Descendants of John "Iain Ban" CAMPBELL & Catherine MacLEOD
Iain Ban CAMPBELL,who was born and died on Croft # 15 in Arnol on the Isle of Lewis, married Catherine MacLEOD. They had a son Malcolm. Malcom's daughter Mary CAMPBELL married John MacLEOD and they had at least eight children. Their daughter Margaret MacLEOD, born 1819 in Arnol on the Isle of Lewis married Donald SAUNDERS in 1842 and they had four children. Margaret died about 1852 and Donald soon remarried to Margaret SMITH, possibly in Scotland. The family emigated to Canada about 1853, first settling in Garafraxa Township, Wellington County, Ontario and then relocating to Huron Township, Bruce County. Donald and his second wife had six children born to them in Ontario.
Donald's eldest son James SAUNDERS married Janet "Jessie" GRAHAM and they had several children, one of whom was Euphemia. Phemie had a daughter Jean born out of wedlock in Port Elgin in November of 1915. Jean was adopted by Daunt and Louisa METCALFE of Greenock Township, Bruce County and they named their chosen daughter Florence Mae METCALFE.
In the village of Arnol - Isle of Lewis blackhouses stand side by side with the more modern dwellings nicknamed whitehouses . The blackhouses were dwellings built about 150 years ago, when Malcolm, Ann and family lived in Arnol , which had thick stone walls, straw thatched roofs and included an area for livestock at one end and the family at the other.
Katherine Louise 'Kathy' WATSON was born 1946 to John 'Jack' WATSON
and Florence METCALFE in Greenock Township, Bruce County,
Ontario. She is a direct descendant of the captioned couple. See Kathy's Pedigree Chart. (click on the underlined)
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