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According to local tradition, the Macraes came from Kintail originally. Donald Macrae's family was at Brollum, Aultinish and at Steimreway, Southern Park before coming to Habost.
Donald Macrae (1775-1859) was a son of Alexander and Ann Macrae, Steimreway.
He married Annabella Nicolson, 1 Brolum. Donald and Annabella settled at Aird an Troim, Aline, where they had six of their nine children.
The village was cleared in 1826 and the family were removed to 3 Habost.