Corporal
John McKenny

McKenny was born about 1830.

  • received Crown Grant, Nov 13, 1870, for Lot 262, Group 1, New Westminster District, 150-acre military grant

  • August 30, 1871, for Sections 35 & 36, Block 6 North, Range 1 East, 160 acres each (see Lindsay).

  • Farmed at Maple Ridge municipality in 1874

  • reeve in 1879

  • municipal treasurer 1887.

McKenny died in Kamloops in 1897.  The BC Archives gives the place as Maple Ridge.

As a Corporal with the Boundary Commission, McKenny's Regimental Pay per Diem would have been 2s. 2 1/2d. plus Working Pay per Diem of 1s. to 4s.