When Charles Leeman McKinley was born on 12 July 1890, in Wallace, Kansas, United States, his father, Daniel Josiah McKinley, was 33 and his mother, Lucia May Farley, was 29. He married Cora Ada La Cost on 8 May 1912, in Sharon Springs, Wallace, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sharon Springs, Wallace, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Township 4, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 21 April 1978, in Jay, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Jay, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States.
Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhionnlaigh, a patronymic from the early personal name Fionnlaoch (see Finley ).
History: William McKinley (1843–1901), 25th US president, was born at Niles, OH, a descendant of David McKinley, known as ‘David the Weaver’, of Scotch–Irish stock, who settled in York County, PA, c. 1743. William McKinley's family were iron founders who tracked the ore from the Susquehanna Valley in PA to Columbiana County, OH.