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Butter family, Benbecula

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Re: Butter family, Benbecula

Posted: 22 Apr 2011 2:12PM GMT
Classification: Query
I don't know if it is of interest but, in addition to Archibald, a somewhat older sister, perhaps born about 1791, married a MacDonald in Aird, settled at the Haye end of the township, did not emigrate and there are connections still in the township. Jane was born in Eoligarry, Barra. What is intriguing is that the registration of her death 1.4.1864 shows her mother as Flora MacEachan.

I have not come across any indication that John Butter had marryied Flora so have wondered whether part of the opprobium in which he apparently came to be held may have been that there was some close relationship between Flora and Christy MacEachan, mother of Archibald.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Grant Buttars 21 Jan 2011 10:07PM GMT 
maclean334 23 Jan 2011 8:18PM GMT 
Grant Buttars 24 Jan 2011 8:58PM GMT 
maclean334 27 Jan 2011 8:40PM GMT 
Grant Buttars 29 Jan 2011 12:21PM GMT 
Grant Buttars 9 Feb 2011 9:56AM GMT 
maclean334 16 Mar 2011 3:33PM GMT 
ewenmacdonald 16 Apr 2011 6:44PM GMT 
AngusMcMillan 22 Apr 2011 8:12PM GMT 
Grant Buttars 19 Oct 2012 6:51PM GMT 
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