The family of Neil McKechnie (B: about 1750, Kilarrow Parish) and Martha Smith (B: about 1750 Kilarrow Parish) (M: about 1770, Kilarrow Parish) were born and raised on the Isle of Islay, Scotland. Three of the children emigrated to Canada. Five of the children relocated in Scotland while a daughter emigrated to the West Indies. We have a fairly good genealogical trail of the three sons who emigrated to Canada. We are now seeking to learn more of the life of the balance of the family - five sons who relocated in Scotland and daughter who immigrated to the West Indies.
The three sons who emigrated to Canada are: (genealogy fairly well detailed)
Donald (b: April 20, 1775 Daill Killarow Parish) to Priceville, Ontario, Canada in 1847. Trade was Farmer.
Duncan (b: about 1776 in Daill, Kilarrow Parish) to Toronto Ontario Canada in 1831. Trade was Tailor.
Archibald (b: Mar 15, 1780 in Daill, Kilarrow Parish) to Snelgrove, Ontario, Canada in 1833. Trade was Farmer.
The five sons who relocated to other locations in Scotland: We are looking for the genealogical trail of these descendants of Neil and Martha.
Alexander (b: Jan 10, 1772, Daill, Kilarrow Parish) M: Janet Torry in Bowmore, Feb 1, 1789. Relocated to Glasgow Scotland
Neil (b: about 1773, Daill, Kilarrow Parish) M: Annabella McGilvra in Bowmore Sept 3, 1801 Bowmore, Relocated to Glasgow Scotland. Trade was Carpenter
Angus (b: about 1774, Daill, Kilarrow Parish). Relocated to Campbellton Kintyre. Trade was Tailor
Dougal (b: about 1786 Gartloist, Kilarrow Parish) M: Ann Smith in Bowmore Feb 4, 1820. Relocated to Greenoch, Scotland
Hector (b: Dec 5, 1790 Gartloist Kilarrow Parish) M: Margaret McKechnie in ?Bowmore. Remained in Bowmore, Islay. Trade was Mason
Two daughters - one died at 30 on Islay. The second relocated to the West Indies.
Daughter Martha (b: Gartloist Kilarrow Parish) M: Neil McPhee in Bowmore February 4, 1807. Martha died about 1815 on Isle of Islay at 30 years of age. Neil McPhee remarried and emigrated to Ontario Canada.
Mary (b: about 1776, Daill, Kilarrow Parish) M: James Connely in Bowmore Dec 20, 1791. They emigrated to the West Indies.
Any information most gratefully welcome.
McKechnie descendant of Duncan
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