Mary McKenna

F, b. 1842, d. 1 May 1914
  • Mary McKenna was born in 1842 in County Monohan, Ireland. She was the daugther of Michael McKenna and Margaret McMahon.
  • At the age of 30 years, Mary McKenna married Terence McCaul, son of Thomas McCaul and Mary Mullin, in 1872 in Queensland.
  • Mary McKenna and Terence McCaul appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Cabarlah. Terence was a farmer. Their daughter Mary Ann also lived at Geham.
  • Mary McKenna died on 1 May 1914 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 2 May 1914 in Cabarlah Cemetery. RC1-00D-0013.

Children of Mary McKenna and Terence McCaul

Allana McKenzie

F, b. circa 1904, d. 16 August 1967

Janet Catherine McKenzie

F, b. circa 1900
  • Janet Catherine McKenzie was born circa 1900.
  • Janet Catherine McKenzie married Roy O'Neill, son of Patrick J O'Neill and Annie Mary Casey, in 1921 in Queensland.
  • Janet Catherine McKenzie and Roy O'Neill appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Commomwealth Hotel, Crows Nest. Roy was a licensed victualler and Janet carried out home duties.

John McKenzie

M, b. 26 March 1896, d. 16 May 1980

John McKenzie

M, b. circa 1885

Margaret Ellen McKenzie

F, b. circa 1890

Nancy McKenzie

F, b. circa 1912

Joanna Yvonne McKenzie-Hall

F, b. 20 May 1918, d. 17 November 2004
  • Joanna Yvonne McKenzie-Hall was born on 20 May 1918 in India.
  • She was the daughter of John McKenzie-Hall.
  • Joanna Yvonne McKenzie-Hall enlisted in the Military. She served in the Auxillary Territorial Service during WWII.
  • At the age of 25 years, 6 months and 28 days, Joanna Yvonne McKenzie-Hall married Peter Denton Weight Vowden, son of Horace Herbert Weight Vowden and Alice Harriet Denton Clark, on 18 December 1943 in Kensington. At the time of their marriage Joanna lived at 17 Gledhow Gardens, London and Peter at 57 Mortimer Court, Abbeey Road, Kensington. Witnesses to the marriage were Eric Snapp, Alice Harriet Denton Vowden (Peter's mother) and Daphne J V R Hall.
    Their marriage was later dissolved and Joanna changed her name by deed poll to Pilgrim.
  • Her name was legally changed to Joanna Pilgrim.
  • Joanna Yvonne McKenzie-Hall died on 17 November 2004 in Honiton at age 86. She died of chronic obstructiv epulmonary heart disease.

John McKenzie-Hall

M, b. circa 1890
  • John McKenzie-Hall was born circa 1890.

Child of John McKenzie-Hall

Peter McKillop

M, b. 29 January 1825, d. 19 August 1901
  • Peter McKillop was born on 29 January 1825 in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.
  • At the age of 23 years, 8 months and 10 days, Peter McKillop married Julia Elizabeth Keogh on 9 October 1848 in Victoria.
  • Circa 1866 Peter ran Mt Sturgeon Plains Station near Dunkeld. His brother Alexander, a disruptive influence in his family was sent to live with Peter while his family remained at Bay View Cottege at Portland where his daughter Mary had established a school for young ladies.
  • On 14 October 1889,his wife, Julia Elizabeth Keogh died in St Kilda.
  • At the age of 66 years, Peter McKillop married Jane Leonard in 1892 in Victoria.
  • On 10 August 1894 Peter was made a Justice of the Peace.
  • Peter McKillop died on 19 August 1901 in Queensland at age 76.

Emily Maria McKinstry

F, b. circa 1830
  • Emily Maria McKinstry was born circa 1830.
  • Emily Maria McKinstry married John Mackenzie Shaw circa 1850.

Children of Emily Maria McKinstry and John Mackenzie Shaw

Gordon McKinstry

M, b. 1899

Mary Martha McKinstry

F, b. 15 August 1880, d. January 1962
  • Mary Martha McKinstry was born on 15 August 1880. Martha was the daughter of Alexander McKinstry and Mary Jane Cooke, although her death certificate shows her mother to be Rebecca Slade.
  • At the age of 20 years, Mary Martha McKinstry married Robert Ryan in 1901 in New South Wales.
  • Mary Martha McKinstry and Robert Ryan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1905 living at Forest Vale. Robert was a farmer.
  • Mary Martha McKinstry died in January 1962 in Queensland at age 81.
  • She was buried on 15 January 1962 in Toowong Cemetery.

Child of Mary Martha McKinstry

Children of Mary Martha McKinstry and Robert Ryan

Sarah Jane McKinstry

F, b. 1879, d. 4 February 1958
  • Sarah Jane McKinstry was born in 1879. She was the daughter of Alexander McKinstry and Mary Jane Cooke.
  • At the age of 26 years, Sarah Jane McKinstry married Joseph Thomas Cooper, son of William George Cooper and Rebecca Slade, in 1905 in Queensland.
  • Sarah Jane McKinstry and Joseph Thomas Cooper appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Goombungee. Joseph was a farmer.
  • On 18 December 1953,her husband, Joseph Thomas Cooper died.
  • Sarah Jane McKinstry died on 4 February 1958 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 5 February 1958 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Sarah Jane McKinstry and Joseph Thomas Cooper

Daniel McKirdy

M, b. 1858, d. 1907
  • Daniel McKirdy was born in 1858 in Lanarkshire, Scotland.
  • He was the son of Robert McKirdy and Mary Blue.
  • Daniel McKirdy and Robert McKirdy immigrated on 12 August 1885. Robert 24, and Daniel 27 travelled on the Gulf of Carpentaria leaving Glasgow on 10 June 1885. They were both farm labourers from Lanark, Scotland.
  • Conditional approval for Daniel McKirdy's selection of landwas given on 24 November 1888. He selected 36 acres of land at Ravensbourne. His brother Robert also selected land at Ravensbourne.
    "For the agricultural township farms adjoining the village of Ravensbourne there was great competition, many of the portions being applied for from four to ten times over. The ballot had to be resorted to in no less than 50 cases; this, with the refunding of the amounts paid by the unsuccessful applicants, necessarily occupied  a deal of time, and it was not till half-past 6 O'clock that the business was concluded, and the court closed. By 7 o'clock the whole of the refundments had been paid over to 115 applicants. The 76 portions adjoining the village of Ravensbourne, granted at the land court, were  apportioned among 62 selectors, so there is every probability of the village settlement of Ravensbourne proving a success. The total area granted at the court was 5025 acres among 68 applicants."
  • At the age of 32 years, Daniel McKirdy married Mary Houston in 1890 in Queensland.
  • Daniel McKirdy and Mary Houston appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1905 living at Ravensbourne. Daniel was a farmer as was his brother Robert.
  • Daniel McKirdy died in 1907 in Queensland.

Isabella Janet McKirdy

F, b. 1891

Child of Isabella Janet McKirdy

John Alexander McKirdy

M, b. circa 1915, d. 1979
  • John Alexander McKirdy was born circa 1915.
  • He was the son of Isabella Janet McKirdy.
  • John Alexander McKirdy died in 1979 in Queensland.

John Thomas McKirdy

M, b. 1896, d. 1977

Kevin McKirdy

M, b. 1927, d. 1980

Robert McKirdy

M, b. 1861, d. 1945
  • Robert McKirdy was born in 1861 in Lanarkshire, Scotland.
  • He was the son of Robert McKirdy and Mary Blue.
  • Robert McKirdy and Daniel McKirdy immigrated on 12 August 1885. Robert 24, and Daniel 27 travelled on the Gulf of Carpentaria leaving Glasgow on 10 June 1885. They were both farm labourers from Lanark, Scotland.
  • Conditional approval for Robert McKirdy's selection of landwas given on 24 November 1888. He selected 40 acres of land at Ravensbourne. His brother Daniel also selected land at Ravensbourne.
    "For the agricultural township farms adjoining the village of Ravensbourne there was great competition, many of the portions being applied for from four to ten times over. The ballot had to be resorted to in no less than 50 cases; this, with the refunding of the amounts paid by the unsuccessful applicants, necessarily occupied  a deal of time, and it was not till half-past 6 O'clock that the business was concluded, and the court closed. By 7 o'clock the whole of the refundments had been paid over to 115 applicants. The 76 portions adjoining the village of Ravensbourne, granted at the land court, were  apportioned among 62 selectors, so there is every probability of the village settlement of Ravensbourne proving a success. The total area granted at the court was 5025 acres among 68 applicants."
  • At the age of 29 years, Robert McKirdy married Mary Baron Dickie, daughter of William Dickie and Isabell Meston, in 1890 in Queensland.
  • Robert McKirdy and Mary Baron Dickie were living in 1903 in Ravensbourne; Robert was a farmer as was his brother Daniel.
  • Robert McKirdy and Mary Baron Dickie appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1905 and 1909 living at Ravensbourne. Robert was a farmer.
  • In 1938,his wife, Mary Baron Dickie died in Queensland.
  • Robert McKirdy died in 1945 in Queensland.

Children of Robert McKirdy and Mary Baron Dickie

Robert McKirdy

M, b. 1893, d. 1960

Children of Robert McKirdy and Hannah (Annie) Astbury

Robert McKirdy

M, b. circa 1830
  • Robert McKirdy was born circa 1830.
  • Robert McKirdy married Mary Blue circa 1855.

Children of Robert McKirdy and Mary Blue

Robert Edward McKirdy

M, b. circa 1920, d. 1965

William McKirdy

M, b. 1894, d. 1970
  • William McKirdy was born in 1894 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Robert McKirdy and Mary Baron Dickie.
  • William McKirdy appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1921 and 1925 living at Ravensbourne. He was a labourer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at William Street, Crow's Nest. He was a blacksmith.
  • William McKirdy died in 1970 in Queensland.

Annie McKnee

F, b. circa 1893

Kenneth Jack McKnight

M, b. 28 March 1906, d. 1989

Catherine Smiley McLauchlan

F, b. 1881, d. 1883
  • Catherine Smiley McLauchlan was born in 1881.
  • She was the daughter of John McLauchlan and Hannah Robson.
  • Catherine Smiley McLauchlan died in 1883. She died at sea on the voyage to Australia.
  • She immigrated on 5 April 1883 to Brisbane with John McLauchlan and Hannah Robson. John 41 and Hannah 35 travelled on the Otago which departed Glasgow on 22 Dec 1882, with their chldren John 10, William 2 and Catherine 1. Catherine died on the voyage.

Charles McLauchlan

M, b. 18 May 1884, d. 1961
  • Charles McLauchlan was born on 18 May 1884 in Murphy's Creek, Queensland.
  • He was the son of John McLauchlan and Hannah Robson.
  • Charles McLauchlan appeared on the Electoral Roll with John McLauchlan and Hannah Robson in 1909 in Ravensbourne. John was a farmer. Their sons John, William and Charles were also farmers at Ravensbourne.
  • Charles McLauchlan appeared on the Electoral Roll with John McLauchlan in 1913 in Ravensbourne. John was a farmer as were sons Charles and James.
  • Charles McLauchlan enlisted in the AIF on 12 August 1915 in Brisbane. He gave his father John, living at Ravensbourne as his next of kin. He was a farmer born Murphy's Creek. He was discharged from the Light Horse with the rank of Trooper as medically unfit because of acute varicose veins on 7 Oct 1915.
  • At the age of 30 years, Charles McLauchlan married Minnie Elizabeth Brauer, daughter of William Frederick Brauer and Annie Malwine Heuer, in 1915 in Queensland.
  • Charles McLauchlan began military service on 14 April 1943 in Eight Mile Plains. He was living at Eight Mile Plains at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as Minnie McLaughlan. He was discharged from the 4th Battalion Defence Corps on 21 Oct 1945 with the rank of Private.
  • Charles McLauchlan died in 1961 in Queensland.

James McLauchlan

M, b. 1886
  • James McLauchlan was born in 1886 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John McLauchlan and Hannah Robson.
  • James McLauchlan appeared on the Electoral Roll with John McLauchlan and Hannah Robson in 1909 in Ravensbourne. John was a farmer. Their sons John, William and Charles were also farmers at Ravensbourne.
  • James McLauchlan appeared on the Electoral Roll with John McLauchlan in 1913 in Ravensbourne. John was a farmer as were sons Charles and James.

John McLauchlan

M, b. 1848, d. 4 September 1927
  • John McLauchlan was most likely born in 1848 in Scotland. He was the son of John McLauchlan and Kate Smiley.
  • John McLauchlan married Hannah Robson circa 1870.
  • John McLauchlan and Hannah Robson immigrated to Brisbane on 5 April 1883. John 41 and Hannah 35 travelled on the Otago which departed Glasgow on 22 Dec 1882, with their chldren John 10, William 2 and Catherine 1. Catherine died on the voyage.
  • Conditional approval for John McLauchlan's selection of landwas given on 24 November 1888. He selected 40 acres of land at Ravensbourne. "For the agricultural township farms adjoining the village of Ravensbourne there was great competition, many of the portions being applied for from four to ten times over. The ballot had to be resorted to in no less than 50 cases; this, with the refunding of the amounts paid by the unsuccessful applicants, necessarily occupied  a deal of time, and it was not till half-past 6 O'clock that the business was concluded, and the court closed. By 7 o'clock the whole of the refundments had been paid over to 115 applicants. The 76 portions adjoining the village of Ravensbourne, granted at the land court, were  apportioned among 62 selectors, so there is every probability of the village settlement of Ravensbourne proving a success. The total area granted at the court was 5025 acres among 68 applicants."
  • He. The Queenslander reported that applications for certificates at Ravensbourne for the following selections were adjourned for inspection:- John M'Laughlan, William Richards, August F. Beutel, Gustav F. Beutel, Robert Shedden, Ann Walsh, Donald A McDonald, Hugh M'Erlean, Mary Ryan, Charles McQuillan, Frederick Reuschle, Jacob Weller, Harriet E. Austin, Emma L. Austin, Charles Wallace, Henry McLeod, and William J. H. Austin.
  • On 4 July 1896 The Darling Downs Gazette reported " Re the appeal of Jno. McLaughlan for a determination of the value of improvements on agricultural farm No. 2141, forfeited by James M. Grehan. The Land Board found that the improvements on this selection, the value of which is claimed by James Matthias Grehan, are valueless to the present selector, John McLaughlan."
  • In 1901 John was listed in the Crow's Nest Post Office Directory as being a farmer of Ravensbourne.
  • He and Hannah Robson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Ravensbourne. John was a farmer as was their son William.
  • John McLauchlan and Hannah Robson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1905 living at Ravensbourne. John was a farmer and Hannah carried out domestic duties. Their son William was also a farmer at Ravensbourne.
  • John McLauchlan and Hannah Robson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Ravensbourne. John was a farmer. Their sons John, William and Charles were also farmers at Ravensbourne.
  • On 23 March 1911,his wife, Hannah Robson died in Queensland.
  • John McLauchlan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Ravensbourne. John was a farmer as were sons Charles and James.
  • He was listed as the next of kin of Charles McLauchlan when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 12 August 1915 in Brisbane. He gave his father John, living at Ravensbourne as his next of kin. He was a farmer born Murphy's Creek. He was discharged from the Light Horse with the rank of Trooper as medically unfit because of acute varicose veins on 7 Oct 1915.
  • John McLauchlan appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1921 and 1925 living at Ravensbourne. John was a farmer.
  • John McLauchlan died on 4 September 1927 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 5 September 1927 in Ravensbourne Cemetery.
  • On 9 September 1927 John McLauchlan's obituary appeared in The Brisbane Courier. It read:- It read:-
    "A pioneer settler of the Ravensbourne district, Mr. John McLauchlan, passed away on September 4, after a short illness, at the age of 79 years. The funeral took place at the local cemetery next day, the service being conducted by the Rev. C. I, Paull. Born at Kilbride, Scotland, the late Mr. McLauchlan came to Australia 42 years ago,by the steamer Otago. He spent many years at the stone quarry at Murphy's Creek, and about 1890 selected land in Ravensbourne. His wife pre- deceased him 17 years ago, and of eight sons and one daughter, only four sons are now living -John, William, Charles, and James. The late Mr. McLauchlan was connected with Masonic circles, joining the craft in Scotland. He became affiliated at Crow's Nest, and that lodge was represented at the funeral by Wor. Bros. Dick Jefferson, Blinco, Barnes, and Bros. Beutel and Bailey, who acted as pallbearers. The chief mourners were Messrs William and James McLaughlan their two brothers being delayed owing to travelling difficulties."

Children of John McLauchlan and Hannah Robson