Julius Nichols Mckinney

28 May 1821–11 April 1889 (Age 67)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Julius Nichols

When Julius Nichols Mckinney was born on 28 May 1821, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Archibald McKinney, was 32 and his mother, Mahala Howard, was 30. He married Melvirda Bates on 17 July 1849, in Clark, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Uvalde, Uvalde, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 11 April 1889, in Las Cruces, Doña Ana, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 67.

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Julius Nichols Mckinney
Melvirda Bates
Marriage: 17 July 1849
Mary Agnes Independence McKinney
Thalis Anderson McKinney
Julius H. McKinney
Felix Carroll McKinney
Thomas Hill McKinney
Mancil M. McKinney
Martha Ann McKinney

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17 July 1849
Clark, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 9

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 23

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

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)

  • Julius N Mckinney, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Julius McKinney in entry for Thomas Hill McKinney, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Julius McKinney in entry for Felix C McKinney, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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