Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Meiklejohn

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was Elizabeth Meiklejohn.  Her relationship to my ex-husband is as follows: Elizabeth married James Sinclair on 5 Dec 1783 at Olrig, Caithness, Scotland.  They had 9 children: Margaret Sinclair christened 17 Dec 1784 at Olrig Alexander Sinclair christened 18 Jan 1787 at Olrig Ann Sinclair christened… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Meiklejohn

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Donald Sinclair Meiklejohn and Harriet Fountain

When I was researching Ernest Edward Meiklejohn for yesterday’s Trove Tuesday post, I noticed that I also didn’t have a date of death for his father, Donald Sinclair Meiklejohn. Donald Sinclair Meiklejohn was born 25 August 1834 at Maitland, New South Wales, Australia.  He married Harriet Fountain 18 October 1868 at Maitland. The death notice… Continue reading Donald Sinclair Meiklejohn and Harriet Fountain