Elizabeth (Smith) McKay

Elizabeth (Smith) McKay (1870 - 1905)

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Elizabeth McKay formerly Smith
Born in Argyle, Winnebago County, Illinois, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 11 Feb 1892 in Winnebago County, Illinois United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Redwood County, Minnisota United Statesmap
Profile last modified 10 Sep 2019 | Created 9 Jul 2018
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Biography

Elizabeth was born in 1870. She was the daughter of Archibald Smith and Martha Greenlees .[1]

She married Peter McKay in 1892. [2]

She passed away in 1905 after the birth of her son Theodore.

Obituary

From FindAGrave:

Mrs McKay was formerly Miss Lizzie Smith, and she was born in Argyle, ILL, on Feb 13, 1870 and around that place she spent her early life. When but a day of her 21st birthday anniversary she was joined in marriage to Peter McKay, then struggling for success in this county, and whose acquaintance she made while he was still a resident Illinois. They came to Mr McKay's farm in this county immediately after the marriage.

Immediate relatives to mourn her loss are the grief-stricken husband and three small children, the youngest being but a few days old.

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6W1-B6B : 12 April 2016), Elisabeth Smith in household of Archibald Smith, Illinois, United States; citing p. 9, family 72, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,793.
  2. "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9L-V9MS : 14 October 2017), Peter Mckay and Lizzie Smith, 11 Feb 1892; citing Winnebago, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 1,914,046.

See also:

  • Find A Grave: Memorial #159260147 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 9 July 2018), memorial page for Lizzie Smith McKay (13 Feb 1870–26 Oct 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 159260147, citing Redwood Falls Cemetery, Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by MJ Myrom (contributor 47794014) .


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Wedding of Peter McKay and Lizzie Smith
Wedding of Peter McKay and Lizzie Smith

Lizzie Smith
Lizzie Smith

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