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Joseph Oliver Kennedy
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1837
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1907
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Joseph Kennedy was a son of Sherwood and Miriam Hedgecock Kennedy of Guilford county North Carolina. Joseph was raised in the Springfield Friends Church in High Point NC. Joseph being raised quaker met Caroline Etnay Spencer also quaker of the Springfield Area they were married October 8 1857 Guilford county NC. Being simple farmers till the war Joseph and his Twin brother Emanuel Kennedy both Enlisted March 10, 1862 in CO B 45th NC Infantry during the Civil War.
On July 5,1863 he and his brother Emanuel was taken prisoner at Gettysburg after they was left behind to care for the wounded.

The brothers saw action at Kingston, Gettysburg and Kinnesaw mtn. to name afew. After the war the family moved to Hendricks county Indiana and settled near Plainfield and later near the Mill Creek area of Hendricks county. Joseph and Caroline was the parents of.. Oliver, Julius, William, Rufus, Mary, Benjamin,Sophronia, Elwood and Amanda..
Joseph is burried in a Now Un Marked Grave Next To His Wife Caroline.

1850 Census, Guilford County North Carolina

1860 Census, Guilford County North Carolina

1870 Census, Hendricks County Indiana

1880 Census, Hendricks County Indiana

1900 Census, Marion County, Indiana,
1123 West 28th Street 
 
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 Parents:
  Sherwood Kennedy (1805 - 1871)
  Miriam Hedgecock Kennedy (1809 - 1855)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Etnay Spencer Kennedy (1837 - 1896)
 
 Children:
  Oliver Emanuel Kennedy (1859 - 1944)*
  Julius Allen Kennedy (1861 - 1931)*
  Mary Keziah Kennedy Davis (1864 - 1916)*
  William Walter Kennedy (1866 - 1929)*
  Benjamin Cicero Kennedy (1868 - 1947)*
  Rufus K. Kennedy (1871 - 1933)*
  Sophronia Kennedy (1873 - 1875)*
  Elwood Luther Kennedy (1875 - 1947)*
  Amanda Belle Kennedy (1878 - 1928)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alpheus Kennedy (1831 - 1878)*
  William C. Kennedy (1834 - 1904)*
  Joseph Oliver Kennedy (1837 - 1907)
  Emanuel Sherwood Kennedy (1837 - 1907)*
  Ruth Martisia Kennedy Wright (1846 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mill Creek Friends Cemetery
Danville
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: DSON1492
Record added: Nov 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16699315
Joseph Oliver Kennedy
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Joseph Oliver Kennedy
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Joseph Oliver Kennedy
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