Person:John Whyte (1)

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John MacKie Whyte
b.12 May 1882 Kirkcaldy, Scotland
m. 11 Dec 1874
  1. David Whyte1876 -
  2. Margaret Jane Whyte1878 - 1916
  3. William Whyte1879 - abt 1948
  4. John MacKie Whyte1882 - 1967
  5. Robert Rumgay Whyte1884 - 1913
  6. Alexander George Whyte1887 - 1921
m. 28 Sep 1909
  1. Marguerite Russell Whyte1910 - 2008
  2. Gwendolyn Clemmer Whyte1912 - 1992
  3. William Whyte1915 - 1979
  4. Robert Rumgay Whyte1921 - 2008
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8] John MacKie Whyte
Alt Name John MacKay Whyte
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11] 12 May 1882 Kirkcaldy, ScotlandFergus Place
Census[5] 1891 Kirkcaldy, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Census[4] 1901 Kirkcaldy, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Emigration[9] 28 Sep 1905 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotlandaboard the Numidian, with brother Robert
Immigration[1][2][9] 10 Oct 1905 New York City, New Yorkaboard the Numidian, with brother Robert
Marriage 28 Sep 1909 Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniato Jean Muirhead Forrest
Census[2] 1910 Philadelphia Ward 43, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Occupation[2][9] 1910-1917 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statessalesman
Naturalization[9] 5 Apr 1917 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statesdeclaration of intent
Residence[9] 5 Apr 1917 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States5718 Leonard Street
Military[6] 12 Sep 1918 Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniadraft registration
Census[1] 1920 Philadelphia Ward 35, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Residence[9] 19 Nov 1920 Cornwells Heights-Eddington, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United StatesCornwells Avenue
Naturalization[9] 19 Nov 1920 petition for natrualization
Census[7] 1930 Bensalem, Bucks, Pennsylvania
Military[3] 1942 Cornwells Heights, Bucks, Pennsylvaniadraft registration
Death[8][12] 22 Mar 1967 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Burial? 28 Mar 1967 Forest Hills Cemetery, Somerton, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John MacKie Whyte, son of David Whyte and Ann Rumgay, was born on 12 May 1882 in Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. He appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of his parents at 98 Alexandra Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. In 1901, John was a draper's assistant in Kirkcaldy. He immigrated in 1905 to in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. John was a shoe salesman between 1909 and 1910. He lived at 3739 Darien Street, Philadelphia.

John MacKie Whyte married Jane Muirhead Forrest, daughter of Alexander Russel Forrest and Margaret Brown, on 28 September 1909 in Philadelphia, by J. C. McFeeters. John and Jean appeared on the census of 1910 at at 3739 Darien Street. John filed a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen on 5 April 1917. He filed his petition for naturalization on 19 November 1920. John was a sales manager in a publishing house in 1920. John and Jean appeared on the census of 1920 at at 5719 Leonard Street, Philadelphia, with their children Marguerite, William and Gwendolyn. John was an advertising salesman in 1930. John and Jean appeared on the census of 1930 on William Street, Cornwells Heights, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, with their children Marguerite, William, Gwendolyn and Robert.

In 1942, John lived at at D. I. Cottage Street, Cornwells Heights, Bucks County. He worked for Progessive Sales Company at at 1524 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. Between 1952 and 1967, John lived at at 1037 Cornwells Avenue, Cornwells Heights. John's wife, Jean Whyte, died on 20 October 1952 at, Frankford Hospital, Philadelphia. He may have married Edith F. (--?--), but the family is unsure if the couple were legally married. On John's death certificate, Edith signed as Edith F. Whyte. John MacKie Whyte died on 22 March 1967 at home at age 84 of a heart attack caused by coronary artery disease. He was buried on 28 March 1967 at Forest Hills Cemetery, Somerton, Philadelphia County.

Timeline

1882 - birth, Kirkcaldy, Scotland

1891 - census, Kirkcaldy, Scotland (1891 U.K. Census, Kirkcaldy 442, Fife, ED14, pg. 21, age 8)

1901 - census, Kirkcaldy, Scotland (age 18, draper's asst)

1905 - immigrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1909 - married, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1910 - census, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1910 U.S. census, Philadelphia County, ED1091, sheet 11B, dwelling 474, family 372)

1920 - census, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1920 U.S. census, Philadelphia County, ED1235, sheet 3A, dwelling 51, family 54)

1930 - census, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1930 U.S. census, Pennsylvania, Bensalem Township, Bucks County, ED25, sheet 11A, line 32)

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625), Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 35, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1637; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 1235; Image: 133.

    Birth date: abt 1882; Birth place: Scotland; Residence date: 1920; Residence place: Philadelphia Ward 35, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Arrival date: 1905Arrival place:

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T623), Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 43, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1411; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 1091; Image: 1109.

    Birth date: abt 1883; Birth place: Scotland; Residence date: 1910; Residence place: Philadelphia Ward 43, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Arrival date: 1905

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 United States. World War II Draft Registration Cards, Roll: WW2_2281764; Local board: Bucks , Pennsylvania.

    Birth date: 12 May 1882; Birth place: Scotland; Residence date: Residence place: Bucks, Pennsylvania

  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Scotland. 1901 Census.

    Birth date: abt 1883; Birth place: Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire; Residence date: 1901; Residence place: Kirkcaldy and Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland

  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Scotland. 1891 Census.

    Birth date: abt 1883; Birth place: Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire; Residence date: 1891; Residence place: Kirkcaldy and Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland

  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 United States. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509), Registration Location: Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1907757; Draft Board: 34.

    Birth date: 12 May 1882; Residence place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T626), Year: 1930; Census Place: Bensalem, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2007; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 5; Image: 118.0.

    Birth date: abt 1883; Birth place: Scotland; Residence date: 1930; Residence place: Bensalem, Bucks, Pennsylvania

  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Number: 203-18-7329; Issue State: Pennsylvania; Issue Date: Before 1951.

    Birth date: 12 May 1882; Death date: Mar 1967; last residence: Bensalem, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States of America

  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 John MacKay Whyte, in Naturization Papers on Ancestry.com.

    from Declaration of Intention: dated 5 Apr 1917; John McKay Whyte; age 34; salesman; medium complexion; 5' 11" tall; 154 pounds; dark hair; blue eyes; born Kirkcaldy, Scotland on 12 May 1882; reside at 5718 Leonard St, Philadelphia; emigrated from Glasgow, Scotland; arrived New York on or about 10 Oct 1905
    from Petition for Naturalization: dated 19 Nov 1920; John MacKay Whyte; residence: Cornwalls Ave, Cornvalls, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania; salesman; born 12 May 1882, Kirkcaldy, Scotland; departed 28 Sept 1905 from Glasgow, Scotland; arrived 10 Oct 1905 at New York, NY aboard Numidian; wife Jean born 5 Oct 1883 in Edinburgh, Scot.; children: Marguerite Oct. 7, 1910 Phila, Gwendolyn Nov. 4, 1912 Phila., William Sept. 30, 1915 Phila.

  10. Scottish Civil Registration, Kirkcaldy & Abbotshall, Fife, Births, 1882
  11. John McKay Whyte, SSN Application, SSN: 203-18-7329, born: 12 May 1882, Kirkcaldy, Scotlandfather: David D. Whyte, mother: Annie Rumgay (30 Nov 1942)
  12. John M. Whyte, death 023635-67 (3/24/67), Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, PO Box 1528, New Castle, Pennsylvania 16103