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George Henderson McRae
« on: Thursday 29 May 14 21:28 BST (UK) »
born 11th July 1857 at Halkirk in Caithness, who married Catherine Swanson, the daughter of Francis Swanson, b 1801 at Olrig, a farmer, and Jane Gow b 1821 at Watten in Caithness
George & Catherine had at least 10 children from 1884 till about Elizabeth (my Great Uncle's Wife) in  1902, any further information would be great!
JB
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Re: George Henderson McRae
« Reply #1 on: Friday 30 May 14 10:37 BST (UK) »
George Henderson MACKREW,
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 11 Jul 1857
Birth Place: Halkirk,Caithness,Scotland
Father: John Mackrew
Mother: Helen Crambie
FHL Film Number: 6035516

1871 census
Watten, Caithness
John McKaw, 55, Labourer
William McKaw, 28
Benjamin McKaw, 21
Elizabeth McKaw, 18
David McKaw, 15
George McKaw, 13****
Donald McKaw, 10
Thomas McKaw, 8
Alexander ROSS, 12, Grandson
Elizabeth McRAY, 103, Mother

1861 Census
Halkirk, Caithness
John Mcknew, 48
Hellen Mcknew, 42
Hellen Mcknew, 23
John Mcknew, 21
Banjamin Mcknew, 10
Elisabeth Mcknew, 8
David Mcknew, 6
George Mcknew,   4***
Donald Mcknew, 1
Alexander ROSS, 2

John MACRAW, of Bower Parish, Bachelor, abode Clayock, married Hellen CROMBIE, Spinster of Bpwr Parisn, abode Clayock, 25 August 1836, Curch of Scotland, Bowerm Caithness-Shire
Witnesses, Marchus Sutherland, Alexr Barnetson
(Source FreeREG)

Possible for John;
County Caithness-shire
Place   Halkirk
Church Church of Scotland
BaptismDate   13 Apr 1813
Forename   John
Sex   M
FatherForename   Alexander
MotherForename   Elizabeth
FatherSurname   MCCRAW
MotherSurname   GEAL
Abode Spittle***   
Notes A child begat in adultery
FileNumber   27099
(FreeREG)

Trish :)
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Re: George Henderson McRae
« Reply #2 on: Friday 30 May 14 10:55 BST (UK) »
1851 Census
John McKraw 37
Ellen McKraw 31
Ellen McKraw 13
John McKraw 10
William McKraw 8
Alexander McKraw 5
James McKraw 3
Banjamin McKraw 2 Mo
Elizabeth McKraw, 71, Mother in Law, formerly Farmer (should be Mother I think)
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Re: George Henderson McRae
« Reply #3 on: Friday 30 May 14 10:59 BST (UK) »
Last but not least!
Great mistranscriptions of surname!;
1841 Census
Halkirk, Caithness
John Mashaw    28
Helen Crombie    21
Helen McKraw    4
John McKraw    1
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Re: George Henderson McRae
« Reply #4 on: Friday 30 May 14 11:17 BST (UK) »
** abode Spittle for Johns Baptism 1813

Baptism;
John HENDERSON, 2 March 1806, Church of Scotland, Halkirk
Parents BENJAMIN/ELIZABETH Henderson nee GEAL
Abode Spittle
Notes; John and Benjamin Geal witness
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Re: George Henderson McRae
« Reply #5 on: Friday 30 May 14 11:31 BST (UK) »
Fantastic, I would never have thought quite so latterly to be able to come up with the various spellings of "McRae"
fills in a large numbers of gaps in the family of Elizabeth McRae b 1902 died 1987, who was the youngest daughter (I think) of George McRae and Catherine Swanson.
I have the original birth, marriage and death certificate for Elizabeth, as well as her will.
All this information means a lot of extra work, thanks very much
regards
JB 
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Re: George Henderson McRae
« Reply #6 on: Friday 30 May 14 11:34 BST (UK) »
Your very welcome.
I just searched for them without a surname (just 1st name/year of birth/pob) and came up with what I posted.

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Re: George Henderson McRae
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 23:38 GMT (UK) »
Hi! Sorry to butt in on a conversation, but George Henderson MacRae is my great great grandad! His daughter Catherine Mowat (nee MacRae) is my great granny. Squirejay, Elizabeth (or Betty) was the youngest of all the daughters born to George and Catherine MacRae.
I realise this conversation is a few years old but if you read this it would be nice to hear from you. Cheers!

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Re: George Henderson McRae
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 08 February 18 09:27 GMT (UK) »
No problem about the length of time, Glad to hear from anyone. Family History is a lifetime project, it keeps on giving as long as you put back into it.
Sorry this is a bit short but let me have a look and remind myself of where you could fit into my tree and I will get back to you, possibly with a personal message

regards  Squirejay
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ELDERS (Hawick/Borders)
HOPPER- (Greenlaw and area)
KENNEDY- (Roxburghshire, Lillesleaf)
BLACK (Lanarkshire before 1861, Edinburgh after 1861 census )