Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

James MORTONAge: 7218581931

Name
James MORTON
Given names
James
Surname
MORTON
Birth August 21, 1858
Citation details: 20 April 2011
Text:

In part:

"I have discovered a copy of a page from the Tasmania births register: 1858 Births in the District of Hobart Town 8(?)16, August 21st, James, Male, Father: Thomas Morton, Mother: Margaret Morton formerly Johnston, Rank or Profession of the father: Stonemason, Signature, description and residence of informant: Margaret Morton, Mother, Williamson Street, Registered Sept 20th

James Morton would be the husband of Jeanie Morton (senior).

MarriageJane “Jeanie” MORTONView this family
August 23, 1884 (Age 26)
Citation details: 20 April 2011
Text:

In part:

"James Morton married Jeanie Morton ( her maiden name was also Morton) in Glasgow Scotland on 23/8/1884. Jeanie Morton was born in 1861, Chapel Farm, Lanarkshire, Scotland"

Birth of a daughter
#1
Jeanie MORTON
about 1889 (Age 30)
Citation details: 23229/1889 MORTON JEANIE JAMES JEANIE TAREE
Birth of a son
#2
William G MORTON
about 1891 (Age 32)
Citation details: 34141/1891 MORTON WILLIAM G JAMES JEANIE TAREE
Birth of a son
#3
Gardiner M MORTON
about 1893 (Age 34)
Citation details: 34813/1893 MORTON GARDINER M JAMES JEANIE TAREE
Birth of a daughter
#4
Mary MORTON
about 1895 (Age 36)
Citation details: 37235/1895 MORTON MARY JAMES JEANIE TAREE
Birth of a daughter
#5
Jessie MORTON
about 1897 (Age 38)
Citation details: 26451/1897 MORTON JESSIE JAMES JEANIE TAREE
Birth of a son
#6
James Eric MORTON
about 1899 (Age 40)
Citation details: 25567/1899 MORTON JAMES E JAMES JEANIE TAREE
Birth of a daughter
#7
Isabella M MORTON
about 1902 (Age 43)
Citation details: 36393/1902 MORTON ISABELLA M JAMES JEANIE TAREE
Death of a daughterIsabella M MORTON
about 1903 (Age 44)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 15943/1903 MORTON ISABEL M JAMES JEANIE TAREE
Birth of a son
#8
Alan MORTON
about 1905 (Age 46)
Citation details: 38182/1905 MORTON ALAN JAMES JEANIE TAREE
Marriage of a childJohn GOLLANJeanie MORTONView this family
about 1910 (Age 51)
Citation details: 14070/1910 GOLLAN JOHN MORTON JEANIE WINGHAM
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Jeanie GOLLAN
August 18, 1911 (Age 52)

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 grandson
#2
John Kenneth “Jack” GOLLAN
May 5, 1913 (Age 54)
Citation details: GOLLAN JOHN K 21401/1913 JOHN JEANIE TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a grandson
#3
Colin Ray GOLLAN
January 9, 1915 (Age 56)

Death of a grandsonColin Ray GOLLAN
March 16, 1915 (Age 56)
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

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

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 granddaughter
#4
Nance Isabel GOLLAN
September 23, 1916 (Age 58)

Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Jessie Christina GOLLAN
May 23, 1918 (Age 59)

Pledger - Jessie Christina
Pledger - Jessie Christina

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

Note: The headstone for Jessie is inscribed that she was 77 years old at the time of her death in 1995.
Death of a granddaughterNance Isabel GOLLAN
February 2, 1920 (Age 61)
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

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 Nance. Her headstone is inscribed that her date of death was 23 September 1920.
Birth of a grandson
#6
Gardiner Morton GOLLAN
April 3, 1921 (Age 62)

Death of a grandsonGardiner Morton GOLLAN
June 28, 1921 (Age 62)
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 wifeJane “Jeanie” MORTON
August 1, 1930 (Age 71)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 11830/1930 MORTON JEANIE GARDINER JANE ROCKDALE
Publication: Online
Text:

Surname: MORTON Type: Burial First Name: JEANIE Other Names: ? Date of Death: 01/08/1930 Location Section Position Presbyterian SECTION 1 0258

Occupation
Wheelwright

Citation details: 20 April 2011
Text:

In part:

"According to notes by my mother, James was a wheelright. His father, Thomas worked as a stonemason for the Van Diemen's Land Company at Stanley (Tasmania) before James was born."

Death July 22, 1931 (Age 72)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12166/1931 MORTON JAMES THOMAS MARGARET ROCKDALE
Publication: Online
Text:

DetailsSurname: MORTON Type: Burial First Name: JAMES Other Names: ? Date of Death: 22/07/1931 Location Section Position Presbyterian SECTION 1 0258

Burial
Address: Presbyterian portion, section 1,plot 0258.
Cemetery: Woronora General
Publication: Online
Text:

Surname: MORTON Type: Burial First Name: JAMES Other Names: ? Date of Death: 22/07/1931 Location Section Position Presbyterian SECTION 1 0258

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
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Family with Jane “Jeanie” MORTON - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: August 23, 1884Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
5 years
daughter
3 years
son
3 years
son
3 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
James Eric MORTON
Birth: about 1899 40 37Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 14, 1975New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
Isabella M MORTON
Birth: about 1902 43 40Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1903Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
son
Alan MORTON
Birth: about 1905 46 43Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 4, 1973Newtown, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthEmails - Paul Pledger
Citation details: 20 April 2011
Text:

In part:

"I have discovered a copy of a page from the Tasmania births register: 1858 Births in the District of Hobart Town 8(?)16, August 21st, James, Male, Father: Thomas Morton, Mother: Margaret Morton formerly Johnston, Rank or Profession of the father: Stonemason, Signature, description and residence of informant: Margaret Morton, Mother, Williamson Street, Registered Sept 20th

James Morton would be the husband of Jeanie Morton (senior).

MarriageEmails - Paul Pledger
Citation details: 20 April 2011
Text:

In part:

"James Morton married Jeanie Morton ( her maiden name was also Morton) in Glasgow Scotland on 23/8/1884. Jeanie Morton was born in 1861, Chapel Farm, Lanarkshire, Scotland"

OccupationEmails - Paul Pledger
Citation details: 20 April 2011
Text:

In part:

"According to notes by my mother, James was a wheelright. His father, Thomas worked as a stonemason for the Van Diemen's Land Company at Stanley (Tasmania) before James was born."

DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12166/1931 MORTON JAMES THOMAS MARGARET ROCKDALE
DeathWeb Site - Woronora Memorial Park
Publication: Online
Text:

DetailsSurname: MORTON Type: Burial First Name: JAMES Other Names: ? Date of Death: 22/07/1931 Location Section Position Presbyterian SECTION 1 0258

BurialWeb Site - Woronora Memorial Park
Publication: Online
Text:

Surname: MORTON Type: Burial First Name: JAMES Other Names: ? Date of Death: 22/07/1931 Location Section Position Presbyterian SECTION 1 0258