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Peggy Mackay (abt. 1847)

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Peggy "Peggy" Mackay
Born about in Barvas, Ross-Shiremap
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Contents

Biography

Alex and Margaret are twins as indicated in the 1851 Census

Birth

Birth:
Date: ABT 1844
Place: Barvas, Rossshire[1]

Travel

Immigration Passenger list into Canada[2]
Vessel Name: Scandinavian (1)
Departure Port: Glasgow Scotland
Date of Departure: April 3, 1889
Arrival Port: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada , and Moville (Londonderry), Ireland
Date of Arrival: April 14, 1889
MacKay, Angus - Scotch; Single male 24y
MacKay, Mrgt - Scotch; Family; Married female, 38 or 58y
MacKay, A - Scotch; Farmer, Married male, 34y
MacKay, Mary - Scotch; wife, Married female, 33 or 38y
MacKay, Dan - Scotch; Child between 1 and 18, 12y?
MacKay, Angus - Scotch; Child between 1 and 18, 12y?
MacKay, Anne - Scotch; Family; Infant, female

Census Data

1841 Scottish Census - South Bragar, Barvas, Ross & Cromarty Parish 86A[3]
Murdo McKay - 35 (1806) b. Ross and Cromarty
Margaret McKay - 30 (1811) b. "Foreign Parts" (could be Egypt)
Ann McKay - 9 (1832) b. Ross and Cromarty
John McKay - 7 (1834) b. Ross and Cromarty
N K McKay - 6 mo (1840) b. Ross and Cromarty (NK stands for "Not Known")
  • There were two famillies living near by with remarkably similar names. We are connected with the South Bragar MacKays, the Swainbost line may or may not have direct links to the Bragar MacKays.

1851 Scottish Census - South Bragar, Barvas, Ross & Cromarty[4]
Murdock McKay - 52 (1799) b. Barvas, Rossshire
Margaret Mckay - 45 (1806) b. Barvas, Rossshire
Donald Mckay - 10 (1841) b. Barvas, Rossshire; son
Alexr Mckay Twins - 7 (1844) b. Barvas, Rossshire; son
Margaret Mckay Twins - 7 (1844) b. Barvas, Rossshire; daughter
Normand Mckay - 3 (1848) b. Barvas, Rossshire; son
Anne Mckay (1) 1850 b. Barvas, Rossshire; daughter

1861 Scotland Census - North Bragar, Barvas, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland[5]
John McLean - 40 (1821) b. Barvas, Rosshire; o. crofter
Ann McLean - 28 (1833) b. Barvas, Rosshire
Murdo McLean - 7 (1854) b. Barvas, Rosshire
Mary McLean - 5 (1856) b. Barvas, Rosshire
Ann McLean - 1 (1860) b. Barvas, Rosshire
Margaret McKay (servant) - 16 (1845) b. Barvas, Rosshire; o. Crofters Servant
  • Ann and Margaret are sisters
  • Margaret/Peggy was not residing with her parents.

1871 Scottish Census - South Bragar, Barvas, Ross & Cromarty[6]
Murdo McKay - 70 (1801)
Peggy Mackay - 65 (1806)
Peggy Mackay - 24 (1847)
Household #22, line 17, South 'Brager' (not related to Murdo)
Donald Mckay - 30 (1841)
Effey Mckay - 23 (1848) (Henrietta McDonald)
Malcolm Mckay - 1 (1870)

1881 Scottish Census - #41, Village of South Bragar, Barvas, Ross & Cromarty[7]
Peggy Mckay (widow) - 80 (1801) b. Gibraltar; o. Crofter
Peggy Mckay (Daughter, unmarried) - 30 (1851) b. Barvas, Ross-shire
Angus McKay (Grandson) - 7 (1874) b. Thurso, Caithness-shire

Sources

  • WikiTree profile MacKay-292 created through the import of Danford MacKay Family(2).ged on Feb 3, 2012 by Graeme MacKay. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Graeme and others.
  1. Source: #S-2038787914 Note: Ancestry Record 1851scotland #2708085 Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1844Birth place: Barvas, RossshireResidence date: 1851Residence place: Barvas, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland APID: 1,1076::2708085
  2. Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010; 865–1935 Digital image 45 of 70. Microfilm Publications T-479 to T-520, T-4689 to T-4874, T-14700 to T-14939, C-4511 to C-4542. Library and Archives Canada
  3. 1841 England, Wales and Scotland Census, South Bragar, Barvas, Ross & Cromarty Parish 86A; digital image, The Natonal Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey
  4. 1851 England, Wales and Scotland Census, South Bragar, Barvas, Ross & Cromarty Parish 86A, (Roll CSSCT1851_18); digital image, The Natonal Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey
  5. 1861 Scotland Census. Reels 1-150. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. Parish: Barvas; ED: 2; Page: 10; Line: 8; Roll: CSSCT1861_11
  6. 1871 England, Wales and Scotland Census, South Bragar, Barvas, Ross & Cromarty Parish 86A, (Roll CSSCT1871_15) digital image, The Natonal Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey
  7. 1881 England, Wales and Scotland Census, South Bragar, Barvas, Ross & Cromarty Parish 86A, (Roll CSSCT1881_21) household #41, digital image, The Natonal Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey




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