- Birth*: Mary Catanach Wightman was born on 23 December 1863 at Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland.1,2
- She was the daughter of Alexander Wightman and Mary Cattanach.
- Married Name: As of 1889, her married name was Beith.
- (Bride) Marriage*: Mary Catanach Wightman married Duncan Beith in 1889 at Coburg or Ballarat?, Victoria, Australia; She married Duncan
BEITH128 1889 in Coburg or Ballarat?, Victoria129, son of Duncan BEITH and Mary GORDON. He was born 08 Oct 1860
in 97 Regent Street, Greenoch, Renfrewshire, Scotland130, and died 13 Oct 1923 in Bay Road, Sandringham, Victoria,
Marriage Notes for Mary WIGHTMAN and Duncan BEITH:
No image or record available. The original record is missing from the register (BDM Victoria).
On the Certificate of Death of Duncan BEITH it states they were married in Coburg. MARY's Certificate of Death states they were married in Ballarat.1
- (Deceased) Death*: Mary Catanach Wightman died on 23 November 1958 at 2 Fernhill Road North, Sandringham, Victoria, Australia, at age 94 DEATH 1958
Deaths in the District of Melbourne, Victoria. Registered by Hugh Thomas HERNAN.
Mary Catanach BEITH (Home Duties). Widow of Duncan BEITH. Died 23 November 1958 at 2 Fernhill Road, North,
Sandringham, City of Sandringham, County of Bourke. Usual Residence: 2 Fernhill Road North, Sandringham, City of
Sandringham, County of Bourke. Aged 94. Born Arbroath, Scotland. Daughter of Alexander WIGHTMAN and Mary
WIGHTMAN formerly CATANACH. Occupation unknown. Resided 69 years in Victoria. Married aged 25 to Duncan BEATH at Ballarat, Victoria. Cause: Coronary Occlusion (2 - 3 hours). Thrombosis Left Leg (6 weeks). Bronchopneumonia (6
weeks). Certified by Dr. A. McHAFFIE who saw deceased 23 November 1958. Burial 25 November 1958 New Ballarat
Cemetery, certified by M. LONG , Undertaker. Name of religion of Minister or witnesses of burial: E. BULL and A. DAVIS.
Issue in order of birth:
Duncan 68 years
Gordon 64 years
Mary Catanach 62 years (Twin)
Alexander Wightman 62 years (Twin)
Marjorie 58 years
Malcolm McEachran 54 years
Kenneth deceased (from Lee Walmsley Sept 2007.)
Mary Catanach Wightman
Mother*: Mary Cattanach b. c 1825, d. 17 Dec 1879