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Hannah Hedley McKay[1]

Female 1795 - 1868  (73 years)


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  • Name Hannah Hedley McKay 
    Born 1795 
    Gender Female 
    Name Hannah Hedley Cairncross 
    Residence 1823  Birsay, , Orkney Islands, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-129754 
    Died 3 Sep 1868  Shakespeare, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I129754  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Family Rev. James Cairncross,   b. 1789, of, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1851, Blandford Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Children 
     1. Barbara Campbell Cairncross,   b. 27 Jul 1823, Birsay, , Orkney Islands, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1902, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. William Cairncross,   b. 1828, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1854, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     3. James Edmund Cairncross,   b. 1830, Birsay, , Orkney Islands, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1893, Birtle, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     4. Alexander Cairncross,   b. 1833, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1855, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     5. Helen Elizabeth Cairncross,   b. 1833, Birsay, , Orkney Islands, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1907, Burford, Burford Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. Edmund Alphemy Cairncross,   b. 22 Nov 1836, Birsay, , Orkney Islands, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1907, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F30045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1823 - Birsay, , Orkney Islands, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Sep 1868 - Shakespeare, Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate (1870), Penland-Cairncross.
      Dr. Pentland, 27, MD of Elora, b. Oshawa, s/o John Pentland & Frances Jane Mongomery, married Helen Cairncross, 26, res. Shakespear, Ontario, b. Scotland, d/o James Cairncross & Hannah Hedley MacKay married 15 Jul 1870, Perth Co.

    2. [S1609] Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C11013-4 System Origin: Scotland-ODM GS Film number: 919497.
      Name: Barbara Campbel Cairncross Gender: Female Christening Date: 01 Sep 1823 Christening Place: BIRSAY,ORKNEY,SCOTLAND Birth Date: 27 Jul 1823 Father's Name: James Cairncross Mother's Name: Hannah Mckay

    3. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In memory of/ Rev'd James Cairncross/ of the Presbyterian Church/ of Canada/ died at Blandford/ on Sabbath the 23 Nov/ 1851: aged 61 years/ Them also which sleep in Jesus,/ will God bring with him/ I. Thess. 4: 14/ also his wife/ Hannah/ died at Shakespeare/ Sep 3 (illeg)/ aged 71 yrs.

    4. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      Burial Cards Hannah Cairncross - date given as Sept.3,1868