'MacLeod03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Macleod of Drynoch, Macleod of Gesto, Macleod of Glendale, Macleod of Meidle

Murdo MacLeod of Gesto in Glenelg, Skye
m. dau of Gillies of Skye
1. John Macleod of Gesto
  m. _ Chisholm (dau of _ Chisholm of Strathglass)
  A. Norman Macleod of Gesto (d unm)
B. Neil Macleod of Gesto
  m1. "daughter of the Chief of the MacCaskills"
  i. Murdo Macleod of Gesto
  m. Flora Macdonald (dau of Donald Macdonald, 8th of Glengarry)
  a. John Macleod of Gesto (a 1597, 1611)
  m. Mary Macdonald (dau of Donald Macdonald, 3rd of Kingsburgh)
  (1) Murdo Macleod of Gesto
  m. _ Macleod of Ferinlea
  (A)+ several sons (dvp) + daughters
  (2) John (Ian Mor) Macleod of Gesto
  m. Margaret Macleod (dau of John Macleod, 2nd of Drynoch)
  (A) Roderick Macleod of Gesto
  m. Margaret Macqueen (dau of Rev. Angus Macqueen. son of Rev. Archibald of Rigg)
  (i) John Macleod of Gesto (Major)
  m. Annabella Mackinnon (dau of Neil Mackinnon of Boreraig, son of Lachlan of Corry)
  (a) Neil Macleod of Gesto (d 1836, Captain)
m. Flora Mackinnon (dau of Charles Mackinnon, younger of Corry)
  ((1)) Charles Macleod (dsp 1851, 3rd son)
  m. ?? (Mrs. Macgillivrary in the West Indies)
  ((2)) Kenneth Macleod in India, later of Greshornish & Orbost, Skye (d unm 1689)
  ((3)) Donald Macleod (to America, 5th son) had issue
  m. Isabella Murray (of Greshornish?)
  ((4)) Ann Macleod
m. (1828) Charles Macdonald of Ord
  ((5)) Mary Macleod (d 1878)
  m. John Macdonald from Inverness, later in Australia (minister)
  ((6)) Margaret Macleod
  m. Angus Nicolson of Portree
  ((7))+ other issue - John, Norman, Roderick (d young), Janet (d unm 1882), Flora (d 1883, in America), Barbara (d young)
  (b) son, later in Woolwich (General)
  (c) Flora Macleod
  m. William Macleod, 6th of Hamer (Captain)
  (ii) Norman Macleod of Summerdale
  (B) daughter
  m. _ Macleod of Oze
  (i) William Macleod of Oze
  (C) daughter
  m. John Og Methune
  (D) daughter
  m. _ Macleod of Ferinlea
  (E)+ other issue - 2 sons (had issue, "descendants are long extinct"), 2 sons (d yoiung), 2 daughters
  (3) Donald Macleod
  The following comes from 'History of the Macleods' (p198+).
  m. Isabel Maclennan (dau of Rev. Allan Maclennan of Glenelg)
  (A) Norman Macleod (d 1729 in London, "an officer in the Dutch Scots Brigade", youngest son)
  m. Gertrude Schrassert
  (i) John Macleod (b 1727, d 1800, Colonel in the Dutch Scots Brigade)
  m. M.A. van Brienen
  (a) Norman Macleod (b 1755, d 1837, Major General in the Dutch Army) had issue
  m. (1810) Sarah Evans ("a Welsh lady")
  (B)+ other issue - Murdo, Donald
  b. daughter
  m. _ Macleod of Balmeanach
  c. daughter
  m. _ MacCaskill of Ebots
  d.+ other issue ("several of whom went to France and Germany")
  ii.+ "Several other sons and daughter" ("Some of the sons went to France and Germany, and settled there")
  m2. _ Mackinnon of Strath
  iii. other issue ("long extinct")
  C. Flora Macleod
  m. Angus Bethune of Dun-Eillinish (cousin)
2. Margaret Macleod
  m. John Bethune



Tormod MacLeod of Kingsburgh
m. Catherine Macdonald (dau of James Macdonald, 1st of Kingsburgh, son of Domnhull Gruamach MacDhomhnuill Ghallaich Macdonald of Sleat)
1. William Macleod of Meidle
  A. William Macleod of Meidle (dsp)
2. Donald Macleod of Fasach, Waternish had issue in Waternish
3. Alexander ('Alastair Mor or Og') Macleod of Leisal in Bhreatal
m. Mary Mackinnon of Strath
  A. William Macleod (d Worcester 1651)
  i.+ "several sons whose descendants are now extinct"
  B. Alexander ('Alastair Og') Macleod, 1st of Glendale (d after Worcester 1651)
  m. Marsaline Macneil (dau of (Neil) Macneil of Barra)
  i. Alexander ('Alastair Og') Macleod, 2nd of Glendale
  m. Flora Mackenzie (dau of ?? Mackenzie of Gairloch)
a. Tormod Macleod of Glendale (d Boyne (d 1690)
  m. Moire (Marion) Campbell (dau of Kenneth Campbell of Strond)
  (1) Norman Macleod, later in France (Colonel)
  m. Rachel Macdonald (dau of Allan Macdonald of Benbecula)
  (A) John Macleod (Colonel in the service of the Elector of Hesse-Cassel)
m. Effrica Macqueen (dau of Malcolm Macqueen of Flodigarry)
  (i) John Macleod (d Fontenoy 1745, Captain)
  (a) John Macleod (dsp)
  (ii) Alexander Macleod in Frances then Skye then France then Skye
  m1. (sp) _ Humbertson
  m2. Christina Macleod (dau of John Macleod of Drynoch) @@ below
  (a) John Macleod in France, later in America (Aide-de-Camp to Prince Charles Edward Stuart)
m. Margaret Macqueen (dau of Lachlam Macqueen of Totterome)
  ((1)) Aeneas Macleod
  m. _ Cathcart
  ((A)) Donald Macleod (dsp)
  ((2)) William Macleod of 'Glendale &' Luskintyre (b c1750, d 10.08.1811, to America)
  m. Isabella Macleod (dau of Alexander Macleod of Luskintyre)
  ((A)) Alexander Macleod (dsp)
  m. Eliza Macdonald (dau of Major _ Macdonald of Kishorn)
  ((B)) Donald Macleod (d Mahidpore 1817, 4th son) had issue
  m. Mary Stuart (dau of John Stuart)
  ((C)) Margaret Macleod
  m1. Rev. Alexander Campbell
  m2. Alexander Macleod
  ((D))+ other issue - John (dsp 1814, physician), Bannatyne William (had issue), Evan
  ((3)) Kenneth Macleod (Captain)
  (b) Alexander Macleod of Bhretal, Skye "whose descendants emigrated to America"
  (c) Roderick Macleod (d Falkirk 1745)
  (iii)+ other issue - Malcolm in Skirinish (had issue in North Carolina), William (dsp, Captain)
  (2) Alexander Macleod (dsp)
  (3) Donald Macleod ancestors of Macleods of Balmeanach
  (4) Kenneth Macleod ancestors of Macleods of Arnisdale, Ratagan, etc.
  b.+ other issue - William, Murdoch
  ii.+ "several younger sons" ancestors of Macleods of Feorlig, Vatten, etc.
  C. Donald Macleod of Drynoch
  The following comes from 'History of the Macleods' (p215+).
  i. John Macleod of Drynoch (d 1688)
  m. Catherine Campbell
  a. Alexander Macleod of Drynoch
  m. Margaret Macleod
  (1) Norman Macleod of Drynoch, later at Ellanriach, Glenelg (d 1748)
m1. _ Ross
  (A) Norman Og Macleod (dvp unm)
  (B) John Macleod of Drynoch & Elleanriach
  (i) Marion Macleod
  m. Charles Og Mackinnon, 1st of Keanuachdrach
  (i) Christina Macleod
  m. Alexander Macleod of Glendale @@ above
  (C) Alexander Macleod
  m. Penelope Mackinnon (dau of _ Mackinnon of Mackinnon)
  (i) Norman Macleod (d young)
  (ii) Penelope Macleod
  m. Rev. Kenneth Macaulay
  (D) Anne Macleod
m. John Stewart of Inverness
  m2. M. Mackenzie
  (E) Donald Macleod of Drynoch & Elleanriach
  m. Catherine Munro (dau of Rev. Hugh Munro of Uig, representative of Eriboll)
  (i) Norman Macleod of Drynoch & Elleanriach (d 1828)
  m. Alexandrina Macleod (dau of Donald Macleod of Bernera)
  (a) Donald Macleod of Drynoch (d 1824, Major) had issue
  m. _ Plaistow (dau of Sir Berners Plaistow of London)
  (b) Alexander Macleod (Major, 3rd son) had issue
  m. Louise Brown (dau of Henry Brown, cadet of Oranmore & Brown)
  (c) Martin Donald Macleod (5th son) had issue
  m. Jane Fry (dau of H. Fry of Frybrook)
  (d) Charles Macleod of Glendulochan (8th son) had issue
  m. Annabella Downie (dau of Rev. _ Downie of Lochalsh)
  (e) Kate Macleod
  m. Daniel Reid of Holm then Ellanriach ("Commmander of the Prince Ernest Augustus Royal Cruiser")
  (f) Christina Macleod
  m. Charles Gordon of Greeshop (son of W. of Edintore & Greeshop)
  (g) Jessie Macleod
  m. Thomas Gillespie of Ardachy
  (h) Jamesina Fraser Macleod
  m. John Macrae (minister of Glenelg)
  (i)+ other issue - Norman (d unm 1814, Captain), John (Captain), Roderick William Keir, Donald Macdonald (d unm 1837), Forbes Brodie (d unm 1812), Sibella (d unm?), Marion (d young)
  (ii) Jessie Macleod
  m. _ Macleod of Stein (Captain, natural son of Norman of Macleod)
  (iii) Anne Macleod
  m. Colin Maciver (minister of Glenelg)
  (iv) Marion Macleod
m. Angus Shaw
  (F) Roderick Macleod (b 1755, d 1846, rector in Soho, London)
  m. _ Middleton (sister of Admiral Middleton)
  (i) Norman Macleod (b 1784, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (1809) Eleonora Sophia Dennis (dau of George Dennis, sister of General George)
  (ii) Margaret Gambier Macleod
  m. Roderick Macleod of London (of the Talisker family)
  (iii)+ other issue - George (d unm), Charles (d unm, cleric), Arthur (RN), Jessie, Wilhelmina
  (G) Flora Macleod (d 02.1815)
  m. Archibald Macdonell (d before 1790, son of Colla Ban of Barisdale)
  (H) Penelope Macleod
m. Olaus Macleod of sCallisaig, Glenelg
  b. daughter
  m. Alexander Macleod of Raasay
  c. daughter
  m. Ranald/Reginald (Macdonald) of Glengarry (a 1695)
  d. Margaret Macleod
  m. John Macleod of Gesto
  e. Catherine Macleod
  m. William Macleod of Oze & Waterstein, later of Hamer
  f. Anne Macleod
  m. Roderick (MacIan) Macdonald of Camuscross (son of John of Castleton)
4.+ "several daughters"

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'History of the Macleods' (Alexander Mackenzie, 1889, p187)
(2) For lower section : 'History of the Macleods' (Alexander Mackenzie, 1889, p206+)
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