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 […]

Military Postcard from Eli W. McKenney Naming Four Fellow Company Members

This postcard was from Eli W. McKenney to his niece, Mabel Clair McKenney. Though this is from the time during his service in the Philippines, the postcard shows the men standing in snow which indicates they were stateside, thus I’m unsure when or where the photo would have been taken. I have looked up some […]

Photo of Eli W. McKenney with Friend in the Philippines

From L. McCombs, we have a photo of Eli W. McKenney and a friend taken in the Philippines. This photo would have been sent to his niece, Mabel Clair McKenney.

Military Postcard from Eli McKenney to Mabel Clair McKenney

This postcard is one that would have been sent from Eli to his niece, Mabel Clair McKenney. The postcard was undated so would have been possibly enclosed in a letter. I’m unable to determine which soldier is Eli, or if he is even in this postcard. He was tallish and slender and the only potential […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eli W. McKinney b. 1877 in Iowa

Courtesy of Larry McCombs Tried photoshopping Eli W. McKenney (Eli Wilson McKenney, sometimes spelled Eli W. McKinney), son of George Washington McKenney Sr. and an unknown woman, was born 1877 in Iowa. Half-brother of our George Washington McKenney Jr., he was career military and in the Philippine War of Independence/American-Philippines War. George W. McKenney’s first […]

George Washington McKenney Jr. and Belle Sparks

George Washington MCKENNEY, son of George Washington MCKENNEY Sr. and Isabella LOVE was born 2 Sept. 1861 in Iowa. He died 3 March 1947, at the age of 85, in Sedan, Chautauqua Co. KS, and is buried at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Chautauqua Co. On 3 June 1883, in Elgin, Chautauqua Co. KS, George […]