Friday, August 3, 2007


I have information on my Macrae and Sutherland lines going back to the mid 1700's. William Macrae b.abt 1770 married Sarah Sutherland 1792. Son's of William and Sarah are Alexander, John, Robert and James.

Robert Macrae b.1806 (Golspie) married (1830) Jane Urquhart b.1795 (Golspie). Children of Robert & Jane, John, William, Robert & Sarah.

William Macrae b.1832 (Golspie) married (1853) Jane Sutherland (King) b.1832 (Golspie) d. 1872 (Golspie). Children of William & Jane, Robert, John, Mary, William, Donald, Robert, John, Jane. William Macrae b.1860 (Golspie) married (1891) Catherine Sutherland (Davy) b. 1864 (Golspie) . Children of William & Catherine, Alexandrina, Jane, Margaret, William, Donald, John, Robert. Donald Macrae b.1899 (Golspie) is my Grandfather.

Robert Macrae b.1907 (Golspie) was the pro at the Golspie Golf Club for many years. My Macrae and Sutherland ancestors in Golspie were "Fisherfolk".
Photograph above shows William Macrae and Catherine Sutherland, of no.1 Church Street, Golspie, my Great Grand parents.

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