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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

James HEBITON

Born C.1853 in Fern, Angus, Scotland [20]
He was raised by his grandmother, seamstress Mrs Margaret KINNEAR, in Brechin, Angus, Scotland [20]
He was living with his grandmother and aunt Mary KINNEAR at 103 Market Street in Brechin in 1861 [20]
By 1871 he was working as saddler and living with his grandmother Mrs Margaret KINNEAR at 63 River Street in Brechin [20]
Also living with them in 1861 was his aunt Mary KINNEAR and his cousins Charles BREMNER and Alexander BUCHAN [20]
In Scotland his surname was recorded as HEBENTON however in Australia and then again in Scotland it was HEBITON [15] [20] [28]
Married Scottish born Jane Hannah LANG on 28 November 1878 in West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia [28]
In 1884 he, his wife and their first two sons, who'd been born in Sydney, left Australia and shifted to Scotland [15] [120: 5-Oct-1933]
While working as a Saddler and Journeyman Saddler resided with his wife and sons in the Glasgow suburb of Govan [20]
In 1891 was living with his wife and their five sons at 43 Saundyfauld Street, Govan in Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland [20]
His wife passed away from congestion of the liver and kidney at the age of 34 years on 23 February 1892 [28]
Following the death of his wife his unmarried aunt Mary KINNEAR kept house for he and his sons [20]
In 1901 he and his sons William, John, Alexander and David were living at 262 Mathieson Street, Govan in Glasgow [20]
Departed London, England on the steamship Ortova and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 14 February 1907 [70]
Farmer in Three Springs, Western Australia 1908-1910 [6] [19] [50]
He presumably resided and worked on his son James' Inverbeg Farm on the Kadathinni Agricultural Area in Three Springs [44]
His son Alexander couldn't swim and drowned in Nundamarra Pool of the Greenough River on Christmas Day in 1912 [39: 28-Dec-1912]
Farmer in Yuna, Western Australia 1913-1925 [50]
Father of James Kinnear, William Lang, John Lang, Alexander Buchan and David Kinnear [15] [28]
Died 1928 [15]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'James Hebiton' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 25 May 2020 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/james-hebiton [sources]




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