Hi Carol your gg,grandfather was my g,grandfathers cousin, his name was Thomas Carmichael born in Bo'ness in 1860 the name changed from the original name of Michael as did the Meikle name which was changed on the 1871 census for old Monklands Andrew had a brother James and a sister Catherine James was my gg,grandfather Catherine married Thomas Douglas brother of Helen Douglas.i guess you will know that your gg,grandfather was Married three times, first was Janet Jeffrey 2nd Elizabeth Gallacher 3rd Mary Watt or Campbell. Janet died giving birth to a son named Andrew there is a story on his marriage He married a Carmichael and went to America returned to Lesmahagow after the war when his Wife Elizabeth died. I gave Anna quite a few bits of info and we were in touch for a time but i dont know if she got fed up i have had no contact with her for a year or more but iguess you will have most of the stuff i have collected. Anna i think would have passed it on to you ,
the family must be huge the trail stops with Susannah Frame her parents Margaret Morrison and James Frame circa 1770. Hope this is of some useregards James.