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Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837
1839 - 1920 (80 years)
||Walter John TUCKER |
- * Tucker brothers = George & Walter John
* George was the father of Ethel Rose & Violet
* Tucker sisters = Ethel & Violet
* Forsyth brothers = David & James
* McDonald siblings = Leonard William Cameron & Rachel Annie
* Leonard's aunty was Annie McDonald.
* George married Annie in 1872
* David married Rachel in 1912.
* Violet married James in 1920.
* Ethel married Leonard in 1927.
** Ref : Page 145 of Rachel's section of the original history - see biography 5160
||1 May 1839
|Edna, Daphne, Thelma & George attended the Finnis Primary School, riding to & fro on horseback. When Max was ready for school their parents brought a horse-drawn vehicle and the children (later including the youngest, John) drove to school in Strathalbyn. Here they were able to buy the fresh bread needed to cut their daily lunches. (ref p83 of Rachel's section of the McDonald family history) |
|1890 Descriptive Australia and Federal Guide (from Alexandra Local History Wiki)|
WALTER JOHN TUCKER, Farmer and Grazier, SANDERGROVE
This gentleman was born in Somersetshire, England, in 1839, and is the eldest son of George Tucker, who arrived here with his wife about 1841, they having left the subject of our sketch with relatives in England.
He subsequently came out in 1851 per barque BERNICA , and on leaving school turned his attention to dairying with his father, and later on engaged in agriculture as well.
On the decease of his father he inherited the landed property of his estate which contained 1600 acres. This he has since increased to 2000 acres, which he uses for agricultural and grazing purposes, and finds it profitable to carry on the two in conjunction.
He keeps about 1300 sheep. It is worthy of mention that the success of Mr. Tucker?s father, who landed in Victoria with only a few pounds, was due to his own exertions , and his example has not been lost on his six sons, two of whom are in Victoria.
Mr. W.J.Tucker is a member of the Strathalbyn District Council, also a member of the local Agricultural Society , where he has successfully competed, and is a member of the School Board of Advice.
He was married in 1871 to Miss McDonald, of South Australia, and has a large family of sons and daughters.
He is a supporter of protection to colonial industries and progressive land tax.
|'Lake View' Sandergrove SA |
||Strathalbyn SA 
|John & Annie retired to 'Riverside'. |
||9 Jan 1920
||Christina and Donald McLean
||17 Jul 2019 |
||Anne Jeffrey (Annie) b1843 MCDONALD, b. 8 Oct 1843, Finniss Mt Barker SA , bur. 22 Sept 1902, Strathalbyn SA (Age ~ 58 years) |
||21 Mar 1871
||Strathalbyn SA [2, 3]
- The wedding celebrant was Reverend John Anderson.
||'Lake View' Sandergrove SAustralia
|About 5 miles south-west of Strathalbyn on the Strathalbyn/Goolwa Road. |
| ||1. Maurice Hugh TUCKER, b. 10 Mar 1872, d. 13 Mar 1872 (Age 0 years)|
| ||2. Hubert Llewellyn (Bert) TUCKER, b. 6 Nov 1873, Sandergrove SA , d. 24 Jul 1920 (Age 46 years) |
|+||3. Edward Lionel TUCKER, b. 30 Jan 1875, d. 1 Oct 1955, Edenhope Vic (Age 80 years)|
| ||4. Maurice Leslie TUCKER, b. 19 Apr 1876, d. 5 Jul 1883 (Age 7 years) |
|+||5. Caroline Jane TUCKER, b. 15 Dec 1877, Sandergrove SA , d. 23 May 1939 (Age 61 years) |
|+||6. Walter George Ewen TUCKER, b. 20 Feb 1879, Sandergrove SA , d. 11 Jul 1941 (Age 62 years) |
| ||7. William John TUCKER, b. 26 Aug 1880, Sandergrove SA , d. 7 Mar 1882 (Age 1 years) |
|+||8. James Hanham TUCKER, b. 19 Jan 1882, Sandergrove SA , d. 30 Jul 1950, Sandergrove SA (Age 68 years) |
|+||9. Lucy Hanham TUCKER, b. 7 Feb 1883, Sandergrove SA , d. 11 Apr 1957 (Age 74 years) |
| ||10. Annie Jeffrey TUCKER, b. 6 May 1884, Sandergrove SA , d. 20 Nov 1893, Sandergrove SA (Age 9 years) |
| ||11. Rachel Maud TUCKER, b. 7 May 1885, Sandergrove SA , d. 26 Oct 1913 (Age 28 years) |
| ||12. Arthur Harold TUCKER, Private, b. 1 Jun 1886, Sandergrove SA , d. 22 Dec 1917, Palestine Egypt (Age 31 years) |
| ||13. John Stewart TUCKER, Private, b. 18 Aug 1891, Sandergrove SA , d. 2 May 1915, Gallipoli Turkey (Age 23 years) |
||17 Feb 2017 14:35:08 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- [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. , Rachel section, page 87.
- [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. , 65 (Reliability: 0).
- [S-75] BDM SA (Reliability: 3), 17 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
MARRIAGE:1871 RegNo;86/552 groom:TUCKER,Walter John bride:MCDONALD,Annie at Strathalbyn SA
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