Mary Ewing

ID# 7527, (1887 - 1 Nov 1945)

Mary Ewing was born in 1887 at Forgue, Aberdeenshire, Scotland ,

Parents: William Ewing & Mary Simpson.1

Mary Ewing married Robert McKay, son of George McKay and Maggie King, on 11 Dec 1909 at Temperance Hotel, North High Street, Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland

Robert McKay
Farm Servant, Bachelor aged 21 years
Usual Res: Tochineal, Fordyce
Parents: George MacKay, Sailmaker (Master) & Maggie MacKay MS King
Mary Ewing
Domestic Servant, Spinster, aged 22
Usual Res: Tillynaught Cottages, Fordyce
Parents: William Ewing, Farm Servant & Mary Ewing MS Simpson

Witnesses: John Murdoch & Jessie Ewing.2,3

As of 11 Dec 1909,her married name was McKay.

Mary died on 1 Nov 1945 at Ordiquihill, Banffshire, Scotland , at age 58 years

Mary McKay
Aged 59.
Other Surnames Ewing.4

Mary was buried in Nov 1945 at Ordiquill Cemetery, Ordiquill, Banffshire, Scotland ,

In Loving Memory
Mary Ewing
Beloved Wife of
Robert McKay,
Who Died 1st Nov 1945
Aged 58 Years
And the Above
Robert McKay
Who Died 27th June 1973
Aged 85 Years.5

Mary and Robert McKay
Ordiquill Cemetery
Courtsey of Ian Coull

Mary and Robert had 6 Children.

Children of Mary Ewing and Robert McKay


  1. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1887 Huntly Aberdeenshire, 202/32. 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, 1909 Portsoy Banff, 153/02 0015.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1945 Ordiquihill Banff, 163/00 0003.
  5. [S196] Letter or email from Ian Coull (England) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Email from Ian Jan 2017.