[continued] Eliza Jane (Wickersham) McAninch (1826-1870), great-great-grand-son

of Jonathan McAninch (b.ca.1799, Lincoln Co., Kentucky; d.aft.1870, Missouri) and

Telitha (Turpin) McAninch (b.ca.1807, Kentucky, d.1890, Jackson County, Missouri)

and great-great-great-grand-son of the younger Kentucky pioneer William McAninch

(b.bef.1765, d.1813, Casey County, Kentucky) and Laodieca Rawson (also Doshea

Dosey(Dawson?)) (b.bef.1765), married 7 Oct. 1796, Greene County, (eastern) Tennessee,

and then went through the Cumberland Gap into Lincoln County, Kentucky [Note 3].

Zilla Mae McAninch served briefly as the acting Postmaster at Ott, Fulton County,

Arkansas, from 11 Sept. 1929 to 26 Nov. 1929 (two months).

Oscar and Zilla McAninch moved to California, in the early 1930's, and lived in Wasco,

Kern County, California. Zilla died there, 14 Apr. 1979, and Oscar died 15 Oct. 1986;

they are both buried in Wasco Memorial Park, Wasco, Kern County, California.


Emma Victoria McAnish, b. 11 Nov. 1905, Oregon (prob. Union County), youngest child

of Stewart L. McAninch (later McAnish) and Victoria (Tucker) McAninch (McAnish),

married 25 Apr. 1891, recorded in Nye County, Nevada [see Victoria Lucretia (Tucker)

McAninch (McAnish), Note 6, and Stewart L. McAninch (McAnish) and family, Note 7].

Emma Victoria McAnish was appointed Postmaster at Alicel, Union County, Oregon, on

9 Aug. 1939, and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on 20 Dec. 1939.

Emma died 18 Nov. 1955, Union County, Oregon, and is buried with her parents and two

brothers (John, Lester) in the Grandview Cemetery, La Grande, Union County, Oregon.


(Ethridge) Lee McAninch, b. 16 Jan. 1928, Argyle, Casey County, Kentucky, third son of

Noble Wesley and Manilla Esther (Rader) McAninch, and 4th great-grandson of Daniel

McAninch (b.ca.1750, Ireland, d.ca.1822, prob. Tennessee), one of the two McAninch

pioneers in Lincoln County, Kentucky [Note 3], through Daniel's son George A. McAninch

(1794-1870), his second son William Berry McAninch (1820-1891), his first son George

Washington McAninch (1843-1917), his third son James Harlan McAninch (1875-1969),

and his first son Nobel Wesley McAninch (1902-1993), all of Casey County, Kentucky.

(Ethridge) Lee McAninch married Lola Rigney (b.1932), 18 Nov. 1950, Casey County,

and they had two children. Ethridge Lee McAninch was appointed Postmaster at

Mintonville, Casey County, Kentucky, on 18 Aug. 1961 (confirmed by the U.S. Senate

on 29 Mar 1962), and served about nine years, until July 1970. Lee died 26 Jan. 2000;

Lee and Lola are buried at Watson Chapel Cemetery, Argyle, Casey County, Kentucky.


McA/I/Nin(ch/sh) Postmasters, 1832-1971 (United States Post Office records, NARA M841)

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