John Taylor (Jack) HOWAT1

(1907 - 1947)
Father*Alexander Guthrie HOWAT1 b. 1884, d. 1946
Mother*Margaret Houston McPHEE1 b. 1885
John Taylor (Jack) HOWAT was born at 7 Holmhead Park in Cathcart, Renfrewshire, on 19 November 1907.1

He married Christina McInnes FERGUSON, daughter of Alexander FERGUSON and Catherine Sinclair (Kate) McINNES, at the Grand Hotel in Kelvingrove, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 12 February 1938. He was a marine engineer and she was a typist.2

He served on the SS Zena as Second Engineering Officer during the Second World War. The Zena was a 1416 gross ton steamer, built in 1911 and requisitioned by the Admiralty in WWI as an ammunition carrier, then acquired in 1928 by Clydesdale Shipowners Co. Ltd. During WWII she mainly sailed in convoys on the UK-Gibralter and UK-Methil runs; after the war she had other owners before being scrapped in 1960.3,4

John died on 25 June 1947 at 35 Garry St in Cathcart, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, at age 39 of pulmonary TB, haemoptysis. The informant was his sister May.5 He was buried at the Cathcart Cemetery, 160 Brenfield Rd in East Renfrew.6

Family

Christina McInnes FERGUSON (1913 - 1998)
Child
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy
Martin McInnes descendancy
Hugh McColl descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Cathcart, Statutory Births, GRO 560/00 0844.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Kelvingrove, Statutory Marriages, GRO 644/09 0069.
  3. [S196] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, at http://www.cwgc.org
  4. [S991] Historical RFA - Royal Fleet Auxiliaries, at http://historicalrfa.org/
  5. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Cathcart, Statutory Deaths, GRO 644/19 0686, aged 39.
  6. [S196] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, at http://www.cwgc.org, Compartment N, Main Cty, grave 1931.

Hector George HOWE1

(1910 - 1987)
Hector George HOWE was born on 8 June 1910 in New Zealand.2

He married Cecilia Eileen ENGLAND in New Zealand in 1932.1

He and Cecilia were divorced in 1941 at Auckland.3

Hector died on 10 June 1987 in Thames, Coromandel, at age 77.4,5 He was buried on 12 June 1987 at the Totara Memorial Park Cemetery, 110 Te Arapipi Rd, Totara in Thames.4

Family

Cecilia Eileen ENGLAND (1911 - 2004)

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1932/3443.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1910/19637, son of George Arthur HOWE and Mary Ann; Death Reg. No. 1987/39868 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), High Court Auckland, Dept of Justice, item ID R6700332, agency BBAE, series 4985, accession A48, box 610, record D274/1941.
  4. [S973] Thames Coromandel District Council cemetery database, at http://tcdc.govt.nz/Our-Services/Online-services/…, Totara Memorial Park, plot PUBL-C6-0017, aged 77.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1987/39868.

James HOWE

James HOWE was born in Scotland.

Marriage banns for James and Margaret HUNTER were published on 2 December 1775 in Stevenston, Ayrshire.1

He married Margaret HUNTER, daughter of Joseph HUNTER and Margaret McGOWAN, in Irvine, Ayrshire, on 4 December 1775.2

Family

Margaret HUNTER (1749 - )
Children
ChartsMacdonald pedigree

Citations

  1. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Stevenston, OPR Marriages, GRO 615/00 0020 0039 FR331.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Marriages, GRO 595/00 0030 0035 FR588 and Parish of Stevenston, OPR Marriages, GRO 615/00 0020 0039 FR331.
  3. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 234 FR250.
  4. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 239 FR255.
  5. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 245 FR261.
  6. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 0252 FR268.
  7. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 261 FR277.
  8. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 284 FR300.

James HOWE1

(1782 - )
Father*James HOWE1
Mother*Margaret HUNTER1 b. 1749
James HOWE was born in Irvine, Ayrshire, on 5 March 1782.1 and was baptised on 11 March 1782 in Irvine.1

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 0252 FR268.

Janet HOWE1

(c 1784 - b 1825)
Father*James HOWE1
Mother*Margaret HUNTER1 b. 1749
Janet HOWE was born in Irvine, Ayrshire, circa January 1784.1 and was baptised on 9 January 1784 in Irvine.1

Janet died before November 1825 in Ayrshire.2

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 261 FR277.
  2. [S225] CD - Scottish Heirs to property not willed, Decennial Index to Scottish Heirs, Vol III, 1820-29, p42 & 55, stating Marion HOWE was Heir in General to her sister Janet HOWE on 17 Nov 1825, recorded 23 Nov.

Joseph HOWE1

(1778 - )
Father*James HOWE1
Mother*Margaret HUNTER1 b. 1749
Joseph HOWE was born in Irvine, Ayrshire, in March 1778.1 and was baptised on 24 March 1778 in Irvine.1

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 239 FR255.

Margaret HOWE1

(c 1780 - )
Father*James HOWE1
Mother*Margaret HUNTER1 b. 1749
Margaret HOWE was born circa April 1780 in Irvine, Ayrshire,1 and was baptised on 19 April 1780 in Irvine.1

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 245 FR261.

Marion HOWE1

(1786 - b 1851)
Father*James HOWE1
Mother*Margaret HUNTER1 b. 1749
Marion HOWE was born in Irvine, Ayrshire, in May 1786.1 and was baptised on 15 May 1786 in Irvine.1

Marriage banns for Marion and Alexander MORRIS were published on 18 September 1814 in Irvine, Ayrshire.2

She married Alexander MORRIS, son of Fergusson MORRIS and Jean ARTHUR, in Irvine, Ayrshire, on 21 September 1814.2,3

She was recorded as the Heir in General to her sister Janet HOWE on 17 November 1825 and also Co-heir to her grandfather Joseph HUNTER on 11 Nov 1828.4

She was listed in the 1841 census at West Back Rd in Irvine, Ayrshire, with her husband Alexander; he was 'living on independent means'. Their child Margaret was listed with them.5

Marion died before 1851 (as her husband is a widower in the 1851 census).

Family

Alexander MORRIS (1777 - 1854)
Children
ChartsMacdonald pedigree
William Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 284 FR300.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Marriages, GRO 595/00 0030 0134 FR690 also Parish of Greenock New or Middle, OPR Marriages, GRO 564/01 0040 0365 FR930.
  3. [S225] CD - Scottish Heirs to property not willed, Decennial Index to Scottish Heirs, Vol III, 1820-29, p55, stating Marion HOWE was the wife of Alexander MORRIS, Shipmaster, Irvine.
  4. [S225] CD - Scottish Heirs to property not willed, Decennial Index to Scottish Heirs, Vol III, 1820-29, p42 & p55 Marion MORRIS (or HOWE), wife of Alexander MORRIS Shipmaster, Irvine, Heir in General to her sister Janet HOWE 17 Nov 1825, recorded Nov 1825 and Co-heir of Provisions General to her grand-father Joseph HUNTER, Shipmaster, Irvine 11 Nov 1828, recorded Dec 1828.
  5. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, Scottish GRO 595/00 013/00 031.
  6. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Greenock Old (or West), OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 564/03 0050 0054.
  7. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 595/00 0040 0035 FR1142.

Robert HOWE1

(1776 - )
Father*James HOWE1
Mother*Margaret HUNTER1 b. 1749
Robert HOWE was born in Irvine, Ayrshire, in October 1776.1 and was baptised on 25 October 1776 in Irvine.1

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 234 FR250.

Francis Louis HUCH1

(1888 - 1975)
Francis Louis HUCH was born on 7 February 1888 in Queensland.2

He married Elizabeth Emily LETTMAN, daughter of William Henry LETTMAN and Elizabeth Emily ROBINSON, in Queensland on 3 February 1915.1,3

Francis died in September 1975 in Queensland at age 87. He was buried on 23 September 1975 at the Mt Gravatt Cemetery, 582 Mains Rd, MacGregor.4

Family

Elizabeth Emily LETTMAN (1893 - )
ChartsRobinson descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage Reg. No. 1915/B16281.
  2. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1888/B40636, page 7049.
  3. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1915/15B-016281.
  4. [S489] Brisbane City Council Cemeteries database, at https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/, Mt Gravatt Cemetery, lawn, portion L4, grave 513.