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Marion Elizabeth (Montgomery) McKay (1785 - bef. 1850)

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Marion Elizabeth (May) McKay formerly Montgomery
Born in Southend, Argyll, Scotlandmap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
Wife of — married about in Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died before in Ohiomap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Mar 2018
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Categories: Migrants from Argyll to Illinois | Gleaner, sailed June, 1842 | Argyle, Illinois.


Mary was born in Scotland in 1785. She was the daughter of Robert Montgomery. [1]

She married Neil McKay around 1813 in Scotland. In 1842 they came to Illinois and became part of an early group of settlers at the Scottish settlement in Argyll Illinois.

She passed away before 1850. [2]


  1. "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Robert Montgomery in entry for Merrion Montgomery, 04 Dec 1785; citing , SOUTHEND, ARGYLL, SCOTLAND, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076.
  2. Husband Neil living with daughter Agnes United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Neal Mckay in household of Robert Coldwell, Cincinnati, ward 3, Hamilton, Ohio, United States; citing family 3, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.)

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