James Roy McKenna

28 May 1887–12 September 1979 (Age 92)
Illinois, United States

The Life of James Roy

When James Roy McKenna was born on 28 May 1887, in Illinois, United States, his father, John McKenna, was 45 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Trulock, was 23. He married Kathryn Josephine Ryan on 22 January 1913, in Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Rock Falls, Whiteside, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Montmorency Township, Whiteside, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 12 September 1979, in Prophetstown, Whiteside, Illinois, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Roy McKenna
1887–1979
Kathryn Josephine Ryan
1893–1978
Marriage: 22 January 1913
Mary C McKenna
1914–
Katherine Rita McKenna
1915–2002
Eileen Marie McKenna
1918–2012
Paul Edward Mckenna
1920–1920
Robert McKenna
1924–1997
Donald E Mckenna
1928–2011

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 January 1913
Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, United States
children

(6)

    Mary C McKenna

    Female1914–Female

    Female1915–2002Female

    Eileen Marie McKenna

    Female1918–2012Female

    Paul Edward Mckenna

    Male1920–1920Male

    Robert McKenna

    Male1924–1997Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 5

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 25

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cionaodha or Mac Cionaoith ‘son of Cionaodh’ ( see McKinney 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James R Mc Kenna, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roy Mckenna, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James R Mckenna in household of John Mckenna, "United States Census, 1910"

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