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Elegy for John McMaster - 1782-1837

Born 15th June 1782, Lochielhead
Mother died when John was 5 years old and father died when John was 7. He had no surviving siblings - so was alone.
Poor health at 17 years.
Became a teacher - at many locations.
Had 10 children (2 died early).
Died on 20th February 1837, Stornoway.


Owner/SourceThis elegy was written by Rev D Blair, Free Church Canada. It was penned almost 20 years after Johnís death and printed in 1855 in Glasgow by Robert Stark, 22 Gordon Street. It was reprinted in 'The Family of Allan MacMaster' by Leslie M McKinnon, Cronulla, 2012 - placed in the Gosford City Library, NSW.
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