I am not sure what your question is - are you saying the information I provided is not your family?Stephen Shanahan is listed Ellen MCDOUGALL (nee Shanahan's) father on her death registration in 1942 which would match with your information that Ellen McDOUGALL was alive in 1940.
Martin SHANAHAN - Unknown (from Stephen's death reg GGG Grandfather Stephen SHANAHAN - Helen/Ellen DOUGLAS (GG Grandparents) Ellen SHANAHAN - John Duncan MCDOUGALL (Great Grandparents) Ellen Marion MCDOUGALL - George Frederick GARDENER(Grandparents)
Victoria Birth Marriages and death site
Death: Stephen SHANAHAN died: 1888 Victoria Father: Martin Mother: unknown
Death: Ellen MCDOUGALL (nee SHANAHAN) died: 1942 Victoria Father: Stephen SHANAHAN Mother: Ellen DOUGLAS
Birth: Ellen Marion MCDOUGALL b: Melbourne 1892 Father: Jno MCDOUGALL Mother Ellen SHANAHAN (this is Nellie's birth)
Death: Nellie Marion GARDENER nee (McDougall) died: 1952 Victoria Father: John MCDOUGALL Mother: Ellen SHANAHAN
Birth: Martin SHANAHAN – b: 1859 Victoria Father: Stephen SHANAHAN Mother: Ellen DOUGLAS
MARRIAGE: Stephen SHANAHAN married Helen DOUGLAS 1858 Victoria
WILL - Stephen SHANAHAN Public Record Office Victoria site Download and view free
These areMemorial & Death notices from Ellen McDougall (nee Shanahan) parents. Stephen Shanahan and Helen/ Ellen Shanahan (nee Douglas) The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 – 1956) Monday 13 September 1897 SHANAHAN. —In memory of my dear mother, Helen Shanahan, who died September 13, 1888 also, my father, Stephen Shanahan, who died September 27, 1888. E. McD.
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Monday 17 September 1888 SHANAHAN. —The wife of Stephen Shanahan, Mount William, of congestion, aged 69 years.
Kilmore Free Press (Kilmore, Vic. : 1870 - 1954) Thursday 4 October 1888 Mr Stephen Shanahan,. an old resident of Mount William, where he has been farming.for years, died on.Thursday morning; aged 59 years, and the remains were interred in the. Lancefield Cemetery on, Saturday. Mrs Shanahan had died just a fortnight previously; and the worthy couple will be missed' very much amongst their neighbors.
Ellen MCDOUGALL (nee SHANAHAN) had a brother Martin Shanahan as he was executor of Will for their father Stephen. And there is a newspaper article about Martin taking John Mcdougall his brother in law to court for monies he said Stephen Shanahan loaned John.