Emma McKay Daniels (b.

1908)
Emma McKay, was born on June 8, 1908 at Lestock, the daughter o !"##"am $enry McKay born 18%8 at $"gh &#u and Mar"e 't. (nne &e##egarde born "n 18)* at !ood Mounta"n. Emma marr"ed $arry (# red +an"e#s, born 189, at -eg"na &each the son o (#e.andre +an"e# (b. 18)/ on the 'our"s -"0er) and E#"se Mart"n (b. 18)1). Emma was the mother o $arry +an"e#s (19102*001) one o the 3reem"nent Met"s #eaders "n 4anada. Emma d"ed on (3r"# ), 199*. Emma5s 3aterna# grand3arents were !"##"am McKay born 18*, at 'wan -"0er and 'usanne 6ersa"##e, the daughter o 7"erre 6ersa"##es and Jose3hte Letendre. !"##"am5s 3arents were John -"chards McKay (b. 1/9*) and La-e"ne 8rott"er. Emma5s materna# grand3arents were Jose3h &e##egarde 1 and Mar"e K#yne (b. 1811). Emma5s grandmother, Mar"e K#yne was the daughter o M"che# K#yne and Made#e"ne M"##et d"t &eauchem"n.

$arry and Emma +an"e#s Emma5s great2grand ather M"che# K#yne Jr. marr"ed Made#e"ne &eauchem"n, (Met"s, b. 18*0) on January 9, 18,8 at 't. 9ranco"s :a0"er. 'he was the daughter (ndre M"##et d"t &eauchem"n, (b.1//8) and 4har#otte 7e##et"er (Met"s, b.1/8%). ( hunt"ng am"#y, they had th"rteen ch"#dren and they #"0ed 0ar"ous#y at 't. 9ranco"s :a0"er, 7o"nt +oug#as, 't. Jose3h and, +e0"#5s Lake. 8he"r son, &en;am"n K#yne (b. 181/) was one o the ounders o the Met"s commun"ty o '3r"ng 4reek, Montana now Lew"stown. M"che# d"ed "n 18/% at !ood Mounta"n, 'askatchewan. M"che#5s s"ster, Jane K#yne2Mc+ona#d (b. 1808) was marr"ed to (rch"ba#d Mc+ona#d a ch"e actor o the $udson5s &ay 4om3any. $"s brother <eorge K#yne (b. 18*8) became an ML( or 'te. (gathe -"d"ng "n Man"toba (18/1218/1).

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8he son o Jean '"mon &e##egarde and h"s w" e Mar"e (nne

Emma5s ather, !"##"am $enry McKay was a scout or the =!M7 "n 9ort >u5(33e##e. 'ubse?uent#y when they #"0ed at -eg"na &each he tr"33ed, "shed and worked the arms dur"ng har0est. $er mother, Mar"e &e##egarde was rom the area north o &e#carres. 8hey were marr"ed at Lebret.
&e##egarde, Mary (nn 2 4oncern"ng her c#a"m as a ch"#d 2 (ddress, 9ort >u@(33e##e 2 &orn, !ood Mounta"n, 9ebruary, 18)* 2 9ather, Jose3h &e##egarde, (MAt"s) 2 Mother, Mary K#yne, (MAt"s) 2 Marr"ed, 'e3tember %, 188/ at 9ort >u@(33e##e to !"##"am $enry McKay 2 4h"#dren #"0"ng, two, E#eanore, two years o#d, !a##ace James, one year o#d 2 'cr"3 or B*10 2 4#a"m 1*0. McKay, !"##"amC or h"s #"0"ng ch"#drenD $e#ene Laure, bornD Jan., 188, at 9ort >u@(33e##eC Em"#e Jane, bornD Ectober, 188% atC 9ort >u@(33e##eC !a##ace, bornD March, 1881 at 9ort >u@(33e##eC addressD 9ort >u@(33e##eC atherD !"##"am McKay (MAt"s and de3onent)C motherD Mar"e 't. (nne &e##egarde (MAt"s)C scr"3 cert.D orm 4, no. *,8, $e#ene LaureC scr"3 cert.D orm 4, no. *10, Em"#e JaneC scr"3 cert.D orm 4, no. *1*, !a##aceC c#a"m no. 1%8.

4om3"#ed by Lawrence &arkwe## 4oord"nator o Met"s $er"tage and $"story -esearch Lou"s -"e# Fnst"tute