Dougandellen I did write a reply to u but it seems to have disappeared atm so apologies if this is a repeat! My Jane Strain (10/1/1834-28/12/1916) was indeed a sister to Mary Jamison (28/11/1830-7/8/1891) and she had no children that I am aware of. After checking my records Jane might not have been married to William or James Strain(I put 2 and 2 together and made 5!) W and J were twin brothers who died within a day of each other aged 66 of 'dropsy'. It has been a while since I worked on this so I think my dob's came from a family Bible although my uncle had also done a lot of work before me. I have a lot of papers etc which I got from my grandfather Thomas McMeekin.