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William McKay

William's family came from Scotland.  They crossed the Atlantic on the ship Thornton in 1856.  Ann and Mary Garvey traveled with his family.  In the 1860 Utah census the family name is spelled "Michie.

Companies

James S. Brown Company (1859)Approximate age at departure: 55

Sources

  • "Latter Day Saints' Immigration," Deseret News [Weekly], 24 Aug. 1859, 197.

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • 1860 Utah Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • McKay, Williamena McKay, A short story of the life of Williamena McKay McKay, in Nora Crystal Hall Lund, Biographies collection [ca. 1950-1983], reel 2, 2.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • McKay, Williamena McKay, Autobiographical sketch, 1915, 2-3.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

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  • Internet Web Site