Neil McDonald, Late 1800s
It is believed that James CRAIG or MIDDLETON (as entered on his marriage certificate) was born in Brechin, Angus abt 1884. His father was probably William Aberdein MIDDLETON who married Jane Smith CRAIG in Brechin in 1874. In addition to James they had the following children,
David Burgess Cowper MIDDLETON (b. 7 Jul 1874)
William A. MIDDLETON (b. abt 1876)
Edward L. MIDDLETON (b. abt 1879)
Jane CRAIG left home before James was born. She then married Neil McDONALD. She may have been living with him in Peterculter, Aberdeen, Scotland in 1891.Jane CRAIG and Neil McDONALD finally ended up in Fraserburgh, Aberdeen before James MIDDLETON married Elizabeth TAYLOR in 1913.
It is also believed that after the breakup of the marriage William MIDDLETON left Scotland, possibly went to USA.
I would love to make contact with anyone who connects with this MIDDLETON or McDONALD family.