Mackshane, John

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
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Published: 18 August 2018, Updated: 9 May 2019
Page Contributors: Dr. Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust

John M’Shane, #1 on George S. Stewart’s “Scots at Lynn 1653. Iron Works Inventory

According to Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 247, John is categorized as:

Definite [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]

Mackshane/Mackshame/Mackshawm/Mackshawin/Mackeshoune, John. Residences: Lynn, Scarborough, Saco MA. Appears: 1653. D.aft.1676. [Exiles; Banks; DR; SPOWS; Ch.7 & 8]

For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.

First Generation in the New World

1. JOHN MACKSHANE, was born presumably in Scotland and died in Massachusetts after 1676.