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[4qd-bannvalley] McKAY and CAMPBELL, Lislea townland, Kilrea parish
Did I send you the McKay/McCoys from Kilrea Parish
Church records. I will be glad to extract them and
send to you.
--- Alison Causton <acauston@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From the "hope springs eternal" department: :-)
> Our 3xGreat-Grandparents were John McKAY and Mary
> CAMPBELL of Lislea.
> One of their daughters, Jane, married Samuel
> KILPATRICK at Kilrea First
> Presbyterian in 1834.
> Although I've found out quite a lot about Samuel's
> family, any more
> information about Jane's has eluded me thus far ...
> except that her
> sister, Margaret, died in 1847 while accompanying
> Samuel & Jane on
> their journey to Canada. Two of Samuel's and Jane's
> children also
> perished during the passage.
> Are there perhaps other listers researching the
> McKAYs and/or CAMPBELLs
> from Lislea townland? or who have made a connection
> with the John McKay
> & Mary Campbell family specifically?
> Pauline O'Keeffe, who with Helen Evans, transcribed
> inscriptions from the Kilrea First and Second
> Presbyterian graveyards
> last fall, was in touch with me last year ... and if
> I recall
> correctly, her McKAY interests are tied up with Neil
> McKay of "The
> Isle" in Lislea. I'm not sure whether we can make a
> connection there
> or not, although it does seem plausible that there
> might be one.
> I think these McKAYs may have been Church of Ireland
> Alison Causton
> Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia