James McKinlay married 3 times.
His third wife was Mary McConnell born Glasgow Scotland about 1829.
At the time of her marriage to James McKinlay on 6 Feb 1855 Blythwood her age is given as 26.
They had a family of 9 children. After James death in August 1871, Mary & her surviving 6 children lived Lanark Scotland until they boarded the ship 'Soukar' which brought them to a new life here in New Zealand.
Mary McKinlay died on the 5th May 1907 at the residence of her daughter Mrs H Paton, 59 Maitland Street Dunedin.
She was buried 9th May 1907 in Southern Cemetery Dunedin, Plot 11P71.