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John Stewart Key

M, #144, b. 1 May 1869
  • Birth*: John Stewart Key was born on 1 May 1869 at Milton of Craigie, parish of Dundee, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1869 births in the district of St Andrews in the burgh of Dundee, ref 550; John Stewart Key; 1869 May first 4h 0m am Milton of Craigie parish of Dundee; m; George Key ploughman (foreman) Ann Key ms Ford 1865 Dec 8 Inverkeillor; George Key father present; registered 1869 May 17 at Dundee James Scrimgeour registrar; image held.1
  • He was the son of George Key and Ann Gibson Ford.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Stewart Key married Catherine Honora Condon, daughter of William Condon and Marjory Anderson, on 26 December 1894 at St Patricks Chapel, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1894 on the twenty-sixth day of December at St Patrick's Chapel Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Roman Catholic Church; John Key iron [planer?] bachelor, 25, 17 Park Avenue Dundee, George Key harbour porter Ann Key ms Gibson; Catherine Honor Condon yarn winder spinster, 24, 37 Catherine Street Dundee, William Condon coachman (ds) (dec) Marjory Condon ms Anderson; John Gleesom, James Condon, Margaret Key witnesses; registered 1894 Dec 27th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar; image held.2
  • (Informant) Birth: John Stewart Key registered the birth of Maurice Anderson Key on 9 January 1896 at 107 Albert Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1896 births in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee, ref 72; Maurice Anderson Key, born 1896 January Ninth 5h 30m pm 107 Albert Street Dundee, male parents John Stewart Key harbour labourer nd Catherine Key ms Condon married 1894 December 26th Dundee, signed John S Key father present, registered 1896 January 14th at Dundee signed Jas Murray registrar.3
  • (Informant) Death: John Stewart Key registered the death of Maurice Anderson Key on 15 July 1896 at 47 Loch Street, Abderdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; 1896 deaths in the district of St Nicholas in the burgh of Abderdeen, ref 677; Maurice Key single, died 1896 July fifteenth 9h 15m am 47 Loch Street Abderdeen, male aged 6 months, parents John Key harbour labourer and Kate Key ms Condon; cause gastro enteric catarrh 2 days convultions 1 hour as cert by Walter S Cheyne MD CM; signed John Key father present, regsitered 1896 July 16th at Aberdeen signed Charles Stronach registrar.3,4
  • (Informant) Birth: John Stewart Key registered the birth of Annie Ford Key on 12 June 1897 at 51 Loch Street, St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; 1897 births in the district of St Nicholas in the burgh of Aberdeen, ref 1057; Annie Ford Key, born 1897 June Twelfth 0h 5m am at 51 Loch Street Aberdeen, female, parents John Stewart Key plasters labourer and Catherine Key ms Condon married 1897 January 26th Dundee; signed John S Key father present, registered 1897 June 30th at Aberdeen signed Charles Stronach registrar.5,6
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Catherine Honora Condon died on 31 January 1900 at Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; 1900 deaths in the district of St Nicholas in the burgh of Aberdeen, ref 144, Catherine Key married to John Key day labourer, died 1900 January Thrityfirst 1h 50m pm at Royal Infirmary Aberdeen, usual residence 44 Walker Road Torry, female aged 29 years, parents William Condon coachman (dec) and Marjory Condon ms Anderson (dec), cause Pulmonary phthisis, pneumo-thoraxas cert by W M Sutherland MBChB, signed William Condon brother 21 Glamis Street Dundee, registered 1900 February 1st Aberdeen signed Charles Stronach registrar.7
  • (Witness) Emigration: John Stewart Key emigrated with James Anderson Condon in 1903; Catherine Honor Condon was born 1871 in Hackney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. Died 1898 in St. Nicholas, Aberdeen, Scotland leaving a baby named Annie Key. Annie Key was adopted by Catherine's brother James and imigrated to the US in 1903 with James and his family. She died in Ludlow, MA when she was 14 of polio. Did John go with them? If so, why was Annie adopted?8

Census Events

Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of George Key in the 1871 census at Catherine Street no 4, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John S Key, son, 1, Dundee; George Key, head, mar, 29, harbour porter, Monifieth Forfarshire; Ann Key, wife, mar, 32, Barry Forfarshire; 2 rooms with windows.9
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of George Key and Ann Gibson Ford in the 1881 census at 2 Crescent Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Key, son, unm, 11, scholar, Dundee; George Key, head, mar, 39, porter harbour, Monifieth; Ann Key, wife, mar, 42, Monifieth.10
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of George Key in the 1891 census at 22 Raglan Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Key, son, unm, 21, gen labourer, employed, Dundee; George Key, head, mar, 49, harbour porter, employed, Monifieth; Ann Key, wife, mar, 52, Barry; 3 rooms with windows.11
Last Edited: 3 Jan 2016

Parents:

Father*: George Key b. 16 Mar 1842, d. 29 Nov 1908
Mother*: Ann Gibson Ford b. b 30 Mar 1839, d. 7 Jun 1904

Family:

Catherine Honora Condon b. 1871, d. 31 Jan 1900
  • (Groom) Marriage*: John Stewart Key married Catherine Honora Condon, daughter of William Condon and Marjory Anderson, on 26 December 1894 at St Patricks Chapel, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1894 on the twenty-sixth day of December at St Patrick's Chapel Dundee after banns according to the forms of the Roman Catholic Church; John Key iron [planer?] bachelor, 25, 17 Park Avenue Dundee, George Key harbour porter Ann Key ms Gibson; Catherine Honor Condon yarn winder spinster, 24, 37 Catherine Street Dundee, William Condon coachman (ds) (dec) Marjory Condon ms Anderson; John Gleesom, James Condon, Margaret Key witnesses; registered 1894 Dec 27th at Dundee Jas Murray registrar; image held.2

Children:

Maurice Anderson Key3 b. 9 Jan 1896, d. 15 Jul 1896
Annie Ford Key b. 12 Jun 1897, d. 1912

Citations

  1. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS ref 282/01 00550; [confimed August 2007].
  2. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS ref 282/04 0359; 1894 marriages in the district of St Andrew in the burgh of Dundee; #359; [May 2008].
  3. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Birth 1896 Dundee ref 72 [orig from CH Jul 2015, here Dec 2015].
  4. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Death 1896 Aberdeeen ref 168/01 0677 [Dec 2015].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) condon888.
  6. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Birth 1897 Aberdeen ref 168/01 1057 [Dec 2015].
  7. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1900 St Nicholas Aberdeen ref 168/01 0144 [Dec 2015].
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry Member chelton68 [Apr 2014].
  9. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census Dundee 1st Division St Mary 1871 282/04 029/04 059 [Aug 2007].
  10. [S30] LDS 1881 Census [Aug 2007].
  11. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Census 1891 Dundee 282/04 023/04 040 [Aug 2007].