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The Nairn Family History

1. Alex Nairn, b. 1790. He married Margaret McConnell, married in Whithorne, Scotland, b. 1790, (daughter of Alexander McConnell and Catherine Douglas) d. 24 Nov 1864 in Corntown, Whithorne, Scotland, buried: in Whithorne, Scotland. Alex died 1 Jun 1854 in Corntown, Whithorne, Scotland, buried: in Whithorne, Scotland.

Children:

2. i William Nairn b. 1814.

3. ii Alexander Nairn b. 1823.

Second Generation

2. William Nairn, b. 1814 in Whithorne, Scotland. He married ?. William died 1903 in Bootle, buried: in Whithorn.

Children:

i Jessie Nairn, b. 1871, d. 1871, buried: in Whithorn.

3. Alexander Nairn, b. 1823 in Whithorne, Scotland. He married Jane Milroy Gordon, b. 1824 in Whithorne, Scotland, (daughter of Alexander Gordon and Isabell Milroy) d. 6 Oct 1891 in Whithorne, Scotland, buried: in Whithorne, Scotland. Alexander died 30 Jan 1893 in Whithorne, Scotland, buried: in Whithorne, Scotland.

Children:

i William Nairn.

4. ii George McKie Nairn b. 28 May 1856.

iii Gordon Nairn, b. 31 May 1858 in Whithorne, Scotland, d. 1860 in Whithorne, Scotland.

5. iv James Hannah Nairn b. 1858.

6. v Charles R Nairn b. 8 Jul 1860.

7. vi Isobella Milroy Nairn b. 23 Aug 1862.

vii Robert Nairn.

8. viii Peter Nairn.

9. ix Abraham Nairn.

x John Nairn.

Third Generation

4. George McKie Nairn, b. 28 May 1856 in Whithorne. He married ?.

Children:

i George Nairn.

5. James Hannah Nairn, b. 1858 in Whithorne, Scotland. He married Sarah Jane Creer, married 11 Jul 1900 in Watson's Bay, Sydney, b. 26 May 1862 in Port Adelaide, South Australia, (daughter of Joseph Creer and Sarah Needham May Ferrers) d. 1 Jul 1945 in Rose Bay, Sydney, buried: 2 Jul 1945 in South Head Cemetery. James died 19 Mar 1915 in Neutral Bay, Sydney.

Children:

i Gordon Creer Nairn, b. 10 Apr 1902. He married Thelma Iredale, married ? Apr 1926. Gordon died ? Jul 1954 in Garah, Moree, NSW.

ii Jean Gwendoline Nairn, b. 4 Nov 1904 in "Clifton", Watson's Bay, Sydney. She married Aubrey McConaghy, married 16 Nov 1927 in Moree, NSW, b. 3 Feb 1899 in Berry, NSW, (son of Alexander McConaghy and Louisa Flatt) d. 27 Mar 1965 in Sydney, buried: in South Head Cemetery, Sydney. Jean died 1984 in Sydney, buried: in South Head Cemetery, Sydney.

6. Charles R Nairn, b. 8 Jul 1860 in Whithorne, Scotland. He married Jeannie Nisbet Andrews, b. 0 ___ 1862, d. 0 ___ 1887. Charles died 1924.

Children:

i Gordon Nairn, d. 0 ___ 1937.

ii Stanley Nairn. He married ?.

iii James Nairn, d. 7 Apr 1918 in Arras.

iv John Nairn. He married ?.

v Jean Nairn. She married James McKelvie.

vi Peggy Nairn. She married ?.

vii Robert Nairn. He married ?, married 0 ___ 1934.

7. Isobella Milroy Nairn, b. 23 Aug 1862 in Whithorne, Scotland. She married Alexander Murray, d. 21 Jul 1940 in Whithorn. Isobella died 19 Jul 1946 in Wallasey.

Children:

i George Murray.

ii John Murray.

8. Peter Nairn. He married ?.

Children:

i Samuel Nairn.

ii John Nairn.

iii Colin Nairn.

9. Abraham Nairn. He married ?.

Children:

i Nessie Nairn.

ii Isabella Nairn.

iii Jean Nairn.

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Nairn and Gordon grave, Whithorn, Scotland

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James Hannah Nairn, Jane Milroy Nairn, nee Gordon, and children Gordon and Jean

JAMES HANNAH NAIRN

 

Came to Australia in the 1860's

Selected land at Welbondongah in 1895 and subsequently took settlement lease

Moved to "Gordon" at Garah (4000 acres)

Took bullock dray to Werris Ck once a year for supplies

Retired to Sydney at "Onchan", Illiliwa St, Neutral Bay

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Jean Gwendoline Nairn

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Jean Nairn and her mother, Sarah

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