Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

John GOLLANAge: 8818871975

Name
John GOLLAN
Given names
John
Surname
GOLLAN
Birth about 1887 44 26
Citation details: 23724/1887 GOLLAN JOHN HECTOR MARGARET TAREE
Birth of a brotherDonald GOLLAN
about 1889 (Age 2)
Citation details: 23083/1889 GOLLAN DONALD HECTOR MARGARET TAREE
Death of a paternal grandmotherMargaret McCULLOCH
August 15, 1890 (Age 3)
Citation details: 12506/1890 GOLLAN MARGARET HECTOR MARGARET TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Gollan - Margaret
Gollan - Margaret

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Birth of a brotherWilliam GOLLAN
about 1894 (Age 7)
Citation details: 33135/1894 GOLLAN WILLIAM HECTOR MARGARET TAREE
Death of a maternal grandmotherMargaret CASEY
October 9, 1896 (Age 9)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 15388/1896 SHOESMITH MARGARET THOMAS UNKNOWN TAREE
Shoesmith - Margaret
Shoesmith - Margaret

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn GOLLAN
September 24, 190719:00 (Age 20)
Address: At the residence of his son, Hector.
Cause: Influenza
Citation details: 11429/1907 GOLLAN JOHN RODERICK ISABELLA TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1229
Gollan - John - 1907 - Obituary
Gollan - John - 1907 - Obituary

Note: Image kindly provided by Paul Pledger by email on 10 April 2011.

Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 September 1907, page 4
MarriageJeanie MORTONView this family
about 1910 (Age 23)
Citation details: 14070/1910 GOLLAN JOHN MORTON JEANIE WINGHAM
Marriage of a siblingGeorge GOLLANHarriet Mary Ann “Artie” POLLEYView this family
January 12, 1910 (Age 23)
Citation details: 3258/1910 GOLLAN GEORGE POLLEY HARRIET M A WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1228
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 256
Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge SHOESMITH
March 28, 1910 (Age 23)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 7247/1910 SHOESMITH GEORGE WILLIAM HARRIETT TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 733
Marriage of a siblingHector GOLLANViolet May BIRDView this family
April 10, 1911 (Age 24)
Citation details: 7597/1911 GOLLAN HECTOR BIRD VIOLET M WINGHAM
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 660
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register Book 1 at 680 has their marriage date as the 8th.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Jeanie GOLLAN
August 18, 1911 (Age 24)

Doak - Dudley William and Jeanie
Doak - Dudley William and Jeanie

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Note: The headstone for Jeanie is inscribed that she was 85 years old at the time of her death in 1996.
Birth of a son
#2
John Kenneth “Jack” GOLLAN
May 5, 1913 (Age 26)
Citation details: GOLLAN JOHN K 21401/1913 JOHN JEANIE TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a son
#3
Colin Ray GOLLAN
January 9, 1915 (Age 28)

Death of a sonColin Ray GOLLAN
March 16, 1915 (Age 28)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 2239/1915 GOLLAN COLIN R JOHN JEANIE TAREE
Gollan - Nance Isabel, Colin Ray and Gardiner Morton
Gollan - Nance Isabel, Colin Ray and Gardiner Morton

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Note: There is a disparity between the family information and the headstone. The headstone for Colin has his date of death as 9 January, 1915.
Birth of a daughter
#4
Nance Isabel GOLLAN
September 23, 1916 (Age 29)

Birth of a daughter
#5
Jessie Christina GOLLAN
May 23, 1918 (Age 31)

Pledger - Jessie Christina
Pledger - Jessie Christina

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Note: The headstone for Jessie is inscribed that she was 77 years old at the time of her death in 1995.
Marriage of a siblingDonald GOLLANMona Beatrice SMITHView this family
about 1919 (Age 32)
Citation details: 2600/1919 GOLLAN DONALD SMITH MONA B TAREE
Death of a daughterNance Isabel GOLLAN
February 2, 1920 (Age 33)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4484/1920 GOLLAN NANCE I JOHN JEAN TAREE
Gollan - Nance Isabel, Colin Ray and Gardiner Morton
Gollan - Nance Isabel, Colin Ray and Gardiner Morton

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Note: There is a disparity between the family records and the headstone for Nance. Her headstone is inscribed that her date of death was 23 September 1920.
Birth of a son
#6
Gardiner Morton GOLLAN
April 3, 1921 (Age 34)

Death of a sonGardiner Morton GOLLAN
June 28, 1921 (Age 34)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 9308/1921 GOLLAN GARDINER M JOHN JEANIE TAREE
Gollan - Nance Isabel, Colin Ray and Gardiner Morton
Gollan - Nance Isabel, Colin Ray and Gardiner Morton

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Note: There is a disparity between the family records and the headstone for Gardiner. His headstone is inscribed with his date of death as 3 April 1921.
Death of a fatherHector GOLLAN
July 1, 1922 (Age 35)
Address: At his home
Citation details: 13243/1922 GOLLAN HECTOR JOHN MARGARET TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Gollan - Hector and Margaret
Gollan - Hector and Margaret

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Wednesday 2 July 1930, page 2
Marriage of a siblingWilliam GOLLANMartha Ellen BRETTView this family
about 1925 (Age 38)
Citation details: 3386/1925 GOLLAN WILLIAM BRETT MARTHA E TAREE
Death of a motherMargaret SHOESMITH
June 30, 193013:30 (Age 43)
Citation details: 10476/1930 GOLLAN MARGARET GEORGE MARGARET TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1119 and 1228
Publication: Newspaper; Taree; NSW; 1898 - 1954
Citation details: Wednesday 2 July 1930, page 2
Gollan - Margaret - Obituary
Gollan - Margaret - Obituary

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Death of a brotherGeorge GOLLAN
August 4, 1930 (Age 43)
Address: At his home.
Cause: Accidentally crushed by car
Citation details: 15670/1930 GOLLAN GEORGE HECTOR MARGARET TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1228
Publication: Newspaper; Taree; NSW; 1898 - 1954
Citation details: Saturday 9 August 1930, page 7
Gollan - George - Inquest report
Gollan - George - Inquest report

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Marriage of a childDudley William DOAKJeanie GOLLANView this family
about 1950 (Age 63)
Citation details: 7567/1950 DOAK DUDLEY WILLIAM GOLLAN JEANIE TAREE
Residence before 1955 (Age 68)
Citation details: 9 April 2011
John and Jeanie's farm "Bellevue" at Tinonee
John and Jeanie's farm "Bellevue" at Tinonee

Note: Image kindly provided by Paul Pledger.
Note: Photo taken in the 1960's of John and Jeanie's farm on the Manning east of Tinonee. Image kindly provided by Paul Pledger.


The Gollan house at Tinonee in 1913.
The Gollan house at Tinonee in 1913.

Note: Image kindly provided by Paul Pledger.
Note: Paul Pledger notes:

Residence about 1955 (Age 68)
Note: Retired from his farm at Tinonee to Taree about 20 years before his death.
Death of a wifeJeanie MORTON
November 28, 1962 (Age 75)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 33870/1962 GOLLAN JEANIE JAMES JEAN NEWCASTLE
Gollan - Jeanie and John
Gollan - Jeanie and John

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Death of a brotherHector GOLLAN
June 8, 1968 (Age 81)
Citation details: 18952/1968 GOLLAN HECTOR HECTOR MARGARET TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Gollan - Hector and Violet May
Gollan - Hector and Violet May

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Note: The headstone for Hector is inscribed with his DoD as the 9th.
Death of a brotherDonald GOLLAN
August 11, 1970 (Age 83)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 34489/1970 GOLLAN DONALD HECTOR MARGARET TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1228
Death of a brotherWilliam GOLLAN
July 28, 1972 (Age 85)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 59382/1972 GOLLAN WILLIAM HECTOR MARGARET GLOUCESTER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1228
Hobby
Painting

Note: A pupil of an art class in his youth, John Gollan executed some painting in oils of Tinonee scenes and other subjects.
The "Christina Gollan" by John Gollan
The "Christina Gollan" by John Gollan

Note: Image kindly provided by Paul Pledger.
Note: Paul Pledger has written: "The paintings were done by John Gollan (Junior) in the early 1900s (the boat picture has a date that looks like 1902)."


Manning from Tinonee by John Gollan
Manning from Tinonee by John Gollan

Note: Image kindly provided by Paul Pledger.

Death March 6, 1975 (Age 88)
Citation details: 101414/1975 GOLLAN JOHN HECTOR HANNAH
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1228
Burial
Address: Presbyterian portion.
Cemetery: Tinonee General
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1228
Note: The funeral service was held at the Tinonee Free Presbyterian Church (of which Mr. Gollan's grandfather and namesake the late John Gollan snr, was one of the builders).
Gollan - Jeanie and John
Gollan - Jeanie and John

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: July 5, 1883Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
3 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
Donald GOLLAN
Birth: about 1889 46 28Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 11, 1970Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
6 years
younger brother
William GOLLAN
Birth: about 1894 51 33Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 28, 1972Gloucester, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Jeanie MORTON - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1910Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
20 months
daughter
21 months
son
20 months
son
Colin Ray GOLLAN
Birth: January 9, 1915 28 26
Death: March 16, 1915Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
20 months
daughter
Nance Isabel GOLLAN
Birth: September 23, 1916 29 27
Death: February 2, 1920Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
20 months
daughter
3 years
son
son
Private

BirthG - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 23724/1887 GOLLAN JOHN HECTOR MARGARET TAREE
MarriageG - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 14070/1910 GOLLAN JOHN MORTON JEANIE WINGHAM
ResidenceEmails - Paul Pledger
Citation details: 9 April 2011
ResidenceObituary - Gollan - John
HobbyObituary - Gollan - John
DeathG - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 101414/1975 GOLLAN JOHN HECTOR HANNAH
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1228
DeathObituary - Gollan - John
BurialPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1228