James Garrick Cheyne1

Male, #4204, b. 6 November 1894, d. 8 October 1960
James Garrick Cheyne|b. 6 Nov 1894\nd. 8 Oct 1960|p3742.htm|John Russell Cheyne|b. 3 Oct 1850|p3732.htm|Cecilia Garrioch|b. a 1859|p3737.htm|James Cheyne|b. 12 Mar 1819\nd. b 12 Feb 1906|p3514.htm|Margaret Sadler|b. a 1815|p3515.htm|||||||


James Garrick Cheyne was born, 6 November 1894, in Lunan Bay, Forfar, Angus, Scotland.1,2

John R. Cheyne, Margaret M. Cheyne and James G. Cheyne were listed as children in the household of John R. Cheyne and his wife, Cecilia G. Cheyne on the 1901 Scotland Census, at 98 Newhaven Road, in Leith, Leith North, Midlothian, Scotland. He was 6 years of age, born in Luhan Bay, Forfar and a scholar.3

According to the information he provided to the US Draft Board in 1917, his previous military experience was three years as an artillery gunner in the service of Great Britain.2

James Garrick Cheyne was found on a passenger list, dated 25 July 1914, at New York, New York, USA. He was on a Manifest of Alien Passengers aboard the Baltic, out of Liverpool, 16 July. He was marked "Claims to be US Citizen", 19, single, a steam fitter and born in Montrose. His closest relative in Scotland was his sister, Mrs Chroston, 72 Newhaven Road, Leith. He was joining his brother, John R. Cheyne, 828 North Lewler Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.4

He was listed on the 1920 and 1930 US Censuses as having immigrated to the USA in 1914.5,1

James Garrick Cheyne, born 6 November 1894, in Lounan Bay, Forfarshire, Scotland, registered for the draft on 5 June 1917, in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, USA. He was employed as a Salvation Army Officer, in Bloomington. He was an alien, still a subject of Great Britain, single with no local dependents and resided at 621 East Locust Street, Bloomington, Illinois.2

James Garrick Cheyne was listed on the 1920 United States Census, at 326 East Main Street, in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, USA. He was head of household and a Salvation Army Officer. He was listed as a renter, single, age 25 and not yet a US citizen. Also present was a roomer, Charles Mahr, Assistant Salvation Army Officer.5

James Garrick Cheyne was naturalized after 1 January 1920 at USA.6

James Garrick Cheyne married Dorothy Mace Stanley 20 January 1920. The couple was listed on the 1930 US Census as having been married for approximately ten years.1,6

James Garrick Cheyne was listed on the 1930 United States Census, at 7124 Carpenter Street, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA. He was head of household and a order clerk for the Davis Dry Goods store. Also present were his children, James Cheyne and James Garrick Cheyne. The family rented their home. He and his parents were said to have been born in Scotland, of Scotch tongue.6

James Garrick Cheyne served much of his life as a Salvation Army officer, and was a much respected USO Director until shortly before his death, in an automobile accident in Saint Petersburg, Florida, where he had retired.1

J. G. Cheyne and Dorothy Cheyne were found on a passenger list, dated 12 July 1955, at New York, New York, USA. They were on a Manifest of Passengers of In-bound US Citizens aboard the Queen Elizabeth out of Southampton, 7 July 1955. He was born in Scotland and she in Nebraska. They had a joint Passport #579310. Their address was 333 Ray Avenue, Fayetteville, North Carolina and carried nine pieces of luggage.7

James Garrick Cheyne died 8 October 1960 in Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA.1

Children of James Garrick Cheyne and Dorothy Mace Stanley

Citations

  1. [S199] Records of Robert D. Cheyne, Bentonville, Arkansas.
  2. [S401] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Images courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC, and obtained from Ancestry.com. Registration Location: McLean County, Illinois; Roll: 1614321; Draft Board: 2.
  3. [S423] 1901 British Census Index, Information courtesy of the Scottish Records Office, Edinburgh, and obtained from Ancestry.com Registration Number: 692/1, Registration district: Leith North, Civil parish: Leith North, Town: Leith, County: Midlothian, ED: 28A, Page: 13, Household schedule number: 83, Roll: CSSCT1901_399.
  4. [S431] 1820-1957 New York Passenger Lists, Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York; Records of the U.S. Customs Service, National Archives, Washington, D.C., and obtained from Ancestry.com., Microfilm serial T715, Microfilm roll T715_2352, Page 97, Line 5.
  5. [S343] 1920 US Census, transcribed by the author from LDS microfilm, unless otherwise noted. Ottumwa Ward 2, Wapello, Iowa; Roll: T625_516; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 151; Image: 786. Image courtesy of The National Archives, Washington, DC, and obtained from ancestry.com.
  6. [S332] 1930 US Census, transcribed by the author from LDS microfilm, unless otherwise noted. Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 444; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 665; Image: 775.0. Image courtesy of The National Archives, Washington, DC, and obtained from ancestry.com.
  7. [S431] 1820-1957 New York Passenger Lists, Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York; Records of the U.S. Customs Service, National Archives, Washington, D.C., and obtained from Ancestry.com., Microfilm Series T715, Microfilm Roll T715_8607, Page 176, Lines 3-4.