ROSE MCKENTY, born December 25, 1852; d. December 29, 1939,
Hamilton. Rose, according to burial records, remained single all her
life. She was living at 168 Wentworth S. at the time of her death
ii. ROBERT JAMES MCKENTY, b.
iii. WILLIAM H MCKENTY, b.
December 23, 1863; d. September 16, 1943, in Dundas; m. MARY?; d.
October 23, 1950, in Hamilton, records from Dwyer Funeral Home and Spectator . There are also death notices for 2
children belonging to W McKinty one Oct 3 1891 "infant", the other
Oct 10 1893 child 3mons ..address 50 Barton W Hamilton
iv. MINNIE MCKENTY, b.
September 23, 1854, married Hugh Hickey in St Mary's Cathedral, Hamilton; d. October 26,
v. THOMAS MCKENTY, b. 1855;
m. MAGGIE JOSEPHINE MCCANN, June 21, 1881, St Mary's Cathedral
Hamilton; She was born. September 03, 1854, Canada; d. October 26,
The marriage notice in the Hamilton Spectator says he was one
of Hamilton's most successful grocers and she was the daughter of
John McCann, a boot and shoe manufacturer on James St. In
Josephine's birth notice Thomas is again identified as a grocer
KATE MCKENTY, b. 1867.
married ___McLeod, buried in Hamilton. She signed an affidavit
verifying age etc for a John McKenty who was getting married
in Rainy River
ii. CATHERINE MCKENTY, b. 1855.
I'm making a presumption here. On Catherineís wedding
registration her made of honour was a Mme McKinty
children's names in this family, as with other Mckenty/McKinty
families , are strikingly similar
In Australia, where some family migrated, there was a Hugh
McKinty who's children were Hugh 1880, Isabella Sarah 1888, Thomas
1883, and James ..There was another McKinty family, Thomas and his
wife Ellen King with children Hugh 1875, John 1879, John Patrick
1870, Mary Ellen 1874, Rose Ann 1881 Thomas 1872
Irene, John Augustus and William McKenty
MCKENTY was born August 18, 1886, and died November 14, 1944 in
I'm not sure who the father was but Irene, William, and John
Augustus McKenty were definitely siblings. This relationship is
verified by information gathered from various death/news articles
in the Hamilton Spectator. John was the managing editor of
the newspaper for 20 years. He was a widower when he died but I
haven't found evidence of children nor the name of his wife
John Augustine McKenty was apparently born in Hamilton and had been
in failing health for over a year before his death. His wife had died
a short time before. The family of John and Jane McKenty, outlined
above, are buried near John Augustus in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, in
brother of John Augustus and Irene, was born in
Hamilton, and died 1947 in Hamilton. He married GERTRUDE
Children of WILLIAM MCKENTY and GERTRUDE LA FOND
i. LORRAINE MCKENTY.
ii. BETTY MCKENTY.
iii. JANE MCKENTY.
William And Margaret
MCKENTY was born about 1800 in Ireland, and
died June 06, 1897 in Peterborough Ontario.
He married MARGARET MCKENTY. She was born
about 1819 in Scotland, and died October 01,
1877 in County Of Peterborough.
The 1871 census of Canada page
9 Province of Ontario, District 58 North
Peterborough, has William, 60 Ireland,
Margaret 52, Scotland, and son John 20.
The Times Business Directory And Book of
Reference for The Town of Peterborough 1876
has John Mckenty lot 3 con12, Halls
Bridge and Wm McKenty at the same location.
To view click on the expandable thumbnail
map at the left.
A book on South Harvey Communities
says " In 1860, on the shores of Buckhorn
Lake, William McKinty, an Irish Protestant,
occupied lots 2 and 3, concession 12. His
son John, continued farming and may have
operated a lime-kiln on his farm . Both
father and son served on council in the
1860's and 1870's and from 1902-1913. John
married Annie Stockdale and had 4 children.
A brother Bruce McKinty married Pearl Jones
and had no children" P65 Pages 475-476
of the text
lists more of their involvement as council members
There is a birth registration for Edwin
Bruce, born Sept 4 1883 son of John McKinty
Hotel keeper , and Ann Stockdale Hotel
Keeper registered Sept 20 #028435. Their
Maria was born August
24, 1874 but the birth was not registered till
Jan 18 1877 !! 2 1/2 yrs after the event.
I've heard of late registrations, ..
Margaret's death registration October
1877 indicates she was Methodist, born in
Scotland, and had asthma for 6 days.
William's death registration says he was
97yrs 11mons, born Co Antrim, was
Presbyterian, lived on lot 2 Concession 12. He died of old age and had a "tumour of
of WILLIAM MCKENTY&MARGARET MCKENTY
i John McKenty
was born July 04, 1852, in Ontario and
STOCKDALE She was born October
09, 1850, in England.
Children of John
i Ann born August 10 1874
ii Edith abt 1877
iii Margarita 1880
iv Edwin Bruce September 4 1883
The 1891 Census has William 89,
living with John 38, Ann 38, Anne M. etc
Peterborough East Harvey
Township. The 1901 census has John 48, Ann
Margaret A 21, and Edwin Bruce
17. On Edwin's birth registration John and
Ann are listed as Hotel keeper On
Anne Marie's John is listed as a farmer,
m. PEARL JONES.
They had no children. Apparently Pearl used
to play the piano at the Anglican church in
Buckhorn. There is a thumbnail expandable
picture of Bruce and Pearl to the left.