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Margaret Ann Gollan LAIDLAW

Margaret Ann Gollan LAIDLAW

Female 1863 - 1941  (78 years)

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  • Name Margaret Ann Gollan LAIDLAW  [1
    • The BRB p390 has her as "Margaret Gollan Laidlaw" whereas her birth record has her as "Margaret Ann Laidlaw".
    Born 30 Mar 1863  Belvidere SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The BRB p390 has her born at Belvidere.
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes If Margaret's mother was born about 1826, she would have been about 37 years old when she gave birth to Margaret. 
    Biography Notes Margaret Gollan Laidlaw - (b. 30/3/1863), 2nd daughter of her mother's 2nd marriage to Thomas Laidlaw of Angas Plains. Her mother was formerly Mrs Margaret Fraser (nee Gollan) and there is a very complicated inter-relationship between Gollans, Frasers, Mathesons and the Laidlaw families. They were mainly from lnvernesshire.
    Margaret Gollan Laidlaw was born at Belvidere, SA where her father Thomas was a blacksmith. The general belief in the families was that Thomas was drowned in Lake Alexandrina, however, the newspaper notice in the Adelaide "Observer" reports that he died of pneumonia at Sliding Rock on 23/11/1875. Margaret was then aged 12 years. (Thomas was 69). Her mother, also Margaret, was buried at Strathalbyn on 30/8/1891.
    (The 1883 marriage took place at Mt Barker.)
    DEATH: Margaret Gollan McRae, his wife, was buried with him on 3/8/1941, aged 78 years.
    Her very brief obituary in the "Southern Argus" merely recorded her death at Adelaide and that she had been buried at Strathalbyn on the previous Saturday. (paper of 6/8/1941)
    THEIR CHILDREN (11) ...............................  [1
    Died 3 Aug 1941  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Her gravestone has 1st Aug 1941.
    Buried Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I-3929  Christina and Donald McLean | Mary McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2021 

    Father Thomas LAIDLAW,   b. 1832,   d. 7 Feb 1876, Alexandrina SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Relationship -1302 
    Mother Margaret GOLLAN/FRASER/SUTHERLAND/LAIDLAW,   b. 1826, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1891, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship -1302 
    Married 10 Jun 1859  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F-1302  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Donald Hugh MCRAE,   b. 9 Aug 1858, Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1927, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1883  Mt Barker SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    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

    Documents
    ww - Margaret Ann Laidlaw - born 1863 in Strathalbyn.JPG
    ww - Margaret Ann Laidlaw - born 1863 in Strathalbyn.JPG
    Born: 30th March 1863 in Strathalbyn
    Parents: Thomas Laidlaw and Margaret Sutherland
    Registered: Strathalbyn 28/470

  • 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. , Page 390.

    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-75] BDM SA, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      THIS EVIDENCE OFFERS Janets mother as Margaret nee SUTHERLAND married FRAZER, assume married LAIDLAW,Thomas. Then gave birth to: LAIDLAW Janet Elizabeth Date of Birth:16-Nov-1859
      Gender: F Father:Thomas LAIDLAW Mother: Margaret (fmly) FRAZER (nee) SUTHERLAND Birth Residence:Strathalbyn SA Source:18/8
      PLUS on SAGHS "The Biographical Index of South Australians" reads:- Surname:LAIDLAW Given Names: Thomas Parents: Thos.Life Information:Birth c1833.Death 7.2.1877 Lake Alexandrina SA. Burial Strathalbyn SA. Religion:Presb: Occupn:Blacksmith Residence:Strathalbyn
      Spouse(s):Mgt SUTHERLAND (10.6.1859 Strathalbyn SA) Children:With Mgt SUTHERLAND: Janet (1860-1865), Alexr. Gollan (1861-1942), Mgt. Ann Gollan McRAE (1863-1941).


    4. [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