|1. LAUGHLIN1 MACDONALD was born
Bef. 1721 in Greenock, Scotland, and died July 25, 1821 in Belfast, Maine.
He married MARGARET ALEXANDER, daughter of JAMES ALEXANDER.
Notes for LAUGHLIN MACDONALD:
78th Highland Regiment,
commanded by COL Fraser became reknown as "Fraser's
Highlander's" for their part in battle for Quebec, 1759.
1773 - Listed as resident of Stockton Springs, Maine.
More About LAUGHLIN MACDONALD:
Fact 1: Also spelled McDonald.
Fact 2: Entered British army when a boy and was asg'd to the 78th
Highlander Scotch Regiment which Lord
Fact 3: Loudon, in 1757, attempted to billet in Boston.
Fact 4: Participated in the capture of Fortress Louisburg, 1758.
Fact 5: With the 78th ("Frazier's Highlanders"), participated in
battle for Quebec and was near Wolfe, when he fell.
Fact 6: Was at Fort Pownall (21 Apr 1764 - 6 May 1767), subsequently moved
with son Roderick to Bucksport.
Fact 7: Moved to Belfast, ME to join other Scots moving there from from
Londonderry, NH. Resided on east side of river.
Fact 8: The last man selected by vote to become citizen of Belfast, ME
Fact 9: Age not definitely ascertained, but reportedly was more than 100
years at death.
Gravesite: Bucksport, ME
Child of LAUGHLIN MACDONALD and MARGARET
MACDONALD, b. Abt. 1762; d. February 16, 1832, North Haven, ME; m.
ABIGAIL CARVER, Abt. 1783.
More About RODERICK MACDONALD:
Fact 1: In 1790 Maine census,
residence listed as "Township #1, Bucksport," where he had
bought land for L30.
Fact 2: 1800 ME census listed "from Halifax" in Vinalhaven
Fact 3: In Belfast ME Vital Records, listed as husband of
More About ABIGAIL CARVER:
Mayflower Descendant: from Edward