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Alexander & Isabella (Macrae) Martin, s. Angus.

Erected/by/MARGARET CAMPBELL/in memory of her father/ALEXANDER MARTIN/who died at Sluggans Portree/March 1881 aged 82 years/and of her mother/ISABELLA MACRAE/who died May 1886 aged 62 years/and of her brother/ANGUS/who died June 1884 aged 42 years.

[see Margaret's stone Image no. 1167]

Picture Added on 23 August 2014.


Alexander Martin
Born possibly about 1799 (according to age on headstone) or about 1801 (according to census records), Portree, Inverness-shire, Scotland.

Added by Gordon J Callon on 05 June 2016.
Isabella MacRae Martin

Born 1803–1806, Bracadale, Inverness-shire, Scotland.

Probate: "Martin, Isabella MacRae or. 1887, 25 April. Confirmation of Isabella MacRae or Martin, Conordan Braes, Portree, widow of Alexander Martin, Auctioneer, Portree, who died 21 May 1886, at Conordan aforesaid, testate, granted at Inverness, to Margaret Martin or Campbell, wife of Malcolm Campbell, Tenant Conordan Braes aforesaid, her daughter, Executrix nominated in Will or Deed, dated 10 December 1885, ...Inverness, 11 April 1887. Value of Estate, £105, 8s." [Commissary Clerk of Edinburgh under the Sheriff Courts Act, 1876. Calendar of Confirmations and Inventories.]

Added by Gordon J Callon on 05 June 2016.
Angus Martin

Birth: Angus Martin, Male, 20 June 1843, Portree, Inverness-shire, Scotland; Father: Alexr Martin, Mother: Isabella MacRae. [Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.]

Marriage: Angus Martin & Margt Stewart, 27 October 1875, Portree, Inverness-shire, Scotland. [Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.]

Added by Gordon J Callon on 05 June 2016.
Alexander Martin & Isabella MacRae

The 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, & 1881 Scotland Censuses list the family of Alexander and Isabella Martin, living in the Parish of Portree, as:

1841, at Shulishader: Alexander Martin, 40 (b. c. 1801, Inverness-shire), Auctioneer; Isabella Martin, 35 (b. c. 1806, Inverness-shire); Margaret Martin, 9 (b. c. 1832, Inverness-shire); John Martin, 7 (b. c. 1834, Inverness-shire); Archibald Martin, 5 (b. c. 1836, Inverness-shire); Alexander Martin, 3 (b. c. 1838, Inverness-shire);

1851, at Shulishader: Alexander Martin, 50 (b. c. 1801, Portree), Inspector of Poor & Auctioneer; Isabella Martin, 46 (b. c. 1805, Bracadale, Inverness-shire), Inspector's Wife; Margret Martin, 19 (b. c. 1832, Portree), House Servant; John Martin, 17 (b. c. 1834, Portree), Sub Inspector Of Poor; Archy Martin, 15 (b. c. 1836, Portree), Scholar; Alexander Martin, 13 (b. c. 1838, Portree), Scholar; Angus Martin, 7 (b. c. 1844, Portree), Scholar;

1861, at 20 Shulishader: Alexander Martin, 60 (b. c. 1891, Portree); Isabella Martin, 57 (b. c. 1804, Bracadale), Domestic Servant; Archibald Martin, 25 (b. c. 1836, Portree), Student of Divinity; Alexander Martin, 23 (b. c. 1838, Portree), Clerk at Bank; Angus Martin. 17 (b. c. 1844, Portree), Domestic Servant;
Alexander Campbell, 5 (b. c. 1856, Portree), Scholar;

1871, at 19 Shulishader: Alexander Martin, 70 (b. c. 1891, Portree), Sheriff Officer; Isabella Martin, 68 (b. c. 1803, Bracadale); Alexander Matheson Martin, 1 (b. c. 1870, Portree), Grandson;

1881, at 9 Sluggans: Angus Martin, 37 (b. c. 1844, Parish of Portree), Auctioneer; Margaret Martin, 28 (b. c. 1853, Parish of Portree), Auctioneer Wife; Isabella Martin, 4 (b. c. 1877, Parish of Portree); William A Martin, 2 (b. c. 1879, Parish of Portree); John Martin, 9 Mo (b. c. 1880, Parish of Portree); Alexander Martin, 11 (b. c. 1870, Parish of Portree), Scholar; Isabella Martin, 75 (b. c. 1806, Parish of Bracadale), Mother.

Added by Gordon J Callon on 05 June 2016.
Alexander Martin of Lisigarry, Portree; assaulted at the Braes in 1882, Auctioneer, Sheriff's officer, clerk in the office of Lord MacDonald.
Added by on 25 August 2019.
Correction: Angus was assaulted at the Braes, not Alexander.
Added by on 23 September 2019.

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