|Birth: ||Aug. 24, 1835|
Halton Regional Municipality
|Death: ||Jul. 22, 1912|
Occupation: farmer, merchant, Methodist preacher
Military service: served in the navy during the civil war; was assigned to a gunboat on the Roanoke River with his brother-in-law, Joseph Fellows Adams.
Son of Joseph Kenney (1792-1867) and
Mary Fish (1799-1870).
From the birth locations of his children he
seems to have moved about frequently. His
first-born was born in Acton, Ontario,
second in Saginaw, MI, third in Ypsilanti, MI,
fourth in Boyd County, KY.
Of the children in the second marriage, the
first four were born in Jewell County, KS
and the fifth in Crawford County, Arkansas.
Married twice to two sisters, daughters of Rev. Zenas Adams and Ruth Fellows:
FIRST MARRIAGE =
Harriet Electa Adams (Dec. 22, 1939-Sept. 17, 1871) on Dec. 27, 1859 in Acton, Ontario, Canada. She likely died in Nebraska.
They had four children.
1. Herbert Adams (Feb. 25, 1861-1927)
married Nannie E. Symonds
2. George Ernest (Feb. 19, 1863-July 1, 1945)
married Clara Viola Steck (1873-1940)
3. Stewart Fellows (Mar. 15, 1865-1926)
married Laura Lee Stevenson
4. Mary Gertrude (July 6, 1867-May 25, 1927)
SECOND MARRIAGE =
Abigail Lucretia "Abbie" Adams (Nov. 1, 1844-May 4, 1914) on Oct. 25, 1871 in Nebraska. They had five children.
1. Arthur Newman (Aug.3,1872-Apr.17,1965)
married Ida M. Stevenson (1874-1953) on
Apr. 14, 1895
2. Edgar Leroy (July 7, 1874-before 1880)
3. John Nelson (Oct. 18, 1875-before 1880)
4. Winnie Mabel (Feb.27,1878-Dec. 4, 1919)
married Samuel Elam Winfrey
5. Bertha Lucretia (Oct.6,1887-Apr.1,1981)
married Clyde Earl Stamps
Harriet Electa Adams Kenney (1839 - 1871)*
Abigail Lucretia Adams Kenney (1844 - 1914)*
Herbert Adams Kenney (1861 - 1927)*
George Ernest Kenney (1863 - 1945)*
Stewart Fellows Kenney (1865 - 1926)*
Mary "Gertrude" Kenney (1867 - 1927)*
Arthur Newman Kenney (1872 - 1965)*
Winnie Mabel Kenney Winfrey (1878 - 1919)*
Bertha Lucretia Kenney Stamps (1887 - 1981)*
Note: (U.S. Navy Marker)
Oliver Springs Cemetery
Maintained by: George DeKay
Originally Created by: Patsy Steele
Record added: Nov 28, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8136766