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Mystery family

This photo was in my great, great grandmother's 1873 Bible that I inherited from my grandmother. The name on the Bible is Mary McGilvray, although my grandmother used to spell her name, McGillivary. Her full name was Mary Kelly McGilvray. None of the pictures had names, so I'm guessing that these people were her family. I noticed the photographer and location, so I did a search and found this site. Mary Kelly came to the US in the early 1870s from Canada as a dressmaker and settled in Chicago, where she married my great, great grandfather in 1875. I had been wondering from where in Scotland her family had come, so this is a big clue!

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Picture added on 07 October 2018 at 20:46
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