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Picture Number1196
Courtesy OfRoddie Macpherson
Year2014
GraveyardPortree Old
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Duncan & Catherine (MacDonald) Macrae. Flora.


Sacred to the/memory of/DUNCAN MACRAE/merchant/Carbost, Skeabost Bridge/who died 8th March 1923/aged 74 years/also his wife/CATHERINE MacDONALD/who died 9th February 1956/aged 89 years. Erected by his son/DUNCAN.



Erected/by/DUNCAN McRAE/in memory/of his beloved sister/FLORA McRAE/who was born 15th May 1859/died at Carbost Snizort/on 23rd January 1881/aged 22 years.



Picture Added on 14 April 2014.


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Duncan MacRae:
Son of of Duncan & Betsy/Bessie MacRae. Born 1847–1849, Portree, Inverness-shire, Scotland.
Probate of Will: "...Duncan MacRae, Merchant, Carbost, Parish of Snizort, Skye, died 8 March 1923, at same place...to James Simpson, Bank Agent, Portree, and Malcolm Finlayson, Cattle Dealer, Borve, Snizort, Executors. Will dated 10 November 1919 recorded Inverness, 20 September 1923. Value of Estate, £4372: 9: 8." [Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories filed in Scotland for the years 1876–1936.]

Added by Gordon J Callon on 24 May 2016.
Catherine MacDonald MacRae
Born 1867–1869, Portree, Inverness-shire, Scotland.
The 1901 Scotland Census lists the family of Duncan MacRae, living at South Snizort, Inverness-shire, as: Duncan MacRae, 53 (b. c. 1848, Portree, Inverness-shire), Crofter & General Merchant; Kate MacRae, 32 (b. c. 1869, Portree, Inverness-shire), Wife Of Merchant; Mary MacDonald, 11 (b. c. 1890, Portree, Inverness-shire), Step Daughter, Scholar; Bessie MacRae, 83 (b. c. 1818, Lochalsh, Ross-shire), Mother.

Added by Gordon J Callon on 24 May 2016.
Flora McRae/MacRae
Daughter of Duncan & Betsy/Bessie MacRae; Born at Parish of Snizort, Inverness-shire, Scotland; died at Carbost, [Parish of] Snizort.
The 1871 Scotland Census lists the family of Duncan & Flora MacRae and their parents, living at Carbost 9, Snizort, Inverness-shire, as: Duncan MacRae, 55 (b. c. 1816, Parish of Kintail, Ross-shire), Herdman; Betsy McRae, 51 (b. c. 1820, Parish of Kintail, Ross-shire), Wife Of Herdsman; Duncan MacRae, 24 (b. c. 1847, Parish of Portree), Labourer; Flora MacRae, 13 (b. c. 1858, Parish of Snizort), Scholar.

Added by Gordon J Callon on 24 May 2016.



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