Murdoch McRAE c.1818-1893
&
Mary GRAHAM 1824-1908

Ross & Cromartyshire & Wigtownshire, Scotland;
"Ardgarton" Station, Digby & Merino, S-W Victoria; Rainbow, N-W Victoria, Australia

Murdoch McRAE c.1818-1893, born Ross & Cromartyshire, Scotland, son of Farquhar McRAE and Isabella McKENZIE was married in 1857, Portland, S-W Victoria to Mary GRAHAM 1824-1908, born Glenluce, Wigtownshire, Scotland, daughter of William GRAHAM and Jean CAMPBELL. Murdoch died in 1893 at Merino and his wife Mary in 1908 at Alabacutya, near Rainbow, N-W Victoria, Australia.

Murdoch McRAE was a brother of Duncan McRAE of "Glenlivet Station" near Digby and Alexander McRAE of "Glenlivet Station" near Digby..

Mary GRAHAM is a sister of Susan GRAHAM 1839-1892, who married Kenneth McKENZIE at "Ardgarton" Station, Digby in 1858.

Mary GRAHAM is a sister of Margaret GRAHAM 1830-1894, who married Alexander CAMERON and died at Merino in 1894.

Mary GRAHAM is a sister of Jean GRAHAM 1827-1918, who married ______ WOOD and died at Rainbow in 1918.

Mary GRAHAM is a sister of Elizabeth GRAHAM 1824-1900, who married John MEHAFFEY and died at Portland in 1900.

Mary GRAHAM is a sister of William GRAHAM c1833-1905, who died at Rainbow in 1905.

Murdoch McRAE & Mary GRAHAM had the following known children:

  1. William Abraham McRAE b. 1858 "Ardgarton" Station, near Digby, S-W Victoria, m. 1888 to Mary Catherine DWYER 1865-1958, of Mocamboro, near Merino, S-W Victoria, daughter of Andrew DWYER & Isabella MATHESON. About 1902, this couple and 3 daughters moved from Merino, north to Albacutya, near Rainbow in the Wimmera region of Victoria. William died there in 1916 and his widow Mary died at Ballarat in 1958. Their family was...
    1. Isabelle Jean McRAE, b. 1889, Merino, S-W Vic., d. 1948, Forbes, NSW., m. 1911 to Joseph Thomas WOODS 1878-1955 of South Australia.
    2. Mabel Blanche McRAE, b. 1890, Merino, S-W Vic., d. 1973, Ballarat, Victoria
    3. Mary Ellen McRAE, b. 1892, Merino, S-W Vic., d. 1955, Ballarat, Victoria, m. Leonard Roy DYER 1883-1962 of Learmonth, Victoria.

  2. Farquhar McRAE b. 1860 "Ardgarton" Station, near Digby, S-W Victoria, ...?...;

  3. Jane "Jean" McRAE b. 1862 Digby, S-W Victoria, residing at Rainbow in 1916 and died 1937, Forbes, NSW.;

  4. Murdoch McKenzie McRAE b. 1864 Digby, S-W Vic., d. 1935, Mildura, Vic., m. 1902 Janet Ann "Anna" PENNY 1882-1965, born Warracknabeal, Vic., to Martin Henry PENNY and Charlotte ROBERTSON. They had a large family at Rainbow and Ouyen, N-W Victoria as follows...
    1. Susan Laura McRAE, b. 1902, Rainbow, Vic
    2. Murdoch William McRAE, b. 1905, Rainbow, Vic
    3. Silvia Annie McRAE, b. 1907, Rainbow, Vic
    4. Mary Charlotte McRAE, b. 1909, Dimboola, Vic
    5. Alexander Leslie McRAE, b. 1911, Ouyen, Vic
    6. Elizabeth Isabella McRAE, b. 1916, Ouyen, Vic
    7. Jean Ivy McRAE, b. 1916, Casterton, Vic
    8. Keith Henry McRAE, b. 1918, Ouyen, Vic, d. 1927
    9. Margaret Mavis McRAE, b. 1919, Ouyen, Vic

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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