Sarah Elizabeth McKinnon

Female21 October 1899–11 October 1961

Brief Life History of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth McKinnon was born on 21 October 1899, in Wells, Cherokee, Texas, United States, her father, Charles McKinnon, was 38 and her mother, Nancy Jane Harrison, was 32. She lived in Cherokee, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 8, Medina, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 11 October 1961, in Texas, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Parks Cemetery, Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States.

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Charles McKinnon
Nancy Jane Harrison
Jesse James McKinnon
Henry M Mckinnon
Sam Houston McKinnon
Ruth "Ruthie" McKinnon
Corrine McKinnon
Sarah Elizabeth McKinnon
Pruitt McKinnon
Charlie William McKinnon

Sources (5)

  • Sadie McKinnon in household of Henry McKinnon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sadie Elizabeth Mckinnon, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Sady Mc Kennon in household of N J Mc Kennon, "United States Census, 1910"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

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

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 2

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning


Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhionghuin, a patronymic from a Gaelic personal name meaning ‘fair born’ or ‘fair son’ (compare Kevin ).

the name has also been ‘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.

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