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Donald MacKay, of Borley in Durness

Also Known As: "Hugh"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Borley, Caithness, Scotland
Death: Died in Scotland
Place of Burial: Scotland, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Donald Mackay, 1st of Scourie and Euphemia Mackay
Husband of Christiana C. MacKay and Christiana C. Munro
Father of William MacKay; Captain William MacKay of Borley; Iye Mackay, Mayor of Keoldale; Angus MacKay and Donald MacKay
Brother of Hugh Mackay of Scourie; Janet Mackay; Neil Mackay; William Mackay, Capt, Lieut. Col; Christain Mackay and 2 others

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About Donald MacKay, of Borley in Durness

Ila. Donald Mackay of Borley, Durness, third son of Donald Balloch of Scoury, resided for some time at Iddenmore in the same parish. He was along with Lord Reay at the affair of Balveny in 1649, and was a prominent Royalist. He m. Christiana, dau. of the Rev. Robert Munro, Creich, Sutherland, and had known issue four sons : —

i. William, of whom follows.

ii. Angus, of whom afterwards as IIIc.

iii. Major lye of Keoldale, m., first, Eupham Mackay, who bore him:—

  • John in Balmulich, Durness, 1723;
  • Hugh; Anna, m.Hector Munro ; and
  • Christina.

He also m. a second time.

iv. Donald.

pg. 291-292

THE BOOK OF MACKAY BY ANGUS MACKAY, M.A. (St. Andrews University)

Minister at Westerdale, Caithness EDINBURGH : NORMAN MACLEOD, 

-25 GEORGE IV. BRIDGE CANADA : EDWARD MACKAY, ST. PETER'S MANSE, MADOC, ONT. M DCCCC VI

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THE SCOWRY BRANCH OF MACKAYS.

Donald Mackay of Borley, second son of Donald of Scowry, married a daughter of the Rev. Robert Munro, minister and laird of Creich, his uncle, brother-german of the laird of Fowlis, by whom he had four sons, 
  • Captain William of Borley
  • Angus,
  • Major Iye, and
  • Donald. (Page 367.).

Pg. 563 HISTORY THE HOUSE AND CLAN MACKAY,BY ROBERT MACKAY, 1829

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Donald MacKay, of Borley in Durness's Timeline

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Borley, Caithness, Scotland
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Age 45
Scotland
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