Jacobite ancestors? Brickwall

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I have two Scottish ancestors, Hugh McMillen (McMillen-1039) and his wife Christiana Cameron (Cameron-10348), who I am unable to track their lineages in Scotland. I added possible names of both of their fathers, but the sourcing is subpar. Both of their fathers would have been of age during the Jacobite Uprising. As a history dork (and Outlander fan), I would love to find a connection. The MacMillan Clan fought on both sides. The Camerons were Jacobites. Thanks for your help.
WikiTree profile: Hugh McMillen
in Genealogy Help by Ellen Altenburg G2G6 (6.6k points)
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I added the Scotland tag to bring this to the attention of more members.
Appreciate your fascination with Outlander and the Jacobite rebellion.  However, am left wondering how it is that he ever settled in Warren NY at around the time of the American Revolution?  

There was a serious conflict going on between Vermont and New York settlers at the time.  Is there any indication that he was attached to a military regiment or militia?  Could he have possibly served with the British Military?  Unfortunately, records of privates in the British military regiments sent to Canada and the US are sparse.

It's possible that he simply emigrated, but would expect him to be near a major port and not in a colonial border dispute area which became a war theater.
There were multiple Cameron’s that settled in Warren County in the 1700’s. I currently live in Athol, originally settled in 1773 by James Cameron b.1736 in Blair Athol, Perthshire. James is the brother of John, my 5th great grandfather. The Cameron cemetery and homestead site is not two miles from my home.

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by Beth Golden G2G6 Mach 1 (13.8k points)
Thanks
most welcome - here's another site that may help you

http://www.jdb1745.net/

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