Louisa McKay was born 23 October 1807 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia to Daniel McKay (c1768-1819) and Judith Quinland (c1783-1853) and died 13 October 1885 Richmond, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes.

Even though a birth record exists for Louisa showing that she was born on 23 October 1807 her mother consistantly underquoted Louisa's age in the censuses of New South Wales.

1822 muster - age stated 13 - actual age 14-15 (Quinlan)

1825 muster - age stated 16 - actual age 17-18 ("Lucy" Quinland)

1828 census - age stated 18 - actual age 21 (Louisa McKay)


Offspring of George McGuire (1812-1850) and Louisa McKay
Name Birth Death Joined with
James McGuire(1833-1900)
Mary McGuire (1836-1923)
Margaret McGuire (1837-1926) 12 October 1837 North Richmond, New South Wales, Australia 4 August 1926 Oyster Bay, New South Wales, Australia John Ashton (c1835-1867)
John Owen (c1849-1934)
John McGuire (c1839-)
Elizabeth McGuire (1841-)
Louisa McGuire (1843-)
Anne McGuire (1845-)
Sarah McGuire (1846-)
George McGuire (1849-1905)
Eliza Albina McGuire (1850-1930)

Changes of surname by daughters:

  • Mary McGuire married John Cornwell in 1855, & Henry Owen in 1866
  • Margaret McGuire married John Ashton in 1861
  • Elizabeth McGuire married James Thomas Wharf in 1865
  • Anne McGuire married Henry Pratt in 1862
  • Sarah McGuire married Carl Johnson
  • Eliza Albina McGuire had a child with George Seymour in about 1871, married Lazarus Magnus before 1877, & married Claude Brougham Faddy in 1907


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