John Kinney

1815–after 1880 (Age 65)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Kinney was born in 1815, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Harrison Newsom I, was 40 and his mother, Mary "Polly" Kinney, was 23. He married Mary Branham on 19 June 1834, in Pike, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died after 1880, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66.

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John Kinney
Mary Branham
Marriage: 19 June 1834
Eliza Jane Kinney
Henry M. Kinney
Mary Ann "Jane" Kinney
John Washington Kinney
William R. Kinney
Usley Kinney
Drew Kinney
David Kinney
Millie Frances Kinney
Sarah Kinney
George Harvey Kinney

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 June 1834Pike, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1818 · Jackson Purchase
    Age 3
    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 21
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: from a shortened form of McKinney .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • John Kinnery, "United States Census, 1850"
    • John Kinney in entry for Drew Kinney, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"
    • John Kinney, "United States Census, 1840"

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