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David FORSYTH

David FORSYTH

Male 1884 - 1948  (63 years)

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  • Name David FORSYTH 
    • * 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
      Also Charles William Stanley McDonald married Edith Forsyth
    Nickname Dave 
    Born 18 Dec 1884  Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1924  Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    David (father) and Donald came to WA to set up the Kellerberrin farm (from Horsham/Noradjuha)and the family with 8 children arrived by ship to Fremantle, Perth and travelled out to Kellerberrin together.Stated in interview by Dorothy Forsyth on 23.11.16 to Researcher Lorna McLean 
    Health 24 Nov 1948  Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died all of a sudden of a heart attack. Stated by Dorothy Forsyth on 23.11.16 in interview to Researcher Lorna McLean 
    Died 24 Nov 1948  Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Plot 61 section 1
    Buried 26 Nov 1948  Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I-6709  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2017 

    Father Joseph FORSYTH,   b. 1856, County Down Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920, Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship -2198 
    Mother Elizabeth Ann MCCRAE,   b. 1857, Maybole Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1898, Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Relationship -2198 
    Married 1883  Kirkstall Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmers 
    Family ID F-2198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel Annie b1884 MCDONALD,   b. 28 Nov 1884, Carchap Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1941, Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 4 Sep 1912  Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • MARRIED Presbyterian Church Horsham Vic
    Residence 1925  Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    'Marple Farm ' In 1925 Dave bought a 2000 acre property from Thomas Potts, 'Marple Farm' which was six miles south of Kellerberrin.  
    Children 
    +1. Jessie FORSYTH,   b. 10 May 1913, Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1992, Attadale WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  []
    +2. Donald FORSYTH, Corporal,   b. 27 Jul 1914, Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1993, Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  []
    +3. William FORSYTH, Corporal,   b. 7 May 1916, Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 2002, Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  []
    +4. Eric FORSYTH, Private,   b. 13 Apr 1918, Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1997, Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  []
    +5. Muriel FORSYTH,   b. 2 Apr 1920, Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2012, Greenmount WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  []
    +6. Joseph FORSYTH, Private,   b. 12 Aug 1921, Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1967, Glebe NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)  []
    +7. Angus FORSYTH, Private,   b. 24 Aug 1923, Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 2004, Dongara WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  []
    +8. Roy FORSYTH,   b. 24 Nov 1924, Noradjuha Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1989, Mosman WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  []
    +9. Victor FORSYTH,   b. 3 Feb 1926, Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1990, Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  []
    +10. Ella FORSYTH,   b. 10 Jul 1927, Kellerberrin WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 2008, Waikiki WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  []
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2021 12:22:22 
    Family ID F-2197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0494 - Wedding day of Rachel Annie McDonald & David Forsyth.jpg
    0494 - Wedding day of Rachel Annie McDonald & David Forsyth.jpg
    0495 - Marple Farm, home of Annie & Dave Forsyth.jpg
    0495 - Marple Farm, home of Annie & Dave Forsyth.jpg

    STORIES
    5158 - Rachel Annie McDonald & David Forsyth
    5158 - Rachel Annie McDonald & David Forsyth
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1985 & 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-76] MyHeritage 92connections, my heritage (with a log in), 8 Feb Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Death 1948 Northam, Western Australia DIFFERS TO FAMILY STORY from Dorothy Deane

    2. [S-76] MyHeritage 92connections, my heritage (with a log in), 8 Feb Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Elizabeth Ann Forsythe (born McCrea) Birth Circa 1857 Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland Departure Circa Jan 1 1857 Plymouth Arrival Jan 28 1857 Portland, Australia Marriageto: Joseph Forsythe
      1883 Kirkstall, Victoria, Australia Death Age: 44 Nov 21 1898
      Noradjuha, Victoria, Australia

    3. [S-245] Warren McLean - ID 1506 - family tree on MyHeritage, my heritage (with a log in), 23 May 2021 Lorna McLean Researcher.
      David Forsyth Birth Dec 18 1884 Noradjuha Victoria Marriage 1912 Horsham Victoria to: Rachel Annie McDonald 1912 Horsham Victoria