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George W and Minerva A McDowell McKinney

George W McKinney and Minerva A McDowell were married on 8 Aug 1882 in Ripley County, MO. George's parents were James Elgin and Mary Ann Clark McKinney. George was born Dec 12, 1855 in MO and died Feb 12, 1936 (obit "Prospect News" 27th Feb 1936). Minerva was born Jul 1, 1859 to George W and Lucy Johnson McDowell and died Jan 1, 1898. Both George and Minerva are buried in the Macedonia Cemetery, Ripley County, Missouri. Their chilren were as follows: The story of the death of Robert Bell Odom is that he had some large tie tracks in the back of his carriage on a cold winter day and he hit a bump and some of them fell out. When he went to pick them up and put them back into the carriage, he broke out in a sweat and got pneumonia. He died two days later. His widow, Elsie McKinney Odom then married Sam McKinney.


  • 1900 Ripley County, MO, census
  • Ripley County, MO, marriage records
  • Baxter County, AR, cemetery records
  • "Baxter Bulletin" Mountain Home, AR
  • Social Security Death Index
  • Renee Breckenridge
    Updated September 2002

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