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Cornelius McKenney[1, 2]
Male 1827 - 1902

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  • Birth  Jan 1827  Longfield, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Arrival  Oct 1847  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 19 
    Census  1850  Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 24, Household of William Lincoln 
    Census  1855  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 28 
    Naturalization  29 Jan 1855  Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Court of Common Pleas 
    Census  1860  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census  1880  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census  1900  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 72; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Race  White  [2
    Name  Cornelius Mc Kenney  [5
    Name  Cornelius McCanna  [6
    Name  Cornelius McCanney  [4
    Name  Cornelius McKenna 
    Name  Cornelius McKinney  [3
    Died  19 Jun 1902  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Buried  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I3332  West Brookfield Families
    Last Modified  10 Jan 2022 
     
    Father  Loftus McKenna 
    Mother  Anna ____ 
    Family ID  F1675  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Catherine Kelly,   b. Jun 1828, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1910, Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Feb 1851  Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Children 
     1. James McKenney,   b. 1852, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1918, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah McKenney,   b. Abt 1853, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1896, Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Andrew McKinney,   b. Abt 1855, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1858, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Catherine McKenney,   b. 28 May 1858, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1916, Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mary McKenney,   b. 6 Apr 1860, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1884, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Cornelius McKenney,   b. Abt 1864, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1895, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1674  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • property transactions - 546/284, from Joseph Hyland West side of Church st or Wickaboag Valley Rd. next to John Ducey, bordering properties Edwin B. Taintor and Bethuel Gilbert, 2.5 acres w/building - 1855

      760/400 - 402, 76 acres on Ragged Hill, from John Gilbert (former Liberty Sampson farm) - Dec 1866
      974/492-493, 2 Acres from William E. Gilbert - March 1873
      1117/101 - 102, 50 acres from Susan and Mary Cutler - Barnes Lot - Feb 1880
      1148/531 - 6+ acres from William Cady - 1883

      Will Case No. 30318 dated 21 May 1902. Estate left to wife Catherine after just debts and funeral expenses were paid.
      Description

      Notes : Probate Records, Vol 577-580, 1902-1903

      Source Information

      Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
      Original data: Massachusetts County, District and Probate Courts.

      Naturalization
      "United States, New England, Petitions for Naturalization, 1787-1906," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-33857-82-31?cc=2064580 : 22 May 2014), Massachusetts > Worcester County > Court of Common Pleas at Worcester > Petitions for naturalization, 1849-1856, vol 2 > image 278 of 454; citing NARA NAID 4752894, National Archives at Boston, Waltham, Massachusetts.
      Witnesses Samuel Stoddard of West Brookfield and Jeremiah Foley of Worcester
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S1851] Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013;).
      Record for Katherine McDonald McKenney

    2. [S1855] 1900 United States Federal Census, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Year: 1900; Census Place: West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: 695; Page: 14A; Enumeration District:1705, Line NO. 34, House No. 313, Family No. 374, ; FHL microfilm: 1240695 (Ancestry (http://www,ancestry.com : accessed 10 May 2020.).
      Record for Cornelius Mckinney and wife Catherine

    3. [S2173] U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992 (Indexed in World Archives Project), (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Index to New England Naturalization Petitions, 1791-1906 (M1299); Microfilm Serial: M1299; Microfilm Roll: 89.
      Record for Cornelius McKinney

    4. [S2191] 1850 United States Federal Census, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1850; Census Place: Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: M432_341; Page: 60B; Image: 278; Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 28 April 2019.).
      Record for Cornelius McCanney Laborer on farm of William Lincoln.

    5. [S2151] Massachusetts, State Census, 1855, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;), Massachusetts, Worcester, West Brookfield, Page not numbered, Line 22, Dwelling 52, Family 53; Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 28 April 2019.).
      Record for Cornelius Mc Kenney household which includes, Cornelius, Laborer, age 28 born Ireland, Catherine, born Ireland, age 26, James, age 3, born Mass and Sarah, age 2, born Mass. [Also living in Dwelling 52 were William and Mary Welch and their 3 yr old daughter Mary E.]

    6. [S1167] Massachusestts, Town and Vital Records, 1620 - 1988, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), Massachusetts, Worcester, Worcester, Marriages, 1851, page 176: record no. 231; online digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 29 June 2016,) marriage register entry for Cornelius McCanna and Catherine Kelly of Brookfield,.Registry took place 26 December 1855 [more than 4 years after the event.].
      Married 14 February, by J. Boyce, Cath, Clergyman of Worcester, Cornelius McCanna, age 24 of Brookfield, age 24, Laborer, born Ireland, son of Loftus and Sally, and Catherine Kelly of Brookfield, born Ireland. [Catherine's parents not mentioned.]

    7. [S1191] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, (Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston, Massachusetts; Date: 2004;), Massachusetts, Worcester, West Brookfield, Deaths, 1902; Vol: 530 ; Page: 464, Record No. 18. American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org.).
      Died 19 June, Cornelius McKenney, age 76, died of General Paralysis in West Brookfield. He was a farmer, born Ireland, son of Loftus Mckenna and Anna, borh born Ireland. Burial was in West Brookfield.

    8. [S2103] Brookfield Times, Brookfield, Massachusetts (online archive), West Brookfield Column, 20 June 1902, pg.2, column 1, Brookfield Research > Resources > Brookfield Area Historical Newspapers 1872 - 1953 > 1902-01-03 - 1902-12-26 pages 0101-0200 > 7 of 100, (http://www.brookfieldresearch.com : accessed 10 May 2020.).
      Death notice for Cornelius McKenney