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Donald Hugh MCRAE

Donald Hugh MCRAE

Male 1858 - 1927  (68 years)

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  • Name Donald Hugh MCRAE  [1, 2
    Born 9 Aug 1858  Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • BORN 'Kintail' Milang SA
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes DONALD HUGH McRAE - b. 9/8/1858 at "Kintail", Milang, Lake Alexandrina.
      [5
    Biography Notes 22 May 1922  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Donald Hugh McRae farmed in the Strathalbyn area but retired to North Adelaide where he died on 22/5/1927 aged 68 years. He was taken by train back to Strathalbyn for burial there on the 25th. 
    Obituary 22 May 1922  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    OBITUARY "Southern Argus" of 26/5/1927. "The death occurred last weekend of Mr Donald H. McRae, an old identity of the Strathalbyn District, born at Milang, but resident most of his life at Strathalbyn, removing to Adelaide a few years ago. He leaves a widow and a grown up family. His remains were brought to Strathalbyn on Monday and laid to rest in the Strathalbyn Cemetery." Div. 2/415.
     
    Died 22 May 1927  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 24 May 1927  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Division 2 Plot 415, Strathalbyn SA this info interferes with map logistics. Lorna McLean23.05.2016
    Person ID I-3928  Christina and Donald McLean | Mary McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2019 

    Father Duncan Hugh MCRAE,   b. 26 Jun 1826, Kintail Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1901, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship -1279 
    Mother Mary b1818 MCLEAN,   b. 2 Apr 1818, Duisky Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1889, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship -1279 
    Married 25 Feb 1852  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • MARRIED Trinity Church Adelaide SA
    Family ID F-1279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Ann Gollan LAIDLAW,   b. 30 Mar 1863, Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1941, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1883  Mt Barker SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
    +1. Allen Alexander MCRAE,   b. 13 Dec 1884, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1916, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  []
     2. Thomas Walter MCRAE,   b. 1886, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
    +3. Olive May MCRAE,   b. 23 Nov 1888, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1971, Port Lincoln SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  []
     4. Donald Howard MCRAE,   b. 22 Sep 1890, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1898, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)  []
     5. Elspeth Margaret MCRAE,   b. 1892,   d. 1961  (Age 69 years)
     6. John Archibald MCRAE,   b. 10 Jul 1895  []
     7. Janet Mary MCRAE,   b. 9 May 1897, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1990, Bedford Park SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  []
     8. Keith Gollan MCRAE, Private,   b. 16 Nov 1899, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1986, Clearview SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  []
     9. Eric Vernon MCRAE,   b. 26 Aug 1901, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960  (Age 58 years)
     10. Barbara MCRAE,   b. 7 May 1908, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1908, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  []
     11. Ivan Robert Laidlaw MCRAE,   b. 6 Nov 1903, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1969, Sydney NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  []
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2019 14:27:49 
    Family ID F-1301  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0352 - Donald Hugh McRae & wife Margaret (nee Laidlaw).jpg
    0352 - Donald Hugh McRae & wife Margaret (nee Laidlaw).jpg

    Headstones

    HS STRATH LAIDLAW AND MCRAE families

  • 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. , 386. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [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. .

    3. [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. , page 386 & 390. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S-59] Family History Group SA-COLONISTS, Barry Leadbetter, page 4.
      MCRAE Duncan, Mary MCLEAN, parents of child born 1858-08-09 named Donald Hugh at Kintail SA


      Confirmed by the said website and no alterations made with citations from Website by Barry Leadbetter found by researcher Lorna McLean 05/12/2016

    5. [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. , Page 390.

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

    7. [S-59] Family History Group SA-COLONISTS, Barry Leadbetter, page 1.
      first marriage; Adam Abercrombie married Mary McLean date provided and added by researcher Lorna McLean 05/12/2016

      second marriage; MCRAE Duncan, Mary ABERCROMBIE nee MCLEAN married 1852-02-25 at Trinity, Adelaide SA, aged 25=Duncan b1827, 32 (w)=Mary b1820

      Confirmed by the said website and NO alterations were made with citations from Website by Barry Leadbetter found by researcher Lorna McLean 05/12/2016

    8. [S-75] BDM SA, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 11 Jul 2019 Reseracher Lorna McLean.
      Donald MCRAE m. Margaret Ann Gollan LAIDLAW on 1884, March 10 at Presbyterian Manse Mount Barker SA Groom Age: 25 Groom Approx. Birth Year: 1859 Groom Marital Status: S Groom Father: Duncan MCRAE Bride Age: 20 Bride Approx. Birth Year: 1864 Bride Marital Status: S
      Bride Father Name: Thomas LAIDLAW District: Mount Barker Ref/Page: 138/737