Related Ministers: the family tree of the Shaws

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There are 11 ministers mentioned in this tree, of whom eight were Free Church ministers. The following are references for all ministers whose names appear in the General Index of Scottish Presbyterian Ministers:

Brown, William, 1844, Cray: see under Agnes Shaw
Colquhoun, Archibald, 1832, Ontario and Quebec, 1.1.1.
Colquhoun, Malcolm, 1796, Gaelic Chapel, Dundee, 1.1.
Fraser, Alexander Garden, 1845, Bombay: see under Joanna Mary Shaw
MacPherson, Allan, 1847, Dores: see under Joanna Mary Shaw
Mitchell, James, 1822, Missionary: see under Margaret Shaw
Mitchell, William Kinnaird, 1852, Poona,
Shaw, John, 1811, Duirinish: see under 1.1.2. Mary Colquhoun
Simpson, David, 1823, Burghead: see under William Kinnaird Mitchell
Sinclair, Allan, 1846, Kenmore: see under Joanna Mary Shaw
Stewart, Duncan, 1868, Hawick: see under Mary Jane Simpson Mitchell


1. Archibald Colquhoun, farmer, Muckairn, Argyll.

1.1. Malcolm Colquhoun (1758-1819) was the son of Archibald Colquhoun, farmer. He was minister of the Gaelic Chapel, Dundee: FES, Vol.5, p.333.

1.1.1. Archibald Colquhoun was the son of Malcolm Colquhoun, Dundee. He was a minister in Canada: probably FES, Vol.7, p.630.

1.1.2. Mary Colquhoun (b.c.1799-1866) was the daughter of Malcolm Colquhoun, Dundee. She married John Shaw, minister of Bracadale, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire: FES, Vol.7, p.167. Margaret Shaw was the daughter of John Shaw, Bracadale. She was a Church of Scotland missionary in India, and married, as his second wife, James Mitchell, who became a Free Church missionary there. William Kinnaird Mitchell (1827-1876) was the son of James Mitchell by his first wife. He was a Free Church minister. His mother was probably Jessie Kinnaird, whose sister, Jane Kinnaird, married David Simpson, a Free Church minister. Mary Jane Simpson Mitchell (b.c.1855-1922) was the daughter of William Kinnaird Mitchell. She married Duncan Stewart, a Free Church minister. Agnes Shaw (b.c.1822-1884) was the daughter of John Shaw, Bracadale. She married William Brown, a Free Church minister. Joanna Mary Shaw (b.1823) was the daughter of John Shaw, Bracadale. She married Alexander Garden Fraser, a Free Church minister. His sister, Sarah Emily Fraser, married Allan Sinclair, a Free Church minister, and his sister, Helen Sinclair, married Allan MacPherson, a Free Church minister.