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Name: KENNEDY, Mary Jane, Mrs

Nee: Bryars

Birth Date: 31 July 1866 Dungannon, Tyrone

Death Date: 26.12.1935 Kabete

First Date: 1920s

Last Date: 1935

Area: Nairobi

Married: At Dungannon 29 July 1890 Rev. Gilbert Alexander Kennedy, of Cambusnethan, Scotland (1861-8 Dec 1916 Cambusnethan)

Children: Adelaide (1892); Florence J. (1893); Gilbert McClelland (5 Mar 1895 Ireland-15 June 1915 France); Norman R. (1898)

Book Reference: Web, Barnes

General Information:

Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - Mary Kennedy, British, age 67, died 26/12/35
Web: Gilbert McClelland Kennedy was a student of the University of Glasgow and enrolled in summer courses in 1914 in the Medical faculty, studying Theoretical and Practical Botany and Physics. Gilbert was the eldest son of the Reverend Gilbert Kennedy (1861-1916), parish minister of Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, and Mary Jane Kennedy (nee Bryars) (1866-1935). He was born in the Manse of Aghadoey, County Derry, Ireland, on the 5th March 1895, where his father was Minister at that time. He enlisted on the outbreak of war and was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) on 15th November 1914. He served in the 6th Battalion alongside other University of Glasgow men 2nd Lieutenant John Barclay Wilson and Lieutenant Charles Macdonald. All three died in France on the 15th June 1915.
Belfast Newsletter 1 July 1890 for marriage 

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