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Elizabeth Frances (Lizzie) MCLEAN

Elizabeth Frances (Lizzie) MCLEAN

Female 1876 - 1957  (81 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Frances (Lizzie) MCLEAN  [1
    Nickname Lizzie 
    Born 3 Sep 1876  Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • birth 'Waterloo' Angas Plains SA
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes
    • «b»ELIZABETH FRANCES McLEAN«/b» was born at "Waterloo" Angas Plains, on 3/9/1876, being the daughter of John and Elizabeth Francis McLean-the business end of the two sisters.

      She attended the Angas Plains Public School with various other members of the family as the closest school of the time.

      She resided as an adult at "Waterloo", but when she was about 28 years old, on Alf's impending marriage in 1904, she moved to 12 Chapel Street, Strathalbyn. This dwelling had previously been the Primitive Methodist Church manse. She lived there for about 53 years. She died unmarried on 8/10/1957, age 81 years, and was buried in the Strathalbyn Cemetery.

      See also the notes in the profile of her sister, Florence-known as Flossie and the gentle one.
    Residence Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    12 Chapel St Strathalbyn SA 
    • Lived at 'Waterloo' until Alf's impending marriage in 1904, and then at Chapel St for the rest of her long life - ie from about 28 years old to 81 years old.
    Died 8 Oct 1957  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I-2975  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2016 

    Father John MCLEAN,   b. 6 Feb 1818, Argyll Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1903, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship -972 
    Mother Elizabeth DIXON,   b. 1836, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1907, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship -972 
    Married 1874 
    Family ID F-972  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Is Lizzie's ghost still at home?.jpg
    Is Lizzie's ghost still at home?.jpg
    Spinster; Lizzie McLean is still believed by 2016 owners that she still comes on friendly visits to Chapel St home of 53 years in Strathalbyn.
    0322 - McLean family - Edwin James, Adelaide nee Hull, Mrs Mary Stacy McLean, Elizabeth & Florence.jpg
    0322 - McLean family - Edwin James, Adelaide nee Hull, Mrs Mary Stacy McLean, Elizabeth & Florence.jpg
    0344 - Elizabeth McLean Daughter John (1st) McLean and Elizabeth Dixon.jpg
    0344 - Elizabeth McLean Daughter John (1st) McLean and Elizabeth Dixon.jpg
    TENNIS 1907 women in Strathalbyn SA-probably Bells Courts.
    TENNIS 1907 women in Strathalbyn SA-probably Bells Courts.
    Large group of players:seemingly as several holding rackets
    Florence Ruth 'Flossy' or 'Flo' McLean-spinster of the wars
    Florence Ruth 'Flossy' or 'Flo' McLean-spinster of the wars
    1919 Wedding Invitation-Edwin James McLean and Olivia (Queenie) May Parker for Spinster War Aunts 'Lizzie' and 'Flossie'
    1919 Wedding Invitation-Edwin James McLean and Olivia (Queenie) May Parker for Spinster War Aunts "Lizzie" and "Flossie"

    Lizzie & Flossie's home at Strathalbyn - from BRB p371.jpg

    Documents

    AUTOGRAPH ALBUM 1910 Aunt Lizzie wrote "I live for those who love me; For those who know me true, For all that linger round me: and the good that I can do. Lizzie F. Mclean Chapel St Strathalbyn"

    Headstones

    HS DIXON Hartley and Elizabeth, 2nd wife of John McLean.jpg

    Stories
    1995 - Elizabeth & Florence McLean
    1995 - Elizabeth & Florence McLean
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [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. .