James Reyburn Crockett and Elouise “Louisa” Wright

James Reyburn CROCKETT, son of Samuel CROCKETT and Margaret REYBURN (RAYBORN) was born 21 April 1803 in Montgomery County, Virginia and died 18 Aug 1870 at about 67 in Boone County, Missouri. He is buried in the Wright Cemetery at Boone Co. James married, 10 Sep 1829 at Boone Co., MO., Elouise “Louisa” WRIGHT, daughter […]

William Henry Enlow (1823-1904)

William Henry Enlow is not direct line but was a son of Edward Wilson Enlow who married Elizabeth Wood. Through his bio we learn a little of his father and their lives in Van Buren. * * * * * * * * * * “CENTENNIEL FAIRFIELD LEDGER” Oct. 2, 1939, Pg. 4, Sec. G […]

James Albert McKenney and Vera Crockett

Photoshopped version. This would be their wedding photo from 1904. Vera’s in a lovely dress. Original version courtesy of Mabel Tripp family. James Albert McKenney, son of George Washington McKenney Jr. and Belle Sparks, was born 1884 March 22 in Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas and died 1971 May 30 in the same. On 1904 Oct 23 […]

Edward Wilson Enlow and Elizabeth Wood

Edward Wilson Enlow was born 1800 May 11 in Carlyle, Nicholas, Kentucky and died 1872 Aug 21 in Van Buren County, Iowa. He married abt 1819 to Elizabeth Wood who was born 1803 Feb in Massachusetts and died 1877 June 28 in Winchester, Van Buren, Iowa. Both are buried at the Winchester Cemetery in Winchester. […]

Ellis Arnold McKenna (McKenney)

Grateful as I am to Allan for the image originally sent, I have worked with it some in photoshop. Ellis Arnold McKenny, born 1905 March 19 in Montana or Minnesota, died 1963 Feb 21 in ,Yolo, California, was a son of George Ellis (Bob) McKenney (1877-1937) and Rachel Adeline Arnold (1883-1969). George Ellis’ parents were […]

John Eugene McKenney and Johanna Roth

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 […]

George Ellis McKenney and Rachel Arnold

Thank you to Allan McKenney for the original image. I took the liberty of touching it up. George Ellis (Bob) McKenney was born 1877 April 22 at Genoa, Olmsted, Minnesota and died 1937 Jan 10 at Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, is buried at Center Grove Cemetery, Douglas, Minnesota. On 1901 Jul 20 at Oronoco, Olmsted, Minnesota […]

Nellie Strake on the McKenney Family

The below letter was written by Nellie (Nona) Lenora Reynolds, daughter of Charity Alice McKenney. She was born 1877 April 22 in Minnetonka, Minnesota and died December 6, 1963 in Coos Bay, Oregon. Nellie first married (1) Oscar William Peterson abt. 1900 in Lincoln Co., Oregon. He was born about 1873 in Wisconsin. She married […]

Dick and I, Chapter 7, 19th Century Unpublished Book by S. B. McKenney

This manuscript was written before 1881 by Samuel Bartow McKenney. In the transcription I’ve not changed spellings or punctuation unless I absolutely must for coherence. There were no periods in the manuscript and I have added those. My thanks to Allan McKenney for sending this along. Chapter VII No breath of air to break the […]

Dick and I, Chapter 6, 19th Century Unpublished Book by S. B. McKenney

This manuscript was written before 1881 by Samuel Bartow McKenney. In the transcription I’ve not changed spellings or punctuation unless I absolutely must for coherence. There were no periods in the manuscript and I have added those. My thanks to Allan McKenney for sending this along. Chapter VI No breath of air to make the […]

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