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Edwin James b1871 MCLEAN

Edwin James b1871 MCLEAN

Male 1871 - 1950  (78 years)

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  • Name Edwin James b1871 MCLEAN  [1
    Nickname Ted 
    Born 16 Oct 1871  Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • born 'Waterloo' Angas Plains SA
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes
    • See twin Alfred's biography.
    Cause of death 23 Aug 1950  Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes in Family bible written by Benjamin McLean 2004: Dad (Boss) died Aug 23 1950 after a few heart attacks and help from brothers or sister. Signed. 
    Died 23 Aug 1950  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 24 Aug 1950  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I-3834  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2019 

    Father John MCLEAN,   b. 6 Feb 1816, Argyll Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1903, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship -971 
    Mother Mary STACEY,   c. 21 Jul 1829, Somersetshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1872, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Relationship -971 
    Married 29 May 1845  Macclesfield SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Family ID F-971  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Adelaide Rose (Addie) HULL,   b. 1870,   d. 25 Apr 1918, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 13 Jul 1899  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Lorna Edith MCLEAN,   b. 14 Jul 1905, Norwood SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1975, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  []
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2019 11:35:18 
    Family ID F-1259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Olivia Mary (Queenie) PARKER,   b. 23 May 1885, Collingwood Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1955, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 26 Jul 1919  Melbourne Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • "McLean family bible was originally given by Mary Stacey to Mrs Edwin James McLean (Adelaide Hull-"Addie")...(currently in custodianship of Edwin James McLean [Albany WA] in 2016) are copies of several pages of (unknown which newspaper-clippings). We know by family memories [FM] of Joan Natalie McLean that first Addie then Queenie compiled most of the following. One such clipping reads:MARRIAGE: MCLEAN-PARKER-On Saturday, 26th July 1919 at the Presbyterian church, Northcote,Victoria, by the Rev. W. R. Rock., Edwin James McLean, angas Plains, SA to Olivia Mary (Queenie), elder dau of Mr and Mrs B E Parker, Waterloo Road, Angas Plains, "Waterloo",SA

      1944: MCLEAN-PARKER Mr and Mrs E J Mclean Maplemore Angas Plains SA annoince the 25th wedding anniversary, solemnised on July26, 1919 at Northcote, Victoria, Presbytarian Church, by Rev Robert W Rock.

      Lastly:Mr B E Parker who die dat Strathalbyn recently at the age of 83 years, after a short illness, was for many years an esteemed worker in the firm of Trodels, printers, Melbourne (work reference in all media). After retiring from the firm, he and his wife lived at Murray Bridge SA for several years with his dau, Mrs H Fordham. After her death, Mr and Mrs Parker made their home with thier only remining child Mrs E J Mclean of Angas Plains. Mrs Parker predeceased her husband in 1940. In this younger days Mr Parker was a tenor singer in the Scots Church choir. He often also accompanied his dau Olivia Mary (queenie) Parker for community entertainment.
    Occupation Musician and music teacher 
    • Associate of the London College of Music
    Children 
     1. Alfred Parker MCLEAN,   b. 5 May 1920, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1998, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  []
     2. John Sherwood MCLEAN,   b. 21 Oct 1921, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 2007, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  []
     3. Benjamin Ernest MCLEAN,   b. 18 Nov 1925, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 2009, Albany WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  []
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2017 15:43:32 
    Family ID F-1261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Edwin James McLean ; father of Benjamin Ernest McLean; twin to Alfred Parker McLean
    Edwin James McLean ; father of Benjamin Ernest McLean; twin to Alfred Parker McLean
    Annual family day;rowing and swimming at Victor Harbour SA
    BDM Death Edwin James McLean.jpg
    BDM Death Edwin James McLean.jpg
    BDM DEATH
    Edwin James McLean, twin to Alfred John. Farmed Maplemore property from 1840's, nursed there by his youngest son, Benjamin and new wife Joan Smith until his death.
    0334 - E J McLean with Bill Strachan.jpg
    0334 - E J McLean with Bill Strachan.jpg
    Edwin McLean with Bill Strachan who was a loyal employee and old friend to the family.
    0331 - Adelaide Rose (nee Hull) & Edwin James (Ted) McLean in 1900.jpg
    0331 - Adelaide Rose (nee Hull) & Edwin James (Ted) McLean in 1900.jpg
    0325 - Olivia McLean (nee Parker), 2nd wife of Edwin (Ted) McLean always respectfully called Queenie.jpg
    0325 - Olivia McLean (nee Parker), 2nd wife of Edwin (Ted) McLean always respectfully called Queenie.jpg
    0326 - Lorna Edith McLean .jpg
    0326 - Lorna Edith McLean .jpg
    0322 - McLean family - Edwin James, Adelaide nee Hull, Mrs Mary Stacy McLean, Elizabeth & Florence.jpg
    0322 - McLean family - Edwin James, Adelaide nee Hull, Mrs Mary Stacy McLean, Elizabeth & Florence.jpg
    Edwin James McLean MAPLEMORE GATE AVENUE source ben mclean c1950's 2016-02-07 001.jpg
    Edwin James McLean MAPLEMORE GATE AVENUE source ben mclean c1950's 2016-02-07 001.jpg
    Edwin James McLean at time of his twins accidental death. 1907
    Edwin James McLean at time of his twins accidental death. 1907
    Edwin James McLean and Olivia Mary Parker (2nd wife_ mother to Alfred, Benjamin and Jack
    Edwin James McLean and Olivia Mary Parker (2nd wife_ mother to Alfred, Benjamin and Jack
    MUSEUM donation 1928 sack trolley EDWIN MCLEAN
    MUSEUM donation 1928 sack trolley EDWIN MCLEAN

    "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}
    1919 Wedding Invitation-Edwin James McLean and Olivia (Queenie) May Parker for Spinster War Aunts 'Lizzie' and 'Flossie'
    1919 Wedding Invitation-Edwin James McLean and Olivia (Queenie) May Parker for Spinster War Aunts "Lizzie" and "Flossie"

    1910 Adelaide Rose Hull and Edwin James McLean-parents of Lorna Edith McLean-Triple Certificate Nursing Sister

    1920 E J McLean and new wife Olivia Mary Parker (Queenie)

    1950s Edwin James McLean (twin) in front of the avenue of trees gate entry labelled MAPLEMORE

    Edwin James Mclean with Dolly ready for a days work at Maplemore SA

    Documents
    BDM Death Edwin James McLean d.23rd Aug 1950 in Strathalbyn.pdf
    BDM Death Edwin James McLean d.23rd Aug 1950 in Strathalbyn.pdf
    Nursed by his youngest son Benjamin for 1.5years until the week before his hospital admission and passing away. Meanwhile courting his 1952 wife and nursing his mother Queenie McLean (nee Parker) until 1955 during running dairy farm and three newborn children and new wife.

    BDM 1925 BIRTH Benjamin Ernest McLean born on 18th Nov 1925 at Adelaide to Edwin James McLean and Olivia Mary, nee Parker

    BDM 1919 Marriage Edwin James McLean and Olivia Mary Parker married on 26th July 1919 Collingwood Vic
    BDM BIRTH Edwin James McLean & Alfred John McLean on 16th Oct 1871 at Strathalbyn to John McLean & Mary, nee Stacey.pdf
    BDM BIRTH Edwin James McLean & Alfred John McLean on 16th Oct 1871 at Strathalbyn to John McLean & Mary, nee Stacey.pdf

    BDM 1919 Marriage Edwin James McLean and Olivia Mary Parker married on 26th July 1919 Collingwood Vic RegNo366
    WEDDING ANNOUNCE MCLEAN-PARKER sturkey ANZAC best man 26 Jul 1919
    WEDDING ANNOUNCE MCLEAN-PARKER sturkey ANZAC best man 26 Jul 1919
    WEDDING at St Andrews Presbytarian Church Strathalbyn SA MCLEAN-PARKER with Best Man E H Sturkey (ANZAC) 26 Jul 1919
    Edwin McLean's letter in 1946
    Edwin McLean's letter in 1946
    This is the only source for some details about Edwin's uncle Allan (born 1811) and some cousins.
    (By Don Gordon - updated in May 2019)

    Headstones

    HS STRATH Adelaide Rose1st wife, Edwin James(twin), Olivia Mary 2nd wife, Lorna Edith 1st dau

    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

  • Notes 
    • Twin [1]

  • 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-182] NEWSPAPER-Norther Argus 189-1954 Clare, 24 Apr 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      The friends of the late Mr Edwin James McLean are respectfully informed that his funeral will leave St Andrews Presbytarian Church after a 2pm service on Thursday 24th Aug 1950. Caldwells Undertakers. Strathalbyn Phone 27

    3. [S-59] http://www.familyhistorysa.info/colonists.html, Barry Leadbetter, 4, 8 Dec 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      FOUND TO BE INCORRECT ON MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE No282574 COPY WITH GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER ON 8TH DEC 2017, Researcher Lorna McLean.
      ERROR;MCLEAN John, Mary STACEY married 1845-05-29 at Chapel, Macclesfield SA, aged 27=1818 which was 1816 for John Mclean, 18=1827 for Mary Stacey so year of birth 1829 was altered for Mary Stacey and John McLean from 1816 to 1818

      Married date 25Sep1845 has no citation by Edwin McLean; so altered to this date 29 May 1845

      Confirmed by the said website and alterations were made with citations from Website by Barry Leadbetter found by researcher Lorna McLean 05/12/2016

    4. [S-11] BDM certificate - sighted and attached , Marriage Certificate No282574 in district of Hindmarsh, 8 Dec 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Marriage Certificate282574 cites marriage 25 Sep 1845 at Chapel Maccesfield SA in presence of Harriett Stacey all parties signed with a cross.

    5. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/user-details/product/uid-728760/coid-2/cid-2/request_data-%7B/quot;option-/quot;--/quot;com_search-/quot;,-/quot;Itemid-/quot;32-/quot;surname-/quot;mclean-/quot;check-/quot;1-/quot;gname-/quot;john-/quot;year-/quot;1845-/quot;range-/quot;5-/quot;cusearch-/quot;Search-/quot;a4bd3f58e9df756191d0f96ccbc0b1ee-/quot;6235051a8cb6ac0fb342a1c5012bf974-/quot;__utma-/quot;175478836_926997949_1548135433_1548135433_1548135433_1-/quot;__utmc-/quot;175478836-/quot;__utmz-/quot;175478836_1548135433_1_1_utmcsr-(direct)%7Cutmccn=(direct)%7Cutmcmd=(none)/quot;__utmt-/quot;__utmb-/quot;175478836_2_10_1548135433-/quot;%7D-.html, 30 Jan 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Groom Given Name(s): John Groom Last Name: MCLEAN Bride Given Name(s): Mary Bride Last Name: STACEY Marriage Date: 1845, May 29 Marriage Place: Chapel Macclesfield Groom Age: 27 Groom Approx. Birth Year: 1818 Groom Marital Status: S Groom Father:Bride Age: 18 Bride Approx. Birth Year: 1827 Bride Marital Status: S Bride Father Name:James STACEY District: Adelaide Book/Page: 12/196

    6. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/index.php?option=com_search&Itemid=32, 10 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE:13 Jul 1899 RegNo:200/164 groom:MCLEAN Edwin James and bride:HULL,Adelaide Rose at Norwood SA
      PUBLIC NOTICE: Before using, ANY details from this website ensure YOU further research the accuracy of our information to limit the effect of misdirection by any compounded human error.

    7. [S-16] FM Joan Natalie Smith and Flora May Whaley, Researcher Lorna McLean, McLeans of Maplemore Family Bible, 10 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE: MCLEAN-HULL On the 13 July at the residence of Mr Berndt, Hackney, Adelaide SA ;by the Rev.G.C.Love, BD, Edwin James, a son of Mr and Mrs John and Mary McLean, Angas Plains, Strathalbyn, to Adelaide Rose, second daughter of the late Mr Robert Hull, Adelaide SA
      Exact wording of newspaper cutting.

    8. [S-11] BDM certificate - sighted and attached .