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ENG-->AUST: George Henry HYEM and Agnes COCKBURN

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Alexander BUCHAN and Margaret MONTGOMERY of Crimondgarth, Aberdeen

Alexander BUCHAN christened 5 Sep 1803 Crimondgarth, Aberdeen, Scotland, died 1877 Scotland, Occupation: Brickmaker. He was the son of John BUCHAN* born 1776 Aberdeen, Scotland [Occupation: Mason, Causewayend] and Elizabeth MILNE* born 1771 Aberdeen, Scotland, died 1859.

My 3g grandparents - Alexander BUCHAN married Margaret MONTGOMERY. Her birth and their marriage details are yet unknown to me. She died in 1878 Scotland. This couple had three known children:-

1.John BUCHAN christened 28 Feb 1830 St John's Episcopal Chapel, Aberdeen, Scotland
2.Robert BUCHAN christened 10 Jul 1831 St John's Episcopal Chapel, Aberdeen, Scotland
3.Isabella Milne BUCHAN (my 2g grandmother) christened 17 Sep 1837 Lonmay Episcopal Chapel, Scotland. Isabella was staying at her grandparents house* on the night of the 1841 Census. More information on Isabella is mentioned in my WOODCOCK journals as she moved to England and married my 2g grandfather George James WOODCOCK who was a butcher in London's East End.

Photograph below is of my maternal grandfather's grandmother, Isabella Milne BUCHAN.

Elizabeth Jane AMOR and Peter GIBSON

Elizabeth Jane AMOR was born 1858 Sawpit Gully, Victoria, Australia to parents: William AMOR and Ann Priscilla WHEELER my 3g grandparents (see AMOR / WHEELER journals).

Elizabeth was the eldest sister of my gg grandfather Henry AMOR. They were from a large family of 11 children settling in various parts of Victoria - Sawpit Gully, Whim Holes, Buninyong, Cressey, Rookwood, Ondit, Rochester and Echuca. Property/station names were: Beeac, Break of Day and Top Creek.

Elizabeth married in 1882 in the State of Victoria, Australia to Peter GIBSON who was born 1849 Ayr, Ayreshire, Scotland. He was the son of Thomas GIBSON born 1820 Ayr, Ayreshire, Scotland, died 26 Apr 1887 Echuca, Victoria, Aust and Jean LITHGOW born bef 1820 Ayr, Ayreshire, Scotland, died 1907 Victoria, Aust.

Peter and Elizabeth GIBSON (known as Granny Jane) had three known children:-

1.Jean GIBSON 1883-1955
married in 1909 at Rochester VIC (Reg.No.704/1909) to Robert William MILLS and had 5 children.

2.Thomas William GIBSON born 14 Jun 1887 Rochester VIC, died 20 Jun 1945, place unknown, married 22 Mar 1934 to Anne Elizabeth MORRIS 1883-1977, 1 child. Anne was the daughter of Andrew Carnie MORRIS born 1864 North Seymour, Vic Aust and Clara Jane EDIS born 1865 Mickelham, Vic Aust.

3.Robert James Henry GIBSON born 3 Dec 1891 Rochester VIC, died 28 Nov 1983, place unknown, married Nellie unknown. Nellie died 24 Mar 1977, place unknown. No other details known.

Below are two photographs. The top one is of Elizabeth Jane AMOR and Peter GIBSON. The caption looks like it says "Granny and Grandad Gibson 1914".

And the bottom photograph looks like GIBSON family members.

MITCHELL ... Sept of Clan INNES

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Countries covered at the time of writing this journal ...

*Czech Republic
*The Netherlands
*Sri Lanka
*United Kingdom (England, Wales and Isle of Man)
*Northern Ireland
*United States

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Stephen ORR and Maria BONE

Stephen ORR and Maria BONE

This website is interesting in that it supplies Census data on the ORR families.

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