Tag Archives: Scottish Roots

Touring Glengarry: Kirkhill

So far I had visited the historical townships of  Charlottenburgh, Kenyon, Lancaster but not Lochiel. According to the locals it is pronounced “Laheel.”  It is the best way I can present it to you. Remember that Charlottenburgh and Lancaster are part … Continue reading

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Touring Glengarry: Cornwall to South Lancaster

It was Thursday, June 7, 2012 and I had just three days left on my trip to Ontario and Quebec.  I had to be in Ottawa in the evening so I wanted to make the most of my tour from Cornwall to Glengarry to … Continue reading

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Touring Glengarry: St. Raphael’s

“Oh ye tak the high road, and I’ll tak the low road, and I’ll be in Scotland afore ye, for me and my true love will never meet again on the bonnie bonnie banks of Loch Lomond.”  (Steven McDonald, CD “Sons … Continue reading

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Revisiting: Alexander John McDonell and Ellen McPherson

Alexander John McDonell and Ellen McPherson are my 2nd great grandparents and the parents of Mary McDonald my great-grandmother and Keith, my dad’s, grandparents. I have tended to be focused on Archibald and Mary McDonell, their siblings and descendants. My trip to … Continue reading

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