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Calcutta, with issue - George Fraser, who died in infancy; Hugh
Fraser; Charles Fraser Alexander Fraser, who died in childhood;
and Selina Fraser; (e) Evelina Gray, who married Colonel Charles
Hill Jones, of the 54th Regiment, who died, without issue, on
the 3rd of September, 1876, while in command of the 13th and 14th
Sub-Districts at Liverpool. Lieutenant Colonel Alexander William
Mackenzie's first wife died at Folkstone, on the 13th of December,
1890, and he married, secondly, Mary Jane, daughter of Thomas
Crawford, coal-owner, Little Town House, Durham. (3) George John
Poyntz Mackenzie, a resident proprietor, and for several years a
member of the Legislative Council of Trinidad. He married Emily,
daughter of a Mr Williams, of that island, with issue; (4) Innes
Munro Mackenzie, who died in infancy; (5) Innes Munro Mackenzie,
who married Sarah Nicholson, Lewes, Sussex, and latterly of Toronto,
Canada, with issue; (6) Wemyss Erskine Sutherland Mackenzie, who
married Eliza Marache, Trinidad, with issue. He died in 1872 at La
Guyra, Spanish Main, South America; (7) Norman Leslie Mackenzie,
who married Catherine Forsyth, Trinidad, with issue. He was drowned
in the Gulf of Paria, in 1858, by the upsetting of a sailing-boat
in which he was proceeding from Port of Spain to San Fernando;
(8) the Rev. Garland Crawford Mackenzie, Rural Dean of Brant,
Ontario, Canada, who married Helen, daughter of the Rev. Michael
Boomer, Dean of Ontaria, with issue; (9) Eliza Francis Cressy,
who married Henry Lord, M.D., Canada, with issue. She died in
1851; (10) Lydia, who married Henry Rowland Hanning, Danville,
Canada, without issue. She died in 1857.

4. Eliza (eldest daughter of Colonel George Mackenzie), married
her cousin, the distinguished Colonel Alexander Mackenzie, fourth
son of William Mackenzie, IV. of Gruinard, with issue - Captain
George, who was killed in action, unmarried, and Alexanderina,
who married Alexander Grove, M.D., R.N., Greenwich Hospital, with
issue.

5. Lilias, who married Captain Macgregor of the 18th Regiment,
without issue.

6. Georgina, who married a Mr Euracht, without issue.

7. Christina, who married Angus Macleod, Banff, with issue.

8. Annabella, who married Captain John Munro of Kirkton, with
issue.

THE MACKENZIES OF LETTERWE.

I. CHARLES MACKENZIE, first of Letterewe, was the eldest son by
his third wife, Janet, daughter of John Cuthbert of Castle Hill,
Inverness (marriage contract, 17th December, 1658), of Alexander
Mackenzie, VI. of Gairloch. He is originally designed of Mellan
Charles, no doubt so called after himself, but by his father's
marriage contract he got Loggie-Wester, now Conon, which he
afterwards, in 1696, exchanged with his half brother, Alexander
Mackenzie, VII. of Gairloch, for the lands of Letterewe. He
married, in 1684, Anne, third daughter of John Mackenzie, II. of
Applecross (sasine 1687), with issue -

1. Murdoch, his heir and successor.

2. The Rev. Hector, minister of Fodderty, and previous to his
appointment there, Librarian to the University of Aberdeen. He
married a Miss Baillie, with issue - a daughter, who married
Mackenzie of Park.

3. Alexander of Tolly, Provost of Dingwall, who married in 1740,
Annabella, daughter of Sir Donald Bayne of Tulloch, with issue,
among others - Alexander, from whom the Mackenzies of Portmore, and
by his second wife, Katharine, daughter of Bayne of Delny, Bailie
Hector Mackenzie of Dingwall, on whose death Alexander Campbell,
the Gairloch Bard, composed one of the finest elegies in the Gaelic
language.

4. Anna, who married Murdoch Mackenzie, II. of Kernsary (marriage
contract in 1708), with issue.

5. A daughter, who married her cousin, Roderick Mackenzie, II.
of Sanachan, son of Colin, second son of Roderick Mackenzie, I.
of Applecross.

6. Annabella, who married John Maciver of Tournaig, and afterwards
tacksman of Gress, in the Lewis, with issue.

Charles was succeeded by his eldest son,

II. MURDOCH MACKENZIE, second of Letterewe. He fought at the
battle of Sheriffmuir in 1715, and at Glenshiel in 1719. When
a very old man he was determined to be out again in 1745, but
according to a family tradition his wife prevented him by pouring
hot water on his feet, as if by accident, and scalded him so much
that he was unable to walk. He married his cousin, Catharine,
daughter of Simon Mackenzie, I. of Torridon and Lentran, widow
of John Mackenzie, Dalmartin, who was killed at Sheriffmuir, and,
it is also said, of Roderick Mackenzie of Auldeny, with issue -

1. John, his heir and successor.

2. Janet, who married Alexander Mackenzie of Sand. (Sasine to
her in 1744).

3. Anne, who married the Rev. James Robertson, the famous "Ministear
Laidir" of Lochbroom, with issue - six sons and two daughters, one
of whom was James Robertson, Collector of Customs at Stornoway. He
married his cousin, Annabella, eldest daughter of John Mackenzie,
III. of Letterewe, with issue - three sons - (1) Captain James
Robertson-Walker, R.N., late of Gilgarran, Cumberland,
who married his cousin, Katherine, daughter of John Mackenzie,
Sheriff-Substitute of the Lewis, without issue. He died in 1858.
(2) Murdoch, who married, with issue - James Robertson, who, like
his uncle, took in addition the name of Walker on his succession
as proprietor to the estate of Gilgarran, on the death of his aunt
in 1892. He is married, with issue - James Austin, Murdo, and two
daughters; (3) John, a noted Captain in the Merchant Service,
celebrated for his quick passages with racing tea clippers between
China and this country. He was also married with issue - a son,
Francis Shand Robertson, residing at Richmond, Surrey, who married
his cousin, Mary, daughter of Evander MacIver, factor for the
Duke of Sutherland at Scourie and another great-grandson of the
Strong Minister, with issue, and a daughter Annie, who married W.
Napier.

Murdoch, who died at a very old age, was succeeded by his only
son,

III. JOHN MACKENZIE, third of Letterewe, who married his cousin,
Katherine, daughter of Alexander Mackenzie of Tolly, Provost of
Dingwall, with issue -

1. Murdoch, his heir and successor.

2. Alexander, who succeeded his brother Murdoch.

3. John, for many years the popular Sheriff-Substitute of the Lewis
district of Ross-shire, and subsequently tacksman of Shieldaig,
Gairloch.

He married Johanna, daughter of Alexander Mackenzie of Badachro,
by his wife, a daughter of the Rev. James Robertson of Lochbroom,
with issue - (1) the late John Mackenzie of Auchenstewart, Wishaw,
and subsequently of Ardlair, Edinburgh, who married in Australia,
Anna Baird, who died at Wishaw on the 7th of November, 1885, with
issue - an only son, John Alexander Mackenzie, now of Ardlair,
Edinburgh. He married Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Sinclair,
Newark, U.S.A., formerly of Glasgow, with issue - John Baird;
Alexander Livingston Munro; Elizabeth Margaret, who died young;
Anna Louisa; Elizabeth Louttit; and Katharine May. John of
Auchenstewart died at Ardlair, Edinburgh, on the 25th of December,
1890.

Sheriff Mackenzie married, secondly, Christina, daughter of the
Rev. Hugh Munro, minister of Uig, Lewis (representative of the
Munroes of Erribol, Sutherlandshire), with issue - (2) John Munro
Mackenzie of Mornish, Mull, who, born in 1819, married in 1846,
Eliza, eldest daughter of the late Patrick Chalmers, Wishaw,
brother of the celebrated Dr Thomas Chalmers of the Disruption,
with issue - (a) John Hugh Munro, who, on the 23rd of June,
1875, married Jeanie Helen, second daughter of Thomas Chalmers,
Longcroft, Linlithgowshire, with issue - John Munro; Thomas
Chalmers; Hugh Munro; Kenneth; Jean Elizabeth; Christina Marion;
and Kathlene Harriet. (b) Patrick Chalmers, who was born on
the 4th of May, 1862, and on the 31st of October, 1882, married
Mary Kathlene, third daughter of Thomas Chalmers, of Longcroft,
Linlithgowshire, with issue - Patrick Harry, born on the 15th of
March, 1889; Isabel Grace and Mary Mona. (c) Harriet, who on
the 5th of July, 1870, married James Scott, of Garrion Tower,
Lanarkshire, with issue - Munro Mackenzie, born on the 2nd of March,
1872 James Harry, born on the 27th of September, 1873; William
Patrick, born on the 18th of March, 1880; Elizabeth; and Harriet
Carige, who died in her twelfth year on the 17th of April, 1889.
(d) Christina Marion, who died unmarried at Cannes in January,
1881; and (e) Helen Mary, who, in April, 1883, married Dr John
Aymers Macdougall of Ann, Berwickshire, and Villa Letterewe,
Cannes, France, with issue - Christina Marion Mackenzie; Helen
Mary Mackenzie; and Sheila Aymers. John Munro of Mornish died at
Garrion Tower, Wishaw, on the 26th of November, 1893. (3) Hugh
Munro Mackenzie, of Distington, Cumberland, who married Alexa,
daughter of the late Captain Martin Macleod, of Drynoch, Ontario,
Canada, with issue - Martin Edward; Hugh Munro; Christina; Jeanie;
and Kate. Hugh Munro, of Distington, died on the 25th of January,
1885. (4) Katharine, who married her cousin, Captain James
Robertson-Walker, R.N., of Gilgarran, Cumberland. She died on
the 21st of December, 1892, without issue.

4. Annabella, who married her cousin, James Robertson, Collector
of Customs at Stornoway, son of the "Ministear Laidir" of Lochbroom,
with issue, among others - Katharine, who married Lewis Mac Iver, of
Gress, representative of the Mac Ivers of Tournaig and Leckmelm, with
issue - (1) Evander MacIver, now factor for the Duke of Sutherland
at Scourie, who married Mary, daughter of Donald Macdonald, then
of Skeabost, Isle of Skye, with issue - (a) James Robertson, M.D.,
who died in India, unmarried; (b) Donald, factor for Lord Falmouth,
who died unmarried; (c) Duncan Davidson, a settler at Ellisdale,
Victoria, who married Florence Eastwood, Ballarat, with issue - Evander
and Mary; (d) Lewis, formerly in the Bank of Madras, and now
of Blackburn, Lancashire, who married Margaret MacAll there; (e)
Evander, who died young; (f) Murdo Robertson, who married, with
issue - two sons, John, Evander, and two daughters, who, with their
mother survive him; (g) John Macdonald, a settler in the Cape
of Good Hope, married, without issue; and (h) Mary, who married
her cousin, Francis Shand Robertson, residing at Chiswick,
with issue - Evander Shand, Duncan, and two daughters; (2) James
Robertson MacIver, merchant, Stornoway, married, but died without
male issue; (3) John MacIver, banker at Dingwall, afterwards Secretary
of the Bank of Madras, in India, and now residing at Dover. He
married Eliza Doherty of Coleraine, Ireland, with issue - (a) Lewis,
late of the Indian Civil Service, Barrister-at-law, and M.P.
for Torquay during the short Parliament of 1885-86. He was born
on the 6th of March, 1846, and married on the 11th of September,
1884, Charlotte Rosalind, daughter of Nathaniel Montefiore,
F.R.S., of Coldeast, Hants, a grand-niece of the late Sir Moses
Montefiore, with issue, two daughters - Marjorie Barabel Ruth and
Nathalie Esther; (b) Iver Ian, a squatter in Queensland, who married
a daughter of George Dill, one of the founders of the "Melbourne
Argus," with issue - four children, the eldest of whom is a boy named
Ian; (4) Lewis Maciver, a Liverpool merchant, who married, with
issue - (a) James Walker, a Civil Engineer, and (b) another son;
(5) William Walker MacIver, who died at Hong Kong, unmarried; (6)
Murdo Robertson MacIver, who also died unmarried; (7) Alexander
MacIver, Agent for the Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Company,
first at Madras and afterwards at Hong Kong, who married Marjory,
daughter of Captain Hector Gunn, of the Black Watch, with issue - (a)
Alister, in the London office of the Peninsular and Oriental
Steamship Company; (b) Colin, and several daughters. Alexander
died in 1892. (8) Lilias, who married Roderick Macleod, merchant,
Liverpool, with issue - one daughter.

5. Catherine, who married her cousin, Charles, a younger son of
the Rev. James Robertson, and brother of her sister's husband,
Collector James Robertson, of Stornoway, with issue.

6. Anne, who married John Macintyre, tacksman of Letterewe, with
issue.

John was succeeded by his eldest son,

IV. MURDO MACKENZIE, fourth of Letterewe, a Captain in the 78th
Highlanders. He died in India, unmarried, and was succeeded by
his next brother,

V. ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, fifth of Letterewe, who married Catherine,
daughter of James Macdonald of Skeabost, with issue -

1. John, his heir and successor.

2. James, a midshipman, H.E.I.C.S., who died unmarried.

3. Murdo, a doctor, H.E.I.C.S., who also died unmarried.

4. Hector, who was an Officer of Customs at the Cape of Good
Hope, and afterwards succeeded his brother in the estate of Letterewe.

5. Donald Alexander, who in early life emigrated to the United
States, and of whom presently.

6. Jessie, who married Donald Macdonald, Lochinver, who afterwards
went to the Cape of Good Hope and died at Southsea in 1888,
leaving issue - (1) Donald, C.E., at the Cape, who married, and has
issue - two sons and a daughter. (2) Alexander James, of Milland,
Hants, who, in 1866, married Caroline, daughter of John Heugh, of
Port Elizabeth, South Africa, with issue - Ione and Thyra. (3)
Murdo, who, in 1869, married Laura, daughter of J. Foley, sculptor,
London, with issue - Flora; Alexander; Charles; Somerled; and
Ronald. (4) Katherine, who in 1849 married the late James Somers
Kirkwood, merchant at Port Elizabeth, Cape of Good Hope, with
issue - (1) Donald, who married first, in 1866, Helen, daughter of
Thomas Read, of Trouse, Norwich, with issue - Donald. He married,
secondly, Cornelia, daughter of R. Restall, of Uitenhague, South
Africa, with issue - Hector and Hellen; (2) Charles; (3) Alexander;
(4) Reginald; (5) Annie, who married Archibald Merilees, Moscow; and
(6) Jessie, who married Walter Somerville Lockhart, of Clydesdale,
with issue - Lawrence.

7. Katherine, who died unmarried.

8. Emily, who resided in London, unmarried.

Alexander was succeeded by his eldest son,

VI. JOHN MACKENZIE, a Writer to the Signet, in Edinburgh, where he
died unmarried, and was succeeded by his eldest surviving brother,

VII. HECTOR MACKENZIE, seventh of Letterewe. In 1835 he sold
the estate to Meyrick Bankes of Winstanley Hall, Lancashire. He
died, unmarried, in 1860 at Algoa Bay, Cape of Good Hope, when he
was succeeded, as representative of the family, by his youngest
and only surviving brother,

VIII. DONALD ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, a merchant at Dubuque, Iowa,
United States of America, who married, with issue -

1. Charles, who succeeded as representative of the family.

2. Alexander, a Captain of Engineers in the United States Army,
who married in 1872, with issue - a son Donald.

Donald Alexander died in 1872, leaving a widow, who subsequently
resided at Dubuque, when he was succeeded as representative of
the family, by his eldest son,

IX. CHARLES MACKENZIE, a lawyer, now in good practice in the
United States.

The representative of the Mackenzies of Letterewe in this country
is John Alexander Mackenzie, of Ardlair, Edinburgh, only son of
the late John Mackenzie of Auchenstewart, who died in 1890.

THE MACKENZIES OF PORTMORE.

THIS family is descended from Alexander Mackenzie of Tolly, grandson
of Kenneth Mackenzie, VI. of Gairloch, and third son of Charles
Mackenzie of Loggie-Wester, and subsequently I. of Letterewe, by
Anne, daughter of John Mackenzie, II. of Applecross. He married,
first, Annabella, daughter and co-heiress of Sir Donald Bayne of
Tulloch; and their descendants, as representatives of that ancient
family, bear its cognisance on the centre of their shield, a wolf's
head proper. He was a Bailie and afterwards Provost of Dingwall,
exercised considerable local and political influence, and greatly aided
Lord Macleod, son of George Earl of Cromarty, in his candidature
for the county of Ross, as may be seen from the Cromarty Papers.
During an election riot which occurred in Dingwall in 1751, Mrs
Mackenzie, whilst looking out of a window of her own house, was
accidentally shot. By her Provost Mackenzie had issue -

1. Alexander, I. of Portmore.

2. Katharine, who married her cousin, John Mackenzie, III. of
Letterewe, with issue.

3. Charlotte, who married the Rev. John Downie, minister of
Gairloch, subsequently of Urray, with issue.

He married, secondly, Katharine, daughter of Bayne of Delny, with
issue -

4. Ronald, a Captain in the Army, who died in Ireland, without
issue.

5. Hector, a well-known and highly-popular Bailie of Dingwall,
who married, first, Anne, daughter of the Rev. Colin Mackenzie,
minister of Fodderty, and I. of Glack, with issue - (1) Alexander,
a merchant in London, who married his cousin, Catherine, daughter
of Kenneth Mackenzie, of Millbank, with issue - two daughters,
Catherine, who married Major Roderick Mackenzie, VII. of Kincraig
and Ann, who married the Rev. John Macdonald of Calcutta, an
eminent divine; (2) Colin, Lieutenant in the Royal Navy, who died
without issue; (3) Henry, who died unmarried; (4) Hectorina, who
died at Dingwall, unmarried, in 1850. Bailie Mackenzie married
secondly, a daughter of Mackenzie, Ussie, with issue - (5) Jane,
who married John Mackenzie; (6) Annabella, who married William
Kemp, of Comrie; (7) Anne, who married Kenneth Mackenzie, of
Millbank.

Alexander of Tolly died in 1774 and, along with his wife, Annabella,
is interred in the family burying-place at Dingwall.

I. ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, his eldest son and heir, who was born
on the 5th of February, 1740, and afterwards became first of
Portmore, settled as a W.S. in Edinburgh; but all his life he
kept up a close connection with his native county, having intimate
business relations with all its principal landowners. He was a
man of undoubted ability, and the personal friend of many noted
literary men of his day. He purchased the estate of Seaton, in
East Lothian, but afterwards sold it to the Earl of Wemyss, after
which he purchased the estate of Portmore, Peebleshire, from the
Conyears Earls of Portmore. He married on the 25th of February,
1766, Anne, eldest daughter of Colin Mackenzie, VI. of Kilcoy,
by Martha, eldest daughter of Charles Fraser of Inverallochy
and Castle Fraser, whose mother was Lady Marjory Erskine, eldest
daughter of James, seventh Earl of Buchan.

Lady Marjory married secondly, Charles, last Lord Fraser of Castle
Fraser, who, dying without issue, left his estate to his step-son,
Simon Fraser of Inverallochy. On the death, without issue, of
Martha's three brothers, she and her sister Elizabeth became
co-heiresses of Inverallochy and Castle Fraser, and on Elizabeth's
death Martha became sole heiress. She left the estates to her
distinguished son, Lieutenant-General Alexander Mackenzie, who
assumed the additional name of Fraser. Thus the families of Kilcoy
and Portmore deduce descent from the Royal Houses of Stuart and
Plantaganet, as also from the Dukes of Burgundy, and Raymond
Count of Provence. Alexander had issue -

1. Alexander, who died in infancy in 1767.

2. Alexander, Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding the 21st Dragoons.
He died before his father at Cape Malo, St. Domingo, West Indies,
in July 1796, aged 27, unmarried.

3. Colin, who succeeded his father at Portmore.

4. John, who was born in 1771, and died young.

5. George Udny, born in 1773, and died young.

6. Charles, born in 1779, and died in 1783.

7. WILLIAM MACKENZIE, I. of Muirton, Ross-shire, W.S. in
Edinburgh, Deputy-Lieutenant for Ross, Sutherland, and Cromarty.
He was born on the 1st of October, 1780, and married first, on the
6th of July, 1805, Mary, daughter of James Mansfield of Midmar,
Aberdeenshire, by Marion, daughter of Dalrymple Horn-Elphinstone
of Horn and Logie-Elphinstone, eldest surviving son of Viscount
(now Earl of) Stair, with issue - (1) ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, II. of
Muirton, and of Meikle Scatwell; a W.S., Edinburgh. Alexander,
who was born on the 28th of February, 1812, married his cousin,
Maria, second daughter and co-heiress with her three sisters of
John Mansfield of Midmar, with issue - William Garloch, who died
unmarried at Gibraltar, on the 22nd of May, 1876; John Mansfield,
W.S., Edinburgh, who died unmarried - the last of six sons - in 1892;
Alexander James, who died in Natal in 1887, unmarried; Douglas
Hay, who succeeded to the estate of Meikle Scatwell by the will
of his aunt, Mrs Douglas (Jemima Mansfield), and, dying unmarried
at Clifton on the 9th of June, 1873, bequeathed it to his father;
George Vansittart, a merchant in Leith, who died unmarried in
1891; and James Dalrymple, who died in New Zealand, unmarried,
in 1887. Alexander Mackenzie, II. of Muirton, sold that estate
to Colonel Ainslie, and Meikle Scatwell to Sir William James Bell,
LL.D., now of Scatwell. (2) James Mansfield, who died unmarried
in 1838, aged 25. (3) William, M.A., in Holy Orders, who married
Isabella Trotter, Natal, with issue - George Charles, born in 1857,
heir of his uncle, John Mansfield; Alexander Frederick, born in
1859 Harry James Mansfield, born in 1863; John, born in 1866;
Mary Marion; Thomas Mansfield, born in 1866; and Grace Isabella.
The Rev William died in Natal in 1887. (4) Marion, who married
Captain Frederick H. De Lisle, R.N., Guernsey, and died without
issue in 1879. William Mackenzie, I. of Muirton, married secondly,
Alice, daughter of Andrew Wauchope of Niddry Marischal, County
of Midlothian, without issue. He died in 1856, and was succeeded
in the lands of Muirton by his eldest son, Alexander, II. of
Muirton, as above.

8. Sutherland, manager of the Scottish Union Insurance Company,
who was born on the 31st of January, 1785, and died unmarried on
the 26th of March, 1853.

9. John, who was born on the 13th of October, 1787, died in 1854,
and is interred in the family burying place at Dingwall. He was
a banker in Inverness and Commissioner for many years for the
Redcastle and Flowerburn estates. He was a man of great ability,
lavish hospitality and generosity, and a keen sportsman. He
exercised very considerable social and political influence, and the
Burgh of Inverness presented him with a valuable service of plate
in recognition of his services during Earl Grey's administration
on the passing of the Municipal Reform Bill in 1833. He was
unanimously elected the first Provost of Inverness after the Act
came into force, and was repeatedly pressed to become a candidate
for Inverness as its representative in Parliament. He was offered
the Governorship of Ceylon and of the Mauritius, but he declined
to accept either. He married, on the 4th December, 1817, Mary
Charlotte, only child of Robert Pierson, a merchant prince in
Riga, son of James Pierson of Balmadies, Forfarshire, a very old
Scottish family of Scandinavian origin, recorded as landowners in
Berwickshire in 1296, and described in 1634 as "very ancient."
She was a most beautiful and accomplished woman, could converse
in Russ, German, French, and Italian, and was an admirable musician
and artist. She died in 1883 and is buried in Dingwall, leaving
issue - (1) Alexander, like his father a banker in Inverness, who
was born on the 18th of March, 1820, and died, unmarried, on the
20th of March, 1860; (2) JOHN ROBERT MACKENZIE, a Major-General in
Her Majesty's Forces, late Colonel of the 2nd Battalion King's
Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. He was in command in 1873 of
a successful expeditionary force in Arabia. He was born on the
5th of June, 1822, and on the 28th of August, 1851, married
Amelia Robertson, daughter of James Wilson, banker, Inverness,
by his cousin, Isabella, daughter of Thomas Fraser of Newton,
with issue - (a) Amelia Isabella Margery, who died, aged 17, and
is buried at Inverness (b) John William Sutherland, who was born on
the 17th of July, 1855, and on the 19th of July, 1881, married
Matilda Henrietta, daughter of Colonel Brown-Constable of
Wallace-Craigie, Forfarshire, Lord Lieutenant of the County, by
Mary Christina, daughter of Colonel Francis Kenneth Mackenzie,
fourth son of Captain John Mackenzie, VI. of Kincraig, with
issue - John Fraser, Donald Constable Travers, Mary Amelia, and
Norah Constance (c) Mary Charlotte Pierson, who, on the 13th of
May, 1880, married Alfred Woodhouse, F.R.G.S., with issue - Margery
Amelia Fraser, Coventry William, John Alick Edward, Alfred
Frederick Bell, Hector Roy Mackenzie, and Muriel Mary; (d) Alice
Marion Fraser, who died young in Madras; (e) Elizabeth Margaret
Cumming, who, on the 8th of April, 1885, married Henry Gibbs,
with issue - Ella Margaret; (f) Louisa Constance Harris, who died
young, and is buried at Dingwall; (g) Ella Fraser Magdalene; (h)
James Wilson Alexander, in Holy Orders, MA. of Pembroke College,
Cambridge. He was born on the 18th of May, 1867, and married
Amy Adela Magee, daughter of the Rev. John N. B. Woodroffe, M.A.,
with issue - John William Wilson; and (i) Hector Colin Udney, who
died young; (3) COLIN MACKENZIE, a Major-General, Madras Staff
Corps, who was born on the 18th of October, 1833, and on the
16th of January, 1861, married, first, Victoria Henrietta, eldest
daughter of Charles Mackinnon, M.D., of the Corry family, Isle of
Skye, with issue - (a) Colin John, Brevet Major, 78th Highlanders,
2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs), Adjutant
of his Regiment, Aide-de-Camp to Lord Frederick Roberts,
Commander-in-Chief in India, and Deputy Assistant Adjutant General at
Quetta. He was born on the 26th of November, 1861, and served in
the Egyptian Campaign, medal and clasp, Tel-el-Kebir, the Burmese
Campaign, the Black Mountain Expedition, and the Hunga Nagar
Campaign, in Cashmere, for which he received the Brevet rank of
Major. He has two medals and four clasps and the Khedive Star.
(b) Charles Alexander, born on the 21st December, 1862, an indigo
planter in Thiroot; (c) Ronald Pierson, M.D., born on the 12th of
January, 1863; (d) Mary Charlotte; (e) Henrietta Studd, who died
young; (f) Victor Herbert, born on the 17th of September, 1867,
of the British East Africa Company. He died in 1892, aged 25.
(g) Kenneth Lascelles, born on the 27th of November, 1869, an
indigo planter; (h) Frederick William, R.N., born on the 19th of
May, 1870; (i) Henry Studd, who died young; (j) Morna; and (k)
Annie Stuart. Major-General Colin married, secondly, Stella Adela
Newbigging, with issue - (l) Isobel. (4) Charlotte, who married,
first, John Alexander Fraser, Captain 93rd Sutherland Highlanders,
with issue - (a) John Alexander Mackenzie, D.S.O., Commander,
R.N., who married Euphemia Ritchie, daughter of Peacock-Edwards;
(b) William Forbes Mackenzie, Captain 18th Bengal Infantry,
formerly of the 88th Connaught Rangers; (c) Charlotte Amelia
Rose, who married Ernest Duncombe, R.N., with issue - Dorothy
and Estelle Amy, twins, and Beryl; and (d) Mary Eliza Alexia.
Charlotte married, secondly, the Rev. William Duncombe, M.A.,
with issue - (e) Francis Hay. (5) Mary Ann, who married first,
George Grogan of Sutton, Dublin, Captain 6th Dragoon Guards (the
Carabineers) with issue - (a) Edward George, Major 42nd Highlanders
(Black Watch), who married, first, Meta, daughter of Sir William
King Hall, K.C.B., Admiral Commanding off the Nore, with
issue - George William St. George and Edward Harry John; (b) Meta
Aileen Odetta. Mary Ann married, secondly, Colonel St. George
Herbert Stepney, C.B., Commanding 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards,
without issue. (6) Elizabeth, who, in 1856, married Colonel George
Harkness, Madras Army, with issue - (a) Henry George; Alexander
Charles, M.D.; (b) George Bacon; (c) Mary Kate; and (d) Charlotte
Esmi, who married Captain Carlton Cuthbert Collingwood, with
issue - Ronald George; (7) Catherine, who married Captain Charles
Harkness, Madras Army, and died in 1857, without issue.

10. Martha; 11. Annabella; 12. Jean; 13. Elizabeth; and 14.
Catherine, five daughters of Alexander Mackenzie, I. of Portmore,
all of whom died unmarried.

Alexander died on the 4th of September, 1805, was buried in
the Greyfriars, Edinburgh, and succeeded by his third and eldest
surviving son,

II. COLIN MACKENZIE, second of Portmore, W.S., Edinburgh,
Principal Clerk of Session and Keeper of the Signet, who was
born on the 11th of January, 1770. He was a very popular man,
and one of the oldest friends of Sir Walter Scott, who alludes to
him in his poems. He married on the 13th of May, 1803, Elizabeth,
daughter of Sir William Forbes, sixth Baronet of Pitsligo, by
Elizabeth, daughter of Sir James Hay of Hayston, Baronet. Sir
William was a banker of great eminence in Edinburgh. He succeeded
Coutts Brothers, the Scotch firm of Coutts & Co., and founded
the bank of Sir William Forbes, Baronet, and Sir William Hunter,
Baronet, & Co., now the National Bank of Scotland. He died on
the 16th of September, 1830, leaving issue -

1. Alexander, who died in infancy.

2. Alexander, who died in 1822, at the age of 17.

3. William Forbes, who succeeded to Portmore.

4. Colin, Bengal Civil Service, who was born in June, 1808, and
died, unmarried, on the 14th of January, 1870.

5. James Hay, W.S., Edinburgh, who married Isabella, daughter of
James Wedderburn, Solicitor-General for Scotland, with issue - (1)
Colin, W.S. in Edinburgh, a man of great ability, who had a
very large business connection with many of the most influential
families in Scotland. Colin was born on the 24th of April, 1841,
and died, unmarried, at sea, on a return voyage from America in
1883; (2) James Wedderburn, who died young in 1844; (3) George
Wedderburn, who was born on the 9th of April, 1851, now in Ceylon;
(4) Isabella Elizabeth, who married Major-General Kirkland of Wester
Fordel, Perthshire, with issue - one daughter, Isabella Sybella;
(5) Alice, who died young; (6) Louisa Helen; (7) Ann Christina, who
married Edward Bannerman, with issue - Kenneth Mordaunt, D'Arcy,
and Eric Edward; and (8) Jean Charlotte. James Hay died on the
16th of February, 1865.

6. John, Treasurer of the Bank of Scotland and Manager of the
Scottish Widows Fund, who was born on the 1st of April, 1812, and
on the 29th of May, 1844, married his cousin, Christina Garioch,
third daughter and co-heiress with her three sisters of John
Mansfield of Midmar, with issue - (9) Colin, Captain in the 78th
Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs), and Major, 3rd Battalion Seaforth
Highlanders (Highland Rifle Militia), F.R.G.S., and a gentleman
of considerable literary ability and taste. He was author of
the History of the 78th Highlanders in Keltie's "History of the
Highland Clans and Highland Regiments," and of a series of articles
in the "Celtic Magazine" on "The Sculptured Stones of Ross
and Cromarty." He also prepared a most elaborate and complete
Genealogical Table, showing the origin and descent of his own
family of Portmore - and necessarily all the Mackenzies who can
trace connection with any of the leading families of the Clan - from
the earliest times to the present day, printed by his relative,
Major-General John Robert Mackenzie, after Major Colin's death.
He was born on the 10th of June, 1843, and died of a decline at
St. Moritz, Switzerland, in March, 1890. He married Jeannette
Sophia, eldest daughter of Baron Gerhard Knut A. Falkenberg of
Trystorp, His Swedish and Norwegian Majesty's Consul-General in
British North America, with issue - Ian Duncan, born on the 15th
of July, 1870; Ulric Knut, born on the 6th of December, 1872;
Colin Mansfield, born on the 3rd of November, 1876; and Christina
Frederica Augusta; (2) Christina Garioch, who died young.

7. Sutherland, Lieutenant Royal Navy, born on the 15th of January,
1818, and lost on board H.M.S. "Victor," in the Gulf of Mexico,
in 1844, unmarried.

8. George, Lieutenant in the Indian Army, born on the 23rd of
February, 1819. He was killed in action on the 14th of October,
1844, unmarried.

9. Charles Frederick Fraser, a Fellow of Caius and Gonville
College, Cambridge, second Wrangler of his year. He entered Holy
Orders and was appointed Archdeacon of Natal, in which colony
he laboured successfully for some years among the Zulus. Coming
home, he was selected as the leader of the Universities Mission
to Central Africa and was afterwards consecrated at Cape Town
as the first Bishop of Central Africa. He subsequently proceeded
to the Zambesi River, where, acting in concert with Dr Livingstone,
he succeeded in liberating a large number of slaves from the
hands of the drivers who were conducting them to the coast, and
some of these liberated slaves formed the nucleus of the Bishop's
first settlement at Magomero. While descending the River Ruo to
meet Dr Livingstone, Bishop Mackenzie's canoe was overturned and
his quinine lost. A short sojourn on a swampy island brought
on a fever, to which he succumbed on the 31st of January, 1862,
without issue. His Life has been written by his friend, Dr
Goodwin, Bishop of Carlisle.

10. Elizabeth, who married George Dundas of Ochtertyre, Advocate,
a Judge of the Scottish Bench by the title of Lord Manor, with
issue - (1) James, V.C., Captain in the Royal Engineers. He obtained
the Victoria Cross for conspicuous gallantry during the expedition
to Bhotan, and died at Cabul, in 1879, unmarried; (2) Colin Mackenzie
of Ochtertyre, Commander Royal Navy, twin brother of James. He
married Agnes, daughter of Samuel Wauchope, C.B., and sister of
Mrs Mackenzie, Portmore, with issue - James Colin, and David John
Wauchope; (3) George Ralph, who died unmarried; (4) William John,
a W.S. in Edinburgh; (5) David, Advocate in Edinburgh, who married
Helen, daughter of David Wauchope; (6) Elizabeth Christian; (7)
Mary Frances; (8) Helen Anne; and (9) Katharine.

11. Anne, who accompanied her brother Charles to Natal, where she
remained with him during the whole period of his ministry there.
She afterwards followed him to Central Africa, but hearing of his
death whilst ascending the Zambezi River, she returned to England,
when she started and edited a monthly missionary periodical,
entitled "The Net." By this, and through her own unaided efforts,
she was the means of inaugurating the Memorial Mission to Zululand
(in memory of her brother) of which the Bishop of Zululand is the
head. She was the author of a Life of Henrietta Robertson, wife
of the Chaplain of the garrison of Fort-Etchowe; and other works.
She died in 1877, unmarried.

12. Katharine, who died unmarried on the 20th of March, 1832.

13. Jane, died unmarried on the 13th of February, 1820.

14. Louisa, who married William Wilson, C.A., and died on the
20th of January, 1866, without issue.

15. Alice, who married the Venerable C. S. Grubb, late Archdeacon
of Natal and now Vicar of Mentmore, with issue - Sarah Louisa and
Constance Ann.

Colin died on the 16th of September, 1830, and was succeeded by his
eldest surviving son,

III. WILLIAM FORBES MACKENZIE, who, born on the 18th of April,
1807, was for many years M.P. for the County of Peebles, and
afterwards for Liverpool. He was a Lord of the Treasury in Lord
Derby's Government, and is chiefly known as the author of the
"Forbes Mackenzie Act." He married, on the 16th of March, 1830,
Anne, daughter of Sir James Montgomery of Stanhope, Baronet, by
Lady Elizabeth Douglas, daughter of Dunbar, fourth Earl of Selkirk,
with issue -

1. Colin James, his heir and successor.

2. Elizabeth Helen, who died in her ninth year.

William died on the 24th of December, 1862, and was succeeded by
his only son,

IV. COLIN JAMES MACKENZIE, late of the Bengal Civil Service,
now of Portmore, and Lord-Lieutenant of the County of Peebles.
He was born on the 19th of February, 1835, and married, in 1870,
Katharine Alice, daughter of Samuel Wauchope, C.B., Niddry Marischal,
Midlothian, late of the Bengal Civil Service, with issue -

1. A son who died young, 26th of September, 1871.

2. Colin Charles Forbes, born 7th of December, 1879.

3. John Montalien Hay, born 17th of August, 1885.

4. Francis Victor Hamilton.

5. Helen Alice, who died in her 6th year.

6. Evelyn Mary Hay.

7. Katharine Maud.

8. Dorothy Anne Lucy.

9. Cecil Louise.

10. Esme Valentine.

11. Ruth Eleonara, died young.

12. Rachael Octavia.

13. Winifred Kersey.

THE MACKENZIES OF MOUNTGERALD.

I. COLIN MACKENZIE, first of Mountgerald, was the second surviving
son of Kenneth Mackenzie, VI. of Gairloch, by his third wife,
Janet, daughter of John Cuthbert of Castlehill, Inverness. He
was a Lieutenant in the Scotch Fusilier Guards, and fought at
the battle of Stenkirk, after which he retired from the army,
purchased the estate of Mountgerald and, in 1726, built Woodlands
House. He married, first, Margaret, widow of Roderick Mackenzie
of Findon, daughter of Alexander Mackenzie, I. of Ballone, without
issue. He married, secondly, Katharine, daughter of James Fraser
of Achnagairn (marriage contract 1721), with issue -

1. James, his heir and successor.

2. Alexander, who died, without issue, in 1725.

3. Kenneth, who died in 1727, withoutissue.

4. Colin, who succeeded his brother James.

5. Isabel, who married Sir Lewis Mackenzie, VI. and third Baronet
of Scatwell, with issue.

6. Anne, who married Alexander Mackenzie, II. of Lochend, with
issue.

Colin died in 1727, and was succeeded by his eldest son,

II. JAMES MACKENZIE, second of Mountgerald, who has a sasine as
eldest son dated 15th of April, 1732. He died withoutissue, and
was succeeded by his eldest surviving brother,

III. MAJOR COLIN MACKENZIE, third of Mountgerald, who in 1759,
married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Roderick Mackenzie, V. and
second Baronet of Scatwell, with issue, an only son,

IV. MAJOR COLIN MACKENZIE, fourth of Mountgerald, who, in 1795,
married Emilia, daughter of Colonel James Fraser of Belladrum
with issue -

1. Colin, his heir and successor.

2. Alexander, who succeeded his brother Colin.

3. Simon Fraser, who succeeded his brother Alexander.

4. Hannah, who died unmarried.

5. Mary, who died unmarried.

6. Eliza, who married, first, David Dick, of Glenshiel.

7. Isabella, who married Archibald Dick, with issue.

8. Sarah, who died unmarried.

9. Jemima, who died unmarried.

Major Colin died in 1824, and was succeeded by his eldest son,

V. COLIN MACKENZIE, fifth of Mountgerald, who died, in Jamaica
without issue, when he was succeeded by his next brother,

VI. ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, sixth of Mountgerald, who also died
without issue, and was succeeded by his next brother,

VII. SIMON FRASER MACKENZIE, seventh of Mountgerald,
a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Madras Cavalry. He married, first,
a daughter of Colonel Pendergast, with issue - an only daughter,
Mary. He married, secondly, Margaret, daughter of General Stewart
without issue. In 1855, he sold Mountgerald to Lewis Mark Mackenzie
of Findon, who died unmarried in 1856.

THE MACKENZIES OF DAILUAINE.

THIS family is descended from Hector Mackenzie, Portioner of
Mellan, third son of Alexander Mackenzie, V. of Gairloch, by his
first wife, Margaret, daughter of Roderick Mor Mackenzie, I. of
Redcastle, by Florence, daughter of Robert Munro, XV of Fowlis.
Hector, who was a Cornet in Sir George Munro's Regiment, married
a daughter of Donald Maciver, of whose issue "a small tribe in
Gairloch." [Gairloch MS. Hector, his three sons - John, Murdoch,
and Duncan - and a grandson, Kenneth, are referred to by name in
the Records of the Presbytery of Dingwall under date of 6th August,
1678.] That Mellan Charles was not a permanent possession of
any member of the Gairloch family is obvious from the fact that
another Hector, the second son, by the second marriage, of John
Roy Mackenzie, IV. of Gairloch, and uncle of Hector, third son of
Alexander Mackenzie, V. of Gairloch, of whose descendants we now
treat, occupied it in the preceding generation, and from the further
fact that Charles Mackenzie, I. of Letterewe, eldest son by his
third marriage of Kenneth Mackenzie, VI. of Gairloch, who would
come of age about 1670, is described as "of Mellan," which he
possessed along with Loggie-Wester, until he exchanged both places
with his eldest half-brother, Alexander Mackenzie, VII. of Gairloch,
in 1696.

The sons of Hector, Portioner of Mellan, joined in the Rising
of 1715, and on that account found it necessary to leave their
native county, crossing in an open boat from the Black Isle to the
town of Nairn, from which they naturally found their way to the
neighbourhood of their kinsmen in the upper districts of Morayshire
and Inverness-shire, a place in which several of their relatives
held influential positions in the Episcopal Church, and in other
situations. The Rev. Murdoch Mackenzie, Hector's second cousin,
descended from John Glassich Mackenzie, II. of Gairloch, and
Episcopal minister successively of Contin, Inverness, and Elgin,
had only very recently, in 1677, been transferred from the Bishopric
of Moray to that of Orkney, while several of his near relations
were still in the district, among them the Rev. Hector Mackenzie,
the Bishop's nephew, and third cousin of Hector's son John, who
was minister of Kingussie from 1670 until he was translated to
Inverness in 1688. There were also several intermarriages between
them and the families of Grant of Freuchy and Grant of Easter
Elchies and Edenvillie. Some of Hector's sons are found not many
years after in the Strathspey district, John, the eldest, having
two farms on the estate of Edenvillie, in the parish of Aberlour.
Hector of Mellan's descendants continued Episcopalians for some
time after settling there.

I. HECTOR MACKENZIE, Portioner of Mellan, son of Alexander
Mackenzie, V. of Gairloch, married a daughter of Donald MacIver,
Lochbroom, with issue -

1. John, who engaged in the Rising of 1715.

2. Murdoch, married, and had a son Kenneth.

3. Duncan, of whom there is no further trace.

4. Mary, who married her cousin, Alastair Mor, son of Alexander
Cam Mackenzie, fourth son of Alexander, V. of Gairloch, with issue.

Hector was succeeded as representative of the family by his eldest
son,

II JOHN MACKENZIE, the first of the family who settled in
Aberlour. He married Margaret Mackenzie, a relative of his own,
died on the 9th of August, 1772, and was buried at Aberlour, leaving
issue - an only son,

III. HECTOR MACKENZIE, who, on the 5th of May, 1721, married
Elspet Stronach, with issue -

1. William, his heir and successor.

2. John, born 7th April, 1728, and died without issue.

3. Alexander, who was born on the 28th of February, 1731, and
died without issue.

4. Margaret, who died without issue.

On the 3rd of June, 1723, it is recorded in the Session Records
of the parish of Aberlour, that "Hector Mackenzie, in Netherton
of Edenvillie, gave in a boll of meal, which his deceased father
had appointed to be distributed among the poor of the parish."

Hector died on the 9th of March, 1732, was buried at Aberlour, and
succeeded as representative of the family by his eldest son,

IV. WILLIAM MACKENZIE, who was born on the 26th of March, 1725.
He left Edenvillie, and settled at Lyne of Carron, and in 1763
married Grizzel Dean, Knockando, with issue -

1. John, who was born on the 28th of February, 1764, and died
without issue, in 1838.

2. William, born on the 2nd of March, 1769, and married, with
issue - one daughter, Grace.

3. James, born 26th of May, 1771, and died in 1783.

4. Alexander, born on the 7th of January, 1774, and died in France,
without issue.

5. Thomas, who on the death of his eldest brother, John, in 1838,
became the representative of the family.

6. Hector, born on the 8th of May, 1778, and died in 1814, without
issue.

7. James, a clergyman, born on the 26th of September, 1785, and
died without issue, in 1811.

8. Elspet, who married John MacConnachie, Tombain, with issue.

9. Margaret, who died without issue, in 1812.

William died in June, 1813, at Lyne of Carron, was buried at Aberlour,
and succeeded as representative of the family by his eldest son,

V. JOHN MACKENZIE, who died without issue in 1838, when he was
succeeded as representative of the family by his eldest surviving
brother,

VI. THOMAS MACKENZIE, who was born on the 12th of April, 1776,
and married on the 26th of July, 1821, Ann Grant, great-grand-daughter
of Ludovick Grant, grandson of Sir John Grant of Freuchy, with
issue -

1. William, his heir and successor.

2. John, born on the 18th of November, 1823. He is unmarried.

3. Grace, married John Shand, Rinnachat, without issue.

4. Penuel, who married Patrick Shaw, Benstaak, with issue - several
sons and daughters.

5. Margaret, unmarried.

Thomas died at Lyne of Carron, on the 5th of February, 1861, aged
85, when he was succeeded as representative of the family by his
eldest son,

VII. WILLIAM MACKENZIE, who was born on the 3rd of May, 1822.
He founded the Distillery of Dailuaine in 1851, one of the most
extensive malt distilleries in Scotland. He married on the 5th of
October, 1844, Jean, daughter of William Thomson, Knockando, with
issue -

1. John, born on the 28th of July, 1845. He was drowned at sea,
without issue.

2. William, born on the 9th of October, 1846. He went to the West
Indies and died there unmarried, on the 10th of December, 1893, at
Paramaribo, Surinam.

3. Thomas, who succeeded his father in Dailuaine.

4. Alexander, who was born on the 11th of July, 1851. He is in
South Africa, and still unmarried.

5. William Grant, born on the 21st of June, 1859, and still
unmarried.

6. Lewis Grant, born on the 10th of January, 1862. He went to
California, and is still unmarried.

7. Ann.

8. Jane.

9. Margaret.

10. Grace Penuel, who married Dr Robert Cochrane Buist, Dundee,
with issue - a son and daughter.

11. Mary Forbes.

William died at Dailuaine, on the 17th of May, 1865, and was
succeeded there by his son,

VIII. THOMAS MACKENZIE, now of Dailuaine, and since the death
of his elder brother William in December, 1893, heir-male of the
family. Born on the 18th of March, 1848, he on the 30th of October,
1877, married Emily, daughter of Edwin Holt of Rosehill, Worcestershire.

SLIOCHD ALASTAIR CHAIM.

THE progenitor of this family, not one of whom so far as known ever
owned an acre of land until now, was

I. ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, fourth son of Alexander Mackenzie,
V. of Gairloch, by his wife Margaret, daughter of Roderick Mor
Mackenzie, I. of Redcastle, by his wife Florence, daughter of Robert
Munro, XVth Baron of Fowlis. Alexander, like his brother Hector,
was a Cornet in Sir George Munro's Regiment, and according to
one of the Gairloch manuscript Histories was "an officer under
Cromwell, whom he afterwards left, and was wounded on the King's
side at the battle of Worcester, leaving a succession in Gairloch
by his wife Janet, daughter of Mackenzie of Ord." He lost an eye
at Worcester, and was consequently ever after known Alastair Cam.
His descendants are still numerous in Gairloch, where, having had
no land to be designated of, they were always known as "Sliochd
Alastair Chaim" or "The descendants of Alexander the One-Eyed."
He married, in 1652, Janet, third daughter of John Mackenzie, I.
of Ord, [The marriage contract is dated "at Chanonrie, the 21st
of July and 26th of August, 1652," the year after the Battle of
Worcester, and is in the Ord charter chest.] by his wife Isobel,
daughter of Alexander Cuthbert of Drakies, Inverness, with issue -

1. Roderick, his heir.

2. Alexander, commonly called "Alastair Mor Mac Alastair Chaim,"
from whom are descended, among several others in Gairloch, the
late John Mackenzie of the "Beauties of Gaelic Poetry," and Alexander
Mackenzie, the author of this History. ALEXANDER married his
cousin, Mary, daughter of Hector Mackenzie, "Portioner of Mellan,"
with issue - John Mackenzie, locally known as "Ian Mor Mac Alastair
Mhic Alastair Chaim." JOHN MOR married Barbara, daughter of
John Roy Mackenzie, of Sand. He had a tack from Sir Alexander
Mackenzie, second Baronet and IX. of Gairloch, of the half of
North Erradale, in 1760, for twenty years, to begin at Whit-sunday,
1765, and he is described in the lease as then in possession
(see pp. 483-84). By his wife he had issue - seven sons, known as
"Clann Ian Mhoir," said to have been the biggest and most powerful
men in Gairloch in their day - (1) JOHN, "Ian Mor Aireach," who
succeeded his father in a portion of North Erradale, and married
Marsali, or Marjory, daughter of John Ban Mackenzie, Isle of
Ewe, by his wife, Annabella, natural daughter of Sir Alexander
Mackenzie, second Baronet and IX. of Gairloch. By Marsali Mackenzie,
"Ian Mor Aireach" had issue - four sons, Duncan, Murdoch, John Mor
Og, and William, and two daughters - Annabella, who married her
cousin four times removed, Alexander Mackenzie, Melvaig, the
male representative of Alastair Cam, with issue; and Margaret,
who married John Mackenzie, also in Melvaig, with issue - several
sons and daughters. The sons were also married and left numerous
descendants in Gairloch. Ian Mor Mac Alastair's other sons were
(2) Alexander, who died unmarried; (3) Roderick, who married,
with issue; (4) Colin, married, with issue; (5) Roderick Ban,
unmarried; (6) John Og; and (7) Kenneth, married, with issue. JOHN
OG, who was tacksman of Loch-a-Druing, married Jessie, daughter
of Miles Macrae, with issue, among others - Alastair Og Mackenzie,
tacksman of Mellan Charles, who married Margaret, daughter of
Alexander Mackenzie, of Badachro, with issue - James Mackenzie,
who died unmarried a few years ago, at Poolewe; John Mackenzie,
of the "Beauties of Gaelic Poetry" and several other works, who
died, unmarried in his father's house at Kirkton, in 1848, and
to whose memory a monument was erected in 1878, by a few of his
Celtic admirers on a projecting rock overlooking his grave in the
"Sliochd Alastair Chaim burying ground, within the ancient Chapel
in the Gairloch Churchyard. Alastair Og had also several daughters,
married and unmarried, of whom three are still alive.

We shall now revert to Alastair Cam's eldest son, by Janet Mackenzie
of Ord -

I. RODERICK MACKENZIE, who married Isabella, daughter of William
Mackenzie of Sand, with issue, among others, -

II. HECTOR MACKENZIE, Melvaig, who married Mary, daughter of
William Mackenzie, of the same place, with issue, along with a
younger son Murdoch, -

III. ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, also in Melvaig, who married Mary,
daughter of Hugh Morrison, Sand, with issue -

IV. ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, designated, Highland fashion, as
"Alastair Mac Alastair, Mhic Eachainn, 'ic Alastair, 'ic Ruairidh,
Mhic Alastair Chaim Mac an Tighearna." He married his third
cousin, Annabella, eldest daughter of John Mor Mackenzie, "Ian
Mor Aireach," great grandson of "Alastair Cam Mac an Tighearna,"
with issue, an only son -

V. HECTOR MACKENZIE, born in April, 1810. His father died
before Hector was a year old, and the widow soon after married,
as her second husband, Alexander, son of Alexander Grant, "Bard
mor an t-Slagain," with issue - three sons, Roderick, John, Duncan,
and Margaret, who subsequently emigrated with their father and
mother to Cape Breton, where they settled, married, and have large
families, and another daughter, Janet, who married and remained
in Gairloch. His father left Hector what was considered a
substantial sum of money for those day's, in the hands of Murdo
Mackenzie, tacksman of Melvaig, one of the original Sand family,
and a near relative of Gairloch, but he never received a penny of
it. He was thus left a penniless orphan and was obliged to fight
his way in the world as best he could as an honest, industrious,
and respected crofter and fisherman. He married on the 17th of
February, 1838, Catherine, daughter of Roderick, eldest son of
Alexander Campbell, "Alastair Buidhe Mac Iomhair," the well-known
Gairloch Gaelic Bard, by his wife Catherine, daughter of Roderick,
son of William Mackenzie of Shieldaig, a cadet of the Gairloch
family. By his wife Catherine Campbell (who died at Inverness on
the 20th of January, 1882, and was buried at Gairloch), or more
correctly MacIver (the family having only discarded the older
and better name and adopted the new within living memory), Hector
Mackenzie, who is still alive in his 84th year, had issue -

1. Alexander, of Park House, Inverness, who was born on Christmas
Day, 1838. He was for seventeen years an active member of the
Town Council and a Police Commissioner of Inverness four years
Dean of Guild and a Magistrate of the Burgh, as well as a
Commissioner of Supply and Justice of Peace for the County. He
was also a member of the first Inverness County Council, and took
a prominent part in its proceedings. In 1875 he founded the
"Celtic Magazine," which he owned and conducted for thirteen years
until it was incorporated with the "Scottish Highlander" newspaper
in 1888. In 1885 he started the "Scottish Highlander," which he has
managed and edited since, and which now, though still nominally
carried on as a Limited Liability Company, is practically his own
property. He is the author of several Clan histories - that of
the Mackenzies, the first edition of which appeared in 1879; of
the Macdonalds, in 1881; of the Mathesons, in 1882; of the Camerons,
in 1884; of the Macleods, in 1889; and of the Chisholms, in 1891.
He is also the author of The History of the Highland Clearances,"
which created quite a sensation when it appeared; of the "Social
State of the Isle of Skye;" the "Prophecies of the Brahan Seer;" and
of several other minor works. He married, on the 3rd of August,
1865, Emma Sarah Rose (author of Tales of the Heather) only surviving
daughter of Thomas Whittaker Rose, Henrietta Park Villas, Bath
(still living in his eighty-sixth year), by his first wife Sarah
Cole, with issue - Hector Rose Mackenzie, solicitor, Inverness,
who was born in Ipswich, on the 25th of February, 1867, and married
on the 19th of July, 1892, Barbara Sutherland, elder surviving
daughter of John Anderson, late of the 71st Regiment of Foot
(The Highland Light Infantry); Thomas William, born in Inverness
on the 4th of August, 1875; Alastair Ian, born on the 30th of
December, 1880; Kenneth John, born on the 17th of October, 1885;
Catharine Anne, born on the 24th of February, 1868, died on the
1st of August in the same year, and buried in Ipswich Cemetery;
Annie Emma; Catharine, who died in infancy in 1873; Mary Rose;
and Emma Barabel.

2. Roderick, born on the 13th of July, 1844, a member of the
firm of William Cumming & Co., wholesale woollen warehousemen,
Huddersfield, but residing in London. He married, first, on the
18th of January, 1871, Julia Catherine, eldest daughter of Thomas
Lewis shipowner, Sunderland, with issue - William Frank, who was
born on the 6th of October, 1874; Hector Dundas, born on the 22nd
of July, 1876; Catherine Louisa, who died in her thirteenth year,
on the 11th of July, 1884, while on a holiday visit, at Inverness;
Ellen Maria; and Mary Josephine. His first wife having died on
the 14th of June, 1881, Roderick married, secondly, on the 18th
of December, 1889, Mary Lang, daughter of John Sandford, Cambuslang.

3. William, clothier, Inverness, born on the 12th of November,
1846, and married on the 16th of July, 1873, Annabella Bertrude,
daughter of Alexander Grant, tacks-man of Easter Gallovie,
Strathspey, with issue - Alexander Roderick, C.E., born on the
17th of May, 1874; Hector Donald Grant, born on the 20th of June,
1875; William John Macintyre, born on the 18th of January, 1877;
James Grant, born on the 20th of June, 1878, died on the 23rd of
September, 1889; Arthur Henderson, born on the 9th of February,
1880; Allan Campbell, born on the 19th of April, 1881; Eneas
Kenneth, born on the 9th of March, 1883; Andrew Duncan, born on
the 7th of January, 1885, died on the 2nd of May, 1888; Harry
Macpherson, born on the 28th of October, 1887; Douglas Mitchell,
born on the 19th of February, 1890; and Ella May, born on the
21st of June, 1886, and died on the 24th, three days after.

4. Another Alexander, who served for twelve years in the 2nd
Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) in which he was Troop Sergeant-Major,
and subsequently went abroad.

5. Catherine, who married John Fraser, shipowner, Inverness,
without issue.

6. Mary, who married Alexander Fraser, and resides in Cheltenham,
with issue - Hector Alexander John, born on the 4th of May, 1883;
Catherine Campbell; and Lily Mary.

7. Annabella, who married George Mackenzie, draper, Ipswich,
afterwards at Nairn and Inverness with issue - William Hector, born
on the 9th of January, 1877 Alastair, born on the 5th of March,
1878; George John, born on the 14th of April, 1884; Marion;
and Catherine Campbell, who died in infancy. Annabella died at
Edinburgh on the 9th of May, 1888, and is buried there.

This is the lease, with its miscellaneous rent, curious and
antiquated conditions, referred to at page 479 -

I, Sir Alexander Mackenzie of Gairloch, Baronet, heritable proprietor
of the lands and others under-written with the pertinents, do
hereby set and in tack and assedation for the full space of twenty
years, lets to John Mackenzie, tacksman of the equal half of the
quarter lands of Erradale-a-phris, or North Erradale, all and
whole the said possession as presently occupied by him, with all
the shielings, mosses, moors, biggings and universal pertinents
thereof, all lying within the parish of Gairloch and Sheriffdom
of Ross. To him and his lawful heirs whatsoever, to he occupied
and "brooked" by them during the foresaid space of twenty
years, without any hindrance or breach of tack whatever; and it
is hereby provided, nothwithstanding the date hereof, that this
tack commences directly at the term of Whitsunday in the year
of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty-five years, and
to continue thereafter, aye and until the number of twenty years
complete be expired, and I, the above-named Sir Alexander, do
hereby bind and oblige me, my heirs, and successors, to make this
tack good, valid, and sufficient to the effect foresaid at all
hands and against all deadly, as law will, - For the which cause,
and on the other part, the said John Mackenzie by his acceptance
hereof binds himself, his heirs, and successors, to pay to me,
the above Sir Alexander, and my successors, or our factors having
proper powers thereanent, as a yearly rent furth of the said equal
half of the quarter lands of Erradale foresaid all and whole the
sum of one hundred and thirty-one marks and a half Scots money two
marks three shillings and fourpence money foresaid, crown rent;
ten marks ten shillings and eight pence in lieu of peats, or as
the same shall reasonably be from time to time regulated by the
proprietor a mark of cruive money, twenty marks money foresaid
of stipend, or as the same shall happen to be settled 'twixt the
landlord and minister; two long carriages, two custom wedders,
a fed kid, a stone of cheese, and half a stone weight of butter;
eight hens, or as usual eight men yearly at their own expense to
shear corn or cut hay a davoch of ploughing, and four horses for
mucking. The above John also obliges himself and his foresaids
to attend road duty yearly four days, with all his servants and
sub-tenants, or pay a yearly capitation optional to the landlord
during this lease under breach of tack, and to sell all the cod
and ling that shall be caught by him and his foresaids at the
current prices to our order and to dispose of all his marketable
cattle to our drover at reasonable rates, also under breach of
tack and further the above John and his successors are, by their
acceptance hereof, become bound to pay to me, the above Sir
Alexander Mackenzie and my foresaids, in the way of a grassum at
the term of Whitsunday, one thousand seven hundred and sixty-five
years foresaid, all and whole the sum of two hundred and fifty
marks Scots money, and the like sum at the end of every five
years of this tack, making in all the sum of one thousand marks
Scots money; and both parties become hereby bound to fulfil the
premises to one another "hinc inde" under the failure or penalty of
ten pounds sterling to be paid by the party failing to the party
performing, or willing to perform, his or their part and for the
more security I consent that these presents be registered for
conservation in the Books of Council and Session, that letters
of horning and all needful executions may pass hereon in form
as effeirs and thereto constitute our procurators. In testimony
of which these presents, consisting of this and the former two
pages of stamped paper are written and duly signed by me, Sir
Alexander Mackenzie of Gairloch, at Flowerdale, this fifth day
of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred
and sixty years.

ALEXANDER MACKENZIE.

THE MACKENZIES OF BELMADUTHY.

I. WILLIAM MACKENZIE, first of Belmaduthy, was the eldest son of
Alexander Mackenzie, V. of Gairloch, by his second wife, Isabel,
eldest daughter of Alexander Mackenzie, natural son of Colin Cam,
XI. of Kintail, and progenitor of the families of Applecross and
Coul. He married Mary, daughter of James Cuthbert of Alterlies
and Easter Drakies, Inverness (sasine of the lands to them in
1657) with issue -

1. Alexander, his heir and successor.

2. Isabel, who married John Munro of Fayres.

3. Catherine, who, as his second wife, married Alexander Mackenzie,
IV. of Loggie and Inchcoulter, without issue.

4. Janet, who in 1679, as his second wife, married her cousin,
Alexander Mackenzie, VII. of Gairloch, with issue.

5. Jean, who married Hugh Baillie of Kinmylies, Sheriff-Clerk of
Ross.

6. Mary, who married Murdoch Mackenzie of Sand.

William and his wife died in the same week at Belmaduthy, in 1658,
and were buried at Chanonry, when he was succeeded by his only son,

II. ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, second of Belmaduthy, who married
Catherine, eldest daughter by the second marriage of Sir Kenneth
Mackenzie, Baronet, I. of Coul (sasine 1693), with issue -

1. William, his heir and successor.

2. Kenneth, who became first of Pitlundie.

3. George, who got Culbo (sasine to him in 1721), and married
Mary, daughter of Alexander Forrester of Cullenauld, with
issue--Isabel, who married Fraser of Achnagairn; Anne, who married
Dr John Mackenzie and Catherine, who, in 1713, married, as his
first wife, John Mackenzie, III. of Gruinard, with issue - his
heir and successor. George, who died in 1765, having left no male
issue, his nephew, William Mackenzie, II. of Pitlundie, succeeded
to Culbo.

4. Anna, who married Alexander Mackenzie, M.D., eldest son of
Bernard Mackenzie of Sandylands, on record in 1707.

He was succeeded by his eldest son,

III. WILLIAM MACKENZIE, third of Belmaduthy, who married first,
Margaret, daughter of Alexander Rose of Clava (sasine to her in
1717), with issue -

1. John, his heir and successor.

2. George, M.D. in the Queen's Dragoons, who died unmarried.

3. Hugh, a merchant in Fortrose, who died unmarried.

4. Alexander, who commanded a ship in the Guinea trade, and died
unmarried.

5. Catharine, who married William Tolmie, merchant, Fortrose.

6. Elizabeth, who married John Matheson of Bennetsfield.

7. Jean, who married Simon Mackenzie, first of Scotsburn, with
issue.

8. Isabel, who married Lieutenant William Mackenzie, of the 77th
Regiment (Montgomery's Highlanders.) He was killed at Fort du
Quesne in 1759.

William married, secondly, Elizabeth (who died in 1772), daughter
of Sir Kenneth Mackenzie, first Baronet and IV. of Scatwell, with
issue -

9. Kenneth, M.D., who practised at Reading.

10. Roderick, first of Flowerburn, of whom presently.

11. Lilias, who married Roderick Macleod, II. of Cadboll, with
issue - his heir and successor.

12. A daughter, who married Fraser of Culduthel.

He was succeeded by his eldest son,

IV. JOHN MACKENZIE, fourth of Belmaduthy, who married Rebecca,
daughter of John Mackenzie, I. of Delvine, with issue -

1. William, his heir and successor.

2. John, who died young.

3. Kenneth, a merchant at Patna, who married a Miss Mackenzie,
in the East Indies.

4. Margaret, who died unmarried.

5. Rebecca, who married John Aird, merchant, London.

He was succeeded by his eldest son,

V. WILLIAM MACKENZIE, fifth of Belmaduthy, Advocate. He married
Maria, daughter of John Lancaster, of Cambridge, with issue -

1. John, his heir and successor.

2. William, who married Miss Hay, Huntingdon, without issue.

3. George, who married Miss Lynch, without issue.

4. Cecilia; 5. Maria; 6. Rebecca, all unmarried.

He was succeeded by his eldest son,

VI. JOHN MACKENZIE, sixth of Belmaduthy, who married Margaret
Hay, Huntingdon, with issue -

1. John Kenneth; 2. Anna Maria; and 3. Catherine. The present
representation of the family is unknown.

THE MACKENZIES OF PITLUNDIE AND CULBO.

I. KENNETH MACKENZIE, first of Pitlundie, was the second son of
Alexander Mackenzie, II. of Belmaduthy, by his wife, Catherine,
daughter of Sir Kenneth Mackenzie, Baronet, I. of Coul. He married
Anne, daughter of Hector Mackenzie of Bishop-Kinkell, second son
of Alexander Mackenzie, VI. of Gairloch, by his wife, Ann, daughter
of Sir John Grant of Grant by Ann Ogilvy, daughter of the Earl of
Findlater, with issue -

1. William, his heir and successor.

2. Margaret, who, on the 9th of September, 1728, as his second
wife, married John Matheson, first of Attadale, ancestor of Sir
Kenneth James Matheson, Baronet of Lochalsh and Ardross.

Kenneth was succeeded by his eldest son,

II. WILLIAM MACKENZIE, second of Pitlundie and first of Culbo,
succeeding to the latter as heir-male of his uncle George. He
married a daughter of George Mackenzie of Inchcoulter, with
issue -

1. George, his heir and successor.

2. William, of whom there is no trace.

3. A daughter, who married Alexander Mackenzie of Cleanwaters.

4. Anne, who married Roderick Mackenzie of Achvannie, with issue.

He was succeeded by his eldest son,

III. GEORGE MACKENZIE, third of Pitlundie and second of Culbo,
Sheriff-Substitute of Ross. He married Anne, daughter of Alexander
Mackenzie, VIII. of Davochmaluag, with issue -

1. William, his heir and successor.

2. Alexander, who died unmarried.

3. Captain Kenneth, of the H.E.I.C.S., who was killed at Java, in
1811, unmarried.

4. Major Duncan Henry of the Madras Horse Artillery, who married
Mary, daughter of Lachlan Mackinnon of Corry, Isle of Skye, with
issue - George William Mackinnon, who died unmarried, and
Lieutenant-Colonel Lachlan Mackinnon of the Madras Army, who died
unmarried. Major Duncan died in 1834.

5. George of Drynie, a solicitor in Dingwall. He married Catherine,
daughter of John Macrae, Sheriff of Dingwall, with issue - John, a
surgeon in the Madras Army, who died unmarried in 1872; the Rev.
George William, English Chaplain at Frankfort, who married Fanny
Taylor; Charles, who died unmarried; Duncan Anne, who married Thomas
Ballantine, with issue - a daughter; Elizabeth Proby, who married
the Rev. W. Hutchins, Vicar of Louth, Lincolnshire, with issue;
Isabella, who married the Rev. William Baden Powell, Vicar of
Newick, Sussex; and Margaret, unmarried. The last-named three
daughters are now dead and their father, George of Drynie, died
in 1865.

6. John, a solicitor in Tam. He married Christian, daughter of
Captain Kenneth Mackenzie, of Kerrisdale, third son of Sir Alexander
Mackenzie, third Baronet and N. of Gairloch, with issue - George,
who died young; and Kenneth, who died unmarried. John died in
1852.

7. Mary Proby, who married James Macdonell, W.S., without issue.

8. Elizabeth, who married Thomas Simpson, son of the minister of
Avoch, with issue - two sons and two daughters, all dead.

9. Anne, who died unmarried.

George died in 1802 (his wife dying in 1832), and was succeeded
by his eldest son,

IV. WILLIAM MACKENZIE, M.D., of the H.E.I.C.S., fourth of
Pitlundie and third of Culbo. He married Margaret (who died in
1841), daughter of Thomas Allan, with issue -

1. George Kenneth, who died young.

2. William Ord, M.D., Deputy-Inspector-General of Army Hospitals,
who became his father's heir.

3. Thomas Allan, Major 3d Light Cavalry, Bombay, who married
Clara, daughter of J. Birdwood, judge, Bombay Civil Service, with
issue - William, who died unmarried; and Allan Stanley, who died
young. He died in 1856.

4. Duncan Proby, who married Cecilia Margaret, daughter of William
Dudgeon, Edinburgh, with issue - three sons and four daughters. He
died in 1884.

5. George Richard, who married Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas
Scott, W.S., Edinburgh.

6. Robert Cleghorn, who married Ellen Maria, daughter of Colonel
Flexman, Tasmania with issue - two daughters. He died in 1866.

7. Agnes Helen, who married Charles Garstin, of the Bengal Civil
Service with issue - William Edmund, Under Secretary for State
at Cairo, who married Mary Isabel North, London; Alfred Allan,
Lieutenant-Colonel 77th Regiment; Helen Julia; Alice Margaret;
and Mary Annette, who married the Rev. Gordon Crowdy, Sherfield
Rectory, Basingstoke. Agnes Helen died in 1871.

8. Margaret Anne, who died young.

William sold the estate of Pitlundie in 1805 to Graham of Drynie.

He died in 1866, and was succeeded in Culbo by his eldest surviving
son,

V. WILLIAM ORD MACKENZIE, now of Culbo, M.D., Deputy-Inspector-General
of Army Hospitals. He married Mary Susan, daughter of the late
Henry Holmes, London, with issue -

1. Montague Allan-Ord, who married Frances Gordon, daughter of
the Rev. James Rennie, Glasgow.

2. William Henry Allan-Ord, who married Constance Jane, daughter
of Thomas Llewellyn, Shelton, Staffordshire.

3. Stuart Allan-Ord, who married Isabel, daughter of Edward B.
Cargill, of the Cliffs, Dunedin, New Zealand.

4. Edith Allan-Holmes.

5. Gertrude Helen Allan-Holmes, who married Edwin Claud Porter
Scott, of Hampstead.

6. Margaret Douglas Allan-Holmes.

7. Mary Susan Allan-Holmes, who died young.

THE MACKENZIES OF FLOWERBURN.

I. RODERICK MACKENZIE, first of Flowerburn, was second son of
William, III. of Belmaduthy, by his second wife, Elizabeth, daughter
of Sir Kenneth Mackenzie, IV. of Scatwell, Bart. He married Grace,
daughter of Alexander Mackenzie of Inchcoulter, with issue -

II. An only daughter, second of Flowerburn, who married a Mr
Kilgour. She succeeded to the estate, and may be called second of
Flowerburn. She had issue -

1. Roderick Kilgour, her heir.

2. Elizabeth Townsend.

She was succeeded by her only son,

III. RODERICK KILGOUR-MACKENZIE, third of Flowerburn. He assumed
the name of Mackenzie. He married Anne, second daughter of John
Grant of Glenmoriston, and died in 1812, leaving an only son,

IV. RODERICK MACKENZIE, fourth of Flowerburn, who married Harriet,
daughter of Colonel Grogan of Seafield, County of Dublin, with
issue -

1. Roderick Grogan, his heir and successor.

2. Elma, who married Major John Macdonald Smith, Madras Staff
Corps, with issue.

3. Georgina Adelaide, who married Major Roderick Mackenzie, VIII.
of Kincraig, and died in 1889.

He was succeeded on his death in 1848, by his only son,

V. RODERICK GROGAN MACKENZIE, fifth of Flowerburn.

He was born in 1844, was a Cornet in the 16th Lancers, and for many
years afterwards an officer in the Highland Rifle (Ross-shire)
Militia, in which, at his death he held the rank of Colonel. He
married on the 22nd of February, 1872, Eva Mary Marjory Erskine,
third daughter of Sir Evan Mackenzie of Kilcoy, Baronet, with
issue - Eva Georgina Lillie, and Alice Maude Harriet. He died on
the 13th of October, 1892, and was succeeded as representative of
the family by his eldest daughter,

VI. EVA GEORGINA LILLIE MACKENZIE, who came of age in 1893.

THE MACKENZIES OF GROUNDWATER.

THIS family is descended from Alastair Roy Mackenzie, a natural
son of John Glassich Mackenzie, II. of Gairloch.

ALEXANDER ROY MACKENZIE married a daughter of John Roy MacRory,
with issue, among several others, a son, John Mackenzie, who
resided at Coirre-Mhic-Cromaill in Torridon, and a daughter Anne,
called in Gaelic "Anna bheag nam mac mora," who married John
Matheson of Fernaig, with issue - John Mor Matheson, who succeeded
who succeeded his father there and afterwards purchased Bennetsfield
in the Black Isle, County of Ross.

JOHN MACKENZIE, son of Alastair Roy, married first, a daughter of
Hector Cam, natural son of Hector Roy, I. of Gairloch, with issue -

1. Duncan "Mac Ean Mhic Allister," who married Helen, daughter
of Hector, son of Kenneth of Meikle Allan, son of Hector Roy,
apparently without issue.

2. Murdoch, progenitor of this family.

3. Alexander, who settled in Strathnaver, Sutherlandshire, with
issue - one son, the Rev. Hector Mackenzie, A.M., who was ordained
minister of Kingussie on the 30th of November, 1670, and remained
there until 1688, when he was translated to Inverness, and is
said to have been the last Episcopalian minister who officiated
as parish minister there. He was married and had issue - four
sons, the Rev. James and Alexander, both ministers in Edinburgh;
James of Drumshiuch, M.D., and Fellow of the College of Physicians
of Edinburgh. He practised in Worcester for many years with
great reputation and success. He was elected Physician to the
Infirmary of that town in 1745, which once he held until he retired
from his profession in 1750. He then settled in Kidderminster,
where he was living in 1751. He was author of a medical work
of high repute in its day - "The History of Health and the Art of
Preserving It," first published in Edinburgh in 1758, followed by
new editions in 1759 and 1760. He also wrote a volume of "Devout
Meditations" issued shortly before his death, in Scotland, so far
as known, without issue, and probably unmarried; also William,
who was a schoolmaster in Cromarty, afterwards lost on the Coast
of Guinea.

4. Roderick "Mac Ean Mhic Allister," who lived in Lochbroom and
married a daughter of John Maciver there, with issue - one son.

5. Donald "Mor Mac Ean Mhic Allister," who died without issue.

6. John "Gearr Mac Ean Mhic Allister," unmarried at the date of
the Applecross manuscript in 1669. John married, secondly, his
first cousin, a daughter of Hector Mackenzie, by an Assynt lady,
eldest son of Kenneth Mackenzie, first of Meikle Allan, now
Allangrange, second lawful son of Hector Roy Mackenzie, progenitor
of the family of Gairloch, with issue -

7. Hector "Mac Ean Mhic Allister." He married a daughter of Hector
Mackenzie of Mellan, with issue - one son. He married, thirdly, a
daughter of William Mackenzie of Shieldaig, with issue -

8. Donald "Og Mac Ean Mhic Allister," who was killed in the Scots
Army in England in 1645.

John was succeeded as representative of the family by his second
son,

I. MURDOCH MACKENZIE, who was born in 1600, and educated for the
ministry. Referring to this Murdoch's cousin, John Mor Matheson
of Fernaig and subsequently of Bennetsfield, the author of the
"Iomaire" manuscript says, that John "was taken up" by the Bishop
of Moray, who resided at Kinkell (hence no doubt Bishop-Kinkell,
the name by which the place has since been known). The Bishop
"kept him for some time at school and gave him 500 merks Scots to
traffic therewith. After following the mercantile line for some
time, in which he was very successful, he began cattle dealing,
by which he became master of a good deal of money." John, in
consequence cut out a career for himself. His cousin, the Bishop,
pointed out to him the great source of wealth which might open to
him if he succeeded in driving some of the superfluous herds of
black cattle which at that time abounded in the Highlands to the
southern markets, and which were then of scarcely any value among
his own countrymen, but on the other hand often served as a strong
temptation to spoliations from their southern enemies, and deadly
feuds among themselves. John Mor had the good sense to act on his
Rev. cousin's advice, and he soon amassed a sufficient fortune to
buy the estate of Bennetsfield and other lands, including Easter
Suddie, in the Black Isle, County of Ross. [Mackenzie's "History
of the Mathesons," pp. 17-18.]

The Rev. Murdoch was Chaplain of Lord Reay's Regiment, in the army
of Gustavus Adolphus during the Bohemian and Swedish wars, and
subsequently minister of Contin and Inverness in succession. He
was transferred from Inverness to Elgin, and while there was, in
1662, appointed Bishop of Moray, and afterwards of Orkney, arriving
at Kirkwall on the 28th of August, 1677, where he was the last to
occupy Earl Patrick Stewart's Palace, in which he died. He married
Margaret, only daughter and heiress of Donald MacLey, Bailie of
Fortrose. She died in 1676, and is buried in Elgin Cathedral. He
died in 1688, and was interred in the Session House of St. Magnus
Cathedral, which bad been given to him as a burial place for
himself and his descendants, and used by them as such, until any
further interments in it were, some years ago, prohibited. He
left issue by his wife -

1. Sir Alexander Mackenzie of Broomhill (sasine in 1686), and
Pitarrow, in Kincardine. He was Commissary of Inverness and
Sheriff of the Bishopric of Orkney, his father when appointing him
to the latter office describing him as "Mr Alexander Mackenzie,
Commissary of Inverness, my eldest lawful son." In 1706 he appears
among the heritors of Caithness for the Nethertoun of Stroma in
the parish of Canisbay. He is again on record in 1713, in which
year he disponed the Nethertoun of Stroma to his nephew, Murdoch
Kennedy, son of his sister Jane, and her husband, John Kennedy
of Carmunks. Sir Alexander of Broomhill had an only son, Colonel
Alexander Mackenzie of Hampton, Virginia, who left his English
estates to his nephew, Andrew Young of Castleyards.

2. George of Pitarrow, of whom nothing is known.

3. William Mackenzie, Commissary of Orkney, who, in 1679, married
Margaret Stewart of Newark, with issue - Murdoch, born in 1680,
who was invited to become minister of the Episcopal Meeting House
of Kirkwall, but emigrated to New England in 1714, and a daughter
Margaret, who married Andrew Young of Castleyards, Kirkwall also
with issue - a daughter who married Riddoch of Cairston, Provost
of Kirkwall.

4. The Rev. Thomas Mackenzie, minister of Shapinshay, Orkney.
He was born about 1652, and was appointed minister of Shapinshay
on the 5th of May, 1678. On the 1st of May, 1679 he married
Elspet, daughter of James Blaikie of Burness with issue - Murdoch,
who succeeded his grandfather, the Bishop, as representative of
the family; James, N.P., who seems to have succeeded his brother
Murdoch; Alexander, of whom there is no trace; Thomas, of whom
also nothing is known; Sibella, who married William, second son of
George Traill of Quendale, with issue - Anna, who, in 1716, married
the Rev. James, Nisbet, Stromness; Margaret; and Anna. The Rev.
Thomas Mackenzie died, aged 36 years, on the 7th of February,
1688, a few days before his father.

5. Captain James, of the Dragoons, who married the Hon. Frances,
daughter of Andrew, eighth Lord Gray, with issue - a daughter,
Frances, who married a clergyman in England.

6. David, who died young, before 1676, and is buried in Elgin
Cathedral.

7. Jane, who, on the 15th of May, 1678, married her cousin, John
Kennedy of Carmunks, with issue - Murdoch, already referred to as
afterwards of Stroma.

8. Mary, who, on the 4th of April, 1678, married George Balfour
of Faray.

9. Jacobina, who settled in Dundee.

The male representation of Bishop Murdoch's three eldest sons -
Sir Alexander of Broomhill, George Mackenzie of Pitarrow,
and William Mackenzie, Commissary of Orkney - having failed, the
representation of the family devolved upon

II. MURDOCH MACKENZIE, eldest son of the Rev. Thomas Mackenzie,
minister of Shapinshay. Murdoch was master of the Grammar School
of Kirkwall, and was alive in November, 1739, a receipt given
by him in that month being still extant. He appears to have died
unmarried when the representation of the family fell to his next
brother,

III. JAMES MACKENZIE, N.P., who, on the 14th of March, 1709,
married Marion, third daughter of Thomas Traill of Tirlet, with
issue -

1. Thomas, merchant in Kirkwall, afterwards of Groundwater.

2. Murdoch Mackenzie, of Minehead, Somersetshire, Hydropapher to
the Navy, and described in one of the Gairloch MSS., written by
James Mackenzie, a member of this family, as "Navigator to His
Majesty, known by his accurate surveys of the western coast of Great
Britain and Ireland, and whose abilities will render him famous to
posterity." He went round the world with Captain Cook's second
expedition in 1772, died unmarried in London, and is buried at
Oxford.

3. James, S.S.C., described in one of the Gairloch MSS. as "once
in the service of the Earl of Morton," in the Orkneys, author of a
treatise on "The General Grievances and Oppressions of the Isles
of Orkney and Shetland," and of another on Security. He was himself
the author of this Gairloch MS. He died unmarried in London about
1733.

IV. THOMAS MACKENZIE of Groundwater, who married Elizabeth,
daughter of the Rev. William Blaw, Westray, with issue -

1. Murdoch, his heir and successor.

2. Kenneth, who succeeded his brother Murdoch.

3. Mary, married Thomas Balfour of Huip, with issue.

Thomas died before 1781, and was succeeded by his eldest son,

V. MURDOCH MACKENZIE of Groundwater, who married Miss Cox, and
died without issue, when he was succeeded by his brother,

VI. KENNETH MACKENZIE, who married Anne Wolf, with issue -

1. Thomas, who succeeded his father.

2. Elizabeth, who married Louis Lavencie, London.

3. Barbara, who, as his first wife, married Robert Hodson, London,
with issue.

4. Mary, who married Richard Bray, London.

5. Jane, who married John Cramer, London.

6. Nancy, who died, unmarried, at Kirkwall, May, 1848.

Kenneth was succeeded by his only son,

VII. CAPTAIN THOMAS MACKENZIE, of the H.E.I.C.S., who married
Elizabeth Ayton, London, with issue -

1. Thomas, his heir and successor.

2. Elizabeth Anne, who married, in 1831, Alexander Russell
Duguid, M.D., son of the Rev. John Duguid, minister of Evie,
Orkney, with issue - (1) John, who was born on the 25th of March,
1838, and died unmarried, at Falmouth, on the 7th of October,
1865; (2) Alexander, born on the 26th of November, 1840, and died,
unmarried, at Peckham, London, on the 3rd of January, 1884; (3)
Thomas, born on the 4th of September, 1843, and died in London,
unmarried, on the 19th of May, 1874; (4) Elizabeth, who died in
childhood; (5) Jane, who married, first, on the 11th of September,
1855, Robert Heddle, second son of Robert Heddle of Melsetter,
with issue - Elizabeth, who died in infancy, in Toronto, Canada;
and James Alexander, who was born on the 21st of July, 1856, and
died at Kirkwall, unmarried, on the 25th of September, 1876. Her
first husband, Robert Heddle, died on the 28th of August, 1860,
and she married, secondly, on the 30th of November, 1874, John
Armit Bruce, Sheriff-Clerk of Orkney, with issue - an only daughter,
Alexandra Esther Heddle. (6) Mary Hamilton, who on the 5th of
April, 1859 married John Guthrie Iverach, Kirkwall, a cadet of the
Macivers Buidhe of Quoycrook, Caithness, eldest son of William
Iverach of Wideford, Orkney, with issue - Alexander William, who
was born in 1860 and died in infancy; William, born on the 21st
of June, 1865; Mary Elizabeth; and Margaret Guthrie. Her husband,
John Guthrie Iverach, died at Wideford, on the 31st of October,
1875. (7) Sarah Anne, who, in May, 1864, married John Thomson,
Codnor, Derbyshire, son of Thomson, Alnwick, Northumberland,
with issue - Alexander Russell Duguid, who died in infancy; Jessie
Elizabeth, who married Percy Clarke, Nottingham, with issue - Mary
Hamilton Iverach, who married Frederick Grimsly, Birmingham, with
issue - Florence Mackenzie; Henrietta; Louisa Sarah, who died in
infancy; and Gwendoline Averill.

Captain Thomas, H.E.I.C.S., died in Jamaica, early in the present
century, and was succeeded by his only son,

VIII. THOMAS MACKENZIE of Groundwater, who died unmarried, at
Kirkwall, in November, 1847, when the property was sold to the
Earl of Orkney, and the lineal representation of the family went
into the female line, the nearest male relative at present being
the son of his niece, Mary Hamilton Iverach, who died 3rd May,
1867,

IX. WILLIAM IVERACH, Wideford, Orkney, who was born on the 21st
of June, 1865, and is still unmarried.

THE MACKENZIES OF DAVOCHMALUAG.

I. ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, first of this family, was the second son
of Kenneth Mackenzie, VII. of Kintail by his second wife, Agnes,
daughter of Hugh, VIth Lord Lovat. He married Margaret, daughter
of Sir William Munro of Fowlis, with issue -

1. Roderick, his heir and successor.

2. Hector, who was married three times, and had numerous issue,
many of whose descendants are well-known and in good positions at
the present day. From his second son Roderick, by his father's
second wife, a daughter of Urquhart, Sheriff of Cromarty, were
descended the late Rev. John Mackenzie, minister of Resolis; the
late Hector Mackenzie, of Taagan, Kenlochewe; the late Rev. Peter
Mackenzie, D.D., minister of Ferintosh, ex-Moderator of the General
Assembly of the Church of Scotland; the Rev. Colin Mackenzie,
minister of Contin; the Rev Kenneth Alexander Mackenzie, LL.D.,
present minister of Kingussie; Thomas Mackenzie, Sheriff-Substitute
of Sutherlandshire; the late Major-General Alexander Mackenzie,
C.B., Colonel of the 78th Highlanders; the Rev. John Gibson,
ex-minister of Avoch; Mrs Alexander, Bedford, and several others,
all of whom are shown in Sheet 4 of Sir James Dixon Mackenzie's
Genealogical Tables.

3. A daughter, who married Fraser of Belladrum.

4. A daughter, married William Ross of Invercharron.

He was succeeded by his eldest son,

II. RODERICK MACKENZIE, second of Davochmaluag, who married
Anne, daughter of Donald Macdonald of Sleat, with issue -

1. Kenneth, his heir and successor.

2. John Dubh, of whom no trace.

3. Mary, who had a natural son, Alexander, progenitor of the family
of Applecross and Coul, by Colin Cam Mackenzie, XI. of Kintail.
She afterwards married, first, John Mor Grant, with issue; and,
secondly, Cameron of Glen-Nevis.

Four other daughters married, respectively, Mackenzie of Kildun;
Murdoch Mackenzie, III. of Achilty; Iver MacIver, Lochbroom, and
Donald MacChoinnich Mhic Mhurchaidh.

Roderick was succeeded by his eldest son,

III. KENNETH MACKENZIE, third of Davochmaluag, who married a
daughter of Ross of Balnagown, with issue -

1. Alexander, his heir and successor.

2. John, minister of Lochbroom, who married his cousin, a daughter
of Hector, son of Alexander, I. of Davochmaluag, with issue - William
and Kenneth.

3. Kenneth, of whom nothing is known.

He had also a natural son, Murdo, Chamberlain of the Lewis, who
married a daughter of George Munro of Katewell, with issue - several
sons.

Kenneth was succeeded by his eldest son,

IV. ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, fourth of Davochmaluag, served heir to
his father on the 30th of December, 1611. He married Margaret,
daughter of Hector Munro of Fowlis, with issue -

1. Roderick, his heir and successor.

2. Colin, who married Mary, daughter of the Rev. Mr Mackenzie,
minister of Sleat, with issue.

3. The eldest daughter married Robert Gray.

4. Another married Alexander MacRae of Inverinate.

5. A third married Murdo Matheson, of Balmacarra.

He was succeeded by his eldest son,

V. RODERICK MACKENZIE, fifth of Davochmaluag, who was a strong
Loyalist. His estates were confiscated, a garrison was placed
in his house by Oliver Cromwell, and he suffered great hardships
during the Commonwealth. His friends took the officer who commanded
the garrison in Davochmaluag house by surprise, and, in exchange
for the officer's release, Mackenzie secured his peace. A sasine
to him is dated 1640. He married Janet, daughter of Fraser of
Belladrum, with issue -

1. Kenneth, his heir and successor.

2. John, a Captain in Colonel Hill's Regiment.

3. George, who married Annabella, daughter of Kenneth Mackenzie,
VI. of Gairloch, with issue.

4. Roderick, who married a daughter of Mackenzie of Fairburn,
with issue.

5. Hector, merchant in Edinburgh, who died unmarried.

6. Margaret, who married Alexander Mackenzie, II. of Tarvie, with
issue.

7. A daughter, who married Bain of Knockbain.

8. Another, who married the Rev. John Mackenzie, minister of
Lochbroom.

He was succeeded by his eldest son,

VI. KENNETH MACKENZIE, sixth of Davochmaluag, who married,
first, Mary, daughter of Sir Kenneth Mackenzie, first Baronet of
Coul, with issue -

1. Alexander, his heir and successor.

2. Roderick, who married a daughter of Kenneth Mackenzie of
Dundonnel, with issue.

3. Kenneth, who married a daughter of the Rev. John Mackenzie,
minister of Fodderty and Archdeacon of Ross, with issue.

4. A daughter, who, in 1689, married Alexander Forrester of
Cullenauld.

5. A daughter, who married Roderick, a brother of Sir Alexander
Mackenzie, II. of Coul.

6. A third, who married Donald, son of Roderick Mackenzie, V. of
Fairburn all three with issue.

He married, secondly, the widow of Mackenzie of Gairloch, without
issue.

Kenneth was succeeded by his eldest son,

VII. ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, seventh of Davochmaluag. He was
appointed Sheriff-Substitute of Ross in 1698. He married first,
Janet, daughter of Sir Alexander Mackenzie, II. of Coul, with
issue - an only daughter, Janet, who married Aeneas Macleod of
Camuscurry, with issue; marriage contract 28th April, 1715; tocher,
3000 merks. She married, secondly, John MacKenzie, chirurgeon,
Fortrose.

He married, secondly, Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander Rose of
Clava (marriage contract 1695), with issue -

1. Alexander, his heir and successor.

2. Kenneth, who married a Miss Gordon, with issue - two sons. He
died in Jamaica.

3. John, who married his cousin Mary, daughter of his uncle
Roderick, with issue - (1) Alexander, who went to Melbourne,
Australia. and married, with issue, Alexander, now in Brisbane,
Queensland. (2) Captain John Mackenzie, who married abroad,
with issue - a daughter, Elizabeth, who died at Brighton, in 1856,
without issue. (3) Elizabeth Mackenzie, who married, first,
Richard Ord, of the Merkinch, Inverness, with issue - (a) William
Ord, M.D. in the H.E.I.C.S., who died without issue; (b) John
Ord, a merchant in London, who married with issue; (c) Richard,
who died young; (d) Mary, who married Donald Fraser, solicitor,
Inverness, with issue among others - the late John Fraser
of Bunchrew, who married Hester Mary Mostyn, daughter of Edmund
Lomax of Netley Park, Surrey, with issue, four sons and five
daughters - Lieutenant-Colonel Edmund Lomax, late of the 60th
Rifles, now of Bunchrew, unmarried; William Francis Mostyn, who
died, unmarried, in 1881; Robert Scarlett, who married Beatrice
Anna, daughter of Captain Alexander Watson Mackenzie, now of
Ord, with issue; and Richard Agnew, late of the 78th Highlanders
(Ross-shire Buffs), now Major 1st V.B. Cameron Highlanders, and
Brigade Major Highland Volunteer Brigade, unmarried. John Fraser
of Bunchrew's daughters were - Hester Mary, who, on the 4th of May,
1875, married Sir Archibald Douglas Drummond Stewart, Baronet, of

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