David McKinlay

Father James McKinlay & mother Mary McConnell.
David McKinlay was born 20 January 1861 Hamilton Lanark Scotland. He died age 63yrs at 33 Totara Road Wellington New Zealand in 1924. David was buried 3 August 1924 Karori Cemetery Wellington New Zealand. In the same plot are David, Agnes and her mother Agnes Fox. Area 02 Block B Row 16 plot 016

Headstone inscription
"In Loving Memory our dear mother Agnes Louisa McKinlay our dear father David McKinlay & Agnes Fox dearly loved mother of Agnes Louisa McKinlay 'For the mortal shall put on immortality'"

David lived Eastborne and was an Insurance Agent. He married Agnes Louisa Fox 19th April 1893 in the Congregational Church Linwood Christchurch, she was 26yrs old.

Agnes Louisa Fox was born 25 May 1867, in Everton near Liverpool England and died 1942 at residence in Marama Terrace Eastborne Wellington New Zealand. Her father was Charles Fox and mother Agnes McGuire born 1839. The Fox family arrived Melbourne Australia per 'Star of India' in 1871.

David and Agnes children were - Agnes Mary McKinlay, Gertrude Florence known as Joan and Arthur David McKinlay

Agnes Mary McKinlay born 2 February 1894, died May 1972, buried Karori Cemetery. She was a Teacher.

Gertrude Florence McKinlay (Joan) born 6 September 1897 died in her 80's in Scotland. Joan married a Mr Bell, had a daughter and has descendants living in Scotland or England.

Arthur David McKinlay born 11 November 1899 was a teacher. Obtained a MA from Victoria University in 1930.
He married twice.
First wife Bessie (Betty) Norris in 1925, divorced 24 June 1946.. They had a son David Norris born 4 July 1928 Masterton New Zealand. He married in 1964 in Kamloops BC Canada, divorced in 1978. There is a living descendant, a daughter born 15 February 1971.

Bessie Norris was born 1904 Wellington New Zealand and died 1997 Rockhampton Qld Australia. Her father was Thomas Norris and mother Lily Catherine Motley. Bessie re-married to William Morris in 1946 and moved to South Africa.

Married second wife Nancy Ruth Wathen Hunt in 1941. She was a Teacher. Obtained a MA from Auckland University in 1938. Nancy died on her 82nd birthday on June 21 1996 at Takaka New Zealand. They had a family of 2 sons and a daughter.

There are living descendants of this McKinlay line in - Rockhampton Australia, Wellington, Christchurch New Zealand & England.

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