A Family History of William Llewdeth Thomas and Martha Jane Bennett

Descendents
Catherine (Cassie) Thomas and William Roderick McLean


1-Catherine (Cassie) Thomas, daughter of William Llewdeth Thomas and Martha Jane Bennett, was born on 10 Oct 1869 in Lambton, New South Wales, Australia and died on 14 Sept 1934 in Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia at age 64 from colon cancer. She is buried in the Field of Mars Cemetery in East Ryde, New South Wales.

Catherine married William Roderick McLean, son of Abraham McLean and Harriet Clarinda Coomber, on 15 Jun 1891 in New South Wales, Australia. William was born on 31 Dec 1858 in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia and died on 16 Jan 1927 in Normanhurst, New South Wales, Australia at age 68 from tuberculosis. He is also buried in the Field of Mars Cemetery. Roderick worked for many years on the clerical staff of the Occidental Gold Mine near Cobar in New South Wales. They had eight children: Roderick Boyd, Gladys Heatherbell, Malcolm William, Ernest Reginald, James Duncan, Hector Alexander, Charles Stewart, and John Harold.

2-Roderick Boyd McLean was born on 5 Dec 1891 in Bourke, New South Wales, Australia and died on 26 Oct 1922 in Normanhurst, New South Wales, Australia at age 31 from tuberculosis. He is buried in the Field of Mars Cemetery in East Ryde, New South Wales. He did not marry or have children.

2-Gladys Heatherbell McLean was born on 13 Jul 1893 in Bourke, New South Wales, Australia and died on 21 May 1925 in Normanhurst, New South Wales, Australia at age 32 from tuberculosis. She is buried in the Field of Mars Cemetery in East Ryde, New South Wales. She did not marry or have children.

2-Malcolm W McLean was born on 21 Apr1895 in Bourke, New South Wales, Australia and died 9 March 1896 in Bourke, New South Wales, Australia at age 1 from meningitis. He is buried in the Bourke Cemetery in Bourke, New South Wales.

2-Ernest Reginald McLean was born on 3 Jul 1897 in Bourke, New South Wales, Australia and died on 16 Jun 1963 in Cabramatta, New South Wales, Australia at age 65 from lung cancer. He is buried in the Rookwood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium in Rookwood, New South Wales.

Ernest married Minnie L Freeman, daughter of Edward John Keble Freeman and Mary Louise Jenkin, in 1924 in Parramatta, New South Wales. Minnie was born on 12 May 1898 in Queensland, Australia and died on 9 Dec 1971 in Fairfield, New South Wales, Australia at age 73. They had two children:

3-Keble Leslie McLean was born in 1926 in New South Wales, Australia.

3-Alan G McLean was born in 1938 in New South Wales, Australia.

2-James Duncan McLean was born on 14 Nov 1899 in Wrightville, New South Wales, Australia, died on 28 Mar 1936 in Randwick, New South Wales, Australia at age 37 from tuberculosis. He is buried in the Field of Mars Cemetery in East Ryde, New South Wales.

James married Muriel May Dolan Brown, daughter of William Ellsworth Dolan Brown and Sarah Ann Waller, in 1923 in New South Wales, Australia. Muriel was born on 25 Oct 1904 in Kensington, New South Wales, Australia, died in March 1994 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia at age 90 and was cremated at Mt. Thompson Memorial Gardens, Holland Park, Brisbane, Australia. They had two children: Lionel and Joyce Elaine. They were divorced and Muriel married Archibald Mervyn Culverwell Biddlecombe in 1939. They also eventually divorced.

3-Lionel Alexander McLean was born in 1923 in New South Wales, Australia, died in 2014 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and was cremated at Centenary Memorial Gardens, Sumner Park, Brisbane, Australia. 

3-Joyce Elaine McLean was born on 24 Dec 1924 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and died in 1987 in Tingha, New South Wales, Australia at age 63. Joyce married Edward William Flaus in 1942 in Paddington, New South Wales, Australia.

2-Hector A McLean was born on 19 Apr 1902 in Cobar, New South Wales, Australia and died on 3 Nov 1922 in Normanhurst, New South Wales, Australia at age 20 from tuberculosis. He is buried in the Field of Mars Cemetery in East Ryde, New South Wales. He did not marry or have children.

2-Charles Stewart McLean was born on 9 Nov 1905 in Cobar, New South Wales, Australia and died on 6 Aug 1962 in Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia at age 57 from a stroke. He is buried in the Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium in the Ryde suburb of Sydney.

Charles married Cecilia Frances Mandelson, daughter of Nathan Harry Mandelson and Catherine Finley, on 13 Dec 1941 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Cecilia was born on 31 Dec 1900 in Condoboli, New South Wales, Australia and died on 30 Oct 1976 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia at age 75. They had no children.

2-John Harold McLean was born on 9 Jul 1909 in Cobar, New South Wales, Australia and died on 28 Nov 1990 in Shoal Bay, New South Wales at age 81. He is buried in the East Maitland Cemetery in Maitland, New South Wales.

John married Ruth Margaret Pilgrim, daughter of Frederick Pilgrim and Ada Taylor, on 22 Aug 1942 in Maitland West, New South Wales, Australia. Ruth was born on 2 Jun 1915 in Maitland, New South Wales, Australia and died on 5 Nov 2008 in Shoal Bay, New South Wales, Australia at age 93. They had two daughters.


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