Friday, August 3, 2007

MACKAY in Dornoch & Rogart

John MACKAY b1700s Dornoch married Margaret CAMPBELL b1700s.

Their son Alexander MACKAY - tenant farmer born Dornoch 1.12.1781 married in Dornoch 1.12.1802, to Sibla (Isobel) ROSS who was born Dornoch 21.7.1783 daughter of Donald ROSS and Jean MURRAY.

Alexander and Sibla's son Donald MACKAY - Schoolteacher in Achnahanat, was born in Rogart abt. 1802/3, married Johanna MUNRO who was born in Tain, Ross-shire abt 1815/16. Her mother named Christina Ross in 1861 census.

Donald and Johanna's son HUGH MACKAY - house carpenter, born Kincardine, Ross-shire (Achnahanat?), in 1851 married at Achnahanat schoolhouse, 1877 Jane (Janet) KENNEDY daughter of Thomas KENNEDY and Margaret ADAM from Ayrshire.

Their daughter, my lovely Granny, Margaret Adam MACKAY b. Glasgow 1885 d. Southampton 1961. Other children Donald b. 1880, Andrew b. 1885/6 John b. 1888, Hugh (my nemesis) b.1893.
Regards to all,
Linda Hawkins

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