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Descendants of Alexander MacKenzie

Generation No. 3


      13. John Robert3 McKenzie (John2 MacKenzie, Alexander1) was born Jan 08, 1846 in Cavendish, PEI, and died Aug 09, 1879 in Goshen, Henderson County, Texas, USA. He married Sarah Amelia Moore Sep 28, 1870 in by George J. Milligan, Wesleyan Minister,Charlottetown, PEI, daughter of Edward Moore and Ann Barnard. She was born Aug 09, 1848 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, and died May 27, 1887 in Alberton, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Notes for John Robert McKenzie:
ON FILE A letter received from the Henderson County Historical Society for the Goshen Cemetery: In volume 1, Cemetery Records of Henderson County (Out of Print) on Page 94, the following notations: Goshen Cemetery McKenzie, J. Robert, Died Aug 9, 1879 Age 32 yrs. 7 mos. "To My Beloved Husband" Knights of Honor Lodge #1135. also see Mary W. L. daughter. It is unknown why John Robert would leave Alberton, PEI and head to Saginaw Michigan with a wife and young daughter Alice, and after the birth of twin girls and the death of Alice, then 2 yrs of age, would once again travel farther south to Goshen, Texas, now a ghost town. Goshen was on the Chisholm Trail and John was a carpenter by trade?? One of the twin girls, Mary, passed away in Goshen, at the age of 3 1/2, and two more children, Mattie in 1878 and Robert in 1879 were born. John Robert died in August of 1879 stopping a team of runaway horses and shortly thereafter Sarah his widow left Texas to return to Canada. This was a spunky lady to travel the length of the continent with 3 small children in tow. More on Sarah's life is in her file.

Notes for Sarah Amelia Moore:
Sarah Amelia Moore, married John Robert MacKenzie Sept. 28, 1870. They lived on PEI in Alberton, as Alice Rachel was born there in 1873, some time thereafter they heading to the USA, where in Sept of 1875 twin girls were born, Georgina Paschal and Mary Wilson Larue (Laroc). Some time in the next two to three years they travelled to Goshen, Henderson County, Texas where Mattie Snow, named after the Dr. Snow who assisted at her birth, was born in June of 1878. The next year in January 1879 Mary Wilson passed away and is buried in the Goshen Cemetry which is the only reminder of the town that once was there. in July of that same year Edward Robert "Bob" was born and shortly after John Robert was killed on Aug. 9, when he gave up his life to stop a runaway team of horses. Ironically enough some thirty-two years later John Herman Robertson, Matties brother-in-law was to suffer the same fate, both widows lost husbands and gained? medals. John Roberts widow was given a medal to honor him and sometime within the next year Sarah, with baby Bob, Mattie (just over 1 year) and Georgina (about 4 ) travelled back to Canada and PEI. The 1881 Census shows Sarah as living in Alberton, where she taught piano lessons in her home to help support her. Tom Offer (grandson of Mattie) possess the school bell that belonged to Sarah and was believed to have been used by her to teach school in Texas, as told to us by Nannie, Mattie Snow "MacKenzie" Robertson.
CENSUS 1881, Lot 4 (Alberton) McKenzie, Sarah/ F/ 32, PEI, Georgina P./ F./ 6, USA. Mattie S./F./3,/ USA Edward R./M./2/ USA., shortly thereafter Sarah married Alexander Meggison and sent Georgina to live with her Grandfather Edward Moore in Charlottetown and Mattie and Edward were sent to their Grandfather MacKenzie in Cavendish. More on Sarah and her life with Alexander Meggison in the files on "Meggisons".

     
Children of John McKenzie and Sarah Moore are:
  30 i.   Alice Rachel4 McKenzie, born Jun 22, 1873 in Alberton, PEI; died Jun 04, 1875 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA.
  31 ii.   Georgie Paschal McKenzie, born Sep 25, 1875 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA. She married W. M. Taylor; died in Moncton, N. B..
  Notes for Georgie Paschal McKenzie:
Returned to PEI with Mother prior to 1881 as she is listed on Census as living in Alberton, but in the 1891 Census is listed as living with Edward Moore, Ch'town, her Grandfather. Wherabouts of Georgie after this is unknown to this writer.

  32 iii.   Mary Wilson Laroe McKenzie, born Sep 25, 1875 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA; died Jan 19, 1879 in Goshen, Henderson County, Texas, USA.
  Notes for Mary Wilson Laroe McKenzie:
ON FILE A letter containing information on the "Goshen Cemetery:: in volume 1, Cemetery Records of Henderson County (out of Print) on Page 94 the following notations: McKenzie, Mary W. L. dau. of J. R. & S. A. McKenzie, Died Jan. 19, 1879. Aged 3 yrs 4 mos. This letter was written to Shelley MacLeod by Frank E. LaRue, Jr. of Athens Texas, Historian for The Goshen Cemetery. Goshen is now a Ghost Town and only the Cemetery remains. Mary's name in the bible reads Mary Wilson Laroc or Larue??? We have decided to go with Larue since the Larue's were prominent citizens of Goshen

+ 33 iv.   Mattie Snow McKenzie, born Jun 21, 1878 in Goshen, Henderson County, Texas, USA; died Oct 31, 1965 in Summerside, PEI.
+ 34 v.   Edward Robert McKenzie, born Jul 11, 1879 in Goshen, Henderson County, Texas, USA; died 1941 in Souris, PEI.


      14. Sarah3 MacKenzie (John2, Alexander1) was born Jan 04, 1849, and died 1928. She married John B. McLure Oct 19, 1870.
     
Children of Sarah MacKenzie and John McLure are:
  35 i.   John4 McLure.
  36 ii.   Annie McLure.
  37 iii.   Nettie McLure.
  38 iv.   Lulla McLure.
  39 v.   Allie McLure.
  40 vi.   Josie McLure.
  41 vii.   Georgie McLure.
  42 viii.   Francis (Frank) McLure.


      15. Rachael3 MacKenzie (John2, Alexander1) was born Jul 21, 1851. She married Chester Woolner Sep 21, 1871.
     
Children of Rachael MacKenzie and Chester Woolner are:
  43 i.   Chester4 Woolner.
  44 ii.   John Woolner.
  45 iii.   Harry Woolner.
  46 iv.   Mae Woolner.


      16. James Ewen3 MacKenzie (John2, Alexander1) was born Jun 19, 1854, and died Mar 22, 1945 in Cavendish, PEI. He married Margaret S. Bell Dec 27, 1881. She was born Sep 05, 1863, and died Nov 09, 1948 in Cavendish, PEI.

Notes for James Ewen MacKenzie:
Cavendish Cemetery: Stone # 182 MacKenzie: MacKenzie/ Ewen J. Mac Kenzie/ June 19, 1854 - March 22, 1945/ his wife/ Margaret S. Bell/ Sept 5, 1863 - Nov. 9, 1948.
A picture of Ewen's house from the 1880 PEI Atlas is on file.

     
Children of James MacKenzie and Margaret Bell are:
  47 i.   Harry4 MacKenzie, died in Rustico, PEI.
+ 48 ii.   Fae MacKenzie.
  49 iii.   Effie MacKenzie. She married Warren Houston; died in Charlottetown, PEI.
  Notes for Effie MacKenzie:
Effie made the wedding dress for Rosemary (Dow) Woodbury.

  50 iv.   Gladys MacKenzie, born 1893. She married Leslie Andrews; born Oct 23, 1894; died Oct 1965 in Concord, New Hampshire, USA1.
  Notes for Leslie Andrews:
[Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1 A-L, Ed. 5, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Jun 16, 1998, Internal Ref. #1.111.5.7600.110]

Individual: Andrews, Leslie
Social Security #: 002-12-1693
SS# issued in: New Hampshire

Birth date: Oct 23, 1894
Death date: Oct 1965


Residence code: New Hampshire



  More About Leslie Andrews:
Fact 1: SS# issued in: New Hampshire
Fact 2: Social Security #: 002-12-1693

  51 v.   Ida MacKenzie. She married Albert Stephen Huestis; born Jun 17, 1898 in Wilmot Valley P E Island.
  Notes for Ida MacKenzie:
They lived on Water Street, Wilmot, next to Herb McEwen.

  52 vi.   Chester MacKenzie, died 1906 in Groton, Connecticut, USA.
  53 vii.   Bessie MacKenzie, born Apr 24, 1884; died Jun 09, 1960. She married Elisha C. LePage; born Oct 25, 1879; died May 06, 1948.
  Notes for Elisha C. LePage:
Lepage/ Elisha C. Lepage/ Oct. 25, 1879/ May 6, 1948/ What we keep in memory is/ ours unchanged forever// Bessie V. MacKenzie/ Apr. 24, 1884/ June 9, 1960/ Beloved wife of/ Elisha C. Lepage.

  54 viii.   Hazel Bell MacKenzie, born 1886 in Cavendish, P E I; died Jul 11, 1914 in Cavendish, P E I.
  Notes for Hazel Bell MacKenzie:
Tombstone in Cavendish Cemetery. At Rest/ Hazel Bell MacKenzie (curved)/died/ July 11, 1914/ aged 28 years/ O Friends of Mortal years/ thy trusted, tried and the true/ ye are walking in the vale of tears/but I wait to Welcome You.


  More About Hazel Bell MacKenzie:
Burial: Cavendish Cemetery, Corner Cavendish, PEI

  55 ix.   Lucy M. MacKenzie, born Feb 15, 1890; died Jun 06, 1967 in South Rustico, PEI. She married James L. LePage; born Feb 27, 1892; died in South Rustico, PEI.
  Notes for Lucy M. MacKenzie:
Stone # 48, South Rustico Anglican Cemetery. James L. LePage/ Feb. 27, 1892/ his beloved wife/ Lucy M. MacKenzie/ Feb. 15, 1890 - June 6, 1967.

  56 x.   Mary C. MacKenzie, born 1891; died 1975 in Hunter River, PEI. She married James E. Andrews; born 1888; died 1974 in Hunter River, PEI.
  More About Mary C. MacKenzie:
Burial: Hunter River Presbyterian Cemetery, Hunter River, PEI

  More About James E. Andrews:
Burial: Hunter River Presbyterian Cemetery, Hunter River, PEI

  57 xi.   Cora Hope MacKenzie, born 1903 in Cavendish, P E I; died Nov 17, 1914 in Cavendish, P E I.
  Notes for Cora Hope MacKenzie:
Tombstone in Cavendisgh Cemetery, beside sister Hazel, At Rest/ Cora Hope MacKenzie(curved)/ died/Nov. 17, 1914/ aged 11 years/ There was an angel band in Heaven, that was not quite complete, so God took our darling Cora, to fill the vacant seat.

  More About Cora Hope MacKenzie:
Burial: Cavendish Cemetery, Corner Cavendish, PEI



      18. Hammond Augustus3 MacKenzie (John2, Alexander1) was born Jun 14, 1866, and died Jan 14, 1931. He married Emily Stewart Martin Sep 26, 1893. She was born Aug 11, 1864, and died Dec 04, 1928.
     
Children of Hammond MacKenzie and Emily Martin are:
  58 i.   Charles Martin4 MacKenzie, born Nov 01, 1894; died Aug 11, 1963.
  59 ii.   Hanna Margaret MacKenzie, born Dec 29, 1898. She married G. M. Orr Jun 15, 1921; died in New Glasgow, PEI.


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