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George McKay

Male 1872 - 1931  (59 years)


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  • Name George McKay  [1
    Born 30 Mar 1872  Huron Twp., Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigrated Sep 1888  Huron, Huron, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    from Canada to the US 
    • according to his Declaration of Intention (Pg 111) filed in Ashland County, Wisconsin on 23 March 1896.
    Declaration of Intention 23 Mar 1896  Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Victoria Queen of Great Britain. 
    • Made oath that he was born in Canada on or about 1869, that he emigrated to the U.S. landing at the port of Huron on or about the month of September in 1888. (Page 111)
    Directory 1897  Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    McKay George, lab, b 216 3rd av W 
    Directory 1899  Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    McKay George, bartndr 212 3rd av W , b 216 same 
    Naturalization 23 Jan 1900  Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 12 Jun 1900  Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1900 US Federal 
    • in the John McDonald household on 7th Street. Enumerated were John McDonald (head) age 40; Mary (wife) age 23; John (son) age 4; McKay Geo. (boarder) age 33; McKay Ada (boarder) age 23
    Directory 1901-1902  Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    McKay George saloon 308 W 2d, r 211 E 2d. 
    Directory 1903-1904  Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    McKay George, saloon 308 w 2d r 407 W 3d 
    Census 1 Jun 1905  Park Falls, Price, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    1905 Wisconsin State 
    • in the George McKay household. Enumerated were George Head w m 34 married born in Canada parents born in Scotland occupation Saloon Keeper renting; Ada Wife w f 24 married born in England parents born in England Housewife; Alma C. Daughter w f 3 s born in Wis parents born in Canada & England; Ada K. Daughter w f 3 s born in Wis parents born in Canada & England.
    Directory 1905-1906  Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    McKay George moved to Park Falls (in Price Co., WI) 
    Died 29 Nov 1931  Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Duluth News Tribune - Wednesday 2 December 1931
      George McKay
      George McKay, 58, Metropole hotel, died Sunday in a Duluth hospital. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Clair Agnew and Mis Alma McKay; a sister, Mrs. John McKenzie, and a brother, Edward all of Canada. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today in the Crawford mortuary with burial in Ashland, Wis.

      Duluth Herald - Wednesday 2 December 1931
      George McKay
      Funeral services for George McKay, aged 38, Metropole hotel, who died Sunday, were held at the Crawford mortuary chapel this afternoon and the body was taken to Ashland, Wis., for burial. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Clair Agnew and Miss Alma McKay; a sister, Mrs. John McKenzie, and a brother, Edward, all of Canada.

      Ashland Daily Press - Wednesday 2 December 1831 Page 3 Column 2
      GEORGE MCKAY DIES AT DULUTH
      George McKay, resident of this city for many years, passed away at Duluth after a short illness, according to word received here. He was about 60 years of age.
      Mr. McKay was well known here having been in business here for a number of years before moving to Duluth about 20 years ago.
      Funeral services will be conducted by the Odd Fellows from the Pascoe Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday with the Reverend William H. Ziegler officiating. Interment will be in Highland cemetery.
    Buried 3 Dec 1931  Highland Cemetery, Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Location - Block 6 Lot 19 Grave 4 (3W) Grave has no marker, but is located to the right of his wife Ada (Newton) McKay who is located at Block 6 Lot 19 Grave 2W. Note: A gravestone marks where Ada is located.
    Person ID I867  Brendas Branches
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2013 

    Father John McKay,   b. 1819, Crulivig, , Isle Of Lewis, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1891, , Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Catherine McLeod,   b. 1828, , , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1910, , Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Family ID F1476  Group Sheet

    Family Ada S. Newton,   b. 27 Dec 1877, , , England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1905, Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married Abt 1900 
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    Children 
    +1. Ada Katherine McKay,   b. 20 Aug 1901, Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1998, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    +2. Alma Christine McKay,   b. 20 Aug 1901, Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1987, Taylor, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2007 
    Family ID F233  Group Sheet