Rutha A. Mc Cown

July 1877–14 January 1959 (Age 81)
Pike, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Rutha A.

When Rutha A. Mc Cown was born in July 1877, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Wesley McCown, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth A Damron, was 27. She married Madison Kinney on 6 December 1893, in Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 3, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Shelby, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 14 January 1959, in Greasy Creek, Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ratliff Cemetery, Elkhorn City, Pike, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Madison Kinney
1875–1951
Rutha A. Mc Cown
1877–1959
Marriage: 6 December 1893
Della Kinney
1895–1975
Jake Kinney
1897–1979
Nellie Kinney
1899–1946
Stafford Kinney
1902–1944
Bevely Kinney
1904–1962
Myrtle Kinney
1906–1982
John Wesley Kinney
1909–1932
Lurly E. Kinney
1911–1963
Dixie Lane Kinney
1914–1995
Mattie Kinney
1916–2005
Ralph Kiney
1920–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 December 1893
Pikeville, Pike, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

    Female1895–1975Female

    Male1897–1979Male

    Nellie Kinney

    Female1899–1946Female

    Stafford Kinney

    Male1902–1944Male

    Bevely Kinney

    Male1904–1962Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Wesley McCown

    Male1848–1941Male

    Elizabeth A Damron

    Female1850–1888Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1875–1951Male

    Female1877–1959Female

    Lucretia McCown

    Female1878–1878Female

    Mirtie McCowan

    Female1884–1933Female

    James Oscar McCowan

    Male1888–1987Male

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 15

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish surnames formed with Gaelic mac ‘son of’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ruth Kiney in household of Mat Kiney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ruth Kinney in household of Mat Kinney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rutha Kiney in household of Mat Kiney, "United States Census, 1910"

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