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Transcription contributed by Martie Callihan 9 December 2004

The History of Warren County Ohio
Part V. Biographical Sketches
Turtlecreek Township
(Chicago, IL: W. H. Beers Co, 1882; reprint, Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1992)
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The Robert Mackay Clan by Michael McKay who writes,
" Robert Mackay Sr. is the pioneer of this family. One of his great-grandsons, Moses McKay, settled in Warren County, Ohio, near Waynesville where his home still stands on New Burlington Rd. There are three other McKay related biographies as well:

  • One is on Rhoda (Whitacre) Hollingsworth
  • Another is on William J. Collett
  • and the third one I'm aware of is on Joseph Hollingsworth. He descends from Hannah McKay & George Hollingsworth. Hannah is a daughter of Robert Mackay Sr. Joseph came up from South Carolina. After Hannah's death, George remarried and removed with all but one of his children to South Carolina. Because of their opposition to slavery many of them left South Carolina, some of whom came to Ohio."


JOSEPH HOLLINGSWORTH, farmer; P. O. Lebanon; was born in South Carolina May 25, 1802: he is the son of Abraham and Eunice (Steddom) Hollingsworth, who emigrated to Warren County in 1804; he was raised on the farm and received as liberal an education as the schools of the township afforded. He was married in 1833, to Miss Sallie Furnas, of Montgomery Co., Ohio, by whom he has had nine children—five now living. He is a Republican in politics, and, with his wife, belongs to the Society of Friends; he owns several farms, amounting in all to 725 acres.

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