Obituary of Belle Sparks McKenney

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Belle Sparks McKenney was the daughter of James Sparks and Carrie Burch, and wife of George W. McKenney Jr. Larry McCombs supplied Belle’s obituary: Mrs. G. W. McKenney Belle M. SPARKS, daughter of James and Carrie SPARKS, was born January 14, 1868, in Shelby County Illinois, and departed this life, December 28, 1935, at the […]

J. R. Pearson married Rosa DeNoya

Though J. R. Pearson is not family, I find it often useful with immediate family history to get a better picture when we know not only what was going on with immediate and extended relations, but also with neighbors, and the Pearson family resided beside Addie McKenney McWhirt for many years in Osage Indian Territory […]

Obituary of Addie McKenney McWhirt

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Addie McKenney Mcwhirt, b. 1864, married Samuel McWhirt. She was a daughter of George McKenney and Isabella Love, and sister of George W. McKenney Jr. (direct line of this blog). Services Held Saturday for Addie McWhirt Services for Addie McWHIRT, 86 year old pioneer resident of the Hominy area, were conducted Saturday afternoon in in […]

MORE RECOLLECTIONS FROM LLOYD CLINTON MCKENNEY

MORE RECOLLECTIONS FROM LLOYD CLINTON MCKENNEY These are my notes from a conversation with Lloyd about 1981. — jk Lloyd Clinton McKENNEY started school at about the age of 6 at the Crockett schoolhouse in Chautauqua County, Kansas which was located 1/4 mile from the main house. He says the kitchen at the farm house […]

Photo of Samuel Alvin McWhirt

This photo is courtesy of Michelle Koscheski, who descends down Addie McKenney McWhirt’s line. The individual is Samuel Alvin McWhirt, husband of Addie McKenney McWhirt. Son of Cornelius Sullivan McWhirt and mary L. O’Brine, Samuel was born 1859 Dec 9 in Fulton County, Illinois, and died in Pawhuska, Osage, Oklahoma. He and Addie McKenney were […]

Addie McKenney McWhirt with Daughters, circa 1910s

This photo is courtesy of Michelle Koscheski, who descends down Addie McKenney McWhirt’s line. Michelle identified the individuals as Starlie Isabella McWhirt, and her aunts Jane McWhirt Bogle and Mary McWhirt Custer. Starlie was born in July 14 1923 to Harry B. McWhirt and Ruth Cowan (Harry was a son of Addie) and married John […]

George Washington McKenney and Isabella Love

George Washington McKenney Sr. was born 1832 in Ohio and died 1913 in Chautauqua County, Kansas. He is buried at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Belleville. About 1850 he married a woman by the name of Isabella Love who was born circa 1825-1829, the censuses being inconsistent. Family lore gives her as dying before 1874 […]

George Washington McKenney Jr., Eli W. McKenney and Addie McKenney McWhirt

This is a photo I received today from Michelle Koscheski, who descends down Addie McKenney McWhirt’s line. Below I enlarged and added some color just to differentiate the figures from the background. I believe that’s George McKenney Jr. on her right (our left) and Eli on the other side. George died in 1947 and I’ve […]

Addie McKenney McWhirt

A photo of Addie McKenney McWhirt at her 86th birthday party on October 10th of 1950. Addie McKenney Mcwhirt, was born 10 Oct 1864, and died March 26 1952 in Osage County, Oklahoma. She was married to Samuel McWhirt.

McKenney Bible Images

Thanks to my cousins for sending photocopies of these pages to me. Lloyd McKenney’s bible was used for recording some family history. I didn’t see it until about 2003. The genealogy I received as a child wasn’t in the bible, it was instead on loose paper, but in the case of the Hackney and McKenney […]