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Alexander McDONALD & Lizzie NICHOLS


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Qld. Birth 1878/C00829 McDonald Donald Rankin - Alexander John - Lizzie Nichols * 17 Apr 1878

Looking for any details on Donald's parents.


Donald Rankin McDonald-17 Apr 1878 -
Father's first name(s) Alexander John
Mother's first name(s) Lizzie Nichols

Registration number 1878/000829
Queensland Deaths 1829-1964
06 Jun 1921-
Alexander John McDonald

Mother's first name(s) Annie Elizabeth Moyle
Father's first name(s) William Mcdonald

Registration number 1921/001950
Thanks Ellie.

Lots of different McDonalds in my tree.

Alexander died on the 6th.

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The Telegraph – Wed 8 June 1921 – Rockhampton June 7

Alexander McDonald only son of Mr W McDonald, a well known contractor of Rockhampton, when riding a motor bicycle collided with a young man named Hudson who was riding a bicycle at the intersection of two streets at noon yesterday. McDonald….


Born 20 Sept 1898 Qld – William McDonald & Annie Elizabeth Moyle

Father’s death – Morning Bulletin Tue 27 Dec 1932

MCDONALD – On 26th December 1932 at Leinster Hospital, William McDonald of Rockhampton and late of Yeppon, aged 74 years – At Rest.

Mother – Annie Elizabeth McDonald – Morning Bulletin – Sat 20 July 1929


info for William McDonald b 1851 Brechin Fofarshire to John McDonald & Margaret Mackie – on 1851 Scotland’s census

Parish 275, Phillimore parish 8729, County Angus, Address Panmure Street, ED 6, Page 5, h/hold 17, Line 13, Roll CSSCT1851_58

Married Annie Elizabeth Moyle 1892 Qld – her 2nd marriage..

Annie Elizabeth Moyle b 1855 Vic to Stephen Moyle & Julia Bennetts

1st Marriage 1875 Vic to William Stephen Hocking

The Ballarat Courier – Thu 17 June 1875

HOCKING – MOYLE – On the 15th June at Barkly street Wesleyan Church by Rev J Albiston, William Stephen Hocking of Little Bendigo to Annie Elizabeth, second daughter of the late Mr Stephen Moyle, Durham Lead.

They had 4 children

William Stephens Hocking death 1889 C4175 – parents Joseph Edwin Hocking & Eliza Bone

Annie Elizabeth Hocking remarried 2 July 1892 Qld to William McDonald

they had 3 children.
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Thanks Val.

I have not added the new details to my tree yet. I want to check something first.

Stephen Moyle b Feb 1816 Camborne Cornwall – died 27 Sept 1873 Durham Lead Buninyong Vic married Julia Earle Bennetts 8 July 1837 Cranborne Cornwall.

Ballarat Star – Mon 29 Sept 1873

The Friends of the Late Mr Stephen Moyle are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of internment, The Buninyong Cemetery to move from his late residence Garibaldi Hill, Durham Lead on Tuesday the 30th instant at 1 oclock.

Tree suggests Julia Earle Moyle died 5 Oct 1894 Durham Lead Vic
Where is the birth of Alexander John McDonald?

He married in 1877 so something is very wrong.

Is that the right death for Alexander John who married in 1877 ?
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These two are ok, don't know about the rest.

Marriage 5 Jul 1877/C0173 McDonald Alexander John - Nicholls Lizzie

Birth 17 Apr 1878/C00829 McDonald Donald Rankin - Alexander John - Lizzie Nichols

Death for Lizzie?

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seems that following Ellie's post - wrong Mcdonald...

Marriage in 1877 then had Donald in 1878... Ellie's post has death for a Alexander in 1921 so followed that....
Not easy Val.

I'm stuck. Have not found a death for Flora yet. Or a birth for Alexander or a death for Alexander and Lizzie.

Birth 1879/C01006 McDonald Flora Ann - Alexander John - Lizzie Nicholls

Gap - have not looked in other states yet.

Birth 1890/C04538 McDonald Leslie Cecil - Alexander John - Lizzie Nicholls

May not help being after 1954.

Death 1960/B37972 Leslie Cecil McDonald - Alexander John - Lizzie Nicholls
couple of trees have Alexander's death as 6 May Griffiths - cant see on NSW BDM or trove..
Lizzie's – Elizabeth McDonald 1923 B39693 – Thomas Nicholls & Sarah Elizabeth Sharpe - 1st May 1923 Mater Hospital Qld
Thanks Val.

If it is the 1923 one then there is a daughter who married a JAMES but I can't find that marriage so far - Mrs W F ... her initials or his?

Marriage 23 Mar 1910/B8631 Cathleen Elizabeth McDonald - Willie Francis James

Now need her birth and death. Can't find either.
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Flora Ann McDonald died 15 Sept 1964 Qld – reg B068541 page 1739

Leslie Cecil Mcdonald’s death 1960 Qld has correct parents

aha.. Alexander McDonald died 1925 Griffiths NSW – parents Duncan & Annie – Reg no: 20290 - could it be Donald???

Alexander John McDonald b 6 May 1842 Camden NSW to Dr Donald Rankin McDonald (1810-1866 & Ann Campbell (1816-1890)

married Elizabeth Lizzie Nicholls 5 July 1877 Dalby Qld (1852-1923)
Thanks Val.

I'll try to look this up tomorrow.

MCDONALD ALEXANDER J 1950/1842 V18421950 47 D R - ANNE

Ok, who died in Jan 1910 or late 1909 ?

Mrs A J so it would seem to be Alexander. ??
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