Muriel,I am most grateful for all this work. What is so sad is that my mum-in-law had lost touch with her siblings in Canada and was not to know 4 had outlived her.How she'd have loved to know her nephews and nieces.
I do not have certificates yet for all 15 of the McIntosh children but will confirm those I can.
First of all we have the parents who emigrated with them :- Married on 2nd Dec 1887 at Barmuckity, county of Elgin, ALEXANDER aged 22 son of Alexander & Marjorie nee McIntosh CATHERINE aged 20 dtr of John Fraser & Catherine Masson.
Following your list numbers
1) James ACTON I met and yes he was married to (7) JESSIE ANNE. They had 2 boys. 2)ALEXANDER may have been born in Dyke in 1866.He is the FATHER of the family listed as aged 62 in 1927 when returning from UK visit. 3) CATHERINE was the MOTHER of the family and the parents' names fit OK. 4) ADAM RUSSELL b 11 Apr 1904 at Blervie Castle Cottages, Rafford.No more known. 5) DAVID b 27 Feb 1889 at Boat Hill, Dyke.War wounded.Arm. Wife Eliz MEARS is new info. Said to have had 3 boys. 6) BETTY was indeed ELIZABETH married to a WRIGHT.I have no dob. 7) JESSIE ANN b 16 Aug 1910 at Muirton,Dyke. Married to Jim ACTON. 8) JANE/ Jean no dob yet known but married name FONTAINE matches and had 1 boy. 9) MAY b 10 Apr 1889 at Feddon,Dyke.Married name ROSS correct. 10)THOMAS b 17 Jun 1900 at Glenburgie,Rafford.2 boys 1 girl.Wife unknown. 11) WILLIAM b 4 May 1893 at Well Hill ,Dyke.2 boys ,1 girl. He served in Egypt & France may have been the first to emigrate in 1920. 12) CATHERINE b 25 Apr 1888 at Barmuckity, Elgin.Possibly 2 children. 13) ROBINA/RUBY b 27 Apr 1902at Glenburgie,Rafford.Married name said to be CAMERON.3 children. There is also 14) JOHN b in Grantown 1890 not yet proved.Army P.O.W.Had 1 daughter. 15) JAMES b 20 Feb 1897 at Well Hill,Dyke was killed in action28 Oct 1918 in France. 16) Mary Ann LILIAS b 4 Jun 1906,Rafford died Inverness,Scotland 19 Apr 1976.(My mum-in-law) 17) ISABELLANothing yet known 18) ALISTAIR No dob known as yet.3 children.
Almost 2 a.m. here in Scotland so time to say goodnight ! Frances.