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John MacKillop

John MacKillop

John MacKillop was born in 1874, the eldest son of Alexander MacKillop and Annabella MacPherson of 5 Ruisgarry (Beasdaire), which he was passed on his father's death. John became a farm servant, then a fisherman. In 1908 he married Mary MacLeod. Their only child Donald died of epilepsy at the age of just nine years.

John is briefly mentioned in the song Oran Tarbh Ruisgearraidh by Iain Archie MacAskill, published in An Ribheid Chiuil.

Following John's death from bronchitis in 1931 the croft passed to Duncan MacLeod.

 

 

Title: John MacKillop
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Iain Alasdair Iain
Date of Birth: 10-10-1874
Date of Death: 12-10-1931
Date of Marriage: 01-04-1908
Occupation: Fisherman; Farm servant
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 1064
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 70044