Saturday, June 14, 2014

52 Ancestors: #24 Emma Jane Deyarmond (1867-1947)



Emma Jane Deyarmond, the wife of my 2d second great grand uncle, was born on this date in 1867, in Upper Stewiacke, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada, the fourth of seven children born to George Albert Deyarmond and Mary Johnson, and their third daughter.

At the age of 29, Emma married John William MacKay, on the 2d of September 1896, in Upper Stewiacke. Together, Emma and her husband had 6 children:

Lila and Lois, twin daughters, b. 1899
Eileen Unice, b. 1904
Freeman Orrin, b. 1906, who died at age 10
Marcus Roy, b. 1911
Ena Muriel, b. 1917

"The MacKay Girls"
seated on the steps:
Lila MacKay Purchase, Lois MacKay, and Eileen MacKay MacLellan
taken in 1961 at Ena's house


Emma and her husband lived their entire lives in Upper Stewiacke. They are buried together in Burnt Hill Cemetery, in Upper Burnside.

Emma Jane Deyarmond MacKay's tombstone

Sources:

"Canada Census, 1901," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/9MF6-BQW8  : accessed 14 Jun 2014), John W Mackay, U, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada; citing p. 14, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

Emma Jane DEYARMOND MACKAY grave marker (http://canadianheadstones.com/ns/view.php?id=15670 : accessed 14 June 2014).

Nova Scotia.  Historical Vital Statistics.  Registration Year 1867, Book 1804, Page 40. Emma Jane Deyarmond. (https://www.novascotiagenealogy.com/ItemView.aspx?ImageFile=1804-40&Event=birth&ID=16491  : accessed 14 June 2014).

Nova Scotia.  Historical Vital Statistics.  Registration Year 1896, Book 1807, Page 104. John W. McKay and Emma J. Deyarmond. (https://www.novascotiagenealogy.com/ItemView.aspx?ImageFile=1807-104&Event=marriage&ID=20915 : accessed 14 June 2014).

Nova Scotia.  Historical Vital Statistics.  Registration Year 1900, Book 32, Page 17. George Deyarmond. (https://www.novascotiagenealogy.com/ItemView.aspx?ImageFile=32-17&Event=death&ID=112887 : accessed 14 June 2014).

Nova Scotia.  Historical Vital Statistics.  Registration Year 1947, Book 3801. Emma Jane MacKay. (https://www.novascotiagenealogy.com/ItemView.aspx?ImageFile=1947-3801&Event=death&ID=325629 : accessed 14 June 2014)

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This is the 24th in a series, “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks,” coordinated by Amy Johnson Crow at No Story Too Small.

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1 comment:

  1. Love your blog! We have several ancestors in common including Emma Jane Deyarmond MacKay. My blog is at http://braggandfamily.blogspot.ca/ and I'm sure you'll find some familiar names i.e. Archibald there. Cant wait to read more of your posts.

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