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Marion MacKay (abt. 1789 - 1857)

Marion MacKay
Born about in Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotlandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 10 Jan 1812 in Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died at about age 67 in Achuan, Sutherland, Scotlandmap
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This looks like the OPR record: MACKAY MARRION WM. MACKAY/BESSY MACLEOD FR 97 (FR97) F 12/10/1789 047/ 10 90 Dornoch

So 12 of October not November


Christening date was 12 November 1789. Parents are listed in death record as William MacKay and Betsy MacLeod.


  • Census: 1841: Dornoch, Sutherlandshire, Scotland.
  • Death Certificate: George Forbes. Informant was son Simon Forbes. Parents listed as William Forbes and Marion MacKay. Official document from GRO, Scotland.
  • Death Certificate: Marion MacKay Forbes. Age at death given as 70 years. It may be that this is an error, or that she was christened two years after birth, or that the double entry of her christening is significant.
  • Old Parish Registers: Dornoch. Originally searched via Scotland's General Register Office database at Marriage and christening details.

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