|Birth: ||Jul. 20, 1841|
|Death: ||Dec. 20, 1923|
Coulterville Republican, 28 Dec 1923
A Well Known Tilden Citizen Crosses Beyond
Word was received here the last of last week announcing the passing of one of Tilden's oldest and highly respected citizens in the person of Mr. Robert McKinley who died in his home in that village, Thursday Dec 20, at the advanced age of 82 years, 5 months, and 1 day.
The funeral services were held from the Tilden U.P. Church, Sunday afternoon, with the Rev. R. M. Sturgeon officiating. These services were largely attended showing in a measure the high esteem in which Mr. McKinley was held by his follow townsmen. Interment was made in Tilden cemetery.
Mr. McKinley is survived by his widow and five sons, John, Sam, and Charles of Tilden; Len of Belleville, and Jas. H. of Marissa who mourn the loss of a devoted husband and a fond parent.
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Robert had four wives: Sarah McKee, Mary Frances Craig, Anna D. Figart, and Sarah Pinkerton. All of his children were with his first wife, Sarah McKee.
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In the list of children below, one child is missing: Ella Jane (McKinley) Stewart; Mrs. William Stewart. No death information is available on either one at this time.
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Sarah McKee McKinley (1841 - 1909)
Ella Jane McKinley Stewart (1863 - 1910)*
John William McKinley (1864 - 1942)*
Nancy Harriet McKinley McMillan (1869 - 1909)*
James Henry McKinley (1870 - 1956)*
Mary Susan McKinley Lindsay (1873 - 1899)*
Samuel Gilmore McKinley (1875 - 1944)*
Robert Charles McKinley (1877 - 1959)*
Lemuel Ransom McKinley (1880 - 1980)*
Created by: Pam
Record added: Nov 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44823671
My Great Grandmother was Mina Mckinley Little on my moms dads side. Robert was my 3rd Great Uncle. It is sad because i never knew my Grandpa Little's side of the family and my mother died in 2010 also.|
Added: Feb. 23, 2016
My maternal grandmother was Ethel Mae McKinley, who died before I was born in 1963. My mom talked about the Mckinleys but wasn't interested then but I am now, wish I had her around but she died in 2010. So I am trying to do a family tree for the next gene...(Read more)|
Added: Jun. 17, 2013