Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Pioneer

Alexander McKAYAge: 4818061854

Name
Alexander McKAY
Given names
Alexander
Surname
McKAY
Birth about 1806

Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Text:

Name: Alexr McKay Birth Year: abt 1820 Age: 19 [this appears to be a transcription error. Should read 32.] Gender: Male Arrival Date: 4 Nov 1839 Vessel Name: Lady Mcnaughton Origin Location: Loth, Sutherlandshire

Citation details: 6 January 2014
Text:

In part:

"Alexander McKay was born in 1806 (IGI site) and Rebecca Murray probably 1806 (IGI site). They married 1827 (IGI site) The family, Alexander, Rebecca and 11-year-old Hughina, migrated aboard the 'Lady McNaughton' leaving Cromarty in September 1838 and arrived in Sydney on 28 January 1839.(NSWSR Shipping lists)."

Note: The immigration record for Alexander includes the information that he was 32 years of age at the time of his embarkation.
MarriageRebecca MURRAYView this family
1827 (Age 21)

Citation details: 6 January 2014
Text:

In part:

"Alexander McKay was born in 1806 (IGI site) and Rebecca Murray probably 1806 (IGI site). They married 1827 (IGI site) The family, Alexander, Rebecca and 11-year-old Hughina, migrated aboard the 'Lady McNaughton' leaving Cromarty in September 1838 and arrived in Sydney on 28 January 1839.(NSWSR Shipping lists)."

Birth of a daughter
#1
Hughena McKAY
September 11, 1827 (Age 21)
Smith - James and Hughina
Smith - James and Hughina

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Immigration November 4, 1839 (Age 33)
Text:

Name: Alexr McKay Birth Year: abt 1820 Age: 19 [this appears to be a transcription error. Should read 32.] Gender: Male Arrival Date: 4 Nov 1839 Vessel Name: Lady Mcnaughton Origin Location: Loth, Sutherlandshire

and:

Name: Rebecca McKay Birth Year: abt 1809 Age: 30 Gender: Female Arrival Date: 4 Nov 1839 Vessel Name: Lady Mcnaughton Origin Location: Loth, Sutherlandshire Children's Names: Andrew, Hughaid

Citation details: 6 January 2014
Text:

In part:

"Alexander McKay was born in 1806 (IGI site) and Rebecca Murray probably 1806 (IGI site). They married 1827 (IGI site) The family, Alexander, Rebecca and 11-year-old Hughina, migrated aboard the 'Lady McNaughton' leaving Cromarty in September 1838 and arrived in Sydney on 28 January 1839.(NSWSR Shipping lists)."

Birth of a son
#2
James A McKAY
about 1839 (Age 33)
Citation details: V1848544 53/1848 MCKAY JOHN ALEXANDER REBECCA
Birth of a son
#3
Andrew McKAY
yes

Death of a sonAndrew McKAY
about 1839 (Age 33)
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Note: Died on the voyage to Australia.
Birth of a daughter
#4
Rebecca J McKAY
about 1841 (Age 35)
Citation details: V18414701 47/1841 MCKAY RENECCA J ALEXANDER REBECCA
Birth of a daughter
#5
Mary A McKAY
about 1844 (Age 38)
Citation details: V1844543 53/1844 MCKAY MARY A ALEXANDER REBECCA
Marriage of a childJames SMITHHughena McKAYView this family
September 22, 1847 (Age 41)
Birth of a son
#6
John McKAY
January 20, 1848 (Age 42)
Citation details: V1848544 53/1848 MCKAY JOHN ALEXANDER REBECCA
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 911
Birth of a grandson
#1
Andrew Ambrose SMITH
August 16, 1848 (Age 42)
Citation details: 13457/1860 SMITH CONSTANTINE N JAMES HUENA WINDSOR
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Ellen SMITH
February 19, 1851 (Age 45)
Citation details: V18511420 68/1851 SMITH ELLEN JAMES HUGHINA
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Rebecca SMITH
April 15, 1853 (Age 47)
Citation details: V18531544 70/1853 SMITH REBECCA JAMES HUINA
Occupation
Farm servant

Employer: Cyrus Doyle
Citation details: 6 January 2014
Text:

In part:

"Alexander was a farm servant and was engaged by Cyrus Doyle of Lower Portland (Portland Head) to work on his land there. "

Death December 19, 1854 (Age 48)
Address: Hawksbury River
Witness: James SMITHson-in-law
Cause of death: Accidental drowning
Citation details: V18541314 41A/1854 MACKAY ALEXANDER AGE 46
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 26 December 1854, page 2
Mackay - Alexander - Inquest
Mackay - Alexander - Inquest

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Citation details: 6 January 2014
Text:

In part:

"Alexander was accidentally drowned in 1854. (See coronial inquest in 'Sydney Morning Herald', 26 December 1854, p.2)"

Family with Rebecca MURRAY - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 1827
8 months
daughter
son
son
James A McKAY
Birth: about 1839 33 33New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1927Gosford, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
Mary A McKAY
Birth: about 1844 38 38New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1899St. Leonards, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
son

BirthWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Text:

Name: Alexr McKay Birth Year: abt 1820 Age: 19 [this appears to be a transcription error. Should read 32.] Gender: Male Arrival Date: 4 Nov 1839 Vessel Name: Lady Mcnaughton Origin Location: Loth, Sutherlandshire

BirthEmails - Jim Fletcher
Citation details: 6 January 2014
Text:

In part:

"Alexander McKay was born in 1806 (IGI site) and Rebecca Murray probably 1806 (IGI site). They married 1827 (IGI site) The family, Alexander, Rebecca and 11-year-old Hughina, migrated aboard the 'Lady McNaughton' leaving Cromarty in September 1838 and arrived in Sydney on 28 January 1839.(NSWSR Shipping lists)."

MarriageEmails - Jim Fletcher
Citation details: 6 January 2014
Text:

In part:

"Alexander McKay was born in 1806 (IGI site) and Rebecca Murray probably 1806 (IGI site). They married 1827 (IGI site) The family, Alexander, Rebecca and 11-year-old Hughina, migrated aboard the 'Lady McNaughton' leaving Cromarty in September 1838 and arrived in Sydney on 28 January 1839.(NSWSR Shipping lists)."

ImmigrationWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Text:

Name: Alexr McKay Birth Year: abt 1820 Age: 19 [this appears to be a transcription error. Should read 32.] Gender: Male Arrival Date: 4 Nov 1839 Vessel Name: Lady Mcnaughton Origin Location: Loth, Sutherlandshire

and:

Name: Rebecca McKay Birth Year: abt 1809 Age: 30 Gender: Female Arrival Date: 4 Nov 1839 Vessel Name: Lady Mcnaughton Origin Location: Loth, Sutherlandshire Children's Names: Andrew, Hughaid

ImmigrationEmails - Jim Fletcher
Citation details: 6 January 2014
Text:

In part:

"Alexander McKay was born in 1806 (IGI site) and Rebecca Murray probably 1806 (IGI site). They married 1827 (IGI site) The family, Alexander, Rebecca and 11-year-old Hughina, migrated aboard the 'Lady McNaughton' leaving Cromarty in September 1838 and arrived in Sydney on 28 January 1839.(NSWSR Shipping lists)."

OccupationEmails - Jim Fletcher
Citation details: 6 January 2014
Text:

In part:

"Alexander was a farm servant and was engaged by Cyrus Doyle of Lower Portland (Portland Head) to work on his land there. "

DeathM - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: V18541314 41A/1854 MACKAY ALEXANDER AGE 46
DeathNewspaper - Sydney Morning Herald
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 26 December 1854, page 2
Mackay - Alexander - Inquest
Mackay - Alexander - Inquest

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

DeathEmails - Jim Fletcher
Citation details: 6 January 2014
Text:

In part:

"Alexander was accidentally drowned in 1854. (See coronial inquest in 'Sydney Morning Herald', 26 December 1854, p.2)"