Margaret McDonald1

#15713, (circa 1806-before March 1851)
ChartsNicholson Family 1 - descendants
Last Edited15 Mar 2023
Margaret MacDonald
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Margaret was born circa 1806 at Inverness-shire, Scotland.2

Margaret McDonald married James Nicholson, son of Donald Nicholson and Mary Margaret MacDougall, circa 1822 at Isle of Skye, Scotland.1,3 As of March 1841, Margaret McDonald was also known as Margaret Nicolson.2

They was recorded as head of household in the 1841 census at Duntulm, Kilmuir, Inverness-shire, Scotland.2

Margaret likely died before March 1851.4,5 She presumably lived with her spouse James at Mount Misery Browns Diggings, in Smythesdale, Victoria, in November 1854.6
Nicholson family (from left William Nicholson, Flora Nicholson, John Ross, James Nicholson, Amalia Carlina Koch, Margaret MacDonald, Charles McLean Nicholson Samuel Nicholson)
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1806BirthInverness-shire, Scotland2
1817Married Name1
1822MarriageIsle of Skye, Scotland1,3
1841Census (Scot) 1841Duntulm, Kilmuir, Inverness-shire, Scotland2


James Nicholson (1796-4 Sep 1866)


  1. [S265] Victoria, Death Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 7920/1866.
  2. [S552] National Census for Scotland, 1841 (online image) Civil parish: Kilmuir; County: Inverness; Address: Dunterlm [Duntulm]; Occupation: Black Smith; Parish Number: 112.
  3. [S338], (… (suggests date of 1822).
  4. [S930] Victoria Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, Public Record Office Victoria Name: James Nicholson; Nationality: Scottish; Departure Place: Liverpool; Arrival Date: 23 Oct 1854; Arrival Place: Geelong, Australia; Ship: Hornet.
  5. [S960] Online transcription of the National Census for Scotland, 1851 (online image) Parish: Kilmuir; ED: 6; Page: 4; Line: 11; Roll: CSSCT1851_26; Year: 1851.
  6. [S264] Victoria, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 3798/1856.