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Capt. MacKinnon
John MacArthur of Uragaig was related to Dougie MacKinnon, working as a gamekeeper in Dumfries, and encouraged him to move to Colonsay in the late 1940s or so; the exact relationship is uncertain, possibly going back to a connection in the Ross of Mull. Dougie MacKinnon had a brother who had emigrated to Canada and was a sea captain (Master Mariner).  He visited Dougie in Colonsay in the 1950s but died soon afterwards on his return to Canada.  John MacArthur’s grandson would be very glad to know of any further details as he will be visiting Ontario and would like to connect with any extended family there.

Betty Paton d. December 2014
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