Dennis McKenzie

24 December 1927–3 July 2014 (Age 86)
Dunblane, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Dennis

When Dennis McKenzie was born on 24 December 1927, in Dunblane, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Kenneth McKenzie, was 40 and his mother, Rachel Dennis, was 27. He died on 3 July 2014, in Callander, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth McKenzie
1887–1975
Rachel Dennis
1900–1974
Dennis McKenzie
1927–2014

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World Events (8)

1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

Age 7

The party was founded on 7 April as the result of a merger between the National Party of Scotland and the Scottish Party with the help of John MacCormick. Its main objective was to campaign the independence of Scotland from the United Kingdom. The Scottish National Party is the largest political party in Scotland in terms of both seats in the Westminster and Holyrood parliaments, with membership reaching 125,482 members. The party does not have any members of the House of Lords.
1940

Age 13

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.
1950 · The Stone of Scone

Age 23

Also known as the Stone of Destiny, the Stone of Scone was often used as a Coronation stone for the monarchs of Scotland and, later, those of England. The stone was kept at the Scone Abbey near Perth but was last used in 1953 for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Today a replica exists outside the remodeled Scone Abbey for visitors to learn of its history and its importance. The actual stone is housed in Edinburgh Castle.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich, patronymic from the personal name Coinneach meaning ‘comely’. Compare Menzies .

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

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