Alexander MUNRO, of Kiltearn

Alexander MUNRO, of Kiltearn

Male Abt 1481 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name  Alexander MUNRO, of Kiltearn  [1, 2
    Suffix  of Kiltearn 
    Born  Abt 1481 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I10792  Munro
    Last Modified  5 Sep 2010 

    Father  Hugh MUNRO, I of Coul,   b. Abt 1452, , , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1492 
    Mother  Jane CATTANACH,   b. Abt 1460,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Abt 1480 
    Family ID  F3895  Group Sheet

    Family  Janet MCLEAN,   b. Abt 1482,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Donald MUNRO,   b. Abt 1505,   d. Abt 1580, Kiltearn, , Ross-Shire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Hugh MUNRO, of Ferrytown, of Obsdale,   b. Abt 1507,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >3. Alexander Crechan MUNRO, of Ardullie,   b. Abt 1509,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >4. John MUNRO, of Kiltearn,   b. Abt 1511, Of, Kiltearn Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >5. Farquhar MUNRO, of Teanoird,   b. Abt 1513
    >6. William MUNRO, of Nether Culcraggie,   b. Abt 1515, Of, Culcragie Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F3948  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Alexander Munro of Kiltearn married the daughter of Ferquhar McLean of Davochgerrie. His six sons were known as "Sliochd Alasdair mhic Huistain."

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      The following is a transcription of RW "Billy" Munro's genealogy notes:

      ĞiğAlexander Munro of Ardullie fl 1547/78 Third son of Alexander Munro of Kiltearn & Janet Maclean; received few charter of Ardullie from Robert Munro of Foulis 1547; said to have been 'banner-bearer to his Chief' in 1547 (Pinkie, 10 Sep 47); fl 1549; m. ------ with issue - Hugh (suc.) & Donald. 'agnamed Crechan' (Chronological & Genealogical Account of the Ancient & Honorable Family of Foulis, Inverness 1805) or 'Ni Cruich' (Munro Tree), but Mackenzie 396 says this was his grandson Alexander. On record 1549 as 'Alex Munro of Ardulle' (Foulis Writs no. 16), also 1552 (Reg. Mag. Sig. ), & prob. also in 1560, 1578, but son Hugh 'of Ardullie' 1581.

      Munro Tree M/68; Mackenzie pp. 379, 396; Martine per Chronological & Genealogical Account of the Ancient & Honorable Family of Foulis, Inverness 1805, pp. 19, 28, & Macfarlane's Gen Coll i 38; Ross-shire Journal 5 Jan 1951; Writs nos. 75, 255, no. 16 - should be 1549 (not 1409); Reg. Mag. Sig. iv no. 750 - confirmation of charter by Robert Munro of Foulis 20 Jan 1551/2 at Ardersier (AM of A witness).
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      The following is a transcription of RW Munro's genealogy notes:

      [Alexander Munro] ĞiğFourth son of Hugh Munro of Coul (fl 1492), & first by second wife Jane Cattanach; founder of Munros of Kiltearn, or 'Sliochd Alastair Mhic Uistean'; m. Janet, daughter of Farquhar Maclean of Dochgarroch line (?Bishop of the Isles ), with issue - Donald (High Dean of the Isles, fl 1526/1575). Hugh (Ferrytown of Obsdale). Alexander (Ardullie, fl 1547), John (succeeded to south half of Kiltearn), Farquhar (Teanoird), & William (Nether Culcraggie).. Brother-german of Donald (fl 1534-1546), Robert (fl 1539) & George.

      Munro Tree M/38; Mackenzie 342, 377-379; Chron. Acc. 27, 28; Ross-shire Journal, 5 January 1951.
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      References:

      (1) "The Munro Tree (1734)" by R. W. Munro - Edinburgh (1978) - M/38

      (2) "History of the Munros of Fowlis" by A. Mackenzie - Inverness (1898) - p.
      377-

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S668] RW Munro's Genealogy Database, Robert William Munro, (The collected genealogy notes of RW Munro, Hon. Historian of Clan Munro (Association) edited by Dr. Jean Munro, transcribed by Charles C. Munroe, III and others. Transcription completed Jan 2009. Original card file is kept at the "Storehouse of Foulis" near Foulis Castle in Scotland.), card 159 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S668] RW Munro's Genealogy Database, Robert William Munro, (The collected genealogy notes of RW Munro, Hon. Historian of Clan Munro (Association) edited by Dr. Jean Munro, transcribed by Charles C. Munroe, III and others. Transcription completed Jan 2009. Original card file is kept at the "Storehouse of Foulis" near Foulis Castle in Scotland.), card 267 (Reliability: 3).