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MacNabs of Innisewen, and the Suie burial ground

| August 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

Despite having been educated in The Highlands for short spell, I admit that my gaelic is poor. So one of the problems I’ve been having with tracing where my ancestors hail from in Scotland is the different way the gaelic names for places are often spelt. For example, my ancestor John MacNab is recorded as […]

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John MacNab, cadet of the family of Innisewen?

| August 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

  Jamie has kindly invited me to blog about my MacNab ancestors. My great great great grandmother was Christina McNab, and I’ve included some images of her and husband that were kindly sent to me by my relative Charles Daniel. She’s referred to by the Reverends Macdonald in their The Clan Donald book as “well […]

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