Katherine McKinnon

14 June 1861–26 December 1936 (Age 75)
Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Katherine

Katherine McKinnon was born on 14 June 1861, in Nova Scotia, Canada as the daughter of Roxay or Roray McKinnon and Mary Mc Neil. She married Austin Kellogg on 11 December 1887, in Devils Lake, Ramsey, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 26 December 1936, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Tacoma Junction, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Austin Kellogg
Katherine McKinnon
Marriage: 11 December 1887
Francis Hiram Kellogg
Vincent George Kellogg
Caroline May Teresa Kellogg

Spouse and Children

11 December 1887
Devils Lake, Ramsey, North Dakota, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Roxay or Roray McKinnon


    Mary Mc Neil




    Mary Jane McKinnon


    Flora McKinnon


    Sarah McKinnon



    John Lauchlin McKinnon


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 8

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhionghuin, a patronymic from a Gaelic personal name meaning ‘fair born’ or ‘fair son’. It is also translated as Love , and has been taken as being from Gaelic Mac Ionmhuinn ‘son of the beloved one’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Catherine Mc Kinnon in household of John Mc Kinnon, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Kate Kellogg in household of Austin Kellogg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Catherine Kellogg in household of Austin Kellogg, "United States Census, 1900"

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