The Descendants of Murdoch McLean and Mary Martin


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The Descendants of Murdoch McLean and Mary Martin

Generation No. 1

1. MURDOCH1 MCLEAN was born Abt. 1755 in Killmuir Parish, Isle of Skye, County Inverness Scotland, and died in Pt. Prim , Queens County, Prince Edward Island. He married MARY MARTIN in Isle of Skye County Inverness Scotland.

More About MURDOCH MCLEAN: Born Killmuir Parish, Isle of Skye, County Inverness, Scotland Per Hulda Hoover MacLean PEI Archives Accession No.2386 Murdoch rec'd land grant. Aka "Big Murdoch" served in British Army at Bunker Hill, Rev. War. 1803-1805, Murdoch McLean came to PEI as a Selkirk settler. April 07, 1806, Murdoch entered into an Indenture with Lord Selkirk for 113 ac.PtPrim. August 22, 1818, Liber 25 Folio 197 113 acres Lot 57 / 58 to Murdoch from Lord Selkirk; Deed REG. November 05, 1811, Selkirk settler signer of letters of testamentary for Rev.McAulay at Belfast Ch. 1803, It is possible that Murdoch and wife Mary Martin came to PEI on Polly. On "Polly " List; See Frank McLean Archives. April 07, 1806, Murdoch lived on his 113 ac farm since this date. See PEI Archives Accession No. 2386 For More Facts. Buried at Polly Cemetery with wife Mary Martin ; no date of death

More About MARY MARTIN: Probably came to Prince Edward Island from Skye with her husband Murdoch. Buried with Murdoch in Polly Cemetery no date of death given. 1803-1805, At least two of her children came aboard the ship to PEI: Angus and Isabel

Children of MURDOCH MCLEAN and MARY MARTIN are:

2. i. ANGUS2 MCLEAN, b. 1798, Killmuir Parish, Isle of Skye, Scotland; d. May 17, 1882, Pt. Prim , Queens County, Prince Edward Island.

ii. ISABEL CATHERINE MCLEAN, b. Abt. 1787, Isle of Skye County Inverness Scotland; d. August 01, 1857, Point Prim, Prince Edward Island; m. HECTOR MACDONALD, February 04, 1807.

More About ISABEL CATHERINE MCLEAN: 1803, Came to PEI aboard the ship with parents. 1807, married to Hector MacDonald, son of Finlay MacDonald and Jessie Mackinnon. Finlay MacDonald and wife Jesse came to PEI aboard Dykes in 1803. Aka Catherine McLean

iii. WILLIAM MCLEAN.

iv. SAM MCLEAN.

Generation No. 2

2. ANGUS2 MCLEAN (MURDOCH1) was born 1798 in Killmuir Parish, Isle of Skye, Scotland, and died May 17, 1882 in Pt. Prim , Queens County, Prince Edward Island. He married MARY MURCHISON February 18, 1826 in Belfast, Queens Co. , PEI by Dr. McAulay, daughter of DONALD MURCHISON and ANN MACDONALD.

More About ANGUS MCLEAN: February 18, 1826, Married at Belfast by Rev. McAulay Lived entire life at Pt. Prim. May 17, 1882, Died at Point Prim, buried Polly Cemetery, age 84 when died. Angus orginally came to PEI as a small boy with his parents .(1803-1805)

More About MARY MURCHISON: February 18, 1826, Married age 18, d. of Donald Og Murchison and Ann McDonald. Dr. Angus MacAulay officiated at the wedding in Belfast. Eldest child of about ten children. Marriage to Angus McLean note in Hebridean Pioneers by Malcolm MacQueen p.37

Children of ANGUS MCLEAN and MARY MURCHISON are:

3. i. CAPT. JOHN3 MCLEAN, b. November 03, 1828, Pt. Prim , Queens County, Prince Edward Island; d. 1909, Pt. Prim , Queens County, Prince Edward Island.

ii. WILLIAM MCLEAN, b. February 23, 1827. Born Pt. Prim. February 28, 1827, Baptized at St. John's Presby. at Belfast. March 23, 1854, married Flora McLean, daughter of Alexander McLean and Catherine McCrae. Was a well-known banker in Charlottetown. 13 children, including, Harvard Law graduate A. A. McLean, KC. Angus Alexander ie A.A. was a member of Parliament

iii. JANET MCLEAN, b. April 28, 1831. Born Pt. Prim. June 05, 1831, Baptized at St. John's Presby. at Belfast. May have died young

iv. DONALD MCLEAN, b. March 16, 1833. Born Pt. Prim. April 03, 1833, Baptized at St. John's Presby. at Belfast. Died in Australia, Unmarried

v. ALEXANDER MCLEAN, b. September 27, 1835. Born At Pt. Prim, Queens County, PEI. December 07, 1835, Baptized at St. John's Presby. at Belfast. Married Mary MacDonald(1939-1921). 1901, Census shows Widow Mary and 10 children on 50 acre farm Pt. Prim . 1899, Died at Pt. Prim, in 1921 widow Mary dies and both buried in Polly Cemetery

vi. MURDOCH MCLEAN, b. August 18, 1841. Born At Pt. Prim, Queens County, PEI. Married Katherine Cameron of Pt. Prim who was b. May 22 1836. 1901, Census shows residing on a 50 acre farm Pt. Prim with no issue. January 21, 1907, Died at Pt. Prim. Buried Polly Cemetery

4. vii. CAPT. SAMUEL MCLEAN, b. 1846, Point Prim, Prince Edward Island; d. December 13, 1924, Wollaston, Massachusetts.

viii. MARY MCLEAN, b. Abt. 1840.

More About MARY MCLEAN: Married Norman Murdock MacLeod and had an extensive grocery at Charlottetown. August 20, 1827, date of death

ix. JESSIE MCLEAN, b. Abt. 1842. Married Finlay MacDonald of Pt. Prim

x. ANNE MCLEAN, b. August 14, 1843.

More About ANNE MCLEAN: August 14, 1843, Born Pt. Prim . November 17, 1843, Baptized at St. John's Presby. at Belfast. Married William Thompson

Generation No. 3

3. CAPT. JOHN3 MCLEAN (ANGUS2, MURDOCH1) was born November 03, 1828 in Pt. Prim , Queens County, Prince Edward Island, and died 1909 in Pt. Prim , Queens County, Prince Edward Island. He married MARY MURCHISON January 29, 1851 in St. John's Presbyterian Church, Belfast, PEI, daughter of NEIL MURCHISON and EUPHEMIA MACDONALD.

More About CAPT. JOHN MCLEAN:

Fact 1: December 10, 1828, Baptized by Rev. McLennan at St. John's Presby.Church, Belfast, PEI. 1871, Lovell's 1871 Directory lists John as a Master Mariner residing in Pt. Prim. April 22, 1922, Patriot newspaper states Captain John McLean was a "Coasting Capt.-Pt. Prim ". Murchison Family History by Margaret Murchison Finlayson -Capt. John McLean. 1901, Census shows John and Mary on 90ac. farm, Pt. Prim. Died at Pt. Prim, Buried at Polly Cemetery. Murchison Fam Hist."McLean Fam. had two Master Mariners bros. John and Samuel "

More About MARY MURCHISON: November 17, 1827, born Pt. Prim , d of Neil Murchison and "Effy" McDonald. February 08, 1828, Baptized at St. John's Presby. at Belfast. 1910, died at Point Prim, buried Polly Cemetery

Children of CAPT. MCLEAN and MARY MURCHISON are:

5. i. CATHERINE4 MCLEAN, b. November 20, 1852, Point Prim, Prince Edward Island; d. December 21, 1938, Melrose, Massachusetts.

ii. NEIL MCLEAN, b. October 1853. March 09, 1854, Baptized by Rev. Donald MacDonald, Church of Scotland, lost at sea at a young age. Born at Pt. Prim ,Queens County, PEI

iii. DONALD MCLEAN, b. December 1856. Born at Pt. Prim, Queens County, PEI. March 1856, Baptized by the Rev. Donald MacDonald, Church of Scotland. Lived in Australia, married with issue

iv. ANGUS MCLEAN, b. July 22, 1859. Born at Pt. Prim, Queens County, PEI. February 07, 1860, Baptized by the Rev. Donald MacDonald of the Church of Scotland. Per notes of Rev.Sinclair, St. John's 1889 he was killed by a mast

v. ALEXANDER MCLEAN, b. April 10, 1861. Born at Pt. Prim, Queens County, PEI August 29, 1861, Baptized by the Rev. Donald MacDonald of the Church of Scotland. Seaman

vi. SIMON ALEXANDER MCLEAN, b. April 08, 1863. Born at Pt. Prim, Queens County, PEI. June 12, 1863, Baptized by the Rev. Donald MacDonald of the Church of Scotland. Married Ms. Simpson

vii. EUPHEMIA MCLEAN. Born at Pt. Prim, Queens County, PEI. Married to Simon Campbell, Salmon Arm, B.C.

viii. MARY FLORENCE MCLEAN, b. 1872. Name is Florence Mary in Census of 1881. Married to Andrew Bensey

ix. SAMUEL MCLEAN, b. March 23, 1865. Born at Pt. Prim, Queens County, PEI. August 26, 1865, Baptized by the Rev. Donald MacDonald of the Church of Scotland

4. CAPT. SAMUEL3 MCLEAN (ANGUS2, MURDOCH1) was born 1846 in Point Prim, Prince Edward Island, and died December 13, 1924 in Wollaston, Massachusetts. He married KATHERINE WARMINGTON.

More About CAPT. SAMUEL MCLEAN: 1901, Census gives August 28, 1849 birthdate. Census shows Samuel resides on a 110 acre farm Pt. Prim with wife Kate. Six children listed at farm on Pt. Prim. Kate is a native of England age 43, b. Aug. 31, 1858. Samuel has extensive records as a DeepSea Captain, Master Mariner. April 22, 1922, Samuel listed as a DeepSea Captain out of Pt. Prim . December 13, 1924, Died in Wollaston Massachusetts

Children of CAPT. MCLEAN and KATHERINE WARMINGTON are:

i. MARY AGNES4 MCLEAN, b. March 16, 1881. Born London, England. October 12, 1975, died in Brockton, Massachusetts. Married Samuel Williams

ii. FLORENCE ISABELLA MCLEAN, b. January 16, 1885. Married Myles Foster

iii. JAMES W. MCLEAN, b. 1882.

iv. WILMA "INA" MCLEAN, b. April 16, 1887. Married George Crowell

v. CLARA MCLEAN, b. October 10, 1890. Married Charles Dam. Died in Medfield, Mass.

vi. JOHN SIMON MCLEAN, b. October 28, 1893.

vii. GEORGIANA MCLEAN, b. September 29, 1896. Married Richard Williams

viii. ALEXANDRA ANN MCLEAN, b. March 09, 1898. Born Pt. Prim , Queens Co., PEI December 26, 1918, married Philip Rothwell Allen in Quincy, Mass. B. 1898 d.1944. April 25, 1997, Died in New Bedford, Mass. Information from direct descendant, Ann Alexander of Harpswell, Me.

ix. THOMAS DAVIS MCLEAN, b. February 11, 1904. Married Florence McLean

Generation No. 4

5. CATHERINE4 MCLEAN (CAPT. JOHN3, ANGUS2, MURDOCH1) was born November 20, 1852 in Point Prim, Prince Edward Island, and died December 21, 1938 in Melrose, Massachusetts. She married CHARLES LEWIS FILLMORE, son of HENRY FILLMORE and SABRA LYON.

More About CATHERINE MCLEAN: Born at Pt. Prim, Queens County, PEI. November 20, 1857, a number of genealogies give 1857 as her birthdate. Knickname "Caty" or Katie. Married Charles Lewis Fillmore of Shediac, New Brunswick December 21, 1938, died at the age of 86 Melrose, Mass. Per death cert. Katherine would have been born in 1852. Buried Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose, Mass.

More About CHARLES LEWIS FILLMORE: Born Shediac New Brunswick Died in Medford, Mass. , age 79. Buried in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose, Mass. Shoemaker by trade

Children of CATHERINE MCLEAN and CHARLES FILLMORE are:

i. SABRA A.5 FILLMORE, b. March 02, 1883. Born Pt. Prim. January 01, 1906, Married Ernest Johnson

ii. AUGUSENA FILLMORE, b. June 11, 1884. Born Pt. Prim. October 15, 1906, Married Edwin Rand

6. iii. MARY AMBROZINE FILLMORE, b. December 12, 1885, Point Prim, Prince Edward Island; d. May 08, 1971, Massillon, Ohio.

iv. EUPHEMIA FILLMORE, b. September 18, 1887. Born Pt. Prim. July 15, 1908, Married Kendall Knowlton, bother of Eugene B. Knowlton

v. FRANK FILLMORE, b. August 11, 1889. Born Shediac New Brunswick

vi. CLARISSA FILLMORE, b. February 19, 1891.

More About CLARISSA FILLMORE: Born Shediac, New Brunswick. April 01, 1911, married John G. Johnson

vii. JOHN MCLEAN FILLMORE, b. October 12, 1892. Born Shediac New Brunswick. December 09, 1917, Married Laura Borden

viii. RODERICK FILLMORE, b. June 13, 1894. Born Shediac New Brunswick March 08, 1914, Married Annette Morash

Generation No. 5

6. MARY AMBROZINE5 FILLMORE (CATHERINE4 MCLEAN, CAPT. JOHN3, ANGUS2, MURDOCH1) was born December 12, 1885 in Point Prim, Prince Edward Island, and died May 08, 1971 in Massillon, Ohio. She married EUGENE BATES KNOWLTON June 28, 1911 in Boston, Massachusetts, son of CAPT. KNOWLTON and ROXANNA LOCKHART.

More About MARY AMBROZINE FILLMORE: Born Pt. Prim. June 28, 1911, Married Eugene Bates Knowlton in Boston, Ma. April 05, 1912, Eugene and Mary had their first born son Arthur Ewing Knowlton b. in Boston

More About EUGENE BATES KNOWLTON: Born Advocate Harbor, Nova Scotia, the son of a Sea Capt.Amos Knowlton. Abt. 1918, Moved from Dorchester, South Boston to Massillon, Ohio. Eugene and three work associates from Boston began Griscom-Russell Co. in Ohio. Eugene was General Supervisor of the Shop at Griscom-Russell. Retired from Griscom-Russell, Massillon, O in late 1950's

Children of MARY FILLMORE and EUGENE KNOWLTON are:

i. ARTHUR EWING6 KNOWLTON, b. April 05, 1912, Boston, Massachusetts; d. February 14, 1981, Warren, Ohio; m. LETA BRANDT STERN, September 25, 1937, Wesley Methodist Church, Massillon, Ohio.

More About ARTHUR EWING KNOWLTON: September 25, 1937, Married Leta Brandt Stern in Massillon, Ohio

More About LETA BRANDT STERN: April 15, 1917, born Perry Tp. Stark Co. Ohio "Leta Ann Brandt". Adopted by mother's second husband, William J. Stern and took Stern as last name

ii. MELVIN C. KNOWLTON, b. May 15, 1915. December 27, 1941, Married Dorothy Owens in Massillon Ohio. December 20, 1994, Died in Alliance, Ohio

iii. MARIAN MAY KNOWLTON, b. January 09, 1917. Married Joseph Smith in Massillon, Ohio. August 11, 2002, Died in Massillon, Ohio

iv. KNOWLTON (LIVING).

v. KNOWLTON (LIVING).

vi. MURIEL J. KNOWLTON, b. December 23, 1925. December 13, 1941, married Matt Wilson in Massillon, Ohio, lost at sea, U.S. Navy WWII. Married 2. Frank Martin of China Lake, California. December 30, 1994, Died in China Lake, California

vii. EUGENE B KNOWLTON JR., b. October 16, 1932. Not married. February 02, 1996, Died in Alliance, Ohio


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