William MUNRO, Of Fyrish, Contu

William MUNRO, Of Fyrish, Contu

Male Abt 1565 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name  William MUNRO, Of Fyrish, Contu 
    Suffix  Of Fyrish, Contu 
    Born  Abt 1565  Of, Fyrish, Contullich, Kildermorie Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Estimate: This birth date is an estimate based on the birth dates of nearest relatives or contemporaries, or based on other clues such as christening date, marriage date, birth order, etc.
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I12202  Munro
    Last Modified  11 Oct 2008 

    Father  Hector MUNRO, I Of Fyrish, Contullich,   b. Abt 1539,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Unknown,   b. Abt 1542,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F2404  Group Sheet

    Family  Agnes MCKENZIE,   b. Est 1577, Of, Fairburn Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
     1. Margaret MUNRO,   b. Est 1613,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F4421  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • William Munro of Kildermorie married the daughter of Murdow McKenzie of Fairburn. They only had one daughter so William's estate fell to his brother, John, when William died.

      Ref: The Munro Tree (1734) - Q/1 & Q/2

      Ref: "The Munro Tree (1734)" by R. W. Munro - Q/1

      "Hector Munro of Contulich and Kildermory married a daughter of Hector Roy McKenzie of Gairloch by her he had William John George and Hugh and a daughter Janet that married McKay of Auchness."

      Ref: "The Munro Tree (1734)" by R. W. Munro - Q/2

      "William Munro of Kildermorie married a daughter of Murdow McKenzie of Fairburn by whom he had only a daughter married to John son to Andrew Munro of Teanovar and dying the estate fell to his brother John."

      "William's wife was Agnes dr of Murdoch Mackenzie of Fairburn (Warrand's Mackenzie Pedigrees 143 from Edin Tests); for John of Novar family see L/69."

      Married Agnes Mackenzie of Fairburn. Their only child, daughter Margaret, married John Munro, son of Andrew Munro of Novar. Failing in male heirs, the estates of Kildermorie passed to William's next younger brother, JOHN.

      Ref: Clan Munro files - Munro, Henry Dallas - GEDCOM file HMUNRO.GED dated 9
      Oct 1996


      (1) "History of the Munros of Fowlis" by A. Mackenzie - Inverness (1898) - p.

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA