Jessie Cameron STEWART

(1868 - 1884)
Father*Alexander STEWART b. 1841, d. 1878
Mother*Margaret ROBERTSON b. 1845, d. 1899
Jessie Cameron STEWART was born in Gabriels, Otago, on 10 April 1868.1

She was listed on the roll as a student at Lawrence, Otago, from 1876 to 1884.2

Jessie died on 24 May 1884 in Lawrence, Otago, at age 16.3,4 She was buried on 27 May 1884 at the Lawrence Cemetery in Lawrence.5,3
Grave - Alexander STEWART (1841-1878), Margaret (nee ROBERTSON)(1845-1899) and daughter Jessie (1868-1884), Lawrence, NZ

Citations

  1. [S331] Government Publication - Lawrence School Register.
  2. [S331] Government Publication - Lawrence School Register, commenced school aged 7, attained Std 4 in Sep 1880 (aged 12) and Std 6 in Oct 1882 (aged 14). It is unclear why she remained in Std 6 from 1882 to 1884 unless illness was the reason.
  3. [S126] Cemetery Marker - Alexander Stewart / Margaret Robertson / Jessie Stewart, Lawrence cemetery, NZ.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1884/1822, aged 16.
  5. [S35] Cemetery Entry - unknown author, Lawrence Cemetery register, Block 1, Plot 52-53.

John STEWART

(c 1793 - )
John STEWART was born in Fortingall, Perthshire, circa 1793.

He married Janet CAMERON in Lassintullich, Fortingall, Perthshire, on 25 May 1828.1

He was listed in the 1841 census in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, with his wife Janet; they were both listed as farmers. Their children Duncan, Elizabeth, John and Jean were listed with them.2

He was widowed on the death of his wife Janet before 1851.

He was listed in the 1851 census as Head of Family in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire; he was a farmer of 20 acres. His children Duncan, Elizabeth, Margaret and Jean were listed as living with him.3

He was listed in the 1861 census as Head of Family in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire; he was now farming 30 acres and employing two men and two women. The household included a ploughman, a dairymaid and a servant as well as his grandson Angus. His children Duncan and Jean were listed as living with him.4

Family

Janet CAMERON (c 1811 - b 1851)
Children
ChartsFerguson pedigree

Citations

  1. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Fortingall, OPR Marriages, GRO 355/0A 0030 0124.
  2. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, Scottish GRO 355/0A 010/00 001.
  3. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 355/0A 010/00 003.
  4. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 367/00 004/00 007 & 008.

John STEWART

(1832 - )
Father*John STEWART b. c 1793
Mother*Janet CAMERON b. c 1811, d. b 1851
John STEWART was born in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, on 28 October 1832.1,2
The siblings Duncan, Elizabeth, John and Jean were listed in the 1841 census in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, with their parents, John STEWART and Janet CAMERON.3

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry 7509319/24, Perth.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Fortingall, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 355/0A 0030 0051 FR695A3.
  3. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, Scottish GRO 355/0A 010/00 001.

John STEWART1

(c 1810 - 1874)
John STEWART was born in Fortingall, Perthshire, circa 1810.2

He married Jean (Jane) McGREGOR, daughter of Alexander McGREGOR and Margaret McFARLANE, in Dull, Perthshire, on 2 March 1839.3,1,4

He was listed in the 1851 census as Head of Family at West Tempar in Fortingall, Perthshire, with his wife Jean; he was a farmer of 20 acres. The household included their five children and Jean's niece Christian FERGUSSON, who was the household's servant.2

John died on 6 May 1874 at 'Drumchork' in Gairloch, Ross.5

Family

Jean (Jane) McGREGOR (c 1807 - 1877)

Citations

  1. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, FHL film 1040116, 0102727.
  2. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 355/0A 010/00 008.
  3. [S468] Family Tree - Daniel A Cooper, "Family Trees - McGregors by Cooper" , See Note 49.
  4. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Dull, OPR Marriages, GRO 346/00 0060 0180 and Parish of Fortingall, OPR Marriages, GRO 355/0A 0030 147, FR783.
  5. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Gairloch, Statutory Deaths, GRO 066/01 0008, aged 64.

John Alexander STEWART

(1869 - 1941)
Father*Alexander STEWART b. 1841, d. 1878
Mother*Margaret ROBERTSON b. 1845, d. 1899
John Alexander STEWART was born on 23 December 1869 in Gabriels, Otago.1,2

He was listed on the roll as a student at Lawrence, Otago, from 1877 to 1886.3

He was a secretary at the NZ Refrigerating Co Ltd in 1898 at Rattray St in Dunedin, Otago.4

He was named as a beneficiary of the will of Margaret ROBERTSON, his mother, dated 17 April 1899 at District Court of Otago Goldfields in Lawrence, Otago; he was to inherit an equal share (with his siblings) of the residue of the estate, after the disbursements to his sister Margaret, excepting that his share was to be adjusted to allow for his possible debts to his mother at the time of her death5 then clerk, Ocean Beach freezing works in 1904 and 19054 and later foreman, Ocean Beach freezing works in 1910.4

John died in 1941 in New Zealand.6

Citations

  1. [S331] Government Publication - Lawrence School Register.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1870/9273.
  3. [S331] Government Publication - Lawrence School Register, attained Std 1 in Sep 1880 (aged 10), Std 4 in Oct 1882, Std 5 in Sep 1883 and Std 6 in Aug 1884 (aged 12).
  4. [S341] Book - Stone's, Stone's Street Directories, as cited by Noel Read.
  5. [S332] Will - Margaret Robertson, Archives of New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office DAAC/9078/876 L27/99.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1941/29647, aged 71 is the best fit to his age.

Margaret STEWART

(1835 - )
Father*John STEWART b. c 1793
Mother*Janet CAMERON b. c 1811, d. b 1851
Margaret STEWART was born in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, on 12 January 1835.1,2
The siblings Duncan, Elizabeth, Margaret and Jean were listed in the 1851 census in Tullochcrosk, Fortingall, Perthshire, with their father John STEWART.3
She was listed as the sister-in-law of Alexander FERGUSSON in the 1871 Census at 131 Arnfield St in St John, Glasgow, Lanarkshire.4

Citations

  1. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry 7509319/23, Perth.
  2. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Fortingall, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 355/0A 0030 0054 FR697A3.
  3. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 355/0A 010/00 003.
  4. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, Scottish GRO 644/02 093/00 019.

Margaret Bain STEWART

(1916 - 1988)
Father*Allan STEWART d. 1933
Mother*Jane BAIN b. 1874, d. 1944
Margaret Bain STEWART was born in Queensland in 1916.1

She married Edward James HANLEY in Queensland in 1938.2

Margaret died in 1988 in Queensland. She was buried on 4 March 1988 at the Pinnaroo Cemetery, Bridgeman Downs.3

Family

Edward James HANLEY (1915 - 1996)
Child

Citations

  1. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1916/C5818.
  2. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage Reg. No. 1938/B32885.
  3. [S489] Brisbane City Council Cemeteries database, at https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/, Portion 14A, grave 755.
  4. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1943/B60789.

Margaret Kate STEWART

(1874 - 1934)
Father*Alexander STEWART b. 1841, d. 1878
Mother*Margaret ROBERTSON b. 1845, d. 1899
Margaret Kate STEWART was born on 3 July 1874 in Gabriels, Otago.1,2

She was listed on the roll as a student at Lawrence, Otago, from 1881 to 1889.3

Margaret was named executrix and beneficiary in the will of Margaret ROBERTSON, her mother, dated 17 April 1899 at District Court of Otago Goldfields in Lawrence, Otago; she was to inherit 2 freehold sections of land in Lawrence along with their buildings, plus the household furniture, plate, linen, glass, china, jewellry, clothes and chattels, a legacy of £1500, and an equal share (with her brothers) of the remainder of the estate.4

Margaret Kate STEWART and Peter Robertson STEWART were appointed executors of Margaret ROBERTSON's estate at District Court of Otago Goldfields in Lawrence, Otago, on 3 June 1899.4

She married James BEVIN at Lawrence Presbyterian Church in Lawrence, Otago, on 11 August 1899.5,6,7,8

She was widowed on the death of her husband James in 1921.9

Margaret died in 1934 in New Zealand.10

Family

James BEVIN (1866 - 1921)
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] Government Publication - Lawrence School Register.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1874/12356.
  3. [S331] Government Publication - Lawrence School Register, attained Std 1 in Sep 1883 (aged 9) up to Std 6 in Aug 1888 (aged 14).
  4. [S332] Will - Margaret Robertson, Archives of New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office DAAC/9078/876 L27/99.
  5. [S339] Vital Record - Otago & part Southland: Presbyterian marriages (published), as cited by Noel Read.
  6. [S421] Presbyterian Church Archives of NZ, at http://www.archives.presbyterian.org.nz/
  7. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 3748.
  8. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1899/3714.
  9. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1921/10624, aged 55.
  10. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1934/5353, aged 59.
  11. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1900/15945.
  12. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1902/15622.
  13. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1904/17507.

Peter Robertson STEWART

(1871 - 1931)
Father*Alexander STEWART b. 1841, d. 1878
Mother*Margaret ROBERTSON b. 1845, d. 1899
Peter Robertson STEWART was born in Gabriels, Otago, on 29 September 1871.1,2

He was listed on the roll as a student at Lawrence, Otago, from 1881 to 1888.3

He was an accountant at the National Bank of New Zealand in 1898 in Tapanui, Otago.4

He was named executor and beneficiary in the will of Margaret ROBERTSON, his mother, dated 17 April 1899 at District Court of Otago Goldfields in Lawrence, Otago; he was to inherit an equal share (with his siblings) of the residue of the estate, after the disbursements to his sister Margaret.5

Margaret Kate STEWART and Peter Robertson STEWART were appointed executors of Margaret ROBERTSON's estate at District Court of Otago Goldfields in Lawrence, Otago, on 3 June 1899.5

He was a bank clerk in 1902 at 130 Princes St in Dunedin, Otago.4

He married Christina McLAREN at her home, registered at Tokomairiro Presbyterian Church in Milton, Otago, on 30 October 1902.6,7,8,9

He was a bank clerk in 1903 and 1904 in Kurow, Otago.4

Peter appears on the 2nd NZEF roll, with no dependant children, resident at Hokitika, Westland, NZ; but this may be another Peter Robertson Stewart, as the Auckland Cenotaph database records a draper, next of kin his mother (Mrs JRB Stewart of Port Chalmers), embarking on the "Ruapehu" 14 Mar 1917.

Peter died in 1931 in New Zealand.10

Family

Christina McLAREN (1871 - 1949)

Citations

  1. [S331] Government Publication - Lawrence School Register.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1871/9728 although this index gives 'Peter Robinson.'
  3. [S331] Government Publication - Lawrence School Register, attained Std 1 in Sep 1883 (aged 12) and Std 6 in Aug 1888 (aged 16). He appears to be behind in his schooling as he is always at the same stage as his sister Margaret who was three years younger.
  4. [S341] Book - Stone's, Stone's Street Directories, as cited by Noel Read.
  5. [S332] Will - Margaret Robertson, Archives of New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office DAAC/9078/876 L27/99.
  6. [S421] Presbyterian Church Archives of NZ, at http://www.archives.presbyterian.org.nz/
  7. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 6158.
  8. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1902/6020.
  9. [S1127] Email - Christine McLean, email from Christine McLean to D Ferguson, 11 Sep 2017, whose gt-aunt was Christina McLAREN.
  10. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1931/6488, aged 59.

William STEWART1

(c 1832 - )
William STEWART was born in Blair Atholl, Perthshire, circa June 1832.1 and was baptised on 12 August 1832.1

He married Christian FERGUSSON, daughter of John FERGUSSON and Christy McGREGOR, in Middlebridge, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, on 8 June 1860. He stated he was a shepherd, and his father was a farm labourer, while she was a domestic servant, and it appears that she took four years off her age.2

Family

Christian FERGUSSON (c 1826 - )
Child
ChartsThomas Fergusson (c1758-1844) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Blair Atholl, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 334/- 30 734 (FR634), parents Alexander STEWART and Catherine MACMILLAN.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Blair Atholl, Statutory Marriages, GRO 334/00 0003.
  3. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, Scottish GRO 367/00 001/00 006.