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About Lieut.-Col. Hon. Angus Mackay of Melness

Lieut -Col. Angus, progenitor of the Melness Mackays, of whom see in their genealogy afterwards. pg. 123

V. Thhe Melness Mackays

I. Angus Mackay, son of the 1st Lord Reay by his wife, Lady Mackenzie, was lieut.-col. of a Scots regiment in the service of Denmark (Spalding Memorials). He m. (contract 1 May, 1659) Catherine, dan. of Alexr. Gunn of Killearnan by his wife, Dame Mary Mackay, Dowager Lady Fowlis and dau. of Huistean Du XIII. of Strathnaver, to whom he gave sasine in life-rent of the lands of Froskil, 26 Dec, 1665. He was alive in 1699, but died before 1703, and had known issue a son, of whom follows :—

  • II. John of Melness, pg. 321
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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Lt.-Col. Angus Mackay of Melness1

M, #428620, d. between 1699 and 1703

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    Lt.-Col. Angus Mackay of Melness is the son of Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay and Barbara Mackenzie.2
He married Catherine Gunn, daughter of Alexander Gunn of Kilearnan and Navidale, 4th Mackeamish and Mary Mackay, on 1 May 1658.1 He was also reported to have been married on 1 May 1659.2 

He died between 1699 and 1703.3

    He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Danish Army.2

Citations

  • 1.[S37] Volume 2, page 1705. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • 2.[S37] See. [S37]
  • 3.[S3268] Hans Harmsen, "re: Chester Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 21 August 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Chester Family."

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Lieut.-Col. Hon. Angus Mackay of Melness's Timeline

1623
May 8, 1623
Melness, Tongue, Sutherland, Scotland
1660
1660
Age 36
1675
1675
Age 51
1678
1678
Age 54
Golspie, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom
1699
1699
Age 75
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