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Back issues of The Argyll Colony Plus: $15.00 each includes postage. See list of issues below for description of articles.  

 

Books:

The following four books are photocopies of the typed manuscripts, soft cover bound.  
Charn Cuimhne: Genealogy of the Scottish Smiths of North Carolina and Allied Families $50 plus $5 postage in the USA and $15 elsewhere. Written and Compiled by Evelyn F. Smith. 8-1/2” x 11” 291 pp. with 82-page index  

 Correspondence and Documents Pertaining to the Bethune, Keahey, McLeoc, McFarland, Patterson and other related Scottish Highlander Families of North Carolina $65 plus $8 postage in the USA and $20 elsewhere. Compiled, typed and Indexed by Ruby G. Campbell, Ph. D. 8-1/2” x 11” 567 pages with 66 page index.  

Colorful Heritage Documented: The Story of Barbecue, Bluff and Longstreet Presbyterian Churches   Includes a copy of the book Colorful Heritage, an Informal History of Barbecue and Bluff Presbyterian Churches by Rev. James MacKenzie along with other documented material pertaining to all three churches and including cemetery listings of all three, edited by Victor E. Clark, Jr. and Louise D. Curry. $50 plus $5 postage in the USA and $15 elsewhere. 8-1/2” x 11” 341 pp with 48 page index, 8 page addendum and church locator map.  

Highland Scots in North Carolina : The Unpublished Manuscript of Gov. Angus Wilton MacLean, 1919. $65.00 plus $8 postage in the USA and $20 elsewhere.   Transcribed, edited and indexed by Louise Davis Curry. 8-1/2” x 11” 431 pages with 53 page index.           

A Guide to the Old Islay Graveyards: Keills, Kildalton, Kilmeny and Port Charlotte . This is a compilation of the first four in the series of articles published in The Argyll Colony Plus by Roger McWee and Nigel Ruckley.  $30 plus $4 postage in the USA and $10 elsewhere.  
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Checks should be made payable to the N. C. Scottish Heritage Society and mailed to 1690 Plainfield Church Rd. , Siler City , NC 2734

Back Issues of The Argyll Colony Plus

 

Back issues of The Argyll Colony Plus are shown below with their contents. We do not copy individual articles, but back issues can be ordered for $15 each (within the US).  Back issues mailed to Canada are $20 US and to the UK $23 US. We do not accept credit cards.   Send orders or inquiries to: Anne Landin, 1690 Plainfield Church Rd, Siler City, NC 27344.

 

 

 

ARGYLL COLONY PLUS

 

CONTENTS OF ISSUES

 

 

 

Vol. 1 No. 1                                                                                                    April 1986

 The North Carolina Settlement of 1739 - A.I.B. Stewart

The Isle of Jura Baptismal Records 1704-1734 - James Scott Buie, MD

Argyll Colony Pertinent Publications

Maps, Formation of North Carolina Counties 1663-1943

Foote’s Sketches Regarding Early Cape Fear Scots Settlers

Contract between Presbyterian Gentlemen and Rev. James Campbell

Valley of the Scots form draft manuscript of Malcolm Fowler

The 1748 Petition for a Minister by 77 Bladen County Citizens

The 1755 Cumberland County, NC Tax List

Family Records of Alexander Clark

Two Letters to Hugh Clark of Bibb County, Alabama – 1840’s

 

 

 

Vol. 1 No. 2                                                                                             October, 1986

 Museum of the Cape Fear

The Difference Between History and Tradition

Other North Carolina History Groups

Ileach – Islay/Jura Fortnightly News – Katie Darroch Socks, The Knockrome Bull,

                        The McDonalds’ Isle

History of the McLeans by W. S. Long (and many more surnames)

The 1748 Petition for a Minister by 77 Bladen County Citizens

Letters from Campbell (Jura) to Shaw (North Carolina) 1764 and 1770

Map of Mid-Argyll Kintyre and Islay

Isle of Jura Baptismal Records 1704-1734 by James Scott Buie (rearranged by Carol

 McCarty)

Index, Issues #1 and #2 (by Louise Curry)

 

 

 

Vol 2 No. 1                                                                                                     Winter 1987

 Munro, McNichol, Sinclair, McKellar and Turner Families of Shira Glen near Inveraray

Isle of Jura Baptism Records (1704-1734): Helpful Hints and Surnames Campbell and

                        McDuffie

Proposed Genealogical Guide to Argyll

Kildalton Parish Rent Rolls (1733 and 1741), Isle of Islay

Allan Campbell Letter (1837) from North Knapdale, Scotland: Archibald Wilkerson

                        Papers

Neil McNeill of Ardlussa

David Dobson Comments on his Scottish Immigration Research

New York’s Argyll Patent, North Carolina’s 1739 Argyll Colony, and McArthur Notes

Baxter McFarland Letter to The Carthage Blade (1902)

Profiles of the 39’ers: Matthew Smilie and Nathaniel Smilie

The James Campbell – Christian Cadwallader Family

History of Scotland Church (Presbyterian) in Union County, Arkansas

Photograph Cover: Paps of Jura taken from Ardfernal Hill about 1925, showing Knockrome and home of some original emigrants in the Argyll Colony.

 

 

 

Vol 2 No 2                                                                                                      Spring 1987

 Guide to Historic Barbecue Presbyterian Church, Harnett County, NC

Superstitions of the Upper Cape Fear Scots

Killarow and Kilmenie Rent Rolls (1733 and 1741) Isle of Islay

Rev. Neil MacLeod of Skye and Jura

Brown Family Letters from Islay (1792) and Lorne (1820) to North Carolina

Early Elders of St. Pauls Presbyterian Church, Robeson County, NC

The Kenneth Black – Catherine Patterson Family of Moore County, NC

Front Cover: Barbecue Presbyterian Church, Harnett County, NC

Back Cover: 23rd Psalm in Gaelic

 

 

 

Vol 2 No. 3                                                                                                     Summer 1987

 A North Carolina – Kintyre Connection

Guide to Argyll Genealogical Research Sources (Part 1): Statutory Registration

                        Census Schedules, and Old Parish Registers

An Account of the Campbell Papers, Isle of Islay

William Fields Examines the 1755 Cumberland County, NC Tax List

Maps of Early Land Grants in the Upper Cape Fear Region

Sources for Research on Various Families Including Surnames Armstrong and Blue

Bethune Family Notes

More About the McNeills of Ardlussa

The Samuel Campbell – Alice Mabson Family

Some Pertinent Scottish Books

Correspondence: Separation of the Early James Campbells; The Kate Old Field

                        And Flora McDonald’s Breast Pin

Front Cover: Photograph of James Crawford Clark and Dollie Dewitt Clark of Perry County, Alabama, taken about 1905.

Back Cover: “A Warrior of the ‘45” from an old pen-and-ink sketch.

 

 

 

Vol 2 No 4                                                                                                      Fall, 1987

 North Carolina and The Scottish Highlanders

Kilchoman Parish Rent Rolls (1733 and 1741) Isle of Islay

Pre-1855 Inscribed Gravestones in Knapdale: Kilnaish, Lochhead, and Miadan

                        Beag Cemeteries

Lachland McNeill Letters from Breakachie, Scotland, to Jennat Smith (1784) and

                        John McNeill (1785), Cumberland County, NC

McLachlan and McCallum Families: The James Calvin McCallum Record

Some McDonald Families of Argyll, North Carolina, and Neshoba County, Mississippi

More Sources for Research on the Highland Scots of North Carolina and their Ancestors

Name Index to Volume 2

Back Cover: Parish map of Argyll and Bute prepared by Ken Campbell.

 

 

 

Vol 3 No 1                                                                                                      Winter 1988

 Guide to Argyll Genealogical Research Sources (Part 2): Kirk Session Records

Mystery of the Unpaid Passage

Pre-1855 Inscribed Gravestones to Knapdale: Lergnahension, Kilmahumaig, and

                        Inverneill Cemeteries

Jura Baptism Records (1704-1734): Surnames McMillan (McNamoile) and Lamont

Record of Ship Departure for North Carolina with Islay and Mull Residents (1774)

1779 Tax Roll for Captain Neill McCranie’s District, Cumberland County, NC

The Daniel McArthur – Jennette McArthur Family

More Sources for Research on the Highland Scots of North Carolina and their Ancestors

Correspondence: Highlanders in Cumberland’s Army: MacKeachie (McGeachey,

Keahey), McDonald, and Jackson Connections; Blue Family Origins

Front Cover: Photograph taken about 1925 at the Campbell estate of Ardfin on Jura.

 

 

 

 

Vol 3 No 2                                                                                                      Spring 1988

 Restoration of Campbell Homes at Buie’s Creek, NC

Jennie “Bhan” McNeill:   Legend of the Upper Cape Fear

Session Minutes (1829-1859) of Philadelphia Presbyterian Church, Robeson County, NC

Ferguson – McDonald Family Bible Records and Notes on Some McDonald Families of

                         Moore County, NC

Testimonial of Donald Shaw of Islay (1763)

“The worst lot in the world… are there”

Tribute to Malcolm McDonald (1796-1870) of Skye and North Carolina

James McNeill Johnson and Comments on the Johnson Family

Research on a McPherson Branch in Scotland, North and South Carolina, and Alabama

The Elusive William Buie of Buffalo Church

John McLean and his Family

McGregor – Ray Letters (1852 and 1856) from Cumberland County, NC to Texas

More Sources for Research on the Highland Scots of North Carolina and Their Ancestors

Front Cover: Recent photograph of the childhood home of James Archibald Campbell at Buie’s Creek, NC

Back Cover: Title Page of a Gaelic Book published in 1786 owned by Margaret McIver, wife of William Buie.

 

 

 

Vol 3 No 3                                                                                                      Summer 1988

 Jura People “Intending a Voyage for Cape Fear” (1754)

Shaw Family Letters fro Islay (1773) and Jura (1789) to North Carolina

Close Scrutiny at Old Bluff Church

1780 Tax Roll for Captain Neill McCranie’s District, Cumberland County, NC

Neill Brown’s Diary, Robeson County, NC

The Ancestry of John and Malcolm Gilchrist of North Carolina

The McAdory Notebook

The James Smylie Family of Argyllshire, North Carolina, and Mississippi

Sources for Research on the Highland Scots of North Carolina and their Ancestors

Correspondence: Donald a.k.a. Daniel Graham; Archibald’s Sobriquet and the

                        Skerobline McNeills

Back Cover: Map of Kintyre showing major places occurring gin seventeenth century history, from Kintyre in the Seventeenth Century by Andrew McKerrral, publ. 1948.

 

 

 

Vol 3 No 4                                                                                                     Fall 1988

 Extract from the Sheriff Court Records of Argyll (1683)

Pre-1855 Inscribed Gravestones in Knapdale: Kilmichael, Inverlussa and Kilmory Knap

                        Cemeteries

Clark Family Letters from Jura (1792) and Islay (1820) to North Carolina

1777 Tax List for Captain Thomas Dobbins’ District, Cumberland County, NC

 

The Unusual Family Heritage of Julia and Esther McNeill of The Saint Pauls Review

The James Bolin Family of Cumberland County, NC

Name Index to Volume 3

Front Cover: Drawings of stone effigies found at Iona, Oronsay and Kilmory Knap.

Back Cover: Judge and Mrs. A. I. B. Stewart of Campbelltown, Argyll.

 

 

 

Vol 4 No 1                                                                                                      Winter 1989

Award of Excellence from The North Carolina Society of Historians

Clachan – Could it be Your Scottish Connection?

The Argyll Colony’s Search for a Minister Documented in Scottish Records

Comments on Some Argyll Place Names Mentioned in Early Letters

Notes on the McCorvie (O’Corvie) Family of Kintyre

Notes on the Smylie Family of Argyll

Campbell – McLachlan Connection

A Dallas Family of Islay and the Carolinas

A Brief History of the Clan Shaw in Harnett County, NC

Death of Colonel Hector McNeill

Sources for Research on the Highland Scots of North Carolina and their Ancestors

Back Cover: Excerpt of poem “Duanag Altrium”.

 

 

 

Vol 4 No 2                                                                                                      Spring 1989

 The Legend of “Red” Neill McNeill

The Evolution of Gaelic Surnames in Kintyre

Some Biographical Notes on the Reverend Robert Fullarton, Minister of Glassary

                        Parish 1727-1762

Bluff Church Baptisms 1814-1823

Immigration of North Carolina Scots to Canada (1828)

Godfrey MacNeil’s Visit to North Carolina

McIntire Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions, Cumberland County, NC

Clark and Small Family Bible Records

McNair Family History

Family Sheet: John and Ann McAlester

A Recent Trip to Scotland

Front Cover: Photograph of Bluff Presbyterian Church, Wade, NC

 

 

 

Vol 4 No 3                                                                                                      Summer 1989

 The Gaels That Were Forgotten

A Letter to Three Churches – Fragments from the McAllister Collection

Baptismal Records of Bluff Presbyterian Church, 1784-1803

Testimonial of Donald MacKenzie (1791)

250th Anniversary of the 1739 Argyll Colony in North Carolina – Schedule of Events

Back Cover: Schematic map of the Isle of Skye showing approximate parochial boundaries and some general topographic and cultural features, from The MacGillivrays of Skye publ 1985.

 

 

 

Vol 4 No 4                                                                                                      Fall 1989

 The Mill Prong House and Cemetery

Shipwrecked Off Islay!

Abstract of List of Debtors t Archibald Campbell of Jura Estate, 1762 (Part 1)

Obituaries of Scottish-Born Bladen County, NC, Residents

Origins of the McQueens

Revolutionary War Pension Document of John Buie of Hardin County, TN (1835)

Loyalist Widow Pension Document of Rebecca McDugald of Moore County, NC (1835)

The Edward Campbell, Sr. Family

Family Sheet: David Reid – Mary Ramsey

Name Index to Volume 4

Front Cover: Mill Prong House near Raeford, NC

 

 

 

Vol 5 No 1                                                                                                     Winter 1990

 The Argyll Colony of North Carolina: Address by Judge Henry McKinnon to the

                        Saint Andrew’s Society of North Carolina

Probable Members of the 1739 Argyll Colony

Abstract of List of Debtors to the Archibald Campbell of Jura Estate, 1764 (Part 2)

The Scotch Cemetery near Bethune, Kershaw County, South Carolina

Notes on McNair Families of West Kintyre

Early Membership List of Antioch Presbyterian Church

The Neill Mcalpin Family

McGeachy Family Letters

 

 

 

 

Vol 5 No 2                                                                                                      Spring 1990

 History of Raft Swamp Presbyterian Church

Early History of MacPherson Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville Presbytery

Origins of Surnames McCranie and Darroch

The McLaughlins of North Carolina

The McArns of Knapdale, Argyllshire, Scotland

The Angus McInnes Family

The Reverend Daniel White – The Life and Family of an Influential Scottish Immigrant

Ancestry of John Duncan Buie

Some Additional Notes on the Reverend Robert Fullarton

The Archibald McFadyen Family

Will of John McKay, Marlborough District, South Carolina (Written 1826, Recorded

                        1829)

Will of Malcolm Blue, Rowan County, NC (Written 1783)

Dr. Earl Douglas MacPhee (1894-1982)

Family Sheets: Allan McLean – Flora McArthur; Daniel McDougald, Sr. – Catherine ---

Pedigree Charts: Mary Ann Shaw; David Archibald Leach

Correspondence: Moore’s Creek Battlefield Association; Malcolm Fowler; Rev. John

                        McLeod, McCallum Family Heritage

Front Cover: Philadelphus Presbyterian Church, Robeson Co., NC est 1796.

Back Cover: The Gravestone of Isabell Buchan, probably the oldest legible gravestone at

 Old Bethesda Church

 

 

 

Vol 5 No 3                                                                                                      Summer 1990

 Contemporary Accounts of Emigration from Scotland to America Recorded in

                        Scottish and English Periodicals 1768-1776 with particular

                        Reference to North Carolina

The Kintyre Hearth Tax (Part 1)

The McLeod Family Massacre

Letter from R. R. MacMillan to Rev. William Black (1908)

Wilkinson Family Letter (1881)

The Estate of Archibald McGugan of Robeson County, North Carolina

Malcolm and Margaret Leach and their Descendants

The John McNair Family Record

Front Cover: Photo of Margaret Patterson b. 1825 Robeson County, NC granddaughter

 of “Buffalo” Daniel Patterson

 

 

 

Vol 5 No 4                                                                                                      Fall 1990

The Kintyre Hearth Tax (Part 2)

The McLaughlin Families of Robeson County, NC

Neil McArthur Record (1804)

McPherson Family Bible Records

Cameron Family Letters, Union Church, Mississippi (1891 and 1892)

Additional Information about Archibald McFadyen (1754-1830)

Name Index to Vol 5

Photos: Malcolm Blue House built 1825, Moore County, NC

                        Granite Gravestone of Col. A. S. McNeill at Tirzah (now Summerville)

                        Presbyterian Church, Harnett County, NC from the rocks of Smylie’s Falls

 

 

 

Vol 6 No 1                                                                                                      April 1992

 The Ship Thistle by Kenneth Campbell

Highland Emigration to America with Particular Reference to North Carolina

                        By A. I. B. Stewart    

“Cluster” Research Can Help You Locate Your Family” by Clovis Byars Herring

Subject Index to Argyll Colony Plus, Vol 1 through Vol 5 by Louise Curry

John and Catherine (McLean) Darroch’s Family, Isle of Jura to North Carolina

                        Contributed by Mrs. Janice (Darroch) Brown

Some Bladen County Citizens – 1773 from Colonial Records of North Carolina

                        Contributed by Jean Casper

The Blues of North Kintyre by Capt. Ian MacDonald

The Origins of Daniel and Grace Curry McKinnon by Judge Henry A. McKinnon, Jr.

Professional North Carolina Genealogical Researchers

“Sailor John” Clark from the Isle of Jura, Scotland by J. McNeill Johnson

Highland Family Names by Duncan Beaton

Barbecue Presbyterian Church by Ken Campbell

Barbecue Presbyterian Church Cemetery Records by Hugh B. Williams

Map locating Barbecue, Bluff and Longstreet Presbyterian Churches by Dan McMillan

 

 

 

Vol 6 No 2                                                                                                      August 1992

 North Carolina Scottish Heritage Society Founded

Rab, The Rhymer, an Evening with Robert Burns

The Selkirk Grace by Robert Burns

Who are the Scots? By A. I. B. Stewart

Photograph of Col Vic Clark, Bill Fields, and Judge Stewart

North Carolina Justices of the Peace 1776 – compiled by Dr. Ruby G. Campbell

Maps of North Carolina Counties 1775 and 1780

A List of Hearths in Islay and Jura in the Parish of Kildalton 1694 Transcribed by

                        Mrs. Freda Ramsay

Map of the Isle of Islay, Argyll, Scotland

Descendants of Angus and Flora McDuffy Currie by Thomas B. Ray and Louise Curry

Nathan Curry of Virginia by Louise Curry

Hugh McKenzie of Moore County and His Descendants by Duncan James McKenzie

                        And Louise Curry

Map of Moore County, NC 1747-1847

Index to Editor’s Notes and Miscellany, Argyll Colony Plus Volume I to V by Louise

                        Curry

Recipes

Round Church, Bowmore, Islay

A Toast to Newlyweds

 

 

 

Vol 6 No 3                                                                                          November 1992

 Old Scotch Cemeteries by Gov. Angus W. McLean Transcribed by Mrs. Louise Curry

Mill Place Cemetery – Surveyed by Glenn H. McGugan

Brotche of Ugdale by Col. Hector MacNeal Transcribed by Dr Ruby G. Campbell

Was Golf Invented by the Scots by Cmdr John Kerr

North Carolina Boundaries 1663-1763 by Garland P. Stout Transcribed by Dr. Ruby

                        G. Campbell

Justices of the Peace 1771-1774 Courtesy of Dr Robert Cain, Transcribed by Dr. Ruby

                        G. Campbell

Russian Navy Sails Under St. Andrews Cross by Cmdr. John T. Kerr USNR (Ret)

                        Transcribed by Kenneth Campbell

Recipes, Scottish Shortbread by Sharon Conrick Transcribed by Vic Clark

Longstreet Cemetery Wall by a Jura Person

Index of Names and Places

Map of Isle of Jura, Argyll, Scotland

 

 

 

Vol 7 No 1                                                                                          April 1993

Scottish Heritage Celebration 1-3 October 1993 at Mill Prong House, Lumberton and

                        Red Springs

The Gailbraiths and Allied Families: MacKeithans, MacAllisters, McNeills and

Campbells by Col. Ben M. Huckabay, Jr. Transcribed by Louise Curry

Jennie Ban McNeill Cemetery, Surveyed March 1992 by Glenn H. McGugan

Bladen County Clarks by Rev. Dr. Byron Clark, Transcribed by Louise Curry

A Short Account of the Bethune (Beaton) Family in Kintyre by Captain Ian MacDonald

Notes on McNair, McNare, McInvier Families in West Kintyre by Capt. Ian MacDonald

Argyll Colony Plus Volumes 1 – 6 Books and Magazines Reviewed and Discussed –

                        Compiled by Louise Curry

Additional Information regarding Origins of Daniel and Grace Curry McKinnon by Judge

                        Henry A. McKinnon, Jr.

Book Reviews by Ruby G. Campbell, Map by Ken Campbell

Recipes by Vic Clark

Ulster Scots and the Elephant

Front Cover: Sketch of cottage in Keils in Jura as it looked a hundred years ago.

Back Cover: Clark family in Keils, present day.

 

 

 

Vol 7 No 2                                                                                          August 1993

An Invitation to Help Excavate the Macdonald’s Ancient Headquarters Comment by

                        Vic Clark

Significance of the Archaeological Project at Loch Finlaggan by Diarmid A. Campbell,

                        Editor, Journal of the Clan Campbell Society (NA)

Excavations at the Centre of the Lordship of the Isles by Dr. David H Caldwell, Royal

                        Museum of Scotland, Director of the Finlaggan Archaeological Project

Church and Clergy in North Carolina – Part l – by Gov. Angus Wilton McLean

Sheriff Court, Tarbert, Kintyre, 1683 by Judge A. I. B. Stewart and Capt. Ian MacDonald

A Stolen Sheep by Judge A. I. B. Stewart

Six Robeson County Governors by Judge Henry A. McKinnon, Jr.

Kerr Family Genealogy Directory by Cmdr. John T. Kerr

Isle of Jura Residents by Gordon Wright

Education on the Isle of Jura by Gordon Wright

Recipes by Vic Clark

 

Illustrations and Maps:

            Sketch of Finlaggan Castle by Diarmid A. Campbell

            Photograph of Loch Finlaggan by Dr. David H. Caldwell

            Map, Locating NC Churches by Dan McMillan

            Photograph of Tarbert Castle Remains

            Photographs of Four Robeson County Governors

            Photocopy of Governor Brown’s Remark re Being Captured

            Map of the Isle of Jura

 

 

 

Vol 7 No 3                                                                                          November 1993

 The Make-up of Scottish Place Names by Dr. Ruby G. Campbell

Calling all Curries by Louise Curry

Auchindrain: The Field of Thorns Epitomized by Ruby G. Campbell

Lordship of Knapdale, Place Names and Surnames by Capt. Ian MacDonald

Early Origins of Argyllshire Families by Alastair Campbell of Airds transcribed by

                        Louise Curry

James Pinckney McPherson by Winifred Gladys Clark and Louise Curry

Pages from the Past by Judge A. I. B. Stewart transcribed by Louise Curry

The Names on Gravestones in Kilmartin Old Graveyard by Allan D. Begg transcribed

                        By Louise Curry

Recipes by Victor E. Clark, Jr.

Island Devarr (A Poem) by J. C. 1833

 

Photographs and Maps:

            Photograph of Country Company Supper at the Campbell House

            Photographs of Members during Scottish Heritage Celebration

            Map and Photographs of Auchindrain

            Map of Knapdale with Some Place Names by Kenneth Campbell

            Map of Kintyre with Some Place Names by Kenneth Campbell

            Photograph of Capt. Ian MacDonald and Col Vic Clark

            Photograph of Alastair Campbell of Airds

            Photograph of Louise Curry and Judge A.I.B. Stewart in Col Vic Clark’s Office

            Gravestone Chart of Kilmartin Old Graveyard by Kenneth Campbell

            Photograph of Allan Begg, his granddaughter Gillian

            Map showing Parishes in Argyll & Bute by Kenneth Campbell

            Photograph of the Great Inn at Inverary

            The 1748 Petition by 77 NC men, mostly of the Argyll Colony, to the

Presbyterian Synod of Argyll for a Minister

 

 

 

Vol 8 No 1                                                                                                      April 1994

 Plans for 1994 Scottish Heritage Celebration

Highland Scottish Cultural Traditions in Carolina by Dr. James R. MacDonald,

 Transcribed by Dr Ruby G. Campbell

1763 Tax List for Bladen County, NC transcribed by Louise Curry

The Gilchrists of Western Scotland by Robert W. Gilchrist, transcribed by Louise Curry

Churches and Clergy in North Carolina Part II by Gov. Angus Wilton McLean,

                        Transcribed by Louise Curry

David Clark – Ancestors and Descendants by Laverne Raisch, transcribed by Louise

                        Curry

Some of the Family Connections of Alexander McKay and his Wife, Nancy Baker

                        McArthur, by Dr. John Scalf, transcribed by Louise Curry

Seventeenth Century Agricultural Tenancies in Argyll by Judge A. I. B. Steward,

                        Transcribed by Louise Curry

The Names on the Gravestones in Kilmartin Old Graveyard by Allan D. Begg,

 transcribed by Louise Curry

 

Photographs and Maps

            Sketches of 6 churches mentioned in Gov. McLean’s Church Chapter

            Map, Counties of Western Kentucky

            Bicentennial Historical map of Robeson County, NC

            Gravestone Chart of Kilmartin Old Graveyard II by Kenneth Campbell

            Drawing from Book Building Dunvegan Castle by Ruairidh McLeod

            When Buffalo Roamed in North Carolina

 

 

 

Vol 8 No 2                                                                                                      August 1994

 From Auchagoyle to Penmore, A Profile of Archibald MacNab by Duncan Beaton,

                        Transcribed by Louise Curry

A Traditional History of Priests, by Marie Smith Gordon, Transcribed by Louise Curry

Genealogical Researchers in Argyll by Vic Clark

Hearth Tax List of Knapdale in 1694 by Capt. Ian MacDonald, Transcribed by

                        Dr. Ruby G. Campbell, Map by Ken Campbell

From Ulster to Carolina: The Migration of the Scotch-Irish to Southwestern North

                        Carolina, Part l, by Dr. Tyler Blethen and Dr. Curtis Wood, Jr.

                        Abridged by Dr. Ruby G. Campbell

The Names on the Gravestones in Kilmichael Glassary Churchyard by Allan Begg,

                        Transcribed by Louise Curry, Plan by Ken Campbell

The Lady of the Rock, by Emily Pfeiffer, Transcribed by Louise Curry

1767 Immigrants from the Isle of Jura Granted Land in Cumberland County, NC

                        by Vic Clark

 

Photographs and Maps

            Map of Knapdale, locating places on 1694 Hearth Tax List by Ken Campbell

            Plan of Glassary Churchyard by Alan Begg and Ken Campbell

 

            The McPhail Family of Lealt, Jura from Gordon Wright’s book The Isle of Jura

            Photo of Sandy Buie, Knockrome, Jura on cover

 

 

 

Vol 8 No 3                                                                                          November 1994

 Consolidating and Disposing of your Genealogy by Diane Dieterle

Macharioch, Estate of Donald MacDonald by Gloria S. Ross

Indictment of Donald McNeill of Kilarow from Justiciary Records of Argyll

From Ulster to Carolina by Dr. Tyler Blethen and Dr. Curtis Wood, Jr.

                        Abridged by Ruby G. Campbell

A Ghost Army seen at Inveraray by Diarmid A. Campbell, Editor, Clan Campbell

                        Society (NA) Journal

1878 Rates for Teachers Anon

Six Pre-Revolutionary War McKays named Alexander – all from the Valley of the

                        Scots by Dr. John Scalf and Peggy C. Mordecai

The Finlaggan Project by Dr. David Caldwell

The Family of Hector Smith of North Knapdale and North Carolina by Marie Gordon

Kintyre Conections to American presidents by Judge A. I. B. Stewart

From Loch Kiaran in North Kintyre to North Carolina by Capt. Ian MacDonald

Touring with Ruairidh MacLeod – The Scottish Island Experience

Colonel McArthur’s Family (Lt. Col. William Surles McArthur, US Army, North

 Carolina’s Scottish Astronaut)

Colonel McArthur’s Biographical Data from the National Aeronautics and Space

                        Administration

The Men that Don’t fit In by Robert Service

 

 

 

Vol 9 No 1                                                                                                      April 1995

 The Hero of the Duplin County, NC Historical Society

Backtracking Hardy Hunter, A Case Study in Genealogical Problem Solving via the

                        Preponderance of Evidence Principle Part l by Elizabeth Shown Mills

Marriages and Death Notices from The North Carolina Presbyterian, 1858 by Katherine

                        Kerr Kendall

1543 Rental of Kintyre by Judge A. I. B. Stewart with Map by Ken Campbell

Educational Institutions of North Carolina’s Early Scottish Settlers from Highland Scots

                        In North Carolina by Gov. Angus W. McLean

How the Tarbert Lands passed from the MacAlisters to the Campbells by Duncan

                        Beaton, Houston, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Some Records of Emigrants to North Carolina Excerpted by Louise Curry, Irving, TX

“Scorblin Archie McNeill” How did He Get His Name? By Capt. Ian MacDonald,

 Clachan, Argyll, Scotland

A Study of Old Parish Records of Inveraray by Laura Clark and Susan Martin of

 Inveraray, Argyll

Grandma and the Family Tree Anon

Poem – Away Down Home (Robeson County, NC?) by John Charles McNeill

 

Photographs:

            Front Cover: Herringshearth, home of Dr. William Dallas Herring, also The

 Leora Hyatt McEachern Library of the Duplin County, NC Historical

 Society, Rose Hill, NC

            Back Cover: Mexican Certificate for land issued to James Clark in 1830. James

 Clark was the son of Benjamin Clark, son of John Clark of Duplin Co.

 

 

 

Vol 9 No 2                                                                                                      August 1995

 Pssst! Wanna Buy Your Name? Warning from the National Genealogical Society

Scotland, The Highland Line, Map by Kenn Campbell, Text by Ruby G. Campbell

Kintyre Connections to American Presidents by Judge A. I. B. Stewart

Backtracking Hardy Hunter, A Case Study in Genealogical Problem Solving via the

                        Preponderance of Evidence Principle Part II by Elizabeth Shown Mills

Marriages and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian, 1858 by

                        Katherine Kerr Kendall

Some Descendants of Lachlan McNeill Buidhe by Judge A. I. B. Stewart

The Campbell – MacDonald – McAllester Connection by Robert W. Gilchrist

Tenant Farmers of North Knapdale and Isle of Gigha by Capt. Ian MacDonald

Educational Institutions of North Carolina’s Early Scottish Settlers from Highland

                        Scots in North Carolina by Gov. Angus W. McLean

Maps of the Northern and Southern Sections of the Hebridean Islands

Map by Kenn Campbell showing the location of all of the parishes in the Counties

                        Of Argyll and Bute, Scotland

 

 

 

Vol 9 No 3                                                                                          November 1995

 Christmas Traditions in Scotland by Ruby G. Campbell

An Uxorious Parson by Judge A. I. B. Stewart

Old Kintyre Gravestones by Dr. F. S. Mackenna

Marriages and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian, 1858 by Katherine

                        Kerr Kendall

Who was the Archibald Graham in John Graham’s 1796 Will? By Elizabeth Van

                        Straaveren

The Clark – Alexander Connection by Vic Clark

The MacGilchrists of Western Scotland by Robert W. Gilchrist

Archibald McKissack and Possible Allied Families by David McKissach and Louise

                        D. Curry

Documents from the Memorial of Lt. Donald MacDonald of the North Carolina

                        Highlanders by Jean A. Casper

Index for Volume 9

Back Cover: Map 1745 – 1746 in the West Highlands from Argyll in the Forty-Five by

                        Sir James Ferguson

 

 

 

Vol 10 No1                                                                                                  April 1996

 Tarbert (Kilandreis) Cemetery Compiled by the Macintyre Family of Caladh, Tarbert;

                        Part I of IV Transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell, Charted by Kenneth B.

                        Campbell

Guide Wallace – A Poem, Abridged by Louise Curry

The Immigrant John Clark of Jura and His Descendants Part I by Louise Curry

A Brief Survey of MacDonald History by Robert W. Gilchrist Transcribed by Louise

                        Curry

The “Toll House” Grahams by John McNeill Johnston Transcribed by Louise Curry

Gilbert and Christian McMillan and Some of Their Descendants by Elizabeth (Betty)

                        McRae Hamrick

Marriages and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian 1860 Part I of III

                        By Katherine Kerr Kendall

Presbyterian Rebels in Kintyre by Judge A. I. B. Stewart, transcribed by Ruby G.

                        Campbell

Front Cover: Ballinakill House, Clachan, Argyll, home of Coll McAllister, son of

                        Ronald McAllister of Dunskeig, Cadet of Loup.

 

 

 

Vol 10 No 2                                                                                                    July 1996

 My 1996 Visit to Scotland by Vic Clark

Kintyre Map

Balinakill by Capt. Ian MacDonald transcribed by Vic Clark

Clan McAllister of America by Major Robert M. McAllister USAF (Ret)

                        Transcribed by Vic Clark

Captain John McAllister’s Private Cemetery by Col. Vic Clark

Subject Index of Early Volumes of The Argyll Colony Plus by Louise Curry

Festivals of the Celtic Year by Ruby G. Campbell

Marriages and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian 1860 Part II of

                        III by Katherine Kerr Kendall

Tarbert (Kilandreis) Cemetery, Compiled by the Macintyre Family Part II of IV,

                        Transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell, Charts by Kenneth Campbell

The Life and Times of Rev. Neill Sidney McDonald by Gloria Swanson Ross,

                        Transcribed by Louise Curry

Excavations at the Mounds at Cnoc Seannda by Dr. David H. Caldwell transcribed

                        By Ruby G. Campbell

The Immigrant John Clark of Jura and His Descendants Part II by Louise Curry

Documents of Bluff Presbyterian Church fro the McAllister Papers, submitted

                        By William Doub Bennett, transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell

Flora MacDonald by Ruairidh H. McLeod

Books by Bennett (William Doub Bennett) Orange County, NC Records

Flowers of the Forest: The Isle of Jura’s Katie Darroch d. 13 January 1996

Front Cover: Flora MacDonald Academy, Red Springs, NC

Back Cover: Ancient Map of Knapdale, Argyll by the Dutch cartographer Joan

                        Blaeu, probably first published about 1662

 

 

 

Vol 10 No 3                                                                            November 1996

 Tarbert (Kilandreis) Cemetery, Compiled by the Macintyre Family of Caladh,

                        Tarbert, Argyll Part III of IV, Transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell,

                        Charts by Kenneth B. Campbell

Unsolved Mystery: The Origins of Farquhard Campbell (ca. 1721-1808) Compiled

                        By Ruby G. Campbell

The Royal Castle of Tarbert transcribed by Louise Curry

Marriages and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian 1860 Part III of

                        III by Katherine Kerr Kendall

Sean-Ghairt Survey Project – An Analysis of an Islay Pre-Clearance Settlement

                        By the Edinburgh University Archeological Society by Dr. David

                        Caldwell, National Museums of Scotland

The Trials of Archibald MacQueen by Judge Henry A. McKinnon, Jr. transcribed by

                        Louise Curry

Description of Ancient Ruins Believed to be Duns by W. Maitland, Transcribed by

                        Louise Curry

Wanda Suggs Campbell by Vivian McDowell, Bladen County Library, Elizabethtown,    

                        NC transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell

Clan Gregor and Rob Roy McGregor by Inez G. Boothe transcribed by Louise Curry

Jesse James in the Last Battle of the War Between the States

Index of Volume 10

Back Cover:  Ancient map of the Isle of Jura by the Dutch Cartographer Joan Blaeu,

                        Probably first published in Blaeu’s Atlas Major about 1662.

 

 

 

Vol 11 No 1                                                                                                    March 1997

 Tarbert (Kilandreis) Cemetery, Compiled by the Macintyre Family of Caladh, Tarbert

                        Part IV of IV, Transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell, Charts by Kenn

 Campbell

An Argyllshire Clark Gathering by Duncan Beaton, transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell,

                        Charts by Kenn Campbell

An Eye on Islay, A Glimpse into the Colorful History of the Queen of the Hebrides by

                        Bob Gilchrist

Marriage and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian 1859 Part I of III

                        By Katherine Kendall Kerr, transcribed by Louise Curry

Campbell and Clark/Clarke Ancestors of Louis Moore by Louis Moore Transcribed by

                        Ruby G. Campbell

Emigration and the Clearances from the Isle of Jura by Gordon Wright transcribed by

                        Louise Curry

Findings of the Darroch History on my Trip to Scotland, by Dennis W. Cameron,

                        Transcribed by Louise Curry

Back Cover: Sketch of Dunyveg Castle, Isle of Islay and sketch of a cottage on the

                        Isle of Islay, 1774.

 

 

 

Vol 11 No 2                                                                                                    July 1997

 What is History? Two page review of book by E. H. Carr by Stevens V. Anderson

Some Leading Families in Early Argyll by Diarmid A. Campbell

My Two Trips to the Isle of Jura by Anne Landin

The Other Scots by Jaquelin Diane Nash transcribed by Louise Curry

Communicant Members of the Tarbert Parish Church, 1839 compiled by the

                        Macintyre Family, transcribed by Louise Curry

The Murphys of Tomahawk by Laura Holoman Murphy

Military List of North Knapdale in 1799 by Capt. Ian MacDonald transcribed by

                        Ruby G. Campbell

Marriage and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian 1859 Part II of III

                        By Katherine Kendall Kerr transcribed by Louise Curry

Our Ancestors who Sailed the Dragon Ships by John T. Kerr, transcribed by Louise

                        Curry

Two Lists of Intending Passengers to the New World: 1770 and 1771 by Frank Bigwood

                        Transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell

The Descendants of Allen Cameron and Mary Stewart by John Burton Cameron

                        Transcribed by Louise Curry

 

 

 

Vol 11 No 3                                                                                               November 1997

 Argyll Colony Plus wins North Carolina Genealogical Society Award for Excellence

                        In Journal Publishing

News from the Isle of Jura, by Gordon Wright

News of Jura’s Darrach Clan from Stan Darrach

Marriage and Death Notices fro the North Carolina Presbyterian 1858, Part III of III

                        By Katherine Kendall Kerr transcribed by Louise Curry

Glenbarr Abbey by Mrs Giselle Juette

Findings of the Black History on my Trip to Scotland by Dennis W. Cameron

                        Transcribed by Louise Curry

The Descendants of Allen Cameron and Mary Stewart, Part II by John Burton Cameron

                        Transcribed by Louise Curry

Information Concerning the Province of North Carolina Part I transcribed by Louise

 Curry

A Sketch of the Old Scotch Settlement at Union Church by C. W. Grafton abridged

                        By Ruby G. Campbell

Two Brothers, or Were There Three? By Robert W. Gilchrist transcribed by Louise

                        Curry

Kilearnadail Grave Yard, Isle of Jura Compliments of Mr. Gordon Wright charted by

                        Kenneth Campbell transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell

Kintyre Connection with North Carolina by Frank Bigwood transcribed by Ruby

                        G. Campbell

Back Cover: Map of the Isle of Jura taken from Jura, An Island of Argyll by Rev.

                        Donald Budge

 

 

 

Vol 12 No 1                                                                                        March 1998

 A Dry Stone Wall for Flora MacDonald’s Garden

Glencoe, Clan Massacre or Authorized Military Operation by Lt. Hugh A. Campbell,

                        Introduction by Diarmid A Campbell transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell

A Note on the MacGille Chainnich Clan of Dalriada now known as Shaw in Islay,

                        Jura and Craignish by the Very Reverend Duncan Shaw

A List of the Jura Shaw’s baptismal records 1704 – 1729 transcribed by Dr. Scott Buie

The Argyll Colony by Judge A. I. B. Stewart transcribed by Louise Curry

The Shadowy MacGilchrists:   What was their Origin? By Robert Gilchrist transcribed

                        By Ruby G. Campbell

The Argyll Colony’s Early Settlers by Vic Clark

McAllister Family Papers, Cumberland County, NC 1747-1923 NC Archives Finding

                        Aid by William C. Fields and George Stevenson

St. Andrews Presbyterian College’s Gaelic Immersion Course

Back Cover: Map: parishes in the Counties of Argyll and Bute

 

 

 

Vol 12 No 2                                                                                        July 1998

 Finding Your Ancestors in Scotland by Rosemary Bigwood

Laurinburg, Oban’s NC Sister City by Beacham McDougald

A List from Jura by Frank Bigwood

Black River Chapel by Laura Holman Murphy

South River Presbyterian Church by Laura Holman Murphy

Marriage and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian 1861 by Katherine

                        Kerr Kendall transcribed by Louise Curry

Franciscan (Roman Catholic) Converts in Kintyre by Alastair Roberts epitomized by

                        Louise Curry

Name Index of the Cemeteries on Ft. Bragg, NC by Beverly Boyko and William H.

 Kern, transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell

The Descendants of Norman Cameron and his wife Rachel Bruce, I of II by John

                        Cameron, transcribed by Louise Curry

Back Cover: Photograph of Dry Stone Wall in the Flora MacDonald Garden, St.

                        Andrews Presbyterian College, Laurinburg, NC

 

 

 

Vol 12 No 3                                                                                        November 1998

 The Very Reverend Doctor Duncan Shaw

Flora MacDonald’s Chimney by Col. Robert M. Campbell

Marriage and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian 1862, by

                        Katherine Kerr Kendall transcribed by Louise Curry

The Grandfather of John and Malcolm Gilchrist by Robert W. Gilchrist

A Petition of the Inhabitants of Richmond County, NC by William D. Bennett,

                        Transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell

Some Descendants of Hardy Hunter and Elizabeth Jane Clark, Part I by Juanita

                        Bitton, Ruth Burns and Louise Curry

Robert & Jennet (--) Campbell Family by C. Joyce Hester, Epitomized by Ruby G.

                        Campbell

The Descendants of Norman Cameron and Rachel Bruce, Part II by John Burton

                        Cameron transcribed by Louise Curry

Evolution of St.Andrews Presbyterian College, Home of the North Carolina

                        Scottish Heritage Center

Back Cover: Map of the Isle of Arran off the coast of Kintyre

 

 

 

Vol 13 No 1                                                                                        March 1999

 The Mysterious Painting of Christ in Davaar Island Cave epitomized by Vic Clark

Companion for the Thistle: the Charming Molly and the Argyll Colony of 1739

                        By Robert J. Cain, transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell

Professional Genealogists, North Carolina Archives, Raleigh, and Presbyterian

                        Archives, Montreat, NC

The McLeods of Buffalo by William A. McLeod I of II transcribed by Ruby G.

                        Campbell

Index of Ruined Crofts, Farms, Dwellings, and Former Inhabitants of Glassary Parish

            By Alan Begg indexed by Louise D. Curry

Kilmartin House by Louise D. Curry

Were Your Ancestors Kintyre Smugglers? Illicit Whisky Making in Kintyre

                        Epitomized by Ruby G. Campbell

The Galbraith Poet-Harpers of Gigha by Graeme J. Baird transcribed by Ruby

                        G. Campbell

Marriages and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian 1862 Part II

                        Of II by Katherine Kerr Kendall transcribed by Louise D. Curry

Some Descendants of Hardy Hunter and Elizabeth Jane Clark by Juanita Bitton,

                        Ruth Burns and Louise Curry

Front Cover: Painting of Christ in a cave on Davaar Island off the coast at

                        Campbelltown, Kintyre

Back Cover: Poem: Island Davaar by unknown poet

 

 

 

Vol 13 No 2                                                                                                    July 1999

 Clark Family and Bible Records

Kilcalmonell and Kilberry Parish Military List transcribed by Louise Curry

Sallachary, A Short History of the Farm of Sallachary by Laura Clark and Susan

                        Martin of Inveraray transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell, Maps by

                        Kenneth Campbell

Family Connections of Alexander McKay and Neill McNeill by Miles T. McKay

                        Transcribed by Louise Curry

Kilmahumaig and the New York Houses by Michael Murray, epitomized by Ruby

                        G. Campbell

Unpublished 1827 Census of Isle of Gigha, by Capt. Ian MacDonald, Clachan,     

                        Argyll, epitomized by Ruby G. Campbell, Maps by Ken Campbell

The McLeods of Buffalo by William Angus McLeod, Part II epitomized by Ruby G.

                        Campbell, Map by Kenn Campbell

Index of Ruined Castles, Crofts, Farms and Dwellings in Kilmartin Parish by Alan

                        Begg, indexed by Louise Curry

Some Descendants of Hardy Hunter and Elizabeth Jane Clark Part III of III

                        By Juanita Bitton, Ruth Burns and Louise Curry

Christening Records 1796-1817 from Parochial Register, County of Argyll,

                        Colonsay by Kevin Byrne and Norman Newton, epitomized by

                        Ruby G. Campbell

Christening Records 1818-1842 from Parochial Register, County of Argyll,

                        Colonsay by Kevin Byrne and Norman Newton, epitomized by

                        Ruby G. Campbell

Christening Records 1843-1855 from Parochial Register, County of Argyll,

                        Colonsay by Kevin Byrne and Norman Newton, epitomized by

                        Ruby G. Campbell

 

 

 

Vol 13 No 3                                                                                         November 1999

 Capt. Ian MacDonald named Kintyre Citizen of the Year

Comments by Alastair Campbell of Airds

Pigs, Police, The Peace and Dr. Pirie, by Murdo MacDonald transcribed by Ruby

                        G. Campbell

The Southend Relief Church by A. I. B. Stewart transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell

McCallums in 1785 Tax Records 1790-1860 Census Records of Moore, Richmond &       

                        Cumberland Counties of North Carolina by Sharon Busboom,

                        Transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell

A Finlaggan Update by Dr. David H. Caldwell epitomized by Ruby G. Campbell

Flora MacDonald’s Home in North Carolina by Paul Green, epitomized by

                        Ruby G. Campbell

Historical Data re families of Blue, McKay, McNeill and Smith by William M. Blue,        

                        Epitomized by Ruby G. Campbell

Marriages and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian 1863 I of II

                        By Katherine Kerr Kendall transcribed by Louise Curry

Traditional Genealogy of the Cape Fear – based on Long’s History of the McLeans,

                        Transcribed by Louise Curry with an Introduction by Everett

                        McNeill Kivette

Marriage Register of Colonsay by Kevin Byrne and Norman Newton epitomized

                        By Ruby G. Campbell

The Bethunes of Big Raft Swamp, NC, The Family of David Beaton from Kintyre,

                        By Lawrence and Graham Bethune, transcribed by Louise D. Curry

 

 

 

Vol. 14 No 1                                                                                       March 2000

 The Argyll Colony by Bill Fields

Praise for Everett McNeill Kivette’s article “Traditional Genealogy of the Cape

                        Fear” by John H. McNeill

Presbyterian Rebels in Kintyre by A. I. B. Stewart epitomized by Ruby G. Campbell

Lachlan McNeill Buidhe: The Man, His Father and some Descendants by A. I. B.

                        Stewart transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell

Daniel McDuffie of Cross Creek, Monograph and notes edited by Ruby G. Campbell

Map of Colonsay, Colonsay Graveyard compiled by Kevin Byrne plus a letter from

                        Kevin transcribed by Ruby G. Campbell

Blue Families of North Carolina by Barney H. Blue transcribed by Louise Curry

Marriage and Death Notices fro the North Carolina Presbyterian, 1863 II of II

                        Abstracted by Katherine Kerr Kendall, transcribed by Louise Curry

1748 Petition for a Minister by Early Scot Settlers

Back Cover: Distant view of Dunadd, ancient capital of the Scots

 

 

 

Vol 14 No 2                                                                                                    July 2000

 Flowers of the Forest: Kitty MacLeod, Lauchlin Nordan Shaw, Gordon Wright

The Shaws of Flat Branch by Jamie MacDonald

The Papers of the Reverend Mr. William A. MacLeod:

            Correspondence of Emma Barrett Reeves (Mrs. Jonathan Floyd Reeves) to

                        Mrs. Helen McLeod

            Descendants and Allied Families of John Graham and Elizabeth Smylie

                        Adapted from notes made by W. A. MacLeod and Helen Manning

                        Wilder McLeod

            Letters of Miss Maggie Currie

            Reminiscences of Hoke County, North Carolina by the Reverend W. A.

                        McLeod (1876-1947) compiled by Ruby G. Campbell from letters

                        Written by Rev. McLeod to the editors of various newspapers from

                        1899 to 1913.

Old Jura Surnames by Donald Budge abridged from Jura, An Island of Argyll: It’s

                        History, People and Story by Ruby G. Campbell

Post-medieval settlement on Islay: Some recent research by David H. Caldwell,

                        Roger McWee and Nigel A. Ruckley, abridged by Ruby G. Campbell

Oransay Memorials: collected and submitted by Kevin Byrne

Front Cover: Photograph of the late Lauchlin Nordan Shaw at age 78, Harnett County,

                        NC

 

 

 

Vol 14 No 3                                                                                        November 2000

 A Campbell Who Saved the Prince by Donald F. MacDonald, Edinburgh, Scotland

Eighteenth-century Presbyterianism in the Highlands by Jamie MacDonald

The History of Barbecue Church, Harnett County, NC by D. P. MacDonald, Olivia, NC

Supplement to the History of Barbecue Church, Harnett County, NC by D. P.

                        MacDonald, Olivia, NC

From Longstreet to Appomattox – the ordeal of Major Murdoch McLauchlin and the

                        Carolina Boys in the War between the States by John Hairr

A Southerner Still by The Reverend Mr. William A. MacLeod from the papers inherited

                        By the Reverend Mr. James MacLeod edited and transcribed by Ruby

                        G. Campbell

Marriages and Death Notices from the North Carolina Presbyterian Part I abstracted

                        By Katherine Kerr Kendall transcribed by Louise Curry

Register of Deaths – Colonsay transcribed by Kevin Byrne, Colonsay

Information concerning the Province of North Carolina, addressed to emigrants from

                        The Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland by “an impartial hand,

Scotus Americanus”

Front Cover: Barbecue Presbyterian Church founded 1757 Harnett County, NC

 

 

 

Vol 15 No 1                                                                                                    May 2001

Church History of Harnett County by Leon M. McDonald

A Partial History of Mt. Pisgah Church (1835-1925), Harnett County, NC by Rev. E. B.

 Carr submitted by Linda F. Bennion

Cypress, The Church in the Wildwood, by D. P. MacDonald, Olivia, NC, submitted by

                        Linda F. Bennion

Bill Lawson Publications

The Highlander’s Oath, from the record of the Cumberland County, NC Court of Pleas

                        And Quarter Sessions, May 10, 1777

 

Kith and Clan in the Scottish-American Community, Excerpted from Highland Heritage:

Scottish Americans in the American South by Celeste Ray, Ph. D.

Jura Debtors to Archibald Campbell Submitted by David Wright, Jura

Some Gaelic Sayings from Jamie MacDonald

Gaelic Song purported to have been written by John McRae (Iain MacMhurchaidh) in

                        North Carolina during the time of the American Revolution

MacDonald Family Archives by Angus Robertson MacDonald, Montgomery, AL 1902

                        Submitted by Dee Thompson, Reprinted from the Website of Myrtle

Bridges with permission

Descendants of Daniel McLean B. 1768 Cumberland Co., NC

McDougalds of Cumberland andRobeson Counties, NC by Beacham McDougald

Travels with Anne by Anne Landin

 

 

 

Vol 15 No 2                                                                                                    August 2001

Flowers of the Forest: Tributes by William S. Caudill

Flora MacDonald Gammon

John Archibald McPhaul

Jura’s Heritage: A Brief History of the Island by Gordon Wright, Jura Part I of II

Somerled, The Warrior by Bill MacDougall, Arlington, Virginia from his book

                        “Kings in the West Beyond the Sea, An Informal History of the

                        Clan MacDougall”

Henderson, McKendrick, Henry, Hendry, Argyll Colonists to America From Killocraws

                        Farm in the Parish of Killean and Kjilchenzie on the West Coast of

                        Kintyre by Dorothy Henderson Price, Edited by Ruby G. Campbell

Highland Heritage: Scottish Americans in the American South, A Book Review by

                        Dr. Michael Newton

Extracts from the Pea River Presbyterian Church Session Book, Barbour County,

                        Alabama for the years 1854-1868 submitted by Linda F. Bennion

Waulking the Tweed and a Gaelic Waulking Song by Anne Landin

 

 

 

Vol 15 No 3                                                                                        December 2001

 Flowers of the Forest: Lt. Col. Victor E. Clark, Jr. by William S. Caudill

Jura’s Heritage by Gordon Wright Part II of II

The Diary of the Reverend Hector MacLean Submitted by Linda F. Bennion,

                        Abridged by Ruby G. Campbell

Tarbert Fair by Ian Y. Macintyre of Tarbert, Argyll

An Handbook of the Scottish Gaelic World, A Book Review by Anne Landin

A Visit to the Family History Library by Linda Bennion

Summerville Presbyterian Church (Harnett County, NC) Extracted from the National

Register of Historic Places, submitted by Linda F. Bennion

A Waulking Song from Jura Submitted by Anne Landin

 

 

 

Vol 16 No 1                                                                                                    March 2002

 The Americans, The Earl of Selkirk and Colonsay’s 1806 Emigrants to Prince Edward

                        Island by Professor John W. Sheets

We’re Indians Sure Enough, a Book Review by Anne Landin

The Anson County Highland Settlement; Allan and Flora MacDonald by Rassie

E. Wicker (written prior to 1953 and submitted to Lt. Col. Vic

Clark by Eloise Wicker Knight)

An Interesting Testimony to the Survival of Highland Music in North Carolina by

                        William S. Caudill

Stores from Poe’s Bottom by Kaththea Mills

The Clan Quhele or Opening a Highland Can of Worms by Judge Henry A.

                        “Sandy” McKinnon, Jr.

Shoeheel, North Carolina, which became Maxton, Extracts submitted by Linda F.

 Bennion

Scottish Surnames: McEachern and McEachin by Sally Stone Trotter abridged by

                        Ruby G. Campbell

 

 

 

 

Vol 16 No 2                                                                                                    July 2002

Diary of William M. Blue (Notes on a Trip to Scotland begun June 27th, 1914) submitted

by J. H (Buddy) Blue, Raeford NC,             transcribed by Anne Landin

Jura: Island of Deer – A book review by Judge Henry A. “Sandy” McKinnon

The Scottish Settlers in North Carolina by the late Duncan Stewart which appeared

                        In the Scottish American Journal, June 9, 1870

Notes on Column “The Scottish Settlers in North Carolina” by Dr. Michael Newton

A Guide to the Old Graveyard of Kilmeny, Islay by Roger McWee and Nigel A.

                        Ruckley - Islay Graveyard Series No. 1 with Foreword by Dr.

                        David H. Caldwell

The Ilich – People of Islay by Dr. David H. Caldwell

           

 

 

Vol 16 No 3                                                                                                    January 2003

 Old Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church by Rev. G. F. Kirkpatrick submitted by Linda

                        F. Bennion

Smyrna Presbyterian Church by Rev. G. F. Kirkpatrick submitted by Linda F.

                        Bennion

How the Scots Invented the Modern World – a book review by Dr. Michael Newton

Georgia Ties to North Carolina

Edenborough Medical College One professor School, from The News-Journal,

                        Raeford, NC

Dr. Hector McLean – First Generation

A Guide to the Old Graveyard of Port Charlotte, Islay by Roger McWee and Nigel A.

                        Ruckley - Islay Graveyard Series No. 2

 

 

 

Vol 17 No 1                                                                                                    Spring 2003

 The Rejected Scotsman by John Charles McNeill

Historical Sketch of Longstreet Presbyterian Church by Rev. R. A. McLeod submitted by

                        Linda Bennion

Vain, Hurtful, Lying Worldly Tales by Dr. Michael Newton

A Trip to Scotland By Robert McAllister

The Evolution of Gaelic Surnames in Kintyre by A. I B. Stewart reprinted from The

                        Magazine of The Kintyre Antiquarian & Natural History Society

The Bard MacLean by Anne Landin

Jura Surnames by Scott Buie

The History of Two MacNeill Families in North Carolina

A Weekend on Foot in Jura by Duncan Beaton submitted by Ruby G. Campbell

 

 

 

Vol 17 No 2                                                                                                    Summer 2003

The Culloden Scotch in North Carolina by J. C. McNeill submitted by Dr. Michael’                                  Newton, transcribed by Anne Landin

Copy of the Diary of Archibald Fairly with additional information on the names and

 families mentioned in the diary

In Search of an Ancestor (Lauchlin McLean) by Linda F. Bennion

A History of Highland Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville, NC by Linda F. Bennion

McDiarmid-McLean Cemetery, Hoke County, NC by Linda F. Bennion

Old Land Measures by Andrew McKerral, reprinted with permission from The

                        Magazine of the Kintyre Antiquarian & Natural History Society

A Guide to the Old Graveyard of Kildalton, Islay by Roger McWee and Nigel A.

                        Ruckley, Islay Graveyard Series No. 3

 

 

 

 

Vol 17 No 3                                                                                                    Winter 2004

 Two Letters: one from Sandy McKinnon with further details regarding the Fairly Diary;

(see Vol. 17 #2); one from Judith Nisbet with information on the Cyrus McNeill diary, further to our article in Vol. 17 #1 on the two McNeill Families

The Religious Life of the Upper Cape Fear Valley (with special reference to Gaelic) by

Douglas F. Kelly

Flora Macdonald College for Women, The Fayetteville Observer, transcribed by Linda

                        Bennion

A Brief History of the Shaw Family in Harnett County by Patricia London, epitomized by

Ruby G. Campbell, Ph.D.

Sandy McRae, A Piper in the Mountains of North Carolina, submitted by Michael

Newton, Ph.D., transcribed by Anne Landin

A Guide to the Old Graveyard of Keils, Islay, by Roger McWee and Nigel A. Ruckley,

                        Islay Graveyard Series No. 4

 

 

 

Vol. 18 No 1                                                                                                   Spring 2004

 The Omeys by A. I. B. Stewart from The Kintyre Magazine

Col. Kenneth McKenzie Murchison, CSA by Mary E. Reynolds

Family Bible of Sarah MacMillan Bethune by Lawrence E. Bethune

There is No Joy Without Clan Donald, Poem translated from the Gaelic, submitted by

                        Anne Landin

Miscellaneous News Items collected from The Wilmington Centinel, 1788 and 1789; The

Fayetteville Gazette, 1793; The North Carolina Intelligencer, 1801.

Book Review, Betrayal at Cross Creek (author Kathleen Ernst) submitted by Michael

Newton

List of Contents of Back issues of The Argyll Colony Plus from it’s beginning to Vol. 17

#2, Summer, 2003

The Early History of Bensalem Church, submitted by Gloria S. Ross (with information

on the families in the vicinity of McLendon’s Creek, Moore County, NC)

Flowers of the Forest – Juanita Foster Bitton, McCammon, Idaho

 

 

 

 

Vol. 18 No 2                                                                                                   Summer 2004

 Scottish Folk Music from 18th Century Scotland to Colonial Carolina by Lawrence E.

Bethune

The Morrison Girls and Their Marriages (the six daughters of Dr. Robert Hall Morrison,

first president of Davidson College) by Elizabeth Simpson

Emigration to America from 1774-1775 Records of HM Customs Concerning the Port of

Campbeltown by K. H. Holland from The Kintyre Magazine

Review of Teaching Materials related to emigration and culture of Highland Scots from

Dr. Michael Newton’s website by Anne Landin

Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church Cemetery Records, Bladen County, NC

Descendants of Hugh M. McLean of Fife, Scotland and Richmond County, NC by Colin

E. McSween

The 2004 Charles Bascomb Shaw Scottish Heritage Symposium

The Scotch Tigers: The History of Company L, 120th Infantry

 

 

 

Vol. 18 No 3                                                                                                   Winter 2004

 Death of Clan Cameron Chief. Two short articles by Iain Ramage and Ken Jones

What is FSA Scot? By Robert J. White

The History of Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church, Bladen County, NC (see Vol. 18 #2)

                        By Wanda S. Campbell

History of the Scotch Settlement of Jefferson County, Mississippi by Nancy Blister

                        Including articles on Union Church and survey of Union Church Cemetery

Memories of Mull by Iona McVean Houston (1881-1957), Kilfinichen House

Scottish TV films documentary “Gospel Truth” in the Fayetteville area

 

Whither Argyll? By Marian Pallister about her book Villages of Southern Argyll

The Great Jura Boat Race: Lagg to the Mainland 1843 by Lindsay Neil from “Jura

Jottings”

A Labour of Love. How I came to write “The Villages of Northern Argyll” by Mary

                        Withall

 

 

 

Vol. 19 No 1                                                                                                   Spring 2005

 A Short McNeill History by Beatrice Torrey McEachern Bullock, Red Springs, NC

submitted by Judith Bullock Nisbet  

Franklinville Cemetery (Randolph County, NC) by Linda Bennion

The Family of Daniel McDuffie, Sr., Bladen County, NC by Jerry R. McDuffie

Campbelltown’s American Trade in the Eighteenth Century by Susan MacDonald

                        From The Kintyre Magazine

Fifteenth Annual Scottish Heritage Symposium

Highland Dancing

History of Unity Presbyterian Church, Denver, Union County, NC (with cemetery listing)

by Janeen Dishman

Flowers of the Forest: Lady Veronica MacLean of Dunconnel

The Clock Lodge, Lochgilphead and preservation of Argyll historical documents

 

 

 

 

 

Vol. 19 No 2                                                                                       Summer 2005

 The Declaration of Arbroath

A Buchan Family Historic North Carolina, Georgia and Florida submitted by Kay

                        Watson, text prepared by Ruby G. Campbell, Ph.D.

Charles McClain and his Descendants of Carolina & Georgia submitted by Virginia

                        Clements Tuttle, text compiled by Ruby G. Campbell, Ph.D.

Washington’s Scotch Comrades reprinted from The Scottish American History Club

Newsletter, Illinois Saint Andrew Society

The Second Migration of Scots to North Carolina from a 1773 letter by “Scotus

Americanus” submitted by Linda Bennion

The Peter McLean Family from the Isle of Skye

A Visit to the Highland Settlement by Rev. David MacRae from “The Americans

                        At Home” 1871

Report of the Examination of the Emigrants from the Counties of Caithness and

Sutherland on board the Ship “Bachelor” of Leith bound to Wilmington,

NC April 15, 1774, Alexander Ramage, Master

The Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex by Cheslun Crow, III

Reedy Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Dillon County, SC

Loup Hill, 16th May, 1689: The First “Battle” of Dundee’s Jacobite War by Dr. Paul A.

Hopkins, from The Kintyre Magazine

Brief History of Lillington, Harnett County, NC

Petition of Scots in the Marlborough District of South Carolina submitted by Hubbard W.

“Donnie” McDonald and Sherry Gillespie

The Celtic Blessing of Light in English and Gaelic translated by Marietta MacLeod

 MacDonald

 

 

 

Vol. 19 No 3                                                                                                   Winter 2005

 Black River Scots by Jerry R. McDuffie

First Annual Gathering of the Clan MacLean Association in North America, Chicago,

1893 submitted by Suzanne James

Some Early Campbell Marriages Extracted from Parish of Holyroodhouse or Canongate

Register of Marriages 1564-1800

The Argyle Patent of New York

Alamance Presbyterian Church Cemetery

The Story of Craigendarroch by Linda F. Bennion

Book Review – Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America (author James

Webb) by Michael Newton

 

 

 

Vol. 20 No. 1                                                                                                  Spring 2006

 A Brief History of Clan Carmichael by John C. Carmichael

Isle of Lismore by Pauline Dowling

Guide to the Old & New Graveyards of Kilnave, Islay by R. McWee and

            N. A. Ruckley

Grandma’s Cousin by Linda Bennion

Islay Cultural Database by David Caldwell

In Search of Hector McNeill by Donald McNeill

The Gaelic Society of North America Upcoming Event by Jamie MacDonald

Update on Fire at Lochgilphead Clock Lodge by Ian Y. MacIntyre

Book Review: Scottish Exodus: Travels Among a Worldwide Clan by Alexander C.

MacLeod

Mull Genealogical Gathering

 

 

 

Vol. 20, No. 2                                                                                     Summer, 2006

 16th Annual Scottish Heritage Symposium

Genealogy of Neill Cameron Graham

Revolutionary Reminisces – Part I and the Massacre at Rouses – by John A. McGeachy

The Tears of Scotland – Scottish Poem by Tobias Smollett (1721-1771)

A Brief Sketch of Bethel Presbyterian Church, Guilford County, NC by Jerry S. Nix

The Dickson Family

Glen Urquhart Marriage Register, Invernesshire, Scotland

Scottish Settlement at Euchee Valley, Walton County, FL from NC

Reflections on the Battle of Savannah by James A. McDonald

DNA Analysis, A New Research Tool for Family Historians, by Alan Lindsay Berry

The Jura DNA Project by Dr. Lindsay D. Neill

Bond of Caution 1712 (Jura) submitted by Dr. Lindsay D. Neill

History of the Royal Castle of Tarbert (Kintyre) by Ian Y. MacIntyre

Book Review: Calum and Catriona’s Welcome to the Highlands by Anne Landin

Raeford/Hoke Museum by Lauchlin MacDonald

 

 

 

Vol. 20, No. 3                                                                                     Fall/Winter, 2006

 Flowers of the Forest – J. Sam Blue

Kilchattan Graveyard, Gigha by Rona Allen

McQuagge’s of the Euchee Valley (FL ) by William Duncan McQuagge

1830 Census of Walton County, FL

The Descendants of Murdoch and Effie McInnis McLeod by Alexander C. McLeod

18th Century Colonsay: Themes of Migration and Change in the Inner Hebrides

            Following the Glorious Revolution of 1688 by Kevin Byrne

St. Andrews College Pipe Band by Gary Greene

Incidents of the Revolutionary War (Part II) by John A. McGeachy

Christmas, Hogmanay and Oidhche Challainn

 

 

 

Vol. 21, No. 1                                                                                     Spring, 2007

 Flowers of the Forest – W. Dallas Herring

Tragedy Strikes the Grahams During Sherman’s March by William S. McLean

Genetic Studies in a Scottish Clan by Alexander C. McLeod, Ph.D.

The Purcell Family of Robeson County, NC by Douglas C. Purcell

Understanding Gaelic Nicknames by Anne Landin

A letter to Rassie Wicker dated New Year’s Day, 1956

Carolina Loyalists in Nova Scotia by Anne Landin

David Beaton/Bethune Bagpipes by Lawrence E. Bethune

The MacKenzie Family of Morvern, Argyll, and Moore Co., NC by Rev. Hugh Tucker

Donald Taynish McNeill: Emigrating Ancestor by Kathryn H. Sandifer

            The Taynish McNeills of Brown Marsh; the Known Descendants of Donald

            Taynish McNeill and Margaret McTavish

McIntyre-Carmichael Cemetery, Scotland Co., NC by Alan B. MacIntyre

 

 

 

Vol. 21, No. 2                                                                                     Summer, 2007

 Flowers of the Forest – Angus McAlister and William Vincent

Report from the 2007 Scottish Heritage Symposium

The “new” Scottish Heritage Center at St. Andrews Presbyterian College

Seven Ill Years: Famine in the Highlands and Islands in the 1690’s by Karen

            Cullen, Ph.D.

Caragh Cuimhne – Two Islay Folklorists by Aonghus MacKechnie Ph.D.

Flowers of the Forest: the Story of the Song by Anne Landin

Walton County Florida Goes to War by Rev. W. Hugh Tucker, Ph.D.

William C. Fields – a Remarkable Life

The Argyll Papers: A selection contributed by Murdo MacDonald

Searmoin: The Gaelic Sermons of Rev. Dugald Crawford

 

 

 

Vol. 21, No. 3                                                                                     Fall/Winter, 2007

Charmed Cows and Contentious Neighbors by Karen Cullen, Ph.D.

Campbelltown’s Protestant Churches by A.I.B. Stewart

John of Moidart and the Churches at Howmore, South Uist by Anne Landin

Where There’s a Will – Life-style Evidence from Eighteenth Century Islay Testaments

            By David H. Caldwell, Ph.D.

Captain Gorrie’s Ride from Gaelic Bards by Thomas Pattison

Malcolm Purcell: The Oldest Home Guard Soldier from Henry Co., Alabama by

            Doug C. Purcell

Detailed Index to Vol. 21 – 2007 by Louise Curry                                       

 

 

 

 Vol. 22, No. 1                                                                                           Spring, 2008

 

Flowers of the Forest – William C. Fields                                                            

 

 

Gaelic Genesis by Hugh Cheape, Ph.D.

The Surname McQuilkin, Wilkinson, etc.

West Highland Mercenaries in Ireland Parts 1 & 2 by Andrew McKerral

       From The Kintyre Magazine

The Little Scotland Settlement in Alabama submitted by Douglas C. Purcell

       Abstracts from the Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery Records

             Excerpts from the Session Minutes of Pea River Presbyterian

                   Church, Clio, Alabama

            Angus Curry family of Richmond County, NC, Walton County,

       FL, and Barbour County, AL

            History and Session Minutes of Harmony Presbyterian Church,

       Ellerbe, NC

The Graveyard of Kilchoman, Islay by Anne Landin

“Independence Day” Archibald McDonald submitted

by Hubbard W. McDonald, Jr.

 

 

 

Vol. 22, No. 2                                                                                            Summer, 2008           

 

Islay and Finlaggan – Then and Now by Donald Bell                                         

 

 

A History of the Red Bluff Community in South Carolina by Hubbard W.

       McDonald, Jr.

 

The New Sterling Associate Reformed Church, Iredell Co., NC by Anne          

 

 

       Landin

Gaelic Poem about Sutherlandshire Emigrants to North Carolina

More Jura Historical Records submitted by Dr. Lindsay Neil

Report from the 2008 Scottish Heritage Symposium

Book Review – The Scottish Blue Family of North America

Morrison Cemetery, Harnett County, NC submitted by Patricia M London

The MacDonalds of Largie – Excerpts from The Kintyre Magazine and other

       Sources

Earth Day Activities at Ft. Bragg Uncover Artifacts at McNeill House

“Old John” McPherson of the Argyll Colony – Part 1 by S. C. Edgerton

 

 

 

Vol. 22, No. 3                                                                                            Fall/Winter, 2008

 

Flowers of the Forest – Dr. William C. Powell                                                     

 

 

A Guide to the Old Graveyards of Kilnaughton Bay, Islay.

 

By R. McWee & N. A. Ruckley                                                               

 

 

A Loyalist’s List of Debtors, 1774-1775 By Robert J. Cain, Ph.D.

“Old John” McPherson of the Argyll Colony – Part 2 By S. C. Edgerton

Holiday Greetings and The Gaelic Hymn Leanabh an Aigh

New Scottish Heritage Center to Open Soon

 

Detailed Index to Vol. 22 – 2008 by Louise Curry          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vol. 23, No. 1                                                                                            Spring, 2009

Book Reviews: Islay, The Land of the Lordship by David H. Caldwell; Scottish

       Alphabet by Rickey C. Pittman

Historic Graveyard Destruction in Buies Creek, NC

Solving the Mysteries of the Breakachie Letters with Everett Kivette

Passenger List – Ulysses from Greenock to Cape Fear, 1774

The Cameron Cemetery, Town of Cameron, NC by David H. Arnold

The Island of Oronsay and its Augustinian Priory by Anne Landin

Was Robert Burns Really a Campbell? By Donald F. MacDonald

The Archibald Sinclair Family of Islay and of the Glasgow Publishing Firm of

       Mac na Ceàrdadh by Toni Sinclair and Anne Landin

 

 

 

Vol. 23, No. 2                                                                                            Summer, 2009

Flowers of the Forest – Palmer Willcox

Report from the 2009 NC Scottish Heritage Symposium

Tartan Day in North Carolina

Commentary on the Letter of Rev. John McLeod to the Churches of

       Bluff, Barbecue and Longstreet – by George Stevenson

History and Records of the Maurice Morrison Family of Moore, Harnett and

       Lee Counties in North Carolina by David H. Arnold

 

Duncan Ban MacIntyre – Argyllshire Bard Extraordinaire from Gaelic Bards by          

 

 

       Thomas Pattison

Saddell Abbey in Kintyre by Anne Landin

Gilleasbuig Aotrom – the Wise Fool by Anne Landin

Cara – The Brownie’s Island by Ian MacDonald from the Kintyre Magazine

The Mystery of the Silver Spoons by Anne Landin

 

 

 

Vol. 23, No. 3                                                                                            Fall/Winter, 2009

Flowers of the Forest – George W. Stevenson, Jr.

Letters from our Friends – Suzanne Linder Hurley and David H. Arnold

2010 Scottish Heritage Symposium in Laurinburg, NC

Sheriff Court Minutes, Tarbert 1683 (additional information)

The Story of Atholl Brose

A Guide to the Old Graveyards of Kilnaughton Bay, Islay Part 2 by Roger

       McWee and Nigel A. Ruckley

Index to Vol. 23

 

 

 

Vol. 24, No. 1                                                                                            Spring, 2010

Letters from our Friends: Rev. John Jackson tells us about the Presbyterian

       Archives at Columbia Theological Seminary; Nigel Ruckley tells us about

       an interesting website forKilfinan Church and cemetery in Cowal; Angus

       Martin of Campbeltown writes about his new books; Alan Lindsay Berry

       invites us to join the Isles of the Hebrides DNA Project.

Book Review:  The Placenames of the Parish of Southend;  The Placenames of the

       Parish of Campbeltown

YDNA Testing offers valuable Genealogy Clues by Douglas C. Purcell

What I have learned about church histories by Rev. John Jackson

       Handy Checklist for Researching and Writing Church Histories

       Pine Tree Presbyterian Church, Kershaw County, SC and the Old

       Scotch Cemetery

The Murdock Discovery involving Neil McNeill of Ardelay and Alexander

       Campbell “Ballole” etc. by Everett McNeill Kivette

The Tradd Street Tenement, Charleston, SC by Everett McNeill Kivette

A Guide to the Old Graveyards of Kilnaughton Bay, Islay, Part 3 by Roger

       McWee and Nigel A. Ruckley

The Two Reverend John MacLeods by Gloria S. Ross

 

 

 

Vol. 24, No. 2                                                                                            Summer, 2010

Charles Bascomb Shaw Memorial Scottish Heritage Symposium

The Arnold-Blue Spite Strip of Moore County, NC by David H. Arnold

James McDonald, USA Spy epitomized by Ruby Campbell, PhD., FSA Scot,

Everett Kivette Reflects upon Dr. Paul A. Hopkins’ Quandary about the Close Kinship

Between the McNeills of the Southern Clan McNeill and Sir James Campbell of

Auchenbreck

Historic Cemetery Moved by Anne Landin

A Guide to the Old Graveyards of Kilnaughton Bay, Islay, Part 4

 

 

 

Vol. 24, No. 3                                                                                            Fall/Winter, 2010

 

Holiday Greetings:  Holidays of the Old Celtic Year                                          

 

 

Letters from Our Friends: Letter from Lynda Henderson: updates on

McGeahy; letter from Suzanne Hurley: Lochaber Archives; letter from

Everett Kivette correcting genealogy charts from our summer issue

 

article “Everett Kivette reflects upon Dr. Paul A. Hobson’s Quandary

 

about the closes Kinship between the McNeills of the Southern Clan

McNeill and Sir James Campbell of Auchenbreck”; letter from Ruth

Scruggs with additional information to the article on her McDonald

 

ancestor “James Mcdonald, U.S.A. Spy”; Notice about White Hil

Presbyterian Church history for sale from Brenda Cameron.

Letter from Robert H. Spiro, Jr.  – a query about his grandfather  “In

 

Search of James Archibald Monroe”.

 

Mary MacLeod, Heiress of Harris by Anne Landin

Two Letters from Alabama Territory and Mississippi (McNeill, Smiley,

 

       Newberry, McMillan connections) submitted by Judith Nisbet

A Guide to the Old Graveyards of Kilnaughton Bay, Islay. Part 5

 

                   by Roger McWee and Nigel A. Ruckley

Index to Volume 24

 

 

 

Vol. 25, No. 1                                                                                                   Spring, 2011

Flowers of the Forest: Bettye L. Arnold, Sir Iain Noble, in memory of John Landin

Letters from our Friends

Notes on the Privateers, Capt. Neil McNeill of Charleston, SC and

       John MacPherson of Philadelphia by Everett McNeill Kivette

A Brave Sailor (Capt. Neil McNeill) by A.I.B. Stewart

John MacPherson of Mt. Pleasant, Philadelphia by A.I.B. Stewart

Sojourners to a New World: Stories from the Jupiter of Larne by

       Suzanne Cameron Linder Hurley

My Fatherland, a poem by Evan McColl submitted by Suzanne

       Cameron Linder Hurley

‘S Fheàirrde Sinn Beagan Gàidhlig Ionnsachadh: An overview of

       the Gaelic Language and How it can Help in Genealogical

       and Historical Research by Anne Landin

A Tombstone Hunting Trip in 1968 submitted by Linda Bennion

Persons Named in the Testamentary Dative of David Campbell, Late Baillie

of Kintyre, who died …May, 1735.  Submitted by Everett McNeill

       Kivette and Transcribed by A.I.B. Stewart

The Etchings of John Kay by Anne Landin

Who Wrote the Gaelic Ossian? Part 1, From Gaelic Bards by Thomas Pattison

 

 

 

Vol. 25, No. 2                                                                                                Summer, 2011

NC Scottish Heritage Symposium 2011

Alexander Morrison, Sr.and his Descendants by Carolyn Gibbons and

       Patricia H. London

The Civil War Experience of William Greene Curry by Alan Potter

The Irish Famine of 1740 prompted Immigration to America

McNorton-McNaughton Family History by Ginger W. Smith

Who Wrote the Gaelic Ossian? Part 2, from Gaelic Bards by Thomas Pattison

 

 

 

Vol. 25, No. 3                                                                                            Fall/Winter, 2011

Alexander McKay and the North Carolina Loyalists in the Bahamas

       By Anne Landin

A Clan MacNeil Gathering in 1929 by Everett McNeill Kivette

Examining the Graham Family’s John Paul Jones Legend by Alan Potter

Nova Scotia High School Students have a new History Course

Who Wrote the Gaelic Ossian? Part 3, from Gaelic Bards by Thomas Pattison

Index to Volume 25

 

 

 

 

 


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