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Eva May MCLEAN

Eva May MCLEAN

Female 1886 - Died

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  • Name Eva May MCLEAN  [1, 2
    Born 23 Feb 1886  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes * Eva unveiled the plaque commemorating the McLean's producing the first wheat crop near the corner of South Rd & Richmond Rd and she attended the McLean reunion in Adelaide in March 1988.
    * She died a few months later at 102 years old.  
    Biography Notes Eva and her children used to visit her brother, Sinclair, and his family at 53 Tarragon Street, Mile End.  
    Occupation Eva worked at Adelaide Railway Station - in the cafeteria.
    Later, she married the James Condon who was the station master - but this was probably at a different time, so Eva and James might not have known each other at that time.  
    Died Died 
    • Warwick Nursing Home in Unley.
    Person ID I-1580  Christina and Donald McLean | Allan McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 24 May 2019 

    Father Allan b.1857 MCLEAN,   b. 11 Nov 1857, Meadowbank SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1930, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship -470 
    Mother Sarah THOMPSON,   b. 3 Sep 1861, Gawler SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1937, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship -470 
    Married 16 Nov 1878  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Place of wedding: Mother's residence in Alfred Place, Strathalbyn SA
      Witnesses: Sister Mary and her husband Samuel Bates
    Family ID F-470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Albert William STURTZEL,   b. 20 Jun 1882, Mt Gambier SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1926, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married Bordertown SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children of marriage Eva and Albert had three children - Audrey,Max and Geof. The following, from funeral notices, are Eva's grandchildren and great grandchildren - Maureen, Lance, Cheryl, Carole, Phillip, Richard, Craig, Ronald, Jeremy, Matthew, Rebecca, Adam, Michelle, Lyn (spouse) and Glenda (spouse). All of these are no the family tree.
    (Note by Don Gordon on 16th May 2019)
     
    Residence Thebarton 
    Children 
     1. Audrey May STURTZEL,   b. 12 Jan 1907, Bordertown SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 2009, Leabrook SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years)  []
     2. Albert (Maxwell) STURTZEL,   b. 10 Mar 1914, Thebarton SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 2000  (Age 86 years)  []
     3. Jeffrey 'Geoff' STURTZEL,   b. 21 Aug 1919, Thebarton SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Died  []
    Last Modified 28 May 2019 02:49:45 
    Family ID F-521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 James Thomas Percival. CONGDON,   d. 1961 
    Last Modified 24 May 2019 02:38:14 
    Family ID F-3016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0104 - McLeans - Sinclair, Laurence, Sarah (nee Thompson), Eva (married Congdon), Allan & George (Robert).jpg
    0104 - McLeans - Sinclair, Laurence, Sarah (nee Thompson), Eva (married Congdon), Allan & George (Robert).jpg
    0127 - Eva Sturtzel (nee McLean) with children Maxwell & Jeffrey about 1925.jpg
    0127 - Eva Sturtzel (nee McLean) with children Maxwell & Jeffrey about 1925.jpg
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    0129 - Eva Sturtzel (nee McLean) & Kate Bradley taken about 1910.jpg
    0129 - Eva Sturtzel (nee McLean) & Kate Bradley taken about 1910.jpg
    0130 - Laurence McLean with Eva Congdon (formerly Sturtzel nee McLean) at the McLean reunion 1988.jpg
    0130 - Laurence McLean with Eva Congdon (formerly Sturtzel nee McLean) at the McLean reunion 1988.jpg

    Documents
    WW - Eva McLean - born 23rd Feb 1886 in Strathalbyn
    WW - Eva McLean - born 23rd Feb 1886 in Strathalbyn
    Father: Allan McLean
    Mother: Sarah Thompson
    WW - Eva McLean & Albert William Sturtzel - married on 23rd July 1906 in Bordertown
    WW - Eva McLean & Albert William Sturtzel - married on 23rd July 1906 in Bordertown
    Place of wedding: Residence of Allan McLean in Bordertown
    Groom: aged 23 yrs, born c1883, single, son of William Henry Sturtzel
    Bride: aged 20 yrs, born c1886, single, daughter of Allan McLean

    Stories
    5023 - Eva McLean & Albert William Sturtzel & James Thomas Congdon
    5023 - Eva McLean & Albert William Sturtzel & James Thomas Congdon
    Allan's descendants - 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-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, 5 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE:1927 RegNo:311/642 groom:HICKEY,Thomas Michael STURTZEL, bride:Audrey May Norwood SA
      Entered May as a middle name
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    3. [S-8] PUBLICATION Dawson book in Goolwa Library, Yvonne Heath of Morphettville, (Heath of Morphettville), C0461991941 - Goolwa.