Walter Rex MACDONALD

(1911 - 1998)
Father*Percy Blomfield MACDONALD b. 1875, d. 1944
Mother*Henrietta Eliza (Etta) TRAILL b. 1879, d. 1963
Walter Rex MACDONALD (1911-1998) in Oct 1994
Walter Rex MACDONALD was born in Invercargill, Southland, on 22 June 1911.1

He was supposedly named Rex (as he was always known) due to his birthdate matching the Coronation.
Sailed a 12-foot dinghy Kittywake as a boy, and was educated at Southland Boys High School.2

He married Frances Mary (Nance) WATTS in Invercargill, Southland, on 9 August 1941.3

He worked at Tekapo 1946-52 in a Civil Engineering (materials) capacity, and later in Fiji (1956) on the rebuilding of Nadi Airport.

He and his wife retired to Akaroa in 1975.2

Walter died on 2 June 1998 in Akaroa, Canterbury, at age 86.

Family

Frances Mary (Nance) WATTS (1913 - 2001)
ChartsAlexander Macdonald (1813-1888) descendancy
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Stephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1911/25002.
  2. [S599] Interview - A M Ferguson, From conversations with him in late 1994).
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 9945.

Angus MacINNES (SIMPSON)1

(1873 - )
Mother*Jessie McINNES1 b. c 1854
Angus MacINNES (SIMPSON) was born at Kirk St in Tobermory, Argyllshire, on 6 January 1873. Although no father's name was given and the birth was registered as illegitmate, the child carried the surname SIMPSON in the 1881 census.1
He was listed as the grandson of Angus McINNES in the 1881 Census at Churchyard St in Kilninian & Kilmore, Argyllshire.2

From some time after 1881, Angus MacINNES (SIMPSON) was also known as Angus McLEAN as he joined his mother's blended family after her marriage to James McLEAN.3
He was listed as the son of James McLEAN in the 1891 Census at 83 Belville St in Greenock, Renfrewshire, (although strictly speaking his step-son) and was working as an apprentice caulker.3
ChartsMartin McInnes descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Tobermory, Statutory Births, GRO 549/00 0002, recorded as illegitimate with no father registered.
  2. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, Scottish GRO 549/00 002/00 008 FHL film 203563.
  3. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 564/01 044/00 005.

Ian Ronald Anderson MacINNES1,2

(1925 - 1985)
Father*John McLeod McINNES1 b. 1877, d. 1928
Mother*Laura Lennet GROUT1 b. 1884, d. 1970
Ian Ronald Anderson MacINNES was born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, on 9 November 1925.1,2

Ian died on 16 April 1985 in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, at age 59.1,3
ChartsMartin McInnes descendancy

Citations

  1. [S645] Email - E Mugridge, email to D Ferguson, 14 Apr 2010 onwards.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Anderston, Statutory Births, GRO 644/11 1205.
  3. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Johnstone, Statutory Deaths, GRO 644/00 0195, aged 59, as MACINNES, mother's maiden name GROUT.

John James MacINNES1

(1925 - 1983)
Father*Robert Harry Wingate McINNES1 b. 1893, d. 1975
Mother*Eliza Ann POGUE1 b. 1894, d. 1987
John James MACINNES (1925-1983)
John James MacINNES was born on 1 July 1925 in Toronto, Ontario.1

As an ice hockey player, he was goalie for the University of Michigan team, helping them to a third-place finish at the 1950 NCAA championship, and he also played for farm teams of the Boston Bruins and the Detroit Red Wings.
He was later director of the Ann Arbor Amateur Hockey League until he left to become head coach at Michigan Technological University.

As head coach for the Michigan Tech Huskies from 1956-57 until 1981-82, his teams won three NCAA championships and seven Western Collegiate Hockey Association titles. He was named NCAA Coach of the Year twice (1969-70 and 1975-76 seasons), and was named WCHA Coach of the Year six times, finishing with a coaching record of 555-295-39.2

John died on 6 March 1983 in Houghton, Michigan, at age 57.1
ChartsMartin McInnes descendancy

Citations

  1. [S1139] Email - Patricia (McInnes) Angell, email from Patricia (McInnes) Angell to D Ferguson, from Mar 2018 onwards.
  2. [S829] Wikipedia, at http://www.wikipedia.org/, accessed 2018-04-02.

Catherine S MACKAY1

(c 1942 - 1966)
Catherine S MACKAY was born circa 1942. (Birth date based on age at death).

Catherine died on 21 April 1966 in Croydon, Surrey.2,3 She was cremated on 29 April 1966 at the Eltham Crematorium in Greenwich.3

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Marriage: District of Lewisham, Vol 6a, p664, 3Q1962.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Croydon, Vol 5a, p732.
  3. [S749] Deceased online (UK), at https://www.deceasedonline.com

Matthew MACKEY1,2

(1885 - 1944)
Father*Matthew MACKEY1,2 b. 1851, d. 1933
Mother*Jessie YEAMAN1,2 b. 1852, d. 1910
Matthew's birth was registered between July 1885 and September 1885 in South Shields, Durham.1,2

He married Ellen PAUL, daughter of Ralph PAUL and Barbara Warner MARSHALL, at Methodist Church in Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, on 25 March 1908.1

Matthew died in 1944 in Cessnock, New South Wales.3

Family

Ellen PAUL (1884 - 1979)
ChartsPaul descendant chart
Marshall descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S928] BDM NSW Registry, marriage record, Reg. No. 5001/1908.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of South Shields, Vol 10a, p721, 3Q1885, mother's maiden name YEAMAN.
  3. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au, Death Reg. No. 1541/1944.

Matthew MACKEY1,2

(1851 - 1933)
Matthew's birth was registered between October 1851 and December 1851 in South Shields, Durham.2

He married Jessie YEAMAN in England.1

Matthew's death was registered between October 1933 and December 1933 in South Shields, Durham.3

Family

Jessie YEAMAN (1852 - 1910)
Child

Citations

  1. [S928] BDM NSW Registry, marriage record, Reg. No. 5001/1908.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of South Shields, Vol 24, p226, 4Q1851, mother's maiden name REDSHAW.
  3. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of South Shields, Vol 10a, p698, 4Q1933, aged 83.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of South Shields, Vol 10a, p721, 3Q1885, mother's maiden name YEAMAN.

Catherine Annie (Nancy) MacLAURIN1

(1906 - 1987)
Catherine Annie (Nancy) MacLAURIN was born on 16 June 1906.2,1

She married John Dow WILLIAMS, son of Kenneth Stuart WILLIAMS and Lilian Mary LUDBROOK, in New Zealand on 30 March 1932.2,1,3,4

She was widowed at age 69 on the death of her husband John on 26 July 1975.2,1,5

Catherine died on 24 April 1987 at age 80.2,1

Family

John Dow WILLIAMS (1902 - 1975)
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S312] Electronic Files - A Robinson, and subsequent correspondence.
  2. [S262] Book - Rex & Adriene Evans, Faith & Farming, p308.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 1434.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1932/2174.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1975/40030.

Donald Thomas MacPHERSON1

(1921 - 1992)
Donald Thomas MacPHERSON was born on 16 July 1921 in New Zealand.2

He married Myra Kathleen McKECHIE, daughter of David Niven McKECHIE and Rubina Hinton TILY, in New Zealand.1

Donald died on 22 December 1992 at Otago Community Hospice, George St in Dunedin, Otago, at age 71.3,4 His ashes were buried on 24 December 1992 at West Taieri Cemetery.5 He was cremated on 24 December 1992 at the Dunedin Crematorium, Anderson's Bay.3

Family

Myra Kathleen McKECHIE (1919 - 2006)

Citations

  1. [S730] New Zealand Electoral Rolls 1853-1981, at http://www.ancestry.com.au
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1993/30048 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…, Ref: C19921243.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1993/30048.
  5. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…, West Taieri Cemetery, Block AB, plot 14, Ref: C19921243.

Maggie MacPHERSON1

(c 1884 - 1956)
Maggie MacPHERSON was born circa 1884.

She married Samuel John McKECHIE, son of James McKECHIE and Margaret TANNER, in Auckland in 1912.1

She was widowed on the death of her husband Samuel on 23 November 1928, at which time she was a mental patient.2,3,4

Maggie died in 1956 in New Zealand.5

Family

Samuel John McKECHIE (1878 - 1928)
Children

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1912/8243.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1928/6862, aged 50.
  3. [S863] Newspaper - New Zealand Herald, issue of 23 Nov 1929, Vol LXVI, issue 20420, p1, In Memoriam.
  4. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Probate, Wellington Court, agency AAOM, series 6029, item code R23099171, box 636, record number 43682, image 147-157, digital folder 100802133.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1956/21775, aged 72.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1913/12352, stillborn.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1914/14252.
  8. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1915/20778.
  9. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1916/12897.
  10. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1978/36655.