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MacMillan family on Lewis - Lemreway and Stimerway
« on: Thursday 15 June 17 22:53 BST (UK) »
Anyone doing research on this family and would like to share ideas and facts?

My grandmother was Christina MacMillan, she married John Mackie in 1915, in Stornoway but they left the island in 1922/23).  Her father was Angus MacMillan (B1860) and her mother was Isabella MacLean (B1865). 

Angus’ parents were Angus MacMillan (B1827) and Christina Nicolson (B1830)
Isabella’s parents were Murdoch MacLean (B1835) and Ann McGrigor (B1827)

That Angus’ father was also Angus MacMillan (B1783) known as “Saighdear’ (the Soldier).
Historically the families lived in crofts at Stiomrabhagh (Stimerway) and Leumrabhagh (Lemreway).
I live in NZ but was born in Port Glasgow, which is where John and Christina moved when they left Lewis.  I have visited Lewis in 1996 – but had not done a lot of research before I went, so did not visit the old croft sites. 
cheers Ellen
Mackie, McKay, MacMillan, McKechnie, Irving

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