Hi, I'm Lola Cook from Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada
My Islay family names are: McEwing/McEwen/McEown; McTaggart; Stewart; McCaig/McCuaig; Wallace; Stevenson
Archibald McEwing, born btwn 1730-1740 in Kildalton and he died in Kildalton. He married Katherine McTaggart on Dec. 21, 1759 in Kildalton.
Son John McEwing born June 1761. He married Janet McTaggart on Feb. 7, 1790 in Kildalton. Son John born Jan 28, 1807, died May 1869. He married Flora Stevenson, born 1797, daughter of Neil Stevenson and Catherine McTaggart. Flora died on Oct. 17, 1866.
Son Joseph McEwing, born July 24, 1828 in Killallan, died June 14, 1888 in Campbeltown, Argyll. Joseph married Mary Wallace, daughter of John Wallace and Margaret Gilchrist, on Dec. 13, 1853 in Campbeltown. Mary was born on Jan. 6, 1829 in Killean, died Nov. 7, 1895 in Campbeltown.
One of the children from this marriage was Catherine McEwing, born March 10, 1857 in Campbeltown, died May 18, 1921 in Campbeltown
Catherine married Hugh Stewart, son of John Stewart and Mary McCaig/McCuaig, on Dec. 1, 1885 in Campbeltown. Child of the marriage was Robert McEwing Stewart, born July 25, 1886 in Campbeltown, died July 25, 1958 in Winnipeg, Man. Canada.
John Stewart, born circa 1814,Tinsmith, died btwn 1866-1869; married Mary McCaig/McCuaig, born 1816 in Kilarrow, her parents were Donald Mcaig, Bowmore and Betsy Brown, Bowmore, married's Mar. 27, 1806.
children of John Stewart & Mary McCaig:
Robert Stewart, born 1844 - Policeman in Glasgow - died Bowmore Poorhouse Oct. 10, 1870
Hugh Stewart, born 1846 - Easdale or Port Ellen - Masons Labourer, married Catherine McEwing, Dec. 1, 1885 in Campbeltown. Hugh died after Dec. 1, 1885 unknown place. He enlisted in the army, 73rd Foot, June 23, 1864, discharged Nov. 6, 1876. Served long enough to be Chelsea Pensioner
John Stewart, born 1848, Portree, Inverness - Policeman in Glasgow - married Margaret McCaffer, June 3, 1870, Glasgow. John died June 1878.
I want to find out where and when Hugh Stewart died. He was my paternal grandfather. Any information greatly appreciated!
Mary Stewart, born 1848, died 1852 of phthisis (tuberculosis).
Susan Stewart, born 1854, Bowmore, died May 5, 1893, Glasgow - married Gilbert Boyd Oct 22, 1873; later married Daniel McAleese