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Offline neelsmcd

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McDonald's of Crawfordjohn
« on: Thursday 23 June 16 20:48 BST (UK) »
I am looking for information about the McDonalds that lived in Crawfordjohn/Crawford in lanarkshire around 1740.
The information that I have suggests that John McDonald and Bethia/Bessy Neilson got married on 06/04/1739 and had a few children.  The ones that I know of include Thomas McDonald (born 1747,married and Espie), Janet McDonald (born1745) and William McDonald (born 22/06/1740).

William McDonald and Janet Aitchison then had a couple of kids:
James (7/12/1768-1885), John (6/7/1770), Thomas (1773), Betty (9/29/1776), James (9/4/1786-88), Jean (9/4/1786), James (10/11/1789).

I am looking for any info on John and Bethia/Bessy (DOB, death, anything!)

Thanks

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Re: McDonald's of Crawfordjohn
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 26 September 17 21:22 BST (UK) »
There was a Margaret born to them in 1744. John may have had a brother, Alexander, who was married to an Ann Carmichael.

Are you a descendant of these McDonald's?
Lynch-Cork/Ontario
Considine-Ireland/Ontario
Daly-Galway/New Brunswick
Kelly-Galway/New Brunswick
MacDonald-Moidart/Nova Scotia
Thomson-Ireland/Gaspe Que
Thompson-Moidart/Nova Scotia
Kane-Ireland/New Brunswick
McNish-Scotland/Ontario
McCulloch-Keppoch/Ontario
MacDonell-Glengarry/Ontario
Fitzgerald-Limerick/Ontario

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Re: McDonald's of Crawfordjohn
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 26 September 17 21:31 BST (UK) »
I have found some loose connections to this family that perhaps connect to my family that I am exploring.
Lynch-Cork/Ontario
Considine-Ireland/Ontario
Daly-Galway/New Brunswick
Kelly-Galway/New Brunswick
MacDonald-Moidart/Nova Scotia
Thomson-Ireland/Gaspe Que
Thompson-Moidart/Nova Scotia
Kane-Ireland/New Brunswick
McNish-Scotland/Ontario
McCulloch-Keppoch/Ontario
MacDonell-Glengarry/Ontario
Fitzgerald-Limerick/Ontario

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Re: McDonald's of Crawfordjohn
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 27 September 17 17:08 BST (UK) »
This is my direct line - the Thomas McDonald who married Sophia Espie was the son of William and Janet, not the Thomas who was the son of John & Bessy.  I have a lot of info on descendents of William & Janet, but not much on John & Bessy - just their marriage certificate and William's birth cert.  Let me know if there is anything I can help with.

Gm
Ayrshire: McCormick (mack); McFadzean; Kerr; Brown; Paton; McGregor; McDonald; Moffat; Connel; Bone
Dumfries/Lanarks: (pre-1840) McDonald; Moffat; Bone; Hamilton; Hyslop; Sandiland; Bredwood; Kerr; Brown
Ireland (pre-1820) McCormick (Monaghan)

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Re: McDonald's of Crawfordjohn
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 30 January 18 06:21 GMT (UK) »
Hello! I know this thread is a bit dated now but I have hit a wall with John Mcdonald and Bethia Neilson. I have nothing other than their proclamation of marriage record. I am specifically trying to follow this paternal line of Mcdonald’s. Where did John come from?? Any leads/info is much appreciated!

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Re: McDonald's of Crawfordjohn
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 30 January 18 09:50 GMT (UK) »
Hi - I can't get any further back than that.  I do have the baptism of their son William and most of his descendants if you are interested.

GM
Ayrshire: McCormick (mack); McFadzean; Kerr; Brown; Paton; McGregor; McDonald; Moffat; Connel; Bone
Dumfries/Lanarks: (pre-1840) McDonald; Moffat; Bone; Hamilton; Hyslop; Sandiland; Bredwood; Kerr; Brown
Ireland (pre-1820) McCormick (Monaghan)