John McDONALD 1804-1878
&
Flora LAMONT 1813-1878

Isle of Skye, Scotland & Hotspur, S-W Victoria, Australia

John McDONALD b. 1804 Isle of Skye, Sct son of Hector McDONALD and Catherine NICHOLSON was married in 1838 at Snizort, Isle of Skye, Sct to Flora LAMONT b. 1818 Kilmartin, Sct, dau of John & Margaret LAMONT. John, Flora & family arrived at Portland, Victoria on the "New Zealander" in 1853.
They settled at Hotspur where John's brother Hector McDONALD (of the "Crawford Inn", Hotspur and "Mac's Hotel" in Portland) had been residing for a number of years.

John McDONALD and Flora LAMONT had the following family:

  1. Mary McDONALD b. 1838 Skye, Sct, m. Archibald McLEAN

  2. Hector McDONALD b. 1840, Isle of Skye, Sct, d. 1883, Hotspur, Vic, m. Sarah McDONALD 1842-1871

    1. John McDONALD b. 1868 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1920, Wagga Wagga, NSW;

    2. Neil McDONALD b. 1870 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1891, Hamilton, Vic;

    3. Flora McDONALD b. 1871 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1922, NSW, m. William John HENDERSON 1876-1950.


  3. Margaret "Peggy" McDONALD b. 1842, Skye, Sct m. John McMILLAN at St John's C.of.E, Digby in 1864.

  4. Catherine "Kitty" McDONALD b. 1845, Skye, Sct, d. 1921 m. 1863, "Ardachy" Branxholme, Vic to Malcolm McINTOSH 1835-1887, son of Angus McINTOSH & Catherine NICHOLSON.
    Malcolm's sister Catherine McINTOSH 1833-1927 married Michael COTTER 1817-1913 at Branxholme in 1860.

    1. Catherine McINTOSH b. 1864 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1947, m. James PEARCE 1861-1941;

    2. Christina McINTOSH b. 1866 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1956, m. Donald McDONALD 1947-1932;

    3. Angus McINTOSH b. 1868 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1929, m. Bessie GEAR 1876-1964;

    4. Flora McINTOSH b. 1872 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1961, m. James McINNES 1867-1920;

    5. Mary Ann McINTOSH b. 1874 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1955, m. Harry Thomas WALTER 1871-1940;

    6. Margaret Ann McINTOSH b. 1876 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1968, m. Charles Henry MILNER 1861-1940;

    7. Sarah McINTOSH b. 1878 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1972, m. Robert GRANT 1883-1957;

    8. Annie McINTOSH b. 1880 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1965, m. Arthur Robert DOWLING 1861-1934;

    9. Isabella McINTOSH b. 1882, d. 1885 Branxholme, Vic.;

    10. John McINTOSH b. 1884 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1944, m. Ethel Maud HUGHES 1885-1968;

    11. Jane McINTOSH b. 1886 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1971, m. Alfred Joseph HILES 1889-1953;

    12. Malcolm McINTOSH b. 1888 Branxholme, Vic, d. 1960, m. Bertha Elizabeth CHISHOLM 1887-1972;


  5. John McDONALD b. 1847, Skye, Sct, m. Isabella McGUINESS
    John McDONALD b. 1847 Inverness, Sct married 1879 Victoria to Isabella McGUINESS b. 1856 Portland, Victoria, dau of Robert McGUINESS and Elizabeth "Betsy" McDONALD and they had the following children:

    1. Andrew McDONALD b. 1880, Digby, Vic, d. 1967, m. Bessie COWLAND 1885-1962

    2. Flora Isabella McDONALD b. 1881 Digby, Vic., d. 1952;

    3. John Alexander McDONALD b. 1884 Hotspur, Vic, m. Ellen BIRD

    4. Elizabeth McDONALD b. 1886 Hotspur, Vic, m. George Charles ELLIS;

    5. Robert McDONALD b. 1889 Hotspur, Vic;

    6. Hector McDONALD b. 1891 Hotspur, Vic, d. 1917 Belgium

    7. Donald McDONALD b. 1894 Hotspur, Vic, d. 1957, m. Ida Agnes Pearl BLACKWOOD

    8. Margaret McDONALD b. 1897 Hotspur, Vic, d. 1974 m. Joseph Wallace WHYTE;

    9. Angus McDONALD b. 1899 Hotspur, Vic.


  6. Anne McDONALD b. 1848, Skye, Sct _______?

  7. Flora McDONALD b. c1852, Skye, Sct, m. Donald McINTOSH

  8. Angus McDONALD b. 1855, Hotspur, Vic, m. Margaret McGUINESS
    Angus McDONALD b. 1855 Hotspur, Victoria married 1883 Victoria to Margaret McGUINESS b. 1863 Strathdownie, Victoria daughter of Robert McGUINESS and Elizabeth "Betsy" McDONALD and they had the following children:

    1. John Robert McDONALD b. 1884, Digby, Vic, d. 1934, m. Flora Ethel McDONALD 1881-1963

    2. Elizabeth "Bessie" McDONALD b. 1886 Digby, Vic, d. 1971, m. Jesse Wilfred MALSEED 1888-1948;

    3. Angus Alexander McDONALD b. 1888 Hotspur, Vic, d. 1961, m. Olive Adelaide BELL 1892-1956

    4. Hector McDONALD b. 1890 Digby, Vic, d. 1916 Somme, France (no known grave)

    5. Margaret Flora McDONALD b. 1893 Digby, Vic, d. 1953;

    6. Andrew Lamond McDONALD [MM] b. 1895 Digby, Vic, d. 1989, m. Helen Cecelia Florence GORDON 1902-
      • WW1 Pte 7048, 14th Battalion, AIF, enlisted Oct 1916
      • WW1 Pte 7048, 14th Battalion, AIF, served in France 1917-1919
      • WW1 L/Cpl 7048, 14th Battalion, AIF, awarded Military Medal [MM] for leadership in capturing an enemy post, prisoners & trench mortars on 4 Jul 1917
      • WW1 Sgt 7048, 14th Battalion, AIF, RTA 15 Dec 1919
      • Tree 8 Hotspur Avenue of Honour, planted by Mr A McLEAN
      • Tree 8 Digby Avenue of Honour, planted by Mrs H B SHAW
      • Hotspur State School Honour Roll

    7. Neil Douglas McDONALD 1898 Digby, Vic, d. 1978; m. Doris NICOL 1906-
      • WW1 1st AIF, enlisted Jul 1918, no overseas service
      • WW2


  9. Annie McDONALD b. 1858, Hotspur, S-W Vic, d. 1939, Heywood, Vic, m. Donald McKINNON 1851-1924.
    Donald McKINNON born c. 1851, Isle of Coll, Scotland to Hector McKINNON and Catherine McINNES. Donald McKINNON & Annie McDONALD married in 1882 and resided at Milltown, near Heywood, S-W Victoria had the following family...

    1. Hector McKINNON b. 1885, d. 1887 Condah, Vic;

    2. John McKINNON b. 1887 Condah, Vic, d. 1966, Melbourne, Vic., m. ...?...;

    3. Allan Charles McKINNON b. 1890 Milltown, S-W Vic, d. 1959, m. Elizabeth Ann SHARROCK 1893-1976;
      • WW1 : Pte 5168, 14th Battalion, AIF
      • enlisted 1-11-1915, RTA 13-02-1917

    4. Donald McKINNON b. 1891 Milltown, S-W Vic, d. 1973, m ?;

    5. Duncan McLennan McKINNON b. 1893 Milltown, S-W Vic, son of Donald McKINNON ans Annie McDONALD, d. 1958, Diggers Rest, Vic., m. Annie Louisa TALBOT 1894-1900, b. Moyston, Vic., to John TALBOT and Catherine McKINNON, died Bunbury, WA.

    6. Hector McKINNON b. 1896 Milltown, S-W Vic, d. 1978, m ?;

    7. Neil McPhail McKINNON b. 1898 Milltown, S-W Vic, d. 1966, m. Catherine Sarah "Kit" COTTIER 1905-1984;