65928: Murdo Mackenzie

Murdo Mackenzie of Achilty was a son of Alexander ‘Alastair Ruadh’ who was married to a daughter of John Chisholm of Chisholm. He was married to a daughter of Roderick Mackenzie, second of Davochmoluag with issue:

Alexander – first of the chamberlains who represented the Seaforth interests in Lewis between 1612 and 1844

Murdo, first of Ardross and Pitglassie


Roderick, whose son Murdo was Bishop of Rafoe in Ireland

A daughter who married Allan Mackenzie of Loggie

A daughter who married Dugald Matheson ‘Dughall mac Iain Og’. Their son Murdo Matheson who was a tacksman of Arnish was the first of that name to settle in Lewis

A daughter who married Rory Clerk ‘Ruairidh Cleireach’ – a Maclennan whose son John was tacksman of Kirkibost.

A daughter who married Lachlan Mackenzie ‘Lachlainn mac Mhurchaidh mhic Eachainn’ of the Gairloch family

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Murchadh mac Alastair Ruaidh; Murdo Mackenzie of Achilty
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