Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Norman MacDONALDAge: 85 years18621948

Name
Norman MacDONALD
Given names
Norman
Surname
MacDONALD
Birth December 13, 1862 31 28
Address: Palmer's Island
Citation details: Page 9.
Note: I am unable to find any relevant birth registration in NSW.
Birth of a brotherJohn MacDONALD
July 1, 1865 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: 9183/1865 MACDONALD JOHN ALLAN MARGARET GRAFTON
Citation details: Page 9.
Birth of a sisterJanet MacDONALD
about 1868 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 9699/1868 MACDONALD JANET ALLAN MARGARET GRAFTON
Birth of a brotherAlexander MacDONALD
September 1870 (Age 7 years)

Citation details: Page 9.
Note: I cannot find any relevant birth registration.
Birth of a sisterMargaret MacDONALD
about 1874 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: 11756/1874 MACDONALD MARGARET ALLAN MARGARET MACLEAN
Death of a fatherAllan MacDONALD
February 18, 1875 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: 6467/1875 MACDONALD ALLAN ARCHIBALD SUSAN MACLEAN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Page 9.
Note: The headstone for Allan would appear to be inscribed with the month of his death and January.
Death of a maternal grandmotherChristina “Christy” CAMERON
May 16, 1881 (Age 18 years)
Informant: Alexander CAMERONson
Cause: Exhaustion
Citation details: 5969/1881 CAMERON CHRISTINA ALEXANDER MARY MACLEAN
Burial of a maternal grandmotherChristina “Christy” CAMERON
May 18, 1881 (Age 18 years)
Marriage of a siblingDonald MUNROSusan MacDONALDView this family
May 25, 1882 (Age 19 years)
Address: Palmer's Island
Citation details: Page 9.
Citation details: 4024/1882 MUNRO DONALD MACDONALD SUSAN MACLEAN
Death of a brotherArchibald MacDONALD
1893 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: Page 9.
Note: I cannot find any relevant death registration.
Marriage of a siblingJohn MacDONALDMary Ann GRAYView this family
about 1897 (Age 34 years)
Citation details: 7893/1897 MACDONALD JOHN GRAY MARY A MACLEAN
Marriage of a siblingDonald MacDONALDJulia Emma HENHAMView this family
about July 1901 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: 28 July 2018
Text:

In part:

"Donald [....] married Margaret Cameron in 1901 in Kumara, West Coast."

Citation details: 1901/3840 Julia Henham Donald MacDonald
Citation details: 4 February 2019
Text:

In part:

"Excerpt from "Clarence River Pioneers Who came in Sailing Ships From Highlands of Scotland" Daily Examiner, july 16th 1943 . Born 24th october 1858 at Taree NSW. At around the turn of the century he travelled to new Zealand and was employed as a carpenter. he met and married Miss Julia Henham, a native of New Zealand in 1901 and after residing in New Zealand for approximately 9 years, he brought his wife and 4 daughters back to NSW and purchased a farm on the Clarence River. two more children were born to Donald and Julia Macdonald and in 1918 at the age of 60, Donald Macdonald retired with his family to Grafton, 33 Villiers Street. They later moved to 61 Queen St Grafton where he died on April 15th 1937 aged 78 years.""

Publication: New Zealand Newspaper 1865-1916
Citation details: 3 August 1901
McDonald - Henham - Donald and Julia - Wedding
McDonald - Henham - Donald and Julia - Wedding

Note: Downloaded from Papers Past.

MarriageEliza Mary STEWARTView this family
about 1904 (Age 41 years)
Citation details: 1904/7154 Eliza Mary Stewart Norman Macdonald
Marriage of a siblingJohn James GRAYMargaret MacDONALDView this family
about 1904 (Age 41 years)
Citation details: 1188/1904 GRAY JOHN J MACDONALD MARGARET GRAFTON
Birth of a daughter
#1
Margaret Holmes MacDONALD
about 1905 (Age 42 years)
Citation details: 1905/6413 MacDonald Margaret Holmes Eliza Mary Norman
Citation details: 28 July 2018
Text:

In part:

"Margaret Holmes Macdonald b1905"

Marriage of a siblingAlexander MacDONALDEsther Jane BREEView this family
about 1906 (Age 43 years)
Citation details: 11066/1906 MACDONALD ALEXANDER A BREE ESTHER J ST LEONARDS
Citation details: 28 July 2018
Text:

In part:

"He married Esther Bree in 1906"

Birth of a daughter
#2
Barbara Flora MacDONALD
about 1907 (Age 44 years)
Citation details: 1907/13437 Macdonald Barbara Flora Eliza Mary Norman
Citation details: 28 July 2018
Text:

In part:

"Barbara Flora b1907"

Death of a brotherAlexander MacDONALD
July 10, 1908 (Age 45 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Citation details: 9436/1908 MACDONALD ALEXANDER A ALLAN MARGARET GRAFTON
Citation details: Page 9.
Citation details: 28 July 2018
Text:

In part:

"tragically died of TB in 1908"

Death of a motherMargaret CAMERON
October 1, 1923 (Age 60 years)
Citation details: 20480/1923 MACDONALD MARGARET NORMAN CHRISTINA MACLEAN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a brotherDonald MacDONALD
April 15, 1937 (Age 74 years)
Address: 61 Queen Street
Citation details: 12285/1937 MACDONALD DONALD ALLAN MARGARET GRAFTON
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Page 9.
Citation details: 4 February 2019
Text:

In part:

"They later moved to 61 Queen St Grafton where he died on April 15th 1937 aged 78 years."

Death of a sisterSusan MacDONALD
May 12, 194306:30 (Age 80 years)
Address: At her home "Kingsborough" Wharf Street
Citation details: 10511/1943 MUNRO SUSAN ALLAN MARGARET MACLEAN
Citation details: Page 9.
Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Death of a brotherJohn MacDONALD
October 1944 (Age 81 years)
Citation details: Page 9.
Citation details: 1944/28938 Macdonald John 79Y
Occupation
Builder

Citation details: 28 July 2018
Text:

In part:

"Brothers, Donald, Norman, John and Alexander were all builders and were responsible for building a number of Government and private constructions in New Zealand both North and South Island."

Death May 23, 1948 (Age 85 years)
Citation details: Page 9.
Citation details: 1948/28482 MacDonald Norman 85Y
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1854East Maitland, , New South Wales, Australia
16 months
elder sister
20 months
elder sibling
Christopher “Christy” MacDONALD
Birth: January 26, 1857 26 23Bungay Bungay, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 16, 1857Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
21 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
Archibald MacDONALD
Birth: about 1860 29 26Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1893Queensland, Australia
3 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
John MacDONALD
Birth: July 1, 1865 34 31Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 1944Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
Margaret MacDONALD
Birth: about 1874 43 40Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 28, 1956Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Eliza Mary STEWART - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1904New Zealand
2 years
daughter
3 years
daughter

BirthWeb Site - Clan Cameron
BirthDescendants of Alexander Cameron and Mary McKinnon
Citation details: Page 9.
MarriageNew Zealand Register of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Citation details: 1904/7154 Eliza Mary Stewart Norman Macdonald
OccupationEmails - Elizabeth McGuire
Citation details: 28 July 2018
Text:

In part:

"Brothers, Donald, Norman, John and Alexander were all builders and were responsible for building a number of Government and private constructions in New Zealand both North and South Island."

DeathDescendants of Alexander Cameron and Mary McKinnon
Citation details: Page 9.
DeathNew Zealand Register of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Citation details: 1948/28482 MacDonald Norman 85Y