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John Marr

M, #6488, b. circa 1873, d. 12 February 1933
  • Birth*: John Marr was born circa 1873.1
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Mary Ann Dickson, daughter of Alexander Dickson and Margaret Chalmers, on 8 April 1898 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.2
  • (Informant) Death: John Marr registered the death of Margaret Chalmers Marr on 28 October 1898 at 11 Watson's Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1898 deaths in the district of St Peter in the burgh of Dundee, ref 464; Margaret Chalmers Marr single, died 1898 October Twenty-eighth 2h 40m pm 11 Watson's Lane Dundee, female aged 6 weeks, parents John Marr labourere jute work and Mary Ann Marr ms Dickson, cause arasmus & bronchial pneumonia 5 days as certified by Percy j Henderson MB, signed John Marr father present, registered 1898 October 28th at Dundee signed T Y Miller registrar.3
  • (Informant) Birth: John Marr registered the birth of Helen Marr on 2 April 1900 at 13 Watson's Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1900 births in the district of St Peter in the burgh of Dundee; ref 214; Helen Marr; 1900 April second 3h 15m am 13 Watson's Lane Dundee; f; John Marr labourer jute works Mary Ann Marr ms Dickson 1898 April 8th Dundee; John Marr father present; 1900 April 8th at Dundee T Y Miller registrar.2
  • (Witness) Marriage: John Marr witnessed the marriage of John Wallace and Helen Dickson on Friday, 25 May 1900 at 16 Lowdens Alley, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1900 marriages in the district of St Peter in the burgh of Dundee, ref 72; 1900 on the twenty-fifth day of May at 16 Lowdens Alley Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; signed John Wallace yarn bundler bachelor, 18, 14 Lowdens Alley, parents John Wallace calander worker, Margaret Wallace ms Roy (dec); signed Helen Dickson jute spinner spinster, 17, 16 Lowdens Alley Dundee, parents Alexander Dickson shoemaker (dec), Margaret Dickson ms Chambers; signed William Hall minister of St Thomas Established Church, John Marr, Mary Ann Marr, witnesses; registered 1900 May 28th at Dundee T G Millar registrar.4
  • (Informant) Death: John Marr registered the death of Mary Ann Dickson on 20 December 1927 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1927 deaths in the district of St Clement in the burgh of Dundee, ref 1139; Mary Ann Marr married to John Marr jute mill worker, died 1927 December Twentieth 0h 40m pm Royal Infirmary UR 3 Louden's Alley Dundee, female aged 49 years, parents Alexander Dickson shoemaker (dec) and Margaret Dickson ms Chalmers (dec), cause valvular disease of the heart, mitral incompetence, cardiac failure, as cert by H Osgood MBChB, signed John Marr widower 3 Louden's Alley, registered 1927 December 20 at Dundee signed H Lowden interim registrar.5
  • (Deceased) Death*: John Marr died on 12 February 1933 at Royal Infirmary, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, 1933 deaths in the district of St Clementin the burgh of Dundee, ref 224; John Marr jute cop bag sewer widower of Mary Ann Dickson, died 1933 February Twelfth at 2h 40m am at Royal Infirmary (UR 3 Lowdens Alley) Dundee, male aged 60 years, parents David Marr jute mill worker (dec) and Margaret Marr ms Stewart (dec); cause myocondial degeneration as cert by James Carson MBChB; signed Alex Marr son 27 West Port; registered 1933 February 13th at Dundee signed W H Phillip registrar.6,1
  • Newspaper Article*: He was mentioned in a newspaper article Dundee Evening Telegraph 13 February 1933 :
    MARR - At DRI, in 12th Feb., John Marr, age 60, beloved husband of late Mary Ann Dickson. Funeral, 14th unst., at 1 o'clock, from 3 Lowden's Alley, Dundee on 13 February 1933 at Evening Telegraph, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.6

Census Events

Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Ann Dickson in the 1901 census at 15 Watson's Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Marr
in the 1901 Scotland Census
Name Age
John Marr 28
Mary Ann
Marr
23
Helen Marr 11 Mo
Name: John Marr
Age: 28
Estimated birth year: abt 1873
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name : Mary Ann Marr
Gender: Male
Where born: Dundee, Forfarshire
Registration Number: 282/1
Registration district: St Peter
Civil Parish: Li2 and Benvie
County: Angus
Address: 15 Watson's Lane
Occupation: Jute Mill Worker
ED: 24
Household schedule number: 107
LINE: 7
Roll: CSSCT1901_91

Mary Ann Marr aged 23; also in the household were Helen Marr.7
Head of Household31 March 1911He was listed as head of household along with spouse Mary Ann Dickson in the 1911 census at 7 Watsons Lane, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Marr, head, 38, mar, mill worker jute mill, b Forfar Dundee; Mary Ann, wife, 32, mar 13 years 7 children born living 3 still alive; 2 rooms with windows, 6 people in household; also in the household were Helen Marr and Amelia McBurney.8
Last Edited: 14 Apr 2018

Family:

Mary Ann Dickson b. c 1878, d. 20 Dec 1927

Children:

Margaret Chalmers Marr9 b. 12 Sep 1898, d. 28 Oct 1898
Helen Marr+ b. 2 Apr 1900

Citations

  1. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS statutory deaths Dundee St Clement 282/2 224 [Apr 2017].
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Birth 1900 Dundee St Peter ref 282/01 0214 [Aug 2008].
  3. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1898 Dundee St Peter ref 282/1 464 image held [May 2017].
  4. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriage 1900 Dundee St Peter 282/01 0072 [Nov 2010].
  5. [S50] General Record Office for Scotland, GROS Statutory Death 1927 Dundee St Clement ref 282/2 1139 image held [May 2017].
  6. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspapers & Periodicals collection [April 2017].
  7. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Ancestry.com. 1901 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
    Original data: Scotland. 1901 Scotland Census. Reels 1-446. General Register O2ice for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
    Parish: Liff and Benvie; ED: 24; Page: 19; Line: 7; Roll: CSSCT1901_91 [May 2017].
  8. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS 1911 census Liff Benvie ref 282/1 24/11 [May 2017].
  9. [S40] DMcL via Ancestry.co.uk [Jul 2011].