(International Standard Serial Number)  ISSN 1532-0340



McAninch Family History Newsletter

Volume XVI, Number 4, October 10, 2008.


A clearing house for McAninch and related surnames [McAninch, McIninch, McNinch (-sh)].

Published Quarterly since 1993.              Articles solicited, and Queries accepted.




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Miscellaneous info, Queries, and recent Nuggets (by States, alphabetical order)

Page 2008-26

Illinois (Cook County); Wisconsin (University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin)



McA/I/Ninch in Canada 1881 Census

Page 2008-27



McAninch Marriages in Michigan, 1868-1925

Page 2008-30



Some Notes on the New Year in a few ancient Calendars (‘New Year’s in chronological order)


Hebrew -- 5769 (Hebrew year). 5769 is a Hebrew year that started Sept. 30, 2008 (Rosh Hashanah)

and will end on Sept. 18, 2009. This year has 354 days. The traditional greeting is “Shanah Tovah”

(L'Shanah Tovah Tikatevu), “May you be inscribed (in the Book of Life) for a good year!”.


Islamic -- 1430 AH (“Al-Hijira”). Islamic New Year, Monday, December 29, 2008, marks the

migration (Hegira) of the Prophet Mohammad and his followers from Mecca to Medina, which

happened in the year 622 CE. The Hajj (pilgrimage to Mecca (Makkah)) occurs on the 10th to 15th

day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th (last) month of the Islamic calendar (first week of December 2008).


Chinese – 4707 (Year of the Ox) will begin on Monday, January 26, 2009. Gung Hay Fat Choy!

It is believed that this calendar dates from the reign of Huang Di (61 years, 2637 BC to 2697 BC

in the proleptic Gregorian calendar (ISO 8601)). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_calendar


This McAninch Family History Newsletter is Published by Frank and Jan (Mauk) McAninch

17531 Montbury Circle, Huntington Beach, California 92649-4823      Telephone: 714-846-5134

Email: frank @ McAninch.net, FrankMcAninch @ alumni.uci.edu, mcaninch92649 @ verizon.net  



McAninch Family History NL v.XVI n.4 / October 2008 / Copyright Frank McAninch / page 2008-25

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