Mary Smith

(1857 - 18 October 1932)
     Mary Smith was also known as Polly in records. She was born in 1857 in Dunolly, Victoria. She was the daughter of Israel Allison Smith and Margaret Gordon MacPherson.
     Mary Smith married James John Burns Hurwood in 1883 in Williamstown, Victoria. Mary Smith and James John Burns Hurwood witnessed Lachlan Henry Kenrick MacGregor and Isabella Smith's wedding on 30 June 1886 in Victoria Pde, East Melbourne, Victoria.
     Mary Hurwood was mentioned in the will of Paul MacPherson dated 24 September 1897.
     Mary and James were registered at Newport, Victoria, on the 1903 electoral roll.
     Mary and James were registered at 284 Somerville Rd, Yarraville, Victoria, on the 1924 electoral roll. He was a licenced plumber and spent most of his time at the docks.
     Mary died of bronchitis and mumps (3 weeks), heart failure and syncope on 18 October 1932 in 284 Somerville Road, Yarraville, Victoria. She was buried on 19 October 1932 in Footscray cemetery. She was aged 75, Wesleyan section A13/894.

Children of Mary Smith and James John Burns Hurwood

Lillias MacPherson

(before 15 May 1777 - )
     Lillias MacPherson was born before 15 May 1777 in Blackhaugh, Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. She was christened on 15 May 1777 in Kirkmichael. Lillias, daughter to Paul McPherson in Blackhaughs & Janet Riach his spouse. She was the daughter of Paul MacPherson and Janet Riach.

James MacPherson

(before 12 December 1774 - )
     James MacPherson was born illegitimate before 12 December 1774 in Tomachlaggan, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was christened on 12 December 1774 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire. James, natural son to Paul McPherson in Tomachlaggan & Betty McGregor his party. He was the son of Paul MacPherson and Betty MacGregor.
     James MacPherson married Penuel Grant on 6 October 1816 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. James McPherson, carpenter, Blackhaugh & Penuel Grant, Glenlochy. James was a carpenter from 1817, in Blackhaughs, Kirkmichael, Banffshire.
     James MacPherson and Penuel Grant were recorded on the 1851 census in Aberlour, Banffshire. James McPherson 62, carpenter, born Kirkmichael, Penuell McPherson 58, wife, born Inveravon, Eliza McPherson 26, dressmaker, born Kirkmichael, Jane McPherson 22, at home, born Cromdale, Inverness, Isabel McPherson, 13, scholar, born Cromdale.

Child of James MacPherson and Jane Grant

Children of James MacPherson and Penuel Grant