Clan Farquharson

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Farquharson Clan Crest

Farquharson Clan Crest

Clan Farquharson

Gaelic Name: MacFhearchair
Motto: Fide Et Fortitudine (By fidelity and fortitude)
Clan Badge: Scots fir
Lands: Invercauld, Aberdeenshire
Origin of Name: Gaelic, Fearchar (Dear man)
Clan Chief: Capt. Alwyne Farquharson of Invercauld

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Clan Farquharson Tartan

Farquharson Modern

Farquharson Modern

Farquharson Clan tartan

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Clan History

Braemar Castle

Braemar Castle

Clan Farquharson History

This clan were members of the Clan Chattan confederation. Their originator was Farquhar, the fourth son of Alexander Cier (Shaw) of Rothiemurchus, owner of the Braes of Mar in Aberdeenshire, near which the River Dee has its source.

Farquhar had a son, Donald, who married the heiress of Invercauld, Isobel Stewart, and had a son, Finla Mór.

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Clan Lands

Clan Farquharson Lands

Farquharson Map

Farquharson Map – from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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