If you have found the information on these pages useful, you might like to contribute to the costs involved (this money comes directly to me)
 

Or you may wish to give to one of these charities that are close to my heart - please tell them how you found them, if donating this way

 

Helen Key

F, #147, b. 9 August 1878, d. September 1974
Last Edited: 14 Mar 2021

Parents:

Father*: George Key b. 16 Mar 1842, d. 29 Nov 1908
Mother*: Ann Gibson Ford b. b 30 Mar 1839, d. 7 Jun 1904
  • Birth*: Helen Key was born on 9 August 1878 at 2 Crescent Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; image held; GROS 282/04 1167; 1878 Births in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee; 1167 Helen Key; 1878 August ninth 9h 30m pm, 2 Crescent Lane; f; George Key harbour porter Ann Key ms Ford 1867 Dec 28th Inverkeillor; George Key father present; August 2007
    RCE re parents marriage date 26 Mar 1879.
  • She was the daughter of George Key and Ann Gibson Ford.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Helen Key married Andrew Heggie, son of Alexander Stobie Heggie and Euphemia Valentine Langlands, on 29 December 1899 at Wallacetown Church Hall, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; image held; 1900 statutory marriages 282/04 0047; 1900 marriages in the disctrict of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee; 1899 on the twenty-nineth day of December at Wallacetown Church Hall Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; Andrew Heggie ship plater bachelor, 25, Clarence Bank Rankine Street Dundee, Alexander Stobie Heggie ship plater Euphemia Valentine Heggie ms Langlands; Nellie Key sack machinist spinster, 21, 17 Park Avenue Dundee, George Key harbour porter Ann Key ms Ford; James Boath Wood minister, John Ness (?), Lizzie Key witnesses.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Helen Key died in September 1974 at Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA, , at age 96 SSDI rootsweb; Helen Heggie, birth 09 Aug 1878, death Sep 1974, last residence 02169 Quincy Norfold MA, last benefit none specified, SSN 029-36-8350, issued Massachusetts.
  • (Witness) Photograph: She is in this photograph taken say 1898 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , along with Ann Gibson Ford, Margaret Scott Key, Georgina Key tailoress and Lizzie Key.1
    Key family L-R Margaret (Maggie), Georgina (Jo), Elizabeth (LIzzie), Helen (Nellie), Ann Gibson Ford
  • Married Name: As of 29 December 1899, her married name was Heggie.
  • (Witness) Photograph: Helen Key is in this photograph taken say 1901 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , along with George Key, Ann Gibson Ford, Margaret Scott Key, Lizzie Key and Georgina Key tailoress.2
    Key family Back row L-R Georgina (Jo), Margaret (Maggie), Elizabeth (LIzzie), Helen (Nellie)
    Front L-R Ann Gibson Ford, George
  • Emigration*: Helen Key emigrated with Helen Key on Numidian Ship Allan Shipping Line on 10 May 1911 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, ; Mrs Heggie, departing 10 May 1911 from Glasgow bound for Boston USA, age 32, single, female.3
  • Immigration*: Helen Key immigrated on 21 May 1911 to Boston, Massachusetts, USA, . Helen Heggie, arrived 21 May 1911, age 32 years, estimated birth year about 1879, female. ethnic background Scotch (Scotish (sic)), port of departure Glasgow Scotland via Molville Ireland, ship Numidian, port of arrival Boston Massachusetts, friend's name Andrew Heggie, last residence Scotland, birthplkace Dunder (sic) Scotland, microfilm roll no 164.4
  • (Witness) Photograph: She is in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, , along with James Kinnear Adamson teacher, Georgina Key tailoress.5
    1st July 1950 St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee
    L-R Georgina Key, James Kinnear Adamson, Helen (Nellie) Key Heggie
  • Photograph*: Helen Key is in this photograph taken on 1 July 1950 at St Paul's Church, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, .6
    1st July 1950, St Pauls' Church, Nethergate, Dundee
  • Photograph*: Kenneth James Gordon Bell and Helen Key are in this photograph taken circa 1966.1
    Kenneth Bell MN with his Aunt Nellie (Key) Heggie c1966

Census & Directory Entries

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of George Key and Ann Gibson Ford in the 1881 census at 2 Crescent Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Nellie Key, daug, 3, Dundee; George Key, head, mar, 39, porter harbour, Monifieth; Ann Key, wife, mar, 42, Monifieth.7
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of George Key in the 1891 census at 22 Raglan Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Nellie Key, daug, 12, scholar, Dundee; George Key, head, mar, 49, harbour porter, employed, Monifieth; Ann Key, wife, mar, 52, Barry; 3 rooms with windows.8
Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of Andrew Heggie in the 1901 census at 37 Baldovan Terrace, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Image held; census 1901 282/04 037/04 033; Dundee, 37 Baldovan Terrace, Abdrew Heggie, head, mar, 15 ship plater iron & ..., worker, Forfarshire Dundee; Helen Heggie, wife, mar, 22, ship plater wife, Forfarshire Dundee. Alexander Stobie Heggie were also listed in the household.
Principal21 January 1920Helen Key and Andrew Heggie appeared on the census of 21 January 1920 at 217 Colmon Street, New London, New London, Conneticut, USA, , image held; Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States: 1920 - Population; State Conneticut, County New London, township or other division of county New London, name of incorporated place City of New London, supervisor's district no 1, enumeration district 261, sheet 13B, enumerated by me on the 21st day of January 1920 Robert P Barry enumerator; Heggie, Andrew, head, home rented, male, white, 45, married, immigrated 1909, naturalised Pa, able to read, able to write, born Scotland, mother tongue English, father born Scotland, mother tongue English, mother born Scotland, mother tongue English, able to speak English, shipfitter, shipyard, worker; Heggie, Nellie, wife, female, white, 40 married, immigrated 1911, able to read, able to write, born Scotland, mother tongue English, father born Scotland, mother tongue English, mother born Scotland, mother tongue English, able to speak English.
Principal1922Helen Key appeared in a directory of 1922 living at 7 Arnold, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA, ; Heggie, Andrew (Nellie) ship ftr h 7 Arnold.
Principal1929She appeared in a directory of 1929 living at 12 Sewall, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA, ; Heggie, Andrew (Nellie), lab, h 12 Sewall 0755W.
Principal23 April 1930She and Andrew Heggie appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 at 12 Sewall Street, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA, , image held; Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, Fifthteenth Census of the United States: 1930 - Population Schedule; State Massechusetts, County Norfolk, township or other division of county Blank, name of incorporated place Quincy late, ward of city 5, enumeration district 11-109, supervisor's district no 14, sheet 26A, enumerated by me on April 23 1930 Henry Brooks enumerator; Heggie, Andrew, head, owned property, value 5,900, radio set, does not live on a farm, male, white, 54, married at 24, able to read and write, born Scotland, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland, language spoken before coming to United States English, year of immigration 1908, naturalisation no, able to speak English, labourer, all kinds, worker, at work yesterday; Heggie, Nellie, wife H, female, white, 51, married at 21, able to read and write, born Scotland, father born Scotland, mother born Scotland, language spoken before coming to US English, year of immigration 1910, naturalisation no, able to speak English.
PrincipalDecember 1931Helen Key appeared in a directory of December 1931 living at 12 Sewall, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA, ; Heggie, Andrew (Nellie), lab, h 12 Sewall 8995W.
Principal1933She appeared in a directory of 1933 living at 12 Sewall, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA, ; Heggie, Andrew (Nellie), lab, h 12 Sewall 5561W.
Principal1938She appeared in a directory of 1938 living at 12 Sewall, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA, ; Heggie, Andrew (Nellie), emp city, h 12 Sewall Wol.
Principal1943She appeared in a directory of 1943 living at 12 Sewall, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA, ; Heggie, Andrew (Nellie), emp city, h 12 Sewall Wol.
Principal1945She appeared in a directory of 1945 living at 12 Sewall, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA, ; Heggie, Andrew (Nellie), emp city, h 12 Sewall Wol.
Principal1949She appeared in a directory of 1949 living at 12 Sewall, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA, ; Heggie, Andrew (Nellie), retired, h 12 Sewall Wol.
Principal1951She appeared in a directory of 1951 living at 12 Sewall, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA, ; Heggie, Andrew (Nellie), retired, h 12 Sewall.

Family:

Andrew Heggie b. 12 Jun 1874
  • (Bride) Marriage*: She married Andrew Heggie, son of Alexander Stobie Heggie and Euphemia Valentine Langlands, on 29 December 1899 at Wallacetown Church Hall, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; image held; 1900 statutory marriages 282/04 0047; 1900 marriages in the disctrict of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee; 1899 on the twenty-nineth day of December at Wallacetown Church Hall Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; Andrew Heggie ship plater bachelor, 25, Clarence Bank Rankine Street Dundee, Alexander Stobie Heggie ship plater Euphemia Valentine Heggie ms Langlands; Nellie Key sack machinist spinster, 21, 17 Park Avenue Dundee, George Key harbour porter Ann Key ms Ford; James Boath Wood minister, John Ness (?), Lizzie Key witnesses.

Children:

Alexander Stobie Heggie b. 7 Nov 1900, d. 25 May 1991
Annie Ford Heggie b. c 1904

Citations

  1. [S43] PCC photographic collection.
  2. [S43] PCC.
  3. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) findmypast passenger lists leaving UK 1890-1960 [Feb 2008].
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) ancestry.co.uk Boston passenger Lists 1820-1943 [Feb 2008].
  5. [S43] CNM DGA Wedding Album [1950].
  6. [S43] CNM [1950].
  7. [S30] LDS 1881 Census [Aug 2007].
  8. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1891 Dundee 282/04 023/04 040 [Aug 2007].