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Robert Kenyon
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Birth: Jan. 10, 1735
Charlestown
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1805
Greenwich
Washington County
New York, USA

Robert was married to Ruth BARBER and served in the American Revolution.

Robert first settled in Hopkinton, Rhode Island, where he executed several deeds. In the census of 1774, he was living in South Kingstown. In 1775, he was a member of the Bottskill Baptist Church with his wife, Ruth, in Greenwich, Washington County, New York. He was first deacon of this church in 1791. He is buried beside his nephew, Phineas Kenyon.

From the book, American Kenyons, by Howard N. Kenyon

There is some confusion as to his sons, particularly in regard to Caleb, as he was apparently confused with another Caleb. Amasa was added later, as was Benjamin, although the census records only show four sons. So, it is unclear whether Caleb is a son or whether Benjamin should be added.

ID 1641 Samuel Kenyon, b 1759, RI
ID 1642 Robert Kenyon, b 1770, RI
ID 1643 Caleb Kenyon b.
ID 1644 Amasa, b 1772, S. Kingston, RI

[Addendum -

I've been researching the Green/Kenyon family for my granddaughter & found records that Robert Kenyon & Ruth Barber had a daughter, Mary 'Polly' Kenyon born between 1758-1761 in Rhode Island.

Ancestry has a marriage record showing Mary married John Green in RI in 1776. A millennium record shows John & Mary had a son, Kenyon Green. This same record shows parents for Mary & her husband John.

So far I haven't been able to find a death/burial record for John or Mary. ~ added by MHK #46964191]

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Kenyon (1693 - 1772)
  Mary Sanford Kenyon (1703 - 1776)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Barber Kenyon or Durham (1742 - 1825)*
 
 Children:
  Amasa Kenyon (1772 - 1857)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Kenyon (1724 - 1781)*
  Thomas Kenyon (1729 - 1811)*
  Elizabeth Kenyon Barber (1731 - 1781)*
  Mary Kenyon Tefft (1733 - 1824)*
  Robert Kenyon (1735 - 1805)
  Phineas Kenyon (1744 - 1829)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: American Kenyons ID 164
 
Burial:
Bottskill Baptist Church Cemetery
Greenwich
Washington County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Marilyn Kenyon, Psy.D.
Record added: Aug 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29300430
Robert Kenyon
Added by: Marilyn Kenyon, Psy.D.
 
 
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My 7th Great Grandfather, paternal side.
- Bruce Kim Orr
 Added: Mar. 11, 2015

-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 14, 2009

- Marilyn Kenyon, Psy.D.
 Added: Nov. 3, 2008
 
 
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