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Hector Maclean[1]

Male - 1839


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  • Name Hector Maclean 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1839  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I62505  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2017 

    Father (Many Generations of) Maclean,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married
    • 1 _MSTAT Other
    Family ID F28011  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Unknown,   b. Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ann Maclean,   b. 1810,   d. 1887  (Age 77 years)
     2. Flora Maclean,   b. 1812,   d. 1845  (Age 33 years)
     3. Christina (Christie) Maclean,   b. 1814,   d. 1886  (Age 72 years)
     4. Archibald Maclean,   b. 1816,   d. 1844  (Age 28 years)
     5. Peter (Patrick) Maclean,   b. 1818,   d. 1895  (Age 77 years)
     6. Catharine Maclean,   b. 1821,   d. 1869  (Age 48 years)
     7. Hector (of Donalda & Finch) Maclean,   b. 1824, Donalda, Mull, Scotland (L823, Druimghigha, Isle Of Mull?) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1898, Canada. Age 75 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     8. Sarah Maclean,   b. 1826,   d. 1892  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F28010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Looking for information on his ancestors and other descendents. If youhave any more information on this line please E Mail Hamish Maclaren atmaclaren@earthlink.net

      For more information on this line see Message Boards under
      Macleans in Finch, Stormony County, Canada - Hamish Maclaren 4/16/02
      in Maclean Family Genealogy Forum
      at http://genforum.genealogy.com/maclean/index.html#544

      Post-em & E Mail from Margaret Cameron July 2002
      Margaret Cameron, Box 621, Long Sault, Ontario KOC 1PO

      Dear Mr. MacLaren,
      How interesting to read your message on GenForum today about a MacLean family which settled in Finch Township, Stormont County, Ontario. My gtgtgrandmother, Sarah MacLean, was a widow whose youngest son was born in1843 on the Isle of Mull. From what I have been told this familytravelled with relatives on the 'Catharine' of Belfast in c 1843. Sarah'sson, Lachlan MacLean, born Aug. 8, 1826, Isle of Mull, was my gtgrandfather. Lachlan's first cousin was Hector MacLean, born l823(Druimghigha, Isle of Mull), d. 1898 - tombstones for both Hector andLachlan are in the Finch Cemetery. My gt grandfather's first cousin,Hector MacLean was married to Janet MacLean(on tombstone). Most of thefamily were born on the farms of Burg, Redal and Druimghigha (Torloisk)Would the name "Dun Auladh" be translated as Donalda or, perhaps, aphonetic renditon of the Gaelic.

      Perhaps the above is coincidental to your message, but I don't know ofanother 'Hector', born c 1823, that settled within Finch Township,although that is a possibility. The only widow of whom I know thattravelled with relatives c 1843, was my gt grandmother, Sarah MacLean, tosettle within Finch Township (on first concession). Interesting.

      Sincerely,

      I am very interested in contacting descendents of Alex MacLeod, who Margaret Cameron describes below:
      "the late Alex MacLeod, a lawyer in Winnipeg (nephew of Hector MacLean) wrote to my mother (Hope MacLean Cameron) in 1937 which outlined therelationship between our families. He and my grandfather, George LachlanMacLean (1863-1937) had been cousins as well as friends."
      "In the letter written by Alex MacLeod it is very difficult to decipherthe address for his only daughter."I have one daughter, 39(1937), livingin B.C. 115..... north of Vancouver and Victoria. She has three girls,11, 9, and 8....I spend much of my time in thought at their ranch atQuathiaski(?) Cove B.C."

      See also in this file:
      In Notes under the name "(Stormont Co Ontario Early History A) Finch"
      the "EARLY HISTORY OF FINCH VILLAGE AND TOWNSHIP IS RECALLED" By MrsGladstone Maclean. From "Cornwall Freeholder" 1951

      In Notes under the name "(Stormont Co Ontario Early History B) Finch"
      THE EARLY HISTORY OF FINCH TOWNSHIP
      Interesting Paper Read at District Annual of Women's Institute at MooseCreek. from the Cornwall Freeholder, July 1951(?)

      In Notes under the name "Hector (of Donalda) Maclean" (1824 -1898)
      LETTER IN THE MONTREAL WITNESS by HECTOR MAC LEAN
      Under date of March 10, 1896. Describing the journey on the "Catherineof Belfast "and "THE JOHN ROBERTSON" of Belfast and their arrival in Finch.

  • Sources 
    1. [S883] Hamish Maclaren.