John "Little John" McEACHERN 1837-1923
&
Annabella McKENZIE 1835-1822

Scotland ; Sydney, NSW ; MacLeay River, NSW ;
"Pieracle" station, near Digby and "Heathfield" station, Lake Mundi, S-W Victoria, Australia

John "Little John" McEACHERN 1837-1923, b. Morven, Argyllshire, Scotland, son of Hugh & Mary Ann McEACHERN married in 1858 at "Pieracle" station, near Digby, S-W Victoria to Annabella McKenzie 1835-1922, b. Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, to Alexander McKenzie and Annabella McRAE.

John McEACHERN was a squatter and grazier of "Heathfield" station, Lake Mundi, S-W Victoria and "The Wattles" Strathdownie West, S-W Victoria.

Annabella McKENZIE 1835-1922 was a sister of Kenneth McKENZIE 1829-1896 and a neice of Alexander McRAE c.1801-1887, Duncan McRAE 1804-1889 and Murdoch McRAE c. 1818-1893.

John McEACHERN & Annabella McKenzie had the following children:

  1. Alexander Archibald "Alick" McEACHERN 1859-1915, b. "Heathfield" Station, Lake Mundi, Victoria; d. Lower Crawford, near Hotspur, S-W Victoria; m. 1893 to Marion FERGUSON 1865-1931, b. Casterton, S-W Victoria, to Donald FERGUSON and Marion GALBRAITH; d. Mount Gambier, South Australia; both buried Strathdownie. No issue.
  2. Hugh "Hughie" McEACHERN 1860-1956, b. Casterton, S-W Victoria; grazier of Stewart's Range, near Narracoorte; d. Naracoorte, South Australia; m. 1887 to Caroline Magdalene SCHINCKEL 1866-1937, b. Callington, South Australia to Peter Leonard SCHINCKEL and Johanna Caroline BOEHM; d. Naracoorte, South Australia; both buried Naracoorte. 4 children.
  3. Mary McEACHERN 1862-1935, b. "Heathfield" Station, Lake Mundi, Victoria; d. Mount Gambier, South Australia; m. 1887 to Matthew McINTYRE 1860-1935, b. Mount Gambier, South Australia to Donald McINTYRE and Sarah McMILLAN; d. Mount Gambier, South Australia. 5 children.
  4. Annabella Georgina Eliabeth "Annie" McEACHERN 1865-1947, b. Strathdownie, S-W Victoria; d. Strathdownie, S-W Victoria; m. 1890 to John McFARLANE 1845-1920, b. Argyllshire, Scotland to Andrew McFARLANE and Janet McNICOL; d. "The Wattles" Strathdownie, S-W Victoria. 1 child.
  5. Isabella Josephine "Bella" McEACHERN c.1867-1939, b. Strathdownie, S-W Victoria; d. Heywood, S-W Victoria; m. 1899 to Luke O'BRYAN c.1864-1938, b. Wannon Falls, Coleriane-Hamilton, S-W Victoria to Edward O'BRYAN and Elizabeth O'DONOHUE; d. Cape Bridgewater, S-W Victoria. 7 children.
  6. Jessie Eliza McEACHERN c.1871-1959, b. Strathdownie, S-W Victoria; d. Strathdownie, S-W Victoria; m. 1920 to Nathaniel Gibson COLLINS 1869-1946, b. Ballarat, Victoria to George COLLINS and Olive GIBSON; d. Strathdownie, S-W Victoria..
  7. John Angus Campbell Stewart McEACHERN 1873-1960, b. "Heathfield" Station, Lake Mundi, Victoria; d. Moorak, near Mount Gambier, South Australia; m. 1905 to Alice Ethel PENNY 1886-1965, b. Glenburnie, South Australia, to John Hutchins PENNY and Annie Elizabeth STEELE; d. Mount Gambier, South Australia. 10 children.
  8. Alexandrina Campbell "Lexie" McEACHERN c.1876-1959, b. "Heathfield" Station, Lake Mundi, Victoria; d. Strathdownie, S-W Victoria.
  9. Kenneth Duncan "Ken" McEACHERN 1877-1964, b. Strathdownie, S-W Victoria; d. Mount Gambier, South Australia; m. 1904 to Rebecca Ellenora SCHINCKEL 1875-1971, b. Robe, South Australia, to Peter Leonard SCHINCKEL and Johanna Caroline BOEHM; d. Mount Gambier, South Australia. 6? children.

Links to Glenelg & Wannon Pioneer Names at..

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

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale


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