Isabella MacKay

(27 July 1840 - 27 January 1915)
     Isabella MacKay was born on 27 July 1840 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. She was the daughter of William Mackay, sawyer and Janet MacKenzie. She was the daughter of William Mackay and Janet MacKenzie. Isabella MacKay was christened on 24 August 1840 in Cromarty.
     Isabella MacKay married Alexander Holm MacKenzie, son of Donald MacKenzie and Margaret Holm, on 3 January 1871 in the Free Church of Scotland, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty.
     Isabella MacKay and Alexander Holm MacKenzie appeared on the 1871 census in 10 High St, Cromarty. Alex H Mckenzie 23, master tailor, Isabella Mckenzie 30, tailor's wife.
     Isabella MacKay and Alexander Holm MacKenzie appeared on the 1881 census in 4 Barclay St, Cromarty. They lived in a 5 roomed house, Alexander being the Registrar of births, deaths & marriages and on the Burgh School Board, with his wife aged 40, born Cromarty; at the same address, but separately listed was Margaret McKenzie, head, widow, 64, annuitant, born Cromarty - presumably Alexander's mother.
     Isabella MacKay and Alexander Holm MacKenzie appeared on the 1891 census in 4 Barkly St, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty. Alexander H MacKenzie, 43.... Clerk to the School Board Burgh Deer? Sanitary Sup. born Cromarty, with Isabella MacKenzie aged 50, born Cromarty, William aged 19, Robert E M MacKenzie, 15, John 14, Janet G 12, James 10, George 9.
     Isabella MacKay and Alexander Holm MacKenzie appeared on the 1901 census in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty. Alexander H MacKenzie, Sheriff clerk depute and Depute clerk of the Peace of Ross & Cromarty, Registrar of BDMs, District of Cromarty and Clerk to the School Board of Cromarty, aged 53, born Cromarty, with Isabella MacKenzie aged 60, born Cromarty.
     Isabella MacKay and Alexander Holm MacKenzie appeared on the 1911 census in 4 Barkly St, Cromarty. Alexander H McKenzie, 63, Sheriff Clerk Depute & Registrar of Births; his wife Isabel 70, & daughter Janet Grace M 32, all born at Cromarty, Rosshir; married 40 years, 7 children - 6 living.
     Isabella died on 27 January 1915 in Cromarty, ROC, SCT, aged 74.

Child of Isabella MacKay

Children of Isabella MacKay and Alexander Holm MacKenzie

William MacKenzie

(31 May 1850 - before 1855)
     William MacKenzie was born on 31 May 1850 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. He was the son of Donald MacKenzie and Margaret Holm. William MacKenzie was christened on 23 June 1850 in Cromarty. Alexander and William were listed as the children of Donald MacKenzie in the 1851 census in Calrossie Street, Cromarty.
     William died before 1855 in Cromarty, ROC, SCT.

Ann Isabella Bain MacKenzie

(27 November 1852 - )
     Ann Isabella Bain MacKenzie was born on 27 November 1852 in Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland. She was the daughter of Donald MacKenzie and Margaret Holm. Alexander, Ann, William, James and John were listed as the children of Donald MacKenzie in the 1861 census in 5 Barclay Lane, Cromarty.