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Andrew Carson McKay
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1830
Death: Jun. 7, 1915

Andrew Carson McKay, son of Abraham McKay, Jr., was born in 1830 in Cocke County, Tennessee. He was a farmer and lived in Georgia, Alabama, and Arkansas and had 9 children

He was a corporal in the Civil War in Alabama from April 30, 1863 to May 1865 serving with Col. Boyles in the Confederate Cavalry, Company K, 56th Regiment, Partisan Rangers. He enlisted in the Civil War in Aberdeen, Mississippi. He applied for a Civil War pension on August 4th, 1904 in Montgomery County, Arkansas and drew $75.00 per year. At this time he indicated his total assets were less than $400.00 excluding household goods and wearing apparel, and his total wages were less than $150.00 per year. In March of 1907, he applied for and was granted an increase to his pension to $100.00 per year due do his poor financial and physical status. He later died in 1915 in Washita, Montgomery County, Arkansas.

In the pocket bible that Andrew carried in the Civil War dated 1863, was printed the following:
His name in the front and in the back the following poem.

Steal not this book my friend
a fear of shame
Steal not this book my friend
for fear you are to blame
Steal not this book my friend
for it is in the owners name
A.C. McKay
This book presented by Alaacy in Pontotoc, Miss
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Delphia Hill McKay (1832 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Cora Catherine McKay Warren (1849 - 1927)*
  Abraham Lincoln McKay (1851 - 1937)*
  Judith E. McKay Bridgman (1855 - 1937)*
  James Nichols McKay (1856 - 1945)*
  Sarah Jane McKay Simpson Kelly (1858 - 1948)*
  Tempe Abigail McKay Bryant (1860 - 1942)*
  Sara Lucity McKay Brimm (1863 - 1950)*
  William Oza McKay (1869 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Macedonia Cemetery
Pencil Bluff
Montgomery County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Jr. McKay
Originally Created by: Lauri Rowland Hill
Record added: Apr 19, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13999572
Andrew Carson McKay
Added by: Jr. McKay
 
Andrew Carson McKay
Added by: EL
 
Andrew Carson McKay
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Added by: Dennis Alan Deel
 
 
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Apr. 4, 2014

- Hutch
 Added: May. 15, 2013
Forever Family
- DL&DL
 Added: Jan. 14, 2013
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