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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Archibald (Snr) MCLEAN

Archibald (Snr) MCLEAN

Male 1821 - 1899  (77 years)

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  • Name Archibald (Snr) MCLEAN  [1
    Born 4 Mar 1821  Kilmallie Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Edwin MacLean has the birth date as 4th March 1821 in Fort William whereas a birth year of 1822 is indicated by the record of Archibald's marriage in www.familyhistorysa.info/colonists which has him aged 24 years at the time of his marriage on 1846-09-11.
    Christened Y  [1
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes c1800s  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    P 76 "Belvidere" publicaton by Lance C Wakefield."communications were tough in early settlement days. Some local ladies of Belvidere would travel by foot with Archibald Mcleans bullock dray carring their belongings atop on the three day walk to Adelaide to visit family." 
    Cause of death Prostate condition and/or cerebral thrombosis  [1
    Died 31 Jan 1899  Naracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Archibald of "Melrose" property left with his children for Naracoorte in 1874 where he did well, married again and live out his days there.
    Person ID I-4023  Christina and Donald McLean | Archibald McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2017 

    Father Donald MCLEAN,   b. 26 Sep 1779, Blaich Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1855, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship -1 
    Mother Christina MCPHEE,   b. 28 Apr 1787, Crieff Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1869, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship -1 
    Family ID F-1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann Soward JANEWAY,   b. 1828, Hampshire UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1861, Mt Gambier SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 11 Sep 1846  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
     1. Harriet Cooper MCLEAN,   b. 1847, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1942, Victor Harbour SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)  []
     2. Christina McPhie MCLEAN,   b. 11 Jul 1849, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1920, Largs Bay SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Rose Ann (or Anderson) MCLEAN,   b. 1850, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1945, Largs Bay SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)  []
     4. George (Henry) MCLEAN,   b. 15 Aug 1853, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1918, Minyip Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  []
     5. Archibald Sinclair (the first) MCLEAN,   b. 1854, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1855, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     6. Archibald Sinclair (the second) MCLEAN,   b. 18 Dec 1856, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1938, Minyip Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  []
     7. Charles (Soward) MCLEAN,   b. 2 Mar 1859, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1952, Mt Gambier SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  []
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2017 09:14:24 
    Family ID F-1317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Christina MCKENZIE,   b. 1827,   d. 14 May 1906, Naracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1875  Naracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 28 May 2016 13:31:25 
    Family ID F-1320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0357 - Archibald McLean.jpg
    0357 - Archibald McLean.jpg
    0370 - Archibald McLean.jpg
    0370 - Archibald McLean.jpg
    0416 - Church of England, East Terrace Strathtalbyn - Built on land given by Archibald McLean.jpg
    0416 - Church of England, East Terrace Strathtalbyn - Built on land given by Archibald McLean.jpg

    Documents
    Archibald McLean's properties.pdf
    Archibald McLean's properties.pdf
    McLean Family Bible-bought and paid for 17 Mar 1835. Two years prior to Australian arrival.
    McLean Family Bible-bought and paid for 17 Mar 1835. Two years prior to Australian arrival.

    Stories
    1995 - Archibald McLean & Anna Soward Janeway & Christina McFarlane
    1995 - Archibald McLean & Anna Soward Janeway & Christina McFarlane
    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-59] http://www.familyhistorysa.info/colonists.html, Barry Leadbetter, 4.
      MCLEAN Archibald, Ann Soward JANEWAY married 1846-09-11 at Church, Strathalbyn, aged 24, 18 all have information aligning.


      and confirmed by the said website of Barry Leadbetter found by researcher Lorna McLean 05/12/2016

    3. [S-18] PUBLICATION Edwin Maclean's genealogy, Person 14-vi.

    4. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, 26 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE:1846 Reg No: 12/201 groom: MACLEAN Archibald, bride: JANEWAY,Ann at Adelaide SA
      Public notice: some entries have little or no evidence provided. It is imperative that before assuming generalising the data to ensure followup evidence to maintain validity.