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Surname Areas Covered Additional Information File Submitted
Jack Knockbain, Urquhart Balvaird, Fearn Jemimaville Cheshire. Descendents of Alexander Stewart and Janet MacDonald who m. on 18.1.1781 in Urquhart and whose son Donald Stewart (1792 Urquhart - 1873 Balvaird ) m. Ann McPhail (abt 1806 Urquhart - 1865 Balvaird), daughter of John McPhail and Isabella Jack ( 1782 Knockbain- 1864 Urquhart)  on 31.12.1830 in Urray. 261 2012
Jack Cromarty Kirkhill Australia Descendents of John McKay and Barbara McDonald whose son John (b.1815) married  Cathrine Jack (b.1822 Cromarty), daughter of John Jack and Catherine Bain (m.1816), on 13th December 1844 in Cromarty. 308 2013
Jamieson Aberdeen, Canada and USA Descendants of Andrew Jamieson (1771 - 1851) and Rachel Cowan (1801 - 1869), mainly in Canada and USA. 9 n/k
Jamieson Nairn 2 generations since c1797 60 1995
Jeffrey Kelso, Lochcarron, Gairloch, India, China,  British Guiana. Descendents of George Jeffrey b. Kelso and Agnes Hymie Dawson b. 1755 in Lochcarron. Their son Ninian Jeffrey (1787 Lochcarron - 1864 Fortrose ) m. Jessie MacDonald (1793 Portree -1872 Edinburgh) on 14th Feb.1815 in Gairloch. Jessie was the granddaughter of Allan Macdonald (1720 Armadale -1795 Kilmuir Inverness shire ) and Flora Macdonald ( 1722 Milton S Uist - 1790 Kilmuir Ross shire) , possibly an ancestor of Flora Macdonald  of the '45.                                             George Jeffrey (1817 Gairloch - 1868 Shanghai ) was the son of Ninian Jeffrey and Jessie MacDonald. The contributor has provided extensive information about George Jeffrey's life history worldwide and would in particular like to know more about his connection with British Guiana. 302 2013
Jenkins Elgin 2 generations from early 1700s 18 1987
Johnston Petty Bothwell early 1800s 2 1988
Johnston Kirkhill, Inverness, Tasmania, Queensland 5 generations from c1800 19 1987
Johnstone North Kessock 3 generations from Ewan Johnstone and Christina Ross of Contin who married in Inverness in 1846 167 2011
Johnstone Cambelltown, Ardersier and Maryburgh . Descendents of Alexander Johnstone  b 1845 in Cambelltown Ardersier and Jessie McKay  b. Fearn  R&C about 1845 whose son George Johnstone  (1875-1931) Ardersier married Margaret Reid  (1871 Grange Banff - 1849). Another son , James Johnstone (11.9.1873 -1952) married Mary Grant on 23.10.1903 in Inverness. James Johnstone was awarded the Order of the Nile by the Sultan Husayn Kamil in Egypt for his work on the engineering of the Aswan Dam. Wallet 237  houses some biographical information about his work, 237 2011
Junior   3 generations from John Ross b.c.1748 and Barbara Junior b.c.1750 m.1769. Their son Alexander Ross b.1774 m.(5.7.1805) Elizabeth Falconer b.c.1780 in Petty 193 2012
Junor Fortrose and Canada Descendants of David Mackenzie (b 1826) and Janet Junor (b 1837). 127 1996
Junor Inverness Descendents of George Junor (b.1817) and Isabella Fraser (b 1812 Boleskine) married in Balnfoich Dores 1837.  A transcript from the Inverness Courier is  included describing the fatal accident of George Junor age 45 in the Inverness railway sawmill. 179 2011
Junor Fortrose,Balblair, Avoch, Kent and Leicester Descendents of Hector Junor of Hill of Fortrose and Barbara Urquhart of Contin whose daughter Janet Junor ( 13.9.1837-14.4.1867) married David MacKenzie( 1826 Balblair -1888). 244 2011

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