My grandmother's real father Margaret Elaine young nee aitken. Mother Cathleen or Kathleen (Katherine) Elizabeth McCann and Father John jock aitken :: FamilyTreeCircles.com Genealogy
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My grandmother's real father Margaret Elaine young nee aitken. Mother Cathleen or Kathleen (Katherine) Elizabeth McCann and Father John jock aitken

Query by Bambi2020

My grandmother's brothers PETER, JOHN, RONALD, and CLAM AITKEN herself MARGARET ELAINE AITKEN. I'm looking for their birth father as I'm told JOHN JOCK AITKEN wasn't the actual birth father, mothers name KATHLEEN or CATHLEEN or CATHERINE ELIZABETH MCCANN They lived in Mayfield, walanbah, waukivory, Maclean, failford or darawank, Raymond terrace and port Stephens.i can't find out anything about this I have searched for 12 months.

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on 2020-04-05 09:51:23

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by markav on 2020-04-06 11:00:00

Hi Bambi found this

Name Kathleen E Mccann
Spouse
Name John Aitiken
Marriage Date 1924
Marriage Place New South Wales
Registration Place Gloucester New South Wales
Registration Year 1924
Registration Number10883
Household Members
Name
Kathleen E Mccann

by janilye on 2020-04-09 22:00:26

I found this small article in The Catholic Press, dated 19 June 1924.
'On Saturday of last week a very enjoyable evening was spent at the home of
Mrs. J. Higgins (Gloucester), when she arranged a most successful social, in aid of Miss K. Forbes' candidature for the 'popular lady' competition.
The euchre prizes were donated by Mrs. B. McCann and Mr. J. Aitken.'

It may not mean anything but still puts both names together in Gloucester.
Mrs. B McCann may be Mrs Bernard McCann. Bernard McCann married Catherine McMahon in Raymond Terrace in 1860.

Now this 100yr.old Bernard below, was married to a woman named Elizabeth or Eliza and she died 2 weeks after 100yr old Bernard. 100yr old Bernard might be the father or uncle of the above Bernard.

The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser (NSW)
Tuesday 11 May 1915

One of the oldest identities of the
Wallamba, in the person of Mr. Bernard
McCann, has died near' Darawank, at the great age of 100 years.
The deceased is survived by a widow and a large family.

Anyway worth taking note of these McCann's because they had all resided in the same towns you mentioned.

by janilye on 2020-04-10 02:31:44

Sorry, I've been reading it wrongly. I didn't see that surname YOUNG !
so according to death notice she was 87 when she died, born 1929.
YOUNG Margaret Elaine ....
Funeral notice in the Gloucester Advocate 7 SEP 2016
02 SEP 2016 Death 87 late of Stratford
What does it say on her birth & death certificate? and what about the boys birth certificates? 'Spose it has her husbands name on them.
Might be all just small town gossip. They were both very community minded.

So we are looking for another partner for Kathleen AITKEN, nee McCANN

The Gloucester Advocate Tue 26 Apr 1949
WAUKIVORY RESIDENT BADLY
BURNED.
Mr. Jock Aitken, well known resident
of Waukivory was badly burned
about the arm and leg on Saturday
night when he was filling an engine
with petrol. He had a lantern with
him and the fumes from the petrol
ignited. Mr. Vintner, his next door
neighbour, was contacted and rushed
him into Gloucester where he was
admitted to Narraweema Hospital in
a serious condition. It is understood
that oxygen had to be administered
to him. His many friends will be
pleased to learn that his condition
has improved and they will wish him
a speedy recovery

by Bambi2020 on 2020-04-10 08:03:55

Thanks Markav I didn't have that information either but that is my grandmother's mother and apparent father who I'm talking about.
Thanks janilye I didn't know anything about him being burnt but that's definitely the jock aitken apparent father of my grandmother and that's where my grandmother Margaret Elaine aitken lived at waukivory with her mother Kathleen Elizabeth McCann and jock aitken. Bernard McCann and Eliza McMahon are my grandmother's grandparents that lived at walanbah/failford areas.yes it definitely states on the death certificate of my grandmother that John jock aitken was her father, all of my grandmothers brothers are deceased now. But my dads brothers and sisters were told by my grandmother that jock wasn't her biological father just before she died and didn't say whom was. Everything in our family was hush hush my dad said they were seen and not heard as children and we're never told anything about the family, there is no photos of my grandmother when she was younger or of her parents not even her wedding to my pop frank young that I've seen or found or even heard of as well as her brothers no photos. I'd love to learn more about them but I find it hard to believe I ever will

by janilye on 2020-04-10 09:08:54

You should (as soon as they're open again) contact the Gloucester Historical Society They probably have photographs.

by janilye on 2020-04-10 09:49:14

The Gloucester Advocate Friday 30 June 1950
Congratulations are being extended
to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Young, of
Waukivory, on the birth of a daughter
at Roma Private Hospital last Saturday.
The Gloucester Advocate Wednesday 6 January 1954
Another young accident victim over the holiday period
was 20 months old Neville Young, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Young of Waukivory.
The little boy broke his arm.
He was brought into Narraweema hospital but was
allowed to leave after the arm was set.

by Bambi2020 on 2020-04-10 10:20:34

I've been to the museum here in Gloucester and havnt found anything as yet but there is a heap of archives still to go through also the library has a few historical records photos etc I could look into. Thanks so much. That would of been about my dads sister being born and would of been my uncle nod that broke his arm . I really appreciate what you have found out for me. Made my day.

by Bambi2020 on 2020-04-10 10:49:31

Young side of the family is my grandmother's husband frank young from maclean born 1910 to Harry or Henry young and Annie Elizabeth payne pretty certain don't know to much about my grandfather either I think we have 2 pictures of him he used to work In the sugar cane industry in Grafton Maclean area where he met my mother's father Brian Honeysett working the sugar cane also In that area, he then worked in a lot of the saw mills around Gloucester area, something happened to his leg not sure if it was in a accident at the mill or just an infection maybe gang green and lost a leg he didn't do to well after that happened and he passed away in 1988 in Gloucester hospital. He was 20 years older than my grandmother. I think she was only 16 or 17 when there first born son frank was born.

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