John Alexander Hynes

19 December 1910–20 January 1995 (Age 84)
Kensal, Stutsman, North Dakota, United States

The Life of John Alexander

When John Alexander Hynes was born on 19 December 1910, in Kensal, Stutsman, North Dakota, United States, his father, Rev Harry William Hynes, was 38 and his mother, Agnes Patterson MacFarlane, was 35. He married Helen Isabel Ferris on 26 June 1937, in Caledonia, Houston, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wells, Faribault, Minnesota, United States in 1920. He died on 20 January 1995, in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States.

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John Alexander Hynes
Helen Isabel Ferris
Marriage: 26 June 1937
William Merle Hynes

Spouse and Children

26 June 1937
Caledonia, Houston, Minnesota, United States


    William Merle Hynes


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1933 · The Browns Valley Man

Age 23

Just like the Minnesota Woman, The Browns Valley Man are deemed the oldest human remains found in Minnesota. They were found by W. H. Jenson, while he was laying gravel for his driveway, in the Traverse gap in western Minnesota. The remains are believed to be around 9,000 years old.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant spelling of Hines .2 English: patronymic from Hine .3 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Heins or Heinz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John A Hynes in household of Harry W Hynes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Alexander Hynes, "Minnesota, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
  • John Alexander Hynes, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"

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