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Mary HUNTER

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Hello,

Several trees don't agree on dob or parents.

Mary HUNTER b. 1852-1858 Scotland

father = Ross and mother = Mary Unknown or Ann MILNER

I don't know if it's this one or not but it may be an assumption because spouse was born Chapel of Garioch, Aberdeen. They married in Sydney in 1887.

Mary Hunter
Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
birth 06 Aug 1853
christening 23 Aug 1853 AUCHTERLESS,ABERDEEN
parent Ross Hunter, Ann Milne


I'd like a look up for 1861 please for Mary with father = Ross.

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Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839–1923
Name: Peter Mearns
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1866
Age: 20
Arrival Date: 16 Oct 1886
Arrival Port: Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia
Departure Port: London
Ship: Garonne
Nationality: English <--- wrong

I suppose it would be worth checking if Mary was on the same vessel.

That was Unassisted and Mary is not on that vessel.
 
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One tree thinks this is the right family but I don't know yet:

Piece: SCT1851/187 Place: Daviot -Aberdeenshire Enumeration District: 1
Civil Parish: Daviot Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
Folio: 166 Page: 1 Schedule: 2
Address: Loanhead
Surname First name(s) Rel Status *** Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
HUNTER Ross Head M M 26 Merchant Aberdeenshire - Chapel Of Garioch
HUNTER Anne Wife M F 30 Aberdeenshire - Rayne
HUNTER William M Son - M 3 Aberdeenshire - Keithhall
HUNTER Ross Son - M 1 Aberdeenshire - Daviot
VALENTINE Elsie Servnt U F 15 House Servant Aberdeenshire - Chapel Of Garioch
HENDERSON George Boardr U M 14 App Tailor Aberdeenshire - Keithhall

Middle initial for son William M= Milne

The tree is probably wrong with MILNER.

Mary was about 10 years older than Peter. They didn't arrive together. A planned meeting in NSW or chance? Or an assumption Mary was from same place?
 

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Death 1902 Ross HUNTER Auchterless, Aberdeen Age 79

Death 1866 Ann HUNTER (MILNE) Auchterless, Aberdeen Age 46
 
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Peter's parents:

William Mearns
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marriage 19 Nov 1859 Udny,Aberdeen
spouse Margret Allan
 
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1871
Name: Peter Mearns
Age: 5
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1866
Relationship: Son
Father's name: William Mearns
Mother's name: Margret Mearns
Gender: Male
Where born: Chape of Parish, Aberdeenshire
Registration Number: 249/2
Registration district: Ythan Wells
Civil parish: Ythan Wells
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: Bush
Occupation: Scholar
ED: 2
Household schedule number: 31
Line: 11
Roll: CSSCT1871_44
Household Members:
Name Age
William Mearns 35
Margret Mearns 30
John Mearns 9
William Mearns 7
Peter Mearns 5
Margret Mearns 4
Alexander Mearns 1


I'd like a look up please for William and family in 1861.
 
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Can't find Mary 1861, this may be her in 1871 an 81
1871 Scotland Census
Name: Mary Hunter
Age: 16
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1855
Relationship: Boarder
Gender: Female
Where born: Auchterless, Aberdeen
Registration number: 168/2
Registration district: Old Machar
Civil parish: Old Machar
Town: Aberdeen
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: 1 Westfield Pl
Occupation: Dressmaker
ED: 9
Household schedule number: 115
Line: 12
Roll: CSSCT1871_34
Name Age
Jessie Stewart 30
Euphenia Stewart 10
Georgina Glogg 24
Mary Hunter 16
Mary Harper 58
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1881 Scotland Census
Name: Mary Hunter
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1854
Relationship: Daughter
Father's Name: Ross Hunter
Mother's Name: Agnes Hunter
Gender: Female
Where born: Auchterless, Aberdeensh
Registration number: 173
Registration district: Auchterless
Civil parish: Auchterless
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: Badenscoth Shop
ED: 3
Household schedule number: 38
Line: 9
Roll: cssct1881_55
Name Age
Ross Hunter 55
Agnes Hunter 44
William Mill Hunter 33
Mary Hunter 27
Jeames Hunter 25
Lizzie Hunter 19
Robert Hunter 17
Agnes Hunter 16
David Brown Hunter 11
Catherine Hunter 10
Charles Hunter 8
Jessie Hunter 5
Jessie Adams 28
Arthur Mortimer 22
George Emslie 19
James Duncan 19
John Anderson 20
Alexander Rennie 23
John Anderson 20
 

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Mary's possible arrival...

Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839–1923
Name: Mary Hunter
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
Age: 34
Arrival Date: 23 Feb 1885
Arrival Port: Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia
Departure Port: London
Ship: Chimborazo
Nationality: English
 

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Thanks Geoff,

If the tree is correct and Mary was from Aberdeen then she arrived 1881-1887.

Her death reg actually has her parents as Ross & Mary.

I guess it depends how many Mary HUNTERs were born in Scotland 1852-1858 with father = Ross.

Too far off the main line for me to get a copy of the 1887 marriage.

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Mary's possible arrival...

Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839–1923
Name: Mary Hunter
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
Age: 34
Arrival Date: 23 Feb 1885
Arrival Port: Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia
Departure Port: London
Ship: Chimborazo
Nationality: English
Is this a contender?
 

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If this is the correct Mearns, then young George must have died before 1871..
William was born Oyne on the 1871 census and an Ag Lab also..
1861 Scotland Census
Name: William Mearns
Age: 25
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name : Margaret Mearns
Gender: Male
Where born: Oyne, Aberdeenshire
Registration number: 206
Registration district: Keithhall
Civil parish: Keithhall
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: Kendal
Occupation: Agricultural Labourer
ED: 2
Household schedule number: 32
Line: 3
Roll: CSSCT1861_29
Name Age
William Mearns 25
Margaret Mearns 20
George Mearns 7 Mo
 

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Thanks Geoff.

That fits but I think the fiche at the library will have nothing extra to help apart perhaps a profession. It will just have a tick in the 'English' column as per index, and no place or origin and no parents.

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Thanks Geoff.

That looks right.

1881
Name: Peter Mearns
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1866
Relationship: Son
Father's name: William Mearns
Mother's name: Margaret Mearns
Gender: Male
Where born: Aberdeenshire, Chapel of Garioch
Registration Number: 173
Registration district: Auchterless
Civil parish: Auchterless
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: Logie Newton
Occupation: Scholar
ED: 5
Household schedule number: 23
Line: 8
Roll: cssct1881_55
Household Members:
William Mearns 45
Margaret Mearns 40
Peter Mearns 15
Maggie Mearns 14
Alexander Mearns 11
James Mearns 9
Samuel Niven Mearns 7
Cathrine Ann Mearns 5
Sarah Mearns 3
Mary Walker Mearns 2


Lunch time. :)
 

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You're right the inconsistency of Mary's birth date from 1851 in censuses etc to 1857 suggested in RI, died 1911 aged 54, doesn't help :confused:

Ross is at least 11y older than Agnes and no sign of them in 1861... he may have married once or twice before Agnes..
FS has this which is consistent with post #4:
groom's name: Ross Hunter
bride's name: Anne Milne
marriage date: 13 Jun 1847
marriage place: Daviot, Aberdeen,Scotland
indexing project (batch) number: M11187-2
system origin: Scotland-ODM
source film number: 993179
If correct it may confirm Mary's birth as per post no #1
 

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Mary's possible arrival...

Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839–1923
Name: Mary Hunter
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
Age: 34
Arrival Date: 23 Feb 1885
Arrival Port: Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia
Departure Port: London
Ship: Chimborazo
Nationality: English
Family Name Given Name Age Month Year Ship Port Fiche Page
HUNTER MARY 34 - FEB 1885 CHIMBORAZO B 446 006

That fiche is in the State Library but no point looking.
 

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It does not appear the two families were neighbours so I presume they met in Sydney.

So we are missing 1861 and a marriage for Ross.
 

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