McKay, Daniel

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
Prisoner and List:
Name Variations:
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Published: 26 March 2018, Updated: 18 Sep 2018
Page contributors: Dr. Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust

Daniel M’Kay, #50 George S. Stewart’s Captured at Dunbar List

According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, in, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 254, Daniel is categorized as:

Possible [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]

McKay/McKey/Machee/Mackay/Macoy/Macooy/Mackie, Daniel. Residences: Roxbury, Newton MA. Appears: 1662. D.1711. This may be the Hill Mckie on the John & Sara list, but the identification is not convincing. [Exiles; DR; SPOWS]

For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.

First Generation in the New World

1. DANIEL¹ McKAY, was born, presumably in Scotland.