Thomas McKenzie

29 September 1813–14 May 1867 (Age 53)
Dublin, Ireland

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas McKenzie was born on 29 September 1813, in Dublin, Ireland, his father, William Mckenzie, was 19 and his mother, Mary Bryan, was 12. He married Mary about 1839, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 14 May 1867, in Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas McKenzie
1813–1867
Mary
1818–1850
Marriage: about 1839
Maria A. McKenzie
1840–after 1856

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1839Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 7
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 17
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich, a patronymic from the personal name Coinneach meaning ‘comely’, Anglicized as Kenneth. Compare the Irish form McKinney 2. The Scottish spelling with -z- indicates palatalization of the -n- (compare Menzies ).History: This is the name of a Scottish Highland clan, historically associated with the mountainous district of Kintail in nortwestern Scotland, with Cromarty, and with Loch Seaforth (Loch Shiphoirt) on the Island of Harris.

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

    Possible Related Names

    McKinney
    McKinzie
    McKinsey
    Mawhinney
    McKinzy
    McKinzey

    Sources (13)

    • Birth date for Thomas Mckenzie
    • 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule: Thomas McKenzie
    • Thomas Mckenzie, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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