Gunn / Pensioner MacKay Cemetery, Colchester County, NS


James MacKAY
1824-1841
MACKAY / Donald MACKAY / a soldier of the British Army / Serving his country for 21 yrs. / and being severly wounded in the / Battle of New Orleans / Emigrated to N.S. in 1831 / settling in Colchester County where he died / May 19, 1871 / Aged 101 yrs. / Barbara MACKAY / His Wife / both natives of Sutherlandshire, Scotland / Died April 12, 1878 / Aged 86 yrs. / She was a woman of quiet but noble piety and her example / and memory are a sweet inheritance / Their Son / James MACKAY / Died Dec. 12, 1841 / Aged 17 yrs. / Here within this quiet and secluded place far from the haunts of the busy world may their ashes rest in sacred peace.
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Gunn / Pensioner MacKay Cemetery, Colchester County, NS

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James MacKAY   1824-1841
MACKAY / Donald MACKAY / a soldier of the British Army / Serving his country for 21 yrs. / and being severly wounded in the / Battle of New Orleans / Emigrated to N.S. in 1831 / settling in Colchester County where he died / May 19, 1871 / Aged 101 yrs. / Barbara MACKAY / His Wife / both natives of Sutherlandshire, Scotland / Died April 12, 1878 / Aged 86 yrs. / She was a woman of quiet but noble piety and her example / and memory are a sweet inheritance / Their Son / James MACKAY / Died Dec. 12, 1841 / Aged 17 yrs. / Here within this quiet and secluded place far from the haunts of the busy world may their ashes rest in sacred peace.
Stone #14

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James MacKAY   1824-1841
MACKAY / Donald MACKAY / a soldier of the British Army / Serving his country for 21 yrs. / and being severly wounded in the / Battle of New Orleans / Emigrated to N.S. in 1831 / settling in Colchester County where he died / May 19, 1871 / Aged 101 yrs. / Barbara MACKAY / His Wife / both natives of Sutherlandshire, Scotland / Died April 12, 1878 / Aged 86 yrs. / She was a woman of quiet but noble piety and her example / and memory are a sweet inheritance / Their Son / James MACKAY / Died Dec. 12, 1841 / Aged 17 yrs. / Here within this quiet and secluded place far from the haunts of the busy world may their ashes rest in sacred peace.
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