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Wakefield
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James McKenna the father of Peter McKenna DOB 1856.
Peter McKenna married Ellenor Davis on 23 November 1879.
Margaret Mc Kenna a daughter BOB September 1891 married Lenord George Falcon September 1910.
3 children Lenord Falcon, Harrold Ernest(my father) Christopher.
Margaret died June 1922.
All in various residences in the West Derby and Litherland area.
It is the place and DOB of James McKenna.
Would welcome any help I think James may well have been born in Ireland North or South.
Cheers Roger Falcon Chester UK.
Jan
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Hi Roger,

Was Peter Peter Simeon McKenna?

This could be the family in 1871 census.

Household members (6 people)

First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Sex Age Birth year Occupation Birth place
James McKenna Head - Male 55 1816 ? broker ? Liverpool, Lancashire, England
John Uncarith* McKenna Son - Male 35 1836 Packer? man Liverpool, Lancashire, England (the name is John Unsworth McKenna)
Elizabeth McKenna Daughter - Female 33 1838 Servant domestic Liverpool, Lancashire, England
James McKenna Son - Male 19 1852 ? Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Joseph McKenna Son - Male 16 1855 Apprentice to potters maker? Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Peter Simeon McKenna Son - Male 14 1857 Apprentice pot? maker Liverpool, Lancashire, England

On Peter's marriage certificate, it says Peter's occupation as Pattern Maker, and his father James's occupation Book Keeper.

This is James McKenna (Peter's dad) in 1851 census (James was a Widower and remarried)

1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census
Grosvenor Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Household members (13 people)

First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Sex Age Birth year Occupation Birth place
John Unsworth Head Widower Male 69 1782 Packing case maker Lancaster, Lancashire, England
John Unsworth Son Widower Male 31 1820 Packing case maker Liverpool, Lancashire, England
James McKenna Son in law Widower Male 35 1816 Porter albert dock Liverpool, Lancashire, England
John U McKenna Grand son - Male 15 1836 Packing case maker Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Elizabeth McKenna Grand daughter - Female 13 1838 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Mary McKenna Grand daughter - Female 8 1843 Scholar Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Ann Jane McKenna Grand daughter - Female 6 1845 Scholar Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Henry Odell Lodger Married Male 35 1816 Dock porter Putney, Essex, England
Mary Odell Lodger Married Female 27 1824 - Ireland
Rachael Stroud Lodger Married Female 24 1827 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Thomas Stroud Lodger - Male 4 1847 Scholar Liverpool, Lancashire, England
John Stroud Lodger - Male 2 1849 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Mary Beaufort Lodger Unmarried Female 18 1833 General servant Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Jan
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Roger,

James McKenna first married Mary Unsworth.


Name Jams McKinna
Marriage Date 18 May 1835
Marriage Place St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Spouse
Mary Unsworth

He then married Mary Hughes

Name James Mc Kenna
Gender Male
Marriage Age Full Age
Event Type Marriage
Marriage Date 17 Aug 1851
Marriage Place Liverpool, St Bride, Lancashire, England
Parish as it Appears Liverpool, St Bride

Father
John Mc Kenna
Spouse
Mary Hughes

I can't find him in 1881 census, but think he died in 1887

Name James McKenna
Age 71
Estimated Birth Year abt 1816
Registration Quarter Jul-Aug-Sep
Death Registration Place West Derby, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Death Date Sep 1887
Inferred Death Place Lancashire, United Kingdom
Volume 8b
Page 276

Jan
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Roger,

James McKenna 1881 census,

Married again! in 1880 to Deborah Roberts

1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census
81, Opie Street, Everton, West Derby, Lancashire, England

Household members (3 people)

First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Sex Age Birth year Occupation Birth place
James Mc Kenna Head Married Male 65 1816 Beer house keeper Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Deborah Mc Kenna Wife Married Female 50 1831 - Denbighshire, Wales
Elizabeth Roberts Mother in law Widow Female 76 1805 Inn keepers assistant Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales


Name James McKenna
Gender Male
Marriage Age Full Age
Event Type Marriage
Marriage Date 6 Mar 1880
Marriage Place Stanley, St Anne, Lancashire, England


Father
John McKenna
Spouse
Deborah Roberts

On his marriage cert says he was a widower.

James's burial register at Ford Cem, the address 81 Opie Street.


Name James McKenna
Death Age 71
Birth Date abt 1816
Death Date 1887
Burial Date 9 Sep 1887
Burial Place Ford Cemetery, Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Jan
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Wakefield
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Hello Jan
Roger Falcon here.
All the information on James Mckenna is exactly what I required, thank you so much for such for such a speedy response.
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