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Katie Suek commented on J. Gunn's blog post Highland Clearances, those cleared from Strath of Kildonan, Sutherland after 1800
"I am late to the thread here, but I am also a decendent of the families you mentioned, my direct line on my mother's side is Bannerman's (George) and Sutherlands (Christina). I am from the same line as John Diefenbaker, he and my great…"
Dec 4, 2021

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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Matheson, Gunn, Bannerman, McKay, Sutherland, Moffat, ecker, Discher, Elliott
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Canada, Scotland
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Highland Clearances, those cleared from Strath of Kildonan, Sutherland after 1800

I am a descendant of brave men & women who endured great hardships in an effort that their offspring have better opportunities.  My paternal heritage is largely from Kildonan Parish, Sutherland, Gunn, MacKay, Matheson, Bannerman, Sutherland, who came to North American in 1813 on the ship 'Prince of Wales'.  The passengers were put out prematurely in the Hudson Bay where they endured illness and a harsh winter before travel south to the Red River settlement in 1814.  Other Kildonan…


Posted on April 2, 2011 at 8:20pm — 2 Comments

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At 10:38am on May 5, 2011, Debbie Watt said…

Helo.  My name is Debbie Watt and I am a descendant of Hellen Bannerman from Kildonon, Scotland.  I am quite interested in finding out more about the family.  Also, I live about ten minutes away from Auld Kirk where George and Christina are buried.  I hope to hear from you soon.

Sincerely, Debbie

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