Here are some photographs of Hilary McKanna, my Aunt Vivian’s husband, taken in his younger years, probably taken in Alaska:
Hilary with another boy that might be one of his brothers?
In this following photograph we see Hilary in a happy mood. The writing on the back had C. Penglase and I wonder if this is the C. Penglase that married Helena Mary McDonald, daughter of great Uncle Angus McDonald who would know be Hilary’s father-in-law Ronald’s brother?
This photo is one of my favorites of Hilary. My memories of him were he was a gentle and kind man.
This photo was taken in 1923:
My curiosity and the inspiration of the blog: A Convergence of Families has pushed me to try a few internet searches and I found some additional sites that will further the McKanna family history:
The McKanna House and Family from a descendant of James Adelbert McKanna:
The Rooney Family in Canada which mentions the parents of Michael and Katherine