Elijah L McKinney

Male3 April 1843–1927

Brief Life History of Elijah L

When Elijah L McKinney was born on 3 April 1843, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Lorenzo McKinney, was 25 and his mother, Polly Brown, was 22. He married Mary Elizabeth Roberts on 3 September 1871, in Macon, Macon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Liberty Township, Cole, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Baker Township, Linn, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1927, in New Boston, Linn, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in New Boston, Linn, Missouri, United States.

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Elijah L McKinney
Mary Elizabeth Roberts
Marriage: 3 September 1871
Arthur Mc Kinney
Martha May Mc Kinney
Sarah Emma McKinney
Charles Henry McKinney
Viola D McKinney

Sources (15)

  • Elijah Mc Kimey in household of Lorenzo Mc Kimey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elijah L McKinney, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Elijah L. McKinney, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1871Macon, Macon, Missouri, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

    Age 11

    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.


    Age 22

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cionaodha or Mac Cionaoith ‘son of ç’, an early Gaelic personal name popular from the ninth century and possibly derived from Pictish.

    Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnigh ‘son of Coinneach’, an Old Irish personal name, borne by a Christian saint and Anglicized in Ireland as Canice, which was treated in Scotland as equivalent to Kenneth . This surname was usually Anglicized in Scotland as McKenzie , but is otherwise hard to distinguish from sense 1 above.

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

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