Major John MacRae-Gilstrap of Ballimore was one of the people who helped Alexander Macrae write the Clan History book, and was named in the Preface.
See The Rev. John Macrae's MS. History of the Clan
Surgeon John Macrae, son of Farquhar, took a copy of the History to India, where a copy of it was made by Colonel Sir John Macra of Ardintoul about 1816. This copy is now in the possession of Captain John MacRae Gilstrap of Ballimore