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Mary Ann McLennan

Female 1863 - 1915  (52 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mary Ann McLennan was born in 1863 in Armidale, NSW (daughter of Donald McLennan and Annie McPherson); died in 1915 in Petersham, NSW.

    Mary married Walter Edwin Hills in 1889 in Sydney. Walter was born in 1861 in Sydney; died in 1946 in Sydney. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Donald McLennan was born in ca 1837; died on 2 Aug 1891 in Mudall Station, nr Nyngan, NSW.

    Notes:

    Dairy farmer Maroochy R., Qld
    Later manager of Mudall Station, nr Nyngan

    Donald married Annie McPherson on 15 Dec 1859 in Grafton. Annie (daughter of Alexander MacPherson and Sarah Cameron) was born in ca 1836 in Strontian; died on 5 Feb 1875 in Grafton. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Annie McPherson was born in ca 1836 in Strontian (daughter of Alexander MacPherson and Sarah Cameron); died on 5 Feb 1875 in Grafton.

    Notes:

    Original text:
    migrated 1852 on "Marmion"

    migrated 1852 on "Marmion"

    Children:
    1. Alexander McLennan was born in 1860; died in in UK.
    2. Margaret McLennan was born in in South Grafton, NSW; died in Infancy.
    3. John McLennan was born in in South Grafton, NSW; died in in infancy .
    4. Duncan McLennan was born in 1862 in Glenfernie, Ebor; died on 17 Oct 1937 in Grafton.
    5. 1. Mary Ann McLennan was born in 1863 in Armidale, NSW; died in 1915 in Petersham, NSW.
    6. Donald Cameron McLennan was born on 26 Jun 1864 in Wellingrove; died in Jul 1948 in Ryde.
    7. Sarah Catherine McLennan was born in 1866; died in 1947 in Woollahra, NSW.
    8. Florence Ann McLennan was born in 1867 in NSW; died in 1941 in Randwick, NSW.
    9. Jane McLennan was born on 5 Dec 1868 in Sth Grafton, NSW; died in 1944 in Waverley, NSW.
    10. Jessie E. McLennan was born in 1870; died on 17 Jan 1871 in Grafton.
    11. Peter John McLennan was born in Sep 1871 in Grafton; died on 4 Mar 1872.
    12. Christina McLennan was born in 1875; died in 1875.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Alexander MacPherson died in 1851-2 in Scotland.

    Notes:

    brother of Catherine MacPherson who married Alexander Cameron, above.
    He was a road contractor, living at Laga, Ardnamurchan.
    The name MacPherson appears to have gradually changed to McPherson over years - I have used the latter spelling from this point

    Alexander married Sarah Cameron in ca 1828. Sarah (daughter of Donald Cameron and Ann MacPherson) was born in ca 1808 in Acharacle, Argyllshire, Scotland; died on 12 Feb 1899 in Maclean, NSW. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 7.  Sarah Cameron was born in ca 1808 in Acharacle, Argyllshire, Scotland (daughter of Donald Cameron and Ann MacPherson); died on 12 Feb 1899 in Maclean, NSW.

    Other Events:

    • Immigration ship: Marmion
    • Immigration: 1852

    Notes:

    Migrated 1852 on "Marmion" with nine children She arrived at Portland, and spent time in Victoria and South Australia (engaged for 12 months by Mr A. Cameron of Mt Gambier). She may have then gone to the Lower Hunter Valley but about 1857 she moved to the Orora River, a tributary of the Clarence River. She was described as Donald's eldest daughter

    Immigration:
    migrated 1852 on "Marmion"

    Children:
    1. Duncan McPherson was christened on 19 Oct 1828 in Ardnamurchan; died on 21 Feb 1862 in Eatonsville.
    2. Mary McPherson was christened on 13 May 1830 in Ardnamurchan; died in 1851-2 in Scotland.
    3. Alexander McPherson was born in ca 1834 in Strontian; died on 11 Aug 1925 in Maclean.
    4. 3. Annie McPherson was born in ca 1836 in Strontian; died on 5 Feb 1875 in Grafton.
    5. Hugh McPherson was born in ca 1838 in Strontian, Argyll; died on 11 May 1919 in Ilarwill, Woodford Island, Clarence River, NSW.
    6. John McPherson was christened on 19 Apr 1840 in Ardnamurchan; died on 7 Feb 1911 in Ti-Tree Creek, NSW.
    7. Catherine McPherson was christened on 19 Apr 1840 in Ardnamurchan; died in 1865 in Sydney.
    8. Donald McPherson was christened on 4 May 1842 in Ardnamurchan; died on 12 Jun 1895 in Levenstrath.
    9. Jane McPherson was born in ca 1844 in Argyllshire; died on 15 Nov 1920 in Maclean.
    10. Dugald Cameron McPherson was born in ca 1849 in Argyllshire; died on 14 Jan 1904 in Maclean.


Generation: 4

  1. 14.  Donald Cameron was born in ca 1777 in Ardnamurchan, Argyllshire (son of Alexander Cameron and Mary Cameron); died on 12 May 1867 in Waterhole Reach, Port Stephens, NSW; was buried in Stroud, NSW.

    Other Events:

    • Immigration ship: Brilliant

    Notes:

    Records regarding the early generations of this family contain a number of conflicting details. Some of the facts recorded in the several accounts of the family are not backed up by primary documentation, rather representing oral tradition, which is known to often get distorted. The order and detail of Donald Cameron's children given below represent my best guess, having given consideration to the merits of conflicting documents. RSC

    This family has reason to accept a connection with the Dungallon family, but the details have yet to be discovered. Donald is said to have called Jean Cameron (who was wife of Dr Archibald Cameron) "Aunt".

    "Dungallon" was certainly used as a house name, and stud animal name, in the later family.

    One reading is that "Aunt" Jean Cameron was in fact a first cousin once removed of Donald, who was grandson of Donald or Ewen Cameron of Camusaine, (half) brothers of Archibald Cameron of Dungallon (father of the standard bearer) - ref. Alf Wood

    A further possibility is that descent is from Donald Cameron, natural son of Alexander, 3rd of Dungallon. If so, then on dates Donald (of Australia) would be grandson of this Donald, either through Alexander or Mary Cameron.

    Immigration:
    emigrated on "Brilliant"

    Died:
    "aged 88"

    Donald married Ann MacPherson in ca 1798 in Ardtoe, Ardnamurchan. Ann died in ca 1832. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 15.  Ann MacPherson died in ca 1832.
    Children:
    1. Allan Cameron was born in ca 1799.
    2. Alexander Cameron was born in ca 1800 in Argyllshire; died on 27 Jun 1877 in Newcastle.
    3. Archibald Cameron was born in 1803.
    4. Ewan Cameron was born in ca 1805 in Ardnamurchan; died on 23 Jan 1890 in Newcastle; was buried on 25 Jan 1890 in Sandgate, NSW.
    5. 7. Sarah Cameron was born in ca 1808 in Acharacle, Argyllshire, Scotland; died on 12 Feb 1899 in Maclean, NSW.
    6. John Cameron was born in ca 1809 in Ardnamurchan; died on 18 Oct 1873 in Church Gully, Uralla.
    7. Sibby Cameron was christened on 18 Nov 1810 in Acharacle.
    8. Sophia Cameron was born in ca 1813 in Ardnamurchan; died on 7 May 1896 in Sydney .
    9. Ann Cameron was born in ca 1816; died on 17 May 1904 in Newcastle, NSW; was buried on 18 May 1904 in Sandgate, NSW.
    10. Mary Cameron was born on 21 Jun 1820 in Ardnamurchan; died on 28 May 1904 in "Linwood", Wickham, NSW .


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