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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



James Francis Ewen MCDONALD

James Francis Ewen MCDONALD

Male 1859 - 1924  (64 years)

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  • Name James Francis Ewen MCDONALD 
    Nickname Jim 
    Born 31 May 1859  Lower Finnis SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Cause of death Self-inflicted rifle shot. 
    Occupation Auctioneer 
    Residence Around 1897, the family moved from Horsham to Western Australia 
    Died 31 Mar 1924  Bibra Lake WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Fremantle WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I-5842  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2017 

    Father Ewen MCDONALD,   b. 1818, Inverness Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1905, Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship -898 
    Mother Rachel MCLEAN,   b. 13 Feb 1825, Kilmallie Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1908  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship -898 
    Married 8 Dec 1847  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • The wedding celebrant was Rev James Farrell. The witnesses were Sarah Douglas and Donald Stewart.
    Family ID F-898  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Fyffe MOSSMAN,   b. c1864, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1940, Rivervale WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 1880s  Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Type: Annie & Jim separated after 1900 
    Children 
     1. Muriel (Poppy) MCDONALD,   b. Yes, Date Unknown, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Norma Stuart MCDONALD,   b. 17 Feb 1890, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, Date Unknown
    +3. Marjorie Jean Mossman MCDONALD,   b. 1892, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1931, Merredin, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    +4. Roy Ewen MCDONALD,   b. Yes, Date Unknown, WA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2015 17:37:35 
    Family ID F-2368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0430 - Jim McDonald.jpg
    0430 - Jim McDonald.jpg
    0526 - James Frances Ewen McDonald.jpg
    0526 - James Frances Ewen McDonald.jpg

    Stories
    1985 - James Frances Ewen McDonald & Annie Fyffe Mossman.pdf
    1985 - James Frances Ewen McDonald & Annie Fyffe Mossman.pdf

  • Sources 
    1. [S-59] http://www.familyhistorysa.info/colonists.html, Barry Leadbetter, 1.
      This record was confirmed on this website; matching "our" website entry that has no evidence or source.
      Researcher Lorna McLean 05/12/2016

    2. [S-3] BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', (Donald & Christina McLean Genealogical Council Inc, Strathalbyn 1995), 40.

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