, but neither of the daughters. Appears in the 1851 census in New Monkland with his parents Joseph and Margaret and siblings Elisabeth, Hugh, jane and Nancy. His name is spelled "Maghan". DEATH: Informant was his son James, who couldn't write. Both his parents are listed as deceased.
Note
Banns were read during the 4th sabbath in June 1853 so they may have been married either at the end of June or the begining of July. On their son, William Hugh's birth certificate, their marriage is dated August 1853. On John (Robert) Laverty's birth certificate and on Thomas', the marriage date is given as 2 August 1853.