Friday, August 3, 2007

MUNRO in Golspie

John MUNRO, an agricultural labourer, Shoemaker and Constable, was born c. 1796 Golspie, d. 1851, married c.1815 to Eliza/Elspat SUTHERLAND b. 1797 d/o James, shoemaker of Sallachton, Golspie, and Jean Sutherland.

Eliza's brother Donald b 1802 married Catherine Gordon and went to Ontario, Canada, early 1850s. Eliza had another brother, William b 1807.

John & Eliza lived at Drummuie, Golspie. Their children:

1816 Catherine,spinster,
1820 John, shoemaker, m Ann SUTHERLAND d/o Donald, weaver, & Isabella - stayed in Golspie.
1822 Hugh, shoemaker, m Christina McLEAN of Loth d/o John & Flora - to Victoria, Australia, 1853.
1825 James, tailor, m Mary McLEOD d/o Roderick & Mary GUNN - to Embo, Ontario, Canada early 1850s.
1828 Jean, unknown
1829 Joseph, carpenter, m Maria ELLIS - to Victoria, Australia, 1852.
1833 Jane m Gilbert MITCHELL, mason - stayed Golspie.

Unable to find parents & siblings for John Munro of Drummuie. Have lots on everyone else.

Lizzi Bell, nee Munroe

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