George Rennie

ID# 4419, (12 Dec 1860 - 31 May 1920)


George Rennie was born on 12 Dec 1860 at Nether Tulloch, Old Meldrum, Aberdeenshire, Scotland .1
He was the son of Robert Rennie and Ann Hatt.

George Rennie married Margaret Stevenson, daughter of Alexander Steinson and Ann Watt, on 7 Feb 1880 at 71 Shore, Macduff, Banffshire, Scotland ,

After banns according to the Forms of the Free Church
George Rennie, Blacksmith (Jouneyman), Bachelor, aged 21,
Res Bognhead, Parish of Forgue
Parents: Robert Rennie, Farmer (dec) and Ann Rennie MS Hatt
Margaret Stevenson, Domestic Servant (Spinster) aged 19,
Res Strait Path, Banff
Parents: Alexander Stevenson, Joiner and Ann Watt

Witnesses: Mary Addison and Robert Rennie.2,3



George recorded the birth of George Rennie on 27 Jun 1880 16 Strait Path, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland ,

At 6AM
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith (journeyman) & Margaret Stevenson.
Married: 7 February 1880, Banff
George Rennie, Father was the informant of the birth.2,4



George appeared on the 1881 Census of 3 Apr 1881 at Thornton, Inverkeithny, Banffshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Margaret and George ;
RENNIE George, Head, M, 22, M, Blacksmith Journeyman, Old Meldrum, Aberdeen
RENNIE Maggie, Wife, M, 20, F, Banff
RENNIE George, Son, 9m, M, Banff.5



George Rennie witnessed the birth of Jessie Ann Watt Rennie on 12 Oct 1882 6 Bridge Street, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland ,

At 8 AM
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith (Journeyman) & Maregaret Stevenson
Married: 7 February 1880, Banff
George Rennie, Father was present at her birth.2,6



George Rennie witnessed the birth of Alexander Robert Rennie on 11 Jul 1884 Banff, Banffshire, Banffshire,

At 11AM
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith, Journeyman & Margaret Stevenson
Married 7 February 1880, Banff
George Rennie, Father was present at the birth.7,2



George Rennie recorded Alexander Stevenson's death on 11 Aug 1884 Chalmer's Hospital, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland ,
Alexander Stevenson
At 5.40 AM
Joiner, Married to Ann Watt
Usual Res: 16 Strait Path, Banff
Aged 68
Parents: George Stevenson, Shoemaker (dec) & Janet Cowie (dec)

Informant: George Rennie, Son in Law, Bridge Street, Banff

RCE:
pg 71
In the first Column of Entry No 57 in the Register Book of Deaths for the year 1884. For "Married to Ann Watt" Substitute Widower of Catherine McRae.

The above correction is made under the direction and by the written authority of the Sheriff in Consequence of Depositions dated November 7th 1884 of George Rennie the informant of the death and of Ann Watt or Gerrard residing at No 16 Strait Path, Banff.

November 15th 1884
at Banff, Robert Leask Registrar.2,8



George Rennie witnessed the birth of Maria Rennie on 23 Jul 1886 Eden Cottage, King Edward, Aberdeenshire, Scotland ,

At 4 AM
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith Journeyman & Margaret Stevenson
Married 7 February 1880, Banff
George Rennie, Father was present at the birth.9,2



George Rennie witnessed the birth of Joseph Rennie on 10 Jun 1888 King Edward, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeenshire,

At 12.30AM
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith (Journeyman) & Margaret Stevenson
Married 7 February 1880, Banff
George Rennie, Father was present at the birth.10,2



George recorded the birth of Agnes Rennie on 20 Jun 1889 Old TollHouse, Gellymill, MacDuff, Banffshire, Scotland ,

AT 3 PM
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith (Journeyman) & Margaret Stevenson
Married: 7 February 1880, Macduff
Informant was George Rennie, Father, Keilhill, King Edward.11,2



George Rennie witnessed the birth of Charles John Rennie on 19 Feb 1891 King Edward, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeenshire,

At 7 PM
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith (Journeyman) & Margaret Stevenson
Married: 7 February 1880, Banff
George Rennie, Father was present at the birth.12,2



George appeared on the 1891 Census of 5 Apr 1891 King Edward, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeenshire, also listed in the household was Margaret, George, Jessie, Alexander, Maria, Joseph, Agnes and Charles ;
RENNIE George, Head, 32, Blacksmith, Meldrum Aberdeen
RENNIE Margaret, Wife, 30, Banff Banff
RENNIE George, Son, 10, Scholar, Banff Banff
RENNIE Jessie A W, Dau, 8, Scholar, Banff Banff
RENNIE Alexander R, Son, 6, Scholar, Banff Banff
RENNIE Maria, Dau, 4, King Edward, Aberdeen
RENNIE Joseph, Son, 2, King Edward, Aberdeen
RENNIE Agnes, Dau, 1, Macduff, Banff
RENNIE Charles J, Son, 1 ½ mths, King Edward, Aberdeen.13



George Rennie witnessed the death of James Rennie on 12 Feb 1893 Montbletton, Gamrie, Banffshire, Scotland ,
At 9.40 PM, aged 12 days
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith Journeyman & Margaret Stevenson
George Rennie, Father was present when he passed away.14,2



George recorded the birth of Maggie Rennie on 7 Jan 1894 Inverichnie Cottage, Alvah, Banffshire, Scotland ,

At 10.50 AM (1st twin)
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith, Journeyman & Margaret STevenson
Married: 7 February, Macduff
Informant was George Rennie, Father.15,2



George recorded the birth of Mary Jeannie Rennie on 7 Jan 1894 Alvah, Banffshire, Banffshire,

At 11 AM (2nd twin)
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith, Journeyman & Margaret Stevenson
Married: 7 February 1880, Macduff
Informant was George Rennie, Father.2,16



George Rennie witnessed the death of Maggie Rennie on 10 Jan 1894 Alvah, Banffshire, Banffshire,
At 3 AM aged 2 days
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith, Journeyman & Margaret Stevenson.
George Rennie, Father was present when she passed away.17



George Rennie witnessed the death of Mary Jeannie Rennie on 21 Jan 1894 Alvah, Banffshire, Banffshire,
At Noon, aged 2 weeks
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith Journeyman & Margaret Stevenson
George Rennie, Father was present when she passed away.18,2



George recorded the birth of William Rennie on 15 Nov 1894 Alvah, Banffshire, Banffshire,

At 5.10 AM
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith Journeyman & Margaret Stevenson
Married: 7 February 1880, Macduff
Informant was George Rennie, Father.19,2



George Rennie witnessed the death of William Rennie on 27 Nov 1894 Alvah, Banffshire, Banffshire,
At 1 PM aged 12 days
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith Journeyman & Margaret Stevenson
George Rennie, Father was present when he passed away.2,20



George Rennie witnessed the birth of Ann Neish Rennie on 15 Oct 1899 Maunrch Hill, Rothiemay, Banffshire, Scotland ,

At 3 AM
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith (Journeyman) & Margaret Stevenson
Married: 6 February, Macduff
George Rennie, Father was present at the birth.21,2



George appeared on the 1901 Census of 31 Mar 1901 at Birkenhills Smithy, Turniff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Margaret, Maria, Joseph, Agnes, Charles and Ann ;
RENNIE George, Head, 41, Journeyman Blacksmith, OldMeldrum Aberdeen
RENNIE Margaret, Wife, 39, Banff Banff
RENNIE Maria, Dau, 14, Dom Servant, King Edward, Aberdeen
RENNIE Joseph, Son, 12, Scholare, King Edward, Aberdeen
RENNIE Agnes, Dau, 11, Scholar, Macduff, Banff
RENNIE Charles J, Son, 9, Scholar, King Edward, Aberdeen
RENNIE Ann, Dau, 1, Rothiemay, Banff.22



George Rennie witnessed the death of Ann Neish Rennie on 22 Sep 1904 Minnowie Smithy, Gamrie, Banffshire, Scotland ,
At 3 AM aged 4 years
Parents: George Rennie, Blacksmith 7 Margaret Stevenson
George Rennie, Father was present when she passed away.2,23



George appeared on the 1911 Census of 2 Apr 1911 at 20 Easter Minworie, Gamrie, Banffshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Margaret ;
RENNIE George, Head, 51, Mar, Crofter & Blacksmith, employer, Old Meldrum Aberdeen
RENNIE Margaret, Wfie, 49, Mar, Married 31yrs, 19 children born, 7 living, Banff Banffshire
GILL Alexander, Servant, 18, Single, Apprentice Blacksmith, worker, Gamrie Banff.24



George immigrated on 10 Jun 1912 from UK to Los Angeles, Califronia, USA, with Margaret Rennie

George Rennie
Margaret Rennie
Agnes Rennie
To Brother Joseph Rennie in LA California, via the ship "California."1



George died on 31 May 1920 at Redlands, San Bernardino, California, USA, at age 59 years, 5 months and 19 days.1


George was buried on 2 Jun 1920 at Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands, San Bernardino, California, USA,

FATHER
George Rennie
1860 - 1920.1


George Rennie Headstone
Courtsey of Kellie Rennie - Ancestry Tree


George and Margaret had 19 children according to the 1911 Census.
Margaret is said to have had 9 sets of twins. We have at this stage been able to identify 11 children, most likely the others died at birth and therefore were not registered.



     Research Note:
The History of the RENNIE family is well documented by Kellie Rennie, via her Ancestry Tree. Please contact Kellie via this site to be invited to view her work on the Rennie family.

Children of George Rennie and Margaret Stevenson

FatherRobert Rennie (19 Jan 1824 - 7 Feb 1871)
MotherAnn Hatt (14 Sep 1828 - 3 Jun 1901)

Citations

  1. [S158] Letter or email from Kellie Rennie (California USA - Ancestry Tree - KRennieAZ) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) emails Aug 2012.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Banff Banff, 147/00 0007. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1880 Banff Banff, 147/00 0168.
  5. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), FHL Film 0203440 GRO Ref Vol 158 EnumDist 1 Page 2. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1882 Banff Banff, 147/00 0135.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1884 Banff Banff, 147/00 0095.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1884 Banff Banff, 147/00 0057 including RCE.
  9. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1886 King Edward Aberdeen, 210/A1 0021.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1888 King Edward Aberdeen, 210/A1 0011.
  11. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1889 MacDuff Banff, 155/A2 0073.
  12. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1891 King Edward Aberdeen, 210/A1 0006.
  13. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 King Edward Aberdeen, ED 2 Page 9 Line 20, Rego No 210A/1 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  14. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1893 Macduff Banff, 155/A2 0015.
  15. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1894 Alvah Banff, 146/00 0001 (twin).
  16. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1894 Alvah Banff, 146/00 0002 (twin).
  17. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1894 Alvah Banff, 146/00 0002.
  18. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1894 Alvah Banff, 146/00 0003.
  19. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1894 Alvah Banff, 146/00 0022.
  20. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1894 Alvah Banff, 146/00 0014.
  21. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1899 Rothiemay Banff, 165/00 0033.
  22. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Turriff Aberdeenshire, ED6 Page 14, Line 25, Rego No 247 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  23. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1904 Gamrie Banff 155/A1 0021.
  24. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Gamrie Banff, 155/A1 004/00 004. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.