McKinley Grove

Display Name: 
McKinley Grove
Sort Name: 
Grove, McKinley
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Lower Class
Rank: 
Secondary
Vitality: 
Alive
Occupation: 
Production
Specific Job: 
Mill Worker
Date of Birth: 
Friday, January 1, 1892 to Saturday, December 31, 1892
Biography: 

Lena Grove's brother McKinley brings her to live with his family in Doane's Mill, Alabama, when she is twelve years old and their parents die. He is "just forty" years old and "twenty years her senior" (5), which gives him a birth date in 1892. "He was a hard man": when his wife tells him that Lena is pregnant, he "calls her whore," (6), after which Lena leaves Doane's Mill in search of her baby's father.

Note: 
Keywords: brothers, mill workers, sibling relationships
Individual or Group: 
Individual

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