Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Margaret MacDONALDAge: 8218741956

Name
Margaret MacDONALD
Given names
Margaret
Surname
MacDONALD
Married name
Margaret GRAY
Birth about 1874 43 40
Citation details: 11756/1874 MACDONALD MARGARET ALLAN MARGARET MACLEAN
Death of a fatherAllan MacDONALD
18 February 1875 (Age 13 months)
Citation details: 6467/1875 MACDONALD ALLAN ARCHIBALD SUSAN MACLEAN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Page 9.
Note: The headstone for Allan would appear to be inscribed with the month of his death and January.
Death of a maternal grandmotherChristina ‘Christy’ CAMERON
16 May 1881 (Age 7)
Informant: Alexander CAMERONson
Cause: Exhaustion
Citation details: 5969/1881 CAMERON CHRISTINA ALEXANDER MARY MACLEAN
Marriage of a siblingDonald MUNROSusan MacDONALDView this family
25 May 1882 (Age 8)
Address: Palmer's Island
Citation details: Page 9.
Citation details: 4024/1882 MUNRO DONALD MACDONALD SUSAN MACLEAN
Death of a brotherArchibald MacDONALD
1893 (Age 19)
Citation details: Page 9.
Note: I cannot find any relevant death registration.
Marriage of a siblingJohn MacDONALDMary Ann GRAYView this family
about 1897 (Age 23)
Citation details: 7893/1897 MACDONALD JOHN GRAY MARY A MACLEAN
Marriage of a siblingDonald MacDONALDJulia Emma HENHAMView this family
about July 1901 (Age 27)
Citation details: 28 July 2018
Text:

In part:

"Donald [....] married Margaret Cameron in 1901 in Kumara, West Coast."

Citation details: 1901/3840 Julia Henham Donald MacDonald
Citation details: 4 February 2019
Text:

In part:

"Excerpt from "Clarence River Pioneers Who came in Sailing Ships From Highlands of Scotland" Daily Examiner, july 16th 1943 . Born 24th october 1858 at Taree NSW. At around the turn of the century he travelled to new Zealand and was employed as a carpenter. he met and married Miss Julia Henham, a native of New Zealand in 1901 and after residing in New Zealand for approximately 9 years, he brought his wife and 4 daughters back to NSW and purchased a farm on the Clarence River. two more children were born to Donald and Julia Macdonald and in 1918 at the age of 60, Donald Macdonald retired with his family to Grafton, 33 Villiers Street. They later moved to 61 Queen St Grafton where he died on April 15th 1937 aged 78 years.""

Publication: New Zealand Newspaper 1865-1916
Citation details: 3 August 1901
McDonald - Henham - Donald and Julia - Wedding
McDonald - Henham - Donald and Julia - Wedding

Note: Downloaded from Papers Past.

MarriageJohn James GRAYView this family
about 1904 (Age 30)
Citation details: 1188/1904 GRAY JOHN J MACDONALD MARGARET GRAFTON
Marriage of a siblingNorman MacDONALDEliza Mary STEWARTView this family
about 1904 (Age 30)
Citation details: 1904/7154 Eliza Mary Stewart Norman Macdonald
Marriage of a siblingAlexander MacDONALDEsther Jane BREEView this family
about 1906 (Age 32)
Citation details: 11066/1906 MACDONALD ALEXANDER A BREE ESTHER J ST LEONARDS
Citation details: 28 July 2018
Text:

In part:

"He married Esther Bree in 1906"

Death of a brotherAlexander MacDONALD
10 July 1908 (Age 34)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Citation details: 9436/1908 MACDONALD ALEXANDER A ALLAN MARGARET GRAFTON
Citation details: Page 9.
Citation details: 28 July 2018
Text:

In part:

"tragically died of TB in 1908"

Death of a motherMargaret CAMERON
1 October 1923 (Age 49)
Citation details: 20480/1923 MACDONALD MARGARET NORMAN CHRISTINA MACLEAN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a brotherDonald MacDONALD
15 April 1937 (Age 63)
Address: 61 Queen Street
Citation details: 12285/1937 MACDONALD DONALD ALLAN MARGARET GRAFTON
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Page 9.
Citation details: 4 February 2019
Text:

In part:

"They later moved to 61 Queen St Grafton where he died on April 15th 1937 aged 78 years."

Death of a sisterSusan MacDONALD
12 May 194306:30 (Age 69)
Address: At her home "Kingsborough" Wharf Street
Citation details: 10511/1943 MUNRO SUSAN ALLAN MARGARET MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 9.
Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Death of a husbandJohn James GRAY
26 September 1944 (Age 70)
Citation details: 17959/1944 GRAY JOHN JAMES SAMUEL JAMES CATHERINE MACLEAN
Gray - John James and Margaret
Gray - John James and Margaret

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Death of a brotherJohn MacDONALD
October 1944 (Age 70)
Citation details: Page 9.
Citation details: 1944/28938 Macdonald John 79Y
Death of a brotherNorman MacDONALD
23 May 1948 (Age 74)
Citation details: Page 9.
Citation details: 1948/28482 MacDonald Norman 85Y
Death 28 December 1956 (Age 82)
Citation details: 6180/1957 GRAY MARGARET ALLAN MARGARET MACLEAN
Gray - John James and Margaret
Gray - John James and Margaret

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Burial
Address: Anglican portion.
Cemetery: Maclean General
Gray - John James and Margaret
Gray - John James and Margaret

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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1854East Maitland, , New South Wales, Australia
16 months
elder sister
20 months
elder sibling
Christopher ‘Christy’ MacDONALD
Birth: 26 January 1857 26 23Bungay Bungay, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 16 August 1857Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
21 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
Archibald MacDONALD
Birth: about 1860 29 26Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1893Queensland, Australia
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
John MacDONALD
Birth: 1 July 1865 34 31Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 1944Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
4 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
4 years
herself
Margaret MacDONALD
Birth: about 1874 43 40Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 28 December 1956Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with John James GRAY - View this family
husband
John James GRAY
Birth: about 1872Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 26 September 1944Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
herself
Margaret MacDONALD
Birth: about 1874 43 40Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 28 December 1956Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Marriage: about 1904Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthM - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 11756/1874 MACDONALD MARGARET ALLAN MARGARET MACLEAN
MarriageG - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 1188/1904 GRAY JOHN J MACDONALD MARGARET GRAFTON
DeathG - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 6180/1957 GRAY MARGARET ALLAN MARGARET MACLEAN
DeathHeadstone - Gray - John James and Margaret
Gray - John James and Margaret
Gray - John James and Margaret

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index