Enoch Roe McHaney

26 March 1877–13 October 1951 (Age 74)
Gonzales, Texas, United States

The Life of Enoch Roe

When Enoch Roe McHaney was born on 26 March 1877, in Gonzales, Texas, United States, his father, Cornelius McHaney, was 36 and his mother, Susan Caroline Stephens, was 43. He married Myrtle Elizabeth Mitchell on 6 July 1908, in Gonzales, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Gonzales, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 4, Montgomery, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 13 October 1951, in Conroe, Montgomery, Texas, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Enoch Roe McHaney
Myrtle Elizabeth Mitchell
Marriage: 6 July 1908
Kenneth Roe McHaney
Carlton Mitchell McHaney
Margaret Ann McHaney

Spouse and Children

6 July 1908
Gonzales, Texas, United States


    Kenneth Roe McHaney


    Carlton Mitchell McHaney


    Margaret Ann McHaney


Parents and Siblings

    Cornelius McHaney


    Susan Caroline Stephens




World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 4

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: unexplained. Perhaps an unusual Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Choinnigh ‘son of the servant of (St.) Canice’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Enock McHaney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Enoch Mchaney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Enock R Mchaney, "United States Census, 1930"

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