Mary Baird ARMSTRONG1

(1889 - 1979)
Father*David ARMSTRONG2 b. c 1858, d. 1942
Mother*Sarah MILNE2 b. c 1863, d. 1934
Mary Baird WILLIAMS (nee ARMSTRONG)(1889-1979)
Mary Baird ARMSTRONG was born on 25 June 1889 at Brunnerton in Greymouth, Westland.3,2

She married Arthur Henry WILLIAMS, son of William (Bill, also Samuel) WILLIAMS and Sarah Ann SHIMPLETON, at Brunnerton in Greymouth, Westland, on 3 January 1910.4,2,5

She died on 6 August 1979 in Auckland, Auckland, at age 90.6,2,7 She was cremated on 8 August 1979 at the Purewa Cemetery.8

Family

Arthur Henry WILLIAMS (1885 - 1965)
Children

Citations

  1. [S370] Interview - personal knowledge related to D Ferguson, information supplied by W McKechie.
  2. [S580] Book - Nola Towgood, Samuel Williams.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1889/9347, and Death Reg. No. 1979/38874 gives this birthdate; daughter to David and Sarah.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1910/1157.
  5. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar's-General Folio 1182.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1979/38874.
  7. [S568] Purewa Cemetery & Crematorium database, at http://www.purewa.co.nz/default.asp
  8. [S568] Purewa Cemetery & Crematorium database, at http://www.purewa.co.nz/default.asp, Serial 36272, Presbyterian, ashes returned.
  9. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1910/13092.
  10. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1912/2603.

Jean ARTHUR

She married Fergusson MORRIS, son of William MORRIES and Margaret OSBURN, in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, on 7 December 1772.1

Family

Fergusson MORRIS (1747 - )
Children
ChartsMacdonald pedigree
William Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch No: M115994; Source Call No: 1041389; Film: 6902209.
  2. [S236] CD - Dr Williams Library & County Civil records, British Vital Records CDs, FHL film 1041383.
  3. [S240] Will - Alexander Morris, Ayr Sheriff Court Inventories.

Kenneth ASHBURNER

(1927 - 2010)
Father*Richard Brian ASHBURNER b. 1902, d. 1961
Mother*Betty Muirhead GAUNT b. 1899, d. 1983
Kenneth ASHBURNER was born in South Africa on 1 March 1927.1

Kenneth arrived in Southampton from Cape Town on the Carnarvon Castle on 15 July 1929 with his mother Betty.2

Kenneth returned to England on 8 February 1932, arriving in Southampton from Cape Town on the Llandaff Castle with his mother Betty.2

Ken was a botanist, co-founder (with his wife June) of Stone Lane Arboretum, Chagford, and co-author with Hugh McAlister of the book The Genus Betula: A Taxonomic Revision of Birches.

Kenneth died on 20 July 2010 in Devon at age 83.1 He was buried in July 2010 at the Holy Trinity Churchyard in Drewsteignton.1
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S1053] Cemetery Marker - Kenneth Ashburner, Drewsteignton, Devon.
  2. [S720] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk

Richard Brian ASHBURNER1,2,3

(1902 - 1961)
Father*William George ASHBURNER2,3 b. 1856, d. 1919
Mother*Mary Agnes SALMON2,3 b. 1859
Richard's birth was registered between April 1902 and June 1902 in Ulverston, Lancashire.3 He was baptised in Dalton-in-Furness, Lancashire, on 2 July 1902.2

Richard left Southampton for Cape Town on 28 August 1913 on the Geelong with his brother George and mother Mary.4

He married Betty Muirhead GAUNT, daughter of Lancelot Gerald GAUNT and Anita Isabelle FERGUSSON, at St Boniface Church in Germiston, Johannesburg, Transvaal, on 13 December 1924. He gave his occupation as 'school teacher', and they were both residents of Transvaal.1

He returned to Cape Town from Southampton, leaving on 1 July 1927 on the Carnarvon Castle.4

In 1937 Betty petitioned Richard Brian ASHBURNER for divorce in Transvaal, possibly on the grounds of desertion.5

Richard died in 1961 in Pietermaritzburg, Natal.6

Family

Betty Muirhead GAUNT (1899 - 1983)
Child
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, South Africa, Church of the Province of Sth Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004, FHL film 5027517, image 22.
  2. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, FHL film 1471899, It.19 p59.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Ulverston, Vol 8e, p798, 2Q1902, mother's maiden name SALMON.
  4. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at http://www.findmypast.co.uk
  5. [S956] National Archives - Sth African archives, National Archives Repository (Public Records of former Transvaal Province), Depot TAB, Source WLD, Type LEER, System 01, Ref. No. 874/1937.
  6. [S956] National Archives - Sth African archives, National Archives Repository (Pietermaritzburg Archives Repository), Depot NAB, Source MSCE, Type LEER, System 01, Ref. No. 2563/1961, deceased estate.

Robert ASHBURNER1,2

(1894 - 1979)
Father*William George ASHBURNER2 b. 1856, d. 1919
Mother*Mary Agnes SALMON2 b. 1859
Robert ASHBURNER was born in Ulverston, Lancashire, on 21 January 1894.2,3,4

He married Elizabeth Ledward POLLARD at the Cathedral of St George in Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, on 17 February 1920. He gave his occupation as 'mechanical engineer' and residence as Germiston, Transvaal, while she gave her normal residence as Kensington, England.5

He was listed in the 1939 Register at the Engineer's House, Hill View Sanatorium in Midhurst, Sussex, with Elizabeth Ledward POLLARD.3

Robert's marriage to Betty Muirhead GAUNT, daughter of Lancelot Gerald GAUNT and Anita Isabelle FERGUSSON, was registered between January 1947 and March 1947 in Okehampton, Devon.1

He died on 4 September 1979 in Okehampton, Devon, at age 85.6,7

His will was probated in Bristol, Bristol, on 16 November 1979 with his estate valued at £1787.7

Family 1

Elizabeth Ledward POLLARD (1890 - )

Family 2

Betty Muirhead GAUNT (1899 - 1983)
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Okehampton, Vol 7a, p1096, 1Q1947.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Ulverston, Vol 8e, p790, 1Q1894, mother's maiden name SALMON.
  3. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/2631E/016/7, Letter Code: ENHX, Schedule 150.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Okehampton, Vol 21, p1471, 3Q1979 gives this birth date.
  5. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, South Africa, Church of the Province of Sth Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004, FHL film 5029442, image 178.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Okehampton, Vol 21, p1471, 3Q1979.
  7. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate record 790905889T, Bristol registry.

William George ASHBURNER1

(1856 - 1919)
William's birth was registered between October 1856 and December 1856 in Ulverston, Lancashire.1

William's marriage to Mary Agnes SALMON was registered between April 1877 and June 1877 in Ulverston, Lancashire.2

William left Liverpool on 12 March 1908 on the Runic, bound for Cape Town. He gave his occupation as 'mine manager' and claimed to be single.3

William died on 23 February 1919 in Transvaal.4,5

His will was probated in London, Middlesex, on 11 March 1919 with effects of £530/2/1.4

Family

Mary Agnes SALMON (1859 - )
Children

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Ulverstone, Vol 8e, p539, 4Q1856, mother's maiden name BELL.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Ulverston, Vol 8e, p1062, 2Q1877.
  3. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at http://www.findmypast.co.uk
  4. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in London 11 Mar 1919 to Mary ASHBURNER, widow.
  5. [S956] National Archives - Sth African archives, National Archives Repository (Public Records of former Transvaal Province), Depot TAB, Source MHG, Type LEER, System 01, Ref. No. 40991.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Ulverston, Vol 8e, p790, 1Q1894, mother's maiden name SALMON.
  7. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, FHL film 1471899, It.19 p59.
  8. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Ulverston, Vol 8e, p798, 2Q1902, mother's maiden name SALMON.

Jane ASHWELL

(1816 - 1890)
Father*Thomas ASHWELL1 b. c 1769, d. 1852
Mother*Euphemia ABERNETHY1 b. c 1775, d. 1855
Jane ASHWELL was born in Scotland in January 1816.2

She arrived in New York on 24 Sep 1838, having sailed from Liverpool on the Elisha Dennison (359 tons), and was travelling alone.3

She married Thomas MOODIE, son of Thomas MUDIE and Mary Gordon NICOLL, in West Union, Ohio, on 6 November 1838. After the marriage they moved briefly to Cincinnati before settling in Columbus, Ohio in 1840.4

She was listed in the 1850 US census in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, with her husband Thomas; he gave his occupation as 'banker' and their house was valued at $7000. Their children Euphemia, Mary, Jeannie, Thomas, Francis and Margaret were listed as living with them, as were two servants and Jane's parents Thomas ASHWELL and Euphemia ABERNETHY.1

She was listed in the 1860 US census in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, with her husband Thomas; his occupation and the value of the house were not recorded, but a male clerk and female servant were living with the family, as were Isabella MOODIE and Gordon MOODIE (Thomas's niece and son by his first marriage respectively). Their children Euphemia, Jeannie, Francis and Florence were listed as living with them.5

She was listed in the 1870 US census in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio; the house had a value of only $600, implying the family were no longer living in the original Moodie house The household included her niece Isabella MOODIE but no servants were listed. Her children Jeannie and Florence were listed as living with her.6

She died on 15 September 1890 in Ohio at age 74.2 She was buried at the Green Lawn Cemetery in Columbus.2

Family

Thomas MOODIE (c 1815 - 1864)
Children
ChartsThomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S248] Census - 1 Jun 1850, US Census, City of Columbus Ward 3, Franklin, Ohio, Roll M432-679, Page 314, image 311.
  2. [S442] Green Lawn, Columbus, Ohio Cemetery database, at http://delaohio.com/greenlawn/greenlawn/Greenlawn/index.htm
  3. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, Index to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1846. , Affiliate Publication Number: M261 , Affiliate Film Number: 3 , GS Film number: 350206 , Digital Folder Number: 004786593 , Image Number: 01121
    Index to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 1820-1846, GS Film number 350206, Digital Folder Number 004786593, Image Number 01121.
  4. [S450] Book - William A Sutton, Newdick's Season of Frost, Chapter II, p5.
  5. [S249] Census - 1 Jun 1860, US Census, City of Columbus Ward 3, Franklin, Ohio, Roll M653-964, Page 126, image 253.
  6. [S252] Census - 1 Jun 1870, US Census, City of Columbus Ward 3, Franklin, Ohio, Roll M593-1201, Page 144, image 172.
  7. [S519] Vital Record - BDM Ohio Dept of Heath, death record, File No. 61246, Reg. No. 2820.

Thomas ASHWELL1

(c 1769 - 1852)
Thomas ASHWELL was born circa 1769 in England.1

He married Euphemia ABERNETHY.
He was listed in the 1850 US census in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, in Thomas MOODIE's household (his son-in-law's family).1

He died on 21 March 1852 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio.2 He was buried at the Green Lawn Cemetery in Columbus.2

Family

Euphemia ABERNETHY (c 1775 - 1855)
Child

Citations

  1. [S248] Census - 1 Jun 1850, US Census, City of Columbus Ward 3, Franklin, Ohio, Roll M432-679, Page 314, image 311.
  2. [S442] Green Lawn, Columbus, Ohio Cemetery database, at http://delaohio.com/greenlawn/greenlawn/Greenlawn/index.htm

Keith ATKINSON1

(1951 - c 2017)
Father*Norman Edward ATKINSON1 b. 1928
Mother*Jean Macgregor SINGLE1 b. 1923, d. 2014
Keith ATKINSON was born between April 1951 and June 1951 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire.1

Keith left London on the Strathmore on 30 April 1953, bound for Sydney, with his parents Norman and Jean.2

Keith died circa 2017 in New South Wales.
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Hatfield, Vol 4b, p92, 2Q1951, mother's maiden name SINGLE.
  2. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at http://www.findmypast.co.uk

Norman Edward ATKINSON1

(1928 - )
Norman Edward ATKINSON was born in Sunderland, Durham, between January 1928 and March 1928.2

He married Jean Macgregor SINGLE, daughter of Wentworth SINGLE and Alison Macgregor FERGUSSON, in Sunderland, Durham, between April 1950 and June 1950.3

Norman and his wife Jean left London on the Strathmore on 30 April 1953, bound for Sydney, accompanied by their child Keith.4

Family

Jean Macgregor SINGLE (1923 - 2014)
Child
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, District of Sunderland, Vol 1a, p1893, 2Q1950.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Sunderland, Vol 10a, p1105, mother's maiden name ADDISON.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Sunderland, Vol 1a, p1893, 2Q1950.
  4. [S729] Passengers leaving UK, 1890-1960, at http://www.findmypast.co.uk
  5. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Hatfield, Vol 4b, p92, 2Q1951, mother's maiden name SINGLE.