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John Mackay

John Mackay

John (1882-1962) was a son of Murdo Mackay  and Mary Macleod, 3 Kershader.

He married Alexandra Smith, 16 Balallan and they emigrated to Saskatchewan, Canada.

John was a bard and composed a number of songs and poems in Gaelic and English extolling his native island, of which Eilean Leodhais ged rinn m d'fhagail and Lewis are examples.

Title: John Mackay
Record Type: People
Date of Birth: 1882
Date of Death: 1962
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 2824
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 28802