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Mary Ann MCLEAN

Mary Ann MCLEAN

Female 1846 - 1927  (81 years)

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  • Name Mary Ann MCLEAN  [1
    Born 15 Oct 1846  Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes
    • MARY ANN MCLEAN, born 15/10/1846 at Strathalbyn.

      MARRIED: on 3/11/1869 at the Primitive Methodist Church, Angas Plains, to Richard (Dickie) Jones. His father, John Jones, set him up at Bonney Flat on the Milang-Stralhalbyn Road. The small obituary of Sydney Wakefield who died in 1974 states that his own farm at Belvidere, once belonged to his fathers uncle, who went broke in the 1880's and had married a McLean. The Bonney Flat land is now in the ownership of the Cross family.

      Mary Ann and Richard then went to Kaniva, Victoria, where his father, John, was later to join them and die there. Mary Ann and "Dickie" were childless. The obituary of her sister, Mrs Sturgeon, of 1930 mentioned that her deceased elder sister, Mrs Richard Jones, had been of Yanipy, in the Kaniva district of Victoria.

      DEATHS: Richard (Dickie) Jones died on 22/10/1916, aged 76 years.

      Mrs Mary Ann Jones, died on 2/12/1927. aged 81 years.

      Both were interred at Kaniva, Victoria.
    Cause of death Motor car accident  [1
    • Page 274 of the History of Donald & Christina McDonald states that an orbituary for Christina Sturgeon (nee McLean) in a Melbourne newspaper (undated, but probably early November 1930), indicated that Christina's sister, the late Mrs Richard Jones (nee Mary Ann McLean), and Christina's own husband, George Henry Sturgeon, had died two and a half years previously, following a motor car accident.
    Died 2 Dec 1927  Kaniva Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Kaniva Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I-2978  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 

    Father John MCLEAN,   b. 6 Feb 1816, 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 87 years) 
    Relationship -971 
    Mother Mary STACEY,   c. 21 Jul 1829, Stogursey Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1872, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Relationship -971 
    Married 25 Sep1845  Macclesfield SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Family ID F-971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Richard (Dickie) JONES,   b. c1840,   d. 22 Oct 1916, Kaniva Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1869  Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Ann JONES  []
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2018 05:28:27 
    Family ID F-974  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0242 - Mary Ann (nee McLean) & husband Richard Jones.jpg
    0242 - Mary Ann (nee McLean) & husband Richard Jones.jpg

  • 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. .

    2. [S-59] http://www.familyhistorysa.info/colonists.html, Barry Leadbetter, 4.
      MCLEAN John, Mary STACEY, parents of child born 1846-10-15 named Mary Ann at / nr Milang SA which is only a mere 10-15 miles apart. So left unchanged.

      Confirmed by the said website and NO alterations were made with citations from Website by Barry Leadbetter found by researcher Lorna McLean 05/12/2016

    3. [S-59] http://www.familyhistorysa.info/colonists.html, Barry Leadbetter, 4, 8 Dec 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      FOUND TO BE INCORRECT ON MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE No282574 COPY WITH GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER ON 8TH DEC 2017, Researcher Lorna McLean.
      ERROR;MCLEAN John, Mary STACEY married 1845-05-29 at Chapel, Macclesfield SA, aged 27=1818 which was 1816 for John Mclean, 18=1827 for Mary Stacey so year of birth 1829 was altered for Mary Stacey and John McLean from 1816 to 1818

      Married date 25Sep1845 has no citation by Edwin McLean; so altered to this date 29 May 1845

      Confirmed by the said website and alterations were made with citations from Website by Barry Leadbetter found by researcher Lorna McLean 05/12/2016

    4. [S-18] PUBLICATION Edwin Maclean's genealogy, Spouse of person 14-iv.

    5. [S-11] BDM certificate - sighted and attached , Marriage Certificate No282574 in district of Hindmarsh, 8 Dec 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Marriage Certificate282574 cites marriage 25 Sep 1845 at Chapel Maccesfield SA in presence of Harriett Stacey all parties signed with a cross.

    6. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, 17.09.2018 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Groom Given Name(s): Richard
      Groom Last Name: JONES
      Bride Given Name(s): Mary Ann
      Bride Last Name: MACLEAN
      Marriage Date: 1869, February 18
      Marriage Place: Res of John MacLean Bremer District
      Groom Age: FL
      Groom Approx. Birth Year:
      Groom Marital Status: S
      Groom Father: John JONES
      Bride Age: FL
      Bride Approx. Birth Year:
      Bride Marital Status: S
      Bride Father Name: John MACLEAN
      District: Mount Barker
      Symbol:
      Book/Page: 78/354
      This BDM of SA official register states marriage as Feb 18 1869. BRB states marriage on 3 Nov 1869. Future searches may confirm. Left but offered this records