Harry Vernon McKay

1874–3 March 1953 (Age 79)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Harry Vernon

Harry Vernon McKay was born in 1874, in England, United Kingdom. He married Alice Gertrude "Gertie" Bemiester on 1 August 1912, in Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. In 1912, at the age of 38, his occupation is listed as railaway inspector in Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa. He died on 3 March 1953, in Green Point, Goodwood, Cape Province, South Africa, at the age of 79, and was buried in Maitland, Cape Province, South Africa.

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Family Time Line

Harry Vernon McKay
1874–1953
Alice Gertrude "Gertie" Bemiester
1880–
Marriage: 1 August 1912
Margaret McKay
1915–
Harry McKay
1917–

Spouse and Children

    Male1874–1953Male

    Alice Gertrude "Gertie" Bemiester

    Female1880–Female

MARRIAGE
1 August 1912
Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa
children

(2)

    Margaret McKay

    Female1915–Female

    Harry McKay

    Male1917–Male

World Events (8)

1878

Age 4

Britain claims Walvis Bay.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 6

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1897

Age 23

Part of Zululand incorporated into British colony of Natal. King Solomon ka Dinizulu exiled.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Vernon McKay, "South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973"
  • Harry Vernon McKay, "South Africa, Cape Province, Probate Records of the Master of the High Court, 1834-1989"
  • Harry Vernon Mc Kay, "South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths, 1895-1972"

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