Family History Archives


Donald Earl McKINNEY, Sr (1920-1988) & HIS ANCESTORS
(Born & raised in Lander, Fremont County,Wyoming)

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Earl & Amelia “Dottie” (Farthing) McKINNEY (Pioneers of Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming) Earl was born 1895 Lander, Wyo//Dottie was born 1892 Lander, Wyo
(PARENTS OF DONALD McKINNEY SR)




Edward & Nora (Gaylor) McKINNEY (Pioneers of Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming)
Edward was born 1866 Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii//Nora was born 1871 Cherokee Nation, Ind Terr
(PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS OF DONALD McKINNEY, SR)

Edward & Eliza (Kimber) FARTHING (Pioneers of Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming)
Both were born 1853 & from Isle of Wight, England, immigrated to U.S. 1879
(MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS OF DONALD McKINNEY, SR)





Andrew J. & Louisa Grace (Richards) McKENNEY (Settlers of Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii)
Andrew was born 1840 in Stetson, Maine//Louisa was born 1831 in Cornwall, England

HAWAII TRIP APRIL 2001: McKENNEY LAND/GRAVESITE

MAINE TRIP SEP 2003: McKENNEY LAND in Scarborough




Andrew “Jack” & Sarah (Pendleton) GAYLOR (Pioneers of Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming)
Jack was born 1844 Warren Co TN//Sarah born 1837 in Scott Co VA






Henry & Susan (Moors) FARTHING (Isle of Wight, England)

John & Louisa (Jeffrey) KIMBER (Isle of Wight, England)





Richard & Lydia (Brawn) McKENNEY (Stetson, Penobscot County, Maine)
Richard born 1787 Scarborough, Maine//Lydia born 1795 Maine
McKENNEY Ancestors
(Settled Scarborough, Maine 1650’s from Scotland/Allied families BRAWN/CUMMINS/HOLMES/SPARKS)

Samuel & Hannah (May) RICHARDS (Cornwall, England)
Samuel born 1787 Cornwall, England//Hannah born 1790 Cornwall, England
RICHARDS Ancestors
(Cornwall, England/Allied families MAY/SAUNDERS)

John & Martha (Simpson) GAYLOR (From TN, Settlers of Barry Co MO/Collin Co TX/Cherokee Nation I.T-Okla)
GAYLOR Ancestors (From AL & GA/Roots in NC/Allied Families DOWNEY)
SIMPSON Ancestors (From Warren Co TN/Roots in Shenandoah Co VA/Allied Families ROWLAND)

John & Jemima (Kilgore) PENDLETON (Settled Farmersville, Collin Co TX 1858 From Scott Co VA)
PENDLETON Ancestors(From Scott Co VA/Roots in England/Allied Families CARTER)
KILGORE Ancestors(From Scott Co VA/Allied Families OSBORNE/CARTER)

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Eda Faye “Tommie” THOMASSON (1920-1998)& HER ANCESTORS
(Eda Faye was born & raised in Magazine, Logan County, Arkansas)

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Gordon & Hester (Jones) THOMASSON (From Magazine, Logan County, Arkansas)
Gordon was born 1898 Star City (Lincoln) AR//Hester was born 1895 Charleston(Franklin) AR
(EDA FAYE THOMASSON’S PARENTS)




Horace & Ada (Owen) THOMASSON (Settled Magazine, Logan Co Ark abt 1903 from Lincoln County, Ark)
Horace was born 1871 Cornerville (Lincoln) Ark//Ada was born 1874 Star City (Lincoln) Ark
(PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS OF EDA FAYE THOMASSON)

Dr William E. & Annie (East) JONES (Settled Little Rock AR 1918 from Sebastian/Logan Co AR)
Dr William born 1869 Jasper(Newton) AR//Annie born 1870 Batesville(Independence) AR
(MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS OF EDA FAYE THOMASSON)





William Lafayette & Eveline Elizabeth (Fish) THOMASSON (Pioneers of Lincoln County, Arkansas)
(William born 1844 York Co SC//Eveline Elizabeth born 1851 Oktibbeha Co MS

John Malone & Mary (Grumbles) OWEN (Pioneers of Lincoln County, Arkansas) County, Wyoming)
John was born 1854 Tippah Co MS//Mary was born 1856 Union Co AR

Enoch Marion & Mariah Elizabeth (Yeates) JONES (Pioneers of Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Enoch was born 1830 Franklin Co TN//Mariah Elizabeth was born 1838 Perry Co TN

Rev Martin Alonzo & Eliza (Jones) EAST (Pioneers of Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Martin was born 1839 Madison Co IL//Eliza was born 1842 Greene Co TN





Passins Alvis & Elizabeth (Jackson) THOMASSON (Passins a Pioneer of Lincoln County, Arkansas)
Passins was born 1815 York Co SC//Elizabeth was born 1823 York Co SC
THOMASSON Ancestors(Settled York Co SC from NC&VA/Ancestors settled VA 1660’s from England/Allied families JACKSON/COZART)

Jason Samuel & Ann Eliza (Goings) FISH (Pioneers of Lincoln County, Arkansas)
Jason was born 1826 Fairfield Co SC//Ann Eliza was born 1829 York Co SC
FISH AncestorsSettled GA,AL,MS 1830’s/Settled in SC about 1820 from NY/CT//Allied families in SC GOINGS/McCANTS)

John Err & Margaret (Owen) OWEN (Pioneers of Lincoln County, Arkansas)
John was born 1816 Morgan Co AL//Margaret was born 1821 Morgan Co AL
OWEN Ancestors (Settled Morgan Co AL about 1818, from Fairfield Co SC/Allied families ELLIOTT/NORWOOD)

James H. & Mary (Cook) GRUMBLES (Settled Lincoln Co AR 1860’s from Union County AR)
James H. was born 1833 Old Town (Dallas) AL//Mary was born 1840 Union Co AR)
GRUMBLES Ancestors(Settled Dallas Co AL 1820’s from Edgefield Co SC/Originally from MD/DE with ancient roots in England/Allied Families COOK/KENDALL/HENDRY)

Britton & Edy (Hardcastle) JONES (Settlers of Franklin County, TN)
Britton was born 1789 in Old 96 District Northern SC//Edy was born 1804 Rutherford Co NC
JONES Ancestors (Settled in Franklin Co TN 1812 from GA/Roots in 96 District SC/Allied Families HARDCASTLE/WILKERSON

Joseph & Permelia (Cason) EAST (Settlers of Madison Co IL/Widow Permelia to Independence Co AR 1840’s)
Joseph was born 1807 Oglethorpe Co GA//Permelia was born 1812 Screven Co GA
EAST Ancestors (Settled in Oglethorpe Co GA 1787/Robertson Co TN 1809/From Henry Co VA/Allied Family EDWARDS)
CASON Ancestors (Settled in Screven Co GA 1790’s from Pitt Co NC/Ancestors settled in VA 1650’s from England/Allied Families SMITH/BARROW

John & Narcissa (Rutherford) JONES (Settled in Sebastian County, AR 1843 from Greene Co TN)
John was born 1813 Greene Co TN//Narcissa was born 1817 Greene Co TN
JONES Ancestors (Settled in Greene Co TN 1780’s from Pennsylvania//Allied Family HOWARD)
RUTHERFORD Ancestors (Settled in Greene Co TN abt 1800 from Rockingham Co VA/Ancestors settled in VA 1630’s from Scotland/Allied Families MARSHALL/HAYES

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MY ARTICLES

”OLD SOLDIERS NEVER DIE”
(Article about Donald Earl McKinney, Sr from Lander, Wyoming joining the horse cavalry Fort Riley, KS)

”REFLECTIONS OF AN OLD SOLDIER”
(Article about Donald Earl McKinney Sr growing up in Fremont County, Wyoming)

”JACK GAYLOR, THE INTREPID”
(Article about Andrew “Jack” Gaylor of Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming later a Ranger in Yosemite)

”PIONEER COWBOY, ED McKINNEY”
(Article about Ed & Nora (Gaylor) McKinney of Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming)

”THOMASSON FAMILY OF MAGAZINE, ARKANSAS”
(Mother's southern roots)