John Guthrie Bowman and Margaret Jane Kinnear
John Guthrie Bowman, (1870-1951) the 3rd born child of John Guthrie Bowman and Mary Ann Hogg, a merchant and spirit dealer, married Margaret Jane Kinnear (1874-1951), in 1900 in Dundee.
John G. Bowman and Margaret Jane Kinnear had four children - three girls and one boy all born in Dundee, Scotland. Isabella H.Bowman (1901-1970), John G. Bowman (1902-1923), Gladys M.J Bowman (1904-1988) and A.F.Bowman (deceased).
Margaret Jane Kinnear, born 1874 in Teuchat Croft, Forfar, daughter of James Kinnear (1814-1890) and Isabella Orrock (1837-1910). Her brother William Hill Kinnear, was born in 1871. William married Isabella Cameron, daughter of Esquire David Wilkie Cameron and Isabella Peters, in 1899, in Dundee.>
James Kinnear first married Emily Linn in 1848-they had one daughter who died in infancy; Emily had six girls from her first husband James Crabb- they married in 1836.
Isabella Orrock had three children by her previous marriage to David Birrell-namely Helen Birrell who married William Bridie in 1898; and a set of twins named David and James who died in infancy.
Isabella also had two children born out of wedlock: Isabella Dewar Orrock in 1856; and Charles Orrock in 1868. Both of these children took on the Birrell surname, becoming Isabella Orrick Birrell and Charles Stewart/Stuart Birrell.