Mary Bowie was born 29 January 1868 to Thomas Bowie (1833-1891) and Hannah Mountain (c1832-1899) and died 1962 in New Zealand of unspecified causes. She married David John Ferguson McFarlane (1866-1936) 26 August 1891 in New Zealand. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland.


Offspring of Thomas Bowie and Hannah Mountain (c1832-1899)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Bowie (1868-1962) 29 January 1868 1962 New Zealand David John Ferguson McFarlane (1866-1936)

(several siblings)

(several siblings)


Offspring of David McFarlane and Mary Bowie (1868-1962)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elsie Mary McFarlane (1893-)
Bessie McFarlane (1895-)
David McFarlane (1897-)
Marjorie Helen McFarlane (1898-)
Doris Grant McFarlane (1899-)
Allan Bowie McFarlane (1901-1992) 1901 8 November 1992 Leonie (Leo) Davies (1898-1977)


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Her father became a goldminer at Sandhurst (now called Bendigo) then moved to Wellington. Her parents were both buried in Wellington's Bolton Street Cemetery. More details are on pages 9-11 of Locheen Lilburn's Strachan family history.
  • Family publications, including Dion Minhinnick's booklet about the McFarlanes.


  Robin Patterson

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