Author Topic: Margaret McDonald bc 1850  (Read 2294 times)

Offline mrsaird

  • RootsChat Extra
  • **
  • Posts: 42
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from
    • View Profile
Margaret McDonald bc 1850
« on: Wednesday 07 January 09 00:59 GMT (UK) »
I have a copy of the marriage extract of Margaret McDonald aged 22 of Corriemony parish of Urquhart, Glenmoriston, but there is no record of her parents on it. She married a Alexander Fraser, a carter of what looks like Fasnakyle, Parish of Kilmorack, they brought up their family at Bogdhu in Kilmorack. In a conversation with my late aunt she told me that Margaret's sister Louise and her husband a cabinet maker emigrated to Australia. I believe that they were newly wed when they left and that they were lost at sea.  There was also mention of a Donald MacDonald who went to Los Angeles in America and an Aunt Lily. Does this ring any bells with anyone.

Offline firthview

  • RootsChat Senior
  • ****
  • Posts: 279
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from
    • View Profile
Re: Margaret McDonald bc 1850
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 10 February 09 16:49 GMT (UK) »
Could you try getting her death cert to find her parents names
Johnston---Mid Calder
Lyon----Abbey Parish
Mcleish----Ireland and Scotland