Isabel McKenzie

6 September 1837–2 September 1920 (Age 82)
Toronto, York, Upper Canada, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Isabel

When Isabel McKenzie was born on 6 September 1837, in Toronto, York, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, her father, Murdock McKenzie, was 32 and her mother, Isobel Cathro, was 30. She married Dr Alma W Whitlock in 1859, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in California, United States in 1870 and San Bernardino Judicial Township, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1900. She died on 2 September 1920, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Dr Alma W Whitlock
Isabel McKenzie
Marriage: 1859
William Alma Whitlock
Adella Whitlock
Lillie V. Whitlock
Annie Laurie Whitlock
Clara Bell Whitlock
George E. Whitlock
Joseph Leslie Whitlock
Frederick Stanley Whitlock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1859San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 11
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich, a patronymic from the personal name Coinneach meaning ‘comely’, Anglicized as Kenneth. Compare the Irish form McKinney 2. The Scottish spelling with -z- indicates palatalization of the -n- (compare Menzies ).History: This is the name of a Scottish Highland clan, historically associated with the mountainous district of Kintail in nortwestern Scotland, with Cromarty, and with Loch Seaforth (Loch Shiphoirt) on the Island of Harris.

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Mc Kenzie in entry for Whitlock, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Isabella Whitlock in household of Alma Whitlock, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Idabel Mckenzie in entry for Herbert Chester Hamer and Clara Belle Whitlock, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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