Serena Ellen McKinney

24 November 1879–16 August 1917 (Age 37)
Miller, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Serena Ellen

When Serena Ellen McKinney was born on 24 November 1879, in Miller, Missouri, United States, her father, James Thomas McKinney, was 25 and her mother, Nancy Jane Enloe, was 24. She married James William Williams in 1899. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Saline Township, Miller, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. She died on 16 August 1917, in Miller, Missouri, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Saline Township, Miller, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James William Williams
Serena Ellen McKinney
Marriage: 1899
John E Williams
Carl Cornelius Williams
William E Williams
Mary M Williams
Marie Williams
Esta Rella Williams
Dewey Edwards Williams

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 3
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 11
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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 (4)

    • Ellen S Williams in household of Jas W Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Serena E Williams in household of James W Williams, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Cirena E Mc Kinney in household of James T Mc Kinney, "United States Census, 1880"

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