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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Irene MCLEAN

Irene MCLEAN

Female 1902 - 1990  (87 years)

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  • Name Irene MCLEAN  [1
    Born 27 Dec 1902  Perth WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes
    • Irene married Leonard March at the Payneham Presbyterian Church. Leonard was a friend of her brother Angus.

      They farmed at Snowtown, S.A. a difficult life for a girl used only to the city.

      The Depression forced them back to Adelaide in 1933 and where they remained until Len died in 1979.

      lrene was gifted in all handcrafts and religion played a strong part in her life - choir involvement and Sunday School teaching. She followed her mother's interest in the Berean Bible Society for over 50 years.
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      Death«/b»: Irene entered the Elgar Private Nursing Home, Box Hill, Victoria in 1985 following a stroke and died on 18/8/1990 aged 88.
    Died 18 Aug 1990  Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I-1431  Christina and Donald McLean | Allan McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2014 

    Father Laurence Albert Allan MCLEAN,   b. 24 Dec 1878, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1956, Payneham SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hannah HERON,   b. 26 Aug 1883, Wellington SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1955, Payneham SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married Y  [2
    Family ID F-472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leonard MARCH 
    Children 
     1. J M
     2. D M
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 05:28:00 
    Family ID F-473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0107 - Laurence McLean, Jean Stoba , nee McLean, Elizabeth McLean & Irene March, nee McLean.jpg
    0107 - Laurence McLean, Jean Stoba , nee McLean, Elizabeth McLean & Irene March, nee McLean.jpg
    0109 - Irene (rear), Jean & Angus McLean - taken at Sinclair McLean's studio in Bordertown.jpg
    0109 - Irene (rear), Jean & Angus McLean - taken at Sinclair McLean's studio in Bordertown.jpg
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] BRB 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995 copies available, 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-76] MyHeritage 92connections, my heritage (with a log in), 8 Feb 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Birth names Laurence Albert Allan McLean Birth Dec 24 1878 Strathalbyn, South Australia Marriage Spouse: Elizabeth Hannah Heron 1902 Fremantle, Western Australia Death Dec 30 1956 Payneham, South Australia, Australia
      Parents Allan McLean Sarah McLean (born Thompson) Wife Elizabeth Hannah McLean (born Heron) Daughter Irene Constance March (born McLean) Siblings Sinclair James McLean Eva Congdon (born McLean)