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by DonnaMarilyn
Sun Jun 19, 2005 5:21 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: John 'Brown' MacNeil b. Barra ca. 1756.....
Replies: 2
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Thanks, Andrew. I'll have to see if I can track anything down via the Church on Barra.

Donna
by DonnaMarilyn
Sun Jun 19, 2005 4:09 pm
Forum: Market Research
Topic: Where did you hear of TalkingScot? (2005)
Replies: 164
Views: 36016

Indeed I'm a Canuck, Heather. :wink: Toronto-born, grew up in northern Ontario. Have just learned in the past year that I have a couple of lineages that took root in Nova Scotia. It's opened up a whole new direction. :)

Donna
by DonnaMarilyn
Sun Jun 19, 2005 3:13 pm
Forum: Market Research
Topic: Where did you hear of TalkingScot? (2005)
Replies: 164
Views: 36016

I landed here thanks to the ScotsinCanada MSN group.

Donna
by DonnaMarilyn
Sun Jun 19, 2005 2:45 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: John 'Brown' MacNeil b. Barra ca. 1756.....
Replies: 2
Views: 422

John 'Brown' MacNeil b. Barra ca. 1756.....

Seeking details of my direct ancestor John MacNeil, born on Barra ca. 1756. In 1778 he enlisted in the 82nd Regiment and travelled to the US where he fought under General Cornwallis in the American War of Independence. In ca. 1783 he travelled to Halifax, NS, Canada, where the Regiment was disbanded...