Laura Jane McKinney

FemaleNovember 1882–6 February 1964

Brief Life History of Laura Jane

When Laura Jane McKinney was born in November 1882, in Cabool, Texas, Missouri, United States, her father, Pinkney Jeff Davis McKinney, was 21 and her mother, Elizabeth Caroline Stogsdill, was 21. She married Aaron Abraham Alward in 1900, in Gage, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Gage, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Lincoln Township, Gage, Nebraska, United States in 1930. She died on 6 February 1964, in Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Abraham Alward
Laura Jane McKinney
Marriage: 1900
Elva Viola Alward
Beatrice Caroline Alward
Harry Benjamin Alward
Delbert A Alward
Vincent Roscoe Alward

Sources (14)

  • Laura Alward in household of Aaron Alward, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura Alward, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura J McKinney in entry for Reinholt Neuman, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1900Gage, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 4

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.


    Age 22

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    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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