Ann Sorbie and Family

Ann Sorbie was the oldest  daughter of Thomas Sorbie and Jane Burke. She was born in Swinhill, Dalserf on 2nd December 1887. She married John Hamilton Murphy in The Public Hall, Stonehouse on December 1st 1911 and is pictured here with her two children John and Jeanie.

John Jnr. (known as Jack) married Evelyn McKimmie in May 1941 in Blantyre and had three children, George, Allan and Sheena. John died in January 1963. Jeanie married Walter McDonald, also in 1941 and had two children, James and Ann. Jeannie died in Hamilton in February 1994 at the age of 77.

John Murphy Snr. died in Feb 1951 and Ann in January 1953. Their grandchildren and great grandchildren still live in the Stonehouse/Larkhall area.