Looking for information re the McLeods in "Armstill" and MacDonells in Crowlin.1723 marriage contract between Janet McLeod of "Armstill" andJohn MacDonell of Crowlin witnessed by several people and trying to make the connection between all of them. Jannet McLeod is the daughter of Donald McLeod of Armstill. John "Mack Donell" is the second "lawful" son of Aeneas McDonnell of Crowlin. The contract is witnessed by: Lachlan McKinnonof Breckness Do.(nald)McDonall of Glendulachan Aug. McLeod Hellan McDonell A Alexr McDonell Archibald McDonell of Barisdel/Barrisdale Coll MacDonell/McDonald, ____ (Norman??) McLeodof Drynoch Alexr McLeod Murd. Macleod - minister of Glenelg
Some are referenced as sons, but it is hard to determine which person is the father.
The witness paragraph is written like this: ".....In Witness qr of (written by Murdoch McLeod, Minister of Glenelg upon stamped paper) all have subd thir ?juks? day, place and year of God @wern before thir witnesses, Archibald McDonell of Barisdel, Coll McDonald, his son. Norman McLeod of Drynoch, Mr Alexander McLeod his son Lachlin McKinnon of Breckness, Donald McDonell in Glendulachan, & the said Mr Murdoch McLeod written hereof."
The signatures are: Lachlan McKinnon, witness Do. McDonell, witness Aug. McLeod, witness Hellan McDonell witness A Axdr (?) McDonnell witness Archibald McDonell, witness Coll MacDonell, witness ____ (Norman?) McLeod, witness Alexr MLeod, witness Murd. Macleod, witness John Mack Donell Jannet McLeod Aeneas McDonell for: Donald McLeod(Jannet's father was not able to write or never learned?)