A History and Genealogy of the Family of Baillie of Dunain, Dochfour and Lamington; With a Short Sketch of the Family of McIntosh, Bulloch, and Othe

A History and Genealogy of the Family of Baillie of Dunain, Dochfour and Lamington; With a Short Sketch of the Family of McIntosh, Bulloch, and Othe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...Col. Hugh Rose of Kilravock. I now revert to Dr. Bulloch's account. He states that a Kenneth Baillie emigrated to Georgia in 1735 with General Oglethorpe, and that his first wife's name was Elizabeth, that he had sons Kenneth, Alexander and Robert Carnibe Baillie, also daughters, one married to Mr. Andrew Darling, that his widow had a plantation called "Dunain," and Kenneth's family were accounted as being of the Scottish Dunain's and also connected with the Chisholms. The papers in my possossion connected with Dunain have been examined, and without being able to establish the propinquity so sufficiently as to satisfy a Court of Law, yet the result has certainly been to connect the family in Georgia with that of Baillie of Dunain in Scotland. I make the Kenneth Baillie who emigrated to have been, son to the Kenneth Baillie before mentioned, younger son of Alexander, the 9th Dunain. Kenneth Baillie's contract of marriage, dated 17th and 22nd December, 1702, exists. He is described as brother-german to William Baillie of Dunain and he William and John Baillie in Torbreck, are described as his, Kenneth's, brother-german and cautioners for him. The lady was Isobel Chisholm, daughter of the late Alexander Chisholm of Comar with consent to her marriage, of John Chisholm now of Comar, her brother-german. Thus it is certain that Kenneth Baillie's descendants were closely connected with the Chisholms--Dr. Bulloch says that Kenneth, who may for distinction be called Kenneth the Second, died in 1766, and that he was born about 1700. This tallies with his father's and mother's Contract dated 1702. There is one paper without date but written probably about 1748, in which it is mentioned that Kenneth the First "died in November 1705, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 184 x 240 x 6mm | 20g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236602420
  • 9781236602428