James Arnott1

M, #1902, b. 11 June 1894, d. 26 December 1960
Last Edited=14 Dec 2012
     James Arnott, son of William Arnot and Euphemia Wright, was born on 11 June 1894 at Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.1,2,3 James Arnott was the son of William Arnot and Euphemia Wright.1

According to Audrey Davidson Windsor, James was the eldest son. His wife was Nell (?). He went to the USA and had a daughter Helen (?) and at least two sons. This has been clarified further by another correspondent, Paul Siemer. James did emmigrate to the United States.1,4

James Arnott appeared on the Scotland census of 1901 in the household of William Arnot at Dunfermline, Fife.5

James Arnott served in WWI. He was with the 93rd Highlanders. After his basic training he was sent to France on 23 Feb 1915 where he was wounded in action and returned home.4

James Arnott married Helen MacDonald Rattray, daughter of Joseph Rattray and Helen MacDonald, on 12 July 1919 at Scotland.4

James Arnott immigrated to the United States on 10 January 1923 to New York City, Kings County, New York. He arrived on the steamer Assyria from Glasgoe, travelling alone. He listed his age as 28 and his occupation as miner.6,7

On 15 April 1930, James Arnott appeared on the United States Census, at Brooklyn Borough, New York City, Kings County, New York, James was a machinist.7

On 13 April 1940, James Arnott appeared on the United States Census, at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, James was a lawyer.8

James Arnott died on 26 December 1960 at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, at age 66.6

Children of James Arnott and Helen MacDonald Rattray

Citations

  1. [S117] Audrey Windsor, "E-Mail Correspondence with Audrey Davidson Windsor," E-Mail message from (author E-Mail address private) at (Australia) to this researcher, On and following 20 October 2002. Hereinafter cited as "Correspondence - Audrey Davidson Windsor."
  2. [S126] 1901 Scotland Census; digital image by subscription, General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland http://ancestry.com; The Generations Network, Inc.. Photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  3. [S415] Paul J. Siemer, "Correspondence with Paul J. Siemer Regarding the Arnott Family," (author E-Mail address private) at unknown address, to this researcher, May 2009, Researcher Paul Siemer says that this birth date was listed on his WWII registration for the draft.. Hereinafter cited as "Correspondence - Paul J. Siemer."
  4. [S415] Paul J. Siemer, "Correspondence with Paul J. Siemer Regarding the Arnott Family," (author E-Mail address private) at unknown address, to this researcher, May 2009, Arnott is his wife's family line.. Hereinafter cited as "Correspondence - Paul J. Siemer."
  5. [S126] 1901 Scotland Census, Beath, Fife, Scotland, Enumeration District 4A, Line 4.; digital image by subscription, General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland http://ancestry.com; The Generations Network, Inc.. Photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  6. [S415] Paul J. Siemer, "Correspondence with Paul J. Siemer Regarding the Arnott Family," (author E-Mail address private) at unknown address, to this researcher, May 2009. Hereinafter cited as "Correspondence - Paul J. Siemer."
  7. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule, Burrough of Brooklyn, New York, Kings County, New York, Assembly District 18, Block E, Enumeration District 24-810, Supervisors District 30, printed page 23B, line 77. James was a machinist.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  8. [S480] 1940 United States Census, population schedule, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, Supervisor's District 6, Enumerator's District 24-2584B, printed sheet 9A, stamped sheet 34427, Family 224, line 5.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.