Alexander MacKenzie

     Alexander MacKenzie was the son of Kenneth MacKenzie.
     In 1571 he obtained a charter from James VI of the lands of Suddie, which had been granted to his father in 1826 by James V, He married Agnes, only child of Roderick Mackenzie, third son of Al, II of Hilton and had issue..

Lord Alexander MacKenzie

( - 3 June 1629)
     Lord Alexander MacKenzie was the son of Colin MacKenzie and Lady Margaret Seton.
     Alexander died of smallpox on 3 June 1629 in Chanonry, Ross & Cromarty.

Alexander Holm MacKenzie

(9 November 1847 - 19 July 1915)
     Alexander Holm MacKenzie was born on 9 November 1847 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was the son of Donald MacKenzie and Margaret Holm. Alexander Holm MacKenzie was christened on 14 November 1847 in Cromarty. Alexander and William were listed as the children of Donald MacKenzie in the 1851 census in Calrossie Street, Cromarty. Alexander, Ann, William, James and John were listed as the children of Donald MacKenzie in the 1861 census in 5 Barclay Lane, Cromarty.
     Alexander Holm MacKenzie married Isabella MacKay, daughter of William Mackay and Janet MacKenzie, on 3 January 1871 in the Free Church of Scotland, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty.
     Alexander Holm MacKenzie and Isabella MacKay appeared on the 1871 census in 10 High St, Cromarty. Alex H Mckenzie 23, master tailor, Isabella Mckenzie 30, tailor's wife. Alexander was the Registrar of births, deaths and marriages, in Cromarty. Registrar BDMs.
     Alexander Holm MacKenzie and Isabella MacKay appeared on the 1881 census in 4 Barclay St, Cromarty. They lived in a 5 roomed house, Alexander being the Registrar of births, deaths & marriages and on the Burgh School Board, with his wife aged 40, born Cromarty; at the same address, but separately listed was Margaret McKenzie, head, widow, 64, annuitant, born Cromarty - presumably Alexander's mother.
     Alexander Holm MacKenzie and Isabella MacKay appeared on the 1891 census in 4 Barkly St, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty. Alexander H MacKenzie, 43.... Clerk to the School Board Burgh Deer? Sanitary Sup. born Cromarty, with Isabella MacKenzie aged 50, born Cromarty, William aged 19, Robert E M MacKenzie, 15, John 14, Janet G 12, James 10, George 9.
     Alexander Holm MacKenzie and Isabella MacKay appeared on the 1901 census in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty. Alexander H MacKenzie, Sheriff clerk depute and Depute clerk of the Peace of Ross & Cromarty, Registrar of BDMs, District of Cromarty and Clerk to the School Board of Cromarty, aged 53, born Cromarty, with Isabella MacKenzie aged 60, born Cromarty.
     Alexander Holm MacKenzie and Isabella MacKay appeared on the 1911 census in 4 Barkly St, Cromarty. Alexander H McKenzie, 63, Sheriff Clerk Depute & Registrar of Births; his wife Isabel 70, & daughter Janet Grace M 32, all born at Cromarty, Rosshir; married 40 years, 7 children - 6 living.
     Alexander died on 19 July 1915 in Chalmers Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland, aged 67. His obituary states: A prominent Cromarty man: The late Mr A H Mackenzie: a link with Hugh Miller. A wide circle of friends will regret to hear of the death of Mr Alexander Holm Mackenzie, Cromarty, which took place in Chalmers' Hospital, Edinburgh, on Monday after having gone through an operation a few days previously ... Mr Mackenzie was one of Cromarty's best known and popular citizens and his familiar form will be sadly missed. Born in Cromarty in 1846, Mr Mackenzie who spent his whole life in his native town, filled a number of important offices... Hugh Miller was a regular visitor to his father's house when "home" from Edinburgh on holiday... Mr Mackenzie was greatly interested in the Free Church (and present U.F. church)... A correspondent writes: - Mr Mackenzie was the last resident male representative of an old Cromarty family. His maternal ancestors on one side had been tenants at Davidston, Cromarty for six generations. On the other side they were a family, named Holm, who were linen growers and weavers - Protestant refugees from French Flanders, who settled at Eathie in the 18th century. ... Mr Mackenzie's paternal grandfather, hailed from Delny, and married in Cromarty a sister of David and William Bain, also from Delny, who farmed Townlands, Cromarty, and were tenants of the Brewery and owned property in Trinity, Edinburgh, and Leith. His father Donald Mackenzie was for many years a mason contractor, and had been from boyhood an intimate friend of Hugh Miller, as was also his wife's brother Alexander Holm, who emigrated to NSW, and became private secretary to its Prime Minister. A cousin Sir David Holm, was mayor of St John's, New Brunswick. Most of the deceased's relatives are in Australia, New Zealand and the United States. A large number are agriculturalists in South Gippsland, Victoria, two first cousins Mr Donald Thomson Mackenzie and Mr James Mackenzie, being retired farmers and now reside in Melbourne. A maternal first cousin Mr Stewart Holm, is a banker in Fremantle W.A. and another Mrs Fullarton, resides at Peterhead. A brother and sister are in New York and a son in Durban. ... The deceased's wife is a descendant of "Rob Doun" the Sutherland poet. He is survived by five sons and a daughter, among the sons being Mr W M Mackenzie, M.A. Secretary (for Scotland) of the Ancient Monuments Commission and author of several historical works and the brothers Donald A and George, formerly proprietors of the North Star, and now holding important positions in the literary world in the south. The funeral takes place today (Thursday) from the deceased's residence, 4 Barkley St, Cromarty, the interment taking place in the Gaelic churchyard of Cromarty at 2 o'clock. He was buried in Cromarty.
     His will was proved on 11 September 1915 at Dingwall, Ross & Cromarty. Alexander Holm MacKenzie, Barkly Steet, Cromarty, died 19 July 1915, at Edinburgh, testate. Confirmation granted at Dingwall, 11 September to William MacKay Mackenzie, Secretary, Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, 21 Dalrymple Crescent, Edinburgh, executor nominated in will or deed, dated 8 July 1915. Value of estate £27, 0s. 8d.

Children of Alexander Holm MacKenzie and Isabella MacKay

Alexander Holm MacKenzie

(1912 - 1982)
     Alexander Holm MacKenzie was also known as Alistair? in records. He was born in 1912 in Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland. He was the son of James MacKenzie and Justina Melville (MacKenzie).
     Alexander Holm MacKenzie married Elizabeth Jane Inglis Horsburgh on 10 June 1940.
     Alexander died in 1982.

Alexander MacKenzie M D

     Alexander MacKenzie M D was the son of Mr Bernard MacKenzie and Jean Clunes. Alexander was a doctor. He was the eldest son of Bernard Mackenzie of Sandylands, on record 1707. He studied medicine unfrt Boerhave, and retired to practice at Fortrose. He pruchased the lands of Kinnock, and left a son Barnard, and two daughters Catherine and Ann.
     Alexander MacKenzie M D married Anna MacKenzie.

Children of Alexander MacKenzie M D and Anna MacKenzie

Alistair Roy MacKenzie

     The MacKenzies of Groundwater are descended from Alastair Roy Mackenzie, a natural son of John Glassich Mackenzie, II. of Gairloch.
ALEXANDER ROY MACKENZIE married a daughter of John Roy MacRory,
with issue, among several others, a son, John Mackenzie, who resided at Coirre-Mhic-Cromaill in Torridon, and a daughter Anne, called in Gaelic "Anna bheag nam mac mora," who married John Matheson of Fernaig, with issue - John Mor Matheson, who succeeded
who succeeded his father there and afterwards purchased Bennetsfield
in the Black Isle, County of Ross.

Child of Alistair Roy MacKenzie

Allan MacKenzie

     Allan MacKenzie was the son of Duncan MacKenzie.
     Allan MacKenzie, second of Hilton, Loggie or Brea, from whom the family is known in Gaelic as "Clann Alain." He married a daughter of Alexander Dunbar of Conzie and Kilbuyack, third son of the Sheriff of Moray, with issue..

Ancestors MacKenzie

     Ancestors MacKenzie was the son of Roderick MacKenzie.

Ann MacKenzie

(7 December 1755 - )
     Ann MacKenzie was christened on 7 December 1755 in Kilmuir Easter, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. She was the daughter of William MacKenzie and Anna MacKenzie.

Ann MacKenzie

(before 1770 - )
     Ann MacKenzie was born before 1770 in Kilmuir Easter, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.
     Ann MacKenzie married William MacKenzie jr on 16 December 1784 in Kilmuir Easter, ROC, SCT. Ann was present at John MacKenzie's christening on 6 March 1788 in Kilmuir Easter, Ross & Cromarty. Ann was present at Catherine MacKenzie's christening in July 1790 in Kilmuir Easter, ROC, SCT.

Children of Ann MacKenzie and William MacKenzie jr

Ann MacKenzie

     Ann MacKenzie was the daughter of Alexander MacKenzie M D and Anna MacKenzie.

Ann Isabella Bain MacKenzie

(27 November 1852 - )
     Ann Isabella Bain MacKenzie was born on 27 November 1852 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. She was the daughter of Donald MacKenzie and Margaret Holm. Alexander, Ann, William, James and John were listed as the children of Donald MacKenzie in the 1861 census in 5 Barclay Lane, Cromarty.

Anna MacKenzie

(before 27 August 1774 - )
     Anna MacKenzie was also known as Riach in records. She was born before 27 August 1774 in Portleich, Kilmuir Easter, Ross & Cromarty. She was christened on 27 August 1774 in Kilmuir Easter, Ross & Cromarty. William MacKenzie alias Riach, fisher in Portleich had by his wife Christian MacKenzie, a child baptised Anna, 27 August. Witness: Alex Bain & William Bain. She was the daughter of William MacKenzie and Christian MacKenzie.
     An Anna McKenzie married John Banks?? 5 Aug 1803 at Kilmuir Easter and a William Denoon 14 Dec 1803 at Cromarty.

Anna MacKenzie

(before 1740 - )
     Anna MacKenzie was born before 1740 in Kilmuir Easter, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.
     Anna MacKenzie married William MacKenzie.

Child of Anna MacKenzie and William MacKenzie

Anna MacKenzie

     Anna MacKenzie was the daughter of Colin MacKenzie and Lady Margaret Seton.
     Anna, who married Alexander, second Lord Lindsay, who was created Earl of Balcarres by Charles II. in 1651. By him Lady Anna had two sons, Charles and Colin. Charles succeeded his father, and died unmarried. Colin then became third Earl, and married Jane, daughter of David, Earl of Northesk, by whom he had issue an only daughter, who married Alexander Erikine, third Earl of Kellie. Secondly, the Earl of Balcarres married Jane, daughter of William, second Earl of Roxburgh, by whom he had an only daughter, who married John Fleming, sixth Earl of Wigton. This Earl of Balcarres married a third time Margaret, daughter of James Campbell, Earl of Loudon, by whom he had two sons, Alexander and James. Alexander succeeded his father, but died without issue, and was succeeded by James, fifth Earl of Balcarres, from whom the present line descends uninterruptedly, carrying along with it, in right of the said Anna Mackenzie, daughter of Colin, first Earl of Seaforth, first Countess of Balcarres, the lineal representation of the ancient House of Kintail. Anna married, secondly, Archibald, ninth Earl of Argyll, beheaded in 1685, and died in 1706.

Anna MacKenzie

(23 November 1683 - )
     Anna MacKenzie was christened on 23 November 1683 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty. She was the daughter of Mr Bernard MacKenzie and Jean Clunes.

Anna MacKenzie

     Anna MacKenzie was born She was the 4th child of Alexander Mackenzie, second of Baelmaduthy & Catherine, eldest daughter by the second marriage of ir Kenneth MacKenzie, Bart, I, Of Coul (Sasine 1693).
     Anna MacKenzie married Alexander MacKenzie M D, son of Mr Bernard MacKenzie and Jean Clunes.

Anne MacKenzie

(17 August 1796 - )
     Anne MacKenzie was also known as Rioch in records. She was born on 17 August 1796 in Portleich, Kilmuir Easter, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. She was christened on 18 August 1796 in Kilmuir Easter. She was the daughter of William MacKenzie jr and Ann MacKenzie.

Anne MacKenzie

(say 1792 - 5 March 1854)
     Anne MacKenzie was born say 1792.
     Anne MacKenzie married Alexander Holm on 8 May 1807? In Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.
     Anne died on 5 March 1854 in Cromarty, ROC, SCT.

Children of Anne MacKenzie and Alexander Holm

Annie MacKenzie

(27 May 1888 - 13 February 1943)
     Annie MacKenzie was born on 27 May 1888 in Macks Creek, Won Wron, Victoria. She was the daughter of William MacKenzie and Lily Weston.
     Annie MacKenzie married Percy Decimal Moorfield, son of Richard Moorfield and Ellen Clarke, in 1912 in Victoria.
     Annie died on 13 February 1943 in Alberton West, Victoria, aged 54. She was buried on 15 February 1943 in the Presbyterian section, Yarram. Of Alberton West at her death.

Child of Annie MacKenzie and Percy Decimal Moorfield

Annie Jean MacKenzie

(28 May 1911 - 2003)
     Annie Jean MacKenzie was commonly known as Jean. She was born on 28 May 1911 in Yarram, Victoria. She was the daughter of Thomas George MacKenzie and Annie Littlejohn Fraser.
     Annie and Mary Isobel MacKenzie were educated at Devon North, Victoria.
     Annie and Mary Isobel MacKenzie were educated at Presbyterian Ladies College, East Melbourne. Annie Jean MacKenzie travelled with Thomas George MacKenzie and Annie Littlejohn Fraser on the "Cathay. They travelled second class, their last address in the UK being 53 Queensboruogh Terrace, London W2".
     Annie Jean MacKenzie was engaged in April 1935 in Yarram. Annie Jean, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. G. McKenzie, of Inveresk, Calrossie, Yarram, to the Rev. Kenneth Kempton Luck, of The Manse, Yarram, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Luck, of Mount Seymour, Tasmania.
     Annie Jean MacKenzie married Kenneth Kempton Luck on 21 March 1936 in St Andrew's Presbyterian church, Yarram, Victoria.
     Annie Jean MacKenzie lived at 'Hedley Sutton', Canterbury, Victoria, 1999.
     Annie died in 2003 in Victoria.

Anthony William MacKenzie

(2 May 1978 - 17 May 1997)
     Anthony William MacKenzie was born on 2 May 1978 in Victoria.
     Anthony died after a car accident on 17 May 1997 aged 19. He was buried on 21 May 1997 in the Lawn Cemetery, Yarram.

Barbara MacKenzie

     Barbara MacKenzie was the daughter of Kenneth MacKenzie and Ann Ross.
     IV. Barbara, who married Donald, Lord Reay.

Barnard MacKenzie

     Barnard MacKenzie was the son of Alexander MacKenzie M D and Anna MacKenzie.

Benjamin MacKenzie

(30 January 1875 - before 8 March 1875)
     Benjamin MacKenzie was born on 30 January 1875 in Port Albert, Victoria. He was the son of Donald Thomson MacKenzie and Mary Ann Hodgson.
     Benjamin died before 8 March 1875 in Port Albert, Victoria. He was 5 weeks old. He was buried on 8 March 1875 in the Presbyterian section, Alberton.

Bernard MacKenzie

(16 January 1681? - )
     Bernard MacKenzie was christened on 16 January 1681? In Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was the son of George MacKenzie and Agnes Unknown.

Capt Bernard MacKenzie

( - 9 May 1645)
     Bernard died on 9 May 1645 in Auldearn, Ross & Cromarty.

Child of Capt Bernard MacKenzie

Capt Bernard Mackenzie

( - before 26 February 1549)
     Capt Bernard Mackenzie married Elizabeth Nasmith.
     Bernard died before 26 February 1549.
     Capt Bernard Mackenzie was mentioned as deceased on 26 February 1549.

Mr Bernard MacKenzie

(1657 - 30 July 1713)
     He taught Greek and Latin for 4 years at Fortrose, was next ordained by the Bishop of Ross and presented to the Episcopal Church of Cromarty, where, after a variety of fortunes, he died. Mr Bernard MacKenzie was born in 1657 He was the fifth son of Captain Daniel McKenzie and Nance Dunbar of Avoch, and grandson of Major Bernard McKenzie, who fell at Auldearn 9 May 1645; had a bursary from the Presbytery of Dingwall 2 Nov 1674, was sent to King's College, Aberdeen, by Kenneth, Earl of Seaforth, who appointed him schoolmaster of Fortrose, ordained by Bishop of Ross, pres. to this charge 2nd July and adm. Aug. 1678; deprived by the Act restoring Presbyterian ministers 25th April 1690. In the year 1689 with other Episcopal ministers he petitioned King William, complaining that although they had taken the oath of allegiance, they were deprived of their benefices and denied admission to
parishes to which they had been elected. He intruded at Tranent in 1691 but was ordered by Parliament, 9th July 1695, to remove by August. Dr George Mackenzie states that he received from King William a yearly pension of 50 as collector of the rents of the bishopric of Ross. He appears as chamberlain of the bishopric before 1700 and held that post for several years. Hugh Miller observes that he " was a quiet, timid sort of man with little force of character, but what served his turn equally well, a good deal of cunning," a character not borne out by established facts. He purchased the estate of Sandilands ; died there 30th July 1713 and was buried at Fortrose. He marries Jean, daughter of Alexander Clunes of Dunskeath, and had issue Alexander of Sandilands and Kinnock, M.D., born 1678, died 26th Sept. 1722; George in Cromarty; John, shipmaster, Cromarty; Lilias (marr. Andrew Bayne in Cromarty) ; Anna, bapt. 23rd Nov. 1683. [Acts of Parl., ix., 423, App., 119; Services of Heirs; Dr George Mackenzie s MS. History of the Mackenzies ; Allangrange Writs ; Inverness Sas., vi., 345 ; Covenanters in Moray and Ross, 190.]
. He was the son of Capt Daniel MacKenzie and Nance Dunbar.
     Bernard Mackenzie was the parish minister from 1674 to 1690 (other sources state he was appointed in August 1678). He acquired or built Sandilands House which became known as Townlands in the 19th century and was until recently used as a barn. It had worn Mackenzie arms over the door. Townlands Barn is situated in an area once known as Sandilands which belonged to the Clunes family. It is thought to be the earliest surviving house in Cromarty, and may have been built for Bernard Mackenzie and Jean Clunes/Clynes who married c 1680 and had a daughter Anna baptised on 23 Nov 1683 or it may have been an earlier house which Mackenzie bought from the Clunes. He was described by Hugh Miller as a quiet, timid sort of man. Bernard at Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, between 1678 and 1690.
     Mr Bernard MacKenzie married Jean Clunes before 1683.
     Bernard died on 30 July 1713. He was buried at Fortrose..

Children of Mr Bernard MacKenzie and Jean Clunes

Child of Mr Bernard MacKenzie

Bunty Elaine MacKenzie

(1920 - 17 February 1930)
     Bunty Elaine MacKenzie was born in 1920 in Natal, South Africa. She was the daughter of Robert Elder MacAulay MacKenzie and Hilda Louie Trafford.
     Bunty died on 17 February 1930 in Natal.