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Mary Cogswell Kinney
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1814
Saco
York County
Maine, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1877
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

She was married to Franklin Sherwood Kinney on October 16, 1833. He died in Italy in July 1871. His estate was said to be valued at $12 million. Her sister, Elizabeth Lord Cogswell, was married to Senator James Dixon of Connecticut. After the death of President Lincoln Mary Kinney stayed with Mary Todd Lincoln. She died after her hand was caught in a carriage door and became infected.

The New York Herald April 15, 1877
Obituary
Mrs. Mary C. Kinney
Mrs. Mary Cogswll Kinney died at her residence in Washington, D.C. on the 7th of April in the sixty-second year of her age. She was a well known and highly esteemed lady. She was the eldest daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Cogswell of New Jersey and his first wife, Elizabeth Abbot. On both sides she was descended from two of the oldest families in New England, her father's ancestors having settled at Ipswich, Massachusetts in 1635 and her mother's the Abbots in 1643 in Andover, in which town the seminary was richly endowed by her great-grandfather.

Mrs. Kinney was educated in New York, where she has ever since chiefly lived, but passed the last sixteen winters in Washington, occupying a prominent position in the best society of both cities. She was a Christian lady, alike beautiful in mind and person and was characterized by great benevolence.

Her funeral was attended by a large assemblage of the most distinguished people of Washington and a long line of private carriages accompanied her to her last resting place in Oak Hill Cemetery, Georgetown. The Rev. Dr. Paret of the Protestant Episcopal Church officiated.

Mrs. Kinney who survived her husband, Franklin S. Kinney and who was the owner of the Albemarle Hotel leaves five sons and one daughter. This lady lives in Europe, having married Count Gianotti, aide-de-camp to Prince Humbert, heir to the throne of Italy. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jonathan Cogswell (1781 - 1864)
  Elizabeth Abbott Cogswell (1787 - 1837)
 
 Children:
  Nathaniel Cogswell Kinney (____ - 1881)*
  Ernest Lloyd Kinney (____ - 1890)*
  Abbot Kinney (1850 - 1920)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Cogswell Kinney (1814 - 1877)
  Elizabeth Lord Cogswell Dixon (1820 - 1871)*
  Louisa Cogswell Wood (1826 - 1891)*
  Anne Walter Cogswell Howland (1828 - 1849)*
  Andrew Kirkpatrick Cogswell (1839 - 1887)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Reno Hill, Lot 931.
 
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Record added: Aug 11, 2009
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Mary <i>Cogswell</i> Kinney
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Mary <i>Cogswell</i> Kinney
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