STEWART DESCENDANTS FROM THE ISLE OF
I am researching STEWART
DESCENDANTS FROM THE ISLE OF SKYE. Mainly the families who emigrated to
Prince Edward Island but I am also interested in other Isle of Skye
Stewarts who emigrated to other Provinces in Canada or to the United
States and elsewhere. Other family lines that I am researching are
Murchison, Nicholson, MacLean, MacKinnon, MacPhee and MacPherson. Also
my mothers ancestors Langilles and Tattries from Montbeliard, France.
The "Foreign Protestants" who emigrated to Lunenburg, Nova Scotia in
This is Gedintailor, on the road to the
located south of Portree, Isle of Skye,
it was the home of some of my Stewart ancestors
Some background information on Family names that I am
STEWART: born 1808 in Romisdal,
Snizort Parish, Isle of Skye, Scotland and died May 14, 1885 in
Caledonia, PEI. He married Sarah(Marion) McKenzie, June 4, 1841 in
Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland. She was born 1818 in Portree, Isle of
Skye, Scotland, and died January 21, 1896 both Malcolm and Sarah are
buried in Valleyfield Cemetery, Prince Edward Island, Canada. It is
believed that Malcolm Stewart and Sarah MacKenzie married in Portree,
Isle of Skye, Scotland on June 4, 1841 and shortly thereafter emigrated
to Prince Edward Island, Canada. Malcolm and Sarah first settled in
Green Marsh, (Bellevue), PEI, and then relocated to Caledonia, PEI.
Later they were joined by family members from Skye who emigrated in
1858 on the "James Gibb", and also settled in Caledonia.
STEWART: born about 1766, Portree
Parish, Isle of Skye, married Mary Finlayson born about 1767 in
Gedintailor, Isle of Skye. Norman and Mary lived in Sconser area of
Skye. Children of Norman Stewart and Mary Finlayson included:
Alexander, John and Angus Norman Stewart, who emigrated to Prince
Edward Island in 1842 and settled in High Bank, Prince Edward Island.
STEWART: born about 1730 married
(unknown) Portree Parish, Isle of Skye, Scotland. Ronald lived in
Sconser area of Skye. Two of Ronald Stewart sons were Selkirk settlers
who emigrated from Isle of Skye in 1803 on the Polly. Donald Stewart,
married to Catherine Morrison lived in Mugeary, Parish of Portree, Isle
of Skye and Charles Stewart married to Mary MacMillan and lived in
Sconser, Isle of Skye. Another son Malcolm Stewart married to Flora
Campbell did not emigrate he stayed in Skye and raised a family at the
Braes, Isle of Skye, Scotland.
MURCHISON: was born abt. 1708 in Ross
& Cromarty, Scotland. He married unknown. Paul Murchison had at
least two children a son Samuel Murchison, b. 1735, Snizort Parish,
Isle of Skye, died April 29, 1822, Skye, buried in Portree Cemetery,
Isle of Skye, married Catherine MacLean. She was born 1746 in Uinguish,
Isle of Skye, Scotland, and died September 18, 1826 in Skye, buried in
Portree Cemetery, Skye,
and daughter Marion Murchison, b. abt. 1745, Marion married John
Nicholson, born abt. 1745 in The Braes, Isle of Skye.
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