Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Meiklejohn

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was Elizabeth Meiklejohn.  Her relationship to my ex-husband is as follows: Elizabeth married James Sinclair on 5 Dec 1783 at Olrig, Caithness, Scotland.  They had 9 children: Margaret Sinclair christened 17 Dec 1784 at Olrig Alexander Sinclair christened 18 Jan 1787 at Olrig Ann Sinclair christened… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Meiklejohn

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Ernest Edward Meiklejohn summary

For the last two weeks, I have done my Trove Tuesday posts about Ernest Edward Meiklejohn.  For today’s post, I have decided to summarise all the information I have found so far about Ernest. Ernest was born in 1871 in Sydney, New South Wales.  His parents were Donald Sinclair Meiklejohn and Harriet Fountain. In 1882,… Continue reading Ernest Edward Meiklejohn summary

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Trove Tuesday – Ernest Edward Meiklejohn part 2

Last week, I shared notices I have found for Ernest’s marriage to Jane Elizabeth Wilson, and articles about his death.  This week, I will share more articles I found for Ernest. The first is where he advertised for information about his wife, as he intended to remarry. Ernest did remarry, to Mary Emma House in… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Ernest Edward Meiklejohn part 2

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Donald Sinclair Meiklejohn and Harriet Fountain

When I was researching Ernest Edward Meiklejohn for yesterday’s Trove Tuesday post, I noticed that I also didn’t have a date of death for his father, Donald Sinclair Meiklejohn. Donald Sinclair Meiklejohn was born 25 August 1834 at Maitland, New South Wales, Australia.  He married Harriet Fountain 18 October 1868 at Maitland. The death notice… Continue reading Donald Sinclair Meiklejohn and Harriet Fountain