Frederick "Eric" Legeyt MacKay

Male 1883 - 1944  (60 years)


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  • Name Frederick "Eric" Legeyt MacKay 
    Born 7 Jul 1883  Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Clerk, C.N.R. (until Jan. 1943) 
    Occupation 1907  Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Stenographer (acc to marriage registration) 
    Occupation 1911  Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Stenographer for ICR 
    Residence 1911  130 King Street (Kings Road), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 160203BFCA677C4BBFD127A5E4DC4387B8BE 
    Died 6 Jan 1944  Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 9 Jan 1944  Hardwood Hill, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I73  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2011 

    Father Newton Legeyt MacKay,   b. Abt 1838, Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1886, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Mother Jemima MacKenzie,   b. Abt 1852,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Nov 1876  Sherbrooke (Presbyterian), Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gertrude Alice Boutilier,   b. 7 Apr 1886, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 12 Oct 1976, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1907  Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Minister Rev. D. M. MacAdam performed the MacKay-Boutilier marriage 
    Witnesses Charles Henry Boutilier and Bernardine Moynagh witnessed the MacKay-Boutilier marriage 
    Children 
     1. Newton Legeyt MacKay,   b. 1908,   d. 24 Aug 2000, Sydney Forks, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Richard Gordon MacKay,   b. 5 Jul 1909, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elizabeth Corinne MacKay,   b. 22 Mar 1912, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Margaret MacKay,   b. Abt 1915, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Richard Barton MacKay,   b. 1917, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2003  (Age 86 years)
     6. (Daughter) MacKay,   b. Between 1911 and 1931,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F18  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Son of Newton L. MacKay of Guysborough and Jemima MacKenzie of Truro, according to burial record. His wife Gertrude was the informant. Nova Scotia Civil Registration, Cape Breton County, Death Record Registration Year 1944 - Book 217 - Page 10
      Newton L. MacKay was a lawyer according to the marriage registration of "Eric L. MacKay" and Gertrude Boutilier (parents, "Joseph and Lizzie, father's occupation, Merchant". Married by license. Nova Scotia civil marriage registration, Cape Breton County, Registration Year 1907 - Book 1805 - Page 245 - Number 142

      (Note family of Newton MacKay, barrister, can be found on the 1881 Census of Canada, Sydney FHL film 1375803 NA Film # C-13167, District 6, subdistrict P division 2 page 13, household 56)

      1911 Census of Canada / Nova Scotia / Cape Breton South / 29 Sydney / page 14
      McKay Fred L M Head M Jul 1883 27
      McKay Alice F Wife M Apr 1886 25
      O'Toole Josephine F Lodger S Apr 1886 25
      (for some reason their son Newton is not enumerated here)

      There is a Sydney Post Record Obit.