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Found this while hunting Campbells....
*Note: The "rebellion" was from April 17 and ended June 30 with the 9th Earls capture. He was beheaded shortly afterwards, in July. His father the Marquis of Argyll (8th) was previously beheaded.
Malcolm MacCallom/Makcallom was one of first members of Scots Charitable
Society, Boston, Mass., 1657,
per Directory of Ancestral Heads of NE. A number Royalists were banished
1650s to Boston per Dobson, and
in the Lynn ironworks. This was the first Scots society in America set up
to help other Scots, per one source.
Archibald McCallum, Covenanter in Argyll's rebellion, prisoner in Laigh
Parliament House, Edinburgh,
banished 31 Jul 1685, tr. fr. Leith to Jamaica by John Ewing, Aug 1685.
PC.11.136; PC11.330. Source, Dobson; Boyer Ship's Passengers to New York
and New Jersey.
I haven't found name of John Ewing's ship, but 166 Covenanters were
supposed to go on that ship per RPC -- I'm wondering if they didn't end up
in New Jersey instead.
Duncan McCallum, Covenanter, res. Argyll, tr. Jul 1685, fr. Leith to NE.
Duncan McCallum, tenant of the laird of Otter, Covenanter in Argyll's
rebellion, prisoner in Laigh Parl. House,
Edinburgh, banished 30 Jul 1685, tr. fr. Leith to NE by William Arbuckle,
merch. in Glasgow Jul 1685.
PC.11.136; PC11.330. Source, Dobson; Boyer.
Duncan McCallum....guilty....with Argyle....Wm. Arbuckles, merch.,
Glasgow to tr. to New England, Feb 1685. PC11.94.
Was that the end of year 1685? -- new year started on 25 March in that
Argyle's rebellion was in July 1685*-- and Archibald Campbell, Marquis of
Argyle, was beheaded on or about 28 July 1685, per Register of the Privy
Council, in text about all of the banished, etc., and who was to receive
the stigma, (men's ear to be cut off, women to be branded in the cheek) etc.
Elspeth McCallum [shown Elspeth Mahallum] living at Montkibbort, Kirkcowan
parish, Wigtownshire on per
parish list 8 Oct 1684.
John McCallum, Covenanter in Argyll's rebellion [at Stranraer,
Wigtownshire], prisoner in Edinburgh TB,
banished 30 Jul 1685, tr. fr. Leith to East NJ by Robert Barclay of Urie
Aug 1685. PC.11.126. Source,
Robert Barclay was a proprietor of NJ. McCallum is possibly same as
John Mahallum who lived at
Barmore, Kirkcowan parish, Wigtownshire, the neighbor of John McHaffie.
The other person living at Barmore
was Isobell Culloch. McCallum listed in Carol Boyer III's book, Ship
Passengers to NY, NJ. Under McAulin: John McAulin,
Covenanter, in Paul's hospital, to Robert Barclay, 1685.
Note that three McHallom residents (Jane; John; John) are listed at Little
Arreise, Kirkinner parish,
Wigtownshire, Oct 1684, PC10.267, and that Jannet Mahallim lived in
Kirkmcbrik parish per PC9.618, and
Elspeth Mahallum lived at Montkibbort, Kirkcowan parish.
Marg. McCaman, w. of ____ [?Tho.Shillan prob.] at Barnkirk, parishioner,
Penighame Wigtownshire, 29 Sep
1684, on list by Mr James Colhoun, p. 49 of Parish Lists of Wigtownshire
and Minnigaff; w-wif. [I have only one or two pages from the book Parish
Lists of Wigtownshire & Minnigaff 1684, compiled by Wm Scott, 1940s.]
Mart. McCamon lived at Kiltarzin, Kirkcowan parish, Wigtownshire, near John
McHaffie, per 8 Oct 1684 list.
Neil McCallum, Covenanter in Argyll's rebellion, prisoner in Laigh Parl.
House, Edinburgh, banished 31 Jul
1685, tr. fr. Leith to Jamaica by John Ewing Aug 1685. PC.11.330. Source,
William McCamon, wid., at Culbrattin, parishioner, Penighame, Wigtownshire,
29 Sep 1684, listed by Mr James
Colhoun p. 49 of Parish Lists; wid. means widower. See banished William
William McCalman/McCalmont/Mccammond, lived Culbrattoun, Wigtownshire. He
was a Covenanter,
banished 17 Oct 1684, at Wigtown, by order of Col. John Graham of
Claverhouse, Privy Councillor, George
McKenzie of Rosehaugh, & [Douglas] Drumlanrig. McCalmon was a prisoner in
Leith TB, tr. fr. Leith to East NJ by George Scott
on Henry and Francis, 5 Sep 1685 [arrived Dec 1685 East Jersey per History
of Woodbridge NJ by Daly as I recall]. PC.10.612. Referred to in PC. as
Macammond, M'Calmon. He refused
the oath and was banished same day and place as John McHaffie in Gargerie.
He and others with McHaffie were among
"prisoners brought from Drumfries to Edinbrugh" per p. 377 of 1684 PC
Register, v.__. John McHaffie was
placed in Canongate Tolbooth, Edinburgh, and I believe some of the others
were imprisoned there also.]
Claverhouse's brother, Sheriff David Graham and deputies were to "see the
houses of all rebells pulled doun,"
per PC10.611, and this included William McCalmon. McCalmon/McCallum name
links to clan Buchanan per one source.
I forgot to mention that Otter (Ottar) was just over the hill and down the loch a bit from my Campbell's that were found guilty and transported who hailed from Kildalvan in the Glendaruel Valley...
Duncan McCallum, tenant of the laird of Otter