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Courtesy OfCarol Bell
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Mary McKenzie.

In memory/of/MARY McKENZIE/daughter of/KENNETH McKENZIE Rherivach/who died on the 8th Decr. 1877/aged 33 years.





Picture Added on 31 May 2010.


Mary Mckenzie was the sister of my great-grandmother, Christina.

Mary died of Pulmonary Consumption (TB) on the 8th December 1877 at 4pm in her home, Rherivach (Scoraig)after an illnes lasting six months.

I can't imagine how the family would have transported Mary's body to the Bard Buie burial ground in December from Rherivach. I imagine the weather would have been harsh.

She must have been very special to have had a headstone erected as I'm sure the family wouldn't have had a lot of money.

Added by Carol Bell on 17 September 2010.

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