George Hector Daniel McKay

Maleabout 1870–2 January 1942

Brief Life History of George Hector Daniel

George Hector Daniel McKay was born about 1870, in Massachusetts, United States as the son of William Hector McKay. He married Nellie Alice Maynard on 23 June 1895, in Alta, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Emmons, North Dakota, United States for about 5 years and Township 129 Range 78, Emmons, North Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 2 January 1942, in North Dakota, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Dale Cemetery, Emmons, North Dakota, United States.

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George Hector Daniel McKay
Nellie Alice Maynard
Marriage: 23 June 1895
William Hector McKay
Geneive Violet McKay

Sources (14)

  • Geo H Mckay, "North Dakota Census, 1915"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Hector McKay - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: George Hector McKay
  • George H. Mckay, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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  • Marriage
    23 June 1895Alta, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 0

    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.


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries: 1879: Emmons, Dakota Territory, United States 1889: Emmons, North Dakota, United States


    Age 19

    North Dakota is the 39th state.

    Name Meaning

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

    History: This is the surname of several Irish and Scottish families, including Clan Mackay, a Highland clan traditionally associated with Sutherland in the far northwest of Scotland.

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

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