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McPhee, Alexander

Male Abt 1778 - 1857


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  • Born  Abt 1778  Of Kilmallie, Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1 Oct 1857  Muirshearlich, Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I00049  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  2 Jun 2015 

    Father  MacPhee, Ewen,   b. Abt 1755, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Margaret,   b. Abt 1755, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1775  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F00912  Group Sheet

    Family  McPhee, Catherine,   b. Abt 1782, Of Kilmallie, Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1866, Muirshearlich, Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1808  Muirshearlich, Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. McPhee, Donald,   b. Abt 1808, Of Kilmallie, Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1885, Muirshearlich, Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. McPhee, Mary,   c. 25 Jan 1810, Muirshearlich, Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1845
    >3. McPhee, John,   c. 1 Nov 1817, Kilmallie, Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1879, Corpach, Invernesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. McPhee, Angus,   c. 18 Dec 1819, Kilmallie, Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1902, Maida Hill, Bell, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. McPhee, Peggy,   c. 6 Apr 1824, Kilmallie, Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. McPhee, Ann,   c. 19 Apr 1824, Kilmallie, Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1890, Muirshearlich, Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. McPhee, Euphemia,   c. 9 Feb 1828, Kilmallie, Argyll, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1898, Blythswood, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F00032  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Possible Alexander McPhee baptism from Kilmaillie records:

      14.02.1775 Alexander McPhee son of John McPhee(this one?)and Janet McKinvan, Drimnsallie?
      19.12.1781 Alexander McPhee son of Donald McPhee and Janet McPhee, Kinockannaken?
      14.07.1785 Alexander McPhee son of Donald McPhee and Isabel McPhee, in town?
      18.04.1786 Alexander McPhee son of Donald McPhee and Isabella McPhee

      Ewen McPhee also in Muirshearlich at the same time. Brother of Alexander?

      Muirshearlich McPhee Records
      20.09.1799 Ewan McVicar son of Donald McVicar and Flora McPhee
      25.01.1810 Mary McPhee daughter of Alexander McPhee
      03.06.1811 Duncan McPhee son of Alexander McPhee and Anne McPhee
      13.12.1812 Ewen McPhee son of Alexander McPhee and Anne McPhee
      08.12.1813 Margaret McPhee married Ewen McPhee
      1817 John son of Alexander and Catherine McPhee
      1819 Angus son of Alexander and Catherine McPhee
      1822 Anne McPhee daughter of Alexander and Kate McMillan
      1824 Anne McPhee daughter of Alexander and Catherine McPhee
      07.01.1828 Archibald McPhee married Vere McPhee of Muirshearlich
      09.02.1828 Euphania daughter of Alexander and Catherine McPhee
      15.12.1838 Archibald Mc Phee married Catherine McPhee
      28.06.1841 Donald Cameron married Janet McPhee
      21.06.1844 John McPhee of Muirshearlich married Janet Stewart
      09.11.1845 James Grant married Mary McPhee daughter of Alex McPhee of Muirshearlich

      1841 Census Mall Parish, Muirshearlich, Inverness, Scotland
      Alexander MacPhee M. 60 Ag. Lab. Yes.Born in county
      Catherine MacPhee F. 60 No.
      Donald MacPhee M. 30 Ag. Lab. Yes.
      John MacPhee M. 20 Ag. Lab. Yes.
      Angus MacPhee M. 15 Ag.Lab. Yes
      Mary MacPhee F. 20 Servant Yes
      Effy MacPhee F. 12 Yes
      Ann MacPhee F. 14 Yes

      1851 Census
      Name: Alexander McPhee
      Age: 74
      Estimated birth year: abt 1777
      Relationship: Head
      Spouse's name: Catharine
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Kilmalie, Argyle Sh
      Parish Number: 520
      Civil parish: Kilmallie
      County: Argyll
      Address: Muirshcorlich
      Occupation: Farmer (of 3 Acres)
      ED: 1
      Page: 23 (click to see others on page)
      Household schedule number: 79
      Line: 1
      Roll: CSSCT1851_111
      Household Members: Name Age
      Ann Cameron 24
      Duncan Cameron 29
      John Cameron 2 Mo
      Alexander McPhee 74
      Angus McPhee 27
      Catharine McPhee 72
      Catharine McPhee 5
      Donald McPhee 20
      (Catherine aged 5 is listed as a granddaughter and on some transcribing as a daughter of Angus)

      1851 Census Muirshearlich, County of Argyle, District of Lochaber, Parish of KiImallie
      No. 79.
      Alexander MacPhee HeadMarried74Farmer 1 AcreArgylshire, Kilmallie
      Catherine MacPhee Wife Married 72 Argylshire, Kilmallie
      Angus MacPhee Son Unmarr 27 Agricul Lab
      Catherine MacPhee Grand Unmar r5 Argyll, Dura
      Duncan Cameron Lodger Married 29 Ag.Lab Argyll, Dura
      Ann Cameron Wife Married 24Ag. Lab wife Argyle, Kilmallie
      John Cameron Son Unmarr 2mths
      Donald MacPhee Visitor Unmarr 20 not known

      Census Muirshearlich,1861. Inverness, Scotland
      Catherine MacPhee Head Widow 80 Crofter Kilmalie
      Ann Cameron Daughter 34 Grocer Kilmalie
      Flora Cameron Grand-daughter 8Scholar Kilmalie
      John Cameron Grand-son 10Scholar Kilmalie
      Catherine MacPhee Grand-daughter 15 Scholar Kilmalie
      (possibly the Catherine McPhee who marries William McCleod in Kilmallie in 1875-living at Old Inverlochy, Kilmonvaig in the 1881 census-seems five years too young?Check death)

      Neighbouring Homes 1851 Census, Muirshealich
      No. 77
      Duncan MacPheeHeadMarried36Farmer 4 AcreArgyleshire, Kilmallie
      Mary MacPheeWifeMarried36""
      Ann MacPheeDauunmarr6""
      BetsyDauunmarr4""
      AlexanderSonunmarr2""
      John MacPheeVisitorunmarr84Invernesshire, Glendy(
      (Listed in the 1861 census at Banavie)

      No.78
      Ann MacPheeHeadWidow60Farmer 1 AcreInverness, Kilmallie
      Duncan MacPheeBrotherUnmarr62Ag.Lab" "
      Donald MacPheeSonUnmarr31Ag. Lab" "
      Margaret MacPheeDaugUnmarr18Ag. LabArgyle, Kilmallie

      No. 80
      John KennedyHeadMarr65Farmer 1 AcreArgyle, Kilmallie
      Catherine KennedyWifeMarr60Argyle, Kilmallie
      Anne MacPheeDauUnmarr22General Serv.Argyle, Kilmallie
      Catherine MacPheeDauUnmarr20General Serv.Argyle, Kilmallie

      There is a Donald MacPhee born 1807, Kilmallie, Argyle to Alexander MacPhee and Peggy Cameron?
      Was Alexander married twice?

      1861 Census
      No7.
      John MacPheeHeadMarr40LabourerKilmallie
      Janet MacPheeWifeMarr36Appin
      JaneDauUn13Kilmallie
      AnnDauUn11ScholarBallachulish-GL
      AllanSonUn9ScholarBallachulish-GL
      AlexanderSonUn6ScholarBallachulish-GL
      JanetDauUn4Kilmallie
      DonaldSonUn1Kilmallie
      (above John, son of Alexander see 1841 census?)

      Possible other children to Alexander & (and Anne-all at Muirshearlich)
      Mary 1810
      Duncan 1811
      Ewan 1812
      Catherine married 15.12.1838 Muirshearlich to James McIntosch, soldier(check death certificate)
      and Janet married 28.01.1841, Muirshearlich, to Donald Cameron-listed 1881 at Kilmonvaig born 1811, Kilmonvaig-check death?)
      Duncan?

      Did Alexander marry twice? Once to Peggy Cameron. Children born Alexander at Kilmallie in 1796, Donald 1807,

      1841 Census: Inverness, Scotland (Living next door to Alex and Cathe)
      Relative??: Muirshearlich
      McVicar Mary (widow) F 65 years Outside census county
      McPhee Ann (widow) F60 Inverness shire
      McPhee Angus M 30 Ag Lab Inverness Shire
      McPhee Duncan M 25 Ag Lab Inverness Shire
      McPhee John M 20 Ag Lab Inverness Shire
      McPhee Flora F 20 FS Inverness Shire
      McDonald Jannet F 20 FS Outside census county

      Rootsweb Argyll List
      The two changes in the boundaries of Argyll were as follows:
      a) The islands of Canna, Sanday, Rum, Muck, Oigh-sgeir and Eilan nan Ea
      (the last two very small), until 1889 in Argyll, were transferred to the
      county of Inverness.
      b) The following places around Fort William and lying to the north of Loch
      Eil, which up to 1889 were in Argyll, were also transferred to the county of
      Inverness:
      (In alphabetical order and 19th century spelling) Achadalieu, Annat, Badabry,
      Banavie, Camaghael, Caol, Corpach, Corribeg, Craigag, Drimnaha, Drimsallie,
      Fassifern, Glensuilaig, Invervakaig, Kinlocheil, Kilmallie, Lochyside,
      Muirshearlich and Torcastle.

      Muirshearlich part of Locheil Esate in late 18th Century