Amy Annie Davidson

(1879 - 7 August 1973)
     Her niece is Dee Nicholl of Yarramlea, Yarram.. Amy Annie Davidson was born in 1879 in Beechworth?, Victoria.
     Amy Annie Davidson married William Hodgson MacKenzie, son of Donald Thomson MacKenzie and Mary Ann Hodgson, in 1911 in Victoria.
     Amy and William were registered as a farmer & home duties at Tarra Valley, Victoria, on the 1919 electoral roll.
     Amy was registered at 'Calrossie', near Yarram, on the 1966 electoral roll.
     Amy was registered as Amy Annie McKenzie, h.d. at 'Calrossie', Yarram, on the 1972 electoral roll.
     Amy died on 7 August 1973 in Victoria.

William MacKenzie

(3 February 1864 - 8 April 1864)
     William MacKenzie was born on 3 February 1864 in Port Albert, Victoria. BIRTH. On the 3rd instant, at Port Albert, the wife of Donald T. McKenzie of a son.. He was the son of Donald Thomson MacKenzie and Mary Ann Hodgson.
     William died aged 5 weeks on 8 April 1864 in Port Albert, Victoria.

Mary Isabel MacKenzie

(1 January 1867 - 20 March 1938)
     Mary Isabel MacKenzie was commonly known as Isabella. She was born on 1 January 1867 in 'Ship Inn', Port Albert, Victoria. The Gippsland Guardian reported: BIRTH. On January 1st, at the Ship Inn, Port Albert, the Wife of Mr D. McKenzie, of a daughter. She was the daughter of Donald Thomson MacKenzie and Mary Ann Hodgson.
     Mary Isabel MacKenzie married Vernon Ritchie Brown on 6 January 1892 in 'Calrossie', Yarram, Victoria. The local newspapers reported: MARRIAGE - BROWN - McKENZIE - On the 6th of January at the residence of the brides parents "Calrossie", by Rev. James Groundwater, Vernon Ritchie Brown, son of Thomas Brown "Yallock Vale", Bacchus Marsh, to Mary Isabel, eldest daughter of Donald Thomson McKenzie "Calrossie", South Gippsland.
     MARRIAGE: An orange blossom notice over the Standard leader discloses the pleasing fact of a wedding having been solemnized at "Calrossie", Won Wron, on Wednesday last by the Reverend James Groundwater, the contracting parties being Mr. V. R. Brown and Miss Isabel McKenzie who were united in the bonds of matrimony at 9 o'clock, and, after the customary hour for refreshments and toasting, the young couple left the cosy and picturesque home of the McKenzies for Traralgon, en route for Melbourne and the honeymoon.
So enthusiastic were their friends as to rice and old slippers at parting, that the four prancing horses which were in hand by Mr. Kelsie for driving the happy couple to Traralgon, did a lively wedding caper on their own account in honour of the occasion. The Misses McKenzie and Johnson were bridesmaids, Mr. B. P. Johnson acting as best man; and rumour hath it that the gentleman just named is about to enter the united states with another fair daughter of "Calrossie". Happy signs of the times! for it was but a fortnight previously that a similar ceremony to the one performed by Mr. Groundwater on Wednesday last, engaged the attention of the Rev. F. A. White in behalf of Mr. Richard Williams and Miss S. Bland and in the language of Rip Van Winkle we would say "May they live long and prosper"
Mary Isabel MacKenzie and Vernon Ritchie Brown moved to 'Ellerslie', Jones Bay, Victoria, on 30 January 1892. The local paper reported on January 29th Mr V R Brown's yacht, the "Carlisle", left Port Albert at 2 p.m. on Wednesday in charge of Mr H Avery, and under his skillful handling made excellent passage, passing through the Lakes Entrance on Thursday morning, and reaching Cunningham at half past eight. Her destination is "Ellerslie", the new residence taken up by Mr Brown on Jones' Bay, near the mouth of the Nicholson River. The "Carlisle" and her owner will leave behind them the memory of many a pleasant excursion; and whilst we cannot help regretting the loss our social circle has sustained by Mr Browns departure, we, of course, admit that the surroundings make it a matter for congratulation and we heartily wish himself and bride all health and happiness in their new home, and doubtless amongst their pleasures of the future not the least will be some breesy trips in the bonny "Carlisle." Mary Isabel Brown was registered in the 1912 electoral roll with Donald Thomson MacKenzie and Mary Ann Hodgson. Mary Isabel Brown, home duties, with her parents. Mary Isabel MacKenzie was listed in a directory dated between 1925 and 1927 as Mrs M E Brown at 15 Mercer Rd, Malvern, Victoria. The house was then occupied by Phillip B Hudson until 1960 becoming flats.
     Mary died on 20 March 1938 in Oakleigh, Victoria, aged 71. BROWN.- On the 20th March. 1938. at private hospital, Oakleigh. Mary Isobel, relict of Vernon Ritchie Brown, and loved mother of Owen (Mrs. E. J. Adam), Or. V. C. Brown, and Dr. D. M. Brown. (Remains at Drayton and Oarton's chapel, 1217 High street, Malvern.)
BROWN, - A tribute to the memory of an esteemed and loyal friend, Mrs. M. I. Brown, who passed away on the 20th March In Oakleigh. (Inserted by L. Bridgman.)

Children of Mary Isabel MacKenzie and Vernon Ritchie Brown