McDONALD, NSW, Australia
Descendants of: Donald (Daniel) McDonald - My ancestral line highlighted
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1 Donald (Daniel )McDonald
b. __ __ 1805?? Edinburgh, Scotland d. 01 August 1885 Tighes Hill, Newcastle, NSW
(home of daughter Hannah House - nee McDonald)
m. Harriet Harbour m. 24 Jan 1842 St Lawrence Presbyterian Church, Pitt St., Sydney
b. __ __ 1819????? Herefordshire, England d. 02 Feb 1874 Shepherd Street, Sydney
[daughter of Thomas Harber and Hannah Clifton]
Donald (Daniel) (convict inf. states both names) was convicted in Edinburgh,
Scotland. He was an indoor servant, charged with robbing his master on 16
July 1829, sentenced to 7 years transportation. Arrived NSW 14 December 1830
aboard the "FLORENTIA" which left Portsmouth 15 August, 1830, he was aged
19/20. (from Convict Indent)
His Free Certificate No. 36/0788 is dated 19 August 1836.
He applied for permission to marry female convict Harriet Harbour (Harber)
granted 20 January 1842. (from Convict Permissions to Marry register).
Marriage was conducted by Rev. James Fullerton.
On the transc. for Caroline's birth in 1857 it states there was 1 girl
deceased. There is an entry on the NSW BD&M for Helen Harber, died 1849,
inft. no parents shown. Possibly this could be the missing child....?
Harriet Harbour (Harber, Harbor) was born in Herefordshire
(no confirmation held) c. 1819.
She was charged with arson and sentenced to 15 years transportation.
She arrived on the "SURREY" 14 July 1840. description as per Convict Indent
(not held by me)
2 Harriett McDonald b. __ __ 1843 NSW
m. John Woodbridge m. 16 Dec 1861 Presbyterian Church, Elizabeth St.,
[son of John Woodbridge and Harriet Simpson]
2 Daniel T McDonald b. __ __ 1847
2 Elizabeth McDonald b. __ __ 1850 NSW
2 Eliza McDonald b. __ __ 1851 NSW
2 Hannah McDonald b. __ __ 1853 Newtown NSW d. 20 Jun 1917 Sacred Heart
Hospice Sydney, late of Enmore.
m. James House m. 01 Oct 1872 St Peters Church, Maitland, NSW
b. __ __ 1847 Fivehead, Somerset, England
[son of William House and Emma Payne]
Hannah's Marriage cert. shows her mother's name to be Harriet Gibson. Could
this be an error...? (The name shown for mother of her husband James House is
known to be incorrect as it states Amelia - the name of William House's
2nd wife when it was his first wife Emma who was James' mother.)
Is there something to the fact that Hannah was married in Maitland to a man
from the Hunter Valley, and Donald McDonald fathered a son William at Seaham
(Maitland area) with Elizabeth Clifton....? An ongoing mystery!
3 Percy William House b. 17 Feb 1879 Islington,Newcastle, NSW d. 18 Sep 1909
m. Grace Eileen Lynch m. 18 Oct 1902 b. 25 Jun 1884 Surrey Hills, NSW
d. 27 Apl 1927 Coast Hospital, Randwick, NSW
2 William Edward McDonald b. __ __ 1855? Newtown Sydney ? (or Seaham NSW?)
d. 08 Apl 1894 Balmain Cottg.Hosp.Sydney
m. m. Elizabeth Augusta Peters
m. 15 Jan 1876 281 Elizabeth St Sydney-Rites of Presbyterian
b. 05 Apl 1858 Liverpool St Sydney d. 19 May 1923 89 Rochford St, Erskineville
[daughter of James Peter and Elizabeth Ann Bartholomew]
Witnesses at wedding James Peters, Sarah Ann Easton.
William and Elizabeth were both under 21 - their fathers gave consent to the marriage.
3 Emma Elizabeth McDonald b. 5 Nov 1876 Wattle Street (Sydney?)
d. __ __ 1940
Diabetes related ? - Balmain
m. William George Stalder m. 29 Sep 1894 All Saints Church,
b. 28 Dec 1867 Birmingham England d. 9 Mar 1948 State Hospital & Home,
[son of Daniel John Stalder and Elizabeth Anne Locket]
Birth regn. no. 3041/1876. Consent of Grandfather James PETER given as Emma's
father William dec'd.
3 Annie Louisa McDonald b. 21 Feb 1878 d. __ __ 1962
m. Daniel John Stalder m. __ Jun 1898 Petersham NSW b. 8 Jun 1878
Smethwick, Staffordshire (7 km from Birmingham) d. __ __ 1944
[son of Daniel John Stalder and Elizabeth Anne Locket]
According to Aunty Vera Daley - Stalder bros had taxis in those days.
Daniel & Annie had a baby hospital in Campsie NSW in the 20's where they took
in unmarried mothers.
3 Jeannette Augusta McDonald b. __ __ 1880 Glebe, NSW d. __ __ 1880
Birth Reg. No. 4768/1880 Death reg. No. 3234/1880
3 Marian Jane (Mary) McDonald b. 31 May 1884 off Bank St Sydney
d. 14 May 1937 9 Northcote St Haberfield
m. Samuel Frederick Christian Kirchner m. 26 Oct 1907 Whitefield
Congregational Church, Sydney
b. 12 Apr 1866 Ashfield, Sydney, NSW d. 24 Oct 1926
West Subs. Hosp. Croydon,Sydney
[son of Samuel Friedrich Christian Kirchner and Mary Mead]
Birth Reg. No. 2012/1884. Born on a Sat. Possibly lived Wellington NSW (near
Dubbo)as a child. Died. of sugar diabetes coma.
M J McDonald told Les Foubister years ago that she and a sister to her mothers
2nd marriage (?) were fostered out when her dad died. According to Doreen
(Foubister) - name was Marion Janet and she had hard life in foster homes
(farms near Dubbo) - even had to eat chook food.Was very thin. Witnesses at
birth of Marion Jane - Mrs Parton,Mrs Lackey Grave 11154 Sect. 6D, also son
Bruce Donald d. 17 Feb 1922
His mother Mary (Mead) signed birth cert with her "mark" witness - Mrs Drake
Same witness as on birth cert. of Maria Chatarina Buried in same plot as
Esther Harriet (nee Vitler) No. 3729, sect. 6D
3 Mabel (Maude?) McDonald b. __ __ 1886 Leichhardt NSW
m. James Henderson m. __ __ 1912 Burwood NSW
3 Florence Bartho (Florrie) McDonald b. 23 Jun 1888 Paternoster St
off Union St, Pyrmont
Witness at birth - Mrs Dudley.
From Burials inf. Rookwood cemetery - it looks as if Florence may have had a
daughter who died aged 3 months - NAME: Stella Annie McDonald - died
13/11/1906 - Ref. 13957/1906. No name of father on index. Buried same site
as William Edward McDonald - Rookwood Presbyterian Section 6D grave 2496.
3 Dorothy McDonald
m. Mr Stewart
2 Caroline Martha McDonald b. 15 Jun 1857 Newtown, NSW d. 12 Jun 1927
m. Joseph Edwards b. 10 Jan 1856 Waterloo, NSW d. 05 Apl 1915
[son of Joseph Edwards and Elizabeth Sefton]
Details on Edwards line from A Tollis March 2006.
3 Ethel Florence Edwards b. 22 May 1878 Dural, NSW d. 24 Jul 1953
Sans Souci, NSW
m. George Arthur Tollis m. 30 May 1899 Waterloo, NSW b. 05 Jan 1879
Alexandria, NSW d. __ __ 1943 Newtown, NSW
[son of George Tollis and Susan Saunderson]
2 John McDonald b. c1860 died 11 Jul 1881 Johnstone Lane (off Bay Street) Redfern
2 George McDonald b. 15 Jan 1862 Parramatta Street, Sydney, NSW
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