Richard J. McKay
- Born: Abt 1850, Mississippi
- Marriage: Theresa S. Johnson on 1 Apr 1872 in Richland Parish, Louisana
- Died: Cir 1883, Richland Parish, Louisana about age 33
The 1850 Federal Census for Mississippi, Hinds Co., page 157A records Thomas J. McKay (27-NC) with wife Amanda E. (22-Mississippi) and children Thomas (5-Mississippi) and Richard (1-Mississippi).
The 1860 Federal Census for Louisiana, Morehouse Co., Bastrop Post Office (page 332) records T. I. (37-NC) McKay with wife A. E. (32-Louisiana) and children R. J. (9-Mississippi), Mattie M. (8-Mississippi), Emma J. (5-Louisiana), Mary J. (11/12-Louisiana). Also in the household is Dettie J. Dudgeon (18-Ireland). Note the 1870 census where Detie McCay is the youngest child.
The 1870 Federal Census for Louisiana, Richland Parish, Ward 3, Girard Post Office (page 263B) records Richard McCay (20-Mississippi) as head of household with others: Emmer (14-Louisiana), Julia (12-Louisiana), Detie (7-Louisiana) McCay.
The 1880 Federal Census for Richland Parish, Louisiana records Richard's father from N.C. and mother from Mississippi ... see general notes on his wife, Theresa Johnson.
Richard married Theresa S. Johnson, daughter of Thomas J. Johnson and Louisa Adelia Carlin, on 1 Apr 1872 in Richland Parish, Louisana. (Theresa S. Johnson was born on 13 Jul 1856 in Louisiana, died on 4 Aug 1940 in Girard, Louisiana and was buried in New Salem Cemetery, Girard, Richland Parish, Louisiana.)
Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925 <http://www.ancestry.com>
Name: R. J. McKay
Spouse: Thresia S. Johnson
Marriage Date: 1 Apr 1872
Marriage Place: Richland