MacKie, MacKee, MacKey, McKie, McKey

These names are all forms of MacKay and are descended from Martin, grandson of Alexander, progenitor of the Mackays. William Makke was witness in Stone in 1491. Lang McKe was put in the stocks in Wigton in 1513. The mid-Galloway MacKies were a rich and powerful family in the 16th Century and supported the Covenanters.

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