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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Margaret Ruth MCLEAN

Margaret Ruth MCLEAN

Female 1852 - 1864  (11 years)

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  • Name Margaret Ruth MCLEAN  [1
    Born 12 Jul 1852  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes
    • MARGARET RUTH McLEAN, born 12/7/1852, at Strathalbyn.

      Died aged 11 years and 6 months on 18/2/1864 at "Waterloo" Angas Plains.

      There was an epidemic of both scarletina and diphtheria that year (the Leslie family lost 4 of 5 children), and although most records give Margaret's death as from diphtheria. the official cause was registered as "scarletina".

      She was buried in the Strathalbyn Cemetery on 19/2/1864 in the same grave as a younger brother.
    Cause of death
    • There was an epidemic of both scarletina and diphtheria that year and although most records give Margaret's death as from diphtheria. the official cause was registered as "scarletina".
    Died 18 Feb 1864  Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • DEATH 'Waterloo' Angas Plains SA
    Buried 19 Feb 1864  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I-3220  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2017 

    Father John MCLEAN,   b. 6 Feb 1818, Argyllshire 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 -971 
    Mother Mary STACEY,   b. 4 Oct 1822, Perth Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1872, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship -971 
    Married 25 Sep1845  Macclesfield SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Family ID F-971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones

    HS MCLEAN John James & Margaret Ruth McLean.jpg

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

    2. [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

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

    4. [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.