ID: I18518 Name: William MCGRUDER Sex: M Birth: 1413 in SCOTLAND _IFLAGS: 0 IDNO: 118784 Note: (H. L. M. authority) Proceedings of Fourteenth Annual Gathering of the American Clan Gregor Society, 1923, p. 18
..eldest son of Gillespie MacGregor, the harper... He is found witness to a charter dated March 10, 1647. The Gaelic for William is Gilliaume. (See Mag. Sig. Jac. 11. p. 6407. H. L. M., authority) Change Date: 10 AUG 2002 at 01:15:58
Father: Gillespie MCGRUDER b: 1375 in SCOTLAND and Gillespie is Name: Gillespie MCGRUDER Sex: M Birth: 1375 in SCOTLAND _IFLAGS: 0 IDNO: 237568 Note: (Henry Latham Magruder authority) Proceedings of Fourteenth Annual Gathering of the American Clan Gregor Society, 1923, p. 18
.the 3rd son of Gregor MacGregor, was born in 1375 and became the bard or harper of his Clan, as was common for the younger sons of Highland Chiefs. Gillespie MacGregor was thus the founder of the MacGruther or MacGruder Family or Branch of the MacGregors, but at the same time they remained MacGregors.
1955 Yearbook - Gillespie, 3rd son, was the Cruiter or Harper. He was the bard of the Clan--wrote and sang its praises, and his descendants were known as the MacCruiters, pronounced Cruder of Gruder. Change Date: 10 AUG 2002 at 01:15:58