...do YOUR families link back to first South Australian wheat growers?
Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837
1842 - 1934 (~ 92 years)
||Elizabeth BEABER  |
||c. 1842 
|Samuel How born in England, but at the age of 33 he jumped ship 'disembarking' at Port Adelaide from the "Ernestine" in 1867 and assumed his mother's maiden name of Beaber. He married Elizabeth White, a passenger on the same ship and they had 4 daughters. |
||See biographies of her father and JSD.  |
| Samuel in ill health wrote home to his brother in the U.K. in 1875 that he was living on 140 acres of scrub land at Balaklava, S.A.|
Samuel died when the youngest girl was an infant and his widow Elizabeth, remarried Oswald Potter, and had 2 Potter sons and a daughter. The Potters farmed at Meadows, S.A. Elizabeth lived on to be 96, dying on 7/7/1934 and was buried at the Little Mitcham Cemetery.
|Cause of death
|Samuel died when the youngest girl was an infant and his widow Elizabeth, remarried Oswald Potter, and had 2 Potter sons and a daughter. |
|The Potters farmed at Meadows, S.A. Elizabeth lived on to be 96, dying on 7/7/1934 and was buried at the Little Mitcham Cemetery. |
||7 Jul 1934 
||Cumberland Park SA 
||Christina and Donald McLean
||17 Sep 2018 |
- [S-3] 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. .
- [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/user-details/product/uid-96022/coid-1/cid-2/request_data-%7B/quot;option-/quot;--/quot;com_search-/quot;,-/quot;Itemid-/quot;32-/quot;surname-/quot;beaber-/quot;check-/quot;1-/quot;gname-/quot;s-/quot;year-/quot;-/quot;range-/quot;0-/quot;cusearch-/quot;Search-/quot;__utmc-/quot;175478836-/quot;a4bd3f58e9df756191d0f96ccbc0b1ee-/quot;e7015a7d200526083314a342d63ff4c5-/quot;__utmz-/quot;175478836_1533823959_543_6_utmcsr-google%7Cutmccn=(organic)%7Cutmcmd=organic%7Cutmctr=(not%20provided)/quot;__utma-/quot;175478836_1713450304_1501589010_1536902227_1537192624_569-/quot;__utmt-/quot;__utmb-/quot;175478836_1_10_1537192624-/quot;%7D-.html, 17.09.2018 Researcher Lorna McLean.
Groom Given Name(s): Oswald
Groom Last Name: POTTER
Bride Given Name(s): Elizabeth
Bride Last Name: BEABER
Marriage Date: 1876, November 23
Marriage Place: Res of Charles Blewit South Balaklava
Groom Age: 26
Groom Approx. Birth Year: 1850
Groom Marital Status: S
Groom Father: Thomas POTTER
Bride Age: 34
Bride Approx. Birth Year: 1842
Bride Marital Status: W
Bride Father Name: James WHITE
NO EVIDENCE AT ALL OF FAMILY NAME OF HOW?? AT BIRTH OR MARRIAGE TBA