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Two days in Raleigh State Archive & Library

This was my second visit to the Raleigh state archive and library in downtown Raleigh. I spent a day there when I was last in Raleigh four years ago. The first day I spent in the library looking at the family books and files they had on the McIver family. For family members this is on the McGillivray line so the Boyd side through Mary Jane McGillivray. Her great grandmother was Ann McIver who lived well into her 90s on the Isle of Skye. She is closely related to the McIvers who settled in North Carolina from the Isle of Skye in the late 1700s.  She was married to Archibald McGillivray grandfather of Alexander who migrated to Australia.

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