Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

James MORTONAge: 72 years18581931

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

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 years)
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 years)

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

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

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 years)
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 years)

Death of a grandsonGardiner Morton GOLLAN
June 28, 1921 (Age 62 years)
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 years)
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 years)
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.
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:
himself
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