Isobel MacKenzie

(4 September 1806 - )
     Isobel MacKenzie was born on 4 September 1806 in Portleich, Kilmuir Easter, Ross & Cromarty. She was the daughter of John MacKenzie and Christian MacKenzie. Isobel MacKenzie was christened on 9 September 1806 in Kilmuir Easter.

Isobel MacKenzie

     Isobel MacKenzie married John MacKenzie, son of Kenneth MacKenzie and Ann Ross. Isabel was the daughter of
Alexander Mackenzie, V. of Gairloch.

Isobel MacKenzie

(before 1678 - )
     Isobel MacKenzie was born before 1678. She was the daughter of Sir Roderick MacKenzie.
Isobel MacKenzie married Simon MacKenzie, son of Simon MacKenzie and Jane MacKenzie, on 22 August 1693. Sir Roderick died in 1692, and on the death of his only son in the following year, without issue, his unentailed estates, which were not included in the Barony, and which had become very considerable, and all his moveable property, were divided equally among his four daughters, as heirs portioners. Isobel, the third of these ladies,
on the 22nd of August, 1693, married, as his first wife, Simon Mackenzie, the Advocate, and carried to him in 1699 as her portion, the estate of Allan - formerly the property and residence of the Earl of Seaforth - which has ever since been known as Allangrange
.

Isobel Emilie MacKenzie

(3 September 1902 - 25 April 1974)
      Jean lived for many years in Hampton and in her later years lived with her daughter in Sydney. Isobel Emilie MacKenzie was commonly known as Jean. She was born on 3 September 1902 in Yarram, Victoria. She was the daughter of James MacKenzie and Emily Alice Bodman.
Isobel Emilie MacKenzie married Lorne Campbell Abernethy in 1933 in Victoria.
     Isobel died on 25 April 1974 in Sydney, New South Wales, aged 71.

Isobell MacKenzie

(26 October 1804 - )
     Isobell MacKenzie was born on 26 October 1804 in Ballandraide/Ballintraid, Kilmuir Easter, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. She was the daughter of Alexander MacKenzie alias Bain and Isabel Munro. Isobell MacKenzie was christened on 29 October 1804 in Kilmuir Easter.

James MacKenzie

(6 April 1816 - before 1844)
     James MacKenzie was born on 6 April 1816 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was the son of William MacKenzie and Isobell Bain. James MacKenzie was christened on 9 April 1816 in Cromarty.
     James died before 1844 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty. His father erected a memorial to him and his brother John at the Gaelic churchyard. A James McKenzie of Davidston was buried 3 May 1849. A James Mackenzie, a child, was buried September 10, 1832 at Cromarty. A James McKenzie was buried 6 July 1836 and a Jn McKenzie on 21 Feb 1836. He was buried in 1844. Erected / by / Wm M'Kenzie, Mason / in memory of his children / James & John / also his wife / Isabel Bain. See: http://canmore.org.uk/site/14460.

James MacKenzie

(1 December 1849 - 4 January 1927)
     James MacKenzie was born on 1 December 1849 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was the son of William MacKenzie and Isabella Tindal. James MacKenzie was christened on 30 December 1849 in Cromarty. John, Donald, William, Catherine, Thomas, Isabella and James were listed as the children of William MacKenzie in the 1851 census in Calrossie Street, Cromarty. Catherine, Thomas, Isabella, James, Robert and George were listed as the children of William MacKenzie in the 1861 census in 5 Barclay Lane, Cromarty.
     James MacKenzie and Catherine MacKenzie were sponsored on 20 March 1864 at Port Albert, Victoria, Australia, by William MacKenzie. William paid £3 for Catherine & £3 for James passage into the Immigration Deposit Account.
     James MacKenzie and Catherine MacKenzie arrived per "Great Victoria" in November 1864 at Victoria, Australia. Their brother William paid £6 into the Immigration deposit account at Port Albert in March 1864 for the passage of James & Catherine.
James MacKenzie married Caroline Elizabeth Evans on 14 October 1872 in Fitzroy, Victoria. McKENZIE-EVANS. - On the 14th inst., at 92 Napier street, by the Rev. R. Hamilton, James M'Kenzie, of Port Albert, to Caroline Elizabeth, second daughter of the late James Evans, builder, Fitzroy.
In 1875 he commenced business as a merchant in Port Albert in 1875, having previously served his apprenticeship with the well known firm Sargood, Son, and Co. in Melbourne and continued there until 1884. In the latter year he sold out and removed to Yarram, where he established his present prosperous business. The first portion of Mr McKenzie's commodious premises was erected in 1889, as was also the dwelling house adjoining, extensive additions having been made to this in 1891. This is the principal business of its kind in southern Gippsland. A large stock of general merchandise is carried, and the premises are lighted throughout by acetylene gas. The establishment finds constant employment for eight hands. Mr McKenzie goes in extensively for grazing, and fills the office of chairman of directors of the local butter factory. He was a member of the Shire Council for ten years, during which time he filled the presidential chair, and holds H.M. Commission of the Peace for the Eastern Bailiwick. Mr McKenzie is likewise a Freemason and a Past Master of the local lodge. He married in 1896, Mrs Gellion, daughter of the late Mr Henry Bodman, one of the earliest settlers in South Gippsland and has a family of four children.
     His first store formed the corner of the "Ship Inn". He later moved further along the street and then moved to Yarram in 1884. He was an entrepreneur and established the Gippsland & Northern Co-operative Company Ltd.
     In 1911 he sold his store to the Yarram Co-Operative for £3900 and held 16% of the original issued capital in the Co-Op.
At his brother DT's death he was chairman of directors of Gippsland Northern Co-operative Coy Ltd and a JP.
     James resided at 'Llanos', 'Calrossie', near Yarram, Victoria.
James & Carrie were both popular amateur singers, both at the Alberton and the Tarraville courthouses, James often sang with (at the time not-so-famous) Ada Crossley.
     James and Donald were registered at Port Albert, Victoria, on the 1883 electoral roll. South Riding of the Shire of Alberton: Donald T, publican house, James, draper, George, draper, John, carter.
James & George McKenzie moved to Yarram 1884, taking over Charles Devonshire's stoere and Post Office.
His first store formed the corner of the "Ship Inn". He later moved further along the street and then moved to Yarram in 1884. He was an entrepreneur and established the Gippsland & Northern Co-operative Company Ltd..
James MacKenzie was granted land on 1 February 1884 James McKenzie, was licenced for 320 acres in the parish of Bulga on 1 Feb 1884.
James MacKenzie was listed in a directory dated between 1888 and 1889 as James McKenzie, draper at Port Albert, Victoria.
YARRAM CLUB - The former residence ofJames McKenzie, built in
1889 it was among the first houses in Yarram to have electrical lighting
and a telephone..
The Gippsland Standard on 8 April 1893 reported that the business of J & G McKenzie was sold to become Fowler & McKenzie of Melbourne. In April 1896, Juniper, connected with the firm of O'Connell & Co., brought the storekeeping business of Fowler & McKenzie (formerly J & G McKenzie), Yarram.. He was widowed on 18 November 1895 on the death of his wife Caroline Elizabeth Evans.
James MacKenzie married secondly Emily Alice Bodman in 1896 in Victoria. She was the widow of John Gellion and had four children.
In 1911 he sold his store to the Yarram Co-Operative for £3900 and held 16% of the original issued capital in the Co-Op..
Yarram Standard 6 Feb 1918: Storm damage to property on the corner of Stanley St & Hampton St [Brighton], the 2 story brick residence of Mr Jas McKenzie formerly of Yarram ... (Also in South Gippsland Chronicle)..
He was a member of the Shire Council for ten years, during which time he filled the presidential chair, and holds H.M. Commission of the Peace for the Eastern Bailiwick. Mr McKenzie is likewise a Freemason and a Past Master of the local lodge. He married in 1896, Mrs Gellion, daughter of the late Mr Henry Bodman, one of the earliest settlers in South Gippsland and has a family of four children
     His first store formed the corner of the "Ship Inn". He later moved further along the street and then moved to Yarram in 1884. He was an entrepreneur and established the Gippsland & Northern Co-operative Company Ltd.
At his brother DT's death he was chairman of directors of Gippsland Northern Co-operative Coy Ltd and a JP.
     James died on 4 January 1927 in Brighton, Victoria, aged 77. He was buried on 6 January 1927 in the Presbyterian section, Alberton.
James McKenzie, born in Cromarty, Scotland, in 1849, arrived in 1864 by the Great Victoria, opened business as a general merchant at Port Albert in 1875, removed to Yarram in 1884, and occupied the presidential chair of
the Alberton Shire in 1899
.

Children of James MacKenzie and Emily Alice Bodman

James MacKenzie

(13 January 1858 - )
      Graeme Parr wrote: I believe James was buried in Paisley Scotland. Some of the Mackay family immigrated to NZ, Oamaru area, He was only 8 years junior from his aunt Magaret who married Farquhar Urquhart NZ and with his uncle James Gordon MacKay also in Oamaru NZ (a story goes that John and his brother got on the wrong ship in America and ended up in NZ rather than Australia). Families in both countries. MacKenzies in Victoria and MacKays in NZ. Note James Gordon MacKay married Jessie Reid. An aunt of Helen Johnston. Therefore my grandfathers uncle married my grandmothers aunt. James MacKenzie was born on 13 January 1858 at 5 p.m in Barkly Lane, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was the son of Donald MacKenzie and Margaret Holm. Alexander, Ann, William, James and John were listed as the children of Donald MacKenzie in the 1861 census in 5 Barclay Lane, Cromarty.
James MacKenzie married Anne Mackay on 25 February 1881 in the Manse, Resolis, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. Family of James Mackenzie and Ann MacKay: Thomas Mackenzie died young buried Bromley cemetery Christchurch with Mother and brother William.
James MacKenzie m Christina unknown 2 children
William NZ. Married late Elizabeth unknown.
Alex Mackenzie Aberdour Scotland married Nellie unknown
Children: Donald
Jim, one child Margaret Anne
Chrissie 3 children at least 1 Son Billy Young.
Anne b 1933 1 child Susan Ann.
     James MacKenzie and Anne Mackay were recorded on the 1881 census in Barkly House, Braehead, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, New Zealand. James Mackenzie 33, mason slater (master employing 2 men) born Cromarty & wife Ann Mackenzie, 23, born Avoch.

Children of James MacKenzie and Anne Mackay

James MacKenzie

(1 May 1880 - )
     James MacKenzie was born on 1 May 1880 10.10 a.m in Braehead, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was the son of Alexander Holm MacKenzie and Isabella MacKay. Robert, Janet, Donald, William, John and James were listed as the children of Alexander Holm MacKenzie in the 1881 census in 4 Barclay St, Cromarty. William, Robert, John, Janet, James and George were listed as the children of Alexander Holm MacKenzie in the 1891 census in 4 Barkly St, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty.
He was a "lighthouse keeper, Isle of Man, in Inverness".
James MacKenzie married Justina Melville (MacKenzie) on 17 December 1909 in the United Free Church Manse, Resolis, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.

Child of James MacKenzie and Justina Melville (MacKenzie)

James Frederick MacKenzie

(10 February 1884 - 8 September 1979)
     James Frederick MacKenzie was born on 10 February 1884 in 'Fernbank', 'Calrossie', near Yarram, Victoria. He was the son of William MacKenzie and Lily Weston. James was a dairy farmer in 'Calrossie', Yarram, Victoria.
     James was registered as James Frederick McKenzie, farmer at Won Wron on the from 1908 to 1919 electoral roll.
James Frederick MacKenzie married Sarah Janet MacAinch, daughter of William MacAinch and Sarah Margaret Wilson, on 4 February 1914 in St Andrew's Presbyterian church, Yarram, Victoria. A pretty wedding was celebrated at the Presbyterian Church on Wednesday morning by the Rev. AY. R. Cun-
ningham, when Miss Jean McAinch daughter of Mr and Mrs Wm. McAinch of North Devon, and Mr Jas. F. McKenzie, son of Mr Wm. McKenzie, of "Heathville," Mack's Creek, were the contracting parties. In the church assembled quite a large gathering of relatives and friends. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore an ivory silk striped voile, veil and orange blossoms, and carried a bouquet of white sweet peas and asparagus fern. The bridesmaids were Misses Ruby McAincli and l.ily McKenzie, sisters of the bride and bridegroom, and were attired in white embroidered voile, each carrying a crook and Mowers. The wedding breakfast was partaken at Mr G. F Sauer's residence, at which
the Rev. Mr Cunningham presided, and proposed the toast ot bride and bridegroom in felicitous terms. Mr Jas. Harlow proposed the parents of the bride and bridegroom, acknowledged bv Mr. J .A. McKenzie and Mr McAinch. The happy couple then hied away to the railway station, en route to the city, where the honeymoon is to be spent. The bride wore a travelling dress of mole resilda, with hat of white tuille and plait, and neat Saxe tinted plume. The presents were numerous and of the useful order. In the evening Mr and Mrs McAinch held a reception in the Yarram Mechanics'
Hall.
.
     James was registered as James Frederick McKenzie, farmer at Won Wron on the 1931 electoral roll.
     James was registered as a farmer at Won Wron on the between 1935 and 1936 electoral roll.
     James was registered as a farmer of Calrossie for land at Won Wron at Alberton, Victoria, on the 1960 electoral roll.
     James was registered as James Fredrik McKenzie, farmer at 'Calrossie', Yarram, on the 1966 electoral roll.
     James was registered as James Frederik McKenzie, farmer at Yarram on the 1972 electoral roll.
     James died on 8 September 1979 in the Hospital, Yarram, Victoria, aged 95. The local newspaper reported: J F McKenzie dies at 95. One of the district's oldest residents, Mrs James Frederick McKenzie of Calrossie, died on Saturday, September 8, at the age of 95 years. He died at the Yarram and District Hospital where he had been admitted just a couple of days previously. Born at "Fernbank", Calrossie, near Mack's Creek on February 10, 1884, he was the son of the late William & Lily McKenzie who sailed out from their native Cromarty, Scotland to Port Albert. He was the last surviving member of their family of twelve children, the eldest Isabella being born on May 18 1876. The other members of the family were Catherine, William & Thomas, Robert, George, Annie, Lottie, Henry, Lily & Elsie.
     Later the McKenzies moved to "Heathville", Mack's Creek, regarded as the family home, which today is Morris' property. Along with his brothers and sisters, James Frederick attended school at Devon North. In February 1914 he married Sarah Janet McAinch, a member of an old district family, in St Andrew's Presbyterian church, Yarram. Following his marriage, "J.F." and his wife resided at Balook, then came down from the hill country to dairy farm at Alberton West then Calrossie, where he lived for many years close to his original birth place at "Fernbank".
     His life on the farm was his absorbing interest, consequently he was a highly regarded judge of horses and cattle and always enjoyed the Yarram show. He was a life member of the Yarram Men's Club, the venue for his 95th birthday last February. District friends and relatives will long remember his 90th birthday celebrated at the Devon North Hall, when a very youthful looking Mr McKenzie enthusiastically greeted young and old alike. He had a special interest in young people and always enjoyed their company. "J.F." always said he lived for the present, not the past. His wife predeceased him 13 years ago but is survived by a family of six. - Margaret (Mrs A Harris, Toora), James (Bill, Yarram), Elsie (Mrs G Cunningham, Yarram), Nancy (Mrs Albert Tatterson, Warragul), Ian (Lance Creek) and George (Traralgon), 17 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Following a service in St Andrew's church, the funeral proceeded to the Yarram cemetery
. He was buried on 11 September 1979 in after a service at St Andrew's Presbyterian church, Yarram.
     His will was proved on 12 November 1979 at Victoria.

James George MacKenzie

(11 February 1898 - 19 July 1966)
     James George MacKenzie was commonly known as Hamish. He was born on 11 February 1898 in St Kilda, Victoria. He was the son of James MacKenzie and Emily Alice Bodman.
     James was registered as a farmer at Devon North, Victoria, on the 1919 electoral roll.
James George MacKenzie married Vio Jewel Bowden in 1923 in Victoria.
     James resided at Berwick, Victoria.
     James died on 19 July 1966 in Dandenong, Victoria, aged 68.

Children of James George MacKenzie and Vio Jewel Bowden

James Thomas MacKenzie

(26 January 1911 - 4 April 1988)
     James Thomas MacKenzie was born on 26 January 1911 in New Zealand. He was the son of John MacKenzie and Helen Livngstone Johnston.
     James died on 4 April 1988 aged 77.

Jane MacKenzie

     Jane MacKenzie was born. Jane was the daughter of Alexander Mackenzie, I. of Ballone, brother of Sir John Mackenzie of Tarbat and uncle to George, first Earl of Cromarty.
Jane MacKenzie married Simon MacKenzie, son of Simon MacKenzie and Elizabeth Bruce, circa 1663. Their marriage contract was dated 1663 and they had issue - an only and posthumous son.

Child of Jane MacKenzie and Simon MacKenzie

Janet MacKenzie

(27 December 1787 - )
     Janet MacKenzie was christened on 27 December 1787 in Kilmuir Easter, Ross & Cromarty. She was the daughter of John MacKenzie and Janet Munro.

Janet MacKenzie

(13 July 1793 - )
     Janet MacKenzie was born on 13 July 1793 in Portleich, Kilmuir Easter, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. She was the daughter of Alexander MacKenzie alias Bain and Isabel Munro. Janet MacKenzie was christened on 15 July 1930 in Kilmuir Easter.

Janet MacKenzie

(1802 - 1874)
     Janet MacKenzie was born in 1802 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty. She was the daughter of William MacKenzie & Grace Urquhart.
Janet MacKenzie married William Mackay on 20 November 1819 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.
     Janet MacKenzie was recorded on the 1871 census in Cromarty. Janet McKay 69, dressmaker, born Cromarty; David McKay 6, gt grandchild, born Cromarty.
     Janet died in 1874 in Brick St, Cromarty.

Children of Janet MacKenzie and William Mackay

Janet MacKenzie

     Janet MacKenzie was the daughter of Colin MacKenzie and Barbara Grant.
Janet, who married Hector Maclean, "Eachainn Og," XV. of Duart, with issue - Hector Mor, who succeeded his father Lachlan, and Florence, who married John Garbh Maclean, VII. of Coll.

Janet MacKenzie

     Janet MacKenzie was the daughter of Kenneth MacKenzie and Ann Ross.
Janet, who married Sir Donald Macdonald, VIII. of Sleat, Baronet, with issue, his heir and successor, and others.

Janet MacKenzie

(5 December 1781 - )
     Janet MacKenzie was christened on 5 December 1781 in Kilmuir Easter, Ross & Cromarty. She was the daughter of Alexander MacKenzie and Margaret Dingwall.

Janet Anne MacKenzie

(26 June 1925 - 2010)
     Janet Anne MacKenzie was born on 26 June 1925 in Victoria. She was the daughter of James George MacKenzie and Vio Jewel Bowden.
     Janet was educated at Won Wron.
     Janet resided at 7 Robert St, Dandenong, Victoria, 1994.
     Janet died in 2010.

Janet Grace Mackay MacKenzie

(18 July 1878 - 31 August 1952)
Janet Grace Mackay Mackenzie (1878-1952 on right with her brother Willy and his wife. Photograph taken on 10 April 1951 and copy supplied by M Goodman
     Janet Grace Mackay MacKenzie was born on 18 July 1878 at 2.50 pm in Braehead, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. She was the daughter of Alexander Holm MacKenzie and Isabella MacKay. Janet Grace Mackay MacKenzie was christened on 15 September 1878 in the Free Church of Scotland, Cromarty. Mackenzie, Janet Grace Mackay, daughter of Alex H Mackenzie, baptised by Rev Elder, location not given. Robert, Janet, Donald, William, John and James were listed as the children of Alexander Holm MacKenzie in the 1881 census in 4 Barclay St, Cromarty. William, Robert, John, Janet, James and George were listed as the children of Alexander Holm MacKenzie in the 1891 census in 4 Barkly St, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty.
     Janet Grace Mackay MacKenzie and William Mackay MacKenzie were recorded on the 1901 census in 20 Wilton Gardens, Kelvinside, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. William MacKay MacKenzie, 29, head, born Cromarty, teacher of English, with Janet Grace MacKenzie, aged 22. Janet Grace Mackay MacKenzie was listed as Alexander Holm MacKenzie's daughter in the 1911 census in 4 Barkly St, Cromarty.
     Janet resided at Cromarty, 1935. Miss Nanet G Macknzie was the proprietor of a house and garden. Mrs Sarah Mackenzie of 23 Bank St, owned 1 Bakrly St.
     Janet died on 31 August 1952 aged 74. She was buried in the Gaelic churchyard (new section), Cromarty. In loving memory of William Mackay Mackenzie... Also of his sister Janet Grace who died on 31st August 1952 aged 74.

Jean MacKenzie

(17 December 1798 - )
     Jean MacKenzie was born on 17 December 1798 in Portleich, Kilmuir Easter, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. She was the daughter of Alexander MacKenzie and Margaret Forbes. Jean MacKenzie was christened on 21 December 1798 in Kilmuir Easter.

Jean MacKenzie

     Jean MacKenzie was the daughter of Colin MacKenzie and Lady Margaret Seton.
Jean, who married John, Master of Berriedale, with issue, George, sixth Earl of Caithness, who died without issue in 1676. She afterwards married Lord Duffus, with issue, and died in 1648.

Jean Mackenzie

( - 31 March 1648)
     Jean Mackenzie married Alexander Sutherland 1st Lord Duffus, son of William Sutherland of Duffus and Jean Grant, before 1648. She was the daughter & co-heir of the 1st Earl of Seaforth and widow of John Sinclair, Master of Berriedale. They had issue.
     Jean died on 31 March 1648.

Jean Margaret MacKenzie

     Jean Margaret MacKenzie was the daughter of Donald MacKenzie.

Jessie Findlay MacKenzie

(24 March 1908 - 16 July 1988)
     Jessie Findlay MacKenzie was born on 24 March 1908 in Sale, Victoria. McKENZIE. —On the 24th March, at Sister Pickard's private hospital, Sale, the wife of T. G. McKenzie, "Calrossie" —a daughter. She was the daughter of Thomas George MacKenzie and Annie Littlejohn Fraser.
     Jessie was a student in Devon North, Victoria.
     Jessie was a student in Presbyterian Ladies College, East Melbourne. She travelled with Thomas George MacKenzie and Annie Littlejohn Fraser on the "Cathay. They travelled second class, their last address in the UK being 53 Queensboruogh Terrace, London W2".
Jessie Findlay MacKenzie married Douglas MacLeod circa 1938 in Victoria.
     Jessie was registered as Jessie Findlay McLeod, home duties at Yarram on the 1966 electoral roll.
     Jessie died on 16 July 1988 in 'Inveresk', Calrossie, near Yarram, Victoria, aged 80. She had 11 great-grandchildren at her death.. She was buried on 19 July 1988 in Yarram.

Child of Jessie Findlay MacKenzie and Douglas MacLeod

John MacKenzie

(15 June 1835 - 18 July 1915)
     John MacKenzie was born on 15 June 1835 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was the son of William MacKenzie and Isabella Tindal.
     John MacKenzie appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Isabella Tindal in Berkley's Lane, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. John, Donald, William, Catherine, Thomas, Isabella and James were listed as the children of William MacKenzie in the 1851 census in Calrossie Street, Cromarty.
John MacKenzie married Catherine Ferguson on 12 January 1858 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty.
     John MacKenzie and Catherine Ferguson were recorded on the 1861 census in 7 Barclay Lane, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He lived next door to parents & uncle in 2 windowed rooms (flats): John McKenzie, head, married 25, mason; Catherine, wife, 24; Margaret, daughter, 2; Isabella, daughter,1; all born at Cromarty. They was mentioned on 15 September 1864 in Port Albert, Victoria, Australia, in the Port Albert Licencing books re immigration deposits.
     John immigrated with the family to Victoria, Australia, in December 1870 per "Great Britain". John was a farmer in 'Bannans', Yarram, after 1870.
John MacKenzie mentioned in June 1871.
     John and Donald were registered as voters at Won Wron, Victoria, on the 1883 electoral roll. East Riding of the Shire of Alberton: Donald Thompson McKenzie, house and land, 2 votes, George, Draper, ditto, 2 votes, John, farmer, ditto, 1 vote, William, farmer, ditto, 1 vote. Also Janet McKenzie, farmer, house & land, 2 votes.
John MacKenzie and William MacKenzie were listed in a directory dated between 1888 and 1889 as William & John McKenzie, farmers at Yarram. However, note that William & John McKenzie were listed together as farmers in 1868, which predates his arrival.
     John and John were registered as John McKenzie, farmer, Won Wron & John McKenzie, dairy farmer at Macks Creek, Won Wron, on the 1912 electoral roll.
John MacKenzie and William MacKenzie were listed in a directory dated 1915 as John & William McKenzie, farmers at Macks Creek, Won Wron .
     John died of senile decay and cardiac failure on 18 July 1915 in Yarram, Victoria, aged 80. In Memorium: The death took place on Sunday afternoon of a very old resident, Mr. John McKenzie Snr., at the advanced age of 80 years. The subject of our notice had been ailing for some little time past, having been cared for by his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. William McKenzie, at their residence in Yarram. The cause of death was senile decay. The late Mr. McKenzie was a typical Scotchman, born in Cromarty, in the "land o' cakes", and with his wife and family, father and brothers, came to Australia in December 1870. But a few days were spent in Melbourne, when the subject of our notice, with his family and father, boarded the steamer 'Avon' for Port Albert. For a while he was employed at 'Calrossie', til he and his father (stonemason's by trade) entered into a contract with the late Mr John Gellion to build a stone house at 'Woodlands', which, today is an example of good workmanship. This work accomplished, the deceased started in carrying business in connection with the steamers, and in March 1875 carted the 'Standard' plant for Mr. John Rossiter to the office in Wharf St, Port Albert, where the first issue was printed.
     In later years deceased selected land on Macks Creek, and by dint of hard work on the property known as 'Bannans', was able to retire in comfortable circumstances. This estate was leased only a few years ago.
     The late Mr. McKenzie leaves 4 grown up sons and 2 daughters, having had 8 in family but 2 died in Scotland. His wife pre-deceased him 21 years ago. The funeral yesterday was attended by a number of old residents, the remains being interred in the Alberton Cemetery. The Presbyterian service was read by the Rev. F. Tomagno, and Mr. James S. Graham attended to the mortuary arrangements
. He was buried on 20 July 1915 in the Presbyterian section, Alberton. Bereavement Notice: Mr. & Mrs. William McKenzie, Yarram, express their heartfelt thanks to all kind friends for letter, telegrams and floral tributes in their recent sad bereavement, and desire to specially thank Dr Crooks and Nurse Lawler for their kindness and attention, also Mrs Bell.
     His will was proved on 8 September 1915 at Victoria. He left his son John only one shilling.
He may have inherited property from the Fergusons. He was a freemason of the Lodge of Robinson in Cromarty, his apron was returned to Cromarty by a policeman. His property "Bannans" had to be sold in 1922 to distribute the estate.

Children of John MacKenzie and Catherine Ferguson

John MacKenzie

(12 August 1868 - 4 January 1946)
     John MacKenzie was commonly known as "Muffy" Jack. He was born on 12 August 1868 at 4 p.m in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was the son of John MacKenzie and Catherine Ferguson.
     John immigrated with the family to Victoria, Australia, in December 1870 per "Great Britain". John was a farmer in Bulga, Victoria, between 1908 and 1931.
     John and John were registered as John McKenzie, farmer, Won Wron & John McKenzie, dairy farmer at Macks Creek, Won Wron, on the 1912 electoral roll.
     John died on 4 January 1946 in Victoria aged 77. He was supposed to be aged 81. He was buried in the Presbyterian section of the cemetery, Traralgon, Victoria.

John MacKenzie

(12 August 1860 - )
     John MacKenzie was born on 12 August 1860 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was the son of Donald MacKenzie and Margaret Holm. Alexander, Ann, William, James and John were listed as the children of Donald MacKenzie in the 1861 census in 5 Barclay Lane, Cromarty. William, John and Catherine were listed as the children of Donald MacKenzie in the 1871 census in 5 Barclays Lane, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty.

John MacKenzie

(9 February 1876 - )
     John MacKenzie was born on 9 February 1876 at 3.30 a.m. in Braehead, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was possibly baptised at the Cromarty Free Church - John MacKenzie, son of Alex H Macknezie, baptised at house, by Rev J R Elder, 25 July 1877. He was the son of Alexander Holm MacKenzie and Isabella MacKay. Robert, Janet, Donald, William, John and James were listed as the children of Alexander Holm MacKenzie in the 1881 census in 4 Barclay St, Cromarty. William, Robert, John, Janet, James and George were listed as the children of Alexander Holm MacKenzie in the 1891 census in 4 Barkly St, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty.