Harvey Routh McKennon

1893–1975 (Age 82)
Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Harvey Routh

When Harvey Routh McKennon was born in April 1893, in Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, his father, Leonidas Lafayette McKennon, was 40 and his mother, Allie Elizabeth Patterson, was 39. He married Artimisia Arnoldus on 23 December 1916, in Union, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Alicel, Union, Oregon, United States in 1920. He died on 20 March 1975, in San Luis Obispo, California, United States, at the age of 81.

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Harvey Routh McKennon
Artimisia Arnoldus
Marriage: 23 December 1916
Evelyn Elizabeth McKennon

Spouse & Children

23 December 1916
Union, Oregon, United States


  • Evelyn Elizabeth McKennon


Parents & Siblings



  • Nora Fleming McKennon


  • Elsie Alice McKennon


  • Female1879–1977Female

  • Annah Mc Kennon


  • Frank Mckennon


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 13

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhionnáin, a patronymic from the personal name Fionnán, a personal name representng a diminutive of fionn ‘white’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Harvey R Mckennon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Routh H McKennon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harvey R. Mckennon, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975"

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