Hi, I am researching my husbands family history and have come to a stop with his grandfather, Gordon McDonald McRae, and had a child with Florence Marie Emily Lemin, named Gavin. Her family I can find, but nothing on Gordon. He was a carpenter and may :: FamilyTreeCircles.com Genealogy
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Hi, I am researching my husbands family history and have come to a stop with his grandfather, Gordon McDonald McRae, and had a child with Florence Marie Emily Lemin, named Gavin. Her family I can find, but nothing on Gordon. He was a carpenter and may

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have been born in Kelso, maybe in New Zealand but also he may have come from either Tasmania or Scotland(?) I think his birth date was around 1916 but could have been earlier or later as that information is sketchy. Gavin McDonald McRae never knew his father so the information I am getting is a bit vague. Any help on this side of the McRae family would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

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by AliciaG on 2016-02-21 01:08:23

1911/12882 McRae Gordon MacDonald mother Isabella Mary father Duncan
Fromhttps://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/
And from the same source:
1915/22175 McRae Floris Caroline Isabella Mary Duncan - Order Product
1913/7648 McRae Leah Evelyn Isabella Mary Duncan

by tonkin on 2016-02-21 01:30:43

MARRIAGE.

Groom: Duncan MCRAE.
Bride: Isabella Mary MCDONALD.
Year married: 1911.
Place: New Zealand.
Ref: Registry of Marriages, New Zealand. Reg. #1011/1788.

by AliciaG on 2016-02-21 01:33:08

Also from New Zealand historical BDM mentioned above a marriage:
1911/1788 Isabella Mary McDonald Duncan McRae

by AliciaG on 2016-02-21 01:48:34

Also a birth record for Isabella 1878 Macdonald Isabella Mary mother Mary Helen father Hugh

Other children for Mary Helen and Hugh MacDonald are:
1875 Johanna Margaret Rose
1877 John George
1881. Eva
1883. Flora
1884. Mary
1886. Hughina Kate

by AliciaG on 2016-02-21 02:01:40

1874 Mary Helen Hislop marries Hugh MacDonald souce NZBDM as mentioned above and also Papers Past
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz

MARRIAGE.
Macdonald—Hislop. —On the 13th January, at Tweedbank, Dunedin, by the Rev Dr Stuart, Hugh Macdonald, M.D., Lyttelton, to Mary Helen, eldest daughter of John Hislop, Inspector of Schools.
Evening Star , Issue 3401, 15 January 1874, Page 2

by hop2it2 on 2016-02-21 12:47:44

Thank you so much for this information, I really appreciate your help. Thank you

by TamaraLee on 2016-04-06 07:01:47

Hi there I am Gordon Grandaughter and I out of our Family which sounds like your Husbands Family too..have our Family tree...eek how exciting ::)..I cant wait to catch up with you :)..I was just googling my Mums Dads name..and as always..always look up for My McRae..and there was your post :) kindest regards Tamara

by TamaraLee on 2016-04-06 07:11:11

I can help you as I have done my Grandads Family tree and are more than happy to help you :)..Your Husbands Dad has 14 other brothers and sisters..which mean your Husband has 14 Aunty and Uncles :)which means that Your Hubby is my Uncle..wow how cool is that :)

by TamaraLee on 2016-04-06 07:38:07

opps I will rephrase that..Your Husband will be my first cousin :)

by hop2it2 on 2016-04-06 14:40:28

Wow, a whole new part of the family that we do not know about! and I would love your copy of the family tree, this is so exciting. I have so much to tell you about Gavin's family. 14 Brothers and Sisters for Gavin!!! WOW.He grew up not knowing anything about his dad and what he did during his life. My husband has a brother and sister who would be your cousins, they have children so you have a whole bunch of second cousins too! I would love to talk more with you and am happy for you to email me direct if you want to and my email is hop2it2@rocketmail.com

by TamaraLee on 2016-04-06 16:54:06

Hi there I will email you as soon as I have had that first coffee lol...Yay how cool is this :)

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