Descendants of John "Iain Ban" CAMPBELL & Catherine MacLEOD

Iain Ban CAMPBELL,who was born and died on Croft # 15 in Arnol on the Isle of Lewis, married Catherine MacLEOD. They had a son Malcolm. Malcom's daughter Mary CAMPBELL married John MacLEOD and they had at least eight children. Their daughter Margaret MacLEOD, born 1819 in Arnol on the Isle of Lewis married Donald SAUNDERS in 1842 and they had four children. Margaret died about 1852 and Donald soon remarried to Margaret SMITH, possibly in Scotland. The family emigated to Canada about 1853, first settling in Garafraxa Township, Wellington County, Ontario and then relocating to Huron Township, Bruce County. Donald and his second wife had six children born to them in Ontario.

Donald's eldest son James SAUNDERS married Janet "Jessie" GRAHAM and they had several children, one of whom was Euphemia. Phemie had a daughter Jean born out of wedlock in Port Elgin in November of 1915. Jean was adopted by Daunt and Louisa METCALFE of Greenock Township, Bruce County and they named their chosen daughter Florence Mae METCALFE.

To read this Descendant Journal go directly to the Table of Contents near the bottom of the page.

In the village of Arnol - Isle of Lewis blackhouses stand side by side with the more modern dwellings nicknamed whitehouses . The blackhouses were dwellings built about 150 years ago, when Malcolm, Ann and family lived in Arnol , which had thick stone walls, straw thatched roofs and included an area for livestock at one end and the family at the other.

The Pedigree Chart below is a portion of a larger chart encompassing all the known Ancestors of  Katherine Louise WATSON, daughter of John Mrshall "Jack" WATSON and  and Florence Mae METCALFE. She was born and raised in Greenock Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada. In 1967 Kathy married Case VANDERPLAS and they have two children Kristine and Robert.
The current Descendant Journal contains as many desendants of the captioned couple as I have been able to idetify todate.   To access further Descendant Journals related to Kathy's ancestors click on the forward buttons. .

DNA Matches to Kathy VANDERPLAS WATSON who have a common ancestor in this journal. Having their their DNA online assisted us in identifying Florence's biological mother. Click on the underlined to see their Relationship Charts.

Table of Contents

  Descendants of John "Iain Ban" CAMPBELL
  Surname List
  Index of Names

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Latest Revision August 25, 2023

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