William McKinley, the twenty-fifth President of the United States, was born in Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio,
January 29, 1843. His ancestors on the paternal side, who were Scotch-Irish, came from Scotland and located
in Pennsylvania. His great-grandfather, David McKinley, after serving in the Revolution, resided in
Pennsylvania until 1814, when he went to Ohio, where he died in 1840, at the age of 85. The grandmother of
the President, Mary Rose, came from a Puritan family that fled from England to Holland and emigrated to
Pennsylvania with William Penn....