stated, Tarzan was in no manner surprised at the discrepancies,
4. Roderick, who died unmarried.
5. Mary, who married William Mackenzie of Achilty and Kinnahaird, brother of Sir Alexander Mackenzie V. of Coul, with issue.
6. Margaret, who married Captain Joseph Avery. They afterwards went to Carolina, and left issue.
7. Frances, who married John Macleod of Bay, Isle of Skye, with issue--one daughter.
8. Christian, who married William Tolmie, first a merchant at Fortrose, and subsequently factor for Macleod of Macleod at Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, with issue, among others--John, tacksman of Uiginish, Skye, who married Jean, daughter of Murdoch Mackenzie, merchant, Stornoway, son of Roderick Mackenzie, III. of Avoch, with issue--John, who succeeded his father at Uiginish and married a daughter of Hugh MacCaskill, tacksman of Tallisker, with issue--the Rev. John Tolmie, M.A.; Jean, who married Laurence Skene, banker, Portree, with issue Normana, who married Donald MacLellan, tacksman of Vatersay, Barra, with issue; and several other sons and daughters, who emigrated to Australia and New Zealand. The first-named John Tolmie had also two daughters, one of whom, Barbara, married John Macdonald, tacksman of Scolpaig, North Uist, with issue--the late John Macdonald, Newton, one of the finest men and best factors that ever lived and Margaret, who married William MacNeil, tacksman of Newton, North Uist, and died in 1893 without issue. The other daughter, Annabella, married her cousin Hector, second son of Captain John Mackenzie, VI. of Ballone, with issue--John Tolmie Mackenzie, now residing at Dunvegan, Isle of Skye.
Alexander was succeeded by his eldest son,
VIII. ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, eighth and last Baron of Davochmaluag. He also was Sheriff-Substitute of Ross and was Captain of an Independent Company in 1746. He married, first, Magdalene, daughter of Hugh Rose, XV. of Kilravock (marriage contract 1723), with issue--
1. Kenneth, who died before his father, of consumption, in 1753, at Cowes, Isle of Wight, while serving an apprenticeship with George Mackenzie, merchant there.