DONALD McDONALD and CATHERINE MacQUARRIE
Donald McDonald was born abt 1785 on Isle of Gometra Aryll. He married Catherine MacQuarrie, born 1804 on Isle of ULva, at Oskamull on Isle of Mull in 1826. Catherine was a cousin of Lachlan Macquarrie Governor early Governor of New South Wales.
Donald died in 1847 and shortly afterwards Catherine and her family were subject to the highland clearances; and Catherine and her 10 children emigrated to Victoria Australia. The family settled in Branxholme, a country town in western Victoria. Her childrens' names were Niel, Euphemia, Ann, Malcom, Margaret, Flora, Mary, Sarah,Catherine and Christina.
I would like to make contact with anyone who may be related to the McDonald/MacQuarrie families.