Descendants of John Strachan

I.1    John STRACHAN, Cattle dealer, carpenter. Marr. bef 1840 Scotland, UK to Elizabeth HARKNESS (Harkins), Housewife, born ~1816 Dumfries Shire, Scotland, UK, died 15 May 1881 Wooragee, Vic, Australia, bur. 17 May 1881 Beechworth, Vic, Australia. From this marriage:

  1. Anne STRACHAN, born ~1844.
  2. John STRACHAN, born ~1846.
  3. William STRACHAN, born ~1848, died 1926 in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia.
  4. Mary STRACHAN (see also II.5).
  5. James STRACHAN, born ~1855, died 1923 Beechworth, Victoria, Australia.
William Thomas Higgins Great x2 Grandfather

William Thomas Higgins Great x2 Grandfather

II.5 Mary STRACHAN, servant, housewife, born ~1850 Black Dog Creek near Chiltern, Vic, Australia, died 9 March 1917 Oven’s District Hospital, Beechworth, Vic, Australia, bur. 11 March 1917 Stanley Cemetery, Vic, Australia. Marr.14 October 1867 Beechworth, Victoria to William Thomas HIGGINS, Carrier, Labourer, born ~1842 Maneroo, NSW, chr. 1843 Maneroo, NSW, died 1924 Bright, Victoria, son of John HIGGINS, miner, and Tryphena (Triphena) PARKER (Perkins, Harker). From this marriage:

  1. Mary Ann HIGGINS.
  2. Catherine (Kate) HIGGINS.
  3. Jane HIGGINS.
  4. Ellen (Nelly) HIGGINS (Eggins).
  5. Alice Victoria HIGGINS.
  6. William Frederic HIGGINS.
  7. Keziah (Kizzy) HIGGINS.
  8. John Thomas HIGGINS (Jack).
  9. Lilian Christina (Lily) HIGGINS.
  10. Laura HIGGINS.
  11. Arthur Jas (Ned) HIGGINS.
  12. George Hy HIGGINS.

4 thoughts on “Descendants of John Strachan

  1. My father was Roy higgins son of john Thomas Higgins of Bright
    I am in bright right now for. Funeral with many cousins their are many cousins still living in Bright i live in melb had a lot to do with the Merrifelids also i organised a Higgins reunion just over a year ago

    • Hi Lyn,
      I remember my mother talking about Roy. Only Higgins I remember meeting when I was younger was Eric. So your grandmother was Bridget?? I have Roy in my database but no information about who he married or children he had.

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