James McCall Harkness (born 25 April 1881 in Cathcart, Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 7 July 1952 in Glasgow) was the son of Andrew Harkness & wife, Marion Todd McCall. James married Helen Rose Dobbie (born 23 April 1879 in Glasgow, died before July 1951). Helen was the daughter of David Dobbie & Jemima Rankin.
The child of James McCall Harkness & wife, Helen Rose Dobbie was:
Jemima Harkness. Jemima married a Forbes.
James's grandfather was Angus Harkness. Background of his ancestors:
Angus Harkness, son of Andrew Harkness & wife, Jane Simpson, was born 17 July 1827 in Kirkconnel, Dumfriesshire and died 30 March 1886 in Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire. He was a shoemaker. He married Elizabeth Paterson on 31 December 1849 in Sanquhar. After Elizabeth died he married Helen McCall on 7 June 1861 in Glasgow.
The children of Angus Harkness were:
1. Andrew Harkness, born 9 April 1850 in Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. He married Marion Todd McCall on 2 October 1874 at Hutchesontown, Glasgow. His mother was Elizabeth Paterson. Marion was born in approximately 1835 and died 30 January 1916 in Cathcart, Lanark, Scotland. She was the daughter of George McCall & wife, Margaret Stewart. The children of Andrew and Marion were John Lorimer McCall Harkness (born 19 August 1879, died 21 March 1882) & James McCall Harkness (married Helen Rose Dobbie). John & James were both were born in Cathcart, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
2. Margaret “Maggie” Harkness, born 2 October 1861 in Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Maggie died 25 July 1895 in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. She did not marry or produce children. Her mother was Helen McCall.
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