Penuel MacPherson

(30 November 1830 - )
     Penuel MacPherson was christened on 30 November 1830 in Cromdale, Inverness-shire, Scotland. She was the daughter of James MacPherson and Penuel Grant.

Peter MacPherson

(23 November 1819 - 4 October 1904)
     Peter MacPherson was born on 23 November 1819 in Blackhaugh, Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of Alexander MacPherson and Anne Grant. Peter MacPherson was christened on 27 November 1819 in Kirkmichael. Peter, son of Alexander McPherson in Blackhaugh by Ann Grant his spouse was born the 23rd, bapt the 27 Nov 1819..
     Peter MacPherson and Peter MacPherson appeared on the 1841 census in Mains, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. Peter McPherson aged 18, was a male servant in the household headed by George Stuart, farmer at Mains. Peter MacPherson was listed in a directory dated 1844 as Peter McPherson, Hardware shop at 44 North Gallery, Newmarket, Aberdeen. He and John Emslie witnessed Paul MacPherson and Jane Emslie's wedding on 12 September 1844 in St Nicholas, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
     He may have been the Peter, residing at Ballinbone, who married Elizabeth Stuart residing at Mains of Inverourie, both of this parish, 9 Dec 1847 at Kirkmichael? However this Peter went on to have 6 children and died at Rothes. See George Watts notes. He was not in Kirkmichael in 1851 census. Peter was a farm servant before 1848.. He was listed in a directory dated between 1848 and 1849 as Hatters: Peter McPherson, manufacturer at 14 Market Gallery, Aberdeen.
     Peter MacPherson lived at Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, June 1849. He was a hat manufacturer.
     Peter MacPherson married Ann Murray on 25 June 1849 in the United Presbyterian church, St Nicholas Lane, Aberdeen. Peter McPherson, hat manufacturer, Banff, and Ann Murray, residing in Dee St in this parish signified their purpose of marriage by Mr Alex Crombie Elder and being thrice proclaimed, they were married on the 25th June 1849 by the Rev Henry Angus, Minister of the United Presbyterian Chuch, St Nicholas Lane, Aberdeen.
This marriage is also proclaimed in Banff, Banffshire on 23rd June 1849 Peter Mcpherson, formerly Farm Servant, now hat maker in Banff and Ann Murray in the parish of Old Machar, were contracted for the purpose of Marriage and afyrt public Proclamations in the Parish Church were married by the Revd. Henry? Angus Minr. of the United Prespyterian Church, Aberdeen on 25th June 1849. Below the entry there is an N.B. Farm Servant" was inserted afterwards at Mr McPherson's desire. Signed Alex. Smith, S.C..
     Peter MacPherson and Ann Murray arrived per "Catherine" on 26 May 1851 at Adelaide, South Australia. Peter (aged 31, labourer, Banff) and his wife Ann (aged 30) with their infant daughter Margaret. They departed Liverpool 9 Feb 1851 via Plymouth and arrived at Port Adelaide on Monday 26 May.. Peter MacPherson was listed in a directory dated 1854 as Peter McPherson, gold miner at Heathcote, Victoria. He was listed in a directory dated 1856 as Peter McPherson, miner at Alma, Victoria. He was listed in a directory dated from 1858 as Peter McPherson, farmer at Bet Bet, Victoria.
     Gary McPherson holds a 'Forget me not' card dated 1868 from Mrs George Gordon of Aberdeen in which she describes herself as sister to Paul McPherson of Newmarket, Peter McPherson of Bet Bet & Alexander Borland of Laanecoorie. He was listed in a directory dated 1868 as Peter McPherson, farmer at Eddington, Victoria. He was listed in a directory dated 1871 as P McPherson, farmer at Bet Bet, Victoria. He was listed in a directory dated between 1884 and 1885 as Peter McPherson at Eddington. He was listed in a directory dated 1899 as Peter McPherson, farmer at Eddington.
          The Cyclopedia of Victoria states that he was born in Scotland in 1819. At home he learned the trade of hatter, and worked at it as a journeyman in England & Scotland, as he also did for a few months after his arrival in South Australia in 1851. Crossing over into Victoria he went to the Forest Creek and other goldfields, where he engaged in mining for some time with considerable success. After that he proceeded to his present location and selected 80 acres of land, to which he has gradually added so much that he now holds 320 acres, which he uses for agriculture and dairy farming, and besides he has an orchard.
Eddington reflections states that Peter McPherson, an early settler in the Eddington district, was born in Scotland in 1819. He trained as a hatter and worked for established hatters in Scotland and England. He arrived in Adelaide in 1851 where he carried on his trade for several months before moving to the Victorian goldfield of Forest Creek (Castlemaine). After working successfully for some time at Forest Creek he selected 80 acres of land at Eddington. By the 1880s he had increased his holding to 320 acres and was [using] the land for agriculture, dairying and an orchard. There is a memorial window to Mr & Mrs P McPherson in St Andrew's Presbyterian church, erected when the church was extensively renovated.
Mrs Heena McPherson, in her letter dated 29 May 89, states that William had a sister Anne ? who married a Formby and a brother Alix, but she didn't know them
The original property owned by Peter McPherson at Betley was named "Logie" and was situated on the Bet Bet Creek a mile or so downstream from Betley, on the road to Eddington. The home was built on the north side of the Creek and the ruins are still visible and the large cellar is quite distinct. The cellar measures 36 x 12 feet (the wedding breakfast for Edith & Neil Forbes was held there and seated almost 100 people). Before 1910 Betley was known as Middle Bridge. The property was mixed farming with wheat and crops, sheep, cows etc. and fruit trees along the creek flats. His son Charles then lived on the property until 1922 when he moved to Shepparton. Peter's son Willie had a farm nearby called "Laurie" [Letter from Barry Klemm 27 Feb 1990].
     Peter MacPherson made a will dated 16 November 1901.
     Peter died on 4 October 1904 in Middlebridge, Betley, Victoria, aged 84. MCPHERSON.- On the 4th October, at his residence, Middlebridge, Peter Mcpherson, native of Banffshire, Scotland, aged 84 years. (A colonist of 53 years.). He was buried on 5 October 1904 in Eddington.
     His will was proved on 13 December 1904 in Victoria. Peter McPherson, late of Middlebridge, farmer. His estate was valued at £970/13/- and later at £2675/13/-.

Children of Peter MacPherson and Ann Murray

Peter MacPherson

(1856 - 1933)
     Peter MacPherson was born in 1856 in Alma, Victoria. He was the son of Paul MacPherson and Jane Emslie. Peter MacPherson was admitted to the hospital, Maryborough, between 1892 and 1907. Peter was admitted on April 11 1892 aged 36 farmer of Newmarket, single, Presbyterian, native of Alma. He was again admitted 7 Nov 1902, labourer, of Carisbrook, married. Emergency admission 30 May 1905, of Maryborough, and again admitted 19 Aug 1907.
     Peter was a defendant in a court case on 6 January 1892 in Maryborough, Victoria. He was convicted on a charge of "furious riding".
     In Paul MacPherson's will dated 24 September 1897 in Carisbrook, Victoria, Peter MacPherson was named as heir. Paul left all my real estate to my son Peter McPherson of Newmarket; Paul McPherson of Newmarket, near Carisbrook, farmer - ... Maryborough Benevolent Society £5, Victorian Alliance £10, unto my grandson Paul McPherson Robertson such of my deposit receipts in the London Bank of Australia Ltd, Maryborough, as may be current at the time of my decease together with such an amount out my person.... £50, unto my daughter Janet Balgowan Barr the sum of fifty pounds subject to ... by her husband Andrew Barr, Mrs Selina Earl of Maryborough, grocer..., unto my daughter Sarah Burns the sum of fifty pounds, my daughter Martha Jennings... grand-daughter Margaret McCulloch, grand-daughter Matilda McCulloch, niece Mary Harwood [Hurwood], son-in-law Henry Perryman, son Paul McPherson, son Peter McPherson, in equal proportions to my daughters Jane McCulloch and Mary Ann Robertson I devise all my real estate unto my son Peter McPherson and I hereby appoint Archibald McCrab of Deep Creek, (R McCulloch)?, my son Peter McPherson of Newmarket, farmer, executor... He was the informant at the death of Paul MacPherson, on 25 February 1898.
     Peter was a defendant in a court case between 18 October 1905 and 8 August 1905 in Maryborough. He was convicted for drunkenness.
     Peter died in 1933 in Maryborough, Victoria.

Peter MacPherson

(circa 1775 - )
     Peter MacPherson was also known as Peter MacPherson (of Gaulrig) in records. He was born circa 1775 in Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of unlinked early MacPherson.

Child of Peter MacPherson

Peter MacPherson

(before 1763 - )
     Peter MacPherson was born before 1763 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of unlinked early MacPherson.
     Peter MacPherson married Isobel Fleming. Peter MacPherson was a tenant of the Duke of Gordon in 1821 in Bellanloan, Kirkmichael. The factor described him as "Peter McPherson, of Bellanloan, a most litigious character, he and his family are very troublesome, and should not remain on the estate'.

Child of Peter MacPherson and Isobel Fleming

Peter MacPherson

(circa 1819 - 7 June 1884)
     Peter MacPherson was born circa 1819 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. He may be the son of Peter who was "not a good tenant and to be removed from the estate".. He was the son of Alexander MacPherson and Anne Grant.
     Peter MacPherson and Peter MacPherson appeared on the 1841 census in Mains, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. Peter McPherson aged 18, was a male servant in the household headed by George Stuart, farmer at Mains.
     He may have been the Peter, residing at Ballinbone, who married Elizabeth Stuart residing at Mains of Inverourie, both of this parish, 9 Dec 1847 at Kirkmichael? However this Peter went on to have 6 children and died at Rothes. See George Watts notes. He was not in Kirkmichael in 1851 census.
     Peter MacPherson married Elizabeth Stuart on 9 December 1847 in Kirkmichael, BAN, SCT. Peter Mcpherson, res. at Ballinbone & Eliz Stuart res. at Mains of Inverourie, both of this parish.
     Peter MacPherson was also reported as having married Elizabeth Stuart on 15 December 1847 in Enzie, Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland. The marriage was proclaimed at Kirkmichael on 9 December 1847. He was of Ballinloan and she was of Maines of Inverourie, Kirkmichael, but one of the children's birth certificate states that they married at Enzie. Their children were baptised at the RC chapel in the Braes of Glenlivet. They then moved to New Spynie by 1852 then to Orbliston in the parish of Speymouth by 1856. In 1858 they were at Blackhills in the parish of Elgin. All the children were baptised as Catholics, but he was described as a Protestant in 1861. By 1865 they were living at Rothes.
     Peter MacPherson and Elizabeth Stuart were recorded on the 1851 census in Seatown Rd, Port Tannachy, Rathven, Banffshire. Peter McPherson, 31, blacksmith, and in place of birth it had N.K. His wife was Betty aged 27 and born in Inveravon and the children were Penelopy (sic) aged 2 and William aged 1.
     Peter MacPherson and Elizabeth Stuart appeared on the 1861 census in Newland, Elgin, Moray. Peter McPherson, head, 40, blacksmith, b. Kirkmichael; Elisabeth McPherson, 38, b. Inveravon, William, 11, Scholar, b. Inveravon; Margaret, 9, b. Newspynie, Ann, 7 ditto, Elisabeth, 5, b. Speymouth, Christian, 3, b. Elgin.
     Peter MacPherson and Elizabeth Stuart appeared on the 1871 census in Back Street, Rothes, Moray. Peter McPherson, head, married, 51, Lab. born Kirkmichael, Elizabeth McPherson, wife, 50, b. Inveraven; William McPherson, son, U, 20, Lab. Inveraven; Elizabeth McPherson, daughter, U,14, Speymouth; Christina McPherson, daughter, U, 12, Elgin; Adam S. McPherson, son, U, 5, Rothes.
     Peter MacPherson and Elizabeth Stuart appeared on the 1881 census in Land St, Rothes, Moray. Peter McPherson married aged 61, ag. lab. born Kirkmichael, Banff with his wife Elizabeth aged 60, born Glenlivet and son Adam S McPherson, aged 16, born Rothes, scholar and Adam Harrold, grandson aged 13 months, born Rothes.
     Peter died of diabetes mellitus on 7 June 1884 in Rothes, Moray. His birthplace and parentage were not known, he was a blacksmith (journeyman) aged 66. The informant was his brother-in-law Charles Stuart, Old St, Rothes.

Children of Peter MacPherson and Elizabeth Stuart

Peter MacPherson

(13 September 1861 - )
     Peter MacPherson was born on 13 September 1861 in Elgin, Moray, Scotland. He was christened on 13 September 1861 in the RC chapel, Elgin. He was the son of Peter MacPherson and Elizabeth Stuart. Peter in 1891, Rothes, Moray, Scotland.

Peter MacPherson

(circa 1827 - )
     Peter MacPherson was born circa 1827 in Abernethy, Inverness-shire, Scotland. He was the son of unlinked 19C MacPherson.
     Peter MacPherson was recorded on the 1851 census in Tomintoul, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was a 23 year old unmarried farm servant, born Abernethy, Inverness, working for Robert McGregor.

Peter MacPherson

(16 November 1790 - )
     Peter MacPherson was born on 16 November 1790 in Belblair, Nairn, Nairnshire. He was the son of Paul MacPherson and Margaret (?). Peter MacPherson was christened on 25 November 1790 in Nairn, Nairnshire. Witnessed by Peter Dunbar of Boath and Peter Dunbar in town..

Rachel Law MacPherson

(4 January 1858 - 1873)
     Rachel Law MacPherson was born on 4 January 1858 in Little Dunkeld, Perthshire. She was the daughter of Rev Cosmo MacPherson and Rachel Bogie Black.
     Rachel died in 1873 in Dollar, Clackmannanshire.

Robert MacPherson

(before 3 March 1793 - )
     Robert MacPherson was born before 3 March 1793 in Ellick, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was christened on 3 March 1793 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was the son of Cosmo MacPherson and Margaret MacIntosh or Riach.

Robert MacPherson

(2 October 1825 - )
     Robert MacPherson was born on 2 October 1825 in Cults, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was christened on 2 October 1825 in RC chapel, Tomintoul, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. 1825 2 Oct, at Cults, Robt lawful son of Jas McPherson Tomintoul and of Effy Stuart was born and baptised 2 Oct 1825 in the presence of Wm McPherson & Mrs McPherson, Tomintoul, sponsors. He was the son of James MacPherson and Euphemia Stuart. Robert MacPherson appeared on the in 1828 "status animarum" in the household of James MacPherson and Euphemia Stuart in Tomintoul, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. John, Robert and James was listed as a child of James MacPherson in the in 1836 "status animarum" in Tomintoul, Kirkmichael Banffshire.
     Robert MacPherson appeared on the 1841 census in the household of James MacPherson and Euphemia Stuart in Tomintoul.

Robert MacPherson

(before 8 March 1744 - circa 1786)
     Probably the Robert McPherson of Belneden 1764, 1766, 1767, Ellick 1767, 1770, Belneden 1770, Ellick & Belneden 1778, 1781, 1785. The land was later leased by George McPherson. See [Lordship of Strathavon].
. Robert MacPherson was also known as Robert MacPherson (of Inveraury) in records. He was born before 8 March 1744 in Balneden, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was christened on 8 March 1744 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. Robert, son to John McPherson in Belnidden & Janet Bain his spouse.. He was the son of John MacPherson and Janet Bain.
Robert MacPherson was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, in 1764, for property in Balneden, Kirkmichael. 1764 rental of Strathavon - Possession - Belniden. Possessors name - Robt Mcpherson, Scots money £133/6/8, Sterl £11/2/2.
Robert MacPherson was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, in 1766, for property in Kirkmichael. 1766 rental of Strathavon: E & Wester Belniedens Robt Mcpherson Sterl £11/2/2. 1767 " E & W Belniedens Robt McPherson £11/2/2; Eleck Robt McPherson £20.
     Robert MacPherson married Elspet MacDonald on 25 August 1768 in Kirkmichael, BAN, SCT. Robert McPherson in Mains of Inveraury & Elspet McDonald.
Robert MacPherson was listed on the rent roll of the Glenlivet Estate, in 1770, for property in Ellick & Belnedans, Kirkmichael. 1770 Rental book Glenlivet Estate Office - Elick, Robert MacPherson £20. - Belnidens E & Wester Robt etc. MacPhersons. Both entries - commencement of leases Whit 1765, expiry Whit 1784.
Robert MacPherson was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, between 1778 and 1781, for property in Kirkmichael. 1778 & 1781 Elick £20/14/1, E & W Bellneedin £12/1/2.
Robert MacPherson was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, in 1785, for property in Kirkmichael. 1785 Ellick & Belneedens, 19 year lease from Whit. 1784; Grassums £33, teneant: Robert McP, money 156 £30; 1 wedder (1.p 267-7).
     Robert died circa 1786.

Child of Robert MacPherson and Elspet MacDonald

Robert MacPherson

(14 January 1686 - )
     Robert MacPherson was christened on 14 January 1686 in Botriphnie, Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of Paul MacPherson (17th century) and Isabell Innes.
Robert MacPherson was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, in 1748, for property in Fodderletter, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. 1748(+?) Fodderlatter - Thomas Gordon - Robert Mcpherson for 3 oxgates £40, and a piece of new ground £10, 6 lib. butter, a reek hen a dozen eggs, services casts peats 6 days, of one hand & to lead & stack the same according to the boundlling sett down by him. John Mcpherson pays a third of the former Robert Mcphersons rent to himself and 2 lib butter to Fodderlatter. Also James & William Mcpherson there. Robert was listed on the rent roll of the Gordon Estate, in 1764, for property in Balneden, Kirkmichael. 1764 rental of Strathavon - Possession - Belniden. Possessors name - Robt Mcpherson, Scots money £133/6/8, Sterl £11/2/2. Robert was listed on the rent roll of the Glenlivet Estate, in 1770, for property in Ellick & Belnedans, Kirkmichael. 1770 Rental book Glenlivet Estate Office - Elick, Robert MacPherson £20. - Belnidens E & Wester Robt etc. MacPhersons. Both entries - commencement of leases Whit 1765, expiry Whit 1784.

Robert MacPherson

(6 February 1835 - )
     Robert MacPherson was born on 6 February 1835 in Inveravon. He was the son of Paul MacPherson and Catherine Christie.
     Robert MacPherson and Ann MacPherson, John MacPherson, Donald MacPherson, William MacPherson and Janet MacPherson were mentioned on 12 June 1839.
     Robert MacPherson married Jean Beattie. They had nine children, all of whom were baptised and married in the Church of Scotland.

Roger Cosmo MacPherson

(20 April 1863 - 22 March 1942)
     Roger Cosmo MacPherson was born on 20 April 1863 in Little Dunkeld, Perthshire. He was the son of Rev Cosmo MacPherson and Rachel Bogie Black.
     Roger died on 22 March 1942 in Milnathorp, Kinross-shire, aged 78. Buried at Orwell.

Sarah MacPherson

(1863 - November 1925)
     Sarah MacPherson was born in 1863 in Carisbrook, Victoria. She was the daughter of Paul MacPherson and Jane Emslie.
     Sarah MacPherson married Unknown Burn after 1888.
     In Paul MacPherson's will dated 24 September 1897 in Carisbrook, Victoria, Sarah MacPherson was named as heir; Paul McPherson of Newmarket, near Carisbrook, farmer - ... Maryborough Benevolent Society £5, Victorian Alliance £10, unto my grandson Paul McPherson Robertson such of my deposit receipts in the London Bank of Australia Ltd, Maryborough, as may be current at the time of my decease together with such an amount out my person.... £50, unto my daughter Janet Balgowan Barr the sum of fifty pounds subject to ... by her husband Andrew Barr, Mrs Selina Earl of Maryborough, grocer..., unto my daughter Sarah Burns the sum of fifty pounds, my daughter Martha Jennings... grand-daughter Margaret McCulloch, grand-daughter Matilda McCulloch, niece Mary Harwood [Hurwood], son-in-law Henry Perryman, son Paul McPherson, son Peter McPherson, in equal proportions to my daughters Jane McCulloch and Mary Ann Robertson I devise all my real estate unto my son Peter McPherson and I hereby appoint Archibald McCrab of Deep Creek, (R McCulloch)?, my son Peter McPherson of Newmarket, farmer, executor...
     Sarah Byrnes, 64, widow, sister of Mrs P McPherson, who went missing from her home in Wagga in June 1925.
     Sarah died in November 1925 in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales. Sarah Burns, the sister of Paul McPherson was found dead in flood waters at Wagga in Nov 1925..

Sarah MacPherson

(3 December 1810 - )
     Sarah MacPherson was born illegitimate before 3 December 1810. She was christened on 3 December 1810 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. Sarah, daughter to Alexr McPherson near Glenlochie by Ann Grant his spouse. She was the daughter of Alexander MacPherson and Anne Grant.

Sarah MacPherson

(circa 1830 - )
     Sarah MacPherson was born circa 1830 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of Alexander MacPherson and Elspet Unknown (MacPherson). Sarah, Ann and Christian were listed as the children of Alexander MacPherson in the 1851 census in Davoch of Drum, Knockanchory, Abernethy & Kincardine, Moray.

Sarah MacPherson

(27 July 1785 - )
     Sarah MacPherson was christened on 27 July 1785 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of George MacPherson and Jean Grant.

Sarah MacPherson

     Sarah MacPherson married Paul MacPherson on 1 July 1770 in Edinburgh, Midlothian.

son MacPherson

(30 July 1761 - )
     Son MacPherson was christened on 30 July 1761 in Ballcorach, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. Balvorach. He was the son of William MacPherson and Janet Martin.

Son William? MacPherson

     Son William? MacPherson was born in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. He was the son of James MacPherson and Margaret Forbes.
     He erected a monument to his father James and his grandparents.

son [Paul?] MacPherson

(circa February 1762 - )
     If this was Paul, he would have been only 12 when he fathered James!. Son [Paul?] MacPherson was christened in February 1762 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. Unnamed, son to John McPherson, younger in Tomachlaggan & Jean Turner his party. He was born circa February 1762 in Tomachlaggan, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. He was the son of John MacPherson and Jean Turner.

Thomas MacPherson

(28 January 1819 - )
     Thomas MacPherson was christened on 28 January 1819 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire. Son of John McPherson, Stronairn by Margaret Innes his spouse. He was the son of John MacPherson and Margaret Innes.

Thomas MacPherson

(1774 - )
     Thomas MacPherson was born in 1774 in Glenlivet, Banffshire. He was the son of John MacPherson and Elspet Gordon.

unknown MacPherson

(3 October 1756 - )
     Unknown MacPherson was christened on 3 October 1756 in Campdalmore, Kirkmichael, Banffshire. To James McP in Camdelmore & Elspet McLean his spouse.. Unknown MacPherson was the child of James MacPherson and Elspet MacLean.

Unknown MacPherson

     Unknown MacPherson was the son of Murdoch MacPherson.
     He may be the ancestor of the Kirkmichael Macpherson's. In Abbe Paul's account he states: They remembered the length of Strathaven where one of them married and was the route of Macphersons ... in the country.

unknown MacPherson

(1818 - )
     Unknown MacPherson was born in 1818 in Tombae/Tomnavoulin, Inveravon, Banffshire. Unknown MacPherson was the child of Paul MacPherson and Ann or Margeret Grant.

Unknown MacPherson

(8 October 1820 - )
     Unknown MacPherson was christened on 8 October 1820 in Wester Claggan ..., Inveravon, Banffshire. I the undersigned baptised --- McPherson born lawful child to Paul McPherson and Ann Grant ...lands ... Margaret Frobes Ti/ullagh cousin Isobel Robertson .... acting as proxy was sponsor. Unknown MacPherson was the child of Paul MacPherson and Ann or Margeret Grant.