John MacKay

John MacKay

Male 1829 - 1915  (86 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document

 Set As Default Person    

Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name John MacKay  [1
    Born 1829  Olrig, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Feb 1915  Borgue, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Latheron Old Cemetery, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • (Double headstone, lefthand side).
      Frances Mackay, farmer of Golticlay, died 1869.
      Wife Ann Sutherland died 1833.
      (Righthand side).
      John Mackay died at Borgue 19th Febuary 1915.
      Wife Christina Bruce died at Borgue 6th November 1915.
      (Both sides).
      Erected to their memory by their family.
      Francis Bruce Mackay, Supt Metropolitan Police, Chevalier of Crown of Italy, Order of Crown of Belgium, born Acherole 1862 died Hendon 1951.
      Wife Elizabeth Scott of Morfoot interred here.
      The righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.
    Headstone for Francis MacKay (36911)
    Headstone for John MacKay
    http://www.graven-images.org.uk/cgi-bin/lowgraph.pl?yard=lath-old&grave=259
    Person ID I33941  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2013 

    Father Francis MacKay
              b. 1806, Watten, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1869, Golticlay, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Ann Sutherland
              d. 1833 
    Married 9 Jan 1829  Olrig Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F10328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christina Bruce
              b. Bef 19 Dec 1833, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 6 Nov 1915, Borgue, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1856  Pulteneytown, Wick, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Annie MacKay
              b. Abt 1859, Achavrole, Watten, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. George MacKay
              b. 17 Sep 1860, Achavrole, Watten, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Dec 1860, Achavrole, Watten, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Christina MacKay
              b. 4 May 1861, Achavrole, Watten, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. David MacKay
              b. 9 Jan 1862, Achavrole, Watten, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1920  (Age 57 years)
     5. Francis Bruce MacKay
              b. 28 Nov 1863, Achavrole, Watten, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Dec 1951, Hendon, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     6. Helen Cowan MacKay
              b. 26 Oct 1870, Achavrole, Watten, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Donaldina MacKay
              b. 24 Apr 1874, Achavrole, Watten, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Georgina MacKay
              b. Abt 1877, Watten, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F9657  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1829 - Olrig, Caithness, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Feb 1915 - Borgue, Caithness, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latheron Old Cemetery, Latheron, Caithness, Scotland Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • 1861 Scotland Census

      Information for John MCKAY

      Age: 31
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830
      Relationship: Head
      Spouse's name : Christina
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Olrig, Caithnessshire
      Registration Number: 42
      Registration district: Watten
      Civil Parish: Watten
      County: Caithness
      Address: Acherole North
      Occupation: Agricultural Labourer
      ED: 3
      Household schedule number: 63
      Line: 7
      Roll: CSSCT1861_6
      Household Members:
      John MCKAY Age: 31 (1830)
      Christina MCKAY Age: 26 (1835)
      Ann MCKAY Age: 2 (1859)

      Source Citation: Parish: Watten; ED: 3; Page: 15; Line: 7; Roll: CSSCT1861_6; Year: 1861.


      1871 Scotland Census

      Information for John MACKAY

      Age: 42
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1829
      Relationship: Head
      Spouse's name : Christina
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Olrig, Caithnessshire
      Registration Number: 42
      Registration district: Watten
      Civil Parish: Watten
      County: Caithness
      Address: Acharole
      Occupation: Agricultural Labourer
      ED: 1
      Household schedule number: 9
      Line: 17
      Roll: CSSCT1871_8
      Household Members:
      John MACKAY Age: 42 (1829)
      Christina MACKAY Age: 35 (1836)
      Ann MACKAY Age: 12 (1859)
      David MACKAY Age: 9 (1862)
      Francis MACKAY Age: 7 (1864)
      Christina MACKAY Age: 3 (1868)
      Helen C MACKAY Age: 5 Mo (1871)

      Source Citation: Parish: Watten; ED: 1; Page: 2; Line: 17; Roll: CSSCT1871_8; Year: 1871.

      1881 Scotland Census

      Information for John MCKAY

      Age: 51
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830
      Relationship: Head
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Olrig G, Caithnessshire
      Registration Number: 42
      Registration district: Watten
      Civil Parish: Watten
      County: Caithness
      Address: Acharole
      Occupation: Ag. Lab.
      ED: 4
      Household schedule number: 9
      Line: 15
      Roll: cssct1881a_103236
      Household Members:
      John MCKAY Age: 51 (1830)

      Source Citation: Parish: Watten; ED: 4; Page: 2; Line: 15; Roll: cssct1881a_103236; Year: 1881.


      1891 Scotland Census

      Information for John MCKAY

      Age: 62
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1829
      Relationship: Head
      Spouse's name : Christina
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Olrig, Caithness
      Registration Number: 38
      Registration district: Latheron
      Civil Parish: Latheron
      County: Caithness
      Address: Bonabin
      Occupation: Agricultural Labourer
      ED: 9
      Household schedule number: 26
      Line: 10
      Roll: CSSCT1891_9
      Household Members:
      John MCKAY Age: 62 (1829)
      Christina MCKAY Age: 55 (1836)
      Hellen C MCKAY Age: 20 (1871)
      Georgina MCKAY Age: 14 (1877)

      Source Citation: Parish: Latheron; ED: 9; Page: 6; Line: 10; Roll: CSSCT1891_9; Year: 1891.


      1901 Scotland Census

      Information for John MCKAY

      Age: 70
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1831
      Relationship: Father
      Spouse's name : Christina
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Olrig, Caithnessshire
      Registration Number: 38
      Registration district: Latheron
      Civil Parish: Latheron
      County: Caithness
      Address: School House
      Occupation: Labourer (agricultural)
      ED: 9
      Household schedule number: 12
      Line: 2
      Roll: CSSCT1901_10
      Household Members:
      Georgina MCKAY Age: 24 (1877)
      John MCKAY Age: 70 (1831)
      Christina MCKAY Age: 64 (1837)

      Source Citation: Parish: Latheron; ED: 9; Page: 4; Line: 2; Roll: CSSCT1901_10; Year: 1901.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3155] Dave Collins.

    2. [S3529] Headstone for Francis MacKay (36911), (http://graven-images.org.uk/cgi-bin/lowgraph.pl?yard=lath-old&grave=259) (Reliability: 3), 13 Mar 2009.