McKinnie, Gunnell S.

Born: 1797-03-26 Fayette County, Kentucky

Died: 1875-10-14 Christian County, Illinois

Flourished: 1824-1860 Sangamon County, Illinois

Alternate name: McKinney

McKinnie married Elizabeth Little in Sangamon County, Illinois, in 1824, with whom he had five children. They lived in Sangamon County, where McKinney was a farmer. In 1850, he owned $3,700 in real estate. By 1860, he had moved to Christian County, Illinois, where he was a farmer with $5,000 in real estate and $1,200 in personal property.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 503; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 193; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Christian County, IL, 244; Gravestone, McKinnie Cemetery, Springfield, IL.