Maggie King

ID# 7037, (1861 - 17 Apr 1948)


Maggie King was born in 1861 at Banff, Banffshire, Scotland ,

Margaret King
Parents: Alexander King & Isabella Cormack.1



Maggie King married George McKay, son of George MacKay and Isabella McKenzie, on 3 Mar 1882 at 13 Clunie Street, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Free Church

George MacKay
Sailmaker (Journeyman), Bachelor, aged 23
Usual Res: James Street, Macduff
Parents: George MacKay, Labourer & Isabella Mackay MS McKenzie
Maggie King
Domestic Servant, Spinster, aged 20
Usual Res: 13 Clunie Street, Banff
Parents: Alexander King, Ship Master Merchant Services & Isabella King MS Cormack

Witnesses: Alexander King & James Addison.2,3


As of 3 Mar 1882,her married name was McKay.

Maggie recorded the birth of George McKay on 29 Sep 1884 Bartlet Place, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland ,

At 7 AM
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker (Journeyman) (Domicil - 78 Clergy Street, Macduff) & Margaret MacKay MS King
Married: 1882 March 3rd Banff.

Margaret MacKay, Mother was the informant of the birth.2,4



Maggie appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 in the household of George McKay at Castle Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ;
MCKAY George, Head, M, 32, Sailmaker, Banff
MCKAY Maggie, Wife, M, 29, Sailmakers Wife, Macduff
MCKAY Alexander, Son, 8, Scholar, Banff
MCKAY George, Son, 6, Scholar, Cullen
MCKAY Robert, Son, 3, Cullen
MCKAY Isabella, Dau, 6mths, Rathven.5



Maggie appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 in the household of George McKay at North Castle Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ;
MCKAY George, Head, M, 45, Rope & Sailmaker Foreman, Macduff
MCKAY Maggie, Wife, M, 39, Rope & Sailmker Foreman Wife, Banff
MCKAY Alexander K, Son, S, 18, Rope & Sailmaker Foreman, Macduff
MCKAY George, Son, S, 16, Baker Apprentice, Banff
MCKAY Robert, Son, 13, Scholar, Cullen
MCKAY Isabella, Dau, 10, Scholar, Cullen
MCKAY Ethel, Dau, 5, Cullen
MCKAY Wallace, Son, 2, Cullen
MCKAY Margaretta, Dau, 1, Cullen.6



Maggie appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of George McKay at 8 Castle Street North, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ;
MCKAY George, Head, 55, M, Sail Maker, Employer, At Home, Macduff - 5 rooms with one or more windows.
MCKAY Maggie, Wife, 49, M, Married 29 years, 11 children, 9 still living, Banff
MCKAY Alexander, Son, 28, Single, Sail Maker, worker, at home, Macduff
MCKAY Wallace, Son, 12, School, Cullen
MCKAY Margaret, Dau, 11, School, Cullen
MCKAY Williamina, Dau, 8, School, Cullen
MCKAY Ruth, Dau, 6, School, Cullen.7



Maggie died on 17 Apr 1948 at 8 North Castle Street, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland , at age 87 years

Margaret McKay
At 11.30PM aged 86 years
Widow of George McKay, Sailmaker (Master)
Parents: Alexander King, Ship Master (dec) & Isabella King MS Cormack (dec)

Alex McKay, Son was present when she died.2,8



Maggie's cause of death on 17 Apr 1948 was from Senility
Cerbral Bronchitis 1 Day.



Maggie was buried in Apr 1948 at Cullen Cemetery, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland ,

Erected
In Loving Memory of
George MacKay,
died 14th March 1926 aged 68 years.
His wife Margaret King,
died 17th April 1948 aged 86 years.
Their Sons
Alexander King,
died 3rd Oct 1949 aged 67 years.
Wallace,
died 28th Feb 1926 aged 27 years.
Also Wallace and William John,
died in infancy.9


MacKay Family Headstone, Cullen Cemetery
Photo courtsey of Ian Coull


Maggie and George had 11 children.

Children of Maggie King and George McKay

Citations

  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1861 Banff Burgh Banffshire, 147/1 200. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1882 Banff Banff, 147/00 0004.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1884 Macduff Banff, 155/ A2 0118.
  5. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Cullen Banffshire, RG12 Piece 150 Folio 1 Page 9 - via Findmypast.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  6. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Cullen Banffshire, RG13, Piece 150, Folio 1, Page 16 - via Findmypast.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  7. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Cullen Banff, 150/00 001/00 008. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1948 Cullen Banff, 150/00 0013.
  9. [S43] Cemetery Records , Supplied by Ian Coull - Photo of family Headstone Cullen Cemetery. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Records.