Peter McARTHUR 1806-1892 & Isabella McLEAN 1808-1887

Isles of Iona & Mull, Scotland; "Muntham" Station, Carapook, Victoria & Mount Gambier, South Australia

Peter McARTHUR, b. 1806, Isle of Iona, Argyllshire, Scotland son of Dugald McARTHUR and Ann McCORMICK first married in 1827 to Christina 'Chirsty' LIVINGSTONE and they had two children on the Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland.

Peter McARTHUR's second marriage was in 1833 to Flora McDONALD and they had five children on the Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland before Flora died in 1841.

Peter McARTHUR's third marriage was to Isabella McLEAN and they had four children on the Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland and one more in South Australia after emigration to Australia in 1852. Peter and his third wife Isabella along with children from his three marriages arrived at Portland, Victoria on the "Marmion" in 1852.

Three of the sons of Peter McARTHUR were first engaged at "Muntham" Station before before moving to South Australia.

Peter McARTHUR and Christina 'Cirsty' LIVINGSTONE had the following family:

  1. Anne "Agnes" McARTHUR b. 1829, Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland, d. 1894, Mount Gambier, South Australia m. William SINCLAIR 1826-1906 and they had at least 4 children near Mount Gambier, South Australia

  2. John McARTHUR b. 1831, Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland, d. 1885, Millicent, South Australia, m. Margaret Morrison DRYSDALE 1835-1917 and had 11 children near Mount Gambier or Millicent, South Australia.

Peter McARTHUR and Flora McDONALD had the following family:

  1. Archibald McARTHUR b. 1833, Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland, d. 1911, Mount Gambier, South Australia, m. Elizabeth STEWART 1839-1887 and they had 4 children near Mount Gambier, South Australia.

  2. Dugald McARTHUR b. 1835, Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland, d. 1908, near Mount Gambier, South Australia, m. Amelia CAMERON (c.1847-___?) and they had one son......?

  3. Neil McARTHUR b. 1836, Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland, d. 1878, Mount Gambier, South Australia, m. Catherine McKINNON 1838-1905 and they had 3 children near Mount Gambier, South Australia.

  4. Christina McARTHUR b. 1838, Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland, d. 1923, Mount Gambier, South Australia, m. Duncan BUCHANAN 1819-1890 and they had 10 children near Mount Gambier, South Australia.

  5. Flora McARTHUR b. 1839, Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland, d. 1924, Adelaide, South Australia, m. Peter SINCLAIR 1841-1920, brother of William (above) and they had 7 children near Mount Gambier or Millicent, South Australia.

  6. Marion McARTHUR b. 1840, Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland, and probaly died young.

Peter McARTHUR and Isabella McLEAN had the following family:

  1. Donald McARTHUR b. 1842, Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland, d. 1912, Mount Gambier, South Australia, m. Agnes CARRISON 1847-1937 and they had 11 children near Mount Gambier, South Australia.

  2. Mary McARTHUR b. 1845, Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland, d. 1933, Mount Gambier, South Australia, m. James SMITH 1842-1905 and they had 10 children near Mount Gambier, South Australia.

  3. Elizabeth McARTHUR b. 1847, Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland, d. 1938, Melbourne, Victoria, m. Robert CARRISON 1857-1935 and they had 7 children at Port MacDonnell, South Australia.

  4. James McARTHUR b. 1849, Isle of Iona or Mull, Scotland, d. 1903, Mount Gambier, South Australia, m. Janet "Jessie" McCALLUM 1850-1925 and they had 5 children near Mount Gambier, South Australia.

  5. Charles McARTHUR b. 1855, ____, South Australia, d. 1932, Mount Gambier, South Australia, m. Caroline KILSBY 1861-1945 and they do not appear to have had any children.