Mortimer "Lee" McKinney

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Mortimer "Lee" McKinney

Also Known As: "Lee"
Birthplace: Texas County, Missouri, United States
Death: January 31, 1946 (89)
Solo, Texas County, Missouri, United States
Place of Burial: Houston, Texas County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Andrew McKinney and Hannah McKinney
Husband of America K. McKinney
Father of Ila J. Collins; Noah Ward McKinney; Benjamin Manserd McKinney; Verna Ethel Erwin; Herbert Lester McKinney and 2 others
Brother of Susan Jane McKinney; Aly McKinney; James McKinney; Ransom McKinney and Perry McKinney

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About Mortimer "Lee" McKinney

Son of Andrew and Hannah Smith McKinney. He married his first cousin, America, daughter of Calvin Wayne and Emmaline McKinney.

Mortimer Lee McKinney, son of Andrew and Hannah McKinney, was born April 4, 1856, and passed away at the home of his daughter, Opal Erwin, August 31; making his age at time of passing 90 years, 4 months and 27 days.

He grew to manhood in Ozark community and in 1883 was united in marriage to America McKinney, who preceded him in death 32 years ago. To this union were born seven children, three boys and four girls: Nettie Collins, Everett, Washington; Noah, of Grundy Center, Iowa; Mansel, of Golden Dale, Wash.; Verna Erwin, Solo, Mo.; Herb, of Springfield, Idaho; Opal Erwin and Olive Blankenship, both of Solo, Mo.

He spent the first years of his married life on a farm in the Ozark community, later moving to the Solo community.

He was always a good neighbor and was liked by all who knew him. He always took an interest in the progress of his community. In early life he professed faith in God and later belonged to the Church of Christ.

Besides his seven children, he is survived by 34 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were conducted by W. A. Mayfield, pastor of the Christian Church of Houston, Mo., at the Ozark church Monday at 2:30 p.m., with burial in the Ozark cemetery, under direction of the Elliott Funeral Home, of Houston.

Source: Houston Herald, 9/5/1946 p.1

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Mortimer "Lee" McKinney's Timeline

April 4, 1856
Texas County, Missouri, United States
June 22, 1886
Texas County, Missouri, United States
September 8, 1889
Texas County, Missouri, United States
September 16, 1893
Solo, Texas County, Missouri, United States
January 31, 1946
Age 89
Solo, Texas County, Missouri, United States