Macaskill Family Genealogy Forum
in researching mcaskill history, just came across your message re norman macaskill. there is yet another branch of macaskills - from rear baddeck. neil macaskill of harris and
wife mary macrailt had 6 children - michael, isabella, donald, rachel, roderick and marion. neil was born 1870 and was alive in 1841 census. all but donald and michael can be traced in harris. donald migrated to cape breton to rear baddeck and was a farmer. michael was listed as farmer in sydney mibes on 1871 census. the ages match. donald married mary macleod and had two sons, malcolm and neil. neil is my great grandfather.