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John Wesley Kinney
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Birth: Aug. 14, 1838
Brownsville
Haywood County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1916
Whiteville
Hardeman County
Tennessee, USA

From HARDEMAN CO. HISTORY, p. 57-58:
John W. Kinney, a respected and well known farmer, of the Second District, was born August 14, 1838, in Haywood County, Tenn. His parents were George W. and Lucinda J. (Tucker) Kinney. When young they both came to the western district, settling in Haywood County, where they were wedded. In 1860 they moved to Hardeman County. Both belonged to the Methodist Church. Of the fourteen children born to their union, only four sons and three daughters survive (in 1887). The father was of Irish descent, and old school Democrat, as are his sons. All of his life he was an industrious, energetic farmer, and accumulated some 1,700 acres of fine land. He died in 1883, since which time the mother has made her home with her children. The subject of this sketch was reared on a farm and received his education in the common schools. On reaching manhood's estate, he took charge of his father's business, conducting it for seven years. In 1866 he married Miss Letitia F. Goodwin ( Godwin), she was born August 29, 1848. Their union has been blessed with eight children, Four of whom are sons. Mr. and Mrs. Kinney are consistent and earnest members of the Missionary Baptist Church. After marriage he settled in Mississippi where he farmed until 1880, when he returned to Hardeman County. He has been quite successful in agricultural pursuits and now owns about 600 acres of good land. He is an enterprising and worthy citizen.
 
 
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 Parents:
  George W Kinney (1815 - 1884)
  Lucinda J Tucker Kinney (1815 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Latitia Frances Godwin Kinney (1848 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Latitia Kinney Dixon (1893 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Minerva Kinney (1835 - ____)*
  James Jackson Kinney (1836 - 1919)*
  John Wesley Kinney (1838 - 1916)
  Malinda Frances Kinney Drake (1840 - ____)*
  Alfred Henry Kinney (1843 - 1928)*
  Amanda Kinney (1844 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Ann Kinney Tisdale (1849 - 1921)*
  Simon Bumpus Kinney (1857 - 1882)*
  William H Kinney (1863 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Though lost to sight, to memory dear
 
Burial:
Carnes Cemetery
Hardeman County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Debbie Forte
Originally Created by: Shirley Taylor-Hopkins
Record added: Mar 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49829480
John Wesley Kinney
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John Wesley Kinney
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John Wesley Kinney
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