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John A Hansen
William MacMillan > Chief of Lochaber
RE Finch Township, Stormont County, Ontario
John MacMillan of Callich and Alexander MacMillan of Callich(on Loch Arkaig)(Lot 16-2 Finch) were two brothers who settled in Finch Township. Angus MacMillan of Callich(the cousin of John and Alexander) settled first on Lot 20, Conc. 1, Finch Township; his brother, Donald MacMillan of Callich, was Tacksman of Callich, buried Kilmallie graveyard, Corpach, Scotland, c 1807. Duncan Ban MacMillan(baptised Kilmallie Oct. 1783) of Glennevis, settled on Lot 23, Conc 3, Finch Township.
I descend from the daughter of John MacMillan of Callich, and from two daughters of Angus MacMillan of Callich, and from a daughter of Duncan Ban MacMillan of Glennevis.
All of the above mentioned gentlemen descended from William MacMillan 4th of Murlaggan( c 1598) a well known MacMillan Chief of Lochaber, through his son, John MacMillan of Glenpean. Loch Arkaig is not GLASGOW!!
The Lochaber MacMillan family lived within the protectionof the Cameron Clan. Many families within Finch/Avonmore area descend from the Callich/Glenpean branch of Lochaber family of MacMillans and are direct descendants of William 4th, Chief of Lochaber MacMillans.
Mr. Somerled MacMillan, historian of family, had access to family papers of my father's cousin, Cassie MacMillan(mentioned in Callich segment of 'Bygone Lochaber' by Somerled MacMillan)....Margaret Cameron, Long Sault, ONtario(daughter of J>G. Cameron, born Lot 21-4 Finch)
Re: William MacMillan > Chief of Lochaber
RE omission: My gt grandmother, Margaret MacMillan(b. 1819) was the GRAND daughter of John MacMillan of Callich, through his son, Archibald MacMillan. Margaret MacMillan's mother was Marjory MacMillan, the daughter of Ewan MacMillan, the son of Allan Glenpean. Margaret MacMillan(b. 1819), the daughter of Marjory MacMillan and Archibald MacMillan, married Duncan Cameron (Cluns)(1808-1890), Lot 21, Conc. 4(The Cameron School), Finch Township, Stormont County, Ontario. The MacMillan cousins(descendants of Margaret's brother, John MacMillan, b. 1825-tombstone - MacMillan graveyard, Lot 19, l Finch) lived down the road to the west of the Cameron School(built 1850 by Duncan Cameron, Lot 21-4 Finch) at the 'corner', (Lot 18-3)now known as MacMillan Road. Allan Glenpean owned much of the property to the west along this road(i.e. - Lot 14-3, later bought by my gtgtgt Angus MacMillan of Callich).
Most of the MacMillan cousins attended the 'Cameron' School, and one of them later taught in the school.
Margaret Cameron, Box 621, Long Sault, Ontario (daughter of J.G. Cameron, grandson of Margaret MacMillan and Duncan Cameron.)
I hope I am posting this correctly, as you asked, but here goes!
My family are the MACMILLANS, long time residents of Knapdale, Argyll, Scotland. As far back as I've gone, so far, are my great great great great grandparents, Angus MACMILLAN & Mary GALBRAITH. Their son, John, b. abt. 1823, married Elizabeth HAMILTON. John & Elizabeth's daughter, Margaret MACMILLAN, b. abt. 1862, married Dugald MCGREGOR, in 1883. This is my line & I have quite a bit of other info. to share, if anyone out there feels they might be connected. Thank you!