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British Families in Southern Patagonia


William MACCALL, b. 1825 Durisdeer, Dumfries-shire, Scotland; son of Archibald MCCALL (1791-1863) & Jane THOMSON (c1800-1870), both buried at Torthorwald, Lochmaben; brother of George MCCALL; shepherd; 1873 (widower) emigrated with 4 daughters to Darwin, Falklands [Malvinas]; 1885 to Hill Station, Río Gallegos with son-in-law William HALLIDAY and family; 1901 to Punta Arenas; d. 1901 Punta Arenas; bur. Punta Arenas; memorial in Lochmaben, Scotland

m. 1852

Bridget Blanche RAE; b. 1823, parish of Dalton or Torthorwald, near Lochmaben, Dumfries-shire; dtr. of John RAE & Mary GRIERSON; d. 1869; bur. Lochmaben; memorial in Lochmaben

Children (born Scotland):
1. Mary, b. 1854 Dalton, Dumfries-shire; m. William HALLIDAY (see HALLIDAY--MACCALL)
2. Jane, b. 1855; m. John CAMERON (see CAMERON--MACCALL)
3. Agnes, b. 1858; m. James FELL (see FELL--MACCALL)
4. Ann, b. c1860; m. John RUDD (see RUDD--MACCALL)

(1)  "Inmigrantes Malvineros en Magallanes" (Apéndice II), Mateo Martinic B., Punta Arenas, Chile 1996
(2)  "British Settlers in the Far-South of Argentina", see here
(3)  "I Remember, Reminiscences of Donald Alistair MacLeod", (private edition?), Edinburgh, 2009
Additional information: Rodrigo Mac-Lean F. II-2005; Jim McCall IV-2006
Last updated: 20-III-2012