My Maternal Twelfth Great Grandfather, Hector Og Maclean, 13Th Chief of Clan Maclean, Scotland

MacLean Family Genealogy

duart_castle_mull_scotlandBirth: 1535 in Duart Castle, Duart, Argyll, Scotland

Married: 1557 in Isle of Mull, Argyll, Scotland to Janet Campbell

Perth-Perthshire-ScotlandDied: 2 April 1575 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland

Hector Og MacLean, or Eachann Óg Maclean in Scottish Gaelic, or Hector Maclean the Younger (circa 1540-1573) was the 13th Chief of Clan MacLean.

At the death of his father, Hector Mor Maclean, 12th Chief, Hector Og became clan chief but lived only five years longer than his father. During which short period he not only spent, by his improvident conduct and profligacy, all the money left by the late noble chief, but burdened the estates with debt. He appears to have inherited nothing of the qualities which distinguished his father, but lived at peace in the free enjoyment of his pleasures. He was the only worthless chief of MacLean. He appears to have built for himself a residence at Iona, situated near…

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