m. 28 Nov 1845
Facts and Events
David Whyte, son of David Whyte and Janet Mackie, was born on 15 December 1846 in Falkland parish, Fife, Scotland. David appeared on the census of 1851 in the household of his parents on Cross Wynd Street, Falkland. He appeared on the census of 1861 as a visitor in the household of James Barrie at the Railway Station House, Kirkcaldy, Fife. In 1861 he was a draper's apprentice. From 1861 until 1874, David lived at the Railway Station House with his parents. David's father worked as a railway porter. David Whyte appeared on the census of 1871 in the household of his parents at the Railway Station House. Between 1871 and 1891 David worked as a post office clerk.
David Whyte married Ann Rumgay, daughter of William Rumgay and Margaret Dickson, on 11 December 1874 at 224 St. Vincent Street in Blythswood, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. The couple was married by George W. Thomson of the Free Church of Scotland. Witnesses to the marriage were John Whyte and Jane Whyte. Between 1876 and 1879 the Whyte family lived on Mitchell Street in Kirkcaldy, where three of their children were born: David, on 7 February 1876; Margaret Jane, on 1 January 1878; and William, on 28 September 1879.
Ann and David appeared on the census of 1881 at at 10 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy, with their children David, Margaret and William.Another son John MacKie Whyte was born on 12 May 1882 at Fergus Place. Between 1884 and 1894, Ann and David lived at at 98 Alexandra Street, Kirkcaldy, where two more sons were born: Robert Rumgay Whyte, on 14 August 1884; Alexander George Whyte, on 28 October 1887
Ann and David appeared on the census of 1891 with their children David, Margaret, William, John, Robert and Alexander at 98 Alexandra Street.
In 1915, Ann and David Whyte lived at at 162 Dunnikier Road, Kirkcaldy. Annie fell ill with a fever around 19 October 1915. She suffered a stroke on November 10 and died at 2 a.m. on November 12 at the age of 68. Ann (Rumgay) Whyte was buried in Bennochy Cemetary in Kirkcaldy.
In 1915, David and Ann Whyte lived at 162 Dunnikier Road, Kirkcaldy. David's wife, Ann Rumgay, died of a stroke on 12 November 1915 at 162 Dunnikier Road.
David Whyte died on 12 January 1923 at 12 Lina Street, Kirkcaldy, at age 76 of acute gastro intestinal catarrh. He was buried in Bennochy Cemetary, Kirkcaldy, with his wife.
1846 - birth, Falkland, Scotland
1851 - census, Falkland, Scotland (1851 U.K. Census, Falkland, Fife, Scotland, ED7, page 7, household 34)
1861 - census, Kirkcaldy, Scotland (1861 U.K. Census, Kirkcaldy (Landward), Fife, ED36, page 1, household 2)
1871 - census, Kirkcaldy, Scotland (1871 U.K. Census, Kirkcaldy, Fife, ED36, pg. 4, household 18)
1874 - marriage, Glasgow, Scotland
1881 - census, Kirkcaldy, Scotland (1881 U.K. Census, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, ED14, pg. 8, household 51)
1891 - census, Kirkcaldy, Scotland (1891 U.K. Census, Kirkcaldy 442, Fife, Scotland, ED14, pg. 21
1901 - census, Kirkcaldy, Scotland
1911 - census, not yet released
1921 - census, not yet released
1923 - death, Kirkcaldy, Scotland