James McKECHIE

(1904 - 1960)
Father*James McKECHIE b. 1873, d. 1942
Mother*Isabella Williamson CAMPBELL b. 1869, d. 1957
James McKECHIE was born in Kirkcaldy Abbotshall, Fife, on 6 July 1904.1,2

Janet, Margaret and James left London on 22 August 1912 on board the 'Tongariro' with James McKECHIE.3

He married Frances Elizabeth Genevieve DIXON in New Zealand in 1941.4

James died on 12 December 1960 in Granity, Westland, at age 56.5,6 He was buried on 14 December 1960 at the Orowaiti Cemetery, Utopia Rd in Westport.7

His estate was probated in Westport on 2 February 1961 with Frances Elizabeth Genevieve DIXON appointed executrix.6

Family

Frances Elizabeth Genevieve DIXON (1911 - 1984)

Citations

  1. [S972] Buller District Council cemetery database, at http://bullerdc.govt.nz/cemeteries/, Orowaiti cemetery, plot 107, block F, Presbyterian, aged 56, headstone.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kirkcaldy and Abbothall, Statutory Births, GRO 442/00 0352.
  3. [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.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Folio 7217.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1960/36065, aged 56.
  6. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Probate, Westport Court, record WP1672/1961, agency CAIF, series 20704, container C767699, box 89, image 155-165, digital folder 7344386.
  7. [S972] Buller District Council cemetery database, at http://bullerdc.govt.nz/cemeteries/, Orowaiti cemetery, plot 107, block F, Presbyterian, aged 56.

James McKECHIE1

(1918 - 1985)
Father*Samuel John McKECHIE1 b. 1878, d. 1928
Mother*Maggie MacPHERSON1 b. c 1884, d. 1956
James McKECHIE was born in New Zealand on 16 August 1918.2

He enlisted in the NZ Medical Corps (#37910) as part of the Second NZ Expeditionary Force, 3rd Echelon in 1940.3

James died on 20 February 1985 in Christchurch, Canterbury, at age 66.4,5 He was buried on 25 February 1985 at the Ruru Lawn Cemetery in Bromley.5
James McKECHIE (1918-1985) Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1918/15220.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1918/15220 and Death entry 1985/55337 gives birth date of 16 Aug 1919 (which is incorrect, given his birth was registered in 1918).
  3. [S597] Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database, at http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death entry 1985/55337 gives birth date of 16 Aug 1919 (which is incorrect, given his birth was registered in 1918).
  5. [S419] Christchurch City Council Cemeteries database, at http://librarydata.christchurch.org.nz/Cemeteries/, Ruru Lawn Cemetery, block 1E, plot 30.

James Lang McKECHIE1

(1892 - 1963)
Father*John McKECHIE1 b. c 1851
Mother*Annie LANG1
James Lang McKECHIE was born in 1892 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.1
He was listed as the nephew of James McKECHIE in the 1911 Census at 1 Ashgrove Place in Beath, Fife, James was a coal-miner (hewer).2

James Lang McKECHIE left London in 1911 on board the 'Arawa' (5984 tons) in the company of his uncle James McKECHIE, Margaret TANNER and David Niven McKECHIE.3

He married Matilda Macdonald BLAIR in New Zealand in 1924.4

James died on 4 May 1963 in Lower Hutt, Wellington.5,6,7 He was buried on 6 May 1963 at the Taita Lawn Cemetery, Rimu St in Naenae.6

His estate was probated in Wellington on 4 June 1963 with his estate estimated to be less than £1000; having died intestate, administration was delegated to the Public Trustee.7

Family

Matilda Macdonald BLAIR (1900 - 1990)
Children

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Births, GRO 598/00 0057.
  2. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/02 005/00 020.
  3. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Passenger Lists, 1839-1973, Arawa, images page 41, 46, available at FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/).
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1924/9188.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1963/41275, aged 71.
  6. [S974] Hutt City Council cemetery database, at http://cemeteries.huttcity.govt.nz/, Taita Lawn Cemetery, block 11, row H, plot 22.
  7. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Probate, Wellington Court, agency AAOM, series 6031, item code R23060201, box 346, record number 688/63, image 860-861, digital folder 102197302.
  8. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2004/1825.
  9. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2011/3438.

Janet Lockhart Williamson McKECHIE

(1901 - 1974)
Father*James McKECHIE b. 1873, d. 1942
Mother*Isabella Williamson CAMPBELL b. 1869, d. 1957
Janet Lockhart Williamson McKECHIE was born on 13 April 1901 in Scotland.1

Janet Lockhart Williamson McKECHIE, Margaret Tanner McKECHIE and James McKECHIE left London on 22 August 1912 on board the 'Tongariro' in the company of their parents James McKECHIE and Isabella Williamson CAMPBELL.2

Janet died in May 1974 in Westland at age 73.3 She was buried on 24 May 1974 at the Orowaiti Cemetery, Utopia Rd in Westport.4

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1974/37427 gives this birthdate.
  2. [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.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1974/37427.
  4. [S972] Buller District Council cemetery database, at http://bullerdc.govt.nz/cemeteries/, Orowaiti cemetery, plot 116 block F, Presbyterian, aged 73.

Jeanette McKECHIE

(1930 - 2018)
Father*Hugh Tanner McKECHIE b. 1889, d. 1948
Mother*Rita FARQUHARSON b. 1898, d. 1990
Jeanette McKECHIE was born in New Zealand on 9 September 1930.1

Jeanette married Clifford BIRKS in 1952 in New Zealand.2

Jeanette died on 1 March 2018 at Nelson Hospice in Nelson at age 87.3,4,5 She was cremated at the Wakapuaka Crematorium.4

Family

Clifford BIRKS (1895 - 1972)

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2018/6073, gives this birthdate.
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Folio 11904.
  3. [S1131] MemoryTree NZ, at http://www.amemorytree.co.nz/index.php
  4. [S970] Nelson City Council cemetery database, at http://nelson.govt.nz/services/facilities/cemeteries/…, Record ID 21258.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2018/6073.

John McKECHIE1

(c 1851 - )
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1829, d. 1884
Mother*Sarah ALLAN1 b. c 1832, d. 1883
John McKECHIE was born circa 1851 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
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. John was a bonnet dresser.2

He married Annie LANG in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, in 1876.3

Family

Annie LANG
Children

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. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Kilmaurs, Statutory Marriages, GRO 598/00 0008.
  4. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Births, GRO 598/00 0095.
  5. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Births, GRO 598/00 0057.

June Matilda McKECHIE1

(1925 - 2004)
Father*James Lang McKECHIE1 b. 1892, d. 1963
Mother*Matilda Macdonald BLAIR1 b. 1900, d. 1990
June Matilda McKECHIE was born on 7 June 1925 in New Zealand.2

She married Gerald Stuart BAXTER in New Zealand in 1948.3

June died in 2004 in New Zealand.1

Family

Gerald Stuart BAXTER (1927 - 1997)

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2004/1825.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2004/1825 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Marriage, 1948, folio 06411.

Lorraine Julia McKECHIE1

(c 1940 - 2016)
Father*James McKECHIE b. 1909, d. 1987
Mother*Vida PAUL b. 1908, d. 2000
Lorraine Julia McKECHIE was born in New Zealand circa 1940.

Lorraine died on 7 May 2016 at Leslie Groves Hospital in Dunedin, Otago.2,3 Her ashes were buried on 2 July 2016 at Green Island Cemetery.3

Citations

  1. [S730] New Zealand Electoral Rolls 1853-1981, at http://www.ancestry.com.au
  2. [S1131] MemoryTree NZ, at http://www.amemorytree.co.nz/index.php, aged 76, Hope & Sons Funeral Directors.
  3. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…, Green Island Cemetery, Block III, Plot 63.

Margaret McKECHIE1

(c 1870 - )
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1829, d. 1884
Mother*Sarah ALLAN1 b. c 1832, d. 1883
Margaret McKECHIE was born circa 1870 in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire.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.1
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.2

She married William DUNLOP in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, in 1887.3

Citations

  1. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 007/00 019.
  2. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, Scottish GRO 598/00 001/00 028.
  3. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Marriages, GRO 598/00 0023.

Margaret McKECHIE1

(c 1881 - )
Father*James McKECHIE1 b. c 1855, d. 1912
Mother*Margaret TANNER1 b. c 1853, d. 1933
Margaret McKECHIE was born circa 1881 in Ayrshire.1

Citations

  1. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, Scottish GRO 598/00 005/00 015.