Bessie May <I>McDonald</I> Kinney

Bessie May McDonald Kinney

Scott County, Tennessee, USA
Death 13 May 1996 (aged 86)
Des Moines, King County, Washington, USA
Burial Vashon, King County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 80411317 · View Source
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Bessie May McDonald was born in Scott County, Tennessee, United States on 1 Oct 1909. She was the fourth child of Melva Lawson McDonald Sr. (APR 1867) and Bertha Clarence Baird (27 Dec 1884). She had one sister (Grace Cecil McDonald (18 Sep 1902)) and six brothers: Everett Clayton McDonald Sr. (21 Dec 1904), Earnest Gibson McDonald Sr. (08 Jun 1907), Newton Boyd McDonald (20 Jan 1912), Willard Pershing McDonald (21 Jun 1917), Miller Baird McDonald (16 Feb 1920), Melva Lawson McDonald Jr. (15 Jan 1926).

When she was 17 years old, her father Melva Lawson McDonald Sr. died (30 Jul 1927). When she was 48 years old, her mother Bertha Clarence Baird died (28 Dec 1957).

On 22 Jun 1930, she married Edwin J. Kinney (20 Oct 1888) in Washington, D. C., Washington, D.C., United States. She was 20 years old when she married Edwin J. Kinney, who was 41 years old at that time.

In 1930 she worked as a saleslady at a drug store in Washington, D. C., Washington, D.C., United States. She was 20 years old at that point.

On 13 May 1996, she died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, United States when she was 86 years old. She was buried in Vashon Island Cemetery, King County, Washington, United States. Her husband Edwin J. Kinney died on Jul 1971, 25 years before her.

Gravesite Details Burial Date: 20 May 1996

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  • Maintained by: Allen Prunty
  • Originally Created by: RobMinteer57
  • Added: 14 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80411317
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie May McDonald Kinney (1 Oct 1909–13 May 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80411317, citing Vashon Island Cemetery, Vashon, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Allen Prunty (contributor 46942586) .