Roderick MacLeod (of Lewis)

     Roderick MacLeod (of Lewis) married Agnes MacKenzie, daughter of Kenneth MacKenzie VII and Agnes or Ann Fraser. Agnes married Roderick Macleod, VII. of Lewis, with issue.

Margaret Macley

( - 1676)
     Margaret Macley married Murdoch MacKenzie (of Bennetsfield), son of John MacKenzie. He married Margaret, only daughter and heiress of Donald MacLey, Bailie of Fortrose.
1. Sir Alexander Mackenzie of Broomhill (sasine in 1686), and Pitarrow, in Kincardine. He was Commissary of Inverness and Sheriff of the Bishopric of Orkney, his father when appointing him to the latter office describing him as "Mr Alexander Mackenzie, Commissary of Inverness, my eldest lawful son." In 1706 he appears among the heritors of Caithness for the Nethertoun of Stroma in the parish of Canisbay.
He is again on record in 1713, in which
year he disponed the Nethertoun of Stroma to his nephew, Murdoch
Kennedy, son of his sister Jane, and her husband, John Kennedy of Carmunks. Sir Alexander of Broomhill had an only son, Colonel Alexander Mackenzie of Hampton, Virginia, who left his English estates to his nephew, Andrew Young of Castleyards.

2. George of Pitarrow, of whom nothing is known.

3. William Mackenzie, Commissary of Orkney, who, in 1679, married
Margaret Stewart of Newark, with issue - Murdoch, born in 1680, who was invited to become minister of the Episcopal Meeting House of Kirkwall, but emigrated to New England in 1714, and a daughter Margaret, who married Andrew Young of Castleyards, Kirkwall also with issue - a daughter who married Riddoch of Cairston, Provost
of Kirkwall.

4. The Rev. Thomas Mackenzie, minister of Shapinshay, Orkney. He was born about 1652, and was appointed minister of Shapinshay on the 5th of May, 1678. On the 1st of May, 1679 he married Elspet, daughter of James Blaikie of Burness with issue - Murdoch,
who succeeded his grandfather, the Bishop, as representative of the family; James, N.P., who seems to have succeeded his brother Murdoch; Alexander, of whom there is no trace; Thomas, of whom also nothing is known; Sibella, who married William, second son of George Traill of Quendale, with issue - Anna, who, in 1716, married the Rev. James, Nisbet, Stromness; Margaret; and Anna. The Rev. Thomas Mackenzie died, aged 36 years, on the 7th of February, 1688, a few days before his father.

5. Captain James, of the Dragoons, who married the Hon. Frances,
daughter of Andrew, eighth Lord Gray, with issue - a daughter, Frances, who married a clergyman in England.

6. David, who died young, before 1676, and is buried in Elgin Cathedral.

7. Jane, who, on the 15th of May, 1678, married her cousin, John
Kennedy of Carmunks, with issue - Murdoch, already referred to as
afterwards of Stroma.

8. Mary, who, on the 4th of April, 1678, married George Balfour of Faray.

9. Jacobina, who settled in Dundee
.
     Margaret died in 1676. She is buried in Elgin Cathedral.

John Patrick MacMahon

(circa 1852 - )
     John Patrick MacMahon was born circa 1852.
Honora Teresa Colbert married secondly John Patrick MacMahon on 22 February 1908 in St Rose, Kapunda, South Australia.

Ellen MacMillan

(circa 1880 - 22 January 1961)
     Ellen MacMillan was born circa 1880.
Ellen MacMillan married John Edwin Evans, son of John Evans and Eleanor Lucy Whitty, in 1901 in Wangaratta, Victoria. He had a large family, Gloria Hartridge of 10 Hardistry St Wangaratta is a descendant.
     Ellen died on 22 January 1961 in Wangaratta, Victoria. She was buried in Whitfield.

Children of Ellen MacMillan and John Edwin Evans

Caroline Gertrude MacNair

(before April 1876 - )
     Caroline Gertrude MacNair was born before April 1876 in Largs, Skelmorlie, Ayrshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon. Frances, Caroline, Philip, Emily, Mary, James and Mildred were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Frances, Emily, Mary, Mildred, Philip and Caroline were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1891 census in 'Birchbank', Montgomery Tce, Largs, Argyllshire, Scotland.

Charlotte Helen MacNair

(13 November 1857 - )
     Charlotte Helen MacNair was born on 13 November 1857 in Craig End, Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of Robert Stanser MacNair and Charlotte Helen Dixon.
     Charlotte Helen MacNair [and WO] appeared on the 1861 census in the household of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon in Milncroft Rd, Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland; Geo Best McNair 25, fund owner of coal pits, born Barony parish; his wife Frances D McNair 27, born England, Robert S McNair 4, Charlotte H McNair 3, both born Shettleston.

Charlotte Helen MacNair

(1857 - )
     Charlotte Helen MacNair was born in 1857 in Shettleston, Lanarkshire. She was the daughter of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon.

Daughter MacNair

(7 March 1891 - )
     Daughter MacNair was born on 7 March 1891 in 4 North Charlotte St, Edinburgh, Scotland. She was the daughter of Robert Stanser MacNair and Edith Edmondstone Edmonstone-Montgomerie.

daughter Eleanor? MacNair

(1830? - )
     Daughter Eleanor? MacNair was born in 1830? In Greenfield, Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She may be the Helen Stanser [McNair], ladies nurse, aged 53, born Perthshire! living with George Best McNair in 1871. She was the daughter of Col James MacNair and Eleanor Stanser.

Dorothy Mildred Trelawney MacNair

(8 April 1897 - )
     Dorothy Mildred Trelawney MacNair was born on 8 April 1897 in Kilmalcolm, Renfrewshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of George Stanser MacNair and Annette de la Nauze Wiliamson.

Emily Edith MacNair

(before April 1863 - )
     Emily Edith MacNair was born before April 1863 in Glasgow, Partick RD, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon.
     Emily Edith MacNair was listed in the 1871 census with George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon in 18 Ashton Terrace, Partick, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. George McNair 35, coalmaster, born Shettleston, his wife Frances W McNair 37, born England; children Francis McNair 9, daughter born Glasgow; Emily McNair 8, Mary McNair 5, George McNair 4, born England, James McNair 2, Mildred McNair 1 month, born Glasgow; Clara T Wunschanana 23, grand daughter, born Russia (Russian subject), Helen Stanser 53 , ladies nurse, born Porteniol?, Perthshire, Catherine Smith 23 Helen N Grant 19 Kate Cope 18 servants . Frances, Caroline, Philip, Emily, Mary, James and Mildred were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Frances, Emily, Mary, Mildred, Philip and Caroline were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1891 census in 'Birchbank', Montgomery Tce, Largs, Argyllshire, Scotland.

Frances Eleanor MacNair

(before April 1861 - )
     Frances Eleanor MacNair was born before April 1861 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon.
     Frances Eleanor MacNair was listed in the 1871 census with George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon in 18 Ashton Terrace, Partick, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. George McNair 35, coalmaster, born Shettleston, his wife Frances W McNair 37, born England; children Francis McNair 9, daughter born Glasgow; Emily McNair 8, Mary McNair 5, George McNair 4, born England, James McNair 2, Mildred McNair 1 month, born Glasgow; Clara T Wunschanana 23, grand daughter, born Russia (Russian subject), Helen Stanser 53 , ladies nurse, born Porteniol?, Perthshire, Catherine Smith 23 Helen N Grant 19 Kate Cope 18 servants . Frances, Caroline, Philip, Emily, Mary, James and Mildred were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Frances, Emily, Mary, Mildred, Philip and Caroline were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1891 census in 'Birchbank', Montgomery Tce, Largs, Argyllshire, Scotland.

George Best MacNair

(5 May 1835 - 1910)
     George Best MacNair was born on 5 May 1835 in Greenfield, Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of Col James MacNair and Eleanor Stanser. George Best MacNair was christened on 2 June 1835 in Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
George Best MacNair married Frances Dorothy Dixon on 26 July 1860 in Rotherfield, Sussex, England. She was the third daughter of the late Rev J Dixon, vicar of Garton, Yorkshire, he was aged 25 and she was 26. Her father may be Isaac..
     George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon were recorded on the 1861 census in Milncroft Rd, Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Geo Best McNair 25, fund owner of coal pits, born Barony parish; his wife Frances D McNair 27, born England, Robert S McNair 4, Charlotte H McNair 3, both born Shettleston.
     George was a coalmaster of 'Birch Bank' in Skelmorlie.
     George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon were recorded on the 1871 census in 18 Ashton Terrace, Partick, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. George McNair 35, coalmaster, born Shettleston, his wife Frances W McNair 37, born England; children Francis McNair 9, daughter born Glasgow; Emily McNair 8, Mary McNair 5, George McNair 4, born England, James McNair 2, Mildred McNair 1 month, born Glasgow; Clara T Wunschanana 23, grand daughter, born Russia (Russian subject), Helen Stanser 53 , ladies nurse, born Porteniol?, Perthshire, Catherine Smith 23 Helen N Grant 19 Kate Cope 18 servants .
     George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon were recorded on the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland. George Best McNair, married, 45, male, coalmaster, born Shuttleton [Shettleston], Lanark, Scotland; Frances Dorothy McNair, married, wife, 47, born England; Frances Elianor McNair, unmarried, born Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland; Emily Edith McNair, unmarried, 18, Glasgow; Mary Christian McNair, 15, Glasgow; James Herbert McNair, 12, Glasgow; Mildred Helen McNair, 10, Glasgow; Philip Lionel Hope McNair, 8, Largs, Ayr; Caroline Gertrude McNair, 5, Largs, Ayr, Scotland (children, all scholars), James Stancer McNair, U, 57, born New Brunswick, brother, lunatic, retired military officer; Bertha Elise Palite, U, 31, governess, born Poysia, Germany, Mary Munro, U, 40, cook, born Kilbrundon, Argyll, Scotland, Margret Douglas, U, 26, nurse, born Elgin, Elgin, Agnes Wright Armstrong, U, 27, table maid, born Port of Monteath, Perth, Anne Hossack, U, 37, laundry maid, Inverness, Inverness, Mary Crawford, U, 21, housemaid, born Stirling, Stirling, Jack A Tobouler, U, 23, coachman, born Greenock, Renfrew.
     George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon were recorded on the 1891 census in 'Birchbank', Montgomery Tce, Largs, Argyllshire, Scotland. George Best McNair 55, living on private means, brn Shettleston, his wife Frances D McNair 57, children Frances E McNair 29, Emily E McNair 28, Mary C McNair 25, Mildred H McNair 20, all born in Glasgow; Philip L H McNair, born Skelmorlie, Ayrshire, 18, Caroline Gertrude McNair 15, born Skelmorlie; William Stevenson 56, visitor, born Paisley, tea importer, Mary S Steele 23, Margaret Morrison 29, Jane Cunningham Rae 14, Annie Evelyn Reynolds 23 servants.
     George died in 1910 in Skelmorlie, Ayrshire.

Children of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon

George Henderson Stanser MacNair

(22 August 1893 - 24 April 1987)
     George Henderson Stanser MacNair was born on 22 August 1893 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was a naturalized citizen of the United States; graduated with degree of C. E. from Cornell University, May, 1918. He was the son of George Stanser MacNair and Annette de la Nauze Wiliamson.
     George died on 24 April 1987 in Manatee County, Florida, USA, aged 93. Rootsweb Mailing lists: George Henderson Stanser MCNAIR was born 22 Aug1893 (social security and Florida death index) at Glasgow (L. Hooper). A son was b. 22aug1893 at 4 Westminster Gdns, Hillhead, to Mrs. George Stanser M?Nair (Glasgow Herald). Stanser/Stauser arrived at Ellis Island 24aug1911 from Glasgow (ellisisland, ancestorsonboard websites). He died 24apr1987, Manatee county, Florida (L. Hooper); the death of Georgehender Stanser McNair is registered in Florida death index and of George McNair in Social Security Death Index. George had registered with Social Security before 1951 at NY and was last resident at Bradenton, Manatee, Florida (social security, ancestry.com). George H. McNair (22aug1893-24apr1987) was enlisted in army 29may1918 and released 6jan1919 (U.S. Dept of Veteran Affairs, ancestry.com).
George married Arlaine ? before 1930 (census). George married M. ?Arlonine? Chesebrough (McNair book, 1960 supplement), probably his 1st wife. Mrs. M. Arlouine McNair d. 22feb1966, age 72 at Bradenton, Florida, where she spent the winters, leaving husband G.H. Stanser McNair; she was b. in Madison Cty, NY, attained a B.A. in 1918 at Cornell Univ, became head of botany dept of Buffalo Univ (Utica Observer, fultonhistory.com, spelling all correct). George married Arabella Elizabeth ? (b. 1905, d. 1992); they had no children (gravestone, M. Rahbek).

?Stauser? McNair (b. 1893) travelled from Glasgow to NY in 1910 (ancestorsonboard). George Henderson Stanser McNair studied at Clifton College and Cornell Univ, USA (Clifton College Register).
George Henderson "Stenser" McNair (b. 22aug1893 Glasgow) 390 Livermore Ave., W.N. Brighton, NY, was drafted 24may1917 at Staten Island, Richmond, N. Y., into WW1; he was an engineering student at Cornell University, requested exemption until after graduation in June 1918 and mentioned his father?s poor health (ancestry.com). In 1917 he was studying civil engineering at Cornell University, resident at West New Brighton (university website) and graduated may1918 (L. Hooper). George Henderson Stanser McNair (b. 22aug1893 Glasgow), civil engineer, W. Brighton, Staten Island, NY, who immigrated in 1911, applied for naturalization in USA in 1918 (ancestry.com). George H. S. McNair lived in 1920 at New York, N. Y., (census). In 1924 George Henderson Stanser McNair and Hugh Noel de la Nauze McNair of Essex Fells, N.J., were inventors (Canadian Patent Office, google books).
In 1930 George H.S. McNair (1894 Scotland, parents b. England, engineer with telephone Co., arrived 1911), wife Arlaine (1894 NY, parents b. NY), were at Hastings on Hudson, Westchester, NY (census).
George H.S. Mcnair (1894, married, naturalized 1918, 307 Les Ave., Yonkers, NY), wife Mattie Arlonine (b. 31oct1893 Brooklyn) arrived at NY from Southampton in 1934 (ancestry.com). In 1938 Stanser McNair (1894) and wife Mattie (1894) arrived at NY from Norway (ancestry.com).
In 1940 G.H. Sansery/Stanser McNair (1894 Scotland, naturalized, engineer at telephone Co.), wife Arlouine (1894 New York), were at Lee Ave., Yonkers, Westchester, N.Y. (census).
G.H. Stanser McNair (b. Scotland, 525 E. 89th St., NYC), wife Arlouine (b. NY), arrived at NY from Liverpool in 1954 (ancestry.com).
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George Stanser MacNair

(14 January 1867 - 26 June 1917)
     George Stanser MacNair was also known as George Barton MacNair in records. He was born on 14 January 1867 in Sandown, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. He was the son of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon.
     George Stanser MacNair was listed in the 1871 census with George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon in 18 Ashton Terrace, Partick, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. George McNair 35, coalmaster, born Shettleston, his wife Frances W McNair 37, born England; children Francis McNair 9, daughter born Glasgow; Emily McNair 8, Mary McNair 5, George McNair 4, born England, James McNair 2, Mildred McNair 1 month, born Glasgow; Clara T Wunschanana 23, grand daughter, born Russia (Russian subject), Helen Stanser 53 , ladies nurse, born Porteniol?, Perthshire, Catherine Smith 23 Helen N Grant 19 Kate Cope 18 servants .
     George Stanser MacNair were recorded on the 1881 census in Bedford St, Greenock West, Renfrewshire, Scotland. George S McNair, 14, born England was a scholar at a boarding school.
     George Stanser MacNair was recorded on the 1891 census in 499 Sauchichall St, Glasgow, Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland. George S McNair, 24, born England, shipbroker was a lodger with the McPerson family.
George Stanser MacNair married Annette de la Nauze Wiliamson on 19 April 1892 in St George's Chapel, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Mr & Mrs John Priestman ... launched from their yard at Southwick a ... steamer, built to the order of Messrs Roed, McNair, and Co, of Glasgow, to trade o the China coast.....
     George died on 26 June 1917 in West New Brighton, Staten Island, New York, USA, aged 50. See Colonial Families of the United States America, Volume 7. George Norbury Mackenzie. (1912) for more on this family.
Mcnair Genforum request from Maude Margaret McNair: George Barton Stanser McNair Born 14.1 1865 (66) Died NewYork - Long Island in 1916/17?. He studied at Oxford - Medicine, but worked with shipping.
Brother Leslie worked in Copenhagen perhaps at the Embassy late 1890 or early 1900. Family House are told to be Birch Bank, Skelmorlie near Glasgow.

Children of George Stanser MacNair and Annette de la Nauze Wiliamson

Hugh Noel de la Nauze MacNair

(6 June 1901 - )
     Hugh Noel de la Nauze MacNair was born on 6 June 1901 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of George Stanser MacNair and Annette de la Nauze Wiliamson.

Col James MacNair

(24 September 1787 - 15 April 1836)
     Col James MacNair was born on 24 September 1787 in Greenfield, Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the eldest son of James McNair Laird of Greenfield (Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland) and Margaret Barton (1756-1834). His father purchased the lands and manor house of Greenfield from Isabel Luke in 1759. James jr., had a brother Benjamin who practised as a physician in Glasgow and died 25 Jan 1844, having matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1801 (the date is probably not right). He had 7 sisters
His father purchased the lands and Manor House of Greenfield fron Isabel Luke in 1759. James, junior had a brother Benjamin who practised as a physician in Glasgow and died 25 Jan 1844, having matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1801 (the date is probably not right)..
Col James MacNair served in the military as a Lt. Col. in the 73rd Highlanders in 1804. According to Moorson’s Historical Record of the 52nd Oxfordshire Light Infantry“ „Lt. Col. James McNair entered the 52nd in 1804, served in the expedition to Sweden in 1808 and afterwards in Portugal and Spain and was present during the retreat to and battle of Corunna. He afterwards served in the Peninsula with the 52nd in most of the battles and affairs until the assault of Badajoz, where he voluteered for the storming party and was severely wounded. He was promoted to the command of the 73rd regiment.“ The military records of James and James Stanser MCNAIR are available from Regimental H.Q., Royal Green Jackets, Slade Park, Headington, Oxfordshire, England.
K.H. Ensign W. P.: 14.03.1805 vice Pitcairn deceased
Lieut W.P.: 30.06.1805
Captain W. P.:11.05.1812
Major P.:25.04.1822 vice C. Rowan retired
Lieutenant Colonel P. 73rd Highlanders 3.08.1830; exchanged to half pay 5.03.1835 (or 6th March)

Sicily: Jan 1808
Sweden: May 1808 to Aug 1808
Peninsula: Aug 1808 to Jan 1809 Corunna
Jul 1809 to Oct 1812 Busaco, Fuentes d’Onor, Salamanca, the Coa, Sabugal, Badajoz* volunteered for the storming party and severely wounded in the head. Awarded one year’s extra pay as a lieutenant
Low Countries: Apr 1815 to Nov 1814 under Lord Lynedoch
Ireland: At Queenstown from Jan 1815 to Apr 1815 on board troopship for America but did not proceed
Low Countries: Apr 1815 to 24 Nov 1818. Waterloo Medal; Army Occupation of France
Canada: Jun 1823 to Oct 1826 and temporarily in command of 52nd vice Sir John Maxwell Tylden
Malta: 1830 to 12 Apr 1834 when he was granted 9 months leave in England, which was extended

1st son of James Macnair, Laird of Greenfield, who purchased the lands and Manor House of Greenfield fron Isabel Luke in 1759. James, junior had a brother Benjamin who practised as a physician in Glasgow and died 25 Jan 1844, having matriculated at the University of Glasgow in 1801 (the date is probably not right). He had 7 sisters.

Married 31 July 1824 at St. Mary’s, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Eleanor (Ellen) daughter of the Right Rev. Dr. Stanser, Lord Bishop of Nova Scotia, she died 8 June 1848. They had 4 sons and one daughter: their 1st son James Stanser, followed his father in the Regiment.

Died at Greenfield 15 April 1836.

He did not fight at Martinique for which he is sometimes shown as receiving the Gold Medal.

„I heard Macnair, in after days (i.e. 4 or 5 years after Badajoz where he was one of the stormers) speak of the difficulties of the breach and of the impossibility of breaking down the chevaux-de-frize amde of sword blades. He went 3 times to the top of the breach, and whilst attempting on the 3rd occasion, to break the sword blades he was severely wounded all along the top of his head, but whether it was by a musket shot or by the thrust of a bayonet or by a sword cut over the chevaux, he could never tell. I think his regimental cap could not be found the next morning; but there was several 52nd Officers‘ caps to be procured, whose former owners had been killed.“ Leeke, Vol. 2, page 350.
Col James MacNair married Eleanor Stanser, daughter of Bishop Robert Stanser and Mary Aust, on 31 July 1824 in St Mary's, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. They may also be the parents of: Philip born 1824 Greenfield, Shettleston, and Eleanor born 1821 Greenfield.
Col James MacNair and Eleanor MacNair and Hannah Stanser witnessed John Cooper Giles and Sarah Stewart Stanser's wedding on 15 August 1834 in All Saints, Fulham, London.
     James died on 15 April 1836 in Greenfield House, Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, aged 48.

Children of Col James MacNair and Eleanor Stanser

James Edward Parry Aust MacNair

(4 April 1895 - )
     James Edward Parry Aust MacNair was born on 4 April 1895 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of George Stanser MacNair and Annette de la Nauze Wiliamson.

James Herbert MacNair

(23 December 1868 - 22 April 1955)
     James Herbert MacNair was born on 23 December 1868 in Glasgow, Partick RD, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon.
     James Herbert MacNair was listed in the 1871 census with George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon in 18 Ashton Terrace, Partick, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. George McNair 35, coalmaster, born Shettleston, his wife Frances W McNair 37, born England; children Francis McNair 9, daughter born Glasgow; Emily McNair 8, Mary McNair 5, George McNair 4, born England, James McNair 2, Mildred McNair 1 month, born Glasgow; Clara T Wunschanana 23, grand daughter, born Russia (Russian subject), Helen Stanser 53 , ladies nurse, born Porteniol?, Perthshire, Catherine Smith 23 Helen N Grant 19 Kate Cope 18 servants . Frances, Caroline, Philip, Emily, Mary, James and Mildred were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
James Herbert MacNair married Frances Eliza MacDonald on 14 June 1899 in Dumbartonshire. James and Frances were involved with Rennie Mackintosh and the Arts & Crafts Movement. James Herbert McNair, Architect, became a friend of John Keppie and C. Rennie Mackintosh; McNair became part of a circle of artists centred on Jessie Keppie, called ‘The Immortals’ which included his future wife, Frances Macdonald. In 1898 he had become engaged to Frances whose older sister Margaret became the wife of the famous Glasgow Artist and Architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928). In 1901 in Liverpool they became friends of Augustus John... after many sadly regressive events , he died at Inellan near Argyll, Scotland, on 22nd April 1955. See: Dictionary of Scottish Architects – DSA Biography Report (March 14, 2008).”.
For further information see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_MacNair and http://www.victorianweb.org/victorian/art/design/macnair/bio.html.
     James died on 22 April 1955 in Argyllshire, Scotland, aged 86.

James Stanser MacNair

(6 June 1825 - 28 November 1882)
     James Stanser MacNair bore arms: crest: a demi-negro holding over his dexter shoulder a sugar cane, and in his sinister hand a bunch of tobacce leaves, all proper. Motto: labor vncit omnis (Labour conquers all things). He was born on 6 June 1825 in Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. In the 1881 census, he stated that he was born in New Brunswick. He was the son of Col James MacNair and Eleanor Stanser.
James Stanser MacNair served in the military in the same regiment as his father between 1843 and 1844. He was appointed ensign 21 July 1843, vice J M Hawkins, promoted. He resigned 28 June 1844. His address was Clarewood, Thornton Hall, Lanarkshire, according to his military records.
     In Robert Brymer Stanser's will dated 20 March 1844 in 'Woodbine Cottage', Regent's Park, Middlesex, James Stanser MacNair was named as heir.
     James resided at 'Clarewood', Thornton Hall, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was listed as George Best MacNair's brother in the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
     James died on 28 November 1882 in Avondale, Polmont, New Brunswick, aged 57. On the 28th inst, at Avondale, Polmont, N.B., James Stanser McNair of Greenfield.

Mary Christian MacNair

(1865 - )
     Mary Christian MacNair was born in 1865 in Glasgow, Partick RD, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon.
     Mary Christian MacNair was listed in the 1871 census with George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon in 18 Ashton Terrace, Partick, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. George McNair 35, coalmaster, born Shettleston, his wife Frances W McNair 37, born England; children Francis McNair 9, daughter born Glasgow; Emily McNair 8, Mary McNair 5, George McNair 4, born England, James McNair 2, Mildred McNair 1 month, born Glasgow; Clara T Wunschanana 23, grand daughter, born Russia (Russian subject), Helen Stanser 53 , ladies nurse, born Porteniol?, Perthshire, Catherine Smith 23 Helen N Grant 19 Kate Cope 18 servants . Frances, Caroline, Philip, Emily, Mary, James and Mildred were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Frances, Emily, Mary, Mildred, Philip and Caroline were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1891 census in 'Birchbank', Montgomery Tce, Largs, Argyllshire, Scotland.

Mildred Helen MacNair

(before April 1871 - )
     Mildred Helen MacNair was born before April 1871 in Glasgow, Partick RD, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon.
     Mildred Helen MacNair was listed in the 1871 census with George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon in 18 Ashton Terrace, Partick, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. George McNair 35, coalmaster, born Shettleston, his wife Frances W McNair 37, born England; children Francis McNair 9, daughter born Glasgow; Emily McNair 8, Mary McNair 5, George McNair 4, born England, James McNair 2, Mildred McNair 1 month, born Glasgow; Clara T Wunschanana 23, grand daughter, born Russia (Russian subject), Helen Stanser 53 , ladies nurse, born Porteniol?, Perthshire, Catherine Smith 23 Helen N Grant 19 Kate Cope 18 servants . Frances, Caroline, Philip, Emily, Mary, James and Mildred were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Frances, Emily, Mary, Mildred, Philip and Caroline were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1891 census in 'Birchbank', Montgomery Tce, Largs, Argyllshire, Scotland.
Mildred Helen MacNair married F Dixon in 1898 in London, England.

Children of Mildred Helen MacNair and F Dixon

Philip Barton MacNair

(10 October 1828 - circa 1848)
     Philip Barton MacNair was born on 10 October 1828 in Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of Col James MacNair and Eleanor Stanser.
     Philip died circa 1848.

Philip Lionel Hope MacNair

(1872 - )
     Philip Lionel Hope MacNair was born in 1872 in Largs, Skelmorlie, Ayrshire, Scotland. He was the son of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon. Frances, Caroline, Philip, Emily, Mary, James and Mildred were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1881 census in Boquhan Manlion/Mansion? House, Gargunnock, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Frances, Emily, Mary, Mildred, Philip and Caroline were listed as the children of George Best MacNair in the 1891 census in 'Birchbank', Montgomery Tce, Largs, Argyllshire, Scotland.

Robert Stanser MacNair

(5 March 1827 - )
     Robert Stanser MacNair was born on 5 March 1827 in Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of Col James MacNair and Eleanor Stanser.
     Robert Stanser MacNair was recorded on the 1851 census in 31 Windsor Tce, St Luke, London, Finchley, Middlesex, England. Robert McNair, 25, compositor born Scotland, was a visitor with the Fox family.
Robert Stanser MacNair married Charlotte Helen Dixon on 8 August 1855 in Hunmbledon, Yorkshire. Robert McNair, aged 28, bachelor, gentleman, of Craig End, Glasgow, son of James Mcnair, Lt Colonerl, 73rd Regit to, Charlotte Helen Dixon, aged 27, spinster, gentlewoman, of Elsternwick in this parish, daughter of Isaac Dixon, Cler, vicar of Garton. The married by licence and witnesses were E M Mcnair....Rochette, Frances Dixon, Ellen Ward, Jane A Jedis?, Harold G? Dufour..
     Robert Stanser MacNair was employed was an advocate, Scotland.

Children of Robert Stanser MacNair and Charlotte Helen Dixon

Robert Stanser MacNair

(1 August 1856 - circa 1937)
     Robert Stanser MacNair was born on 1 August 1856 in Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son of Robert Stanser MacNair and Charlotte Helen Dixon.
     Robert Stanser MacNair [and WO] appeared on the 1861 census in the household of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon in Milncroft Rd, Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland; Geo Best McNair 25, fund owner of coal pits, born Barony parish; his wife Frances D McNair 27, born England, Robert S McNair 4, Charlotte H McNair 3, both born Shettleston.
     Robert was educated at Uppingham school, Rutland.
     Robert matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, on 25 May 1875.
Robert Stanser MacNair married Edith Edmondstone Edmonstone-Montgomerie on 9 April 1885 in St Jude's, Kensington South, London.
     Robert died circa 1937.

Children of Robert Stanser MacNair and Edith Edmondstone Edmonstone-Montgomerie

Robert Stanser MacNair

(1856 - )
     Robert Stanser MacNair was born in 1856 in Shettleston, Lanarkshire. He was the son of George Best MacNair and Frances Dorothy Dixon.
     Robert matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge, before 1879.

Stanser MacNair

(circa 1894 - )
     Stanser MacNair was born circa 1894 in USA?. His parentage is only a guess. He was the son of Robert Stanser MacNair and Edith Edmondstone Edmonstone-Montgomerie.
     Stanser MacNair was on the passenger list of the "S S Media" dated 5 June 1954 from New York, USA. Stanser & Arlouine McNair, both aged 60, landed at Liverpool as alien passengers.

Florence May MacNamara

(1 March 1898 - )
     Florence May MacNamara was born on 1 March 1898 in Kapunda, South Australia. She was the daughter of Richard MacNamara and Honora Teresa Colbert.

Kilian Gregory MacNamara