Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Pioneer

John MacDONALDAge: 49 years18241873

Name
John MacDONALD
Given names
John
Surname
MacDONALD
Birth calculated 1824 58 38
Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Note: The shipping record has John being 28 when he migrated to Australia.
Birth of a sisterMary MacDONALD
between 1819 and 1826
Publication: Collection of various records researched by Stuart.
Citation details: 1841 Scotland Census
Text:

Name Archibald Mcdonald Age 75 Estimated Birth Year abt 1766 Gender Male Where born Inverness, Scotland Civil parish Strath County Inverness Address Waterloo Occupation Ag Lab Parish Number 119 Household Members NameAge Name Archibald Mcdonald Age 75 Name Susan Mcdonald Age 55 Name Catharine Mcdonald Age 25 Name Mary Mcdonald Age 22 Name John Mcdonald Age 20 Name Flora Mcdonald Age 14 Name Allan Mcdonald Age 12

Birth of a sisterFlora “Fanny” MacDONALD
calculated 1828 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: 4 February 2019
Text:

In part:

"McDONALD Flora 1852 24 Strath, Skye Archibald / Susan xx Both dead. A sister on board. Ship = Ontario"

Birth of a brotherAllan MacDONALD
about 1831 (Age 7 years)
Address: Sleat
Citation details: Page 9.
Number of childrenMarion McKINNONView this family

Note: This birth registration may be relevant:
Marriage of a siblingNeil McKINNONKatherine “Kate” MacDONALDView this family
January 16, 1842 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: The Isle of Skye Family History Project
Death of a fatherArchibald MacDONALD
before 1852 (Age 28 years) Age: 70

Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Publication: Collection of various records researched by Stuart.
Death of a motherSusan ROBERTSON
before 1852 (Age 28 years) Age: 54
Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Publication: Collection of various records researched by Stuart.
Emigration August 3, 1852 (Age 28 years)
Text:

Ontario 309 Passengers Departed Aug. 3, 1852 Arrived Dec. 15, 1852 Arrival Port Sydney

Publication: Collection of various records researched by Stuart.
Note: Departed on the "Ontario" with 309 other passengers.
MarriageMarion McKINNONView this family
before November 1852 (Age 28 years)
Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Immigration November 25, 1852 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
McDonald - John and Marion - Arrived on board the "Ontario" as assisted migrants.
McDonald - John and Marion - Arrived on board the "Ontario" as assisted migrants.

Note: Downloaded from NSW State Archives and Records.

Note: John and Marion arrived on board the "Ontario" as assisted migrants. John's sisters Mary and Flora and his brother Allan were also on board. There were many deaths on this voyage and after it reached Sydney, with the ship held in quarantine until 15 December 1852, but some immigrants were not released until 5 January 1853.
Marriage of a siblingWilliam CASSIEFlora “Fanny” MacDONALDView this family
about 1853 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: V1853774 39C/1853 CASSIE WILLIAM MCDONALD FLORA CT
Marriage of a siblingAllan MacDONALDMargaret CAMERONView this family
Type: Religious marriage
1854 (Age 30 years)
Religion: Presbyterian
Citation details: Page 9.
Publication: Newspaper; Grafton, NSW; 1915 - 1954
Citation details: Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Clarence River Pioneers - Article II
Clarence River Pioneers - Article II

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Note: Allan and Margaret were fellow passengers on the "Ontario". I cannot find any relevant marriage registration.
Residence 1854 (Age 30 years)
Publication: Newspaper; Grafton, NSW; 1915 - 1954
Citation details: Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Clarence River Pioneers - Article II
Clarence River Pioneers - Article II

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Death about 1873 (Age 49 years)
Citation details: MCDONALD JOHN 5134/1873 ARCHIBALD SUSAN MANNING RIVER
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1802
brother
sister
brother
elder sister
Woman Pioneer IconKatherine “Kate” MacDONALD
Birth: between 1814 and 1816 48 28Isle Of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: about 1904Armadale, , Victoria, Australia
sister
sister
sister
Woman Pioneer IconMary MacDONALD
Birth: between 1819 and 1826 53 33Isle Of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death:
6 years
himself
PioneerJohn MacDONALD
Birth: calculated 1824 58 38Broadford, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: about 1873Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
5 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
Family with Marion McKINNON - View this family
himself
PioneerJohn MacDONALD
Birth: calculated 1824 58 38Broadford, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: about 1873Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
wife
Marriage: before November 1852Isle Of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom

BirthClarence River Pioneers - Newspaper 1943
Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
BirthWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
EmigrationWeb Site - Highland and Island Emigration Society
Text:

Ontario 309 Passengers Departed Aug. 3, 1852 Arrived Dec. 15, 1852 Arrival Port Sydney

EmigrationOntario - Records Researched by Stuart Gregory
Publication: Collection of various records researched by Stuart.
MarriageClarence River Pioneers - Newspaper 1943
Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
ImmigrationWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
ImmigrationClarence River Pioneers - Newspaper 1943
Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
ImmigrationNSW State Archives Indexes Online
McDonald - John and Marion - Arrived on board the "Ontario" as assisted migrants.
McDonald - John and Marion - Arrived on board the "Ontario" as assisted migrants.

Note: Downloaded from NSW State Archives and Records.

ResidenceNewspaper - Daily Examiner
Publication: Newspaper; Grafton, NSW; 1915 - 1954
Citation details: Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Clarence River Pioneers - Article II
Clarence River Pioneers - Article II

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DeathM - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: MCDONALD JOHN 5134/1873 ARCHIBALD SUSAN MANNING RIVER
SourceClarence River Pioneers - Newspaper 1943
Publication: Newspaper - Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Friday 16 July 1943, page 1 and Saturday 31 July 1943, page 3
Clarence River Pioneers - Concluding article 31 Jul 1943
Clarence River Pioneers - Concluding article 31 Jul 1943

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Type: Newspaper


Clarence River Pioneers - Highlands of Scotland
Clarence River Pioneers - Highlands of Scotland

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Type: Newspaper