Messages gleaned from the RootsWeb Islay Mailing List
1.31.99 I am
searching for more information about these names:
John LEITCH b. abt 1801 at Kilchoman of Sunderland, Islay Ag.Lab. 1841 Census. Farm of Kilchoman. m. Elizabeth McAulay/McAuley, 5 Dec, 1826.
Children: Mary b. 30 Oct. 1827 - Kilchoman
Angus c. 5 Feb 1831
John c. 15 July 1832 "
Christian c. 13 Aug.1835 "
Archibald c. 1838 "
Donald c. 1840 "
Catherine c 19 April 1844 "
Donald McMillan m Catherine McNaught 29 Dec. 1836 - Killarrow, Islay
Only know of 2 of their children:
Jannet McMillan c. 30 March 1838. Kilarrow,Islay
Neil McMillan c. 1843
Would love to hear from anyone who has an interest in these names or the Island of Islay
Would be very intersted to know if descendants still living on the island. Cheers, Lorraine
2.5.99 My name is Cornelia (Cory) Smith, I live in Coos Bay, Oregon, USA, and I am searching my Islay roots. My great-grandfather Donald Smith was a tailor from Oa, born abt. 1835. My great-great-grandfather William Blair was a weaver from Killarow, born abt. 1799. His wife Isabella McQueen was from Ballygrant, born abt. 1800. They all emigrated to Simcoe County Ontario, Canada. iIwould like to correspond with anyone with similar family roots interests. Thank you. Cory Smith
2.6.99 Interested in ancestors of Duncan
McKerrell, shoemaker Port Ellen, born
1826. His father was John McKerrell tailor/grocer/ploughman born 1802. Art Hunter
2.4.99 Wishing to have contact
with anyone doing research with the following
brothers. Also seeking info on their parents and possible siblings.
Jardine, David, b. abt 1793, possibly Dumfriesshire, Scotland; d. 27
May 1865, Simcoe Co, Ontario.
m. Janet ( Jessie) McPhaedan, Jan 1823, Islay, Argyll, Scotland
Jardine, Andrew, b. abt 1800, possibly Dumfrieshire, Scotland; d. 20 Jul
1871, Nottawasaga Twp., Simcoe Co, Ont.; m. 1st, Isabella (Isobel)
Dallas, 15 Apr 1828, Bowmore, Islay, Argyll, Scotland;They lived at
Islay House.; m. 2nd, Margaret MacDermid, Nottawasaga Twp, Ont.
I have some info on David, but the main line of descendants that I have
been collecting is Andrew's.
Any help will greatly be appreciated. Anne Maruhn