John Kinney

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

The Life 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 Elizabeth Branham on 19 June 1834, in Pike, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 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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Family Time Line

John Kinney
1815–1880
Mary Elizabeth Branham
1820–1900
Marriage: 19 June 1834
William Henry Kinney
1834–1885
John Washington Kinney
1842–
Eliza Jane Kinney
1835–1897
Henry M. Kinney
1837–1890
Mary Ann "Jane" Kinney
1838–1897
William R. Kinney
1842–1922
Usley Kinney
1847–
Drew Kinney
1848–1929
David Kinney
1848–1934
Millie Frances Kinney
1852–1927
Sarah Kinney
1852–
George Harvey Kinney
1856–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 June 1834
Pike, Kentucky, United States
children

(12)

    Male1834–1885Male

    Eliza Jane Kinney

    Female1835–1897Female

    Henry M. Kinney

    Male1837–1890Male

    Mary Ann "Jane" Kinney

    Female1838–1897Female

    William R. Kinney

    Male1842–1922Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1775–1832Male

    Mary "Polly" Kinney

    Female1792–1876Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1815–1880Male

    Nancy Kinney

    Female1816–1900Female

    William Schmidt Kinney

    Male1816–Male

    Female1820–1870Female

    Katherine Kinney

    Female1823–1885Female

+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: reduced form of McKinney .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Kinnery, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Kinney, "United States Census, 1840"
  • John Kenney, "United States Census, 1860"

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