co. Antrim Macaulay,Dunlop,MacNeill,etc.
1. Richard Stewart Dobbs, son of Francis Dobbs and Jane Stewart of Ballintoy, m. Harriet Macauley of Glenville, Cushendall with issue.
A close relative of Richard was Arthur Dobbs, Royal Governor of North Carolina.In 1745 he and a partner had purchased about 400,000 acres of land in Mecklenburg and Cabarrus counties.Dobbs planted many families from co. Antrim, France and Germany on his lands.
1. Nannie m. Brian "paca" McAuley of Apaggaherin.
2. Son of Nannie and Brian was Dr Charles McAuley of Glenarm who m. Mary, dau of Patrick O' Neill of Grenaghan.Dr McAuley's dau , Rosetta, m. her cousin Archibald McNeill.
Other marriages between MacNeills and Macaulays
1 Marianne MacNeill m 1. Francis Macauley
2 Anne m. Alec McAuley of The Woodmouth son of Niall McAuley of The Waterside.
c. 16121.Bryce Dunlop m. Christian Stewart dau of John (James) Stewart from Bute.
2 Their son, Bryce, m Jane Boyd
3 Their son, John, m Rose MacNeale
4 Their son, Archibald, m Rose Macauley, dau of Alexander Macauley of Glenville, Cushendall
5 Their son, John, m. Anne Boyd, dau of Alexander Boyd of Clare Park
**Credit for most of this information goes to Burke's "Irish Family Records", Crisp's "Visitation of Ireland", Hill's "Stewarts of Ballintoy" and another article on the Macauleys from a journal of archaeology.
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