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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Ewen MCDONALD

Ewen MCDONALD

Male 1818 - 1905  (87 years)

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  • Name Ewen MCDONALD  [1
    Born 1818  Inverness Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Ewen was probably born in the valley of Strathglass near the town of Inverness.
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1838  Finniss SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departed London on the 'Petonjee Bomanjee' on 28th May 1838 and arrived in Holdfast Bay, SA on 12th October 1838  
    Address 1873  Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    A pioneer of Noradjuha Vic established "Watulunga" property with most of his large family.  
    Died 14 Jul 1905  Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Nurrabiel Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I-5823  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2017 

    Father William MCDONALD 
    Relationship -1673 
    Mother Maggie FRASER 
    Relationship -1673 
    Family ID F-1673  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel MCLEAN,   b. 6 Feb 1825, Duisky Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1908  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 8 Dec 1847  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The wedding celebrant was Rev James Farrell. The witnesses were Sarah Douglas and Donald Stewart.
    Children 
    +1. Annie MCDONALD,   b. 8 Oct 1850,   d. 1941  (Age 90 years)  []
    +2. Flora MCDONALD,   b. 8 Sep 1850, Finniss SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1939, Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +3. Margaret MCDONALD,   b. 4 Nov 1851, Finniss SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1932, Armidale NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  []
    +4. Donald William MCDONALD,   b. 6 Mar 1853, Finniss SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1915, Melbourne Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +5. Charles Stuart MCDONALD,   b. 1855, Finniss SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1934, Hampton Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  []
    +6. Mary MCDONALD,   b. 30 Jul 1857, Finniss SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1935  (Age 77 years)  []
    +7. James Francis Ewen MCDONALD,   b. 31 May 1859, Finniss SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1924, Bibra Lake WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  []
    +8. Alexander John MCDONALD,   b. 28 Oct 1861, Finniss SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1937  (Age 75 years)  []
    +9. Angus MCDONALD,   b. 11 Jun 1865, Finniss SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1937, Paddington NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  []
    +10. Rachel Jane Cheriton MCDONALD,   b. 30 Jan 1867, Finniss SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. c1940, Bondi NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  []
    Last Modified 28 May 2016 13:42:11 
    Family ID F-898  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0424 - Ian McDonald with Ewen's muzzel-loading gun.jpg
    0424 - Ian McDonald with Ewen's muzzel-loading gun.jpg
    ID M 6420
    0423 - Balmariino - Home of Rachel & Ewen McDonald - Finnnis River - photo before 1920.jpg
    0423 - Balmariino - Home of Rachel & Ewen McDonald - Finnnis River - photo before 1920.jpg
    0422 - Ewen McDonald's chest.jpg
    0422 - Ewen McDonald's chest.jpg
    0420 - Ewen McDonald.jpg
    0420 - Ewen McDonald.jpg

    Documents

    DRAWING 1865 - Ewen McDonald's drawing of a horse
    DRAWING 1865 Ewen McDonald's drawing about a piano
    DRAWING 1865 Ewen McDonald's drawing about a piano

    DRAWING - Ewen McDonald's drawing of dancing

    DRAWING Ewen McDonald's drawing of 3 dogs

    DRAWING 1865 Ewen McDonald's drawing of a steer

    DRAWING Ewen McDonald's drawing of St Barnabas coach

    DRAWING 1865 - Ewen McDonald's drawing of a bird

    Stories
    5121 - Rachel McLean & Ewen McDonald
    5121 - Rachel McLean & Ewen McDonald
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1985 & 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. , 39.

    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. , 40.