Gregor McGregor1,2

M, b. 1784
  • Gregor McGregor was also known as Grigor.
  • He was born in 1784 in Inverness, Scotland. The parish records show the birth of a Gregor McGregor on 28 November 1784 at Abernethy. His father was James McGregor and mother Isoble More. This couple had three other children - Hellen born 1783 at Inverdruie, John born 1786 at Klenachardich ? and Annie in 1788 at Abernethy.3,4
  • In 1812 Gregor McGregor lived in Rannock, Inverness. At the time of son William's birth, Gregor was a fox hunter and shepherd.5
  • Gregor McGregor married Christiana Clarke circa 1815 in Scotland.6
  • Gregor McGregor and Christiana Clarke appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Torcroy, Kingussie, Inverness, Scotland. The census record shows Gregor as a 55 year old agricultural labourer, born Inverness, Scotland & living with his wife Christian, aged 50, also born Inverness and their 15 year old daughter Bell born Inverness.3
  • "According to notes given to Rob Grant by Ewen McPherson, William had siblings Christina, Isabella, and Alexander. Ewan stated he never went there much as there was some sort of family feud between the McGregors and McPhersons. Ewan also translated the name GREGORICH RHUA I Anglise meaning "Red McGregor."6"

Children of Gregor McGregor and Christiana Clarke

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Batch No C111022, Name Spelt Grigor McGrigor.
  2. Mary, Janet McGregor & Loiuse McPherson William, St George List of Ships Passengers, 15/11/1838; MFLM 929,39441 985 1985 V5/C1, Surname spelt MCGREGGOR, KARR - McWilliams.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Scottish Census.
  4. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Parish registers.
  5. William McGregor entry, Birth Registration, Birth William McGregor, Parish Records, Kingussey - Photocopy held A Chambers per Max McGregor (1812).
  6. "Notes by Betty Staines,."
  7. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Copy of birth registration from Parish registers.

Hazel McGregor1

F, b. 1905

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, 10275/1905 MCGREGOR HAZEL S CHARLES E EVA M       SYDNEY.

Hector Warren McGregor1

M, b. 14 July 1902, d. 15 May 1980
  • Hector Warren McGregor was born on 14 July 1902 in Queensland. Hector lived with his sister Jane and brother Donald until his marriage.2,1
  • He was the son of John McGregor and Agnes Gillis.
  • Hector Warren McGregor died on 15 May 1980 at age 77.2

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1902/C2926     Hector Warren     McGregor     ;John     ;Agnes Gillis.
  2. Dorothy Perkins, "The Eyles & Gillis Settlers, 1636-1987."

Ian McGregor1

M, b. circa 1917

Citations

  1. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 16.

Isabell Martha McGregor1

F, b. 17 May 1892

Citations

  1. Tasmanian Names Index, online https://talis.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/names/…

Isabella McGregor

F, b. April 1840, d. 29 October 1891
  • Isabella McGregor was born in April 1840 in Morpeth, Hunter Valley, New South Wales.1,2,3
  • She was the daughter of William McGregor and Mary Stuart.
  • At the age of 21 years, Isabella McGregor married Robert Cuthbertson (Bob) Reid on 24 April 1861 in the residence of Mary and William McGregor, Nelsons Plains, Hunter Valley, New South Wales. Robert was a 22 year old carpenter of Sydney born Paisley Scotland, and Isabella a 20 year old servant of Sydney, born in Maitland. John McGregor and Margaret Reid were witnesses to the marriage. William McGregor gave his consent to the marriage as Isabella was not of age. The marriage was performed in accordance with the rites of the Presbyterian Church.4,3,5,6
  • Isabella McGregor died on 29 October 1891 in 91 St Johns Road, Forest Lodge (Glebe), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, at age 51. The cause of death was "paralysis and exhaustion."7,3,8,9
  • She was buried on 30 October 1891 in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Rockwood.8
  • In May 2000 the house at 91 St Johns Road, was still standing, according the rector of the nearby St John's Anglican Church "much the same as it would have been in Isabella's day - a terrace cottage, complete with 'lace' balcony and still, by all accounts, a private residence."8

Children of Isabella McGregor and Robert Cuthbertson (Bob) Reid

Citations

  1. "Notes by Betty Staines,."
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, V1840877 47.
  3. Letter, Research Officer, Raymond Terrace Historical Society Elaine Hall to Audrey, October 2000, Details from Historical Society Files.
  4. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, 1861/2763.
  5. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 14.
  6. Certificate, Isabella McGregor & Robert Cuthbertson Reid marriage of 1861.
  7. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death Reg 6212/1891.
  8. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 15.
  9. Isabella Reid nee McGregor, Death Certificate, Isabella Reid nee McGregor.

Isabella McGregor

F, b. 1883, d. 1884

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, 16119/1883 MCGREGOR ISABELLA ; GEORGE ; EMILY E ; LIVERPOOL.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Deaths 8504/1884 MCGREGOR ISABELLA ; GEORGE; EMILY G ; LIVERPOOL.

Isabella McGregor

F, b. 1826
  • Isabella McGregor was also known as Bell.1
  • She was born in 1826 in Inverness.2
  • She was the daughter of Gregor McGregor and Christiana Clarke.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Isabella McGregor was living in the household of Gregor McGregor and Christiana Clarke in Torcroy, Kingussie, Inverness, Scotland. The census record shows Gregor as a 55 year old agricultural labourer, born Inverness, Scotland & living with his wife Christian, aged 50, also born Inverness and their 15 year old daughter Bell born Inverness.2

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Census Inverness.
  2. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Scottish Census.

Isabella Elsa McGregor1

F, b. 1882, d. 1966
  • Isabella Elsa McGregor was also known as Elsa.
  • She was born in 1882 in Waverley, Sydney.1,2,3
  • She was the daughter of John McGregor and Elizabeth Fountain.
  • Family rumour has Elsie going to Scotland as a companion before returning to Australia to marry.1
  • Isabella Elsa McGregor was buried in Waverley Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales.4
  • Isabella Elsa McGregor died in 1966. Her ashes were interred in the Fountain family grave at Waverley Cemetery.5

Citations

  1. "Notes by Betty Staines,."
  2. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 15.
  3. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth Ref 1882/77 MCGREGOR ISABELLA E JOHN ELIZABETH WAVERLEY.
  4. Letter, Maxwell McGregor to Audrey Chambers, 5 Feb 2001.
  5. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors."

Ivy Ruth McGregor1

F, b. 1910, d. 7 April 2006
  • Ivy Ruth McGregor was born in 1910 in Queensland.1
  • She was the daughter of William McGregor and Louisa Maria Weber.1
  • At the age of 22 years, Ivy Ruth McGregor married Conrad Strohfeldt in 1932 in Queensland.2
  • On 25 September 1967,her husband, Conrad Strohfeldt died in Queensland.3
  • Ivy Ruth McGregor died on 7 April 2006 in Queensland.3
  • She was buried on 12 May 2006 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery. Her next of kin was given as her daughter Gretrude Joan Fisher.3

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Births 1910/C10953 Ivy Ruth     McGregor;     William;     Louisa Maria Weber.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1932/C3767 Strohfeldt     Conrad;     McGregor     Ivy Ruth.
  3. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php

James William McGregor

M, b. 1876, d. 1876

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Deaths 7261/1876 MCGREGOR JAMES W ; GEORGE ; EMILY E ;      LIVERPOOL.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Births 13632/1876 MCGREGOR JAMES WILLIAM ; GEORGE ; EMILY E ;LIVERPOOL.

Jane McGregor

F, b. 9 July 1887, d. 25 November 1965
  • Jane McGregor was born on 9 July 1887 in Queensland. Jane never married but lived with her brothers Donald and Hector on the farm at Gowrie Little Plains. She travelled to Toowoomba to work as a nanny for the Hogarth family.1,2
  • She was the daughter of John McGregor and Agnes Gillis.
  • Jane McGregor died on 25 November 1965 at age 78.

Citations

  1. Dorothy Perkins, "The Eyles & Gillis Settlers, 1636-1987."
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1887/C2693     Jane     McGregor     ;John;     Agnes Gillis.

Janet McGregor

F, b. 4 June 1846, d. 6 April 1912

Janet Woods (nee McGregor) (1846-1912) and her daughter Ruby Isabella Woods (1889-1928). Taken c 1898.
  • Janet McGregor was also known as Jane or Jean.
  • She was born on 4 June 1846 in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia.1,2
  • She was the daughter of William McGregor and Mary Stuart.
  • Janet McGregor was baptized on 3 January 1849 in Nelsons Plains, Hunter River, New South Wales, Australia. Jane was baptised by W Ross, Presbyterian Minister for Paterson.3
  • She witnessed the marriage of John McGregor and Elizabeth Fountain on 19 July 1864 in the home of Henry and Lucy Fountain, Raymond Terrace, New South Wales; At the time of the marriage John was a 22 year old farmer of Nelson's Plains and Elizabeth a 21 year old of Raymond Terrace. John's father William McGregor was a farmer and Henry Fountain, Elizabeth's father, a blacksmith. The ceremony was held according to the rites of the Wesleyan Church.4,5,6
  • At the age of 28 years, 4 months and 15 days, Janet McGregor married George Michael Woods, son of George Woods and Sarah Ann Fleet, on 19 October 1874 in Bringelly, Liverpool, New South Wales. . George Michael and Jane were married at the McGregor family home by Edward Holland, Presbyterian Minister. Witnesses to the marriage were Jane's brother John McGregor and James Bell.7
  • At the time of her marriage she was described as a gentlewoman.7
  • Janet McGregor's and George Michael Woods's first child Emma Fleet was born on 16 July 1875 in 96 Albion Street, Surry Hills. She died when she was almost one year old and was buried on her birthday. The following notice appeared in "The Sydney Morning Herald" - THE FRIENDS of Mr. GEORGE MICHAEL WOODS, Butcher, are invited to attend the Funeral of his late deceased DAUGHTER, Emma Fleet : to move from his residence, 96 Albion-street, Surry Hills, on SUNDAY, at a quarter to 2 o'clock, for the Necropolis. J. and G. SHYING and CO.,Undertakers, 719, George-st.8[:CR:]
  • In 1883 Janet McGregor and George Michael Woods lived in Ballina, New South Wales, Australia. Family hear say has it that he was apprenticed to a Pastry Cook when the family first came to Australia, and later became a butcher first class. George and Jane(t) lived in North Sydney where he started a butcher shop after they were married. However due to the amount of standing he had to leave this line of work and they moved to Teven in 1883 when Donald was just 1 and a half years old.9
  • Jane or Jean McGregor witnessed the birth of Elizabeth May (Betty) Staines on 13 October 1903 in Upper Teven, New South Wales, Australia; Her father Will was a farmer born Alstonville. Witnesses to her birth were C B Street, Mrs Woods (most likely her grandmother Jane Woods, and Mrs Warne.9,10,11
  • On 29 August 1911 she received a post card at Teven Creek, from her son Robert. It read
    "Well I am getting good dry weather for travelling; my cold is getting better now. I called on Mrs Law yesterday evening. They are all well. I trust this will find you improving a lot. Your loving son Rob." The postcard was written in Ulmara.12
  • Janet's daughter Ruby wrote to Ethel Staines (her sister) regarding her mother's health on 4 October 1911.
    "Teven Wednesday. Dear E. Just a few lines to let you know how we are. Mother seems very much better this last few days and thinks the Dr told her all wrong. We are having it dry down here. I am going to Ballina so will have to hurry as its half holiday today. Hope all are well. Love to all from Ruby."13
  • Janet McGregor died on 6 April 1912 in Teven, Ballina, New South Wales, at age 65. At the time of her death Jane had been suffering from pulmonary phthisis for over three months. She died of heart failure.2
  • She was buried on 6 April 1912 in Presbyterian Cemetery, Ballina, New South Wales, Australia.2

Children of Janet McGregor and George Michael Woods

Citations

  1. V184950 70, Baptism Certificte Janet McGregor: Born 4/6/1848, Baptised 3/1/1849, 10/9/1999, unknown repository.
  2. Jane or Jean Woods (McGregor), Death Janet or Jean Woods.
  3. V184950 70, Baptism Certificte Janet McGregor: Born 4/6/1846 Baptised 3/1/1849, 10/9/1999, unknown repository.
  4. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, 1864/2482.
  5. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 15.
  6. Certificate, McGregor John & Elizabeth Fountain marriage of 1864.
  7. Certificate, Jane McGregor & George Michael Woods marriage of 1874.
  8. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 15 July 1876.
  9. "Notes by Betty Staines,."
  10. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, 1903/27956.
  11. Elizabeth May Staines, Birth Registration 27956/933 (1903).
  12. Letter, Robert Woods to Teven Creek, Richmond River, NSW Janet Woods, 29/8/1911.
  13. Letter, Ruby Woods of Teven to Ethel Staines of "The Wattles" Kingaroy, 4 oct 1911.

Jannett Purton McGregor1

F, b. 3 April 1896, d. 2 August 1953

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1953     B44648     Jannette Purton     Patrick;     David McGregor;      Martha Annie Purton.
  2. Tasmanian Names Index, online https://talis.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/names/…
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1920     C730     Jannet Purton     McGregor;     Percival Ernest Brisbane     Patrick.
  4. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php

Jess (Janet) McGregor1

F, b. 18 June 1838, d. 1844
  • Jess (Janet) McGregor was born on 18 June 1838 in Junroy(?), Inverness, Scotland. Her immigration record shows she was born in May.2,3
  • She was the daughter of William McGregor and Mary Stuart.
  • Jess (Janet) McGregor was christened on 28 June 1838 in Kingussey and Insch, Inverness.3,4
  • She immigrated to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on 15 November 1838. She came to Australia on the St George with her parents, William and Mary. Recorded on the ships log as Janet not Jess and her birth month was given as May.5
  • Jess (Janet) McGregor died in 1844 in New South Wales. Her death certificate shows her as Jesse Macgregor. Jess is pet name for Janet. The only other information given was that she was an infant. It seems likely that this is the correct Jesse as her mothers death certificate shows one daughter by second marriage deceased.6,7

Citations

  1. Mary McGregor (nee Stuart), Death Certificte of Mary McGregor (nee Stuart), States one Female dead.
  2. Mary, Janet McGregor & Loiuse McPherson William, St George List of Ships Passengers, 15/11/1838; MFLM 929,39441 985 1985 V5/C1, Janet - Infant in May 1838, KARR - McWilliams.
  3. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Birth Registration - Jess McGregor.
  4. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Batch No C111024.
  5. Mary, Janet McGregor & Loiuse McPherson William, St George List of Ships Passengers, 15/11/1838; MFLM 929,39441 985 1985 V5/C1, KARR - McWilliams.
  6. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, V1844929 29/1844 MACGREGOR JESSE INFANT.
  7. Mary McGregor (nee Stuart), Death Certificte of Mary McGregor (nee Stuart).

Jessie Louisa McGregor1

F, b. 1884, d. 1947

Jessie McGregor 1884-1947, daugher of George McGregor & Emily Noakes. Photo courtesy Ann Dodds
  • Jessie Louisa McGregor was born in 1884 in Liverpool, New South Wales.2
  • She was the daughter of George McGregor and Emily Eliza(beth) Noakes.
  • At the age of 26 years, Jessie Louisa McGregor married John H Thomas in 1910 in Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales.3
  • Jessie Louisa McGregor died in 1947 in Hurtsville, New South Wales.1

Child of Jessie Louisa McGregor and John H Thomas

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Deaths 7712/1947 THOMAS JESSIE LOUISA ; GEORGE ; EMILY LIZA ;      HURSTVILLE.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Births 17961/1884 MCGREGOR JESSIE L ; GEORGE ; EMILY E ; LIVERPOOL.
  3. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriages 9618/1910 THOMAS JOHN H MCGREGOR JESSIE L PETERSHAM.
  4. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death Reg 11680/1924 THOMAS RONALD G M ; JOHN H ; JESSIE L ;       PETERSHAM.

John McGregor1

M, b. 1842, d. 28 October 1883

John McGregor 1840-1883. Died in a fall from a tram in Sydney. Photo thanks to Ann Dodds
  • John McGregor was born in 1842 in Nelsons Plains, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia.2,3
  • He was the son of William McGregor and Mary Stuart.
  • John McGregor witnessed the marriage of Robert Cuthbertson (Bob) Reid and Isabella McGregor on 24 April 1861 in the residence of Mary and William McGregor, Nelsons Plains, Hunter Valley, New South Wales; Robert was a 22 year old carpenter of Sydney born Paisley Scotland, and Isabella a 20 year old servant of Sydney, born in Maitland. John McGregor and Margaret Reid were witnesses to the marriage. William McGregor gave his consent to the marriage as Isabella was not of age. The marriage was performed in accordance with the rites of the Presbyterian Church.4,3,5,6
  • Between 1864 and 1867 he was a farmer in Nelsons Plains, New South Wales.7
  • At the age of 22 years, John McGregor married Elizabeth Fountain, daughter of Henry Fountain and Lucy Layton Bishop, on 19 July 1864 in the home of Henry and Lucy Fountain, Raymond Terrace, New South Wales. At the time of the marriage John was a 22 year old farmer of Nelson's Plains and Elizabeth a 21 year old of Raymond Terrace. John's father William McGregor was a farmer and Henry Fountain, Elizabeth's father, a blacksmith. The ceremony was held according to the rites of the Wesleyan Church.8,9,10
  • John McGregor and Elizabeth Fountain moved to the Parramatta area of Sydney around 1869.Their son William Henry was born in Raymond Terrace in 1868, and another son Robert Alfred was born in Waterloo in 1871.
  • In 1870 John McGregor and Elizabeth Fountain lived in 196 Parramatta Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales. John worked as a drayman.9
  • John McGregor witnessed the marriage of George Michael Woods and Janet McGregor on 19 October 1874 in Bringelly, Liverpool, New South Wales. George Michael and Jane were married at the McGregor family home by Edward Holland, Presbyterian Minister. Witnesses to the marriage were Jane's brother John McGregor and James Bell.11
  • John McGregor and Elizabeth Fountain moved to Henry Street, Waverley around 1881.Their home was near Queen's Park.12
  • John McGregor died on 28 October 1883 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He worked as a guard on the trams in Sydney and was killed when he fell from a moving tram at Waverley. He died a week later from "injuries accidentally received". An inquest was held into his death on 30th October 1883 by Henry Shiell. John and Elizabeth's last child John Raymond was born seven months later. Its possible that Elizabeth's parents Henry and Lucy Fountain moved in with the family after John's death.13,14,3,9,15
  • He was buried on 30 October 1883 in Waverley Cemetery. He was buried in the family plot purchased by the Fountains. His youngest son Jack was born seven months after his death - the General Section 4, Grave 251.16

Children of John McGregor and Elizabeth Fountain

Citations

  1. "Notes by Betty Staines,", McGregor "Family Tree" shows dates 1841 - 1885, but cannot locate registration of Birth or Death.
  2. Betty Staines, "FGS - Staines Family - Betty Staines."
  3. Letter, Research Officer, Raymond Terrace Historical Society Elaine Hall to Audrey, October 2000, Details from Historical Society Files.
  4. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, 1861/2763.
  5. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 14.
  6. Certificate, Isabella McGregor & Robert Cuthbertson Reid marriage of 1861.
  7. Letter, Research Officer, Raymond Terrace Historical Society Elaine Hall to Audrey, October 2000, Details from Historical Society Files - Card index of Raymond Terrace Court House.
  8. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, 1864/2482.
  9. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 15.
  10. Certificate, McGregor John & Elizabeth Fountain marriage of 1864.
  11. Certificate, Jane McGregor & George Michael Woods marriage of 1874.
  12. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors."
  13. "Notes by Betty Staines,."
  14. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death Reg 1832/1883.
  15. John McGregor, Death Certificte of John McGregor.
  16. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 16.
  17. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth Ref 1865/14524.
  18. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth Ref 1873/4433
    Death Ref 649/1876.
  19. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth Ref 1884/9562.

John McGregor

M, b. 3 November 1856, d. 12 January 1929
  • John McGregor was born on 3 November 1856 in Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. His parents were John MCGREGOR and Ann. He was born in Ireland but moved to Scotland with his parents when he was a boy.1,2,3
  • He immigrated to Moreton Bay in 1873. He came to Australia on his own at the age of 17 and made his way to the Darling Downs. He lived at Highfileds for six years before he met Agnes Gillis and they married.3
  • At the age of 23 years, 3 months and 12 days, John McGregor married Agnes Gillis, daughter of William Gillis and Jane Eyles, on 15 February 1880 in Meringandan, Queensland.1,4
  • John McGregor witnessed the death of William Gillis on 23 October 1882 in Gowrie Little Plain, Queensland; William died of an unknown cause and was buried by order of the Police Magistrate. His son William was the informant of his father's death and he was shown as 76 years old, a blacksmith, born Co. Cork and in the Colony for 35 years. According to William, William senior was married in Brisbane 35 years prior to his death. His children were listed as Frank 30, Ellen 28, Kate 26, William 23, Alice 21, Agnes 20 and Ida 10 (all of the children were actually 2 years older than this).
    The following article appeared in the Darling Downs Gazette dated 25th October 1882 "PAINFULLY SUDDEN DEATH - Through the courtesy of the police, we learn of the sudden death of Mr William Gillis, of Gowrie Little Plain. The sad event occurred about noon on Monday last. The deceased was in the act of stooping to pick up some nails when he fell over, and on being raised expired after a few moments in the arms of his son in law. The deceased who was much respected was about seventy years of age and leaves a widow and children and grandchildren. He had for a long period been a resident in the district."5,6
  • John McGregor witnessed the marriage of Hugh (Jules) Anderson and Alice Gillis on 24 May 1884; The marriage took place in the residence of the officiating minister, William Rathjen, at Telford Street, Toowoomba. Hugh was a 40 year old bachelor engine driver born Christiana Norwasy and living at Geham, Highfields. His father was given as Andres Anderson, a post office keeper. Alice was a 26 year old widowed housekeeper born Dalby of Geham and her parents were listed as William Gillis, a farmer and Jane Isles. Witnesses to the marriage were John McGregor and Catherine P Rathjen.7
  • John McGregor was the informant of the death of Jane Eyles on 22 March 1891 in Gowrie Little Plain, Queensland, Australia. Her cause of death was senile decay from which she had been suffering for 18 months. Dr Robers had been her Medical attendant. The informant of her death was her son-in-law John McGregor of Gowrie Little Plain. He stated her parents were Walter Daniel Eyles and Jane Hill and that she had been born in Somerset 63 years ago, having been 30 years in Queensland. Children of her first marriage were Charles Walter Bridgeman 43 and Gary 40 ? and of her second Francis 28, Ellen 26, Katherine 24, Alice 32, William Patrick 30, Agnes 28 and Edith 19 - obviously the ages for the first three children of this marriage are out by 10 years. She had two deceased children, daughters, by her first marriage.8
  • John McGregor was the informant of the death of William Patrick Gillis on 9 August 1900 in Toowoomba Hospital. His death was caused by an absess in his throat, pneumonia, and exhaustion. He died after spending a week in the hospital. At the time of his death was a farmer. John McGregor, his brother in law was the informant of his death. He had been married to Eliza Issard since he was 21 years old, and they had 9 living children Ellen 19, Annie 18, Jane 16, Sarah 14, Catherine 12, Henry 9William 7George 5Alice 2 and Ronald Vernon aged 6 months. One child, Agnes, had died an infant.9,10
  • John McGregor witnessed the burial of Charles Walter Daniel Bridgeman on 14 November 1910 in Meringandan Cemetery, Queensland; Charles and Myrah's gravestone reads-
    in loving memory of charles bridgeman died November 12th 1910 aged 65 years erected by his loving wife and family also Myrah Frances Bridgeman died April 10 1936 aged 85 years and 11 months, also infant son Richard Roland died 1895 aged 2 years and 4 months.11,12,13
  • John McGregor died on 12 January 1929 in Queensland at age 72.2,14
  • He was buried on 13 January 1929 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery. He is buried next to Agnes.14,15

Children of John McGregor and Agnes Gillis

Citations

  1. Dorothy Perkins, "The Eyles & Gillis Settlers, 1636-1987."
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1929/C973     John     McGregor;     John     ;Anne.
  3. Unknown, Book - "The McGregor History."
  4. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pedigree File Submitted by Sandra Short.
  5. William Gillis, Death Certificate of William Gillis.
  6. Newspaper Article, Death William Gillis, 25 Oct 1882.
  7. Certificate, Hugh Anderson & Alice Plant marriage of 1884.
  8. Jane Gillis nee Eyles, Death Certificate, Jane Gillis (Eyles).
  9. Sandra Delphine Johnson, "Bidgood Ancestral File", Ancestral File.
  10. William Patrick Gillis, Death Certificate, William Patrick Gillis.
  11. Descendants of Robert Nelder and Jane Bridgeman, "Nelder Family."
  12. Myrah and Richard Bridgeman Charles Headstone, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  13. Charles Bridgeman, Death Certificate of Charles Bridgeman.
  14. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php
  15. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1929/C973     John     McGregor;     John;     Anne.

John McGregor

M, b. 20 December 1888, d. 3 August 1962
  • John McGregor was born on 20 December 1888 in Queensland.1,2
  • He was the son of John McGregor and Agnes Gillis.
  • At the age of 22 years, John McGregor married Amelia Ellen Smith in 1911 in Queensland. John worked in the coal mines at Kingsthorpe where the family lived.3,4
  • On 6 January 1953,his wife, Amelia Ellen Smith died in Queensland.5
  • John McGregor died on 3 August 1962 in Queensland at age 73.6,1,5
  • He was buried on 4 August 1962 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery.5

Child of John McGregor and Amelia Ellen Smith

Citations

  1. Dorothy Perkins, "The Eyles & Gillis Settlers, 1636-1987."
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1889/C3103     John     McGregor;     John;     Agnes Gillis.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1911/C3285 McGregorJohn;     Smith     Amelia Ellen.
  4. Unknown, Book - "The McGregor History."
  5. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php
  6. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1962/C4444     John     McGrego;r     John;     Agnes Gillies.

John Raymond (Jack) McGregor1,2

M, b. 14 April 1884, d. January 1954
  • John Raymond (Jack) McGregor was born on 14 April 1884 in Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales. The surname was misspelled on the birth certificate as MacGreggor, and registered as MacGregor.1,2
  • He was the son of John McGregor and Elizabeth Fountain.1,2
  • John Raymond (Jack) McGregor was employed by Perth Public Hospital in 1908. Family hearsay has it that, he pushed a wheelbarrow from Sydney to Perth, perhaps down on his luck or prospecting for gold.3
  • He was employed in 1910 in the Tramway Workshops, Randwick, Sydney.3
  • In 1910 Jack was associated with the Liberal and Reform Assn of NSW.3
  • At the age of 26 years, 1 month and 14 days, John Raymond (Jack) McGregor married Winifred Cowing on 28 May 1910 in The Parsonage, Leichardt, New South Wales. The ceremony was conducted according to the rites of the Methodist Church. Witnesses to the marriage were William Mayo Cowling and Gertrude Cowling, Winifred's siblings.1,4
  • John Raymond (Jack) McGregor and Winifred Cowing lived in 9 Paling Street, Lilyfield, Sydney, New South Wales.3
  • On 1 February 1919,his wife, Winifred Cowing died in Royal Womens Hospital, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales. Her death was caused from peritonitis, after suffering a miscarriage.3,5
  • At the age of 37 years, John Raymond (Jack) McGregor married Rhoda Pearl Butler in 1922. Pearl had been married to Garland Ross, and had a daughter Phyllis Yvonne by that marriage.6,7
  • In 1922 John Raymond (Jack) McGregor and Rhoda Pearl Butler lived in Arcadia Avenue, Drummoyne, Sydney. Pearl's daughter Phyllis and Jack's daughter, Maisie came to live with them.6
  • In 1927 John Raymond (Jack) McGregor and Rhoda Pearl Butler lived in "Argyle" , 6 Lovell Road, Eastwood, Sydney.8
  • John Raymond (Jack) McGregor died in January 1954 in Lovell Road, Eastwood, Sydney, New South Wales, at age 69.8
  • He was buried in Baptist Section, Northern Suburbs Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales. A brief service was held at the Marsfield Mission.8

Children of John Raymond (Jack) McGregor and Winifred Cowing

Citations

  1. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 16.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth Ref 1884/9562.
  3. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 17.
  4. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marr Ref 9589/1910.
  5. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death Ref 3578/1919.
  6. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 18.
  7. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marr Ref 5202/1922.
  8. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 20.

Joseph John McGregor1

M, b. circa 1885, d. 27 September 1943

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1907/C931      Weis     Rosa Emilie Louise Henriette     ;McGregor     Joseph.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1943     C4620     Joseph John     McGregor;     Daniel      ;Elizabeth Coady.

Kenneth Stanley McGregor1

M, b. 24 June 1907, d. 19 September 1957
  • Kenneth Stanley McGregor was born on 24 June 1907 in Coolgardie, Western Australia. NOTE: Alternate sources have date of birth as 16 July 1907.1,2,3
  • He was the son of William Henry McGregor and Florence Bertha Cohn.1,4
  • At the age of 25 years, Kenneth Stanley McGregor married Rachel M Wilson, daughter of George H Wilson and Rachel Unknown, in 1933 in Gosford, New South Wales.1,5
  • Kenneth Stanley McGregor began military service on 6 August 1943 in Sydney, New South Wales. His service number was 136241, and he was living at Milsons Point at the time he enlisted, giving his next of kin as Rachel McGregor.2
  • He ended military service on 18 January 1946. He was discharged with the rank of Leading Aircraftman in the 114 MOBILE FIGHTER CONTROL UNIT.2
  • Kenneth Stanley McGregor died on 19 September 1957 in Camden, New South Wales, at age 50.1,6

Citations

  1. "Notes by Betty Staines,."
  2. WW2 Nominal Roll, online http://www.ww2roll.gov.au, Service Record of Kenneth Stanley McGregor.
  3. Searching WA Online Indexes, online http://www.bdm.dotag.wa.gov.au/default.aspx, Birth MCGREGOR      KENNETH S      ;Male      ;               COOLGARDIE ;     99      ;1907.
  4. Searching WA Online Indexes, online http://www.bdm.dotag.wa.gov.au/default.aspx, Birth MCGREGOR      DONALD J      ;Male      ;               COOLGARDIE ;     5      ;1909.
  5. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriages 9383/1933 MACGREGOR KENNETH S ; WILSON RACHEL M ;GOSFORD.
  6. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Deaths 22250/1957 MCGREGOR KENNETH STANLEY ; WILLIAM HENRY; FLORENCE BERTHA ; CAMDEN.

Lucy Mary (Lillian) McGregor

F, b. 1877, d. 1926

Lucy Mary (Lillian) McGregor 1877-1926, daughter of John McGregor and Elizabeth Fountain
  • Lucy Mary (Lillian) McGregor was born in 1877 in Paddington, New South Wales.1,2,3
  • She was the daughter of John McGregor and Elizabeth Fountain.
  • He was a housekeeper at Bondi and Epping NSW. She remained single.1,4
  • Lucy Mary (Lillian) McGregor died in 1926 in New South Wales.5

Citations

  1. "Notes by Betty Staines,."
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth Ref 1848.
  3. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 15.
  4. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 16.
  5. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death Ref 1926/18939.

Maisie Winifred Jean McGregor1

F, b. 9 March 1912

Citations

  1. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 17.

Mary Ann McGregor1

F, b. 2 May 1896, d. 20 July 1974
  • Mary Ann McGregor was born on 2 May 1896 in Queensland.2
  • She was the daughter of John McGregor and Agnes Gillis.
  • At the age of 23 years, 6 months and 24 days, Mary Ann McGregor married Oswald Cribb Southerdon on 26 November 1919. They farmed at Boodua after their marriage.1,3,4
  • Mary Ann McGregor and Oswald Cribb Southerdon appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Boodua. Oswald was a farmer.5
  • On 7 October 1943,her husband, Oswald Cribb Southerdon died in Queensland at age 50.6,7
  • Mary Ann McGregor died on 20 July 1974 in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, at age 78.

Citations

  1. Dorothy Perkins, "The Eyles & Gillis Settlers, 1636-1987."
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1896/C3045     Mary Ann     McGregor;     John     ;Agnes Gillis.
  3. Unknown, Book - "The McGregor History."
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriages 1919/C3536     McGregor     Mary Ann;     Southerden     Oswald Cribb.
  5. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Highfields 1937.
  6. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php
  7. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1943/C5921     Oswald Cribb     Southerden;     John Stephen;     Janetta Margaret McGaw.

Mary Elizabeth McGregor1

F, b. 1877, d. 1945

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Births 14035/1877 MCGREGOR MARY ELIZABETH ; GEORGE ; EMILY ELIZABETH; LIVERPOOL.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriages 6684/1902 BASTIAN CLARENCE W B ; MCGREGOR ; MARY E ; GLEBE.
  3. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Deaths 17532/1945 BASTIAN MARY ELIZABETH ; GEORGE ; EMILY ELIZA ;KOGARAH.

Maxwell Raymond John McGregor1

M, b. 9 December 1910, d. 8 November 1980
  • Maxwell Raymond John McGregor was born on 9 December 1910 in Lilyfield, Sydney, New South Wales.1
  • He was the son of John Raymond (Jack) McGregor and Winifred Cowing.1
  • Between 1919 and 1923 Maxwell Raymond John McGregor lived in Ray Street, Epping, Sydney. After his mother's death it is likely that Maxwell R J went to live with his auntie Florrie, the wife of Alex McGregor.1
  • In 1923 Maxwell Raymond John McGregor lived in Arcadia Avenue, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales. Maxwell had obtained work at a rubber factory and moved from his aunts house to be nearer to his work.2
  • Between 1923 and 1933 he was an employee in the Perdriau Rubberworks Factory, Sydney, New South Wales.2
  • In 1933 Maxwell Raymond John McGregor lived in "Netley", Formosa Street, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales.2
  • At the age of 22 years, Maxwell Raymond John McGregor married Catherine Mary Stathers, daughter of Thomas William Stathers and Catherine Matilda Mary Aird, in 1933 in Sydney, New South Wales.2,3
  • Maxwell Raymond John McGregor died on 8 November 1980 at age 69.4

Citations

  1. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 17.
  2. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 18.
  3. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marr Ref 9980/1933.
  4. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Appendix B.

Robert Alfred (Bob) McGregor1

M, b. 1871, d. 1927
  • Robert Alfred (Bob) McGregor was born in 1871 in Buckland Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales.2,3
  • He was the son of John McGregor and Elizabeth Fountain.
  • At the age of 28 years, Robert Alfred (Bob) McGregor married Eva Maud Shea in 1899 in Braidwood, Sydney, New South Wales.4
  • Family hearsay states Robert moved to Western Australia where he was an Engineer in the gold mines.2,5
  • Robert Alfred (Bob) McGregor died in 1927 in East Coolgardie, Western Australia. After Robert's death Eva and her children moved back to New South Wales.6

Children of Robert Alfred (Bob) McGregor and Eva Maud Shea

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm
  2. "Notes by Betty Staines,."
  3. Max McGregor, "The 'Netley' McGregors", Page 15.
  4. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriage Ref 783/1899 MCGREGOR ROBERT A SHEA EVA M       BRAIDWOOD.
  5. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Various.
  6. Searching WA Online Indexes, online http://www.bdm.dotag.wa.gov.au/default.aspx
  7. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth Ref 10990/1900 MCGREGOR DAPHNE H I      ROBERT A EVA M       BRAIDWOOD.
  8. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth Ref 30136/1901 MCGREGOR ROBERT D ROBERT A EVA E      BRAIDWOOD.
  9. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth Ref 30622/1904 MCGREGOR DORA N ROBERT A EVA M      BRAIDWOOD.      

Robert D McGregor1

M, b. 1901

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth Ref 30136/1901 MCGREGOR ROBERT D ROBERT A EVA E      BRAIDWOOD.

Robert Donald McGregor1

M, b. 1886, d. 1962

Robert McGregor 1886-1962, son of George McGregor and Emily Noakes. Photo courtesy of Ann Dodds

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Deaths 12270/1962 MACGREGOR ROBERT DONALD ; GEORGE ; EMILY ELIZABETH; AUBURN.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Births 16966/1886 MCGREGOR ROBERT D ; GEORGE ;EMILY E ; PICTON.