Jean Kirk


Personal and Family Information

Jean was born on 14 JAN 1844 in Coatbridge, Lanark, Scotland, the daughter of David Kirk and Catherine Rankin.

She died on 19 NOV 1926 in Grafton, New South Wales, Australia.

Her husband was Frederick George Blanch, who she married on 31 DEC 1863 in Grafton, New South Wales, Australia. Their eleven known children were Alice Winifred (1864-1948), Mary Ellen (1866-1952), David Briggs (1868-1948), Catherine Rankin (1869-?), George Albert Edwin (1871-1957), Frederick William (1874-1876), Elizabeth Jane (1876-1970), Isabella Clarenza (1877-1908), Frederick William (1879-1967), Margaret Kirk (1882-1974) and Edgar James (1887-1970).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Jean Kirk


David Kirk


David Kirk


Jane Smellie


Catherine Rankin


Robert Rankin


William Rankin


Margaret Patterson


Isabella Selkirk


Alexander Selkirk


Catherine Powis



Birth14 JAN 1844
Place: Coatbridge, Lanark, Scotland
Death19 NOV 1926
Place: Grafton, New South Wales, Australia


Note 1

!Source: Auston-McQuire Genealogy Site Cook, Stapples, Duffy, and MacKinnon Families, and email from Lesley A McQuire of that site.

!Alias: Jane.