Gaelic Name: MacMhathain (Bear's son)
These are short accounts of two families that came to Colchester County from Sutherlandshire. There is very little unique about their history. They are presented here to give the reader an appreciation of circumstances surrounding typical Highland families that chose Nova Scotia as their first North American home.
Blaidhna an Losgaidh: The Year of the Burnings
Mathesons of Upper Kemptown