MacKAY/ McKAY


Donald MacKay Sr. and Elspeth ‘Elspy’ Kennedy, grandparents of Red River Settlers.

1. MacKAY, Donald ‘Sr.’. Born c. 1725 Clyne, Brora River Valley, Sutherlandshire, Scotland; migrated to New York; resided Mohawk Valley, New York; United Empire Loyalist, migrated to Martintown and settled in Charlottenburg, Glengarry County, Upper Canada [ON]; sergeant, 78th infantry, Quebec, during Seven Years’ War; married c. 1750 probably Clyne, Scotland; died 1784 Glengarry County, Upper Canada.

– sp. KENNEDY, Elspeth ‘Elspy’. Born c. 1727 Clyne, Brora River Valley, Sutherlandshire, Scotland; died 1805/ 24 July 1815 Glengarry, Upper Canada [ON]; buried St. Gabriel Presbyterian, Montreal [QC]?

2. MacKAY/ McKAY, Donald ‘Le Malin’/ ‘Mad’/ ‘Jr.’. Born 1753 Gordenbush/ Clyne, Scotland; served in British army, early campaigns War of American Revolution; entered Montreal fur trade 1779; 1780 trading for North West Company [NWC] on the Assiniboine River, west of the Prairie Portage, then went overland to Hidatsa villages, upper Missouri River; by 1785 in competition with NWC—regarded as ‘mad’ ambition; setbacks to 1789–1790 led to defection trip with brother John MacKAY/ McKAY to HBC Osnaburgh House on Albany River [ON]; 1st married c. 1790 Albany District [ON]; 1793 established HBC Brandon House [MB]; frustrated with lack of support to 1797 took complaint and family (including wife’s sister and infant?) to York Factory, Hudson Bay [MB]; 1799 after the death of 1st wife took sons to Gordonbush, Scotland; 2d married c. 1802 Clyne, Scotland; 1813 recruited colonists for Selkirk Settlement, Red River; migrated 1822 with family to Nova Scotia; died 26 June 1833 Barney’s River [NS]; buried Kenzieville Cemetery, Barney’s River [Pictou County NS].

– sp. SUTHERLAND, Hannah. Born c. 1776 Albany District [ON] to James SUTHERLAND (HBC Chief Factor) and an unidentified woman; reputedly accompanied by sister on fur trade travels after marriage; killed in a raid on Albany House 1799 during trade dispute with First Nations.

3. McKAY, William ‘Pickerel face’. Born 27 March 1793/ 1795  described as ‘Scots-Cree’; educated in Scotland; HBC career; married 3 August 1826 Norway House [MB]; will dated 22 July 1851 mentions 3 sons and 2 daughters by name; died 13 January 1887.

– sp. CHALIFOUX/ JOLYBOIS, Juliat ‘Julie’/ ‘Julia’. Born to unidentified parents; possibly daughter of Joseph CHALIFOUX/ CHALEFOUX/ JALIFOUX/ JOLLIFOX/ JOLLIFOX and an unidentified woman (though apparently he was employed by the HBC at Norway House 1838).

4. McKAY, William.

4. McKAY, Anne.

4. McKAY, Mary. married [Chief] Nah-wee-kee-sick-quah-yash/ Nauwigizigweas/ Naawigiizhigweyaash/ Jacob BERENS.

4. McKAY, John Dugall/ Dugald. Born 7 January 1827 Rainy Lake; age 16 sent to England for schooling in bookkeeping and carpentry; returned via Hudson Bay; appointed ship’s purser for voyage out and home to England; out again to Hudson Bay; married 24 April 1856 to 2d cousin, St. Andrew’s/ Headingly, Red River; moved to Portage la Prairie; migrated 1881 to Prince Albert [SK]; opened store 6 miles west of town in partnership with son William Charles McKAY; died 24 December 1893 Prince Albert; buried St. Mary’s, Prince Albert.

– sp. McKAY, Harriet Ann. Born 6 July 1835/ 1836/ 1838 Fort Ellice to John Richards McKAY and Harriet BALLENDEN; active in church work; in addition to her own children, raised orphaned twins William ‘Willie’ and Jacob BEADS; leather and bead work preserved Prince Albert Museum; died 12 February 1913 Prince Albert [SK]; buried 14 February 1913 St. Mary’s Cemetery, Prince Albert.

5. McKAY, Joseph. Born 12 July 1865 St. Andrew’s Red River; baptized 19 May 1865 St. Francois Xavier, Red River; married 2d cousin-once-removed 30 March 1887 Prince Albert [SK]; died 12 December 1938 Prince Albert [SK]; buried St. Maty’s, Prince Albert [SK].

– sp. McKAY, Flora Ann. Born c. 1869 Lebret [SK] to Joseph McKAY (born 7 August 1842 Fort Ellice) and Anne Marguerite Philavie/ ‘Flora’/ ‘Flavie’ POITRAS; baptized 5 June 1865/ 1869; died 29 July 1948 Prince Albert SK; buried St. Mary’s, Prince Albert SK.

6. McKAY, [children]. [See POITRAS page.]

5. McKAY, Julia?

– sp. CURSITER, William.

5. McKAY, William Charles. Born 31 May 1858 St. Andrew’s, Red River; married 13 September 1882 Prince Albert [SK]; died 29 January 1932 Prince Albert [SK].

– sp. McLAUGHLIN, Mary.

5. McKAY, George Alexander. Born 1861 Portage la Prairie; died 1 January 1862 Portage la Prairie.

5. McKAY, John James. Born 3 March 1866 Portage la Prairie; died 13 November 1875 Prince Albert [SK].

5. McKAY, Henry Maldolm Watt. Born 9 December 1867 Portage la Prairie; “took cattle to the Yukon”; died 30 June 1906 Prince Albert [SK].

5. McKAY, Mabel. Born c. 1870; died 1870.

5. McKAY, Francis ‘Frank’. Born 2 March 1870 Portage la Prairie; joined North West Mounted Police; died 5 June 1907 Yukon River; buried “on the line” between the Yukon and Alaska.

5. McKAY, Harriet. Born 8 April 1872 Portage la Prairie; married cousin-once-removed 9 January 1895 Prince Albert [SK]; died 9 March 1948 Victoria BC.

– sp. TRAILL, Walter. Born 1871 to William Edward TRAILL and Harriet McKAY (born 31 December c. 1846/ 1847 to William McKAY and Mary Jane COOK); died 1957.

5. McKAY, Edward Archibald. Born 1874.

5. McKAY, Florence Louise. Born 1877; died 1878.

5. McKAY, George Angus. Born 1878; died 5 January 1883.

5. McKAY, Gertrude Jane. Born 1882 Portage la Prairie MB; died 4 April 1882 Portage la Prairie.

4. McKAY, Joseph. Born c. 1832; died 1862.

3. McKAY, Donald. Born c. ca. 1791/ 1796; 1806 became HBC clerk; retired 1836 to the Canadas; died 1838/ 1884 [Canada].

– sp. McKENZIE, Mary/ Margaret. Born Brora River Valley, Scotland; migrated with husband and children to Nova Scotia; died Nova Scotia.

3. McKAY.

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2.  MacKAY/ McKAY, John Richards ‘Sr.’. Born 1753-1755/ c. 1765 Clyne, Scotland; by 1788 in fur trade out of Montreal (Cotté- Shaw partnership) at Lac Ste Ann [Nipigon ON];  1790 went with brother Donald MacKAY/ McKAY to Fort Albany [ON] to join HBC;  married  c. 1791;  sent back to Lac Ste Ann 1792–1793, afterwards to Rainy Lake [ON]; 1797 sent to Brandon [MB], afterwards to Osnaburgh House [ON] and Martin Falls [ON] in the ‘Little North’; posted 1801 back to Brandon; health began failing 1804; 18-20 May 1805 became debilitated; 1806 suffered “convulsive fits,” but trade rivals PRITCHARD, Charles CHABOILLEZ, and Pierre FALCON took turns caring for him and his establishment “surely a tribute to a troublesome rival”(though they broke his teeth trying to open his mouth during one convulsion); died 5 July 1810 Brandon.

– sp. FAVEL, Mary. Born 1775 Henley House [MB] to John FAVEL II and Titameg; sister of Humphrey FAVEL who was employed by her husband 1802-1807; died in childbirth 19 March 1810 Brandon House.

3. McKAY, John Richards ‘Mac quay ah ness’/ ‘Little Bear Skin’/ ‘Jr.’ Born 10 August 1792 Brandon House [MB]/ Albany District [MB-ON]; sent to England for schooling; returned home to Brandon in 1807 with his brother William McKAY, whose name began appearing in work crews that year; began HBC career 1808; orphaned at Brandon 1810; 1st married possibly 1812/ 1815; 2d married formally 21 January 1821 Brandon; retired to Red River 1824; opened a short-lived academy at Red River that included fencing and dancing on the curriculum; re-entered fur trade (with Americans); rejoined HBC; postmaster Fort Ellice; postmaster Portage la Prairie 1832; in charge Fort Ellice 1833; at Partridge Crop 1846; then to Touchwood Hills and to Shoal River Post during the late 1850s; 3d married c. 1858; retired 1859; after the disappearance (probable death) of his sister Elizabeth—who had married Cuthbert GRANT Jr.—McKAY was named in brother-in-law GRANT’s will as bequeathed £500; died 9 December 1877 St. Clement’s, Red River; 11 December 1877 buried St. Clement’s, Red River, next to son Charles McKAY.

– sp. TROTTIER, Lereine/ LaReine. Born c. 1800 Touchwood Hills.

?4. McKAY, John. Born 12/ 15 November 1816 Brandon House; married 1837 Green Lake [AB?]; died c. 1922 Selkirk MB, ‘age 105.’

sp. ENGLAND, Marie/ Mary. Born 25 May 1817/ 23 December 1820 Lake Laroux to James ENGLAND and Margaret; died after 1901 Selkirk MB.

4. McKAY, William. Born c. March 1823 Touchwood Hills [SK]; 1st married c. 1844; separated; 2d married c. 1849 Qu’Appelle [SK]; died 19 April 1889 Loon Creek [SK]

– sp. VERSAILLES, Scholastique. Born 15 June 1825 St. Boniface, Red River, to Pierre VERSAILLES and Josephte LETENDRE; baptized 16 June 1825 St. Boniface, Red River; separated; 2d married 1863 to Pierre BEAUCHAMP; died St. Norbert, Red River.

– sp. VERSAILLES, Suzanne. Born 1832 St. Boniface, Red River, to Pierre VERSAILLES and Josephte LETENDRE; died Loon Creek [SK].

– sp. BALLENDEN, Harriet.Born c. 1795 York Factory, Hudson Bay, to John BALLENDEN and Jane (a Cree First Nations woman); “11 children”/ “seven sons and five daughters”; died 28 August 1854 Shoal River Post [MB].

4. McKAY, William. Born 16 February 1818 Beaver Creek [MB]; baptized 21 January 1821; HBC career; married 1845/ 6 November 1846, Red River; died 25 December 1883 Fort Edmonton [AB]; body transported by son William McKAY on dogsled to Prince Albert [SK]; buried c. 31 December St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Prince Albert [SK].

– sp. COOK, Mary Jane. Born 1824/ 1825 Cumberland House [SK] to Joseph COOK and Catherine SINCLAIR; baptized 19 April 1825 St. John’s, Red River; widowed, remarried c. 1870 to Charles Richard ‘Talo’ McKAY (1st husband’s cousin); resided at Prince Albert; died 6 May 1917/ 1919, age 92, at home of daughter Harriet McKAY-TRAILL, Meskanaw.

5. McKAY, Harriet Ann. Born 31 December c. 1846/ 1847 Fort Pelly; married 1869 Fort Pitt; resided Slave Lake; died 1920.

– sp. TRAILL, William Edward. Born 1844; died 1917.

6. TRAILL, Mary. Born 1873; died 1874.

6. TRAILL, Catherine.

6. TRAILL, Harry.

6. TRAILL, Walter. Born 1871; married cousin-once-removed 9 January 1895 Prince Albert [SK]; died 1957.

– sp. McKAY, Harriet Ann. Born 8 April 1872 Portage la Prairie to John Dugald/ Dugall McKAY and Harriet Ann McKAY; died 9 March 1948 Victoria BC.

6. TRAILL, Jessie. Died 1970.

– sp. DREVER, William Rothney.

6. TRAILL, William.

6. TRAILL, Ethel. Born 1879; died 1919.

– sp. BIGG, F.J.

6. TRAILL, Maria. Born 1886; died 1969.

– sp. McCLOY, John. Born 1875, County Derry, Ireland; died 1963/1965.

6. TRAILL, Mary. Born1883; died 1984.

6. TRAILL, Harriet ‘Hattie’. Born 1888; died 1930.

6. TRAILL, Anne ‘Annie’. Died 1977.

6. TRAILL, Catherine Barbara.

– sp. MORROW, Harold. Died 1924.

5. McKAY, Thomas [Hon.]. Born 1849; died 1924.

– sp. McBETH, Catherine. Born 1852; died 1935.

6. McKAY, William Edward Brigham. Born 1874; died 1942.

– sp. McKAY, Eliza Ellen Harriet. Born 1885; died 1949

6. McKAY, Morrison. Born 1875; died 1959.

– sp. PETERSON, Elizabeth.

6. McKAY, Adam Alexander. Born 1878 Prince Albert [SK].

6. McKAY, Thomas. Born 1880; died 1951.

6. McKAY, Mary Catherine ‘Minnie’. Born 1881 Prince Albert [SK].

– sp. PEARCE, Arthur Thomas. Born 1888.

6. McKAY, Aileen Florence. Born 1884; died 1915.

6. McKAY, George Owen Hughes. Born 1886; died 1963.

– sp. COCKERELL, Annie Amelia. Born 1893; died 1916.

– sp. McKAY, Daisy. Born 1899; died 1985.

6. McKAY, Lawrence Clarke ‘Larry’. Born 1888/ 1889; died 1968.

– sp. MARTIN, Mary Stella. Born 1891; died 1972.

6. McKAY, Colin Inkster. Born 1890; died 1918.

6. McKAY, James. Born 1893; died 1932.

5. McKAY, Catherine. Born 1851; died 1934.

– sp. CLARKE, Lawrence, Chief Factor. Born 1832, Fermoy, Ireland; died 1890.

6. CLARKE, Aileen.

– sp. WILSON, F.D.

6. CLARKE, Mary. Born 1875; died 1947.

– sp. ARMITAGE, Frederick M. Died 1933.

6. CLARKE, Thomas McKay. Born 1877 Fort Carlton [SK.

– sp. MCKENZIE, Aurora. Born 1893; died 1931.

– sp. BEADS, Mary Maria.

6. CLARKE, Sedley Blanchard. Born 1879; died 1944.

6. CLARKE, George. Born 1880 Fort Carlton [SK].

6. CLARKE, Douglas. Born 1882; died 1945.

6. CLARKE, Alexander Sproat. Born 1887; died 1887 Prince Albert [SK].

5. McKAY, William, Chief Factor. Born 1852; died 1932.

– sp. TATE, Eliza. Born 1858; died 1877.

6. McKAY, Ellen Tate. Born 1877; died 1878.

– sp. ROWLAND, Maria. Born 1851; died 1936.

6. McKAY, Mary. Born 1880; died 1963.

– sp. PETERSON, William. Died 1930.

6. McKAY, William James. Born 1883; died 1953.

– sp. ANDERSON, Myrtle Mary. Born 1898; died 1953.

6. McKAY, George Alexander Sinclair. Born 1885; died 1958.

6. McKAY, Edith. Born 1887; died 1954.

– sp. LYONS, Harry.

6. McKAY, Frederick. Born 1889; died 1954.

6. McKAY, Samuel. Born 1889; died 1917.

6. McKAY, Daisy. Born 1899; died 1985.

– sp. McKAY, George Owen Hughes. Born 1886; died 1963.

6. McKAY, Catherine ‘Katie’. Born 1893; died 1975.

– sp. ANDERSON, Colin Douglas. Born 1890; died 1960.

6. McKAY, Walter. Born 1895; died 1978.

– sp. EATON, Isabella Letitia. Born 1904 Oxbow SK.

5. McKAY, George [Archdeacon]. Born 25 May 1854 Touchwood Hills; died 1949.

– sp. McLEAN, Wilhemina Anne Brough. Born 1865; died 1947.

6. McKAY, Laurence Douglas Montague. Born 1889; died 1953.

– sp. MIDDLEMAS, Charlotte Mabel ‘Lottie’. Born 1890, Donahue, Iowa.

6. McKAY, Arthur Penhryn Stanley. Born 1891; died 1952.

– sp. BOWMAN, Dora Langley. Born 1894, Wessington, South Dakota.

6. McKAY, Norrey Hume. Born 1893; died 1944.

– sp. McKAY, Jessie.

5. McKAY, Henry. Born 25 June 1856 Fort Ellice, Touchwood Hills; married 29 August 1881 Fort Ellice; resided Grand Rapids SK; died 1936.

– sp. INKSTER, Ellen Anabella/ Isabella/ Arabella. Born 16 May 1863 Kildonan, Red River; married 29 August 1881 Fort Ellice; died 1916 Grand Rapids.

6. McKAY, Myra Gertrude. Born 4 May 1882; died 1918.

– sp. JOHNSON, Herbert Stanley. Born 1874; died 1844.

6. McKAY, Mary Harriet/ Henrietta. Born 1883; died 1970.

– sp. VENABLES, William Adolphe Payne. Born 1866 Manchester, England; died 1944.

6. McKAY, William Henry Archibald James. Born 1884; died 1970.

– sp. COOK, Florence Constance. Born 1909.

6. McKAY, Annie Constance May. Born 1888; died 1942.

– sp. McGACHAN, Armine Wray. Born 1880; died 1917.

6. McKAY, Lawrence Howell Inkster. Born 1889; died 1958.

– sp. BALLANTYNE, Lillian. Died 1952.

6. McKAY, Arthur Alexander Hughes. Born 1890; died 1957.

– sp. SINCLAIR, Catherine Mary. Born 1891; died 1976.

6. McKAY, Agnes Eleanor. Born 1893; died 1934/ 1939.

– sp. KEDDIE, Douglas.

6. McKAY, Florence Lillian Louise. Born 1895; died 1959.

– sp. CAMPBELL, James Geddes Brown. Born 1878; died 1929.

6. McKAY, Bertha Margaret Katherine. Born 1898; died 1918.

6. McKAY, Dorothy Winnifred Isabelle. Born 1900; died 1973.

– sp. AUSTIN, Arthur. Born 1887; died 1973.

6. McKAY, Reginald Harold Stanley. Born 1903; died 1979.

– sp. SMITH, Muriel.

– sp. SHARPE, Doris Velma. Born 1913; died 1984.

6. McKAY, William Henry.

6. McKAY, Annie Constance.

5. McKAY, Angus. Born 28 December 1858 Fort Pitt; died 1952.

– sp. FORTESCUE, Annie Maud Mary. Born 1867; died 1907.

6. McKAY, Joseph Fortescue [Q.C.]. Born 1890; died 1977.

– sp. NEWHAM, Georgina Agnes. Born 1893.

6. McKAY, Gertrude Eleanor ‘Nell’. Born 1891; died 1982.

– sp. McGREGOR, Alexander Balfour. Born 1891?.

– sp. WILLIAMS, Edwin S. Born 1882; died 1960.

6. McKAY, Anne Maude ‘Nan’. Born 1892; died 1986.

6. McKAY, Elsie Marion. Born 1895 Fort a la Corne [SK].

6. McKAY, Charles Angus Percival. Born 1906; died 1990.

– sp. TRAILL, Jessie. Born 1910.

– sp. DYHURST, Margaret Croall. Born 1889 Liverpool, England; died 1972.

6. McKAY, Muriel Marguerite ‘Marjorie’. Born 1911; died 1972.

– sp. SKERRATT, Fred. Born 1902; died 1952.

6. McKAY, William Angus [Judge]. Born 1914; died 1981.

– sp. DE VOGEL, Helena Maria Johanna.

6. McKAY, Thomas Alexander Balfour. Born 1919.

5. McKAY, Gilbert. Born 1860; died 1906.

– sp. BRYDON, Eleanor ‘Nellie’. Born 1870 England; died 1943.

6. McKAY, Gilbert Traill ‘Gillie’. Born 1898; died 1978.

– sp. TAIT, Jessie. Born 1899; died 1975.

5. McKAY, James. Born 1861; died 1931.

– sp. REID, Florence Annie. Died 1930.

6. McKAY, Marion Isobel Blair. Born 1909 Prince Albert SK.

– sp. WRIGHT, Richard Arthur. Born 1900; died 1952.

– sp. BALFOUR, Arthur Thomas. Born 1907; died 1979.

5. McKAY, Joseph. Born 1864; died 1912.

– sp. McCAULEY, Christina. Born 1873; died 1905.

4. McKAY, Mary. Born 21 July 1820 Brandon House [MB]; married 6 September 1842 St. Francois Xavier, Red River; died c. 1919 Battleford [AB].

– sp.WILLS/ WELLS, John ‘Jr.’. Born 1799/ 3 January 1815 Fort Gibraltar, Red River, to John WILLS/ WELLS Sr. and Josephte ‘Josette’ GRANT; died 13 January 1890 Carlton [AB].

4. McKAY, Charles. Born 1822 Red River; died 1824 St. Clement’s, Red River.

4. McKAY, Edward. Born 11 May 1824 Brandon House [MB]/ Beaver Creek [MB];  married 18 July 1844 St. Clement’s, Red River; died 29 November 1884/ 1 December 1884 Fort Walsh [SK]; buried Fort Walsh next to daughter Clara McKAY; moved 1898 by wife and sons to family plot, Kin Coulee Cemetery, Medicine Hat [AB].

– sp. COOK, Caroline. Born 1823/ 1826 St. Peter’s, Red River to Joseph COOK and Catherine SINCLAIR; baptized 9 July 1826 St. John’s, Red River; died 1 June 1904 Medicine Hat [AB]; buried family plot, Kin Coulee Cemetery, Medicine Hat [AB].

5. McKAY, Alexander. Born 1846; died 1902.

– sp. LAROQUE, Virginia. Born 1852; died 1889.

6. McKAY, Alfred. Born 1868, Fort Qu’appelle [SK]

– sp. FITZPATRICK, Jane.

– sp. WHITFORD, Rosalie. Born 1877.

6. McKAY, Joseph Philip. Born 1872; died 1932.

– sp. Mary.

6. McKAY, Anne Elizabeth ‘Mirah’. Born 1873, Qu’appelle [SK].

– sp. ST. DENIS, Francis ‘Frank’. Born 1872.

6. McKAY, Philip. Born 1874; died 1874, Fort Qu’appelle (Saskatchewan).

6. McKAY, Emma. Born 1875 Mire Creek.

– sp. ALLAN, Thomas.

– sp. PATTERSON, William.

6. McKAY, Maria. Born 1879 Cypress Hills [SK].

– sp. PETER, Joseph James.

6. McKAY, Sarah. Born 1882; died 1945.

– sp. ADAMS, Charles. Born 1881; died 1950.

6. McKAY, Eliza ‘Lizzie’. Born 1884; died 1959.

– sp. ADAMS, Louis Riel.

6. McKAY, Edmond Bray. Born 1887; died 1941.

– sp. MARSHALL, Marian Louise. Born 1893; died 1977.

5. McKAY, Eliza/ Elizabeth. Born 1848; died 1867.

5. McKAY, Colin. Born 1851; died 1884.

– sp. BIRSTON, Philomene Mary. Born 1858; died 1886.

6. McKAY, Augustus. Born 1875; died 1876 Fort Walsh [SK].

6. McKAY, Colin. Born 1877; died 1878 Swift Current [SK].

– sp. GAUDRY, Marie Rose.

6. McKAY, Joseph. Born 1882; died 1963.

– sp. DESMARAIS, Justine.

– sp. MONROE, Isabelle.

5. McKAY, Samuel. Born December 1852/ 1853 Headingly, Red River; 1st married 1874; 2nd married 1881; resided Medicine Hat AB; died 1932.

– sp. BIRSTON, Madeline. Born 1860; died 1878.

6. McKAY, Edwin. Born 1875; died 1878, Fort Walsh (Saskatchewan).

6. McKAY, William Joseph. Born 1876; died 1879, Fort Walsh (Saskatchewan).

– sp. LAFRAMBOISE, Catherine. Born 1861; died 1948.

6. McKAY, Edwin. Born 1881; died 1883.

6. McKAY, William Henry. Born 1882; died 1967.

– sp. SANSIVERT, Flora. Born 1883; died 1920.

6. McKAY, Philip. Born 1884; died 1942.

– sp. LAROQUE, Mary. Born 1900; died 1969.

6. McKAY, Caroline. Born 1886; died 1907.

6. McKAY, Samuel Richard. Born 1888; died 1956.

– sp. LAROQUE, Vitaline. Born 1899 Atlee [AB] “in a teepee” (Richard ‘Dick’ LAROCQUE and Elizabeth LAFRAMBOISE/ Elise LAFONTAINE); identified as Cree; died 1947 Calgary AB.

6. McKAY, Arthur. Born 1891; died 1918.

6. McKAY, Florence ‘Flora’. Born 1893; died 1958.

– sp. SIMPSON, Joseph Byron ‘Barney’. Born 1873; died 1953.

6. McKAY, Keziah ‘Cassie’. Born 1894, Medicine Hat (Alberta).

– sp. WALLACE, James.

6. McKAY, Neil. Born 1896; died 1989.

6. McKAY, Colin. Born 1899; died 1975.

6. McKAY. Born 1902; died 1902 Elkwater AB.

5. McKAY, Maria. Born 1855; died 1892.

– sp. SANDERSON, James Francis. Born 1848; died 1902.

6. SANDERSON, Caroline Clara. Born 1873; died 1891.

6. SANDERSON, Owen Toy. Born 1875; married cousin; died 1903.

– sp. BRAY, May Flora. Born 1877; died 1957.

6. SANDERSON, Duncan. Born 1879; died 1956.

6. SANDERSON, Mary. Born 1881; died 1950.

– sp. ANDERSON, James Thomas. Born 1873; died 1961.

5. McKAY, Jemima. Born 1858; died 1926.

– sp. BRAY, John Henry Gresham [Sergeant Major]. Born 1840 (son of John BRAY and Mary GRESHAM); died 1923.

6. BRAY, May Flora. Born 1877; 1st married cousin; died 1957.

– sp. SANDERSON, Owen Toy. Born 1875; died 1903.

– sp. JOHNSON, George James.

6. BRAY, Elizabeth Anne ‘Bessie’. Born 1878; died 1911.

– sp. McKAY, William Charles ‘Willie’. Born 1875; died 1944.

6. BRAY, Helen Nellie. Born 1880; died 1966.

– sp. CROCKFORD, Michael John. Born 1872; died 1958.

6. BRAY, Reginald. Born 1884; died 1943.

– sp. LEDO, Ida. Born 1888; died 1974.

6. BRAY, Caroline Clara. Born 1887; died 1964.

– sp. CROCKFORD, William Henry. Born 1875; died 1955.

6. BRAY, Colin. Born 1888; died 1964.

– sp. FERRELL, Dora.

6. BRAY, William. Born 1890; died 1905.

6. BRAY, Lillian Rachel. Born 1892; died 1960.

– sp. FEENEY, William. Born 1883, Belfast, Ireland.

6. BRAY, Louis. Born 1894; died 1899.

6. BRAY, Jemima Henrietta Gertrude. Born 1896; died 1976.

– sp. HALSTEAD, George Lawrence. Born 1897; died 1928.

6. BRAY, Bertrand Lewis. Born 1900; died 1919.

6. BRAY, Bertha. Born 1900; died 1925.

5. McKAY, Rachel. Born 1859 Qu’Appelle; married 1877 Fort Walsh; resided Maple Creek; died 1940.

– sp. QUESNELLE, Jules. Born 1855; died 1941.

6. QUESNELLE, [infant].

6. QUESNELLE, Josephine. Born 1879; died 1880 Fort Walsh [SK].

6. QUESNELLE, Edwin ‘Bobby’. Born 1881; died 1887.

6. QUESNELLE, William ‘Yankee’. Born 1885; died 1947.

– sp. McALLISTER, Mary Louise. Born 1896; died 1974.

5. McKAY, Clara. Born 1861; died 1880.

5. McKAY, Emma. Born 1863; died 1945.

– sp. O’HARE, Peter. Born 1853, Newbury, Ireland; died 1930.

6. O’HARE, Nellie Helen. Born 1882; died 1953.

– sp. WILLIS, Frank. Born 1874; died 1938.

6. O’HARE, John. Born 1883; died 1964.

– sp. McCRACKEN, Elsie. Born 1893 Glencoe ON.

6. O’HARE, Edward Patrick. Born 1885; died 1912.

6. O’HARE, Agnes. Born 1888; died 1952.

– sp. HOBLEY, George Archibald.

6. O’HARE, Rachel Louise. Born 1890; died 1969.

– sp. LYNCH, George Sterling. Died 1958.

6. O’HARE, Daisy Caroline. Born 1894.

– sp. BAXTER, Frank Gilbert. Born 1887; died 1955.

6. O’HARE, Martha Phoebe. Born 1896 Maple Creek [SK].

– sp. McINTYRE, Alexander G.

6. O’HARE, Gilbert Peter. Born 1899; died 1959

– sp. DRURY, Bunny.

6. O’HARE, Lillian Dorothy. Born 1901 Maple Creek [SK].

– sp. NAISMITH, George.

6. O’HARE, Howard. Born 1904; died 1959.

– sp. BROWN, Anna.

6. O’HARE, Phyllis Kathleen. Born 1906, Maple Creek [SK].

– sp. BECK, James. Died 1973.

– sp. WHITE, George. Died 1985.

6. O’HARE, Violet Constance. Born 1907; died 1985.

5. McKAY, William Edward. Born 25 January 1868 HBC Fort Pembina, Red River; resided Medicine Hat AB; died 1937.

– sp. LAFRAMBOISE, Elise. Born 1871; died 1890.

– sp. CAYEN, Justine. Born 1869; died 1961.

6. McKAY, Lena. Born 1892; died 1965.

– sp. TURNER, Colin George. Born 1878; died 1950.

6. McKAY, Mabel. Born 1894; died 1895.

6. McKAY, William Arthur. Born 1896; died 1917.

6. McKAY, Nellie Kathrine. Born 1898; died 1925.

6. McKAY, Oliver Philip. Born 1900; died 1970.

6. McKAY, George Edward. Born 1903; died 1961.

– sp. RAWLINGS, Edith Christina. Born 1910, Portage la Prarie MB.

6. McKAY, Ida. Born 1906.

– sp. NORNITISKY, Joseph Jr.

6. McKAY, Bertram. Born 1908; died 1927.

6. McKAY, Margaret. Born 1911; died 1931.

6. McKAY, Len.

5. McKAY, Arthur. Born September 1869 Qu’Appelle [SK]; resided Medicine Hat; died 1890.

4. McKAY, Alexander. Born 16 February 1826; married 26 July 1847 St. Andrew’s, Red River; died 17 December 1878 Prince Albert [SK].

– sp. McCORRISTER, Catherine. Born 1 November 1833 Red River to Alexander McCORRISTER Jr. and Catherine JONES; died Prince Albert [SK]

4. McKAY, Eliza. Born 1826/ 30 August 1828/ 5 October 1828 St. Paul’s, Red River; died 22 February 1906 Prince Albert SK, age 77; buried St. Mary’s Anglican Cemetery, Prince Albert SK.

4. McKAY, John McNab Ballenden Bannatyne ‘Jerry’. Born January 1831 Red River; married 10 June 1857; died 6 May 1907 Wingard SK, age 73; buried St. Cyprian’s Cemetery, Wingard SK.

– sp. McCORRISTER, Mary Anne. Born 8 October 1836 Red River to Alexander McCORRISTER Jr. and Catherine JONES; baptized 18 October 1836 St. John’s, Red River; died 20 March 1900 Wingard [SK], age 63; buried St. Cyprian’s Cemetery, Wingard [SK].

4. McKAY, Letitia Margaret ‘Letty’. Born 12 March 1833 Fort Ellice [MB]; 1st married 1850, Portage la Prairie[? MB]; widowed; 2d married 1880 Westbourne [MB]; died 22 December 1920 Kinosota MB; buried St. Bede’s, Kinosota MB.

– sp. ANDERSON, Peter Charles ‘Sr.’. Born 1827 St. Andrew’s, Red River, to James ANDERSON and Marie Suzette ‘Saulteaux’ DEMORAN; baptized 24 February 1829 St. John’s, Red River; died 1879/ 1880 Westbourne MB

– sp. PARK, George. Born 20 November 1826 St. John’s, Red River, to John PARK and Margaret; baptized 26 December 1826 St. John’s, Red River; 1st married Julia GUIBOCHE; widowed, remarried; died c. 1890 Westbourne MB.

4. McKAY, Harriet Ann. Born 6 July 1835/ 1836/ 1838 Fort Ellice; married 24 April 1856 to 2d cousin St. Andrew’s/ Headingly, Red River; active in church work; in addition to her own children, raised orphaned twins William ‘Willie’ and Jacob BEADS; leather and bead work preserved Prince Albert Museum; died 12 February 1913 Prince Albert [SK]; buried 14 February 1913 St. Mary’s Cemetery, Prince Albert.

– sp. McKAY, John Dougall. Born 7 January 1827 Rainy Lake [ON] to William McKAY and Julie CHALIFOUX; age 16 sent to England for schooling in bookkeeping and carpentry; returned via Hudson Bay; appointed ship’s purser for voyage out and home to England; out again to Hudson Bay;  moved to Portage la Prairie; migrated 1881 to Prince Albert [SK]; opened store 6 miles west of town in partnership with son William Charles McKAY; died 24 December 1893 Prince Albert; buried St. Mary’s Cemetery, Prince Albert.

5. McKAY, [see children listed above].

4. McKAY, Caroline ‘Cassie’. Born 25 August 1838 Fort Pelly [SK]; married 4 May 1858 Fort Pelly; died 12 February 1913/ 21 June 1923 Fort Pelly.

– sp. LINKLATER, William. Born 10 October 1832 St. Andrew’s, Red River to John LINKLATER Jr. and Elizabeth SAUNDERS/ SANDERSON; died 16 July 1920 Fort Pelly.

4. McKAY, Charles Richards. Born 28 July 1837/ 1840 Fort Ellice [MB]; married 27 September 1860 Manitoba House [MB]; died c. 1916 Amaranth MB.

– sp. CAMPBELL, Margaret. Born c. 1837/ 1839 Red River to Alexander CAMPBELL and Louise DUCHARME-RICHARD; died 1923 Amaranth MB.

4. McKAY, Joseph. Born 7 August 1842 Fort Ellice [MB]; died c. 1905/ 1907 Maple Creek; married 27 January 1864 St. Francois Xavier, Red River; buried RNWMP Cemetery near Maple Creek.

– sp. POITRAS, Anne Marguerite Philavie/ ‘Flora’/ ‘Flavie’. Born 20 May 1848 St. Francois Xavier, Red River, to Pierre POITRAS Sr. and Marie Briere/ Bruyere; baptized 21 May 1848 St. Francois Xavier, Red River; 1935 lived on 18th Street West, Prince Albert SK; died after 1935 in family home 18th Street West, Prince ALbert SK.

5. McKAY, William. Baptized 2 April 1867, St. Norbert, Red River.

5. McKAY, Irma. Born c. 1868.

5. McKAY, Flora Ann. Born c. 1869, Lebret [SK]; baptized 5 June 1869; married 2d cousin-once-removed 30 March St. Mary’s, Prince Albert [SK]; children listed on POITRAS page; died 29 July 1948 Prince Albert SK; buried St. Mary’s, Prince Albert SK.

– sp. McKay, Joseph. Born 30 April 1865, Red River, to John Dugald/ Dugall McKAY and Ann Harriet McKAY (2d cousins); baptized 19 May 1865, St. Franscois Xavier, Red River.

5. McKAY, William Edward. Born 9 April 1871 Fort Qu’Appelle [SK]; baptized 17 March 1872 Lebret [SK]; died 1900 Prince Albert SK.

5. McKAY, Maria. Born 15 November 1872 Prince Albert [SK]; resided Lloyd MT; died OR.

Gale, Maria; address: Lloyd, Montana; claim no. 1013; born: 15 November, 1872 at Sandy Hills; father: Joseph McKay (Métis); mother: Flavie Poitras (Métis); scrip cert.: form E, no. 670 =

– sp. GALE.

5. McKAY, Catherine Harriet. Born 1876 Prince Albert [SK]; died 19 January 1879, Prince Albert [SK].

– sp. SMITH, Catherine White. Born to William/ John WHITE DOG and Catherine SMITH; died 9 December 1877 Fairford Mission MB, age 85; buried 11 December 1877 St. Clements MB.

4. McKAY, Jane Harriet. Born 1859; died c. 1 March 1861, Headingly, Red River.

4. McKAY, Albert Edward. Born 1861; died 2 October 1912 Yukon.

4. McKAY, Emelie/ Amelia. Born 1862.

– sp. TAYLOR, George.

3. McKAY, William. Born 5 April 1793 Albany; married 27 January 1815 St. Paul’s, Red River; died 12 March 1864 St. Andrew’s, Red River.

– sp. BUNN, Mary. Born 15 April 1798 to Thomas BUNN and Sarah McNAB; step-daughter to Pheoebe SINCLAIR (born to William SINCLAIR and Nahoway/ Margaret); died 27 May 1873 St. Andrew’s, Red River.

4. McKAY, Louisa. Born 16 May 1816 Rupert’s Land; married 1 September 1841 Mistassini, QC; died 7/ 12 July 1877; buried St. Andrews Mission, Key Indian Reserve [Norquay SK].

– sp. ROBERTSON, James. Born 1815 to James ROBERTSON and Lal-o-way-show; died 27 March 1857.

5. ROBERTSON, Mary.

4. McKAY, Matilda. Born c. 1817; died 3 June 1833 Mistassini [QC].

4. McKAY, Margaret. Born c. 1823; married 14 August 1854 Little Whale River, James Bay; died 13 October 1902 Rupert House [QC].

– sp. CORSTON, William. Born 10 January 1819 Orkney; HBC career; died 6 April 1890/ 1898 Moose Factory, James Bay [ON].

5. CORSTON, William ‘Jr’. Born c. 1850 Little Whale River [QC]; baptized 14 August 1854 Little Whale River; married 18 November 1897; died 1903 Mobert ON.

– sp. LOUTIT, Jane.

5. CORSTON, Mary. Born c. 1850/ 1853, Little Whale River [QC]; married 17 June 1870; married 17 June 1870; died 1938 Fort William ON.

– sp. FAIRIES, Angus. Born c. 1840; HBC career; died 19 January 1900.

6. FAIRIES, Richard [Archdeacon]. Born 30 August 1870; “assisted his great uncle, John Alexander Mackay in the compilation of the Anglican / Cree dictionary and the translation of the Bible into Cree”; died 13 April 1964.

– sp. CRAIG, Catherine Isabella. Died July 1951.

6. FAIRIES, Jane. Born 1874; married 1902.

– sp. ALSTON, Ashton.

5. CORSTON, John. Born 1854 Little Whale River [QC]; baptized 14 August 1854 Little Whale River; died 17 October 1947 Chapleau ON; buried Chapleau ON.

– sp. MARK, Sarah.

6. CORSTON, John.

5. CORSTON, Margaret. Born 1858 Fort William [ON]; baptized 22 August 1858; married 8 April 1896.

– sp. ISERHOFF, John.

5. CORSTON, Jane. Born 1862; baptized 20 Joly 1862; formally married 1889.

– sp.

6. CORSTON, Edward. Born 1879.

– sp. MORRISON, James.

6. MORRISON, William.

5. CORSTON, James. Born 1864; baptized 10 July 1864; married 18 April 1895.

– sp. ELISON, Emily.

5. CORSTON, Louisa Isabella. Born 1872; married 14 February 1894; wrote “Crossing Traverse Bay” Beaver 6 no. 6 (March 1927): 68–70, decribing “difficult journeys across Traverse Bay, Manitoba, in both summer and winter”; died “on the way to Fort William in 1911 from Fort Hope.”

– sp. GORDON, Charles Hugh Munroe. Born Scotland to John GORDON and an unidentified woman; HBC career; resided Fort Hope; moved to vicinity of Thunder Bay ON; moved 1927 to Pine Falls MB; wrote numerous articles on life in the North and the fur trade for the Beaver magazine; Justice of the Peace Pine Falls MB; died 3 November 1934 Winnipeg MB.

6. GORDON, Clarence Munroe. Born May 1893; baptized 12 September 1894; died 28 October 1896.

?6. GORDON, Edward.

6. GORDON, Eric Munroe. Born 18 August c. 1898; baptized 29 August 1898; died 22 November 1947.

6. GORDON, Lillian. Born 15 February 1901; baptized 15 February 1901; died 18 April 1990.

6. GORDON, William John. Born 23 October 1904.

6. GORDON, Walter. Born 27 November 1906; baptized 13 January 1907.

6. GORDON, Charles Munroe. Born 20 October 1903; baptized 17 November 1903; died 27 May 1979.

6. GORDON, Charlotte. Baptized 6 July 1913.

4. McKAY, Isabella. Born c. 1824; married 17 March 1859 St. Andrews Mission, Key Indian Reserve [Norquay SK]; died 8 November 1872 St. Andrews Mission, Key Indian Reserve [Norquay SK].

– sp. PEEBLES, James. Born 1811 to James PEEBLES and Mary (a First Nations woman); buried 12 October 1882.

5. PEEBLES, Louisa.

– sp. ROBERTSON, James.

5. PEEBLES, Elizabeth. Born St. Andrew’s, Red River; died 12 September 1864 Red River.

– sp. McKAY, John.

5. PEEBLES, Marie.

– sp. McDONALD, Adam.

4. McKAY, Joseph William. Born 31 January 1829 Rupert House; age 9/ 10 attended Red River Academy for 5 years, boarding with grandfather Thomas BUNN—“according to family tradition his parents had intended to send him to school in Scotland but he literally missed the boat”; married 16 June 1860 Victoria [BC]; died 21 December 1900 Victoria BC.

– sp. HOLMES, Helen. Born 20 July 1840 England, to John HOLMES and Agnes; died February 1914 Victoria BC.

5. McKAY, William Drake. Born 8 June 1861 Victoria [BC]; died January 1914 Victoria BC.

5. McKAY, Mary Agnes Porter. Born 3 January 1863; died 4 May 1946 Duncan BC.

5. McKAY, Kenneth Mouat. Born 13 December 1864 Victoria [BC]; died 3 September 1891 Tacoma WA.

5. McKAY, Lilias Mabel Hanking. Born 17 January 1871 Victoria [BC]; married November 1873 Victoria BC; died 21 October 1951 South Pender Island BC.

– sp. SPALDING, Arthur Reed. Born 1863 Hastings, Sussex, England.

5. McKAY, Gertrude Helen Hope. Born 23 November 1873 Victoria BC; died 19 November 1952 Victoria BC.

5. McKAY, Alice Katherine. Born 7 August 1880 Victoria BC; died 2 July 1952 Cowichan BC.

4. McKAY, Mary Fletcher. Born 11 May 1831 Rupert House; married 26 June 1849 Moose Factory; died 26 November 1910.

– sp. RICHARDS, Thomas G. Born 16 June 1820 Moose Factory to Thomas RICHARDS and Margaret MOORE; died 31 March 1890 Fort William ON.

5. RICHARDS, Edward [Rev.]. Born Fort Hope, Albany River; died 1922 Sioux Lookout ON.

– sp. JONES, Jane.

5. RICHARDS, John George. Born Moose Factory.

5. RICHARDS, Robert. Born Moose Factory; died Moose Factory.

5. RICHARDS, Ellen Mary. Born Moose Factory.

– sp. WELLS, John J.

5. RICHARDS, Christiana Barbara. Born Moose Factory; died Moose Factory.

5. RICHARDS, William Thomas. Born December 1850; died 19 May 1928.

– sp. SAUNDERS, Mary.

5. RICHARDS, Louisa Anne. Born July 1866 Brunswick House; died March 1935.

– sp. KIRKUP, Cyrus Henry. Born Wakefield QC; died 1921.

5. RICHARDS, Albert James. Born Moose Factory; died Moose Factory.

5. RICHARDS, Clara Caroline. Born c. 1873; married 25 July 1910 Kenora [ON]; died 31 July 1970 Winnipeg MB.

?– sp. MARSHALL, Henry. Born 1881 Hebden, Yorkshire, England; died 1948.

?– sp. SUTHERLAND, Frederick Henry. “a doctor in the Peace River area.”

6. SUTHERLAND, Kathleen Mary.

– sp. BOWTREE, Alfred Harold. “M.L.A. for Kamloops, B.C.”

4. McKAY, Nancy.  Born 11 May 1831 Rupert House; 2d married 2 March 1847 Moose Factory; died 1867 St. Clements, Red River.

– sp. EVERETTE, Joseph.

– sp. TAYLOR, Samuel. Born 22 December 1812 Orkney; died 17 November 1894 St. Clements MB.

5. TAYLOR, William McKay. Born 6 April 1848 Rupert River, James Bay; died 19 July 1926 St. Clements MB.

5. TAYLOR, James. Born 2 April 1850 Moose Factory; married 19 March 1872 St. Andrews Mission, Key Indian Reserve [Norquay SK]; 2d married 27 October 1890; died 14 May 1924 Portland OR.

– sp. SCOTT, Anabella. Born 6 September c. 1853/ 1854 to William SCOTT and Anne SETTER; died 16 June 1885.

– sp. ROY, Hortense Almida. Born to Charles ROY and Felicite SIMARD; died Portland OR.

5. TAYLOR, Jane. Born 28 August 1852 Moose Factory; died 19 May 1934 Selkirk MB.

– sp. HARRIOTT, John Edward ‘Jr’. Born 29 June 1842 to John Edward HARRIOTT Sr. and Anne ‘Nancy’ ROWAND.

5. TAYLOR, Mary. Born 13 March 1853 Moose Factory; married 18 December 1881 St. Andrews Mission, Key Indian Resrve [Norquay SK]; died 19 May 1934 Winnipeg MB.

– sp. ARMIT, David. Born Orkney; died 23 February 1923.

6. ARMIT, Nellie McDonald McLean.

6. ARMIT, Christina Ann. Born 31 October 1874 Fort Ellice.

6. ARMIT, Robert. Born 21 February 1876 Fort Ellice.

6. ARMIT, David Edward. Born 11 September 1884 Riding Mountain MB.

6. ARMIT, Mary Louisa. Born 3 June 1883 Riding Mountain MB.

6. ARMIT, John Ray. Born 22 September 1877 Fort Ellice; resided Kinosota MB.

5. TAYLOR, Robert. Born 2 September 1856; married 21 December 1881 St. Andrews Mission, Key Indian Reserve [Norquay SK]; died 27 December 1906 Winnipeg MB.

– sp. MOORE, Sarah Ada. Born 20 May 1864 to Joseph MOORE and Helene ALDER; died 17 September 1929 Selkirk MB.

5. TAYLOR, Anne Elizabeth Frances. Born 11 January 1859 Red River; died c. 1888 Red River.

5. TAYLOR, Louisa. Born 28 November 1861 Red River; died 22 September 1946 Winnipeg MB.

5. TAYLOR, John. Born 19 December 1863 Red River; died 13 November 1865 Red River.

4. McKAY, Robert Thomas. Born 8 September 1835 Mistassini QC; married 14 August 1888 Tacoma WA; died 7 October 1888/ 1889 Tacoma WA.

– sp. BALDWIN, Fanny A.

4. McKAY, Elizabeth. Born 25/ 28 April c. 1836/ 1838 Mistassini QC; died 9 September 1892 Red River.

– sp. McKAY, John Richard ‘Jr’.

– sp. MOAR/ MOORE, Thomas.

5. MOAR/ MOORE, Rachel. Born 12 March 1858.

5. MOAR/ MOORE, William Thomas. Born 8 June 1881.

4. McKAY, John Alexander [Archdeacon]. Born 14 July 1838, Moose Factory; married 1864; died 26 November 1923 Battleford SK.

– sp. DREVER, Margaret. Born to William DREVER Sr. and Helen ROTHNEY; sister of Jean Anne DREVER married to William Cyprian PINKHAM (of Newfoundland); sister to William DREVER Jr. married to Jane Elizabeth STILL/ HILL; sister to Mary Isabella DREVER married to James Farquharson McLEOD.

5. McKAY, John Alexander Jr. Born 27 August 1869.

5. McKAY, Charles Edward. Born 26 January 1870.

4. McKAY, Maria. Born 1840 Mistassini QC; died 2 May 1912 Oak Hammock MB.

– sp. McDONALD, Adam.

5. McDONALD, Frederick Alexander. Born 29 November 1863.

5. McDONALD, Mary Isabella. Born 2 December 1867.

4. McKAY, Jane Frances. Born 1842 Mistassini QC; died 27 June 1860 St. Andrews Mission, Key Indian Reserve [Norquay SK].

3. McKAY, Edward Duncan. Born 1795; died 1836.

3. McKAY, Isabella Margaret. Born 1797; died 1835 Rupert’s House [MB]

– sp. BELAISEY/ BEIOLEY.

3. MacKAY/ McKAY, Elizabeth. Born c. 1799 Hulbert; married 22 May 1814 Fort Gibraltar, Red River; missing/ died? c. 1817.

– sp. GRANT, Cuthbert ‘Jr.’. Born Fort Rivière Tremblante [SK] to Cuthbert GRANT Sr. and an unidentified Nakoda-Cree woman; 2d married  Madelaine DESMARAIS; possibly 3d married a woman posited to be Sioux; finally married 1823 Marie McGILLIS; late spring 1854 fell from horse; did not recover; died on 15 July 1854; buried 16 July inside St François Xavier Church, Red River.

4. GRANT, James. Born 1815; missing c. 1817 with mother.

3. McKAY, Alexander Hugh. Born 18 May 1805 Brandon  17 May 1806: “MR McKay brought to bed of a boy”; married 30 June 1833 Rupert’s House; died 25 May 1842 Rupert’s House

– sp. ROBERTSON, Catherine.

3. McKAY, Charles Richard. Born 8 February 1807/ 1808 Brandon House [MB] to John Richard McKAY and Mary FAVEL; “seventh son”;  married 2 October 1827 St. John’s, Red River; migrated with James Sinclair’s party of settlers to Oregon 1841, with wife and 4 children; member of the ‘Wolf Pack Meeting’ often held at his house to form the state of Oregon; founder of Glencoe Settlement; died 27/ 28 May 1873/ 1 April 1873, Glencoe OR.

– sp. BIRD, Letitia. Born 10 February 1810 Brandon House to James Curtis BIRD and Elizabeth MONTOUR; reputedly “could trace her a remarkable lineage that included roots in the Cree, Shawne, Oneida, Iroquois and Algonquin tribes, through her mother”; baptized 13 May 1821; “second child in a family of eleven”; named in father’s will of 21 March 1829; had 10/ 11 children (one an adopted granddaughter) and “raised 23 orphan children and had three with her, at the time of her death”; died 16 February 1897 Glencoe [North Plains, Washington County OR], age 87 “and 6 days”; buried grave no. 68 Harrison Cemetery [Vadis] OR.

4. McKAY, Charles Richard ‘Talo’. Born 16 January 1829 Red River; migrated 1841 with parents to Oregon; 1st married 16 September 1850 Tualatin, Washinton OR; 2d married c. 1870; died 27 February 1901 Portland, Multnomah OR.

– sp. SPENCE, Mary.

– sp. COOK, Mary Jane. Born 1824/ 1825 Cumberland House [SK] to Joseph COOK and Catherine SINCLAIR; baptized 19 April 1825 St. John’s, Red River; 1st married William McKAY (see above); widowed, remarried c. 1870 to Charles Richard ‘Talo’ McKAY; resided at Prince Albert; died 6 May 1917/ 1919, age 92, at home of daughter Harriet McKAY-TRAILL, Meskanaw.  

4. McKAY, Marie/ Maria. Born 18 March 1831/ 1832 Red River; migrated 1841 with parents to Oregon; 1st married 25 December 1845 [Washington County] OR; 2d married 5 September 1872; died 16 August 1909 Portland, Multnomah OR; buried Riverview Cemetery, Portland OR.

– sp. SMITH, Thomas Hardman ‘Sr.’.

– sp. PLUMEY, George Leon.

4. McKAY, Elizabeth. Baptized 26 June 1835 Red River; died 1835 Red River.

4. McKAY, Mary Ann. Born 20 November 1837/ 1839 Red River; migrated 1841 with parents to Oregon; married 2 September 1835 Glencoe OR; died 12 April 1932 Hillsboro, Washington County OR.

– sp. ELLIOTT, Samuel Hayden.

4. McKAY, Isabelle. Born 6 April 1833/ 1839 Red River; migrated 1841 with parents to Oregon; 1st married 14 February 1856 Columbia/ Washington County OR; 2d married date and place unknown; died before 1897.

– sp. BROOKS, John Privity.

5. BROOKS, Maria Isabella. raised by her grandmother Letitia Bird-McKay.

– sp. MORSE, Carlton A.

4. McKAY, Harriet. Born September 1840/ 1841 [Red River?/ Fort Spokane?]; died 1863.

– sp. SPENCE, Joseph.

– sp. BARSTON, Miles.

4. McKAY, Cecelia. Born 1842 OR; died 1843/ 16 May 1865, Washington County OR.

– sp. PHILLIPS, Joe Clemons.

4. McKAY, Chloe. Born 1843/ 1844 OR.

4. McKAY, Nancy Ann. Born 1843 OR; 1st married 14 August 1862; 2d married before 28 May 1873.

– sp. WILSON, Charles.

– sp. EPLER.

3. McKAY, Mary. Born 19 March 1810 Brandon; 1st married 28/ 29 March 1826 Red River; 3d married c. 1843; 4th married 22 November 1851 Vancouver, Clark County WA; died 1868 Clark County WA; possibly buried Military Cementery on Fourth Plain.

– sp. BIRD, John. born to James Curtis BIRD and Elixabeth MONTOUR

– sp. McKENZIE. with the Puget Sound Agricultural Group 1841

– sp. CALDER, John.

– sp. DOWLAND, William.

2. MacKAY/ McKAY, Alexander. Born 1771/ 1779 Glengarry County, Upper Canada ON/ Inverness, Scotland; North West Company career 1791–1808; accompanied Alexander McKENZIE overland to Pacific 1783 wintered 1792-1783 at forks of Peace River; married c. 1793 Sault Ste Marie [ON]; at the Prairie Portage [MB] 1794-1795; made partner NWC 1799, placed in charge Lake Winnipeg [MB]; elected 1807 to Beaver Club, Montreal; retired 1808; resided at Sault Ste Marie [ON]; resided at Charlottenburg, Glengarry, Upper Canada [ON]; 1810 became partner in Pacific Fur Company with John Jacob ASTOR; sailed to Astoria 1810; died 11/ 15 August 1811 in Tonquin incident, a trade dispute that escalated to violent confrontation with First Nations people Clayquot Sound, off Vancouver Island.

– sp. WADDIN, Marguerite. Born c. 1773/ 1775 Montreal to Jean Etienne WADIN (married to Marie Josephte DeQUIRE/ McGUIRE) and unidentified Cree First Nations woman; 2d married Dr. John McLOUGHLIN; died 28 February 1860 Oregon City, Clackamas OR; buried next to McLOUGHLIN House, Oregon City.

3. McKAY, Thomas ‘Sr.’. Born 1796/ 1797 Fort William [ON]/ Oregon Territory; sailed with father 8 September 1810 on Tonquin from New York, around the Horn, arriving 5 June 1811 at mouth of Columbia River; during incident in which his father was killed, was staying with Alexander ROSS at the newly built Fort Astoria; 29 March 1814 joined Northwest Fur Company; 1st married c. 1820-1823 mouth of Columbia River;  1821 joined HBC; worked as trader, interpreter, scout; established horse ranch 1828 at Scappoose; 2d married 12 August 1824; 3d married 31 December 1838 Fort Vancouver WA (witnessed by Dr. John McLOUGHLIN, James Douglas, William Glen Rae, and Dr. William Frazer Tolmie); served as Captain ‘Cayuse Indian War’ 1847-1848; resided at Vancouver and Scapoose; died between 18 November and late December 1849 French Prairie [OR]; buried 1849 on his farm Scappoose OR; gravesite marked 25 February 1858.

– sp. Cincola/ Nancy ‘T’lkul’/ ‘the quiet one’/ ‘Timmee’/ ‘Princess/ Maiden’. Born c. 1800 to Chief Concomly and an unidentified woman; eldest daughter; Chinook First Nations woman ‘of St. Louis on the Willamette’; died 11 August 1834 Fort Hall [Idaho] which her husband was building; body returned to Oregon and buried at Scappoose.

4. McKAY, William Cameron ‘Billy Boy’ [Dr.]. Born 18 March 1824 Fort George Astoria [Clatsop OR]; of Fort Vancouver; “given over to the charge of” step-grandfather Dr. John McLoughlin; taught by John Ball and Solomon Smith; went 1838 with brothers John and Alexander for schooling in the East; studied 5 years then returned; awarded medical degree but could not practice before age 21; 1st married 1846; scout and interpreter in ‘Cayuse Indian Wars 1853-1856; 2d married 3/ 6 October 1856 The Dalles [Wasco OR]; physicisn, farmer, coroner; reputed to be a ‘Chief of the Warm Springs Indians’; received honorary Doctor of Medicine Willamette University 1883; died 2 January 1893 Pendleton, Umatilla OR; initially buried on the McKay ranch; later moved to Olney Cemetery, Pendleton OR.

– sp. Catherine.

5. McKAY, Thomas Archibald.

– sp. CAMPBELL, Margaret ‘Mary’. Born 8/ 13 January 1833/ 1834 Fort Dunvegan [AB?] to Colin CAMPBELL [NWC] and an unidentified Cree woman; possibly her husband’s cousin, one of three daughters of Alexander McKay and Marguerite Wadin married a Campbell; raised in Peace River before being sent to school at Red River; with her sister accompanied her “brother-in-law” James SINCLAIR to Oregon “She drove a two-wheeled Red River cart pulled by a black ox the entire distance.”

5. McKAY, Leila. Born after 1856.

5. McKAY, Flora. Born 1858 OR.

5. McKAY, Thomas. Born 1859 OR.

5. McKAY, John. Born 1861.

5. McKAY, James. Born 1863.

5. McKAY, Doria. Born 1867.

4. McKAY, Alexander ‘One Eye’. Born before 2 July 1826 Fort George, Astoria/ French Prairie Whilamette Valley OR; reputed to be a heavy drinker; separated from 1st wife before 12 October 1853; 1870 on Umatilla Reservation; worked as a day labourer at Cayuse post office; died between 1870 and 1899.

– sp. SPENCE, Margaret. after separation married John FLETT.

4. McKAY, John T. Born after 2 July 1825 Fort George, Astoria; 2d married 24 January 1874 Douglas County OR;

– sp. Unidentified woman.

5. McKAY.

5. McKAY.

5. McKAY.

5. McKAY.

– sp. ORES, Pluma W.

5. McKAY.

4. McKAY, Maria/ Mary. Born c. 1828/ 1829 California; married 26 September 1848 Oregon City, Clakamas OR; died after 10 September 1857 (having been alive when Dr. John McLoughlin died);

– sp. GROOMS, George.

– sp. Wenix I. Sister to Kalaytin;  2d marriage to  Joe GREY

4. McKAY, Donald. Born 1834/ 1836 at forks of Boise and Snake rivers/ French Prairie Whillamette Valley OR; married by 1866; died 19 April 1899 Umatilla Indian Reservation [Pendleton]; buried 20 April 1899 St. Andrew’s Catholic Mission OR.

– sp. Tuuepum/ Susan. Warm Springs First Nations

4. McKAY, Wenix II/ LaLase/ LaLouise. Born 1836/ 1838/ 1843; died 1927.

– sp. Hawlistamawnin.

– sp. MONTOUR, Isabelle/ Isabella. Born c. 1818-1820 to Nicholas MONTOUR and Suzanne UMFREVILLE/ UMPHREVILLE/ HUMPHERVILLE; sister of Elizabeth MONTOUR married to James BIRD; baptized 31 December 1848, 2d married Evan BIRROR (of France, 8 years her junior), with whom she had son Lane BIRROR c. 1857.

4. McKAY, Maria. Born 4 December 1839 Fort Vancover, Oregon Territory; married 17 October Roseburg, Douglas OR; died 9 August 1881, Douglas County OR.

4. McKAY, Elizabeth. Born June 1843; died 6 March 1849.

4. McKAY, Catherine. Born February/ 7 April 1844 Fort Vancouver, Oregon Territory; baptized 21 April 1844 Fort Vancouver; died after 1850.

4. McKAY, Isabelle. Born 10 January 1846/ 1847; died 8 June 1849; buried St. Louis Catholic Church, St. Paul. Marion OR.

4. McKAY, George Nicholas. Born 14 February 1849, near the Pambrun House  OR; baptized 8 April 1849 St. Louis Church, St. Paul, Marion OR.

3. McKAY, Catherine. Born c. 1799 Sault Ste Marie; died England.

 – sp. McCORMACK [Lieutenant]. British Army.

3. McKAY, Annie. Born c. 1797–1807 Sault Ste Marie.

– sp. McCARGO [Captain]. Sailed merchant freighter Lake Superior.

3. McKAY, Mary Wadin. Born 1805 Sault Ste Marie; baptized 21 June 1823;  married 12 June 1823 Norway House [MB]; at Red River 1870; died 1893 MB.

– sp. SINCLAIR, SINCLAIR, William [II] ‘Credo’ II. Born c. 1794–1799 to William SINCLAIR I and Nahoway/ Margaret; “eldest son” named in father’s will; HBC career; died 12 October 1868 Brockville ON.died 12 October 1863.

4. SINCLAIR, children. [See SINCLAIR page]

3. McKAY, Alexander Ross. Born c. 1808.

3. McKAY, Charles.

2. MacKAY/ McKAY, William. Born 1772 Mohawk Valley, New York; entered service North West Company 1790; 1st married c. 1792 North Western Territory; made partner NWC 1796; in charge Lake Winnipeg 1799; at the Prairie Portage 1805; retired 1807, became member of the Beaver Club Montreal; 2d married 15 October 1808 Montreal; commanded British forces, War of 1812, capturing Prairie-du-Chien; after the war made Lieutenant-Colonel in the Indian Department; died 18 August 1832 Montreal.

– sp. LATOUR, Josette. Born c. 1776; separated from 1st husband on his retirement; 2d married John HALDANE of the NWC.

– sp. DAVIDSON, Elizabeth ‘Eliza’. Born c. 1796 Montreal? to ‘Hon. Mr. Justice DAVIDSON’ and unidentified woman.

3. McKAY, Robert. became judge of the Superior Court of Quebec.

2. MacKAY/ McKAY, Isobel/ Isabella. Born before 1771?

– sp. McDONALD, Adam. Born c. 1769.

3. McDONALD, Donald. Born Brora, northern Scotland.

3. McDONALD [son].

3. McDONALD [son].

3. McDONALD [son].

3. McDONALD [son].

2. MacKAY/ McKAY, Catherine. Born after 1771? Glengarry County, Upper Canada/ Ste Anne’s, near Montreal, Lower Canada [QC]; married 1804 in North-West Territory; died 1846 Ste Anne’s, near Montreal [QC]; buried in family plot Ste Anne’s [QC].

– sp. FRASER, Simon ‘of Ste. Anne’s’. Born c. 1769 to Alexander FRASER and Janet McGILLIVRAY; before 1789 was in English River country; 13 May 1839 obituary appeared in Quebec Gazette.

2. MacKAY/ McKAY, Christie. Born after 1771? Married c. 1789.

– sp. McARTHUR, Peter. Born c. 1769, ‘of King’s Road’ Upper Canada [ON].. io

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