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Hugh McKay
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1815
Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Death: Feb. 27, 1907
Hawkestone
Ontario, Canada

Emigrated to Canada - Hugh 1836. Source "The Orillia Packet" newspaper, 27th July 1899.

When Hugh received his Captain's papers, he and Margaret were married on July 20, 1839 in Newmarket, Ontario by the Rev, Mr. Richie, Presbyterian Minister. They immediately purchased property and settled in Oro Township, Simcoe County, which was then a wilderness. Hugh and Margaret both buried in Old Knox Cemetery, ORO Tp. Simcoe Co.

Circa 1867 - retired from sailing and settled down on his farm near Hawkstone. (See obit in the "Barrie Examiner" March 28, 1907.)

Location Lot 19, Con 13, Hawkestone
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Curry McKay (1819 - 1903)*
 
 Children:
  Christena McKay Huntington (1840 - 1917)*
  Finlay Curry McKay (1841 - 1892)*
  Mary McKay (1845 - 1864)*
  Eliza McKay (1850 - 1873)*
  John Currie McKay (1857 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Hugh and Margaret together in unmarked grave
 
Note: Plot marked with marker for children Mary and Eliza
 
Burial:
Knox Presbyterian Cemetery
Oro-Medonte
Simcoe County
Ontario, Canada
Plot: Row 15 Plot 1, Ontario online index
GPS (lat/lon): 44.54144, -79.54539
 
Created by: Henry Nichols
Record added: Aug 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74313596
Hugh McKay
Added by: Henry Nichols
 
Hugh McKay
Added by: Henry Nichols
 
 
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