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== Family ==
 
== Family ==
  
Alexander and Margaret had at least sevenchildren, three born in Australia:  
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Alexander and Margaret had at least seven children, three born in Australia:  
  
1. James (Died Alloa, Scotland, 1843, aged 18 months.
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1. James (Died Alloa, Scotland, 1843, aged 18 months).
  
 
2. Margaret Ann Allen (birth unknown. Died 18 April 1854 at Eureka). There is a headstone at the Ballaarat Old Cemetery that reads "Erected by Lex and Margaret Allen - Margaret Ann who met with a premature death at Eureka on 18 April 1854 aged 11 years.<ref>Information from Maureen Stapleton, 19 July 2018.</ref>  
 
2. Margaret Ann Allen (birth unknown. Died 18 April 1854 at Eureka). There is a headstone at the Ballaarat Old Cemetery that reads "Erected by Lex and Margaret Allen - Margaret Ann who met with a premature death at Eureka on 18 April 1854 aged 11 years.<ref>Information from Maureen Stapleton, 19 July 2018.</ref>  

Revision as of 09:34, 22 July 2018

Background

Margaret (Gellatly) and her husband Alexander McKenzie Allen had emigrated from Scotland on the Flora in 1852. Margaret died of facial cancer on 4 January 1863..[1]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

They were living at Eureka at the time of the Eureka Stockade.

Post 1854 Experiences

The family lived on the east side of Ballarat West where Alexander worked as a tailor.[2]

Family

Alexander and Margaret had at least seven children, three born in Australia:

1. James (Died Alloa, Scotland, 1843, aged 18 months).

2. Margaret Ann Allen (birth unknown. Died 18 April 1854 at Eureka). There is a headstone at the Ballaarat Old Cemetery that reads "Erected by Lex and Margaret Allen - Margaret Ann who met with a premature death at Eureka on 18 April 1854 aged 11 years.[3]

3. Elizabeth (Born Perth, Scotland. Married Digory Penrose Roberts, and they had 16 children)[4]

4. Jessie (Died 26 December 1852 at Geelong)

5. Esther Ann (Born Ballarat 1855. Married Robert Grant in 1874)[5];

6. Georgina Rennie (Born 1858 Ballarat. Married John Zehan Phillips in 1881)[6];

7. Mary Bathgate (Born 1861 Ballarat. Married Alexander Rae in 1881)[7]. [8]

See also

Alexander McKenzie Allen

Further Reading

Corfield, J., Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.

References

  1. Information from Maureen Stapleton, 19 July 2018.
  2. Information from Maureen Stapleton, 19 July 2018.
  3. Information from Maureen Stapleton, 19 July 2018.
  4. Information from Maureen Stapleton, 19 July 2018.
  5. Corfield, J., Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
  6. Corfield, J., Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
  7. Corfield, J., Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
  8. Dorothy Wickham, Women of the Diggings: Ballarat 1854, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2009.

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