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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Mary Honora MCLEAN

Mary Honora MCLEAN

Female 1934 -  (85 years)

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  • Name Mary Honora MCLEAN  [1
    Born 9 Sep 1934  Port Pirie SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes
    • Married: Douglas George Benton (b. 22/4/1932, Pt Pirie) at St. Mark's Catholic Cathedra|,Pt Pirie.

      They lived at that town for six years following their marriage. then in 1958 shifted to Gills Farm, Andrews. However, farming did not suit Doug as he was a builder and while doing his apprenticeship at Pt Pirie he had worked on the new St. Mark's Cathedral where they married. From Andrews he set up as a builder and contractor at Booborowie and built many houses in the area as well as the Mt Bryan School and other prominent buildings. His son Greg is in partnership.
    Person ID I-2297  Christina and Donald McLean | Allan McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2016 

    Father Alen MCLEAN,   b. 6 Aug 1892, Meadows SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1945, Port Pirie SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Margaret Cecilia BROWNE,   d. 25 Aug 1985, Burra SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Spalding SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • married; Catholic Church Spalding SA
    Family ID F-755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Douglas George BENTON,   b. 2 Apr 1932, Port Pirie SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Port Pirie SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Kathleen Margaret BENTON,   b. 21 Mar 1953, Port Pirie SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  []
     2. Gregory Allan BENTON,   b. 29 Aug 1955, Port Pirie SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2017 07:34:30 
    Family ID F-756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0180 - Mary & Clare McLean in 1936.jpg
    0180 - Mary & Clare McLean in 1936.jpg

    Stories
    5033 - Mary Honora McLean & Douglas George Benton
    5033 - Mary Honora McLean & Douglas George Benton
    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. .