Samuel Bartow McKenney Jr. as Child

Original photo courtesy of Allan McKenney. I took the liberty of playing around with it some. Samuel Bartow McKenney Jr., born 1879 June 10 at Whitehall, Livingston, Louisiana, died 1913 August 24 at Lincoln County, Oregon, married, 1902 June 12, in Lincoln County, Oregon, Frances “Fannie” Lorena Peek. They had four children: Clifford, Harry B., […]

Dick and I, Unpublished 19th Century Novel by S. B. McKenney–Contents

Dick and I is an unpublished manuscript by Samuel Bartow McKenney who was born June 3, 1847 in Iowa to Robert Eugene McKenney and Mary Bartow, and was killed in April of 1881 in Whitehall, Livingston, Louisiana. An old typewritten copy was supplied me by Allan McKenney, a relation of Samuel Bartow McKenney’s who also […]

Robert Eugene McKenney

Photo courtesy of Allan McKenney. I played a bit with it. Robert Eugene McKenney was born abt 1821 in Pennsylvania and died 1898 Sep 30 in Kimball, Stearns, Minnesota. He married, abt 1846 in (perhaps) Guernsey County, Ohio, Mary Bartow. Mary was born 1816 in Harrison County, Ohio and died 1879 Feb in Stearns County, […]

Samuel Bartow McKenney Jr. and Frances Peek

Samuel Bartow McKenney Jr., born 1879 June 10 at Whitehall, Livingston, Louisiana, died 1913 August 24 at Lincoln County, Oregon, married, 1902 June 12, in Lincoln County, Oregon, Frances “Fannie” Lorena Peek. They had four children: 1. Clifford McKenney b. abt. 1904 in Oregon, died Feb 17 1921 in Linn County, Oregon. 2. Harry B. […]

Samuel Bartow McKenney, Civil War Image

Samuel Bartow McKenney enlisted with his father, Robert Eugene McKenney, in Company B, the 9th Minnesota Infantry, in 1862 in Minnetonka, Hennepin, Minnesota.

A Sketch of the Families and Life of Samuel Bartow McKenney, a Roamer with Literary Aspirations

Photo courtesy of Allan McKenney. I took the liberty of playing a bit with retouching and adding color. Because the census is what we have, we tend to measure a person’s existence by where they were every ten years and what the census gives them as doing. If a family or individual happens to make […]

1883 Diary of Charity Alice McKenney Reynolds Barnes

This wonderful diary was sent to me by Allan McKenney. Charity Alice McKenney was a daughter of Robert Eugene McKenney, and Allan is a descendant of a brother of hers. I transcribed it from a typewritten copy printed in a cursive font so it was digital age. The original diary was itself copied first by […]

Charity Alice McKenney

As I’m going to be posting an 1883 diary of Charity Alice McKenney, I thought it might be a good idea to first do a post giving a bit of background on her. Charity, the fifth of six known children, was born 1856 October 31 in Lake Minnetonka, Hennepin, Minnesota to Robert Eugene McKenney and […]

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