Margaret Mckay

1805–
Allegheny, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Mckay was born in 1805, in Allegheny, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of John Mckay.

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John Mckay
Margaret Mckay
1805–

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    John Mckay

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World Events (3)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 6

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1812

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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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  • Margaret Mckay, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Mckay, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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