Robert McKenzie

Male 1831 - 1891  (59 years)


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  • Name Robert McKenzie 
    Born 4 Dec 1831  Urr, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 26 Dec 1831  Urr, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1863 to 1891 
    • When he married in 1863 he was a draper. It was in 1871 that he became a granite polisher in Dalbeattie. The granite quarries were the main industry in Dalbeattie.
    Land 1869 to 1887  Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Valuation Rolls: When they first were recorded in the valuation rolls in the 1869-1870 volume, Robert was recorded as a Draper living in a house in Sunnyside, Dalbeattie. There is an entry for every year but I only copied some years. In the 1879-1880 volume; Robert Mckenzie is a occupier of house and garden on Maxwell Street and the proprietor is St Peters Catholic Church. I have added an image of the 1884-1885 and the 1887-1888 years
    Valuation Roll for the 1884-1885 and 1887-1888 that records Robert Mckenzie in the parish of Urr, town of Dalbeattie
    Valuation Roll for the 1884-1885 and 1887-1888 that records Robert Mckenzie in the parish of Urr, town of Dalbeattie
    The valuation rolls record a description of the land and the proprietor or owner and the occupier and what the rent was.
    Died 20 Aug 1891  Barre, Washington, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I156  Winnifred Mackenzie
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2009 

    Father John McKenzie,   b. 1804, Urr, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1860, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Grace McNaught,   b. 23 Jul 1807, Urr, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1858, Falkirk, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1829  Urr, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • John Mckenzie and William McNaught as representing his Daughter Grace McNaught all in the parish required the Banns of Marriage Might be three times Proclaimed in our Parish Church between the said John Mckenzie and Grace McNaught on Sabath first.
    Family ID F55  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Conroy,   b. 14 Feb 1835, Newry, Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1921, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 6 May 1863  St. Michans, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Immigration 21 Apr 1891  Boston, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • The family arrived at Boston on the 21 April 1891 on the steam ship Catalonia. Named: Robert, age 59, granite polisher; Mary, age 53; Emily, age 21; Robert, age 18; Louies, age 14. They had seven pieces of luggage. There destination was Vermont.
      George remained in Scotland and John James was already in Vermont
    Children 
     1. George McKenzie,   b. 9 Sep 1865, Airdrie, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1938, Graniteville, Washington, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +2. John James McKenzie,   b. 30 Dec 1867, Cumbernauld, Dunbarton, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1920, Denver, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    +3. Emily Conroy McKenzie,   b. 17 Jan 1870, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1934, Salida, Chaffee, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Robert McKenzie,   b. 4 Dec 1872, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1933, Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Catherine Louisa McKenzie,   b. 8 Feb 1875, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1875, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +6. Louise Mary McKenzie,   b. 17 Dec 1876, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1943, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Photos
    Catherine Conroy with her five children about 1901.
George, John James, Emily, Robert, Louise
    Catherine Conroy with her five children about 1901. George, John James, Emily, Robert, Louise
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    Documents
    John James Mckenzie with wife Catherine Conroy and children in the Barre Vermont 1900 Census
    John James Mckenzie with wife Catherine Conroy and children in the Barre Vermont 1900 Census
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2007 
    Family ID F48  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Dec 1831 - Urr, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 26 Dec 1831 - Urr, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 1869 to 1887 - Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Aug 1891 - Barre, Washington, Vermont Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    In Elmwood Cemetery, Barre Vermont
    In Elmwood Cemetery, Barre Vermont

  • Sources 
    1. [S40] Urr Parish registers, 1769-1855 (Kirkcudbrightshire), Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Urr, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1985), baptisms.

    2. [S140] Valuation Rolls of Scotland 1855 to 1975, Scotland, Kirkcudbright County; VR106/14-25; Parish of Urr.

    3. [S77] Vermont Vital Records 1871 to 1942, Vermont. Secretary of State, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967, 1994-1995, 1997), McCugo, Mary - McKiney, Lawrence FHL US/CAN Film 540119, 3 Jun 2001.

    4. [S40] Urr Parish registers, 1769-1855 (Kirkcudbrightshire), Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Urr, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1985).

    5. [S58] Ireland, Civil Registration, Marriages, General Register Office, Ireland, (Certificate or Transcription in possession of Don Jaggi), Dublin North district; 1863; Vol 5 page 123, 8 Jul 2001.

    6. [S67] Passenger lists of vessels arriving at Boston, 1820-1891 micropublication M277,, United States. Bureau of Customs , (Washington, D. C. : National Archives Record Service, 1959-1960), Mckenzie entry; SS Catalonia Passenger Manifest, 21 April 1891, roll 114, list 95, page 6, line 230.