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My name is David McRae. I was born in 1944 in Salt Lake City Utah,USA. My Father was Sidney Bruce McRae, born 1908 in Denver Colorado.
His father was Joseph Alexander McRae, born 1865 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
His father was Joseph McRae, born in 1838, in Far West, Missouri. His father was Alexander McRae, born in 1807, North Carolina. His father was John B. McRae, born 1782 in North Carolina. His father was Philip or Finlay McRae, born abt 1755, in Kintail, Ross, Scotland. His father was Alexander McRae, born abt 1710, in Kintail, Ross, Scotland, and his father was Duncan McRae, born abt 1673, also in Kintail, Ross, Scotland.
His father was Christopher McRae, born about 1653 in Kintail Ross, Scotland. His father was Alexander MacRae, born about 1622, Kintail,
Ross, Scotland. His father was Farquhar MacRae, born 1580 in Ellandonan, Ross, Scotland. His father was Christopher MacRae, born about 1552, Kintail, Ross, Scotland, and his father was Duncan MacRae, born about 1515, Kintail Ross, Scotland, and his father was Christopher MacRae, born about 1489, Kintail, Ross, Scotland. His father was Finlay MacRae, born about 1461, Kintail Ross, Scotland, and his father was Christopher MacRae, born about 1435 in Kintail Ross, Scotland. His father was Finlay MacRae or McGillechroisd, born about 1411, Kintail, Ross, Scotland, and his father was Christopher MacRae or McGilleschroisd, born about 1389. I have family information on each of the above, although it's very sketchy for the 1389 record. Does any of this information match up with your records, and does anyone have any information going back beyond 1389 on this line of the Clan?

Query posted by : David McRae

9 Mar 2004 at 03.59
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The following replies have been posted in response to the above query. They are sorted chronologically according to the time of receipt, with the most recent at the end of the page.
 
 
David..
Your family history is interesting. On my last
visit to Scotland I obtained a book at Eilean Donan's shop entitled the Macraes. It talks about
Christopher and his son also Christopher b 1850.
My ancestor seems to be Duncan - not sure yet.
Was working on areas and only have proof back to
the 1700's. Good Luck.

Reply posted by : Lavora Mc Crae Setaro

12 Mar 2004 at 21.12
 
 
David;
My name is Allan McRae and I live a bit north and west of you in Kamloops B.C. Canada. I found your list of direct ancestors quite interesting as we obviously come off the same roots in Kintail as mine includes many of those
early names. From what I can gather by what you wrote and I have on my tree our last direct link would be Christopher McRae born abt. 1653 in Kintail. I don't have dates for him, but I have him married twice, to a Murchison and a Chisholm. No first names for the wives but Murchison was from Auchreryre, which i beleive is near Kintail. My tree shows his father Alexander (1622 on your notes) also married twice to Margaret and Mary McKenzie. I have a note stating the two sisters were decendants of Robert Bruce. You mention that Alexander's father was Farquhar (b-1580) at Ellandonan. While I don't have dates the names certainly match and the time frame is bang on. This Farquhar, in my records is listed as an Anglican minister of Kintail and that he married a Christine McCulloch of Strathpaffer (sp?). As to your question about pre: 1389. My records show the family came to Kintail about 1400 starting I beleive with Finlay, known as Black Finlay, son of Christopher. Prior to that the family lived around Clunes closer to Inverness and the east side of Scotland on the Lordship of Lovat. They apparently spent at least several generations among the Frasers there. Prior to that the story is that the McRaes came up from Ireland after some sort of dispute that required a hasty exit. My understanding is that the McRae's were originally McGraths or whatever the Gaelic equivalent would have been. However, please keep in mind that surnames were only coming into use about that time in Scotland. My ancestor Farquhar came to Canada in 1786. He would have been our Christopher's (1653) great-great grandson. I hope this helps. If you want, please feel free to contact me directly or reply here and I'll add what I can. BTW. Ellandonan is the castle in Kintail ruled by the McKenzies, but also home to McRaes, Murchisons, McLennans and others. I beleive there were numerous McRaes born at the castle. Today a rebuilt castle, said to
be an exact replica of the one the English navy destroyed in the early 1700s is now sort of an unofficial McRae clan headquarters. The castle was rebuilt by a local branch of the McRae's who still operate and live in it.
If you ever have the chance to visit you will find a family
tree in one of the bedrooms that will match the records you show above. While it is known as the clan McRae castle, there really isn't a true McRae clan as the family gave it's loyalty to the major clan in the area
where they lived. It would appear the McRaes were essentially warriers and some become barons or constables in Kintail as the McRaes, McKenzies and others mixed through marriage.

Good hunting

Allan

Reply posted by : Allan McRae

25 Mar 2004 at 06.55
 
 
David!
Beth Colvin here. I'm married to John McRae Colvin. We live in Florida. I am so happy to find your post regarding the McRae ancestors. I have a painting done by my husband's grandmother Adelaide HOBDY McRAE b. 1869 to Charles M. McRae, the grandson of Philip or FInley McRAE. My records take us back to Duncan McRae of the 1650's in Kintail and if you e-mail me at becolvin@aol.com I would like to compare details with you. We have visited most all of Scotland in search of our records and have photographed gravestones.
Addie McRae lived in Union Springs, Bullock County AL. She subscribed to a scottish newspaper which she read daily. The painting we have is a large oil of three horse heads. She was quite talented. She married James Pickett COLVIN.
Thank you for your informative post and I hope to hear from you. Beth

Reply posted by : Beth Colvin

16 May 2004 at 16.21
 
 
David..

My name is Brad White,It looks Like our Family lines are very close. My Grandmother was Margret Wilson, her Mother was Ruth Tilton and her mother was Annie McRae who was a sister to Joseph Alexander McRae. I have always had a interest in learning more about the mcrae line. I am hoping to attend the Clan Macrae reunion next year.

Reply posted by : Brad White

25 Jun 2004 at 22.39
 
 
David..

My name is Brad White,It looks Like our Family lines are very close. My Grandmother was Margret Wilson, her Mother was Ruth Tilton and her mother was Annie McRae who was a sister to Joseph Alexander McRae. I have always had a interest in learning more about the mcrae line. I am hoping to attend the Clan Macrae reunion next year.

Reply posted by : Brad White

25 Jun 2004 at 22.39
 
 

Reply posted by : Brad White

25 Jun 2004 at 23.25
 
 
David..

My name is Brad White, It looks like our family lines are very close. My Grandmother was Margaret Wilson(Tilton), Her Mother was Ruth Tilton(Goodman) and her Mother was Annie Marie McRae a sister to Joseph Alexander McRae. I dont know a little history about the Mcrae's but always trying to learn more. I am hoping to attend the Clan Macrae reunion next year in scotland to learn more about my heritage.

Reply posted by : Brad White

25 Jun 2004 at 23.43
 
 
David,
we share the same ancestral line through Joseph son of Alexander. My father is Vernon Wilson son of Margaret Wilson, daughter of Ruth Tilton, daughter of Annie McRae daughter of Joseph McRae (sister of Joseph Alexander McRae). Brad White who also posted a reply to this thread, is my cousin. My family lives in Heber currently, and I would love a chance to discuss geneology with you. My email is mcrah@hotmail.com feel free to contact me anytime.

Its all relative!

Scott

Reply posted by : Scott Wilson

2 Jul 2004 at 23.23
 
 
I have been doing research on this line. I am also a descendent of Alexander McRae via his son Daniel. In my research, I have come across proof that undoes most of what we thought was true. It was believed that Alexander was the son of John B. who was the son of Phillip. John B. is not the son of Phillip. John E. is. I had in my family notes that there was this discrepency and that maybe our John B. was actually John E., but no...John E. also existed and is a totally different line than ours. There are letters than Alexander wrote to his family asking questions about his name. He asked if he was named after his grandfather or step-grandfather. These letters also note than John had only one full brother (Duncan) and many step- or half-brothers.

Also, I have been unable to find any proof of John's death and place, but Alexander seemed pretty certain. There doesn't appear to be a will or testated and there is no record of him in the cemeteries of the area he supposedly died in.

I do know that his wife moved on with a child to Tishomingo, Al.

I have found more information about Mary Jane if anyone is interested. I can also provide the information about John E. not being our line.

The only theory right now as to the father of John B. is that it was Kenneth, who died in Scotland and his widow and two young sons immigrated to the US. I haven't found any immigration records either.

The key to our line seems to be the prevelence of the name Kenneth. That is not a commonly used name except in one MacRae line. A NC researcher has provided me information on this line, but our line is never mentioned, with the exception of a few census that shows a John (the age ours would have been) living with Alexander of Hamer's Creek. This John is not a son of Alexander and leaves soon after Alexander started having children of his own. This Alexander's direct line is that of the Kenneth McRae's (that is the line that uses that name repeatedly). This line also closely knew the McRae's that Mary Jane hails from. This could explain their meeting.

So, right now we are at a dead end, but there has to be information some where. We just need to find it.

Reply posted by : Diane McRae

10 Aug 2004 at 23.19
 
 
Also, for those of you who live in the SLC area...have you seen Alexander's and Eunice's headstones? I know exactly where they are supposed to be, but have yet to find them. Are they readable? Still standing? I do not live in UT, so I don't get to go very often, but my mother and sister are headed up there for another attempt this month. They recently moved to Cedar City and decided it was time to find those elusive headstones.

Reply posted by : Diane McRae

10 Aug 2004 at 23.33
 
 
David
Christopher MacRae born 1489 is my 13th Great Grandfather. Would love to exchange details with you. I descend from the following:-

Christopher b 1489
Duncan b 1515
Christopher b 1550
Farquhar b 1580
Alexander b 1622
Duncan b 1640
Farquhar b 1666
Duncan b 1695
Farquhar b 1721
Colin b 1776
Elizabeth b 1795

Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
Regards
Pam Couper

Reply posted by : Pamela Couper

21 Sep 2005 at 14.29
 
 
David My name is Jerry Owen and I live in Denver. I do a lot of genealogy work on my own family and have been, luckily, quite sucessful. One small place I ran into a problem was with my own mother's middle name which was unique for everything else I have found about her family background. Her maiden name was Sallie MacRae Sutton. She was from the Sampson County area of North Carolina. The Sutton's were very numerous there and fairly easy to track down. I am totally at a loss to explain the MacRae and noone is alive to explain it. I am e-mailing you to ask if you have more info on the descendants of the John B MacRea you mention as being from North Carolina. I will attempt to track down a possible link if you will tell me what you do know about this man and any children he may have had. Thanks and contact me at jowenj@msn.com

Reply posted by : Jerry Owen

19 Nov 2005 at 06.36
 
 
Hi David, My Name is Doug (Douglas) Wood - My Great Grand mother is Mary McRae, daughter of Farquhar McRae (and Margaret Algar)-
McRae, Farquhar
Birth : 8 JUL 1813 Apple Hill, Glengarry County, Ontario, Canada
Death : 16 SEP 1884 St. Elmo, Glengarry County, Ontario, Canada
Gender: Male
Parents:

Father: McRae, John
Mother: Chisholm, Isabell

Family:

Marriage: 15 OCT 1839 in ST ANDREWS, Maxville, Ontario, Canada
Spouse:

McDonald, Flora
Birth : 1824 Maxville, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
Death : 11 JUN 1861 Maxville, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
Gender: Female

Children:

McRae, Margaret
Birth : 1845 Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
Death : Montreal, Canada
Gender: Female
McRae, John
Birth : 1847 Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
Death : 1861
Gender: Male
McRae, Isabella
McRae, Neil
Birth : 1849 Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
Gender: Male
McRae, Catherine
McRae, Mary
Birth : 1853 Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
Death : 1861 Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
Gender: Female
McRae, Jane
Birth : 1855 Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
Death : 1861
Gender: Female
McRae, Alexander
Birth : 1859 Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
Death : 1861
Gender: Male

Family:

Marriage: 10 DEC 1861
Spouse:

Algar, Margaret
Birth : 17 JUN 1844
Death : 22 MAR 1911 Stavely, Alberta, Canada
Gender: Female

Children:

McRae, John Alexander
McRae, Farquhar
McRae, Sarah
McRae, Alexander
McRae, Elizabeth
McRae, Edward
McRae, Margaret Florence
McRae, Ann Annie
McRae, Catherine
McRae, Donald
McRae, Duncan Farquhar
McRae, Mary
McRae, Gordon Algar
Birth : 9 JUL 1882 Maxville, Ontario, Canada
Death : 6 AUG 1965
Gender: Male
McRae, Kenneth
Birth : 15 APR 1884 Maxville, Ontario, Canada
Death : 15 APR 1884
Gender: Male

- Do you know the spouse of John B. McRae 1782?
- can you please reply direct to my email -
Thanks
Doug
infillion@mail.com

Reply posted by : Douglas Wood

8 Jan 2006 at 06.53
 
 
Please contact me. I think this is the same family tree as mine. Mary Ann McRae

Reply posted by : Mary Ann McRae

19 Jun 2006 at 01.45
 
 
David McRae,
I was actually looking for information on your father and his siblings, specifically Bruce and Russell. I can see them in the 1920 US Census, but I lose them after that. I am just filling in the gaps.

Brad White and Scott Wilson,
I knew your great-grandmother Ruth Tilton. She is my grandfather's sister, Glen Goodman. They lived next door to each other in St. David, Arizona. He ran the post office there. Any biographies, photos, info., etc. you would be willing to share would be appreciated. I have some old photos my grandmother took along with some of her old home movies.

As far as genealogy, my information is the same as what David McRae listed. If anyone has sources for different information, I would love it. I'm stuck going deep into the next generation, so I am filling in siblings, children, etc.

Laura Talbot
laura.talbot@crbard.com

Reply posted by : Laura Talbot

14 Aug 2006 at 21.36
 
 
My grandparents came from St. David and were McRae's through Joseph Alexander's son John Kenneth.
Hence I am related to the Goodmans in St. David as well.

I feel STRONGLY that Alexander McRae's father was a Kenneth. One of his son's was a Kenneth - known as Rennie ( he and his brother were shot a horse thieves - but that a whole other story)
by Porter Rockwell.

But I agree with Diane that because the name Kenneth comes up over and over again, that we should consider looking into the information that Diane has uncovered.

As far as the headstones to Alexander and Eunice - yes they are standing - they have been redone at some point - are readable - are located in the old pioneer part of the cemetary.

They can be located if you go on the internet and look up the salt lake cemetary - it will give you the lot numbers of all those buried in the cemetary.

Just a note - I thought if I looked up Alexander's obituary I would find some information about his parents - what I found - was a nice review of his life - and note that his funeral was delayed - because his son - Joseph had been delayed coming up from Arizona.

if you would like to contact me directly my email address mycoachgmc@hotmail.com

your cousin
Georgeana

Reply posted by : Georgeana McRae Cook

15 Aug 2006 at 01.48
 
 
There was an error in my previous entry

My ancestor - John Kenneth - was the brother to Joseph Alexander - he was the son of Joseph McRae - son of Alexander McRae - son of John B.

sorry for the mis information

thanks georgeana m cook

Reply posted by : Georgeana McRae Cook

15 Aug 2006 at 23.50
 
 
I have always been curious on how Alexander McRae found his way into Indiana to meet up with Eunice Fitzgerald

Is it possible that John B may be buried in that area ?

Do we know that Mary went directly from the Carolinas to Mississippi - or did the family moved around -

It's curious that Alexander knew so little about his ancestors -
It's curious that he did not know who he was named after

Which makes me wonder if Mary did want to be connected with her first husband - what was going on historically in Scotland that would move them to America

Don't have the answers - just alot of questions
Georgeana

Reply posted by : Georgeana McRae Cook

15 Aug 2006 at 23.54
 
 
David--
This is exactly the same as my line. Philip or Finlay McRae, b. Kintail,WesterRoss,Scotland,whose father was Alexander, fatherof Alexander wwas Duncan, father was Christopher, father was Alexander, father was Farqauhar, father was Christopher, Father was Finlay, whose father was Christopher, father was Fionna Dubh McGillechroissd, b, c. 1389. Mose of my records are family records, and I will look in my records for info.going beyond 1389.
You might want to contact Fionna MacRae of Inverness, the geneaologist for the Clan MacRae of Scotland. Please let me know if you need her address or would like a copy of my genealogy.
My father was Hamilton Eugene McRae,Jr., born 1905 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.His father was Hamilton Eugene McRae, eldest son of John Murchison McRae. His father was Philip or Finlay MacRae, born in Scotland, and their only son, Christopher was raised in the household of a Colonel McQueen, an uncle of Christopher's. Christoper married a Janet or Jennet McRae, one of several daughters of John McRae, who also came to Anson County, N. C.
John B. McRae is not an ancestor of mine, but I do have records on him, also.
Right now my records are being copied for another project,a book, in fact, but I'll copy and send you what I have as soon as I can if you will send me your address.
Are you aware that there is a Clan McRae online genealogy program? If you wish, I will send you the info. It's a Mormon program, and all you would have to do is install the software, of which I could use our CD burner and make you a copy.
Yours aye, Mary Ann McRAe

Reply posted by : Mary Ann McRae

29 Aug 2006 at 23.20
 
 
This seemed like a good posting for me to start with. Please forgive me if I am with the wrong McRaes. I am so lost and confused with my McRae genealogy and hoping someone can help. I know for a fact the following:
My mother was Jenna Mae McRae, b. 1927 in Wayne County, Mississippi
My grandparents were Daniel Alec McRae, b. 1893 in Washington County, AL and Estelle Mae Atkinson, b. 1908 in Wayne County, MS
My ggrandparents were Daniel E. McRae, b. 1852 in Washington County, AL and Eugenia C. Ellington.

I have been told:
My gggrandparents were Alexander E. McRae, b.1814 in NC and Margaret Britton b. 1812.
My ggggrandparents were Farquhar C. McRae, b. 1785 in NC and Isabella McRae (of Phillip McRae's line, b. 1766 in Anson County, NC), b. 1790 in NC.
Alexander ?. McRae, b. & d. unknown and Mary unknown, b. 1750/60 in NC, and died 1833 in Hinds County, MS.

Does this link to any of you? I show that my ggrandfather, Daniel E. McRae had 6 brothers and 3 sisters. Out of those, there were 2 sets of twins. A twin, Rachael married Mike W. Cupp and they are both buried at the Philadelphus Church outside of Waynesboro, MS. There are many McRaes buried there, but can't find any others that are directly linked to my line that I know of. My parents, grandparents and ggrandparents are buried in a family plot in the Waynesboro City Cemetery. My mother grew up on the road leading to the Philadelphus Church, and I was told that the property her family lived on was passed down in the family to her father.
Any information would be greatly appreciated, especially if it links me to any of the existing trees! Thank you for any help.
Jan Urban

Reply posted by : Jan Urban

2 Jun 2007 at 04.03
 
 
This seemed like a good posting for me to start with. Please forgive me if I am with the wrong McRaes. I am so lost and confused with my McRae genealogy and hoping someone can help. I know for a fact the following:
My mother was Jenna Mae McRae, b. 1927 in Wayne County, Mississippi
My grandparents were Daniel Alec McRae, b. 1893 in Washington County, AL and Estelle Mae Atkinson, b. 1908 in Wayne County, MS
My ggrandparents were Daniel E. McRae, b. 1852 in Washington County, AL and Eugenia C. Ellington.

I have been told:
My gggrandparents were Alexander E. McRae, b.1814 in NC and Margaret Britton b. 1812.
My ggggrandparents were Farquhar C. McRae, b. 1785 in NC and Isabella McRae (of Phillip McRae's line, b. 1766 in Anson County, NC), b. 1790 in NC.
Alexander ?. McRae, b. & d. unknown and Mary unknown, b. 1750/60 in NC, and died 1833 in Hinds County, MS.

Does this link to any of you? I show that my ggrandfather, Daniel E. McRae had 6 brothers and 3 sisters. Out of those, there were 2 sets of twins. A twin, Rachael married Mike W. Cupp and they are both buried at the Philadelphus Church outside of Waynesboro, MS. There are many McRaes buried there, but can't find any others that are directly linked to my line that I know of. My parents, grandparents and ggrandparents are buried in a family plot in the Waynesboro City Cemetery. My mother grew up on the road leading to the Philadelphus Church, and I was told that the property her family lived on was passed down in the family to her father.
Any information would be greatly appreciated, especially if it links me to any of the existing trees! Thank you for any help.
Jan Urban

Reply posted by : Jan Urban

2 Jun 2007 at 04.03
 
 
This seemed like a good posting for me to start with. Please forgive me if I am with the wrong McRaes. I am so lost and confused with my McRae genealogy and hoping someone can help. I know for a fact the following:
My mother was Jenna Mae McRae, b. 1927 in Wayne County, Mississippi
My grandparents were Daniel Alec McRae, b. 1893 in Washington County, AL and Estelle Mae Atkinson, b. 1908 in Wayne County, MS
My ggrandparents were Daniel E. McRae, b. 1852 in Washington County, AL and Eugenia C. Ellington.

I have been told:
My gggrandparents were Alexander E. McRae, b.1814 in NC and Margaret Britton b. 1812.
My ggggrandparents were Farquhar C. McRae, b. 1785 in NC and Isabella McRae (of Phillip McRae's line, b. 1766 in Anson County, NC), b. 1790 in NC.
Alexander ?. McRae, b. & d. unknown and Mary unknown, b. 1750/60 in NC, and died 1833 in Hinds County, MS.

Does this link to any of you? I show that my ggrandfather, Daniel E. McRae had 6 brothers and 3 sisters. Out of those, there were 2 sets of twins. A twin, Rachael married Mike W. Cupp and they are both buried at the Philadelphus Church outside of Waynesboro, MS. There are many McRaes buried there, but can't find any others that are directly linked to my line that I know of. My parents, grandparents and ggrandparents are buried in a family plot in the Waynesboro City Cemetery. My mother grew up on the road leading to the Philadelphus Church, and I was told that the property her family lived on was passed down in the family to her father.
Any information would be greatly appreciated, especially if it links me to any of the existing trees! Thank you for any help.
Jan Urban

Reply posted by : Jan Urban

2 Jun 2007 at 04.03
 
 
This seemed like a good posting for me to start with. Please forgive me if I am with the wrong McRaes. I am so lost and confused with my McRae genealogy and hoping someone can help. I know for a fact the following:
My mother was Jenna Mae McRae, b. 1927 in Wayne County, Mississippi
My grandparents were Daniel Alec McRae, b. 1893 in Washington County, AL and Estelle Mae Atkinson, b. 1908 in Wayne County, MS
My ggrandparents were Daniel E. McRae, b. 1852 in Washington County, AL and Eugenia C. Ellington.

I have been told:
My gggrandparents were Alexander E. McRae, b.1814 in NC and Margaret Britton b. 1812.
My ggggrandparents were Farquhar C. McRae, b. 1785 in NC and Isabella McRae (of Phillip McRae's line, b. 1766 in Anson County, NC), b. 1790 in NC.
Alexander ?. McRae, b. & d. unknown and Mary unknown, b. 1750/60 in NC, and died 1833 in Hinds County, MS.

Does this link to any of you? I show that my ggrandfather, Daniel E. McRae had 6 brothers and 3 sisters. Out of those, there were 2 sets of twins. A twin, Rachael married Mike W. Cupp and they are both buried at the Philadelphus Church outside of Waynesboro, MS. There are many McRaes buried there, but can't find any others that are directly linked to my line that I know of. My parents, grandparents and ggrandparents are buried in a family plot in the Waynesboro City Cemetery. My mother grew up on the road leading to the Philadelphus Church, and I was told that the property her family lived on was passed down in the family to her father.
Any information would be greatly appreciated, especially if it links me to any of the existing trees! Thank you for any help.
Jan Urban

Reply posted by : Jan Urban

2 Jun 2007 at 05.41
 
 
My grandmother Alexandria "Alice" Macrae who I think was born in Glascow and resided with her father, mother an many siblings included a sister Margaret Wilson-married name. Her husband or son inlaw was in the English government. She traveled to Dixon Illinois on one occasion to visit her Sister Alice Macrae McGrail, my grandmother. They had a cousin that resided in 29 Palms Califonia and was one of the early Walt Disney artist.
My grandmother left Endinburg Scotland and traveled to Candad where I believe Prime Minister McKenzie King sponsored her and got her a job with a New York family as a nanny to repay her debt. While traveling in the US, they visited Dixon IL where she stayed on and married James McGrail. According to my family other than Margaret and her cousin she never heard from her family again, as she married a Catholic. I am looking for information on her family?

Maureen Marzano

Reply posted by : Maureen Marzano

9 Sep 2007 at 22.01
 
 
I am interested in the above information as I am descended from an Alexander MacRae or Mackree who was married in 1643. It seems he could well be the same as the above Alexander born 1622. Do you have any further information about this person?

Reply posted by : Mike Spathaky

26 Oct 2008 at 11.09
 
 
Hello David, That is a truly impressive Patronymic. I wonder if you have ever taken the step to have your Genealogical DNA tested for the wider benefit of the other Clan members who originated in Kintail? Best wof luck with your wider search......Martin

Reply posted by : Martin MacRae Halligan

22 Jun 2009 at 18.15
 
 
Hi just seen this and thought this might be of interest, My Father, passed away two weeks ago was Corrie Alexander McRae, I, His son am Christopher McRae, he had brothers, one called Enrico but also known as Jim, John, Robert, and Sisters, Bonnie and Jean, We are in in the UK, Wonder if there is any link, I think, my Grandfather was Ward, Enrico Ward but he dies early in Dads life.

Reply posted by : Chris McRae

23 Mar 2010 at 13.36
 
 
This is for Chris McRae posted earlier today. Chris if you want to consider another angle to find your roots can you 'e' mail me direct at
halliganm@hotmail.com
Thanks
Martin

Reply posted by : Martin MacRae Halligan

23 Mar 2010 at 18.07
 
 
hello My name is Lois Kelly I have a family member marred to a MacRae but Not able to find any information on them and their children.
Joseph Alexander MacRae 1884  1959
Wife Rose Ellen Kelly 1880 
dose any one here now of them . Hugs

Reply posted by : Lois Marie Kelly

6 Jul 2010 at 20.18
 
 
David, check the MacRae/DNA project at
www.familytreedna.com/public/MacRae. Select "Results", then
scroll down to the link for the Dalriada chart. On page 2 of the
chart, you'll see a listing for two McRaes who are descended from your line and match closely with their DNA tests. If you'd like to
contact them, please let me know and I'll try to arrange it.
Tom McRae - hapefella2@aol.com

Reply posted by : Tom McRae

19 Sep 2010 at 22.22
 
 
I have some Genealogy but not any further back than the 1400's I also live in West Jordan, Utah. I am in the phone book

Reply posted by : Doug McRae

29 May 2012 at 21.05
 
 
I am on family tree dna My ancestors has a common bond with the MacRae. I am trying to find a link between the MacRae and Stewart. Do you know if any of your ancestors on the male side was link to the Stewart's name. Any knowledge, rumors, or old wives tales would be helpful

Reply posted by : Harold

26 May 2017 at 04.00
 
 
Hi Harold. What is your Kit number, so that I can find you on the FTDNA Project site...Martin

Reply posted by : Martin MacRae Halligan

27 May 2017 at 16.16
 
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