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Joseph Clyde
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1849
Airdrie
North Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: Aug. 10, 1924
Airdrie
North Lanarkshire, Scotland

Joseph Clyde was a coal miner in Greengairs, Scotland. He moved his family to Airdrie, Scotland where he started a drapery shop.
He married Sarah Bradford December 1869 in Bainbridge, County Down, Ireland.
To this union ten children were born:
Alex Clyde May 6, 1872 Northern Ireland. Died after 1851 in Scotland. Alex never married.
Joseph Bradford Clyde April 17, 1876 Greengairs, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Died December 24, 1936 in Kansas City, Kansas. He married Jessie Mithchell.
John Baxter Clyde February 20, 1878 Greengairs, Lanarkshire, Scotland. John married Margaret Knox.
Robert Clyde 1880 Greengairs, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Died 1881 Scotland.
Thomas Brown Clyde. Tom married Rachel Knox.
Dinah Clyde April 7, 1885. Died after 1951. Dinah married James Coventry on July 31, 1917 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Sarah Clyde August 9, 1887 Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Married Macdonald in Scotland. Died 1967 Midland, Texas.
Mary Jane Clyde February 1, 1890 Airdrie, Lanark, Scotland. Mary Jane never married.
Margaret Clyde July 7, 1891 Airdrrie. Died before 1951. Margaret never married.
David CLyde (Dr.) May 30, 1894 Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Died November 23, 1966 in Scotland or England. David married Phyllis G.
Joseph was the son of Robert Clyde and Margaret Galbraith Clyde.
Obituary provided by Allan Mackenzie of the Airdrie, Scotland Library!
THE LATE MR. JOSEPH CLYDE...As announced in our Wednesday's issue, Mr. Joseph Clyde died on Sunday evening last at his residence, Hollybank, Clark Street. As our readers are aware, Mr. Clyde has had a long and severe illness since his retirement from public service some four years ago, and the end was not unexpected. In the closing weeks of his illness he was greatly cheered and sustained by the visit of his son, the Rev. J.B. Clyde, M.A., B.D., Ph.D., of Kansas, USA, but it was evident that he was sinking, and he at length passed peacefully to rest about 11 p.m. on Sunday. Mr. Clyde was a native of Airdrie, as were his parents, handloom weavers, before him. He, too, began life in the weaving industry, and was latterly in business in the clothing trade in Coatdyke, High Street and East High Street. He was one of the first elected representatives to his newly-constituted Parish Council of New Monkland, and gave upwards of 35 years faithful service in that body as a representative of the Second Ward. During the latter years of his service he was appointed first Vice-Chairman, then Chairman of the Poor-house Committee, and besides taking a great interest in the welfare of the poor folks, of Thrashbush Home, he also visited the boarded-out poor, in other parts of the country. Four years ago, owing to the state of his health, he retired from the Parish Council.
Mr. Clyde was a member of several fraternal bodies in the town. He had deep religious convictions, and was for many years associated the High United Free Church, of which he was a respected office-bearer to the last.
Mr. Clyde was of an exceedingly genial and courteous disposition, with a pawky humour, that made him many friends in the community by whom his passing, in his 75th year is much regretted.
Mr. Clyde was predeceased by his wife eleven years ago. they had a family of five sons and four daughters. As indicated above one of his sons, the Rev. Dr. John B. Clyde, with his wife (nee Miss Margaret Knox of Airdrie) and their little boy, came over from America some weeks ago to see his father in his last illness, and during his stay has preached in various local Churches. With his wife and family Dr. Clyde started on his return journey to Kansas yesterday. Another son is Captain David Clyde, M.B., Ch. B., D.P.H., who is in the Indian Army Medical Service and presently at Lucknow; while other two sons, Mr. Joseph and Mr. Tom Clyde are in Kansas, USA.
The funeral of the late Mr. Clyde took place to Clarkston Churchyard on Wednesday, and, while private, was of a representative character. A somewhat unique feature in the cortege as it passed up Clark Street was the presence, walking next to the hearse, of two grandsons of the deceased Councillor--one the son of the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. J.B. Clyde (John Douglas Clyde) and the son of Mr. Tom Clyde of Kansas (Walter Alexander Russell Clyde).
Among the floral tributes were two beautiful wreaths from the High U.F. Kirk Session and Deacons Court and the L.O.L. No. 125 respectfully; while sympathetic tribute to the late Mr. Clyde was made at the Parish Council on Thursday. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Clyde (1826 - 1905)
  Margaret Galbraith Clyde (1826 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Bradford Clyde (1849 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  Alexander Clyde (1872 - 1952)*
  Joseph Bradford Clyde (1876 - 1936)*
  John Baxter Clyde (1878 - 1952)*
  Robert Clyde (1881 - 1882)*
  Thomas Brown Clyde (1882 - 1951)*
  Dinah Bradford Clyde Coventry (1885 - 1960)*
  Sarah Bradford Clyde Macdonald (1887 - 1967)*
  Mary Jane Clyde (1890 - 1953)*
  Margaret Clyde (1891 - 1950)*
  David Clyde (1894 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Clyde (1849 - 1924)
  James Clyde (1866 - ____)*
  Sarah Clyde (1867 - 1920)*
  Isabella Clyde (1869 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Clarkston Churchyard (N. Lanarkshire)
Airdrie
North Lanarkshire, Scotland
 
Created by: Cari
Record added: Jul 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93109102
Joseph Clyde
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Joseph Clyde
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- Cari
 Added: May. 31, 2015

- Angel of Flowers
 Added: Oct. 28, 2014
Happy Birthday, Grandpa!
- Carolyn Clyde Dolan
 Added: Sep. 26, 2014
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