John Devlin

Son of Thomas Devlin

1866-1920

John Devlin was born in 1866 at 2 Maitland Street, Newhaven.

In 1894, he married Christina Forbes.

He lived at

1895:   27 Trinity Crescent, Leith

1899:  8 Craighall Road

1905:  10, Maitland Street, Newhaven

1906:  ? Lower Granton Road.

He became manager of T L Devlin's Aberdeen operation in 1911.

He died on March 27, 1920, while living at 62 Duthie Terrace, Aberdeen.  He left an estate of 242: 7s 9d.

Details supplied by John's grandson, John Devlin (3), Florida, USA:  December  2006

and John Stevenson, Trinity, Edinburgh:  January 2007

 

John Devlin (2)

Son of John Devlin

1901-1992

-  Born 1901, Trinity Crescent, Leith

-  Left home aged 15, during World War 1, and went to sea, serving on a minesweeper.
However,  John Stevenson has been able to find any record of his service in the Royal Navy.

-  Travelled to New Zealand, then settled in USA, where he met and married a Scottish girl, Elizabeth Nixon Macmillan, who had come to the USA from Glasgow with her family, a few years before him.

-  Died, aged 91

Details supplied by John Devlin (3), Florida, USA:  December  2006

 

John Devlin (3)

Son of John Devlin (2)

1932

-   Born 1932, USA, and now lives in Florida, USA.

-  John tells me that he and his brother, Donald, became child models "all by accident", then had several parts in Broadway productions.

-  John's did not learn much about the Devlin family from his father, but is now researching the subject.

Details supplied by John Devlin (3), Florida, USA:  December  2006

 

 

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