Mckinney, Isaac Newton
McKinney, Isaac Newton a Presbyterian minister, was born in Erie, Pa., Oct. 20,1828; graduated at Jefferson College in 1848, and in 1849 engaged in teaching in Alabama; in 1852 he entered the theological seminary at Princeton, but because of failing health was obliged to relinquish his studies; in 1856 he accepted a license to preach, and in 1857 was ordained and installed pastor of Montour's Church, but soon after accepted an appointment as professor of Latin in his alma mater; in 1862 he was engaged in editing the Presbyterian Banner, and then in originating and conducting the Family Treasure, and died Nov. 20, 1864. Mr. McKinney was a scholar, well versed in language — embracing Latin, Greek, French, and German. As a preacher, he was ardent, direct, and lucid; as a teacher, he had rare capabilities. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1865, p. 103.