John Gilmour McKenzie
1863 US Draft John McKenzie
John Gilmour McKenzie  ‎(I0027)‎
Given Names: John Gilmour
Surname: McKenzie

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 13 June 1842 26 27 Selma, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: 23 April 1926 ‎(Age 83)‎ Maitland, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
Personal Facts and Details
Birth 13 June 1842 26 27 Selma, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
Address:
, Nova Scotia
Canada

Military 15 June 1863 ‎(Age 21)‎ US Civil War Registration Massachusetts, USA


Note: Probable only, not definitive
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Travel 28 August 1867 ‎(Age 25)‎ Arrival by Sea Dublin, Ireland


Note: John, age 22, born about 1845, left Antwerp, Belgium on 24 Feb 1867 on the brigantine Lavinia, and arrived at Dublin, Ireland on 28 Aug 1867 ‎(6 months to get to Ireland?)‎. The Lavinia was built in 1866 and registered in Halifax, Nova Scotia. John was listed as 2nd Mate.
Marriage Frances Moure - about 1869 ‎(Age 26)‎
Census 1871 ‎(Age 28)‎ Maitland, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada


Show Details Note: John McKenzie, 28, Ship's Carpenter
Frances, 22
Sarah, 1

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MarriageReligious Marriage
Martha Eleanor Hedtler - 9 April 1874 ‎(Age 31)‎ Maitland, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada


Show Details Shared Note: - Interestingly, in the 1901 census of Nova Scotia, the mothers are listed as the Head of house while the fathers are listed as Husband!

Show Details Note: Transcribed from Nova Scotia Marriages:
Martha Eleanor G. Hedtler and John McKenzie were married 9th April 1874 in Maitland by license in the Church of England. He was 31 and a widower, she was 24 and a spinster. He was listed as a labourer. Both were born in Maitland. His parents were Will and Martha McKenzie. Hers were John and Jane. His father was a shoe maker. Hers was a block maker.

Census 1881 ‎(Age 38)‎ Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada


Show Details Note: John, 38, 1843, Ship Carpenter
Martha. 31. 1850
Eliza, 6, 1875
Marey H, 4, 1877
James, 2, 1879
Thomas, 6Mo, 1880

Census 1891 ‎(Age 48)‎ Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada


Show Details Note: John, 49, 1842, Ship's Carpenter
Martha, 41, 1850
Eliza, 16, 1875
Mary, 14, 1877
James, 12, 1879
Thomas, 10, 1881
Edmund, 8, 1883
Charles, 6, 1885
Florence, 4, 1887

James was incorrectly identified as a daughter.

Census 1901 ‎(Age 58)‎ Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada


Show Details Note: Martha, Head, 13 Apr 1850, 50
John, Husband, 13 Jun 1842, 59, Carpenter
Lydia, 9 Mar 1875, 26, Milliner
Mary E, 5 May 1877, 23, Dress Maker
James, 21 Nov 1878, 22, Carpenter
Thomas, 20 Oct 1880, 20
Edmund, 24 Oct 1882, 18
Charles, 12 Oct 1884, 16
Florence, 13 Nov 1886, 14

Census 1921 ‎(Age 78)‎ Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada


Show Details Note: John, 71, 1850, Scotch
Martha, 71, 1850, Scotch
Interestingly, the census has a few errors:
1) John was born 1842, not 1850, which would have made him 77, not 71
2) Martha is listed as married to John and single!

Death 23 April 1926 ‎(Age 83)‎ Maitland, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
Address:
, Nova Scotia
Canada

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Parents Family  (F0039)
William McKenzie
1816 -
Martha Higgins
1815 - 1870
John Gilmour McKenzie
1842 - 1926
Mary Ann McKenzie
1847 -
William McKenzie
1852 - 1928
Thomas McKenzie
1858 -

Immediate Family  (F0010)
Martha Eleanor Hedtler
1850 - 1940
Eliza Lydia McKenzie
1875 -
Mary E McKenzie
1877 -
Private
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Private
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Private
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Charles McKenzie
1884 -
Florence Gertrude Hedtler McKenzie
1886 - 1929

Immediate Family  (F0011)
Frances Moure
1849 - 1872
Sarah McKenzie
1869 -


Notes

Shared Note
John was listed in the 1871 census as a ship carpenter

Military Probable only, not definitive
Travel John, age 22, born about 1845, left Antwerp, Belgium on 24 Feb 1867 on the brigantine Lavinia, and arrived at Dublin, Ireland on 28 Aug 1867 ‎(6 months to get to Ireland?)‎. The Lavinia was built in 1866 and registered in Halifax, Nova Scotia. John was listed as 2nd Mate.
Census John McKenzie, 28, Ship's Carpenter
Frances, 22
Sarah, 1
Marriage Interestingly, in the 1901 census of Nova Scotia, the mothers are listed as the Head of house while the fathers are listed as Husband!


Marriage Transcribed from Nova Scotia Marriages:
Martha Eleanor G. Hedtler and John McKenzie were married 9th April 1874 in Maitland by license in the Church of England. He was 31 and a widower, she was 24 and a spinster. He was listed as a labourer. Both were born in Maitland. His parents were Will and Martha McKenzie. Hers were John and Jane. His father was a shoe maker. Hers was a block maker.
Marriage Interestingly, in the 1901 census of Nova Scotia, the mothers are listed as the Head of house while the fathers are listed as Husband!


Marriage Transcribed from Nova Scotia Marriages:
Martha Eleanor G. Hedtler and John McKenzie were married 9th April 1874 in Maitland by license in the Church of England. He was 31 and a widower, she was 24 and a spinster. He was listed as a labourer. Both were born in Maitland. His parents were Will and Martha McKenzie. Hers were John and Jane. His father was a shoe maker. Hers was a block maker.
Census John, 38, 1843, Ship Carpenter
Martha. 31. 1850
Eliza, 6, 1875
Marey H, 4, 1877
James, 2, 1879
Thomas, 6Mo, 1880
Census John, 49, 1842, Ship's Carpenter
Martha, 41, 1850
Eliza, 16, 1875
Mary, 14, 1877
James, 12, 1879
Thomas, 10, 1881
Edmund, 8, 1883
Charles, 6, 1885
Florence, 4, 1887

James was incorrectly identified as a daughter.
Census Martha, Head, 13 Apr 1850, 50
John, Husband, 13 Jun 1842, 59, Carpenter
Lydia, 9 Mar 1875, 26, Milliner
Mary E, 5 May 1877, 23, Dress Maker
James, 21 Nov 1878, 22, Carpenter
Thomas, 20 Oct 1880, 20
Edmund, 24 Oct 1882, 18
Charles, 12 Oct 1884, 16
Florence, 13 Nov 1886, 14
Census John, 71, 1850, Scotch
Martha, 71, 1850, Scotch
Interestingly, the census has a few errors:
1) John was born 1842, not 1850, which would have made him 77, not 71
2) Martha is listed as married to John and single!

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Family with Parents
Father
William McKenzie ‎(I0134)‎
Birth about 1816 Selma
-1 year
Mother
 
Martha Higgins ‎(I0135)‎
Birth about 1815 Nova Scotia
Death 11 December 1870 ‎(Age 55)‎ Maitland, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
#1
John Gilmour McKenzie ‎(I0027)‎
Birth 13 June 1842 26 27 Selma, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 23 April 1926 ‎(Age 83)‎ Maitland, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
5 years
#2
Sister
Mary Ann McKenzie ‎(I1278)‎
Birth about 1847 31 32 Nova Scotia, Canada
6 years
#3
Brother
William McKenzie ‎(I1276)‎
Birth 11 October 1852 36 37 Maitland, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 13 March 1928 ‎(Age 75)‎ Maitland, Nova Scotia, Canada
5 years
#4
Brother
Thomas McKenzie ‎(I1277)‎
Birth about 1858 42 43 Nova Scotia, Canada
Family with Martha Eleanor Hedtler
John Gilmour McKenzie ‎(I0027)‎
Birth 13 June 1842 26 27 Selma, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 23 April 1926 ‎(Age 83)‎ Maitland, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
8 years
Wife
 
Martha Eleanor Hedtler ‎(I0028)‎
Birth 13 April 1850 27 25 Nova Scotia
Death 20 October 1940 ‎(Age 90)‎ New Bedford, Massachussets, United States

Religious Marriage: 9 April 1874 -- Maitland, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
11 months
#1
Daughter
Eliza Lydia McKenzie ‎(I333)‎
Birth 9 March 1875 32 24 Nova Scotia, Canada
2 years
#2
Daughter
Mary E McKenzie ‎(I334)‎
Birth 5 May 1877 34 27 Nova Scotia, Canada
#3
Son
#4
Son
#5
Son
#6
Son
Charles McKenzie ‎(I0133)‎
Birth 12 October 1884 42 34 Nova Scotia
2 years
#7
Daughter
Florence Gertrude Hedtler McKenzie ‎(I337)‎
Birth 12 November 1886 44 36 Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 1929 ‎(Age 42)‎ Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Family with Frances Moure
John Gilmour McKenzie ‎(I0027)‎
Birth 13 June 1842 26 27 Selma, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 23 April 1926 ‎(Age 83)‎ Maitland, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada
7 years
Wife
 
Frances Moure ‎(I0029)‎
Birth about 1849
Death about 1872 ‎(Age 23)‎

Marriage: about 1869
#1
Daughter
Sarah McKenzie ‎(I0030)‎
Birth about 1869 26 20