Elisabeth Margaret Kinney

11 November 1828–19 December 1915 (Age 87)
New York, United States

The Life of Elisabeth Margaret

Elisabeth Margaret Kinney was born on 11 November 1828, in New York, United States. She married Jason Bates Norris on 3 December 1856, in Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Woodbridge Township, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 19 December 1915, in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States.

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Jason Bates Norris
Elisabeth Margaret Kinney
Marriage: 3 December 1856
Mary Elizabeth Norris

Spouse and Children

3 December 1856
Lenawee, Michigan, United States


World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 9

Michigan is the 26th state.
1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McKinney .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Norris in household of Jason B Norris, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Norris in household of Andrew Mcdermid, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Margaret Kinney in entry for Mary Elizabeth Mcdermid, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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