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John Kenyon
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Birth: 1787
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1845
Washington County
New York, USA

Son of Nathaniel Kinyon and Ann Reynolds of Rhode Island; husband of Sarah Walters; he has an American Kenyon ID of 11135;he had a large family.

John and Sarah settled on what was the Paul Gates farm (1961)a half mile west of Vly Summit on the North Easton road. The farm was possibly the Vly lot mentioned in his father's will.

On the 1820 Census, John is living in the farm next to his father's, Nathaniel Kenyon. On a farm nearby is Worthy Waters, his presumed father-in-law.


Sally Ann Kenyon, born 1810
Spencer Kenyon, born 1812, in Niagara County in 1865
Henry Kenyon, 1814
Betsey Kenyon, 1815
Lucinda Kenyon, 1817, married John Brownell. She and John are both buried in Methodist Stump Cemetery.
Franklin Kenyon, 1818
Nathaniel Kenyon, 1819 (buried in Fountain Prairie, Wisconsin)
Weldon W. Kenyon, 1829-1865, unmarried (buried in North Cambridge Cemetery aka Methodist Stump Cemetery)
Orrin Kenyon, 1833-1865, unmarried (Buried in North Cambridge Cemetery)

Family name of Kenyon in transition around this time. His father Nathaniel was Kinyon. John used both, while some of his sons used Kenyon.

Sources: Genealogy of the Family of Nathaniel Kenyon, Byron M. Herrington, Cambridge, New York, 1961; American Kenyons, Howard N. Kenyon, 1935

Family links: 
  Sarah Waters Kenyon (1792 - 1877)
  Nathaniel Kinyon (1819 - 1857)*
  Whelden W Kenyon (1828 - 1865)*
  Orrin E Kenyon (1832 - 1860)*
*Calculated relationship
Methodist Stump Church Cemetery
Washington County
New York, USA
Created by: Marilyn Kenyon, Psy.D.
Record added: Nov 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31082599
John Kenyon
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John Kenyon
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John Kenyon
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- Marilyn Kenyon, Psy.D.
 Added: Nov. 10, 2008

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