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Murdo Kennedy

Murdo Kennedy

Murdo Kennedy (1883-1945) was a son of John Kennedy and Elizabeth Montgomery, 33 Lemreway. He worked for the Crobeg Farm at Orinsay and lived at 13 Orinsay after his brother-in-law, Malcolm Martin moved to Crobeg Farm.

In Lochs, in 1912, he married Johanna Macleod, 24 Gravir. Murdo and Johanna settled at 13 Orinsay where they had seven children.

After the landraiding of Orinsay in 1921 Murdo took over the tenancy of 13 Orinsay.

Murdo was among those lost in the drowning tragedy at Loch Shell in 1945.

Title: Murdo Kennedy
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Murchadh Iain Dhòmhnaill
Date of Birth: 1883
Date of Death: 13-02-1945
Date of Marriage: 1912
Occupation: Shepherd
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 4352
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 53498