|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1877|
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 1959|
Robert's obit appeared in both the Marissa Messenger, Marissa, Illinois, 16 Jan 1959, and the News-Plaindealer, Sparta, Illinois, 15 Jan 1959.
The obit notes that Robert was born seven miles north west of Swanwick, Illinois. However, other documents note that he was born in Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
Robert is noted as a member of a prominent Tilden family who died in Sparta Community Hospital. Robert was a member of the United Presbyterian Church of Tilden.
On 31 Jan 1900 Robert married Nancy Lorene Edmiston. Robert and Nancy had the following children: William Wesley (d. 10 Jan 1919) and Charles William. Both children precede Robert in death.
Nancy died 12 Jan 1919 in Tilden, Randolph County, IL. In 1920, Robert married former Pearl Gabhart.
The obit list the following survivors: his wife, Pearl; one brother, Dr. Lem R. McKinley; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The obits note that Robert's funeral services were held at the United Presbyterian Church in Tilden with Rev. Wesley P. Walters officiating. Burial was in the Tilden Cemetery.
Robert McKinley (1841 - 1923)
Sarah McKee McKinley (1841 - 1909)
Nancy Lorene Edmiston McKinley (1880 - 1919)*
William Wesley McKinley (____ - 1919)*
Charles William McKinley (1919 - ____)*
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: Jan 18, 2010
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