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William McKinley Sr. & Nancy Allison McKinley

William McKinley Sr.
      Born: November 15, 1807        Place: Pine Twp. Mercer Co., PA
      Married: January 6, 1829
      Died: November 24, 1892        Place: Canton, OH
      Buried: Westlawn Cemetery     Place: Canton, OH
      Father: James S. McKinley
      Mother: Mary (Polly) Rose

Nancy Campbell Allison McKinley
      Born: April 22, 1809                   Place: New Lisbon, OH
      Died: December 12, 1897        Place: Canton, OH
      Buried: Westlawn Cemetery     Place: Canton, OH
      Father: Abner Allison
      Mother: Ann Campbell


         1. David Allison McKinley
                  Born: November 23, 1829                Place: New Lisbon, OH
                  Married: 1850
                  Died: September 18, 1892               Place: San Francisco, CA
                  Buried: Odd Fellows Cemetery        Place: San Francisco, CA

               Spouse: Nancy Minerva Scott

                      Note: 1881 –1885 US Consul for the Hawaiian kingdom

                        · William Perry Francis McKinley 
                        · Ida Helen McKinley
                              Spouse: David Morse

         2. Anna (Annie) McKinley
                  Born: September 24, 1832               Place: New Lisbon, OH
                  Married: Never married
                  Died: July 29, 1890                            Place: Canton, OH
                  Buried: Westlawn Cemetery             Place: Canton, OH

                   Note:  Anna was a schoolmistress, grammar school principal in Canton, Ohio.
                              It was through her efforts and savings that assisted in President McKinley’s 
                              education and bought a home in Canton for her parents.

            3. James Rose McKinley
                     Born: September 27, 1833             Place: New Lisbon, OH
                     Married: May 4, 1870                       Place: San Francisco, CA
                     Died: October 11, 1889                   Place: New Castle, PA
                     Buried: Westlawn Cemetery            Place: Canton, OH
                  Spouse: Eliza Howe Fuller   

                              ·  Hope McKinley
                              · James Fuller McKinley
                              · Grace McKinley

            4. Mary McKinley
                     Born: September 22, 1835               Place: New Lisbon, OH
                     Married:      Place:
                     Died: June 20, 1868                           Place: Poland, OH
                     Buried: Poland Cemetery                   Place: Poland, OH 
                  Spouse: Daniel (or David) May

            5. Helen Minerva McKinley 
                     Born: March 13, 1838                  Place: Niles, OH
                     Married: Never married
                     Died: June 9, 1924                       Place: Cleveland, OH
                     Buried: Westlawn Cemetery        Place: Canton, OH

                     Note: Helen died at her sister Sarah’s house in Cleveland, Ohio.
                               She taught school in Canton and later in Cleveland.

            6. Sarah Elizabeth McKinley
                     Born: October 1, 1840                  Place: Niles, OH
                     Married: February 26, 1867         Place: Poland, OH
                     Died: November 22, 1931           Place: Cleveland, OH
                     Buried: Poland Cemetery            Place: Poland, OH
                  Spouse: Andrew J. Duncan

                                 · Mary Duncan 
                                         Spouse: S.L. Bowman
                                 · William McKinley Duncan
                                          Spouse: Anna Viola Deetrick
                                 · Sarah Duncan 
                                            Spouse: J.H. Winslow
                                 · Andrew J. Duncan Jr. 

            7. William McKinley Jr.
                     Born: January 29, 1843                  Place: Niles, OH
                     Married: January 25, 1871             Place: Canton, OH
                     Died: September 14, 1901            Place: Buffalo, NY
                     Buried: Westlawn Cemetery          Place: Canton, OH
                     Final Resting Place: McKinley National Memorial Place, Canton, OH
                  Spouse: Ida Saxton

                              · Katherine McKinley
                                 Born: December 15, 1871       Place: Canton, OH
                                 Died: June 25, 1875
                              · Ida McKinley
                                 Born: April 1, 1873                    Place: Canton, OH
                                 Died: August 22, 1873

                    Note:  William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. 
                                He served 6 months of his second term when Leon Czolgosz shot him on September 6, 1901. 
                                His successor was Theodore Roosevelt.

               8. Abigail (Abbie) Celia McKinley
                        Born: June 1, 1845                              Place: Niles, OH
                        Died: January 26, 1846
                        Buried: Niles (Union) Cemetery         Place: Niles, OH

               9. Abner Osborn McKinley
                        Born: November 27, 1847                  Place: Niles, OH
                        Married: 1876?     
                        Died: June 11, 1904                            Place: Somerset, PA
                        Buried: Westlawn Cemetery               Place: Canton, OH
                    Spouse: Anna Endsley

                                 · Mabel McKinley
                                    Died: June 7, 1937

                     Note: Mabel married Dr. Hermanus Baer of Reading, PA in Somerset, PA on September 12, 1900.

                      Note: Abner was a lawyer in Ohio and later New York. He was briefly a law partner with 
                                 his brother, William, in Canton, Ohio.

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For more Genalogy information, go to the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum,
in Canton, Ohio.

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Brogan, Hugh. American Presidential Families. 
      New York: Macmillan Pub. Company, 1993. pp 541-542.

McElroy, Richard L. William McKinley and Our America. 
      Canton, Ohio: Stark County Historical Society, 1996. pp 6-7; 28. 

William McKinley & Nancy C. Allison. Retrieved August 3, 1999, 

Miss Helen McKinley, Sister of Martyred President Passes Away. 
      (1924, June 10). The Evening Repository, p. 1.

Mrs. Sarah Duncan Dies at Cleveland. (1931, November 23).
       Canton Repository, p. 1.

Sister of McKinley Dies in Cleveland. (1931, November 23). 
      Niles Times, p. 1.

Funeral Services Held Monday Afternoon for Abner McKinley. (1904, June 14).    
      The Canton Morning News, p. 2.

Death of Consul McKinley. (1892, September 19). 
      The San Francisco Call, p. 8, col. 4.