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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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Macnab Memorial

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last Friday Amanda and I attended the memorial service for James Charles Macnab of Macnab, 23rd Chief of Clan Macnab. The memorial was held in the Killin Kirk, followed by interment of the ashes of James and his wife Diana on the ancient Macnab burial island of Innis Bhuidhe. The journey from Edinbugh to Killin […]

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Donald Macnabs Bible

| August 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

The following was sent in by the late David Macnab of Edinburgh, former President of the Clan Society. He received it from a friend connected with the museum in Edinburgh Castle. The first war relic to be received and officially accepted for preservation in the Scottish United Services Museum in Edinburgh Castle was, strangely enough, […]

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