(unnamed) McKechie1

(1910 - 1910)
Father*Thomas McKechie1 b. 1886, d. 1945
Mother*Christina Penman Hunter1 b. 1882, d. 1933
(unnamed) McKechie was born at Main St in Kelty, Beath, Fife, on 8 April 1910.1

(unnamed) died in 1910 in Beath, Fife.2

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Beath, Statutory Births, GRO 410/00 0233.
  2. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Beath, Statutory Deaths, GRO 410/00 0088, aged 0 (unnamed).

Agnes McKechie1

(c 1866 - )
Father*James McKechie1 b. c 1829, d. 1884
Mother*Sarah Allan1 b. c 1832, d. 1883
Agnes McKechie was born in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, circa 1866.1
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. Agnes was a sewing machinist.2

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.

Alan Gordon McKechie1

(1934 - 2009)
Father*David Niven McKechie1 b. 1892, d. 1975
Mother*Rubina Hinton Tily1 b. 1896, d. 1956
Alan Gordon McKechie was born in New Zealand on 13 April 1934.1,2

Alan died on 17 June 2009 in Marlborough at age 75.3,4

Citations

  1. [S730] New Zealand Electoral Rolls 1853-1981, at https://www.ancestry.com
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2009/15243 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2009/15243.
  4. [S1131] MemoryTree NZ, at https://www.amemorytree.co.nz/index.php

Alexander McKechie1

(1917 - 1978)
Father*Samuel John McKechie1 b. 1878, d. 1928
Mother*Maggie Macpherson1 b. c 1884, d. 1956
Alexander McKechie was born in New Zealand on 10 April 1917.2

He married Eileen Lucy Frances Sarah Beckett in New Zealand in 1948.3

He was widowed at age 39 on the death of his wife Eileen on 29 January 1957.4,5 His ashes were buried in 1978 at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, 455 Linwood Ave.5
Plaque - Alexander MCKECHIE (1917-1978), Woodlawn Gardens, Christchurch


Alexander died in 1978 in Christchurch, Canterbury.1,5

Family

Eileen Lucy Frances Sarah Beckett (c 1899 - 1957)

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1978/36655.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1978/36655 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, Marriage, 1948, folio 07070.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1957/20772, aged 58.
  5. [S1049] Cemetery Marker - , Woodlawn Memorial Garden, Christchurch, NZ.

Alexander James McKechie1

(1927 - 2011)
Father*James Lang McKechie1 b. 1892, d. 1963
Mother*Matilda Macdonald Blair1 b. 1900, d. 1990
Alexander James McKechie was born in New Zealand on 9 February 1927.2,3

He married Marjorie Alice Clark in New Zealand.

He was widowed at age 72 on the death of his wife Marjorie on 23 November 1999.4,5

Alexander died on 5 February 2011 in Wellington at age 83.1,6 He was cremated at the Karori Crematorium on 9 February 2011.7 His ashes were buried on 5 March 2011 at Taita Lawn Cemetery, Rimu St in Naenae.8

Family

Marjorie Alice Clark (1929 - 1999)

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2011/3438.
  2. [S974] Upper Hutt City Council cemetery database, at http://eservices.uhcc.govt.nz/cemeteries/plot_records/…, Taita Lawn Cemetery, Block 3, row H, plot 27 records give a 1922 birth, which is a suspect date, given his parent's marriage date.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2011/3438 gives this birthdate.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1997/25350.
  5. [S570] Wellington City Cemeteries database, at https://wellington.govt.nz/cemeteries/…, Record No. 67559.
  6. [S974] Upper Hutt City Council cemetery database, at http://eservices.uhcc.govt.nz/cemeteries/plot_records/…, Taita Lawn Cemetery, Block 3, row H, plot 27 records.
  7. [S570] Wellington City Cemeteries database, at https://wellington.govt.nz/cemeteries/…, Record No. 72251.
  8. [S974] Upper Hutt City Council cemetery database, at http://eservices.uhcc.govt.nz/cemeteries/plot_records/…, Taita Lawn Cemetery, Block 3, row H, plot 27.

David Niven McKechie1

(1892 - 1975)
Father*James McKechie1 b. c 1855, d. 1912
Mother*Margaret Tanner1 b. c 1853, d. 1933
David Niven McKechie was born in Beath, Fife, on 15 June 1892.1,2,3
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.1
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).4

David Niven McKechie left London in 1911 on board the 'Arawa' (5984 tons) in the company of his parents James McKechie and Margaret Tanner along with James Lang McKechie.5

He married Rubina Hinton Tily in New Zealand in 1919.6

He was widowed at age 63 on the death of his wife Rubina on 5 January 1956.7,8

David died on 6 July 1975 in Mosgiel, Otago, at age 83.9,10 He was cremated on 8 July 1975.11 His ashes were buried on 8 July 1975 at Green Island Cemetery.12

Family

Rubina Hinton Tily (1896 - 1956)
Children

Citations

  1. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/00 001/00 006.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1975/41114 gives this birthdate, but the year is incorrect, as it does not match Scottish GRO indexes (1892) or census records (1892-3).
  3. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Beath, Statutory Births, GRO 410/00 0181.
  4. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, Scottish GRO 410/02 005/00 020.
  5. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Passenger Lists, 1839-1973, Arawa, images page 41, 46, available at FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/).
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1919/2907.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1956/29581, aged 59.
  8. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Green Island cemetery, block IV, plot 11, aged 60, ref I195601001.
  9. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1975/41114.
  10. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Green Island cemetery, aged 84, ref C19750732.
  11. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Green Island cemetery, ref C19750732.
  12. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Green Island cemetery, block IV, plot 11, aged 84, ref C19750732.
  13. [S730] New Zealand Electoral Rolls 1853-1981, at https://www.ancestry.com
  14. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Green Island cemetery, block IV, plot 11, aged 1, ref I192401003.
  15. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Cremation, aged 46, ref C197812014, ashes returned to Funeral Director.

David Tily McKechie1

(1931 - 1978)
Father*David Niven McKechie1 b. 1892, d. 1975
Mother*Rubina Hinton Tily1 b. 1896, d. 1956
David Tily McKechie was born in Otago on 10 December 1931.2

David died on 4 December 1978 in Dunedin, Otago, at age 46.1,3 He was cremated on 7 December 1978.1

Citations

  1. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Cremation, aged 46, ref C197812014, ashes returned to Funeral Director.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1978/42409 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1978/42409.

Doreen McKechie1

(1921 - 2007)
Father*David Niven McKechie1 b. 1892, d. 1975
Mother*Rubina Hinton Tily1 b. 1896, d. 1956
Doreen McKechie was born in Dunedin, Otago, on 28 January 1921.1,2,3

She married Cyril Raymond Beecroft in New Zealand.1

She was widowed at age 80 on the death of her husband Cyril on 17 January 2002.3,4

Doreen died on 10 March 2007 at Ross Home, 360 Nth Road in Dunedin, Otago, at age 86.5,3 She was cremated at the Dunedin Crematorium, Anderson's Bay on 14 March 2007.3 Her ashes were buried on 12 February 2014 at Green Park Cemetery.6

Family

Cyril Raymond Beecroft (1920 - 2002)

Citations

  1. [S730] New Zealand Electoral Rolls 1853-1981, at https://www.ancestry.com
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2007/6946 gives this birthdate.
  3. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2002/2260.
  5. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2007/6946.
  6. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Green Park Cemetery, Block 1A, plot 211.

Elizabeth Lang McKechie1

(1886 - )
Father*John McKechie1 b. c 1851
Mother*Annie Lang1
Elizabeth Lang McKechie was born in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, in 1886.1

She married William Marshall Bell in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, in 1907.2

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Births, GRO 598/00 0095.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Kilmaurs, Statutory Marriages, GRO 598/00 0015.

Gwendoline Ruby McKechie1

(c 1923 - 1924)
Father*David Niven McKechie1 b. 1892, d. 1975
Mother*Rubina Hinton Tily1 b. 1896, d. 1956
Gwendoline Ruby McKechie was born in Otago circa 1923.1

Gwendoline died on 22 January 1924 in Otago.1 She was buried on 24 January 1924 at the Green Island Cemetery.1

Citations

  1. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Green Island cemetery, block IV, plot 11, aged 1, ref I192401003.