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From: Tim Powys-Lybbe <>
Subject: Re: Edgar McCall
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2001 23:52:08 GMT
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> Good Evening Tim,
> Thanks for that CDrom info on the peerages. That will be easier than
> getting it from the Library of Congress.
> I'm wrestling with three bits of information tonight that may be
> answered by these volumes. One source of information is a History of the
> McCall Family that was generated recently for McCalls Ltd in Aberdeen.
> This has McCalls or McAllas having the lands of Ardincaple from the time
> of King Robert II.

There are no McCalls in the index.
Nor McAllas.

> I look in my copy of "Scottish Nation" by William Anderson and the
> MacDougalls owned Ardincaple.

There's about three-quarters of a column of McDougalls in the index.

> I received information from a researcher in Killin, Scotland that Clan
> MacDowall

About half a column of MacDowals in the index.

> often used variants of McCoull and McQuhoull. She is looking for
> Sir John McCall of Kenmore in 1550.
> In Scottish Nation MacDowall, see MacDougall.
> So did Edgar McCall, become MacDowall and MacDougall. Edgar McCall
> was in 1135 and Anderson says the first MacDougall was mentioned in
> history in 1284.

Tim Powys-Lybbe
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