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Samuel Ferguson Conway

M, #819, b. 1844, d. 14 May 1920
  • Birth*: Samuel Ferguson Conway was born in 1844 at Derry, Ireland; detail from 1881 census.1
  • He was the son of John Conway and Jane Waugh.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Samuel Ferguson Conway married Margaret McMillan on 16 November 1870 at Balmichael, Kilmory, Bute, Scotland; 1870 marriages in the parish of Kilmory in the county of Bute; 1870 on the sixteenth day of November at Balmichael Kilmory Parish after banns according rto the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed Samuel Conway ships carpenter journeyman bachelor, age 25, Meadow Lane Renfrew, John Conway general labourer Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Margaret McMillan house servant spinster, age 21, Meadow Flat Renfrew, James McMillan farm labourer Janet McMillan ms McDougall; signed Archibald Nicol Free Church minister at Shirken, signed John Conway, Janet McMillan witnesses; reg 1870 November 19th at Kilmory Daniel Mackenzie registrar.2
  • (Informant) Birth: Samuel Ferguson Conway registered the birth of Samuel Ferguson Conway on 6 May 1881 at 15 Castle Street, Inverness, Invernessshire, Scotland; 1881 births in the district of Inverness in the County of Inverness, ref 272; Samuel Ferguson Conway, 1881 May sixth 10h 30m pm 15 Castle Street Inverness, m; parents Samuel Ferguson Conway publishers agent and Margaret Conway ms McMillan, m 1870 November 16th Kilmory; signed Samuel F Conway father present; 1881 May 25th at Inverness D Bain assistant registrar initial KF registrar.3
  • (Deceased) Death*: Samuel Ferguson Conway died on 14 May 1920 at 30 Rose Street, St Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1920 deaths in the district of St Machar in the burgh of Aberdeen; Samuel Ferguson Conway provision merchant married to Margaret McMillan, 1920 May fourteenth 7h 0m pm 30 Rose Street Aberdeen; m, 75 years; John Conway shipyard labourer (dec) Jane Conway ms Waugh (dec); arterio-sclerosis, Bright's disease as cert by J Johnston MB;
    Jeannie Conway daughter 14 Holburn Street Aberdeen; reg 1920 May 15th at Aberdeen W M Hall registrar.4
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Margaret McMillan died on 25 August 1923 at 14 Holburn Street, Aberdeen, Scotland; 1923 deaths in the district of St Machar in the burgh of Aberdeen, ref 308; Margaret Conway, stationeer widow of Samuel Ferguson Conway general merchant; 1923 August twentyfifth 8h 15m am 14 Holborn Street Aberdeen; female aged 73 years; James McMillan crofter (dec) amd Janet McMillan ms Mc Dougal (dec); arterio-sclerosis as cert by Patrick Nicol MD; John ... nephew 28 Fleming Street Port Dundas Glasgow; reg 1923 August 27th at Aberdeen W M Hall registrar.5

Census Events

Member of Household30 March 1851They was listed as a member of the household of John Conway and Jane Waugh in the 1851 census at Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland. Samuel Conway, son, aged 7, at home, born Ireland; John Conway, head, married, aged 48, Handloom weaver (cotton), born Ireland; Jane Conway, wife, married, aged 38, Weaver's wife, aged 38, born Ireland.6
Monkton Village [c2002]
Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret McMillan in the 1871 census at 29 Fulbar Street, Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Samuel Connay, head, 25, ship carpenter, Ireland; Margaret Connay, wife, Sheshon, Arron; also in the household were Robert Hood.7
Member of Household6 April 1881He was listed in the 1881 census at 14 Horsedge Street, Oldham, Lancashire, England; Catherine Dyson, head, unm, 59, housekeeper, Blandford; various boarders including Samuel F Conway, boarder, mar, 36, book agent, Derry Ireland.1
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Margaret McMillan in the 1891 census at 58 Baker Street, Old Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland. Samuel Conway, head, mar, 45, collector & book distributor, employed, Ireland; Margaret Conway, wife, mar, 46, st...house, working on own account, Buteshire, Isle of Arran; 2 rooms with windows; also in the household were Margaret Conway, Jessie Conway, John Conway, Samuel Ferguson Conway and Jane Conway.8
Member of Household31 March 1901He was listed in the 1901 census at 1a Castlehill, St Clement, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; John Durward, head, mar, 44, chemical manure carter, worker, Rayne; son John, 23, bookseller, working on own a/c; and others; Samuel F Conway, boarder, mar, 55, furniture dealer, own a/c, Ireland.9
Last Edited: 3 Jan 2017

Parents:

Father*: John Conway b. b 29 Aug 1802, d. 29 Aug 1890
Mother*: Jane Waugh b. 1812, d. 12 Jul 1873

Family:

Margaret McMillan b. c 1849, d. 25 Aug 1923
  • (Groom) Marriage*: Samuel Ferguson Conway married Margaret McMillan on 16 November 1870 at Balmichael, Kilmory, Bute, Scotland; 1870 marriages in the parish of Kilmory in the county of Bute; 1870 on the sixteenth day of November at Balmichael Kilmory Parish after banns according rto the forms of the Free Church of Scotland; signed Samuel Conway ships carpenter journeyman bachelor, age 25, Meadow Lane Renfrew, John Conway general labourer Jane Conway ms Waugh; signed Margaret McMillan house servant spinster, age 21, Meadow Flat Renfrew, James McMillan farm labourer Janet McMillan ms McDougall; signed Archibald Nicol Free Church minister at Shirken, signed John Conway, Janet McMillan witnesses; reg 1870 November 19th at Kilmory Daniel Mackenzie registrar.2

Children:

Margaret Conway b. 23 Nov 1871
James McMillan Conway b. 21 Dec 1873
Jessie Conway b. c 1875
John Conway b. c 1878
Samuel Ferguson Conway b. 6 May 1881, d. 1979
Jane Conway b. c 1883

Citations

  1. [S30] LDS 1881 Census FHL Film 1341975 PRO ref RG11 Piece 4077 Folio 13 page 20 [Jun 2004].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory marriages 1870 Bute ref 6 image held [Jun 2004].
  3. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory births Inverness ref 272; image held; [June 2004].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory deaths 1920 St Machar Aberdeen 168/02 0228 image held [Jun 2004].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS statutory deaths 1923 St Machar Aberdeen ref 308 image held [Jun 2004].
  6. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1851; Village of Monkton, Parish of Monkton & Prestwick [Jun 2004].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Renfrew; ED: 3; Page: 13; Line: 19; Roll: CSSCT1871_104; Year: 1871. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1871 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: Scotland. 1871 Scotland Census. Reels 1-191. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland [Apr 2011].
  8. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1891 Aberdeen image held [Jun 2004].
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS census 1901 Aberdeen image held [Jun 2004].