THE HOUSE OF DALSHANGAN The progenitor of this family was James MacMillan, a younger brother of David McMillan of Holm who married the heiress of Brockloch. He married Elizabeth McHarg and had issue:- Anthony, W.S., Edinburgh, who was the author of a System of Conveyancing and other works. He was also surveyor of Taxes for Wigtonshire. He died in 1817, aged 58 years. David succeeded to Dalshangan, also to the position as Surveyor of Taxes. He married Jean McMillan of Holm and had issue :—James, John, David. Robert, Margaret, Elizabeth, Jean, Mary, Marion, Jessie. Margaret (David’s sister) married a Mr. Kennedy of Knocknalling Parish of Kells. Janet and Elizabeth were unmarried. David’s second son John married his cousin, Mary of Holm. About 1827, James sold Dalshangan to Thomas Balfour in Murdrochwood.
Source: Clan Macmillan by Somerled Macmillan
General map showing Dalshangan just south west of Water of Ken and the Holm