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Effie MacLeod

Effie MacLeod

Effie was born in about 1836, the youngest child of Allan Bàn MacLeod and Rebecca MacLeod of Siabaidh. In 1854 Effie's widowed mother was removed with the family to 2 Urgha. Effie became a weaveress, the skills taught by her father who had learned them on the mainland

In 1867 she married Duncan MacAskill and they lived as cottars on his father's croft at 11/12 Ruisgarry (Quay), which is where their five children were born. They later moved to 7 Borve, which her husband obtained in 1900.

 

Title: Effie MacLeod
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Oighrig Ailein Bhàin Ailein
Date of Birth: 1836
Date of Death: 06-08-1912
Date of Marriage: 12-02-1867
Occupation: Weaveress
Sex: Female
Bk Reference: CEBH 463
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 74145