Catherine McGregor

F, #11925, b. 1819, d. Aug 1899
Married NameMcLean. 
Birth*1819 
Marriage*1850 Spouse: Murdoch McLean. Church of England, Kilmore, VIC, Australia, #M25656.1
 
Widow26 May 1859Catherine McGregor became a widow upon the death of her husband Murdoch McLean.1,2 
Death*Aug 1899 Geelong, VIC, Australia, #D9604 (Age 80) [par McGREGOR & Anne McPHERSON].3 

Grave

  • EAS-PRES-02-807-008, Geelong Eastern Cemetery, Geelong, VIC, Australia4

Family

Murdoch McLean d. 26 May 1859
Children 1.Duncan McLean b. 1853, d. 20 May 1937
 2.Hector Alexander McLean+ b. 1857, d. 23 Sep 1921
 3.Murdoch McLean b. 1862, d. 2 Aug 1938

Newspaper-Articles

  • 15 Feb 1864: CORIO DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. A Special Meeting of this Board was held at their Office, West Geelong, on Wednesday, last, 10th instant. Members present - Messrs Cooper (chairman), Kirk, Morris, Beach and Thomson.
    The Chairman explained the object for which the meeting was called, viz:—To entertain appeals against the rate of assessment for current year. The following appeals were then heard :— PARISH of MOORPANYAL.
    Widow McLean, Batesford—valued at L10, rate remitted.5
  • 19 Aug 1899: An old and highly respected resident of Batesford named Mrs Catherine McLean, relict of the late Mr Murdoch McLean, died suddenly on Thursday evening, and on the circumstance being reported to Mr J. H. Dardell, junr., J. P., he dispensed with the formal holding of an inquiry, and gave a certificate for burial. The deceased, who attained the ripe age of 80 years, was a resident of Batesford for over half a century, and she had enjoyed excellent health up to the time of her death, the announcement of which came with startling suddenness on her many friends. She leaves a family of three grown up sons, who are comfortably circumstanced. The funeral is appointed for to-morrow, and the place of interment is the Eastern cemetery.6

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  2. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online) "no spouse listed."
  3. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901.
  4. [S38] Index of burials in the cemetery of Geelong Cemetery Trust,.
  5. [S14] Newspaper - Geelong Advertiser (Vic.), 15 Feb 1864, p3.
  6. [S14] Newspaper - Geelong Advertiser (Vic.), 19 Aug 1899, p2.
Last Edited14 Mar 2019

Murdoch McLean

M, #11926, d. 26 May 1859
Marriage*1850 Spouse: Catherine McGregor. Church of England, Kilmore, VIC, Australia, #M25656.1
 
Death*26 May 1859 VIC, Australia, #D6211 (Age 37) [par Donald McLEAN] born Skye -- or -- #D4155 (Age 33) [par & birthplace unknown] [spouse not listed].1,2 
Death-Notice*27 May 1859At Batesford, on May 26th, Murdock McLean. The funeral will move from his late residence, Batesford, on Saturday, at 9 o'clock, a.m. Friends are respectfully invited.
Wm. King, Undertaker, 95, Moorabool-street.3 

Grave

  • EAS-PRES-02-807-008, Geelong Eastern Cemetery, Geelong, VIC, Australia4

Family

Catherine McGregor b. 1819, d. Aug 1899
Children 1.Duncan McLean b. 1853, d. 20 May 1937
 2.Hector Alexander McLean+ b. 1857, d. 23 Sep 1921
 3.Murdoch McLean b. 1862, d. 2 Aug 1938

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  2. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online) "no spouse listed."
  3. [S14] Newspaper - Geelong Advertiser (Vic.), 27 May 1859, p2.
  4. [S38] Index of burials in the cemetery of Geelong Cemetery Trust,.
Last Edited14 Mar 2019

Hector Alexander McLean

M, #11929, b. 1857, d. 23 Sep 1921
Father*Murdoch McLean d. 26 May 1859
Mother*Catherine McGregor b. 1819, d. Aug 1899
Probate (Will)* Hector A McLean. Farmer. Mirboo N. 23 Sep 1921. 182/596.1       
Birth*18572 
Marriage*1886 Spouse: Sarah Ellis. VIC, Australia, #M6910.3,4
 
Directory*1895 Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, Australia, McLean, H.A. contractor.5 
Death*23 Sep 1921 Mirboo North, VIC, Australia, #D11325 (Age 64.)2 
Inquest23 Sep 1921Inquest held 1921/999. Hector Alexander MCLEAN Cause of death: Heart disease; Location of inquest: Mirboo North; Date of inquest: 23 Sep 1921. "Hector Alexander McLean died at Mardan on 23 Sep 1921 from natural causes."6 

Family

Sarah Ellis b. 1860, d. 24 Dec 1947
Children 1.Daisy Cath Sarah McLean b. 1889, d. 1970
 2.Ella Dorothy McLean b. 1891, d. 1975
 3.Hector Alexander McLean b. 16 Jul 1892
 4.Leslie John McLean b. 1894, d. 1898
 5.Murdoch McLean b. 1897, d. 19 Jul 1916
 6.Stuart Ellis McLean b. 1900, d. 1954
 7.Norman McLean b. 1903, d. 1971

Newspaper-Articles

  • 29 Sep 1921: Mr Hector McLean, farmer, of Mirboo North after taking a drink of milk, fell back dead in his chair. The cause of death was heart trouble. He was 64 years of age.7

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 1220; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 655.
  2. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  3. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  4. [S24] PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 24/ P0 unit 1012, item 1921/999
    mentioned that Sarah was his widow residing at Mardan and that they had been married about 34 and a half years.
  5. [S361] G. F. Witton's Commercial Directory, Listed under Beaconsfield Upper. 33 miles S.E. from Melbourne; rail to Beaconsfield R.S., thence hire, 5 miles; post and tel. office; State school; mechanics' institute and free library; assembly hall. Population 510.
  6. [S24] PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 24/ P0 unit 1012, item 1921/999.
  7. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), 29 Sep 1921, p4.
Last Edited11 Dec 2018

Murdoch McLean

M, #11930, b. 1862, d. 2 Aug 1938
Father*Murdoch McLean d. 26 May 1859
Mother*Catherine McGregor b. 1819, d. Aug 1899
Probate (Will)* Murdoch McLean. Orchardist. Barwon Heads. 02 Aug 1938. 297/836.1 
Birth*1862 
Marriage*1902 Spouse: Eliza Ann Downey. VIC, Australia, #M3919.2
 
Widower25 Jul 1938Murdoch McLean became a widower upon the death of his wife Eliza Ann Downey.2 
Death*2 Aug 1938 Geelong, VIC, Australia, #D16221 (age 76.)3 
Death-Notice*3 Aug 1938McLEAN. — On August 2, at his residence, Barwon Heads (suddenly), Murdoch McLean, loving uncle of Sadie and Norman McLean.4 

Newspaper-Articles

  • 1 Sep 1938: Murdoch McLean, late of Barwon Heads, orchardist, who died on August 2, left by will dated January 20, 1927, real estate valued at £450 and personal property valued at £1890 to his widow and relatives, subject to certain legacies.5

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 3117; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 1047.
  2. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  3. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  4. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), 3 Aug 1938, p19.
  5. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), 1 Sep 1938, p13.
Last Edited14 Mar 2019
 

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