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Introduction / Westray Grays / George Gray and Margaret Seatter / George Gray and Jean Reid / Robert Gray and Christian Harcus / George Gray and Ann Thomson / Jean Gray and Charles Reid

John Reid and Annie Drever

John Reid (b. 18th September 1870) was the youngest surviving child of Jean Gray and Charles Reid. John was a joiner, like his father, and stayed with his parents at Millhouse in the Westside of Westray until getting married to Annie Drever on 18th March 1897.

Annie (b. 9th June 1873) was a daughter of Robert Drever and Jane Harcus from Moa.

They were at Daisybank with the start of their family in 1901.

1901 - Daisybank, Westray
Relation Status Age Occupation Born
John Reid Head Married 30 years Joiner Westray
Annie D Reid Wife Married 27 years Westray
Charles Reid Son 3 years Westray
Robert Reid Son 2 years Westray
John Reid Son 4 months Westray

The family emigrated to Canada around 1902 with the last three children being born in Winnipeg. Their family comprised:

  • Charles Reid b. 20th April 1897
  • Robert Drever Reid b. 15th December 1898
  • John Reid b. 22nd April 1900
  • William Reid b. 22nd June 1901 at Daisybank, Westray
  • George Gray Reid b. May 1903 in Winnipeg
  • James D Reid b. July 1904 in Winnipeg
  • Albert Reid b. 6 March 1912 in Winnipeg who married Lillian Soothill. They had family.

Annie Drever died on 10th April 1915 in Winnipeg. John Reid died there a year later on 10th April 1916.

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