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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Rachel Jane Cheriton MCDONALD

Rachel Jane Cheriton MCDONALD

Female 1867 - 1940  (73 years)

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  • Name Rachel Jane Cheriton MCDONALD 
    Nickname Jenny 
    Born 30 Jan 1867  Finnis SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Address c1940's  Bondi NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Old South Head Road Bondi NSW  
    Achievements/Education Warialda Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jenny was an expert horsewoman. 
    Occupation Warialda Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jenny joined her sister Maggie and her husband Charles at Warialda in New South Wales as nursemaid and governess to other children. 
    Occupation Warialda Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    School Teacher 
    Residence Armidale NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Argyll Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    'Craigmuir' Argyllshire Scotland 
    Residence Warialda Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    'Pine Hills' Warialda Vic 
    Died c1940  Bondi NSW Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I-5843  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 3 May 2017 

    Father Ewen MCDONALD,   b. 1818, Inverness Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1905, Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship -898 
    Mother Rachel MCLEAN,   b. 6 Feb 1825, Duisky Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1908  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship -898 
    Married 8 Dec 1847  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • The wedding celebrant was Rev James Farrell. The witnesses were Sarah Douglas and Donald Stewart.
    Family ID F-898  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John DONALDSON,   b. 1854, Newry Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1909, Warialda NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married Late 1890s 
    Children 
     1. Ina Jean DONALDSON,   b. 5 Oct 1898, Pine Hills Qld Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Irene Rachel (Dot) DONALDSON,   b. 5 Oct 1901, Pine Hills Qld Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1959  (Age 58 years)  []
    +3. Ian Angus DONALDSON,   b. 17 Mar 1903, Pine Hills Qld Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1949, Aramac Qld Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +4. Norman Charles Stewart DONALDSON,   b. 15 Jul 1904, Pine Hills Qld Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1988, Southport Qld Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  []
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2015 05:07:59 
    Family ID F-2470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0553 - Rachel Jane (Jenny) Donaldson.jpg
    0553 - Rachel Jane (Jenny) Donaldson.jpg
    0551 - Rachel Jane (Jenny) Donaldson with Dot, Ian, Ina & Norman.jpg
    0551 - Rachel Jane (Jenny) Donaldson with Dot, Ian, Ina & Norman.jpg
    0554 - Donaldson house in Croydon.jpg
    0554 - Donaldson house in Croydon.jpg
    Wedding of William McDONALD & Christina CAMERON 1880 - with Jenny McDonald, Margaret JOHNS, Rachel McDonald & Jessie McNaughton
    Wedding of William McDONALD & Christina CAMERON 1880 - with Jenny McDonald, Margaret JOHNS, Rachel McDonald & Jessie McNaughton
    Donald 'William' McDonald and Christina Cameron on their wedding day in 1880. The bride and groom are seated. Standing, from left, are Rachel Jane Cheriton 'Jenny' McDonald, aunt Johns (Margaret Johns, previously Keating, nee McLean), the groom's mother Rachel McDonald (nee McLean), and Jessie McNaughton, a cousin of the bride.

    Stories
    5190 - Rachel Jane Cheriton McDonald & John Donaldson
    5190 - Rachel Jane Cheriton McDonald & John Donaldson
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1985 & 1995.

  • 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. , 40.

    2. [S-18] PUBLICATION Edwin Maclean's genealogy(no sources provided), Person 14-viii.