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Catherine MCRAE

Catherine MCRAE

Female 1854 - 1929  (74 years)

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  • Name Catherine MCRAE  [1
    Born 26 Jun 1854  Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes
    • «b»CATHERINE McRAE «/b»born 26/6/1854 at Milang, S.A.

      MARRIED: William Morris (at a Catholic Church). Date not found.

      CHILDREN: Believed to have had two daughters - these were mentioned in a newspaper report of the presentation of a stained glass window to the Catholic Church of the Good Shepherd, Strathalbyn. Unfortunately these notices have been mislaid. The daughters were not named.

      DEATHS:
      William Morris - no newspaper notice in the "Argus" but his burial at the R.C. Section of the Strathalbyn Cemetery took place on 10/2/1927. He was aged 76 years.
      Catherine Morris died on 20/3/1929 aged 75 years and was interred with William in grave no. 84.

      OBITUARY: "Argus" of 28/3/1929. (Thursday)
      "The death took place last week of the relict of the late Mr William Morris formerly well known of this district and her remains were laid to rest in the Strathalbyn Cemetery on Thursday last. The Rev. Father Fahy officiated at the service."
    Died 20 Mar 1929  [1
    Buried Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I-3910  Christina and Donald McLean | Mary McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2016 

    Father Duncan MCRAE,   b. 26 Jun 1826, Kintail Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1901, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Mary b. 1818 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  [3, 4
    • MARRIED Trinity Church Adelaide SA
    Family ID F-1279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William MORRIS,   b. 1850, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 00 Feb 1927, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • If descendants have details of "Catholic Church unknown" SA use homepage contact envelope
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2016 00:48:36 
    Family ID F-1281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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-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. .
      Grave 84 Strathalbyn Cemetery SA

    3. [S-11] BDM certificate - sighted and attached .

    4. [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