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Death 6373/1880 DONALD GEORGE AGE 76 YEARS DIED DENILIQUIN DENILIQUIN

Death 15092/1894 DONALD JEAN G UNKNOWN UNKNOWN YASS

Are these husband and wife and what more can be found about them?
 

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There is a fair bit of distance between Deniliquin and Yass.. :rolleyes:

There is this:
Jean Donald
Birth Date: 1851
Father: George Donald
Mother: Jean
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1851
Registration Place: Yass, New South Wales
Volume Number: V1851520 51

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Susan Donald
Birth Date: 1854
Father: George Donald
Mother: Jean
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1854
Registration Place: Yass, New South Wales
Volume Number: V18541320 52

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Susan Donald
Spouse: Geo Hy Melrose
Marriage Date: 1874
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Yass, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1874
Registration Number: 4259

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Just found a tree that has Jean and Susan's parents as George Donald 1806 Ayrshire - 1870 Yass and Jean Galbraith 1811 Ayrshire - 1894 Yass.

Jean Galbraith's parents are: John Galbraith and Agnes McNish.

So, Jean would fit but not George (Deniliquin)

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Susan Alston Melrose
Death Date: 1936
Death Place: New South Wales
Father: George
Mother: Jane
Registration Year: 1936
Registration Place: Canterbury, New South Wales
Registration Number: 8798

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New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Name: Jane Donald
Birth Year: abt 1812
Age: 25
Arrival Date: 13 Jul 1837
Vessel Name: John Barry
[Image has her with George 28y, Thomas 3y and George 1y]

May be wise to stop here until you review what's been found.

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Thanks Geoff.

Some things fit and some don't.

I can't find a death in or near Yass around 1870 for George.

The death for Jean would fit however I believe she married in 1858:

2971/1858 PATTERSON JOHN - DONALD JANET - YASS

Bap V18444914 47/1844 DONALD JANE - GEORGE - JANE

Presbyterian Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of St Andrews Scots Church, Sydney in the Year 1844
26 June - 5 Feby. 1844 - Jane - George Donald & Jane Galbraith - Sydney - Stonemason - Rev. J. McGarvie D.D.


We have the usual Jane/Jean/Janet bit.

Death 8 Feb 1890/C0601 Patterson Janet - George Donald - Jane Galbraith

No age at death:

Bald Hills Cemetery
Portion GD Section 7 Grave 60
Patterson Janet 01 / 03 / 1890 Unknown

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Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875)
Friday 18 February 1870

DEATHS.

On the 6th February, at Yass, Mr. George Donald, aged 63, leaving a widow and family to mourn their loss. Greatly respected by all who knew him.

ALSO


Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931)
Monday 14 February 1870

DEATHS. On the 6th February, at North Yass, New South Wales, George, the fourth son of the late Thomas DONALD, Esq., parish of Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland, aged 63 years.
 

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New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Name: Jane Donald
Birth Year: abt 1812
Age: 25
Arrival Date: 13 Jul 1837
Vessel Name: John Barry
[Image has her with George 28y, Thomas 3y and George 1y]

May be wise to stop here until you review what's been found.

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George was a Mason...
 

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Some things fit and some don't.

The death for Jean would fit however I believe she married in 1858:

2971/1858 PATTERSON JOHN - DONALD JANET - YASS
There is a Jane/Janet and a Jean...

Jane Donald
Birth Date: 1844
Father: George Donald
Mother: Jane
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1844
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Volume Number: V18445498 45B

Probably the one who married John Patterson...

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No reg on BMD (because there was an inquest) :)

DONALD George Death notice 08FEB1870 Death 63 at North Yass, N.S.W. Sydney Morning Herald 14FEB1870

DONALD George Death notice 06FEB1870 Death 63 at North Yass, N.S.W., formerly of Galston, Ayrshire Scotland The Empire 15FEB1870

DONALD George Death notice 06FEB1870 Death 63 at Yass Sydney Morning Herald 17FEB1870
 

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There is a Jane/Janet and a Jean...

Jane Donald
Birth Date: 1844
Father: George Donald
Mother: Jane
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1844
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Volume Number: V18445498 45B

Probably the one who married John Patterson...

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Presbyterian baptism at Sydney. George is a stonemason.
 

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New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Name: Jane Donald
Birth Year: abt 1812
Age: 25
Arrival Date: 13 Jul 1837
Vessel Name: John Barry
[Image has her with George 28y, Thomas 3y and George 1y]

May be wise to stop here until you review what's been found.

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George Donald & Jane Galbraith
11 Jun 1830 Dalmellington, Ayr, Scotland
Batch: M115864

Thomas Donald
baptism/christening date: 25 Jan 1835 Barony, Lanark, Scotland
birth date: 6 Jan 1835
George Donald & Jane Galbraith
 

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No age at death to really confirm that Jane born 5 Feb 1844 Sydney married as Janet on 29 Aug 1858 and died as Janet 1890.

Bald Hills Cemetery
Portion GD Section 7 Grave 60
Patterson Janet 01 / 03 / 1890 Unknown


Died as Jean G in 1894 at Yass.

EDIT: correction

No luck searching TROVE in 1894 for any notice. I searched for 'donald' AND 'jean' and no hits.
 
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