Thomas H McKenna

Brief Life History of Thomas H

When Thomas H McKenna was born on 31 December 1844, in Belfast, Ireland, his father, Hugh McKenna, was 32 and his mother, Mary, was 29. He married Sarah A Singleton on 13 May 1864, in Belfast, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States in 1880. In 1966, his occupation is listed as carpenter in Belfast, Ireland. He died on 22 March 1910, in Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Thomas H McKenna
Rebecca Hendricks
Marriage: 28 July 1884
Josiah McKenna
Emanuel McKenna
Rebecca Violet Mckenna
Royal Benjamin McKenna
Ida Mae McKenna
Samuel McKenna
James Earl McKenna
Alonzo Graden McKenna
Constance Lazilla McKenna

Sources (88)

  • Thos H Mc Kenna, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Birth Thomas and Sarah McKenna Twins to Thomas and Sarah Singleton McKenna 1866 Belfast
  • Thomas Mckenna, "Ireland Marriages, 1619-1898"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1859: Summit, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Summit, Utah, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Kieran, Aidan, Caitlin, Eamon, Eamonn, Seamus, Siobhan, Aileen, Colum, Donal, John Patrick.

Irish and Scottish: variant of McKinney 1. McKenna (Gaelic Mac Cinaedha) was the surname of an Irish chieftain family in northwest Monaghan, barony of Trough.

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

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MCKENNA, Thomas (1844-1910)

Pioneer Memories History of Hibbard Ward to 1904 by Sunday School Genealogy Class Thomas McKenna was born in Belfast, Ireland 25 December 1844. He married Rebecca Doris Hendricks about 1883 at Loga …

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