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John Kay 

John Kay

Male 1850 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Birth  17 Feb 1850  Stranraer, Wigtown, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Religion  1861  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Free Church 
    Occupation  1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Watchmaker 
    Religion  1871  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    C. Presbyterian 
    Occupation  1914  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    watch maker 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-153584 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I153584  Generations
    Last Modified  7 Dec 2017 

    Father  John Kay,   b. 1820, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Margaret Cavan,   b. 12 Jun 1826, Inch, , Wigtown, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F25722  Group Sheet

    Family  Carrie Garlick,   b. Abt 1850, of, Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  1879  Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F25916  Group Sheet

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    John Kay
    John Kay
    from Ancestry.com 2014

  • Notes 
    • JOHN KAY, jeweler; born Stranraer, Scotland Feb 17 1850 son of John and Margaret (Cavan) Kay, came to Canada 1851; educated in public schools in Galt, Ont. m. at Jackson, Mich. 1879 Carrie Garlick; 3 children: Mildred, Wallace and Wilbur. Lived in NYC 1870-1874; was connected with jewelery business in Indianapolis 1874-1881. Came to Detroit 1881 and became manager of Roehm and Wright; withdrew from company 1907 and organized firm of John Kay and Co. Republican, Presbyterian, Residence: Pasadena Apartments.1a

      1aThe Book of Detroiters, Albert Nelson Marquis 1914

  • Sources 
    1. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 49.

    2. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 72.
      1871 - John Kay in same household as Thomas Brownlow.

    3. [S774] Book - The Book of Detroiters: a biographical dictionary of leading living men of the city of Detroit.

    4. [S1838] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1861, Galt 1861 Div. 2 Page 31.

    5. [S570] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 72.

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Free Church - 1861 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Watchmaker - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presbyterian - 1871 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1879 - Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - watch maker - 1914 - Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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