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Loyalist Directory: Hugh 3 McKay

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Surname : McKay
Given name : Hugh 3
Rank : Sergeant
Where Resettled : Quebec City
Status as Loyalist : British Regular
Source : Land Petition. Summary. and transcript
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment :  
Enlistment Date : 1758 -1776 8th Regiment of Infantry when he fought in the battle of the Cedars 1776 American Revolution
1776-1783 Commisary to Sir John Johnson's 1st Battalion
1783-1798 Sergeant At Arms Quebec Assembly
Date & Place of Birth : 1735 Scotland
Settled before war : Posted with the 8th Regiment of Infantry
Date & Place of Death : July 29 1798 
Place of Burial :  
Wife Name : Mary Embling, 1744 - 2 January 1802
Children : Elizabeth (1766-1817 wife of Archibald Thomson Married in Quebec City July 27 1781
Beborah
Mary
Isabella
Jane
Bridget
Martha
Barbara
George
Archibald
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Biography :  
Proven Descendants :  
Military Info : 1758 -1776 A soldier in the 8th regiment who fought in Germany in the 7 year war (1756-1763 involving Britain and Prussia versus France and Austria) for George the 3rd, and fought at the Cedars in the American Revolution.
1776 - 1783 Appointed a commissary to Sir John Johnson's 1st Battalion
1783 - 1789 Appointed Sergeant - at - Arms to the Quebec Assembly.
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Family History :  
Family Genealogy :  
Other Info : Submitted by Peter Scarlet, Sir Guy Carleton Branch. A main source for this information is Land petition of his wife Mary McKay and his daughter Elizabeth McKay (Thomson).
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