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Isabella McLEOD

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Marriage 21/01/1834 McLEOD JOHN - MARGARET McLEAN/FR230 110/ 20 179 Duirinish

No birth found for Isabella. Marriage to Hunter not found in Scotland or NZ ??

1841 and 1851 census ??

Arrival in NZ ?

NZ Marriage 23 Apr 1868/6146 Isabella Hunter - James Ross

NSW Marriage 1937/1889 WALKER WILLIAM - ROSS ISABELLA - BALMAIN

NSW Death 15407/1904 WALKER WILLIAM W - JOHN - JANE - WOONONA * 28 Sep

NSW Death 3686/1906 WALKER ISABELLA - JOHN - MARGARET - WOONONA * 27 Jan

Age at death and burial not yet found.
 
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John McLeod married 21 Jan 1834 Duirinish Inverness Scotland to Margaret McLean – Scotland select Marriages

has Isabella baptised age 4 on 5 March 1838 Stornoway Ross & Cromarty Scotland - Scotland select Births & Baptisms – came out on ship under Elizabeth

Parents John age 26, Margaret age 26 and child age 3 arrive NSW 13 Dec 1837 on ship “Midlothian” - NSW Assisted Immigrant passengers

father John died 12 Nov 1853 age 38
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/675890?searchTerm=john mcleod
Mother Margaret on findagrave died 30 Aug 1878 buried Pioneers Memorial Park Leichhardt

Isabella married 1855 Newcastle NSW John Ross – (tree has him as Jean George Ross 91830 France-28 April 1868 Walsend NSW) – death cert has him as George Ross, 14 yrs in Colony

Isabella remarried 1889 Balmain NSW to William Walker – reg 1937

Isabella Walker died 27 Jan 1906 age 71 buried Clifton Cemetery – Anglican Parish Registers
hubby William also buried Sept 30 1904 at Clifton Cemetery – age 75
 

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NZ Marriage 23 Apr 1868/6146 Isabella Hunter - James Ross

NZ Birth 16 Feb 1869/207 Ross Elizabeth - Isabella - James

No. 157
28 March 1887 Waterloo St, Balmain
Ernest Christopherson - Bachelor - Christiania Norway - Sailor 24 - At Sea - Andreas Christopherson & Mary Drilling - Stevedore
Elizabeth Ross - Spinster - Timaru New Zealand - Servant 18 - Balmain - James Ross & Isabella Hunter - Mason
Married in the house of the bride's mother According to the forms of the Presbyterian Church
Parties signed: Witnesses signed: Peter Hine, Katherine Ross
By me George Grimm Officiating Minister

NSW Death 2443/1886 ROSS JAMES AGE 52 YEARS DIED BALMAIN BALMAIN * 26 Jun 1886

The Sydney Morning Herald - Mon 28 Jun 1886 p.1
Deaths.
ROSS.-June 26, at his residence, Waterloo-street, Balmain, after a long and painful illness, James Ross, aged 52 years, leaving a loving wife and family and a large circle of friends to mourn their loss. New Zealand papers please copy.

Old Balmain Cemetery
8189 1886 June 28 James Ross Presbyn. Balmain 52 R F WOOD & Co Purchased ordinary

Isabella remarried ... her parents are John and Margaret but now it seems to be an issue as to the right ones.
 

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Elizabeth Christopherson (b 1869 Timarn NZ) – inquest date 6 Nov 1896 Canley Park Liverpool – age 27

Death Index – Elizabeth Christopherson 1896 Liverpool – James & Isabella – reg 14047
Elizabeth & Ernest has son of same name b 1892 NSW who married 1917 to Myrtle E Stimson

Gladys Mary Christopherson 1890 NSW – Ernest & Elizabeth nee Ross – marries Albert V Stimson in 1914 NSW & she died 31 May 1965 buried Rookwood section K Row 59

Ernest died 28 March 1933 age 70 – buried Rookwood section K Row 24 – Independent
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/76338365?searchTerm=christopherson
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/16980161?searchTerm=christopherson

2nd wife = Eva Allen – marriage 25 July1898 St Thomas Balmain - Balmain South – 5089/1898 – Parish Reg has him as widow b Norway age 35 – Eva is 30 b Sydney
 

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Thanks Val.

Several trees have John McLeod and Margaret McLean as the parents of Isabella Hunter but I can't see how. I think two trees are half right but I'm stuck finding where the trees divert.
 

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it's a bit of a mess Dave,
Could this be Isabella??


NZ Cemetery Records – Otago Main block Balclutha Old Cemetery
313 – Isabella Jane wife of James Ross died 24 June 1875 aged 26 yrs BDM = reg 4109

children? -
Catherine Ross b 1876 NZ – mm just Isabella - different Isabella to above....
Elizabeth Hastie Ross 1874 NZ –mm Isabella Jane
Donald James Ross 1870 NZ – mm Isabella Jane

did they have a son George in 1871 NZ ? If so, not showing on BDM
 

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Yes, a mess, Val.

I think that must be a different James Ross with Isabella Jane.

We have this.

NSW Registers of Coroners' Inquests, 1821-1937
Elizabeth Christopherson
Birth Place: Timaru, New Zealand
Death Place: Canley Park Liverpool District
Inquest Date: 6 Nov 1896
Inquest Place: Canley Park Liverpool District
Age: 27
[Natural causes, cardiac syncope]

and these

NZ Marriage 23 Apr 1868/6146 Isabella Hunter - James Ross

NZ Birth 16 Feb 1869/207 Ross Elizabeth - Isabella - James

and this pointing to NZ so the right James - born abt 1834.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Mon 28 Jun 1886 p.1
Deaths.
ROSS.-June 26, at his residence, Waterloo-street, Balmain, after a long and painful illness, James Ross, aged 52 years, leaving a loving wife and family and a large circle of friends to mourn their loss. New Zealand papers please copy.

And then remarriage

Marriage 1937/1889 WALKER WILLIAM - ROSS ISABELLA - BALMAIN

So we have Isabella Hunter [widow or spinster] with parents John and Margaret and no age at death yet found.
 

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It's an error with Sydney. It's closer to Wollongong.

Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers
William Williams Walker
Death Age: 75
Death Date: abt 1904
Burial Date: 30 Sep 1904
Burial Place: Sydney, NSW
Parish as it Appears: Bulli
[Abode = Clifton]

Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers
Isabella Walker
Death Age: 71
Death Date: abt 1906
Burial Date: 28 Jan 1906
Burial Place: Sydney, NSW
Parish as it Appears: Bulli
[Abode = Clifton]


So Isabella born abt 1835.
 

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If this is the family with Isabella as Elizabeth then ...

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-XHLQ-STZ

Age at death is out.

Death 2474/1878 McLEOD MARGARET AGE 73 YEARS DIED BALMAIN BALMAIN

Balmain Cemetery
4499 1878 Aug 30 Margaret McLeod Presby. Balmain 73 J&G Shying & Co Ordinary grave 4816

4816 1879 Apr 22 Phoebe Hanson Presbyt Pyrmont 32 J&G Shying 4499

Have not found who Phoebe is yet.

NSW Death 749/1879 HANSON PHOBE - JOHN - MARGARET - SYDNEY * 21 Apr

NSW Marriage 1363/1877 HANSON PETER - FISHER PHOEBE - BALMAIN

No marriage in NSW index for a Phoebe McLeod to a Fisher. Or in NZ.
 
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Phoebe McLeod b 1845 Millers Forest – died 21 April 1879 NSW
daughter of John McLeod (1811-1853) & Margaret McLean (1812-1878)
married 26 May 1877 Balmain to Peter Hansen (1844-1880)

she had daughter Edith Lillian McLeod (1871-1937) on 6 June 1871 Newcastle NSW who married 18 April 1895 to Sydney Charles Heath (1871-1959)
Seems that Isabella’s little sister was a bit of a tearaway, she had 4 children under name of McLeod at Maitland
William J 1862
Sarah A 1864
Florence 1869
Edith L 1871
she is in Goal entrance books – Newcastle age 14 in 1859
 

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Thanks Val.

I can't see a birth/baptism for Phoebe in the index.

Still no sign of the marriage to Hunter for Isabella.
 

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