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Moses McKay Record

Moses McKay, born: 17 9mo 1766 (Dee Ann Buck has 10 7mo); Frederick (now Warren) Co. VA; died: 28 1mo 1828; Waynesville, Warren Co. OH; buried: Mt. Holly Cem., Mount Holly, Warren Co. OH; See his Find A Grave entry.

Moses, married: 6 3mo 1793; Crooked Run MH, Frederick (now Warren) Co. VA; Abigail Shinn, born: 3 5mo 1776; Stafford Co. VA; died: 28 6mo 1828; Waynesville, Massie Twp., Warren Co. OH; buried: Mount Holly Cem., Mount Holly, Warren Co. OH; Dau. of George Shinn & Rachel Wright; See her Find A Grave entry. Her parents records will be expanded later.

From Hopewell Friends History, p. 396 we find a transcribed copy of their marriage certificate:

See Moses & Abigail's house located in Waynesville, Warren Co. OH.

Click here for a sketch about Moses McKay and the 22 freed slaves who accompanied him to Warren County, Ohio to build his & Abigail's home there by Rosalie Yoakam.

See their photos

Some of their descendants founded The Collett McKay Picnic in 1866. This event is held annually on the 2nd Saturday in August.

Issue: McKay

  • Rachel, born: 19 1mo 1794; Frederick Co. VA; died: 16 4mo 1850; Harveysburg, Massie Twp., Warren Co. OH; buried: Miami Cem., Corwin, Wayne Twp. Warren Co. OH;
  • Robert Shinn, born: 17 12mo 1795; Cedarville, Frederick (now Warren) Co. VA; died: 10 6mo 1862; buried: Crooked Run (Nineveh) Cem., Warren Co. VA in an unmarked grave;
  • Sarah, born: 11 11mo 1797; Frederick Co. VA; died: 22 10mo 1852; Clinton Co. OH;
  • George Wesley, born: 11 3mo 1800; Crooked Run, Frederick (now Warren) Co. VA; died: 10 6mo 1850; Lumberton Pike, Chester Twp., Clinton Co. OH; result of Typhoid Fever; buried: 6mo 1850; Mckay-Keiter Cem, Chester Twp., Clinton Co. OH;
  • Francis, born: 9 1mo 1802; Frederick Co. VA; died: 26 3mo 1871; Chester Twp., Clinton Co. OH; Continued elsewhere.
  • Margaret, born: 16 6mo 1804; Frederick Co. VA; died: 18 1mo 1864; Sidney, OH; Continued elsewhere.
  • James, born: 9 9mo 1806; Crooked Run, Frederick Co. VA; died: 17 11mo 1810;
  • Virginia, born: 22 8mo 1808; Frederick Co. VA; died: 15 1mo 1827; Warren Co. OH; Continued elsewhere.
  • Maria Ann, born: 23 5mo 1811; Frederick Co. VA; died: 15 8mo 1882; Chester Twp., Clinton Co. OH; Continued elsewhere.
  • Jonas Tilden, born: 10 5mo 1813; Frederick Co. VA; died: 11 12mo 1883; Hamilton Co. OH; bd. Miami Cem., Waynesville, Warren Co. OH; Continued elsewhere.
  • Levi Duffy, born: 29 2mo 1816; Harveysburg, Warren Co. OH; died: 3 2mo 1869; Oskaloosa, Manaska Co. IA; Continued elsewhere.
  • Jacob Franklin, born: 3 6mo 1819; Massie Twp., Warren Co. OH; died: 2 2mo 1893; Warren Co. OH; Continued elsewhere.
  • Mary Elizabeth, born: 27 7mo 1822; Massie Twp., Warren Co. OH; died: 12 12mo 1873; Hackney's Corner, Clinton Co. OH of cancer; buried: 12mo 1873; Jonah's Run Cem., Chester Twp., Clinton Co. OH;

Source info: A Tabulated Genealogy of the Family of Robert & Ann (Brown) Mackay Sr. (by Dee Ann Buck), p. 37, 40-43; Hopewell Friends History, p. 396 (marriage cert.);