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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Irene MCLEAN

Irene MCLEAN

Female 1902 - 1990  (87 years)

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  • Name Irene MCLEAN  [1
    Born 27 Dec 1902  Perth WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes
    • Irene married Leonard March at the Payneham Presbyterian Church. Leonard was a friend of her brother Angus.

      They farmed at Snowtown, S.A. a difficult life for a girl used only to the city.

      The Depression forced them back to Adelaide in 1933 and where they remained until Len died in 1979.

      lrene was gifted in all handcrafts and religion played a strong part in her life - choir involvement and Sunday School teaching. She followed her mother's interest in the Berean Bible Society for over 50 years.
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      Death«/b»: Irene entered the Elgar Private Nursing Home, Box Hill, Victoria in 1985 following a stroke and died on 18/8/1990 aged 88.
    Died 18 Aug 1990  Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I-1436  Christina and Donald McLean | Allan McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2014 

    Father Laurence Albert Allan MCLEAN,   b. 24 Dec 1878, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hannah HERON,   b. 1955,   bur. Cremated Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F-472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leonard MARCH 
    Children 
     1. J M
     2. D M
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 05:28:00 
    Family ID F-473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0107 - Laurence McLean, Jean Stoba , nee McLean, Elizabeth McLean & Irene March, nee McLean.jpg
    0107 - Laurence McLean, Jean Stoba , nee McLean, Elizabeth McLean & Irene March, nee McLean.jpg
    0109 - Irene (rear), Jean & Angus McLean - taken at Sinclair McLean's studio in Bordertown.jpg
    0109 - Irene (rear), Jean & Angus McLean - taken at Sinclair McLean's studio in Bordertown.jpg
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .