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Benjamin Franklin Kenedy
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1866
Paris
Lamar County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1912
Magazine
Logan County
Arkansas, USA

Benjamin Kenedy is my great grandfather and the son of Robert Kenedy and Elizabeth Spry Kenedy.

He married Martha Jane Hokit on April 9, 1885 in Magazine, Arkansas. Together they had eight children, Icephena, Iva, Effie, Claude, Lester, Ernest, Pearl, and Opha.

Ben was a farmer and owned several farms in Lick Creek Valley. He also served as mayor of Magazine. He was a Woodsman & Mason.

Cause of Death: Gunshot Wound

Epitath: "The pains of death are past, labor and sorrow cease, and life it's long warfare closed at last, his soul is found in peace." 
 
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 Parents:
  Elizabeth Spry Kenedy (1818 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Jane Hokit Kenedy (1868 - 1950)
 
 Children:
  Icephena E McCarson (1887 - 1987)*
  Ivah M. Kenedy Van Allen (1888 - 1980)*
  Effie Elizabeth Kenedy Van Allen (1890 - 1919)*
  Claude Kenedy (1892 - 1892)*
  Opha Myrtle Kennedy Vogt (1902 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Wilson Kenedy (1851 - 1912)*
  Rebecca Kennedy Little (1855 - 1944)*
  Lemuel Edgar Kennedy (1863 - 1922)*
  Benjamin Franklin Kenedy (1866 - 1912)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lick Creek Cemetery
Booneville
Logan County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Pam
Record added: Apr 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25958181
Benjamin Franklin Kenedy
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Benjamin Franklin Kenedy
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Benjamin Franklin Kenedy
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Great great granddaughter through Ernest Kenedy and Hazel. Much love BFK!
- Heather Turner
 Added: Aug. 3, 2015
Ben was the brother of Lemuel, I am Lemuels Great Grandson through the Rev Early Gordon Kenedy. Reading this I can see Ben was a very Important man.
- Dan Ortenzio
 Added: Jun. 27, 2013
OPHA'S GRANDDAUGHTER, WITH LOVE AND RESPECT.
- BECKY K.
 Added: May. 22, 2011
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