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Andrew Gillies Back of Keppoch 1851

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Kevin Gillis:
Andrew Gillies and Ann Gillies [nee MacEachen] emigrated to South Australia in 1852 with seven children. They were living at Back of Keppoch in 1841 and 1851 [according to census records].

One of their sons was Ewen Gillies b 1841. I am a direct descendant of Hugh [as he was known in 1851 census] who used the name Gillis in Australia.

I would like to learn of the ancestry of Andrew and Ann. I have no information about their respective parents or siblings. I do not know whether they were born in the area of Arisaig or came with their respective families from another region of the Highlands or Islands.

I would appreciate contact with anyone who has ancestral information related to either or both Andrew & Ann.

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