no image
Privacy Level: Open (White)

John McLaren (abt. 1840 - 1898)

John McLaren
Born about in Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotlandmap [uncertain]
Brother of
Husband of — married 23 Sep 1864 in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 58 in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Dec 2017
This page has been accessed 228 times.

Biography

John was born in about 1840, perhaps at Ballymoney in Ireland or Kirkintilloch, Scotland. He journeyed to Greenock, the Glasgow Port, and lived at 32 Inverskip Street where he met his future wife.

"The Record of the Marriage can still be s een at Greenock as follows:- "23rd September 1864 at Partick Street, Greenock after Banns according to the forms of the Roman Catholic Church. John Mclaren, Ships' Carpenter, aged 24, of 32 Inverkip Street, Greenock and son of James McLaren, Farmer, and wife Agnes Murray (deceased) and Ellen Mullan, aged 20, of 13 Inverkip Street, Greenock, the daughter of Peter Mullan, labourer, and, Margaret Lennard." (quote in David M. Mclaren's book "The Mclarens of Dunedin" self-published 1984)

Ellen was pregnant with their fifth child when, for whatever reasons, the couple and their children made sail for the colony of New Zealand aboard the ship 'Invercargill' in 1875. A journey of ninety days brought them to Port Chambers, Dunedin in New Zealand.

He passed away in 1898, after several years as an invalid, due to a work place accident. He was buried in Dunedin's Northern Cemetary on 8 August 1898.

Of his ten children who reached adulthood, only Andrew, Margaret, James and Andrew produced no issue. [1]

Sources

  1. family oral and written records also
    • Mclaren, David M. The McLarens of Dunedin. University of Waikato, 1984.
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/t7rled66uj4d5et/McLarensDunedin84.pdf?dl=0


More Genealogy Tools



Sponsored Search




Is John your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon contact private message the profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by Ancestry.com

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with John:

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Sponsored by Ancestry ®

Family History Search.

Simplified.

Enter a grandparent's name. Just one grandparent can lead you to many discoveries.

Comments

Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.

M  >  McLaren  >  John McLaren

Categories: Invercargill, sailed 2 July 1875