Descendants of Robert Merrilees
Generation No. 1
1. ROBERT1 MERRILEES, Scotland, married ANN SCOTT, daughter of John Scott and Jean Cleland.
Children of ROBERT MERRILEES and ANN SCOTT are:
Generation No. 2
2. JOHN SCOTT2 (ROBERT1) MERRILEES married CATHERINE THOMSON, the daughter of John Thomson and Catherine Luncham. Catherine was born about 1842 in Redhugh, Berwick, Scotland, and died after 1886.
Children of JOHN MERRILEES and CATHERINE THOMSON are:
Generation No. 3
3. JOHN3 (JOCK) THOMSON (JOHN SCOTT2, ROBERT1) MERRILEES married MARY MORE, the daughter of Archibald More and Catherine McInany (or McAnaneny) on 21 Nov 1905. MARY was born 1881, died 29 Jul 1954. Jock and Mary moved from Scotland to New Zealand.
Children of JOCK MERRILEES and MARY MORE are:
4. MARGARET ALICE3 MERRILEES (JOHN SCOTT2, ROBERT1) was born July 21, 1885 and died May 06, 1956. She married WILLIAM CATHRO June 18, 1907.
More About MARY JANE3 (MOLLY) THOMSON MERRILEES:
Awarded the Royal Red Cross for service beyond the call of duty during WWI by going into the trenches to tend the wounded. The medal was presented at Buckingham Palace. The medal was given to Catherine Gunn, also a nurse.
Generation No. 4
5. CATHERINE4 THOMPSON (JOHN3 (JOCK) THOMSON, JOHN2 SCOTT, ROBERT1) MERRILEES married WILLIAM JESSE LAURENCE BOWELL.
6. MARY MORE4 (NEIL McTAGGART
7. ANNIE SCOTT4 (DOUGLAS PARSONAGE.
8. ROBERT THOMPSON4 (JOHN3 (JOCK) THOMSON, JOHN2 SCOTT, ROBERT1) MERRILEES married NANCY McLENNAN.
9. ROBINA GIBSON4 (CLARENCE LYSTER.
10. Living MERRILEES
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