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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.

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

Issue: McKay

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.);