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Her father, Dr James Baillie, was descended from the old family of Baillie of Lamington, and was consequently entitled to claim propinquity with the distinguished Principal Robert Baillie, and the family of Baillie of Jerviswood, so celebrated for its Christian patriotism. The mother of Joanna likewise belonged to an honourable house: she was a descendant of the Hunters of Hunterston; and her two brothers attained awide reputation in the world of science -- Dr William Hunter being an eminent physician, and Mr John Hunter the greatest anatomist of his age.
Joanna -- a twin, the other child being still-born -- was the youngest of a family of three children. Her only brother was Dr Matthew Baillie, highly distinguished in the medical world.
Agnes, her sister, who was eldest of the family, remained unmarried, and continued to live with her under the same roof. In the year , Dr Baillie was transferred from the parochial charge of Bothwell to the office of collegiate minister of Hamilton, --a town situate, like his former parish, on the banks of the Clyde. He was subsequently elected Professor of Divinity in the University of Glasgow.
After his death, which took place in , his daughters both continued, along with their widowed mother, to live at Long Calderwood, in the vicinity of Hamilton, until , when they all accepted an invitation to reside with Dr Matthew Baillie, who had entered on his medical career in London, and had become possessor of a house in Great Windmill Street, built by his now deceased uncle, Dr Hunter.
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