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Alonzo "Lon" Kennedy
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1876
Nashville
Brown County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1960
Nashville
Brown County
Indiana, USA

The second of ten children born to James Weddle & Sarah Jane (Snider) Kennedy of Nashville, Brown Co IN, Lon married Ida May Moberly on 11 Feb 1900 in Brown Co IN, the daughter of J H & Louise E Moberley of Brown Co IN.

Children with Ida:
1) Charles Kennedy (1900-1981)
2) William Gratton Kennedy (1902-1971), m: Beatrice Deckard.
3) Enid Kennedy (1905-1996), m. Herschel F Lemley.
4) Ina Kennedy (1907-1996), m1: Cecil C Poling, m2: Clyde W Wachtstetter.
5) Alonzo Kennedy Jr (1909-1910)
6) Juanita Kennedy (1912-2001), m1: Alva Merrill Tomlinson, m2. Ralph Clark.

By trade Lon was a Barber, but had worked in his early years as an house painter and in his later years as gate keeper at Brown County State Park.

The Republic (Columbus, Indiana), 30 Dec 1960, Friday, Pg 2
"Alonzo Kennedy, 84, Dies
NASHVILLE - Alonzo Kennedy, 84, of Nashville, died at 7 o'clock Thursday night at his home after a 6-week illness.
Born in Brown county Oct. 8, 1876, he was the son of James and Sally Snyder Kennedy. He was married Feb. 6, 1900, to the former Ida Moberley who died Sept. 10, 1954.
Mr. Kennedy had worked as a barber and was employed at Brown county state park 16 years before his retirement several years ago.
Funeral rites will be at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at Bond funeral home in Nashville, conducted by the Rev. Clarence Davis. Burial will be at Greenlawn cemetery. Casket is open at the funeral home.
Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Richard [sic-Herschel] Lemley of Columbus, who is employed in the business office of The Evening Republican; Mrs. Ina Poling of Indianapolis and Mrs. Juanita Clark of Knightstown; two sons, Charles Kennedy of Indianapolis and William G. Kennedy of Nashville; two brothers, Jake Kennedy of Indianapolis and Claude Kennedy of Kokomo; four sisters, Mrs. Elsie Scofield, Mrs. Bertha Tutt and Mrs. Gertrude Spring, all of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Mayme Marsh of New Albany; 17 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren."

Lon is my paternal Grand Uncle. Many thanks to Diana Biddle for the tombstone photo.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Weddle Kennedy (1848 - 1928)
  Sarah Jane Snider Kennedy (1853 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  Ida May Moberly Kennedy (1877 - 1954)*
 
 Children:
  Charles G Kennedy (1900 - 1981)*
  William Gratton Kennedy (1902 - 1971)*
  Enid Kennedy Lemley (1905 - 1996)*
  Ina Kennedy Wachtstetter (1907 - 1996)*
  Alonzo Kennedy (1909 - 1910)*
  Juanita Kennedy Clark (1912 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alonzo Kennedy (1876 - 1960)
  Bertha Inestine Kennedy Tutt (1878 - 1963)*
  Emma C Kennedy (1880 - 1905)*
  Elsie Jane Kennedy Scofield (1882 - 1964)*
  Gertrude Kennedy Spring (1884 - 1974)*
  James Earl Kennedy (1890 - 1918)*
  Jacob Thirl Kennedy (1890 - 1971)*
  Robert Claude Kennedy (1892 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Cemetery
Nashville
Brown County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
Record added: Dec 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63527948
Alonzo Lon Kennedy
Added by: Bonnie's Daughter
 
Alonzo Lon Kennedy
Added by: Diana Biddle
 
Alonzo Lon Kennedy
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Jewels Sayer
 
 
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- Bonnie's Daughter
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