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Rebecca MURRAYAge: 6718061873

Name
Rebecca MURRAY
Given names
Rebecca
Surname
MURRAY
Married name
Rebecca McKAY
Birth calculated 1806
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Text:

Name: Rebecca McKay Birth Year: abt 1809 Age: 30 [transcription error - I think thirty two is written] Gender: Female Arrival Date: 4 Nov 1839 Vessel Name: Lady Mcnaughton Origin Location: Loth, Sutherlandshire Children's Names: Andrew, Hughaid

MarriageAlexander McKAYView 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
Death of a husbandAlexander McKAY
December 19, 1854 (Age 48)
Address: Hawksbury River
Witness: James SMITHson-in-law
Cause: 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)"

Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Helena SMITH
August 27, 1855 (Age 49)
Citation details: V18552954 72/1855 SMITH HELENA JAMES HUENA
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 787
Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Susan Catherine SMITH
September 30, 1856 (Age 50)
Citation details: 12055/1857 SMITH SUSAN JAMES HUENAH WINDSOR
Note: There is a conflict with the birth dates of Augustus and Susan. The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register has th…
Birth of a grandson
#6
Augustus SMITH
August 29, 1857 (Age 51)

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1140
Note: There is a conflict with the birth dates of Augustus and Susan. The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register has th…
Birth of a grandchild
#7
Constantine N SMITH
about 1860 (Age 54)
Citation details: 13457/1860 SMITH CONSTANTINE N JAMES HUENA WINDSOR
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Florence Mary SMITH
about 1862 (Age 56)
Citation details: 14852/1862 SMITH FLORENCE JAMES KUGHINA WINDSOR
Birth of a grandson
#9
Frederick SMITH
about 1864 (Age 58)

Birth of a grandson
#10
James SMITH
March 11, 1865 (Age 59)
Citation details: 10023/1865 SMITH JAMES JAMES HUGHENAY MANNING RIVER
Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Mary Ann SMITH
about 1868 (Age 62)
Citation details: 10849/1868 SMITH MARY A JAMES HUGHENAGH MANNING RIVER
Birth of a grandson
#12
John Thomas SMITH
about 1870 (Age 64)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 11556/1870 SMITH JOHN THOMAS JAMES HERINA MANNING RIVER
Marriage of a childJohn McKAYAnn GREENAWAYView this family
July 31, 1871 (Age 65)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 824
Citation details: 3345/1871 MCKAY JOHN GREENAWAY ANN PORT STEPHENS
Birth of a grandson
#13
Robert William McKAY
November 2, 1871 (Age 65)
Citation details: 16473/1871 MCKAY ROBERT WILLIAM JOHN ANN PORT STEPHENS
McKay - Robert W and May Victoria
McKay - Robert W and May Victoria

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

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 911
Death of a grandsonJohn Thomas SMITH
about 1871 (Age 65)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4156/1871 SMITH JOHN T JAMES HUGHENA MANNING RIVER
Marriage of a grandchildAndrew Ambrose SMITHLouisa Jane WATKINSView this family
May 27, 1872 (Age 66)
Address: "Mill Reach"
Citation details: 3780/1872 SMITH ANDREW WATKINS LOUISA J WINDSOR
Marriage of a grandchildJoseph Nix PRIESTLYRebecca SMITHView this family
December 24, 1872 (Age 66)
Citation details: 2620/1872 PRIESTLEY JOSEPH SMITH REBECCA MANNING RIVER
Birth of a granddaughter
#14
Hughena Agatha SMITH
1873 (on the date of death)
Citation details: 13415/1873 SMITH HUGHENA JAMES HUGHENA MANNING RIVER
Birth of a grandson
#15
Alexander George McKAY
October 10, 1873 (Age 67)
McKay - Alexander G and Elsie Lillian
McKay - Alexander G and Elsie Lillian

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

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 911
Note: The headstone for Alexander is inscribed that he was 64 years old at the time of his death in 1938.
Death about 1873 (Age 67)
Address: At the property of her daughter and son inlaw, Hughena and James Smith.
Citation details: 6 January 2014
Text:

In part:

"Rebecca went with her daughter Hughina and son-in-law, James Smith, to the Wallamba River, c.1864, where she died on their property 1873.(BDM.)"

Citation details: 5136/1873 MACKAY REBECCA JOHN REBECCA MANNING RIVER
Burial
Address: In a paddock on a proerty owned by her son-in-law Andrew Smith.
Citation details: 31 Januay 2014
Text:

It's in the middle of a paddock. The best location I can give is in Co Gloucester, Parish Talawahl, Portion 2, selected by Andrew Smith, just south of the village of Nabiac. Anyone wishing to see it would need to make contact with the landholder.

McKay - Rebecca
McKay - Rebecca

Note: Image kindly provided by Jim Fletcher.

Family with Alexander McKAY - View this family
husband
herself
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: Rebecca McKay Birth Year: abt 1809 Age: 30 [transcription error - I think thirty two is written] Gender: Female Arrival Date: 4 Nov 1839 Vessel Name: Lady Mcnaughton Origin Location: Loth, Sutherlandshire Children's Names: Andrew, Hughaid

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)."

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

In part:

"Rebecca went with her daughter Hughina and son-in-law, James Smith, to the Wallamba River, c.1864, where she died on their property 1873.(BDM.)"

DeathM - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 5136/1873 MACKAY REBECCA JOHN REBECCA MANNING RIVER
BurialEmails - Jim Fletcher
Citation details: 31 Januay 2014
Text:

It's in the middle of a paddock. The best location I can give is in Co Gloucester, Parish Talawahl, Portion 2, selected by Andrew Smith, just south of the village of Nabiac. Anyone wishing to see it would need to make contact with the landholder.