- Birth Date
- January 1796
- Death Date
- January 1859
John, his wife Elizabeth and family traveled to America 1852 on the ship Kennebec.
Came with his wife and 3 children. In some sources his surname is spelled "McKinney" or "McKennia." A son, Thomas, was on the ship the with the family, but was buried in St. Louis, Missouri before the company departed for Utah.
- Age at Departure: 56
- Head of Household
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1852, 138.
- "List of Persons Sent from Great Britain by the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Co., in the Months of January and February 1852, by Franklin D. Richards Agent at Liverpool," Deseret News, 21 August 1852, 3.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger A, p. 16.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America