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“FROM PUBLIC RECORDS AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS – Compiled at the request of The Clan Gregor Society by one of its Vice-Presidents AMELIA GEORGIANA MURRAY MACGREGOR OF MACGREGOR”
This a two-volume set.
VOLUME 1 covers 878-1625 A.D. and was published in 1898.
VOLUME 2 covers 1625 – 1774 AD and was published in 1901.
I have worked in museums and archives all of my life and prefer “the real thing”, so I purchased an original set via www.abebooks.com in 2018. With postage, these cost me Canadian $435.00 which was equal to U.S.$335.15 at the time. I intend to pass these on to my grandchildren.
The good news is that these books have been scanned and are available online for FREE at:
HISTORY OF CLAN GREGOR https://ia802703.us.archive.org/28/items/historyofclangre02macg/historyofclangre02macg.pdf
No book is perfect but these two volumes are available.
My problem is that I have been able to trace my MacGregors back to the birth of my ancestor Duncan MACGREGOR in 1792 and the names of his parents. His father was Peter MCGREGOR (1763 ? – ___?) and and mother Katherine/Catherine MCDARMID (before 27 September 1767 to 28 Nov 1839), married 28 NOV 1788 in Kinloch Rannoch (Fortingall Parish), Perthshire, Scotland. Their five children were:
- John Roy MCGREGOR 1789-1847
- Gregor MCGREGOR 1790-after 24 Aug 1837
- Duncan MCGREGOR 1792 – 1852 MY DIRECT ANCESTOR
- Alexander MCGREGOR 1794 – before 15 Auf 1855
- James MCGREGOR 1797 – 1835
I have not yet been able to confirm Peter’s birthdate and birth location as there are a number of Peter MacGregors. Some colleagues believe they know which one, but I am bothered by the distance between his birthplace and the known locations of my MacGregors. I do not want to “bark up the wrong (family) tree”!
Our MacGregor Genealogy
THE HISTORY OF CLAN GREGOR by Amelia Georgiana MuMacGregor of MacGregor published 1898-1901 (this page)
Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Razor
Our MacGregor Letters
Rob Roy MacGregor
Kinloch Rannoch, Perthsire, Scotland – Main home of my MacGregors
Killichonan, Perthshire, Scotland – Some of my MacGregors were buried there.
Fortingall. Perthshire, Scotland – My MacGregors were in the Parish of Fortingall.
Culloden Battlefield – There were some MacGregors at the battle, including an Aide-de-Camp to the Prince, but most of them had been placed holding a castle or sent on a special mission and thus missed the battle.
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