Donald Murchison

Male 1743 - 1831  (88 years)


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  • Name Donald Murchison  [1
    Born 1743  Lochalsh, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Old Address 1803  Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • GALLANT, PETER AND NELDA MURRAY. Scottish Immigrants to Prince Edward Island, from Death and Obituary Notices in Prince Edward Island Newspapers 1835-1910 and A Listing of Some Scots Immigrants Based on Tombstone Transcriptions from Various Ceme teries in Prince Edward Island. Charlottetown, PEI: The Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society, 1990. 107p.
    Died 21 Mar 1831  , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 26 Jul 1836  Point Prim, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Stories and Notes 1846  [3
    • Donald Murchison and his wife, Ann MacGillivray, emigrated to Point Prim, Prince Edward Island, in 1803 on the "Polly." Their oldest son Donald Og Murchison(1824-1901) married Ann MacDonald, whose family had emigrated to Point Prim in 1806. Dona ld Og and Ann Murchison had ten children. Their oldest child, Mary, married Angus MacLean, of Point Prim, with whom she had nine children.
    To Lady Kathleen Great GrandParent 
    Buried Polly Cemetery, Mt. Buchanan, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3394  Enchanted Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 

    Father Simon Murchison,   b. 1709, Isle Of Skye, Invernes, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1846  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann MacGilvary,   b. 1751, Isle Of Skye, Invernes, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1838, , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1780  Isle Of Skye, Invernes, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Donald Og Murchison,   b. 1780, Isle Of Skye, Invernes, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1836, , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +2. Peter Murchison,   b. 1786, Isle Of Skye, Invernes, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1866, , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F1845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1743 - Lochalsh, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1780 - Isle Of Skye, Invernes, Scotland, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOld Address - 1803 - Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Mar 1831 - , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 26 Jul 1836 - Point Prim, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Polly Cemetery, Mt. Buchanan, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Polly Cemetery
    Polly Cemetery

    Histories
    The Last Will and Testament of Donald Murchison 1743 - 21 March 1831
    The Last Will and Testament of Donald Murchison 1743 - 21 March 1831

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Ancestry Family Trees (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S207] Ancestry.com.
      Source Citation: Place: Prince Edward Island; Year: 1803; Page Number: 24.

    3. [S43] - City, County, State, or Church Records, Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island (Reliability: 3), 1978.
      Donald Murchison and his wife, Ann MacGillivray, emigrated to Point Prim, Prince Edward Island, in 1803 on the "Polly." Their oldest son Donald Og Murchison(1824-1901) married Ann MacDonald, whose family had emigrated to Point Prim in 1806. Dona ld Og and Ann Murchison had ten children. Their oldest child, Mary, married Angus MacLean, of Point Prim, with whom she had nine children.

      William MacLean (1827-?), oldest child of Mary and Angus MacLean, married Flora MacLean (1836-?) of Belfast. William was a banker, merchant, and Clerk to the Commissioners for Small Debts in 1864. Their oldest child, Angus Alexander (1854-1946 ) was educated at the Belfast district school, Prince of Wales College, and Harvard Law School. Angus Alexander's first wife, daughter of John Yeo, died in 1897. His second wife was Frances H. Longworth of Charlottetown. Angus Alexander was a me mber of the Legislative Assembly (1888-1890) and in 1894 was appointed Queens Counsel.

      Samuel MacLean (1848-1924), also a son of Mary and Angus MacLean, married Katherine Warmington. Samuel was a farmer and master Marnier having received his master sea-going certificate (#795) on 26 November 1875, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He saile d for Peake Bros. of Charlottetown on the Brigantine "Zinga" from 1 May 1877 to 11 December 1882, after which he moved to Quincy, Massachusetts. He and Katherine had ten children.