Our Carmichaels were Septs of the Stewarts of Appin. Finlay Carmichael (b: 1746 Tullichan, Locktayside), came from Ardtalnaig, Lochtayside and took the farm of Glenmaik in Glen Lednock in company with a man named Cameron. Finlay took contracts for building dry stone dykes for all around the district, he was married three times. Finlay was my great, great, great, great grandfather.
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* My grandfather: Peter William Carmichael would tell a story passed on through the generations of 7 Carmichael brothers that fought with Bonnie Prince Charlie.
We don't know who these brothers were-just that they were relatives.
** Duncan Carmichael (born 5 APR 1858 Logie, Perth, Scotland), son of John Carmichael (born 15 FEB 1827 St. Fillans, Perth, Scotland). John married Isabella Ferguson (B: 1831 Balquhidder, Perth, Scotland.) on 22 Feb. 1855 Comrie, Perth, Scotland.
Duncan married Elizabeth Maud Corbin 6 Aug 1901 Bedford, Halifax County, Nova Scotia. Maud was born on March 1869 in Bedford, Nova Scotia. Her parents were: John Garland Corbin (b: 1845) and Elizabeth Aiken Reid (b: 1846 - d: 1916).
Duncan was an electric mechanic for the telegraph cable, he immigrated from Scotland to Canada in 1889. Duncan was living in Canso West, Guysborough, Nova Scotia in 1901. In the 1911 and 1917 census, Duncan was living in Hazel Hill, Guysborough, Nova Scotia.
Duncan and 'Maud' had a daughter: Hazel F. Carmichael born: April 1905.
Duncan died 1 May 1936 in Halifax County, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Duncan is buried Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia
*** We are looking for genealogy information on Alastair Carmichael who lived in Pinawa, Manitoba, Canada in the 1970's. He was the son of Archie and Kathy Carmichael who also lived in Pinawa. Alastair has a son, Jeffrey
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Gilbert Carmichael was born April 7, 1717 and was the son of Finlay (b. Lochtayside, Perth, SCT)and Christine (?)who were both of Lochtayside. Gilbert married Janet Sinclair and had the following children: Finlay (b: 1746 Tullichan, Lochtayside), Duncan (b: 1749 Tullichan), Donald (b: 1754 Tullichan). We have no further information on Duncan or Donald. Finlay (b:1746) married three times:
Finlay's 1st marriage was to: Christian Cameron (bap: 27 May 1750 Glenmaik, Glen Lednock, Comrie, Perth, SCT), they were married 24 July 1778.Christian's parents were John Cameron and Katherine Morrison, Christian's siblings: Duncan (b: 23 Oct 1744), Donald (b: 20 Dec 1747).(Christian had an uncle named Hugh Cameron who was a known builder of mills in the area. John Carmichael (b: 1782, d: 1866) worked with Hugh Cameron when there was such a scarcity of food in Scotland that they had to bleed the living cattle and cook the blood for food, he lived at Lawers Lochtayside and died in 1817 at the age of 112. Christians nephews and nieces were: Hugh, John, Betty and Kate.Finlay and Christian had the following children: Duncan (b: 1778 Glenmaik), *John (b: 1782 Glenmaik)
Finlay's 2nd marriage was to: Margaret Carmichael (m: 24 Jan 1790, Comrie & Killin), they had a daughter: Christian (b: 12 Dec. 1790). "Christian married a Ferguson of Connichan Farm in Glen Almond. The Ferguson's were tenants of that farm from father to son for 500 years. The last of them went out to the United States, their descendants are somewhere there yet." from Annie Carmichael's letter found here: "The Letters"
Finlay's 3rd marriage was to Catherine 'Katie' McLaren in 1803 Comrie. (Katie was a widow with a son named James McWhannel) Finlay and Katie had the following children: Archibald (b: 1804 Fintalach), Finlay (b: 1808 Fintalach), Margaret (b: 1808 Fintalach). Finlay and Margaret were twins, Finlay went to live in Australia where he died there years later-never married.
*John(b; 1782) married Ann Comriein 1819 Comrie. (Ann Comrie's great grandfather was out in the 1715 rebellion under the Earl of Perth and fought in the battle of Sheriffmuir and again in 1745. After Prince Charlie was defeated he had to hide in the Dunira Woods until there was peace again, he had a croft behind Tynroch and he was called, "John O' The Woodend." Ann Comrie had a brother named William Comrie and a great uncle named Dr. Robert Comrie. Dr. Comrie was a Doctor in the Navy and practiced in Comrie after his retirement. Dr. Comrie had a daughter Lydia who married William Comrie who was a joiner at Dunira. Dr. Comrie married his housekeeper and died soon after, leaving her property in Spain he had got during the Peninsula Wars [1808-1814] and shares in the Arizona Copper mines, as they failed to see about them at her death it was all lost to them. John and Ann had the following children: Duncan (b: 1820 Duain) Duncan married twice. 1st marriage: Elizabeth McLaren (b:abt 1824 Comrie, Perth), Duncan and Elizabeth were married: 3 June 1857 Comrie, Perth. 2nd marriage: 14 Feb. 1882 Dunblane, Perth, to Mary Dow.**Peter (b: 1822 Dunira, d: 1903 St. Fillans), ****John (b: 1827 St. Fillans, Perth) John married 1855 Comrie, Perth. to Isabella Ferguson (b: Balquhidder, Scotland. d: before 1881 in Logie, Perth.?) Janet, Christina, Archibald, AlexanderUPDATED INFO:'Sandy' (b: 1843 Comrie, Perthshire. d: in 1930's). (Alexander married a Grace - possibly Grace Portius). Alexander was living in Glenfoot, Abernethy, Perthshire, Scotland in 1874 and in Abernethy, Perthshire, Scotland in 1914. Alexander had a son named, Alexander b: 1866, Comrie, Perth, Scotland m: Jane(?) b: 1871 Leith, Midlothian, Scotland. Alexander(b: 1866), was living in Comrie, Perth with his grandmother Ann Carmichael. Alexander (b:1866), a gamekeeper, resided in: Living House on Hillside near Derry Farmhouse, Comrie, Perthshire, Scotland in 1891. Alexander (b: 1866) resided in: Living Keeper's Cottage Derculich, Wheem, Perthshire, Scotland in 1901. In 1906 Alexander was in Strathtay, Scotland. Alexander had a daughter: Jane B. Carmichael (b: abt. 1900 Wheem, Perthshire, Scotland) ***William who married Margaret Henderson.. ****John and Isabella had the following children: John (b: 1854 Comrie, Perth married Jane Dow. (b: abt. 1855 Dunblane, Perth) (m:1877 Dunblane, Perth) Duncan (b: 1858 Logie, Perth) **More information under "Tid Bits".
**Peter married Catherine MacDonald (Catherine's parents were: Robert MacDonald and Morrow (McNab) Robert belonged to a Dale near Aberfeldy-he, his father and grandfather were employed as overseers with Sir Robert Menzies and his fore folk at Castle Menzies. Morrow's father was John McNab who was a rich sheep farmer in a place called Lochs at the head of Glen Lyon. The McNabs were from a farm named Innishewan in Glen Dochart for 500 years from father to son. John McNab of the Lochs was near related to a branch of the Chief of the McNabs who lived at Kinnel house outside Killin. The McNabs went out to Canada and named their house there Dundurn Castle. One of them was Sir Alan McNab who helped to put down a rebellion in the early 1800's and was later made the Premier of Canada). Peter and Catherine had the following children: Annie (b: 1857 St. Fillans), Morrow (b: 1861 St. Fillans), John (b: 1863 St. Fillans), Robert (b: 1865 St. Fillans) married Christina Brown Henderson, Finlay (b: 1867 St. Fillans, d: 1918 Saskatchewan, Canada) married Helen Glass (nee: Tod) (b: 1868 Traquair, Peebles, d: 1951 Pine Falls, Manitoba) Helen had a daughter by a first marriage: Mahnia Glass, Mahnia married Harry Hutchison. Helen's parents were: William Tod and Marion Noble) Janet (b: 1869 St. Fillans, d: 1891), Catherine (b: 1871 St. Fillans, d: 1928) Catherine married and divorced an Italian, she had a daughter: Janet. Both Catherine and Janet had the last name of Carmichael. Janet married David Buchan and they had a son: David who died as an infant and is buried at St. Fillans. David and Janet adopted a daughter: Kathleen. Kathleen married Norman McMenigal. John (b: 1873 St. Fillans).
Finlay (b: 1867) and Helen had one child: Peter William('Bill')(b: 1909 Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada) Peter William married Elfrida Roberta Shiel (b: 1911 Minitonas, Manitoba). Peter and Elfrida had the following children: Helen Roberta (b: 1938 Dauphin, Manitoba), Elfrida Louise (b: 1941 Winnipeg, Manitoba), William Finlay (b: 1943 Winnipeg, Manitoba), and Margaret Mary (b: 1955 Winnipeg, Manitoba)
Helen Roberta married Richard Burnett Cockerill and had the following children: Sheila Louise (b: 1968 Teulon, Manitoba), Gwendolyn Ann (b: 1970 Teulon, Manitoba), Sandra Michele (b: 1971 Teulon, Manitoba). Sheila married: Gerald Kupsche (m: 2002) child: Aiden Andrew (b: 2009 Chicago, Illinois)
Gwendolyn married Martin Hassett (m:1997 Gilbert, Arizona) and have the following children: Shelby Diane (b: 2001 Mesa, Arizona), Garrison Burnett (b: 2002 Chandler, AZ) and Brinley Gwendolyn (b: 2006 Chandler, AZ)..
Elfrida Louise married Edward Joseph Andries (m:1971 Winnipeg, Manitoba) and had thefollowing children: Nicole Louise(b: 1973 Deloraine, Manitoba), Michael Edward(b: 1976 Deloraine, Manitoba), David Neil(b: 1977 Deloraine, Manitoba),Bonnie Lynn (b: 1980 Deloraine, Manitoba). Nicole married: Jean-Francois Leduc (m: 1997 Deloraine, Manitoba) and had the following children: Danielle Renee (b: 23 June 2003) and Chantal Marie (b: 5 January 2006) Michael married Danae Christina Johnson (m: 2007 Vallarta, Mexico) Children: PiperJude (b: 2009 Ottawa, Ontario) David married Rhonda Clarke (m: 2002 Virden, Manitoba) and had the following children: Hunter Alexander Edward (b: 12 May 2004) and Skylar Lee (b:2006 Brandon, MB). ( Bonniemarried: Douglas Durham (m: 2004 Winnipeg, Manitoba) and have the following children: Jamie Kaitlyn(b: 2008 Winnipeg, MB) and Tyler Michael (b: 2010 Winnipeg, Manitoba)
William Finlay married Judith Anne Aileen Green (Judith is the daughter of Francis Henry Green and Katherine 'Pearl' Jackett) (m: 1968 Winnipeg, Manitoba) and had the following children: Jodi Lynn (b: 1969 Winnipeg Manitoba), Scott William Francis (b: 1971 Winnipeg , Manitoba), Jeffery Ryan (b: 1977 Pinawa, Manitoba). Jodi's 1st daughter: Brittany Meagen (b:1988 Portage la Prairie, Manitoba) Jodi married: Michael Lee Baker (m: 1995 Grand Junction, Colorado) and had the following children: Courtney Leigh (b: 1996 Grand Junction, Colorado). Jordan Ashley (b: 1998 Grand Junction, Colorado), Christian Michael (b: 2000 Colorado Springs, Colorado), Katherine Eliza 'Katie' (b: 2011 Grand Junction, Colorado)Scott married Rori Lizabeth Allerheiligen (m:1996 Boulder, Colorado) and had the following children: Trevor Scott (b: 1998 Boulder, Colorado), Braden William (b:2002 Calgary, Alberta), Jacob Francis (b: 2005 Calgary, Alberta). Jeffery married Fabiola Galvan (m: 2004 Guadalajara, Mexico) and had the following children: Caitlyn Fabiola(b:2006 Calgary, Alberta, Ryan Francis (b: 2007 Calgary, Alberta) and Mary Elizabeth (b:2010 Longmont, Colorado).
Margaret married Roland Goede (m:1972 Winnipeg, Manitoba) and had the following children: Philip Roland (b: 1984 Winnipeg, Manitoba), child: Jake Roland Brocklehurst (b: 2007 Winnipeg, Manitoba) Colin Michael (b: 1985 Winnipeg, Manitoba)
My grandmother is Katherine Pearl Green nee: Jackett. 'Pearl' was born 29 December 1924 in Aneroid, Saskatchewan, Canada. Pearl married Francis Henry Green in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Frank was the son of Joseph William Green and Eliza Ann Pimblott. Pearl was the second youngest daughter of John James Jackett and Elva Adella Richmond. My great-grandfather, John James Jackett was born 11 January 1886 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. John was the son of William Henry Jackett and Margaret Victoria Shouldice. John married 1st Graceilda Rankin who was born 20 April 1893 in Manitoba, Canada. Grace was the daughter of Charles Douglas Rankin and Ellen Eliza Whyte. John and Grace had the following children: Vera Aileen, Victor John Valentine 'Vic', Howard, Charles William 'Bill' and Elmer. Graceilda and Elmer died Nov 1918.
John James Jackett
After Graceilda's death, John James married Elva Adella Richmond. Elva was born 16 March 1904 in Iowa, USA. Elva was the daughter of Charles Lyman Richmond and Catherine Margaret 'Katie' Murray. John and Elva had the following children: Doris Aileen, Velma, Katherine Pearl, Clarence Elmer 'Bud', and Olive Edna. John died 21 June 1962 in Lindsay, Ontario. Elva died 6 Jan 1987 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
William Henry Jackett was born September 1859 Cornwall, Devon, England. William was the son of Thomas Jackett and Keziah Wickett. William married 1st Margaret Victoria Shouldice, daughter of Adam Shouldice and Maria Forrest.
Margaret was born 1863 Mariposa County, Ontario. She died 22 Dec 1891 Victoria, Ontario. William and Margaret had the following children: William,
Annie, John, Jane, Netta and Phillip. William married Margaret's sister Rebecca after Margaret's death. William died 10 December 1937 in Ontario, Canada.
My grandmother is Katherine Pearl Green nee: Jackett. Her mother was Elva Adella Richmond who was born 1904 Iowa, USA. Elva's father was Charles Lyman Richmond and her mother was Catherine Margaret 'Katie' Murray. Charles and Katie had the following children: Marie, Elva and Margaret.
Charles Lyman was born March 1871 in Wisconsin, USA. His parents were: Lyman Richmond and Christina 'Tina' Blodgett. Charles and Katie were married on 29 August 1897 in Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa. Charles died in 1935 in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Lyman Richmond was born 26 December 1838 in New York, USA.
He died 13 June 1916 Sawyer, North Dakota. Lyman and Tina married 03 July 1863 in Lyndon, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Lyman and Tina had the following children: Chester Seymour, Calvin Vinton, Charles Lyman, Ida Mabel, Elva Adella,
Clarence Delbert and Clyde Lee. Lyman's parents were: Benoni Richmond and Mehitable Thompson. Tina's parents were: Calvin Vinton Blodgett and Sarah M. ?