Janet (Semple) Lang (1876-1953)

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Janet Lang (Semple)

Birthplace: Dalserf, South Lanarkshire, UK
Death: Died in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry Barr Semple (1849-1918) and Jeanie "Janet" Campbell (Stewart) Semple (1851-1925)
Wife of John Lang (1875-1946)
Sister of William Semple (1871-1944); Jane Campbell (Semple) Whitelaw (1872-1953); John Semple (1879-1941); Henry Semple, Sr (1881-1953); Marion (Semple) Mauchline (1883-1955) and 3 others

Managed by: John Semple
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About Janet (Semple) Lang (1876-1953)

SEE "Timeline" for chronological order of life events including any photos and documents as available; SEE "Media" for any documents and photos included from "Timeline" as available.

Janet Semple was born on 24 June 1876 in Dalserf, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, a daughter of Henry Barr Semple (1849-1918) and Jeanie "Janet" Campbell (Stewart) Semple (1849-1925).

She is the sister of William Semple (1871-1944); Jane Campbell (Semple) Whitelaw (1872-1953); John Semple (1879-1941); Henry Semple, Sr (1881-1953); Marion (Semple) Mauchline (1883-1955); Thomas Semple (1886-1953); Agnes Nancy (Semple) Haddon (1889-1974) and Isabella "Isabel" Semple (1891-1969).

On 7 December 1906, Janet Semple, age 30, married John Lang (1875-1946), a farmer at age 31, in Swinhill, Dalserf, Lanark, Scotland. In South Lanarkshire, Scotland, John had been residing at West Machan, Larkhall and Janet at Swinhill, Dalserf.

On 28 November 1946, her husband, John Lang at age 71, died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

For a short time in the early 1950's, Janet stayed with her nephew (Henry "Harry" Semple) and his family at 120 Craigbank St, Strutherhill, Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland. An envelope was saved by family descendants that she mailed from the Larkhall address to her brother and his wife, Henry and Jeanie Semple, in Miami, FL., date mailed unknown.

On July 15, 1953, Janet (Semple) Whitelaw, age 77, died in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK. Her brother, Henry Semple, died 2 days later in Miami, FL. Her place of burial or if cremation is unverified.

Comment from her great nephew, Douglas Semple, in 2013: "Janet had a lovely wee house of her own in Larkhall and only stayed with us (Harry & Martha Semple family) for a short time when she was recovering from an illness. I can barely remember her but from all reports she was a real character."


Sources (SEE "Timeline" events & "Media"): 1906 Marriage Record document, Douglas Semple

Note: Biography Overview arranged by family researcher Jim Semple, Jr.

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Janet (Semple) Lang (1876-1953)'s Timeline

June 24, 1876
Dalserf, South Lanarkshire, UK
July 15, 1953
Age 77
North Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom