John Edward McKinney

11 February 1892–7 December 1961 (Age 69)
Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of John Edward

When John Edward McKinney was born on 11 February 1892, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, James J McKinney, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Christie Ganong, was 29. He married Hazel Lavina Henry on 20 March 1918, in Welsford, Petersville, Queens, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 7 December 1961, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 69, and was buried in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Edward McKinney
1892–1961
Hazel Lavina Henry
1892–1935
Marriage: 20 March 1918
Charles Donald McKinney
1921–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1918
Welsford, Petersville, Queens, New Brunswick, Canada
children

(1)

    Charles Donald McKinney

    Male1921–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1865–1933Male

    Sarah Christie Ganong

    Female1862–1907Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (3)

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 9

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.
1937 · Miramichi Strike

Age 45

August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.
1955 · Recorder Low Temperature

Age 63

In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cionaodha or Mac Cionaoith ‘son of Cionaodh’, a personal name which is probably composed of the elements cion ‘respect’, ‘affection’ + Aodh, a Gaelic personal name, originally the name of the Celtic god of fire. The personal name thus probably means ‘beloved of Aodh’.2 Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnigh ‘son of Coinneach’, an Old Irish personal name equivalent to Scottish Kenneth . Compare Kenny . Also the Scottish name as in 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Mckinney in household of James J Mckinney, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • John Edward McKinney, "Canada, New Brunswick, County Register of Births, 1801-1920"
  • John Edward McKinney, "Canada, New Brunswick, County Register of Births, 1801-1920"

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