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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

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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 1988

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 No 1 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 and Robeson 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 Murdoch 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

Vol. 26, No. 1 Spring, 2012

Cover photo: Cows grazing at Knockrome in Jura with the Paps in the background.
Flowers of the Forest – Judith B. Thomson Nisbet, Janet MacDonald Neville, Henry
Alexander “Sandy” McKinnon, Jr., Dorothy Henderson Price
Book Review – from the Highlands to High Finance: The Carolina McCalls by Susanne
Cameron Linder Hurley
A Moment Captured in Time – the Longstreet Church Congregation. Photograph and
article by Linda Carnes-McNaughton
The Archibald Taylor Family of Bladen County, NC and the Bahamas by Anne Landin
Sherman’s Five Day Visit to Fayetteville
Bethel Presbyterian Cemetery, york County, SC, submitted by Rev. John H. Jackson
The Five Sisters of Kintail, MacRae Country
Some Tales of Jura and the Storytellers who told them
The MacIans of Ardnamurchan
The War Dress of the Celts

Vol. 26, No. 2 Summer, 2012

Cover photo: Ardmenish Bay in the Isle of Gigha, departure point of some of the Argyll
Colonists in 1739. Painting by Everett M. Kivette ca 1980.
Flowers of the Forest – Royce Neil McNeill
Criomagan – Isaac DuBois (grandson of Daniel Taynish McNeill) of Wilmington, NC;
William Campbell, Governor of S. C.
Some Place Names, Tales and Sayings in the History of Mid-Lorn by Brigadier John
MacFarlane
Scottish Kinship-Political and Mercantile Networks of the Atlantic World, ca. 1720-1796
by John Hutton, M. Litt, Ph.D.
Some Bladen County Deeds found in the Southern Historical Collection by Everett
McNeill Kivette
Brosnachadh Clann Domhnaill submitted by Brigadier John MacFarlane
The War of 1812 in North Carolina
Photos from the Charles Bascombe Shaw Memorial Scottish Heritage Symposium of
2012 by Roger Ferguson

Vol. 26, No. 3 Fall/Winter, 2012

Cover Photo: Lochranza Castle, Island of Arran, and Kilbrannan Sound. From a painting
in The Isle of Arran, Rev. Charles A. Hall, London, 1912.
Auld Lang Syne in Gaelic translation by Malcolm R. MacLeod, Sydney, Cape Breton,
Nova Scotia
Criomagan: Evolving Surnames; Thigging and Sorning; Angus Martin’s new book:
Kintyre Places and Placenames; Complete List of Names found for McNeill
Gathering in 1929; Mystery in the McAllister Letters
Book Review: The Scots, A Genetic Journey by Alistair Moffat and James F. Wilson
(Review by Bob McLean)
A Primer for Genetic Genealogy by Bob McLean
Emigrants from Argyll by Brigadier John MacFarlane
Searching for the Mount Pleasant Camerons by Carolyn Gibbons including letters and the
Daniel Cameron Genealogy
Detailed Index to Volume 26, The Argyll Colony Plus, by Louise Curry Tittsworth

Vol. 27, No. 1 Spring, 2013

Letters from Our Friends: Kathryn Sandifer, Doug Purcell and David Privette
further clarifying the people in the 1929 McNeill group photograph
Flowers of the Forest: Ian MacDonald, of Sheanakill, Clachan, Kintyre, and
Lochgilphead
Criomagan – the Book of Deer
Book Review – Scotland, a Photographic Journal
The Impeachment of John Gilchrist by William S. McLean
The Minor Elites of the Southwest Highlands by Dr. John Hutton, Aberdeen Univ.
North Carolina Emigrants from the Island of Arran with passenger lists
for the ships Diana (1774) and Edinburgh (1770)
Arran Part 1: Arran in Historic Times
Researching Your Scottish Ancestors
Homespun and Tartan in Argyll of Old
Cover photo: Memorial marker on Culloden Battlefield.

Vol. 27, No. 2 Fall/Winter, 2013
Note: there were only two issues published in 2013

Criomagan (Snippets): Definitions of some old Scots words found in legal and other
documents
A History of Clan Campbell, Book review by Ruby Campbell
The 2013 Charles Bascombe Shaw Scottish Heritage Symposium – A Review
The Rev. John Bethune by Gloria S. Ross, FSA Scot.
The 1802-03 Emigration of Three Skye families to Moore County by Douglas Kelly
The Role of the Men of Argyll in Bringing Victory to King Robert Bruce by
David Caldwell
Two Petitions of Behalf of the People of Knapdale by Kathryn Sandifer
Attitudes Towards Scots in America Before, During and After the American
Revolution by Anne Landin
Miscellaneous Notes from the Campbeltown (Kintyre) Customs House Letterbook
Lachann Dubh ad Bhaill-ea-Ghroggainn (Black Lauchlann of Ballygroggan) by
A.I.B. Stewart, reprinted from The Kintyre Antiquarian Magazine
Arran Part 2: A Look at Arran’s Points of Interest
Cover photo: The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Vol. 28, No. 1 Spring, 2014

Flowers of the Forest: Ross Morrison, General Manager, Grandfather Mountain Highland
Games
E-Book Review – Discover Scottish Land Records
A 1763 Mystery – The McNeil-Sadler Incident by Jerry McDuffie
With responses by Kathryn Sandifer and Anne Landin
Researching Scottish Court Records?
Some Gleanings from the papers of Judith Nisbet: The Grahams of Argyll; Jennet
Henderson McEachern’s Brooch and Bracelet; Archie “Ghar” McNeill’s Mill
Happy Birthday to the Old Union Sanctuary By Douglas F. Kelly
A Dhomhnuill nan Donull by Anne Landin
The Annals of Killean By the Late Rev. D. J. MacDonald, Minister of Killean and
Kilkenzie
Arran Part 3: Arran’s Hills and Glens
Cover photo: Memorial to Seumas a’ Ghlinne at Ballachulish

Vol. 28, No. 2 Summer, 2014

Flowers of the Forest – Alistair MacLeod, author
Book Review: The Lewis Chessmen Unmasked by David H. Caldwell,
Mark A. Hall and Caroline M. Wilkinson
From the Poor House to the Haunted House by Linda Carnes-
McNaughton
So Who Needs a Genealogist? By Bruce Durie
Some Irish McNeils: Ballymascanlon and other places
Bishop Clare Purcell by Douglas C. Purcell
Travel Journal Log by Jerry R. McDuffie
Fort Bragg’s 1918 Genesis: Historic Communities Lost and Found
By Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton and Carl Steen
Seventeenth Century Agricultural Tenancies in Kintyre by A.I.B. Stewart
The McFatters of Vernon, Florida by Neil D. Blue, Jr.
The Massacre of the MacDonalds on Rathlin Island
Cover photo: The Lewis Chessmen

Vol. 28, No. 3 Fall/Winter, 2014

Scottish Roots – How to Dig Them Up by Dr. Bruce Durie
The Ancestry of Robin Williams
The Map Collection of Dan MacMillan of Fayetteville, NC
James and Elizabeth McNeill of Rockfish Creek by S. C. Edgerton
Genealogy of the MacKays of Ugadale
The Douglasses of Marlboro Co., SC and Richmond Co. NC Prepared by
Bee Lane, Submitted by Hubbard W. McDonald, Jr., Clio, SC`
Groundhog Day Based in Celtic Tradition

Early County Courts of the Harnett Area from the Malcolm Fowler Papers
Index to Vol. 28
Cover photo: The Saltire Flag

Vol. 29, No. 1 Spring, 2015

Letter from Hubbard W. McDonald, Jr. regarding Robin Williams
Have You Discovered Newspapers.com? (Obituary of Mr. Hector McLean, Senior,
1846, Robeson Co., NC; Balole for Sale, 1840, Cumberland Co., NC)
Y-DNA Groupings Among MacNeils By Vince MacNeil with additional
Comment from Alex Buchanan
Happy Birthday to the Old Union Sanctuary (1813-2013)
By Douglas F. Kelly
From the Papers of Malcolm Fowler: Names of the Daniel McDugald
Camp of Confederate Veterans
Lord Cushendun’s account of the McNeills and his family’s claims on
Lossit and Ugadale Submitted by Everett Kivette
Antiquities of Killean and Kilkenzie By The Late Rev. D. J. Macdonald,
Killean
Cover photo: The Old Union Church, near Carthage, Moore County, NC

Vol. 29, No. 2 Summer, 2015

Scottish Heritage Symposium
The Purcell-Moloy Family Mystery by Douglas C. Purcell
Spiritual Sundays in the Sandhills by Dr. Linda Carnes-McNaughton
The Real Story of the Massacre at Piney Bottom by Anne Landin
Daring Capture by McNeill’s Rangers from The Confederate Veteran magazine
A Ray Family in North Carolina Submitted by Lib McPherson
Obituary of Neill McNeill from The Confederate Veteran magazine

Vol. 29, No. 3 Fall/Winter, 2015

Flowers of the Forest – John Hugh McNeill
Book Review: Clyde Built by Eric J. Graham
The Chapel of St. Mary, Kilmory Knap by Anne Landin
Brothers in Arms in a Corner of Some Foreign Field: The McKerrals of
Islay, Kintyre, Alabama, and Illinois by Dr. John Hutton
Argyll’s Lodging in Stirling
Tangy Mill by A. I. B. Stewart from The Kintyre Magazine
Some Early Robeson County NC Families

Vol. 30, No. 1 Spring, 2016

Neither Radicals nor Revolutionaries
The Highland Loyalists of North Carolina – a profile
of tradition in an age of change – By John Hutton Ph.D.
Who was Roger Stewart who emigrated to Mobile Alabama from Kintyre?
Some more information on the various Stewart families of Kintyre
The Story of the Horse Trader at the Shisken Fair – By Anne Landin
Back issues of The Argyll Colony Plus

Vol. 30, No. 2 Summer, 2016

27th Charles Bascombe Shaw Memorial Scottish Heritage Symposium
April 1-3-, 2016
Brigadier Donald McDonald’s Loyalist Army in North Carolina and
The March to Widow Moore’s Creek Bridge by Ruari
H. MacLeod, FSA Scot.
1784 Tax List, Capt. Turner’s District, Cumberland County
The Mystery of Jessie Scott (of Jura)
The Confusing Campbells of Augusta County, VA and Campbellsville, KY
Descendants of James Campbell, Sr.

Vol. 30, No. 3 Fall/Winter 2016

The Argyll Colony of North Carolina by Anne Landin
Journal of a Lady of Quality by Ruari MacLeod
Scotland County Highland Games by Jerry McDuffie
Amusing Marriage Notice submitted by Dr. Linda Carnes-McNaughton

Vol. 31, No. 1 Spring, 2017

Early Cumberland County, NC Galbreath Family and Migration
To Union Church, Mississippi by Robert & Jean Abney
Two Letters from A. I. B. Stewart to Everett Kivette regarding
The McNeills of Gigha submitted by Anne Landin
A Little Known Source for Proving Revolutionary War Service: The
Delamar Transcriptions submitted by Anne Landin
Life on the Cape Fear River by Jerry McDuffie

Vol. 31, No. 2 Summer, 2017

A Trip to Gigha by Anonymous, Reprinted from The Kintyre Magazine
1781: A Year to Remember in the Mother Country by Terry Cain Smith
Loyal Emigres and Patriotic Expatriates, Part 1, by John Hutton, Ph.D.
(Early Emigration from Argyll)

Vol. 31, No. 3 Fall/Winter 2017

Loyal Emmigres and Patriotic Expatriates, Part 2 by John Hutton, Ph.D.
(The French and Indian Wars and the American Revolution)
Agitation and Emigration in the Highland Press in the 1880s by Anne Fertig
Interesting Information Compiled and Assembled by Jerry R. McDuffie
(From the Writings of the Rev. Nash A. Odom)


Kintyre Rentals: 1505 – 1710, Transcribed by Judge A.I.B. Stewart and Andrew McKerral, Index by Dr. Ruby Campbell.  147 pages includes extensive index for multiple land and people records mostly in the 16th and 17th centuries.  $40.00 plus $6 postage in the U.S. and $15 elsewhere.


The following four books are photocopies of the typed manuscripts, soft cover bound.

Highland Scots in North Carolina:  The Unpublished Manuscript of Gov. Angus Wilton MacLean, 1919.  $65.00 plus $10 postage in the USA and $25 elsewhere.   Transcribed, edited and indexed by Louise Davis Curry.  8-1/2” x 11” 431 pages with 53 page index.

Càrn Cuimhne: Genealogy of the Scottish Smiths of North Carolina and Allied Families  $50 plus $8 postage in the USA and $20 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 $10 postage in the USA and $25 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 $8 postage in the USA and $20 elsewhere.  8-1/2” x 11” 341 pp with 48 page index, 8 page addendum and church locator map.


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 $5 postage in the USA and $12 elsewhere.