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Rachel Mackay

Rachel Mackay

Rachel (1832-1896) was a daughter of John Mackay and Marion Ferguson, 5 Balallan. 

In Lochs, in 1854, she married Kenneth Kennedy, 29 Balallan.  Rachel and Kenneth  were living in Balallan when their daughter, Mary, was born in 1855.

The family moved to 10 Lemreway in 1857 and the couple had another three children.

Rachel was widowed in 1863 when Kenneth was drowned off Broadford in Skye whilst travelling on the steamer Clansman. 

In Lochs, in 1868, Rachel married  Murdo Macdonald, 4 Habost. They lived for a time at 10 Lemreway before settling at 7 Kershader. Rachel and Murdo  had two daughters.


Title: Rachel Mackay
Record Type: People
Date of Birth: 07-09-1832
Date of Death: 25-04-1896
Date of Marriage: 03-10-1854;03-11-1868
Sex: Female
Bk Reference: CEP 3001
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 36070