Jane Winton

Jane Winton (b. 30th November 1862, Grangemouth) was the eighth of the children of Alexander Winton and Helen Winton.

The family were in Grangemouth, having been previously in Glasgow. Jane, like a number of her sisters, was to marry in the Glasgow area, her first husband being Michael McKechnie (b. 1852). This was on 12th March 1880 in Cathcart, Renfrewshire. Michael was the son of William McKechnie and his wife Rachel.

Their two children were born in Scotland:

Jane and Michael emigrated to Cuyahoga County, Ohio where quite a number of Jane’s brothers and sisters were to also to stay. Unfortunately, Michael died at Cleveland, Cuyahoga on 9th April 1900, aged forty eight.

Jane had another two marriages:

Jane and Harold were in Ashtabula, Ohio in 1920 and Midland Michigan in 1930, by which time Jane was sixty eight. Harold died in Canton, Stark, Ohio on 2nd July 1958, aged eighty three.