Sir Hector Maclean, 7th Baronet

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Sir Hector Maclean, 7th Baronet, 3rd Lord Maclean and 23rd Clan Chief
Born Hector Maclean
1783
Died 2 November 1818(1818-11-02) (aged 35)
Title 3rd Lord Maclean
23rd Clan Chief
7th Baronet
Predecessor Sir Allan Maclean, 6th Baronet, cousin
Successor Sir Fitzroy Jeffreys Grafton Maclean, 8th Baronet, half brother
Parents Donald Maclean of Brolas
Relatives Sir Fitzroy Jeffreys Grafton Maclean, 8th Baronet, half brother
Donald MacLean, 1st Laird of Brolas, 2nd great grandfather

Sir Hector Maclean, 7th Baronet of Morvern (1783 – 2 November 1818) was the 23rd Clan Chief of Clan Maclean who died before he had any children, and the title passed to his half brother.[1]

Biography[edit]

He was born in 1783 to Donald Maclean of Brolas. Donald Maclean of Brolas was the great grandson of Donald MacLean, 1st Laird of Brolas. Sir Hector became the 23rd Clan Chief of Clan Maclean on the death of Sir Allan Maclean, 6th Baronet, who died without an heir. In his earlier years Sir Hector served in the army, but during the greater portion of his life he lived a retired life. He died without an heir on 2 November 1818, and was succeeded as Clan Chief by his half brother, Sir Fitzroy Jeffreys Grafton Maclean, 8th Baronet.[2][3]

Ancestors[edit]

Sir Hector Maclean, 7th Baronet's ancestors in three generations
Sir Hector Maclean, 7th Baronet Father:
Donald Maclean of Brolas
Paternal Grandfather:
John Maclean of Brolas
Paternal Great-Grandfather:
Hector Og Maclean of Brolas
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Jeanette MacNeil of Barra
Paternal Grandmother:
Finovia of Garmony
Paternal Great-Grandfather:
Paternal Great-Grandmother:
Mother:
Mary Dickson of Glasgow
Maternal Grandfather:
John Dickson of Glasgow
Maternal Great-Grandfather:
Maternal Great-Grandmother:
Maternal Grandmother:
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Maternal Great-Grandmother:

References[edit]

 This article incorporates text from A history of the clan Mac Lean from its first settlement at Duard Castle, in the Isle of Mull, to the present period: including a genealogical account of some of the principal families together with their heraldry, legends, superstitions, etc, by John Patterson MacLean, a publication from 1889 now in the public domain in the United States.

 This article incorporates text from The Jacobite peerage, baronetage, knightage and grants of honour, by Melville Henry Massue Ruvigny et Raineval (marquis de), a publication from 1904 now in the public domain in the United States.

  1. ^ de la Caillemotte de Massue de Ruvigny, Melville Amadeus Henry Douglas Heddle (1904). The Jacobite Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Grants of Honour. Hector (Maclean), third Lord Maclean, seventh Baronet, cousin and next heir-male, being the only son and heir of Donald Maclean by his first wife, Mary, daughter of John Dickson of Glasgow, which Donald was the son and heir of John Maclean, son and heir of Hector Og Maclean, second son of Donald Maclean, who was the second son of Hector Og Maclean of Duart above named. He was an officer in the army, and died s.p. at Halfield, County York, 2nd November 1818. 
  2. ^ A History of the Clan MacLean from Its First Settlement at Duard Castle, in the Isle of Mull, to the Present Period: Including a Genealogical Account of Some of the Principal Families Together with Their Heraldry, Legends, Superstitions, etc.. R. Clarke & Company. 1889. Sir Hector MacLean, Bart, Twenty-third Chief of MacLean. Sir Allan MacLean having died without male heirs, he was succeeded in his titles by his nearest of kin, Hector MacLean, the immediate descendant of his grand-uncle, Hector Og Maclean, second son of Donald, first MacLean of Brolass. As already noted, Hector Og married ... a daughter of MacNeill of Barra, by whom he had two sons, Donald, who died young, and John. Hector Og lost his life in crossing the sea from Mull to Barra in a small open boat, and was succeeded by his only surviving son, John MacLean, married to Florence, daughter of MacLean of Garmony, brother of Lochbuy, by whom he had one son, Donald MacLean, married first, Mary, daughter of John Dickson, of Glasgow, by whom he had several sons and daughters. His sons by this marriage all died young, except Hector; his daughter, Janet (who died in May, 1836), was married to General Allan MacLean, son of Donald MacLean of Torloisk; her sisters died unmarried. His second wife was Margaret, daughter of James Wall of Clonea castle, in Waterford, by whom he had Fitzroy Jeffreys Grafton. Sir Hector MacLean became seventh Baronet of Morvern. In his earlier years he served for some time in the army, but during the greater portion of his days he lived a retired life. He died without issue, 2 November 1818, and was succeeded by his half brother, Sir Fitzroy Jeffreys Grafton MacLean, Bart, Twenty-fourth Chief of MacLean. 
  3. ^ Scotland's Historic Heraldry. Boydell Press. ISBN 1-84383-261-5. A particularly interesting Scoto-Swedish family (Chart 20.4), whose members remained in touch with their Highland cousins, is that of MacLean or Macklier....