This is grand...I should love to learn more about Alexander and compare notes re the Aitkens and McPhails.Archibald McPhail m Isabella Aitken and they had 6 issue...the eldest was Margaret (Meg) who married John Armit and they were my husband's grandparents. I have a photo of Isabella Aitken I'd be happy to share.
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We're in Oz.
P.S. I would be interested to learn also what happened to Neil Aitken in Chicago.