Mary Anne McDonald

#570, (29 Jun 1862 - 15 Apr 1939)
Mary Ann McDonald
copy held by Ailsa Corlett
     Mary Anne McDonald was born on 29 Jun 1862 at Bogs of Linkwood, St Andrews-Lhanbryde, Moray, Scotland ,

Mary Anne McDonald
at 3.20 AM
Parents: Robert McDonald, Farmer & Elizabeth McDonald MS Grigor
Married: 1850 August - Parish of Drainie

Robert McDonald, father was present at the birth.1,2,3

She was the daughter of Robert McDonald and Elizabeth Grigor.

Mary appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of Betsy McDonald at 34 South Guildry Street, Elgin, Moray, Scotland ;
McDONALD Betsy, Head, Widow, 47, Retired Farmer, Dallas Elginshire, 5 rooms with windows and 2 children at school
McDONALD Hellen, Dau, Unm, 20, Dressmaker, St Andrews Lhanbryde
McDONALD Betsy, Dau, Unm 16, General Servant, St Andrews Lhanbryde
McDONALD Isabella, Dau, Unm 14, At School, St Andrews Lhanbryde
McDONALD Margaret, Dau, Unm 14, At School, St Andrews Lhanbryde
McDONALD Alexander, Dau (sic), Unm 12, At School, St Andrews Lhanbryde
McDONALD Mary Ann, Dau, Unm 8, At School, St Andrews Lhanbryde
CHISHOLM Betsy, Grand Child, 5 months, Elgin, Elgin.4



Mary immigrated on 25 Mar 1876 from Glasgow Scotland via "City of Dunedin" to Canterbury, New Zealand , with Betsy McDonald

"City of Dunedin"

Ship 1085 Tons, sailed Glasgow 25th March 1876 and arrived Lyttelton 1st July 1876
This fine vessel, prior to the amalgamation with the Shaw Savill Co, was owned by the Albion Co. She was a typical emigrant ship of 1085 tons register, and was built specifically to carry passengers from the Clyde to Dunedin. The accomodation was in the 'tween decks, the space being divided into three by bulkheads, single women being in the after compartment, married amidships, and single men in the forward compartment. The City of Dunedin completed ten voyages to Port Chalmers, direct from Scotland.
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett

This voyage had No Sickness on board and took only 97 days, and on board were 276 souls, equal to 237 adults.

Single Women:
McDonald Mrs Betsy, 43, Lanark, Housekeeper
McDonald Betsy, 22, Domestic Servant
McDonald Bella, 20, Domestic Servant
McDonald Margaret,20 Domestic Servant
McDonald Mary A, 14
Total cost to the Government for passage £80 (£16 each)
Single Men:
McDonald Alexander, 18, Lanark, Brassmoulder
Cost of £16
Families & Children: - to Rangiora
Brown John, 26, Lanark, Joiner
Brown Helen, 25
Brown Isabella, 2
Brown Maggie, 2 months
Total cost to the Government for passenge £41.5,6,7,8



Mary Anne McDonald was on the 1893 Electoral Roll Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand ,

McDONALD, Mary Ann, Ashburton, seamstress, residential.9



Mary Anne McDonald married James Henry Pauling, son of William Pauling and Jane Gibson, on 21 Feb 1895 at Registrars Office, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand ,

James Henry PAULING, aged 34, Blacksmith, Widower Feb 11th 1894, born Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Usual Res: Ashburton
Parents: William Pauling, Storeman & Jane Pauling MS Gibson
Mary Anne McDONALD, aged 32, Domestic Servant, Spinster, born Bogs of Linkwood, Moray,
Usual Res: Ashburton
Parents: Robert McDonald, Farmer & Elizabeth McDonald MS Grigor

Witnesses: John Kennedy, Blacksmith, Ashburton & Charles Ward, accountant, Ashburton.1,10


As of 21 Feb 1895,her married name was Pauling.

Mary Anne McDonald and James Henry Pauling had a marriage notice on 1 Mar 1895 in the "Ashburton Guardian", New Zealand ,

Marriage:
PAULING - McDONALD - On February 21, at Ashburton, J H Pauling to Mary Anne McDonald.11



Mary was present on the 1899 Electoral Roll Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand , in the household of James Henry Pauling.

PAULING, James Henry, Ashburton, Blacksmith, residential
PAULING, Mary Anne, Ashburton, Domestic Duties, residential.12



Mary was present on the 1902 Electoral Roll Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , in the household of James Henry Pauling.

PAULING, James Henry, Homebush, Masterton, Manager Balcksmith Coy
PAULING, Mary Anne, Homebush, married woman.13



Mary was present on the 1905 Electoral Roll Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , in the household of James Henry Pauling.

PAULING, James Henry, Short Street, Masterton, Manager Blacksmith Co
PAULING, Mary Anne, Short Street, Masterton, married.14



Mary was present on the 1911 Electoral Roll Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , in the household of James Henry Pauling.

PAULING, James Henry, High Street, Masterton, Manager Implemnet Coy
PAULING, Mary Anne, High Street, Masterton, married.15



Mary was listed as a beneficiary in James Henry Pauling's will on 14 Oct 1912 at Wellington High Court, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand ,

PAULING, James Henry, Masterton, Coy Manager, died 2 Sept 1912, Court Wellington, No 14957, Filed 14 Oct 1912, Will.

Public Trustee appointed as Executor of his Will
Dated - 21 August 1906.

All Real and personal property including proceeds of Life Insurance policies to be bequesthed to his wife Mary Ann Pauling.

Estate was under £300-0-0.16


Mary Anne Pauling was on the 1919 Electoral Roll Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

PAULING, Mary Ann, 70 Lincoln Road, Masterton, married.17

70 Lincoln Road, Masterton
Photo taken 1998


Mary Anne Pauling was on the 1925 Electoral Roll Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , also listed in the household was Douglas

PAULING, Mary Anne, 70 Lincoln Road, Masterton, Widow
PAULING, Douglas, 70 Lincoln Road, Masterton, joiner.18



Mary Anne Pauling was on the 1931 Electoral Roll Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , also listed in the household was Douglas and Maisie

PAULING, Mary Ann, 70 Lincoln Road, Masterton, married
PAULING, Douglas, 70 Lincoln Rd, Masterton, joiner
PAULING, Maisie, 70 Lincoln Rd, Masterton, married.19



Mary died on 15 Apr 1939 at Stoney Flat, Martinborough, Wairarapa, New Zealand , at age 76 years, 9 months and 17 days

Mary Ann Pauling
from 70 Lincoln Road, Masterton
Widow aged 77
Parents: John (sic) McDonald, Farmer & Betsy McDonald MS Gregor
Born in Elgin Scotland and been in NZ 63 years.
Married in Ashburton aged 34 to ---- Pauling

Living Issue: M: 40, 35 F: 43, 38, 32

(Stoney Flat, Martinborough was were Lily and Leonard Corlett were living.)1,20



Mary's cause of death on 15 Apr 1939 was from Broncho Pneumonia - 7 days
Influenza - 4 days.



Mary's death notice appeared on 17 Apr 1939 in the "Wairarapa Daily Times", New Zealand ,

Mrs J H Pauling

The death occurred on Saturday at the residence of her daughter, Mrs L E Corlett, Martinborough, of Mrs Mary Ann Pauling, wife of the late Mr J H Pauling. Born in Elgin, Scotland, she came to New Zealand with her parents 63 years ago, arriving at Lyttelton in the ship "City of Glasgow". After a short time at Lyttelton, the family removed to Christchurch and thence to Ashburton. The late Mrs Pauling, who came to Masterton in 1900 with her husband and family, was a life member of the Wairarapa Caledonian Society. She is survived by a grown-up family of two sons and three daughters.21,22



Mary was buried on 18 Apr 1939 at Masterton Cemetery, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,


Mary Ann is buried next to James Henry, but does not have a Headstone or it has been destroyed over time.23

Mary Ann Pauling
Masterton Cemetery
Photo taken 1998


Mary Anne Pauling's estate was probated on 21 Apr 1939 at Masterton Court, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand ,

PAULING, Mary Ann, Masterton, widow, Masterton Court, Probate No 1121/39, Filed 21 April 1939, Will
Will was dated 3 Dec 1928.
Value of Estate stamped was £690-6s-4d
Executor was Ross Reginald Burridge, Solicitor.

All property to be sold and divided equally among her five children: Lily Corlett, Myrtle Evelyn Hunt, Bessie Butson, Gordon Pauling and Douglas Pauling.24


Mary and James had 5 Children.

Father*Robert McDonald (c 1801 - 20 Jan 1863)
Mother*Elizabeth Grigor (26 Nov 1819 - 31 Dec 1893)

Children of Mary Anne McDonald and James Henry Pauling

  • Lily Pauling
  • Gordon Pauling
  • Myrtle Evaline Pauling
  • Douglas Pauling
  • Bessie Pauling

Citations

  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S32] GROS, Scottish OPR's (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: pre 1855), 1862 St Andrew Llanbryd, Moray, 142/00 0029. Hereinafter cited as Scottish OPR's.
  3. [S22] Birth and Marriage Entries, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Genealogical Society of Qld, 1988 Version), C111421/0352.
  4. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Elgin Moray, 135/00 011/00 019. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  5. [S50] Records Housed at National Archives NZ, Archives, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FSTK-1NY : accessed 11 March 2015), Betsy Mcdonald, 01 Jul 1876; citing City of Dunedin, Ship, Arrival Port Canterbury, National Archives, Wellington; FHL microfilm 004412234.; Housed at National Archives New Zealand. Hereinafter cited as National Archives Records.
  6. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Christchurch "Star" Saturday 1st July 1876 page 2 and Monday 3rd July 1876, page 2. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.
  7. [S10] Newspaper Article, Details as per "Wairarapa Daily Times" of Mary Ann Pauling Obituary - 17 April 1939, held on file (information on ship name is incorrect).
  8. [S61] Passenger Lists, Shipping Records ), http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~ourstuff/…. Hereinafter cited as Shipping Records.
  9. [S6] Elections, Electoral Roll (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1853 - 1967), 1893 Electoral Roll, Ashburton. Hereinafter cited as Electoral Roll.
  10. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 590. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  11. [S10] Newspaper Article, Ashburton Guardian, Vol XVI, Issue 3525, Friday, March 1, 1895, page 2.
  12. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1899 NZ Electoral Roll, Ashburton Canterbury.
  13. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1902 NZ Electoral Roll, Masterton Wairarapa.
  14. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1905 NZ Electoral Roll, Masterton Wairarapa.
  15. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1911 NZ Electoral Roll, Masterton Wairarapa.
  16. [S40] Probate NZ, Wellington Court, Probate No 14957, Filed 14 Oct 1912, Will. National Archives New Zealand, Housed at National Archives New Zealand.
  17. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1919 NZ Electoral Roll, Masterton Wairarapa.
  18. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1925 NZ Electoral Roll, Masterton Wairarapa.
  19. [S6] Electoral Roll, 1931 NZ Electoral Roll, Masterton Wairarapa.
  20. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 1586, June Qtr.
  21. [S10] Newspaper Article, Wairarapa Daily Times, Monday 17th April 1939, under Personal.
  22. [S57] Dennis Pauling, "Supplied by Dennis Pauling," e-mail message from e-mail address (Auckland, New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various dates starting 2001, Copy sent by Dennis Pauling. Hereinafter cited as "Supplied by Dennis Pauling."
  23. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Masterton District Council online Database: Archer St, Q E Park, Area Plan V Row 14, Plot MAP. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.
  24. [S40] Probate NZ , Masterton Court, Probate No 1121/39, Filed 21 April 1939, Will
    Copy obtained Feb 2001.