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  JOHN MCKAY

Fisherman

m. 28 Sep 1811 MARGARET MAIR  
  b.16 Jun 1781, Porteasy, Parish of Rathven

d.9 Feb 1865, aged 84, Carny St., MacDuff
b. 1790, Cullen

d.  13 Jun 1861, aged 70, Carny St., Macduff
 
CHARLES MCKAY

HELEN THAIN
Father

Mother

JAMES MAIR

MARY MCINTOSH

Family at Carnie St, Gamrie, Banff in 1851; children Ann (24), James(22), Alexander(20), Mary(11??) and Margaret(3).  In 1841 they were at Watt Street, Gamrie; children Charles(20), Ann(17), James(15), Alexander(13) and Mary (11). There is a big discrepancy in the ages of the children

1 Helen m
bap. 15 Oct 1812, Rathven, Banff  

 

 
2 John m
bap.27 Mar 1814, Rathven, Banff

 
3 Margaret
b. 1 Mar 1816, bab 2nd Mar, Portsea, Rathven, Banff
Witnesses: William Smith and William Thain
4 Jane John McCallum Archibald McCallum
Margaret Geddes
bap. July 13 1819, Gamrie, Banff
d. 20 Sep 1899, 46 Lowshore, Macduff
d. 8 Sep 1899, 46 Lowshore, Macduff
5 Charles
b. 1820, Banffshire
6 James, Fisherman m. 16 Nov 1861, Macduff Jane Ewen William Ewen
Ann Ross
b. 16 Jul 1825, bab 23, Macduff
Witnesses: James Wilson and James McKay.
d. 14 Sep 1898, age 71, Manner St, Macduff
Witnesses: William Ewen, brother-in-law
Children; James (d1863), William, Margaret Jane James John  (ref1)
m.1861, age 28,
Witnesses: Frederick Hendersen and William McCallum
d. 30 Aug 1916
7 Ann m. abt 1846 1) Peter Anderson, Fisherman
b. 1827, Macduff
d. 19 Jan 1867,age 44, Seatown, Portsoy. Died of Asphyxia
d. 1857
Children:
Margaret, b.1848, Prestonpans age 13 in 1861 at Carny Street
Peter, b 7 Jan 1858, Prestonpans, age 3 in 1861
m. 17 Feb 1866,
Portsoy, parish of Fordyce
2) George Slater John Slater
Ann Wood
8 ALEXANDER m. 16 Sep 1860
Macduff
HELEN McWILLIAMS
b. 12 Nov 1827, bap. 17th Nov, parish of Gamrie and Macduff
Witnesses: Rev T Wilson and Alexander Johnston
d. 9 Jul 1896, age 66 of heart disease, Stane St, Macduff as testified by son James.
b.1835, Aberdeen City

d. 23 Jan 1890, age 54, 1 Carny St Macduff
 
9 Mary
b. 2 Oct 1830, bab. 9th, Macduff
Witnesses: George Barclay and John Finlay, Macduff
 
10 William
b. 12 Feb 1833, bap. 6 Mar, Macduff
Witnesses: William Wilson and William McKay
 

 

 
11 Margaret
b. 1 Mar 1848, bap 2nd Mar, Portsea, Macduff
Witnesses: William Smith and William Thain


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References:
 
1) from the Chalmers/Ewen Tree
http://nescotland.tribalpages.com/family-tree/nescotland/538/240/James-Mckay-Family
2)
Rathven Old Parish Register, Vol.1: Births/Baptisms, pp 131-140, 1768-1773

16 JUNE 1781 [sic] CHARLES MCKAY in Porteasy had by his Wife HELLEN THAIN a child then born & baptized said day named JOHN. Witnesses John Garden & John Smith both in Porteasy. [Vol.1 p.137].

10 JULY 1784 [sic] CHARLES MCKAY in Porteasy had by his Wife HELLEN THAIN a child then born & baptized said day named JANNET. Witnesses Alexr. Garden in Porteasy & Alexr. Thain in Findochty. [Vol.1 p.137].

24 SEPTEMBER 1790 [sic] CHARLES MCKAY in Porteasy had by his Wife HELLEN THAIN a child then born & baptized said day named JAMES. Witnesses James Smith younger in Porteasy & James Farquhar senior there. [Vol.1 p.137].

14 SEPTEMBER 1793 [sic] CHARLES MCKAY in Porteasy had by his Wife HELLEN THAIN a child then born & baptized said day named ALEXANDER. Witnesses Alexander Simpson at Milne of Rathven & Alexr. in Rathven [sic]. [Vol.1 p.137].

14 DECEMBER 1796 [sic] WILLIAM Son to CHARLES MCKAY and his Wife HELEN THAIN in Porteasy was baptized. Witnesses William Smith in Porteasy and William Campbell there. [Vol.1 p.180a].

3)
Rathven Old Parish Register, Vol.1: Births/Baptisms, pp 91-100, 1750-1757

19 AUGUST 1751 ALEXANDER THAIN in Broadhyth had a daur baptized named HELEN. Witnesses James Flett Alexr. Mcbay & James Suyrland [Sutherland] there. [Vol.1 p.92]. [Alexander Thain was married to Elizabeth Adamson].

14 NOVEMBER 1753 ALEXANDER Son to ALEXR. THAIN & ELIZABETH ADAMSON in Broadhyth was baptized. Witnesses Alexr. Smith there and Alexander Garden in Rottenslough. [Vol.1 p.95].

4)

16 JULY 1780 CHARLES MCKAY & HELLEN THAIN in Porteasy were matrimonially contracted pledges consigned & married August 8th. [Vol.2 p.55a 53a].

http://intofreshair.com/familytree/family.php?famid=F52&show_full=1

 
Tom Paterson
(last updated 19th Mar 2011)