James McGinnis Sr.
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Parents
John McGinnis Sr.
John McGinnis Sr.
1811 - 1861
Margaret McCarron
Margaret McCarron
1823 - 1903
Spouse
Mary Ellen Donahue
Mary Ellen Donahue
1861 - 1929
Children
Siblings
John M McGinnis Jr.
John M McGinnis Jr.
1849 - 1922
Arthur McGinnis Sr.
Arthur McGinnis Sr.
1853 - 1932
Sarah M McGinnis
Sarah M McGinnis
1855 - 1936
Hugh Patrick McGinnis
Hugh Patrick McGinnis
1858 - 1933

1847


Sep 14
1847 • A rescue effort, called the First Relief, leaves Johnson's Ranch to save the ill-fated Donner Party. These California bound emigrants became snowbound in the Sierra Nevada in the winter of 1846–1847, and some had resorted to cannibalism to survive.

1847


Sep 15
Age: 1d

baptism


Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada ⇓
His God Father and baptism sponsor was John McCarron, probable brother of Margaret McCarron. His God Mother was Mary (McGinnis) Ferguson, wife of John Ferguson and John McGinnis Sr's sister.
1847 • U.S. general Winfield Scott enters Mexico City, marking the end of organized Mexican resistance in the US-Mexican War.

1884


Jul 16
Age: 36y
1884 • The first ascent is made of Castle Mountain in the Canadian Rockies by geologist Arthur Philemon Coleman.

1887


Feb 20
Age: 39y
1887 Dorr Eugene Felt receives the first U.S. patent for his comptometer.[http://www.google.com/patents/about?id=-FxEAAAAEBAJ U.S. Patent No. 366,945], filed July 6, 1886; second patent granted October 11, 1887: [http://www.google.com/patents/about?id=TptMAAAAEBAJ U.S. Patent No. 371,496], filed March 12, 1887.

1891


Jun 11
Age: 43y

1896


Age: 48y
1896 Queen Victoria surpasses her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history.

1914


Dec 24
Age: 67y
1914 Battle of Heligoland Bight: British cruisers under Admiral Beatty sink 3 German cruisers.

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