Re: Roll Call -- Gillespie, Bell, McGillivray, White or Whyte, McDermid, Heyman
In the 1901 census of Nottawasaga, John and Mary McLean’s grandsons Hector and James McLean are living with Malcolm and Bessie McGilvray and are termed “nephews”. Malcolm and Bessie were siblings, children of Malcolm McGIlvray and Ann McCoag who came to Nottawasaga with most of their family in 1855. Have you determined the exact relationship between the boys and these McGilvrays?
The obvious connection would be if Ann and Malcolm Sr. were siblings. But I place Malcolm Sr. in the family of Donald McGilvray and Ann Ferguson. While he has a sister Ann, that Ann married Alexander McLellan and remained on Islay until her death in 1872. Her parentage is confirmed in the civil death registration.
From: Islay@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io [mailto:Islay@Scotland-Genealogy.groups.io] On Behalf Of Chris MacDougall
Sent: Sunday, June 7, 2020 7:23 PM
Subject: Re: [Islay] Roll Call -- Gillespie, Bell, McGillivray, White or Whyte, McDermid, Heyman
Like Dorothy, I have Gillespie and Bell in my tree.
I don't have an Ann McGillivray, but I do have a Mary McGillivray, born approx. 1799, who married a John Allan McLean, born approx. 1803. This family moved to Nottawasaga, Ontario, along with my direct line ancestors.
All the best,
On Sun, Jun 7, 2020 at 5:41 PM Dorothy Bell <dotbell2011@...> wrote: