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Henrietta  JEFFREYS

Henrietta JEFFREYS

Female 1859 - 1931  (71 years)

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  • Name Henrietta JEFFREYS  [1
    Born 9 Sep 1859  Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • birth REGISTERED AS at 'Crickhowall' Belvidere SA in fact BORN AT SEA. SEE CITATION FOR DETAILS. Researcher Lorna Mclean 05/12/2016
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes
    • «b»HENRIETTA DOVER CASTLE JEFFREYS«/b» born 9/9/1859 at Belvidere, 4th and youngest daughter of Jeff Jeffreys and his wife (nee Ann McLean) at "Crickhowall" Belvidere. Said to have derived her middle names from the ship on which her father travelled to Australia. She was not born at sea as she was registered at Adelaide.

      MARRIAGE: at her residence, Belvidere to George Borrett (b. 27/9/1850 at the then Langhorne's Bridge (Langhorne Creek now) - son of John and Agnes (nee Donnin) Borrett of "Raydon Farm", Langhorne Creek, the 4th of 13 children). The Rev. James Faulds Henderson of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Strathalbyn: officiated. Newspaper announcement, in "Southern Argus" of 1/4/1880.

      "Southern Argus" dated 23/3/1899a

      "«b»Accident at Langhorne's Creek«/b» - which might have proved very serious. It happened last Tuesday morning last. Mr George Borrett of Tolderol was driving with his son about six years old (note: Angas was b. 1893) towards Langhorne's Creek when the harness strap broke and the horse became unmanageable, pulling Mr Borrett out and turning the cart over on the boy. There were a lot of hurdles in the cart and these were thrown on the lad's legs. The side of the cart fell on his face. The little lad received some painful wounds on his face, while Mr Borrett sprained his ankle and will not be able to get about for some time."

      DEATHS: George Borrett on 12/4/1920 at Adelaide. interred at Strathalbyn.

      OBITUARY: "Southern Argus" 15/4/1920. (Died aged 69 years):-

      "Mr George Borrett of "Raydon" Langhorne's Creek died at Adelaide on Monday last after a short illness. The deceased gentleman was one of the most popular residents of the district a native of Langhorne's Creek and who from his youth had taken a very keen interest in all affairs as well as those of the surrounding districts, most of the institutions of the whole south owning him as a supporter. He was of genial nature, kindly and sympathetic and of sterling uprightness, his word ever being accepted as his bond and right through the district his death will be deeply deplored.

      For his widow (who is the daughter of pioneer residents. the late Mr and Mrs Jeff Jeffreys) and his family, the utmost sympathy is felt. The funeral of the late gentleman took place yesterday, the Rev. T. P. Wood conducting the service at the graveside at the Strathalbyn Cemetery."

      Henrietta D. C. Borrett died at Adelaide on 2/7/1931 aged 72 years. Interred with her husband at the Strathalbyn Cemetery. Grave 1/308.

      CHILDREN (5)
    Died 2 Jul 1931  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I-5151  Christina and Donald McLean | Ann McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2017 

    Father Jeffrey JEFFREYS,   b. 4 Dec 1821, Llanelly Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1881, Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship -1626 
    Mother Ann b. 1823 MCLEAN,   b. 6 Apr 1823, Kilmallie Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1910, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship -1626 
    Married 13 Feb 1851  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F-1626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George BORRETT,   b. 27 Sep 1850, Langhorne Creek SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1920, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1880  Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John BORRETT,   b. 8 Jan 1881, Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1962, Langhorne Creek SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  []
     2. Jeffrey BORRETT,   b. 21 May 1882, Langhorne Creek SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1962, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. George (Jnr) BORRETT,   b. 14 Nov 1883, Langhorne Creek SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1960, Chatswood NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  []
     4. Annie McLean BORRETT,   b. 29 Jul 1886, Langhorne Creek SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1970, Walkerville SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  []
     5. Angas (Jerry) BORRETT,   b. 8 Apr 1893, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1977, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  []
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2013 09:45:00 
    Family ID F-1674  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Stories
    1995 - Henrietta Dover Castle McLean & George Borrett
    1995 - Henrietta Dover Castle McLean & George Borrett
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS 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-59] http://www.familyhistorysa.info/colonists.html, Barry Leadbetter, 1.
      JEFFREYS Jeff, Ann MCLEAN, parents of child born 1859-09-09 named Henrietta at At sea
      AT SEA.....our website states Belevidere. One can assume the birth to be registered at Belevidere SA after the birth at sea. Could be confirmed on ships register in future or surgeons list. After finding the jeffreys ship they travelled on. Researcher Lorna McLean. No change made. 05/21/2016

    3. [S-59] http://www.familyhistorysa.info/colonists.html, Barry Leadbetter, 1, 16 Jan 2017.
      This website find that its record states that Henrietta is "born 9.9.1859...at sea". Further study to justify an alteration of BRB citation. It is possible that both are in fact true. In the decade of 1859, sea travel of several months and a baby at sea and then settling after several further days travel would explain a delay in registration. The shipping lists of travel needs to be cross examined before alterations are considered. Researcher:Lorna McLean changed nothing.

    4. [S-3] FS 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 1/308 Strathalbyn SA

    5. [S-18] PUBLICATION Edwin Maclean's genealogy, Person 14-vii.