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Luke Paul McKernan

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: May 07, 1923 (63)
North Towanda, Bradford, PA, United States
Place of Burial: Dushore, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Michael McKernan and Elizabeth Mary "Polly" (Stevens) McKernan
Husband of Lura Cornelia McKernan
Father of Byron James McKernan; Dessa McKernan; Josephine (Sullivan) McKernan; Lola Joanna Loomis; Mary Geraldine Sluyter and 8 others
Brother of Ellen (Knowles) McKernan; Theresa C Biles; John McKernan; Mary A Evans; Catherine/Katherine "Kate" French and 2 others

Managed by: Jennifer Rebecca Decker
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About Luke Paul McKernan

Luke Patrick McKernan: (photos) Born 30/20 March 1860 in Albany Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Died 7 May 1923. Resided at the old McKernan “home place” at Laddsburg, Albany Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Married Laura Chapman in 1887/88 and had the following children.


(1. Byron James McKernan: Born 1888. Kept honey bees that produced buck wheat honey. Married Anna C. Jeffries and had the following son


(a. Byron James McKernan, Jr.: (more info) Born about 1925 at Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Died 1972, age 47, in Jersey Shore Hospital from complications of heart disease; interred St. Mary’s Cemetery, Lock Haven, Clinton County, Pennsylvania. Graduated 1942 from Towanda High School, Towanda, Bradford County. Served in the US Army in Europe during World War II. Subsequently graduated from Penn State University with BS and MS degrees majoring in psychology. Taught and supervised high school special education and also served as a clinical psychologist. Married Betty Ayers and resided at McElhattan, Clinton County, Pennsylvania. Byron and Betty had 2 daughters and 4 sons.


(2. Elyda McKernan: Married (1st) (?) Cummisbey and had 3 children, each of whom had children. Married (2nd) (?) Sando and had 3 children, each of whom had children.


(3. Lola McKernan: Married Clear (sp) Loomis and had 3 children, including:


(a. David Luke Loomis.


(b. Laura Chapman Loomis.


(4. Kathryn “Kate” E. McKernan: (photos) (more info) Born 6 June 1893 at Laddsburg, Albany Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Died 1 March 1978, age 84, at the Bradford County Manor; interred Epiphany Cemetery, Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Married Thomas McMahon (photos) (d. 1969) on 12 September 1917 at St. Basil’s Church, Dushore, Sullivan County, Pennsylvania and initially resided at Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Two years later moved to 211 W. Pine Street, Athens, Bradford County. Thomas was employed as a Lehigh Valley Railroad engineer. Kate and Thomas had the following children:


(a. Thomas McMahon: In 1967 resided at New York City, New York.


(b. Nora McMahon: Married (?) Jewell and in 1978 resided at Athens, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.


(c. James McMahon: In 1978 resided at Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.


(d. Michael McMahon: In 1978 resided at Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.


(e. Joseph Paul McMahon “Paul”: In 1978 resided with his parents at Athens, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.


(5. Mabel McKernan: Born 4 June 1895. Married Thomas “Tom” Shaffer and had 5 children.


(6. Dessie McKernan: Died as a baby.


(7. Rodney McKernan: Died young.


(8. Martin McKernan: Born 1901/02.


(9. Mary McKernan: Married James Sluyter/Sluitur/Slyter (d. 2 Nov 1956, age 55, in an auto accident). No children of their own, but did adopt a daughter.


(10. Evelyn McKernan: Married (?) Mahoney and resided at Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Evelyn and her husband had 3 daughters, who had children.


(11. Josephine McKernan: Born 1907/08. Married (?)_ Sullivan and resided at Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Josephine and her husband had 2 children, both married.


(12. Joseph McKernan: Married Laura Haflett (a nurse) and resided at Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Joseph and Laura had 6 children.


(13. Bernard McKernan: Married a widow with 4 children and in 1978 resided at Rome, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

son of Peter McKernan and Polly Stevens; husband of Lura Cornelia Chapman


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Parents:
 Peter McKernan (1803 - 1867)

Spouse:
 Lura Cornelia Chapman McKernan (1870 - 1949)*

Children:
 Byron James McKernan (1888 - 1973)*
 Elydia Ann McKernan Sando (1890 - 1943)*
 Lola Joanna McKernan Loomis (1891 - 1925)*
 Kathryn Elizabeth McKernan McMahon (1893 - 1978)*
 Mable Blanche McKernan Shaffer (1895 - 1930)*
 Mary G McKernan Sluyter (1903 - 1974)*
 Evelyn Cecelia McKernan Mahoney (1905 - 2006)*
 Bernard John McKernan (1914 - 1989)*

Sibling:
 Catherine McKernan French (1855 - 1924)*
 Luke Paul McKernan (1860 - 1923)
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Luke Paul McKernan's Timeline

1860
March 20, 1860
Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States
1888
October 16, 1888
Age 28
Laddsburg, Bradford, PA, United States
1890
February 11, 1890
Age 29
Laddsburg, Bradford, PA, United States
1891
September 15, 1891
Age 31
Dushore, Sullivan, PA, United States
1893
June 6, 1893
Age 33
Laddsburg, Bradford, PA, United States
1895
June 4, 1895
Age 35
Laddsburg, Bradford, PA, United States
1897
August 26, 1897
Age 37
Albany, Bradford, PA, United States
1898
October 7, 1898
Age 38
Laddsburg, Bradford, PA, United States
1902
February 27, 1902
Age 41
Albany, Bradford, PA, United States