J.P. McKinnon

John C. McKinnon

Full Name: John C. McKinnon
Other surnames: McKinion, McKinney, McKinnion
Date of birth: November 24, 1824
Date of death: August 21, 1894

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Moscow / Polk   Polk, San Jacinto, Tyler

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House District 2
Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879
Legislatures: 15th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Moscow / Polk
Counties in district: Polk, San Jacinto, Tyler

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Other Resources

  • Census of 1860 - J.C. McKinnon, Precinct 3, Moscow post office, Polk County, age 35, born circa 1825 in North Carolina, merchant.
    Census of 1870 - John C. McKinnon, Subdivision 21, Livingston post office, Polk County, age 46, born circa 1824 in North Carolina, farmer, spouse Sarah J.; unindexed, Subdivision 21, p. 79. No entries for McKinion or McKinnion in Polk County. FamilySearch. 1860 1870
  • John C. McKinnon, birth date 11/24/1824, death date 8/21/1894, burial in Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, Polk County. Find a Grave.
  • J.C. McKinney, "Ready to make laws . . . Eighty members present (House)" (organization of the 15th Legislature), 4/19/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
  • Possibly John C. McKinnon, mentioned in Descendants of Martin William "Gobbler" Jones, Generation No. 3, 34. John H.B. Jones. "Edwin B. Adams Jr . . . and John C. McKinnon were thriving merchants at Moscow, operating under the name of Adams & McKinnon. Mckinnon provided input to the family via his daughter Maggie, a school teacher, who in November 1870 married John Foster Poe." Genealogy.com, 2004.
  • John C. McKinnon. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Mortuary, John C. McKinnon, The Galveston Daily News, 8/24/1894, p. 1, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Moscow, Polk Co., Tex., Aug. 22. "Hon. John C. McKinnon . . . died last night . . . at one time he represented this county in the state legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • J.C. McKinnion. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.


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