Robert Alexander Hamilton McKay

13 April 1872–11 February 1935 (Age 62)
Scappoose, Columbia, Oregon, United States

The Life of Robert Alexander Hamilton

When Robert Alexander Hamilton McKay was born on 13 April 1872, in Scappoose, Columbia, Oregon, United States, his father, Malcolm Mc Kay, was 49 and his mother, Sarah Lucinda Lamberson, was 34. He married Laura Anna Puzey on 27 December 1899. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in St. Helens, Columbia, Oregon, United States in 1900. He died on 11 February 1935, in Scappoose, Columbia, Oregon, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Scappoose, Columbia, Oregon, United States.

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Robert Alexander Hamilton McKay
Laura Anna Puzey
Marriage: 27 December 1899
Gilbert Malcolm McKay
Floyd Norman McKay

Spouse and Children

27 December 1899


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 8

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’, an ancient personal name meaning ‘fire’. Etymologically, this is the same name as McCoy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Mc Kay in household of Malcolm Mc Kay, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Robert A Mckay, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert A Mckay, "United States Census, 1920"

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