Descendants of Kenneth MacLENNAN and Mary MacIVER

Ken and Mary lived in Lower Barvas on the Isle of Lewis. Their daughter Ann married Donald MacLEOD about 1805 and they had at least eight children. Their daughter Catherine married Angus Graham in Barvas Parish on the Isle of Lewis in 1828, they had at least four children, all girls. The family apparently emigrated to Upper Canada in the late 1840's. Settling first in Easthope Township, Perth County where they appear on the 1851 Census. By 1861 they had relocated to Huron Township, Bruce County, Ontario.

Their great granddaughter Janet "Jessie" GRAHAM married James SAUNDERS 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.


Barahabas (Barvas) on the Isle of Lewis in the Western Hebrides.

Katherine VANDERPLAS WATSON's mother Florence METCALFE* was adopted. Florence's biological mother was Euphemia Phemie SAUNDERS, see Phemie's Pedigree Chart.
Ancestral Family Journal's attached to Phemie; James SAUNDERS & Henny MORRISON; Norman MORRISON & Christy MacKAY; John MacLEOD; Malcolm CAMPBELL & Ann MacLEOD; Alexander GRAHAM & Mary MacIVER; Angus MacLEOD & Margaret MacLEAN; Kenneth MacLENNAN & Mary MacIVER.

DNA Matches to Kathy VANDERPLAS WATSON who have a common ancestor in this journal that assisted us in identifying Florence's biological mother;
Patricia ROE - 149 cM - 3rd cousin
Christine NICOLSON - 119 cM - 2nd cousin
Colleen WALKER - 113 cM - 2nd cousin
Robert NESTOR - 99 cM - 3rd cousin
Kay WILSON nee NICOLSON - 58 cM - 3rd cousin once removed
Avery Hall STEWART - 35 cM - 2nd Cousin once removed
Mark HOLLAS - 31 cM - 5th cousin
Alastair SMITH - 19 cM - 4th cousin
Dixie SMALL nee GIBSON - 4th cousin once removed

Surname with asteriisk (*) denotes connection to our Ancestors on our Home Page.

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Latest Revision July 21, 2019.

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