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Marion McKenzie Conway

F, #444, b. 12 April 1862, d. 15 February 1918
Willim Miller 1861-1946, Marion Conway 1862-1918, c1883
4 generations c1915 : Agnes McKenzie Fisher Conway, her g-grandaughter Violet Whitton, Violet's mother (standing behind) Jessie Milne Miller Whitton, Jessie's mother Marion McKenzie Conway Miller
7 June 1911 Golden Wedding of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher
  • Occupation*: Marion was a jute weaver before her marriage.
  • (Child) Birth*: She was born on 12 April 1862 at Dundonald, Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland; 1861 - 1965 Extract of an entry in a Register of Births; Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Scotland) Act 1965 ref 022812 # 54; Marion Mckenzie Conway 1862 April 12th 11h 10m PM Troon female Father James Conway, carter Mother Agnes Conway ms Fisher married 1861 June 7th Troon signed James Conway Father present registered 1862 April 22nd at Dundonald signed David Halbert registrar.1
  • She was the daughter of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Marion McKenzie Conway married William Miller, son of James Miller and Janet Milne, on 21 December 1883 at 4 Rosebank Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; 1883 on the 21st day of December at 4 Rosebank Street, Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland, William Miller powerloom tenter bachelor, aged 22, 166 Scouringburn Dundee, parents James Miller flax warehouseman (dec), Janet Miller ms Mill; Marion McKenzie Conway jute weaver spinster, aged 21, 4 Rosebank Street Dundee, parents James Conway bakers van driver, Agnes Conway ms Fisher; signed Wm Forwell minister Blochaim Free Church, William Conway, Jessie Miller witnesses; registered 1883 December 25th at Dundee Thomas Scott assistant registrar, initialled DS.2
  • Married Name: As of 21 December 1883, her married name was Miller.
  • Address*: As of 1901, Marion McKenzie Conway lived at 149 Scouringburn, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. 3
  • (Witness) Marriage: She witnessed the marriage of Robert Neill and Agnes Fisher Miller on Wednesday, 17 July 1907 at 132d Nethergate, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1907 marriages in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 208; 1907 on the seventeenth day of July at 132d Nethergate Dundee after publicatoin according to the forms of the English Presyterian Church; signed Robert Neil watchmaker master bachelor, aged 24, residing 24 Thomson Street Dundee, parents John Neill watchmaker foreman and Catherine Carstairs Neill mss Corsar; signed Agnes Fisher Miller baker's saleswoman spinster, aged 22, residing 13 Rosefield Street Dundee; parents William Miller powerloom tenter and Marion McKenzie Miller ms Conway; signed John Conway St Andrews Presbyterian Church Hammersmith London, signed George Whitton witness, Wm Miller witness, Marion Miller witness; registered 1907 July 18th at Dundee Thos Meek regsitrar.4
  • (Deceased) Death*: Marion McKenzie Conway died on 15 February 1918 at 9 Forest Park Road, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, at age 55 1918 Deaths in the District of St Mary in the Burgh of Dundee #12a; Marion McKenzie Miller married to William Miller Jute Factory Overseer 1918 February Fifteenth 8h 45m AM 9 Forest Park Road Dundee Female aged 55 years Father James Conway Baker's Van Driver (retired) Mother Agnes Conway ms Fisher Malignant Disease of Liver as certified by H Buist MB signed William Miller widower present 1918 February 16th at Dundee JHS Meek registrar.5
  • Anecdote*: Her Her son Alexander came home from the First World War to discover his mother was dead. Alexander had been held POW and the family had no way of contacting him, or indeed knowing if he was alive or dead.6
  • (Spouse) Death: Their spouse William Miller died on 8 February 1946 at 132a Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; 1946 Deaths in the District of St Andrew in the Burgh of Dundee; # 131, William Miller Jute Mill Overseer (retired) widower of 1) Marion Conway 2) Annie Wilson, 1946 February 8th 4h 0m AM Maryfield Hospital Dundee (UR 132a Nethergate) Male aged 84 years Father James Miller Flax Warehouseman (deceased), Mother Janet Miller ms Mill (deceased) Senility, Cardiovascular Degeneration, Cardiac Failure as certified by Alexander M Mudie MBChB signed K N Miller daughter-in-law 25 Perth Road Dundee 1946 February 8th at Dundee Norman Steele.7

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher in the 1871 census at Rail Gate House, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland. Marion Conway, daughter, aged 8, scholar, born Ayrshire, Troon; James Conway, head, married, aged 35, Rail Porter, born Ireland; Agnes Conway, wife, married, aged 29, born Ayrshire, Prestwick.8
Kilwinning Station [c2002]
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of James Conway and Agnes McKenzie Fisher in the 1881 census at 7 Kinloch Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. Merion Conway, daughter, unmarried, aged 18, Jute Weaver, born Troon, Ayr, Scotland; James Conway, head, married, aged 45, Van Driver, born Ireland; Agnes Conway, wife, married, aged 39, born Ayr, Scotland.9
Spouse5 April 1891She was listed in the household of William Miller in the 1891 census at 159 Scouringburn, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Millar, head, married, aged 29, Jute Powerloom Tenter, employed, born Forfarshire Dundee; Marion Millar, wife, married, aged 28, born Ayrshire Troon. Agnes Fisher Miller, Jessie Milne Miller and Marion McKenzie Miller were also listed in the household.10
Spouse31 March 1901She was listed in the household of William Miller in the 1901 census at 149 Scouringburn, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Miller, head, married, aged 39, Foreman Jute Weaver, worker, born Forfarshire Dundee; Marion Miller, wife, married, aged 38, born Forfarshire Dundee [?]. Agnes Fisher Miller, Marion McKenzie Miller, Alexander Miller, Lizzie Conway Miller and Margaret Ambrose Porter Miller were also listed in the household.11
Spouse31 March 1911She was listed in the household of William Miller in the 1911 census at 13 Rosefield Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. William Miller, head, 49, mar, foreman, jute weaving, worker, forfars Dundee; Marion, wife, 48, mar 27 years, 7 children born 5 still living, Ayrshire Troon; 3 rooms with windows, 6 people in household. Jessie Milne Miller, Marion McKenzie Miller, Alexander Miller and Lizzie Conway Miller were also listed in the household.12
Last Edited: 16 Apr 2017

Parents:

Father*: James Conway b. 1837, d. 27 Jun 1923
Mother*: Agnes McKenzie Fisher b. 14 Mar 1842, d. 14 Dec 1938

Family:

William Miller b. 21 Jul 1861, d. 8 Feb 1946
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Marion McKenzie Conway married William Miller, son of James Miller and Janet Milne, on 21 December 1883 at 4 Rosebank Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland; 1883 on the 21st day of December at 4 Rosebank Street, Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland, William Miller powerloom tenter bachelor, aged 22, 166 Scouringburn Dundee, parents James Miller flax warehouseman (dec), Janet Miller ms Mill; Marion McKenzie Conway jute weaver spinster, aged 21, 4 Rosebank Street Dundee, parents James Conway bakers van driver, Agnes Conway ms Fisher; signed Wm Forwell minister Blochaim Free Church, William Conway, Jessie Miller witnesses; registered 1883 December 25th at Dundee Thomas Scott assistant registrar, initialled DS.2

Children:

Agnes Fisher Miller+ b. 12 Nov 1884, d. 20 Mar 1934
Jessie Milne Miller+ b. 7 Jan 1887, d. a 6 Jan 1957
Marion McKenzie Miller13 b. 21 Jun 1890, d. 18 Jan 1940
Alexander Miller b. 30 Jun 1893, d. 4 Sep 1893
Alexander Miller+ b. 6 May 1897, d. 20 Dec 1978
Lizzie Conway Miller+ b. 5 May 1899, d. 4 Jun 1976
Margaret Ambrose Porter Miller b. 10 Oct 1900, d. 12 Dec 1909

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), extract held Troon 022812, # 54.
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), 010856, # 237.
  3. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1901 Census 282/02 012/000 025 and 026 St Mary Dundee
    149 Scouringburn, Dundee
    William Miller, head, married, aged 39, Foreman Jute Weaver, worker, born Forfarshire Dundee
    Marion Miller, wife, married, aged 38, born Forfarshire Dundee (?)
    Agnes F Miller, daughter, single, aged 16, Jute Weaver, worker, born Forfarshire Dundee
    Marion Miller, daughter, single, aged 10, scholar, born Forfarshire Dundee
    Alexander Miller, son, single, aged 3, born Forfarshire Dundee
    Elizabeth Miller, daughter, single, aged 1, born Forfarshire Dundee
    Margaret Miller, daughter, single, aged 5 months, born Forfarshire Dundee.
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory marriage 1907 Dundee St Mary ref 208 image held [July 2004].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1918 Dundee St Mary #12a.
  6. [S33] Interview , source MCM [May 2001].
  7. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory death 1946 St Andrew Dundee, ref 131 [Jun 2004].
  8. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1871 Civil Parish & Town of Kilwinning, Ayrshire; Rail Gate House; [Jun 2004].
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, FHL Film 0203484 GRO ref vol 282-3 EnumDist 20 page 45.
  10. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, 1891 Census 282/02 021/000 004 St Mary, 159 Scouringburn, Dundee.
  11. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, 1901 Census 282/02 012/000 025 and 026 St Mary Dundee
    149 Scouringburn, Dundee.
  12. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1911 282/02 024/00 005 [Apr 2011].
  13. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, 1891 Census 282/02 021/000 004 St Mary
    159 Scouringburn, Dundee
    William Millar, head, married, aged 29, Jute Powerloom Tenter, employed, born Forfarshire Dundee
    Marion Millar, wife, married, aged 28, born Ayrshire Troon
    Agnes Millar, daughter, aged 6, scholar, born Forfarshire Dundee
    Jessie Millar, daughter, aged 4, born Forfarshire Dundee
    Marion Millar, daughter, aged 9 months, born Forfarshire Dundee.