MARRIAGE (1) NOTICE. LUMSDEN— FAIRBAIRN.— On the 17th February, at St. John's Church. Toorak, by the Rev. Walter Fellows, James William Montgomery , eldest son of George Lumsden, to Jessie Maud, only daughter of George Fairbairn, of Lara.
WEDDING (1) REPORT. THE NUPTIAL KNOT. MR J. W. M. LUMSDEN AND MISS FAIRBAIRN. Yesterday afternoon St. John’s Church Toorak, was the scene of a large and fashionable assemblage on the occasion of the wedding of Mr James William Montgomerie Lumsden, of Balharymeigle, Scotland, son of Sir George Lumsden, of Edinburgh, and Miss Jessie Maud Lumsden [sic, Fairbairn] only daughter of Mr George Fairbairn, of Lara near Geelong. The marriage was celebrated by licence about three o’clock, in the presence of about two hundred and fifty relatives and friends of the happy pair . . . . We understand that after a brief stay in the colony, Mr and Mrs Lumsden intend to proceed to England. . . .
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Jessie by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Jessie: