[Index]
Ellen Augusta MACDONALD (1858 - 1923)
Children Self + Spouses Parents Grandparents Greatgrandparents
Beatrice Victoria Seymour BRETT
Frank BRETT
Lily BRETT
Reginald BRETT
Ellen Augusta MACDONALD (1858 - 1923)

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Reginald Morris BRETT (1852 - 1922)
George MACDONALD (1824 - 1924) Alexander Cameron MACDONALD (1796 - 1847) James MACDONALD
Mary STEWART
Sarah (twin) WARBY (1806 - 1893) John WARBY (1767 - 1851)
Sarah BENTLEY (1780 - 1869)
Elizabeth Henrietta (DOW DOUSE DOUX) DOWSE (1822 - 1910) Isaac DOWSE (1781 - 1853)



Elizabeth (SYMONDS) SYMONS (1787 - )




b. abt 1858
m. 21 Jul 1886 Reginald Morris BRETT (1852 - 1922) at Geelong, Victoria, Australia
d. 1923 at Northcote, Victoria, Australia aged 65
Near Relatives of Ellen Augusta MACDONALD (1858 - 1923)
Relationship Person Born Birth Place Died Death Place Age
Grandfather Alexander Cameron MACDONALD 16 Mar 1796 Edinburgh, Scotland 26 Feb 1847 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 50
Grandmother Sarah (twin) WARBY 10 Oct 1806 Prospect, Sydney, NSW, Australia 06 Jan 1893 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 86
Grandfather Isaac DOWSE abt 1781 1853 Campbelltown, Cumberland 72
Grandmother Elizabeth (SYMONDS) SYMONS abt 1787

Father in Law John Loudham BRETT
Mother in Law Elizabeth SEYMOUR

Father George MACDONALD 03 Jan 1824 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 25 Mar 1924 'Glendarrwill', Maude, Victoria, Australia 100
Mother Elizabeth Henrietta (DOW DOUSE DOUX) DOWSE abt 1822 New South Wales, Australia 27 Dec 1910 'Glendarrwill', Maude, Victoria, Australia 88

Self Ellen Augusta MACDONALD abt 1858 1923 Northcote, Victoria, Australia 65

Husband Reginald Morris BRETT 1852 Corfe Mullen, Dorset, England 1922 Northcote, Victoria, Australia 70

Daughter Beatrice Victoria Seymour BRETT
Son Frank BRETT
Daughter Lily BRETT
Son Reginald BRETT

Brother Alexander Cameron MACDONALD 09 Dec 1845 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 08 May 1897 Woodstock, Queensland, Australia 51
Sister Mary Ann Sophia MACDONALD 1847 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 1940 Penrith, NSW, Australia 93
Sister Sarah Jane MACDONALD 1848 Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia 20 May 1899 Lethbridge, Victoria, Australia 51
Sister Elizabeth Henrietta (Berry) MACDONALD 26 Dec 1850 Brewarrina, Murrumbidgee, NSW, Australia 25 Jan 1944 Minerva Creek, Springsure, Queensland, Australia 93
Sister Margaret Isabella MACDONALD 10 Dec 1851 Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia 08 Nov 1944 West Australia, Australia 92
Sister Adelaide Victoria MACDONALD 1852 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 1947 Queensland, Australia 95
Sister Christine Eliza MACDONALD 1853 04 Jul 1948 Springsure, Queensland 95
Brother John George MACDONALD 1859 17 Aug 1921 62
Brother Charles Hugh William MACDONALD 19 Apr 1861 Geelong, Victoria, Australia 10 Jan 1946 Glen Darriwell, Maude, Victoria, Australia 84

Son in Law Edwin FAZAKERLEY

Aunt Margaret MACDONALD 10 Apr 1826 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 12 Jul 1923 Haberfield, NSW, Australia 97
Uncle Thomas TERRY 1821 Campbelltown, Cumberland 1905 Albury, NSW, Australia 84
Uncle Alexander Cameron MACDONALD 09 Aug 1828 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 18 Jun 1917 Prahan, Victoria, Australia 88
Aunt Margaret Rainey ROBERTSON 1901 Prahan, Victoria, Australia
Uncle Peter Fitzallan MACDONALD 04 Sep 1830 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 19 Jun 1919 Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia 88
Aunt Julia Louise AYREY 1840 London, England 1920 Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia 80
Aunt Sarah MACDONALD 27 Sep 1832 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 26 Sep 1918 Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia 85
Uncle Robert IRVINE abt 1824 Co Fermamagh, Ireland 1862 Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia 38
Uncle William Adams JACOB 1908 Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia
Uncle John Graham MACDONALD 05 Sep 1834 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 29 May 1918 South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 83
Aunt Adelaide Mary Anne Amelia GRAHAM 1834 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 1902 Sydney, NSW, Australia 68
Aunt Esther Elizabeth SAMPSON
Aunt Jane MACDONALD 10 Apr 1836 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 01 Apr 1837 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 0
Uncle William MACDONALD 06 May 1838 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 13 Sep 1838 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 0
Uncle William S MACDONALD 04 Oct 1839 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 1914 Quirindi, NSW, Australia 75
Aunt Annie Ruth Ballantyne MCPHEE abt 1861 1913 Mosman, NSW, Australia 52
Aunt Jane MACDONALD 12 Feb 1842 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 27 Mar 1942 Corowa, NSW, Australia 100
Uncle Ross Houston RAMSAY abt 1818 Drumro, Co. Tyrone, Ireland 1886 Corowa, NSW, Australia 68
Uncle Charles Hugh MACDONALD 29 Apr 1844 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 23 Mar 1924 South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 79
Aunt Maria RAY 1878 Trinity Bay, Queensland, Australia
Aunt Sarah Nora CORMACK abt 1859 Ireland 1917 "Yabba", Kilcoy, Queensland, Australia 58
Aunt Rose Ethel LANE
Aunt Isabella F MACDONALD 24 Nov 1846 Campbelltown, NSW, Australia 30 Oct 1921 St Leonards, Sydney, NSW, Australia 74
Uncle James Wilson MCIVER abt 1841 Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire, Scotland 1919 Turramurra, NSW, Australia 78
Aunt Margaret DOWSE abt 1815 New South Wales, Australia
Uncle Isaac DOWSE abt 1818 New South Wales, Australia
Uncle Thomas DOWSE abt 1824 New South Wales, Australia 1903 Bathurst, NSW, Australia 79

Cousin William A J (Jack)MACDONALD 1881 Albury, NSW, Australia 1938 Queensland, Australia 57
Cousin Henry L (Harry) MACDONALD 1882 Balmain, NSW, Australia
Cousin Mary M MACDONALD 1885 Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
Cousin Jane (Jean) MACDONALD 1888 Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
Cousin Catherine McLean (Kitty) MACDONALD 1893 Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia 1989 Sydney, NSW, Australia 96
Cousin Donald McPhee MACDONALD 1895 Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia 1970 75
Cousin Jo McLaren (Ian McLaren) MACDONALD 1900 Quirindi, NSW, Australia 1973 73

Niece Adelaide Victoria Georgina MACDONALD 1884 Queensland, Australia
Nephew Alexander Gordon MACDONALD 1887 Queensland, Australia
Nephew Edward James MACDONALD 1889 Queensland, Australia
Niece Alice Isabell MACDONALD 1891 Queensland, Australia
Niece Olive Mary Jane MACDONALD 1894 Queensland, Australia
Nephew Arthur FERGUSON bef 1940
Niece Mary Agnes FERGUSON
Nephew William Hunter FERGUSON
Niece Elizabeth Spencer WILLS 12 Mar 1873 Queensland, Australia 24 Oct 1956 Queensland, Australia 83
Niece Edith Spencer WILLS 10 Jun 1874 Queensland, Australia 15 Sep 1956 Queensland, Australia 82
Niece Emily (Emilyne) Spencer WILLS 16 Aug 1875 Kew, Victoria, Australia 05 Feb 1960 Queensland, Australia 84
Nephew Horatio Spencer Howe WILLS 28 Aug 1876 Cullin-la-ringo, Queensland, Australia 30 Aug 1960 Springsure, Queensland, Australia 84
Nephew Cedric Spencer WILLS 29 Nov 1877 Cullinlaringo, Springsure, Queensland, Australia 25 Sep 1957 Home Hill, Queensland, Australia 79
Nephew George WILLS abt 1879
Niece Minnie Spencer WILLS 27 Apr 1880 Queensland, Australia 23 Sep 1962 Queensland, Australia 82
Nephew Egbert Spencer WILLS 23 Jul 1881 Queensland, Australia 04 Aug 1888 Queensland, Australia 7
Niece Rose Spencer WILLS 16 Sep 1882 'Cullin-la-ringo', Springsure, Queensland, Australia 21 Feb 1969 Queensland, Australia 86
Niece Ruby Spencer WILLS 23 Nov 1883 Queensland, Australia 1978 Queensland, Australia 95
Niece Ivy Spencer WILLS 30 Jul 1885 Queensland, Australia 09 Feb 1968 Casino, NSW, Australia 82
Nephew Thomas Wentworth Spencer WILLS 25 Jul 1886 Queensland, Australia 22 May 1963 Queensland, Australia 76
Nephew Colden Spencer WILLS 15 Oct 1888 Cullin-la-ringo, Queensland, Australia 20 May 1972 Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia 83
Nephew William Charles GODSCHALL-JOHNSON
Niece Margaret Ellen GODSCHALL-JOHNSON 1879 Queensland, Australia 1959 Perth, WA, Australia 80
Niece Bertha May GODSCHALL-JOHNSON 1881 Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia 1921 Wellington, West Australia, Australia 40
Niece May GODSCHALL-JOHNSON 1882 Queensland, Australia 1963 Perth, WA, Australia 81
Niece Violet GODSCHALL-JOHNSON 1882 Possibly Emerald, Qld 1962 Perth, WA, Australia 80
Nephew Connie GODSCHALL-JOHNSON 1885 Bu Ni, Victoria, Australia 1938 Bridgetown, WA, Australia 53
Niece Jessie Sarah GODSCHALL-JOHNSON 1886 Bright, Victoria, Australia
Niece Mabel Cecelia GODSCHALL-JOHNSON 1888 Victoria, Australia 1979 Canning, Western Australia, Australia 91
Nephew Frederick William GODSCHALL-JOHNSON 1891 Brunswick, Victoria, Australia 1965 Plantagenet, West Australia, Australia 74
Nephew Robert GODSCHALL-JOHNSON 1894 Gisborne, Victoria, Australia 1961 Victoria, Australia 67
Niece Agnes Victoria RYDER 1886 1898 Wattleside, near Cindee, Queensland 12
Nephew Alex MACDONALD
Niece Annie MACDONALD
Nephew Cedric MACDONALD
Nephew Claude MACDONALD
Nephew Clyde MACDONALD
Nephew Dudley MACDONALD
Niece Elsie MACDONALD
Nephew Graham MACDONALD
Nephew Leslie MACDONALD
Nephew Raymond MACDONALD
Nephew Rupert MACDONALD
Niece Winifred Stuart MACDONALD 1904 Geelong, Victoria, Australia 1979 Geelong, Victoria, Australia 75
Nephew Charles Stuart MACDONALD 1905
Nephew George MACDONALD 1907 1988 81
Nephew Allen Cameron MACDONALD 1910 1987 77

Sister in Law Martha Jane GROVES 01 Dec 1935 Queensland
Brother in Law William FERGUSON abt 1846 Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Brother in Law Cedric Spencer WILLS 01 Dec 1844 'Lexington', Ararat, Victoria, Australia 23 Jan 1914 Springsure, Queensland, Australia 69
Brother in Law Fredrick Flower GODSCHALL-JOHNSON 1846 St Omer, France 1915 Bunbury, WA, Australia 69
Brother in Law John Ambrose RYDER abt 1849 Prince Edward Island 1898 Queensland, Australia 49
Sister in Law Beatrice Constance CONLEY 1872 Elaine, Victoria 1900 28
Sister in Law Ernestina (Ernstine) PERDRISAT abt 1867 1951 Geelong, Victoria, Australia 84
Events in Ellen Augusta MACDONALD (1858 - 1923)'s life
Date Age Event Place Notes Src
Birth of daughter Beatrice Victoria Seymour BRETT death notice of father
Birth of son Frank BRETT death notice of father
Birth of daughter Lily BRETT death notice of father
Birth of son Reginald BRETT death notice of father
abt 1858 Ellen Augusta MACDONALD was born Note 1
21 Jul 1886 28 Married Reginald Morris BRETT (aged 34) Geelong, Victoria, Australia Note 2 52, 60
27 Dec 1910 52 Death of mother Elizabeth Henrietta (DOW DOUSE DOUX) DOWSE (aged 88) 'Glendarrwill', Maude, Victoria, Australia Note 3 52
1922 64 Death of husband Reginald Morris BRETT (aged 70) Northcote, Victoria, Australia Note 4 52
1923 65 Ellen Augusta MACDONALD died Northcote, Victoria, Australia Note 5 64
11 Jul 1923 65 Burial Fawkner, Victoria, Australia Note 6
Note 1: from George MacDonald death notice in paper 1924
Note 2: Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950 about Reginald Morris Brett
Name: Reginald Morris Brett
Spouse Name: Ellen Augusta Macdonald
Marriage Place: Victoria
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Year: 1886
Registration number: 3646v

The Argus (Melbourne) 24 July 1886
BRETT-MACDONALD. -On the 21st Inst, at All Saints Church Geelong, by the Rev. F. Davis, MA, incumbent, the Rev. Reginald Morris Brett incumbent of Cobar, NSW, sixth son of the late John Lowdham Brett, barrister at law England, to Ellen Augusta youngest daughter of George Macdonald, of Glendarriwill, Maude, near Geelong- Home papers please copy
Note 3: Reg No 1910/13333 - Elizth Mcdonald - age 87 - born c 1823 - Lethbridge, Victoria - father DOUX Isaac

see transcription of headstone in pictures

Death cert posted on MacDonald Family Tree - ancestry
Deaths in the District of Lethbridge in the State of Victoria, registered by Mary Gebbie
When and where died - Dec 27th 1910 - Maude, Shire of ???, County Grant
Name - Elizabeth Macdonald
Sex and age - female - 87 years
C of D - Senile Decay, 2 years, A.W. Marwood - MD Geelong, last seen 22 July 1910
Father - Isaac Dowse, brickmaker
Mother - not known
Informant - John George Macdonald - son - of Glendarwill
Registrar - Mary Gebbie, 28th Dec 1910, Lethbridge
Buried - 29th December, 1910, Lethbridge Cemetery by Rev McCook, Presbyterian clergyman
Where born - Campbelltown NSW - 32 years in NSW and 55 years in Victoria
Where and when married - Cambbelltown NSW - age 21 years - to George Macdonald (living)
Children -
Alex - deceased
Mary - 63
Sarah? Jane - deceased
Elizabeth -61
Adelaide - 58
Christina - 57
Mary Sarah? - 55
Ellen - 53
John George - 51
Charles - 49
Note 4: Australia Death Index, 1787-1985 about Regd Morris Brett
Name: Regd Morris Brett
Death Place: Northcote, Victoria
Age: 67
Father's Name: Jno Loudham Brett
Mother's Name: Elizth Seymour
Registration Year: 1922
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number: 10668
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1855

Albury Banner and Wodonga Express 28 July 1922
Nurse Walsh, of Albury, has received news of the death on Friday, at his home, Melbourne, of Rev. Reginald Maurice Brett. Rev. Brett was, a good many years ago (when Canon Spencer was rector) curate of St. Matthew's Church of England, Albury, and was very popular in the town and district. Deceased, who was advanced in years, underwent an operation some months back, and had never regained his normal health. A wife and family survive.


The Argus (Melbourne) 24 July 1922
BRETT. —On the 21st July, at his residence, "St. Elmo," 68 South crescent, Westgarth, Rev. Reginald Morris, beloved husband of Ellen A. Brett, and dearly loved father of Lily, Reg, Beatrice (Mrs. Fazakerley), and Frank, aged 67.
Note 5: from George MacDonald death notice in paper 1924


Australia Death Index, 1787-1985 about Ellen Augusta Brett
Name: Ellen Augusta Brett
Death Place: Northcote, Victoria
Age: 65
Father's Name: George Macdonald
Registration Year: 1923
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number: 11997
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1858
Note 6: Web: International, Find A Grave Index about Ellen Augusta Mcdonald Brett
Name: Ellen Augusta Mcdonald Brett
Death Date: 11 Jul 1923
Burial Place: Fawkner, Victoria, Australia
Source References:
52. Type: Australia Birth Marriage Death Index 1787 - 1985 Record
- Reference = (Marriage)
- Notes: Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950 about Reginald Morris Brett
Name: Reginald Morris Brett
Spouse Name: Ellen Augusta Macdonald
Marriage Place: Victoria
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Year: 1886
Registration number: 3646v
60. Type: Newspaper, Title: Trove, http://trove.nla.gov.au
- Reference = (Marriage)
- Notes: The Argus (Melbourne) 24 July 1886
BRETT-MACDONALD. -On the 21st Inst, at All Saints Church Geelong, by the Rev. F. Davis, MA, incumbent, the Rev. Reginald Morris Brett incumbent of Cobar, NSW, sixth son of the late John
Lowdham Brett, barrister at law England, to Ellen Augusta youngest daughter of George Macdonald, of Glendarriwill, Maude, near Geelong- Home papers please copy
64. Type: Web Page, Abbr: AIF Project, Title: AIF Project, Auth: Australian Defence Forces http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au
- Reference = 1911 (Death)