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Margaret McKay

Margaret McKay

Female 1744 - 1763  (19 years)

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  • Name Margaret McKay  [1
    Born 1744  Baptised 19th May 1744 of Strathy, Farr, Sutherland, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Sep 1763  Graemsay, Orkney, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I11459  My Relatives
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2018 

    Father John McKay,   b. Abt 1700 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Janet Sinclair,   b. 1715, of Scotscalder, Caithness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1775, Strathy, Farr, Sutherland, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 29 Apr 1731  [1
    Family ID F4454  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Patrick Honyman,   b. 1730, Clestrain Hall, Orphir, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1798  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1755  Strathy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. William Honyman,   b. 16 Dec 1756, Aikerness, Evie and Rendall, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1825, Smyllum Park, Lanarkshire Gravestone St Johns and St Cuthberts, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     2. Janet Honyman,   b. 25 Mar 1758, Stromness Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1824, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
     3. Mary Honyman,   b. 1759  [natural]
     4. Barbara Honyman,   b. Feb 1763, CHRISTENING: 28 Feb 1763, Evie And Rendall, Orkney, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F4442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • [Honyman.FTW]

      Heiress of McKay of Strathy - cousin of Lord Reay

      Book of Mackay pg 312; FHL Caithness Family History 941.13 D2h pg 40 states: "Janet, eldest daughter [of William Sinclair, First of Scotscalder], who married John M'Kay, third of Strathy, and received a tocher of 6000 merks. The contract of marriage is dated 29th April 1731, and is witnessed by Francis Sinclair of Milton, William Sinclair, younger of Dun, Benjamin Williamson of Banniskirk, and others." Her daughters were Margaret who married Patrick Honyman of Graemsay, and Brabara who married Major John Scobie of Melness.

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  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Honyman.FTW.
      Date of Import: 5 Dec 2007