James Mackay

11 November 1838–30 October 1907 (Age 68)
Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland

The Life Summary 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
Rosa Elizabeth Clark
Marriage: 2 January 1876
Marion Louisa Mackay
James Douglas Clark Mackay
Frank Clark Mackay
Kenneth Angus Mackay
Alan Cameron Mackay
Agnes Gertrude Mackay
Elsie Margaret MACKAY
Stuart Roger Mackay
Mildred Gordon Mackay
Alfred Duncan Mackay
Ernest Graham MacKay
Howard Irving Mackay
Wilford Hugh MACKAY
Donald Robinson MACKAY
Colin Cambell MACKAY

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World Events (8)

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.

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Sources (36)

  • 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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