William GRAHAM c.1797-1877
Jean CAMPBELL c.1799-1886

Co Down, Northern Ireland ; Wigton, Scotland ; Portland and Merino, S-W Victoria, Australia

William GRAHAM c.1797-1877, b. Co Down, North Ireland to John GRAHAM and Mary McCRACKEN; d.Merino, S-W Victoria; married Scotland, to Jean CAMPBELL c.1799-1886, b. Glenluce, Wigtonshire, Scotland to William CAMPBELL and Elizabeth KERR. William and Jean GRAHAM are both buried in the Merino cemetery, S-W Victoria.

This family, or the main part of it, appears to have arrived at Portland, Victoria on the "Athletae" in February 1855.

William GRAHAM & Jean CAMPBELL had the following known family...

  1. Mary GRAHAM 1824-1908, b. Glenluce, Wigtonshire, Scotland, d. Rainbow, Victoria; m. 1857 to Murdoch McRAE c.1818-1893. This marriage took place in 1857 at "McKENZIE's Hotel" in Portland and they had the following chn...
    1. Murdoch McKenzie McRAE b. 1864 Digby, Vic, m. 1902 Ann PENNY.
    2. Farquhar McRAE b. 1860 "Ardgarton Station", Digby, Vic, m. 1899, Janet ROBERTSON;
    3. Jane McRAE b. 1862 Digby, Vic ______???;
    4. Murdoch McKenzie McRAE b. 1864 Digby, Vic, m. 1902 Ann PENNY.

  2. Elizabeth GRAHAM 1824-1900, b. Wigtownshire, Scotland, d. Portland, S-W Victoria, m. to John MEHAFFEY, c.1824-1901 and they had the following family...
    1. Campbell MEHAFFEY c.1851-1928, b. ...?...; d. Naracoorte, SA; m.1 1889 to Louisa Jane PLATT 1867-1889; m.2 Charlotte Augusta LAMB c.1879-1957. b. ...?..., d. Adelaide, South Australia
    2. John MEHAFFEY b. 1856, Portland, Vic, m. Beatrice Elizabeth NICHOLLS
    3. Mary McCallum MEHAFFEY b. 1858, Portland, Vic, m. Arthur Willy STOCK (went to New Zealand)
    4. James MEHAFFEY b. 1860, Portland, Vic

  3. Jean GRAHAM 1827-1918, b. Wigtonshire, Scotland; d. Rainbow, Victoria; m. ..?.. Henry WOODS, c. 1823-1883; Railway Inspector of Melbourne, Victoria bef 1882; farmer of Digby, Victoria 1882-1883; d. Digby, Victoria.

  4. Margaret "Maggie" GRAHAM 1830-1894, b. Wigtownshire, Scotland, d. Merino, Victoria, m. 1869, "Mocamboro Inn", near Merino, Victoria to Alexander CAMERON c.1826-1900, farmer of Dwyer's Creek, Henty, Victoria;

  5. William GRAHAM c.1833-1905, b. Wigtonshire, Scotland, d. Rainbow, Victoria;

  6. Susan GRAHAM 1839-1892, b. Wigtonshire, Scotland, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria; m. 1858 at "Ardgarton" station, near Digby, Victoria to Kenneth McKENZIE c.1829-1896. The 1858 marriage took place at the home of Murdoch McRAE "Ardgarton" Station, Digby, Victoria. Murdoch McRAE was married to Mary GRAHAM, sister of Susan GRAHAM. Kenneth McKENZIE was recorded as a 28 year old manager of "Pieracle" Station, son of Alexander McKENZIE "Squatter". Susan McKENZIE (GRAHAM) died in 1892 at Casterton, S-W Victoria, where she operated "The Coffee Palace". Kenneth McKENZIE died at White Cliffs, NSW where his sons were involved in the discovery of the opal field at White Cliffs.

  7. Abraham GRAHAM c.1842-1911, b. ...?..., d. Portland, S-W Victoria.

Links to Glenelg & Wannon Pioneer Names at..

Carapook & Muntham : Casterton : Chetwynd : Dartmoor : Digby : Harrow & Balmoral : Hotspur :

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale

Daryl Povey