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George Harvey STURGEON

George Harvey STURGEON

Male 1846 - 1928  (81 years)

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  • Name George Harvey STURGEON  [1
    Born 10 May 1846  Suffolk UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1852  Holdfast Bay SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Arrived on ship "China" 1852 later married Christina McLean 17 Jul 1872.  
    • Arrived in SA with his parents when he was 5 years old - on the 'China' in 1852
    Biography Notes 17 Jul 1872  Perth WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Western Mail Newspaper-Thurs 27 Jul 1922 reads: STURGEON-MCLEAN (Golden Wedding)-On July 17 1872, at the residence of the bride's parents, by the Church of England clergy. George Harvey, youngest son of the late Charles Sturgeon to Christina, second daughter of late John McLean, Esq.,Angas Plains. Present address Western Australia. 
    • See Christina's biography.
    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 26 Feb 1928  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I-2983  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2017 

    Father Charles STURGEON,   b. 1834,   d. 1903, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship -977 
    Mother Elizabeth UNKNOWN,   b. Yes, Date Unknown 
    Relationship -977 
    Married 1872  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F-977  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christina MCLEAN,   b. 28 Jul 1848, Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1930, Nhill Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1872  Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Beatrice Mary STURGEON,   b. 10 Feb 1874, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1941, Winiam Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Frances Agnes STURGEON,   b. 1 May 1876, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1914, Fremantle WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)  []
     3. Louisa Alberta STURGEON,   b. 8 Feb 1879, Gladstone SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. c1909  (Age 30 years)  []
     4. Charles Buscombe STURGEON,   b. 25 Feb 1881, Gladstone SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956, Norwood SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  []
     5. Florence Jessie STURGEON,   b. 1885, Lawloit Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930  (Age 45 years)
     6. Albert John Sinclair STURGEON,   b. 1890, Nhill Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2017 13:19:41 
    Family ID F-976  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0243 - Christina & George Harvey Sturgeon.jpg
    0243 - Christina & George Harvey Sturgeon.jpg

    Documents

    BDM Marriage George Harvey Sturgeon & Christina MacLean married on 17th July 1872 in Strathalbyn.pdf

    Stories
    1995 - Christina McLean & George Harvey Sturgeon
    1995 - Christina McLean & George Harvey Sturgeon
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', (Donald & Christina McLean Genealogical Council Inc, Strathalbyn 1995).

    2. [S-57] FS Ian Barnes (WAGS Member), https://www.genealogysa.org.au/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=32, 29 Jul 2017 Ian Barnes WA (family member of this p.

    3. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, 17.1.2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Death date 1928 REG:502/25 STURGEON George Harvey Adelaide SA. All info now matching www. To be followed up to ensure generalisable.

    4. [S-112] DIGGER -Deaths 1916-1972-SA, 11 Jun 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Book 502 Page 25

    5. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, AMY HARRISON i-2548, 17.1.2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      married 1872 Reg;92/120 STURGEON George Harvey wife MACLEAN Christina. Strathalbyn SA. All info matching www. Only registration is an addition. Note the "ancient" spelling of MacLean v McLean. To be followed up to ensure generalisable.

    6. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=32, 29 Jul 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIED: 1872 92/120 groom:STURGEON,George Harvey bride:MACLEAN,Christina at (Angas Plains) Strathalbyn SA

    7. [S-57] FS Ian Barnes (WAGS Member), https://www.genealogysa.org.au/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=32, 29 Jul 2017 Ian Barnes WA (family member of this p.
      states marriage date:17 Jul 1872 as per Joseph Phillips (family) birthday book.