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Re: William McKenzie Avoch and sister Janet
« Reply #9 on: Monday 12 March 18 14:31 GMT (UK) »
Norma,

Could this be Janet and sons Donald and William in 1871:

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Jumel (as transcribed) Mckenzie 32 (also as showing on transcription) Agricultural Labourer Wife b. Avoch
Donald Mckenzie 24 b. Aberdeen
William Mckenzie 13 b. Avoch

Address: Bridge Street, Avoch

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Re: William McKenzie Avoch and sister Janet
« Reply #10 on: Monday 12 March 18 15:10 GMT (UK) »
Sorry should have said I have seen that census and think it could be them although Alexander was a quarry worker not at lab.

A bit more info Alexander dies 1887 In Dyce Aberdeen aged 66 no fathers name and only Jane as first name of mother

Janet dies 1877  in Dyce Aberdeen aged 60 father James Gray and mother Janet Wilson

In both cases son Donald reported death


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Re: William McKenzie Avoch and sister Janet
« Reply #11 on: Monday 12 March 18 15:39 GMT (UK) »
The William from California states in the 1900 census entry that he arrived in the US c. 1882 I have had a quick look on the manifests databases and as yet can't easily see him (but these are not 100%). I thought I could see him in 1881 boarding in Aberdeen in Scotland and then nothing. Could fit with him possibly leaving Scotland?

There is one other William isn't there, born in Avoch and son Hector. I think he shows in the very later censuses with first born son called Hector.

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Re: William McKenzie Avoch and sister Janet
« Reply #12 on: Monday 12 March 18 15:57 GMT (UK) »
Sorry, meant to have included that in the 1881 census the William I mentioned had the occupation of a mason which I though connected with stone cutter!

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Re: William McKenzie Avoch and sister Janet
« Reply #13 on: Monday 12 March 18 16:27 GMT (UK) »
Monica

Which William was on the 1881 census? The California one or the one with the son Hector?

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Re: William McKenzie Avoch and sister Janet
« Reply #14 on: Monday 12 March 18 16:34 GMT (UK) »
Can't tell more as there is only one I can see  :-\

William McKenzie, mason, boarder b. Avoch was staying at the Ganson family in Aberdeen in 1881.

1891 has:

William Mckinzie 32 police constable b. Avoch
Christina Mckinzie 22
Thector Mckinzie 1
Address:Lochbay Cottage Stein, Duirinish

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Re: William McKenzie Avoch and sister Janet
« Reply #15 on: Wednesday 14 March 18 14:58 GMT (UK) »
Hi Norma checked out a marriage for Jane McKenzie on SP  Inverkeithing 30 June 1876

Both of the same address 25,North Queensferry
James Dowie  age 25 ( mason )
Jane McKenzie age 25, ( domestic servant ) father Alexander McKenzie ( Quarryman)
Mother Janet McKenzie maiden name Grey
Witnesses William Dowie and Isabella Adamson

Possibility 1871 Census Jane McKenzie age 20 born Aberdeen ( general servant domestic )
At 8,Dundas Street Edinburgh ..

1881 Census Inverkeithing Dunfermline
James Dowie  age 29 ( Quarryman)
Jane Dowie age 30 b Aberdeen
Janet Gray Dowie age 3
Robert Dowie age 1
Both born North Queensferry

Death for Jane Dowie 1896 Inverkeithing age 46

Pm if you want copy of marriage

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Re: William McKenzie Avoch and sister Janet
« Reply #16 on: Wednesday 14 March 18 19:05 GMT (UK) »
Wow Rosie Thank you

I have pm'd you


1 more branch to investigate.


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Re: William McKenzie Avoch and sister Janet
« Reply #17 on: Thursday 15 March 18 09:11 GMT (UK) »
Have e-mailed you  :)

Looks like one of the sons died in the great war
Robert Dowie birth Queensferry
Died 3 May 1917 France and Flanders
S/13696
Black Watch {Royal Highlanders}

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Robert Dowie son of James and Jane McKenzie ..Husband of Jane Blackwood Dowie of Viewfield Berwickshire

Marriage for Robert Dowie to Jane Blackwood 1905 ST Giles

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