Descendants of Kenneth MacLENNAN and Mary MacIVER

Ken and Mary lived in Lower Barvas on the Isle of Lewis. Their daughter Ann married Donald MacLEOD about 1805 and they had at least eight children. Their daughter Catherine married Angus Graham in Barvas Parish on the Isle of Lewis in 1828, they had at least four children, all girls. The family apparently emigrated to Upper Canada in the late 1840's. Settling first in Easthope Township, Perth County where they appear on the 1851 Census. By 1861 they had relocated to Huron Township, Bruce County, Ontario.

Their great granddaughter Janet "Jessie" GRAHAM married James SAUNDERS 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.


Barahabas (Barvas) on the Isle of Lewis in the Western Hebrides.

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 on Ancestry or MyHertitage* who have a common ancestor in this journal that assisted us in identifying Kathy's biological maternal grandmother.
2nd Cousin - Click on underlined to look at Relationship Chart
Shirley SAUVE nee NICKOLSON - 246 cM - 2nd cousin.
Frieda SYLVEST nee KELLEHER - 177 cM - 2nd cousin.
Christine NICKOLSON - 119 cM - 2nd cousin.
Colleen WALKER - 113 cM - 2nd cousin.
Cory HIGGINS - 111 cM - 2nd cousin twice removed.
Janet Marie BAKER - 37 cM - 2nd cousin once removed.
Avery Hall STEWART - 35 cM - 2nd cousin once removed.
Nicole SUTTON - 32.9 cM* - 2nd cousin twice removed.
3rd Cousin
Patricia ROE - 149 cM - 3rd cousin.
Robert NESTOR - 99 cM - 3rd cousin.
Caitlin DEKKER - 99 cM - 3rd cousin.
Kay WILSON nee NICKOLSON - 58 cM - 3rd cousin once removed.
4th Cousin
James THRASHER* - 57.9 cM* - 4th cousin once removed.
Dixie SMALL nee GIBSON* - 38.2 cM* - 4th cousin once removed.
Alastair SMITH - 19 cM - 4th cousin.
5th Cousin
Calum BARTLETT - 35.3 cM* - 5th cousin.
Mark HOLLAS - 31 cM - 5th cousin.
Shauna STEVENS - 23 cM - 5th cousin.

Table of Contents

  Descendants of Kenneth MacLENNAN
  Surname List
  Index of Names
  Sources (Bibliography)

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Latest Revision March 27, 2021

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