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Mary Ann Mabon ~ Mother, Alex. Fergus Campbell.11

Charles Macalister ~ 1798-1873 ~ born in Philadelphia of Scottish parentage, intimate friend of five Presidents, Government Director of the United States Bank, was founder of Macalister College, Minneapolis.17

Hugh MacAlister ~ Son, of John MacAlister. The following information is contained in the Annual Report of the Illinois St. Andrew Society for 1870-71, page 12. "...two (2) of our own members, father and son, who died within two weeks of one another... who were greatly beloved and esteemed for their noble and excellent qualities of both head and heart, and for their self-sacrificing kindness..." During a period of nearly twelve years, Dr. John MacAlister served as its physician. Hugh MacAlister was president of the Society in 1866. Dr. John MacAlister was president in 1867.

James MacAlister ~ 1840-1913 ~ born in Glasgow, was the first Superintendent of Schools in Philadelphia, where he introduced many reforms, notably in the Kindergarten and in co-ordination of teaching. In 1891 he became President of the Drexel Institute and was also author of several works on education.17

John MacAlister ~ d. 1871 ~ Doctor who is buried Lot 66 Section F, Rosehill, Chicago, IL. President of the Society in 1867. His son, Hugh MacAlister was president of the Society in 1866. Both father and son died in the same month. Five members of the family are buried in the family plot, including a small child named John who died at the age of 1 year in 1867.

Arthur MacArthur ~ He became a colonel in the Civil War at the age of 20 and rose to the rank of General. He was wounded three times and cited for "gallant and meritorious service" in ten battles and received the Congressional Medal of Honor at Missionary Ridge. Later, as military governor of the Philippines, he paved the way for the Philippine Republic, introducing habeas corpus and a free school system. He was the father of Gen. Douglas MacArthur.14

Arthur MacArthur ~ 1815-96, Jurist and Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin (1856-58), born in Glasgow, was author of "Education in Relation to Manual Industry" (1884) and "Biography of the English Language" (1889).17

Charles MacArthur ~ Co-author of the famous American play The Front Page. Brother of John D. MacArthur.14

Gen.Douglas MacArthur ~ b. 1880 ~ His grandfather was born in Glasgow in 1817 and migrated with his widowed mother to Massachusetts. He settled in Milwaukee in mid-century and was governor of Wisconsin, as well as being a justice of the supreme court. His father, Arthur MacArthur, was a general serving in the Union army in the Civil War and held the rank of Colonel when he was scarcely out of his teens. Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, he grew up traveling with his military family before entering West Point and graduating first in his class of 1903. During World War I he became a brigadier-general and was wounded in action. He was commander of the District of Manila (1922-25) and of the Department of the Philippines (1928-30). Chief of staff of the US Army (1930-35), he returned to the Philippines (1935-37) as military adviser to the commonwealth. He retired in 1937, but was recalled to active service in 1941. Ordered to retreat to Australia at the beginning of World War II, he saved that country from invasion and by his island-hopping technique steadily defeated the tenacious Japanese, operating over a vast theater without the resources allocated to the Allies in Europe. He reentered the Philippines in 1944, making good his famous promise "I shall return," and received the Congressional Medal of Honor, as his father had eight decades earlier. He received the Japanese surrender in 1945, becoming Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Japan. He was virtually ruler of Japan and was given the task of rebuilding the nation and introducing a system of democracy. In 1950, he was appointed U. S. commander in the Korean theater of war and United Nations' commander in Korea. In 1951, he came in conflict with the Truman administration on policy and was relieved of all commands by the President.1,5,14

Ida Bell MacArthur ~ Child Robert D./Margaret.11

John D. MacArthur ~ Richest man in both Illinois and Florida according to a 1968 Fortune magazine article. He was a minister's son who acquired the Chicago-based Bankers Life and Casualty Company, a small bankrupt insurance business, for $2500 and turned it into a giant. He was the brother of Charles MacArthur, who was coauthor of the famous American play The Front Page. In later years, John MacArthur, who died in 1978, was called the "accessible billionaire," conducting business in a MacArthur tartan jacket in the coffee shop of a hotel he owned near Palm Beach. With 100,000 acres, he was the largest landowner in Florida.14

John MacArthur ~ Father Robert D. MacArthur.11

John Stewart MacArthur ~ 1856-1920 ~ Did about as much as any man to make South Africa a rich nation. In 1887, the Glasgow-born MacArthur was the co-discoverer of the cyanide process for extracting gold from its ore, making possible the exploitation of low-grade ore. Initially he received royalties, but a court annulled his patents and he died poor.14

Mary MacArthur ~ Mother Duncan R. MacMartin.11

Robert D. MacArthur ~ b. 1843 ~ Physician/Physician listed in the 1910 annual report. Born in Glengarry, Ont, Can.; son John and Margaret (MacMartin) MacArthur; grad Williamstown Grammar School 1863; Mcgill Univ., Montreal, M.D. 1867; married Montreal 1871 Minna Beattie; daughter: Ida Belle. Engaged in practice of medicine since 1871; appointed prof. skin and venereal diseases, Chicago Polyclinic, 1889, and in 1890 attending physician in dermatology at Presbyterian and St. Joseph Hosps. Mem. Chicago Med. Coll, Chicago Dermatological Soc., AMA. Democrat (gold standard). Clubs: Union, Mid-day. Residence 1164 Dearborn Av. Office 140 S. Dearborn St.11

Robert Stuart MacArthur ~ born in Canada, in 1841, of Scots parentage, Minister of Calvary Baptist Church, New York, has published many volumes of sermons, essays, and narratives of travel.17

Angus MacAskill ~ 1825-1863 ~ He was the world's tallest non-pathological giant ever, at 7 feet 9 inches. He as born in Scotland and died in Nova Scotia, and was known everywhere as the Cape Breton Giant. It is said that he could lift 100 lbs with two fingers and hold this weight for ten minutes at arms length.14

Thomas Babington Macaulay ~ 1800-1859 ~ He was the grandson of a Hebridean minister. His reputation was secured with his History of England, published in 1848. Macaulay wrote his first history at age eight, became a member of the bar at 26, a member of Parliament at 30, wrote the Indian penal code at 34, and was secretary of war at 39. Throughout his life he maintained an anti-Scottish prejudice and always sought to hide his Highland ancestry.14

Earle MacAusland ~ Began Gourmet magazine, by large the largest-circulation food periodical in the world in 1941.14

Thomas MacBean ~ He built St. Paul's Chapel, Broadway, New York, where Washington worshiped, which is the oldest church in New York City. He received his training under James Gibbs (an Aberdonian) architect of St. Martin-in-the-fields, London.14,17

Donald John MacBeth ~ He was the 12th-best earning jockey in American horse racing history and would have ranked much higher had he not died prematurely in 1987 at age 37. In a sport noted for its shady characters, MacBeth was noted for his integrity and class. He once gave a handful of grass to a dying horse because, as he said, "I knew it was the last thing the horse would ever see and I wanted it to be an act of kindness." He was widely mourned and was buried with a Presbyterian service in his hometown in Canada.14

Isabella MacBeth ~ Died January 5, 1937; Buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Thomas Huston Macbride ~ b. 1848 ~ President Emeritus of the State University of Iowa, who has written much of value on botany, is of Scottish ancestry.17

NFN MacCallum ~ POW sent to Maryland in 1747 on the ship Johnson of Liverpool.1

George Brinton MacClellan ~ 1826-85 ~ Major-General in the United States Army during the Civil War, unsuccessful candidate of the Democratic Party for President in 1864, and Governor of New Jersey from 1878 to 1881. Descendant of James McClellan.

Ewan MacColl ~ Essentially a Scottish folk singer, he bridged the gap to pop music when his song "The First Time Ever I saw Your Face" became a hit in 1972.14

John MacCoon ~ Aberdeenshire, found in Westerly, RI in 1669. Related by marriage to Thomas Hazard, founder of Newport, RI.1

William Alexander MacCorkle ~ b. 1857 ~ eighth Governor of West Virginia (1893-97) is of Scottish descent. His grandfathers, Captain John MacCorkle and Captain John McNutt, fell at the battle of Cowpens, 1781.17

Alexander Macdonald ~ 1824-1908 ~ sculptor of Scottish descent.17

Alexander Macdonald ~ b. 1833 ~ Forres, Elginshire, he was President of the Standard Oil Company of Kentucky and Director in several other important business enterprises.17

Alexander Macdonald ~ Born in Lanarkshire, he became the first president of the National Mineworkers in Britain.14

Alma Etta MacDonald ~ Child of James/Laura MacDonald.11

Angus MacDonald ~ d. 1989. Buried Lot 23 Section 101, Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL. Twelve people are buried in this plot. Eight are named Stuart, two MacDonald, and one Isable Anderson. The range of ages is 2-97. Angus MacDonald was an employee of Quaker Oats where the Stuart name was quite prominent.

Charles Gordon MacDonald ~ Secretary of the Illinois Saint Andrew Society in 1896 and 1897.

Donald MacDonald ~ Father of James MacDonald.11

Duncan Black Macdonald ~ Professor of Semitic Languages at Hartford Theological Seminary, was born in Glasgow in 1863.17

Dwight MacDonald ~ One of the top intellectuals in U.S. and a noted American author.14

Flora MacDonald ~ 1722-1790 ~ The adopted daughter of Lady Chanranald and Native of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides, she disguised Bonnie Prince Charlie as a maid, called him "Betty Burke", and smuggled him from Benbecula to Portree after the massacre at Culloden in 1745. She later emigrated to North Carolina and was active recruiting Scots to fight for the British in the American War of Independence.13,14

Florence Marguerite MacDonald ~ Child of James/Laura MacDonald.11

Frances Macdonald ~ She was a part of the Glasgow Four, the group of artists who had a pronounced influence on modern art and architecture, which created what is known as Scottish art Nouveau. The group also included Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret Macdonald (her sister) who were married.14

Hector MacDonald ~ In 1898 the British army, under the Anglo-Irish general Kitchener avenged Charles George Gordon's death at Khartoum. The British very nearly defeated at the battle's outset were saved by the tactics of the Highland officer Col. MacDonald, whose brigade turned the tide. Kitchener received the glory because of class differences, MacDonald being one of the very few soldiers ever to rise all the way from private to General. One young second lieutenant who was there, Winston Churchill, wrote "All depended on MacDonald."14

J. S. MacDonald ~ Member of the Highland Association of Chicago and Member of the Robert Burns Memorial and Monument Committee.

James MacDonald ~ b. 1857 ~ Engr.Contractor/LifeMbr Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. Born Collingswood, Ont.; son Donald and Elizabeth (Leach) MacDonald; ed. pub. schools, Collingswood; married Peterboro, Ont 1881, Laura Alma Wear; children: Alma Etta, Mary Edna, Florence Marguerite, James Wear. Pres since 1894 Macdonald Engineering Company; dir Webster Mfg. Co. Independent in politics. Mem. Western soc. of Engrs. Residence: 1225 Michigan Ave., Evanston, IL. Office: Monadnock Blk.11

James MacDonald ~ 1906-1991 ~ Born in Dundee, he did sound effects and voice-overs for Disney for 40 years, including the speeded-up track of the chipmunks. Near the end he was the voice of the world's most famous cartoon character, Mickey Mouse.14

James Macdonald ~ 1803-49 ~ resident physician of Bloomingdale Asylum.17

James Wear MacDonald ~ Child of James/Laura MacDonald.11

Jeanette MacDonald ~ 1903-1965 ~ She was a singer/actress of Scottish Presbyterian stock.14

John Louis Macdonald ~ b. 1838 ~ newspaper editor, State Senator, etc., was born in Glasgow.17

John Macdonald ~ Member of Illinois St. Andrew Society, 1893. Born Inverness, Scotland.

Margaret Macdonald ~ Wife of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. She was a part of the Glasgow Four, the group of artists who had a pronounced influence on modern art and architecture, which created what is known as Scottish art Nouveau. The group also included Herbert MacNair and Frances Macdonald (Margaret's sister) who were married.14

Charles Rennie MacKintosh - See October 1996 History Club Newsletter.

Sir John Alexander MacDonald ~ Jan 10, 1815-1891 ~ He was a Canadian statesman, the chief organizer of the Dominion of Canada, born in Glasgow, Scotland. His parents emigrated to Canada when he was five years old, and settled in Kingston. He entered political life in 1844 and in 1847 was given a cabinet position in the government. A conference in 1864 debating the union of portion of eastern Canada, by MacDonald's initiative and tact was merged in the larger question of the Union of all the British American provinces, which resulted in the British North America Act of 1867. Of the new dominion thereby formed MacDonald became the first premier. He held office again from 1878 until his death in 1891. He died in Ottawa, the city which through his efforts had been made the Canadian capital. 5,18

John D. MacDonald ~ A mystery writer and one of the world's best selling authors was the creator of Travis McGee.14

Joseph Ewing MacDonald ~ 1819-91 ~ who held a foremost place among constitutional lawyers and was Democratic candidate for Governor of Indiana in 1864, was of Scottish ancestry.17

Mary Edna MacDonald ~ Child of James/Laura MacDonald.11

William J. MacDonald ~ b. August 27, 1860 ~ Broker; born Chicago. Son of Alexander Robert and Catherine (Stewart) MacDonald (natives of Scotland); ed. Chicago pub schools; married Oak Park, IL Nov. 2, 1882, Mary Kerkhoff; children: Mary K., William Stewart, Ruth Margaret, Joined in organizing 1900 MacDonald, McCoy & Co. dealers in municipal and corporate bonds, of which was pres. until 1908 when he retired to look after his private interests. Republican. Clubs: Union League, Exmoor Country, Glen View, Edgewater Golf (pres). Recreation: golf. Residence in 1905: 688 LaSalle St. Residence in 1911: 20 Bellevue Pl. Office in 1905, 171 S. LaSalle St. Office in 1911: 1311, 105 W. Monroe St.11,20

Aeneas MacDonnell ~ (22nd Mac Mhic Alasdair, or 22nd chief of the MacDonnells of Glengarry) ~ Air Commodore MacDonnell was one of the heroic fighter pilots who won the Battle of Britain, commanding a Spitfire squadron. He was credited with shooting down 12 enemy aircraft and was himself downed over the English Channel in 1941. He spent the rest of the war as a prisoner.14

NFN MacDonnell ~ His family crossed Atlantic on The Pearl in 1773. Along with other families they traveled North to upper New York state. They settled between the Susquehanna and Delaware Rivers in wooded, hilly country, reminiscent of the Western Highlands. They refused to be recruited into the Civil War eventually abandoning their homesteads and heading north for Canada.1

Sir James MacDonnell ~ General at Waterloo who won the 500 pound prize offered by Wellington to "the bravest man in the British army" and who gave the money to his sergeant.14

Thomas Macdonough ~ the famous naval officer, was of the third generation in this country.17

Thomas MacDonough ~ Scotch-Irish American naval officer who defeated the British at Lake Champlain in 1814, saving New England from invasion.14 The Macdonough family of Delaware is also of Scottish descent. Thomas was of the third generation in this country.17

The Macdonoughs ~ family of Delaware also of Scottish descent.17

David Trembly Macdougal ~ b. 1865 ~ Director of the Botanical Research Department of the Carnegie Institution of Washington since 1905, is the grandson of a Scottish immigrant. His studies relate especially to plant physiology, heredity, and organic evolution.17

Alexander MacDougall ~ 1731-1786 ~ born in Islay, Scotland he was a Scottish merchant in New York. He left Scotland with parents as members of Lachlan Campbell's group of colonists who established a settlement at Fort Edward, NY. He became skipper of a privateer before settling in NY as a merchant. Was the first American imprisoned for his utterances in behalf of Independence, being confined for 23 weeks. He was a colonel, brigadier-general and major-general in the Revolution. Appointed by General Washington to succeed General Benedict Arnold in command of West Point. He took part in the Battle of White Plains and Germantown. First president of the Bank of New York. Macdougal street, New York was named for him.3,1

Alexander MacDougall ~ 1731-86, born in Islay, successively Colonel, Brigadier-General, and Major-General in the Revolutionary War, and later Delegate to the Continental Congress in 1780 and 1784, was described by Washington as "a brave soldier and distinguished patriot." Before the outbreak of the war he was a successful merchant, a leader of the "Sons of Liberty," and was the first American imprisoned for his utterances in behalf of independence. Macdougal Street, New York City, commemorates his name.17

Duncan Stewart MacDougall ~ b. 1879 ~ Husband of Bertha Jean Graham.4

J. R. MacDougall ~ In 1862, minister who built the Scots church in Florence.14

Jane MacDougall ~ Mother Alexander A. Whamond.11

Edward Alexander MacDowell ~ (1861-1908) He has been called America's foremost composer. He was born in New York City of Sottish ancestry and was known for his piano pieces. His widow founded the MacDowell colony in New Hampshire as a summer residence for composers and authors. He was Professor of Music at Columbia University.14,17

C. P. MacDuell ~ Chief Superintendent who along with Walter Elliot, saved Westminster Hall on May 11, 1941.14

Anna Jeanette MacEachron ~ b. 1853 ~ Wife of James Graham, she was born in Washington Co. NY.4

Mary Robertson MacEachron ~ 1851-1892 ~ Wife of Andrew Graham. She was the second child of Thomas and Margaret (Lendrum) MacEachron, born in Washington Co. NY.4

Harry MacElhone ~ Of Dundee, he bought a bar in Paris started by two Americans in 1911. It became Harry's New York Bar. Joyce and Hemingway drank there. Gershwin played the piano. Scott and Zelda fought will Sartre and de Beauvoir sulked. The Bloody Mary was invented there in 1921. Harry died in 1958, but his son Andy and grandson Duncan continue.14

Sir William Macewen ~ 1848-1924 ~ He made many contributions to the development of surgery. He was an associate of Joseph Lister, an Englishman who practiced in Scotland, and together they developed antiseptic surgery. Macewen experimented with the sterilization of instruments and dressings, and the preparation of catgut for surgical sue. He also conducted the first bond graft, the first excision of a lung, devised the first systematic training course for nurses, and in 1879 was the first to remove a brain tumor.14

Walter MacEwen ~ Artist. Born in Chicago of Scottish parents, he has painted many pictures and has received medals and decorations for his work. Pupil Cormon and Tony Robert-Fleury, Paris. Honorable mention, Salon, 1886; silver medal, Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1889; grand gold medal City of Berlin, 1891; silver medal, London, 1890; medal World's Columbian Exposition, 1893; medal of honor, Antwerp, 1894; gold medal, Berlin, 1896; small gold medal, Munich, 1897; silver medal, Paris Exposition, 1900. Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, France, Hors Concours, 1896. Represented by pictures in Chicago Art Institute, Luxembourg, Poris, Museum of Ghent, Liege, and Magdeburg. In 1895-96 he painted nine large panels and a number of small ones for the Hall of Heroes in the Library of Congress. Residence in 1905: 512 LaSalle Av. Died between 1905-1911.11,17,20

C. M. Macfarland ~ Member of Illinois St. Andrew Society, 1893. Born Glasgow, Scotland

NFN MacFarland ~ Passed through or settled in Fort Payne, Alabama.1

Robert Macfarlane ~ 1812-83 ~ Editor of the "Scientific American," and author of two or three technical treatises, was born in Rutherglen.17

Will C. Macfarlane ~ b. 1870 ~ organist and composer, he was born in England of Scottish origin. His compositions include songs, anthems, organ music, a Lenten Cantata, "The Message from the Cross." His setting of Katherine Lee Bates's patriotic hymn, "America, the Beautiful," has had nation-wide usage.17

Will C. Macfarlane ~ b. 1870 ~ organist and composer, was born in England of Scottish origin. His compositions include songs, anthems, organ music, a Lenten Cantata, "The Message from the Cross." His setting of Katherine Lee Bates's patriotic hymn, "America, the Beautiful," has had nation-wide usage. William Wallace Gilchrist (b. 1846), composer, was of Scottish descent; and Edward Alexander MacDowell (1861-1908), composer and Professor of Music in Columbia University, was of Ulster Scot origin.17

Colin Macfarquhar ~ Original printer for the Encyclopedia Britannica first published by a "Society of Gentlemen in Scotland" in 1768. This the world's greatest reference source, still displays its thistle emblem.14

William and Alexander Macfie ~ brothers from Lower Etrrick Farm in Bute, they immigrated in 1901 to Fremont County, WY "little Scotland" and became prosperous sheep farmer.1

Alexander Dunlop MacGill ~ b. Oct. 20, 1842 ~ Manufacturer/Member Illinois St. Andrew Society 1910. Born Greenock, Scotland; son Hugh and Agnes (Thomson) MacGill; ed. Troon Acad., Scotland; married Kalamazoo, Mi Sept. 29, 1869, Emily Augusta Ayres; children: Alexander Dunlop, Jr. (died age of 20), Robert Ayres. First occupation was with the Glasgow and South Western Ry. for 12 years, ending with position of station-master at Gatehouse; came to US 1865; ticket agent at Kalamazoo, Mi, for M.C.R.R.; thence, 1869 to Crane co., Chicago, mfrs of wrought iron pipes and fittings, now being treas. and dir. of the company. Republican. Mem. P.E. Church. Recreation: travel. Residence in 1905: 1069 Warren Av. Residence in 1911: 5718 Sheridan Rd. Office in 1905: 10 N. Jefferson St. Office in 1911: 1214 S. Canal St.11,20

Hugh MacGill ~ Father Alex. Dunlop MacGill.11

Robert Ayres MacGill ~ Child of Alex.D/Emily Augusta.11

William MacGillivray ~ 1796-1852 ~ He published A History of British Birds and was the "father" of British ornithology.14

Ali MacGraw ~ b. 1938 ~ Movie star who starred in Love Story is Scottish.14

Alexander MacGregor ~ Trained the Brazilian army after the Peninsular War. Later, he founded MacGregor's Bank in Rio de Janeiro.14

John MacGregor ~ Partner of William Carrick prominent St. Petersburg photographers in the 19th century.14

John MacGregor ~ The pioneer of canoeing as a sport, he was born in England to scottish parents. He paddled in many lands and wrote and lectured extensively on his travels. On one of his journeys MacGregor was captured by hostile arabs while canoeing on the River Jordan. His canoe, the Rob Roy, is on exhibit in Tel Aviv, Israel.14

Neil MacGregor ~ In the 1980's this 40-year-old art historian, who had never worked a day in a museum, was appointed director of Britain's National Gallery and brought new life to the staid institution.14

Sir Gregor MacGregor ~ Distinguished general in the Venezuelan revolutionary army, he married Bolivar's niece and then created a "kingdom" for himself on the Mosquito Coast in what is now Nicaragua. Styling himself as His Serene Highness Gregor I, Prince of Polais, he presented his credentials at the court of St. James in 1820, issued worthless bank notes printed in Edinburgh, but finally retired on a hero's pension to Venezuela.14

Rory Machy ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

 

 

Alexander MacInnes ~ Dufftown in Banffshire settled in Oakland, MD with his family during the height of the Civil War. Alexander was a British citizen and couldn't understand the uprising against the government.1

Duncan MacInnes ~ born at Inveresk, near Edinburgh, has been Chief Accountant of the City of New York for many years, and is one of the best equipped men in municipal finance in America.17

Helen MacInnes ~ Born in Glasgow and the queen of international spy fiction, she was a winner of the Wallace Award of the American-Scottish Foundation. Her viewpoint, in novels such as Above Suspicion and Assignment in Brittany, was against authoritarian governments, and led to sales of more than 20 million copies in the U.S. alone.14

Jeff MacInnis ~ On August 17, 1988, he, a Canadian whose ancestors came from Skye, completed a three-year crossing of the 3,000 mile Northwest Passage entirely under sail, a feat never previously accomplished after 400 years of failed attempts that have cost more lives than Mount Everest.14

Daniel MacIntosh ~ Another of the Scottish Creeks led his followers into the Confederate army.1

Donald MacIntosh ~ Half Scot and half Iroquis, was killed with Custer at Little Big Horn.1

Lachlan MacIntosh ~ Revolutionary War General.14

David MacIvor ~ Helped to found with Samuel Cunard, Cunard Lines, in the 1830's.14

Burton W. Mack ~ 1868 ~ Physician Born Maple Park, IL. Son of Thomas W. Mack (native of Scotland) and Mary E. Cole. He was three years old when his family became residence of Chicago. In 1899 he became a student in the medical dept of the Univ of IL and was graduated in 1903. For 9 months he served as interne in the West side Hospital and for one year in the Lakeside Hospital, after which he was an assistant for a year to Dr. A. J. Stewart. In 1906 he entered general practice of medicine and surgery, specialty of the latter. He is now serving on the staff of St. Anne's Hospital and is attending physician for the Chicago Railroad Company, Pettibone-Mulligan Company, Johnson Chair Co., Louis Hansen Co. and the Continental Can Co. He belongs to the Chicago Medical Society and the AMA. Married Mary K. Vaughan, also a doctor. Children: Jessie C. (b. 1890 and married 1910 to Edmund M. Yell). He is affiliated with the Columbian Knights, the Daughters of Columbia, the Royal League and the Vesta Circle.12,6

Thomas W. Mack ~ Father of Burton W. Mack. Retired in 1912 and living in Chicago. He came to America in 1838 and settled first in New York and moved in 1871 to Chicago arriving before the great fire. He served in the Civil War as a captain throughout the period of hostilities and continued in military connections until 1869. He married Mary E. Cole. Children: Burton W., Minnie A. (wife of George Frost of Chicago), Maude E. (married Clarence Manton of Chicago).12

Dan: Mackajne ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Dani** Mackajne ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Neile Mackajne ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Robert Mackajne ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Samuell Mackajne ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

William Mackajne ~ (2) ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John Mackalester ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Almister Mackalinsten ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

James Mackally ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

William Mackandra ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John Mackane ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Patricke Mackane ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Daniell Mackannell ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

William Mackannell ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Aeneas Mackay ~ Became prime minister of Holland in the 19th century. His great-grandson, the 14th Lord Reay, is presently the chief of the Mackays, as well as Baron Mackay, in the peerage of the Netherlands.

Donald Mackay ~ 1810-80 ~ Born in Nova Scotia he was the Grandson of Donald Mackay of Tain, Ross-shire. He established the shipyards of East Boston and constructed a number of fast sailing ships, and during the Civil War a number of warships for the United States Government. The beauty and speed of his clippers gave him a world wide reputation as a naval constructor.17

Donald Mackay ~ 1810-80 ~ born in Nova Scotia, grandson of Donald Mackay of Tain, Ross-shire, established the shipyards at East Boston, and constructed a number of fast sailing ships, and during the Civil War a number of warships for the United States Government. The beauty and speed of his clippers gave him a world wide reputation as a naval constructor.17

Donald Mackay ~ Tain, Ross and Comarty, established the shipyards in east Boston and was renowned as a builder of clipper ships.1

George Devereux Mackay ~ b. 1854 ~ banker and railroad builders, was descended from John Mackay who came from Caithness in 1760.17

John Mackay ~ 1759-1822 ~ reached North America in 1776 joining fur traders. In 1795 he led an expedition to explore the country across to the Pacific. He was also to erect a chain of forts. When upper Louisiana was transferred to the US in 1804, he continued as a member of the Missouri Territory Legislature.1

Alistair Forbes MacKay ~ 1878-1914 ~ Physician who reached in 1909 the South Magnetic Pole with a team of Britains.14

James Morrison Steele Mackaye ~ 1842-94, actor and dramatist, was grandson of William Kay who came from Scotland about 1800.17

Percy Wallace Mackaye ~ b. 1875 ~ son of James Morrison Steele Mackaye, is a distinguished dramatist and poet.17

Steele MacKaye ~ 1842-1894 ~ He became theater's "Renaissance man." He was a playwright, the founder of the American Academy of Dramatic Art, and the first American to play Hamlet in London. He held 100 patents, including the one for folding theater seats, and founded the Lyceum and St. James theaters in New York. In 1893 he built the world's biggest theater in Chicago. (Which one?)14

Sander Mackcunnell ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Cana Mackcurnall ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

NFN Mackdonell ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Sander Mackdonell ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Thomas Mackellar ~ 1812-1899 ~ printer and poet, also one of the leading type founders, was of Scottish parentage.17

Thomas MacKellar ~ 1812-1899 ~ Printer and poet, he was also one of the leading type founders, he was of Scottish parentage.17

William Macken ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Daniell Mackendocke ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Alexander Mackendrick ~ 1912-1993 ~ He was born in Boston to Scottish parents and educated in Glasgow. He was the director of Sweet Smell of Success, The Man in the White Suit, The Ladykillers, and Whisky Galore, known in America as Tight Little Island.14

Dan** Mackennell ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John Mackenthow ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Alexander Mackenzie ~ 1764-1820 ~ In 1789 at the age of 25, he trekked almost 3000 miles in four months discovering the water route from Ft. Chippewyan, in what is now Alberta, to the Arctic Ocean. In 1798 he crossed the Rockies to the Pacific shore. The first person to make an overland crossing of the full width of the North American continent.14

Alexander Mackenzie ~ b. 1844 ~ Chief of Engineers in the Civil War, was of Scots parentage.17

Donald Mackenzie ~ 1783-1851 ~ Scots born fur trader was a cousin of Alexander Mackenzie. He entered the fur trade around 1800 and was a partner in the Pacific Fur Company. His ascension of the Snake River through Hell's Canyon is still remembered as one of the great feats of early exploration.1

Dr. Robert Shelton Mackenzie ~ Born in Dublin, he had the distinction in 1834 of being the first, regular salaried European correspondent of the American press for the New York Evening Star.1,14

Finlay Mackenzie ~ "King of the Scotchmen" in Owyhee County, ID running 40,000 sheep.1

George Mackenzie ~ 1837-91 ~ born in Belfield House, North Kessock, Ross and Cromarty. He won a London chess tournament in 1862. He immigrated the following year and joined the army, but opted for the life of a professional chess player. He was found dead, from pneumonia, in the Copper Union Hotel in New York.1

James Cameron Mackenzie ~ b. 1852 ~ born in Aberdeen, is founder of the Mackenzie School for Boys at Dobbs Ferry (1901) and a frequent contributor to educational publications.17

John Mackenzie ~ Settled in Carolina 1774. He was 16, clerk & Bookkeeper and sailed on the Brinton.10

Kenneth Mackenzie ~ 1797-1861 ~ Born in Ross and Cromarty, he became known as the "King of the Missouri". He immigrated in 1818 and became a fur trader with Columbia Fur Co. He took control of the Upper Missouri section and carried on business in spite of hostile Indians. In 1834 he built a distillery at Fort Union but since he did not have a license he had to leave the country for a time. He went to Germany, studied wines and imported fine wines to America for the rest of his life.1

Murdo Mackenzie ~ b. 1850 ~ a former bank clerk and law apprentice from Tain in Ross-shire, was manager of the Matador Ranch, Motley County, Texas, established in the early 1800's by the Matador Land and Cattle Company of Dundee. He left Tain's Royal Academy in 1867. By 1910 he had expanded the operations of the ranch as far north as Montana, South Dakota and Wyoming and was elected president of the American Cattleman's Association. President Theodore Roosevelt described him as the most influential of western cattlemen and appointed him to the National Commission for Conservation of Natural Resources. The Matador remained a working cattle ranch until 1955 when the company, still headquartered in Dublin, sold the Texas operation in three lots.1

Ranald Mackenzie ~ In the 1870's Brig. Gen. Mackenzie ended a century and a half of Indian terror in Texas by defeating and pacifying the Comanches, led by their brilliant chief Quanah Parker (Scottish?). Ironically, Parker became a successful businessman and federal judge, while Mackenzie died insane.14

Robert Mackenzie ~ b. 1845 ~ President of San Francisco Theological Seminary, was born in Cromarty.17

Robert Shelton Mackenzie ~ 1808-80, born in Dublin of Scottish parentage, was editor of the standard edition of "Noctes Ambrosian ," and in 1834 became the first regular salaried correspondent of an American newspaper, the New York "Evening Star."17

S. A. Mackenzie ~ Australian of Scottish descent who won the single sculls rowing championship at Henley six consecutive years (1957-1962).14

Sir Alexander Mackenzie ~ 1764-1820 ~ Born on the Isle of Lewis. Emigrated to Canada and worked as a fur trader. The first to journey down the river which bears his name.

Sir George Stewart Mackenzie ~ He identified carbon with diamond in 1800.14

William Douglas Mackenzie ~ Professor at Chicago Congregational Theology Seminary in Union Park, IL, then President of Hartford Theological Seminary, CT.6

William Douglas Mackenzie ~ President of Hartford Theological Seminary Foundation, is a son of John Mackenzie of Knockando, Morayshire, and was born in Fauresmith, South Africa, in 1859.17

William Mackenzie ~ 1841-1914 ~ Born in Glasgow, he was founder of the Standard Bleachery at Carlton Hill, New Jersey.17

William Mackenzie ~ 1841-1914 ~ born in Glasgow, was founder of the Standard Bleachery at Carlton Hill, New Jersey.17

Giselle MacKenzie ~ Canadian singer of French and Scottish ancestry.14

Lewis W. MacKenzie ~ Maj. Gen. who commanded the United Nations forces in Bosnia in the early 1990s.14

Robert Tait MacKenzie ~ b. 1867 ~ Born in Ontario Canada, son of Rev. William Mackenzie, he was a graduate of Edinburgh and has created several groups of athletes in action of great force and beauty. Dr. Mackenzie is a physician and director of the Department of Physical Education in the University of Pennsylvania.17

Robert Tait MacKenzie ~ born in Ontario, Canada, in 1867, son of Rev. William Mackenzie, a graduate of Edinburgh, has created several groups of athletes in action of great force and beauty. Dr. Mackenzie is a physician and director of the Department of Physical Education in the University of Pennsylvania.17

Sir Alan Charles MacLaurin Mackerras ~ He is an Australian-born conductor of international repute as this century ends.14

David Macketh ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Neile Macketh ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Hugh Mackey ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John Mackey ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Sander Mackey ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

NFN Mackfarson ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Origlais Mackfarson ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Robert Mackfarson ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John Mackforsen ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Daniell Mackhan ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Patricke Mackhatherne ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Alester Mackhele ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

James Mackhell ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Dan: Mackhellin ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John Mackhellin ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Alester Mackhene ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Dan: Mackhoe ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John Mackholme ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

David Mackhome ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Neile Mackhone ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Hill Mackie ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John Milton Mackie ~ 1813-94, of Scottish ancestry, was author of several important biographical works.17

John MacKinley ~ First governor of Delaware.14

Captain NFN MacKinnon ~ Captained the Ariel, one of 16 ships in the Great Tea Race of 1866. Raced from Foochow for London in May of 1866 and arrived after 99 days and 16,000 miles.14

Catherine A. MacKinnon ~ Author of Sexual Harassment of Working Women, she is the most prominent feminist legal theorists in the U.S.14

Cameron Mackintosh ~ currently the most successful theatrical producer in London and New York. He has brought to the stage Cats, Les Miserables, and The Phantom of the Opera. Despite his ethnic name, he is only 1/4 Scottish, the rest being English, French and Italian.14

Charles Rennie Mackintosh ~ 1868-1928 ~ Born Central District, Glasgow 7_Jun_1869. Scotland's most famous architect. His unique style was influential throughout Europe. His most famous building is the Glasgow School of Art, Mrs Cranston's Willow Tea Rooms in Glasgow, and the Hillhouse in Helensburgh which he designed for the Blackie family., he was one of the most important figures in the beginning of modern architecture. His work as a designer has recently brought him a renewed fame. He was the leader of the Glasgow Four, the group of artists who had a pronounced influence on modern art and architecture which created what is known as Scottish art nouveau. The group included Herbert MacNail and the Macdonald sisters, Margaret and Francis, who married, respectively, Mackintosh and MacNair. Mies van der Rohe and the Bauhaus artists in Germany acknowledged their debt in modern art and architecture to the Glasgow Four. He married fellow artist, Margaret MacDonald in Dumbarton 22_Aug_1900, and they eventually moved to England and later to France. He had a great influence on the European modernist school and his designs are still highly sought after. Born Central District, Glasgow 7_Jun_1869. Marriage to Margaret MacDonald in Dumbarton 22_Aug_1900. Today, Charles Rennie Mackintosh's pieces command the highest auction prices of any 20th century furniture.13,14,18

John Mackintosh ~ Produced the famous apple variety of wheat.14

Lieutenant John Mackintosh ~ was offered a sizeable grant of land in West Florida as an inducement to stay and settle the region. He persuaded other Scots clansmen to join him. They selected lands along the Amasura River (now called Withlacochee) about twenty-five miles south of Cedar Key. Traces are hard to find of Scots in the Withlacochee Valley today, but the main town is called Inverness.1

Peter Mackintosh ~ a Boston blacksmith who was a ringleader in the riots against the British in 1765.1

Samuel Mackintosh ~ Produced the first newspaper in Hawaii, the Sandwich Island Gazette and Journal of Commerce (1836-1839).14

James MacKintosh ~ One of the founding fathers of Davenport, Iowa. Born in Dundee, he traveled to Canada in 1817 and became a bookbinder. In 1835 he made a perilous journey to Iowa. Within a year he had opened a dry goods store and became a leading businessmen, served on the first jury and reverted to his original trade, bookbinding. He was killed in the Civil War.1

Murtle Mackjlude ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John Macklude ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

NFN Macklyne ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Dan: Mackneile ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

James Mackneile ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Patricke Mackneile ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

***ster Macknell ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Daniell Macknell ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Allester Macknester ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Semell Mackneth ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Daniell Macknith ~ (2) ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Patricke Macknith ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Senly Mackonne ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

William Mackontoss ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

James Mackreith ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Alestre Mackrore ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Cana Macktentha ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Glester Macktomas ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Patrick Macktreth ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

NFN Mackunnell ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Gellust Mackwilliam ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Rev. James MacLagan ~ d. 1929 ~ Beloved husband of Margaret MacLagan, father of Thomas and James MacLagan, Mrs. E. Johnson, Mrs. Janet Coakley at residence 214 W. 53rd St. Prayer services Sunday at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, 52nd and Wells St. Funeral services Monday at 2 p.m. Burial at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL by Golden Rule Lodge No. 720 A.F. & A.M. Chicago Tribune, March 30, 1929. Pastor of the Scotch Presbyterian Church and Chaplain of the Society conducted the services for the dead from the fire in 1917 and gave the invocation at the Burns monument opening.(EWR files)

James Maclaughlan ~ Minister of Willow Creek Church, Winnebago Co. IL organized in 1845. He was also the pastor of the Scotch Presbyterian Church 20 years earlier. Died 1917. One of the oldest members of Chicago Presbytery and minister of Bright Park Presbyterian Church.6

Colin Maclaurin ~ 1698-1746 ~ He was the only British mathematician after Newton who could be ranked equally with the continental mathematicians of his day. In 1717 Maclaurin, aged 19, became at Marishal College, Aberdeen, the youngest ful professor in the history of education.14

Richard Cockburn Maclaurin ~ 1870-1920 ~ seventh President of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was born in Lindean, Selkirkshire.17

Robert Maclay ~ b. 1836, of Scottish parentage, was President of the Knickerbocker Ice Company in New York City (1875), Commissioner of Education, Rapid Transit Commissioner, etc.17

George Edwin Maclean ~ b. 1850 ~ a distinguished English and Anglo-Saxon scholar, was fifth Chancellor of the University of Nebraska.17

John Maclean ~ One of the principal builders of Goteborg, Sweden who made himself a large fortune in the process. He was ennobled by Queen Christiana in 1649 under the name Makeleer and was royal banker to the queen. He became president of the Goteborg Court of Justice.14

John Maclean ~ 1798-1886 ~ tenth President of Princeton University, was of Scottish parentage.17

John Maclean ~ Founded Canada's national magazine, Maclean's, in 1907. The present corporation is the largest communications company in Canada.14

John Maclean ~ 1785-1861, Postmaster-General from 1823 to 1829, was later Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court of Ohio, and unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for President in 1856 and again in 1860. He took part in the famous Dred Scott case, in which he dissented from Taney, maintaining that slavery had its origin merely in power and was against right.17

Sir Fitzroy Maclean ~ The "Balkan Brigadier", he parachuted into Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia in 1943 to command the British mission to Tito's partisans. Maclean knew Ian Fleming during the war and is undoubtedly a model for James Bond.14

Alistair MacLean ~ 1922-1987 ~ A mild-mannered school teacher and later a famous novelist, he was busy during WWII blowing up Japanese supply bridges. He was captured and his Japanese torturers pulled out all of his teeth. Undaunted, he and a friend stole guns and blasted their way out, enabling MacLean to fight against the Germans, who wounded him twice. He spoke only Gaelic until he was 8, but learned English well enough to become one of the best selling British authors ever. Such books as The Guns of the Navarone have sold 200 million copies.14

Allan MacLean ~ Col. Who successfully defended Quebec against an American force under Richard Montgomery, thus preventing the Americans from acquiring a 14th state.14

Dougie MacLean ~ Considered the Scottish James Taylor, he has been the featured singer in Brilliant Celtic groups, such as the Tannahill Wavers, Boys of the Lough, Capercaille, Battlefield Band, Willy Wizard and Runrig.14

Neil MacLean ~ b. est 1700 ~ He studied medicine and came to America in 1736 where he settled in Hartford CT. He married and had 6 children.1

Ross MacLean ~ Canadian television personality.14

Archibald Macleigh ~ Poet, Pulitzer Prize winner, was regarded as one of America's most noted poets and critics.1

Andrew MacLeish ~ b. June 28, 1838 ~ Dry Goods Merchant/Mem Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. Born Glasgow, Scotland; son Archibald and Agnes (Lindsay) MacLeish; ed. Glasgow Normal Acad; Hardy's English Acad; Flint's commercial Acad., and High School, Glasgow; married Chicago 1858 Lillias Young; children: Lily Agnes (Mrs. C. L. Day), Blanche E. (Mrs. C. K. G. Billings); married 2nd Chicago 1881, Marie Louis Little; 1 son: Bruce; married 3rd, Plymouth Conn. 1888, Martha Hillard; children: Norman Hillard, Archibald, Kenneth, Isabel, Majoribanks. Employed at Glasgow, Scotland, and London, Eng. 1855-6; in Chicago, employee of J. D. Sherman and J. G. Shay, 1857-63; mem. firm J. B. Shay & Co. 1864-6; since 1867 mem. firm Carson, Pirie Scott & Co. founding and managing its retail business. Republican. Baptist. V.P. Trustee Univ of Chicago; trustee Chicago Manual Training school; trustee Rush Med Col.; Mem. Baptist Social Union. Clubs: Union League, Quandrangle, Skokie country. Recreations: golf and walking. Residence Glencoe IL. Office: State and Madison Sts.11,20

Archibald MacLeish ~ Father Andrew MacLeish.11

Archibald MacLeish ~ 1892-1982 ~ Among many honors, he was commissioned to write a poem which appeared on the front page of the New York Times on the occasion of the first moon landing, in 1969. Some of MacLeish's words are carved in granite in a long corridor at Harvard University: "How shall freedom be defended" By arms when it is attacked by arms; by truth when it is attacked by lies, by democratic faith when it is attacked by authoritarian dogma. Always and in the final act, by determination and faith."

Archibald MacLeish ~ child Andrew/Martha MacLeish.11

Bruce MacLeish ~ Child Andrew/Marie MacLeish.11

Isabel MacLeish ~ Child Andrew/Martha MacLeish.11

Kenneth MacLeish ~ Child Andrew/Martha MacLeish.11

Majoribanks MacLeish ~ Child Andrew/Martha MacLeish.11

Norman Hillard MacLeish ~ Child Andrew/Martha MacLeish.11

Frank P. MacLennan ~ d. 1933 ~ Journalist who was editor and publisher of The Topeka State Journal in Kansas. His father was born in the early 1800's in Inverness. Friend of Sir Harry Lauder. MacLennan built his own 'laird's castle' filled with the carved emblem of Scotland, the thistle. He dubbed it Cedar Crest and it is now the official home of the governor of Kansas.1

Hugh MacLennan ~ A Canadian and the author of The Witch that Ends the Night, was of three-quarters Scottish ancestry.14

Donald Macleod ~ 1821-65 ~ son of the Rev. Alexander Macleod of Mull, Professor of Rhetoric in Mount St. Mary's College, Ohio, was author of historical and other works.17

J. J. R. Macleod ~ A native of Scotland, he headed a team of Canadians in 1921 that made the control of diabetes possible. Formerly a "hopeless" disease that killed people within a year or two, their discovery of insulin has restored millions to health. Macleod and Banting were awarded the 1923 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.14

R. M. Macleod ~ Colonel who "commanded" the "British Fourth Army" which never existed from Edinburgh Castle. Using radio broadcasts, wireless messages and newspaper reports complete with "Fourth Army football results," Macleod created the image of a powerful army in Scotland massing enormous quantities of materiel for an attack on Norway. The Ultra project which deciphered Enigma's codes (see Alan Mathison Turing), of course, gave him continuous information on what the German high command was believing about his phantom army. This was to prevent the Germans from concentrating troops in France by making them believe they were going to invade Norway first. Hitler garrisoned 400,000 men in Norway to prevent the "invasion.".14

Xavier Donald Macleod ~ brother of Donald Macleod b. 1821, was a poet and miscellaneous writer.17

Angus MacLeod ~ Died July 9, 1897; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Dr. Colin Munro MacLeod ~ Two of the three authors with Scottish background who changed the course of world history. Their paper was published at Rockefeller University in New York City in February 1944. In sum, the paper proved that genes are comprised of a substance called deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA.14

Harry K MacLeod ~ Member of Illinois St. Andrew Society1893. Born Hemlock City, Canada

Norman MacLeod ~ Died April 5, 1897; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Dick MacLeon ~ Lake Massasecum NH. Great-great-grandfather came to America from Kilmuir on Skye and he has built a scale model of Dunvegan Castle, 8 ft wide, 12 ft long and 12 ft high (to avoid low bridges) He takes the castle to Highland Games and other gatherings. It is now a NH landmark.1

James Maclure ~ Traveled from Indiana west in 1855 by covered wagon. He helped to found Junction City, Kansas, and worked in Fort Riley. Mrs. Maclure wrote that she had gone as long as 18 months without seeing another woman. Because of her work in developing Junction City she was known as one of the 100 best-known pioneer women. Unable to bring her piano out west, she marked the keys on the kitchen table and practiced there, silently, each night. (Elaine's note ~ NFN for Mrs. Maclure?)1

William Maclure ~ 1763-184 ~ Born in Ayr, he was the father of American geology and completed the first American geological survey, probably the first in the world, in 1809.14

William Maclure ~ 1763-1840 ~ the "Father of American Geology," was born in Ayr, Scotland, and after acquiring a fortune in London, he came in 1796 to the United States. Having studied geology in Europe he was attracted by the imposing scale of the geological structure of his adopted country, and in the course of some years made many journeys across the eastern states. He recorded his geological observations on a map, and in 1809 communicated his researches to the American Philosophical Society. In 1817, having extended his knowledge during the intervening eight years he presented his map to the Society, and it was then published. This was the first geological survey of the United States, and it was carried out unsustained by government aid or patronage. It was also chiefly through Maclure's aid that the new Academy of Sciences in Philadelphia was built and endowed.17

Dr. D. R. MacMaartin ~ Member of Illinois St. Andrew Society, 1893. Born Martintown, Canada.

Duncan MacMartin ~ Father Duncan R. MacMartin.11

Duncan R. MacMartin ~ b. 1862 ~ physician/surgeon/Member Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. Born Martintown, Ont. Can.; son Duncan and Mary (MacArthur) MacMartin; M.D., McGill Coll., Montreal 1888; married Laura Mae Whitrock of Stevens Point Wis, 1907. Practiced medicine and surgery at Toronto 1888-9, Chicago since 1889; associate professor of surgery, Chicago Policlinic, since 1898; asso. surgeon St. Luke's Hosp., since 1909. Henrotin Hosp since it opened. Republican. Presbyterian. Cubs: Union League, Chicago Athletic, Chicago Yacht. Residence: Great Northern Hotel. Office 20 W. Jackson Blvd.11

Margaret MacMartin ~ Mother Robert D. MacArthur.11

Alexander and Daniel Macmillan ~ Founded in England in 1843 Macmillan and Co., the publishers of Tennyson and Kipling and one of the most important publishers in the world. Both Alexander and Daniel were born in Scotland. A scion of the family was Prime Minister sir Harold Macmillan.14

Jessie Macmillan ~ b. est 1870 ~ Born in Glasgow, she decided her future lay in the Sacramento Mountains of New Mexico. October 1903 found her on board The Lusitania as it sailed from Liverpool and purchased a Colt police revolver upon arriving in New York. She purchased a 160-acre farm for $300 two miles below 'Eagle' the farm belonging to her grandmother's cousin. She named her home 'Glen Eben'. While Visiting Kansas, she met an Englishman and left her beloved 'Glen Eben' forever to become his bride.1

Kirkpatrick "Daft Pate" Macmillan ~ Inventor of the pedal driven bicycle in 1835 but never patented it and it was therefore widely copied.. Cute story on pg. 111 of ref #14.14,18

William Macmillan ~ born in Nairnshire, laid out the public parks of Buffalo, and William R. Smith, a native of Haddingtonshire, was for many years Superintendent of the Botanic Gardens at Washington.17

Donald MacMillan ~ Rear Admiral and American who learned to speak Gaelic as a boy while visiting his relatives on Cape Breton Island was one of Perry's six assistants at the discovery of the North Pole in 1909. He made the first color photographs and the first shortwave transmission in the Arctic.14

James Hanna MacMillan ~ Father Thomas C. MacMillan.11

James MacMillan ~ Currently, he is being referred to as the best composer of his time. He is a native of Scotland.14

Kenneth MacMillan ~ 1929-1992 ~ Born in Dunfermline, he was famous as a choreographer, particularly for his Romeo and Juliet. He had been director of the Royal Ballet and an artistic associate of the American Ballet Theater.14

Samuel James Renwick MacMillan ~ d. 1897 ~ Senator and Chairman of the Committee of Commerce, was of Covenanting descent.17

Sir Ernest Campbell MacMillan ~ Considered the "Statesman of Canadian Music," he directed and conducted the Toronto Symphony Orchestra from 1931 to 1956 and was the first person in the British Commonwealth outside Britain to be knighted for service to music.14

Thomas C. MacMillan ~ b. Oct. 4, 1850 ~ Clerk US Dist Ct./LifeMem Illinois St. Andrew Society 1910. Clerk of U. S. District court for Northern District of Illinois since 1895. born Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Scotland; son James Hanna and Susan (Cumming) MacMillan; came with parents from Scotland to Chicago 1857; ed. Chicago pub schools, Central High School, and for a time at old Chicago Univ.; (A.M. Il. College, Jacksonville 1885); married 1883 Mary C. Goudie of Na-au-say, Kendall Co., IL. Began newspaper work on city staff of Chicago Inter Ocean in 1875 and remained with that paper in various positions nearly 25 years. Mem. Cook County Board of Edn. 3 years, during which time, with John F. Eberhard and Andrew G. Lane, introduced free kindergartens to Cook Co.; mem. by appointment of Mayor Carter H. Harrison, Sr., of Chicago Public Library Board, 5 years; mem. Illinois Legislature (lower house) 1884-8, senate 1882-92; mem. of comn which drafted Chicago Sanitary District Act and chmn senate committee on waterways, which secured passage of this act; chmn senate com. on World's Fair which secured $800,000 appropriation from the state for the exposition. Republican. President Il. Congregational Home Missionary Soc. for 5 years; moderator Il. General Congregational Assn. 1899; pres. Chicago Congregational Club 1900-1; moderator National Council, 1907-10; 1st V.P. Internat. Congregational Council, held in Edinburgh, Scotland, 1908; 1st pres. Am Congregational Deaconess Assn.; Corporate Mem. Am. Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions; vice Pres. Am. Missionary Assn.; pres. Cook Co. Child-Saving Conference; mem. several years Chicago Theological Seminary Board. Mem. Board of Managers, Il State Reformatory at Pontiac; mem for 7 years of Chicago Civic Foundation; had charge of bills for civil service, tax reform, primary elections, etc., which became laws by act of legislature. Member of the Illinois St. Andrew Society Committee to find a suitable location for the Burns Monument. Residence in 1905: 816 w. Adams St. Residence in 1911: LaGrange, Il. Office in 1905: Post Office Bldg. Office in 1911: Federal Bldg.11,20

Frederick William MacMonnies ~ 1863-1937 ~ He was an outstanding American sculptor who made the monumental groups which adorn the Soldier's and Sailor's Memorial Arch at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn, where he was born. His statue of Pan is at the New York Metropolitan Museum. He also sculpted Chicago's fountain at the waterfront for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition and sculpted the statue of Nathan Hale in City Hall Park, New York, "Victory" at West Point and others. Born in Brooklyn, NY, his family came from Dumfrieshire, Scotland. His father was a native of Whitthorn, Wigtownshire. 6,14,17

Frederick William MacMonnies ~ born in Brooklyn in 1863 of Scottish parents (his father was a native of Whithorn, Wigtownshire), is sculptor of the statue of Nathan Hale in City Hall Park, New York; "Victory" at West Point, etc.17

Della M. MacMulle ~ b. 1869 ~ Doctor born in Minetto, NY, her father, John MacMullen, was a native of Canada born in June 1831. He married Ophelia Merrill who was born in NY 1844 and they became the parents of 10 children. He made his way to Chicago in the early 1850's. She entered Hahnemann Medical College of Chicago at age 18 and graduated in 1893. Illness forced her to discontinue her studies for two years. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

John MacMurray ~ Of Edinburgh, he founded in the 18th century John Murray, the publishers of Byron and one of Britain's oldest and largest publishing firms. The firm is currently being run by John Murray VII.14

Byron G. MacNabb ~ With more than 20 years in the space program, he was in charge of launching 207 missiles and 90 spacecraft, including the Mercury Project which put Glenn into orbit.14

Herbert MacNair ~ He was a part of the Glasgow Four, the group of artists who had a pronounced influence on modern art and architecture, which created what is known as Scottish art Nouveau. The group also included Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret Macdonald who were married and Frances Macdonald (Margaret's sister) who was married to Herbert MacNair.14

Dr. Arthur MacNeal ~ volunteered his medical services to the Scottish Home for more than twenty-five years. In 1926 Dr. Albert Hall and Dr. MacNeal would become the Founders of MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn.

Hermon Atkins MacNeil ~ 1866 sculptor of Scottish descent.17

Hermon Atkins MacNeil ~ 1866 ~ Sculpted the Statue of Washington as commander in chief for the Washington Arch on Fifth Avenue in New York City. He became the first president of the Clan MacNeil Association in 1921.14,17

Robert MacNeil ~ Born in Canada and a Wallace awardee, he is public broadcasting's most famous newsman.

Gerald D. MacNicols ~ On 4/11/1989, an American member of Clan MacNicol took a MacNicol banner to the geographic North Pole.14

Alexander and William Macomb ~ There is mention of a printing press being set up in Michigan in 1785 by them but nothing further is known of it.17

Allan Macpherson ~ part of Montgomery's Highlanders formed in 1757 who came to America to fight the French in the Seven Years War. When captured by Indians and after hearing the screams of his friends being tortured, he told the Indians that he could make a medicine that would deflect any tomahawk blow. They agreed to try the experiment and after rubbing himself with berry juices, he laid his head on a log. He was decapitated, but suffered no torture.1

Angus Macpherson ~ 1812-76 ~ born at Cluny, Inverness-shire, built the famous frigate Ironsides.1 Designer of the furnaces for heating large plates and the method of affixing them to the sides of the vessel.17

Angus Neilson Macpherson ~ 1812-76 ~ born at Cluny, Inverness-shire, was builder of the frigate "Ironsides," and designer of the furnaces for heating large plates and the method of affixing them to the sides of the vessel.17

Captain John Macpherson ~ 1726-92 ~ the publisher of the first directory of Philadelphia and its suburbs (1782), was a Scot.17

General James Birdseye Macpherson ~ 1828-64 ~ of Ulster Scot descent, took a most prominent part in many battles in the Civil War. General Grant said at his death: "The country has lost one of its best soldiers, and I have lost my best friend."17

General William Macpherson ~ 1756-1813 ~ born in Philadelphia of Scottish parents, was in the British service at the time of the Revolution, but resigned and joined the colonies, and served faithfully under Washington.17

James Macpherson ~ 1736-1796 ~ One of the most controversial figures in the history of letters. In the 1760s he published works that he claimed were translations from third-century Gaelic poems by Ossian, an ancient bard. These epics played an important role in bringing about the romantic movement in European Literature. One poem, "Fingal," enchanted the great minds of Europe for half a century. Goethe admired it and Napoleon took an illustrated Italian copy with him on all of his campaigns. Among others influenced were Schiller, Coleridge, Scott, Byron, Diderot, Massenet, Schubert and Mendlesohn. Thomas Jefferson was so moved that he attempted to learn Gaelic, and said, "I am not ashamed to own that I think this rude bard of the north the greatest poet ever existed." Ossian became the most popular English-language poet in Europe during the 18th century and, with the exception of Byron, in the 19th century as well. The controversy raged for over a century as to whether Macpherson had really found and translated these poems or simply made them up. Some, particularly in Scotland, believed the poems to be genuine while others, often Englishmen, debunked them. The dispute still continues. Ian Grimble simply calls the poems a hoax. Lord Clark said "it was a kind of fake put together out of scraps of evidence." But whatever one thinks, someone, either Macpherson, Ossian, or some combination, demonstrated a talent sufficient to change world literature.14

Major John Macpherson ~ 1754-75 ~ of Scots parentage, killed beside Montgomery, was the first soldier of prominence from Pennsylvania to be killed in the war. Bancroft calls him "the pure-minded, youthful enthusiast for liberty."17

Sir Keith Macpherson ~ Brother of Sir Ross Macpherson Smith ~ made the first flight from England to Darwin in 1919 for which they received a prize of 10,000 pounds.14

George MacPherson ~ Pharmacist of high standing, Gaelic scholar and one of the founders of the Scotch Presbyterian Church.6

Malcolm MacPherson ~ Died February 4, 1907; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Robert MacPherson ~ Medical student from Scotland who left his training to become a photographer in the mid-1800's. He left for Rome in 1840 intending to become a painter of Roman landscapes, but discovered photography. Some of his work is in the Tampa Museum of Art.

Sir John MacPherson ~ Governor of Nigeria in 1948 who paved the way for that nation's independence.14

Mary MacQueen ~ Mother Francis Balfour Higgie.11

NFN MacQueen ~ POW send to Maryland summer 1717 on the ships Friendship and God Speed.1

Jock Macrae ~ Left his law office job in Scotland to pan for gold and tend livestock before settling down as the McGregor's sheep foreman, holding the post for 47 years.1

William Macrae ~ 1834-82 ~ of Scottish descent, Brigadier-General in the Confederate Army was afterwards General Superintendent of the Wilmington and Manchester Railroad.17

Gordon MacRae ~ 1921-1986 ~ He wore a kilt while singing on the Ed Sullivan Show and was the star of the film versions of Oklahoma! And Carousel. His father was a toolmaker from Scotland.14

W. C. Macready ~ Actor and Scot.1

Franklin MacVeagh ~ b. 1837, of Scottish ancestry, also held the office of Secretary of the Treasury under President Taft.17

Wayne MacVeagh ~ b. 1833 ~ of Scottish origin, was United States Minister to Turkey (1870-71), Ambassador to Italy (1893-97), and was also Attorney-General under President Garfield.17

John MacVicar ~ born in Canada in 1859 of Scottish parents, was one of the originators of the Commission form of government, developing what became known as the "Des Moines Plan."17

Malcolm MacVicar ~ born in Argyllshire in 1829, was famous as an educator, writer of text-books, and inventor of many devices to illustrate principles in arithmetic, astronomy and geography.17

William Macwell ~ Settled in Georgia 1775. Sailed on the Georgia Packet seeking better employment opportunities. He was 33, a Yeoman.10

James Madison ~ One of the Princeton-educated delegates to the Constitutional convention, partly of Scottish descent. Generally thought to have been the most instrumental of all the delegates and the master architect of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the first ten amendments to the Constitution. Also wrote for the Federalist, a positive influence on the states to ratify the Constitution. He spoke French with a Scottish accent, having learned the language from his Scottish tutor Donald Robertson with whom he boarded for five years.14

Harold Van Buren Magonigle ~ b. 1867 ~ designer of the monument to the Seamen of the U. S. s. Maine (1900), Cornell Alumni Hall, Ithaca, the National McKinley Memorial at Canton, Ohio and is the grandson of John Magonigle of Greenock.17

Harold Van Buren Magonigle ~ b 1867 ~ designer of the monument to the Seamen of U.S.S. Maine (1900), Cornell Alumni Hall, Ithaca, the National McKinley Memorial at Canton, Ohio, etc., is the grandson of John Magonigle of Greenock.17

Isaac Magoon ~ A Scot who was the first settler of the town of Scotland (c. 1700), and gave it the name of his native country. (Note: doesn't say what state).17

Isaac Magoon ~ a Scot, was the first settler of the town of Scotland (c. 1700), and gave it the name of his native country.17

Commander George Magruder ~ of the Confederate Army and General John Bankhead Magruder were said to be "direct descendants of the illustrious Rob Roy McGregor."17

General John Bankhead Magruder ~ 1810-71 ~ and Commander George Magruder of the Confederate Army were said to be "direct descendants of the illustrious Rob Roy McGregor."17

John Andrew Mahaffey ~ 1869 ~ Child of Martha Brant/John. Born near Hinckley, IL; married Etta McClymonds at Kirkwood, IL. children: Frances Mahaffey, Jean Mahaffey, and Mary Lois Mahaffey. He was pastor of the United Presbyterian church at Stronghurst, IL., and was a graduate of Monmouth College and Xenia Theological Seminary.4

John Mahaffey ~ 1837-1917 ~ son of John and Ella Mahaffey both of Monaghan County, Ireland; born in Gortmore; died in De Kalb, IL. Married Martha Brant in 1861. Child: Gordon Kennedy Mahaffey (1878-1879). He engaged in farming in Argyle, Washington Co. for about 4 years. In 1865, he moved with his family to Somonauk, IL. They later bought a farm of 80 acres near Hinckley. On their arrival they joined the United Presbyterian Church by certificate. Buried at Oak Mound.4

Margaret M. Mahaffey ~ 1871 ~ Child of Martha Brant/John. Middle name is McClellan. Born near Hinckley, IL; married 1896 James A. Watson at Aurora, IL where they resided in 1928.4

Martha I Mahaffey ~ 1864 ~ Child of Martha Brant/John. Middle name is Idellette. born in Argyle NY. She came to De Kalb co. with her parents when a child, but returned to East Greenwich, Washington co. and married Eli Matteson in 1899.4

Mary Winifred Mahaffey ~ 1873- ~ Child of Martha Brant/John. Born near Hinckley, IL; married 1901 Bert V. Mead.4

Robert David Mahaffey ~ 1866 ~ Child of Martha Brant/John. Born near Hinckley, IL, married 1892 in Chicago Margaret Malone. He was for many years been connected with the American Well Works, Aurora, IL and was V.P. and Treasurer in 1928.4

Thomas J. Mahaffey ~ 1862 ~ Child of Martha Brant/John. Married Myra Overbaugh, 1887. They farmed for several years but Mr. Mahaffey was engaged in the real estate business in Sandwich, IL in 1928.4

William B. Mahaffey ~ 1890 ~ child of Myra Overbaugh/Thomas J. Married 1915, Bertha Childs. Child: Charles Thomas Mahaffey. They were living in Aurora, IL where he was engaged in the real estate and insurance business in 1928.4

Edward Maher ~ b. 1806 ~ Lawyer b. Lancashire, England; son of Edward J. and Elizabeth (Martin) Maher; of Irish-Scotch descent; came to US 1869; ed. schools of England and in pub. schools in Buffalo, NY; engaged in mercantile business for some years. Read law in office of Judge E. A. Otis and Union Coll of Law, Chicago IL, graduating with honors 1885; married 1902 Mary C. Rafferty; children: Mary G. Thomas F., James J. Admitted to bar 1886; West Town atty 1891; co. atty, 1893; atty for Chicago Board of Edn. 1903-7. Democrat. Mem. Ill State Bar Assn., Chicago Bar Assn. Mem. Knights of Columbus (state deputy since May 1908)Catholic Order of Foresters, Catholic Benevolent Legion. Ancient order of Hibernians, Royal League. Club: Iroquois. Residence 1109 Ashland Blvd. Office: Reaper Blk.11

John Lee Mahin, Sr. ~ 1833 ~ Father of John Lee Mahin. John, Sr. began learning the printing business at the age of 13 and by the age of 19, in 1852, he was editor, ending his 50 year career on the same paper in 1902. The Journal was first a Whig paper then Republican. It supported the anti-slavery cause and the Union during the Civil War as well as the reconstruction policy of the Republican party. It was an advocate of temperance and prohibition and, because he was a strong supporter of enforcement against the saloons, his home was destroyed by dynamite and the lives of himself and family were greatly imperiled. The Mahin family is Scotch-Irish and can be traced back to prior to the Revolutionary War when his ancestors settled in Rhode Island. Subsequently, they moved to North Carolina, then to Kentucky and afterward to Ross County, Ohio. His mother's maiden name was Anna Lee and she was a daughter of John Bond Lee, a native of Hartford Co., Maryland. Members of the Lee family served in official capacities in both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. The grandmother of Mr. Mahin in the maternal line belonged to the Branson family in Virginia, all of whom were loyal members of the Society of Friends or Quakers and were distinguished for their efforts to abolish slavery.12

 

 

John Lee Mahin ~ b. 1869 ~ Scotch-Irish whose ancestors came to America prior to the Revolutionary War. Born in Muscatine, Iowa, son of John and Anna (Lee) Mahin. He moved to Chicago in 1891 and worked in the advertising dept of the Chicago News, then was adv. mgr of The Interior and in 1898 organized the Mahin Advertising Co. He wrote "Mahin's Ten Tests" by which it is claimed the practical value of any piece of advertising copy may be determined before it is printed. Married 1895 in the Sixth Presbyterian church of Chicago Julia Graham Snitzler, daughter of John Henry Snitzler and they have 3 children, Margaret, Marian and John Lee, Jr. Republican. Reared in the Methodist Church, he attends the First Congregational Church of Evanston. Member: Union League, Chicago Athletic and Mid-Day Clubs of Chicago; University and Country Clubs of Evanston; Glen View Golf Club and Aldine Club of NY.2,12

Margaret Mains ~ Married Miller Dobbin. Great-granddaughter of Alexander McNaughton.4

Sarah Mains ~ Married Samuel Dobbin. Great-granddaughters of Alexander McNaughton.4

John C. Mair ~ Died 1870; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Charles Maitland ~ Although William Jenner, an Englishman, is usually credited as the discoverer of vaccination against smallpox in 1796, it appears that this distinction belongs to Charles Maitland, a Scottish physician who successfully vaccinated no fewer than 85 Londoners between 1721 and 1723, including the future Prince of Wales, Frederick of Hanover.14

Francis Edward Maitland ~ Investments agent and broker; b. Scotland, 1874; s. Thomas and Lauretta (Pugh) Maitland; ed. England, entering Elstree School, 1886, Harrow, 1888 and New College, Oxford, 1893; B.A. 1897. Established in investment business in Chicago, 1902, and since Aug. 1, 1903, of firm of Northcote, Dudley & Maitland (the Hon. Amyas S. Northcote, Peter Dudley, Francis E. Maitland), making investments in Am. securities and real estate loans, principally for foreign clients. Asst. sec. Am & British Securities Co., Ltd. Clubs: University, Chicago Golf also Bath (London) and Royal and Ancient Golf (St. Andrews). Office: Monadnock Blk., Chicago and 49 Wall St., New York. Residence. University Club.20

Lester J. Maitland ~ in 1927, first pilot to fly over 200 miles per hour making the first flight from the U.S. mainland to Hawaii.14

Sara Maitland ~ Contemporary Scottish author.14

Daniell Makalester ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Francis Makemie ~ Ulster-Scot who founded the Presbytery of Philadelphia. He arrived in 1683 as a missionary along with another clergyman, John Hampton. Makemie preached in a private home while Hampton conducted open-air services in Long Island. They were arrested and brought before the governor, Lord Cornbury. Makemie was detained for six weeks before being acquitted and fined a staggering 83 pounds. In 1706, the Philadelphia Presbytery was founded and the following year the beginnings of a congregation was started in New York. By 1717, New York's Old First Presbyterian Church was meeting under Rev. James Anderson, a native of Montrose.1

Francis Makemie ~ c. 1658-1708 ~ the organizer of the first American Presbytery, was born in Ulster of Scots parentage. In 1676 he went to Glasgow to attend the classes in the University there, and his name still stands in the matriculation register of the University: "Franciscus Makemius ... Scoto-Hibernus," i.e. Francis Makemie, a Scot of Ireland. In 1683 he was ordained by the Presbytery of Laggan and sent over to the American colonies, where he immediately began the organization of churches and presbyteries.17

William Malcolm ~ 1823-90, also of Scottish parentage, was the inventor of telescopic sights, an invention adopted by all civilized governments. His attainments were better known and appreciated in Europe than in his own country.17

Brig.Gen. William Malcolm ~ Member of St. Andrew's Society (New York?) Commanded the military escort of George Washington becoming President, wearing a Scottish-type military uniform, including a kilt.14

William Henry Malcolm ~ b 1881 ~ He was a lawyer in West Virginia described as a fierce debater, but kind, resourceful and opinionated. Became a judge.1

William Malcolm ~ 1823-90 ~ Invented the telescopic sights for guns.14,17

Malcolms ~ New name for McIsaac or McKesaig.10

Emma Manly ~ 1851- ~ Child of Ann E. Tucker/Thomas. Married William John Randles.4

A. C. Mann ~ d. 1912 ~ Member of the Illinois Saint Andrew society.

Daniell Mann ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Eliza Mann ~ Left Carroll County, Arkansas, for the west with her daughters in a covered wagon. The women cut fence posts, raised cattle and crops, carded, spun and made cloth, milked and churned butter, molded candles and made their own furniture.1

John Mann ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Patrick Mann ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Melvin Mannen ~ Husband of Helen Martha Patten.4

Almira Manning ~ See Campbell, Almira.19

Alexander Manson ~ Died October 23, 1896; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Barbara Manson ~ Settled in Georgia 1775. Sailed on the Georgia Packet seeking better employment opportunities. She was 23, a spinster.10

Donald Manson ~ b. 1839 ~ Born in Thurso, he was to become New York's most famous carpenter and cabinet maker. He left Scotland in time to answer Lincoln's call for 75,000 men. He served for three years in the US Navy.1

Elizabeth Manson ~ Settled in Georgia 1775. Sailed on the Georgia Packet seeking better employment opportunities. She was 9, a spinster.10

Margaret Manson ~ Settled in Georgia 1775. Sailed on the Georgia Packet seeking better employment opportunities. She was 25, a spinster.10

Sir Patrick Manson ~ 1844-1922 ~ Born in Old Meldrum, Aberdeenshire, he was a pioneer of Tropical Medicine, developing it as a distinct field of study. Showed that Malaria was carried by mosquito, and also did valuable research on sleeping sickness and beri-beri.14,18

Thomas Manson ~ Settled in Georgia 1775. Sailed on the Georgia Packet seeking better employment opportunities. He was 16, a Yeoman.10

Robert Bruce Mantell ~ actor who made his debut in Rochdale, England, was born in Irvine, Ayrshire, in 1854.17

Robert Bruce Mantell ~ b. 1854 ~ born at the Wheatsheaf Inn in Irvine, Ayrshire, regarded as the most talented Shakespearian actor of the early 20th century.1,17

Dr. Albert Prescott Marble ~ 1836-1906 ~ a recognized leader in educational matters, President of the Board of Superintendents of the New York Department of Education, he was a descendant of one of the Scots settlers of Maine.17

Dr. Albert Prescott Marble ~ 1836-1906 ~ a recognized leader in educational matters, President of the Board of Superintendents of the New York Department of Education, was a descendant of one of the Scots settlers of Maine.17

Marchese Guglielmo Marconi ~ 1874-1937 ~ Inventor of the Radio. His mother was Anne Jameson, the daughter of Andrew Jameson, an Irishman of Scottish descent. It was Marconi's mother who encouraged his experiments and in 1896 he filed his first patent in England for which he is universally recognized as the inventor of practical radiotelegraphy. Received the Nobel Prize in 1909 for physics for his discovery of radiotelegraphy.14

Macklin, Margaret ~ 1836-1898 ~ Wife of Samuel Nelson McClellan. Born in Glenagoosland, Ireland; died in Squaw Grove. Daughter of James and Margaret (Tompson) Macklin. She came to Hebron NY when 6 years of age and lived there until she came with Mrs. Cummings to Somonauk, IL in 1855.4

McCleery, Margaret ~ 1843-1916 ~ Child of Jean Thompson/James. Born near Dalton, Ohio and died at her home in Squaw Grove. After her mother's death in 1858 she lived in Detroit, Michigan in the home of Mr. Harshe. On her return, she married Alexander Howison.4

J. Willard Marriott ~ Am American of partly Scottish ancestry, he started to Marriott hotel chain in Washington D.C. He began the business with a root beer stand during the Depression.14

Harriet Jane Marselus ~ Wife of Edward Moses Patten. Daughter of David and Sarah Knights Marselus who was 7th in descent from Jan Marselus, one of the earliest settlers in Albany, NY. Their children were born near Collins, Iowa.4

Charles Arthur Marshall ~ Child Charles G./Flora Marshall.11

Charles Grey Marshall ~ 1858-1912 ~ Ret. Leather Mfr./Member Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. Born Chicago; son James Douglas and Augusta A. (Hall) Marshall; ed. Chicago pub schools; married Grand Island, Neb 1901, Flora McDaneld; children: James D. (deceased), Charles Arthur, Robert Grey. Brought up in the tannery business established by his father and upon his death in 1897 succeeded to the business, continuing until 1907 when retired. Republican. Mason, I.T. Residence 311 N. Scoville Av., Oak Park, IL.11

Edward Marshall ~ b. in England d. 1866 in Winnebago Co., Ill. Married Mary Agnes Farmer on July 29, 1862.19

Eleanor M. Marshall ~ child John/Eleanor Marshall, Jr.11

George C. Marshall ~ General and chief of staff of the U. S. Army at the time of Pearl Harbor. He directed the organization and training of American land and air forces during WWII. After the war he became secretary of state and created the Marshall Plan, which aided Europe in its recovery. His term saw the recognition of Israel and the beginnings of NATO. Like Thomas Jefferson and Chief Justice John Marshall, George Marshall was a descendant of Scotland through the Randolphs of Virginia. His mother came from the Stuarts of Pittsburgh.14

James Douglas Marshall ~ Father Charles Grey Marshall.11

James Wilson Marshall ~ Scottish immigrant who discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in 1848.14

John Marshall ~ Father John Marshall, Jr.11

John Marshall, Jr. ~ Member Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. Born in Scotland; son John and Agnes (Patterson) Marshall; came to America when a boy and was ed. in pub and high schools of San Francisco; married 1896, Eleanor Margaret McMurray, of Denver, Co.; children: Eleanor M., Johnetta Lorraine. At age 16, entered a fire ins. office in San Francisco, remaining until 1888, when he went into the field on the Pacific Coast; in 1896 was apptd. Gen. Agt for the Royal Exchange at Chicago, continuing until 1890 when he became mem. firm of Marshall & McElhane, mgrs of central dept. Firemen's Fund Ins. Co. and Home Fire & Marine Ins. Co., both of San Francisco. Ex-sec Western Union; ex-pres Fire Underwriters' Assn of the Northwest. republican. Presbyterian. Mason, K.T., Shriner. Clubs: Union League, Chicago Yacht, Hinsdale Golf. Recreation: Golf. Residence: 172 3rd Street, Hinsdale, IL. Office: NY Life Bldg.11

John Marshall ~ the great Chief Justice, was of Scottish origin through his mother (Keith).17

John Marshall ~ The greatest supreme court justice was the grandson of a Scottish minister. He served from 1801-1835.14

Johnetta L. Marshall ~ child John/Eleanor Marshall, Jr. Middle name is Lorraine.11

Rev. Marshall ~ Husband of Elizabeth McCleery.4

Robert Grey Marshall ~ Child Charles G./Flora Marshall.11

Thomas Marshall ~ Died May 6, 1878; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

William Marshall ~ born in Leith in 1848, was founder of the Anglo-American Varnish Company (1890).17

William Marshall ~ b. 1848 ~ Born in Leith, he was founder of the Anglo-American Varnish company (1890).17

Alexander Martin ~ 1740-1807 ~ was fourth and Acting Governor of North Carolina, 1782-84, and from 1789 to 1792.17

Alexander Martin ~ governor of North Carolina 1781-1785.14

Alexander Martin ~ 1822-93 ~ sixth President of De Pauw University, was born in Nairn, Scotland.17

Alma Martin ~ Wife of William H. Farmer m. 15 Oct. 1868. They lived at Rockton, Ill. 19

John Alexander Martin ~ 1839-89 ~ ninth Governor of Kansas (1885-89), was of Ulster Scot descent.17

John H. Martin ~ d. 1912 ~ Member of Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Noah Martin ~ 1801-63 ~ of Ulster Scot descent on both sides, was the twenty-fifth Governor of New Hampshire.17

Orel Martin ~ 2nd wife of Malcolm McNeil. Daughter of Charles w. Martin of Wayne, IL.11

Peter Martin ~ Indentured Serv. Virginia 1774. He was 35, Linen Weaver and sailed on the ship William.10

Robert Martin ~ Settled in Georgia 1775. Sailed on the Georgia Packet seeking better employment opportunities. He was 26, a Yeoman.10

Dan: Martjn ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Queen of Scots, Mary ~ 1542-1587 ~ Daughter of James V of Scotland, she was married to the dauphin of France at 16 and lived at the French court. On the death of her husband in 1560, she returned to Scotland, and for a time was acknowledged Queen of Scotland. She was the last Catholic monarch of Scotland. In 1565, she married Lord Darnley. In 1567 Darnley was murdered, supposedly by Bothwell, who married Mary three months afterwards. The Scottish nobles, angered by these acts, rebelled against Mary. She was made a prisoner in Lochleven Castle, compelled to abandon Bothwell and to sign an Act of Abdication in favor of her son. Escaping to England, she sought the protection of Elizabeth, but the English Queen refused to give her freedom and imprisoned her for the next 19 years in various castles and ultimately had her beheaded on a charge of conspiracy.5,18

Catherine Mason ~ Wife Thomas Innes.11

David D. Mason ~ Member of Illinois St. Andrew Society, 1893. Born Arbroath, Scotland

George Mason ~ Major and nephew of James and John McArthur. Well-known and esteemed resident of Chicago.6

George Mason ~ author of the Virginia Constitution and its Declaration of rights. Tutored by a Mr. Williams of Glasgow.14

George Mason ~ b. March 1, 1840 ~ Mfr.; born Paisley, Scotland; son of Carlile and Jean (McArthur) Mason; came to Chicago with parents in 1844; ed. private schools in Chicago and scientific dept. Univ of Michigan, leaving in senior year to enlist in 12th Ill. Inf.; served on staff of Gen. McArthur at Battle of Shiloh, where his horse was killed under him; promoted to adjutant for meritorious conduct there and later acting asst. adjt.-gen on Gen. Oglesby's staff; with 16th Army Corps in campaigns of Army of the Tennessee, up to the fall of Atlanta. Breveted Maj., Mar. 1865; returned to Chicago on completion of his term of service in army; married June 18, 1867; 1 son, Carlisle (a mechanical engineer residing in New York). Became interested in the Excelsior Iron Works, of which was pres. for many years and later identified with the Miehle Printing Press & Mfg Co. as V.P. until 1910. Dir. Chicago Pub. Library 1873-80; on exec. com. Inter-State Industrial Exposition 1880-92; West Park Commissioner 1885-92, part of time pres.; mem. and sec. of Shiloh Battlefield Commn.; commr to Paris Exposition 1900; mem and Chmn Board of Inspectors, House of Correction. Republican. Congregationalist. V.P. Soc. of the Army of the Tennessee; dir. Memorial Hall Assn. and of Central Free Dispensary; commander American Post G.A.R., 1902 Ill Commandery Loyal Legion 1903-4. Club: Illinois. Residence in 1905: 511 Monroe St. Residence in 1911: 1440 Monroe St. Office in 1905: 100 N. Clinton St.11,20

John Mason ~ a native of Linlithgow, "one of the most accomplished preachers and pastors of his day," was appointed Minister of the Scotch Presbyterian Church, New York, in 1761.17

John Mitchell Mason ~ 1770-1829 ~ fourth President of Dickinson College and for several years Foreign Secretary of the American Bible Society, was the son of Dr. John Mason, born in Linlithgow. Both were ministers of the Associate Church in New York.17

Francis Masson ~ 1741-1805 ~ He was born in Aberdeen and was the pioneer of botanical science in South Africa and introduced the gladiolus and iris to Britain.14

Alexander Mathason ~ Indentured Serv. Philadelphia 1774. He was 27, a husbandman and traveled on the Sally.10

William Mather ~ Died October 24, 1889; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Curtis Mathes ~ Scottish-American television magnate. See Jane Mathew Kelton and Andrew Kelton.14

David Mathie ~ Died June 29, 1892; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Jennie M. Matson ~ 2nd Wife William G. Williamson.11

Clarence Matteson ~ Child of Martha I. Mahaffey/Eli. Married Etta Chamberlin. They lived in Salem NY with Mrs. Matteson in 1928.4

Eli Matteson ~ Husband of Martha I. Mahaffey.4

James Matthewson ~ Died April 3, 1906; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Artamon Matveeva ~ nee Hamilton ~ Woman who educated her sister's niece, Nathalia Narishkina, who became the mother of Peter the Great. It was Nathalia who instilled the desire in Peter to westernize Russia.14

John Mavor ~ b. Nov. 18, 1865 ~ Contractor and builder. Born New Deer, Scotland; son of George and Belle (Leith) Mavor; ed pub. schools in Scotland; married Chicago 1893 Jessie L. McEdward; children: Hugh N., Mary Jean, Jessie Clare. Frm boyhood has been engaged in the contracting and building trade, first with his father in Scotland until 1887, when he came to Chicago and became associated in the same line with his brother, William Mavor; now pres. and treas. of the William Mavor Co., contractors and builders. Built Agricultural bldg at Columbian Exposition, portions of Masonic Temple, Marshall Field & Co.'s bldg, Armour Inst. and flats, the Armour residence, Harold McCormick's residence, etc. Mem. Carpenter's and Builder's Assn., Builders' and Traders' Exchange. Republican. Clubs: Suburban of La Grange, LaGrange country. Recreations: Golf, bowling fishing. Residence: 320 Fifth Av., La Grange, IL. Office: First Nat. Bank Bldg.11,20

Ann Maxwell ~ started the School of Nursing at NY's Presbyterian Hospital.1

Colen Maxwell ~ Wife of Grissey McClellan. She is buried in Salem, NY.4

Dr. George Troup Maxwell ~ 1827-1879 ~ was inventor of the laryngoscope.17

Henry B. Maxwell ~ b. Feb. 26, 1850 ~ Born Scotland. Son of William and Jean (Kinloch) Maxwell; came to Chicago in childhood; ed. Chicago pub. schools; married Clinton, Conn., June 16, 1879, Sarah Homer West; children: Harry West, Augustus Kinloch, Adelaide, William Sterling. After leaving school was in service of the C.B. & Q.R.R. 16 years; then mem. firm of Maxwell Bros, Box mfrs., and later was V.P. Maxwell Bros. Co. until co. retired from business in 1910. Was mem. Ellsworth Zouaves and later 2d lieut. and Capt. Co. G. 1st Inf., I.N.G.; maj. and asst. inspector-gen on staf of Gen. A. C. Ducat, major 1st Cav., I.N.G.; Lieut-col. and asst. adjt-gen 1st brigade, I.N.G.; then col and aide-de-camp to Gov. John R. Tanner. Republican. Office in 1905: 21st and Loomis Sts. Residence in 1905: 365 Ashland Boul. Residence in 1911: 231 S. Ashland Blvd.11,20

Hugh Maxwell ~ 1787-1873 ~ born in Paisley, was Assistant Junior Advocate General in 1814, District Attorney for the city from 1819 to 1829, and Collector of the Port (1849-52).17

Hugh Maxwell ~ 1787-1873 ~ Born in Paisley, he was Assistant Junior Advocate General in 1814, District Attorney for New York from 1819 to 1829 and Collector of the Port (1849-52).17

Hugh Maxwell ~ 1787-1873 ~ born in Paisley, was Assistant Judge Advocate General (1814) and District Attorney of New York (1819-29).17

Hugh Maxwell ~ 1777-1860 ~ publisher and newspaper editor, of Scottish descent, invented the "printer's roller" (patented in 1817), cast his own types and engraved his own woodcuts.17

Lawrence Maxwell ~ born in Glasgow in 1853, was Solicitor-General of the United States (1893-95), and also held many other important positions.17

Hugh Maxwell ~ 1777-1860 ~ publisher and newspaper editor, of Scottish descent, invented the "printer's roller" (patented in 1817), cast his own types and engraved his own woodcuts.17

James Clerk Maxwell ~ 1831-1879 ~ Scotch physicist born in Edinburgh. In 1871 he became a professor of experimental physics at Cambridge University. His best-known work is his treatise on electricity and magnetism, published in 1873. He developed the electro-magnetic theory of light and his electrical researches were invaluable for the later development of radio. Maxwell's achievements paved the way for radio, television, and electronics. Albert Einstein described Clerk Maxwell's work as "a change in the conception of reality" that was "the most fruitful that physics has experienced since the time of Newton." Einstein kept a picture of Maxwell on his wall and credited him with "putting him on the road" to his own discoveries. Physicist Richard Feynman says: "From the long view of the history of mankind ~ seen from, say , ten thousand years fro now -- there can be little doubt that the most significant event of the 19th century will be judged as Maxwell's discovery of the laws of electrodynamics." Maxwell also gave the first demonstration of color photography, taking a picture of a tartan ribbon. In addition, he proved that the rings of Saturn were clouds of dust. He was the first professor of experimental physics at Cambridge University and directly supervised the erection of the famous Cavendish Laboratory there. His Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism has been called by the Encyclopaedia Britannica "one of the most splendid monuments ever raised by the genius" of one man.5,14,18

James Maxwell ~ b. 1847 ~ Cooperage and Boxes. Born Glasgow, Scotland; son of William and Jean (Kinloch) Maxwell; brought to U.S. when 2.5 years old, parents locating in Vt. and later in Western NY until 1854 when came to Chicago; ed. Chicago pub schools, married Chicago 1879 Emily B. Mullin; children: Jennie G., Ethel K. After leaving school entered the box factory of Gage and Soper, where learned trade and was afterward with other firms in the same line until 1875 when established for self as James Maxwell & Co.; in Dec. 1878 with brother, Jenry B., formed the firm of Maxwell Bros (inc. 1901), of which he was pres. also since 1909 propr of James Maxwell Box Co. Mason, Royal Arcanum, Nt. Union. Club: Union League. Residence: Wheaton, IL. Office 1439 W. 21st St.11

James Maxwell ~ b. Mar. 24, 1847 ~ cooperage and boxes; b. Glasgow, Scotland, s. William and Jean (Kinloch) Maxwell; brought to U.S. when 2 l/2 years old, parents locating in Western New York until 1854, when came to Chicago; ed. Chicago public schools; m. Chicago, 19=879, Emily b. Mullin; Children: Jennie G., Ethel K. After leaving school entered the box factory of Gage and Soper, where learned trade and was afterward with other firms in the same line until 1875, when established for self as James Maxwell & Co.; in Dec. 1878 admitted brother Henry B. Maxwell, the firm becoming Maxwell Bros. (incorporated 1901), of which he is pres., manufacturers of cooperage, boxes and hardwood flooring. Mason. Royal Arcanum, Nat. Union. Office: Loomis and 21st Sts. Residence: 367 Ashland Boul.20

Jennie Eliz Maxwell ~ 1858-? ~ Second wife William Doig McCleery. Born in Washington County, NY. she was living 1927 in New Concord, Ohio.4

Robert Maxwell ~ Settled in Carolina in 1774. He was 18 and a clerk who sailed on the James.10

William Maxwell ~ Published the first newspaper in Cincinnati for the vast territory northwest of the Ohio.1

William Sutherland and Edward Maxwell ~ Canadian brothers and distinguished 20th century architects who designed such treasures as the Winnipeg train station, the legislative buildings in Regina, and the Chateau Frontenac Hotel in Quebec. William Sutherland Maxwell's daughter is now Rihiyyih Rabbani, spiritual leader of the Bahai Faith.14

Lovinia Maybee ~ Mother Lafayette D. McMichael.11

Robert Campbell Maywood ~ 1784-1856 ~ Actor and theatrical manager in Philadelphia, he was born in Greenock, Scotland.17

Robert Campbell Maywood ~ 1784-1856 ~ actor and theatrical manager in Philadelphia, was born in Greenock, Scotland.17

Archbald Mcadam ~ Deported from Scotland in 1685 to work in the plantations of New England. He took part in the uprising against King James II and VII.10

John London McAdam ~ 1756-1836 ~ Scottish engineer who invented the process of road building called "macadamizing" which consists of small pieces of hard stone bound together by a dressing of rock dust.5

Martha Jane McAfee ~ 1825-1897 ~ 2nd Wife of David Orr. Born in Ireland; died Cedar Rapids, Iowa; buried at Oak Mound.4

Mildred McAfee ~ In 1942 she became the first director of the WAVES, the womens' reserves of the U.S. Navy.14

Samuel McAlilly ~ Settled during the early 1800's Madison Co. IL.6

James McAlister ~ Wife Jane, daughter Mary, moved to Somonauk, IL from South Washington, Morrow County, Ohio, in the 1840's.4

Major Hugh McAlister ~ who served in the Revolutionary War, later founded the town of McAlisterville, Pennsylvania, was of Scots parentage.17

Major Hugh McAlister ~ He served in the Revolutionary War and later founded the town of McAlisterville, Pennsylvania. He was of Scots parentage.17

R. J. McAlister ~ Married Jennie Kirkpatrick.4

Sarah McAlister ~ d. 1918 ~ Husband of James Graham. Daughter of James McAllister and Jane Dobbin. After James death, she sold the farm and moved to Seattle, WA.4

Addams Stratton McAllister ~ b. 1875 ~ a descendant of Hugh McAllister, who emigrated from Scotland c. 1732, holds several patents for alternating-current machinery, and has written largely on electrical subjects.17

Addams Stratton McAllister ~ b. 1875 ~ a descendant of Hugh McAllister, who emigrated from Scotland c. 1732. He was the first to expound and formulate the application of the law of conservation in illumination calculations. He also holds several patents for alternating-current machinery, and has written largely on electrical subjects.17

Anna McAllister ~ 1846 ~ Child of James/Jane Dobbin. Married 1st Henry Still; they had one son who died in an accident. Married second Robert Mitchell. In 1928, she was still living in Wichita, KS.4

Dexter McAllister ~ Father of James McAllister.4

Eliza McAllister ~ 1827-1917 ~ Child of James/Jane Dobbin. Married George Smith and lived at Aledo, IL.4

Ellen McAllister ~ 1842 ~ Child of James/Jane Dobbin. She married David Elsey. Was living in 1928.4

Esther McAllister ~ 1844-1926 ~ Child of James/Jane Dobbin. Married William Mccoy. Died in Chicago.4

Helen McAllister ~ 1868-1908 ~ Child of James W./Mary Ann Graham. Married Albert C. Winter in 1894. Children: Ruth, Eva Marie, Wallace, Paul Kennedy, James Everett Winter.4

Isabel McAllister ~ 1848-1892 ~ Child of James/Jane Dobbin. Died unmarried.4

James Gray McAllister ~ b. 1872 ~ sixteenth President of Hampden-Sidney College, is of Scottish descent.17

James McAllister ~ 1798-1867 ~ b. Scotland/died De Kalb Co., IL. Married Jane Dobbin in the Parish of Ballimoney, County Antrim, Ireland in 1804. In 1824, they moved from Ireland to Washington Co. NY. They moved about 1835 to South Washington, Marion co. Ohio and in 1848, they moved to De Kalb Co. IL. They settled on a quarter section of land in Clinton township. It was raw prairie. Soon after arriving, they joined the Somonauk United Presbyterian church by certificate. James died of tetanus, caused by an injury to his hand.4

James W. McAllister ~ 1834-1864 ~ Child of James/Jane Dobbin. Married 1864, Mary Ann Graham. When he was about 14, he moved with his parents to De Kalb co. They made their home on the SE quarter of Section 36. From that time on this was James' only home. He lived there 73 years.

John McAllister ~ 1886- ~ Child of James W./Mary Ann Graham. Married 1912 Maida Gowdy. He was a graduate of Monmouth College and was in business in Monmouth, IL.4

Major-General Robert McAllister ~ 1813-91 ~ great-grandson of Archibald McAllister from Scotland, 1732.17

Margaret McAllister ~ 1824-1916 ~ Child of James/Jane Dobbin. When she was three months old, the family moved from Ireland to Washington Co. NY. During the voyage, she became so ill with whooping cough that the captain told her mother to throw her overboard as she would not survive the trip. Margaret lived, brought up a family and reached 93 years of age.4

Margaret McAllister ~ 1873-1907 ~ Child of James W./Mary Ann Graham. Married Elzie R. Mitchell 1901. Children: Sara Eloise, Emma Belle, James Russell.4

Martha McAllister ~ 1830-1913 ~ Child of James/Jane Dobbin. Married 1st August Breese; second William Smith.4

Mary Belle McAllister ~ 1875-1907 ~ Child of James W./Mary Ann Graham. Married 1905, John Thompson, a farmer. Children: Mary Genevieve, Margaret, Robert, Leroy, Betty Jean.4

Mary McAllister ~ 1826-1911 ~ Child of James/Jane Dobbin. Married 1st 1850, John Christie; married second, Moses Bartlett. She died at her home in Paw Paw, IL.4

Matthew Hall McAllister ~ 1800-65 ~ for several years Mayor of Savannah, Georgia, afterwards United States Circuit Judge of California, LL.D. of Columbia University, was of Scottish ancestry.17

McAllister ~ "MacAllister, the name of a clan that inhabits the south of Knapdale and the north of Kintyre in Argyleshire, Scotland. They are traced to Alexander, son of Angus Mor of the can of Donald. From their descent from Alexander, eldest son of Angus Mor, Lord of the isles and Kintyre in 1284, the grandson of Somerled, thane of Argyle, the MacAllisters claim to be the representatives after McDonnell of Glengary, of the Ancient Lords of the Islaes as heirs male of Donald, grandson of Somerled. after the forfeiture of the Lords of the Isles in 1493, the MacAllisters became so numerous as to form a separate and independent clan. At that period their chieftain was John or Ean-Dubh, whose residence was at Ard Phadrine or Ardpatrick in South Knapdale." William Anderson "The Scottish Nation". They were persecuted for their religious opinions and some took refuge in North Ireland. Some McAllisters in America are also traceable to the noted Stuarts of Scotland.4

Robert James McAllister ~ 1871 ~ Child of James W./Mary Ann Graham. Married Jeannette Beveridge Kirkpatrick in 1898. Children: Louis K., Leslie Kirk (died 1920), Sara Jeannette.4 -

Russell McAllister ~ 1876-1896 ~ Child of James W./Mary Ann Graham. Died while a student at Monmouth college.4

Samuel McAllister ~ 1850-1868 ~ Child of James/Jane Dobbin. Died from an injury received while trying to stop a team of runaway horses for a companion who was working in the same field.4

Sarah Jane McAllister ~ 1881-1902 ~ Child of James W./Mary Ann Graham.4

Sarah McAllister ~ 1839-1918 ~ Child of James/Jane Dobbin. Married James Graham.4

Ward McAllister ~ 1866- ~ Child of James W./Mary Ann Graham. Married Mary Gray in 1897. He had been a ruling elder of the Somonauk United Presbyterian church for 30 years in 1928. Children: James, Russell, Ella, Cecil, Ralph Graham, Mary Edna, Reba, Donald.4

William J. McAllister ~ 1832-1879 ~ Child of James/Jane Dobbin. He married Addie Favor of Plano, IL. He was a soldier in the Civil War, enlisting in the summer of 1862; was in company H 105th Illinois volunteers; discharged at the close of the war in 1865. A year or two later he entered Monmouth College and graduated in the class of 1870. After this theological course, he settled as pastor of a church in Iowa.4

The McAllisters ~ of Philadelphia (father and son) were famous as makers of optical and mathematical instruments, and the son was the first to study and fit astigmatic lenses, and was also the introducer of the system of numbering buildings according to the numbers of the streets, assigning one hundred numbers to each block.17

David Mcallum ~ Actor born in Glasgow who starred in The Man from U.N.C.L.E.14

David Hunter McAlpin ~ b. 1816 ~ He was one of the largest tobacco manufacturers.17

NFN McAlpin ~ Brothers who opened the McAlpin Hotel on 34th Street in New York City. In 1896, it was the largest in the world.14

Alexander McAndrew ~ Settled in Georgia 1775. Sailed on the Georgia Packet seeking better employment opportunities. He was 18, a Yeoman.10

George McAndrews ~ Died January 14, 1913; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Charles Lafayette McArthur ~ 1824-98 ~ soldier, politician, and journalist, was of Scots parentage.17

Douglas McArthur ~ son of Gen. Arthur McArthur, served with distinction in the WWI.17

Duncan McArthur ~ 1772-1840 ~ an early Governor of Ohio (1830-32), was of Scottish ancestry. He also held the rank of General in the war of 1812.17

General Arthur McArthur ~ 1845-1912 ~ of Scots parentage, son of Arthur McArthur the Jurist, later served in the Philippines, became in 1906 Lieutenant-General, being the twelfth officer in the history of the Army to attain that rank. Described as "our best read and best informed soldier."17

General Duncan McArthur ~ 1772-1840 ~ An early Governor of Ohio (1830-32) who was of Scottish descent. He held the rank of General in the war of 1812.17

James McArthur ~ Colonel and younger brother of Gen. John McArthur.6

John McArthur ~ 1823-90 ~ born in Bladenoch, Wigtownshire, designed and constructed Philadelphia City Hall, Lafayette College, the "Public Ledger" building in Philadelphia, several hospitals, etc.17

John McArthur ~ 1823-1886 ~ (Ref. #17 shows he died in 1890) Born in Bladenoch, Wigtownshire, he designed and constructed Philadelphia's city hall, Lafayette College, the "Public Ledger" building in Philadelphia, several hospitals, etc.14,17

John McArthur ~ born in Erskine, Scotland, in 1826, emigrated to United States in 1849, was brevetted Major-General for gallantry.17

John McArthur ~ Nov. 27, 1826-1906 ~ Born in Erskine, Renfrewshire, he was descended from the most dominating clan of Scotland from A.D. 300 to 1750. His clan has crowned and uncrowned kings of Scotland for more than a thousand years. In 1849, he arrived in Chicago. McArthur was a strong Highlander, broad-shouldered, and standing more than six feet in height. He soon found work as a mechanic and was involved in the construction of engines, boilers, and general machinery. In 1851, with his bother-in-law, Carlile, they started the firm of Mason & McArthur, builders of heavy machinery. In 1859, their plant located at Canal and Carroll streets was destroyed by fire and the firm was dissolved. In 1856, McArthur became involved with a military organization known as the Chicago Highland Guards. They were composed almost exclusively of Scotsmen. McArthur soon became their captain. Under his direction, the Guard became one of the best disciplined and most picturesque of any in the west. "They wore tall bear skin caps, the kilt of the clan McArthur, and with their bare legs and brawny shoulders, they were the pride of the city and the state." When the call for troops came in 1861, McArthur delivered almost the entire group to military service. General McArthur was elected a colonel and started a most brilliant military career. They were immediately called to Springfield and became the nucleus around the Twelfth Illinois Infantry. They were mustered into the United States Army on May 3, 1861. McArthur was involved in many battles including: the capture of Fort Donaldson, Shiloh, Corinth, Luka, Vicksburg, Nashville, Marietta, and Atlanta. At Shiloh he was so badly wounded that he had to be carried from the field of battle. "He never disappointed his superiors in command or took his men off the field in confusion. During the war he was the idol of the people of Chicago, who watched with eager interest the doings of McArthur and his men. From 1861 to 1865, there was hardly an issue of a Chicago paper that did not contain something of his military achievements." Upon his return to Chicago after the war he was counted among its foremost citizens. He may have been the most prominent of the Civil War Commanders. He returned home and served as postmaster of Chicago and, when he died, his passing was considered a public bereavement. He was buried at Rosehill May 5, 1906. In 1848, he had married Miss Christina Cuthbertson at the Parish of Erskine, Scotland and to the union were born eight children. John McArthur was an active member of the Illinois Saint Andrew Society and served three terms as president, 1869, 1870 and 1871. He is buried in lot 155, Section 90, in Rosehill Cemetery. Twenty-seven people are buried here. In addition to McArthur, they bear such names as Templeton, Brophy, and Logan. Ages range from 1-100. See " Rosehill Cemetery & Mausoleum" section for more details. Ref. EWR Records,1. From the 1905 Book of Chicagoans: Retired manufacturer; b. parish of Erskine, Scotland, Nov. 17, 1826; ed. there; learned blacksmith's trade; m. 1848, Christina Cuthbertson, of his native parish. Settled in Chicago, 1849; became boiler manufacturer; entered civil War as Col. 12th Ill vol.; brig-gen. Mar. 21, 1862, and brevet. maj.-gen. Had command 2d Div., 17th Army Corps, in operations against Vicksburg; distinguished himself in several battles. Was commissioner public works Chicago and pres. of board during Chicago fire, 1871; postmaster, Chicago, 1873-7. Address: 504 Monroe St.20

Mrs. George McArthur ~ appointed the South Side representative to work among the Scottish Societies of Chicago to ensure their involvement in the monument. During the first year the ladies made and sold an elaborate autograph quilt, with over nine hundred names. A second quilt was subsequently made with about six hundred names. They also held three successful bazaars.

NFN McArthur ~ trekked the 80 miles from Brandon to Bottineau ND in the late 1800's.1

R. D. McArthur ~ The Illinois St. Andrew Society physician who gave free care to needy Scots in Chicago for more than 40 years. He would have started this in 1870. He reported no deaths at the Home during all of 1912. There were 26 inmates living in the Home, the youngest being 61 and the oldest 98.

NFN McBain ~ trekked the 80 miles from Brandon to Bottineau ND in the late 1800's.1

Hugh McBrayne ~ Immigrated from Glasgow and settled in Middletown, CT serving as a private in the Second Connecticut Volunteers from May to August 1861. 9/17/1862, McBrayne was seriously wounded at Antietam. The family moved to New Britain CT so that Hugh's son Alexander could obtain better employment, but Hugh had been permanently disabled by his war wounds.1

Agnes McBride ~ Wife of Andrew L. French, she was the daughter of Samuel and Agnes (Stewart) McBride.4

Chrissie McBride ~ Married John Blair Henry.4

John T. McBride ~ Died July 25, 1880; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

John McLaren McBride ~ b. 1846 ~ of Scottish parentage, was President of the University of South Carolina.17

John McBroom ~ b. 1822 ~ One of Colorado's pioneers and friend of Kit Carson. He was born in Kentucky of Scottish parents. While fighting for the United States against Mexico he learned several Indian languages and became a scout. He moved to Colorado with his horse, dog and muzzle-loading rifle and built a log cabin to the south of what is now Denver. His home became a familiar stopping-off place for Indians, trappers and pioneers. McBroom and his wife brought up six children in a single room cabin still standing in Littleton, Colorado.1

William "Henry" McBroom ~ Ulster Scot father; mother Scot Eliza Rock ~ Rancher in New Mexico 35 miles SW of Tucumcari.1 b: 17 Jul 1848 Cornwall, near Ottawa Canada.and d: 23 Dec 1909 Colorado Springs, Colorado. Parents: Hugh McBroom Sr. b:Dec 24, 1822 Ireland ( I have come across other research that shows that McBrooms came to Ireland from Scotland, but have been unable to find additional data on Hugh McBroom) and Eliza Rock b: Dec 24, 1824 Scotland. Hugh and Eliza married in 1847 and three weeks later left for Canada. Henry M. Atkinson, Surveyor-General of New Mexico, hired McBroom as Deputy Surveyor in the spring of 1876. so Henry moved to New Mexico. He had no money but within 6 to 8 years he established enough capital to purchase land and establish a rather large ranch in the Cuniva valley, just Northeast of Fort Sumner. The area ranchers would supply the nearby Fort Sumner. McBroom borrowed a great deal of additional money to stock his ranch and in 1890 ended up losing the ranch to foreclosure. McBroom was well liked by his neighbors, but known to have a temper and fierce nature. Henry fought the foreclosure, but it was enventually settled by a US Supreme Court ruling. He did recover and ended up as a sucessful rancher in Colorado Springs area. For a detailed biography read "High Plains History of East-Central New Mexico" by Don McAlavy and Harold Kilmer, Copyright 1980 Library of Congress Card No. 80-83661.

Mary McBurney ~ Wife of William Graham.4

Prof. Charles McBurney ~ b. 1845 ~ the famous surgeon, was of Scottish ancestry.17

Ann McCall ~ 1840-1920 ~ Wife of John McCleery. She died on the farm where she had lived all her married lived. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1912.4

General George Archibald McCall ~ 1802-68 ~ served in the Florida and Mexican Wars, and also rendered distinguished service in the Civil War.17

Hugh McCall ~ 1767-1824 ~ author of the first "History of Georgia," (published in 2 v., 1811-16), was of Scottish descent. His ancestor emigrated from Dumbartonshire to Ulster along with the ancestor of J.C. Calhoun. The ancestors of both remained two generations in Ulster before coming to America.17

John Augustine McCall ~ 1849-1906 ~ President of the New York Life Insurance Company, was of Ulster Scot descent.17

John McCall ~ First printer in Michigan.14

Jane McCallock ~ First wife of Thaddeus Davis, Sr. Died in Phoenix (Near Albany) N.Y., one child, William Davis.19

Daniel Craig McCallum ~ 1815-1878 ~ During the war, the military railroads were run by Daniel Craig McCallum. It was one of the most critical aspects since the movement of men and materials was so vital to a successful campaign. McCallum was born in Johnston, Renfrewshire, Scotland, on January 21, 1815. His parents came to the United States when he was young and settled in Rochester, New York. He studied architecture, engineering, and worked for the railroads. Earning rapid promotions, he soon became the general superintendent of the Erie Railroad. In 1859, he designed and patented a railroad bridge with an arched truss. When the Civil War began he headed his own bridge company, specializing in railroad bridges. He was commissioned a colonel and put in charge of the nation's railroads and later rose to the rank of major-general. One of the best sources of information of the railroads during the war are the records and reports left by McCallum. He also designed buildings and wrote poetry. He died December 27, 1878, in Brooklyn, New York. A historian was later to say, "The history of McCallum's great contribution toward the Union victory is buried in the forgotten records of that bitter struggle."

Daniel Craig McCallum ~ 1815-78 ~ born in Renfrewshire, Superintendent of the Erie Railroad (1855-56), was Director of Military Roads in the United States (1862-65), and became Major-General in 1866. "He introduced the inflexible arched truss, which has probably been in more general use in the United States than any other system of timber bridges."17

Duncan McCallum ~ Deported from Scotland in 1685 to work in the plantations of New England. He took part in the uprising against King James II and VII. McCallum is also "Malcolm".10

George McCallum ~ Died January 13, 1886; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

John McCallum ~ prospector in 1874 near Lake Tahoe, Nevada.1

Capt Bruce McCandless ~ In 1983 won the Wallace Award of the American-Scottish foundation by becoming the first man to fly free in space.14

William Penn McCann ~ 1830-1906 ~ a descendant of John McKeand, a native of Whithorn, Wigtownshire, who settled here before the Revolution, was called "Father of the White Squadron" from his having the warships painted white.17

James McCartney ~ Attorney General of IL from 1880 to 1884. He was born in Ulster of Scotch parents. He served as a volunteer in the Union Army.6

NFN McCartney ~ Passed through or settled in Fort Payne, Alabama.1

Dr. Maclyn McCarty ~ Two of the three authors with Scottish background who changed the course of world history. Their paper was published at Rockefeller University in New York City in February 1944. In sum, the paper proved that genes are comprised of a substance called deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA.14

John / Samuel McCarty ~ Founders of Aurora, Kane County and were the sons of Charles and Mary (Scudden) McCarty who were descended from Scotch and English families. Samuel donated the land in Aurora to build the first Presbyterian church. It became the place where the first Republican State convention was held in 1856. He contributed to the Jennings Seminary in Aurora.6

Thomas McCarty ~ Ulster Scot and doctor who ended up in Dodge City KS in 1872. The town was only 3 months old and he set up shop in a drugstore. He became a school superintendent, founding a hospital and encouraging his own son to become a doctor.1

Amos McCaskey ~ Husband of Matilda Kirkpatrick.4

Rev. William John McCaughan ~ Clergyman/Member Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. B. Ireland Dec. 4, 1859; s. Nehemian Craig McCaughan; grad in arts, Londonderry, 1879, grad in theology, same, 1883; m. Apr. 9, 1890, Sara A. Cooper. Pastorates: Wellington St. Church, Ballymena, Ireland, 1884-5; Mountpottinger Church, Belfast, 1885-97; St. Andrew's Church, Toronto, Can., 1897-8; 3rd Presbyterian Church, Chicago, since Nov. 17, 1898. Author: Love, Faith and Joy. Gave the oratory in place of Wallace Bruce at the opening of the Burns Monument. Residence in 1905: 610 Jackson Boul. Died between 1905-1911.20

Mary Hays McCauly ~ Better known as "Molly Pitcher". The most famous colonial battlefield heroine.14

James Brown McCaw ~ 1772-1846 ~ was a leading surgeon in Virginia for over 30 years and studied at Edinburgh. He is thought to have been the first physician to tie the external carotid artery in 1807. He was the great-grandson of James McCaw, a surgeon who immigrated from Wigtownshire in 1771.1

James Brown McCaw ~ 1772-1846 ~ one of the leading surgeons in Virginia for over thirty years, studied medicine in Edinburgh. He was one of the first, if not the first, to tie the external carotid artery, an operation he performed in 1807. He came of a race of doctors, being the great-grandson of James McCaw, a surgeon who emigrated from Wigtownshire in 1771.17

John Elroy McCaw ~ Scotch-Irish; his family was the richest in the state of Washington according to a 1988 Forbes magazine article. McCaw left his four sons an embryonic business when he died in 1969 and they built it into the world's largest cellular communications network. The four young McCaw brothers, Bruce R., Craig O., John E., and Keith W. sold their shares in McCaw Cellular Communications, Inc., to the American Telephone and Telegraph Company in 1993 for almost $3 billion. The chairman, Craig O. McCaw, was 44 years old.14

NFN McCeun ~ Settled in NY 1774. He was 30, a Captain and mariner, who sailed on the Earl Dunmore.10

Alexander McClain ~ Kildonan. Was appointed in 1835 of running the rule of the rich valley of the northern Mississippi. He set off for the 1,000 mile trip to the 'new' Promised Land. They made 15 miles on an average day, plagued with insects, swollen rivers, Indians and the hot sun. The journey took four months, but they picked the spot where Scotch Grove, Iowa was born.1

Mary A. McClarey ~ b. 26 Apr. 1834 ~ Onodaga Co., N.Y., d. 18 July 1914, bur. Davis Cem., Winnebago Co., IL Wife of Thaddeus Davis, Jr.19

Robert W. McClaughry ~ Major and Penologist, he was a native of Hancock Co., IL and Ulster-Scot. He graduated 1860 from Monmouth College and after serving in the Civil War became the warden of Joliet Penitentiary in 1874. Instruments in framing the act creating the IL Reformatory of Pontiac of which he became Superintendent 1893-97. He retired as warden at Leavenworth, KS.6

John McCleary ~ 1771-1849 ~ b. Glasgow/died Dalton, Ohio. When nearly 21, he was overpowered in London by the press-gang and forced into the British Navy. The man-of-war on which he was serving set sail for Quebec. For some reason a younger officer struck McCleary with his sword and he knocked the officer down. He was courtmartialed and sentence to be shot, but was pardoned by the commander. On reaching Quebec, he decided to make his escape. By some means he crossed to the south shore of the St. Lawrence, probably by rowboat or swimming the three-mile river. He was unarmed save for a club he had secured which would give him some protection against possible pursuers and the dangerous animals which roamed the dense forests. Being a strong man, he traveled 50 miles at his highest speed before he halted for food or rest. On a southerly course, he made his way through mountainous country of unbroken forests for 350 miles. By chance he stopped at a cabin of Thomas Cook's, a pioneer in Cambridge, Washington Co., NY. This was approximately 1793. He was taken into the Cook home and cared for until his strength was restored. He remained in Cambridge and went to work; but, because he feared reprisals against his parents and possible capture, he never again heard from his family. To make his obscurity more impenetrable, he changed his name from McCleary to McCleery, which spelling has been retained. He married Margaret Cook in 1797, daughter of Thomas Cook. About 1825 he and his family moved to Canada, near Niagara Falls. They did not take with them their church certificates, intending to send for them after they settled. Then left Canada and moved to the area of Dalton, Ohio in 1841. Here he died. In 1851, with the mother, brothers and sisters, except John and family and Mrs. Elizabeth Orr, they moved to Somonauk, IL township. The others followed in 1852.4

Ada Belle McCleery ~ Child James Martin/Sarah A. French. Superintendent of Evanston Hospital, Evanston, IL.4

Agnes McCleery ~ Child James Martin/Sarah A. French. Married A. E. Weber, Clarion, Iowa.4

Albert McCleery ~ 1875 ~ Child of William Doig/Mary J. Married Mary Ellen Henry in 1902. Children: Mary Jeanette McCleery, Sarah Belle McCleery, Irene Ellen McCleery.4

Anna McCleery ~ Child of John/Ann McCall. Living with her sister Lulu May in 1928.4

Archie McCleery ~ Child of William Doig/Jennie Eliz. Married and living in Indiana in 1928.4

Benjamin H. McCleery ~ Child of John/Ann McCall. Middle name is Henderson. Married 1924, Mary Hastings. They had one son in 1928.4

Bessie McCleery ~ Child of John/Ann McCall. Married Hoyt Gilbert; she lived in Hinckley, IL in 1928; her husband had just died and she had three children.4

Carlisle McCleery ~ Child of John/Ann McCall. A minister of the gospel; married Jessie bull. They had 3 children in 1928.4

Carolyn McCleery ~ Child of Hugh/Ola Hamilton. Student at Monmouth college in 1928.4

Catherine McCleery ~ 1821-1863 ~ Child of Margaret/John McCleery. Came to Somonauk, IL and died unmarried in Detroit, Michigan.4

Edward Cook McCleery ~ 1811-1889 ~ Child of Margaret/John McCleery. Born in Greenwich, Washington Co. NY, he died in Washington Iowa. At Dalton, Ohio, he married Jane Bell. Children: Catherine Bell McCleery (1867-1872), David McCleery (1862-1885, died in Iowa), Edward McCleery (1860-1887, died in Iowa), Isabella McCleery (died young), John William McCleery (1846-1852, died from a rattlesnake bite). They moved from Dalton to Somonauk, IL in 1851 and bought a farm two miles south of the United Presbyterian Church and lived there while they were in Illinois.4

Eliza Ellen McCleery ~ 1848- ~ Child of Edward Cook/Jane Bell. Married Charles Weeks. In 1928 was living in Alhambra, CA.4

Elizabeth McCleery ~ 1845-1922 ~ Child of James/Jean Thomson. She married in 1873 Thomas Henderson Robinson. Died at the home of her daughter, Isabelle (Mrs. Herritt Hoy Beveridge) in Somonauk, IL township.4

Elizabeth McCleery ~ Child of John/Adaline Coleman. Married Rev. Mr. Marshall. While traveling with her husband, Mrs. Marshall died in Palestine and was buried in Jerusalem in the Protestant burial grounds.4

Elizabeth McCleery ~ 1817-1858 ~ Child of Margaret/John McCleery. Came to Somonauk, IL and died at her home in Clinton township, De Kalb co., IL. Married 1845 David Orr. Buried Oak Mound.4

Fannie McCleery ~ Child of William Doig/Jennie Eliz. Married Kenneth Ferguson in Alberta Canada.4

George McCleery ~ 2nd Husband of Martha Randles.4

George McCleery ~ Child James Martin/Sarah A. French. In business in Waterloo, Iowa in 1928. Has 2 children.4

Harriet McCleery ~ Child James Martin/Sarah A. French. Married A. E. Weber; died and buried at Clarion, Iowa.4

Harry McCleery ~ Child of William Doig/Jennie Eliz. Married Ethel Graham. They were farming near Butler, Indiana in 1928.4

Howard McCleery ~ 1873- ~ Child of William Doig/Mary J. Married Ethel Carouthers and was farming in Alberta, Canada in 1928. Children: Evelyn McCleery, Marian McCleery, Marjorie McCleery, and Ruth McCleery.4

Hugh McCleery ~ Child James Martin/Sarah A. French. Married Ola Hamilton. Hugh was city editor of the Washington, Iowa, Journal for about 10 years; served in the Spanish-American War on the Florida east coast; has manufactured art calendars for advertising purposes for more than 20 years. He was elected ruling elder of the First Washington (Iowa) United Presbyterian church in 1914 and has been clerk of session since that time. He is at present (1928) Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Washington county Hospital and was President of the Washington County Chautauqua Association in 1926 and also chairman of the Washington Rotary Club.4

Isabel Jane McCleery ~ 1845-1846 ~ Child of Edward Cook/Jane Bell. Died at Dalton, Ohio.4

James Martin McCleery ~ 1847-1917 ~ Husband of Sarah Agnes French. Died in Waterloo, Iowa at the home of his son, George.4

James McCleery ~ 1803-1892 ~ Child of Margaret/John McCleery. Born in Argyle, NY he died in Washington, Iowa. While living in Canada, James married Jean Thompson about 1833. Children: Hugh McCleery (born in Canada, died young).4

James McCleery ~ 1835-1903 ~ Child of Jean Thompson/James. Born in Canada and died on his farm in Clinton township, De Kalb co., IL. Married 1858 Margaret Graham in Waterman, IL. Children: John Andrew, Margaret, Mary, Raymond, William Russell, Nettie, Adaline, Fannie Elizabeth, Isabel, Sarah Jane.4

Jane McCleery ~ 1807-1826 ~ Child of Margaret/John McCleery. born in Greenwich, NY.4

John McCleery ~ 1834-1917 ~ Child of Jean Thompson/James. Born in Canada, he died in Victor township, De Kalb co. IL. Married Ann McCall 1862. Child: James Andrew (unmarried in 1928).4

John McCleery ~ Child of John/Ann McCall. He married Mrs. Alma Fraser. Child: Wayne McCleery.4

John McCleery ~ 1813-1887 ~ Child of Margaret/John McCleery. Married about 1845 Adaline Coleman. Children: Edward (living in Los Angeles in 1928), Andrew (died in infancy), James Martin (1847-), John (died in Los Angeles 1924). They moved from Dalton, Ohio to Somonauk, IL in 1852 and lived for several years on a farm in Clinton Township, De Kalb co. Both are buried in Washington, Iowa.4

John McCleery ~ Child of William Doig/Jennie Eliz. Married and living in New Concord, Ohio. He is a physician and for a few years, he was medical missionary in the Soudan district, Africa but returned because of ill health. He hopes to be able to return to the Soudan and in the meantime is the College Physician in New Concord as of 1928.4

Lulu May McCleery ~ Child of John/Ann McCall. Keeping house for her brother James on the farmstead in 1928.4

Margaret Ann McCleery ~ 1844-1902 ~ Child of Edward Cook/Jane Bell. Died in Somonauk, IL; married Robert Watson.4

Margaret Graham McCleery ~ 1837-1926 ~ attended the 75th anniversary of the United Presbyterian Church in Somonauk, IL. She had attended the first Sabbath School class, held about 1851 in the first church building.4

Margaret McCleery ~ 1865-1903 ~ Child of John/Adaline Coleman. she was the first graduate nurse of Washington co. Iowa. she also graduated from the Illinois Training School, Chicago, IL, at the head of her class. She became a nurse of great ability.4

Margaret McCleery ~ 1815-1885 ~ Child of Margaret/John McCleery. Born Greenwich, NY; came to Somonauk, IL; died in Washington, Iowa, unmarried.4

Margaret McCleery ~ Child of John/Ann McCall. A teacher of great ability. Died in middle-life.4

Marie McCleery ~ Child James Martin/Sarah A. French. Married Roy Randles, lived in Waterman, Il in 1928 and had 3 children.4

Marie McCleery ~ 1849-1917 ~ Child of John/Adaline Coleman. Married James Laughead. Died in Washington, Iowa.4

Marie McCleery ~ Child James Martin/Sarah A. French. Married Roy Randles, lived in Waterman, Il in 1928 and had 3 children.4

Mary Ann McCleery ~ 1841-1907 ~ Child of Jean Thompson/James. Born in Canada, died in Reinbeck, Iowa. In 1865, she married John C. Beveridge.4

Mary McCleery ~ 1854- ~ Child of Edward Cook/Jane Bell. Married James A. Walker; lived in Los Angeles in 1928.4

McCleery ~ Descended from laird of Glasgow whose name was probably Cleerson or McCleerson. They had a family crest showing a pelican feeding its young from, as it was then supposed, its own heart's blood, signifying family devotion.4

Richard McCleery ~ Child of Hugh/Ola Hamilton. A graduate of Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio, now associated with his father in business in 1928.4

Robert James McCleery ~ 1850-1917 ~ Child of Edward Cook/Jane Bell. Married Ida Ball.4

Robert McCleery ~ 1801-1801 ~ Child of Margaret/John McCleery. Died at 3 months in Argyle, NY.4

Robert McCleery ~ 1839-1842 ~ Child of Jean Thompson/James. Born in Canada, died in Ohio.4

Robert McCleery ~ Child of John/Ann McCall. He died in middle-life.4

Samuel McCleery ~ 1852-1918 ~ Child of Edward Cook/Jane Bell. Married Eva Lincoln. He served one term in the Iowa Legislature.4

Thomas McCleery ~ d. 1917 ~ Child of John/Adaline Coleman. Died in Exeter, Neb. Had two children. Doctor.4

Thomas McCleery ~ 1809-1883 ~ Child of Margaret/John McCleery. Born in Greenwich, NY and died in Creston, Iowa.4

William Doig McCleery ~ 1848-1903 ~ Child of James/Jean Thomson. Born near Dalton, Ohio and died at his home in Victor township, De Kalb Co., IL. Married first, 1870 Mary Jeanette Randles. Married second 1882, Jennie Elizabeth Maxwell. Children: Catherine (1851-1855), Ruth (died in infancy).4

William Doig McCleery ~ 1848-1903 ~ Child of James/Jean Thomson. Born near Dalton, Ohio and died at his home in Victor township, De Kalb Co., IL. Married first, 1870 Mary Jeanette Randles. Married second 1882, Jennie Elizabeth Maxwell.4

Col. William McClellan ~ Married Margaret Randles.4

Elizabeth McClellan ~ 1864-1916 ~ Child of Margaret Macklin/Samuel. Married 1883, Ellsworth E. Wilcox.4

Ernest Stewart McClellan ~ 1869- ~ Child of Emeline Stewart/James. Married Lulu Belle Knox at Paxton, IL.4

George B. McClellan ~ b. 1865 ~ son of George Brinton MacClellan, was Mayor of New York (1903 and 1905) and is now a Professor in Princeton.17

 

George B. McClellan ~ B. 1865 ~ son of George Brinton McClellan, he was Mayor of New York (1903 and 1905) and is now (in 1921) professor in Princeton.17

George Brinton McClellan ~ 1826-1885 ~ He was a captain assigned to the U. S. Army working on the Chicago harbor. It was he, along with General J. A. McDougal, who issued the first call for Scottish men living in Chicago to celebrate the birthday of Saint Andrew. The date was November 30, 1845, and the meeting place was the Lake House Hotel where he resided. He was then Captain McClellan in charge of the harbor works. He was the most controversial and least understood general of the civil war. Political enmity was largely his undoing. He was a keen strategist and organizer, which carried him to the highest Union rank. However, he was a Democrat who disagreed with the policies of President Lincoln and his Republican cabinet, and he quickly fell from favor. Others say he wasn't fit to command. He was a graduate of West Point at 19 and spoke several languages fluently. McClellan was born December 3, 1826 in Philadelphia, the son of a physician. The family was from Galloway in southwest Scotland. They moved to Ulster before James McClellan emigrated to New England in the early 1700s. George was cited for distinguished service in the Mexican War and returned to West Point to teach from 1848 to 1851. He also served as a Crimean War observer. After the federal defeat at Bull Run in 1861, he was made top commander of the Union armies at the age of 34. In the spring of 1862 he invaded Virginia, and advanced on Richmond, but was defeated in a series of battles in July and compelled to retreat. After the defeat of General Pope in the Second Battle of Bull Run, 1862, he quickly whipped the defeated army into shape but disagreed with Lincoln as to whether or not the men were ready to take the offensive. He was relieved of his command, but stayed on to defeat General Lee at Antietam. His failure to pursue Lee closely led to his replacement by Burnside. McClellan was nominated by the Democrats to oppose Lincoln in 1864. On election day he sailed for Europe and stayed there for four years. On his return in 1877, he was elected governor of New Jersey and served as president of the Great Western Railroad. His later years were spent traveling and writing. He died suddenly at Orange, New Jersey, on October 29, 1885.5,14,17

George McClellan ~ 1796-1847 ~ the eminent surgeon and founder of the Jefferson Medical College at Philadelphia, was of Scottish descent.17

George McClellan ~ 1849-1913 ~ grandson of George McClellan b. 1796, was an eminent Philadelphia anatomist.17

Gladys Birdella McClellan ~ Child of Irene Hubbard/John R.4

Grace Annette McClellan ~ 1865-1895 ~ Child of Emeline Stewart/James. She died while a student at Monmouth College.4

Grissey McClellan ~ 1769-1792 ~ Child of Robert/Nicholes Gordon. Married Colen Maxwell.4

Henry Vincent McClellan ~ 1884- ~ Child of Emeline Stewart/James. Married Ethel St. Clair. He was a teacher of chemistry in Seattle, WA in 1928.4

James C. McClellan ~ 1859- ~ Child of Margaret Macklin/Samuel. Married Mary C. Worth. Children: Margaret Ethel, Verna Hazel, and Cora Madge.4

James McClellan ~ 1794-1869 ~ Child of Janet Thompson/William. Married Hannah Nelson. They had 8 children.4

James McClellan ~ 1830- ~ Child of Hannah Nelson/James. He came to Somonauk, IL in 1856, united with the Somonauk, IL church and purchased a farm north of Freeland Corners near his brother Samuel Nelson. In 1861, he married Emeline Amanda Stewart, daughter of Elijah and Agnes (McGaughey) Stewart, at Somonauk. Rev. W. T. Moffett performed the ceremony. In 1889, they moved to Monmouth, IL in order to have their children at home while they were attending college. Mr. McClellan and his wife died in Monmouth.4

James McClellan ~ kin of the McClellans of Galloway, Scotland, was appointed Constable at the town meeting held in Worcester in March, 1724, His descendants have written their name large in the medical and military annals of this country.17

James McClellan ~ Kin of the McClellans of Galloway, Scotland, he was appointed Constable at the town meeting held in Worcester, Massachusetts in March, 1724 his descendants have written their name large in the medical and military annals of this country. Some of his descendants are noticed under Physicians. The most famous of the family was General George Brinton MacClellan.17

Jane McClellan ~ Wife of Hugh Randles. Daughter of Alexander McClellan.4

John Hill Brinton McClellan ~ 1823-74 ~ son of George McClellan b. 1796, was professor of anatomy in Pennsylvania Medical College.17

John McClellan ~ Child of Robert/Nicholes Gordon. Married Sarah Thompson and died in Cambridge, NY.4

John Russell McClellan ~ 1871- ~ Child of Margaret Macklin/Samuel. Married 1896, Irene Hubbard. Children: Dorothy Elizabeth, Cyril, Clifford Alden, Kenneth Nelson, Lois Margaret , Mima Elma, Preston Russell, Ralph Raymond.4

Margaret McClellan ~ 1861- ~ Child of Margaret Macklin/Samuel. Married Hoyt J. Wilcox in 1884.4

Mary Boyd McClellan ~ 1873-1924 ~ Child of Emeline Stewart/James. Married Rev. A. A. Samson. Not sure if this is the date of death for her or her husband.4

Mary Ella McClellan ~ 1869- ~ Child of Isabel Beveridge/Peter C. Married 1894, Rev. John Ewing Bradford. Both were graduates of Monmouth College and they shared the responsibilities of two pastorates held by Mr. Bradford, one in Tranquility, Ohio and the other in Media, IL.4

Mary Emeline McClellan ~ 1895- ~ Child of Lulu Belle/Ernest S. In 1829 was a teacher at Whittier College.4

Mary McClellan ~ Child of Robert/Nicholes Gordon. Married John Hall, of Argyle.4

Mima C. McClellan ~ 1867- ~ Child of Margaret Macklin/Samuel. Married Arent H. van Ohlen in 1917.4

Nancy McClellan ~ d. 1832 ~ Child of Robert/Nicholes Gordon. Married first Rev. John Cree; married second, John Moody.4

Peter Crookshank McClellan ~ 1829- ~ child of Nancy/Robert Gordon. Born near West Hebron, Washington Co. NY and died in Somonauk, IL. Married 1864 Isabel Beveridge, daughter of Mathew and Elizabeth (Hutton) Beveridge. He taught school in his home county and later in Iowa and then decided to be a farmer, subordinating personal ambition to promote the interests of his younger brothers and sisters. He was a devoted Christian. It is related that on one occasion a street scoffer was berating the church and demeaning Christians in general. A bystander called attention to Peter McClellan riding by and asked if he included him in his denunciations. The man hunt his head for a moment and then replied, "But Peter is different." As a Bible teacher and superintendent of the Sabbath School, he made careful and thorough preparation.4

Phoebe F. McClellan ~ 1808- ~ Child of Mary Thompson/Robert. Married William Armstrong.4

Robert Gordon McClellan ~ 1799-1864 ~ Child of Mary Thompson/Robert. Married 1st 1829, Nancy Cruickshank. Children: Margaret (1839-1921 died in Ohio), Mary (1835-1866), Davie Martin (1837-1913 born in Hebron NY and died at Perth NY), Robert (1832-1856). Married second in 1857 Margaret Liddle. Child: Delliplaine (1860-1913).4

Robert McClellan ~ See Ramsay Crooks.1

Robert McClellan ~ 1766-1829 ~ Child of Robert/Nicholes Gordon. Born in Micklemox, Parish of Buttle, Scotland; buried in Hebron, NY; Married Mary Thompson. Children: Nancy McClellan (b. 1802), William McClellan (b. 1796), John McClellan (b. 1804).4

Robert McClellan ~ 1716-1789 ~ b. Galloway, Scotland/d. Salem NY. Married in 1754 Nicholes Gordon. They left their home in Micklemox, Parish of Buttle, Scotland in 1774. After a voyage of 3 months in the ship Golden Rule they landed in New York City. From there they journeyed by way of Albany to Burley, Vermont, being four days crossing the Green Mountains. No wheeled vehicle had ever crossed at that point. In 1784, they moved to Hebron, Washington Co. NY.4

Samuel Nelson McClellan ~ 1826-1898 ~ Child of Hannah Nelson/James. Born in Hebron, Washington Co. NY and died in Squaw Grove, IL. Married, in the home of Mrs. Jemima Hoy Cummings in Somonauk, IL 1856, Margaret Macklin. Children: Alfred Nelson (b. 1873), Jennie (1869-1903), Mattie May (b. 1876). He came to Somonauk, IL in 1856 and purchased a farm about a mile north of Freeland Corners where he brought up his family. He united with the Associate Church and was a constant attendant as long as he lived.4

Sarah McClellan ~ 1794- ~ Child of Mary Thompson/Robert. Married Alexander Beveridge.4

Sarah McClellan ~ Wife of David French.4

Theresa Agnes McClellan ~ b. 1863 ~ Wife of Alexander Skinner French. Daughter of James and Emeline (Stewart) McClellan.4

William McClellan ~ 1755-? ~ Child of Robert/Nicholes Gordon. Born Parish of Buttle, Scotland. Married Janet Thompson first in 1786; second in 1811 Rachel, Armitage. There were eight children by the first marriage, four daughters and four sons, but the records only include one son, James.4

William Ralph McClellan ~ 1880 ~ Child of Margaret Macklin/Samuel. Married 1909 Lucy Shipman. Children: Beth, Melvin Wendell, Margaret Iona, Willard.4

William Stewart McClellan ~ 1866 ~ Child of Emeline Stewart/James. Married Mardalen W. Turnbull at Morning Sun, Iowa. They were living in Long Beach, CA in 1928.4

Robert McClelland ~ 1807-80 ~ Governor of Michigan (1851-53) and afterwards was Secretary of the Interior.17

Robert McClelland ~ 1807-80 ~ Governor of Michigan (1851-53), afterwards Secretary of the Interior.17

Thomas McClelland ~ Pres. of Knox College, Galesburg, IL. Ulster-Scot.6

John Hall McClement ~ b. 1862 ~ railroad and financial expert, is of Scottish parentage.17

Barbara McClintock ~ b.1902 ~ a New Yorker who became the first woman to win an unshared Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, awarded for her discovery of "jumping genes" along streaks of chromosomes.14

James McClintock ~ Of the Knickerbocker Company provided the cement for the Robert Burns Monument in Chicago.

John McClintock ~ 1814-70 ~ of Drew Theological Seminary and leading editor of McClintock and Strong's "Cyclop dia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature," was of Scottish descent.17

Samuel McClintock ~ 1732-1804 ~ minister of Greenland, New Hampshire, of Scottish origin, was present at Bunker Hill and appears in Trumbull's painting of the battle. Four of his sons served in the Revolutionary war.17

John J. McCloy ~ An American of Scottish descent. At the end of WWII, he was appointed military governor and high commissioner of West Germany and, with the powers of a dictator, directed the rebuilding of Germany's industry and commerce.14

Dave McClure ~ Family arrived in the mid-1700's to Richmond VA and moved to Indiana via SC and Ohio. They were a family of cheats and gamblers, even building a horserace track on their property with gambling on the second floor of their home. In the 1870's Dave shot an Indian woman and the Indians finally over took them and staked Dave to the ground and skinned him alive.1

Robert McClure ~ 1807-1873 ~ explorer who crossed the water route of the Northwest Passage in 1854, partly on foot. 15

Dr. James McClurg ~ Edinburgh trained doctor who started the third oldest medical school at William and Mary in 1779.14

Etta McClymonds ~ Wife of John Andrew Mahaffey.4

Fenelon McCollom ~ Great-grandson of a Scots immigrant he opened in 1893 the largest manufacturing plant of church organ pipes.1

Catherine Cook McCollum ~ Ancestor of Nicholas R. Graham. Dorothy Rightor's mother. At the burning of Cherry Valley, she was carried into captivity when, after a two day march they were met by Brandt, who sent her back to Cherry Valley because he and her Tory stepfather were friends.12

Elmer Verner McCollum ~ 1879-1967 ~ He was the first to use the term vitamin. This pioneer nutritionist, who began life as a Kansas farm boy, was responsible for the discovery of Vitamin A in 1913, Vitamin B in 1916 and Vitamin D in 1922.14

Miss Margaret B. McCollum ~ elected Secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary to work on the Burns Monument.

Alexander McComb ~ Owned first printing press in Detroit.14

John McComb, Jr. ~ He designed New York City's city hall.14

William McComb ~ Owned first printing press in Detroit.14

NFN McConnaughey ~ Family who moved from Inverness to Pennsylvania in the mid-1700's, but by 1840 the entire clan moved to Highland County, Ohio. They had changed from Presbyterian to Baptist and when they produced letters to that effect at the new church, they were told they had to be baptized first. This did not set well, and they opened up their own church. The original Baptist church did not survive, but the church started by the McConnaugheys survives.1

David McConnell ~ Am American of Scotch-Irish ancestry, founded Avon Products, the world's largest cosmetics company.14

Teena McConnell ~ Scottish American who in recent years, has been influential in dance. She has been a prime soloist with the New York City Ballet.14

Dr. John McCook ~ son of George McCook, had 5 sons all of whom served in the Civil War in the army or navy and all but one being a commanding officer. They were known as 'The Fighting McCook's'.1

Edward Moody McCook ~ fifth and seventh Governor of Colorado (1869-73, 1874-75), was of Scottish descent. He also served in the Civil War and attained the rank of Brigadier-General.17

George McCook ~ Immigrant Ulster Scot, ancestor of 'The Fighting McCook's'.1

Major Daniel McCook ~ son of George McCook, had 9 sons all of whom served in the Civil War in the army or navy and all but one being a commanding officer. They were known as 'The Fighting McCook's'.1

The McCooks, ~ of Scottish descent, two Ohio families with a remarkable military record, often distinguished as the "Tribe of Dan" and "Tribe of John" from their respective heads-two brothers, Major Daniel and Dr. John McCook. All the sons, fourteen in number, served either in the Army or Navy, and all but one were commanding officers.17

Catharine McCord ~ Married Isaac Kirkpatrick (b.1822)4

Margaret J. McCord ~ Married John Simpson Kirkpatrick.4

Amanda McCormick ~ Mother Cyrus Hall Adams. Married to Hugh Adams. Her father was Robert McCormick.11

Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. ~ b. 1859 ~ Manufacturer born Washington, D.C.; Son Cyrus Hall (inventor of reaping machine) and Nettie (Fowler) McCormick; A. B. Princeton 1879; married Harriet Bradley Hammond of Chicago 1889, a niece of Elizabeth Hammond Stickney of Chicago. Children: Cyrus McCormick III (b. 1890), Elizabeth (1892-1905), Gordon (b. 1894). With McCormick Harvesting Machine Co. since 1879 of which was pres from time of father's death, 1884 until 1902. Pres. International Harvester co. since 1902; dir. C&NW Ry. co., Merchants' Loan & Trust Co. (Chicago), Nat'l City Bank (NY), Field Museum, McCormick theological Seminary. Trustee YMCA, Princeton University and Lake Forest Univ. Clubs: University, Metropolitan (NY), Chicago, Union League, University, Chicago Athletic, Commercial. Residence: 50 E. Huron St. Office: Harvester Bldg.11,12

Cyrus Hall McCormick ~ 1809-84 ~ inventor of the reaping machine, was descended from James McCormick, one of the signers of the address of the city and garrison of Londonderry presented to William III. after the siege in 1689. Of his invention the French Academy of Sciences declared that by its means he had "done more for the cause of agriculture than any other living man."17

Cyrus Hall McCormick ~ 1809-1884 ~ He was descended from James mcCormick, one of the signers of the address of the city and garrison of Londonerry presented to Wiliam III, after the siege of 1689.(17) Parents, Robert McCormick and Mary Ann Hall (also of Scotch-Irish descent). His ancestors were driven out of Armagh, Ireland by the massacre of 1641. There were eight children of which Cyrus Hall was the eldest. When McCormick was born 90% of the American population was involved in food production. By 1900, it would be less than 50%. Today, it is less than 3%. The McCormicks came to America from Ulster, and like so many others migrated to American in the early 18th century. His grandfather living in Pennsylvania had fought in the American Revolution. His father moved to Virginia and bought 1800 acres of land. The father with an inventive mind had struggled to build a reaper, but failed. Cyrus Hall McCormick, a Presbyterian of Ulster-Scot ancestry, was living on his father's farm in Virginia and struggled to make his own inventions acceptable to the farmers. He had invented an iron plow, however, the farmers would not use it because they believed the iron would poison the soil. He had also invented a reaper, different from the one his father had made, but the farmers of Virginia would not use it. He was the 47th person to try to invent the reaper and the 23rd to receive a patent. Heavily investing in the manufacture of Iron in 1835, he was bankrupt by 1839 when the price of iron fell. He turned his farm over to his creditors but he still had his reaper, although eight years had passed and it was not yet marketable. In 1839 he gave a public exhibition on the farm of Joshua Smith near Staunton. There were no buyers. It was not until the following year that he made a sale of one reaper for $50.00. Several weeks later two more were sold. By 1841 he had a wholly satisfactory reaper and fixed his price at $100.00. In 1842, he received orders for seven reapers all from the area of Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa. He took the seven to Richmond, and by boat sent them to New Orleans. Here they were transferred to a steamer that brought them to Cincinnati. They by smaller boats and wagons they were sent to the various areas. Four arrived too late for harvest. Twenty-nine reapers sold in 1843 and fifty in 1844. Cyrus McCormick now believed that his future lay in the west and so he came to visit. In Illinois, he saw families cutting wheat by moonlight before it became overripe and shattered or hogs and cattle turned into the fields for lack of laborers. He had already looked at Cleveland, Milwaukee, Cincinnati, and St. Louis. He chose Chicago, the smallest, most impoverished, and muddiest, of all the cities he visited. The railroads had not arrived, but boats could bring steel from England, and pig iron from Scotland. McCormick knew it would be only a matter of time before the railroads would make their way from the East and into the prairies west of Chicago. Without capital or credit, he sought the cooperation of William B. Ogden, a leading citizen, who agreed to invest $25,000 in a half interest in a reaper factory. By 1849, however, the partnership was dissolved, Mr. McCormick paying Mr. Ogden the $25,000 he had invested and $25,000 additional for profits and interest. By 1848, he had built his factory along the north side of the river very near to the Lake House and became the first of the prominent manufacturers of this city. The first year of factory operations, they built and sold 700 reapers. He sold each reaper at a set price of $120.00, $30 dollars down and $90 more in six months if the farmer could make it. If not, he was given more time to repay. Never did McCormick sue a farmer for lack of payment. His huge factory would soon produce a reaper every minute of the day. In 1859, he offered $100,000 to establish a Presbyterian Theological Seminary. "The life of Mr. McCormick is a history of industry, genius, vision, public spirit, devotion, and generosity ~ an example which his widow and children have fully maintained in their continued and large contributions to educational, religious, and philanthropic objects." In 1855, a poor tenant farmer was evicted from this land in Ayrshire, Scotland. He came to American with his family and they found themselves on the banks of the Mississippi river. Since there were no railroads, or stage-coaches, the entire family walked to a point not far from the present location of Des Moines, Iowa. There they claimed a quarter section of land and planted wheat. The first year they cut the wheat with the cradle and the scythe. They next year, on credit, they purchased a McCormick Reaper. As they prospered, the Father returned to Ayrshire and paid his creditors. The oldest son was 17 when the family arrived in America. He later attended Grinnel College, taught school, became the first Speaker of the Iowa Legislature. Later he became a professor of agriculture at Iowa State University, and finally the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. He would serve in that office for 17 years, longer than anyone else, leaving a remarkable record of organization and innovation. "We had a McCormick Reaper in 1856" says James Wilson; "and at that time there was no railroad within seventy-five miles of our Iowa farm. The Reaper worked a great revolution, enabling one man to do the work that many men had been doing, and do it better. By means of it the West became a thickly settled country, able to feed the nation and to spare bread and meat for the outside world." Married 1858 Nettie Fowler of NY. Children: Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr., President of International Harvester Co., Harold, its treasurer and Stanley, its comptroller. Robert, died in infancy. Mary Virginia (b. 1866), Anita (1866-1892 ~ Married Emmonds Blain, and left a son Emmons Blain born 1890)and Alice (1870-71). Figure, if you can, what America would be today without her perfected agricultural machinery; shut down all of the workshops, factories and salesrooms where the products directly concerned with reaper and binder manufacture are made and handled, the mills and the elevators that are in operation because the great wheat harvests of the world can be gathered ~ estimate all this and you will know what Cyrus Hall McCormick's contribution to the world and advancing civilization has been. When he lay in state in his Chicago home, there was a reaper, modeled in white flowers at his feet; and upon his breast a sheaf of the rip, yellow wheat, surrounded by a crown of lilies. Cyrus Hall McCormick His Life and Work...,Thomas C. McMillan p. 49, 12, 17 See July 1994 History Club Newsletter.

Harold Fowler McCormick ~ 1872 ~ Capitalist and son of Cyrus Hall McCormick (inventor of reaping machine) and Nettie (Fowler) McCormick; Graduated Princeton 1895. Married Edith Rockefeller, daughter of John D. Rockefeller 1895. Children: John Rockefeller (1897-1901), Harold Fowler (b. 1898), Muriel (b. 1902), Editha (1903-1904), Mathilde (b. 1905). Gen. Agt. McCormick Harvesting Machine co., Council Bluffs, Ia. 1896-7; V.P. since 1902, treas. since 1906. International Harvester Co.; trustee Chicago Exchange Bldg co., Trustee Univ of Chicago, McCormick Theol. Sem. Clubs: University, Racquet and Tennis, Strollers, Princeton (NY), Chicago, Commercial, University, Chicago Athletic, Ill Athletic, Onwentsia (Chicago). Residence 1000 Lake Shore Drive. Office: Harvester Bldg.11,12,16

James H. McCormick ~ Immigrated in 1862 from Kilmarnock and settled on a 100-acre farm in Lawrence County PA. He grew fruit trees and operated a coal mine beneath his orchards.1

Leander McCormick ~ Brother of Cyrus. During the Great Fire, Cyrus was living at the Sherman House. He noticed the fire and went to warn his brother. They escaped in a company wagon, and their home was destroyed. They fled to the prairies were they camped on the bare ground with other survivors.16

Robert Rutherford McCormick ~ Scots newsman and publisher of The Chicago Tribune.1 He was the grandson of Joseph Medill and built the Tribune into the largest circulation of any standard-size newspaper in the U.S. and it led the world in advertising volume.14

Stanley McCormick ~ 1874 ~ Son of Cyrus Hall McCormick. Graduated Princeton Univ 1895. He has been actively identified with the McCormick interests and represented McCormick Harvesting Machine co. at the Paris Exposition in 1900 where he received the decoration of Officer du Merite Agricole from the French government. Later he served in that company as superintendent of the works and has continued in the position of comptroller since 1904. In 1904, he married Katherine Dexter of Boston, daughter of the late Wirt Dexter, an eminent lawyer of Chicago. Clubs: Chicago, University, Saddle and cycle, Union Club, Onwentsia club and University Club of NYC. Trustee of Art Institute of Chicago and director of the Chicago Bureau of Charities.12

James McCosh ~ 1811-94 ~ born at Carskeoch, Ayrshire, was President of Princeton University from 1868 to 1888, and was the author of many works on philosophy.17

David McCoy ~ He left on a 1,000 mile trip to Scotch Grove, Iowa with Alexander, McClain and others.1

Margaret Ethyl McCoy ~ Wife of John B. Robinson.4

William McCoy ~ Husband of Margarette Kirkpatrick.4

Jackson McCracken ~ prospector who traveled through the Indian nations in the mid-1800's. He traded and sometimes fought the local tribes before finally striking paydirt in the Big Sandy Valley in Arizona. A town grew around his mine and he was elected to the territorial legislature. His firm belief was that the man who raised the most points of order and complaints was performing the greatest service for his nation. He gained the nickname of 'Objection McCracken'.1

James McCracken ~ 1926-1988 ~ He was a winner of the Wallace Award and was one of the greatest operatic tenors ever produced by the U.S. Known as the Pillar of the Met, he was a former steel worker from Gary, Indiana, whose ancestors were Scotch-Irish.14

Dr. Moses Elias McCray ~ b. 1851 ~ Born in Hancock Co. IN this blind doctor practiced for 47 years in the community of New Albany in Kansas. His father was an itinerant minister, farmer and saddle maker and also a 'conductor' on the famous Iowa Underground Railway. By 1873, the family was in Kansas. After studying at the American Medical College at St. Louis MO Moses set off for Nebraska where he practiced near Red Cloud. Having lost two children to the harsh weather, he decided to make Kansas his home. His vision deteriorated. Despite his handicap, the practice continued to grow and in March 1889, he treated 225 people for measles. He died in 1927 and New Albany never had another doctor.1

James McCrea ~ b. 1836 ~ descended from James McCrea, an Ulster Scot who came to America in 1776, was one of the ablest Presidents of the Pennsylvania Railroad.17

William McCredie ~ was for many years President of the Burlington Railroad. Lived in Hinsdale.6

Willian McCredie ~ Member Illinois St. Andrew Society, 1893. Born Glasserborn, Scotland

Bill McCue ~ OBE and one of Scotland's most versatile singers, he has sung everything around the world from grand opera to Scottish folk songs.14

Hugh McCulloch ~ 1808-95 ~ descended from Hugh McCulloch, Bailie of Dornoch, Sutherlandshire, was Comptroller of the Currency (1863-65), Secretary of the Treasury (1865-69, 1884-85). He funded the National Debt during his first term as Secretary.17

Peter McCulloch ~ Date of death not recorded; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Barbara McCullock ~ Settled in Georgia 1775. Sailed on the Georgia Packet. Wife of William, she was 24.10

James McCullock ~ Died March 4, 1874; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

William McCullock ~ Settled in Georgia 1775. Sailed on the Georgia Packet seeking better employment opportunities. He was 24, a barber.10

David McCullough ~ He is the author of some of the best nonfiction books of the century, including The Great Bridge, about the building of the Brooklyn Bridge; and The Path Between the Seas, the story of the construction of the Panama Canal. He has also written The Johnstown Flood, Truman and Mornings on Horseback, a biography of Theodore Roosevelt. Mr. McCullough was born in Pittsburgh of Scotch-Irish ancestry.14

Alexander Douglas McCurdy ~ A Scottish-Canadian who made the first successful flight in the British Empire in 1909 at Alexander Graham Bell's home in Beinn Bhreagh at Baddeck, Nova Scotia.14

Charles Johnston McCurdy ~ b. 1797 ~ of Ulster Scot descent, was Minister to Austria (1851-52) and Justice of the Supreme Court.17

David McCurrach, Jr. ~ b. July 10, 1876 ~ Manufacturer, b. Perth, Scotland. Son of David and Harriet McCurrach; ed pub schools of Scotland and Chicago coming here in 1889; married Evanston, IL 1907, Sadie G. Miller: 1 daughter: Janet. In cold storage business in Chicago with Produce Cold Storage Exchange, Western Union Cold Storage Co., and Union Cold Storage and Warehouse Co. 1894-1900.; In q.-m's dept. USA, Chicago 1900-02; mgr James McCurrach & Co., mfrs of neckwear 1902-3; since Jan. 1, 1904 treas. and mgr. of McCurrach & Smith, mfrs of neckwear and importers of silks. Mem. Chicago Assn. of Commerce. Clubs: Chicago Press and Evanston. Author: Sunrise Acres, 1905; The Seventh Person, 1906. Office in 1905: 238-240 Adams St. Residence in 1905: 408 Lee St., Evanston, IL Residence in 1911: 421 St. James Place.11,20

George Barr McCutcheon ~ b. 1866 ~ author of many widely read works of fiction ("Graustark," "Brewster's Millions," etc.) is a descendant of John McCutcheon who emigrated from Scotland in 1730.17

Marshall MacDonald ~ 1835-95 ~ ichthyologist, pisciculturist, and inventor, engineer in charge of the siege of Vicksburg during the Civil War, and inventor of automatic hatching jars, was the grandson of a Scottish immigrant.17

Ross MacDonald ~ A review in the New York Times called Ross Macdonald's books "the finest series of detective novels ever written by an American." His best selling Lew Archer books were written by Kenneth Millar, who was born in California to Scottish-Canadian parents. He first chose the nom de plume John Macdonald only to discover that a real John MacDonald was already writing books under that name.14

Alexander MacKenzie - See January 1996 History Club Newsletter, page 2

Flora McDaneld - wife Charles Gray Marshall.11

Alexander McDaniel ~ Moved to California during the gold rush period. Along the way, he wrote letters to his young wife from Fort Leavenworth, Ft. Laramie, and Salt Lake City. He also meticulously kept a diary in which he recorded the events of the day including the amount of gold dust recovered. As the gold was accumulated, it was shipped by Wells Fargo Express back to his wife in Chicago. After twenty-one months, he returned home. He had returned some $3,000 in gold. "There are today old estates in Evanston which either in their beginnings or through additions are in part made up of the money brought back from the gold mines in California." Ibid, Page 325.

James McDaniel, ~ saloon impresario in Dodge City, Kansas. Fined for having 'obscene and lascivious' pictures in his stereoscope machine, he was constantly producing new ideas to draw in the crowds. Called "professor".1

Galt McDermott ~ Author of the precedent-setting musical Hair, is also of partly Scottish descent.14

James Mcdonald ~ Indian War Period Awarded Medal of Honor. Rank and organization: Corporal, Company B, 8th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: Arizona, August to October 1868. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Scotland. Date of issue: 24 July 1869. Citation: Bravery in scouts and actions against Indians. Internet

John Mcdonald ~ Medal of Honor Recipient - Civil War. Rank and organization: Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1817, Scotland. Accredited to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 11 , 3 April 1 863. Citation: Serving on board the U.S.S. Baron De Kalb, Yazoo River Expedition, 23 to 27 December 1862. Proceeding under orders up the Yazoo River, the U.S.S. Baron De Kalb, with the object of capturing or destroying the enemy's transports, came upon the steamers John Walsh, R. J. Locklan, Golden Age, and the Scotland, sunk on a bar where they were ordered burned. Continuing up the river, she was fired on but, upon returning the fire, caused the enemy's retreat. Returning down the Yazoo, she destroyed and captured large quantities of enemy equipment and several prisoners. Serving bravely throughout this action, McDonald, as boatswain's mate, "distinguished himself in the various actions."Internet

Alexander McDonald ~ s/o Alexander and Margaret (Huie) McDonald. B. Campbelltown, Scotland, 24 Mar. 1837, d. 1886, bur. Argyle, IL.19

Alexander McDonald ~ d. 1903, Senator from Arkansas (1868-71), was the son of John McDonald who came to the United States in 1827, and was one of the first to discover and develop bituminous coal mines on the west branch of the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania.17

Alexander McDonald ~ b. ca. 1810 in Scotland; m. Margaret Huie d/o William and Janet (Picken) Huie (Howie). They came to Argyle, IL in 1839. They died between 1846 and 1850 leaving six orphan boys. The children were raised by different families in the community. Children: William, Alexander, Robert, John, James, Andrew George, daughter d.y.19

Alexander McDonald ~ Settled in Scotch Grove, IL 1839.6

Andrew McDonald ~ s/o Alexander and Margaret (Huie) McDonald. B. ca. 1846; m. Ellen Picken.19

Andrew Young McDonald ~ (b. 1834) He moved to the US in 1854. After working in Cleveland and St. Louis he moved to Duboque, Iowa and established a small plumbing business and on 11/5/1860 he became a citizen. He enlisted in the Union Army in the First Iowa infantry during the Civil War. He was wounded during the Battle of Wilson's Creek in 1861 and lay on the battlefield for four days before being taken prisoner. He was eventually rescued by his brother-in-law. He re-enlisted only to be wounded again at the Battle of Black River Bridge during the siege of Vicksburg in 1863. A few weeks before Vicksburg, he was granted patent #38316 for improvements in screw wrenches. He was offered $500 for his patent and learned years later that he had sold it to Coes & Co. of Worcester, MA, one of the country's leading wrench manufacturers. His company survives.1

Anna McDonald ~ Wife of Donald McEachron, Sister of Mrs. Alexander McNaughton.4

Archibald McDonald ~ Died April 8, 1888; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Bessie Mae McDonald ~ child of James/Florence McDonald.11

Charles James McDonald ~ 1793-1860, nineteenth Governor of Georgia (1839-43) was of Scottish Descent.17

Davida McDonald ~ Child of David and Martha (Ralston) McDonald. She was born 1849; d. 1925; married Charles Andrew 29 Dec. 1870. They had five children.19

Donald McDonald ~ Died December 22, 1871; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Duncan McDonald ~ Was from a Ross and Cromarty family and was in charge of a Hudson's Bay trading post in the Rocky Mountains, Montana. In 1874 he was asked to freight supplies to Canada. He camped with Indians near Terry Lake and carved his name in a tree, and the lake became known as McDonald's Lake. He adopted the language, garb and manners of the Indians.1

Grace McDonald ~ Died December 2, 1873; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Hunter McDonald ~ (b. 1860) ~ descended from August McDonald, a refugee from Culloden, he is a prominent railroad engineer.17

Hunter McDonald ~ b. 1860, descended from Angus McDonald, a refugee from Culloden, is a prominent railroad engineer.17

Isabella McDonald ~ Mother John Grant Orchard.11

James McDonald ~ b. 1865 ~ Coal Merchant/Life Mbr Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. Born Lincoln, England; son John and Elizabeth (Halliday) McDonald; ed. private sch, Lincoln, Eng., and at Oxford Univ with degree of A.A.; married Hinsdale IL 1890 Florence R. Lemmon; children: Paul A., Bessie Mae. Was in the grain business in England; came to US and from 1883 to 1903 was with the Chicago, Wilmington & Vermillion Coal Co., first as accountant and paymaster and afterward as general sales agt.; in 1903, organized the Interstate Coal and Coke Co., of which was pres. until 1910; since then Western mgr. Pittsburgh Coal Co. Republican. Congregationalist. Mem. St. Andrew's Soc. Recreations: fishing, swimming, shooting, reading. Residence: Oak Park, IL Office: Old Colony Bldg.11

James McDonald ~ s/o Alexander and Margaret (Huie) McDonald. B. ca. 1844; m. Bella Brown.19

Jesse Fuller McDonald ~ twenty-third Governor of Colorado (1905-07), a descendant of James McDonald who emigrated from Scotland early in the eighteenth century and settled in Maine.17

Jessie Agnes McDonald -

John Joseph McDonald ~ b. 1843 ~ Fire underwriter. Born Scotland. Son of Donald and Josehine (Macdonald) McDonald; ed. under private tutors; came to America 1865; married Mary Brown of Fayette, Mo. 1872; 6 children: Dora, Mary, Martha, Augusta, Stuart, John. Began underwriting fire risks for Continental Fire Ins. Co. in Mo 1871, later special agt in various western states until 1889, when was Pacific Coast mgr with headquarters at San Francisco, until coming to Chicago in 891 to assume position of mgr Western dept of the co.; in 1898 he became mgr western dept Conn. Fire Ins. Co. Mason. Clubs: Union League, Press, South Shore Country, Midlothian Country, Beverly Country. Recreations: golf, hunting. Residence: 364 N. Normal Parkway. Office: The Rookery.11

John McDonald ~ Died March 19, 1872; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

John McDonald ~ s/o Alexander and Margaret (Huie) McDonald. B. ca. 1843.19

John McDonald ~ Father of James McDonald.11

Lindsay McDonald ~ Florence, AL, historian and author notes key roles played by Scots among the 'civilized' tribes of the south east.1

Martha H. McDonald ~ Died September 7, 1910; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

NFN McDonald ~ Successful sheep farmer in Fremont Co., Wyoming "little Scotland".1

NFN McDonald ~ First name and date of death not given; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Paul A. McDonald ~ Child of James/Florence McDonald.11

Richard R. McDonald ~ Died November 30, 1912; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Robert McDonald ~ s/o Alexander and Margaret (Huie) McDonald. b. Harlem ca. 1839; m. Anna, b. in Scotland, ca. 1846.19

Robert McDonald ~ s/o Alexander and Margaret (Huie) McDonald. b. ca. 1843.19

W. F. McDonald ~ In the 1980s, before the end of the cold war, the security of the free world was entrusted to this Scottish-American admiral, the supreme allied commander in the Atlantic, whose "responsibility in the event of war" would have been, quite simply, "to lead the combined military forces of the 16 member nations to victory.".14

William McDonald ~ s/o Alexander and Margaret (Huie) McDonald. B. in Scotland ca. 1834.19

James S. McDonnell ~ Jr. ~ Started making planes in 1939 at age 40 beginning with capital of only $165,000. He delivered the first carrier-based jet fighter in 1946 and later built the Mercury spacecraft which carried the first American into orbit. The company eventually took over the business of Donald Wills Douglas and in 1989 McDonnell Douglas had sales of over $14 billion and 133,000 employees.14

Jno McDonnell ~ Indentured servant 6 years 1699. Sent to America at 19 years of age.10

John McDonnell ~ 1779-1846, born in Scotland, was in business in Detroit in 1812, and "thoroughly Americanized." He opposed the British commander's orders after the surrender of Hull, and redeemed many captives from the Indians. Became Member of State Constitutional Convention (1835), State Senator (1835-37), and Collector of the Port of Detroit (1839-41).17

John McDonnell ~ 1779-1846 ~ Born in Scotland, he was in business in Detroit in 1812, and "thoroughly Americanized." He opposed the British commander's orders after the surrender of Hull, and redeemed many captives from the Indians. He became Member of State Constitutional Convention (1835), State Senator (1835-37), and Collector of the Port of Detroit (1839-41).17

Clinton Dugald McDougal ~ b. 1839, Major-General and later Member of Congress (1872-77), was born in Scotland.17

Alexander Campbell 'Pee Wee' McDougall ~ b. 1914 ~ He was born within sight of Edinburgh Castle. Became sheriff of Fremont County, Wyoming. He became a skilled rider and when the movie makers in the 1930's came to Wyoming to film westerns, he and his friends were often called on to be extras.1

Charles G. McDougall ~ Husband of Anna Mary Patten.4

Duncan McDougall ~ Husband of bertha J. Graham. Children: Clyde Graham (b. 1903), Eugene Robert (b. 1919), Everett S. (b. 1911), James Verne (b. 1916), and Mary Esther (b. 1905).4

John McDougall ~ 1818-66 was Lieutenant-Governor (1849) and afterwards Governor of California, was of Scottish descent.17

Dr. Ephraim McDowell ~ 1771-1830, was born in Virginia of Scots ancestry and studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh.17

Ephriam McDowell ~ (1771-1830) Ulster-Scot who performed the first successful removal of an ovarian tumor. He was the son of a judge who settled in the Danville KY area and had studied at Edinburgh University and on the frontier with Dr. Alexander Humphries (also Scottish). In December, 1809, Jane (Jenny) Todd Crawford (also Scottish) in Motley's Glen was expected to give birth to twins but could not deliver. She had been married by the Rev. Samuel Houston, a close relative of the Texas hero. McDowell traveled the 60 miles and arrived on horseback to examine Mrs. Crawford. He discovered that she was carrying a large ovarian tumor instead of twins and persuaded her to go to Danville, a two-day ride on horseback. Medical opinion was that if the abdomen was opened, death would occur. Rumor spread quickly and he was accused of being in league with the devil from the pulpit. On Christmas Day, with a lynch mob outside and only the most crude of anesthetics, he removed up to 20 lbs. of gelatinous material. The patient was able to return to her family in a few weeks and lived into her 80's. This Frontiersman physician had become the world's first surgeon to demonstrate the feasibility of elective abdominal surgery. Ironically, he died of appendicitis. A monument stands in the public square in Danville, Ky, honoring Dr. McDowell. Andrew Jackson, who became the 7th president, assisted McDowell in an operation and swore he would rather fight Indians than assist in another. McDowell also removed gallstones from the bladder of 17-year old James Knox Polk who would become the 11th president.1,14

Irvin McDowell ~ 1818-85, served in the Mexican War, in the Civil War had command of the Army of the Potomac, Major-General in 1872, was descendant of emigrant from Londonderry shortly after the siege in which his ancestor took part.17

Irwin McDowell ~ Given command of the Union Army at the first Battle of Bull Run, failed to turn his forces who were retreating in confusion, through lack of experience.1,14

Samuel McDowell ~ 1735-1817, took an active part in the movement leading to the War of Independence and was President of the first State Constitutional Convention of Kentucky (1792).17

Samuel McDowell ~ 1735-1817 ~ head of ten consecutive yearly Kentucky conventions demanding admission to the U.S. At the tenth, in 1792, admission was granted and McDowell was named its president.14,17

George McDuffie ~ 1790-1851, twenty-eighth Governor of South Carolina, the greatest orator and statesman of Georgia, was of Scottish parentage on both sides. McDuffie County in Georgia is so named in his honor.17

John B. McEachran ~ s/o Hugh and Catherine (Turner) McEachran, b. ca. 1854 in Canada; married Sarah Picken.19

John McEachran ~ Settled in Scotch Grove, IL 1841.6, 19

Acker McEachron ~ Child of Jeannette Lendrum/John A. Married Finette Norton in 1886 at Waterman Illinois and soon went into business with a lumber company at Franklin, Nebraska; he was mayor for some years. In 1910 he was nominated for Governor of Iowa on the Prohibition ticket. Later he was stationed at Oak Park, IL. From there he moved to Waterloo, Iowa. In 1928 he was living in Goldfield, Iowa.4

Ann McEachron ~ Child of Katherine/Cornelius. Married Samuel Gamble.4

Anna Jennette McEachron ~ 1854-? Child of Margaret Gregg/Thomas. Married James Graham.4

Catharine McEachron ~ Child of Katherine/Cornelius. Married John Livingston.4

Catherine McEachron ~ Child of Anna McDonald/Donald. Born in Scotland, not traced.4

Cornelius McEachron ~ 1739-1817 ~ Child of Anna McDonald/Donald. Called "Neil", he settled in Argyle, NY in 1775 where he died. Married about 1767 Katherine Acker. Child: Sarah (died young).4

Cornelius McEachron ~ Child of Katherine/Cornelius. Married Nancy McEachron.4

Daniel N. McEachron ~ 1768 ~ 1828 ~ Child of Katherine/Cornelius. Unmarried.4

Donald McEachron ~ d. 1764 ~ From Isle of Islay, Scotland. He immigrated with his wife, Anna McDonald (a sister of Mrs. Alexander McNaughton) and their daughter Catherine with the first of Captain Lauchlan Campbell's Highland Scotch colonists in 1738 and settled in Kikiate, Orange County, NY. By 1764 Donald had died, leaving his widow with three sons and three daughters.4

Duncan Lendrum McEachron ~ Child of Jeannette Lendrum/John A. Married Ella Scott at Burlingham, Kansas. Children: Don Scott McEachron, Jean McEachron, Robert McEachron. Professor McEachron was associated with Washburn College as a teacher for 30 years. He is now V.P. and was for many years dean of the college. Among his many duties, he was in charge of the endowment fund of $200,000.4

Emma G. McEachron ~ 1860-1900 ~ Child of Margaret Gregg/Thomas. Married John Elsey, of Seattle, Wa. children: Ernest, Everete Edward, George Leigh, Marguerite Ellen, Thomas Reed, William Floyd.4

Frank McEachron ~ Child of Jeannette Lendrum/John A. Married Florence Miller. Deceased in 1928. Children: Harold McEachron, Jeanette McEachron, Norma McEachron.4

George Lendrum McEachron ~ 1848 ~ 1910 ~ Child of Margaret Gregg/Thomas. Married Cornelia McGeoch.4

Jacob McEachron ~ Child of Katherine/Cornelius. Married Elizabeth Simpson.4

James A. McEachron ~ 1817-1867 ~ Child of Jane Nelson/John N. Born Argyle, Washington Co. NY and died in Somonauk, IL. Married in Argyle, Margaret McGeoch. Arriving in Somonauk, IL in 1858, they became members of the church by certificate.4

John Andrew McEachron ~ 1818-1887 ~ Child of Mary McKallor/John N. Born Argyle, NY and died near Waterman, IL. Married in Argyle, NY 1851 Jeannette Lendrum. Children: Helen McEachron (died unmarried). They moved from Washington Co. to De Kalb co. in 1866 and purchased a farm in Clinton township from Milo Tuttle. They joined the United Presbyterian church at Somonauk, IL by certificate. Buried at Oak Mound.4

John Douglas McEachron ~ Child of Ella Scott/Duncan Lendrum.4

John McEachron ~ Child of Anna McDonald/Donald. Married Mary Taylor.4

John N. McEachron ~ 1771-1850 ~ Child of Katherine/Cornelius. Died in Argyle, NY. Married Jane Nelson.4

Lendrum S. McEachron ~ Child of Ella Scott/Duncan Lendrum4

Mary McEachron ~ Child of Jeannette Lendrum/John A. Married Daniel Weigle.4

Mary Robertson McEachron ~ 1851 ~ 1892 ~ Child of Margaret Gregg/Thomas. Married Andrew Graham.4

Nancy McEachron ~ Child of Maria Kilmore/peter. Married Cornelius McEachron.4

Nora McEachron ~ Child of Jeannette Lendrum/John A. Married Gilbert Henry.4

Paul N. McEachron ~ child of Finette Norton/Acker. Married and has 4 children (in 1928) Professor of Psychology in Oberlin College, Ohio.4

Peter McEachron ~ 1748-1841 ~ Child of Anna McDonald/Donald. Died in Argyle, NY. Married Maria Kilmore.4

Peter N. McEachron ~ 1774-1859 ~ Child of Katherine/Cornelius. Died in Argyle, NY. Married 1802, Mary McKallor. They had 9 children.4

Philip McEachron ~ 1776-1842 ~ Child of Katherine/Cornelius. Died in Argyle, NY. Married first, Elizabeth Tinkley; married second Catharine McKallor.4

Ruth McEachron ~ child of Finette Norton/Acker. Married (to whom?) and has 4 children (in 1928). She is a leader among women in many departments of good work.4

Scott A. McEachron ~ child of Finette Norton/Acker. Married and has two children (in 1928). They lived in California where he was prominent in the banking world.4

Thomas McEachron ~ 1819-1902 ~ Child of Philip McEachron. Married in Argyle, NY 1846 Margaret Gregg. In the spring of 1867, Mr. McEachron came with his family to Somonauk, IL where he purchased a farm in Clinton township, built a house and made further improvements and spent the rest of his life.4

John J. McElhone ~ 1832-90, famous as a stenographer and chief Official Reporter of the House of Representatives, was of Scottish ancestry.17

William Howe McElwain ~ b. 1867, shoe manufacturer in New England, is of Argyllshire descent.17

William Howe McElwain ~ b. 1867 ~ Shoe manufacturer in New England, he is of Argyllshire descent.17

Robert Harvey McElwee ~ b. 1858 ~ Lumberman/Member Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. Born Lexington, Rockbridge Co., VA; son William M. and Annie (Harvey) McElwee; ed. Lexington schools; married 1882, Elizabeth, daughter of Jesse Spalding; 1 daughter; Nancy A. (deceased). In banking house of Hunt & Co., 1875-8; bookkeeper and later in charge correspondence Merchants' Nat. Bank, Chicago 1878-83; since 1883 treas. Spalding Lumber Co., Mem. Lumber commn. firm of McElwee & Carney 1885-97; senior mem McElwee & Co., mfrs of lumber, Marinette, Wis.; pres. Menominee River Lumber Co., Menokaunee, Wis. Dir. Continental and Commercial Nat. Bank, Hibernian Banking Assn. Continental and Commercial Trust & Savings Bank. Clubs: Mid-day, Onwentsia. Recreation: Golf. Residence: Lake Forest Il. Office 527 Commercial Nat. Bank Bldg.11

William M. McElwee ~ Father Robert Harvey McElwee.11

John McEnery ~ 1833-91, nineteenth (unrecognized) Governor of Louisiana (1873), was of Scottish descent.17

John McEnery ~ (1833-91) 19th unrecognized (wonder what that means?) Governor of Louisiana (1873) was of Scottish descent.17

Samuel Douglas McEnery ~ b. 1837, brother of the John McEnery b. 1833, was twenty-second Governor of Louisiana (1881-88).17

Samuel Douglas McEnery ~ Governor of Louisiana.17

R. D. McEvers ~ d. 1879 ~ He was killed along with four others by Indians. Hillsboro, his ranch was also destroyed. Reported in The Grant County Herald in New Mexico on October 11, 1879.1

John McEwan ~ He was a young man when he immigrated to America and settled in Chicago. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he enlisted as a private in the 65th Illinois volunteer Infantry. At the end of the war, he had risen to the rank of Sergeant-Major. The 65th was commanded by Brig. Gen. Daniel Cameron, President of the Illinois Saint Andrew Society in 1862. His regiment was known as the Second Scotch and they were also called the Highlanders. At the end of the War, John McEwan's health was broken and so he returned to his homeland. In Scotland he married and three children were born to him and his wife. Times were very difficult for the family and John was never able to properly support his wife and children. When he died, it was necessary for the family to bury him in a pauper's grave. In 1890, his widow appealed to the Honorable Wallace Bruce for help in getting her pension from the U.S. government. At the time, Wallace Bruce was serving as the U.S. Cousul in Edinburg. He was shocked to discover that a veteran of the War was buried in a potters field. He was so distraught that he made a personal decision to resolve the situation. He felt that there should be a better place for the burial of Scottish-American soldiers in Edinburgh. He returned to the United States and began a campaign to raise money for a monument to Abraham Lincoln and burial place for some of the veterans of the War. McEwan was buried beneath the Lincoln Statue in Edinburgh.(EWR Files)

Mrs. McEwan ~ Gave $100 toward the Burns Monument.

Peter McEwan ~ Second Vice President of the Illinois Saint Andrew Society in 1891.

Ian McEwen ~ Author of The Cement Garden was born in England to a Scottish father and English mother and has been called The Times of London, "the best young writer in Great Britain.14

Annie McFadyen ~ Mother Alexander Hugh Ferguson. Native of Argyleshire, Scotland.11

Anna McFarland ~ d. 1926 ~ Married Robert Andrew Robertson.4

T. McFarland ~ Secretary of the Highland Guard 1859 ~ 60.6

Charles M. McFarlane ~ Member of the Scotch Church Literary Society, and Member of the Robert Burns Memorial and Monument Committee.

Peter McFarlane ~ In Montreal at the time, lost furniture and a valuable collection of nick nacks in the Chicago fire.

Agnes McGaughey ~ 1803-1872 ~ Wife of Elijah Stewart. Child of Alexander and Rebecca Torrance McGaughey. buried in Oak Mound.4

Alexander McGaw ~ 1831-1905, born in Stranraer, Wigtownshire, was famous as a bridge-builder and as builder of the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.17

William John McGee ~ 1853-1912, geologist and anthropologist, claimed descent from the MacGregors. He was Geologist of the United States Geological Survey from 1883 to 1893, Ethnologist in Charge of the Bureau of Ethnology from 1893 to 1903, and in 1907 was appointed a Member of the Inland Waterways Commission.17

Alexander McGaw ~ 1831-1905 ~ Born in Stranraer, Wigtownshire, he was famous as a bridge builder and he built the pedestal used for the Statue of Liberty.14,17

Elizabeth McGeachy ~ Married George Picken.19

Anita McGee ~ brought the Army Nurse Corps into being.1

John McGee ~ Indentured servant 5 years 1705. Sent to Mr. Lancaster in America. Aged 15.10

Mary McGee ~ married to a mining engineer and in 1884 arrived in Tombstone, AZ and lived in a small inn. Her relatives sent her a box of native Scottish shrubs and planted them by the inn and today these roses cover nearly 7,000 sq. ft., the largest in the world.1

Cornelia McGeoch ~ Wife of George Lendrum McEachron.4

Margaret Ann McGeoch ~ Wife of Andrew Randles. Daughter of Alexander McGeoch and wife Janet, daughter of William McClellan.4

Margaret McGeoch ~ 1816-1886 ~ Wife of James A. McEachron. Daughter of John and Agnes (McClure) McGeoch. Born in Washington Co. NY; died in Somonauk, IL. They left no children. Married second Edward D. Whitney. buried at Oak Mound.4

Forest L. McGibbon ~ Father Walter Peter McGibbon.11

W. McGibbon ~ Death reported in minutes of 1/4/1940.

Walter Peter McGibbon ~ b. 1872 ~ Physician. Born Cannonsville, Deleware Co., NY; son Forest L. and Harriet (McLaury) McGibbon; ed pub. schools and Princeton Univ.; M.D., Hannemann Med Coll, Chicago 1898; married Lafayette, Ind., 1900 Gertrude L. Crary. Engaged in practice of medicine in Chicago since 1898; specialist in diseases of the ear, nose and throat. Formerly attending physician Cook Co. Hospital, attending aurist, Il charitable Eye and Ear Informary, and instrotology, Rush Med coll.; now instr. Otology Northwestern Univ Med School. Mem AMA, Chicago Med. Soc., Chicago Laryngological and Otological Soc., Nat'l Geog. Soc., Am Assn. to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf. Residence: 5339 Madison Av. Office 29 E. Madison St.11

John A. McGill ~ 1842-1924 ~ Physician born in Toronto of Scottish parents he was elected President of The Illinois St. Andrew Society in 1912. Donated land in Riverside, Illinois, to the Illinois saint Andrew Society. He was a wealthy physician who was also prominent in the manufacture of patent medicine. His home, built in 1890, and looking every bit like a Scottish castle, still stands at 4868 Drexel Avenue. The gift of land was incentive enough to act and the president was instructed to select a committee to raise one hundred thousand dollars for the erection and endowment of an Old Peoples' Home. The committee included James B. Forgan, John G. Keith, Daniel Ross Cameron, David R. Forgan, Daniel Campbell, Alexander Robertson and John Crerar, all names noted in Chicago history. Within a year funds were available. The plans had been drawn by William Mundie, a Scottish architect prominent in Chicago. A ground breaking ceremony was held on March 23, 1910, and the cornerstone was laid on May 21. The first Home Committee was elected on April 4 and, in October, the residents were moved from Bryant Avenue. The Home was formally dedicated on November 5, 1910. The entire Scottish community had contributed to the building of the Home and it "became an object of special pride to local Scots." Eight of the eleven original residents were native ~ born Scots. A number of these residents are buried in Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL.

Alexander McGillivray ~ b. 1759 ~ He was the son of a wealthy Scots trader from the Isle of Mull and his uncle, a Presbyterian minister, was a member of the St. Andrew's Society of Charleston, and an Indian princess. Alexander died young at 34 on February 17, 1793 and his funeral was attended by representatives of Spain, Britain and the US. He was sent east to receive an education in the classics, then became a chief, symbolic leader of more than 45,000 Creeks, Chickasaws, Choctaws and Seminoles in the Southeast. Pensicola, Florida was the center of Indian trade. The chief sought and received British protection, was appointed an honorary British colonel and signed a treaty with the Spanish. Washington persuaded him to come to New York where he stayed with Henry Knox and a treaty was formally hammered out in 1790. His name translated from Creek was 'Big Mac'. Since that time the chiefs of the Creek nation have been McIntoshes and are descended from another Scottish immigrant, who married a Creek princess.1,14

John Jay McGilvra ~ 1827-1903, of Scots parentage, took part in many prominent enterprises for the public benefit in Washington State, and forced the Northern Pacific Railroad to restore five million acres to public domain.17

John McGlashan ~ First Manager of the Illinois Saint Andrew Society 11/30/1845, of Bridgeport, and future President. Little personal information is available about John McGlashan. We assume that he attended the first Anniversary Dinner on November 30, 1945, because he was elected a Manager at the organization meeting in January, 1846. He was a brother-in-law of James Michie and lived in Bridgeport. A list of the Scottish losses during the Great Fire, shows on John McGlashan who lost "office furniture, on Washington Street." "I recollect also McGlashan's Woods on the South Branch, and I am reminded of the pleasant manner in which a number of us boys were treated there by Mrs. John McGlashan one summer. It was our custom after our Saturday morning school session to spend the afternoon in the grove. Once, upon going to the house for a drink, Mrs. McGlashan gave us a regular prize winner of a melon and said, 'I have noticed you boys out here frequently and you seem to have a happy time, without trespassing, so as long as the melons last, come to the house and I will be pleased to furnish you with all you can eat.' She was our sylvan diety ever after. This was the young lady, who, as Miss Jessie Guthrie (1812-1895), a bonnie Scotch lassie, direct from the braes of Scotia, landed with the schooner Julia Palmer, with Joseph Gray, 7/16/1836. She lived to the good old age of 86, passing away December 24, 1898." John McGlashen selected the beautiful grove on the east side of the South Branch about 25th street.8

John Stewart McGlashan ~ b. 1854 ~ Sec. Consumer's Box Mfg. Co. Born Chicago; son Thomas and Margaret (Stewart) McGlashan; ed. pub schools, Will Co., IL, Cook Co. Normal School, and Bryant and Stratton Business Coll.,; married Mt. Vernon, IA 1893, Cora Eberhard. Reared on farm in Will co, came to Chicago to reside in 1879 but later went West and was on ranch 9 years in Colorado and was a justice of the peace in Gunnison Co. there; came to Chicago in 1891; employed with Consumers' Box Mfg. Co., 6 years; then engaged as a shipper of cattle, hogs, horses, etc.; sec. and dir. Consumers' Box Mfg. Co., since May 1900. Trustee, Moody Ch. Recreation: motoring. Residence 108 E. Walton Pl. Office 428 W. Ohio Street.11

Thomas McGlashan ~ Father John Stewart McGlashan.11

George McGovern ~ Scot and unsuccessful bidder for U.S. President.14

James H. McGraw ~ Of Scottish ~ Irish ancestry, he began in the late nineteenth century McGraw-Hill, Inc., the giant American publisher. Harold W. Mcgraw III, was elected president of the company in 1993, James H. McGraw's great-grandson.14

Isabella McGregon ~ Mother Dwight Foster Cameron. Native of Perthshire, Scotland.11

Alexander MacGregor - See October 1996 History Club Newsletter, page 3.

George L. McGregor ~ manufacturer; b. Glasgow, Scotland, May 7, 1847; ed public schools of Glasgow; m. 1880, Jennie, Daughter of the late David Bauld. Served five years apprenticeship as a boilermaker in Glasgow; came thence to Chicago 1868; worked two years in the Canal St. works of Peter Devine, 1868 ~ 70; foreman Boiler shops of Pa, R.R. system in Chicago, 1870-3; foreman Rock Island Ry. boiler shops 1873-81. Established, 1882, his present locomotive, marine and stationary boiler works. Republican. Mason: K.T. Office: 246 S. Clinton St. Residence: 1040 W. Adams St.20

John McGregor ~ A piper and one of the five Scots slain in the 1836 siege of the Alamo in San Antonio, TX. His Scottish ancestry has been a source of debate. Society researchers insist that McGregor was born at Dull, near Aberfeldy, and immigrated first of all to Canada's Prince Edward Island in 1808. The Clan Gregor Society believes he may have been a direct descendant of Rob Roy himself. McGregor and Davy Crockett had musical competitions. McGregor on the bagpipes and Crockett on the fiddle 'a strange and dreadful sound'.1 See January 1996 History Club Newsletter, page 2.

John McGregor ~ Died February 24, 1889; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Ken McGregor ~ Scottish tennis player of Australia who in 1951, along with Frank Sedgman, became half of the only men's doubles team to win the Grand Slam.14

Malcolm McGregor ~ d. 1908 ~ A pioneer prospector of silver at Georgetown NY.1

Peter Duncan McGregor ~ b. Jan. 13, 1865 ~ Fire Insurance. Born Inverness-shire, Scotland; son of Alexander and Mary Cameron (Taylor) McGregor; ed. Chicago pub. and high schools; married Chicago, June 7, 1890 Ada Josephine O'Brien; children: Alexander N., Josephine. Clerk in office of Union Ins. Co. of Phila., in Chicago 1881-5; in western dept office of Conn. Fire Ins. Co., Chicago 1885-92; special agt for same in Ind., Ky. and Tenn, 1892-4; asst. mgr 1894-8, asso. mgr. 1898-9, same company; mgr 1899 and elected dir 1911. Gold Democrat. Episcopalian. Clubs: Union League, Hinsdale Golf, LaGrange Country, Suburban. Recreation: golf. Residence: LaGrange, IL. Office: Royal Insurance Bldg.11,20

R. B. McGregor ~ a Scottish swimmer who set a world record for the 110-yard freestyle in 1966.14

Reuben McGregor ~ was a mining engineer in Elk City, Idaho and was renowned for wearing his Clan MacGregor tartan trousers around town.1

Rob Roy McGregor ~ Son of Thomas and Jane McGregor, became a cowboy in the wild Chiricahua Mountains.1

Thomas McGregor ~ b. 1837 ~ wife Jane. Came to New York at the age of 16 and headed for the gold rush in California; however, when Indians surprised his camp he joined the cavalry and served in the Civil War under Grant and Sherman, being wounded twice. Accompanied by his wife and children, he was ordered to Idaho. In Idaho, Arizona, Washington and Oregon, Thomas McGregor fought in various Indian Campaigns. By the time he retired in 1901 he was a brigadier-general and had also fought in the Spanish American War in Cuba and in the Philippines during the Boxer uprising. Had 13 children, but six died in infancy.1

William McGregor ~ In 1888, he wrote to the strongest football (soccer) clubs suggesting that the league be formed. His suggestion was accepted and 12 clubs made up the original football league for the 1888 ~ 1889 season. He is considered the "father of the league". Other Scottish soccer players are mentioned in the book. Not listed in the Namelist.14

James (Sir) McGrigor, ~ 1771-1868 ~ He served under Wellington in the Peninsular Army, treated 95,000 cases in 10 months and is known as the father of the British Army Medical Corps.14

Jane McGue ~ 1820-1888 ~ Wife of John Morrison of Scotch parentage in NY state. Buried at Oak Mound.

McGue ~ A corruption of McGeoch. A McGeoch family came to America and settled near Schenectady. One of the older sons enlisted in the state militia. In registering his name, the registrar had difficulty in spelling and articulating it. Finally he said, "Oh, yes, McGue," and registered it that way. In that family, the name McGue has been retained, though they are of the same blood as the McGeoch's of Washington Co., NY.4

William Holmes McGuffey ~ 1800-1873 ~ An American educator. He was President of Cincinnati College (1836 ~ 1844) and taught at the University of Virginia (1845-1873). He originated the McGuffey Electic Readers. McGuffey's First Reader was published in 1836 and was followed by consecutive readers until the Sixth Reader, the last in the series, was published in 1857. They were revised many times and reached a sale of 122,000,000 copies.1,5

Ian McHarg ~ b.1920 ~ Scottish-born American was the premier landscape architect of his time, turning his field into a philosophy of environmental and ecological planning.14

Neil Mchatton ~ Deported from Scotland in 1685 to work in the plantations of New England. He took part in the uprising against King James II and VII.10

James McHenry ~ Ulster-born physician who served as surgeon to George Washington's forces. In later years, McHenry spent most of his time in politics. While secretary of War in the cabinets of both Washington and Adams, he reorganized the US Army and US Navy.

Thomas J. McIlhenney ~ Husband of Jeanette. Children: Andrew, Isabel, J. Hoy, and Joseph.4

Charles Pettit McIlvaine ~ 1799-1873, Bishop of Ohio (1832-73), author of "Evidences of Christianity," 1832, was also of Scottish origin, from the MacIlvaines of Ayrshire.17

Joseph McIlvaine ~ 1765-1826, United States Senator from 1823 to 1826, was grandson of a Scot. His father fought on the Colonial side in the Revolution.17

Joshua Hall McIlvaine ~ 1815-97, a distinguished comparative philologist, was President of Evelyn College, Princeton.17

Samuel McIntire ~ d. 1811 stands out pre-eminent as master of all the artists in wood of his time. An account of his work is given by Dyer with illustrations of his work.17

Samuel McIntire ~ d. 1811 ~ He stands out pre-eminent as master of all the artists in wood of his time. An account of his work is given by Dyer with illustrations of his work.17

Archie McIntosh ~ b. 1834 ~ born in Canada, he was one of the greatest Indian scouts of the Old West. He was the son of a Chippewa mother and a Scots father. He was offered a post with General George Crook. He was considered almost superhuman among the tribesmen. After moving to Arizona, he fought in campaigns against the Tonto and San Carlos Apaches. He became an alcoholic and lost his apache wife, Domingo and his son Donald.1

Chief Waldo Emerson 'Dode' McIntosh ~ In the 1980's, William McIntosh's great grandson with Indian headdress and tartan plaid was still attending Scottish festivals in his 90's. 1

Chief William McIntosh ~ 1775-1825 ~ George Chapman, author, describes the chief as a 'man between two worlds'. The founder of Savannah, James E. Oglethorpe, had among his officers John McIntosh whose son William was to become a captain in the colonial army and marry a Creek Indian princess, Senoia Henneha. Their son William was born in what is now Alabama. He led the Lower Creeks against the British in the war of 1812. While McIntosh managed to persuade the Creeks in the south to sign a treaty with the US, the northern brothers declared McIntosh a traitor and outlaw. They came to McIntosh's house on the east bank of the Chattahoochee, set it alight and butchered the chief. He was cited by General Andrew Jackson for bravery at the Battle of Horseshoe bend. He owned a trading post, tavern, ferries and considerable land and livestock. He had at least three wives and as many as 12 children.1

Daniel McIntosh ~ Son of James D. and Ann McIntosh. B. 1831 in Ohio; m. 21 dec. 1854 in Winn. Co., IL Mary Ann Haman.19

Harry Milne McIntosh ~ pres. Am. International Fuel and Petroleum Co.; b. Aberdeenshire, Scotland, 1856; was engaged in mercantile pursuits in England, 1869-77; came to U.S. 1877, and engaged in banking and mercantile business in Michigan; removed to Minneapolis, 1880, where he continued in the same line of business until 1884, when he engaged in the real estate and investment business; came to Chicago 1890, and has resided here ever since. Now pres. of the Am. International Fuel and Petroleum Co., also of the Car Builders' Supply Co., the Consolidated Oil Co., and the Kansas Prospecting and Developing Co. Clubs: Chicago, Washington Park, Chicago Athletic, Onwentsia. Office: Railway Exchange. Residence: 3668 Michigan Ave.20

James D. McIntosh ~ b. ca. 1795 in Scotland. He m. Ann, b. ca. 1805 in Ireland. He lived in burritt Twp., Il., and in 1840 had a household of 1 male 30-40, 1 male 20-30, a male 5-10 and 1 female 30-40. Child: Daniel.19

John L. McIntosh ~ Sold Bibles in ND, worked in the logging business and opened a hardware shop in Demersville MT. Here he built an opera house, completed in 1896. Uncle Tom's Cabin played to an audience of 1,132.1

John McIntosh ~ Settled in Georgia 1775. Sailed on the Georgia Packet seeking better employment opportunities. He was 32, a rope maker.10

John McIntosh ~ made the trek in an ox-drawn wagon loaded with plough, bedding, and household utensils from Manitoba to Bottineau ND. He reported that during one night fifteen caravans of Scotsmen on the way from Brandon to Bottineau ND passed his campsite.1

Kate McIntosh ~ Died August 4, 1902; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Lachlan McIntosh ~ From Georgia, Caledonian, one of Washington's brigadier ~ generals.1

Lachlan McIntosh ~ 1727-1806, of the family of MacIntosh of Borlum, was born in Badenoch, Inverness-shire, and came to America with his father who settled in Georgia. He volunteered his services on the outbreak of the Revolution, becoming General in 1776. He was second in command at Savannah and took part in the defense of Charleston. McIntosh County, Georgia, is named after his family, "whose members have illustrated the state, in both field and forum, since the days of Oglethorpe."17

Maria J. McIntosh ~ 1803-78, authoress, was descended from the McIntoshes of Georgia.17

McIntosh ~ Name means "son of the chief" in Gaelic.14

David McIntyre ~ piloted in 1933 with Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, the first airplane over Mount Everest. He later founded the national airlines of Iceland, Belgium, Greece and Luxembourg.14

James McIntyre ~ Husband of Elizabeth J. Graham.4

Robert McIntyre ~ Methodist Episcopal Church minister. Bishop of St. James in Chicago.6

Robert McIntyre ~ b. 1851, Methodist Episcopal Bishop of California, was born in Selkirk.17

Murdoch McIssac ~ Deported from Scotland in 1685. to work in the plantations of New England. He took part in the uprising against King James II and VII. He was of Machimore, captured at Dunbarton and said he had been pressed into service. The McIssac's or McKesaigs were later known as Malcolms.10

Angus Mciver ~ Deported from Scotland in 1685. to work in the plantations of New England. He took part in the uprising against King James II and VII.10

Catharine McKallor ~ 1781-1852 ~ 2nd Wife of Philip McEachron. Died in Argyle, NY. Daughter of Dougal McKallor, son of Archibald and Janet (Reed) McKallor.4

Alex McKay ~ 1841-1936 ~ Born in Perth, he arrived in America at the end of the Civil War. On his way to California to raise sheep, the riverboat on which he was traveling struck a sandbar and he ended up in Tucson. He set off in 1878 for Oracle and discovered the Christmas gold mine and a week later discovered another he named New Year. The town of Oracle was born. Mining at Christmas he struck water and piped it down the mountainside and began a sheep ranch. He also discovered the Peer and Peerless mines in 1863 and a city named Quijotoa grew to 3,000 people. He sold out the Comstock Company of Nevada for $30,000. He lived to be 95.1

Andrew McKay ~ Died November 13, 1901; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Charles McKay ~ a native of Sutherland, explored Northern Utah in 1825 and is said to have sighted the Great Salt Lake.1

Donald McKay ~ The greatest of all the clipper ship builders who made the largest and fastest sailboats the world has ever seen. His ships recorded twelve of the thirteen times any sailing vessel surpassed four hundred nautical miles in 24 hours. His Great Republic, 320 feet in length, was the largest clipper ship ever built. In 1854, McKay's Flying Cloud established a New York to San Francisco speed record of 89 days and 8 hours, which stood for 135 years until broken by a small yacht in 1989.14

Gordon McKay ~ 1821-1903, by his inventions along similar lines also helped to build up New England's great industry.17

Gordon McKay ~ 1821-1903 ~ invented the sole-stitching machine for shoes.1, 17

Hugh McKay ~ Died December 27, 1873; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

James McKay ~ Living in North Carolina, but descended from the Cromartie family of Orkney, left money in his will for the slaves to go back to Africa if they wished.1

James McKay ~ Civil War blockade runner. Regarded as the founder of Tampa, Florida. Born in 1808, he had his master's certificate by the time he was 25. He fell in love with Matilda Alexander. Her mother disapproved the match because of his dangerous occupation. Mother and daughter immigrated but James followed and they married. He later moved the family to Florida and on the journey south, his ship was wrecked. He had to swim to rescue his wife, children, and... mother-in-law. He invested in real estate and set up a general store. He bought two schooners and began shipping cattle to Cuba. He regularly broke the blockade during the Civil War and when his last ship was destroyed, he became head of the fifth Commissary District for the Confederate Army.1

Maggie McKay ~ Died August 31, 1875; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Margaret McKay ~ Died July 24, 1878; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

NFN McKay ~ trekked the 80 miles from Brandon to Bottineau ND in the late 1800's.1

NFN McKay ~ Wife of David Dobbin.4

W.A. 'Scotty' McKay ~ b. 1867 ~ Born in Renton, Dunbartonshire, he showed skill in athletics and gained fame as a footballer for Renton from the Vale of Leven (once world champions). He sailed from Glasgow to NY in 1893 and headed west. By 1904, the sheep business occupied most of his time as Scotty had invested his football money to launch himself as a shepherd.1

William McKay ~ Joined Illinois St. Andrew Societyin 1920's. Attended dinner when cost was $5.00. Had a job that paid $60 per week in Depression. House in Evanston built by Arbuthnot.

Joseph McKean ~ 1776-1818, Boyleston Professor of Rhetoric in Harvard University (1809-18) was of Scottish parentage.17

Thomas McKean ~ 1734-1817, was a great-grandson of William McKean of Argyllshire who moved to Ulster about the middle of the seventeenth century. He was a member of Congress from Delaware (1774-83), Chief Justice of Pennsylvania (1777-99), and Governor of the state from 1799 to 1808.17

Thomas McKean ~ Governor of Pennsylvania (1799-1808), is already noticed under Signers of the Declaration of Independence.17

Thomas McKean ~ First governor of Pennsylvania. Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Delaware.14

William Vincent McKean ~ b. 1820 ~ of Ulster Scot descent, he was another distinguished type-founder and editor-in-chief of the Philadelphia Public Ledger for many years.17

William Vincent McKean ~ born in 1820 of Ulster Scot descent, was another distinguished type-founder and editor-in-chief of the Philadelphia Public Ledger for many years.17

David McKee ~ 1800-1881 ~ Died aged 80 years, 6 months. born in Virginia of Scottish Heritage he was the first blacksmith in Chicago, arriving Fort Dearborn in 1822. Married Sarah W. Died 3/22/1888 aged 69 years 8 months. He paid taxes in 1825 and voted in 1826. He built a home and shop at Kinzie and Franklin. In 1828, he became a mail carrier traveling from Chicago to Fort Wayne, a distance of 150 miles. It took 30 days by horseback. He spoke the Indian language fluently and served in the Blackhawk War of 1832. He is buried in Big Woods Cemetery Eola and Butterfield roads, Naperville.

David McKee ~ The first child born in Cook county.

Joseph McKee ~ Child of William McKee. Returned East to live. Volunteer in a Pennsylvania regiment in the Civil war and was wounded being partially crippled for life.4

William McKee ~ 1806-1883 ~ Owner woolen mill/Jefferson Co., OH. No name is given for his first wife and the mother of his children. Children: Alexander (moved back east), John, Maria , Samuel, Sarah. He married second Mary Stewart 1860. They resided in Jefferson Co. Ohio for 3 years until 1863 when they moved to Victor township, De Kalb co., IL where they purchased a farm. Buried at Oak Mound.4

Joseph McKeen ~ 1757-1807, first President of Bowdoin College, was of Ulster Scot origin (1718).17

Isaac McKeever ~ 1794-1856, Commodore and Commandant of the Navy Yard at Portsmouth, Virginia, was of Scottish parentage.17

Archibald "Archie" McKellar ~ of Glasgow, he shot down the first German plane during the Battle of Britain and was killed himself after being credited with a total of sixteen kills.14

D. J. McKellar ~ Lost office furniture in the Chicago fire.

Augus McKellor ~ Deported from Scotland in 1685 to work in the plantations of New England. He took part in the uprising against King James II and VII.10

Benjamin McKelway ~ Among 20th century American editors, this son of a Presbyterian minister of Scottish descent, served as editor of the Washington Star and president of the Associated Press.14

St. Clair McKelway ~ b. 1845, who became Regent and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the State of New York, was of Scots parentage.17

Brothers McKendrick ~ on the Detroit soccer team founded by a Scot.1

Betsy McKenzie ~ Daughter of Morodock McKenzie captured by the Indians and held for many years. she eventually married a Scotsman called Clarke by whom she had two children. She was reunited with her father the same year as her sister, Peggy.1

Dougal James McKenzie ~ b. Oct, 11, 1863 ~ Pres. McKenzie Furnace co. Born St. Thomas, Can; son of James and Mary (McArthur) McKenzie (both born in Scotland); ed pub. schools in Canada; married Palos Park, IL Dec. 5, 1901, Harriet Arnold; children: Dougal James, Jr., Oswald Arnold, Colon and Arnold. After working in the engineering business for several years established in 1892 the McKenzie Furnace Co. (Mfrs of traveling grate stokers; also contracting engrs), of which company is pres, treas. and gen. mgr. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech. Engrs., Brotherhood of Stationary Engrs., Mason, Builders' and Contractors' assn. Republican. Mason 32 degree, Shriner, Odd Fellow. Clubs: Columbia Yacht, Ill Athletic. Engineers. Residence: Palos Park, IL. Office in 1905: Manhattan Bldg. General Offices and Works in 1911: Chicago Ridge, IL.11,20

Duncan McKenzie ~ Died October 4, 1874; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Morodock Otis McKenzie ~ b. 1738 ~ and sailed from Glasgow to Virginia as a teenager. He settled on the New River at Wolf Creek in 1778. Morodock and Isaac his eldest son went in search of cattle that the Indians had stolen. As they left, Henley, the second eldest son was killed, along with the mother, two daughters and a baby. Ten year old Peggy and eight year old Betsy were taken captive to Ohio.1

Peggy McKenzie ~ Daughter of Morodock McKenzie captured by the Indians and held for 18 years. She married a man called John Kinzie, a silversmith and fur trader who was actually the son of a British army surgeon, John McKenzie, a member of her father's clan. Morodock, her father, eventually found her in 1796 near Detroit and she returned to the New River settlement with him.1

R. Tait McKenzie ~ 1867-1938 ~ He was Canada's outstanding sculptor and leaves among his legacies the Scottish-American War Memorial in Edinburgh, and the status of young Franklin arriving in Philadelphia, which graces the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. McKenzie also served a term as president of the St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia. He helped to perfect the game of basketball, invented by James Naismith.14

James McKercher ~ Died January 11, 1903; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Archie McKerracher ~ Wrote about Ku-Klux Klan (Klan was added in recognition of their Caledonian ancestry).1

John McKesson ~ b. 1807, descended from the McKessons of Argyllshire, was founder of the, wholesale drug firm of McKesson and Robbins; and Alfred B. Scott of the wholesale drug firm of Scott and Bowne was also of Scottish descent.17

McKesson ~ b. 1807 ~ descended from the McKessons of Argyllshire, he was the founder of the wholesale drug firm McKesson and Robbins.17

Jane McKillip ~ Wife of John Dobbin.4

Charles McKim ~ Along with two other Scottish-American architects, William Rutherford Mead and Stanford White, they formed New York's McKim, Mead, and White which was probably the most influential architectural firm in American history. The firm was responsible for the original Madison Square Garden, Columbia University Library, Pennsylvania Station, the Morgan Library and much more.14

Isaac McKim ~ Built the first clipper ship, the 500-ton Ann McKim, in Baltimore in 1833.14

James Miller McKim ~ 1810-1874, of Ulster Scot descent, was one of the organizers of the National Anti-Slavery Society (1835), later publishing agent of the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society, and in 1865 one of the founders of the New York "Nation."17

John McKinley ~ American Colonial and Revolutionary Governor from Delaware serving 1775 to 1777 of Scottish Birth of Descent.14

John McKinley ~ Cardross-friend and business partner of Don Hugo Reid.1

McKinley ~ Died November 27, 1896; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

William McKinley ~ twenty-fifth President, was descended from David McKinley, an Ulster Scot, born about 1730, and his wife, Rachel Stewart. The surname McKinley in Ireland occurs only in Ulster Scot territory.17

William Robert McKinley ~ 1843-1901 ~ Ohio-born 25th President descended from David McKinley, an Ulster Scot born about 1730 and his wife, Rachel Stewart. The surname McKinley in Ireland occurs only in Ulster Scot territory. The President was assassinated while attending an exhibition in Buffalo, NY in 1901. He was one of the most resolute of Presidents in dealing with the nation and its problems. His administration came at a critical time, when America was emerging at the turn of the century as a world leader. How well he did his job is evidenced in his re-election by a resounding popular majority of 850,000 votes. McKinley was born at Niles, Ohio, January 29, 1843, of Ulster-Scots ancestry on his father's side. Both of his grandfathers fought in the American Revolution. He did not finish college because of problems at home, but did teach school before enlisting in the Union Army at the outbreak of the Civil War. He served as the aide de camp to Col. Rutherford B. Hayes, repeatedly distinguishing himself in action. He was discharged as a colonel. He was elected to Congress in 1876 and remained for six consecutive terms. He was later Governor of Ohio and his re-election enhanced his prestige and he was elected President in 1896. He puzzled economists by his fetish for increasing tariffs, although, he later moderated his views. One of the chief issues was the free coinage of silver, which the Republican platform opposed. He was re ~ elected in 1900. During the McKinley administration, the American people were outraged by the cruel treatment of Cubans and other Latins by their Spanish overlords. When the USS Maine blew up in Havana harbor during a visit, pro-war Americans screamed foul play and demanded action. McKinley remained calm and counseled peace, but war ensued. In the turmoil that followed Spain's defeat, he took control of the Spanish colonies. In 1898, the Hawaiian Islands were annexed and the territory making up the 50 U.S. states as he know it today was geographically completed. In 1900 at the peak of his popularity, a group of anarchists conspired to kill the President and other Western leaders. On Sept. 6, 1901, Leon Czolgosz shot President McKinley at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, N. Y. He died on Sept. 14. (The following info comes from the files of James Thomson and most of the information is contained in the Hall of Fame.)5,14,17

Dr. John McKinly ~ 1721-96, first Governor of the state of Delaware (1777), was of Ulster Scot birth.17

James McKinnie ~ Died 1867; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

John Wallace McKinnon ~ dealer in Investment securities/Member Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. b. Ayrshire, Scotland, Feb. 28, 1868; s. John and Mary (Wallace) McKinnon; ed. public schools in Scotland and at Boston, Mass.; m. Portland, Me., Oct. 20, 1889, Lillian N. Robinson; children: John W., Jr., Lillian C., Madeline, Dorothy. In 1891 formed partnership in Boston with Ira M. Cobe to handle investments; moved to Chicago 1895, and has ever since continued same business as mem of the firm of Cobe and McKinnon. In 1899, with Mr. Cobe, organized the Assets Realization Co., to take over a part of the business theretofore conducted by the firm of Cobe & McKinnon, and is now 2d vice-pres. of that company; in 1901 consolidated the Security Title and Trust Co., Title Guarantee and Trust Co., and Chicago Title and Trust Co. into the Chicago Title and Trust Co. Also pres. and dir. Illinois Straw Products Co.; dir. Sterling Hydraulic Co., Sterling Ill.; vice pres and dir. Central Storage Warehouse Co., of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Presbyterian. Clubs: Union League, Hamilton, Chicago Athletic, Chicago Automobile. Office: 100 Washington St. Residence: 177-51st St. Moved to New York between 1905 and 1911.11,20

NFN McKinnon ~ trekked the 80 miles from Brandon to Bottineau ND in the late 1800's.1

Scott Mckintosh ~ Died May 18, 1925; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Donald McKintosh ~ Died February 8, 1883; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Jennie McKintosh ~ Died April 4, 1883; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Grace A. McKinzie ~ Died November 27, 1879; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

R. J. McKinzie ~ Date of death not recorded, Buried Rosehill, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

George F. McKnight ~ Husband of Jane Hannah Gilchrist.4

William L McKnight ~ Scottish American who developed at the 3M Company Scotch tape always sold with its tartan design. He joined the firm as a bookkeeper and sold part of his shares for fifty million dollars in 1975. The McKnight family are Americans of Scottish descent and still own millions of 3M shares. He was considered the richest man in Minnesota according to a 1968 Fortune magazine article.14

Alexander McLachlan ~ Member of Clan MacDonald and Member of the Robert Burns Memorial and Monument Committee.

Shirley McLaine ~ b. 1934 ~ Actress and sister of Warren Beatty. She won an Oscar in 1983 as best actress for her role in Terms of Endearment.14

Colonel Allan McLane ~ 1746-1829, of Scottish origin, repeatedly referred to in Dr. Weir Mitchell's "Hugh Wynne," was one of the "Rough Riders" who patrolled the country around Philadelphia to prevent provisions reaching the British troops in the city. His flight and escape from the British in one of these raids was the subject of a painting by James Peale.17

John McLane ~ 1852-1911 fifty-seventh Governor of New Hampshire (1905-06), was born in Lennoxtown, Scotland. He was host at the Russian-Japanese Conference at Portsmouth.17

Louis McLane ~ 1776-1857, son of Allen McLane, a Revolutionary soldier and Speaker of the Legislature of Delaware, had a distinguished career as Senator from Delaware (1827-29), Minister to Great Britain (1829-31), Secretary of the Treasury (1831-33), and Secretary of State (1833-34). His son, Robert Milligan McLane (1815-98), had a distinguished career as a diplomat.17

Robert Milligan McLane ~ 1815-98, forty-second Governor of Maryland (1884-85), was of direct Scottish descent.17

William Edward McLaren ~ 1831-1905, third Bishop of Chicago, was grandson of a Scot.17

Robert Milligan McLane ~ 1815-98, son of Allen McLane, was United States Minister to China (1853-55), Mexico (1859-60), and France (1885-88).17

Archibald McLaren ~ Died September 15, 1896; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Bruce Leslie McLaren ~ 1937-1970 ~ A New Zealander who became, at age 22, the youngest Grand Prix winner ever.14

John Loomis McLaren ~ Child John/Harriet McLaren.11

John McLaren ~ Died September 16, 1904; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

John McLaren ~ Member of Illinois St. Andrew Society, 1893. Born Edinburgh, Scotland.

John McLaren ~ b. Sept. 11, 1836 ~ Pres. Int'l Audit/Life Mem Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. Born Edinburgh, Scotland; son William and Helen (Hume) McLaren; ed. Scotland; in 1852 moved with family to America. Married Chicago 1868, Harriet A. Studley; children: John Loomis, Grace (Mrs. Philip B. Hosmer), Jessie (Mrs. James Simpson). Was apprenticed to carpenter and builder in Chicago and later followed his family to Dubuque, IA where followed trade until breaking out of Civil War, when enlisted as private; mustered out at Savannah, Ga as Adjt. of his regt. 1864. In 1865 became bookkeeper for Col. John Mason Loomis, Commn. merchant in lumber, and in 1870 a partner in firm of John Mason Loomis & Co.; firm continued until 1885 when it dissolved. Became V.P. Pere Marquette Lumber Co., pres on death of Col. Loomis, continuing until dissolution 1910. From 1885-8 was of firm of McLaren & Morris; lumber; was also V.P. of A. R. Beck Lumber Co., of S. Chicago; was one of the organizers and a dir of the Milwaukee Av. State Bank and a dir. of the Industrial Bank of Chicago until 1894, when became pres. of the Hide & Leather Nat. Bank which was absorbed in 1897 in the Union Nat. Bank of which was V.P. until latter was merged in First Nat. Bank 1900. Since 1901 trustee of the Allen C. Lewis trust fund established for founding a polytechnic school now known as the Lewis Inst.; trustee Mary Thompson Hosp since 1894. Presbyterian. Vice Commander Mil. Order Loyal Legion: Mem. G.A.R. Army of the Tennessee. Mason (33 degree). Worshipful Master Cleveland Lodge No. 211, 1870-1. High Priest Washington Chapter 1874. Eminent Commander, Chicago Commandery K.T. 1875-6. Ex-pres. and for years mem. exec. com. and chmn finance Com. Citizens Association. Clubs: Illinois, Bankers' (hon. mem), Union League (treas. 1900, trustee 1901-4). Residence in 1905: 339 Ashland Boul. Residence in 1911: 751 Gordon Terrace. Office in 1905: 135 Adams St. Officein 1911: Merchants Loan & Trust Bldg.11,20

John McLaren ~ 1846-1943 ~ He was the creator of one of the world's most magnificent botanical gardens, Golden Gate Park, in San Francisco. McLaren was born in Bannockburn and became San Francisco's parks superintendent in 1887. Throughout the years he transformed the park's 1,017 acres, which had been given to him as a barren sand dune, into its present beauty.14

John McLaren ~ Death reported in minutes of 1/4/1940.

Malcolm McLaren ~ Scot who discovered, groomed and managed the Sex Pistols, the epitome of punk rock music. He was as responsible as any one for the eruption of punk rock in the mid-1970s. He was also an artist and fashion designer and has been called the Andy Warhol of Britain.14

Norman McLaren ~ Scottish filmmaker who helped make the National Film Board into an institution as much a part of Canada as hockey or the mounties.14

William E. McLaren ~ Bishop of Protestant Episcopal diocese of Chicago.6

William McLaren ~ b. 1856 ~ Supt pub service/Member Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. Brother of John. Born Dubuque, Ia 1856; son William and Helen (Hume) McLaren; ed pub schools, Dubuque and Chicago; unmarried. Began as a boy with John Mason Loomis & Co. 1873-84; sec. and treas. A. R. Beck Lumber Co. 1884-1901, of the Calumet Planing Mill co. 1887-1908. Superintendent of pub. service of Cook Co. since 1901 in which capacity has charge of all construction and repair work and of purchasing supplies. Pres. South Chicago Hosp. Presbyterian. Mason (32 degree), K.P. Clubs: Hamilton, Illinois, Athletic. Residence: 3011-91st St. Office: 519 Court House.11

William McLaren ~ Father of John and William McLaren.11

Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin ~ born in 1861, Professor of American History in the University of Michigan, is the son of a Peebles lawyer.17

Dan McLaughlin ~ IL Legislator, Will Co.6

Anselm Joseph McLaurin ~ b. 1848 ~ 32nd Governor of Mississippi (1896-1900) grandson of a Scot.17

Anselm Joseph McLaurin ~ b. 1848, thirty-second Governor of Mississippi (1896-1900), was the grandson of a Scot.17

Harriet McLaury ~ Mother Walter Peter McGibbon.11

Ronald Mclean ~ A descendant of 18th century Scottish immigrants, and the former mayor of La Paz, the principal city and de facto capital of Bolivia, is presently that country's foreign minister.14

A. B. McLean ~ clothing, Randolph street, entire loss of stock in the Chicago fire.

Alexander McLean ~ Glasgow. Appointed in the first term of Gov. Cullom a member of the Board of Trustees to the Univ of IL. Son of Hector and Catherine McMillan McLean and came to the US in 1849. He was a Presidential elector in 1876.6

Andrew McLean ~ Renton, Dunbartonshire, arrived in the US in 1863. He immediately enlisted for war service. He is remembered as founder and editor of the influential Brooklyn Citizen, as a strong supporter of the Democratic cause and a brilliant after ~ dinner speaker.1

Andrew McLean ~ born in Renton, Dumbartonshire, in 1848, is editor-in-chief of the Brooklyn Citizen, which under his guidance has become an influential paper.17

Charles Forrest McLean ~ lawyer; b. Saupun, Wis., Apr. 5, 1873; s. Charles A. and Emma (Forrest) McLean; related through mother to former ducal house of Perth, Scotland (restored as earldom), and to foreign titles of same family; ed. first by Tutor and in private school; grad. Douglas (public) school, Chicago, 1887; grad. Shattuck School, Faribault, Minn., 1890; then in Williams College, class of 1893; Northwestern Univ. Law School, LL.B., 1894. Admitted to Illinois bar, 1894, and later to bars of U. S. District and Circuit courts and U. S. Court of Appeals. Employed in law office of Frank P. Leffingwell for four years, then formed firm of Williams and McLean, of which is still a mem.; firm engaged in general practice of law, but has given especial attention to corporation law, and has organized many corporations; dir. and counsel the Kitro Grape Fruit Co., Chicago Gas and Oil co.; sec. and counsel the Wood Distillates and Fibre Co.; counsel Grover Cleveland Gas and Oil Co., L. A. Becker Co., Dispenser Publishing Co., Louisiana Land and Oil Co., Limited, and various other corporations. Republican. Mem. Plymouth Congregational Church. Held potential commission in Minnesota N.G.; was offered commission in USA 1898. Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon (college fraternity) and Phi Delta Phi (legal fraternity). Clubs: Calumet, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Office: Assn. Bldg. Residence: 3143 Calumet Av.

Duncan McLean ~ Brother of John and Alexander. Judge in Idaho.6

Gaven McLean ~ Died October 17, 1896; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

George Payne McLean ~ forty-first Governor of Connecticut (1901-03), was of Scottish descent.17

James Henry McLean ~ 1829-86, physician and Member of Congress, was born in Scotland.17

Jane Adams McLean ~ Wife of James Graham.4

John McLean ~ 1785-1861, Associate Justice, is noticed under Scots in the Presidential Cabinet.17

John McLean ~ Brother of Alexander, active in public affairs.6

John McLean ~ 1771-1814, born in Glasgow, became Professor of Chemistry in Princeton (1775) and later Professor of Natural Philosophy and Chemistry in William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Virginia.17

John McLean ~ 1759-1823, merchant and philanthropist, was founder of McLean Asylum for Insane at Somerville, Massachusetts.17

John McLean ~ b. 1771 ~ son of John McLean became President of Princeton.17

Malcolm McLean ~ Invented the modern system of shipping in sealed containers in the mid-20th century. It has completely changed world commerce, dramatically lowering freight costs and transforming the appearance of ports all over the world. He was the son of a farmer and mail carrier. He started McLean Trucking with a $120 secondhand truck in 1934 and ended up owning the largest private plantation in the U.S. Situated in eastern North Carolina, it contained 360,000 acres which is almost 600 square miles.14

Nathaniel McLean ~ Major and brother of John McLean, one of the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, was one of the first publishers in Minnesota (1849, the same year in which printing was introduced into the state). The township of McLean, Ramsey county, was named in honor of him.17

Rachel McLean ~ Wife of John Dobbin.4

Washington McLean ~ and his son, John R. McLean, established one of the greatest newspapers in the Middle West, the Cincinnati Enquirer.17

Washington McLean ~ Started the Cincinnati Enquirer newspaper.14

William McLean ~ d. 1839, brother of Judge McLean, was mainly instrumental in extending the Ohio Canal from Cincinnati to Cleveland.17

William McLean ~ Relative of Brig. Gen. E. P. Alexander. In 1861, McLean was living on a fine farm through which ran Bull Run. General Beauregard made his headquarters at this house during the first battle between the armies on July 18. The first hostile shots were fired at his house. He had moved some 200 miles away after his property had been ruined at Bull Run. On April 10, McLean reported to Alexander that Lee had surrender to Grant in his new home, fences were down, and his crops were trampled. The Civil war started and ended in his homes. (Richard Springer)

Wilmer McLean ~ d. 1839 ~ Brother of Judge McLean and engineer, he was mainly instrumental in extending the Ohio Canal from Cincinnati to Cleveland.17

Mary McLellan ~ Died May 13, 1892; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Neil McLennan ~ immigrated to North Carolina in 1801 at 24. He lived in Florida for 20 years and then sailed with his brothers and a few friends to the Brazos River in 1835 settling at Pond Creek, now Falls County, Tx. His brother Laughlin was killed by Indians and his wife and three boys were made captive. Neil's other brother was killed in another raid. Neil joined Erath Milam's County Company, bought land on the south bank of the Bosque River, eight miles from Waco, in a county which now bears his name.1

James Mcleod ~ Medal of Honor Recipient -Civil War. Rank and organization: Captain of the Foretop, U.S. Navy. Born: Scotland. Accredited to: Maine. G.O. No.: 11, 3 April 1863. Citation: Captain of foretop, and a volunteer from the Colorado, McLeod served on board the U.S.S. Pensacola during the attack upon Forts Jackson and St. Philip and the taking of New Orleans, 24 and 25 April 1862. Acting as gun captain of the rifled howitzer aft which was much exposed, he served this piece with great ability and activity, although no officer superintended it. Internet

Alexander McLeod ~ 1774-1833 ~ born in the island of Mull, died in New York as Pastor of the First Reformed Church. Described as "a powerful preacher, a man of learning and wisdom, and a devout Christian."17

Angus Archibald McLeod ~ b. 1847 re-organizer of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad was also a Scot.17

Gordon McLeod ~ Member Illinois St. Andrew Society, 1893. Born Helmsdale, Scotland

Murray McLinzey ~ Settled in Pensacola, FL 1774. He was 28, a Cartwright and sailed on Success's Increase.10

John McLoughlin ~ doctor, educated in Edinburgh, born in Quebec of Scots-Irish parents. Oregon City was founded by McLoughlin and was the first American town to be incorporated in the West. His claim to the land in Oregon was contested and it was not until five years after his death in 1857 that his family received title to the property. He helped direct the operations of the Hudson Bay Company in the Columbia River area for 20 years. This British controlled company, covering a vast area from Alaska to Northern California, employed many Scots, notably from Orkney. Known as the "Father of Oregon", he was soon in charge of Fort Vancouver, but is best remembered for the hospitality offered to fellow Scots and for his generous and humane treatment of settlers who arrived along the Oregon Trail, often destitute. Gave supplies to John Minto for his needy wagon train. He married a half ~ breed Indian woman and they had four children.1,14

Marshall McLuhan ~ Canadian author who linked the mind and the medium, was of partly Scottish ancestry. The "medium is the message" is his famous pronouncement.".14

John McMaster ~ Died November 5, 1894; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Henry McMenn ~ Died May 13, 1871; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Addie Lockett McMichael ~ Child of Lafayette/Lovinia.11

Jacob McMichael ~ Father Lafayette D. McMichael.11

Lafayette D. McMichael ~ b. 1839 ~ Physician/Member Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. Born Brantford, Ont.; son Jacob and Lovinia (Maybee) McMichael; ed pub schools at Boston and Waterford, near Brantford, Ont., and at Ann Arbor and at Eclectic Philadelphia Med Col.; attended clinics at Bedford Charity Hosp, Phila., graduating with honors in 1867; married Tillie Davis of Buffalo NY 1869; one daughter: Addie Lockett. Lecturer at College in Phila for some time after graduation; became especially interested in the treatment of cancers, tumors, ulcers, scrofula and skin diseases and made them a special study; practiced as specialist in Philadelphia and Buffalo 20 years. Moved to Chicago 1888; established a sanitarium. In connection with his special branch of practice, in direction of which has continued, treating these cases without the use of the knife. Mason (32 degree, Past commander of Montjoie Commandery). Past Pres. North Am. United Caledonian Assn. of North American and lineal descendant of the Convenanters. Clubs: Illinois Athletic, South Shore Country. Office and Residence: 3400 Prairie Ave.11

Robena McMicken ~ Wife of John Blair French.4

William/John McMicken ~ Brothers who came to Wheatland Township, Will County, IL from Scotland in 1843 ~ 44.6

John Mcmillan ~ Deported from Scotland in 1685 to work in the plantations of New England. He took part in the uprising against King James II and VII.10

Alexander McMillan ~ successor to James Johnson at the Georgia Gazette (1793) was another Scot, "Printer to the State." Last Name listed as M'Millan.17

Alexander McMillan ~ Husband of Elizabeth Cole.4

Barbara McMillan ~ Child of Matthew and Agnes (Kelly) McMillan, she was born in 1852, d. 1907. She married John Andrew in 1876. They are both buried Scotch Cemetery at Argyle. They had five children.19

D. F. McMillan ~ Began publication of the "Randolph County Record" at Sparta 5/28/1844. He went from there to Kaskaskia in 1842 and removed to Chester in 1846.6

Daniel Hugh McMillan ~ b. 1846, ~ was much identified with the welfare of Buffalo. His grandfather was "John the Upright," arbiter of the Hollanders of the Mohawk Valley during the latter part of the eighteenth century.17

Edwin Mattison McMillan ~ 1907-1991 ~ He won a Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1951 for his work in the field of transuranium elements and his co-discovery of neptunium and plutonium.14

Elizabeth McMillan ~ 1831-1892 ~ Wife of Tobias Britt Cole nee Selders. Married 1st in 1848, Brice J. Wood; second in 1854, Alexander McMillan; third Tobias Britt Cole in 1862.4

Francis Thompson McMillan ~ Early teacher in Perry County, IL.6

James Gellatly McMillan ~ b. 1881 ~ He was born in Broughty Ferry, Angus, Scotland, into a family of extremely modest means, on July 10, 1881 ~ as he liked to tell it, "at the stroke of midnight." While attending the Grove Academy he still had time to be active in athletics. The medals he won in both sports and academics gave him pride even in his mature years. He was a member of an "elite" group called "Ye Amphibious Ancients" who always opened their swimming year with a dip in the Firth of Tay on New Years Day. He was apprenticed to a Broughry Ferry chemist for four years and served another chemist as assistant for two more years. He qualified as a pharmacist in 1905 and went down to London where for the next five years he worked as a locum (substitute) and as a dispensing pharmacist. In 1910, while he was working at the Waldorf Pharmacy, a visiting American encouraged his ambition and Mr. McMillan grasped for a higher rung on the ladder of success. He became a detail man with A. Wander, Limited. In 1914, with Sir Harry Hague, he became Joint Managing Director of A. Wander Limited, a position he held until 1919. During World War I he served in the Home Guard, rising to a position of second lieutenant. He was a member of the Cripplegate Royal Masonic Lodge in London. In the fall of 1919, Mr. McMillan was called to the United States to manage the Wander Company. He ably and constructively filled the position of President and General Manager until his retirement in 1951 at the age of 70. He was married to the late Emily Virginia Brady in March of 1923. He truly lived up to the McMillan Clan motto, "Miseris Succurere Disco" (I learn to succor the distressed). He contributed generously to many charities his favorite was the Scottish Old Peoples Home. In grateful recognition the Illinois Saint Andrew Society named the new infirmary in his honor. He was a honorary member of the board of governors of the Saint Andrew Society. In 1964, he was one of five men chosen to receive the Society's award to Distinguished Citizens of Scottish Descent for helping build a better community and a better nation. Above all his attributes, he prized loyalty and the fulfillment of trust in himself and in others and this was apparent in his relations with his family, his friends, and his business associates. Mr. McMillan was very proud of his Scottish ancestry. His forthrightness and integrity will not be forgotten by those of us who had the privilege of knowing him.

John McMillan ~ b. 1794 ~ He chose for freedom of religion as his reason to immigrate with his five sons and three daughters. They settled in Beardstown, IL and purchased 640 acres in 'Scotland' township.1

John McMillan ~ Minister who came with his new bride to take over a backwoods church in Pennsylvania in the late 1700's.1

Malcolm McMillan ~ Member Illinois St. Andrew Society, 1893. Born Glasgow, Scotland

Martha McMillan ~ Early teacher in Perry Co., IL.6

Thomas Cumming McMillan ~ 1850-1935 ~ Born in Stranraer, Wigtonshire, he arrived in Chicago with his family in 1857. He was educated in the public schools and in 1833, married Mary C. Goudie. Thomas MacMillan was a Republican who served as a member of the Illinois Legislature (Lower House) from 1884 to 1888. He was then elected to the Illinois Senate and served from 1888-1892. He was the Chairman of the Senate committee for the World's fair held in 1883. Mr. MacMillan was a member of the Cook County Board of Education for three years and introduced free kindergartens to Cook County. In addition, he served for seven years on the Board of Managers for the State Reformatory in Pontiac, Illinois. He was President of the Illinois Congregational Home Missionary Society for five years and was the First Vice-President of the Intermat Congregational Council held in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1908. His residence was in LaGrange, Illinois, and his office was in the Federal Building in Chicago. Mr. MacMillan was President of the Illinois Saint Andrew Society in 1906 and 1907. He died December 13, 1935 and is buried in the Na-Aus-Say cemetery near Oswego.

William McMillan ~ State senator from McDonough County 1844-48.6

Isabella McMillen ~ Died April 27, 1981; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Benton McMillin ~ b. 1845 ~ Governor of Tennessee (1899-1903), Envoy-Extraordinary and Minister-Plenipotentiary to Peru in 1913, of Ulster Scot descent.17

Benton McMillin ~ b. 1845 ~ Governor of Tennessee (1899-1903), Envoy ~ Extraordinary and Minister-Plenipotentiary to Peru in 1913, he was of Ulster Scot descent.17

Joseph McMinn ~ d. 1824 fifth Governor of Tennessee (1815-21), was most probably of Scottish descent.17

Joseph McMinn ~ d. 1824 ~ 5th governor of Tennessee (1815-21) and was most probably of Scottish descendent.17

Eleanor Margaret McMurray ~ Wife John Marshall, Jr. of Denver, Colorado.11

George Gibson McMurtry ~ 1838-1915 born in Belfast of Scottish descent, steel manufacturer and philanthropist, was "one of the big figures of that small group of men which established the industrial independence of the United States from the European nations of cheap labor."17

George Gibson McMurtry ~ 183891915 ~ Born in Belfast of Scottish descent, he was a steel manufacturer and philanthropist and "one of the big figures of that small group of men which established the industrial independence of the United states from the European nations of cheap labor."17

Joseph Lowe McNab ~ b. Dec. 25, 1873 ~ Lawyer; born Crieff, Scotland; son of John and Helen (Beattle) McNab; ed. pub. schools, Milwaukee; B.L., Univ of Wis, 1896. Was in legal dept of C.M.&St. P.R.R. for 3 years and for 8 months attorney of Chicago Title & Trust Co.; since 1898 mem of law firm of Gregory, Poppenhusen & McNab; corpn. counsel City of Evanston. Republican. Mason. Clubs: Evanston, Chicago Athletic. Residence: 1206 Benson Av., Evanston IL. Office in 1905: 100 Washington Street. Officein 1911: 69 W. Washington St.11,20

NFN McNail ~ Settled in Scotch Grove, IL 1842.6

Alexander McNair ~ 1774-1826 first state Governor of Missouri (1820-24), most probably was of Scottish birth or descent.17

Alexander McNair ~ first governor of Missouri.14

Andrew McNair ~ Scot who rang the liberty bell after the signing of the Declaration of Independence.14

Frederick Vallete McNair ~ 1839-1900 Superintendent of the Naval Academy at Annapolis, was descended from Samuel McNair (1732).17

Leslie James McNair ~ Lt. Gen. Who directed the training of American ground combat troops during the mobilization for WWII. This "son of a Scotsman" was killed in Normandy in 1944 and was the highest-ranking officer to die int he field. His only son, Col. Douglas McNair, was killed in Guam the same year.14

Andrew McNally ~ The premier map makers in America are Rand, McNally and Company, a founder of which, Andrew McNally, was of Scotch ~ Irish ancestry.14

William McNaught ~ (McNutt), who settled in Londonderry, New Hampshire in 1718. The McNaughts came originally from Kilquhanite in Galloway.17

William McNaught ~ Came originally from Kilquhanite in Galloway and settled in Londonderry in 1718 and family changed their name to the McNutts.17

Alexander McNaughton ~ See Captain Laughlin Campbell. Led a number of colonists led by Captain Laughlin Campbell's sons to secure 47,450 acres in Argyle, NY.

Andrew G. L. McNaughton ~ General McNaughton was Canada's most famous soldier of the 20th century, commanding his country's forces overseas during the war and was minister of defense in 1944.14

David McNaughton ~ Died February 2, 1910; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

James McNaughton ~ 1796-1874 ~ Doctor born at Kenmore, Aberfeldy. He was one of the founders of the City Hospital, Albany, and Surgeon-General of New York State 17

Margaret McNaughton ~ First teacher in Lyons township built by the Vials. She came to America with her family from Aberdeen. She married Samuel Vial who died a nonagenarian October, 1919.6

John McNeese ~ d. 1914 ~ The son of a Scottish shipbuilder who had settled in NY in the early 1800's, John served in the Civil War before heading for Texas where he was involved in stock-raising. After the 'panic' of 1873 he closed his shop and decided to take his cattle to sell in New Orleans. There was a drought and most of the herd died. He sold the few cattle he had left and began life anew in SW Louisiana. He became a teacher in Lake Charles and 10 years later in 1883 he was appointed to the Calcasieu Parish School Board. He was appointed superintendent of education in 1888. Within two years he raised the total of public schools in the parish to 24 and four years later it had grown to 114. His greatest contribution was the successful effort to levy the first public school taxes in Louisiana.1

Andrew McNeil ~ Andrew settled in NY state in the years before the Revolutionary war.1

Charles Higgins McNeil ~ Child Malcolm/Orel McNeil.11

Cornell McNeil ~ He has represented Scottish America as one of the best singers at the Met.14

Daniel McNeil ~ Father John/Malcolm McNeil.11

Ella McNeil ~ Child Malcolm/Orel McNeil.11

Howard Crichton McNeil ~ Child of John/Janet McNeil.11

Jeanie McNeil ~ Child Malcolm/Orel McNeil.11

John McNeil ~ 1813-91 ~ Brigadier-General in the Civil War, was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, of Scots parentage.17

John McNeil ~ b. May 22, 1839-April 19, 1919 ~ Wholesale Grocer. Born Ardrie, Scotland; son Daniel and Jane (Crichton) McNeil; came to Dundee, IL in 1848; ed. district school at Dundee, at Elgin Acad, and at business coll. in Chicago; married May 1, 1864, Janet Crichton, of Dundee (now deceased); 4 children: Leo John, Walter William, Howard Crichton (all Harvard Men) and Maud Janet (Mrs. William A. Jones, Buffalo, NY). In 1863 he established business with his brother Malcolm in Elgin under firm name of M. & J. McNeil; sold out in 1872 to establish the firm of McNeil & Higgins which was incorporated 1888, and of which is V.P. Dir. Home Savings and Home Nat. banks of Elgin, and has large dairy farm near that city. Mason. Republican. Baptist. Club: Century. Residence: Elgin, IL Office in 1905: 23 Market St. Office in 1911: State St. Bridge.11,20,6,See Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and Thomas C. McMillan, page 83.

Leo John McNeil ~ Child of John/Janet McNeil.11

Malcolm George McNeil ~ Child Malcolm/Orel McNeil.11

Malcolm McNeil ~ b. Sept 12, 1832 ~ Pres McNeil & Higgins Co., wholesale grocers. Born Andrie, Scotland; son Daniel & Jane (Crichton) McNeil; ed. Scotland; family moved to Dundee, Il 1848 and purchased land 3 miles north of that village. Married 1st 1859 Catherine, daughter of A. R. Dempster of Dundee Il. (she died 1870); married 2nd 1871, Orel, daughter of Charles W. Martin of Wayne, Ill.; children: Nora, Malcolm George, Ella, Marvin John, Charles Higgins, Jeanie. Worked on farm until 1858; established small grocery store at Elgin, Ill. which grew to be the largest general store in that place; sold his Elgin business in 1872 and with Charles Higgins established in Chicago the wholesale grocery house of McNeil & Higgins (incorporated in 1888) and now one of the largest in the city, of which is Pres. Also owns 3 large dairy farms near Elgin, adjoining which is his country residence "Glenora Springs". Residence in 1905, 448 LaSalle Av. Residence in 1911: 1232 LaSalle Avenue. Office in 1905: 23 Market St. Office in 1911: State St. Bridge. Malcolm, 87 years of age in 1919 lived on North Division.6, 11,20

Marvin John McNeil ~ Child Malcolm/Orel McNeil.11

Nora McNeil ~ Child Malcolm/Orel McNeil.11

R. McNeil ~ Member of Illinois St. Andrew Society, 1893. Born Lafayette, Kentucky.

Walter William McNeil ~ Child of John/Janet McNeil.11

James (Sir) McNeill ~ Designed the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth ships in the 1930's.14

William Gibbs McNeill ~ 1801-53 ~ Born of Scottish parentage, he was another engineer worth mentioning.17

William Gibbs McNeill ~ 1801-53 ~ of Scottish parentage, was another engineer worth mentioning.17

Clara May McNew ~ 1st Wife of Frederick L. Patten.4

John McNulta ~ IL Legislator, McLean Co., later of Chicago.6

John McPhee ~ Died January 2, 1901; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

John McPhee ~ He writes often for the New Yorker and is admired by many Scottish ~ Americans for his insight in The Island of the Crofter and the Laird, a look at his ancestral island of Colonsay.14

George McPherson ~ One of the first residents of the Scottish Home. Died in the fire of 1917, buried at Forest Home.

John Hanson Thomas McPherson ~ b. 1865 ~ historian and educator, author of "History of Liberia" (1891), is a descendant of Robert McPherson who came from Scotland in 1738.17

NFN McPherson ~ Passed through or settled in Fort Payne, Alabama.1

Angus McQueen ~ Died March 24, 1895; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

John M. McQueen ~ Died October 1, 1880; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

William McQueen ~ Lieutenant on the sloop Guildford during the Revolutionary War.1

L. N. McQueston ~ "Father of Alaska" he built the first settlement on the Yukon in 1879 and later owned a saloon and trading post at Circle City that grubstaked many prospectors in the gold rush.14

Ian McRae ~ Left Skye for America with his nine sons around the time of the outbreak of the Revolutionary war for the Carolinas.1

John J. McRae ~ 1815-68 ~ 19th Governor of Mississippi (1854-58) was of Scottish descent.17

John J. McRae ~ 1815-68 nineteenth Governor of Mississippi (1854-58), was of Scottish descent.17

Kenneth McRae ~ Died February 8, 1883; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Dr. Daniel McRuer ~ 1802-73 born in Knapdale, Argyllshire, "a typical Scotchman with a 'burr' in his talk," performed great service in the Civil War as an army Surgeon.17

John McTammany ~ Born in Vale of Kelvin, west end of Glasgow, he wanted to be a concert pianist as a child but in his work in the yards he lost the flexibility in his hands. This family settled in 1862 in Uniontown OH. He served with the Ohio Volunteers in the Civil War, was critically wounded in Chattanooga and convalesced in Nashville. He volunteered to repair a music box and the idea of an instrument with depressions rather than pins and staples occurred to him. He invented the perforated music roll, but failed to patent his invention. He lived in a garret in Boston until a buyer could be found for his 'organette'. He also invented a mechanical voting machine, but his ballot box, registering votes on a pneumatic principle never caught on.1

Donald McTavish ~ Came to Oregon from Scotland in 1814 aboard the Isaac Todd as chief factor for the North-West company at Astoria. On a return trip to Scotland he and four others drowned when their boat overturned in the Columbia River only a few miles from their base.1

Archbald McUrich ~ Deported from Scotland in 1685 to work in the plantations of New England. He took part in the uprising against King James II and VII.10

Donald Mcviccar ~ Deported from Scotland in 1685 to work in the plantations of New England. He took part in the uprising against King James II and VII.10

Duncan McViccar ~ Deported from Scotland in 1685 to work in the plantations of New England. He took part in the uprising against King James II and VII. Aged about 16, son of Andrew McVicar in Balnaglek, baillie of Campbeltown. He said he had been pressed.10

James H. McVicker ~ 1822-1896 ~ McVicker was a Scotsman and a comedian. On May 2, 1848, he appeared as the "First Low Comedian" in a theater owned by James B. Rice. Rice would later become Mayor of Chicago. McVicker worked in France and England and owned a stock company of actors in the U.S. He is best known, however, by the theaters he owned. In 1857, he built a theater on Madison St. west of State. It cost $85,000 and was completely equipped including a drop curtain that depicted the railroad bridge connecting Rock Island with Davenport. The curtain was considered by many a work of art. From opening night, until its destruction in the Great Fire of 1871, the stage was visited by the finest actors and the best musicians. His second theater was built in 1871 and was destroyed in the Great Fire nine weeks after opening night. After the fire, he spent $200,000 to build the Theater Ludlow. Sarah Bernhardt on her first American tour appeared at McVicker's Theater. In 1862, John Wilkes Booth achieved personal success in Richard III. His daughter, Mary, was a popular performer starting at the age of ten. When she was 18, she married Edwin Booth the bother of the assassin. She died in 1881, childless, and 33 years of age. At the death of Lincoln, the City chose a Committee of One Hundred to be at the funeral in Springfield. James McVicker was one of the men chosen to represent the City. See April 1994 History Club Newsletter, Page 1.

Mrs. R. Mcwatt ~ Was appointed the West Side representative to work among the Scottish Societies of Chicago to ensure their involvement in the monument. During the first year the ladies made and sold an elaborate autograph quilt, with over nine hundred names. A second quilt was subsequently made with about six hundred names. They also held three successful bazaars. The total proceeds that first year amounted to over two thousand dollars. Their membership reached seventy-five and for two years they were furnished a free meeting place and typewriters by the Paterson Shorthand Institute.

Norris Dewar and Alan Ross McWhirter ~ Twins who founded in London the Guinness book of World Records. They are sometimes pictured wearing the kilt. Ross McWhirter, who raised money to help combat IRA terrorists, was killed by an IRA gunman in 1975.14

Alexander McWhorter ~ 1734-1807 ~ of Scottish parentage, took an active part in Revolutionary matters and was a Trustee of Princeton College. McWhorter Street in Newark, New Jersey, is named in his honor.17

Candia McWilliam ~ Contemporary Scottish author.14

William Mcwillie ~ 1795-1869 ~ 20th Governor of Mississippi (1858-60) and grandson of a Scot.17

William McWillie ~ 1795-1869 ~ twentieth Governor of Mississippi (1858-60), was the grandson of a Scot.17

Don Jaime McYntoch ~ was alcalde (Mayor) of Sonoma and San Rafael, Ca.14

Anna J. Mead ~ Wife Samuel Gale Taylor, Jr. 11

Bert V. Mead ~ d. 1921 ~ Husband of Mary Winifred Mahaffey.4

Gordon V. Mead ~ Child of Mary W. Mahaffey/Bert V. Was attending the Univ of Illinois in 1928.4

William Rutherford Mead ~ Along with two other Scottish-American architects, Charles McKim and Stanford White, they formed New York's McKim, Mead, and White which was probably the most influential architectural firm in American history. The firm was responsible for the original Madison Square Garden, Columbia University Library, Pennsylvania Station, the Morgan Library and much more.14

Thomas Meagher ~ Medal of Honor Recipient-Civil War. Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company G, 158th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapins Farm, Va., 29 September 1864. Entered service at: Brooklyn N.Y. Birth: Scotland. Date of issue: 6 April 1865. Citation: Led a section of his men on the enemy's works, receiving a wound while scaling a parapet. Internet

Joseph Medill ~ 1823-99 ~ proprietor of the Chicago Tribune (1874).

Joseph Medill ~ 1823-1899 ~ Journalist, Chicago Mayor. Joseph Medill was born near St. John, N.B., Canada. His parents, William and Margaret Medill, were Scots Presbyterians who emigrated from Ulster in 1819. The family moved to Ohio when Joseph was 9. He studied law at Massillon academy and graduated in 1843. In 1846 he was admitted to the Ohio bar, but quickly turned to journalism. He published the Republican, a Free Soil paper at Coshocton, Ohio 1849-51 and established the Forest City at Cleveland in 1851 was a Whig organ. In 1853 the Forest City was united with the Free Democrat and was named the Cleveland Leader. As editor of the fledgling Chicago Tribune, Joseph Medill gave the newspaper character and set it on the path to success. He served as mayor of Chicago just after the fire of 1871, instituting reforms that still endure. He was confidant and adviser to Abraham Lincoln. And as editor and delegate, he had wide influence in shaping the Illinois Constitution of 1870. Two presidents offered him cabinet posts but he turned them down. He was one of the founders of the Republican party and instrumental in selecting the name. He edited newspapers which he bought and sold until 1855 when he moved to Chicago to become part owner of the Chicago Tribune. From then on until his death, he was a major force in the newspaper's growth and influence as well as the city of Chicago. As an abolitionist, Medill effectively rallied Midwest public opinion against slavery. Medill actively supported Lincoln during his rise to prominence, became his adviser, and urged him to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. He worked until the day he died in a San Antonio, TX hotel on 3/16/1899. Editorials he had written appeared in the Tribune two days after his death. Commenting on his death in 1899, a competitive Chicago newspaper said of Chicago Tribune editor Joseph Medill, "No man of his time exercised a more decisive or on the whole--a more beneficial influence on public affairs as Mr. Medill." Buried Graceland.(Personal files),14

David Meekison ~ Born in Dundee he settled in Napoleon OH and is remembered as a soldier, printer, banker and mayor.1

Andrew Meikel ~ Invented a threshing machine in 1786. (Jim Thompson).14

John Mein ~ the founder and publisher of The Boston Chronicle (1767) was born in Scotland. The paper was printed "on a new and handsome type, a broad faced long primer, from an Edinburgh foundry, and typographically far surpassed any paper that had appeared before it in New England."17

Nellie (Dame) Melba ~ 1861-1931 ~ She was born in Australia as Helen Mitchell, the daughter of David Mitchell, a Scot. She was the star of many Europan opera houses, particularly as Violetta in La Traviata, and sang most often at Covent Garden and the Metropolitan Opera.14

John Meldrum ~ Died December 22, 1909; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

John Melish ~ 1771-1822 ~ Perthshire born author was a pioneer US travel writer.1

John Mellish or Melish ~ 1771-1822 ~ born in Perthshire, died in Philadelphia, traveled extensively in the United States and published several volumes of his travels and also published many topographical and military maps.17

Andrew Mellon ~ Son of Thomas Mellon (Mellon Bank). He was reputed to be the richest man in the U.S. in the 1920's. His stock in Gulf Oil alone was worth more than the entire Ford Motor Company, and the Mellons also owned the Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA), the Koppers Company and many others. In the 1920's Andrew Mellon became secretary of the treasury. The giant oil industry of Kuwait was begun in 1927 when the Scotch-Irish ~ American banker backed a concession arranged by a New Zealander. He founded the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.14

Paul Mellon ~ Richest man in Virginia in 1968 Fortune magazine.14

Richard King Mellon ~ Richest man in Pennsylvania in 1968 Fortune magazine.14

Thomas Mellon ~ An Ulster Scot born in County Tyron, Mellon left his parents who were scratching out a bare existence from the western Pennsylvania soil and moved to Pittsburgh, where he became a judge and founded the Mellon Bank in 1870. His son, Andrew, built the bank into one of the greatest fortunes in America.14

Richard Melrose ~ 1850-1924 ~ Left Scotland in 1864, a 14 year old orphan and first rode into Anaheim, CA in 1865 as part of an army detachment searching for deserters. Melrose returned to the little wine-growing settlement five years later. He became a lawyer, state assemblyman, educator, philanthropist, politician and newspaper editor. He must have enjoyed running the story of when the pavements caught fire. He had been actively encouraging the idea of paving Center Street and teams were organized to collect manure which was compacted into a sidewalk. One hot summer's afternoon someone dropped a match... He passed the bar in 1877, and was serving as assemblyman for Orange County by 1908. He died at his home in 1924.1

NFN Melvil ~ POW sent to Maryland in 1747 in the ship Johnson of Liverpool.1

Thomas Melvil ~ He discovered the basis of spectrum analysis in 1752.14

Allan Melville ~ Father of Herman Melville.14

Andrew Melville ~ Between 1611 and 1622, at the academy of Sedan, he found himself among a cosmopolitan staff, a third of whom were Scots.14

Herman Melville ~ 1819-1891 ~ An American author, born in New York, but his ancestors came from Fife. He went to sea in a merchant ship, where he suffered such ill treatment that he deserted, and escaped to the Marquesas Islands. There he lived happily with the natives for several months, describing them in his books Typee (1846) and Omoo (1847). He returned to the US and settled down in a minor government position. White Jacket, which he published in 1850, described the hardships of life in the Navy, and helped to improve the lot of the sailor. Moby Dick, a story of whaling written in 1851, is considered his masterpiece. Melville received scant recognition until after his death. His grandfather, Thomas Melville, had a hand in the Boston Tea Party.1,5

Rear Admiral George Wallace Melville ~ 1841-1912 ~ who saw considerable service in the Civil War and later achieved world wide fame as an Arctic explorer, was the grandson of a Scot from Stirling.17

Thomas Melville ~ Grandfather of Herman Melville. He had a hand in the Boston Tea Party.1,5

John Melvin ~ Died February 28, 1897; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Archibald Menzies ~ 1754-1842 ~ a surgeon and botanist, was probably the first person, certainly the first white person to climb 14,000 ft Mauna Loa in Hawaii. His feat stood unchallenged for 41 years when it was equaled by another Scot, David Douglas. Menzies imported and planted the seeds for most of the species of Hawaiian orange trees. Nineteen varieties of Hawaiian flora are named for him.14

Michael Menzies ~ of Scotland was credited with inventing a threshing machine which "could do the work of six."15

Paul Menzies ~ As Paul Menzius, who was born in Scotland, he tutored Peter the Great until he became tsar in 1682.14

Stewart Graham (Sir) Menzies ~ Colonel who served as chief of the famous MI-6 in Britain during WWII.14

Alvin Mercer ~ 1861 ~ Child Marg. Thornberg/David Smith. Married in 1864 Rose Didda at Ida Grove, IA. Children: Glen Mercer, Grace Mercer, Harold Mercer, Howard Mercer, Ruth Mercer, Blanche Mercer. He has been a farmer and an engineer; was living in Berwyn, IL in 1928.4

David Smith Mercer ~ 1827-1903 ~ b. Hockstown PA Was a son of Robert and Elizabeth (Smith) Mercer and a grandson of Joseph and Comfort (Nottingham) Mercer; married 1850 Margaret Thornberg. Children: Ida B. Mercer (b. 1868), Samuel Wallace Mercer (1865-1887). Mr. Mercer was a farmer and he and his wife set up housekeeping in Beaver County PA. In 1854, they returned from church to find their house in ashes by a fire of unknown origin. The next year, 1855, He visited Somonauk, IL and bought 80 acres in Clinton township. The following spring he settled on this land. They united with the Somonauk church and in 1857 he as elected to the office of ruling elder. He also held many township offices while he lived in Clinton. He moved to sandwich in 1892 where he died.4

General Hugh Mercer ~ c. 1725-1777 ~ born in Aberdeen, died of wounds received at the battle of Princeton, also served with distinction in the Braddock and Forbes campaigns in western Pennsylvania. His life was a strenuous one, full of exacting and unselfish work for others, and as Judge Goolrick says in his "Life of Mercer," he "is entitled to the gratitude of all liberty-loving America." Mercer county, New Jersey, was named in his honor.17

Hugh Mercer ~ 1725-77 ~ an often forgotten hero of the Revolution who was born in Aberdeen. He graduated from Medical school at Aberdeen Univ., and after serving as surgeon general with the Jacobite Army moved to Pennsylvania in 1746 and then on the Allegheny Mountains. During a skirmish with Indians during the French and Indian war, he found himself the only survivor. With no horse or weapon, he walked 100 miles to the fort. He opened a medical practice in Fredericksburg, VA and married Isabelle Gordon. His practice flourished, he invested in land, and in 1771 opened an apothecary's shop which still stands. In 1776 he was given charge of a Flying Camp (a mobile reserve army of 10,000 troops). He had several successes before being fatally wounded at Princeton and attained the rank of Brig. General. His funeral in Philadelphia was attended by 20,000 people and the local St. Andrews society raised a monument.1,14

Jennie Mercer ~ 1870 ~ Child Marg. Thornberg/David Smith. Married James E. Landen. They were living in CA in 1928.4

Jesse Mercer ~ 1769-1841 ~ Founder of Mercer University, was the grandson of a Scottish emigrant to Virginia.17

John Francis Mercer ~ 1759-1821 ~ eleventh Governor of Maryland (1801-03), was a descendant of the Mercers of Aldie, Perthshire.17

John Mercer ~ 1860 ~ Child Marg. Thornberg/David Smith. He was a farmer and owned the family homestead; married 1891, Alice Fisher. Children: Mary Mercer, Mildred Mercer, and Raymond Mercer. They were living in Waterman, IL in 1928.4

John Mercer ~ 1704-68 author of "An exact abridgment of all the public Acts of Assembly," Williamsburg, 1737, was a descendant of the Mercers of Aldie.17

Johnny Mercer ~ A descendant of Gen. Hugh Mercer, he is celebrated as one of America's best lyracists. Mercer was the author of "Moon River," "Blues in the Night," "That Old Black Magic," "Laura," and "Autumn Leaves.".14

Joseph Mercer ~ 1856-1922 ~ Child Marg. Thornberg/David Smith. Married 1882, Lina Elinger, at Odebolt, Iowa. They had one child who died young. He married second, Sarah Landon.4

Robert James Mercer ~ 1854 ~ Child Marg. Thornberg/David Smith. Born in Beaver co. PA; married 1882 Emma Heun. They have one son and three daughters. They have lived for the last 40 years in Chicago (in 1928).4

Thomas Mercer ~ 1858 ~ Child Marg. Thornberg/David Smith. Born in Clinton township; married 1882 Ida Hamlin. Children: Iona Mercer, Myrtle Mercer. He was for many years a farmer but resided in Sandwich where he was postmaster for several years (in 1928).4

William Moffett Mercer ~ 1863 ~ Child Marg. Thornberg/David Smith. Married in 1884 while living in Franklin, Nebraska, Ella Lattin. He was a lawyer and living in Aurora, IL in 1928. Children: Crystal Mercer, Ivan Mercer, Leona Mercer, Mark Mercer, Maude Mercer, Mona Mercer.4

Ethel Merman ~ 1908?-1984 ~ "Queen of the Musicals" on Broadway, she was born Ethel Zimmerman of German and Scottish parents. Her hit shows included cole Porter's Anything Goes and Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your gun, as well as Gypsy, with music by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim. Over the years she introduced many songs of these composers which have become standards. Her fame was assured at age 21, when she stopped the show Girl Crazy, in 1930, by belting out George Gershwin's "I Got Rhythm.".14

Arthur Tenny Metcalf ~ Member of Illinois St. Andrew Society, 1893.

James Michell (2) prisoners same name sent to MA in 1652.10

James Michie ~ 1808-1876 ~ Grandson of John Michie (1738-1794) and Elizabeth Coutes (1745-1806). Son of Charles Michie (d. 1848) and Catherine MacGregor (d. 1812). He was born at Dalhnier, Scotland near Ballanter. First Manager of the Illinois Saint Andrew Society 11/30/1845, of Summit, and future president of the Illinois St. Andrew Societyin 1847. It appears that in 1848, he may have moved to Lyons, Illinois. This would not have been considered unusual since many people believed that Lyons would be a large city due to its location on the Des Plaines river. The township of Lyons was organized in 1850 and James Michie was elected the Town Clerk. He was re-elected in 1851 and is also a Justice of the Peace. The first road in Lyons township was a private road owned by James Michie, Eden Eatron, and Samuel Vail. It began at the Lockport and Chicago road on the section line of 15 and 16, running due south for about sixteen hundred feet. In 1854, James Michie was elected Supervisor and also was "the overseer of the poor." At the time of his death in 1876, he was 68 years old. James Michie was married to Margaret Guthrie (1810-1873) and they apparently had five children. Daughter of James Guthrie and Jane Finbaser, she was born at Mens of Mayne, near Huntly, Scotland. She died at age 63. The Daily Democrat on April 3, 1848, notes that "Mary, twin daughter of James & Margaret Michie, died at the age of five months." The remaining twin was named Margaret and she died at the age of 12. Jane (1839-1894) married Dr. George Marshall Fox of LaGrange, IL. A son, John C. Michie, was born in 1844 and in 1868 married one Mary S. Curtis. John Michie died in 1919. (History of Cook County Illinois, A.T. Andreas, pub. 1884.) Mr. and Mrs. Michie are buried at St. James at Sag Bridge Church at 106th & Archer Rd. in Lemont. Also buried are Agnes Mary Michie 1855-1880; Margaret Michie (a daughter) 1849-1861; Katherine Michie Bremner (a daughter) 1842-1931, wife of David Bremner; David Bremner 1839-1922; Rachel and Katherine Michie Bremner, daughters of David F. and Katherine. Found on history club tour 7/14/94.

John Michie ~ Died May 23, 1890; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Katherine Michie ~ Wife David Francis Bremner. Daughter of James Michie of Lyons, IL.11

Peter Smith Michie ~ 1839-1901 ~ soldier and scientist, born in Brechin, Forfarshire, graduated from West Point in 1863, served as Engineer in the Federal Army, and was afterwards Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy at West Point.17

James Micknab ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Dr. Peter Middleton ~ d. 1781 ~ a native of Scotland, made the first dissection on record in this country before a class of students and in 1767 established a Medical School in New York which was subsequently merged in the King's(now Columbia) College.17

Peter Middleton ~ Assisted in the first dissection in America in 1750.1 A native Scot founded in 1767 Columbia University's medical school. Five of America's six medical professors had studied in Edinburgh.14

Elizabeth Milburn ~ Settled in Georgia 1775. Sailed on the Georgia Packet seeking better employment opportunities. She was 20, a spinster.10

Joseph Milhening ~ b. 1839 ~ Manufacturer of fine gold jewelry; b. Paisley, Scotland. Son D. J. and Margaret D. Milhening; came with parents to Tariffville, Connecticut 1840; ed. public schools of Tariffville; married Providence RI Feb. 25, 1873 Sarah Louise Pollard; children: Frank, Clara L., Ralph (deceased). Learned business of manufacturing jewelry at New Britain, Conn.; came to Chicago in 1870 and established in business at 123 Lake St. as a mfr. of diamond mountings and other fine gold jewelry; after the fire, located on 20th St. until 1872; since then on State St. and for 8 years at present location His son Frank now has interest in the business; pres. J. Milhening, Inc. Republican. Mem. Hemenway M.E. church, Evanston. Recreation: fishing. Residence: 837 Hinman Av., Evanston, IL. Office in 1905: 195 State Street. Office in 1911: 135 S. State St.11,20

John Stuart Mill ~ 1806-1873 ~ Born in London, he was the son of a Scottish intellectual James Mill, who had Anglicized the family name from the Scottish Milne. John Stuart Mill was a prolific writer on many subjects, including politics and economics, and he had a great impact on Victorian thought. Perhaps his most important work was On Liberty, the classical liberal statement on the importance of individual freedom. Mill defended "absolute freedom of opinion, nearly absolute freedom of expression (the qualification turning on circumstances where expression constitutes "a positive instigation to some mischievous act") and freedom of action so long as it does not harm others." Mill was educated entirely by his demanding father. By age eight he had read Plato, Aesop, Herodotus and other Greek classics in the original and was beginning Latin, Euclid, and algebra. A 1976 study estimated his I.Q. between 190 and 200, the highest in history.14

Allan P. Millar ~ 1824-1904 ~ Son of Joseph Millar and descendant of an old Scotch family. He was 20 when he went to Oregon with the surveyor general's party by way of Panama. He then learned the tanner's trade and entered the hide and wool business. He came to Chicago in 1867 and started Millar & Welsh and subsequently Millar, Mosely & Company.

Betsy Millar ~ 1793-1864 of Ayr was the first woman to be registered with Lloyd's as a ship captain.14

Patrick Millar ~ 1764-1831 ~ (Millar or Miler) and William Symington ran the first steam driven boat in Europe on a loch near Dumfries not far from where the poet Robert Burns farmed. Some say that Burns, a tenant of Millar, was actually on board and that he excitedly descried the experience to others.14

Robert Millar ~ a Scot with the Peugeot team, he was 4th overall in the 1984 Tour de France (bicycle racing).14

Robert W. Millar ~ Attorney for the Illinois Saint Andrew Society in 1912.

Addison Thomas Miller ~ b. 1860 ~ American artist of Scottish descent.17

Addison Thomas Miller ~ b. 1860 ~ artist of Scottish parentage or Scottish ancestry.17

Asa Miller ~ Husband of Helen Walker.

Brice Annan Miller ~ Retired Ship Builder. B. near Coleraine, Ireland, Jan. 5, 1838; s. David and Ann (Forbes) Miller; came to Chicago in boyhood; ed public schools; grad. Chicago Central High School, 1860; taught in grammar school at Beloit, Wis., during winter of 1860-1; m. Chicago, May 26, 1862, Mary Agnes Hutton. Entered ship yard in 1861 as bookkeeper, remaining in that business and becoming treasurer of Miller Bros. Dry Dock Co. until 1901, when he sold out business and retired. Republican since first vote, for Lincoln, 1860. Presbyterian. Odd Fellow since 1861. Pres. Washingtonian Home Assn. Residence: 46 Roslyn Pl. Died between 1905-1911.11,20

Charles Miller ~ Died March 30, 1907; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Charles Miller ~ Lumber/Member Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. B. Greenwich, N.J., July 22, 1849; s. Edwin F. and Elizabeth B. S. (Porter) Miller; ed. Union Acad., Shiloh, N.J.; m. Chicago, Dec., 8, 1886, Isabel F. Temple; 1 daughter: Margaret E. Early life on New Jersey farm; worked for Central Railroad of New Jersey as station agent and in freight dept.; came to Chicago 1879; was in employ of A. A. Gray & Co., 2 years, then in business with t. H. Sheppard as T. H. Sheppard & Co.; after death of Mr. Sheppard in 1893, closed up business, 1894, on account of ill health. Resumed business, July 1895, as C. P. Miller & Co. (with Perley Lowe and William Templeton, partners). Also since 1903, vice ~ pres. and gen. mgr. Mississippi Lumber Co. (Saw mills at Quitman, Miss.; also owning Mississippi & Eastern R. R. in connection with plant); also sec. Temple Pump Co. Republican. Clubs: Hamilton, Midlothian. Office: Railway Exchange. Residence: 2941 Calumet Av. Deceased between 1905 and 1911.11,20

Charlotte Miller ~ Wife of Benjamin French

Florence Miller ~ Wife of Frank McEachron. Deceased in 1928.4

George Miller ~ He was born in the Chester district of South Carolina into an Ulster-Scots family. He was a presbyterian minister and in 1834 they were members of the Associate Scotch Presbyterian Church which took a strong stance against slavery. Brother Josiah.1

James Miller ~ Editor and publisher of The Forres Gazette in Scotland and promoted a temperance colony in Minnesota with Rev. John Kerr. It was not a spectacular success.1

John Miller ~ said to be from Elgin, he imported a pedigree shorthorn bull to his estancia, La Caledonia, in South America significantly improving the Argentine breed. The immense Argentine beef industry of today is in no small part due to these early Scottish settlers. La Caledonia still exists.14

Josiah Miller ~ Brother of Rev. George Miller. He went north at 18, studied law and opened a newspaper in Lawrence, Kansas. His anti-slavery stance saw his press and office burned down.1

Mary Miller ~ Wife of John Dobbin.4

Sander Miller ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Stephen Decatur Miller ~ 1787-1838 ~ twenty-fifth Governor of South Carolina (1828-30), also served as United States Senator.17

Thomas and Brice Miller ~ He had extensive ship-yards and dry ~ docks on the North Branch of the Chicago River.

Thomas Eaton Miller ~ May 12, 1834-1909 ~ Retired, b. near Coleraine co., Londonderry, Ireland; s. David and Ann (Forbes) Miller; came to U. S. in 1844; ed. public schools of Cleveland, O., 2 years; Oswego, N.Y., 2 years; m. 1st Chicago, November 12, 1855, Catherine Chandler (b. in Chicago 1839); m. 2d Chicago, Jan. 9, 1873, Elizabeth Harrison; Children: Mrs. Dr. J. F. Jones, Thomas L., Charles A., Frank A., Brice C., Mrs. Dr. H. C. West, Mrs. John G. Munro. Came to Chicago 1848; learned trade of ship carpenter and caulker; started firm of Miller Bros., 1861; later with Chicago Dry Dock Co., as pres. and supt.; now retired. Joined Vol. Fire Dept., 1850 and continued with it until paid fire dept. was organized; was asst. foreman Niagara Engine Co., No. 3. Has been treas. Old Vol. Firemen's Benevolent Assn. for past 26 years. Republican. Presbyterian. Mason ~ charter mem. and treas. 36 years Covenant Lodge; mem. and treas. 35 years, Corinthian Chapter; charter mem. and treas. 34 years, St. Bernard Commandery K.T.; mem. Oriental Consistory and Supreme Council of 33 degree Masons; vice-pres. and dir. Masonic Orphans' Home. Club: Marquette. Residence: 569 LaSalle Av.11,20

Wilson J. Miller ~ Died September 15, 1898; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Sander Milleson ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John J. Milligan ~ 1795-1875 ~ grandson of a Scottish emigrant from Ayrshire, was Associate Justice of Delaware, and refused, on account of ill health, the portfolio of Secretary of the Interior in the cabinet of President Fillimore.17

Robert Andrews Millikan ~ 1868-1953 ~ An American Scot who won the 1923 Nobel Prize for physics for his study of the elementary electrical charge and the photoelectric effect.14

Mehitabel Milliman ~ Married Willliam M. Dobbin.4

Duncan C. Milloy ~ Died August 6, 1880; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Elizabeth Stuart Mills, ~ Mother Archibald Cattell, Jr.11

Robert Mills ~ 1781-1855 ~ An American of Scottish ancestry, he was the first strictly professional architect born in the U.S. He was the designer of many of the most important buildings in the capital city, including the U.S. Treasury and the Washington Monument, 15 555 feet the tallest building in the world upon its completion in 1884.14

Alexander Alan Milne ~ 1882-1956 ~ Known to millions of children as A. A. Milne, the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh and real-life father or Christopher Robin, was born in England to a Scottish father. His books have been translated into 20 languages and still sell more than 100,000 copies annually.14

John Milne ~ He is considered to have been the founder of the modern science of seismology.14

David Milward ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

James Milward ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Murray Minley ~ Died March 21, 1875; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Andrew Minto ~ Died July 7, 1919; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society. One of the first residents of the Scottish Home, No. Riverside, IL.

John Minto ~ d. 1915 ~ Miner from Newcastle, grandson of a Scots Borders family who immigrated to Pittsburgh in 1840. He went west in 1844. When the party began to suffer he and two companions floated 200 miles down the Columbia River on a raft. At Oregon City they were given supplies by John McLoughlin and then returned to aid the wagon train. John settled near Salem, Oregon, where he was a leading pioneer-farmer and helped to organize the region's first Farmer's Club. He promoted immigration to the area and assisted in locating a suitable route for the Oregon Pacific Railroad.1

Archibald Mirrielees ~ With Andrew Muir, founded Moscow's great department store Myur Meriliz, on Theater Square near the Bolshoi. Called the Selfridges of Eastern Europe, it served 40,000 customers each day. Chekhov bought ink and Countess Tolstoy shopped for lace. The store was confiscated and looted in 1917 and became the Central Universal Stores (TsUM), a name it retains today. It was reprivatized in 1993.14

Ormsby McKnight Mitchel ~ 1810-62 ~ who was Director of the Cincinnati Observatory (1845) and later of the Dudley Observatory (1859), inventor of the chronograph and other astronomical apparatus, and became a General in the Civil War, was probably of Scottish origin.17

Alexander Mitchell ~ 1817-87 ~ financier, railroad builder, and one of the Commissioners of Public Debt of Milwaukee, was born near Ellon, Aberdeenshire.17

Alexander Mitchell ~ 1817-1887 ~ He is noted as a banker, financier and railroad builder, born near Ellon in Aberdeenshire. When Mitchell was 21 he arrived in Milwaukee; his task was to start a bank. He carried with him a frayed carpet-bag stuffed with $50,000 of George Smith's money (see George Smith). In 1849 a group of Chicago and Detroit Bankers, jealous of his success, tried to break his bank. Their attempt failed. He was one of the Commissioners of Public Debt of Milwaukee.1,14,17

Andrew Mitchell ~ Introduced the steam engine into Denmark in 1790.14

Anges Louise Mitchell ~ Wife Donald Alexander Sage. Daughter of A. W. Mitchell of Chicago.11

Annie Mitchell ~ Child of Margaretta/William. Married Samuel Gordon.4

David Brodie Mitchell ~ 1766-1837 ~ ninth Governor of Georgia (1809-11, 1815-17), was born in Scotland. He was described as "a conscientious, cultured, and conservative man, of great energy, public spirit, and animated by the purest patriotism."17

Donald Grant Mitchell ~ 1822-1908 ~ "Ik Marvel," was of Scottish descent.17

Dr. John Kearsley Mitchell ~ 1793-1858 ~ poet, botanist, and eminent physician of Philadelphia, was son of Dr. Alexander Mitchell who came from Scotland in 1786. His son,17

Dr. Silas Weir Mitchell ~ born in 1829, son of Dr. John Kearsley Mitchell b. 1793, was distinguished for his researches in toxicology, the nervous system, etc., and as one of the most distinguished of American authors.17

E. E. Mitchell ~ Husband of Sara Eliz. More.4

Ebenezer E. Mitchell ~ d. 1903 ~ Husband of Sarah T. L. Henry. He died in Viola, KS.4

Edith E. Mitchell ~ Child of Margaretta/William. Married Peter Hutter.4

Elizabeth Mitchell ~ Aberdeen, married William Thom, b. Aberdeen, 1834, who had crossed to America on the same ship and settled in Nobles County, Minnesota. They had 11 children.1

Elizabeth Mitchell ~ Died February 6, 1898; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Elzie R. Mitchell ~ Married Margaret McAllister.4

Helen Mitchell ~ Wife James Todd, Sr.11

Henry Mitchell ~ 1810-93 ~ born in Fifeshire, was the pioneer wagon-builder of the west.17

Henry Mitchell ~ (1810 ~ 93) Born in Fifeshire, he was the pioneer wagon ~ builder of the West.17

James, Jr. Mitchell ~ Child James/Helen Todd, Sr.11

John J. Mitchell, ~ b. 1853 ~ Banker. Born Alton, Il.; son William H. and Mary A. Mitchell; ed. pub. schools and at Kent's Hill, ME; married Mary Louise Jewett of Bristol, R.I. 1890. Entered employ of Il Trust & Savings Bank as messenger 1873 of which has been Pres. since 1880; V.P. Chmn Western Bd. control and mem. advisory com. The Audit Co. of NY; trustee and mem. advisory com. Am. Surety Co. of NY; dir. First Nat. Bank of NY, Manhattan Trust Co., NY Trust Co., Il Trust & Safe Deposit Co., Kansas City Southern Ry. Co., C.R.I.&P. Ry Co., C&A.R.R., P., Fort Wayne & C. Ry. Co. Pullman Co., Western Union Telegraph Co., Am. Telephone & Telegraph Co., etc. Cubs: Chicago, Union League, Chicago Automobile, University, Mid-day, Lake Geneva Country, Lake Shore Country. Residence 5012 Woodlawn Av. Office: LaSalle St. & Jackson Blvd.11

John J. Mitchell ~ Son of William Hamilton Mitchell and N. Small.2

John Lendrum Mitchell ~ 1842-1904 ~ grandson of John Mitchell, farmer of Aberdeenshire, was State Senator of Wisconsin, Member of Congress from Wisconsin (1891-

93), and Senator from the same state (1893-99), was also noted as a capitalist.17

John P. Mitchell ~ Child of Margaretta/William. Married Rose Eagle. They had one son in 1928; two other children, Donald and Gladys, died in 1918.4

Margaret Mitchell ~ Next to the Bible, Gone With the Wind has sold more copies than any other book. She wrote it in a basement flat in Atlanta that is now being preserved. The Mitchells came to North Carolina from Scotland.14

Maria Mitchell ~ 1818-89 ~ daughter of William Mitchell (1791-1868), also an astronomer, became Professor of Astronomy in Vassar College, LL.D. of Columbia University (1887), and was the first woman elected to the American Academy of Sciences.17

Maria Mitchell ~ Scottish ~ American woman astronomer. She was the first woman elected to the Academy of Sciences.14

Mary A. Mitchell ~ Mother John J. Mitchell.11

Mary A. I. Mitchell ~ Wife Chauncey J. Blair m. 1882.11

Mitchell Mitchell ~ Child James/Helen Todd, Sr.11

William "Billy" Mitchell ~ General who was the grandson of a poor Scottish immigrant, Alexander Mitchell, who became the "Rothschild" of Milwaukee. Billy Mitchell was fluent in five languages and, at eighteen, the youngest officer in the Spanish ~ American War. In World War I he was the only flying general. Between the world wards, as commander of an air force which scarcely existed, he became a consistent and strident advocate of American air power, and predicted the debacle at Pearl Harbor 17 years before the event. His abrasive personality got him court ~ martialed for his views. The public supported him, particularly the American Legion, but he was found guilty anyway, his boyhood friend. Gen. Douglas MacArthur casting the only dissenting vote. Milwaukee named its airport Mitchell Field.14

William H. Mitchell ~ Father John J. Mitchell.11

William Hamilton Mitchell ~ March 9, 1817-1910 ~ His parents James and Elizabeth (McCullough) Mitchell were among the earliest settlers of S.E. Ohio and the family is of Scotch-Irish lineage, established at an early day in the Pennsylvania settlement known as Scotch Ridge. Born near Wellsville, Belmont Co., Ohio, he was from a poor farming family. At 22, he and his brother, embarked in a flatboat loaded with flour to sell to other settlers. They made a good profit and made their way to Quincy, Illinois to convey merchandise to lower points of the river. These trips were very profitable. He purchased the Alton Mfg. Co. which was engaged in milling, loaning money and trading lands in 1848. In 1849, he left the business to his brother, William H. Mitchell, and started for California in a covered wagon and ox team. He arrived at his destination in 110 days. He traded his merchandise for gold nuggets and gold dust. At the end of 2 years he left California with considerable money by way of Panama. The brothers sold the business but were connected to the construction of the Alton and St. Louis railroad. Married 1853 Mrs. N. Small. In 1858, he wedded Miss Barnes of Wellsville, VA and in 1868, Mrs. Jennie L. Plaisted of Westport, Maine. In the meantime, he became interested in banking. He was one of the promoters of the First National Bank of Alton and elected its second president. Fifteen years later the bank liquidated paying its stockholders $1.60 on the dollar. In the spring of 1873, he became one of the organizers of the Illinois Trust & Savings Bank. In 1874 he became first V.P. continuing until his death. His son, by his first wife, N. Small, John J. Mitchell, was president of the Illinois Trust & Savings Bank in 1912. Mrs. Chauncey J. Blair was a daughter of this marriage also. Elizabeth, now the wife of Dr. Charles Adams of Kenilworth, IL was a product of his second marriage. The children of the third marriage are Guy Hamilton, Hortense Lenore and Marguerite N. Episcopalian, Trinity Church of Chicago. Whig/Republican. 2,12 1905 Book of Chicagoans shows the following ~ banker; b. Belmont co., O., Mar. 9, 1817; s. James and Elizabeth (McCullough) Mitchell; worked on farm until 23 years of age; removed to Illinois, 1848; went to California, 1849 by overland route, but returned to Illinois, 1852; m. 1st 1852 Mrs. N. Small; 2d, 1858, Miss Barnes, of Willsburg, VA; 3rd, 1868, Mrs. Jennie L. Plaisted. Became active promoter of Alton Packet Co., 1852; later sold out and built the Alton & St. Louis Ry. (now C. & A. Ry.); was pres. 1st Nat. Bank of alton. Came to Chicago 1874; was 3rd vice-pres., later 2nd vice ~ pres. and now 1st vice-pres. Illinois Trust and Savings Bank. Republican. Episcopalian. Office: Illinois Trust and Savings Bank. Residence: 2004 Calumet Av.20

William Hamilton Mitchell ~ 1817-1910 ~ banker. See Vol. 1905.11

William Mitchell ~ Indentured servant 4 yrs 1774. Sent to Maryland on the Etty. He was a Husbandman and 28 years old.10

William Mitchell ~ Married Margaretta Kirkpatrick. Child: J. Maude Mitchell.4

Robert Mitchum ~ b. 1917 ~ Scottish American and actor.14

James C. Moffat ~ 1811-90 ~ orientalist, poet, and Professor of Classics in Lafayette College, author of "Comparative History of Religions," etc., was born in Glencree, Wigtownshire.17

John Moffat ~ Member of the West End Scottish Society and Member of the Robert Burns Memorial and Monument Committee.

Hugh R. Moffert ~ Child of Jennie Robb/William T. Editor, Daily Review Atlas, Monmouth, IL. (in 1928).4

Helen M. Moffett ~ Child of Jennie Robb/William T. Teacher of Latin in high school, Winfield, Kansas (in 1928).4

Jennie R. Moffett ~ Child of Jennie Robb/William T. County Nurse, Xenia, Ohio in 1928.4

William P. Moffett ~ Child of Jennie Robb/William T. Lieutenant ~ Colonel United States Cavalry in 1928. A daughter of Major Moffett, a United Presbyterian missionary in China, was seriously injured when the Chinese Nationalist Army captured Nankin in the spring of 1927.4

William Turner Moffett ~ 1837-1916 ~ United Presbyterian minister at Somonauk, IL 17 years starting in 1861. He built his home on the church property which still stands (in 1928). Born in Bloomington Indiana, son of John an Letitia Strong Hoffett of Chester District, South Carolina. Married first Jennie Morrison Robb of Aledo, IL. Child: Wallace B. Moffett. Married second 1872, Elizabeth Shepherd of Xenia, Ohio. Graduated from Indiana State Uniersity at Bloomington, 1857 and, with a degree of Doctor of Divinity from Monmouth United Presbyterian Seminary in 1861, he was ordained pastor of Somonauk, IL church in 1861, succeeding Rev. R. W. French (the first pastor). He pastored, after Somonauk, IL in Morning Sun, Iowa, Montrose, Woonsocket and Bonilla, S.D., College Springs, Iowa, Arkansas City, KS. He retired due to failing health and moved to Xenia Ohio where he died. Buried at Oak Mound.4

Moliere ~ 1622-1673 ~ He was often referred to as the greatest of French writers and professed Scottish roots.14

James Allan Mollison ~ First man to fly solo in a westerly direction over the Atlantic in 1932. From Glasgow. One year later he also made the first flight from England to South America.14

W. A. Moncrief ~ One of the last of the great Texas oilmen who died at the age of 90 in 1986. His son, W. A. Moncrief, Jr., succeeds him in the managing of a half-billion-dollar estate.14

Walter Mondale ~ Scot and unsuccessful bidder for U.S. President.14

Daniell Monlow ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Alexander Ross Monroe ~ b. 1862 ~ Fire underwriter/Illinois St. Andrew SocietyMem. 1910. Born near Tain, Rossshire, Scotland; son Donald and Helen (Ross) Monroe; ed. pub. schools in Scotland and Gillespie Coll., Edinburgh; married Dora Griffith, of Indianapolis, Ind. 1883; 3 daughters: Cora (Mrs. C. M. Fox), Irene and Lucile. Began business career in offices of Renton & Kerr, share brokers, Edinburgh to 1881 when came to US. Cashier for J. W. Hess & Co., dry goods, Indianapolis 1881-4; asst. bookkeeper, later Asst. Sec. and city agent Franklin Ins. Co., Indianapolis 1884-6. Independent underwriter and later mgr of Robert Zenor & Co 1889-95; special agent for Ind. and Ky. of Conn. Ins. Co., of America. 1900-1905, when apptd asst. mgr of the Western Dept of Chicago. Pres. Fire Underwriters' Assn. of the Northwest (elected unanimously the first time to Pres was so elected). Republican. Presbyterian. Mason. Club: Union League. Residence 5459 Washington Av. Office: 1200 royal Insurance Bldg.11

Bill Monroe ~ Scottish-American and a descendant of America's fifth president, James Monroe, he founded Bluegrass music, now the basis of gigantic industry.14

Donald Monroe ~ Father Alex. Ross Monroe.11

Irene Monroe ~ Child Alex. Ross/Dora Monroe.11

James Monroe ~ fifth President, was descended from Andrew Monroe, who emigrated from Scotland in the middle of the seventeenth century.17

James Monroe ~ (1758 ~ 1831) Fifth President of the US and a Scot. His family lived in the western reaches of Virginia and he served in the Revolutionary War ending with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was wounded at the battle of Trenton, took active part in the battles of Brandywine, Germantown and Monmouth. He was a descendant of Andrew Monroe who immigrated in the middle of the 17th century. In 1872 he was elected to the Assembly of Virginia and in 1783 became a delegate to the Continental Congress. Washington appointed him minister to France in 1794. On his return in 1799, he was elected governor of Virginia. He acted as Secretary of State and Secretary of War before becoming President. He is best remembered for the 'Monroe Doctrine' which warned the nations of Europe to keep their hands off the US. Monroe Street in Chicago was named after him. He was born at Monroe's Creek, Virginia. Monroe attended William and Mary College, but left in 1870 to join the Colonial forces. He was wounded in the Battle of Trenton and later took up the study of law under Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson was to greatly influence his career. "Monroe is probably best known for his declaration of the Monroe Doctrine which profoundly influenced American foreign policy. He is also known as the father of the U. S. Constitution." Under President Jefferson he was sent to France as a special minister. There, he exceeded his authority and signed an agreement that committed the U.S. to purchase the Louisiana territory for three million dollars. He was minister to Great Britain 1803 ~ 1808. He was again elected governor in 1811 and in the same year appointed Secretary of War. James Monroe served two terms as President, 1816 and 1820. During his second term he acquired Florida from Spain, adopted the Missouri Compromise and the enunciation of the Monroe Doctrine. In 1825 he retired to private life in Virginia. He died on July 4, 1831 in New York City. On the centennial of his birth in 1858, his body was returned to Richmond, Virginia. His grave is now a national monument. James C. Thompson, Scottish American Hall of Fame, 1,5,17

Lucile Monroe ~ Child Alex. Ross/Dora Monroe.11

Marilyn Monroe ~ 1926-1962 ~ a famous movie "goddess" who had Scottish roots. She was Scottish on her other's side and claimed descent from President Monroe. Her probable real father was likely Scottish also, as his name was Gifford.14

Hugh Monrow ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John Monrow ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

NFN Monrow ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Robert Monrow ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Colin Montgomerie ~ A native Scot who finished tied for the U.S. Open Championship in 1994, but lost a three-way playoff the next day. In 1995 Montgomerie birdied the last three holes to tie for the PGA championship, but again, he lost the playoff.14

John Montgomerie ~ Governor of New York and New Jersey (1728-31), was born in Scotland.17

John Montgomerie ~ 1728-1731 ~ colonial governor of New Jersey. Governor of New York 1728-1731.3,14

Bernard Law (Viscount) Montgomery ~ Field Marshall whose 1942 victory over Rommel at El Alamein is considered one of the decisive battles of history. Up to that time, the Nazis had never lost a major battle, afterwards, they never won one. He received the German surrender in 1945. Montgomery was born in London of Ulster-Scottish ancestry, the first Montgomery having left Scotland for Ireland in 1623.14

Edward Duncan Montgomery ~ biologist and philosopher, was born in Edinburgh in 1835.17

James 'Jimmy the Jayhawker' Montgomery ~ 1814-1871 ~ claimed to be the great-grandson of a Highland chieftain who immigrated in the 1700's. Settling in Kansas, Jimmy was passionately against slavery and organized a group which used extreme violence to drive pro-slavery advocates from the district.1

James Montgomery ~ Settled in Scotch Grove, IL 1842.6

John A. Montgomery ~ b. 1839 ~ Born in Argyllshire the son of John and Jane Caldwell Montgomery and came to the US with his family in 1839. He was educated in the Marengo Academy in Wheaton College and Chicago Congregational Theological Seminary at Union Park. He graduated with the highest honors from college and academy. He served in active ministry for 25 years in three congregational churches---Dwight, Morris and LaGrange. He was an official of the State Congregational Association and was a delegate from Il to the first National Council of Congregational Churches in 1871.6

John B. Montgomery ~ on July 9, 1846, he sailed the sloop Portsmouth into San Francisco Bay, raised the American flag in what is now Portsmouth Plaza and claimed the territory for the U.S.14

John Berrien Montgomery ~ 1794-1873 ~ descended from William Montgomery of Bridgend, Ayrshire (1701), served in the War of 1812, the Mexican War, and while too old for active service in the Civil War, was in charge of Boston Navy Yard, then one of the most important supply stations of the navy.17

Richard Montgomery ~ captured Montreal in 1775 and died in the subsequent assault on Quebec.14

Richard Montgomery ~ 1736-75 ~ Gemera; and a descendant of the Montgomeries of Ayrshire, was killed while leading the attack on Quebec.17

Thomas Harrison Montgomery ~ 1873-1912 ~ specialist in zoology and embryology, was of Scottish origin.17

Duke of Montrose ~ Invented and designed the aircraft carrier during WWI.14

Laughlell Montrosse ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Daniell Monwilliam ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

David Monwilljam ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John Moody ~ 2nd Husband of Nancy McClellan.4

Susan Mooney ~ Wife William Lorimer.11

William Mooney ~ IL Legislator, Will Co.6

Governor Moonlight ~ Governor of Wyoming who spoke on Robert Burns in an effort to raise money by the Association in a mass meeting at Central Music Hall.1

Thomas Moonlight ~ 1833-99 ~ sixth territorial Governor of Wyoming (1887-90), was born in Forfarshire.17

Daniel McFarlan Moore ~ electrician and inventor of Ulster Scot descent, was inventor of the Moore electric light.17

Daniel McFarlan Moore ~ electrician and inventor, of Ulster Scot descent, was inventor of the Moore electric light.17

Gordon Moore ~ Child of Belle & Ralph Moore. They were adopted by Nancy Mary Graham and William Gilkerson Shaw, their great aunt and uncle.4

James Moore ~ Governor of South Carolina 1719.14

James Moore ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John (Sir) Moore ~ Lt. Gen. Who successfully evacuated 26,000 British troops that had been trapped by 80,000 French at La Corunna in 1809 and died in the battle.14

John Moore ~ Husband Margaret Howison. Children: Albert Moore, and Ella Moore.4

Marianne Craig Moore ~ 1887-1972 ~ Scottish American poet who was one of the most original and durable poets of the century. We was a staunch member of a Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn and her brother served as a minister of the same denomination. She was also a baseball enthusiast and in 1968 threw out the first ball at Yankee Stadium at age 81.14

Ralph P. Moore ~ Husband of Belle Livingston.4

Ralph P. Moore ~ Child of Belle & Ralph Moore. They were adopted by Nancy Mary Graham and William Gilkerson Shaw, their great aunt and uncle.4

Alan McCrae Moorhead ~ Distinguished WWII correspondent, he was born in Melbourne and educated at the Scotch College there. He is also the author of such books as Gallipoli and Darwin and the Beagle.14

James Irvine More ~ Married Eliza Jane Dobbin.4

James Irwin More ~ 1849-1927 ~ Child of Marie Thompson/James. Died in Viola, KS. Married 1883 Jane Dobbin, by whom he had ten children.4

James More ~ 1815-1858 ~ b. Washington Co. NY. Died Victor township, De Kalb co. IL; Married late in the 1830's in Washington Co. Marie P. Thompson. Child: Joseph More (1844-1876). They came to Somonauk, IL in the spring of 180 and united with the Associate Church. They bought from the government 160 acres in Victor township and built a cabin on it. He did not have rugged health and died of "Consumption". Wallace and Joseph carried on the farm.4

John More ~ and his wife Betty Taylor More were natives of Rothiemurchus, Inverness-shire, who settled in the western Catskills on the site of Roxbury, NY in 1773.1

Margaret Jane More ~ 1842-1891 ~ Wife of James Robertson Graham. She was born in Putnam, Washington Co. NY and died near Viola, KS. Child of Marie Thompson/James More.4

NFN More ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Sara Elizabeth More ~ 1846-1880 ~ Child of Marie Thompson/James. Married E.E. Mitchell.4

Wallace More ~ 1840 ~ Child of Marie Thompson/James. Enlisted in the 8th Illinois Cavalry in 1861. The regiment was soon sent to the front in the Army of the Potomac. After 5 month's service he was discharged on account of failing health. After some months, he regained his health and in 1862 enlisted in Company H, 105th Illinois Infantry. He took part in all the fighting that the regiment did. At the Battle of Goldsboro, Sherman's last battle, he lost his right arm. This was just three weeks before Lee surrendered to Grant. Coming home in 1865, he learned to write with his left hand, and was elected county clerk at the next election. He married and had one child, but in a few years his health failed and he died while still a young man.4

John Moreland ~ He and his wife Catherine settled in Battle Creek MI. Many blacks had settled there also and Catherine had delivered so many black babies that she was known as "The White Angel".1

Thomas Hunt Morgan ~ In 1988, an American of partly Scottish ancestry was awarded the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine for discovering the functions of chromosomes in heredity.14

John Morre ~ (2) prisoners sent to MA in 1652.10

Donald Littlefield Morrill ~ 1860-1923 ~ Lawyer/Pres Illinois St. Andrew Society 1898-1900. Life Member Illinois St. Andrew Society 1910. Buried in Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL. Born Auburn, Me; son Nahum and Anna I. (Littlefield) Morrill; prepared for coll. at high school in Auburn, Me; grad Brown Univ., A.B. 1880, A.M. 1883; married Chicago 1890, Edith M. Storey; 1 son: Nahum, Jr. Studied law at Auburn, Me in office of N. and J.A. Morrill 1880-2; principal of high school at Moline, Il 1882-5; principal of Anderson School, Chicago 1885-9; admitted to Il bar 1886; since 1859 engaged in active practice of law in Chicago. Mem. Board of Edn. of Chicago, 1890-1, and atty for the board 1891-8. Dem. candidate for judge Circuit Court of Cook county, June 1909. Mem. Chicago Il. State and Co., 1909. Mem. Chicago Il State and Am. Bar Assns. Unitarian. Clubs: Law, University, Iroquois. Author: Federal and State Government: Illinois School Law Annotated; Elementary Treatise on Laws of Prisons. He was judge of the Appellate Court when he died (death cert.) Residence 4254 Hazel Av. Office: Title & Trust Bldg.11

Donald Morrill ~ buried at Rosehill March 24, 1923 President 1898 ~ 1900 and Life Member Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Nahum Morrill ~ Father Donald L. Morrill. Born Limireck, Maine (from D. Morrill's death certificate).11

Nahum Morrill ~ Child Donald/Edith Morrill. An Attorney.11

Lewis Morris ~ Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New York.14

Robert Hunter Morris ~ Lieutenant-Governor of Pennsylvania, was Chief Justice of New Jersey for twenty-one years.17

Robert Hunter Morris ~ of the famous New Jersey family of that name, Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania (1745-56).17

Robert Hunter Morris ~ Scottish through his mother. President of the St. Andrew's Scoiety of Philadelphia in 1754. Also Governor of Pennsylvania 1754-756.3,14

Robert Morris ~ Died November 21, 1896; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

William Morris ~ a member of the New York Saint Andrew's Society negotiated a treaty in 1774 with the Indians securing the safety of the British settlers in the Pittsburgh area.14

Charles Morrison ~ In 1753, writing anonymously as "C.M." to the Scots Magazine, suggested a way to build the first practical telegraph.14

David Morrison ~ Succeeded James Cameron after his death.1

Edward W. Morrison ~ Captain and son of James Morrison who inherited the land where the Morrision hotel stood from his father. Was a colorful and eccentric nephew of Orsemus Morrision. See Chicago Old Houses, page 193.

Ella Morrison ~ Child of Emma Higby/William J. Buried at Oak Mound.4

Frank J. Morrison ~ Died January 28, 1891; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Grace Morrison ~ wife of Charles Picken, b. 23 Dec. 1845, d. 9 Sept. 1881.19

James Dow Morrison ~ b. 1844 ~ The first missionary Bishop of Duluth, he was son of Rev. John Morrison and his wife who emigrated from Glasgow in 1837.17

James Morrison ~ Brother of Orsemus. He had purchased the land where the Morrison hotel stood from his brother, Orsemus. James Morrison died in 1868. See Old Chicago Houses, page 194.

John Morrison ~ 1821 ~ Child of Margaret Coventry/William. He came with his brother, Thomas, to America to investigate the opportunities. They chose a farm near Schnectady, NY and set about earning money to help bring their parents and other members of the family to the US. This accomplished, the family lived near Schenectady for several years and John married Jane McGue. John and his wife immigrated to Aurora, IL in 1852 and settled near the C. B. & Q. Railroad, at that time known as the Aurora Branch Railroad Company. They lived in the neighborhood of St. Charles for 3 years, but hearing of 160 acres of unimproved prairie in Victor township that could be bought reasonably, they closed the deal. There they lived a long time and their prosperity exceeded their expectations. After his wife died in 1888, he rented the farm to his son-in-law, William T. Nelson. With the widow of his son, William, moved to Waterman, where he purchased a house. Buried at Oak Mound.4

John Morrison ~ Died January 27, 1899; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

John Morrison ~ Child of Emma Higby/William J. Buried at Oak Mound.4

Leonard Allison Morrison ~ b. 1843 ~ of New Hampshire, was a descendant of John Morrison who went from Scotland to Londonderry and thence to Londonderry, New Hampshire, in 1723. Always devoted to literary studies, as a historical and genealogical writer he has earned an enviable reputation.17

Malcolm Morrison ~ Died December 6, 1904; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Mary Agnes Morrison ~ Child of Jane McGue/John. Married William T. Nelson. Buried at Oak Mound.4

Orsemus Morrison ~ 1807-64 ~ From a Scotch family of great antiquity, he was born in Cambridge, MA. Seeking wider fields of enterprise, he obtained a position of overseer on the construction of the Erie canal and then moved to Chicago in 1833 when the city had a population of about 250. His first position was carpentry and contracting working on the Chicago harbor. Returning to East Aurora, NY he married in 1836 Lucy Paul. Children: Hannah (widow of George W. Spofford) and Lucy (widow of Hon. D. W. Mills). He was the first coroner in Chicago who held an inquest into the freezing death of a man in a stretch of woods bounded by what are now the streets of LaSalle, Washington and Randolph. He was elected Street Commissioner and Alderman and joined the Republican Party at its beginnings. He owned the corner of Clark and Madison St., location of the Morrison Hotel and had other extensive real estate holdings. "In all my life I never have injured any one willfully and I die owing no man anything." (p. 552).2,12 See Chicago Old Houses, page 193 & 194.

Robert Morrison ~ 1620-1683 ~ of Scotland, he was the first botanist to propose the concept of family, genus and species.14

Thomas Morrison ~ Child of Margaret Coventry/William. Secured 160 acres 2 miles south of John's (his brother). Being unmarried, he asked his parents to come and make their home with him. After some years his health failed and he died. His parents then went to live with John, where they died in the spring of 1881. Buried at Oak Mound.4

Willa Morrison ~ Child of Emma Higby/William J. Buried at Oak Mound.4

William John Morrison ~ 1855-1888 ~ Child Mary Agnes Morrison/William. Died as a result of an accident, aged 33. Married Emma Higby. Buried at Oak Mound.4

William Morrison ~ d.1881 ~ Born Scotland latter half 18th c. He married Margaret Coventry early in the 19th century. Buried at Oak Mound.

Sannder Morrot ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

A. R. Morrow ~ Married Mary Owen.4

Jeremiah Morrow ~ 1770-1852 ~ Governor of Ohio (1822-26), was of Ulster Scot descent.17

Jeremiah Morrow ~ 1770-1852 ~ Governor of Ohio (1822-26) was of Ulster Scot descent.17

Addie Morse ~ Wife of David W. Averill. daughter of Jesse and Amy (Gould) Packer. Educated at Willoughby, Ohio and in Palmer's Academy on State Street which she attended after her parents moved to Chicago. She became the wife of Thomas Doney, a native of Paris France. She later married David W. Averill and upon his death, married William H. Eastland whom she survived. She lived in Chicago in 1912 and was actively involved in the social circles of the South side. She showed rare business ability in the care and management of considerable property. President of the Woman's Relief Corps. Member of the Arche Club, Unity Club and McCabe Memorial Methodist church at 54th and Washington Sts.12

Andrew J. Morse ~ Father of Addie Morse. Native of New York, married in Ohio He was educated for the ministry and was ordained in the Methodist church. He preached for several years and then made for California and the gold rush where he worked in the cooperage business.12

Samuel Finley Breese Morse ~ Built a working telegraph and invented the Morse code. In 1844 he constructed the world's first practical telegraph system between Washington and Baltimore and tapped out the first message in Morse code: "What hath God wrought."15

Alexander Morton ~ 1820-60 ~ the perfecter, if not the inventor of gold pens, was born in Darvel, Ayrshire.17

Alexander Morton ~ 1820-60 ~ the perfector if not the inventor of gold pens, was born in Darvel, Ayrshire.17

Earl of Morton ~ Instigator of the guillotine invented in Scotland in 1567. The original model, the "Maiden" can still be seen in the National Museum in Edinburgh. Ironically, the earl of Morton got caught up on Scotland's changing fortunes and became one of its first victims.14

Joseph Morton ~ Governor of South Carolina in 1682.14

Patricke Morton ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Paul Morton ~ 1857-1911 ~ Secretary of the Navy (1904-05), was said to be descended from Richard Morton, a blacksmith and ironmaster of Scottish birth, who came to America about the middle of the eighteenth century.17

Thomas Green Morton ~ Descendant of Robert Morton, a merchant, who emigrated to America about 1700, he became a dentist and made one of the greatest discoveries ever made in medicine, the use of ether as a practical anesthetic. Until 1846, surgical operations were performed on patients strapped to tables to control them as they writhed in agony. Many died from shock or loss of blood.

Vella M. Morton ~ Wife of Albert Leroy Gilchrist.4

William Thomas Green Morton ~ 1819-68 ~ the discoverer of anaesthesia, was also of Scottish origin.17

William Thomas Green Morton ~ 1819-1868 ~ Scottish-American, he made the first public demonstration of the use of ether as an anesthetic in Boston in 1846.14

Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma Moses) Moses ~ Scottish on both sides of her ancestry, she became famous for her paintings of rural country scenes.14

Robert Motherwell ~ 1915-1991 ~ He was a winner of the Wallace Award and a founder of the abstract expressionist movement in art. He was considered America's foremost painter at his death.14

Charles Stewart Mott ~ Richest man in Michigan according to a 1968 Fortune magazine article. He as the largest stockholder in the world's biggest manufacturing concern, General Motors, America's twelfth richest person. His mother was Isabella Turnbull Stewart.14

John Mott ~ Indian War Period Awarded Medal of Honor. Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company F, 3d U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Whetstone Mountains, Ariz., 5 May 1871. Entered service at:______. Birth: Scotland. Date of issue: 13 November 1871. Citation: Gallantry in action. Internet

Peter Mott ~ Married Margaret Shankland.4

General William Moultrie ~ son of Dr. Moultrie, was Governor of South Carolina in 1785-87 and 1794-96.17

John Moultrie ~ Born in Culross in Fife, he was the first citizen of SC to obtain an MD from the University of Edinburgh. Philadelphia became known as the center for medical excellence, but it was rivalled by Charleston SC where between 1732 and 1736, 36 physicians were practicing, many of them Scots.1 He was one of the founders of the Charleston St. Andrew Society in 1729, the first in the nation. It is still active. (Jim Thompson).

William Moultrie ~ General and hero of the American Revolution. (Jim Thompson)

William Moultrie ~ 1731-1805 ~ born in England or South Carolina, son of the Scottish physician, Dr. John Moultrie, ancestor of the Moultries of South Carolina, repulsed the attack on Sullivan's Island in 1776 and defended Charleston in 1779. Fort Moultrie was named in his honor.17

James Mounsey ~ Born in Lochmaben, he as physician to Emperess Elizabeth of Russia.14

Axel Mowat ~ 1593-1661 ~ rose to become one of the richest men in Norway.14

Farley Mowat ~ Scottish-descended and Canadian, his books have sold 14 million copies in 52 languages. He is Canada's most widely read author.14

Neile Muckstore ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Andrew Muir ~ With Archibald Mirrielees founded Moscow's great department store Myur Meriliz, on Theater Square near the Bolshoi. Called the Selfridges of Eastern Europe, it served 40,000 customers each day. Chekhov bought ink and Countess Tolstoy shopped for lace. The store was confiscated and looted in 1917 and became the Central Universal Stores (TsUM), a name it retains today. It was reprivatized in 1993.14

John Allan Muir ~ 1852-1904 ~ railroad promoter of California, was of Scottish parentage.17

John Muir ~ 1838-1914 ~ geologist, explorer, naturalist, and author, was born in Dunbar. "No man since Thoreau ever had keener sympathy with nature, a quicker vision for her mysteries, or a surer speech for their interpretation." The establishment of the Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks and the great Sierra Forest Reservation are due to his writings. The famous Muir Glacier in Alaska, discovered by him in 1879, will forever blazon his name.17

John Muir ~ May 6, 1838-1914 ~ Dunbar, East Lothian. Naturalist and conservationist. Son of Daniel and Ann (Gilvre) Muir. His father was a religious fanatic, and before Muir left for America he could recite most of the Bible from memory. John Muir is recognized as the "father" of American conservation movement and is thought of as the country's preeminent nature lover and conservationist. His writings led to the establishment of Sequoia and Yosemite National parks. In 1892 he became the founder and first president of the Sierra Club, today one of the world's most influential environmental organizations. There are more places in California named for John Muir than for any other person.1,14,18

Malcolm Muir ~ Founded in 1929 Business Week. His ancestors came to America from Kelso. Muir also headed the boards of Newsweek and McGraw-Hill.14

Samuel Muir ~ d. 1820 ~ Son of a talented Presbyterian Minister, James Muir, a Scot who preached at Alexandria, VA from 1789 to 1820. His son, Samuel, was born in the District of Columbia. He studied medicine at the Univ of Edinburgh. In 1813 he became a surgeon in the US Army. He resigned in 1818 and married the daughter of the then chief of the Sac or Fox Indians. Settling among the people of his wife, he assumed their ways and came to be considered their leader. In 1828 he quit the Indians and went to Galena to practice medicine. He was one of the earliest immigrants to Iowa. In 1832, the year of the Black Hawk War, there was an epidemic of cholera among the US troops and he volunteered his services. He saved many lives but fell victim to the disease within a few months.1,6

Polly Mulhollin ~ She arrived in America as an indentured servant. After her years of service (usually 5-7) she donned men's clothing and hiked into Burden's Grant in the Virginia interior to build log cabins. With every cabin erected, the pioneer was entitled to a parcel of land. When Benjamin Burden came in to make out the deeds for those who held cabin rights, he was stunned to find a substantial number in Polly's name.1

Robert S. Mulliken ~ 1896-1986 ~ Scottish-American who was awarded the Nobel prize for chemistry. He won in 1965 for his fundamental work on the chemical bond that holds atoms together in a molecule. Known as Mr. Molecule, he helped propel chemistry into the atomic area. Some say that he did more to lay the foundation of molecular science than anyone else. He is also known as the father of modern theories of structural chemistry and the creator ofthe molecular orbital theory.14

Lewis Mumford ~ American-born and protegeof sir Patrick Geddes in urban planning.14

William Munckrell ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Elizabeth Jenney Mundie ~ Child William B./Bessie Mundie.11

Jean Fraser Mundie ~ Child William B./Bessie Mundie.11

Margaret Bryce Mundie ~ Child William B./Bessie Mundie.11

William Bryce Mundie ~ b. 1863 ~ Architect/Life Member Illinois St. Andrew Society1910. Born Hamilton, Ont; son William and Margaret Finlayson (Bryce) Mundie, natives of Aberdeenshire and Lanarkshire, Scotland, respectively; His paternal grandfather was an architect in Scotland and his father followed the same profession in Toronto, Canada for a number of years.; ed. pub. schools and Hamilton Collegiate Inst.; articled to Peter Brass, architect of Hamilton, Ont 1880-4; married 1892, Bessie Russel Jenny, of Chicago (Niece of W.L.B. Jenney); children: Elizabeth Jenney, Margaret Bryce, Jean Fraser. Draftsman in office of W.L.B. Jenney, Chicago 1884-91; then partner in firm of Jenney & Mundie, which, in 1905, became Jenney, Mundie & Jensen; architect to Board of Edn. of Chicago 1898-1905. Fellow Am. Inst. of Architects. Republican. Mem. St. Peter's Episcopal church. Clubs: Union League, Chicago Yacht, Chicago Architectural, Cliff Dwellers Fellow of the American Inst. of Architects. Recreations: sailing yachting and art. Residence 733 Gordon Terrace. Office 39 S. LaSalle St.11,12

William Bryce Mundie ~ 1863-1939 ~ Clan Frazer, Born in Hamilton Canada, His parents were natives of Aberdeenshire and Lanarkshire, Scotland. Grandfather and father were architects. William came to Chicago in 1884 Mundie was hired by Jenney, and he never left the firm. Within 7 years he was Jenney's partner, a partnership that lasted until 1905 when Mr. Jenney died. Mundie continued to run the office until his own death in 1939. Upon the death of Jenney he became the Senior partner of Jenney, Mundie, and Jensen and became the architect for the Chicago Board of Education from 1898 to 1905. On June 2, 1892, he married Bessie Russell Jenney, a daughter of Ansel G. Jenney of Cincinnati. Her ancestors in both the paternal and maternal lines were members of the Plymouth Colony and came over as passengers on the ships John and Little James. Three daughters were born to the couple.2 It is unclear when Mr. Mundie became a member of the Illinois Saint Andrew Society. However, when land became available in 1901 to build the Scottish Old Peoples' Home in North Riverside, Mr. Mundie donated his time to design and supervise the construction. The Scottish Home was dedicated on November 5, 1910. It was destroyed by fire in 1917. Mr. Mundie again assumed leadership, and within 6 months the home was rebuilt. On the outside it was a replica of the 1910 building, but extensive changes were made to the interior. The second building was constructed as a fire ~ resistive building, nearly doubling the cost of the original building. (Chicago: Its History and its Builders, A Century of Marvelous Growth, published by The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1912, Volume V Page 112. Note: No authors name is given.). Buried at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL (according to his obituary), location unknown at this time.

William Mundie ~ Father William Bryce Mundie.11

Alexander Bissett Munro ~ b. 1793 ~ Born in Inverness, he moved to the West Indies and owned coffee and cotton plantation. Fell in love with merchant's daughter in Boston , moved and married. He became district postmaster in Round Pond, Maine.

Alice Munro ~ She has been called "Canada's master storyteller" by the New York Times. Her ancestors came from near Melrose.14

Annie Munro ~ Mother Ossian Cameron.11

David Alexander Munro ~ 1848-1910 ~ a native of Maryburgh, Ross-shire, educated at Edinburgh University, editor for many years of the North American Review.17

George Munro ~ 1825-96 ~ publisher of the Seaside Library, Fireside Companion, etc., was of Scottish descent. In the course of his life he gave away half a million dollars for educational purposes. Whatever may be thought of his appropriating the works of British authors without compensation it cannot be denied that he did a great deal to raise the literary taste among the poorer classes in this country.17

Norman Leslie Munro ~ 1842-94 ~ publisher of the Family Story Paper and founder of Munro's Publishing House, was born in Nova Scotia of Scottish ancestry.17

Daniel and Nathaniel Munroe ~ Clockmakers who were famous as such in Massachusetts in the beginning of the 19th century.17

Daniel and Nathaniel Munroe ~ clockmakers, were famous as such in Massachusetts in the beginning of the nineteenth century.17

Ebenezer Munroe ~ One of 7 of the Monroe Clan to fight with the Minutemen on Lexington Common, Boston.1 Some say he fired the first shot of the Revolutionary War.14

Hugh Munroe ~ 1798-1892 ~ born into a Scots family, he was to have considerable influence upon the lives of the Blackfeet Indians in Montana. He was hired by Hudson's Bay Company to provide a link between the company and the Indians. He was put under the care of Chief Loan Walker, whose daughter, Sinopah, he later married. He remained with the Blackfeet for the rest of his life, dying in December 1892 at the age of 94.1

John Munroe ~ c. 1796-1861 ~ born in Ross-shire, entered the United States Army, saw service against the Florida Indians, became Chief of Artillery under General Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War, and was subsequently Military and Civil Governor of New Mexico (1849-50).17

Clint Murchison ~ One of the richest of the "wildcatters," of the oil industry was born in 1885, the descendant of Presbyterian pioneers.14

Roderick Murchison ~ 1792-1871 ~ He identified and named the Silurian, Devonian, and Permian systems and made a geological survey of Russia (1840-1845) at the request of the Tsar.14

William Murchland ~ In 1891, he invented the milking machine in Scotland.14

Iris (Dame) Murdoch ~ Contemporary British novelist and philosopher of Scottish descent.14

James Edward Murdoch ~ 1811-93 ~ grandson of a Scottish immigrant, he was Professor of Elocution at Cincinnati College of Music and later a leading actor on the American stage. During the Civil War he devoted his energies to support of the Union and gave readings for the benefit of the U. S. Sanitary Commission.17

James Edward Murdoch ~ 1811-93 ~ grandson of a Scottish immigrant, was Professor of Elocution at Cincinnati College of Music, and later a leading actor on the American stage. During the Civil War he devoted his energies to support of the Union and gave readings for the benefit of the United States Sanitary Commission.17

John Murdoch ~ Ayrshire shepherd who joined the Mormon church in 1859 and ran their woolen industry.1

Keith (Sir) Murdoch ~ Father of Keith Rupert Murdoch, he was a famous Australian editor, whose father, a Scottish immigrant, served as moderator of the Presbyterian church in Australia.14

Keith Rupert Murdoch ~ Probably the greatest of all of the newspaper barons. He created the first national Australian daily in 1964 and acquired 26 other Australian papers. He has owned Britain's largest daily, the Sun; its largest weekly, News of the World; its most prestigious daily, the Times; and its most prestigious weekly, the Sunday Times. In the United States he has owned the Star, the Boston Herald, the New York Post, the Chicago Sun-Times, New York magazine and many other publications. In 1985 Murdoch purchased the 20th Century-Fox Film corporation and also six major American television stations which were valued at more than $2 billion. Since that time, he has acquired l/2 ownership of British Sky Broadcasting, the largest satellite service in Europe, and has paid $525 million to purchase Hong Kong-based Star TV. As a result he has the potential of reaching 2/3 of the world's population and creating the first truly global TV network. In 1988, William Collins, Ltd., the largest publishing house in Great Britain (founded in Glasgow in 1819) sold to Rupert Murdoch for $717 million. His father, Sir Keith Murdoch, was a famous Australian editor whose father, a Scottish immigrant, served as moderator of the Presbyterian church in Australia.14

Thomas Murdoch ~ merchant; b. Forres, Scotland, Oct. 26, 1829; s. John and Jane (Nichol) Murdoch; ed. Scotland. Came to America, 1851; was bookkeeper for a lumber concern in Canada for 2 years; cashier for M. S. Hawley on dock, Buffalo, 1853-4; engaged in wholesale provision trade in Buffalo, 1854-6; in wholesale grocery trade, Dubuque, Ia, 1856-64; one of founders of wholesale grocery house of Reid, Murdoch & Fisher, 1864. On Mr. Fisher's retirement the firm changed to Reid, Murdoch & Co., under which style the business was incorporated previous to the death of Mr. Reid in 1892; since then pres., Reid, Murdoch & Co. Dir. state Bank of Chicago, Mem. Art Institute. Clubs: Chicago, Calumet, Washington Park. Commercial Office: Lake and Market Streets. Residence: Lexington Hotel.20 He died at age 81 and left no immediate family. He spent 45 years in business and was one of three men to endow the Home of the Friendless. His funeral was at the 2nd Presbyterian Church, and one of the honorary pallbearers was John Crerar. He left $30,000 for the construction of the Scottish Home.11, EWR notes

William Murdoch ~ Caledonian Society Member and Member of the Robert Burns Memorial and Monument Committee.

William Murdoch ~ b. 1720 ~ He was the main voice against taxation without representation, leading resistance to the Stamp Tax.1

James Murdock ~ 1776-1856 ~ of Ulster Scot descent, translated and edited Mosheim's "Institutes of Ecclesiastical History," Milman's "History of Christianity," etc.17

James Murdock ~ Gave $100 toward the Burns Monument in Chicago.

John Murdock ~ Settled in Virginia 1774. He was 21, a traveling merchant and sailed on the Lonsdale.10

NFN Murdock ~ POW sent to Maryland in 1747 in the ship Johnson of Liverpool.1

Samuel Murdock ~ Settled in Virginia 1774. He was 19, a traveling merchant and sailed on the Lonsdale.10

Thomas Murdock ~ Settled in Virginia 1774. He was 17, a traveling merchant and sailed on the Lonsdale.10

William Murdock ~ 1754-1839 ~ an associate of James Watt, he invented the gaslight and list his own house in 1792. He built the first experimental model of a locomotive in 1785 but did not obtain a patent. Richard Trevithick of England saw Murdock's prototype and received his patent in 1802. Murdock was proclaimed a Deity by Massr-ed-din, shaw of Persia, who believed him to be a reincarnation of Merodach or Marduk, the god of light.14

Thomas Murehead ~ Died May 6, 1891; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

John Murphy ~ prospector in 1874 near Lake Tahoe, Nevada.1

A. G. Murray ~ Member of the Highland Association of Illinois and Member of the Robert Burns Memorial and Monument Committee.

Alexander Murray ~ 1755-1821 ~ Had a Jacobite grandfather who fled Scotland for the West Indies. By the age of 18, Murray had command of a vessel in the US Navy.1

Alexander Murray ~ 1755-1821 ~ grandson of a Scot, took an active part in the naval battles of the Revolution and commanded a squadron against the Barbary pirates in 1820.17

Alexexander Murray ~ Plumber, Franklin street, lost $3000 in the Chicago fire.

Anne Murray ~ Canadian singer of Scottish ancestry.14

Chas Murray ~ Member of Illinois St. Andrew Society, 1893. Born London, Canada

David Murray ~ Died January 21, 1898; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

Eli Houston Murray ~ b. 1841 ~ Governor of Utah (1880-84), of Scottish ancestry.17

George Murray ~ born in Scotland, died in Philadelphia in 1822, organized the bank-note and engraving firm of Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co., in 1810-11, the best note engravers in this country in their day.17

George Murray ~ Born in Scotland, he died in Philadelphia in 1822. He organized the bank-note and engraving firm of Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co., in 1810-11, the best note engravers in this country in their day.17

James A. H. Murray ~ 1837-1915 ~ The editor in chief of the massive Oxford English Dictionary, he was author of almost half its pages. He was the oldest child of a poor tailor from Roxburgh. The dictionary, which some call the most prestigious book ever published, was completed by another scot, William Craigie.14

James Milne Murray ~ Grandfather of Rose Marie Murray Grisham. Born in 1860 in Elgin, Scotland. Father died and he was placed in a state orphanage at age 12. Was apprenticed to a wood carver in Edinburgh. In 1880 came to Chicago with 2 brothers. Married Sarah Torode Gray in 1888. Was a wood carver for the Pullman Sleeping Car Co. Worked on a project for the President of Mexico. Also carved the altar and pipe organ facade for the Ingleside Methodist Church. Buried in Oak Woods. Filed in "famous men" folder.

James Murray ~ The first meeting of the new Society occurred on January 25, 1846. The meeting was held at the Lake House Hotel and the chairman was James Murray, Esq. of Buffalo, New York. Mr. Murray was once a private banker in Chicago, but sold his business to Alexander Brand and moved to Buffalo.

James Murray ~ Made the first donation to the funds of the Association on the eve of his departure for South Africa. It was a silver dollar. The coin was marked with a St. Andrew's cross and was to be placed, with other mementoes, in the foundation when the proposed monument should be erected.

Janette Murray ~ Author of The Palimpsest about the hardships in the midwest in the mid-1880's.1

John Murray ~ (Earl of Dunmore) Governor of New York in 1770-1771. Governor of Virginia 1771-1776.14

John Murray ~ Died August 10, 1868; buried Rosehill, Sec. D, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

John Murray ~ fourth Earl of Dunmore, Governor of New York (1770-71), afterwards Governor of Virginia (1771-75).17

Lindley Murray ~ 1745-1826 ~ Son of a Pennsylvania Scot, he gave America its first English grammar.1

Mary Ellen Murray ~ Wife James Berwick Forgan.11

NFN Murray ~ Successful sheep farmers in Fremont Co., Wyoming "little Scotland".1

Philip Murray ~ Born in the town of Blantyre in Lanarkshire, he became the head of the United Steelworkers of America.14

Walter Murray ~ Died May 3, 1880; buried Rosehill, Section E, Chicago, IL by the Illinois St. Andrew Society.

William Vans Murray ~ cousin and ward of the Duke of Atholl who escaped to Maryland after the 1715 Uprising. He settled in Cambridge and made a fortune as a doctor.1

James Murrow ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

John Murrow ~ Two prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Jonas Murrow ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

Neile Murrow ~ Prisoner sent to MA in 1652.10

William Henry Musham ~ retired fire marshal; b. near corner of State and Kinzie Sts., Chicago, Feb. 9, 1840; s. William L. and Ann McCloud Musham; Scotch-Irish ancestry; ed. public schools of Chicago until 16 years old; m. Chicago, Sept. 1873, Kate McFadden; children: John W., Annie, Frank T., Joseph T., Harry A., William H., Katie (deceased). Engaged in carpenter's trade at 16, soon after becoming volunteer fireman; helped fight Chicago's first big fire, 1857, when 7 firemen lost their lives; mem. of the paid fire dept., 1861, but a few years after resigned and moved to Philadelphia where was volunteer fireman; returned to Chicago, 1866, and was appointed a pipeman: became foreman of a fire company; was in active service in fire of 1861; became 3d asst. fire marshal, 1872; first asst. fire marshal and inspector of the dept., 1879; succeeded Dennis J. Swenie as fire marshal, June 24, 1901, and served until Oct. 17, 1904; resigned. Residence: 177 Rush St.20


 

Wayne Rethford, President Emeritus
Illinois Saint Andrew Society
Scottish-American History Club
2800 Des Plaines Avenue
North Riverside, IL 60546

2014