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James Reid Millar cabinet maker

M, #3541, b. 30 January 1852, d. 23 March 1933
Last Edited: 24 Sep 2020
James Reid Millar (1852-1933)
1907

Scotland

My paternal GGFJames Reid Millar (1852-1933). Portrait given to Peter Barrie (1877-1932). Reverse side signed “March 22 / 07 …Framed by J R Millar to Peter Barrie Son-in-Law”. Catherine Christie Malcolm Millar (1883-1967) (d/o James Reid Millar) married Peter Barrie 16 Mar 1906. James Reid had a twin brother William Reid Millar (1852-1910)
Bruce Barrie

Bruce Barrie originally shared this on 06 Mar 2019

Parents:

Father*: Joseph Bitter Miller b. 15 Feb 1820, d. 10 Sep 1886
Mother*: Catharine Malcolm b. 21 Sep 1827, d. 14 Aug 1885
  • Birth*: James Reid Millar cabinet maker was born on 30 January 1852 at Culross, Perthshire, Scotland, .2
  • He was the son of Joseph Bitter Miller and Catharine Malcolm.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Reid Millar cabinet maker married Jessie Johnstone, daughter of John Johnstone and Mary Henderson, on 10 November 1879 at Hartlepool, County Durham, England, ; from daughter Mary Ethel Millar birth; but marriage registration not found.3,4,5
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Reid Millar cabinet maker died on 23 March 1933 at 1 Rockview Terrace, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, , at age 81 1933 deaths in the district of Dumbarton in the county of Dumbarton, ref 78; James Reid Millar, ship joiner journeyman retired widower of Jessie Johnston; 1933 March twenty third 0h 5m am 1 Rockview Terrace Dumbarton; male aged 81 years; parents Joseph Millar mason journeyman (dec) and Catherine Millar ms Malcolm (dec); myocarditis as cert by Gerald O'Connor MBChB; signed William Wilson son-in-law 29 Castlegreen Terrace; registered 1933 March 23rd at Dumbarton Alfred Rooke registrar.6
  • Twin*: James Reid Millar cabinet maker was a twin of William R Millar.
  • (Informant) Birth: James Reid Millar cabinet maker registered the birth of Mary Ethel Millar on 11 November 1881 at 5 Burnside Place, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, ; 1881 births in the parish of Barhill in the county of Dunbarton, ref 406; Mary Ethel Millar; born 1881 November elevent 7h 45m am 5 Burnside Place landward part of parish of Dunbarton, female parents James Millar cabinet maker journeyman & Jessie Miller mss Johnstone, married Nov 10 1879 Hartlepool; signed James Milllar father present, registered 1881 Nov 30 at Barhill signed Herbert Brown registrar.7,8
  • Photograph*: James Reid Millar cabinet maker is in this photograph taken in 1907 James Reid Millar (1852-1933)

    1907

    Scotland

    My paternal GGFJames Reid Millar (1852-1933). Portrait given to Peter Barrie (1877-1932). Reverse side signed “March 22 / 07 …Framed by J R Millar to Peter Barrie Son-in-Law”. Catherine Christie Malcolm Millar (1883-1967) (d/o James Reid Millar) married Peter Barrie 16 Mar 1906. James Reid had a twin brother William Reid Millar (1852-1910)
    Bruce Barrie

    Bruce Barrie originally shared this on 06 Mar 2019.9
  • (Informant) Death: He registered the death of Mary Ethel Millar on 22 March 1911 at 1 Rockview Terrace, East ... Street, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, ; 1911 deaths in the district of Dumbarton in the county of Dumbarton, ref 116; Mary Ethel Whitehouse married to Henry Whitehouse grocer's assistant, 1911 March twentysecond 4h am 1 Rockview Terrace Castlegreen Street Dumbarton (usual residence 16 Johnstone Street Hamilton), female aged 29 years, parents James Reid Millar cabinet maker journeyman and Jessie Millar ms Johnstone, tuberulous phthisis as cert by C C Slorach MBChB, signed James R Millar father present, registered 1911 March 22nd at Dumbarton Alfred Rooke registrar.10
  • (Witness) Passenger List: James Reid Millar cabinet maker was found on a passenger list with Catherine Christie Malcolm Millar and Hesperian Ship Allan Steamship Line on 4 April 1914 at to Boston USA, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, , Ship Hesperian, Allan steamship line, departure 4th April 1914 bound for Halifax & Boston; names & description of British passengers emabarked at the port of Glasgow; ticket number 1473, Mrs Barrie, second class, contracted to land at Boston, occupation housekeeper, aged 30, last permanent residence Scotland, intended future permanent residence USA.11
  • (Witness) Passenger List: James Reid Millar cabinet maker was found on a passenger list with Catherine Christie Malcolm Millar and Hesperian Ship Allan Steamship Line on 16 April 1914 at from Glasgow, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, , Ship SS Hesperian, sailing from Glasgow Scotland 4th April 1914 arriving port of Boston USA April 16th 1914; Catherine Barrie, aged 30, female, married, h'wife, can read, can write, citizen of Scotland, race Scotch, last permanent residence Scotland Dumbarton, name & address of nearest relative or friend in country whence alien came - father, Jas R Miller 1 Rock View Dumbarton Scotland, final destination Mas Worcester, has a ticket to such final destination, passage paid by self, in possession of $50, never in United States before, going to join husband Peter Barrie 378 Park Av Worcester Mass, never ..., polygamist, anachist..., in good mental & physical health, not deformed or crippled, height 5ft 6in, fair complexion, dark hair, grey eyes, no ID marks, born Scotland Dumbarton.12
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Jessie Johnstone died in 1924 at Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, .13

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of Joseph Bitter Miller and Catharine Malcolm in the 1861 census at Back Street, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland, . James Millar, son, 9, scholar, Culross; parish of Culross, Back Street; Joseph Millar, head, mar, 41, mason, Forfarshire Dundee; Catharine Millar, wife, mar, 33, Perthshire Culross; 4 children in education, 4 rooms with windows.14
Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jessie Johnstone in the 1881 census at 5 Burnside Place, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, . James Reid Miller, head, mar, 27, cabinet maker, Culross; Jessie Miller, wife, mar, 24, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire.3
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jessie Johnstone in the 1891 census at 7 Knoxland Square, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, . Jas Reid Millar, head, 39, shipyard cabinet maker, b Culross; Jessie Miller, wife, 35, b Jedburgh; also in the household were Mary Ethel Millar, Catherine Christie Malcolm Millar, Joseph Bitter Millar and Jessie Helen Johnston Millar.7
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jessie Johnstone in the 1901 census at 2 Park Street, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, . James R Millar, head, 49, cabinet Maker, Culross; Jessie Millar, wife, 41, Jedburgh; also in the household were Catherine Christie Malcolm Millar, Joseph Bitter Millar, Elizabeth Anderson Millar, Edith Jane Millar and Winifred Isabella Millar.15
Head of Household31 March 1911He was listed as head of household along with spouse Jessie Johnstone in the 1911 census at 11 Castlegreen, Old Kirkpatrick, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, . James 59y [cabinetmaker shipbuilding]; Jessie 54,Elizabeth 16y [Clerkess groceries]; Edith Jane 14y, Winifred [granddaugther]
12y;duration of marriage 31y,6 children; 4 still alive; also in the household were Elizabeth Anderson Millar and Winifred Isabella Millar.16

Family:

Jessie Johnstone b. 22 Jan 1857, d. 1924
  • (Groom) Marriage*: James Reid Millar cabinet maker married Jessie Johnstone, daughter of John Johnstone and Mary Henderson, on 10 November 1879 at Hartlepool, County Durham, England, ; from daughter Mary Ethel Millar birth; but marriage registration not found.3,4,5

Children:

Mary Ethel Millar+7 b. 11 Nov 1881, d. 22 Mar 1911
Catherine Christie Malcolm Millar+7 b. 26 Oct 1884, d. Nov 1967
Joseph Bitter Millar+7 b. 1 May 1885, d. 21 Jan 1958
Jessie Helen Johnston Millar7 b. c 1887, d. 1899
Elizabeth Anderson Millar+15 b. 15 Jun 1894, d. 1939
Edith Jane Millar15 b. c 1896, d. 1970

Citations

  1. from BB at Ancestry Public Member trees [Mar 2019]
  2. [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), [Jun 2007].
  3. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL film 0203547 GRO ref vol 493 Enum Distr 17 page 11 [June 2007].
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages all of Scotland search Mill*r, J and Johns*n*, J [Aug 2011].
  5. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Birth 1881 Barhill Dumbarton 492/00 0406 image held [Nov 2014].
  6. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory deaths 1933 Dumbarton 496/00 0078 [Sept 2011].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dumbarton; ED: 14; Page: 32; Line: 4; Roll: CSSCT1891_159; Year: 1891. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1891 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1891 Scotland Census. Reels 1-409. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Sept 2011]
  8. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Birth 1881 Dumbarton Barrhill 493/00 0406 image held [Nov 2014].
  9. [S47] Ancestry.com Ancestry Public Member Trees, Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2006;, from BB at Ancestry Public Member trees [Mar 2019].
  10. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory deaths 1911 Dumbarton 496/00 0116 [Sept 2011].
  11. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Information Ancestry.com. UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Outwards Passenger Lists. BT27. Records of the Commercial, Companies, Labour, Railways and Statistics Departments. Records of the Board of Trade and of successor and related bodies. The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England. [Nov 2014]
  12. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, 1917-1943; Microfilm Serial: T938; Microfilm Roll: 216 Source Information
    Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1963 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2006. Original data: Boston, Massachusetts. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, 1891-1943. Micropublication T843. RG085. 454 rolls. National Archives, Washington, D.C.Boston, Massachusetts. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, 1820-1891. Micropublication M277. RG036. 115 rolls. National Archives, Washington, D.C.A full list of sources can be found here. [Nov 2014]
  13. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory deaths 1924 Dumbarton 496/00 0309 no image [Sept 2011].
  14. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census Parish of Culross ref 1861 343/00 001/00 010 image held [Jun 2007].
  15. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Dumbarton; ED: 18; Page: 12; Line: 5; Roll: CSSCT1901_169; Year: 1901. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1901 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1901 Scotland Census. Reels 1-446. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Sept 2011]
  16. [S40] BB via Ancestry [Feb 2017] and 1911 Millar, James Reid [GROS 496 00 022 00 026] www.ScotlandsPeople.gov.uk.