Burial register ID: 14297
First name: EUPHEMIA
Middle names: MCMILLAN
Gender: Female
Age: 68 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 26-Sep-1925
Date of burial: 28-Sep-1925

Block: 60
Plot: 18

Bio contributor: Ngaere Marquis Holibar nee Brown

Euphemia McMillan McKinlay(1856 – 1925)

Euphemia McMillan Marquis was born on 2 December 1856 in Greenock, Scotland and died on 26 September 1925 at 189 Leith Street, Dunedin.

She sailed from Greenock for New Zealand on 6 June 1874 and arrived at Port Chalmers on the ship “Canterbury” on 5 September 1874. Landfall was at Christchurch on 2 September and she was recorded on the ship’s passenger list as Euph McMARQUIS.

She married Robert McKinlay on 7 November 1879. They had four daughters and two sons, one of whom was W. Ernest McKinlay, a well known NZ tenor in the 1920’s and 1930’s who died at Sydney in 1945.

Euphemia McKinlay
Source: Ngaere Marquis Holibar

There are 3 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
DOWNES BABY 0 Days 28-Jun-1924 03-Jul-1924
MCKINLAY EUPHEMIA MCMILLAN 68 Years 26-Sep-1925 28-Sep-1925
MCKINLAY ROBERT 83 Years 19-Apr-1944 21-Apr-1944