|Birth: ||Sep. 16, 1866|
|Death: ||Nov. 18, 1948|
His parents moved to Michigan where they were active in church work, and their children could obtain an education. Rev. Ralph R. as well as his brother Rev. Albert L., obtained degrees from Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan, and Albert L. served in India as a missionary in the Free Baptist mission endeavor there. As seen from censuses, Rev. Ralph R. edited a church paper in Minneapolis, and then pastored until he moved to Florida, where he engaged in business where his brother, Albert, had already located.
Ralph married Stella D. Cole, b. NY.
U.S. 1880 U.S. Census, South Bend, Blue Earth Co., MN:
George Kennan 47, b. NY, machinist;
Ada (Montgomery) Kennan, wife, 41, b. OH;
Children George A. 18, b. WI;
Albert L. 15, b. WI;
Ralph R. 13, b. MN;
Benjamin 1, b. WI.
Residence 1900, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, USA 1900 U.S. Census, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN:
Ralph Kennan 33, b. MN, mar. 9 yrs., editor weekly newspaper;
Estella (Cole) Kennan, wife, 37, b. NY, mar. 9 yrs., no children;
George Kennan, father, 67, b. NY, widower, carpenter.
Residence 1905 Minneapolis Ward 4, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, USA 1905 Minnesota Territorial and State Census:
Ralph R Kennan 39, b. MN, clergyman;
Stella C. Kennan wife, 42, b. NY;
Geraldine J. 4, b. MN;
Paul W. 3, b. MN;
George Kennan father, 72, b. VT;
Margery Lamoreaux 10, b. MI.
Cumberland Co. ME, 1920:
Ralph Kennan 53
Stella C Kennan 57
Geraldine Kennan 19
Paul W Kennan 18
Bertha Cole 0 [9 2/12] [9 1/12]
Numerous city directories list him as being pastor of the Free Baptist church in Portland ME.
George Kennan (1832 - 1905)
Ada Montgomery Kennan (1839 - 1894)
Estella Cole Kennan (1863 - 1933)
Albert L. Kennan (1864 - 1938)*
Ralph R Kennan (1866 - 1948)
Benjamin Montgomery Kennan (1879 - 1966)*
Plot: Section 2, Grave 54.
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Originally Created by: T.V.F.T.H.
Record added: Jul 09, 2010
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A minister for many years; educated in Hillsdale College, MI. Rest in peace.|
Added: Mar. 21, 2013