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Hoseason Heritage

   



    Inspired by my Grandma-ma (Harriet C. Larsen) to work on my fathers side of the family I told her I didn't know where to start...she said "in genealogy you always start with yourself" and so I have...almost...

My parents:
Larry William Ralph Spooner, b. 13 Aug 1939 d. Sep 1976 in USA
Martha Sharon  living
Parents of Larry:
Bernice Adeline Hoseason, b. 1913 d. 1957 
Vincent Francis William A Spooner, b. 4 May 1905 in CA, USA, d. 2 Feb 1961 Los Angeles, CA, USA
Children:
Jack Harvey Spooner, b.
Larry William Ralph Spooner, b. 13 Aug 1939 d. Sep 1976 USA
Sharon, living
Robert,


Vincent Francis William A Spooner and Bernice Adeline Hoseason Spooner


Parents of Bernice:
Ralph Milne Hoseason b. 26 July, OR USA, d. 29 Jan 1950 Alameda, CA, USA
                        Hoseason Family     

Evangeline King, b. 23 Aug 1896, Vancouver, BC CAN, d. Sep 1987, Sun City Riverside, CA, USA
Evangeline King Hoseason

*Personal note: Evangeline was known to family and friends as
"Mamma Van" also this is Jerry's graduation at UCLA, obtaining her Master's Degree in Physical Therapy. The very first person in our family who graduated from college, let alone obtained a Master's.(source Sharon Brandsness)
Parents of Ralph:
William Cochrane Hoseason b.19 Jan 1859 Bolarum, Madras, India d. 26 Jul 1938 Seattle, Washington, USA and

 William Cochrane Hoseason 
                                                                     
Victoria A Gale, daughter of Benjamin Gale and Caroline Thornton.
Victoria was b. 23 Aug 1896, Vancouver, BC, CAN, d. Sep 1987, Sun City, Riverside, CA, USA
General Notes: John Green website:
William seems to have been a bit of a free spirit. When he was a boy his family came back from India for a while and lived in Yorkshire and though he is living with them at the time of the 1871 Census, it is very probable that he was educated in England during his teens; his sister Geraldine & brother Cecil were both sent to a Yorkshire boarding school at Fulneck run by the Moravian Protestant movement and he may have attended the same school. It is said that William wanted to be a doctor and went to read medicine at Edinburgh University for three years. For some reason or other his father disapproved of this career and came back to Edinburgh and took him back to India where he was forced to join the army; he was appointed a Lieutenant but rebelled and, presumably after resigning his commission, fled from India and joined the Bechuanaland Police Force.

Bechuanaland Border Police (BBP) came into being in 1885 after Bechuanaland (later Botswana) had been declared a British Protectorate in 30th September 1885, prior to that there had been the Bechuanaland Field Force but this only existed from 1884 to 1885. The BBP consisted of about 100 men whose task it was to police the new Protectorate's borders; it was run on quasi-military lines and its officers were mostly drawn from the British or Indian Armies. Current lists of serving officers between 1884 & circa 1894 do not mention William but he may well have served with the Force in its early days and been among the other ranks. He must have left Africa sometime in 1886 or 87 because he was married in Oregon in 1889.

It has been said said that William originally went with his brother Walter to Vancouver and from there went south to become a cowboy, then a schoolmaster & later a school inspector. However, in the US Census for 1910 he describes himself as an insurance agent. There are documents showing that he was allocated 160 acres in Baker County, Oregon in November 1900 so he probably did a little farming or letting as well.
Victoria Gale notes: Obituary: 31 Dec 1925, Arlington, Washington, USA.
OBITUARY
HOSEASON
 Mrs. Victoria A., wife of William C. Hoseason, passed away at Arlington General hospital Thursday, December 29th at 12 o'clock noon, the death had been due to atomy of the bowels for the relief of which she had undergone two operations during the past month.
The funeral services[sic] will be held Saturday at 2:30 from the Congregational Church, Rev. Chas. Williams officiating.
Victoria A. (Gale) Hoseason was born at Essex Center, Ontario, on June 2nd, 1869, the daughter of Benjamin and Caroline Gale, and at time of death had reached the age of 56 years, 6 months and 27 days. When only a year old her parents moved to Michigan and later to Texas, the family finally settling at Baker, Oregon, in 1883. At this place she was married, July 5th, 1889, to Mr. Hoseason, they moving to Vancouver, Washington, in 1905 and to Arlington in 1914.
Deceased is survived by her husband and three sons Ralph M. Harbor City, Calif., Colin H. Seattle, and Gerald, who is at home; also by a sister, Mary Gale, who was with her during her last illness, and five brothers. She was a member of the Baptist church and was highly respected as a faithful wife, kindly mother and good neighbor.

Parents of William:
Major-General Henry Hosea Hoseason b. 18 June 1818 London, ENG d. 25 Dec 1895 Clifton, Bristol, GLS, ENG buried Perivale Cemetery, Greenford, MDX, Eng
Adeline Anne Mackenzie, daughter of Colin MacKenzie (b. 1806, London, ENG, d. 1881) and Adeline Marie Pattle (b. 19 Feb 1812, India, d. 28 May 1836, At sea) 
Adeline was born 17 Mar 1833, Calcutta, IND, d. 15 Jul 1902, Brentford, MDX, ENG

Adeline Anne MacKenzie Hoseason

*New Calcutta Directory for 1856
HOSEASON - MACKENZIE: July, 1855 at Bolarum, Capt. H Hoseason, 24th Regt MNI to Adeline Anne, eldest daughter of Brigadier Colin Mackenzie. The witnesses at the wedding were: JD Scott; Colin Mackenzie (her father) AJ Carpenter and SP Scott. The Chaplain was J Gorton.  Brigadier Colin MacKenzie
Parents of Henry:
Thomas Hoseason b. 1770, d. 5 May 1835 Calcutta, IND
Angelica Cochrane, daughter of John Hyndford Cochrane (b. 1750, d. 1801) Angelica was born bef 1784, d. Sep 1834, Bath GLS, 
England

Parents of Thomas:
John Hoseason b. 26 Jan 1732, Mid Yell, SHI, SCT, d. bef 1798
Ursula Bruce daughter of William Bruce, (b. Aft 1667, d. Aft ). and unknown.  Ursula was born bef 1740, Urie, Fetlar, SHI, SCT, d. unknown
*Genereal Notes by Chris Hoseason:
Not much is known about John, but we do know that prior to 1750, he had taken possession of South Haa at Lower Murrister, Uyeasound, in Unst. The name Murrister, meant moor or marshy land farm. Murrister lies on the south side of a bay, is still marshy and boggy, and is anything but rich ground. On this, up the slope from the sea, was built South Haa (or South Hall). The Haa's first recorded occupant was Thomas Gray in 1695, and by 1702, it was occupied by Andrew Bruce. John Hoseason became a "life renter" of Murrister in 1764, and is referred to in the deed as "the 3rd son of Hosea Anderson". The deed states that John was the life renter, with his wife, Ursilla Bruce, daughter of William Bruce of Urie. We know that Hoseasons were still living there in 1814, because there is a record of "John's cousin, Margaret Hoseason, 4th daughter of Charles Hoseason of Dalsetter", marrying Capt. John Millar in November 1814. It also states that Joan Millar married there in 1848 to Thomas Williamson.
South Haa was probably the usual type of Haa house, two or three stories with a slate roof. The house was demolished early last century, and the stones were used to construct two croft houses which stand there now. Some of the stones were also used to make a low wall around the well which was situated about 100 yards from the house. A few remnants of the building were still visible until about 1927, but only a few stones now remain to show where the house once stood. We can assume that John sold the land at Murrister and moved to King's Lynn, Norfolk, presumably buying the farm there. This farm was later owned by his grandson Thomas, son of Thomas Hoseason of King's Lynn and Madras. We can also assume that John was in the navy, or possibly, army.
Parents of John:
Hosea Anderson, b. Abt 1695, Utrabister, Mid Yell, SHI, SCT,
d. Bef 1741 and Margaret Mouat, daughter of Arthur Mowat, (b. 1648, d. 1733b. Bef 1702, Volister, Yell, SHI, SCT, d. UNKNOWN.) and Ursula Neven, (b. Bef 1660, Windhouse, Yell, SHI, SCT, d. UNKNOWN)
Margaret was born  

Parents of Hosea:
Andrew Johnson, b. Bef 1678, Aywick, East Yell, SHI, SCT,
d. UNKNOWN and Elizabeth Scott, daughter of David Scott, (b. UNKNOWN, Reafirth, Mid Yell, SHI, SCT d. 141) and Sarah Anderson, (b. UNKNOWN, Dalsetter, North Yell, SHI, SCT, d. UNKNOWN) Elizabeth was b. Bef 1678, Reafirth, Mid Yell, SHI, SCT, d. UNKNOWN.
Parents of Andrew:
John Francisson, b. UNKNOWN, Aywick, East Yell, SHI, SCT, d. 1701, mother unknown.
Genereal notes of Bayanne House:
Had a charter from Alexander Douglas of Spynie, commisioner for the Earldom, of 13 merks of land in South Aywick on 13 aug 1664.
Need to confirm death date as a John Francisson of Aywick is mentioned in Gifford Rental of 1716.
Parents of John:
Francis Johnson, b. UNKNOWN, Aywick, East Yell, SHI, SCT, d. 1667 and Grizel Mansdaughter,  b. UNKNOWN, d. UNKNOWN daughter of unknown
Parents of Francis:  

John Laurenceson, b. Aft 1555, Aywick, East Yell, SHI, SCT, d. Jun 1635, Aywick, East Yell, SHI, SCT and
Euphemia Sutherland, daughter of  unknown. Euphemia was born Bef 1580, Still, Fetlar, SHI, SCT, d. Aft 1635, Aywick, East Yell, SHI, SCT.
Parents of John: 
Laurence Sjovaldson,  b. 1535, Aywick, East Yell, SHI, SCT, d. UNKNOWN, Aywick, East Yell, SHI, SCT and
Margaret Tulloch, daughter of  Andrew Tulloch, (b. Bef 1500, Skea, Northmavine, SHI, SCT, d. UNKNOWN) Margaret was born Aft 1530, Skea, Northmavine, SHI, SCT, d. UNKNOWN.
General notes From Bayanne House:
On 5 November 1590 at Stainadaill which is the text of the Commission by Patrick, master of Orkney, lord of Yetland, to Johne Awik, to be underfoud of Yell. A further document dated Scalloway bankis, 15 July 1594 is a Pardon by Patrick, earl of Orkney, to John in Aweik, for transgressing his commission.
Issued a precept for making a joint division among the heirs of Peter Nisbet of Kirkabister's lands and goods on 7 jun 1612
Father of Laurence:
Sjovald, b. Abt 1500, d. UNKNOWN and mother unknown.

BRUCE FAMILY           

Wikipedia notes:
Origins of the Clan
The surname Bruce comes from the French de Brus or de Bruis, derived from the lands now called Brix, situated between Cherbourg and Valognes in Normandy, France.   The first of this family on record, in Great Britain, was Robert de Brus, 1st Lord of Annandale who came to England with King Henry I after his victory at Tinchebray in 1106.   He was given 80 manors in Yorkshire, and later 13 manors around Skelton. He received the Lordship of Annandale from King David I of Scotland shortly after his accession in 1124. Robert founded a priory at Gysburn.
Both the English and Scots lines descend from this Robert.

It has long been written that the ancestor of the family was Robert de Brus, a knight of Normandy who came to England with William the Conqueror.   But this was an invention taken from totally unreliable medieval lists of those who fought at Hastings.

Soon after the accession of David I of Scotland to the throne, Robert visited the monarch and obtained from him the lordship of Annandale. Robert de Brus (known as Robert le Meschin, or 'the Cadet') was the first of the family to be connected with Scotland. He came from Normandy with Henry I around 1100, and by 1103 had acquired some or all of the family's holdings in Yorkshire, which he increased over the following years.   When David I of Scotland invaded England in 1138 Brus was sent to negotiate by the English. He was however accused of being a traitor and was dismissed from the Scottish camp. The Scots were later defeated at the Battle of the Standard where Robert's grandson Robert was taken prisoner. Robert died on 11 May 1141 and was buried at Gysburn.

In continuation of the male line a later Robert Bruce married Isabel, daughter of King William I of Scotland (William the Lion) and died before 1191. He was succeeded by his brother William who in turn died in 1215 and was succeeded by his son, Robert de Brus who married Isabel, daughter of the Earl of Huntingdon, brother of William the Lion.

I've followed our Bruce family line up to Robert the Bruce through several different ways...here is one of them

Father of Ursula Bruce:
William Bruce, b. Aft 1667, d. Aft 1760, mother unknown.
Parents of William:
William Bruce, b. Bef 1645, d. 1699 and Catherine Henderson, b. Bef 1650, Dalsetter, North Yell, SHI, SCT. d. UNKNOWN
Parents of William:
Andrew Bruce, b.UNKNOWN, Muness, Unst, SHI, SCT, d.1650 and Mary Sinclair, b. UNKNOWN, Urie, Fetlar, SHI, SCT, d. UNKNOWN.

Parents of Andrew:
Andrew Bruce, b. 1570, Crail, FIF, SCT, d. 1632 and Catherine Fordyce, b. UNKNOWN, Crail, FIF, SCT, d. UNKNOWN
Notes of Bayanne House: Succeeded to the estates in Shetland, while his elder brother, Alexander, inherited those in Perthshire, and was served heir to his mother Elizabeth Gray in 1595.
Parents of Andrew:
Laurence Bruce, b. Abt. 1534, Cultmalindie, PER, SCT, d. Aug 1617 and Elizabeth Gray, b. Bef 1550, d. UNKNOWN.
Parents of Elizabeth:
Patrick Gray, b. Bef 1515, d. UNKNOWN and Marion Ogilvy, b. Bef 1520, d. UNKNOWN.
Parents of Marion:
James Ogilvy, b. UNKNOWN, d. Bef 1549 and Helen Sinclair, b. UNKNOWN, b. UNKNOWN.
Parents of Helen:
Lord Henry Sinclair, b. Abt 1459, Wick, CAI, SCT, d.9 Sep 1513, Flodden Fields and Lady Margaret Hepburn, b. Bef 1469, d. Abt 1542
Notes of Bayanne House: 3rd Lord Sinclair. In 1488 he had parliamentary confirmation of his title, as held by his father and grandfather. 
Parents of Henry:
Lord WIlliam Sinclair, of Caithness, b. Abt 1433, d. 14 Jul 1487 and Christain Leslie, b. Abt 1432, CAI, SCT, d. UNKNOWN.
Parents of William:
Lord William Sinclair, of Orkney, b. Abt 1392, Dunbeath, CAI, SCT, d. 1480 and Lady Elizabeth Douglas, b. Abt 1394, Douglas, LKS, SCT, d. Abt 1451.
Parents of Elizabeth:
Archibald Douglas, b. 1369, d. 17 Aug 1424, Verneuil, FRA. and Lady Margaret Stewart, of Galloway, b. 1367-1385, d. 1450-1456, Thrieve Castle, GAL, SCT.
Parents of Margaret:
Robert III of Scotland, b. Abt 1337, d. 4 Apr 1406, Rothesay Castle, BUT, SCT. and Annabella Drummond, b. Abt 1401, Scone, PER, SCT.
Notes of Bayanne House:
Born before parent's marraige Robert III King of Scotland 1390-1406
Accession 19 April 1390. Previously known as John Stewart, Earl of Carrick, he succeeded his father, Robert II. Highlanders descended on the lowlands and power was disputed between his brother Robert, Earl of Fife and 1st Duke of Albany and Robert II's eldest son David (1st. Duke of Rothesay, murdered at Falkland Castle 1402). Robet III died at Rothesday Castle on the Isle of Bute. Succeeded by his son James I of Scotland. 
Parents of Robert:
Robert II of Scotland, b. 2 Mar 1316, Paisley, RFW, SCT, d. 19 Apr 1390 and Elizabeth Mure, of Rowallan d. Bef 1355.
Notes of Bayanne House:
Married by Papal dispensation, which legitimised their previously born children.
Parents of Robert:
Walter Stewart, b. 1292, d. Apr 1326 and Princess Marjorie Bruce, b. Abt 1296, d. 19 May 1316, Paisley, RFW, SCT. 
6th Great Steward of Scotland.
Parents of Walter:
James Stewart, b. Abt 1243, b. 16 Jul 1309 and Egidia De Burgh, of Ulster, b. Aft 1257, d. UNKNOWN.
5th Great Steward of Scotland.
Parents of James:
Alexander Stewart, B. Abt 1214, d. Abt 1283 and Jean, of Bute.
4th Great Steward of Scotland. Alexanders sister is Margaret Stewart, b. Abt 1206, d. 1234
Father of Alexander and Margaret:
Walter Stewart, d. Abt 1241
3rd Great Steward of Scotland.
Margaret married Earl Neil Carrick, b. Abt 1202, Carrick, AYR, SCT, d. 1256. 2nd Earl, Rengent of Scotland and Guardian of Alexander III.



COCHRANE FAMILY    

Angelica Cochrane Hoseason:

 Angelica Cochrane Hoseason


*General Notes from John Green:
Exactly who Angelica's parents were is a little uncertain as no record of her birth or baptism has been found. However, one thing is certain and that is that she was the sister of Rear-Admiral Nathaniel Day Cochrane, RN, Colonel James Johnstone Cochrane of the 3rd Guards and John Cochrane, Attorney at Law in Madras. This is confirmed by bequests in Nathaniel's and James's Wills.

Additionally, Angelica and her brothers were legatees of The Hon. Basil Cochrane who described her brothers in his Will as the "reputed" sons of his brother The Hon. John Cochrane; Angelica's own relationship to Bail's brother is not mentioned in this Will. The Hon. John Cochrane was the third surviving son of Thomas Cochrane, 8th Earl of Dundonald.
The term "reputed" used by Basil in his Will when referring to John's sons seems to suggest that there was a lack of certainty about their relationship to his brother. However, this might be just be a legalistic term employed when the testator has no absolute proof of the facts. Certainly, Basil treated them and Angelica as if they were his nephews and niece and was particularly generous to them in his Will; leaving his two eldest nephews 3000 apiece, the youngest one 1000 and Angelica the interest and dividends from a 5,000 trust fund, which on her death was to go to her children. Furthermore, he appointed Nathaniel Cochrane one of his executors and seems to have been particularly after Selina died in 1802 and that the Harley Street house was used by close to Angelica and her husband Thomas (see Thomas's Notes) whom he was probably instrumental in bringing together and whose marriage he witnessed in Madras.
There is one further thing that seems to connect Angelica with The Hon. John Cochrane. Selina Cochrane's Will was written in July 1801 when she and John were living in Harley Street, Cavendish Square, which was then a very fashionable place to reside; John died there in the November of that year. A few years later two of Angelica's children were born in or around Cavendish Square and, also, Angelica's husband Thomas was granted administration of a cousin's Will in 1815 and at that time gave his address as 49, Harley Street, Cavendish Square. It may well be, therefore, that John's family kept on the lease there
There is a marriage record, which shows that The Hon. John Cochrane married a Selina Birch in May 1800 but whether or not this was his first and only marriage has not been determined.

Unfortunately, no Will of John's has been found and that of his wife, Selina, makes no mention of any of these children (indeed, Selina, leaves all her property to her
married sister Emily Churchill), so it could be that he, like Basil, only married late in life having fathered children by other women outside of wedlock. Basil's Will shows that he had a relationship in India with at least two women, one of whom bore him five children, so that type of arrangement was not

uncommon in those times, particularly, in colonial territories. However, it is difficult to believe that Nathaniel and James would have been so successful in their respective careers in the Navy and Army had their parentage or legitimacy been in doubt.

Angelica and Thomas before they settled in Norfolk.
Some things about her life were:
Grant of Administration: 24th November 1834, London. On the the 24th November 1834 Admon (with the Will annexed) of the Goods Chattels and Credits of Angelica Hoseason (wife of Thomas Hoseason Esquire) late of
Banklands in the Parish of Clenchwarton in the County of Norfolk deceased was granted to Frederic Lane Esquire one of the Legatees in the Trust named in the said Will limited so far only as concerns all the right title and interest of her the said deceased in and to the sum of 5270-17-3 - three per cent Consolidated Bank Annuities and the interest and dividends now due or hereafter to grow due on the sajd
sum and all the benefit and advantage to be had received and taken therefrom and which the said deceased in virtue of the power and authority vested in her by the Will of The Honourable Basil Cochrane deceased had a right to dispose of and hast disposed of in and by her said Will accordingly but no further or otherwise or in any other manner whatsoever having been first sworn duly to administer... No Executor being named in the said Will.
Frederic Lane, an attorney in King's Lynn, was a friend of the family and their solicitor.

Angelica's trust fund of  5270 and the income it produced of about 160 per annum does not seem very much by present day standards (2005) but the the equivalent figures today would be something like
358,000 & 10,800. She left it to her surviving children who turned out to be her three sons, Thomas, John & Henry, and her daughter Jane Janette; Charles and Maria both dying within a couple of years of this grant being made.

Parents of Angelica:
Hon. John Hyndford Cochrane, (b. 1750, d. 1801) and unknown

Wikipedia notes:
Angelica's brother: Nathaniel Day Cochrane, (b. 1750 d. 1844) was a British naval officer. He was the son of Hon. John Cochrane, third son of Thomas Cochrane, 8th Earl of Dundonald. Nathaniel had a sister, Angelica, and two brothers, Colonel James Johnson Cochrane of the 3rd Guards and John Cochrane, an Attorney-at-Law in Madras, India.
Wikipedia notes: Angelica's brother: (b. 1750 d. 1844) was a British naval officer. He was the son of Hon. John Cochrane, third son of Thomas Cochrane, 8th Earl of Dundonald. Nathaniel had a sister, Angelica, and two brothers, Colonel James Johnson Cochrane of the 3rd Guards and John Cochrane, an Attorney-at-Law in Madras, India.

Nathaniel Day Cochrane entered the Navy in 1784 and received a promotion to Lieutenant in 1800. In 1805 he was promoted Commander and assumed command of HMS Kingfisher. While on the West Indies Station he captured several vessels before bringing news to Sir John Thomas Duckworth's squadron that three French ships of the line had been sighted sailing towards Santo Domingo. He was posted with date of seniority of 26 March 1806, on his return to England with the news of the Battle of San Domingo. He subsequently commanded the frigates HMS Alexandria and HMS Orontes on the North Sea and Cape of Good Hope stations.

In 1812 he took command of the 74-gun third-rate ship of the line HMS Asia, and remained her commander until 1814. He finished his career as a Rear Admiral of the Blue. Admiral Cochrane died in November 1844.

Parents of John: 
Major Thomas Cochrane, 8th Earl of Dundonald, (b. 1691, Ochiltree, AYR, SCT, d. UNKNOWN) and Jean Stewart, (b. Bef 1725, d. UNKNOWN) m. #2 (*source Fighting Cochranes)

Notes of Wikipedia:
Thomas Cochrane, 8th Earl of Dundonald (1691 – 31 October 1778) was a nobleman, army officer and politician.Thomas was born in 1691, the seventh son of William Cochrane of Ochiltree, and his wife Lady Mary Bruce, eldest daughter of Alexander Bruce, 2nd Earl of Kincardine.  He entered the army, becoming a cornet in the Royal Regiment of Dragoons in 1713, and a captain in the 27th Regiment of Foot in 1716.  He rose to the rank of major in 1718 and was Fort Major at Fort St Philip on Minorca.   He became Member of Parliament for Renfrewshire in 1722, and represented the constituency until 1727. He was Commissioner of the Excise for Scotland from 1730 until 1764. He supported the Hanoverians during the Jacobite Rising of 1745, and later gave evidence against the Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Archibald Stewart, who had surrendered the city to the Jacobites.

He acceded to the title of Earl of Dundonald on the death of his cousin, William Cochrane, the seventh earl, on 9 July 1758.  William, an army officer, had been killed at the Siege of Louisbourg, and died without issue. As the eldest surviving son by now of William Cochrane of Ochiltree, Thomas had already inherited the family estates at Culross and Ochiltree.




MACKENZIES of Redcastle    

Colin MacKenzie b. 1806, London, ENG, (ck dob) d. 1881 and Adeline Marie Pattle b. 19 Feb 1812, India, d. 28 May 1836, at sea 
Bayanne Notes: Adeline was the eldest daughter of a family of ten children. When she was nineteen, she was a fellow passenger of a rather good-looking young army officer from Scotland, Colin Mackenzie. She was sailing to England with her mother, and he was travelling there on furlough from India. During the voyage, their friendship blossomed into love, and not long after their arrival in England, they were married at St. Mary's Church, Bryanston Square. Count Walewski, Napoleon's natural son, acted as Colin's best man. Adeline was described as being of a most affectionate and unselfish nature, "not pretty, but with fine eyes, a beautiful fair skin, and much of her mother's grace." She adored Colin, but the marriage which began so happily was not destined to continue. Four years after being married, Adeline died. After the birth of her third daughter, she had been bled and blistered by an incompetent doctor, until her powers of resistance had been fatally weakened. It was thought that a sea voyage would restore her to health, so Colin placed her and her three young daughters on a ship bound for England. It is said that at their last farewell she sat up in bed and appealed to him, "Oh, Colin, do not leave me!", as though she foresaw her death, but all her husband could say was, "It is God's will." They were never to see each other again, for Adeline died during the voyage, on the anniversary of their wedding day, and was buried at sea. She was only 24 years of age at the time of her death.   The three girls aged 3, 2, & 1, were placed in the care of Colin MacKenzie's sister, Mrs King King, who was married to James King King (who was a school chum of Colin's at Oswestry and owner of Staunton Park, Herefordshire).   The three girls lived with the King King's and MacKenzie relative for 7 years until Colin married Helen Douglas. 

Other rumors include Colin trying to help free Napoleon from prison.

    

Redcastle 1950


Redcastle 2012


 
                                                                    





The late General Colin Mackenzie, CB

From the Kent and Sussex Courier, Oct 28, 1881

In the obituary of the week we greatly regret to observe the decease of one of the most distinguished officers of the Indian Army, Lieut General Colin Mackenzie, CB, who died on Sunday last at the Hitchel, Edin after a short illness.

Gen Mackenzie was one of those who were with Sir William Macnaghton when he was pistolled and murdered by the Afghan Leader, Akbar Khan, under the walls of Cabul and was wounded and taken prisoner by the fanatical followers of that treacherous Chief. During that captivity he encountered a series of vital perils. He also received numerous wounds on other occasions in various gallant actions.

 He was an active and ardent supporter of many humane and charitable enterprizes, among which may be named the Warspite Refuge and the Anti-Vivisection movement. Without any personal interest in the result he was the bold and unswerving advocate of the Soldiers’ Prize Rights, in the contest carried on against the Government, in Parliament and in the law courts.

The Daily News of Thursday says of him: “The death of Gen Mackenzie withdraws from the scene a veteran who in his early career played a romantic part in more than one of the most stirring events of Indian history. He was stationed at Cabul in 1841 when our puppet Shah Soojah was the nominal ruler of Afghanistan and he was in actual attendance on Sir W. MaCnaghten, the British Envoy, at the moment when, by the orders and in the presence of Akhar Khan, that unfortunate officer was murdered. Gen Mackenzie’s escape from a similar fate was due to the friendly interference of an Afghan Chief with whom he was acquainted: but even after his life was spared he was for some time apprehensive that he might be sold as a slave to the Turcomans.

During the Indian Mutiny his regiment revolted and attacked their commander, who, covered with wounds, was supposed at the moment to have received mortal injuries; but a vigorous constitution, combined with a brave and equable spirit, gave him a new lease of life. Few men had a greater knowledge of the frontier politics of India or a better acquaintance with the great men who during the last 50 years have governed our Indian Empire.”

His loss will be deeply lamented by numerous friend and comrades to whom his chivalrous nature and noble character as a prieux chevalier were well known. (source Joan Hoseason)


Parents of Colin
Kenneth Francis MacKenzie (b. 1749, Redcastle, ROC, SCT, d. 1831, Grenada, WI) and Anne Townsend, (b. 1764, d. 1847 m. 22 May, 1807 Ruthwell, DFS, SCT. 

*General Wikipedia Notes :
Lieutenant-General Colin Mackenzie (25 March 1806, London - 22 October 1881) was a Scottish officer in the Indian Army who was active as a political officer in Afghanistan.
He was born in London on 25 March 1806, and baptised at St James's Church, Piccadilly, the youngest son but one of Kenneth Francis MacKenzie and his wife, Anne Townsend, they married 22 May 1807 Ruthwell, DFS, SCT. His father, who belonged to the Redcastle branch of Mackenzies, was attorney-general of Grenada, and lost much during the war with France, 1793–1815. Colin Mackenzie was educated successively at a school in Cumberland, at Dollar Academy, and at Oswestry, and in 1825 was appointed a cadet of infantry on the Madras establishment of the East India Company.
Mackenzie served as adjutant of the 48th Madras native infantry in the Coorg campaign in 1834, during some of which he held the appointment of deputy-assistant quartermaster-general. At the close of the campaign his services were favourably noticed by the brigadier-general commanding the force. In 1836 he accompanied Captain Chads in an expedition to the Straits of Malacca, against pirates; Mackenzie was on board only as a passenger, but was commended.
First Afgan War
Lord Auckland as governor-general of India selected him in 1840 for the force then serving in Afghanistán. Mackenzie distinguished himself, first as assistant political agent under George Clerk at Peshawar. He then went to Kabul, where he joined a corps of sappers which had been raised by George Broadfoot, a shipmate of his on his voyage to India. Mackenzie led the advanced guard of Sir Robert  Sale's force as far as Gundamack on its march to Jellálabad. He then returned to Kabul, where he commanded the godown fort of Nishán Khán, in which the commissariat of Shuja Shah Durrani's troops was kept; and was in command of this fort when the rising of Afghans at Kábul broke out. On 3 November, in a difficult position, he fought his way out by night.

Kenneth Francis MacKenzie (b. 1749, Redcastle, ROC, SCT, d. 1831, Grenada, WI) and Anne Townsend, (b. 1764, d. 1847)  Colin was *General Wikipedia Notes : Lieutenant-General Colin Mackenzie (25 March 1806, London - 22 October 1881) was a Scottish officer in the Indian Army who was active as a political officer in Afghanistan. He was born in London on 25 March 1806, and baptised at St James's Church, Piccadilly, the youngest son but one of Kenneth Francis MacKenzie and his wife, Anne Townsend, they married 22 May 1807 Ruthwell, DFS, SCT. His father, who belonged to the Redcastle branch of Mackenzies, was attorney-general of Grenada, and lost much during the war with France, 1793–1815. Colin Mackenzie was educated successively at a school in Cumberland, at Dollar Academy, and at Oswestry, and in 1825 was appointed a cadet of infantry on the Madras establishment of the East India Company. Mackenzie served as adjutant of the 48th Madras native infantry in the Coorg campaign in 1834, during some of which he held
the appointment of deputy-assistant quartermaster-general. At the close of the campaign his services were favourably noticed by the brigadier-general commanding the force. In 1836 he accompanied Captain Chads in an expedition to the Straits of Malacca, against pirates; Mackenzie was on board only as a passenger, but was commended. First Afgan War Lord Auckland as governor-general of India selected him in 1840 for the force then serving in Afghanistán. Mackenzie distinguished himself, first as assistant political agent under George Clerk at Peshawar. He then went to Kabul, where he joined a corps of sappers which had been raised by George Broadfoot, a shipmate of his on his voyage to India. Mackenzie led the advanced guard of Sir Robert Sale's force as far as Gundamack on its march to Jellálabad. He then returned to Kabul, where he commanded the godown fort of Nishán Khán, in which the commissariat of Shuja Shah Durrani's troops was kept; and was in command of this fort when the rising of Afghans at Kábul broke out. On 3 November, in a difficult position, he fought his way out by night.

The following month Mackenzie was present at the conference between the envoy, Sir William Hay Macnaghten and Akbár Khán: he and Eldred Pottinger had tried to dissuade Macnaghten from attending. Macnaghten was taken and shot by Akbár Khán. At the
same time Mackenzie and George Lawrence were made prisoner. Later he was freed, and was on the retreat from Kábul, in the course of which he was selected as a hostage. In this position he was deputed by Pottinger to convey letters to the political agent at Jellálabad and to General Sir George Pollock, who had reached that place. Mackenzie was subsequently moved by Akbár Khán with the rest of the hostages and prisoners, over the Hindu Kúsh; but after the arrival of Pollock's force in the vicinity of Kábul, money was paid for their release.

Before returning to India Mackenzie took part with Henry Havelock in the assault on the fort of Istaliff. Mackenzie was refused the Kábul medal and the six months' pay which accompanied it, and it was not until 1853 that, after the intervention of Lord Dalhousie, it was granted to him. Later life

Mackenzie was subsequently employed on the north-west frontier to raise a Sikh regiment (the 4th), with which he kept the peace of the border during the Second Anglo-Sikh War. He met Lord Dalhousie, who formed a high opinion of him; Mackenzie urged Dalhousie that Peshawar was the gate of India, and should not be given up. He was still a regimental captain when, in 1850, he was appointed by Dalhousie brigadier-general in command of the Ellichpúr division of the Hyderabad contingent. Mackenzie had held his new command for
some years when a mutiny occurred in one of the cavalry regiments of the contingent, in which he was wounded, in September 1855, on the occasion of the Muharram procession at Bolarum. He returned to England for a time.

Later Mackenzie held the political appointment of agent to the governor-general with the Nawab of Bengal; but was transferred to one of the civil departments of the army as superintendent of army clothing. Some years later, on his claiming a divisional command in his own presidency, it was withheld from him by the commander-in-chief on the ground of the censure which had been passed upon him in the Bolarum case. On that occasion, the governor of Madras, Francis, Lord Napier, and one of the members of council, referred the question to the secretary of state, who declined to interfere.

Mackenzie, who was made C.B. in 1867, finally left India in 1873, and died at Edinburgh on 22 October 1881.Mackenzie married first, in May 1832, Adeline, eldest daughter of James Pattle of the Bengal civil service, who died four years afterwards. He married secondly, in 1843, Helen, eldest daughter of Admiral John Erskine Douglas, who survived him, and published several works relating to India, besides the life of her husband. A photogravure portrait of Mackenzie, aged 74, was prefixed to Mrs. Mackenzie's Storms and Sunshine (Edinburgh, 1884, 2 vols.).
**Personal note: I have a copy of Helen Douglas' will and not only did she care for the 3 MacKenzie girls after their mothers death but was very generous to them in her will.



Parents of Kenneth
Colin MacKenzie b.1710, Redcastle, ROC, SCT. d. unknown and Mary Cochrane b. 1729 d. unknown *related to Cochrane line m. 1748
Parents of Colin
Roderick MacKenzie 6th Baron of Redcastle b.1684 Redcastle ROC, SCT d. 29 Nov 1751 and Margaret Calder b.1672 Muirton STI, SCT m. 1709
Parents of Roderick
Roderick MacKenzie 5th Baron of Redcastle b. 1658 Redcastle, ROC, SCT d.1725 and Margaret Grant b. 1662, Frenchie, PER, SCT d. unknown m. 1680
Parents of Roderick
Colin Naig MacKenzie 4th Baron of Redcastle b. 1630 Redcastle, ROC, SCT d. 1704 Killearnan, ROC, SCT and Isabel MacKenzie b. 1634 Coul, SCT d. unknown m. 1655
Parents of Colin
Roderick MacKenzie 3rd Baron of Redcastle b. 1608 Redcastle, ROC, SCT d. unknown and Isabella MacKenzie b. 1612 Kilcoy, ROC, SCT d. unknown m. 1629
Parents of Roderick
Murdoch MacKenzie 2nd Lord of Redcastle b. 1580 Redcastle, ROC, SCT d. 1628 and Margaret Rose b. 1577 Kilravoch, NAI, SCT d. unknown m. 1606
Parents of Murdock 
Roderick MacKenzie 1st Lord of Redcastle b. 1543 Kintail, ROC, SCT d 12 May 1587 and Florence Munro b. 1548 Fowlis, PER, SCT d. unknown m. 1569
Parents of Roderick
Kenneth MacKenzie 10th Lord of Kintail b. 1513 Kintail, ROC, SCT d. 6 June 1568 Killin, PER, SCT and *Elizabeth Stewart b. 1507 Atholl, PER, SCT d. unknown m. 1538
Parents of Kenneth
Iain MacKenzie 9th Lord Kintail b. 1483 Kintail, ROC, SCT d.1561 Inverchonan, SCT and Elizabeth Grant b. 1489 Kintail, ROC, SCT d. unknown
Parents of Iain
Kenneth MacKenzie 7th Lord Kintail b.1452 Kintail, ROC, SCT d. 7 Feb 1497 SCT and Agnes Fraser b. 1456 Lovat, INV, SCT d. 14 July 1494 SCT m. 1479
Parents of Kenneth
Alexander MacKenzie 6th Lord Kintail b. 1413 Lochbroom, ROC, SCT d. 1488 Kinellan, ROC, SCT and Anna Margaret MacDougall d. 1434 Lorn, Dundie, SCT m. 29 Jan 1453
Parents of Alexander
Murdoch MacKenzie 5th Lord Kintail b. 1370 Kintail, ROC, SCT d 1416 and Fynvola Macleod b. 1374 Harris, INV, SCT d. unknown m. 1387
Parents of Murdoch
Murdoch MacKenzie 4th Lord Kintail b. 1340 Kintail, ROC, SCT d. 1375 and Isabel MaCaulay b. 1344 Kintail, ROC, SCT d. unknown
Parents of Murdoch
Kenneth MacKenzie 3rd Lord Kintail b. 1300 Kintail, ROC, SCT d 1346 Inverness, INV, SCT and Fynvola Macleod b. 1304 ROC, SCT d. unknown
Parents of Kenneth
Ian MacKenzie 2nd lord Kintail b. 1270 Kintail, ROC, SCT d. 1338 and Margaret Strathbogie b. 1274 Atholl, PER, SCT d unknown
Parents of Ian
Kenneth MacKenzie 1st Lord Kintail b. 1240 Kintail, ROC, SCT d. 1304 and Morna McDougall b. 1244 ROC, SCT d. unknown m. 1269
Parent of Kenneth
Angus Crom MacKenneth b. 1200 ROC, SCT d. 1278
Parent of Angus
Kenneth b. 1150 SCT d. unknown 











Pattle Family :            

James Peter Pattle, b. 12 Dec 1775, Beauleah, Bengal d. 4 Sept 1845, Chowringee Rd., Calcutta

 James Pattle (my original artwork)

m. Adeline Marie de l¹Etang Pattle

Adeline Marie Pattle (my original artwork )   
 
They had 10 children: See "Pattle Sisters"

Parents of James:
Thomas Pattle and Sarah Hasleby
They had 10 children:
Thomas Charles
Richard William
John
James Peter
Henry James (John?)
William
Elizabeth Anne
Sophia
Louisa
Sarah Susannah.

 





 

 

 

 

 

 













  




 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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