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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



 Strathalbyn SA Est.1856, Australia


Tree:  

Notes:
Note; first reported burial in Church graveyard was a Robert Leslie in 1848, with a story of death during a flood....to be further confirmed and explained as a McLean ancestor.

Later burials were 'done' in the town park; referred to as the Pioneer Cemetery and used between 1848-1856. In 1856 a new Strathalbyn General Cemetery opened. Not found evidence of exhumed deaceased for relocation or otherwise. Lorna Mclean

Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.8978915


Cemetery Photos

   Thumb   Description 
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HS CHERITON John & Jane nee McLean.jpg 
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HS MCLEAN family crypt at Strathalbyn Cemetery, section 1 - from BRB 034.jpg READS:"Sacred to the memory of Donald McLean who died October the 10th 1856 aged 84 years also Christina, his wife who died April 9th 1869 aged 78 years Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord." 
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HS STRATH ECKERT Agnes  
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HS STRATH John Reginald BLACKMAN, Lola Blackmans father served in WWI 
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HS LAMSHED second wife Lorna NFI see headstone-grave
 
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HS STRATH Richard John WESTLAKE married Rosina nee White.  
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HS at Strathalbyn SA-James and Una Gemmell  
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HS Strathalbyn Westlake, Ronald and Betty 
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HS STRATH MCLEAN,Edwin James, Olivia Mary (Queenie), Lorna Edith (war spinster) 
10

HS STRATH LAIDLAW AND MCRAE families
 
11

HS Donald Gleeson Taylor headstone very clear writing 
12

HS Strath:Ella Taylor nee Gooch.  
13

HS STRATH William Johnston husband of Laura Johnston 
14

HS STRATH White, Rosina d.1966 Husband Richard John d.1928 
15

HS STRATH NESS Frank Harold and Lily nee Turner 
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HS JEFFREYS Jeffrey died Belvidere 1881 
17

HS Strath Ann McLean (JEFFREYS) 7th child of Donald McLean and Christina (nee McPhee) 
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HS Christina Agnes HENDERSON nee CHERITON d1881 32yoa 
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HS STRATH WYLIE Charles Henry d.24 Feb 1941 wife Tot d.15 Jun 1967 
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HS STRATH RAGGATT Lloyd Henry d23 May 1910 
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HS STRATH RANKINE James Beevor d.6 Oct1935 and Eleanor nee Bundey RANKINE Capt James born Argyll Scotland, died Hindmarsh Island 8 sep 1897 
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HS STRATH RANKINE nee BEEVOR Isabel Agnes d.19 Jan 1917 (CAPT JAMES RANKINE) 
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HS STRATH DAWSON James and Jane  
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HS STURGEON Charles wife Elizabeth Unknown and dau. Elizabeth 
25

HS ROGERS Edwin of Sandergrove SA d.17 Dec 1908 
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HS STRATH RANKINE Mathew David 
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HS STRATH Jane Rankine d1942, dau of Matthew and Jessie Rankine 
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HS STRATH Adelaide Rose1st wife, Edwin James(twin), Olivia Mary 2nd wife, Lorna Edith 1st dau 
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HS MAITLAND CEMETERY Kanaley William + Jane Ann Oakley 
30

HS STRATH MCLEAN NEIL+GWEN BEAMES+3issue 
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HS STRATHALBYN RANKINE. Gavin Gemmell died Dungolocking in WA Uncertain evidence of burial location, though HS in both locations. Lillian HS here but location of death uncertain.  
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HS STRATH RANKINE GAVIN infant 2 days 1907 
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HS Alfred John twin to Edwin James Mclean. Died accidently when working in a farmshed with poisonous gas. He had evacuated, but expired in minutes. His wife brought salt water but was too late. A sad loss for no gain.  
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Alfred John and Edwin James thats our two little babies names...a memory that goes back to my infancy. There was never a cue that evaded Dad to sing this to us and invite us to join in.....Originally a melody of Lizzy and Flossie, Dads two Aunties....always remember.  
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HS - James Beevor RANKINE (died 6th Oct 1935, aged 58 yrs) & Edward B RANKINE (died 5th May 1942, aged 61 yrs) 
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HS Eliza Matilda Kanaley of Maitland SA  
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HS PURSCHE, Carl Alfred 
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HS SPALDING cemetery McLean Archibald d1888 
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HS STRATH GEMMELL, Thomas who died at springfield june 9th 1897 aged 78 years. Elizabeth his wife died Dec 16 1906 aged 77 years. Also Alex their son died Dec 2 1867 aged 1 year.  
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HS RANKINE in memory of the children of MATTHEW AND JESSIE RANKINE, Jane Paterson who died 15 July 1861 aged 13 days, James Graham who died 30 July 1866 aged 11 months, James Jeffrey who died 31 October 1870 aged 7 weeks.  
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HS WOOLFITT Benjamin b1854 and d1899 buried Strathalbyn SA  
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HS STRATH STARK Alexander 71 yoa in Strathalbyn 1883 wife Isabella in same plot 
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Memorial plaque; Created by Patricia Long nee LODER and installed it on the gravesite of the buried family of John Johnston and Bridget Callaghan plus 4 of 5 found records of their children.  
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HS STRATH TUCKER Lloyd G H +Adeline J+ thier children Lucy1900-1901+George1902-1907 
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In loving memory of our father Samuel George Dix Died Feb 13 1955 at 81 yoa also our dear mother Jessie died 20 May 1955 at 79 years 
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In loving memory of Matthew Rankine of Rushmore Strathalbyn who died 25th July 1946 aged 70 years. Also Effie Jessup beloved wife of the above who died 20th Jan 1962 aged 81 years. Also their beloved daughter Jessie Gray Rankine died 22 Jun 1970 aged 63 years. 
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Gertrude Beevor Rankine born 1 Jan 1875 Died 7 Dec 1951 Ruby Agnes Rankine born 13 Sep 1879 died 3 Mar 1960 
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ENTRANCE - CEMETERY - STRATHALBYN SA Apr2016
ENTRANCE - CEMETERY - STRATHALBYN SA Apr2016
 
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NOTE MATTHEW IS GIVEN A MIDDLE INITIAL ONLY AND NOT OFFERED ANYWHERE ELSE?
NOTE MATTHEW IS GIVEN A MIDDLE INITIAL ONLY AND NOT OFFERED ANYWHERE ELSE?
In loving memory of MARY the beloved wife of Matthew Rankine died 21 March 1921 aged 79 years. Also Matthew B Rankine beloved husband of above died Jul 1926 at 92 yoa. Also Olive Mary loved daughter of above died 14 Jun 1960 aged 76 yoa/ 

Headstones

 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)

HS GRAVE MCLEAN Donald and Chrisitna nee McPhee section 1 d1859 "Strathalbyn Old Pioneer Cemetery" was relocated by council to Parker Avenue Cemetery. Few records remained of those interred from Old Pioneer Cemetery. Donald deceased 1855 believed reinterred to Parker Avenue Strathalbyn Cemetery with wife Christina deceased 1869. 
  Section 1
Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001 
Donald b1779 MCLEAN (d. 11 Oct 1855)
Christina b1787 MCPHEE (d. 9 Apr 1869)
 

HS GRAVE Donald McLean d.1855. Council reinterred pioneers to Parker Avenue Cemetery in 1859 Believed to be originally buried in "Strathalbyn Old Pioneer Cemetery" "adjacent to the church" [assume St Andrews Presbyterian). The Council relocated the Pioneer Cemetery in 1854 to Parker Avenue Strathalbyn Cemetery. Later consideration is Donald was buried on his family plot as requested in his will. TBA  
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Donald b1779 MCLEAN (d. 11 Oct 1855)
Christina b1787 MCPHEE (d. 9 Apr 1869)
 

HS POOLE Lorna Ray Crockford in loving memory Died 17 Sep 1989 aged 79 beloved wife of Thomas Robert died 17 Jan 1995 aged 87. GGGrandson of James Dawson and Donald Mclean loved Mother and Father of Thomas Kevin and Robert Charles 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Lorna Ray CROCKFORD (d. 17 Sep 1989)
Thomas Robert POOLE (d. 17 Jan 1995)
 

HS POOLE in loving memory of James Benjamin 28.11.1909 - 9.12.1991 beloved husband of Viola Sellette nee Gleddon 20.12.1914 - 15.5.2007 Loving father and mother of James Joan and Glenys 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  James Benjamin POOLE (d. 9 Dec 1991)
James Gleddon POOLE (d. 1 Aug 2008)
Joan POOLE (d. 11 Aug 1948)
 

HS GRAHAM Jeannie (Jane Inglis, nee McLean) at Tarcowie.jpg READS:
In Loving Remembrance of Jeannie Graham Died June ??th 1916 Aged 71yrs 
  Latitude: -32.9587703, Longitude: 138.44406430000004  Jane Hamilton MCLEAN (d. 26 Jun 1916)
 

HS MCLEAN John and his 1st wife Mary Mclean - from BRB p370.jpg 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  John b1816 MCLEAN (d. 14 Dec 1903)
Mary b1829 STACEY (d. 15 Nov 1872)
 

HS MCLEAN 'Lizzie'-Eliza Ann McLean & 'Aggie' Agnes Jane McLean.jpg 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Agnes Jane MCLEAN (d. 23 Aug 1879)
Eliza Ann b1861 MCLEAN (d. 24 Mar 1864)
 

HS CHAPLIN Susan -stillborn 1976 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Susan Joyce CHAPLIN (d. 5 Jun 1997)
 

HS of CHAPLIN,Edward d9Apr1983 brother of hazel,bernice,alex,blanche, arthur 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Bernice Doreen CHAPLIN (d. 20 Nov 1991)
Edward Herbit Thomas CHAPLIN (d. 9 Apr 1984)
Hazel Olive CHAPLIN
 

HS SMITH Mary Frances wife of Donald H McLean 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Donald Henry b1854 MCLEAN (d. 26 Sep 1933)
Mary Frances SMITH (d. 30 Nov 1884)
 

HS MCLEAN Donald H and Mary Frances nee Smith  
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Donald Henry b1854 MCLEAN (d. 26 Sep 1933)
Mary Frances SMITH (d. 30 Nov 1884)
 

HS-MCLEAN Alf d1907 accidental poisoning, wife Elsie 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Marie Alwena Elizabeth (Elsie) BERNDT (d. 10 Mar 1943)
Alfred John MCLEAN (d. 6 Mar 1907)
Mona Mildred Agricola MCLEAN (d. 11 Oct 1995)
 

HS MCLEAN Adelaide Rose-nee HULL, mother of Lorna Edith McLean 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Adelaide Rose (Addie) HULL (d. 25 Apr 1918)
Edwin James b1871 MCLEAN (d. 23 Aug 1950)
 

HS MCLEAN Mona Mildred Agricola b1903 d1995 Strathalbyn SA  
  Latitude: -35.25020810729747, Longitude: 138.82204055786133  Marie Alwena Elizabeth (Elsie) BERNDT (d. 10 Mar 1943)
 

HS STOYEL Flora died diptheria at 6yoa 1917. Sister to Gladys Stoyel. 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Flora-May SMITH (d. 4 Oct 2016)
Joan Natalie # SMITH
Gladys Irene STOYEL (d. 19 Jun1967)
 

HS MCRAE Duncan d.23rd May 1902 or 1901, and Mary, nee McLean who died on 22nd Sept 1889.The year Duncan's death was 1902 on the gravestone whereas other records have it as 1901. The gravestone gives his age at death as 72 years - ie born about 1830, whereas other records have his birth year as 1826. 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Mary b1818 MCLEAN (d. 22 Sep 1889)
Duncan Hugh MCRAE (d. 23 May 1901)
 

HS KEOUGH Robert Henry1971 Strathalbyn Cemetery SA 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Robert Henry KEOUGH (d. 21 Dec 1971)
 

HS WHYLIE Charles d.56yoa and Tot (Fanny Evelyn WOOLFITT) d.78yoa Strathalbyn Cemetery 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Charles Edward WYLIE (d. 24 Feb 1941)
 

HS STARK Edward d1875 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Edward Stirling STARK (d. 26 Aug 1875)
 

HS STRATH HOOPER Richard, son John and dau.Alice buried Eaglehawk, Vic 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Jane DAWSON (d. 7 Jun 1903)
Alice Jane HOOPER (d. 7 Jun 1895)
John Richard HOOPER (d. 19 Nov 1874)
Richard HOOPER (d. 26 Apr 1880)
 

Aunty Gert Gertrude only daughter of Thomas and Agnes Dixon nee Eckert 
    Agnes (Granmum) DIXON (d. 17 Oct 1940)
Gertrude Agnes (Aunty Gert) DIXON (d. 10 May 1971)
Thomas (Uncle Tom) DIXON (d. 20 Feb 1953)
 

HS GRAVE STOYEL Flora 6yoa died Diptheria, sister to Gladys Irene Stoyel 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Flora Evelyn STOYEL (d. 30 Jan 1917)
Gladys Irene STOYEL (d. 19 Jun1967)
 

HS Strathalbyn Cemetery HUGHES Fred d1960 Nellie Laura d1967 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Nellie Laura CAMPBELL (d. 22 Aug 1967)
Frederick Thomas HUGHES (d. 13 Jan 1960)
 

HS FINDLATER Dorothy ECKERT nee Findlater and Henry Eckert 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Henry Albert Jnr ECKERT (d. 1968)
Dorothy Ethel FINDLATER (d. 20 Jan 1984)
 

HS LAMSHED Lorna second wife of Keith, extra memorial on grave of Keith LAMSHED  
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Keith Ronald LAMSHED (d. 29 Aug 1989)
Lorna UNKNOWN
 

HS Kelly In loving memory of Archie beloved husband of Ethel, loved father of Jean & Robert, died 15th Feb 1969-aged 71 years. also Ethel Loved wife and mother Died 19th Jan 1982-aged 85 years 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Ethel BRENLAND (d. 19 Jan 1982)
Archie KELLY, Private (d. 15 Feb 1969)
 

HS HISCOCK John and Sarah nee Coad Strathalbyn SA 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Sarah Jane COAD (d. 30 Jul 1945)
John HISCOCK (d. 23 Nov 1931)
 

HS In loving memoryof Una beloved wife of James Gemmell Died 16 buried 18th June 1941 aged 65 years also James beloved husband of above died 15th buried 16th Aug 1949 aged 84 years 
    James Thomas GEMMELL (d. 15 Aug 1948)
Una UNKNOWN (d. 6 Jun 1941)
 
Crypt-Donald McLean d.1856 & Christina (McPhee) d.1869 Strathalbyn SA
Crypt-Donald McLean d.1856 & Christina (McPhee) d.1869 Strathalbyn SA
Section 1 Strathalbyn Cemetery on Parker Ave. Donald originally buried in pioneer cemetery adjacent to St Andrews Presbytarian Church. Council reinterred in 1859. 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Donald b1779 MCLEAN (d. 11 Oct 1855)
Christina b1787 MCPHEE (d. 9 Apr 1869)
 
ENTRANCE-PIONEER CEMETERY 1837-1854 Strathalbyn. Council reinterred all pioneer remains to Parker Avenue Cemetery Strathalbyn
ENTRANCE-PIONEER CEMETERY 1837-1854 Strathalbyn. Council reinterred all pioneer remains to Parker Avenue Cemetery Strathalbyn
 
  Latitude: -35.2502302, Longitude: 138.89789150000001  Donald b1779 MCLEAN (d. 11 Oct 1855)