Mary Ann McKECHIE1

(c 1884 - )
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1855, d. 1912
Mother*Margaret TANNER1 b. c 1853, d. 1933
Mary Ann McKECHIE was born circa 1884 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.1
The siblings Samuel, Mary, Helen, Thomas, Hugh and David were listed in the 1901 census at Woodend Place in Beath, Fife, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Margaret TANNER. Mary was a brickmaker.1

Citations

  1. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/00 001/00 006.

Myra Kathleen McKECHIE1

(1919 - 2006)
Father*David Niven McKECHIE1 b. 1892, d. 1975
Mother*Rubina Hinton TILY1 b. 1896, d. 1956
Myra Kathleen McKECHIE was born on 14 June 1919 in Dunedin, Otago.1,2,3

She married Donald Thomas MACPHERSON in New Zealand.1

She died on 30 July 2006 at Dunedin Hospital, Gt King St in Dunedin, Otago, at age 87.4,3 She was cremated on 2 August 2006 at the Dunedin Crematorium, Anderson's Bay in Dunedin.3 Her ashes were buried on 28 September 2006 at West Taieri Cemetery in Dunedin.5

Family

Donald Thomas MACPHERSON (1921 - 1992)

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. 2006/18496 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2006/18496.
  5. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…, West Taieri Cemetery, Block AB, plot 14.

Noelene McKECHIE1

(1926 - 2003)
Father*Hugh Tanner McKECHIE1 b. 1889, d. 1948
Mother*Rita FARQUHARSON1 b. 1898, d. 1990
Noelene McKECHIE was born on 25 November 1926 in New Zealand.1,2

She died in 2003 in New Zealand.3

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. 2003/5099 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2003/5099.

Samuel John McKECHIE1

(1878 - 1928)
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1855, d. 1912
Mother*Margaret TANNER1 b. c 1853, d. 1933
Samuel John McKECHIE was born in 1878 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.1,2
The siblings James, Hugh and Samuel were listed in the 1881 census at 'Irvine Vennel' in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Margaret TANNER.1
The siblings James and Samuel were listed in the 1891 census at Plan Cottages, Kilmaur Rd in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Margaret TANNER. Samuel was a shepherd boy.3
The siblings Samuel, Mary, Helen, Thomas, Hugh and David were listed in the 1901 census at Woodend Place in Beath, Fife, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Margaret TANNER. Samuel was a brickmaker.4
The siblings Samuel, Hugh and David were listed in the 1911 census at 1 Ashgrove Place in Beath, Fife, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Margaret TANNER. All three of them were coal-miners (hewers).5

He married Maggie MACPHERSON in Auckland, Auckland, in 1912.6

Samuel died on 23 November 1928 at Auckland Hospital in Auckland, Auckland, of pancreatic cancer.7,8,9 He was buried on 25 November 1928 at the Waikumete Cemetery in Waitakere.9

His estate was subject to an order to administer granted to the Public Trustee on 29 January 1929 at Wellington as he had died intestate, his wife was a mental patient and his sister Helen had lodged a request for the Public Trustee to do so.9

Family

Maggie MACPHERSON (c 1884 - 1956)
Children

Citations

  1. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, Scottish GRO 598/00 008/00 031.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Births, GRO 598/00 0128.
  3. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 005/00 015.
  4. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/00 001/00 006.
  5. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/02 005/00 020.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1912/8243.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1928/6862, aged 50.
  8. [S863] Newspaper - New Zealand Herald, issue of 23 Nov 1929, Vol LXVI, issue 20420, p1, In Memoriam.
  9. [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.
  10. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1913/12352, stillborn.
  11. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1914/14252.
  12. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1915/20778.
  13. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1916/12897.
  14. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1978/36655.

Samuel John McKECHIE1

(1915 - 1978)
Father*Samuel John McKECHIE1 b. 1878, d. 1928
Mother*Maggie MACPHERSON1 b. c 1884, d. 1956
Samuel John McKECHIE was born in New Zealand on 8 March 1915.2

Samuel's death was registered in 1978 in New Zealand.3

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1915/20778.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1915/20778, and Death Reg. No. 1978/39449 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1978/39449, aged 63.

Sarah McKECHIE1

(c 1860 - 1884)
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1829, d. 1884
Mother*Sarah ALLAN1 b. c 1832, d. 1883
Sarah McKECHIE was born circa 1860 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.1
The siblings James, Mary, John, Thomas and Sarah were listed in the 1861 census at Main St in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Sarah ALLAN.1
The siblings Mary, John, James, Sarah, Agnes and Margaret were listed in the 1871 census at Town End in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Sarah ALLAN.2
The siblings Sarah, Agnes and Margaret were listed in the 1881 census at Railway buildings, Tower Hill in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Sarah ALLAN. Sarah was a sewing machinist.3

She died in 1884 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.4

Citations

  1. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 008/00 013.
  2. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 007/00 019.
  3. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, Scottish GRO 598/00 001/00 028.
  4. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Deaths, GRO 598/00 0058, aged 25.

Thomas McKECHIE1

(1911 - 1983)
Father*Thomas McKECHIE2 b. 1886, d. 1945
Mother*Christina Penman HUNTER2 b. c 1883, d. 1933
Thomas McKECHIE was born on 17 April 1911 at Seafar House, Lower Oakfield in Kelty, Fife.3,2

James McKECHIE and Thomas McKECHIE left London on 22 August 1912 on board the 'Tongariro' in the company of their parents Thomas McKECHIE and Christina Penman HUNTER.4

He married Coral Frances WILLIAMS, daughter of Arthur Henry WILLIAMS and Mary Baird ARMSTRONG, at St Paul's Church in Christchurch, Canterbury, on 11 April 1936.5,6

James McKECHIE, Thomas McKECHIE, Hugh Russell Hynd McKECHIE and William Hunter McKECHIE were named beneficiaries of the will of Thomas McKECHIE, their father, dated 29 May 1937 in Dunedin; they, or their descendents, were to inherit equal shares of the estate.7

He died on 28 June 1983 in Christchurch, Canterbury, at age 72.1,8

Family

Coral Frances WILLIAMS (1913 - 2005)

Citations

  1. [S370] Interview - personal knowledge related to D Ferguson, information supplied by W McKechie.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kelty, Statutory Births, GRO 410/02 0094.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death entry gives birthdate of 17th April 1911.
  4. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Passenger Lists, 1839-1973, Tongariro, image page 1, 4, 5 and manifest, available at FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/), FHL 4415931.
  5. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Recorded as McKECHNIE in 1936, folio 4589.
  6. [S964] Newspaper - Akaroa Mail, issue of 15 Apr 1936, Vol LIX, issue 6197, p2.
  7. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Probate, Wellington Court, agency AAOM, series 6030, item code R23139204, record number 16088, image 1071-1082, digital folder 101442620.
  8. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1983/34373.

Thomas McKECHIE1

(1886 - 1945)
Father*James McKECHIE b. c 1855, d. 1912
Mother*Margaret TANNER b. c 1853, d. 1933
Thomas McKECHIE was born in 1886 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.2,3
The siblings Samuel, Mary, Helen, Thomas, Hugh and David were listed in the 1901 census at Woodend Place in Beath, Fife, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Margaret TANNER. Thomas was a brickmaker.4

He married Christina Penman HUNTER at The Masonic Hall, Kelty in Beath, Fife, on 17 July 1908. He was a coal-miner, his father a pit fireman, while she gave her occupation as domestic servant.5,6

He was listed in the 1911 census as Head of Family at Seafar House in Beath, Fife, with his wife Christina; he was a coal-miner (hewer). Their child James was listed as living with them.7

Thomas left London on 22 August 1912 on board the 'Tongariro' with his wife Christina Penman HUNTER, accompanied by James and Thomas. They arrived in Wellington before trans-shipping to Westport, travelling with the family of Thomas' brother James.8

He was widowed on the death of his wife Christina on 17 July 1933.9,10

He signed a will dated 29 May 1937 in Dunedin, in which he left £50 and his gold watch (inscribed "W.A.G") and chain to his grandson an unknown person . The remainder of his estate was to be administered by the Public Trustee and divided equally amongst his four sons James, Thomas, Hugh and William (or their children or grand-children in equal shares if they predeceased him).11

Thomas died on 14 March 1945 in Dunedin, Otago.12,13,11 He was buried on 17 March 1945 at the Green Island Cemetery in Dunedin.9

His will was probated in Wellington on 19 April 1945 with his estate of £585 to be administered by the Public Trustee.11

Family

Christina Penman HUNTER (c 1883 - 1933)
Children

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kelty, Statutory Births, GRO 410/02 0094.
  2. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 005/00 015.
  3. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Births, GRO 598/00 0172.
  4. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/00 001/00 006.
  5. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Beath, Statutory Births, GRO 410/00 0454.
  6. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Beath, Statutory Marriages, GRO 410/00 0115.
  7. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/02 003/00 006.
  8. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Passenger Lists, 1839-1973, Tongariro, image page 1, 4, 5 and manifest, available at FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/), FHL 4415931.
  9. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…, Green Island Cemetery, Block III, plot 63, ref I194503001.
  10. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1933/10980, aged 50.
  11. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Probate, Wellington Court, agency AAOM, series 6030, item code R23139204, record number 16088, image 1071-1082, digital folder 101442620.
  12. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1945/30289, aged 59.
  13. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…, Green Island Cemetery, Block III, plot 63.
  14. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Beath, Statutory Births, GRO 410/00 0233.
  15. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1916/10156.

Thomas McKECHIE1

(c 1857 - 1879)
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1829, d. 1884
Mother*Sarah ALLAN1 b. c 1832, d. 1883
Thomas McKECHIE was born circa 1857 in Ireland.1
The siblings James, Mary, John, Thomas and Sarah were listed in the 1861 census at Main St in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, with their parents, James McKECHIE and Sarah ALLAN.1

He died in 1879 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.2

Citations

  1. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 008/00 013.
  2. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Deaths, GRO 598/00 0067, aged 23.

Trevor James McKECHIE

(c 1946 - 2016)
Father*James McKECHIE b. 1909, d. 1987
Mother*Vida PAUL b. 1908, d. 2000
Trevor James McKECHIE was born in New Zealand circa 1946.

Trevor died on 5 March 2016 in Otago.1

Citations

  1. [S1131] MemoryTree NZ, at http://www.amemorytree.co.nz/index.php, aged 70, Hall & Co funerals.