George Henry McKenley


Brief Life History of George Henry

When George Henry McKenley was born in 1858, in St George, Bristol, England, United Kingdom, his father, John McKenley, was 38 and his mother, Eliza Bourne, was 36. He married Kezia Hares on 13 April 1895, in Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Whiteshill, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died in 1920, in Bristol, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 62.

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George Henry McKenley
Kezia Hares
Marriage: 13 April 1895

Sources (8)

  • George Kenley in household of John Kenley, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915
  • England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 April 1895Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (5)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 22

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 26

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 46

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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