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Hugh Mackay [247]
(Abt 1784-1858)
Ann Mackay [248]
(1778-1860)
John Mackay [3749]
(Bef 1800-Bef 1851)
Amelia Munro [3750]
(Abt 1798-Bef 1855)
John Mackay "Roy" [251]
(Abt 1813-1898)
Margaret Mackay [252]
(1821-1865)

Alexander Mackay "Roy" [369]
(1847-1930)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Isabella "Bell" Mackay [368]

Alexander Mackay "Roy" [369]

  • Born: 21 Jan 1847, Scullomie, Tongue 3
  • Marriage: Isabella "Bell" Mackay [368] on 23 Jan 1880 in Tongue, SUT 1 2
  • Died: 24 Oct 1930, Scullomie, Tongue 4 5

bullet  Events

31 Jan 1847: baptised in Free Church, Tongue, SUT. 3

3 Mar 1851 census: age 4, grandson of Hugh Mackay at Scullomie, Tongue. 6

7 Apr 1861 census: son of John Mackay at Scullomie, Tongue. 7

2 Apr 1871 census: son of John Mackay at Scullomie, Tongue. 8

3 Apr 1881 census: age 34, labourer, son-in-law of William Mackay at Scullomie, Tongue. 9

5 Apr 1891 census: farmer, head of household at Scullomie, Tongue. 10

31 Mar 1901 census: crofter and labourer, head of household at Scullomie, Tongue. 11


Alexander married Isabella "Bell" Mackay [368], daughter of William Mackay "Buie" [355] and Marion Mackay [357], on 23 Jan 1880 in Tongue, SUT.1 2 (Isabella "Bell" Mackay [368] was born on 23 Nov 1856 in Scullomie, Tongue 12 and died on 16 Feb 1937 in Scullomie, Tongue 5 13.)


Sources


1 Tongue Marriages 1880 056/01 image ( Alexander Mackay).
23 January 1880 at Tongue Free Church Manse. Groom Alexander Mackay 32, bachelor, ag. lab., Scullomey. Father John Mackay crofter, decd. Mother Margaret Mackay ms Mackay decd. Bride Bella Mackay, 23, Spinster, domestic servant, Scullomie. Father William Mackay crofter. Mother Marion McKay ms McKay ?decd. Witnesses George Mackay, Andrew Mackay. [Other Witness was probably another brother of the groom, George Mackay.]

2 Tongue Tenants Roll 157 Scullomie (old no.2 Scullomie).

3 Tongue Free Church Baptismal Book 1843-1877 (NAS CH3/449 no.3).

4 Tongue Deaths 1930 056/16 image (Alexander Mackay, Scullomie).
ALEXANDER MACKAY, male,age 83
married, Isabella Mackay
died 24 October 1930 [Scullomie, Tongue?]
father John Mackay crofter decd.
mother Margaret Mackay ms Mackay decd.
Informant Robert Mackay son present.

5 Tongue Grave 095 Alex Mackay, Scullomie.
In Loving Memory of ALEXANDER MACKAY, beloved husband of ISABELLA MACKAY, who died at Scullomey, 24th October 1930 aged 84 years. Also his widow ISABELLA MACKAY, who died at Scullomey 1st Feb. 1937 aged 90 years. Also their sons Cpl. DONALD MACKAY, N.Z. Mtd Rifles, killed in action in Egypt 23rd Feb. 1917 aged 33 years. Cpl. ANGUS MACKAY, M.C. Corps, died of wounds in Germany 5th May 1917 aged 22 years. Pte. MAGNUS MACKAY, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, killed at Loos 18th March 1916 aged 18 years. Also their daughters MARGARET died 1897 aged 11 years. And DOLINA who died in infancy.

6 1851 census of Scotland, Sutherland, Volume 56 Tongue - Scullomie, enumeration district (ED) 10, page 10, schedule no. 37, household of Hugh Mackay;
Hugh Mckay 60 M farmer of 5 acres, Tongue
Agnes Mckay 65 M wife, Tongue
John Mckay 37 M son, general labourer and fisher, Tongue
Margret Mckay 30 M daughter-in-law, Tongue
John Mckay 6 grandson, Tongue
Alexr Mckay 4 grandson, Tongue
Hugh Mckay 2 grandson, Tongue

7 1861 census of Scotland, Sutherland, Volume 56 Tongue, enumeration district (ED) 8, page 12, schedule no. 42, household of John Mackay (Scullomie);
John McKay 48 head, ag.labourer, Tongue
Margt McKay 40 wife, Tongue
John McKay 16 son, ag.lab., Tongue
Alex McKay 14 son, scholar, Tongue
Hugh McKay 11 son, scholar, Tongue
Jennet McKay 9 daughter, scholar, Tongue
Amelia McKay 7 daughter, scholar, Tongue
George McKay 4 son, Tongue
Andrew McKay 1 son, Tongue

8 1871 census of Scotland, Sutherland, Volume 56 Tongue, enumeration district (ED) 8, page 9, schedule no. 44, household of John Mackay, tenant (Scullomie);
John Mackay 58 head, widower, Tongue
Alexander Mackay 23 son, labourer, Tongue
Hugh Mackay 20 son, labourer, Tongue
Janet Mackay 17 daughter, gen.servant, Tongue
Emily Mackay 15 daughter, gen.servant, Tongue
George Mackay 13 son, scholar, Tongue
Andrew Mackay 10 son, scholar, Tongue

9 1881 census of Scotland, Sutherland, Volume 56 Tongue, enumeration district (ED) 8, page 12, schedule no. 45, household of William Mackay (Scullomie);
William Mackay 74 head, tenant, Tongue
Marrion Mackay 50 wife, Tongue
William Mackay 28 U son, labourer, Tongue
Hugh Mackay 26 U son, labourer, Tongue
Alexander Mackay 34 M son-in-law, labourer, Tongue
Isabella Mackay 24 M daughter, Tongue
Catherine Mackay 20 U daughter, tenant's daughter, Tongue
Hectorina Mackay 15 daughter, tenant's daughter, Tongue
John Mackay 2months grandson, Tongue

10 1891 census of Scotland, Sutherland, Volume 56 Tongue, enumeration district (ED) 8, page 8, schedule no. 41, household of Alexander Mackay (Scullomie);
Alexander Mackay 44 head, farmer, Tongue
Bella Mackay 34 wife Tongue
John Mackay 10 son Tongue
Donald Mackay 6 son Tongue
Margaret Mackay 4 daughter Tongue
William Mackay 2 son Tongue
George Mackay 2months Tongue

11 1901 census of Scotland, Sutherland, Volume 56 Tongue, enumeration district (ED) 8, page 9, schedule no. 43, household of Alexander Mackay (Scullomie);
Alexander Mackay 54 head, crofter and labourer, Tongue
Isabella Mackay 44 wife, Tongue
William Mackay 12 son, Tongue
George Mackay 10 son, Tongue
Hugh Mackay 9 son, Tongue
Robert Mackay 7 son, Tongue
Angus Mackay 5 son, Tongue
Magnus Mackay 3 son, Tongue

12 Tongue Births 1856 056/57 image (Isabella Mackay, Scullomie).
ISABELLA McKAY, 23rd Nov. 1856 at Scullomy
father William McKay, fisherman
mother Marion McKay ms McKay
informant William McKay (made his x mark), father, present.

13 Tongue Deaths 1937 056/04 image (Isabella Mackay, Scullomie).
ISABELLA MACKAYage 80 crofter, widow of Alexander Mackay
died 16 February 1937 Skullomie, Tongue
father William Mackay crofter decd.
mother Marion Mackay ms Mackay decd.
informant Robert Mackay son present.

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