Donald Cornelius McKay

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Donald Cornelius McKay

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Birthplace: Jordan Falls, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: September 20, 1880 (70)
Hamilton, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Hugh Patrick McKay and Ann McPherson
Husband of Albenia Martha McKay and Mary Cressy Litchfield
Father of Cornelius W McKay; Anna Jane McKay; Dennis Condry McKay; John Boole McKay; Albenia McKay and 10 others
Brother of Charlotte Sprot German; Elizbeth Ann McKay; Lauchlan McKay; Sarah Thurston; Margaret Salisbury and 8 others

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About Donald Cornelius McKay

Businessman. In 1844 he founded a shipyard in Boston that produced many of the United States' largest and most famous clipper ships. One of the ships he built, the SS Flying Cloud, sailed from New York City to San Francisco (going around South America's Cape Horn) in a then-record 89 days. During the Civil War his shipyard produced ironclad warships for the Union. (bio by: Russ Dodge)

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Donald Cornelius McKay's Timeline

1810
September 4, 1810
Jordan Falls, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia, Canada
1834
1834
Age 23
1837
1837
Age 26
1840
1840
Age 29
1844
1844
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1846
1846
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1850
1850
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1855
1855
Age 44