McKay Family


Description
Creator:
Unknown
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Negatives
Photographs
Description:
Black and white negative of a photograph inside the McKay family home which was located at the south-east corner of Centre and Gilbert Streets. There are four people seated around a table but only three are identified.

From left to right: Unidentified, Donald McKay (1837-1914), Alice McKay (nee Noble; -1924), and J.E. Farewell.
Notes:
Donald McKay (1837-1914) and Alice Noble ( -1924) had six children: Estella, Ambrose Noble, James Donald, John, Emily Alice, and Janet Louise.

Donald taught at Markham Township for a number of years before retiring to mercantile life. He was appointed Ontario County Treasurer in 1890 and held the position until his death.

Following her father's death, Emily Alice McKay was appointed Treasurer of Ontario County. She held the position until she retired in 1947.
Date of Original:
c.1905
Dimensions:
Width: 6 cm
Height: 6 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
19-013-003
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Images Collection
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8759943202258 Longitude: -78.9429473876953
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Whitby Archives
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from copy negative.
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McKay Family


Black and white negative of a photograph inside the McKay family home which was located at the south-east corner of Centre and Gilbert Streets. There are four people seated around a table but only three are identified.

From left to right: Unidentified, Donald McKay (1837-1914), Alice McKay (nee Noble; -1924), and J.E. Farewell.