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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Aeneas MACPHERSON

Born 22 October 1845 in Alvie, Inverness, Scotland [138]
Son of Duncan MACPHERSON and Mary WILSON [138]
Arrived with his parents in Port Adelaide, South Australia on the sailing ship Isabella Watson on 15 May 1846 [119]
In 1848 left South Australia with his parents for Western Australia on the Titania, his brother Lachlan being born on board [119]
Resided with his parents at The Byeen in the Newcastle-Toodyay district of Western Australia 1849-1866 [127: pages 86, 182]
Died 11 July 1866 in Toodyay; buried at the Culham Cemetery in Toodyay, Western Australia [138]
His headstone was erected by his uncle Donald MACPHERSON of Glentromie Station in Victoria Plains [138]


From The Inquirer newspaper, 1 August 1866:
Family Notices
"At Byeen, Toodyay, on Wednesday 11th July, after a short and painful illness, Aeneas, eldest son of Mr Duncan McPherson; deeply regretted by his surviving relatives and a large circle of friends. Aged 20 years and 9 months."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Aeneas Macpherson' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 8 July 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/aeneas-macpherson [sources]




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