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Loyalist Directory: Alan MacDonald

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Surname : MacDonald
Given name : Alan
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Where Resettled : Temporarily in Nova Scotia but soon to England, then Scotland.
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Regiment : Royal Highland Emigrants,  the 84th Regiment
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Settled before war : North Carolina
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Wife Name : Flora MacDonald, the Jacobite heroine who helped save Bonnie Prince Charlie from capture after the Battle of Culloden.
Children : He and Flora had seven children:  Alexander (Sandy), Anne, Charles, Frances (Fanny), James, John, and Ranald
Biography : Initially Alan was at Douglas Township, Hants County, NS, a Township created to accommodate the disbanded veterans. He went to England to personally check on his Loyalist claim for compensation with intention to return to his land grant in Nova Scotia but because the decision on his claim took six years and ultimately was not as large as he had hoped he joined his wife Flora on Isle of Skye, Scotland, where both were originally from and still had some relatives.
See the story of Highlander and Loyalist Alan MacDonald, by Brian McConnell
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Sources : Information submitted by Brian McConnell
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