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Kenneth Stewart, born 1781, came from Skye to Bernera with his relative, the Reverend Hugh Macleod, Minister of Uig. Kenneth married Mary Smith, daughter of Farquhar the tacksman at Earshader; the couple lived at the farmhouse in Hacklete where they had nine children. Six of their children emigrated; five to Canada and one to Australia. After Mary's death Kenneth also emigrated to Canada; however, he didn't prosper there and was reduced to penury. One woman who fed him, after begging door to door for something to eat, was from a family he had evicted from Vuia Mhor a number of years previously.
Kenneth died between 1851 and 1861 in Victoria County, Nova Scotia, Canada; information regarding his death is from Michele Doucette, Newfoundland, Canada (via the Rootsweb website).