Starting Sept. 5, 2014, will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Macrae Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

James Grant MacRae & Christian Leel- Glasgow, Scotland & Hawera, N, Z.
Posted by: Valerie Anderson (ID *****8159) Date: November 03, 2002 at 20:01:25
  of 391

James Grant MacRae & Christian Mowat Leel see No. 1. below.
I am researching the surname Leel. I have a huge family tree dating back to abt. 1710, mainly in Aberdeenshire. You can view this family tree at
Please sign the Guest Book but get in touch with me personally, please. I will continue to place information at GenForum concerning the Leel's and related family. I am most anxious to make contact with members from my great grandfather's branch of the family. See info. below.
John Dickie/Leel (illegitimate & registered as John Dickie at birth)(parents George Leel & Margaret Dickie) born April 7, 1859 New Aberdour,Aberdeenshire, Scotland d. Nov. 30, 1925 Glasgow, Scotland in hospital, buried at Lambshill Cemetery m. Ann Sellar/Seller (parents Alexander Sellar & Elizabeth Norrie) b. July 20, 1862 Savoch Parish, New Deer, Aberdeenshire, Scotland d. Sept. 12, 1928 Milton, Glasgow at 4 Findlay St. buried Lambhill Cemetery.
1. Christian Mowat Leel b. Jan. 29, 1880 Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire d. Dec. 8, 1953 Hawera, New Zealand m. James Grant MacRae Dec. 12, 1903 Glasgow, Scotland
2. Elizabeth Sellar Leel b. Jan. 29, 1882 Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire d. Feb. 2, 1972 Glasgow, at 340 Ardencraig Road m. Charles Wood White, Stuart Lucmie Jamieson
3. Alexander Leel b. April 19, 1884 Milton, Glasgow d. July 28, 1947 Hillhead, Glasgow m. Margaret Jarvie Drysdale Dec. 24. 1909 Milton, Glasgow
4. George Aitken Leel b. Jan. 4, 1886 Blythswood, Glasgow d. Nov. 15, 1958 Springbunn, Glasgow at 654 Edgefauld Rd.
5. Ann Sellar Leel (my grandmother) b. July 17, 1887 Blythswood, Glasgow d. Oct. 19, 1965 Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada m. James William Wayling Jan. 15, 1913 Carnduff, Saskatchewan, Canada
6. Charles Leel b. July 27, 1889 Blythswood, Glasgow d. August 25, 1959 Provan, Glasgow at 29 Newhills Rd. m. Catherine Dick Dec. 16, 1927 Milton, Glasgow
7. Margaret Dickie Leel b. Aug. 7, 1890 Blythswood, Glasgow d. Aug. 24, 1892 Glasgow at 4 Findlay St.
8. John Sellar Leel b. Aug. 1, 1892 Blythswood, Glasgow d. Feb. 7, 1919 Wellington, New Zealand m. Daphine Daisybell McDougall June 27, 1917 Wellington, New Zealand
9. Margaret Dickie Smart Leel- b. April 18, 1894 Blythswood, Glasgow d. Dec. 26, 1977 Gillingham, Kent, England m. Walter John Dowell Oct. 9, 1920
10. Isabella Leel b. Aug. 12, 1896 Blythswood, Glasgow d. Oct. 21, 1945 Shetleston, Glasgow m. Thomas Martin Drysdale
11. Jane/Jean Leel b. Sept. 8, 1898 Blythswood, Glasgow d. Feb. 23, 1966 Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland m. Robert Johnstone Aug. 13, 1918 Kelvin, Glasgow
12. Amelia Sellar Leel b. Dec. 31, 1900 Blythswood, Glasgow d. June 16, 1977 Glasgow m. Peter Muir Smith July 14, 1921 Glasgow

Notify Administrator about this message?
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network