McArthur Descendants of John McArthur

Generation No. 1

1.  JOHN *1 MCARTHUR was born 1766 in Sct ?.  He married MARY * MCPHEE.

Notes for JOHN * MCARTHUR:
1841 census has John aged 75 agricultural laborer

More About MARY * MCPHEE:

Children of JOHN MCARTHUR and MARY MCPHEE are:

i. HUGH2 MCARTHUR, b. 1801, Tir Fheargain (Tiregear) Isle of Mull; d. September 14, 1887, Bunessan, Isle of Mull, Sct; m. JESSY MCLEAN, May 10, 1832, Shiaba Kilfinchen; b. 1816, Shiaba Isle of Mull.

Notes for HUGH MCARTHUR:
d of stomach cancer age 86 pauper formerly crofter

Book by RIDDELL, Carol Tireragan, a township on the Ross of Mull published byHighland Renewal, Fionnphort. Is. of Mull, Argyll PA66 6BN  (e-mail:100714.706@compuserve.com) Printed by Posthouse Printing and publishing Ltd. The Park, Findhorn Price printed on the back is £3.  24 pages.
Feb 1848 the claim of Neil McArthur Tirergar asking support for Neil McPheil an orphan aged 7 years was next considered and admitted to the role of pauper as he has no relatives bound to support him.

1841 census Tirergar

Hugh MacArthur    M  35  ag lab  born in country
Jessy MacArthur     F  25                       "
Catherine McKinnon  F  14    FS        "
Niel McPhail           M    2                    "
Malcolm McLean    M  70                  "

1851 census Cronaboglais Iona
Hugh McArthur  47  ag laborer
Niel McPhail  12 n

More About HUGH MCARTHUR:
1841 census: Tireragan Mull age 35
Profession: Crofter

More About JESSY MCLEAN:
1841 census: Tireragan Mull age 25

2. ii. JAMES * MCARTHUR, b. April 21, 1806, Tireragan, Kilfinchen par, Isle of Mull, Sct; d. December 21, 1879,
         Glenelg, Grey Co Ont.
 iii. CIRSTY MCARTHUR, b. December 6, 1812, Tiregear Isle of Mull.
More About CIRSTY MCARTHUR:
Christening: December 6, 1812, Tireragan, Kilfinchen par, Isle of Mull, Sct
 iv. MARY MCARTHUR, b. June 18, 1816, Tiregear Isle of Mull.
More About MARY MCARTHUR:
Christening: June 18, 1816, Tireragan, Kilfinchen par, Isle of Mull, Sct
Generation No. 2

2.  JAMES *2 MCARTHUR (JOHN *1) was born April 21, 1806 in Tireragan, Kilfinchen par, Isle of Mull, Sct, and died December 21, 1879 in Glenelg, Grey Co Ont.  He married JANET * MCLEAN May 22, 1835 in Knocknafenaig, Kilfinchen par, Isle of Mull, Sct, daughter of ? MCLEAN.  She was born Bet. 1805 - 1806, and died March 19, 1882 in Priceville Ont. ?.

Notes for JAMES * MCARTHUR:
Sailed from Mull to Quebec on the Barlow in June 1849 to Con 4 Lot 4 NDR, listed as follows James age 40, Jessie age 39, Hugh age 13, John age 12, Duncan age 10, Neil age 8, Charles age 6.

From the book by RIDDELL, Carol Tireragan, a township on the Ross of Mull published by Highland Renewal, Fionnphort. Is. of Mull, Argyll PA66 6BN  (e-mail:100714.706@compuserve.com ) Printed by Posthouse Printing and publishing Ltd. The Park, Findhorn Price printed on the back is three
£3. 24 pages.

Mentions that James McArthur & wife, occupation crofter with 3 children over 7 and 2 children under 7 were destitute and had petitioned for emigration in 1847 as Tireragan residents.

Also found on this petition was Malcolm McArthur & wife also crofters with 2 children above 7 and 1 child under 7 and that they could pay.
Alex Beaton & wife also crofters 2 children above 7 and 3 under 7 were destitute.
Donald McDonald & wife cottar with 1 child above 7 and 2 under 7 and could pay.
Alex Beaton & wife cottar had 7 adults and were destitute.
Widow Peggy McArthur & adult son cottar could pay.

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Still looking for the final resting spots for these:

Janet McArthur, d. 19 March 1882, age 67, Occupation: farmer's wife b.
Scotland, Informant: D. McLeod of Priceville, Religion: Presbyterian.

James McArthur, d. 21 December 1879, age 73, Occupation: farmer, b. Scotland, Informant: John McArthur -- farmer from Glenelg, Religion: Baptist.

John McArthur, d. 7 April 1881, age 67, Occupation: farmer, b. Scotland,
Informant: [??] McArthur of Artemesia, Religion: Presbyterian.

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More About JAMES * MCARTHUR:
1841 census: Tireragan Isle of Mull age 30
1861 census: Glenelg Grey Co Ont.
1861 religion: F C of S
1871 census: Con 1 Lot 20 EGR, Glenelg twp
1871 religion: Baptist
1874 patent Crown: Con 3 Lot 27 NDR Glenelg 50 acres
Death certificate states: Baptist registered Jun 26 1880 Glenelg
Emigrated: June 1849, ship the Barlow from Mull to Quebec
Glenelg history: Pg. 344 Lot 3 Con 4 NDR mentions purchase

More About JANET * MCLEAN:
1841 census: Tireragan Mull age 35

Children of JAMES MCARTHUR and JANET MCLEAN are:

 i. HUGH3 MCARTHUR, b. March 13, 1837, Tireragan, Kilfinchen, Isle of Mull; d. 1914, Glenelg twp, Grey Co Ont.; m. FLORA MCKECHNIE, March 16, 1882, Glenelg Grey Co Ont.; b. 1856, Canada West; d. 1883, Glenelg twp, Grey Co Ont.

 ii. JOHN ANGUS * MCARTHUR, b. September 11, 1838, Tireragan, Kilfinchen, Isle of Mull, Sct; d. January 31, 1909, Durham, Bentinck twp, Grey Co Ont.; m. ELIZABETH MACLEANE * CAMERON, January 5, 1869, Priceville, ONT; b. November 27, 1839, Knocknafenaig, Isle of Mull, Argyll, Sct; d. January 22, 1924, Durham, Bentinck twp, Grey Co Ont.

 iii. DUNCAN MCARTHUR, b. December 18, 1840, Tirergair, Ross of Mull; d. August 30, 1924, McNeils Cem Lot 5 SDR Priceville, Ont., Priceville, Ont.

 iv. NEIL MCARTHUR, b. March 3, 1842, Tirergair, Ross of Mull; d. 1912.

Notes for NEIL MCARTHUR:
A Yukon pioneer.  From the Archives of Yukon it has a Neil McArthur of the Yukon received grant # 380 for below discovery claim on Gold bottom on Dec 14 1896, Neil sold this claim to A Nelson & J.M. Dalgarn May 22 1897. for # 33 above Bonanza also 1/2 interest of #2 above Bonanza, also # 3 below old Discovery on Gold bottom for the sum of  *****. ***** as cash advance and balance to be paid to D McArthur by June 1 1898.   Other McArthur's listed as being in Dawson in 1902 were Alex miner, B.F. blacksmith, Dougald miner, Frank miner, John H physician, and Patrick F miner.

The following are some relevant  McA's from the list of miners in the Yukon.   SOURCE: http://www.familychronicle.com

            McArthur Alex, DC, YT, miner
           McArthur B F, DC, YT, blacksmith
         * McArthur D, , gold claim in Dominion Ck
         * McArthur Dougald, DC, YT, miner
            McArthur F X, Council City, miner
            McArthur Francis, Nome, miner
            McArthur Frank, DC, YT, miner
            McArthur George, Rampart City (Minook Ck), miner
         * McArthur H, Council City, miner
            McArthur John, DC, YT, miner
            McArthur Patrick F, DC, YT, miner
            McArthur Peter Y, DC, YT, businessman
            McArthur R J, Nome, miner
            McArthur R X, Nome, miner
            McCarther R X, Council City, miner
            McCarthor Alex, DC, YT, miner

More About NEIL MCARTHUR:
Built: upon return from Klondike large house on Lot 27 Con 3 NDR
Christening: March 3, 1842, Tireragan, Kilfinchen, Isle of Mull, Sct
Klondike Gold seeker: Sold claim for *****. in 1897
Religion: U Presbyterian 1861

 v. CHARLES MCARTHUR, b. 1843, Tirergair, Ross of Mull.
Notes for CHARLES MCARTHUR:
Witness to Hugh McArthur & Flora McKechnie marriage in 1882

More About CHARLES MCARTHUR:
1861 census: Glenelg Grey Co Ont. age 14
Christening: 1843, Tireragan, Kilfinchen, Isle of Mull, Sct
Religion: U Presbyterian 1865


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