Maurice Laurel McKenney, 11 Months

Maurice Laurel McKenney age 11 months

Maurice Laurel McKenney age 11 months

Maurice Laurel “Morris” McKenney, born 11 Sep 1911 at Olmsted County, Minnesota, died Feb 28 1970 at Olmsted County, Minnesota, was the son of George Ellis “Bob” McKenney and Rachel Adeline Arnold.

The original image is courtesy of Allan McKenney.

More information on Maurice, who married Doris Biegler, may be found in the tags.

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

Maurice Laurel McKenney and Doris Biegler

Maurice Laurel “Morris” McKenney, son of George Ellis McKenney and Rachel Adeline Arnold, was born Sep 11 1911 in Olmsted, Minnesota. He died Feb 28 1970 in Olmsted, Minnesota.

Maurice was married to Doris Biegler, daughter of Henry Biegler and Mary Louise Schrader.

Maurice and Doris had three children:

1. Living

2. Lawrence David “Butch” McKenney b. Nov 14 1937 at Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, died Feb 2 1986 at Boise, Ada, Idaho. He married Margaret Moran in London, England in the 1960s. Margaret was born Feb 3 1937 at Aghavea Glebe, County Fermangh, Ireland and died Dec 3 1987. Her parents were Frank Moran, born April 30 1900, died March 6 1963, and Mary McManus, born July 8 1918 and died in November, unknown year. Margaret is buried in Lot 57, Row 12, Ada County Burials, Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, Idaho.

3. Living

Maurice and Doris McKenney

Allan McKenney relates Maurice “…was a machin. mate 2nd class. Sea Bees U.S.N.”

The above photo was taken circa 1944 at Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota.

Doris Elis Biegler McKenney, c. 1935 circa, Rochester, Olmsted, MN

Maurice McKenney, 1968

Photos are courtesy of Allan McKenney.

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

The Bieglers and Schraders and Associated Families

Mary L. Schader Biegler with daughter Doris Elsie Biegler

Doris Biegler, who married Maurice Laurel McKenney, was the daughter of Henry Biegler and Mary Louise Scrader.

Henry Biegler was the son of Karl Biegler and Ernestine Kemph.

Mary Louise Schrader, was born March 25 1872 in Manitowoc Springs, Wisconsin, died 1956 Aug 12 in Dodge County, Minnesota, and is buried at Riverside Cemetery, Dodge, Minnesota.

Mary was also married to Marshall Chamberlain. They had four children:

1. Warner Chamberlain b. Aug 3 1896 at Ashland, Dodge, Minnesota, died Oct 1979. He married Mildred Erickson at Kasson, Dodge, Minnesota in Oct 18 1924.

2. Ralph Chamberlain b. July 8 1989, died Oct 12 1951, was boried at Ft. Snelling Military Cemetery in Hennepin, Minnesota. He married Joyce Kringle.

3. Alice Chamberlain b.July 30 1902 in Dodge County, Minnesota, died Feb. 10 (unknown year), and was buried at Wildmood Cemetery, Wasoioja, Dodge, Minnesota. She married Henry Harrold.

4. Fanny Chamberlain b. July 16 1908, died Nov 5 1991 and was buried at Maplelawn Cemetery, Fairbault, Rice, Minnesota

Mary Louise Schrader was the daughter of Carl Schrader and Pauline Trapp. Carl was born Oct 19 1833 in Germany and died Sep 4 1906. Pauline was born Feb8 1838 in Seelenfield, Lower Saxony, Germany, and died May 5 1919 at Dodge County, Minnesota, and was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Dodge, Minnesota.

Carl and Pauline had, including Mary, 4 children:

1. Hermann Gustave Schrader b. Oct 30 1865 at Manitowoc Springs, Wisconsin, d. Aug 29 1942 in Dodge County, and was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Dodge, Minnesota. He married Uda Stern.

2. Charles Frederick Schrader was born Feb 8 1870 at Manitowoc Springs, Wisconsin, died April 16 1945 in Dodge County, Minnesota, and was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Dodge, Minnesota.

3. Mary Louise Schrader.

4. William J. Schrader was born April 7 1878 at Manitowoc Springs, Wisconsin, d. April 14 1949 in Rochester, Minnesota and was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Dodge, Minnesota.

The 1900 census shows Pauline with her sons Hermann and Charles.

1900 Minnesota Dodge Wasoja District 12
50/58 Schroeden Pauline head wf Feb 1838 62 (illegible marriage) md 36 years 4 children b. Prussia parents b. Prussia in the US 36 years immigrated 1863
Herman Oct 1864 33 single b. WI parents b. Prussia laborer
Charles son Feb 1870 30 single b. WI parents b. Prussia works in stone quarry
Karl boarder Oct 1833 66 divorced b. Prussia parents b. Germany in the US 40 years, immigrated 1860 naturalized citizen

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

George Ellis McKenney and Rachel Arnold

Touched up

Original

Tinted

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 he married Rachel Adeline Arnold b. 1883 Jan 5 at Byron, Olmsted, Minnesota, died 1969 June 12 at Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, is buried at Center Grove Cemetery, Douglas, Minnesota. They were married July 20 1901 at Oronoco, Olmsted, Minnesota.

George and Rachel had 5 children:

1. Nellie Adelaide McKenney b. Dec 24, 1902, died Jan 24 1954 in San Francisco, married John Haffner. More info is had on her under the tags.

2. Ellis Arnold McKenney b. March 19 1905 in Montana, died Feb 21 1963 in Yolo County, California. More info is had on him under the tags.

3. Doris McKenney b. 1908 in Montana married Lester Matson.

4. Maurice Laurel “Morris” McKenney b. Sep 11 1911 at Olmsted Co. Minnesota, died Feb 28 1970 at Olmsted, married Doris Biegler. More information on this family is in the tags.

5. Sanna Jean McKenney b. Aug 9 1924 at Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, married Axel Skogland on Jan 28 1946 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa.

The 1920 census shows:

1920 MONTANA SILVER BOW PRECINCT 8
MCKENNEY George 43 b. MN parents b. PA copper miner
Rachael 37 b. MT parents b. NY
Nellie 17
Arnold 14
Darius 12
Morris 8

The 1930 census shows:

1930 MINNESOTA OLMSTED ROCHESTER
HUFFNER John G. 32 b. Austria cook at hospital
Nellie A 27 b. Minnesota
Adeline A. 6 b. Minnesota
John G. 4 b. Minnesota
Willis H. 3 b. Minnesota
MCKENNEY Rachel mother in law 47 b. Minnesota chambermaid at hotel
Morris L. brother in law 18
Lanna J.? sister in law 5

Lester Matson and Doris McKenney Matson

Axel Skogland and Sanna Jean McKenney Skogland

Photos courtesy of Allan McKenney.

These McKenneys belong to the Robert Eugene McKenney line. George Ellis’ parents were Samuel Bartow McKenney (1847-1881) and Ella Adelaide “Addie” Fryer (1856-1910). Samuel Bartow McKenney’s parents were Robert Eugene McKenney (1821-1898) and Mary Bartow (1816-1879).

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