Leona Irene McKinley

12 March 1920–29 March 1995 (Age 75)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Leona Irene

When Leona Irene McKinley was born on 12 March 1920, in Missouri, United States, her father, George Washington McKinley, was 42 and her mother, Hannah Jane Campbell, was 43. She married Melvin William Forrester on 12 May 1940, in Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States. She lived in Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Aurora Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 29 March 1995, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Maple Park Cemetery, Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin William Forrester
Leona Irene McKinley
Marriage: 12 May 1940

Spouse and Children

12 May 1940
Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Lola Muriel Mckinley


    Yuel Earl McKinley


    Edith W Hare



    Eugene Wallace Mckinley


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 11

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 (3)

  • Leona Mckinley in household of George Mckinley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leona I Mckinley in household of George W Mckinley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leona Irene Mckinley in entry for Melvin William Forrester, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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