Skirving McDONALD c.1847-1882
Mary COX 1851-1925
Saddler of Penola, South Australia ; Casterton, Merino and Casterton, S-W Victoria, Australia
Kirkhill (Penicuik), Scotland ; Penola, South Australia ; Dartmoor, Casterton, Merino and Sandford, S-W Victoria, Australia
Skirving McDONALD c.1847-1882, b. Kirkhill (Penicuik), Midlothian, Scotland son of William McDONALD 1806-1887 and Janet SKIRVING 1808-1881; married 1871, Casterton, S-W Victoria to Annie GRANT 1851-1925, b. "Morningside" Mosquito Plains, S-E South Australia, to John Scott GRANT 1822-1879 and Ann KILPATRICK 1826-1903.
Skirving McDONALD arrived at Adelaide, South Australia, aged 4 years, with his parents and siblings on the ship "Caucasian" in 1852 and within a few months the family travelled by bullock dray and settled near the later established township of Penola in south-east South Australia. One of the family members also on the ship in 1852 was his infant nephew William McDONALD 1851-1925 (who later lived and died at Sandford, S-W Victoria), son of his brother John McDONALD 1830-1912 and Janet "Jessie" STEWART 1828-1912.
1862 : Skirving McDONALD was a saddler's apprentice to Mr. DOUGLASS at Penola, South Australia.
1871 : Skirving McDONALD, saddler of Casterton, Victoria and on the Glenelg Shire's List of Voters.
1875 : Skirving McDONALD advertised his house, land, furniture and good-will of his saddlery business in Henty-street, Casterton...
1875-1881 : Skirving McDONALD was a saddler of Merino, S-W Victoria.
1881 : Skirving McDONALD returned Casterton, S-W Victoria.
1882 : Skirving McDONALD died at Casterton, S-W Victoria and was buried in the Sandford Cemetery.
1886 : Annie McDONALD, widow of Skirving McDONALD, mother of 4 children married again; to Henry LOGGIN 1853-1942, Watchmaker and Jeweller of Williamstown, Melbourne, Victoria.
1887-1893 : Henry and Annie LOGGIN (GRANT) had 3 children at Williamstown and Warrnambool.
1915 : Henry LOGGIN was advertising as a Watchmaker and Jeweller of Henty-street, Casterton.
1925 : Annie LOGGIN (GRANT) died at Colac, Victoria (where one married daughter lived) and was buried in the Sandford Cemetery.
1942 : Henry LOGGIN died at Sandford, Victoria and was buried in the Sandford Cemetery.
Skirving McDONALD and Annie GRANT had the following family...
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