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Henry Mcnaughton

Henry Mcnaughton 28 came July 1857 on the Themis with Elizabeth Dixon 30 and lived at Ballarat, Smythsdale, etc
8 Children 1. Elizabeth Mcnaughton 1858 #11410 - 1858 #6176 lived 1 day
2. Elizth Mcnaughton 1859 #13397
3. Robert Mcnaughton 1861 #7926 - 1861 #4623 lived 1 day
4. Margaret Mcnaughton 1862 #17618
5. Mary Ann Mcnaughton 1865 #5316
6. Jane Mcnaughton 1867 #18374
7. Ellen Mcnaughton 1871 #12438 - 1871 #9628 lived 7 months
8. Hannah Mcnaughton 1873 #20061
4. Margt Mcnaughton 1862 #17618 wed 1889 #3395 to Robt Pender

Hugh McNaughton

From on Wednesday, 15 August 2012
From: Trish Poock To: elizajan@yahoo.com Sent: Wednesday, 15 August 2012 3:26 PM Subject: Pioneers-index Mc Naughton Hugh McNaughtan is my great grandfather, Daisy Jemima Ellen Mc Naughtan is my grandmother. I hope you will be able to use the additions I added in green so you could read them more easily. Regards Trish Poock
McNaughton was originally spelt McNaughtan and only appeared as McNaughton when Hugh advertised his Blacksmith's business in Rupanyup.
Daniel McNaughtan, wife Ellen (nee Hardie) and Hugh, born 1851 Stirling, Scotland came to Victoria in 1853 as unassisted migrants on the Ganges Khan. The family went to Buninyong and then to Linton. Daniel died there in 1864.
Hugh married Mary Ellen Mathie 4 October 1875 at Lallat, Victoria, Australia.
Mary Ellen Mathie was born at sea, 23 December 1854. They had property at Carngham and later at Lallat.
Mary Ellen applied for the License of the Lubeck hotel after Hugh died but was refused. Lived an died at Coburg.

The Argus, Melbourne, Vic. Saturday 2 July 1853, page 2,

Genghis Khan arrived 1 July 1853, ship, 1300 tons, Dyer Bond Commander, from Liverpool March 26th, in ballast. Passengers - cabin: Mr Yates, and five hundred and twenty six Government emigrants in the steerage. E Bye, Esq., Surgeon Superintendent: S. Jacobs, Esq., Assistant do. Marshall and Kirk, agents.
By the Genghis Khan, from Liverpool, we have received two days' later intelligence from England. This vessel has made a very fair passage to the Heads, but has been anchored there for the last week. She has on board a large number of Government Immigrants, but no cargo for this. Several cases of measles and scarlatina occurred on the passage, the two remaining ones of the latter being placed on board the Lysander, at the Quarantine Station. Genghis Khan built 1852, D Bond master, belongs to Liverpool port

Daniel Mcnaughton aged 32 came Jul 1853 on the Ganges Khan with Ellen Mcnaughton aged 29 and Hugh Mcnaughton aged 2
Daniel Mcnaughton 1822 - 1864 #8704 aged 42, son of Mary Sinclair and Henry Mcnaughton, from Argy, and Ellen Mcnaughton nee Hardy 1823 - 1884 #7747 aged 61, dau of Ellen and Alexd Hardy, lived at Ballarat, Durham Ld, Linton, and Smysdale
6 Children 1. Hugh Mcnaughton aged 2, 1851
2. Mary Ann Mcnaughton 1855 - 1882 #4273 aged 27
3. Alexander Mcnaughton 1856 #8631
4. Janet Mcnaughton 1858 #11988
5. Christina Mcnaughton 1860 #13915 - 1863 #7462 lived 3 years
6. Ellen Jane Mcnaughton 1861 #13970
1. Hugh McNaughton born c1851, from Stirling, Scotland, wed 1875 #4883 to Mary Helen Mathie 1855 #6289 - 1932 #1144 aged 77, and lived at Stawell (Pleasant Creek) Rupanyup and Lubeck.
8 Children 1. Daniel Mcnaughton 29 Aug 1876 #24963
2. Isabella Mcnaughton 1878 #4440 lived 11 weeks
3. Isabella Selina Mcnaughton 1879 #4590 lived 1 year
4. Hugh Jas Mcnaughton 1880 #17892, 2 chn
5. Daisy Jemima Ellen Mcnaughton 15 Nov 1887 #6338 - 1959 #1256 aged 73,
6. John (Roy) Ronald Mcnaughton 8 May 1890 #27139, 6 children
7. Ethel Isabella Mcnaughton 6 April 1892 #17214, had 5 chn
8. Eliza Mavis Mcnaughton 1899 #29596 - 1927 #14683 aged 28,
5. Daisy Jemima Ellen Mcnaughton 15 Nov 1887 #6338 - 1959 #1256 aged 73, wed 10 June 1909 Thomas Togarmah Jones at Rupanyup. 8 children
8. Eliza Mavis Mcnaughton 1899 #29596 - 1927 #14683 aged 28, wed 1923 #1782 to William Langveldt died at Heidelberg (death indexed as Veldt and Lange Veldt)
3. Alexander Mcnaughton 1856 #8631 wed 1884 #4460 to Lena Black and lived at Ballarat then at Williamstown
4 Children 1. Daniel Mcnaughton 1885 #371
2. Elsie May Mcnaughton 1886 #15599
3. Jean Hardy Mcnaughton 1888 #8433
4. Amy Ellen Mcnaughton 1890 #18566 - 1983 #22008 age 93, wed Candy

William McNee

There may be a connection with -
William Mcnee aged 30, came Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot with Janet Baxter aged 27, Janet Mcnee aged 2, Jas Mcnee aged 4 and Duncan Mcnee aged 8
William McNee and Janet Baxter had William baptised at Melbourne Presbyterian church 1844.
William McNee Duncan 1809 - 1868 #6819 aged 59 son of Margaret Mclanahan and Duncan McNee from Scotland
Janett McNee nee Baxter 1811 - 1873 #1993 aged 62, daughter of William Baxter and Janett WILEY.
They are parents of Robert McNee 1842 - 1872 #7590 aged 30,
William McNee 1844 - 1884 #12609 aged 40
Jno McNee 1847 - 1885 #11675 aged 38
James McNee 1837 - 1885 #14059 aged 48
John Mcnee aged 49, came Jan 1850 on the Maitland with British Assisted Passengers including Euphemia Mcnee aged 40, Elizabeth Mcnee aged 23, James Mcnee aged 21 and Ann Mcnee aged 17
Elizabeth Mcnee wed 1850 #33797 at Melbourne Presbyterian Church to John McLean
Ann Mcnee wed 1852 #3009 at Melbourne Presbyterian Church to Hector Campbell
James Mcnee wed 1854 #405 to Mary Sinclair
The John Knox came Jul 1851 with Peter Mcnee aged 26
Peter Mcnee 1826 - 1865 #421 aged 39 son of Jane and John McNee
Daniel McNee wed 11 Jun 1841 at Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland to Euphemia Pender 1824 - 1888 #12668 aged 64, daughter of Barbara and Daniel Pender, lived at Collingwood. Older children gave Perthshire as birthplace.
8 children 1. Barbara McNee 1842 - 1881 aged 39
2. Duncan Robertson McNee c1842
3. Archibald McNee c1844
4. Janet McNee c1846
5. Sarah McNee c1850
6. Elizabeth Jemima McNee 1852 in St Giles, Edinburgh
7. Isabella McNee 1855 #5863
8. William McNee 1857 #8466 - 1857 #5721 lived 1 day
9. Wm Geo McNee 1859 #5398
10. Euphemia McNee 1862 #1658
1. Barbara Mcnee c1842 - 1881 #4520 aged 39 wed 1865 #4291 to John Isbister 1835 - 1897 #1535, 7 children
2. Duncan Robertson McNee from Perthshire c1842 wed 1869 #4244 to Ellen Macintosh Snedden
5 children 1. James Sneddon McNee 1870 - 1870 #8727 lived 3 months
2. Alberta Grant McNee 1872 #7838
3. Walter Robertson McNee 1873 #15355 - 1874 #7244 lived 1 year
4. James McNee 1875 #1235 - 1881 #7948 lived 6 years
5. Walter Sneddon McNee 1876 #3902
3. Archibald McNee c1844 from Perthshire wed 1872 #825 to Anna Maria Drewitt
7 children 1. Arthur McNee 1873 #4702 - 1873 #5096 lived 2 months
2. Harriet McNee 1874 #11049
3. Rowena McNee 1876 #24919
4. Norman McNee 1878 #17978
5. Arthur McNee 1880 #17768
6. Effie McNee 1882 #18114
7. Archibald Harold McNee 1884 #26713
4. Janet McNee c1846 wed 1868 #4213 to Gillespie McFadyen from Argyleshire, and lived at Ballarat
3 children 1. Mary McFadyen 1870 #692
2. Blanche McFadyen 1872 #13624 - 1874 #260 lived 1 year
3. David McFayden 1876 #13652
5. Sarah McNee c1850 wed 1874 #617 to John Baxter and lived at Echuca
1 child 1. Philip John Baxter 1877 #21942 at Echuca
6. Elizabeth Jemima Mcnee, born c1852 at St Giles, Edinburgh, Scotland, wed 20 Dec 1873 #4460 at Rathdown St, Carlton, Vic, by the Minister of the Presbyterian Church to James Charles Cazaly 30 Nov 1840
10 Children
7. Isabella McNee 1855 #5863 wed 1874 #4393 to John March from Wiltshire, 5 chn
9. Euphemia McNee 1862 #1658 wed 1884 #2731 to Henry March 1860 #18502 son of Martha White and William March

James McNeill

James Roxborough McNeill came c1883 with Maggie Lahiff and lived at Walhalla
2 Children 1. Jessie Marrie Octavia McNeill 1884 #28451
2. Catherine Stella McNeill 1887 #24640
2. Cath McNeill 1887 - 1978 #10298 aged 91, which suggests she was Catherine Stella McNeill 1887 #24640 daughter of Maggie Lahiff and James Roxborough McNeill born at Walhalla, wed 1916 #9493 to William Henry Broderick 1885 #19466 - 1958 #9961 aged 73, and lived at Footscray, 2 children

John McNichol

The McNicol entry in the Tasmanian records shows an unnamed male child born to Catherine Gibson and Henry McNicol in 1855
John McNichol wed 1855 to Anne Leitch 1832 - 12 Jan 1916 aged 84 died at Costerfield, Victoria, born at Glenorchy, Scotland and 53 years in Victoria (came 1863), was married when aged 23 years.
9 children 1. John McNichol dead 1916
2. Angus McNichol dead 1916
3. Findley McNichol 1852 - 10 Apr 1900 aged 48, born in Tasmania
4. Archibald McNichol 1859 #8916 - 1922 #14200 aged 63
5. Agnes McNichol 1861 #21917 - 1862 #8771 lived 1 year
6. Agnes McNichol 1863 #14720
7. Donald McNichol 1865 #8336 - 1930 #5551 aged 62
8. Christina McNichol 1870 #4045 - 1871 #4045 lived 1 year
9. Hugh McNichol 1873 #9487 - 1959 #25326 aged 87
2. Findley McNichol (McNicol) 1852 - 10 Apr 1900 aged 48 of Phthisis Asthema suffered 18 months and his Informant is John Palmer, a neighbour. Recorded he was born in Hobart, Tasmania, spent 47 years in Victoria, wed 1874 at Costerfield to Annie Akers when aged 21.
6 children 1. John Henry McNichol 1878 #22008 - 1954 #18250 aged 75, wed Nellie Hounsom
2. Hiram Albert McNicol 1880 #14870 - 1951 #19210 aged 69
3. Annie McNicol 1882 #22224 - 1931 aged 49,
4. William Donald McNichol 1885 #1978 - 1951 #10772 aged 66, wed 1908 to Sarah Daisy Collard
5. Selina McNicol 1887 - 1950 aged 63 not in Victoria, wed Hugh Duncan McNicol
6. Hugh McNicol 1888 #15615 lived 13 days
1. John Henry McNicol 1878 #22008 - 1954 #18250 aged 75, wed Nellie Hounsom 1880 - 1960 #34928 aged 84, dau of Octavia Morris and Henry Hounsom. Parents marriage not in UK records
UK Birth records - Nellie Hounsom Apr-Jun 1876, in Eastborne district.
3. Annie McNicol 1882 #22224 - 1931 #7958 aged 49, wed 1903 #6839 to William Richard Gladwin of Kangaroo Flat. William Richard Gladwin 1881 - 1943 #17240 aged 82, son of unknown Marks and Richard Gladwin
3 children 1. Clifford Basil Gladwin 1904 #15503 - 1904 #10396 lived 1 month
2. Cecil Raymond Gladwin 1906 #747
3. Norman Howard Gladwin 1908 #8979 - 1976 #25559 aged 68

George McNish

Lucy Lilly/Lilley 1843 - 1938 daughter of Cordelia Davis and Luke Lilley, born at Weekley, Northamptonshire UK, came Aug 1852 on the Priam from England
The Priam brought Luke Lilley 37, Cordelia Lilley 35, William Lilley 13 (wed 1865 #1045 to Jane Hefferman Corrected to wed 1863 to Mary McLeod - see letter on the Lilley page), Betsy Lilley 10 (as Betsy Hannah wed 1865 #2175 to James Thomson), Lucy Lilley 9 and Mark Lilley 4

George McNish from Lamark, Glasgow wed 1866 #4029 to Lucy Lilly/Lilley from England, and lived at Raglan
8 children 1. William John McNish 1867 #10428
2. George McNish 1868 #25641
3. Luke Herbert McNish 1870 #25548
4. John McNish 1873 #4951
5. Thomas McNish 1875 #25168
6. Charles McNish 1877 #24327 - 1883 #6314 lived 5 years
7. Arthur James McNish 1881 #25484
8. Lilly Hannah McNish 1883 #18917
2. George McNish 1868 #25641 wed 28 Dec 1898 to Agnes Thomson appears to be Agnes Thomson 1878 #18287
John McNish 1873 #4951 wed 1896 #4381 to Johanna Quak 1. Chas Harold McNish 1897 #25545
2. Jno Leslie McNish 1900 #84
3. Geo Fredk Stanley McNish 1903 #20720
From the FirstFamilies2001 web site due to close 31 Dec 2004
George named his parents as John McNish and Catherine McFarlane but in the 1851 Census he is listed as a nephew, living at 25 Paisley Rd. Renfrew, Glasgow, Scotland. At that time he was an apprentice clerk.
George arrived in Victoria in 1856. He worked in the timber trade at Mt.Cole and then purchased land at the back of Raglan. He was a carrier in gold digging days. He married Lucy Lilley at Raglan in 1866. Luke Lilley (Lucy's father, and son of Nathaniel) was killed 1888 #3369 at the age of 73 at Beaufort when he tried to jump onto the shafts of a wagon driven by George McNish and Tom Hutton. George met Lucy at Armstrong's Station where she was a domestic servant.


John McNiven

John McNiven from Glasgow wed 1873 #1596 to Catherine Wall
3 Children 1. Isabella McNiven 1876 #973
2. Margaret McNiven 1878 #8367
3. John McNiven 1879 #21376
John McNiven wed 1907 #3967 to Elizabeth Challis and lived at Benalla
5 Children 1. Walter Alex McNiven 1907 #24128
2. John McNiven 1909 #24775
3. Flor McNiven 1912 #692
4. Isabel Margt McNiven 1914 #28367
5. Jean Cath McNiven 1916 #742

Robert McPhee

Robert Mcphee from Lamplough wed 1882 #3339 to Mary Ann King
12 children 1. Margaret Mcphee 1884 #6073 lived 1 day
2. Agnes Mcphee 1884 #6074 lived 3 days
3. Robert Alexander Mcphee 1885 #18299
4. Charles Carry Mcphee 1887 #12575
5. Archibald Mcphee
6. Frances Ann Mcphee
7. Ina Jessie Mcphee
8. John Albert Mcphee
9. Mary Agnes Mcphee
10. Robert Alexander Mcphee
11. Rosa Elizabeth Mcphee
12. Roy Douglas Mcphee

Alexander McPherson

Alexander McPherson came c1854 with Emily MacPherson and lived at Flemington then Melton
11 Children 1. Norman McLeod McPherson 1860 #1941
2. Donald McPherson 1855 #9475
3. Ann McPherson 1857 #8709
4. Norman McLeod McPherson 1860 #1941
5. William McPherson 1861 #17755
6. Mary Jessey McPherson 1863 #16196
7. Margaret McPherson 1865 #10398
8. Christina McPherson 1869 #23910
9. Roderick McPherson 1872 #4300
10. James Alex McPherson 1873 #25768
11. Angus McPherson 1876 #4110
1. Norman McLeod McPherson 1860 #1941 wed 1888 #5860 to Emma Ada Hill

Dugald Mcpherson

Dugald Mcpherson 34 came from Argyleshire Sep 1856 on the Almora with Agnes Sinclair 35 and two children and lived at Moyston
3 Children 1. Donald Mcpherson 13, 1846 - 1870 #2198 aged 24 years
2. Mary Mcpherson 4, c1851
3. Almora Williams Mcpherson 1856 #48M born at Sea
3. Almora McPherson 1856 #48M born at Sea wed 1881 #1441 to William Mason 1858 #18727 and lived at Moyston, 4 Children

John McPherson

John McPherson 15 Aug 1824 - 21 Sep 1907 aged 83, son of Ann Ramsay and James Mcpherson of Dalguise, Perthshire, Scotland. He came aged 31, on the Earl of Eglinton left Greenock on 24 Sep 1854 and arrived in Melbourne 19 Dec 1854. He wed 28 Dec 1859 to Jane Patterson 1842 - 1 Aug 1897 aged 55 years. The family settled Pine Lodge South, near Shepparton, in 1884
15 children 1. James Ramsay McPherson 1860 #10107
2. William McPherson 1862 #4266
3. John McPherson 1863 - 28 Oct 1888 aged 25
4. Edward Donald McPherson 1865 #23971 - 1923
5. Twin Annie McPherson 1867 - 69 lived 2 years
6. Twin Marjorie McPherson 1867 - 1920 aged 53
7. Alfred Dixon McPherson 1869 - 1874 #1103 lived 5 years
8. Albert McPherson 1871 - 1872 #1018 lived 1 year
9. Frederick Albert McPherson
10. Blanche Jane McPherson 1875 #3295
11. Edith Nellie McPherson 1876 #10431
12. Robert Montague Mockridge McPherson 1878 #10044
13. Hubert Harold McPherson 1880 #3471
14. Richard McPherson 1882 #2280 - 1882 #1375 lived 2 days
15. Florence Isabell McPherson 1884 #5573
1. James Ramsay McPherson 1860 #10107 wed 1882 to Emily Odgers Lane born at Lethbridge, and lived at Carlton, Ballarat then Allandale
5 Children 1. James Percival McPherson 1884 #7963
2. William Ramsay McPherson 1886 #24574
3. Bruce Ivor McPherson 1890 #9502
4. Vera Louisa McPherson 1893 #8950
5. Colin McPherson 1899 #23852
2. William McPherson 1862 #4266 wed 1890 to Jane Buchanan
3. John McPherson 1863 - 28 Oct 1888 aged 25, wed 1885 #3257 to Margaret Gillespie. John died in Melbourne and his parents are not listed
2 Children 1. John McPherson 1886 #10110
2. Frederick William McPherson 1887 #18334 lived 9 months

Peter Mcpherson

Peter Mcpherson came c1866 with Mary Carmody and lived in Lauriston near Kyneton
2 Children 1. Sarah Mcpherson 1867 #22580
2. Catherine Mcpherson 1871 #17171


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