They had at least six children born in Tuckersmith, Huron County, Ontario: Margaret (born about 1852); Archibald (born about 1854); Duncan (born about 1856); Isabella (born about 1857); William (born about 1859); and Alexander (born about 1868)."The only information I have on his children was supplied by Jack Mc Donald of Ottawa. Duncan Mc Cowan) gave a verbal account of what she knew of the family and John Mc Kay (the son of Mary Mc Cowan and William Duff Mc Kay) wrote a letter stating what he knew of the family.
Between the two accounts it is said that Archibald Mc Cowan and his brother William Mc Cowan (nicknamed Billy) went to Montana.
I don't know if any of these MCCORQUODALES eventually came to Canada or not.
A family of Cowans or Mac Cowans followed Mac Dougall of Reyran, from whom they held lands about Loch Seil." Loch Seil is a small inland loch lying to the south of Kilninver. Nancy Black tells me that her family were in Duachy and the various clachans thereabouts for at least a century. circa 1400) : Eighth Chief of the clan and the son of Allan, who was the son of our Sixth Chief, Duncan of Dunollie.Their son Hugh MCCOWAN was father of Catherine who married Duncan MUNRO. So my connection to MCCORQUODALES is through the females and pretty far back.Eventually my MUNRO family came from Scotland to Canada to MI.There is a story, but it may be incorrect, that the 8th Chiefs second son Allan of Reyran (Raera or Raray) himself had a son in Kilninver parish called Comham (Gobhainn) Mor (the big blacksmith) from whom descended some of the Mc Cowan families (Mac Comhain) of Netherlorn. Hugh Mc Coan (Mc Cowan) (born about 1710), Tenant at Lagganmore, and his wife may have had at least six children: Dugald (born about 1732); John (born about 1733); Fercher (born about 1735); Duncan (born about 1736); Allan (born about 1741); and Alexander (born about 1746).The Mc Coan family of Netherlorn, Kilninver, Argyll, Scotland and relating families, c.1710-c.1871, descendants of Hugh Mc Coan: The Mc Cowan family of Stanley Twsp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada and Australia & relating families, 1789-1995, descendants of Archibald Mc Cowan, Margaret Mc Dougall Dugald Mc Cowan & Katherine Mc Diarmid | John Mc Cowan & Ann Clark |Fercher Mc Cowan & Janet Mc Pherson Duncan Mc Cowan & Mary Mc Pherson | Allan Mc Cowan & Catherine Mc Corquodale Alexander Mc Cowan & Florence "Flora" Mc Corquodale and Margaret Mc Dougall in their tree.Traditions say that Iain of Dunollie, the 8th Chief, had a second son Allan who founded the Mac Dougalls of Raera (Raray) and Ardmaddy, However before then there appears to have been an earlier line of Mac Dougall of Raray as told in the story of the Battle of Allt Dreacy in Netherlorn in 1294 or 1296.Raera was the senior cadet family of the Mac Dougalls of Lorn.They had at least thirteen children: Mary (born Nov 18, 1771, in Duachy); Catherine (born Oct 13, 1773, in Ardnahuay); Isabel (born Jan 17, 1776, in Ardnahuay); Hugh (born April 2, 1778, in Ardnahuay); Florence (born May 9, 1779, in Ardnahuay); Ann (born June 12, 1781, in Ardnahuay); Lachlan (born May 14, 1783, in Ardnahuay); John (born Nov 28, 1784, in Ardnahuay); Hugh (born Feb 5, 1787, in Ardnahuay); Margaret (born March 24, 1789, in Ardnahuay); twins Jean and Alexander (born June 16, 1791, in Ardnahuay); and Lachlan (born Nov 14, 1793, in Ardnahuay). One son, Colin Mc Cowan (1815-1881), came to Australia in 1838 and married Jane Gillies in 1842 in New South Wales. Another son, Alexander Mc Cowan (1820-1905) came to Canada with the family and married Elizabeth Mc Donald in 1852. Descendants lived in Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere.They had at least ten children: Mary (born about 1810, in Scotland, died Jan 31, 1896, in Tuckersmith, Ontario); Isabella (born about 1814, in Scotland); Colin (born Feb, 1815, in Scotland, died Sept 17, 1881, in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia); Samuel (born about 1816, in Scotland); John (born about 1817, in Kilmalie, Inverness, Scotland, died on Sept 14, 1898, in Brucefield, Ontario); Alexander (born June 6, 1820, in Kilmallie); Catherine (baptized Dec 18, 1822, in Kilmallie, died July 25, 1898); Christian (born about 1826, in Kilmalie); Neil (baptized Oct 21, 1827, in Kilmallie); and Ann (baptized Dec 23, 1832, in Kilmallie). Hugh Mc Cowan (son of Alexander Mc Cowan and Florence Mc Corquodale) married Isabella Graham (daughter of Duncan Graham and Agnes Mc Diarmid) in about 1807. The following details were copied from Colin Mc Cowan's Entitlement Certificate: The Mc Coan family of Netherlorn, Kilninver, Argyll, Scotland and relating families, c.1710-c.1871, descendants of Hugh Mc Coan: The Mc Cowan family of Stanley Twsp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada and Australia & relating families, 1789-1995, descendants of Archibald Mc Cowan, Margaret Mc Dougall"Missing from this census is a son Colin who had by this time moved to Australia, a daughter Isabella who was at this time married to Duncan Mc Kinnon and had children, a daughter Catherine who may have married Francis Hynes by this time, and a son Neil who may have died as a child." The Mc Coan family of Netherlorn, Kilninver, Argyll, Scotland and relating families, c.1710-c.1871, descendants of Hugh Mc Coan: The Mc Cowan family of Stanley Twsp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada and Australia & relating families, 1789-1995, descendants of Archibald Mc Cowan, Margaret Mc Dougall Colin Mc Cowan (son of Alexander Mc Cowan and Margaret Mc Dougall) married Jane Gillies in Scone, Hunter River, New South Wales, Australia in about 1843.She also has an DNA match with Laura Sus who has Joseph Handyside (who married Janet Mc Cowan, daughter of Hugh Mc Cowan and Margaret Mc Innis) in her tree.John MCCORQUODALE & Isabel MCKENZIE are my 5th g-grandparents.