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Our Nanna, Mary Jackson, was the daughter of
Paddy (Patrick) Jackson and Annie Waldron.
Mary married Norm Patterson and raised a large family.
Mary lived at 131 River Road Revesby NSW for many years.
Mary was living at Blue Haven, NSW, aged 86, when she died.
Mary often spoke fondly about growing up in rural NSW.
Elizabeth Mitchel of Braeside married Robert Leslie a soldier of the 92 regiment of foot.
Their daughter Anne Leslie was baptized on the 17 June 1815 Inveravon Banff Scotland and married John Beattie 9 Feb 1849 Inveravon Banff.
Anne Leslie Beattie died 1889 Woodside Blacksboat Strathspey Moray
Wife of John, mother of Helen, Margaret, Ann, Barclay and Mary Ann.
Looking for information on the Mitchel family of Braeside Banff Scotland to add to family tree.
Abi - Australia
Hi to all Campbell family members and researchers,
Archibald Campbell born c1700 Inverlever Argyll Scotland.
Daughter Margaret Campbell born c1730 Inverlever Scotland.
Margaret Campbell married Alexander Lamont (1703 - 1781) at
Kilmartin Argyll Scotland 14 February 1749.
Anyone with Campbells at/from Inverlever in their tree c1700s ?
Any information would be greatly appreciated,
Abi - Australia
Menzies suggests origins in Mesnieres-en-Bray, Normandy, France.
Believed to be originally pronounced de Mingies, it varied somewhat:
de Menzies, de Meyners, de Mengues, Meyers and of course, Menzies.
The Dukes of Rutland adopted yet another variant, that of Manners.
In 1249, Alexander II, King of Scotland, appointed Robert de Mesnieres Lord High Chamberlain, granting him lands in Weem and Aberfeldy. Robert’s son, Sir Alexander de Meyners, said to be a good man, held Weem, Aberfeldy and Fortingall in Atholl. He passed these Perthshire lands onto his son Thomas, along with other lands in Scotland the family had acquired. Before Alexander II died, Menzies lands stretched from Aberfeldy to Loch Lomond. There are many striking images of Castle Menzies readily available on the internet.
This area is of particular interest to me as my father’s mother was born there in 1885.
Helen “Nelly” Beattie Stewart was born 1885 Logierait Perthshire Scotland. Helen married Alexander Moffatt 1912 Queensland Australia, and died there 1928. Helen’s father Donald Stewart was born at Killoch Ran Fortingall Perthshire Scotland in 1850.
Also through my great great grandfather James Stewart born 1822 Fortingall, I am a direct descendant of Janet Menzies born 1740 Kirktown Weem Perthshire Scotland. An old saying in our family is “don’t be mingie,” which means, please be kind and generous.
Hi to all McKenzie family members and researchers:
Seeking details of Anne's parents and siblings for family tree.
Anne married James Stewart 10 August 1845 KENMORE PERTH SCOTLAND.
Annne had 5 children: Catherine, John, Donald, William and Duncan
Father James and children born Fortingall Perthshire Scotland.
Abi - Australi
Alexander Moffat born 1883 Rosebank Lanark Scotland married Helen Beattie Stewart, born 1885 Logierait Perthshire Scotland. Helen and Alexander were married in Queensland Australia in 1912 and had 6 children:
Helen Beattie Moffat born 1913
Elizabeth Stewart Moffat born 1918
Alexander Moffat born 1919
Annie Espie Moffat born 1922
Donald Stewart Moffat born 1927
Mary Catherine Moffat died 1926
Alexander and Helen's youngest child Donald died 1995 Queensland.
Any further information on this family greatly appreciated
Abi - Australia
Hi to all Groves family members and researchers:
I am just beginning to research the Groves family of
NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA
My grandparents Arthur and Janet Groves, lived in CESSNOCK NSW.
I would love to add Arthur's parents and siblings to our tree.
Can anyone help me?
Hi to all Casey family members and researchers:
This delightful couple were married in Tenterfield NSW in 1930.
I would love to know more about what happened to them.
Where did Jean Elizabeth Casey come from?
Did she have any children?
Albert (b 1891) died in Glen Innes NSW Australia in 1941.
Did Jean survive him?
Would love to add Jean's details to our family history and tree
Abi - Australia
Where in the world was NANCY STEWART born?
Where and when did she marry ALEXANDER MOFFAT?
Where and when did NANCY MOFFAT die?
Nancy Stewart and Alexander Moffat had one known son, Donald, born 1929 CLERMONT QLD. Nancy died before Donald married in 1949.
Can anyone find Nancy Moffat (nee Stewart) in Australia 1929 - 1949?
She has eluded me so far
ALEXANDER MOFFAT married NANCY STEWART (where?)
DONALD STEWART MOFFAT b 1929 CLERMONT QLD (siblings?)
DON MOFFAT died September 1995, buried near ROCKHAMPTON (where?)
Would love to hear from anyone who thinks they can answer these questions regarding my elusive relatives.