Janet (Ralston) McKay

Janet (Ralston) McKay (1820 - 1882)

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Janet McKay formerly Ralston
Born in Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Mother of
Died in Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 May 2018 | Last significant change: 17 May 2018
17:59: Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson edited the Status Indicators for Janet (Ralston) McKay. [Thank Joelle for this]
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Categories: Scottish Immigrants to Illinois | Gleaner, sailed June, 1842 | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Illinois | Argyle, Illinois.


Janet was born about 1820 in Scotland. She was th daughter of William Ralston and Elizabeth Andrew.

She came to the US with her family in 1842. [1]

They were one of the early families at the Scottish Settlement at Argyle in Illinois.

She married Alexander McKay. They had one child, Margaret, born in 1867.

She passed away in 1882.


  1. Gleaner Passenger List

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Monument for Alexander Mckay and Janet Ralston
Monument for Alexander Mckay and Janet Ralston


Janet is 38 degrees from Wendy Sullivan, 22 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and 26 degrees from Алекса́ндр Пу́шкин on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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