Thomas J. McKay
- Born: Cir 1822, North Carolina
- Marriage: Amanda E. McElwee on 6 Oct 1842 in Hinds Co., Mississippi
- Died: After 1860, Louisana
see notes on son, Richard J. McKay
The 1850 United States Federal Census for Mississippi, Hinds Co., page 157 taken Oct 18, 1850 records Thomas J. (27-NC) and Amanda E. (22-Mississippi) McKay with children Thomas (5) and Richard (1).
The 1860 United States Federal Census for Louisiana, Morehouse Parish, Bastrop, page 332 taken June 19, 1860 records T. J. (37) and A. E. (32) McKay with children R. J. (9-Mississippi), Mattie M. (8-Mississippi), Emma J. (5-LA), and Mary J. (11/12-LA). Also in the household is Dettie A. Dudgeon (18-Ireland), a teacher of the common school.
The 1870 United States Federal Census for Louisiana, Richland Parish, Ward 3, page 263B records Richard McCay (20-Mississippi) with siblings Emma (14-LA), Julia (12-LA), and Detie (7-LA). Also in the household is his sister Mattie (17-Mississippi) who has recently married [William Johnson (22-LA)] and given birth [Della (1)].
Thomas married Amanda E. McElwee on 6 Oct 1842 in Hinds Co., Mississippi. (Amanda E. McElwee was born circa 1827 in Mississippi and died after 1860 in Louisiana.)