John Eugene McKenney and Johanna Roth

Courtesy of Allan McKenney

Retouched

Tinted

Photo from 1926 in , Stearns, Minnesota.

John Eugene McKenney, son of Robert Eugene McKenney and Mary Bartow, was b. 1853 May 7 at Council Bluffs, Pottawatommie, Iowa, and died 1929 Dec 29 at Stearns County, Minnesota. On 1884 Nov 22 at St. Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, he married Johanna “Anna” Roth b. 18865 Nov 3 at Meridian, , Connecticut, died 1935 Mar 12 at Melrose, Stearns, Minnesota.

They had three children:

1. Nicholas Roy McKenney b. June 20 1886 at Waldport, Lincoln, Oregon, died Dec 11 1968 at Melrose, Stearns, Minnesota, married Mathilda Wittkop on Sep 21 1937 at St. Rosa, Stearns, Minnesota.

2. Lena McKenney b. May 19 at Millwood, Stearns, Minnesota, died Aug 9 1972 at Melrose, Stearns, Minnesota, married Otto Tabatt b. March 21 1871 at Millwood, Stearns, Minnesota, died June 24, 1960 at Melrose, Stearns, Minnesota. They were married July 21 1908.

3. Samuel Bartow “Bart” McKenney b. July 31 1890 at Millwood, Stearns, Minnesota, died March 26 1980 at St. Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, married Maria Ann Notsch b. Sep 25 1897 at Freeport, Stearns, Minnesota and died Feb 17 1976. Married Sep 9 1919 at St. Rosa, Stearns, Minnesota they had 6 children between 1921 and 1930.

The 1910 census shows:

1910 MN STEARNS MILLWOOD
MCKENNEY J. C. 57 married 25 yr b. IA father b. Ireland mother b. OH
Anna 44 married 25 yr 3 children 3 surviving b. CT parents b. Germany
Roy 23 b. Oregon
Bart 19 b. MN

The 1920 census shows:

1920 MN STEARNS MILLWOOD
MCKENNEY Bart 29 b. MN father b. England mother b. England farmer
Maria 22 b. MN father b. Germany
MCKINNEY John 66 b. OH father b. NY mother b. NY farmer
Anna 53 b. Connecticut father b. Germany mother b. Germany
Roy 23 b. Oregon father b. OH mother b. Connecticut laborer

The 1930 census shows:

1930 MN STEARNS MILLWOOD
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MCKINNEY Samuel B. 39 b. MN father b. OH mother b. CT farmer
Mary 21 b. MN father b. MN mother b. Germany
C..? J. son 9
Eugene P. 7
Richard H. 6
Alice D. 5
Evelyn 2
Ronald 10/12
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MCKENNEY Anna 64 b. Minnesota parents b. Germany
Nicholas R. 43 b. Oregon father b. IA mother b. Minnesota

Nicholas, Lena and Samuel McKenney, 1940s

Samuel B. McKenney III and wife Mary, 25th anniversary, Stearns Co., MN.

Thank you to Allan McKenney for the original images.

More information on the line of Robert Eugene McKenney and associated families is here.

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