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"ALLANACH. Individuals of this name are found in Mar and Strathdon in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. They were probably descended from the Macallans of Macfarlane origin who settled in the north of Scotland. It is also said that "all the Allanachs of the Braes of Mar are Stuarts, who came thither from Strathdown" (Legends of Braes o' Mar, 1910, p. xiii). Finla Allenoch was tenant on the lands of Innemete in Aberdeenshire in 1588 (RFC., rv, p. 365). William AUanache is mentioned in 1617 (RSCA., n, p. 213), and John Allanach in Dclmuickie appears in 1632 (ibid., n, p. 355). William Allanach in Glenmuck was fined for resetting members of the Clan Gregor in 1636 (RFC., 2. ser. vi, p. 216). Alister Alnach in Ledmacoy and Robert Alenach in the Boggaeh, 1682 (Invercauld, p. 263). William Allanach and John Allanach were appointed elders at Strathone in 1686 (Alford, p. 375). John Allanock a Moray Jacobite in the '45. 0 "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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