Margaret Elizabeth McKinney

28 April 1902–18 May 1980 (Age 78)
Calais, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life of Margaret Elizabeth

When Margaret Elizabeth McKinney was born on 28 April 1902, in Calais, Washington, Maine, United States, her father, John James McKinney, was 44 and her mother, Annie Windsor O'Brien, was 36. She married Fred August Tarbox on 30 May 1923, in Maine, United States. She died on 18 May 1980, in Calais, Washington, Maine, United States, at the age of 78.

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Fred August Tarbox
Margaret Elizabeth McKinney
Marriage: 30 May 1923

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30 May 1923
Maine, United States

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Age 3

In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 21

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Margaret E Mc Kinney in household of George A Mc Kinney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret Tarbox in household of Frederick A Tarbox, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret Tarbox in household of John Mckinney, "United States Census, 1930"

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