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Walter Samuel McKay
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1868
Death: Jun. 8, 1929

From "The Reflections of Early Ashland 1837-1937" page 277

The people of Ashland were shocked to learn of the tragic death of Walter McKay which occurred Saturday forenoon. Mr. McKay was employed by the town hauling gravel and was coming from the pit near Sheridan when he was struck by the morning express on the crossing on the Sheridan road. His death was almost instant and his truck was completely demolished.
Mr. McKay is survived by his widow, two brothers, Ira, of this town; and George of Los Angeles, Calif.; six daughters, Mrs. Ruth Farley of Presque Isle; Mrs. Hazel Sweezey of So. Braintree, Mass.; Mrs. Barbara Corson of Raymond, N.H., Mrs. Annie McLeod of Cambridge, Mass.; Mrs. Lewis Tyrill of Portland, and Pauline at home; also four sons, Charles of Ashland; Maurice of Pittsfield, Mass.; Allen and Gerry at home. 
Family links: 
  Ebenezer Rogers McKay (1826 - 1910)
  Margaret Jane Clark McKay (1840 - 1918)
  Zula Morton Clark McKay (1872 - 1948)
  Barbara Isabel McKay Corson (1902 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Ashland Municipal Cemetery
Aroostook County
Maine, USA
Created by: Michelle Wood
Record added: Dec 15, 2007
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Walter Samuel McKay
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