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Janet (Jessie) GRAHAM

Janet (Jessie) GRAHAM

Female 1839 - 1917  (78 years)

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  • Name Janet (Jessie) GRAHAM  [1
    Born 27 Apr 1839  Born at sea Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • We know from marriage certification that Janet Jessie Graham was born or arrived as baby in arms due to her age and settlement of SA in 1838-see marriage certification of SAGHS on family to William Rankine. There is also her fathers name is James Graham NOTHING further is known of this family line/s.
    Christened 24 Aug 1839  Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Dec 1917  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I-8421  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 31 May 2021 

    Father James GRAHAM 
    Family ID F-2345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matthew RANKINE,   b. 29 Nov 1829, Barr Village Ayr Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1917, Braemar Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 27 Jul 1858  O'Halloran Hill SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Source: Biographical Index of South Australia - entry for Matthew Rankine, born 1829
    Children of marriage 10 children, 3 died in infancy. 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Bryden RANKINE,   b. 31 May 1859, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1908, Milang SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)  []
     2. Jane Paterson RANKINE,   b. 2 Jul 1861, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1861, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Jane Paterson RANKINE,   b. 1862,   d. 1942  (Age 80 years)
     4. William Melville RANKINE,   b. 24 Aug 1863, Woodburn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1920, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     5. James Graham RANKINE,   b. 30 Aug 1865, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1866, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Mary Watson RANKINE,   b. 1867,   d. 1938  (Age 71 years)  []
     7. Susan Isabell b1868 RANKINE,   b. 15 Mar 1868, Woodburn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1946, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. James Jeffrey RANKINE,   b. 11 Sep 1870, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1870, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  []
    +9. Matthew Gemmell RANKINE,   b. 9 Jul 1876, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1946, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     10. John Robert b1877 RANKINE,   b. 1877,   d. 1960  (Age 83 years)  []
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2021 02:07:11 
    Family ID F-3159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Matthew Rankine & Janet Graham - married on 27th July 1858 in Brighton
    Matthew Rankine & Janet Graham - married on 27th July 1858 in Brighton
    27th July 1858 at the residence of Mrs Graham, Hillside Brighton
    Groom: Matthew Rankine, aged 28 yrs, son of William Rankine
    Bride: Janet Graham, aged 20 yrs, daughter of James Graham
    Registration: Adelaide 35/242

    Headstones

    HS STRATH RANKINE Mathew David

  • Sources 
    1. [S-28] PUBLICATION "Old Strathalbyn" Nancy Gemmell, Page 201.

    2. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 14 Apr 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      GRAHAM Given Names:Janet Date of Birth: 27-Jul-1838 Date of Baptism: 24-Aug-1839 Father:James GRAHAM Mother:Mary BRYDON Family Residence:Not Recorded Father's Occupation:Not Recorded Church:Adelaide Presbyterian Place of Baptism:Not Recorded Notes:Not Recorded Source:Parish/Church Records Baptism Year:1839 This is a newspaper report no little is state;there is no church record apparent.

    3. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 14 Apr 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      GRAHAM Given Names:Janet (Jessie) Parents:Jas. & Mgt. nee BRYDEN Life Information: Birth Nov.1838 at sea. Death 27.12.1917 Strathalbyn SA.Occupation:Not Recorded Residence:Not Recorded Spouse(s):Matthew RANKINE (27.7.1858 O'Halloran Hill SA) Children:Mgt. Bryden DUNK (1859-1908), Jane Paterson (1861-1861), Jane Paterson (1862-1942), Wm. Melville (1863-1920), Jas. Graham (1865-1866), Mary Watson DONALDSON (1867-1938), Susan Isabel TUCKER (1868-1956), Jas. Jeffrey (1870-1870), Matthew Gemmell (1876-1946), John Robt. (1877-1960). Notes:Not Recorded Rec Type:Spouse SNcode: BISA1