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Ancestry 101 / Lee / Hannah Mary

Hannah Mary McKay was born  in 1879 in Pictou, Nova Scotia (parents Roderick and Janet nee Smith).  First daughter (after 3 sons). She had two younger sisters (1883 and 1889), and two younger brothers. As the oldest daughter, I believe she is in following photo (at the bottom): The women on the left is her […]

Ancestry 101 / McKay / Roderick and Janet

Roderick and Janet (nee Smith) McKay,  taken sometime in the early 1900’s.  They were both born in Pictou, Nova Scotia, in 1837 and 1846 respectively.  They were married on August 26, 1872 (as per an Ancestry.com post, I don’t have any source records). They had eight children….James W (1873), Henry J (1875), Howard E(1877), Mary […]