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Brothers John McKean and Richard McKean
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The Marmion came Dec 1852 with 10 members of the McKean family as Assisted British Immigrants led by John McKean 38 and Richard McKean 32.
See my new page for the Marmion 1852 to Portland

John McKean and Mary Ann McIntyre

John McKean 38 and Mary McKean 37, Eliza McKean 15, William McKean 13, Isabella McKean 9, Anne McKean 6, Thomas McKean 3 and Mary McKean
John Mckean 1812 - 24 Aug 1894 #10090 aged 82 son of Jane Wood and William McKean died at Leongatha. His wife Mary Ann McIntyre died at Stawell c1815 - 2 Dec 1903 aged 91
11 Children 1. Jane McKean 1835-1926 wed John Williamson and is not in Vic records
2. Eliza McKean 15, c1837 - 1901 wed William Brown and is not in Vic records
3. Duncan died in Scotland
4. William McKean 13, c1843 - 1921
5. Isabella McKean 9, c1843 - 1895 wed 1860 #3095 to Louis Anderson
6. Anne Campbell McKean 6, c1846 -1939 wed 1872 #3186 to Henry Brakenwagen from Germany
7. Thomas McKean 3, c1849 - 1927 wed 1876 #2086 to Mary Ann Riseley
8. Mary McKean infant, c1851 died at Portland
9. Catherine McKean 1855 - 1942 wed 1875 #3265 to John Beeson from Derbyshire
10. Mary John McKean wed 1874 #2891 to William Alfred Clarriecoates from Lincolnshire
11. John McKean 1860 - 1886 #4101 aged 26 died at Yarragon, wed 1883 #3458 to Hannah Brown born at Stawell
4. William McKean 1843 - 20 April 1920, son of John McKean and Mary Ann Campbell nee McIntyre, born in Argyle, Scotland, as William MacKean wed at Newbridge 1870 #916 to Anne Broderick 29 Mar 1850 - 21 Aug 1928 aged 78. She was the daughter of Sarah BRODERICK who wed Avoca, Victoria 24/10/1855 to William BROWNBILL, being a widow with one surviving child. Peter BRODERICK wed 1849 #5406 to Sarah Henry when she was aged 17, at St James CofE Melbourne and their only surviving child was Anne.
William McKean conducted a Blacksmith shop at Newbridge, then at Arnold's Bridge. Anne McKean established an eucalyptus distillery called 'Helping Hand' in 1892 at Arnold West, and it has passed through her daughter, and grand-daughter Avis Taig to her gg-sons Jeffrey and Peter Taig.

William and Ann with family Thic photograph is William and Ann Mckean and family and was probably taken in 1896 or 1897. Those pictured are as follows:-
Jim Woodall (son-in-law) William (Willy), Herbert Archibald (Arch), Louis Alfred (Alf), Joe Smith (son-in-law)
Isabella Lillian (Lily), Daisy Vera, Ann (Mother), Violet Ella, William McKean (Father), Ann Victoria (Annie),
Thomas Henry (Tom) and James Wallace (Jim) sitting in front.

From on Saturday, 26 June, 2010
Dunolly & Bet Bet Shire Express --- Friday 31st August 1928, Obituary
Mrs. Ann McKean of Arnold .
It is with regret that we announce the death of a well known and highly respected pioneer resident of the district inn the person of Mrs. A McKean of Arnold, which sad advent took place at the residence of her daughter Mrs J Woodell at Laanecoorie. The deceased lady was 78 years of age at the time of her death Having been born at Ovens River Victoria on the 29th March 1850.
On 21st March 1870 she was married to Mt William McKean at Newbridge, where her mother and stepfather Mr. William Brownbill had a hotel on the main Inglewood & Castlemaine road at the time. About 40 years ago she started the first Eucalyptus factory in that part of the state & this continued up to her death. The distellery portion was managed by her son in law Mr. J E Smith.
About 2 weeks ago Mrs McKean motored to Maryborough to spend a short holiday with her daughter and while there she contracted influenza. On Tuesday last week she returned to her daughters place in Laanecoorie where she became ill. Dr. Crooke was summoned and all possible was done but to no avail, she passed quietly away last Saturday evening. Her husband predeceased her. She retained all her faculties to the last.
She left a family of 4 sons - William (Bendigo), Alfred (Pyramid), Thomas (Nilma), James, and daughters Lillie Mrs J Woodell Laanecoorie, Annie Mrs J E Smith (Arnold) and Violet Mrs J Hughes (Kerang). Another daughter Daisy (Mrs J E Budd) died and son Archie was a successful athlete, he died some time ago.
There were grandchildren and great grandchildren along with Mrs Thomas and Alfred Brownbill of Arnold West and Mr. William Brownbill of Wentworth are brothers and Mrs W Campbell of East Kew and Mrs Alfred Henry of Maryborough are sisters. The interment took place at the Tarnagulla cemetery Monday afternoon a large gathering was present, the Rev Hopkin conducted the C of E service

William McKean wed at Newbridge 1870 #916 to Anne Broderick
9 Children 1. Isabella McKean 1871
2. Annie Victoria McKean 1873 #20576 - 1942
3. William McKean 1876 #19687
4. Lewis Alfred McKean 1878 #13606
5. Herbert Archibald McKean 1881 #17247 - 1920
6. Thomas Henry McKean 1883 #17480
7. James Wallace McKean 1887 #7206
8. Violet Ella McKean 1890 - 1943 #4097d aged 52 years
9. Daisy Vera McKean 1892 #24610
1. Isabella Lillian McKean 1871 - 1954 #20569 aged 83, wed 1897 #6860R to James Woodall 1873 - 1962 #3940 aged 89, son of Elizabeth Mckie and Samuel Woodall, and lived at Tarnagulla, both died at Casterton
3 Children 1. Royce Clarence Woodall 1898 #14707
2. Lorna Vera Ella Woodall 1900 #14860
3. Clive Grenville Woodall 1909 - 1985 #10281 aged 76 died at Casterton
2. Annie Victoria McKean 1873 #20576 - 1942 wed 1898 #2971R to Joseph Edward Smith and lived at Rheola
3 Children 1. Archie Emil Smith 1899 #21527 - 1924 #3586 aged 24
2. Ivor Wallice Smith 1901 #21893
3. Vera Mary Smith 1907 - 1975 #2491 aged 68, wed Frederick William Younghusband 1904 - 20 Aug 1981
3. William McKean 1876 #19687 wed 1901 to Margaret Ann Gulley 9 Apr 1877
4. Louis (Lewis) Alfred McKean 1878 - 1931 #2297 aged 52, wed 1909 to Eva Sanderson born 1879 - 1957 #23928 aged 74, dau of Caroline Emily Thompson born in Adelaide and James born in Glasgow
2 Children 1. Murray James McKean 1911 wed May Billings
2. Stewart Lindsay McKean 1912

Alan James McKean 1936 - 17 Jan 1965, son of May Billings and Murray McKean, was killed a hero while fighting a bushfire at Arnold West. He was reported missing and found late on Monday 18 January, first husband of Ruby, fourth child of Rupert Arnold.
5. Herbert Archibald McKean 1881 #17247 - 1920 wed 1907 to Alice Neels 1880 #12109 dau of Mary Jane Angus and Wm Muineat Neels born at Tarnagulla
William Meinert Neels 1841 - 1882 #5834 aged 41, from Germany, wed 1875 #4218 to Mary Jane Angus c1850, 2 daus Anna 1879 and Alice 1880. William Neels was admitted to Kew Asylum 11 Aug 1881, number 2181, aged 40, Carpenter of Newbridge, signed by 2 JPs, suffering from accident resulting in mania, general paralysis, died 7 April 1882. Mary Jane Neels wed 1884 #5737 to Thomas Hopkins and continued to live at Tarnagulla
Mary Jane Baird nee Angus 1859 - 1938 #3316 aged 81, dau of Esther Harvey and Gillis Chas Angus
Henry Angus wed 1856 #3085 to Margaret Maher, dau Mary Jane 1857, 10 chn registered, 1860 - 1879
Mary Jane Hopkins nee Angus 1938 #4372 aged 79, died at Caulfield, dau of Margaret Maher and Henry Angus

From on Thu, 4 Jan 2007 also Sunday, 27 June, 2010
Dear Elizabeth.
Thank you for your Website which is most helpful in our research into our family's history. We have detected some anomalies as regards the records of William McKean and his wife Ann Broderick. They are as follows :-
William's death certificate states that he died on the 20th April 1921 (Not 1920). In addition shipping records state that he arrived in Portland, Vic with his parents John and Mary Mckean and the rest of the family aboard the "Marmion" on 4th December,1852. The records state that he was 13, but a quick sum would suggest that he was only 9.
But most importantly, to us anyway, your records do not include William and Ann's fifth child, our grandfather, Herbert Archibald (Arch) McKean 1881-1920.
Arch married Alice Neels in 1907. They had six children, Archie Aubert (Aub), Kenneth Meinart,(our father), Lorna Vera, Ivor, and twins Stuart and Bruce. The twins were born after Arch was tragically crushed by a train at Macorna in 1920. Alice successfully raised her children, on her own through the Depression by keeping a Boarding house in Elsternwick, Melbourne. Her third son, Ivor, also died tragically, as a POW in the infamous Sandakan (Borneo) POW camp.
Arch was a successful professional sprinter who had the unique record of being placed in the Stawell Gift two years in a row - 3rd in 1905, and we understand 4th in 1906. He was a mail contractor and stock and station agent. We believe he worked for his brother William as an agent. The Estate Agency W.McKean & Co still functions in Bendigo although there are no McKeans involved these days.
Thank you again for your interesting Web Site.
Bruce Mckean and Bev Chandler.

7. James Wallace McKean 1887 #7206, wed Rose Hannah Hughes 1885 - 1976 #407 aged 90 dau of Margaret Adamson and Thomas Hughes
1 Child 1. Dudley James Mckean 1914 - 1948 #17374 aged 34, died at Trafalgar
8. Violet Ella McKean 1890 - 1943 #4097 aged 52 years, wed 1908 #4135 to William James Hughes. They had 16 children

From "Yvonne Szwedyc" on Fri, 15 Apr 2005, email to her bounced 26 June 2010
Dear Elizabeth,
You have missed a child of William Mckean and Ann Broderick - Violet Ella. She died of lung cancer in 1943, aged 52 years
Violet married 1908 #4135R to William James Hughes in Inglewood Victoria. She is my late motherinlaw's mother, and the ggrandmother of my son.
She had a very difficult life with William . According to Lyla, who had her mother's bible, Violet had 16 children and each of them eventually died from cancer (including Lyla herself). However, I have found the births of 4 sons, all of whom died either at birth or in the same year of their births. I cannot find all of them as some were born after 1919 - the final date for the Vic records, but I will get her death certificate as I have only just begun this side of research.
Thankyou, and please contact me as I would like to share information with you if that's okay, Yvonne

9. Daisy Vera McKean 1892 #24610 - 4 Aug 1918 aged 26, wed 1915 to Ernest Albert Budd 1880 - 1972 #3168 aged 92, son of Helen Ann Turton and William Budd, died at Red Cliffs, and had a daughter, Vera

From on Saturday, 26 June, 2010
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954) Thursday 8 August 1918 BUDD. (nee McKean). On the 4th August, of meningitis, Daisy Vera, the dearly loved wife of A. E. Budd, Mena Murtee Station, Wilcannia, N.SW., and affectionate mother of little Vera, loving daughter of Mr. and Mrs. McKean (Arnold), sister of Mrs. Jas. Woodall (Durham Ox), Mrs. J. E. Smith (Arnold), Willie (Bendigo), Alf (Pyramid), Archie (Macoena), Tom (Durham Ox), Jim (Gun- bower), and Mrs. W. J. Hughes (Dunolly),
aged 26 years and 1 month.

5. Isabella McKean 9, c1843 wed 1860 #3095 to Louis Anderson and had 8 chn born at Newbridge, St Kilda, Glenorchy, Horsham
Lewis Anderson aged 27 came Apr 1858 on the Macaulay
8 children 1. Frances Anderson 1862 #4278
2. Louis Anderson 1863 #3952
3. Eliza Frances Anderson 1865 #4254
4. Thomas Anderson 1867 #5042
5. Earnest Thos Anderson 1869 #8907
6. Florence Anderson 1871 #9355
7. Mary Mcintyre Anderson 1873 #17206
8. Henry Arthur Anderson 1876 #10017 - 1884 #1576 lived 7 years
6. Anne Campbell McKean 6, c1846 -1939 wed 1872 #3186 to Henry Brakenwagen from Germany and lived at Pleasant Creek (Stawell)
5 children 1. John Mckean Brakenwagen 1873 #11747 - 1874 #2661 lived 7 months
2. Matilda Isabella Brakenwagen 1874 #18224
3. Lucy Emily Brakenwagen 1876 #4451
4. Florence Mary Brakenwager 1877 #17683
5. Anita Lilian Brakenwagwen 1888 #33591
7. Thomas McKean 3, c1849 from Paisley wed 1876 #2086 to Mary Ann Riseley 1858 #3407 dau of Mary Ann Steggall and Jeremiah Riseley born at Heathcote, and had 4 chn born at Tarnagulla, Sandhurst, Hotham
Jeremiah Riseley born 14 Aug 1822 and Christening: 26 Aug 1827 son of Elizabeth and Samuel Riseley at Saint Leonards, Shoreditch, London, England.
An interesting death entry is for Elizabeth Riseley nee Taylor 1793 - 1855 #4139 aged 62 dau of Susannah Stocker and Jeremiah Taylor of England
4 children 1. Mary Ann McKean 1876 #19688
2. John McKean 1878 #25999
3. Edith Emily McKean 1880 #24919
4. Robert McKean 1884 #25204
9. Catherine McKean 1855 - 1942 wed 1875 #3265 to John Beeson from Derbyshire and lived at Maldon, Hotham, Brunswick
John Beeson aged 15 only one of this surname came Sep 1870 on the Colonial Empire
7 children 1. John Charles Beeson 1876 #10548
2. Marion Dean Beeson 1878 #12162
3. Eveline Lillian Beeson 1880 #16493
4. Percival George Beeson 1882 #16958
5. Ethel Mary Beeson 1884 #10207
6. Herbert Ernest Beeson 1885 #23665
7. Ivy Victoria Beeson 1888 #956
10. Mary John McKean wed 1874 #2891 to William Alfred Clarriecoates from Lincolnshire, lived at Tarnagulla, Durham
Births Mar 1854 - William Alfred Clarricoates in Grantham Vol 7a page 417. The district Grantham spans the boundaries of the counties of Leicestershire and Lincolnshire
William Alfred Clarricoates Christening: 18 JUN 1854 son of Harriet and John Claricoats at South Wingfield, Derby, England
John Claricoats wed 30 Sep 1851 to Harriet Twigg at Saint Giles Cripplegate, London, London, England
3 children 1. Thomas Mckean Clarricoats 1874 #19678R
2. Henry Alfred Clarricoates 1878 #2110
3. Harriet Wilhelmina Mary Clarricoates 1879 #22586
11. John McKean 1860 - 1886 #4101 aged 26 died at Yarragon, wed 1883 #3458 to Hannah Brown born at Stawell
2 children 1. Thomas Brown McKean 1884 #14903
2. Hannah McKean 1886 #4732

Richard McKean and Elizabeth Morrison

Richard McKean 32 and Elizabeth McKean 28 (in Vic called Isabella Morrison
See Marmion voyage and passenger list of the 213 Assisted Immigrants who were landed 4 Dec at Portland, including the Mckean families - Richard and John are stated as born at Duddington near Edinburgh, Mary born at Greenock. Richard is listed as 'eligible young couple', and John 'good family'.

> Richard McKean 32 came Dec 1852 with Elizabeth McKean 28 (in Vic called Isabella Morrison) settled at Portland then later at Durham
Richard McKean 1819 - 1897 #7983 aged 78 died at Boort, parents unknown
Isabella Morrison 1825 - 1895 #5261 aged 70 dau of Flora and James Morrison died at Durham
4 Children 1. William McKean 1853 #1310 - 1855 #6305 lived 1 year
2. James McKean 1855 #8351 also registered 1855 #11319
3. Mary McKean 1861 #15153 - 1895 #5259 aged 28
4. Elizabeth McKean 1864 #21302

Richard appears to be a younger brother of John.

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