John MacDonald of Achscoriclate, Caithness 1752-1840, tacksman and cattle drover. Married to Barbara Gordon daughter of Alastair Gordon of Dalchairn in Kildonan, a cadet of the Gordon’s of Embo. John is buried in Dalnawillan graveyard, parish of Halkirk. There is a large table stone above his grave which includes the following information: John McDonald, Achscoriclate died 3 March 1840 aged 88 years, erected by his son Gordon.
Gravestone at Dalnawillan, Halkirk parish to one of his son John, who died 4 February 1834 aged 31 years. ©Ro MacDonald, Voorburg, Netherlands.