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Jessie Alston DUNAge: 91 years18511943

Name
Jessie Alston DUN
Given names
Jessie Alston
Surname
DUN
Also known as
Jessy Alston DUN
Birth April 26, 1851 41 29
Address: 1 Thurlow Terrace
Citation details: V185171 51/1851 DUN JESSY A JAMES ELIZA
Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 28 April 1851, page 3
Dun - Jessie Alston
Dun - Jessie Alston

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Death of a fatherJames DUN
February 9, 1853 (Age 21 months)
Address: At his residence Castlereagh Street
Citation details: V18532736 102/1853 DUN JAMES AGE 40
Text:

There is also this reference:

V1853985 106/1853 DUN JAMES AGE 40

Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
Publication: Sydney Newspaper
Citation details: 11 February 1853, page 2
Dun - James
Dun - James

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Marriage of a parentHenry Moor Wall McVITIEEliza HUNTERView this family
Type: Religious marriage
about 1854 (Age 2 years)
Address: Presbyterian St. Matthews
Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
Text:

One of the witnesses of that will was a Henry McVitie and in 1854 widow Eliza married Henry McVitie

NSW Index Marriage V1854730 81/1854 MCVITIE HENRY M W DUN ELIZA JO SMH Thurs 12 Jan 1854 P5 Marriages By special license, on the 10th instant, by the Rev mattherw Adam of Windsor, H. W. McVitie, M. D.. to Eliza, relict of the late James Dun, Esq.

Citation details: V1854730 81/1854 MCVITIE HENRY M W DUN ELIZA JO
Death of a motherEliza HUNTER
before 1858 (Age 6 years)

Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
Text:

Henry's death certificate says he was a widower - so presumably Eliza died between 1854 and 1858. I have not found her death. The informant on his death certificate is his mother.

Residence 1861 (Age 9 years)
Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
Text:

1861 Scotland Fife Markinch Mary Hunter head 40 Andrea Hunter sister 34 Jessie A Dun niece 9 born Sydney, Australia Agness Taylor 22

Residence 1871 (Age 19 years)
Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
Text:

1871 Scotland Ayrshire Largs Woodbank William Hunter MD head 77 Mary Hunter niece 50 Jessie Alston Dun grand niece 19 born Australia Alice Johnston 58 Helen Blair 25

Religious marriageJames KEANView this family
August 25, 1880 (Age 29 years)
Address: Henderson House Elie
Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
Text:

Jessie married a Church of Scotland Minister in 1880 1880 Marriage Parish of Elie County of Fife 25th August at Henderson House, Elie after banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland James Kean, Minister of Knox's Church, Berwick-on-Tweed, bachelor, 35 Quaywalls Berwick-on-Tweed Parents Bernard Kean, Iron warehouseman (decd), Anne Kean Ms. Nicol (decd) Jessie Alston Dun, Proprietor's daughter, spinster, 29, Henderson house, Elie Parents James Dun, Proprietor of Houses (decd), Eliza Dun M.S. Hunter (decd) Ministers James Ballingal Parish Minister Rhynd, James Oliver A. M. Minister Portobello Witnesses Isabella F Lawson, A.L. Miller Isabella F(leming) Lawson is the daughter of Barbara Dun and John Lawson - a first cousin of Jessie Dun.

Kean - James and Dun - Jessie Alston - Marriage
Kean - James and Dun - Jessie Alston - Marriage

Note: Image kindly provided by Pat Bostock.

Death of a husbandJames KEAN
about 1908 (Age 56 years)
Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
Text:

James Kean died in Scotland in 1908 SP Index Death 1908 KEAN JAMES M 65 ELIE /FIFE 427/00 0004 Will KEAN JAMES 14/07/1908 REV. B.D., HENDERSON HOUSE, ELIE, D. 02/05/1908 AT ELIE, TESTATE. CUPAR SHERIFF COURT WILLS SC20/56/8

Death about 1943 (Age 91 years)
Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
Text:

Jessie died in 1943 - aged 92 years SP Index Death 1943 KEAN JESSIE ALSTON DUN F 92 ELIE /FIFE 427/00 0020

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 27, 1850Fifeshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
10 months
herself
Jessie Alston DUN
Birth: April 26, 1851 41 29Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1943Fifeshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Mother’s family with Henry Moor Wall McVITIE - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: about 1854Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Family with James KEAN - View this family
husband
herself
Jessie Alston DUN
Birth: April 26, 1851 41 29Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1943Fifeshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Marriage: August 25, 1880Fifeshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

BirthD - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: V185171 51/1851 DUN JESSY A JAMES ELIZA
BirthJames Dun - Family History
Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
BirthNewspaper - Sydney Morning Herald
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 28 April 1851, page 3
Dun - Jessie Alston
Dun - Jessie Alston

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

ResidenceJames Dun - Family History
Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
Text:

1861 Scotland Fife Markinch Mary Hunter head 40 Andrea Hunter sister 34 Jessie A Dun niece 9 born Sydney, Australia Agness Taylor 22

ResidenceJames Dun - Family History
Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
Text:

1871 Scotland Ayrshire Largs Woodbank William Hunter MD head 77 Mary Hunter niece 50 Jessie Alston Dun grand niece 19 born Australia Alice Johnston 58 Helen Blair 25

MarriageJames Dun - Family History
Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
Text:

Jessie married a Church of Scotland Minister in 1880 1880 Marriage Parish of Elie County of Fife 25th August at Henderson House, Elie after banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland James Kean, Minister of Knox's Church, Berwick-on-Tweed, bachelor, 35 Quaywalls Berwick-on-Tweed Parents Bernard Kean, Iron warehouseman (decd), Anne Kean Ms. Nicol (decd) Jessie Alston Dun, Proprietor's daughter, spinster, 29, Henderson house, Elie Parents James Dun, Proprietor of Houses (decd), Eliza Dun M.S. Hunter (decd) Ministers James Ballingal Parish Minister Rhynd, James Oliver A. M. Minister Portobello Witnesses Isabella F Lawson, A.L. Miller Isabella F(leming) Lawson is the daughter of Barbara Dun and John Lawson - a first cousin of Jessie Dun.

MarriageEmails - Pat Bostock
Kean - James and Dun - Jessie Alston - Marriage
Kean - James and Dun - Jessie Alston - Marriage

Note: Image kindly provided by Pat Bostock.

DeathJames Dun - Family History
Publication: Word document emailed to Stuart on 9 March 2014.
Text:

Jessie died in 1943 - aged 92 years SP Index Death 1943 KEAN JESSIE ALSTON DUN F 92 ELIE /FIFE 427/00 0020