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Kenton Harper Kinney
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1853
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1941
Schuyler County
Missouri, USA

widowed, son of Robert Kinney and Mary Weyland, husband of Oberie Florence Simpson, husband of Augusta Virginia Webb
d. cert 4486

Funeral services for K. H. Kinney were held at Barker Church Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. L. R. Purvis, of Mendola, Mo., assisted by Rev. Bertha Porter of Livonia, and the pastor Rev. A. A. Williams.

The Barker Choir sang, accompanied by Mrs. A. A. Williams at the piano.

Pallbearers were six of his grandsons, Virgil Kinney, Ray Kinney, Kenton Kinney, Verlin Zaerr, Kinney Cossel and Cecil Cossel.

Flower girls were two granddaughters, Velda Zaerr and Rosalie Cossel.

Interment was in the Barker cemetery.

Kenton Harper Kinney was a son of Robert and Rachel Kinney. He was born near Staunton, Virginia, July 19, 1853, and died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Uriah Zaerr, Jan. 29, 1941, age 87 years.

When he was five years old his parents moved to Knoxville, Kentucky, where he grew to manhood and was married Jan 6, 1875, to Oberie L. Simpson.

To this union, six children were born, five of whom survive: Mrs. Uriah Zaerr and Mrs. George Cossel, both of Downing; Chesley Kinney of Pulaski; Leon Kinney of Ottumwa and Fred Kinney of Downing. One son, Robert, died at his home in Ottumwa, Sept. 9, 1933.

His wife died Jan. 1, 1895. He was married, Feb. 14, 1899, to Augusta Webb, who died June 17, 1929.

He came to Missouri over 50 years ago and spent most of his life on his farm near Hitt. He lived one year near Carmi, Ill., and a few years in Downing. The past ten years he has made his home with his children.

Soon after coming to Missouri, he united with the United Brethren Church at Barker and remained a faithful member until his death.

Besides the three children, he leaves nineteen grandchildren and thirty-one great grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Henry Kinney (1818 - 1881)
 
 Spouses:
  Oberie Florence Simpson Kinney (1852 - 1895)
  Augusta Virginia Webb Kinney (1862 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Chesley Chapman Kinney (1877 - 1958)*
  Leonidas Bell Kinney (1879 - 1959)*
  Robert Porterfield Kinney (1881 - 1933)*
  Rosetta Louisa Kinney Zaerr (1884 - 1982)*
  Fred Hillman Kinney (1888 - 1975)*
  Bessie Cossel (1891 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  Louis Nicholas Kinney (1844 - 1914)*
  Mary A Kinney (1847 - 1899)*
  Charles Porterfield Kinney (1849 - 1932)*
  Kenton Harper Kinney (1853 - 1941)
  John Crawford Stribling Kinney (1856 - 1937)*
  Rebecca Holloway Kinney Dewalt (1859 - 1889)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Barker Cemetery
Hitt
Scotland County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: NE MO
Record added: Dec 24, 2009
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Kenton Harper Kinney
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Kenton Harper Kinney
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