Jane McKay

25 April 1837–1 January 1894 (Age 56)
Derrykeighan, County Antrim, Ireland

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane McKay was born on 25 April 1837, in Derrykeighan, County Antrim, Ireland, her father, Joseph McKay, was 38 and her mother, Martha Blair, was 37. She married Andrew Smith on 24 October 1859, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 1 January 1894, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Smith
Jane McKay
Marriage: 24 October 1859
Martha McKay Smith
Jane May Smith
Andrew Smith Jr.
Alexander Laughlin Smith
Mary Ellen Smith
Joseph McKay Smith
Robert Nephi Smith
James Blair Smith
Elizabeth Young Smith
Hyrum McKay Smith
Joseph Ephraim Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1859Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Andrew Smith

    Andrew Smith (Taken from, “Tell My Story, Too” by Jolene S. Allphin) Born: 1837 Age: 19 Willie Handcart Company Andrew Smith was the son of Alexander Smith and Elizabeth Young. He was baptized …

    Sources (50)

    • Jane Smith in household of Andrew Smith, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Annie Smith in entry for Herman L. Smith and Mary E. Smith, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Jane in entry for Wm Robert Smith, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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