N.) is a cottage shown by an inscription to have been the home of the ancestors of William McKinley, president of the United States.
WILLIAM MCKINLEY (1843-1901), twenty-fifth president of the United States, was born in Niles, Trumbull county, Ohio, on the 29th of January 1843.
His great-greatgrandfather settled in York (disambiguation)|York county, Pennsylvania, about 1743, and from Chester (disambiguation)|Chester county, Pennsylvania, his great-grandfather, David McKinley, who served as a private during the War of Independence, moved to Ohio in 1814.
His son William McKinley (b.
McKinley was promoted first lieutenant in February 1864, and for his services at Winchester was promoted captain on the 25th of July 1864.