Caroline Rita McKenna

8 January 1912–19 May 1962 (Age 50)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of Caroline Rita

When Caroline Rita McKenna was born on 8 January 1912, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, her father, Eugene McKenna, was 34 and her mother, Henrietta Higgins, was 39. She married Edward Martin Boo Sr. on 13 January 1930, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 19 May 1962, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Saint Charles Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Babylon, Suffolk, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Martin Boo Sr.
1911–1978
Caroline Rita McKenna
1912–1962
Marriage: 13 January 1930
Edward Martin Boo Jr.
1931–1981
Martin Boo
1934–
Eugene Boo
1935–1986

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 January 1930
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
children

(3)

    Male1931–1981Male

    Martin Boo

    Male1934–Male

    Eugene Boo

    Male1935–1986Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 1

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1927

Age 15

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Carrie Mckenna in household of Eugene Mckenna, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Caroline R Boo, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Caroline R Boo, "United States Census, 1940"

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