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Margaret Mackay

Margaret Mackay

Margaret Mackay (1821-1905) was a daughter of Donald Mackay and Margaret Nicolson, 7 Old Eishken. Her father died c1830 and in 1835 the family were evicted and moved to 16 Old Gravir.

In Lochs, in 1840, she married Norman Matheson, 23 Old Gravir.  Margaret and Norman were cottars at 16 Old Gravir where they had five of their nine children.

The family obtained 39 Gravir in the 1852 lotting.

Margaret was widowed in 1885 and in the 1891 Census is living with widowed daughter, Mary in Crossbost.


Title: Margaret Mackay
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Peigi Dhòmhnaill
Date of Birth: 1821
Date of Death: 1905
Date of Marriage: 23-11-1840
Sex: Female
Bk Reference: CEP 844
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 5762