The Descendants of Donald MacRae and Mary MacLeod


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The Descendants of Donald MacRae and Mary MacLeod

Generation No. 1

1. DONALD1 MACRAE was born 1759 in Glenelg, Scotland, and died in Waterside, Pownal, PEI. He married MARY MACLEOD, daughter of ? MACLEOD and MARY MACLENNAN. She died in Waterside, Pownal, PEI.

More About DONALD MACRAE:

Burial: Crossroads Cemetery

Immigration: 1805, to PEI on the ship "The Swallow" bound for Carolina but it went ashore at Tea Hill; he paid an embargo of 9 guineas for each of 8 passengers.

Work: In the Canadian Regiment of Fencibles until 1804; farmed on PEI.

More About MARY MACLEOD:

Burial: Crossroads Cemetery

Children of DONALD MACRAE and MARY MACLEOD are:

2. i. ALEXANDER2 MACRAE, b. 1789, Glenelg, Scotland; d. May 24, 1869, Waterside, Pownal, PEI.

3. ii. MALCOLM MACRAE, b. 1802, Glenelg, Scotland; d. May 1893, Vernon, PEI.

4. iii. DONALD MACRAE.

5. iv. EUPHEMIA MACRAE.

6. v. CATHERINE MACRAE.

7. vi. MARGARET MACRAE.

 

Generation No. 2

2. ALEXANDER2 MACRAE (DONALD1) was born 1789 in Glenelg, Scotland, and died May 24, 1869 in Waterside, Pownal, PEI. He married SARAH MACGREGOR August 15, 1823, daughter of PETER MACGREGOR and MARGARET MACLEAN. She was born November 10, 1796 in Parish of Kenmore, Dull, Perthshire, Scotland, and died May 22, 1848 in Pownal, PEI.

More About ALEXANDER MACRAE:

Burial: Crossroads, PEI

Children of ALEXANDER MACRAE and SARAH MACGREGOR are:

8. i. MARGARET3 MACRAE, b. November 10, 1832, Waterside, Pownal, PEI, Canada; d. August 1, 1901, Pownal, PEI.

ii. "ANNIE" CHRISTY ANN MACRAE, b. February 18, 1842; d. April 29, 1880.

More About "ANNIE" CHRISTY ANN MACRAE:

Details: Annie was "crippled", in the parlance of the times.

9. iii. "MAC" ALEXANDER MALCOLM MACRAE, b. March 21, 1836, Waterside, Pownal, PEI; d. March 22, 1913.

iv. GEORGE MACRAE, b. July 15, 1840; d. (in infancy).

More About GEORGE MACRAE:

Burial: Crossroads Cemetery

v. JAMES MACGREGOR MACRAE, b. May 3, 1834; d. June 1904; m. ELLEN NOYE.

vi. SARAH MACRAE, b. February 14, 1838; d. 1933, (age 95); m. ALEXANDER JONES.

More About SARAH MACRAE:

Details: Her husband died; she kept house for Rev. Mr. Steele; moved to Pownal with sister Margaret Jones; prize winning needleworker, loved "Wesleyan".

vii. DANIEL B. MACRAE, b. October 26, 1824, Waterside, Pownal, PEI.

10. viii. PETER MACRAE, b. August 2, 1826, Waterside, Pownal.

11. ix. MARY MACRAE, b. May 29, 1829; d. April 1879.

x. JOHN MACRAE, b. March 1, 1831, Waterside, Pownal; d. June 1902.

xi. ALEXANDER MACRAE, b. 1828; d. (in infancy).

More About ALEXANDER MACRAE:

Burial: Crossroads Cemetery

 

3. MALCOLM2 MACRAE (DONALD1) was born 1802 in Glenelg, Scotland, and died May 1893 in Vernon, PEI. He married JESSIE CAMERON. She was born in Georgetown, PEI.

More About MALCOLM MACRAE:

Burial: Crossroads Cemetery

Details: "From his kitchen door Grandfather with his big magnifying glass could often see the cargo sailing vessels, sometimes with all sails set, proceed from the outsde bay to Vernon River Bridge, in the early fall of the year to be loaded by the two merchants

Details2: in business at the Bridge, with potatoes, turnips, and oats, purchased from the farmers within hauling distances."

Lived: between the Seal and the Vernon Rivers on PEI.

Children of MALCOLM MACRAE and JESSIE CAMERON are:

i. CHRISTIE3 MACRAE, b. Vernon, PEI; d. (in childhood).

More About CHRISTIE MACRAE:

Burial: Vernon, PEI

ii. DAN MACRAE, d. (lost at sea).

More About DAN MACRAE:

Work: A sailor.

iii. JOHN MACRAE, b. Vernon, PEI; d. (in childhood) Vernon, PEI.

iv. ROBERT MACRAE, b. Vernon, PEI; d. Vernon, PEI.

More About ROBERT MACRAE:

Work: Spent 5 years on a sailing ship between Baltimore, and Liverpool, England; farmed the home farm.

v. MARY ANN MACRAE, m. WILLIAM W. FORBES.

vi. GRACE MARGARET MACRAE, m. JOHN SHARPE.

vii. JANE ELIZABETH MACRAE, m. CHARLES MATHESON.

viii. SARAH JEMIMAH MACRAE.

More About SARAH JEMIMAH MACRAE:

Lived: On the home farm.

ix. EUPHEMIA MACRAE, m. (1) LEMUEL MACGREGOR; m. (2) "SANDY" ALEXANDER STEWART.

 

4. DONALD2 MACRAE (DONALD1) He married CATHERINE MACLENNAN.

More About DONALD MACRAE:

Lived: Tea Hill

Children of DONALD MACRAE and CATHERINE MACLENNAN are:

12. i. SAMUEL3 MACRAE.

ii. "EFFIE" EUPHEMIA MACRAE, m. CHARLES NELSON.

iii. CATHERINE MACRAE, m. "ART" ARTEMAS ENMAN.

iv. MARGARET MACRAE.

13. v. ANN MACRAE.

vi. MARY MACRAE, m. JOHN WOOD.

More About JOHN WOOD:

Lived: Hazelbrook, PEI

vii. SARAH MACRAE.

14. viii. DANIEL MACRAE.

 

5. EUPHEMIA2 MACRAE (DONALD1) She married ? FRASER.

Children of EUPHEMIA MACRAE and ? FRASER are:

i. MARY3 FRASER.

ii. ALEX FRASER.

iii. CATHERINE FRASER.

iv. MARGARET FRASER.

More About MARGARET FRASER:

Lived: Eldon, PEI

v. ANN FRASER.

vi. DAN FRASER.

 

6. CATHERINE2 MACRAE (DONALD1) She married MALCOLM FERGUSON.

Children of CATHERINE MACRAE and MALCOLM FERGUSON are:

i. SARAH3 FERGUSON, m. STEPHEN FARQUHARSON.

ii. MARY FERGUSON, m. JOHN MACGREGOR.

iii. CATHERINE FERGUSON, m. MALCOLM MACDONALD.

iv. DANIEL FERGUSON, m. SARAH MACAULAY.

v. KENNETH FERGUSON, m. (1) EMILY BEERVA; m. (2) ? BON.

vi. MARGARET FERGUSON, m. JOHN KRIST.

More About JOHN KRIST:

Career: doctor

 

7. MARGARET2 MACRAE (DONALD1) She married JAMES MILLER.

More About JAMES MILLER:

Lived: St Peter's Road

Children of MARGARET MACRAE and JAMES MILLER are:

i. ALEXANDER3 MILLER, m. (1) ? FARQUHARSON; m. (2) ? MILLER.

ii. JAMES MILLER, m. ? FARQUHARSON.

iii. JOHN MILLER.

iv. GEORGE MILLER, m. ? FARQUHARSON.

v. ANN MILLER, m. ALEXANDER ROBERTSON.

vi. MARGARET MILLER, m. JOHN ROBERTSON.

vii. WILLIAM MILLER, m. EMILY BOUVYER.

viii. DAN MILLER, m. MAGGIE MACMILLAN.

 

Generation No. 3

8. MARGARET3 MACRAE (ALEXANDER2, DONALD1) was born November 10, 1832 in Waterside, Pownal, PEI, Canada, and died August 1, 1901 in Pownal, PEI. She married WILLIAM JONES, son of WILLIAM JONES and MARY GAY. He was born June 29, 1830 in Pownal, PEI, and died 1916 in Pownal, PEI.

More About MARGARET MACRAE:

Burial: Alexandra, PEI

Details: Her mother died when she was only 11; when she was older she became crippled with arthritis; both Maud and Sarah "Tad" devoted themselves to her care.

More About WILLIAM JONES:

Burial: Alexandra, PEI

Details: 3rd generation farmer in Pownal; never turned away strangers, Indians or travelling pedlars but fed them and provided accomodation.

Children of MARGARET MACRAE and WILLIAM JONES are:

i. "LOCKE" WILLIAM ALEXANDER LOCKE4 JONES, b. November 5, 1862, Pownal, PEI; d. September 26, 1950, Pownal, PEI; m. EMILY JOYCE HARRIET JENKINS; b. May 11, 1869, Vernon, PEI; d. March 16, 1937, Pownal, PEI (of a stroke).

More About "LOCKE" WILLIAM ALEXANDER LOCKE JONES:

Burial: Baptist Church, Hazelbrook, PEI

Details: He was named after his greatgrandmother's family. He was the fourth generation to farm in Pownal; an active Liberal party member, and director of the Hazelbrook Dairying Company. He was a quiet man.

More About EMILY JOYCE HARRIET JENKINS:

Burial: Hazelbrooke Cemetery

Details: When her mother died when she was a child she lived with her Lane grandparents; her older sister Mary and brother Samuel stayed with their father who remarried; Emily then returned to live with them; there were 4 other daughters.

ii. "MAUDE" ANNIE MARY JONES, b. March 4, 1864, Pownal, PEI; d. April 2, 1952, Pownal, PEI.

More About "MAUDE" ANNIE MARY JONES:

Burial: Hazelbrook Cemetery

Details: Went to States; engaged to marry Tom Brehaut (Grace had her opal engagement ring); came home to look after mother; "shut in because of illness"; observor of birds, knowledgeable about world affairs, religious, serene and cheerful.

iii. "MAC"JAMES MALCOLM JONES, b. October 3, 1871, Pownal, PEI; d. February 13, 1955, Charlottetown, PEI; m. MAE SMITH; b. March 6, 1876; d. November 29, 1959.

More About "MAC"JAMES MALCOLM JONES:

Interests: Represented Canada in Bisley rifle competitions in ENgland; known as "Bisley Mac" -"greatest marksman we ever produced".

Work: An accountant for Carter & Co, Charlottetown; redhaired.

iv. "JACK" JOHN KNOX JONES, b. February 9, 1867, Pownal, PEI; d. 1943, Pownal, PEI; m. ESSIE MAUDE ACORN; d. USA.

More About "JACK" JOHN KNOX JONES:

Details: Moved to USA, came home, though his wife stayed there; his sisters "didn't approve of" his wife Essie Acorn.

v. "FRANK" ROBERT FRANCIS JONES, b. September 4, 1865.

More About "FRANK" ROBERT FRANCIS JONES:

Lived: In Western Canada

vi. "TAD" SARAH HANNAH JONES, b. June 23, 1873, Pownal, PEI; d. September 10, 1959, Pownal, PEI.

More About "TAD" SARAH HANNAH JONES:

Details: Studied nursing at Boston Hospital, engaged to Dr. Clark, gave up both to come home to look after mother, later her sister, both fondly remembered by Grace.

 

9. "MAC" ALEXANDER MALCOLM3 MACRAE (ALEXANDER2, DONALD1) was born March 21, 1836 in Waterside, Pownal, PEI, and died March 22, 1913. He married ANN MELLISH.

Children of "MAC" MACRAE and ANN MELLISH are:

i. MARY4 MACRAE, b. 1866; d. 1912; m. GEORGE BEER.

ii. "LIZZIE" SARAH ELIZABETH MACRAE, b. 1867; d. 1953.

iii. FLORENCE MACRAE, b. 1869; d. 1870.

iv. BEATRICE MACRAE, b. 1871; d. 1957.

v. FRED BEAUMONT MACRAE, b. 1872; d. 1946.

vi. "NELL" CORNELIA GERTRUDE MACRAE, b. May 2, 1874; m. JAMES IRVING.

More About JAMES IRVING:

Work: Farmer in Cherry Valley, PEI

vii. LILY ISABELLE MACRAE, b. 1876; d. 1878.

viii. WILLIAM ALEXANDER MALCOLM MACRAE, b. 1878; d. 1938; m. BEATRICE MACKENZIE.

More About WILLIAM ALEXANDER MALCOLM MACRAE:

Lived: Waterside Pownal, PEI

ix. DANIEL PETER MACRAE, b. 1881, Waterside, Pownal, PEI; d. March 8, 1973, Waterside, Pownal, PEI (in fire).

More About DANIEL PETER MACRAE:

Details: a veteran of the Boer war; athlete; went west as carpenter, blacksmith and homesteader; worked as gunsmith in Vancouver; returned to PEI at age 89; inventor, hunter.

Details2: "He recalls the school teachers at Mt Mellick, the church preachers, the gypsies, the schooners from around the world crowding Pownal Harbour and offering limitless rigging to climb, the rum running, the Indians, the farm life,

Details3: the many businesses supported by the community - the grocery store, carriage shop, harness maker, blacksmiths and hotels - and the ruins of a French church near his home."

x. ROBERT MACRAE, b. 1882; d. 1961.

xi. ALEX JONES MACRAE, b. 1884; d. 1918, killed in WWI.

 

10. PETER3 MACRAE (ALEXANDER2, DONALD1) was born August 2, 1826 in Waterside, Pownal. He married (1) CATHERINE STEWART. He married (2) ELIZABETH STEWART.

Children of PETER MACRAE and CATHERINE STEWART are:

i. SARAH ANN4 MACRAE, m. JOHN ALEX STEWART.

ii. BERTIE MACRAE.

iii. MAE MACRAE.

iv. MAUD MACRAE.

v. FRANK MACRAE.

vi. MARION MACRAE.

vii. CASSIE MACRAE.

 

11. MARY3 MACRAE (ALEXANDER2, DONALD1) was born May 29, 1829, and died April 1879. She married FRANK MUTCH.

Child of MARY MACRAE and FRANK MUTCH is:

i. SARAH LOIS4 MUTCH, m. ?.

 

12. SAMUEL3 MACRAE (DONALD2, DONALD1) He married ELIZABETH MACGREGOR.

Child of SAMUEL MACRAE and ELIZABETH MACGREGOR is:

i. DANIEL4 MACRAE.

 

13. ANN3 MACRAE (DONALD2, DONALD1) She married JOHN WOOD.

Children of ANN MACRAE and JOHN WOOD are:

i. HANNAH4 WOOD.

ii. CATHERINE WOOD, m. WILLIAM BREHAUT.

iii. SUSAN WOOD, m. SAMUEL SEALEY.

iv. ANN WOOD, m. WILLIAM BALLEM.

v. CLARA WOOD, m. BOSWELL JENKINS.

 

14. DANIEL3 MACRAE (DONALD2, DONALD1) He married "KATE" CATHERINE MACEACHERN.

More About DANIEL MACRAE:

Lived: Tea Hill

Children of DANIEL MACRAE and "KATE" MACEACHERN are:

i. "KATIE" CATHERINE4 MACRAE, m. PERLEY MUTCH.

ii. MARGARET MAY MACRAE, m. JOHN MACLENNAN.

iii. STEPHEN MACRAE.

iv. "JACK" JOHN DANIEL MACRAE, m. MARION BLANCHE MARTIN, September 15, 1920; b. July 7, 1902, Tea Hill, PEI; d. April 14, 1987, Tea Hill, PEI.

v. HELENA MACRAE, m. "FAUNT" FAUNTLEROY KENNEDY.


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