Thomas McKay and his wife Ann Crichton were married in Scotland in 1813. They immigrated to Montreal Canada, with 4 of their Scottish born children. They had 16 children.They ended up in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.Thomas was the man who constructed the Rideau Canal.He became a very wealthy man.Platted New Edinburgh, Ottawa, Canada.
Alexander Scott married Alison McKay, A couple of generation removed from Thomas McKay.She was the daughter of the mill manager in Ottawa which was owned by Thomas McKay.
Alexander and Alison had four children all born in Canada.they were William born in 1849, Mary born in 1851 T. McKay born in 1853 and D. A. Scott born in 1859.
More about Alexander:"He was a baker and confectioner in Ottawa, they owned two houses,the first a two story house and the second a one story house of frame construction, unoccupied.His capital investment was $20.000.00, in business and real property.The family owned 2 horses, 1 cow, two pigs, valued at $210.0, one carriage for pleasure valued at $25.00 and 2 1/2 lots, each measuring 66 feet by 99 feet."
Alexander Scott's parents were William Scott and Christian (sp?) Crichton, sister of Ann Crichton who was the wife of Thomas McKay.Alexander, born 1816 in Perthshire Scotland, had two siblings, Mary born in 1818 and David Scott born 1822 also in Perth.David was my gr-grandfather. Confused enough yet?
So there you have a brief outline and I am looking for any information on any of the above people.