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Marie Alwena Elizabeth (Elsie) BERNDT

Marie Alwena Elizabeth (Elsie) BERNDT

Female 1872 - 1943  (71 years)

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  • Name Marie Alwena Elizabeth (Elsie) BERNDT  [1
    • Spelt Alwine on her marriage certificate.
    Nickname Elsie 
    Born 1872  [2
    • Elsie was 32 years old at the time of her wedding in 1904 - according to the marriage certificate. In fact as was John McLean 32yoa and both were still single at time of marriage -according to SAGHS record
    Gender Female 
    Emigration c1883  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    BERNDT Marie Alwine Elisabeth Age:14 Occupation: child Ship Name:MARSALA OCT Embarked from:- Disembarked:South Australia
    Arrival Date:1883 Birth Place:Halle, KSA GERMANY Source: German Immigration Shipping 
    Biography Notes 1840's  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    BERNDT, Marie Alwine Elisabeth (//c1869/1872-//). m 9/8/1904 St Stephen Adelaide, Alfred John MCLEAN (//c1869/1872-//) Father; John BERNDT, Albert (//c1874-//) BERNDT, Johannes Theodor Richard Carl (//c1876-//) BERNDT, Johanne Helene (//c1879-//) 
    • this "source" details need to be broken down to each berndt family member. I was talking on FB GRoup and so just cut and paste the info to Marie Alwyn Berndt. ljmclean March 2020
    Residence Northwood SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    66 Beulah Rd Northwood SA 
    • Moved to this house in 1920 and lived there for many years.
    Died 10 Mar 1943  Linden Park SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Buried 11 Mar 1943  [4
    Person ID I-3825  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2020 

    Father Theodor Albert BERNDT,   b. 1873, Kadina SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1943, Kadina SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship -2552 
    Mother Marie Theresa AGRICOLA,   b. 16 Mar 1847,   d. 19 Mar 1938, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship -2552 
    Family ID F-2552  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alfred John MCLEAN,   b. 16 Oct 1871, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1907, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1904  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. Mona Mildred Agricola MCLEAN,   b. 23 May 1905, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1995, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  []
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2020 15:06:28 
    Family ID F-1260  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    TENNIS 1907 women in Strathalbyn SA-probably Bells Courts.
    TENNIS 1907 women in Strathalbyn SA-probably Bells Courts.
    Marie Alwena nee BERNDT married Alfred James Mclean, Lizzie Mclean and Adelaide Rose likely not kneeling just short? in front. Large group of players:seemingly as several holding rackets

    "Alfred John and Edwin James thats our two little babies names" [twins] this line was melodically sung to me many days of my life by my Father Benjamin Ernest McLean. Often 'everyone' joining in [Lorna Joan Mclean}
    Alfred McLean accidental poisoning at 36 yoa at cowshed, Maplemore, Angas Plains South Australia

    Documents

    BDM 1904 MARRIAGE Alfred John McLean & Marie Alwina Elizabeth Berndt 9th Aug 1904 Adelaide SA

    Headstones

    HS-MCLEAN Alf d1907 accidental poisoning, wife Elsie

    HS MCLEAN Mona Mildred Agricola b1903 d1995 Strathalbyn SA

    STORIES
    5075 - Alfred John McLean & Edwin James McLean & Marie Alwena Elizabeth Berndt & Adelaide Rose Hull & Olivia Mary Parker
    5075 - Alfred John McLean & Edwin James McLean & Marie Alwena Elizabeth Berndt & Adelaide Rose Hull & Olivia Mary Parker
    John's descendants - biography as published in the BRB in 1995

  • 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-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      BERNDT Marie Alwine Elisabeth Age:14 Occupation: child Ship Name:MARSALA OCT 1883 Embarked from:- Disembarked:South Australia
      Arrival Date:1883 Birth Place:Halle, KSA GERMANY Source: German Immigration Shipping

    3. [S-124] https://localwiki.org/adelaide-hills/Steamer_Marsala_%289Oct1883%29, https://localwiki.org/adelaide-hills/Steamer_Marsala_%289Oct1883%29, 9 Apr 2020 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      https://localwiki.org/adelaide-hills/Steamer_Marsala_%289Oct1883%29

    4. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in (Reliability: 3), 15 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MCLEAN Marie Alwine Elizabeth Death Date:11-Mar-1943 Age: 71 Marital Status:W Place of Death:Linden Park SA Residence:Linden Park SA Relative:Alfred John MCLEAN [DH]
      District:Norwood Book/Page:661/1443

    5. [S-11] Birth record attached to this profile.

    6. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login (Reliability: 3), 15 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE:1904 RegNo:220/539 groom-MCLEAN,Alfred John bride-BERNDT,Marie Alwena Elizabeth at Adelaide SA
      MCLEAN Alfred John married BERNDT Marie Alwine Elizabeth
      on Marriage Date:09-Aug-1904 Marriage Place: St Stephen Luth Church Adelaide Groom Age: 32 Groom Marital Status: S Groom Father: John MCLEAN Bride Age:32 Bride Marital Status: S Bride Father: Theodor BERNDT District:Adelaide Book/Page: 220/539