Leo Barrett Sylvester McKinnon

about 1892–
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

The Life of Leo Barrett Sylvester

Leo Barrett Sylvester McKinnon was born about 1892, in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada as the son of Sylvester Barrett McKinnon and Florence Brennan. He married Florence Mary Agnes Choquette on 1 October 1919, in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada.

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Leo Barrett Sylvester McKinnon
Florence Mary Agnes Choquette
Marriage: 1 October 1919

Spouse and Children

1 October 1919
Nelson, British Columbia, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    Sylvester Barrett McKinnon


    Florence Brennan




World Events (1)


Age 90

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhionghuin, a patronymic from a Gaelic personal name meaning ‘fair born’ or ‘fair son’. It is also translated as Love , and has been taken as being from Gaelic Mac Ionmhuinn ‘son of the beloved one’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Leo Barrett Mckinnon, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"
  • Leo Sylvester Mckinnon in entry for Florence Mary Mckinnon, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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