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~ McKenzie - McNamara Connection ~

Isle of Raasay, Inverness Shire Scotland to Victoria, Australia

 

Donald McKenzie ® Malcolm McKenzie ® John McKenzie ® Julia McKenzie m. Peter McNamara

 

Donald McKenzie - 1775 - 1850 Isle of Raasay, Inverness Shire, Scotland

Married Catherine in 1798 in Isle of Raasay and had two children:

 

Malcolm McKenzie married Jane McLeod in 1825 in Portree, Inverness, Scotland. Jane's parents were John and Annie McLeod. Malcolm and Jane had 8 children:

John McKenzie C.1836 Leach, Isle of Raasay, Scotland - 9/02/1897 Purnim, Victoria, Australia

 

In 1854 the ship the "Edward Johnstone" carried 354 Highlanders - 80 families from Raasay, Coll and the Isle of Skye to Australia. The voyage began on the 17th June, 1854 and after a quick 78 days arrived in Victoria on the 3rd September, 1854. On board were 356 immigrants. Amongst the passengers were:

McKENZIE Malcolm 50 Hallaig Mr Rainy 657
Jane 48, Margaret 26, John 24, Murdo 22, *John* 20, Ann 18, Catherine 15, Mary 11, McSWAN Norman 35 (Son in law), Effy 28 and McKENZIE Flora 55 (sister)
P/N McKenzie 45-19-0 P/N McSwan 9-3-2

(http://www.angelfire.com/ns/bkeddy/HIES/edwardjohnstone.html)

John McKenzie married Catherine Burris on the 19th April, 1876 in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia. They had 11 children:

  Julia Jane McKenzie 6/10/1877 Purnim, Victoria - 1952 Colac, Victoria

 

Julia Jane McKenzie married Peter McNamara on the 24th October, 1899 in Warrnambool, Victoria. Julia and Peter had 8 children:

  Daniel Frances McNamara