Anna McKay

15 December 1868–25 October 1948 (Age 79)
La Salle, Monroe, Michigan, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna McKay was born on 15 December 1868, in La Salle, Monroe, Michigan, United States, her father, Donald R. McKay, was 28 and her mother, Martha Barton, was 26. She married Frank E Crossman on 22 October 1889, in Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, United States. She lived in La Salle Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 25 October 1948, in Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79.

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Donald Vinton Askins
Anna McKay
Marriage: 30 October 1923

Spouse and Children

    Donald Vinton Askins



30 October 1923
Lucas, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Donald R. McKay


    Martha Barton




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 11

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

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)

  • Anna B Crossman in household of Frank Crossman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Mckay in household of Frank Gonier, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Anna Crossman in household of Frank Crossman, "United States Census, 1900"

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