Ross, Isabella, c1753-1865
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Note about Iseabeal ni Raoil [Isabel Ross née MacDonald], daughter of Ranald MacDonald who was reported to be well over one hundred years old with 'all her faculties' when she died in 1866. She died in Archibald Morrison's house at Snaoisval [Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. It also notes that she [worked with] Flora MacDonald when she returned from America. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Notes on a copper brooch given by Flora MacDonald to Isobel Macdonald who lived at Airi vulin [Airigh-mhuilinn/Milton, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Isobel [Isobal nian Raoil] was one of three orphans taken in by Flora MacDonald, she married Eown Ross or Eoin mac Fhionnlai and had a son Donl mac Eown mac Fhionnlai [Donald Ross]. She died in 1863 or 1864 and her son died in 1866 aged 80 years. It is stated that Isobel used to tell of the many things she heard while she lived at Airigh-mhuilinn...