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Sarah Durrant
Female 1823 - 1903


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  • Birth  1823  , Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Sarah McKay 
    Residence  1845  Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Religion  1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Wesley Methodist 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-264730 
    Died  2 Jan 1903  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  Winterbourne Pioneer Methodist Cemetery, Winterbourne, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I264730  Generations
    Last Modified  3 Mar 2019 

    Father  John Durrant,   b. 4 Apr 1791, , Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1882 
    Mother  Mary Ann Ade,   b. 5 Nov 1791, , Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1876 
    Family ID  F7747  Group Sheet

    Family  Donald McKay,   b. 1816, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  7 Nov 1845  Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. John Findlay McKay,   b. 20 Aug 1845, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1924, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Ann McKay,   b. 1849, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1925, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ion ?. McKay,   b. 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. James Donald McKay,   b. 15 Mar 1854, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1921, Newmarket, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. William McKay,   b. 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Christina McKay,   b. CA 1860,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F231114  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • DEATH OF MRS. SARAH McKAY

      The many friends of the relatives of Mrs. Sarah McKay, relict of the late Donald McKay, will regret to learn of her death, which took place on Friday evening, at the home of her son, Mr. J. F. McKay, Queen street. The deceased has been in poor health for the last few weeks, due to old age and she passed peacefully away in the hope of a bright rising again. She was a daughter or the late John and Mary Durrant, Waterloo Tp. and was born 78 years ago, in Suffolk County, England. She came to this country with her parents in 1831 and was married in 1845, to the late Donald McKay, who predeceased her two years ago. The deceased leaves a family of three sons and two daughters to mourn the loss of a loving mother, viz, J. F. McKay, of the Daily Telegraph staff; J. D. McKay, editor of the Newmarket Express; William McKay, of Rosebank, Manitoba; Mrs. McMillan, of Guelph and Christina, of San Francisco, Cal. The deceased was a respected member of the Methodist Church, for over 80 years. The funeral will take place from her son's, Mr. J. F. McKay's residence, Queen street, on Monday afternoon, at one o'clock, to the Winterbourne Methodist cemetery.

      The Chronicle-Telegraph 8 Jan 1903 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 7 Page 47.

    2. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev. John Low, Wesleyan Methodist minister, Dumfries, pg 34.
      Donald McKay married Sarah Dorrest, both of Dumfries 7 Nov 1845, wit: Samuel Waite or Waste and William Baldwin

    3. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 26935 (1903)..
      Mrs Sarah MacKay Gender: Female Age: 78 Religion: Methodist Birth Date: abt 1825 Birth Place: Suffold, England Death Date: 2 Jan 1903 Death Place: Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death: Pneumonia

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1823 - , Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1845 - Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Nov 1845 - Dumfries Township, Gore District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Wesley Methodist - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jan 1903 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Winterbourne Pioneer Methodist Cemetery, Winterbourne, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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