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Alexander Mackenzie

Alexander Mackenzie

Alexander Mackenzie was a son of Murdo Mackenzie, III of Achilty and his wife, a daughter of Roderick Mackenzie, II of Davochmoluag.

Alexander was the first Chamberlain of the Lews under the new Seaforth ownership, serving in the role from 1612 to 1642.

He married a daughter of David Chambers, with issue:

Murdo Mackenzie, fourth Chamberlain of the Lews (died before 1692)

John, married a daughter of Kenneth Mackenzie, I of Davochcairn

Thomas, married Duncan Mackenzie, I of Sand

A daughter, married James Macleod, Assynt

A daughter, married Ranald Mac Gillespick

Ann, married Angus Macaulay, eldest son of Domhnall Cam and tacksman of Brenish

Christina, married Hector Mackenzie, Gairloch, with issue including Alexander who married a daughter of Murdo Matheson, tacksman of Arnish. Hector was known for, in 1678, having sacrificed a bull in a "heathenish manner" on Isle Maree, when his wife was ill.

A daughter who married Kenneth Mackenzie, Gairloch

A daughter who married Duncan Maciver (Donnchadh mac Choinnich mhic Iain), tacksman of Carloway.


Title: Alexander Mackenzie
Record Type: People
Date of Death: 1642
Occupation: Chamberlain of the Lews
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEU 3772
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 65933