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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Ewen (Hugh the younger) MCLEAN

Ewen (Hugh the younger) MCLEAN

Male 1836 - 1921  (85 years)

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  • Name Ewen (Hugh the younger) MCLEAN  [1
    • The BRB (p8) states "As can be seen from this list there are two Ewens but no Hughs yet both are the children of Donald and Christina, (nee McPhee). It would seem that to Donald, the name Ewen and Hugh were the same, as in his Will of 1846 he refers to his son-in-law Ewen McDonald as Hugh McDonald of Finniss."
    Nickname Hugh the younger 
    Born 26 May 1836  Kilmallie Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Kilmallie is in Argyllshire in Scotland.
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Jun 1921  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I-5330  Christina and Donald McLean | Ewen (Hugh the younger) McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2018 

    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 
    Children of marriage We are confident that there were 11 children - 2 X Hugh, 2 X Mary, Allan, John, Archibald, Ann, Rachel, Margaret & Jane.
    However, some researchers have proposed 4 others:-
    * RICHARD: This name appears on some 'Navarino' passenger lists [research: Which ones?], but this might not be based on the authentic record. There are no other indications of this Richard in colonial records (eg marriage, children, death, or Trove etc).
    * ELIZABETH: This name appears on some 'Navarino' passenger lists [research: Leadbeater & Cummings) but this might not be based on the authentic record. It is stated that she was born in 1835 or 1836, and died in 1907. There are no other indications of this Elizabeth in colonial records. (eg marriage, children, death, or Trove etc).
    * HUGH: BRB p8 "The persistent inclusion of a Donald and a Hugh McLean who arrived in 1840 by ship 'Tomatin' must be an error as the listed children the same 10, who with their emigrating parents and in the father's Will. These two may have been nephews. If they were of an earlier marriage of Donald, he had three sons named Hugh which is carrying things a bit far as to names! There is a family story that 'two sons were sent to Venezuela to look for farming possibilities' referring of course to the Donald and Hugh on the 'Tomatin' of 1840. Then not discovering anything suitable followed on to SA. Nothing further is known of them although two of the same name were at Naracoorte in the South East quite early, and the names of the families were the same as those of the Donald McLeans. They were not mentioned in Donald McLean's Will."
    * DONALD: See the quote for Hugh, above (BRB p8).
    This note was by Don Gordon on 30th July 2018. 
    Family ID F-1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann MCBAIN,   b. 1838, North Uist Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1912, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Children 
     1. Donald MCLEAN,   b. Yes, Date Unknown
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2013 08:08:00 
    Family ID F-1734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret TANNAHILL,   b. 15 Sep 1839, Paisley Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1891  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1862  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Christina McFee MCLEAN,   b. 17 Apr 1863, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1926, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Margaret MCLEAN,   b. 13 Apr 1864, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. c1869, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    +3. Robert Tannahill MCLEAN,   b. 29 Jan 1865, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1931, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  []
     4. Hugh MCLEAN,   b. 5 Oct 1866, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1929, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     5. John James Frazer MCLEAN,   b. 1 Aug 1868,   d. 23 Feb 1938, Merredin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. David MCLEAN,   b. 1 Jun 1870, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1949, Wallaroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  []
     7. Jeff MCLEAN,   b. 7 Feb 1873, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906, Broken Hill NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     8. Elizabeth Ann MCLEAN,   b. 9 Dec 1874, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1948, Merredin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     9. Jane Ann MCLEAN,   b. 29 Jan 1877, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1878, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  []
     10. Jemima Adam Tannahill MCLEAN,   b. 3 Aug 1878, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1879, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 28 May 2016 13:52:01 
    Family ID F-1740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0578 - Christina & James Keough with Hugh McLean.jpg
    0578 - Christina & James Keough with Hugh McLean.jpg

    Documents

    BDM 1870 Birth David McLean on 1st June 1870 in Strathalbyn SA to Hugh McLean & Margaret, nee Tannahill.pdf

    Stories
    1995 - Hugh (the younger) McLean & Margaret Tannahill
    1995 - Hugh (the younger) McLean & Margaret Tannahill
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1995.

  • 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 1/82 Strathalbyn Cemetery SA

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