John McCABE 1837-1912 & Matilda CRAIG 1836-1895

Ireland, Heywood & Sandford, Victoria, Australia

John McCABE b. 1837 Donegal, Ireland, son of Charles McCABE and Mary DEBIT who was married in 1855 at Tyrone, Ireland to Matilda CRAIG b. 1836, Tyrone, Ireland, daughter of William CRAIG and Mary DORK / DOAK.

John & Matilda McCABE arrived at Portland on the "General Hewitt" in 1856.

Matilda CRAIG's sister Mary Jane CRAIG 1831-1923 also came to Victoria and married Stephen NORMAN at Sandford in 1867.

John McCABE and Matilda CRAIG had the following family:

  1. Charles 'Barney' McCABE b. 1858, Sandford, Vic, d. 1941, m. 1879, Clara HUMPHRIES 1862-1941 and they had the following children...
    1. Caroline Matilda McCABE, b. 1880 Sandford, Vic, d. 1969, m. William Robert Henry TAIT
    2. Clara McCABE, b. 1882 Sandford, Vic, d. 1966, m. Andrew DUFF
    3. Catherine McCABE, b. 1883 Sandford, Vic, d. 1915, m. Walter SCOTT
    4. Margaret McCABE, b. 1885 Sandford, Vic, d. 1959, m. James Allan ORR
    5. Charlotte McCABE, b. 1886 Sandford, Vic, d. 1951, m. John TAIT
    6. Mary Ellen McCABE, b. 1888 Sandford, Vic, d. 1969, m. Henry Gerald GOODE
    7. Elsie Jane McCABE, b. 1890 Sandford, Vic, d. 1985, m. David GOODES
    8. John McCABE, b. 1892 Sandford, Vic, d. 1972, m. Monica GILLAHAN
    9. Charles McCABE, b. 1894 Sandford, Vic, d. 1971, m. Ethel Mary SEALEY
    10. Albert Edward McCABE, b. 1896 Sandford, Vic, d. 1980, m. Lydia Ellen McLEAN
    11. May Victoria McCABE, b. 1898 Sandford, Vic, d. 1988, m. Victor Edwin LADLOW

  2. William McCABE b. 1860, Heywood, Vic, d. 1935, m. 1883, Isabella Jane GORRY;

  3. Mary McCABE b. 1862, Heywood, Vic, d. 1946, m. Thomas Patrick DONOHUE;

  4. John McCABE b. 1863, Sandford, Vic, m. Margaret COADE;

  5. James McCABE b. 1865, Sandford, Vic, m. Catherine Mary FITZGIBBON;
    1. Edward John McCABE
    2. b. 1896, Sandford, Vic, m. Melba Adelaide EVANS;
    3. Catherine McCABE
    4. b. 1897, Sandford, Vic, Aus, m. Edward Henry McPHERSON

  6. Matilda McCABE b. 1866, Sandford, Vic, d. 1933, m. John Francis McSHEEHY;

  7. Catherine McCABE b. 1868, Casterton, Vic, d. 1944, m. John CRAIG;

  8. Sarah Jane McCABE b. 1872, Sandford, Vic, d. 1942, m. Michael Nicholls FITZGERALD;

  9. Eliza Anne McCABE b. 1874, Sandford, Vic, d. 1910, m. Alfred Edward MARSHALL;

  10. Ellen 'Nellie' McCABE b. 1876, Sandford, Vic, d. 1943, m. Francis Thomas McCAUSLAND;
    1. Reuben Ernest McCABE
    2. b. 1895, Casterton, Vic, d. 1915, Gallipoli, Turkey;



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