Flora Dell McKenzie was born 7 May 1873 in Monroe County, Michigan, the daughter of Robert McKenzie and Sarah E. Hill. She was the granddaughter of Hugh McKenzie and Elizabeth Heritage.
Her father, Robert McKenzie, was born 1 October 1839 in Exeter, Monroe County, Michigan, the son of Hugh McKenzie and Elizabeth Heritage.
Robert enlisted 1 October 1864 at Rochester, New York in the 8th NY Cavalry. He was wounded at Waynesboro, Virginia 2 March 1865 and discharged in Alexandria, Virginia June 1865.
Robert was married 27 May 1869 in Berlin Township, Monroe County, Michigan to Sarah E. Hill, who was born in England 3 December 1848, the daughter of Wilson Hill and Margaret Wilson. They moved to Kansas in the Spring of 1889.
Three children are listed: Flora Dell, born 7 May 1873; Robert Wilson, born 24 November 1878; and Sarah E., born 15 October 1880.
Portrait/cabinet card - Hinea/Valpariso, IN - April 13, 1895