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Duncan MCRAE

Duncan MCRAE

Male 1826 - 1901  (74 years)

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  • Name Duncan MCRAE  [1
    Born 26 Jun 1826  Kintail Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Ross-shire
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes 1874  Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    P15 "Belvidere" publication by Lance C Wakefield."Mr Duncan McRae was successful tenderer (No187) for the Belvidere to Lakes Palins mail run at a cost of 32 pounds per annum." 
    Cause of death Feeble health for a long time.  [1
    Died 23 May 1901  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 24 May 1901  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • BURIED Division 1/308, Strathalbyn SA
    Person ID I-3910  Christina and Donald McLean | Mary McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2017 

    Family Mary (the second) MCLEAN,   b. 2 Apr 1818,   d. 22 Sep 1889, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1852  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • MARRIED Trinity Church Adelaide SA
    Children 
     1. Duncan MCRAE,   b. 29 Nov 1852,   d. 2 Apr 1881, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. Catherine MCRAE,   b. 26 Jun 1854, Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1929  (Age 74 years)
     3. Allan Mark MCRAE,   b. 29 Nov 1856, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1905, Tapleys Hill SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  []
     4. Donald Hugh MCRAE,   b. 9 Aug 1858, Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1927, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  []
     5. John James MCRAE,   b. 7 Sep 1860, Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     6. Mary Ann MCRAE,   b. 7 Aug 1860, Lake Alexandrina SA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2016 15:00:14 
    Family ID F-1279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0346 - Duncan & Mary McRae, nee McLean.jpg
    0346 - Duncan & Mary McRae, nee McLean.jpg

    Headstones

    HS MCRAE Duncan d.23rd May 1902 or 1901, and Mary, nee McLean who died on 22nd Sept 1889The year Duncan's death was 1902 on the gravestone whereas other records have it as 1901. The gravestone gives his age at death as 72 years - ie born about 1830, whereas other records have his birth year as 1826.

    Stories
    1995 - Mary McLean & Adam Abercrombie & Duncan McRae
    1995 - Mary McLean & Adam Abercrombie & Duncan McRae
    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-11] BDM certificate - sighted and attached .

    3. [S-59] http://www.familyhistorysa.info/colonists.html, Barry Leadbetter, page 1.
      first marriage; Adam Abercrombie married Mary McLean date provided and added by researcher Lorna McLean 05/12/2016

      second marriage; MCRAE Duncan, Mary ABERCROMBIE nee MCLEAN married 1852-02-25 at Trinity, Adelaide SA, aged 25=Duncan b1827, 32 (w)=Mary b1820

      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