My McKelvies were from the village of Dippin, Kilmory, Isle of Arran.Robert McKelvie and his wife Isabella Downie married 20th December 1786.Children, Mary 1788,Catherine 1791, Neil 1797 and Christina.
Christina married James Lockhart - Lochart 1811 in Ayr. He was in the Ayrshire militia. Christina and James had eleven children, many of them came to New Zealand but not all. Neil McKelvie married Catherine Cumming 13th Dec 1825 at Kilmory.