James C. McWhinney

24 April 1876–11 November 1945 (Age 69)
Milledgeville, Carroll, Illinois, United States

The Life of James C.

When James C. McWhinney was born on 24 April 1876, in Milledgeville, Carroll, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas C. McWhinney, was 39 and his mother, Huldah M. Zimmerman, was 35. He married Harriett Elizabeth Blake on 26 December 1900. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Colfax Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Union Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 11 November 1945, in Bethany, Harrison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Eagleville, Harrison, Missouri, United States.

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James C. McWhinney
Harriett Elizabeth Blake
Marriage: 26 December 1900
Velma Grace McWhinney
Blanche Merle McWhinney
T/Sgt. Virgil James McWhinney
Vernon F McWhinney
Ethel June McWhinney
Thomas Cleone McWhinney

Spouse and Children

26 December 1900


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Parents and Siblings



    George William McWhinney


    Elizabeth Jane McWhinney


    Charles Franklin Mc Whinney


    John Wilson McWhinney


    Thomas Calvin McWhinney


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World Events (8)

1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Choinnigh, a patronymic from the byname Coinneach ( see McKenzie and Kenneth ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James C Mcwhinney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jas C Mcwhinney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Mcwhinney in household of Isaac Cox, "United States Census, 1900"

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