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Picture Number56
Courtesy OfRoddie Macpherson
Year2007
GraveyardUrray Old.
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Alexander Macdonald, Wester Urray & his children

In/loving memory of/ALEXANDER MACDONALD/Wester Urray/who died 26th March 1904 aged 60 years/and his children/DUNCAN/died 19th December 1887/aged 11½ years/JESSIE died in infancy/KENNETH died in infancy/also his son/JAMES who died at Gore, New Zealand/31 March 1922/aged 32 years.


 

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TitleSurnameMaiden NameFirst NameDate of DeathAgeOccupation
MacdonaldAlexander26 March 190460
+MacdonaldDuncan19 Dec 18871.5
child of Alexander
+MacdonaldJessieinfancy
child of Alexander
+MacdonaldKennethinfancy
child of Alexander
+MacdonaldJames31 March 192232
s. of Alexander. Died in New Zealand.

Picture Added on 20 October 2007.


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I am his granddaughter, born 38 years after his death. Alexander was born in the Parish of Lochcarron, son of Hector Macdonald and Catherine Matheson and I would be delighted to hear from any descendants. Alexander had two brothers, Roderick and Murdo and two sisters Isabella who emigrated to the United States (Illinois?) and May.
Added by Sheila Macdonald on 22 June 2008.
Sheila, do you have any information about Alexander's wife? Apologies errors in inscrption, now rectified, and for poor photo...it's one of those polished stones that needs light from just the right angle.
Added by Roddie on 23 June 2008.
Roddie, Alexander was married to Ducanina McInnes in 1884 and they had 13 children, my father Hector being the seventh child. She died in 1945 and is buried at Urray West graveyard. The rest of the children including my Dad are buried with their mother except one who is buried with her husband. I have a lot of information on my grandmother`s ancesters but very little on Alexander`s. I was so pleased to see the picture and find your site so interesting.
Added by Sheila Macdonald on 30 June 2008.
Thanks for putting up that information, Sheila. Really interesting. You never know someone on the other side of the world may be researching other branches of your family and this information could help greatly.
Added by Roddie on 04 July 2008.



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