Dow, Keay and Williamson Families. - pafn61 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File

Dow, Keay and Williamson Families.



Occ weaver at time of marriage.


A David Clement married Agnes Tyrie 4 Dec 1818


Probably buried 17 Oct 1793 at Dundee

James NESS

Father perhaps Alexander

Thomas NESS

1851 with brother William in Linktown, occ Hand Loom Weaver

1881 perhaps inmate Markinch Poor-house occ (Canvas) Weaver

Joseph SHAW

Probably in 1865 state census age 44 with wife Mary A

On marriage cert occ Flax Dresser. Parents James Shaw and Margaret Crone.

1880 census
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Joseph SHAW Self M Male W 54 IRE. Works At Hemp Mills IRE. IRE.
Margaret SHAW Wife M Female W 54 SCO Keeping House SCO SCO
Thomas NESS SSon S Male W 15 SCO Works At Hempmills SCO SCO
Source Information:
Census Place Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky
Family History Library Film 1254414
(There is another Mgt Shaw from Scotland with dau Elizabeth Clark, she is NOT ours)

Perhaps died Braintree 1888 vol 392 page 273

Margaret WILSON

Arrived New York 12 March 1866 on board Hibernia with Children Mary, Jemima, Peter, John, Jeannie and Thomas

1870 census Braintree, MA page 73 of 99, entry # 517 working in flax mill
with children Jemima, Peter, John and Thomas(not named)

In 1881 living Kentucky with 2nd husband Joseph Shaw

death record vol 482 page 504

A Margaret Wilson born 8 Oct 1827 at Dysart, parents William Wilson and Catherine Mill


Arrived Boston May 1850 on board Lady of the Lake, occ Rope Maker, with (son) Alex age 19

1870 census Rope maker Plymouth, MA

1880 census.
Household: Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Mary A. HARDEY Self M Female W 67 MA Keeping House MA MA
David WILSON Other W Male W 75 SCOT Retired Rope Maker SCOT SCOT
Genie W. NESS Other S Female W 18 SCOT Works Woolen Mill SCOT SCOT
Source Information:
Census Place Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Family History Library Film 1254551
NA Film Number T9-0551
Page Number 500D

A David Wilson died at Braintree in 1887

Janet MILLS Mill

Death details from IGI


Details from IGI

Possible 1860 census match
Name: James Wilson
Age in 1860: 35
Birth Year: abt 1825
Birthplace: Scotland
Home in 1860: Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Post Office: Quincy
James Wilson 35
Ann Wilson 32
Ashe Wilson 4
Mills Wilson 2
Alick Wilson 9/12
Mary Wilson 16

Albert Addison KIDD

Arrived Ellis Island 30 April 1907 with George Meek
Address Alex Simpson, 1408 6th Avenue, Fortworth, Texas.

Arrived Ellis Island 12 Nov 1920, wife and children returned 12 May 1921
Address 1411 Hemphill Street, Fort Worth, Teaxas.

1930 living Pacific Street, Houston, Harris, Texas Occ Asst Mgr Trucking Company with wife and son Albert

Eliza Watson MEEK (Elsie)

Departed Glasgow 26 Aug 1904, arrived Ellis Island 9 Sep 1904 on board Numidian
Going to Uncle & Aunt Alex Simpson (Ann Milne SMITH) , 5th Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas.

Charles Tait MELVIN

Information from Ken Melvin

Occ Office Manager (Stubbs Ltd)
Parents George Mevlin and Barbara Rennie Skene

Margaret Chisholm MEEK

Visited Mr & Mrs Albert A Kidd Dec 1913 as reported in Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Allan Edward MEEK

Arr New Orleans 10 Sep 1912 on board Victorian. Manifest says previously arr at Galveston going to join uncle Alexander Simpson at Ft Worth

1918 draft registration in Fort Worth

Arrived Ellis Island 12 Nov 1920

1920 census T625 Roll: 1850 Page: 13

1930 census Fort Worth, occ Realtor with wife and her two children

1942 draft registration in Fort Worth

Nanette Hunt GUNKLE Portwood

Brother Edwin also marrie Nanette Simpson

1910 census with mother Lena Gunkle and brother Edwin.

In 1920 living with children at Fort Worth with mother Lena Grimble/ Gunkle and brother Edwin

1900 with brother and widowed mother Rhoda L Gunkle at Grandfather Stephen Lacy New Salem, Rusk, Texas

Singer in St Andrew's Episcopal Church Choir

Douglas McIntyre MEEK

First arrived Ellis Island 4 Feb 1920 on board Columbia Gives brother Allan's address as 1411 Hemphill St., Fort Worth, Texas. Father Alxr Meek, 235 Brook St., Broughty Ferry, Dundee.

s.s. #461-09-4640

1940 census
Name: Douglas M Meek Age: 44 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1896 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: Scotland Marital Status: Married Relation to Head of House: Head Home in 1940: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Street: W Bewick Street House Number: 1209 Farm: No Inferred Residence in 1935: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas Residence in 1935: Same House Citizenship: Naturalized Sheet Number: 13A Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 295
Douglas M Meek 44
Jessie Mae Meek 32
Douglas A Meek 14
Margaret Sims 13

Marion Catherine GILMOUR

Arrived U.S. 8 Jan 1823, gave contact as Friend Douglas Meek, 1441 Hemphill St, Fortworth, Texas.
Arrived Glasgoe June 1931 with son Douglas going to High Terr., Anstruthers
4 April 1932 returned to US with son Douglas.

George Staines at GR

Birth date from death record

Douglas Alfred MEEK

Presume this is correct one ss# 466-26-1951

Col Harrod George MILLER

1910, 1920 in Lincoln, Clark, Missouri with parents John and Margaret

Graduated West Point 1925. Presume that's where he met Jeanie.

US Dept Veterans Affairs
Name: Harrod George Miller Birth Date: 5 Dec 1900 Death Date: 24 Sep 1966 SSN: 379382778 Branch 1: ARMY Enlistment Date 1: 12 Jun 1925 Release Date 1: 31 Jul 1955 entry 7632

1930 census Officer in Signal Corps based in Corozal Army Post, Balboa District, Panama

1934 Trenton Sunday Times Advertiser mentioned him in article about carrier pigeons
1941 06 12 Oregonian quoted Major Harrod G Miller
1941-09-10 Seattle Daily Times mentions he is major at Fort Lawton

- Chicago Tribune - Jan 31, 1946 Col Harrod G Miller. vice president and general manager of Workman Manufacturing com pany Chicago was elected president of the Graphic Arts Association of Illinois...

1948-12-31 Trenton Evening Times quoted commandant of the Army Signal School at Fort Monmouth about Japanese codes.
1950 described as Commandant of the Signal School at Fort Monmouth.

Retired from Military 31 July 1955

Northwest Arkansas Times Saturday Sept., 24, 1966 Col. Harrod G. Miller, 65, U.S. Army, retired, of Fayetteville, died this morning in the Huntsville* rest home. He was born Dec. 5, 1900 in Kahoka, Mo. and was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Consistory and the Angelical Church. Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Jean Miller of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Rovene M. Conner of Irving, Tex.; one sister, Mrs. Paul C. Witt of Kahoka and three grandchildren. Funeral and burial will be in Kahoka, Mo. with local arrangements by Moore's Chapel.

Jean "Jeanie" NELSON

1920 with parents occ Filer in a Shipping Office

Mentioned in "red Bank Register" New Jersey 16 May 1928

Arrived N.Y. 30 Jul 1930 on board Chateau Thierry from Cristobal, Canal Zone, Panama

Arrived N.Y. 24 Aug 1954 from Bennerhaven, Germany on board USNS Gen Alexaner M Patch with daughter Rovine. Passport number 98777

Name: Jean Miller
Date of Birth: Monday January 07, 1901
Date of Death: June 1987
Est. Age at death: 86 years, 5 months
Last known residence:
City: Irving
County: Dallas
State: Texas
ZIP Code: 75061
Social Security details:
State of Issue: Illinois
Number: 339-24-7460

In 1986 a Jean Miller had address 9829 Estate Ln, Dallas, TX, 75238-1962
In 1987 a Jean Miller had address 4222 Laren Ln, Dallas, TX, 75244-6707

Alexander SIMPSON

Parents Alexander SIMPSON & Christian FOWLER.

1881 census
Dwelling: Woodriffe Terrace
Census Place: Forgan, Fife, Scotland
Source: FHL Film 0203523 GRO Ref Volume 431 EnumDist 4 Page 45
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
Alexander SIMPSON M 39 M Dron, Perth, Scotland
Rel: Head
Occ: Accountant
Annie M. SIMPSON M 34 F Bro Ferry, Forfar, Scotland
Rel: Wife
Occ: Accountants Wife

Moved to USA 1889

In 1900 living 1406 Fifth Ave, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. Occ Book keeper