Frank McKinley

Brief Life History of Frank

When Frank McKinley was born on 26 June 1882, in Mansfield, Piatt, Illinois, United States, his father, George Edward McKinley, was 23 and his mother, Mary R Oulrey, was 17. He married Vera Celesta Umphenour on 21 April 1908, in Champaign, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Blue Ridge, Piatt, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Mahomet Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 5 July 1966, in Mahomet, Champaign, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mansfield, Piatt, Illinois, United States.

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Frank McKinley
Vera Celesta Umphenour
Marriage: 21 April 1908
Gertrude June McKinley
Lawrence Edward McKinley

Sources (11)

  • Frank McKinley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank Mckinley, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Frank McKinley, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhionnlaigh, a patronymic from the early personal name Fionnlaoch (see Finley ).

History: William McKinley (1843–1901), 25th US president, was born at Niles, OH, a descendant of David McKinley, known as ‘David the Weaver’, of Scotch–Irish stock, who settled in York County, PA, c. 1743. William McKinley's family were iron founders who tracked the ore from the Susquehanna Valley in PA to Columbiana County, OH.

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

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