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Mary MacLeod

Mary MacLeod

Mary MacLeod, born in October 1871, was the second daughter of that name born to Donald MacLeod and Catherine MacKillop, cottars on 1/2 Ruisgarry (Sandhill). 

Mary became a domestic servant, marrying John MacKillop of 5 Ruisgarry (Beasdaire) in 1908. Their only child Donald died of epilepsy at the age of just nine years.

She is briefly mentioned in the song Oran a' Chianalais by John Archie MacAskill, published in An Ribheid Chiuil.


Title: Mary MacLeod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Màiri Dhòmhnaill Iain
Also Known As: Màiri Dhòmhnaill Iain
Date of Birth: 20-10-1871
Date of Death: 07-01-1950
Date of Marriage: 01-04-1908
Occupation: Domestic Servant
Sex: Female
Bk Reference: CEBH 1063
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 70050