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Arkansas Mckay / Mitchell
Posted by: Telisa Watts Textor (ID *****5758) Date: August 08, 2003 at 02:34:36
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1 William A. MCKAY------- great great great grandfather
was born in , , Ireland about 1788
died after 1850 USA
born in South Carolina about 1794

This McKay family lived in Anderson County, S.C. until moving to
Itawamba County, Mississippi. They eventually moved to Romance,
White County, Arkansas sometime around the Civil War period.


2 John Archie Mckay -----------great great grandfather
b. between 1830 and 1856 Prentiss Ms ( mabey 1835 )
listed in 1910 census White county,Ar Marshall twp with wife Belinda Sims
He was 76 and she was 74 in the 1910 census
both are suppost to be buried Romance Cemetery, Ar -- No head stones

children of John Archie Mckay were
William Franklin MCKAY was born 1821.
Michael MCKAY was born 1823.
Samuel Arthur MCKAY was born 1826.
Mary Lucinda MCKAY was born 1833.
John Michael Mckay

3 John Michael Mckay ----- great grandfather
b. 5-17- 1874
d. 4-17-1939 Romance Cementery, Ar
married Mary M. Mitchell------ LOOKING FOR HER PARENTS
b. August 1874 IN AR
the marriage for John M Mckay and Mary Mitchell in the
White county ar marriage records book L page 364
John Michael married Mary Mitchell on Jan 23 1898 in
White county Ar ( no twp's listed )
John M Mckay was 23 yrs old at time of marriage and
Mary Mitchell was 21 at the time of Marriage with J.P. HUGHS
as the witness and O.A. THOMASON as the one who wed them.
John Michael Mckay and Mary Mitchell had 2 children
Francis " Frank " Marion Mckay
and Pearl Mckay married ???? Moses
He then married Samantha Mayfield
she is buried Mt.Veron cemetery Ar.
John Michael Mckay AND Samantha Mayfield
John Mack Mckay and Pasty Mckay

4 Francis " Frank " Marion Mckay.................. My grandfather
b. 7- 14 -1900 Ar.
d. 8 - 4-1970 buried Romance cemetery Ar.
+ Elte Ethal " Irkle" Webb
b. 10 - 12 -1910 Ar
d. 3 - 19 - 1997 buried Romance cemetery Ar.

Francis " Frank " Marion Mckay born July 14, 1900; died August 4, 1970. Romance Ar
He married Elte Ethal " Irkle" Webb 1929.
Elte Ethal " Irkle" Webb born October 12, 1910; died March 1997.
She was the daughter of Marion Allan Webb and
Myrtle Litha Matilda Jane Risley

I found out that Frank Mckays b.1901 name was Francis and his
wife Irkle webb name is Elte Ethal Webb b.1910 Irkle was a nick
name she pick up as young child when her uncle offered to buy her a baby
doll if she would let him call her
" Irkle " the name stuck and that's what she was called for the rest of her life .....
I guess she got her baby doll ha ha .her being my grand mother
I know that she did not like that name .......
but she never told me that it was not her real name ........
John Archie Mckays family came to Arkansas from Prentiss Ms.
in covered wagons working farms along the way about 1882 came accross
the Mississippi River at Helena Ar on a ferry Boat.

still lookin for info ...................Telisa Lynne( Watts) Textor
Birth Date: 14 Jul 1900
Death Date: Aug 1970
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Arkansas

Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 63877
Localities: Steele, Pemiscot, Missouri
Birth Date: 12 Oct 1910
Death Date: 19 Mar 1997
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Arkansas

Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 72450
Localities: Paragould, Greene,

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