John BEATON ca1815-1881 & Isabella TURNER c1821-1903

Isle of Skye, Scotland; Apsley, Hotspur, Coleraine, S-W Victoria, Australia

John BEATON b. c1815, Portree, Isle of Skye, Inverness, Scotland, son of John BEATON & Christina MATHESON was married in 1836, Scotland to Isabella TURNER, b. c1821, Portree, Isle of Skye, Inverness, Scotland, daughter of John TURNER and Jessie McNAB.

John & Isabella BEATON and four children - Christina, Archibald, Neil and Dugald emigrated under the HIES on the ship "Arabian", arriving at Portland in September 1854. Two more children, Jessie and John were born after arrival in Victoria.

The family lived at "Cove" Station near Apsley, then Hotspur, then at "Fleming Springs" Konongwootong, north of Coleraine, Victoria.

John BEATON died at "Fleming Springs" north of Coleraine, Victoria in 1881 and his wife Isabella aslo died at "Fleming Springs" in 1903 and they are both buried in the Coleraine Cemetery.

John BEATON and Isabella TURNER had the following family:

  1. Duncan BEATON b. & d. abt 1838, Isle of Skye, Scotland;

  2. Katie BEATON b. & d. abt 1840, Isle of Skye, Scotland;

  3. Christina BEATON b. 1843, Isle of Skye, Scotland, d. 1923, Coleraine, Victoria m. James SHAW 1843-1925;

  4. Archibald BEATON b. c1846 Isle of Skye, Scotland, d. 1883, Harrow, Victoria, m. Eliza SMITH abt 1850-___?;

  5. Neil BEATON b. 1849 Isle of Skye, Scotland, d. 1923, Coleraine, Victoria, m. Elizabeth Hannah MARSH 1864-1946;

  6. Dugald BEATON b. 1852 Isle of Skye, Scotland, d. 1924, Casterton, Victoria m. Catherine SHAW 1858-1939;

  7. Jessie BEATON b. 1857 "Cove Station", Victoria, d. 1936, Coleraine, Victoria m1. John McVEAN 1849-1895, m2 John McPHEE 1853-1931;

  8. John BEATON b. 1859 Cove Station", Victoria, d. 1922, Coleraine, Victoria m. Edith Jane PEARCE 1862-1942;

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