Agnes Dickie SEMPLE

Gravestone in Eaglesham Churchyard

The inscription reads:

HUGH GILMOUR
FARMER
BALLIMORE, KIILFILLAN
DIED 20TH JUNE 1888, AGED 42 YEARS
HIS WIFE
MARION MITCHELL STEWART
DIED 28TH FEB.1919, AGED 58 YEARS
THEIR SON
HUGH GILMOUR
FARMER, ARDOCH, EAGLESHAM
DIED 26TH FEB.1919, AGED 34 YEARS
THEIR DAUGHTER
AGNES GILMOUR SEMPLE
AND HER BABY BOY
DROWNED IN THE "LUSITANIA" DISASTER
7TH MAY 1915, AGED 29 YEARS

Although Agnes's son's name is not given, the official records of the Lusitania show that he was named 'John'. The two bodies were among those never recovered.