John Acheson McKay

6 December 1906–25 November 1960 (Age 53)
Carncastle, County Antrim, Ireland

The Life Summary of John Acheson

John Acheson McKay was born on 6 December 1906, in Carncastle, County Antrim, Ireland. He married Margaret Eliza Hill on 22 August 1930, in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Ireland. He died on 25 November 1960, in Larne, County Antrim, Ireland, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

John Acheson McKay
1906–1960
Margaret Eliza Hill
1908–1993
Marriage: 22 August 1930

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 August 1930Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Ireland
  • World Events (3)

    1919
    Age 13
    Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.
    1920
    Age 14
    In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.
    1922
    Age 16
    Irish Civil War between the Free State army and IRA.

    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 .

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

    Possible Related Names

    McCoy
    Eason
    Kay
    Key
    Keyes
    Kye
    MacKay
    Mackey
    Mackie
    McKee
    Quay

    Sources (1)

    • Legacy NFS Source: John Acheson McKay - Memory of Someone: My memory: death: 25 November 1960; Larne, Antrim, Ireland

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