Sarah Kinney

1852–12 September 1873 (Age 21)
Porter Township, Van Buren, Michigan, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Kinney was born in 1852, in Porter Township, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, her father, Stephen Kinney, was 28 and her mother, Mary Emily Wood, was 25. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870. She died on 12 September 1873, in Porter Township, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, at the age of 21.

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Stephen Kinney
Mary Emily Wood
Harriett J. Kinney
Sarah Kinney
Frederick Murray Kinney

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World Events (7)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim 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 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 11

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McKinney .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Kinne in household of Stephen Kinne, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Kinney in household of Stephen Kinney, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah A Kinney, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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