Margaret Jane Grieve

19 June 1875–22 November 1961 (Age 86)
Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Margaret Jane

When Margaret Jane Grieve was born on 19 June 1875, in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia, her father, George Grieve, was 48 and her mother, Helen Pennycook, was 46. She married George Thomas Cairns on 20 February 1901. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 22 November 1961, in her hometown, at the age of 86, and was buried in Maddingley, Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

George Thomas Cairns
1871–1949
Margaret Jane Grieve
1875–1961
Marriage: 20 February 1901
Nell Blackwood Cairns
1901–1960
Georgina Jane Cairns
1902–1971
Thomas George Cairns
1904–1994
William Alexander Cairns
1907–1977
Margaret Phyllis Cairns
1910–2000
Isobel Cairns
1912–1976
Heather May Cairns
1913–1916
Mary Catherine Cairns
1914–1987
Hazel Doreen Cairns
1916–1975
Lorna Jessie Cairns
1918–1997
Raymond Andrew Cairns
1918–1979

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 February 1901
children

(11)

    Nell Blackwood Cairns

    Female1901–1960Female

    Georgina Jane Cairns

    Female1902–1971Female

    Thomas George Cairns

    Male1904–1994Male

    William Alexander Cairns

    Male1907–1977Male

    Margaret Phyllis Cairns

    Female1910–2000Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Grieve

    Male1827–1910Male

    Female1829–1905Female

siblings

(9)

    Jessie Anne Grieve

    Female1857–1934Female

    Robert McNicholl Grieve

    Male1859–1906Male

    Helen Grieve

    Female1862–1863Female

    Male1863–1947Male

    James Grieve

    Male1865–1939Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1877

Age 2

Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.
1892

Age 17

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 26

First Federal election.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: occupational name for a steward or estate manager, Middle English greve, Old English græfa. Compare Reeve and Sheriff . This word was originally distinct from Grave 1, but some confusion has occurred as a result of the close similarity in both form and meaning.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Margaret Jane Grieve Cairns, "Find A Grave Index"

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