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The Alasdair McKay family from Scots to Canadians

Judy Gail Swan

The Alasdair McKay family from Scots to Canadians

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Published by Prairie House Books in Calgary, Alta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lethbridge (Alta.),
  • Stellarton (N.S.),
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • McKay family,
    • McKay, Alasdair, b. 1710 -- Family,
    • Lethbridge (Alta.) -- Genealogy,
    • Stellarton (N.S.) -- Genealogy,
    • Canada -- Genealogy

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 91).

      StatementJudy Gail Swan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCS90 .M1568 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination179 p. :
      Number of Pages179
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL569063M
      ISBN 101895012147
      LC Control Number96154663
      OCLC/WorldCa35658220

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