Re: Brown Family (Rodger, James, Roderick), Killarrow, Argyll
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Several years ago I was in contact with Robert Keith of Saskatchewan, Canada. I believe that he is now deceased. Below is an email I received from him that outlines his Keith family:
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2002 11:51:00 AM
I am Robert Keith. I live in Saskatchewan, Canada.
I am a decendant of my gggrand parent Duncan Brown & Mary MacKerral married 1798. Duncan died 1855. My ggg parent Mary MacKerral [died] 1852,
married Kildalton, UK.
Her daughter Flora Brown my ggrand mother born 1800,
married Nicol Keith [28 Mar.] 1820, Tallent. Nicol died 1838.
Flora Brown went to Canada, Grey County, Village in [of] Egremont, Ont. 1841 Census lists Flora Brown living at tenant [Tallent?] beside her parents. Some of this family came to Egremont abt 1851? Flora came to Canada 1854 with Roger & Archibald. [Nicol Keith/Flora Brown children: Catherine b. 15 Jan 1821, Duncan b. 23 Aug 1822, Mary b. 7 Aug 1824, Betty b. 2 Aug 1826, John b. 31 Oct 1828, Archibald b. 2 Oct 1831, Hugh b. 14 Jul 1833, Roger b. 23 Aug 1835]
Flora died 1882, buried Mount Forest Cemetary.
Flora had some brothers & sisters. I did have all there names, must have lost them. A brother Robert Brown born January 14, 1820, Killarrow, Argyll, Scotland. Peter Brown, 1822 Apr 30. [earlier born siblings: John b. 1 Oct 1801, Mary b. 9 Oct 1803, Elizabeth (Betty) b. 30 Jul 1805, Duncan b. 3 Jul 1807, Arch b. 13 Jun 1810, Donald b. 29 Jun 1812, Roger b. 2 Sep 1814, Peggy (Margaret) b. 10 Jul 1816, Robert b. 14 Apr 1818]
nknown your part of store [not understood]
Duncan Brown & Isabella McNiva [McNivin?] went to Eldon, Ont. Peter Brown & Effie Currie, Peter son of John Brown & Fora McNivine, they went [to] Victoria in later years. They may have went to Michgan. [children of Peter Brown/Effie Currie: John b. 20 Jul 1809, Neil b. 24 Feb 1812, Nancy b. 14 Jun 1814, Flora b. 23 Oct 1816, Alex b. 17 Nov 1819]
There is a lady Laura e-mail maypat1@yahoo
[I had an old address: lmaypat@...]
This lady was looking for Brown connection on Brown, Tallent. She lives USA. [Arkansas] This information may help you.
There seems a lot of Johnson. They also had own tenent farm. I came across them in south if Islay 1355. [?????]
Robert Keith Sask Canada
From: M E Fuller <maggief56@...>
To: Islay <Islay@scotland-genealogy.groups.io>
Sent: Sun, Jan 26, 2020 11:11 am
Subject: Re: [Islay] Brown Family (Rodger, James, Roderick), Killarrow, Argyll
RE: I have a Flora Brown b 1806 married to Nicol Keith in Islay. They had a son Roger Keith married to Roger was not a name that had previously been used in Keith family as far as I can see so I am thinking that perhaps an earlier Roger Brown may be linked to both of us
I'm still looking for parents of Flora Brown and Nicol Keith, as well as birth and death dates for Nicol. Have you managed to uncover this information? Thank you for your past and future help! My Great Grandmother Elizabeth was their daughter.
BIRTH SEPTEMBER 1832 • Island Islay, Argyll County, Scotland
DEATH APRIL 28 1904 • Two Harbors, Lake County, Minnesota, USA
On Sun, Jan 26, 2020 at 8:48 AM J LOCHRIDGE via Groups.Io <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: