James Mackay

11 November 1838–30 October 1907 (Age 69)
Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland

The Life of James

When James Mackay was born on 11 November 1838, in Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland, his father, Angus MacKay, was 41 and his mother, Euphemia Rodger, was 25. He married Rosa Elizabeth Clark on 2 January 1876. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 30 October 1907, in Birchington-on-Sea, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 68, and was buried in Birchington-on-Sea, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Mackay
1838–1907
Rosa Elizabeth Clark
1850–1927
Marriage: 2 January 1876
Marion Louisa Mackay
1872–1950
James Douglas Clark Mackay
1874–
Frank Clark Mackay
1875–1875
Kenneth Angus Mackay
1876–1932
Alan Cameron Mackay
1878–1962
Agnes Gertrude Mackay
1880–1900
Elsie Margaret MACKAY
1882–1982
Stuart Roger Mackay
1884–1972
Mildred Gordon Mackay
1885–1972
Alfred Duncan Mackay
1886–1991
Ernest Graham MacKay
1887–1959
Howard Irving Mackay
1888–1977
Wilford Hugh MACKAY
1890–1986
Donald Robinson MACKAY
1891–1952
Colin Cambell MACKAY
1893–1971

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1876
children

(15)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Angus MacKay

    Male1837–1858Male

    Male1838–1907Male

    Agnes Mackay

    Female1841–1886Female

    Hugh Mackay

    Male1843–Male

    Pringle D Mackay

    Male1846–1901Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1843

Age 5

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland

Age 5

The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 19

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: see McKay .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Mc Kay, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • James Mackay, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James Duncan Mackay in entry for Alfred Mackay, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

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