Donald McINTOSH 1819-1890
Mary GRANT 1818-1887

Urquhart, Inverness-shire, Scotland ; "Cove" station, Lilimur, Victoria ; Hotspur & Digby, S-W Victoria, Australia

Donald McINTOSH 1819-1890, b. Urquhart, Inverness-shire, Scotland, son of William McINTOSH c.1794-1874 and Fanny McLEAY c. 1791-1869, was married in Scotland to Mary GRANT c.1818-1887, b. Scotland to Duncan and Ann GRANT.

NOTE : Donald's parents William McINTOSH and Fanny McLEAY and other chidren emigrated from Scotland to Canada by 1852 and can be located on a Canadian website by James Cobban.
See the external link at - William McINTOSH c.1794-1874

Donald McINTOSH and Mary GRANT

  • 1838 to 1851 Donald and Mary McINTOSH had at least five children born in Inverness-shire, Scotland.

  • Donald & Mary McINTOSH along with 5 children :- Donald, Ann, Mary, Duncan & William arrived from Scotland at Portland, S-W Victoria in November, 1852 on the "John Davies".

  • Donald McINTOSH was first employed as a shepherd on "Cove" Station, Lilimur, for Mr. Donald Swan, and later for Mr. Donald McLellan. Two more children James & John were born at "Cove Station" near Serviceton in the West Wimmera. Another son Alexander was named in Donald McINTOSH's 1890 will.

  • About 1862 the family moved south and settled at Hotspur, S-W Victoria.

  • In 1869, eldest son Donald McINTOSH married Flora McDONALD, daughter of John McDONALD & Flora LAMONT of Hotspur at Hotspur.

  • About 1870 they selected land between Hotspur and Digby, S-W Victoria.

  • In 1877, second son Duncan McINTOSH married Margaret MORRISON, daughter of Kenneth MORRISON and Mary FRASER.

  • Donald and Mary McINTOSH both died at Digby, Victoria; Mary in 1887 and Donald in 1890 and they are both bured in the Digby Cemetery, S-W Victoria.

  • In 1890, fourth son James McINTOSH married Christina BALFOUR, daughter of William BALFOUR and Catherine Mary CAMERON.

Donald McINTOSH and Mary GRANT had the following children...

  1. Donald McINTOSH b. 1838 Urquhart & Glenmoriston, Inverness, Sct, d. 1930, Digby, Vic, m. Flora McDONALD , b. 1851 Isle of Skye, Inverness, Sct, d. 1935, Digby, Vic.
    1. Mary McINTOSH b. 1870, Heywood, Vic, d. 1879, Digby, Vic.;
    2. Donald McINTOSH b. 1873, Digby, Vic, d. 1890, Digby, Vic.;
    3. Duncan McINTOSH b. 1875, Digby, Vic, d. 1954, Merino, Vic.;
    4. John Murdoch McINTOSH b. 1878, Digby, Vic, d. 1953, Hamilton, Vic, m. Elizabeth Jean MONTGOMERY 1889-1976;
    5. William McINTOSH b. 1878, Digby, Vic, d. 1962, Hamilton, Vic.;
    6. Mary McINTOSH b. 1880, Digby, Vic, d. 1882, Digby, Vic.;
    7. Flora McINTOSH b. 1883, d. 1958, Hamilton, Vic, m. Charles Albert WALTER 1881-1946
    8. Ann McINTOSH b. 1887, d. 1927, Digby, Vic, m. Wilfred John MABBITT 1887-1961
    9. Alexander Grant McINTOSH b. 1889, Digby, Vic, d. 1977, m. Eunice Margaret DAVY;
    10. Isabella Grant McINTOSH b. 1891, Digby, Vic, m. John McPHERSON 1892-1973, d. Merino, Vic.

  2. Ann McINTOSH b. 1844, Divoch, Inverness, Sct, d. 1889, Digby, Vic;

  3. Mary McINTOSH b. 1844, Divoch, Inverness, Sct, m. Sydney MARRETT and was living at Aararat, Victoria in 1890 and ......?......;

  4. Duncan McINTOSH 1848-1901, b. Divoch, Inverness-shire, Scotland; of Digby & Goroke, Victoria; Inn-keeper of "Merino Inn" Merino 1899-1901; d. Merino, Victoria; m. 1877 to Margaret MORRISON 1855-1917, b. Branxholme, Victoria to Kenneth MORRISON and Mary Fraser; d. Hamilton, Victoria; 11 children...
    1. Annie McINTOSH b. 1878, Digby, Vic, d. 1932, m. John SULLIVAN 1874-1958;
    2. Margaret McINTOSH b. 1879, Digby, Vic, d. 1963, Casterton, Vic. m. Herbert Thompson DOUGLAS 1879-1951;
    3. Mary McINTOSH b. 1881, Digby, Vic, d. 1943 Bendigo, Vic. m. Robert Fergie ALEXANDER 1888-1968;
    4. Donald McINTOSH b. 1882, Goroke, Vic, d. 1941, m. Mary Ellen CLARKE 1883-1968
    5. Kenneth McINTOSH b. 1884, Goroke, Vic, d. 1968, m. Mary COLLIE 1894-1984;
    6. Duncan McINTOSH b. 1886, Goroke, Vic, d. 1973, Vic.;
    7. William McINTOSH b. 1888, Digby, Vic, d. 1944, Swan Hill, m. Lucy Margaret ALEXANDER 1891-1976;
    8. Catherine "Kate" McINTOSH 1891-1962, b. Digby, Victoria; d. Mooroopna, Victoria; m. 1910 to James Martin "Jim" BIGGIN 1877-1970, b. Digby, Victoria of Joseph Heywood BIGGIN and Honora O'DOWD; d. Mooroopna, Vicria. 2 children.
    9. Gordon McINTOSH b. 1893, Digby, Vic, d. 1957, Portland, Vic, m. Margaret PITMAN 1892-1927;
    10. Norman McINTOSH b. 1896, Digby, Vic, d. 1979, Edenhope, Vic, m. Millicent Maud ROGERS 1886-1961;
    11. Douglas McINTOSH b. 1899, Digby, Vic, d. 1978, Melbourne, Vic.

  5. William McINTOSH b. 1851, Divoch, Inverness-shire, Sct d. 1927, Swan Hill, Vic;

  6. James McINTOSH b. 1852, "Cove" station, Bordertown, SA d. 1941, Ballarat, Vic, m. Christina BALFOUR 1857-1933;

  7. John McINTOSH b. 1853, "Cove Station", near Serviceton, Wimmera, Victoria; Inn-keeper "Merino Inn" 1895-1899, Merino, Victoria; d. 1934 Richmond, Victoria, m. Elizabeth CROWLE 1859-1932, b. Ballarat, Victoria to James CROWLE and Mary McEVOY, d. Melbourne, Victoria. Children were...
    1. Florence Myrtle McINTOSH 1894-1948, b. Merino, Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria;
    2. Mary Pearl Millicent McINTOSH 1895-1974, b. Merino, Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1931 to Charles Otto FITZGERALD 1895-1953;
    3. John Grant McINTOSH 1898-1978, b. Ballarat, Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1928 to Marie Felicitia HUNT 1904-1954.
    4. Lilian Mary "Lilie" McINTOSH 1900-1983, b. Castlemaine, Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria, m. Roy James BAILEY 1895-1935 [Pte 4077, 21st Battalion, 1st AIF, WIA France];

  8. Alexander McINTOSH b. ...?..., alive in 1890 when his father signed his will, d. ...?...;
  • Douglas McINTOSH has a tree in the WW1 Digby Avenue of Honour.

  • Ann McINTOSH was listed as an early landowner on a Hotspur Parish map.

  • D. McINTOSH was listed as an early landowner on a Hotspur Parish map.

  • D. McINTOSH Sr. was listed as an early landowner on a Hotspur Parish map.

  • Donald McINTOSH Jr. was listed as an early landowner on a Hotspur Parish map.

  • Flora McINTOSH was listed as an early landowner on a Hotspur Parish map.

  • William McINTOSH was listed as an early landowner on a Hotspur Parish map.

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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