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Margaret (1816-1895) was the daughter of John Maclennan, of 26 Vatisker.
Margaret married William Macdonald, originally from 6 Old Back, and the couple settled as cottars in Old South Tolsta and had 5 children.
In 1851, during the croft lottings, the family obtained 1 North Tolsta; the couple had a further 3 children there. In total they had eight children: five girls and three boys. Their third child and fifth child both died young.
Their daughter Margaret became a cottar at 1 North Tolsta.
In due course 1 North Tolsta passed to their son, John.