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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Benjamin Wiltshire TAPLIN

Benjamin Wiltshire TAPLIN

Male 1834 - 1876  (42 years)

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  • Name Benjamin Wiltshire TAPLIN 
    Born 19 Jun 1834  Kingston-on-Thames UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1850  [1
    Royal Navy at the age of 16 years (ref: 1851 Census) 
    Emigration 6 Sep 1851  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    'Samuel Boddington' to Port Adelaide on 6th Sept 1851. 
    Occupation Lighthouse keeper   [2
    Died 13 Dec 1876  Tooan Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1877  Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer (ref: Supreme Court of Colony of Victoria on 12th Jan 1877) 
    Person ID I-7153  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2017 

    Father George Blatch TAPLIN,   b. Yes, Date Unknown 
    Relationship -2316 
    Mother Catherine WILTSHIRE 
    Relationship -2316 
    Family ID F-2316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jenny Wilhelmina Margaretha STEHN,   b. 6 Dec 1853, Altona Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1935, Dandenong Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1 May 1871  Narrung SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Marriage/Wedding The wedding was conducted by Rev George Taplin who was the grooms brother.  [1
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Diederich George Wiltshire TAPLIN,   b. 15 Dec 1871, Lake Alexandrina SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1932, Horsham Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  []
     2. Catherine Wilhelmina TAPLIN,   b. 12 Dec 1873, Point McLeay SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1914, Midland WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  []
     3. Ada Victoria TAPLIN,   b. 6 Jun 1876, Natimuk Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944, Thebarton SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  []
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2017 04:41:34 
    Family ID F-2315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S-68] FS Beechlee - evidence pending, DON?.

    2. [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. , Page 175 in Rachel's section.