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Amelia Young McKay
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Birth: May 5, 1856
Yuba County
California, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1878
Virginia City
Storey County
Nevada, USA

Amelia McKay (nee Young)
Was born in CA. in 1850 the only daughter of Jacob & Magdalene Young. In the late 1850's she moved with her parents to Nevada were they settled in Virginia City were her father was the Mannager of the Miners Bank. She met and married Mr. George McKay in 1873 and they were married (no children) She died Oct. 3rd 1878 at age 28.
She was buried in the Catholic section of the Virginia City NV Cemeteries. Her mother was later laid to rest beside her in 1887.

The following infomation was sent to me Oct. 14th 2009 by a family member.

My husband (Thomas Case)is the 3Xgreat nephew of Amelia. Her sister (Magdalene) was my husband's 2X great grandmother. Amelia was born in Marysville, CA on May 5, 1856. She married George McKay Oct 19, 1872. She was killed in an accident at Gould Curry Mining Co. where George worked on Feb 17, 1873. 
Silver Terrace Cemeteries
Virginia City
Storey County
Nevada, USA
Plot: Catholic Section/with mother
Created by: Herbert Rickards
Record added: Feb 05, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8359591
Amelia <i>Young</i> McKay
Added by: Herbert Rickards
Amelia <i>Young</i> McKay
Added by: Herbert Rickards
Amelia <i>Young</i> McKay
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Information supplied by Rickards is in error. Information from family probably is correct of he did not make that up also.Verify everything before using in a family tree please.
 Added: Apr. 2, 2015
To one so young - Am honoring you in a book I am writing, so everyone will remember your sweet voice and your lovely demeanor.- Sandie La Nae
- Sandie La Nae
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