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Alexander McRae

Male Abt 1819 - Abt 1892  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Alexander McRae  [1
    Born Abt 1819  Strath, Isle of Skye, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1892  [1
    Person ID I603  STEELE FAMILY TREE
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2013 

    Family 1 Anne McIsaac,   b. Abt 1834,   d. Between 1858 and 1928  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1852  [1
    Children 
     1. John Alexander McRae,   b. Abt 1852,   d. 16 Sep 1914  (Age ~ 62 years)
     2. Donald McRae,   b. Abt 1853
     3. Alex A. McRae,   b. Abt 1855,   d. Abt 1914  (Age ~ 59 years)
     4. Duncan McRae,   b. Abt 1857
     5. Flora McRae,   b. Abt 1859
     6. Farquhar McRae,   b. Abt 1860
     7. Isabella McRae,   b. Abt 1863,   d. Abt 1924  (Age ~ 61 years)
     8. Hugh McRae,   b. Abt 1865
     9. Clementina McRae,   b. Abt 1867,   d. Abt 1935  (Age ~ 68 years)
     10. Mary Ann McRae,   b. Abt 1870
    Family ID F247  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne McIsaac,   b. Abt 1834,   d. Between 1858 and 1928  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Family ID F1459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • MARA-
      A Towering Family Tree
      Mr. Duncan McLeod, who has recently returned from a trip in the County of Ontario, kindly furnished the Peterboro Examiner with the following particulars respecting the remarkable physical altitude of the McRae family. Mr. Alex McRae, who is the brother of Duncan McRae who once represented Victoria County in Parliament, lives at Long Point on lots 28 and 29 in the 8th concession of the township of Mara...The family consists of Mr. and Mrs. McRae, six sons and four daughters and their respective heights in stature is as follows:
      Alexr. McRae the father 6 ft. 4 in.; and the sons John A. 6 ft. 4 in., Alex A. 6ft. 7 in., Donald 6ft. 4 in., Farquhar 6 ft., Hugh 6 ft 4 in., Duncan 5ft. 11 in. Of the female members of this lofty family Mrs. McRae, the mother is 5 ft. 7 in., Isabella 6 ft. [1/2] in., Clementina, fifteen years of age 5 ft. 10 in., Mary, thirteen years of age, 5 ft. 10 in...The weight of the boys range from 190 to 250 Pounds.
      The Canadian Post, Lindsay - 17 April, 1885

  • Sources 
    1. [S112] They Came to Mara... Pioneers of Mara Township circa 1829-1900, The Corporation of the Township of Mara, Pages: 644-647.


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