Florence Elizabeth McKinley

16 December 1874–9 July 1951 (Age 76)
Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Florence Elizabeth

When Florence Elizabeth McKinley was born on 16 December 1874, in Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States, her father, Peter McKinley, was 21 and her mother, Elizabeth E Catherine Roby, was 18. She married William Preston Callis on 6 December 1890. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 9 July 1951, at the age of 76, and was buried in Pleasanton City Cemetery, Pleasanton, Atascosa, Texas, United States.

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William Preston Callis
Florence Elizabeth McKinley
Marriage: 6 December 1890
Myrtle Edrie Callis
Bertha Mae Callis
Samuel Lorenzo Callis
Ethel Sophronia Callis
Lillian Elizabeth Callis
Jesse William Callis
Maude Elander Callis
June Ray Callis
Claude Quenton Callis
Glenn Clay Callis

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 1
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed
Age 2
A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 22
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fionnlaigh, a patronymic from the early personal name Fionnlaoch ( see Finley ).

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

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Sources (10)

  • Florence E Collis in household of Wm P Collis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Mckinley in household of Peter Mckinley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Florence Callis in household of William Callis, "United States Census, 1940"

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