Burial register ID: 6314
First name: MARY
Middle names: ANN
Gender: Female
Age: 58 Years
Cause of death: Unknown
Burial type:
Date of death: 28-Nov-1891
Date of burial: 30-Nov-1891

Block: 104
Plot: 19

Bio contributor: Ngaere Marquis Holibar nee Brown

Mary Ann McKinlay (1834 – 1891)

Mary Ann McKinlay was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland.

Sadly she hanged herself while her family were in Central Otago attending a family funeral. (d. cert. Verdict of the Jury: Killed herself by hanging while temporarily insane).

Her parents were Robert Cumming of Castle Douglas and Elizabeth (Betty) Dreghorn. Neither came to New Zealand.

She had 12 children to William, 5 of whom died in Scotland. The youngest, Margaret, was born here and the rest also came to New Zealand in 1875 and 1876.

Mary Ann McKinlay
Source: Ngaere M Holibar

There are 7 Interments in this grave:

Surname First names Age Date of death Date of burial
HILL GORDON 4 Years 12-May-1901 14-May-1901
HILL JEANIE 33 Years 19-Apr-1900 21-Apr-1900
MCKINLAY BABY 34 Hours 28-Nov-1912 29-Nov-1912
MCKINLAY WALTER 32 Years 16-Apr-1885 19-Apr-1885
MCKINLAY WILLIAM 77 Years 08-Jun-1942 10-Jun-1942
MCKINLEY MARY ANN 58 Years 28-Nov-1891 30-Nov-1891
MCKINLEY WILLIAM 80 Years 31-May-1914 02-Jun-1914