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James Henry Kemp
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1860
Mississippi, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1932
Poinsett County
Arkansas, USA

Whitton Arkansas is located on 118 S Co Rd 33 6.61 miles from Tyronza Arkansas.

James H Kemp was born July 2, 1860 Carrolton, Carroll Co. Mississippi to Robert Kemp and Mary Ann Blow. His father died during the civil war. No grave has been found. Mary "Blow" Kemp died 5-18-1927 in Carroll County, Mississippi. James moved to Drew County Arkansas where my grandfather, James Robert Kemp was born. James Robert Kemp's mother died shortly after he was born. I have no information on children born after my grandfather.

1880 Mary is listed as a Widow
Mary A "Blow" Kemp 38 June 30, 1842
James H Kemp 21 July 02, 1860

1880; Census Place: , Carroll, Mississippi; Roll: 642; Family History Film: 1254642; Page: 116B; Enumeration District: 023.

James Kemp 40
Mary Kemp 25
Osey Kemp 16 1885
Sephus Kemp 12 1887
Mollie L Kemp 11 1889
Rena Kemp 7 1891
James Kemp 6 1895
Annie M Kemp 3 1897
Fannie Kemp 1 1899
1900; Census Place: Bearhouse, Drew, Arkansas; Roll: 57; Page: 20B; Enumeration District: 0068; FHL microfilm: 1240057.

James H Kemp 49
Willie Kemp 39
Robert Sanders 20 Step-child
John Sanders 18 Step-child
James R Kemp 17
Rena M Kemp 20
Alpha M Sanders 11 Step-child
Maggie Fife 10 Step-child
Roy Fife 8 Step-child
Sidney Simms 33
1910; Census Place: Beat 5, Sunflower, Mississippi; Roll: T624_759; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0095; FHL microfilm: 1374772.

J. H. married seven times. Family lore is at least four of his wives died. His wives include: Lillian Barnett, Blanch Mann, Mary Swain, Pink Moore, Willie "Lewis" Fife, Alice O'Banion.

At the time of his death James H Kemp was staying in Tyronza,AR with his son, James Robert (J.R.) Kemp and family. J.R. was married to Rhodie "Marsh" and father to four children: Oliver Clarence, Dorothy A., James Treva, Billy Kemp.

His children included:
Oliver Clarence Kemp (Ocie) 1885-1960
Josephus Kemp
Molly Kemp
Rena Kemp Symns 1891-1984 w/o Sidney Symns
James Robert Kemp 1895-1972
Annie Kemp
Fannie Kemp
Family links: 
  Robert Kemp (1837 - ____)
  Mary Blow Kemp (1842 - 1927)
  Blanch Mann Kemp (1866 - 1894)
  Oliver Clarence Kemp (1885 - 1960)*
  Rena M. Kemp Symns (1891 - 1984)*
  James Robert Kemp (1894 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
Marked Tree Cemetery
Marked Tree
Poinsett County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: Skippersgirl
Record added: Oct 12, 2013
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James Henry Kemp
Added by: Skippersgirl
James Henry Kemp
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