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Alexander Kennedy DeGood
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1847
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1893
Pennsylvania, USA

Alexander Kennedy DeGood, son of Joseph Nelson DeGood and Frances Candace Kennedy, was born on Sat. 30 Jan 1847 in Pennsylvania.

He appeared on the following United States Census enumerations:

As Joseph Deagood's son, born in Pennsylvania, Alex Deagood (age 2), was enumerated, in the 1850 Federal Census, in Millsboro Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania.

On the 1860 Federal Census, Joseph Degood's son, born in Pennsylvania Alexander Degood (age 13) attended school during past year, was listed as a resident in Millsbouro Borough, Washington County, Pennsylvania.

As Joseph Degood's son, born in Pennsylvania Alexander Degood (age 22), was enumerated, in the 1870 Federal Census, in Millsboro, Washington County, Pennsylvania.

At age 28, Alexander Kennedy DeGood married Huldah A. Murray, daughter of John A. Murray and Elizabeth Fulkreth, on Sun. 23 May 1875. A daughter of this union: Laura F. DeGood.

As head of household born in Pennsylvania, Alex Deagood (age 35) occupation: carpenter, was enumerated in the 1880 Federal Census, in Millsboro, East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania, with his wife, born in Pennsylvania, Huldah Deagood (age 23). Residing in the same household was a daughter, born in Pennsylvania Laura Deagood (age 11).

United States Patents received by him were: Patent # 271,317 for a washing machine on 30 Jan 1883; Patent # 388,643 for a fence making machine on 28 Aug 1888; Patent # 396,732 for a cigar bunching machine on 29 Jan 1889; and Patent # 402,471 for a nest box for fowls on 7 May 1889 in Millsboro, Washington County, Pennsylvania.

Alexander Kennedy DeGood died from pneumonia on Mon. 10 Jul 1893 at age 46 years, 5 months and 10 days leaving Huldah A. as a widow. He was buried on Wed. 12 Jul 1893 at Millsboro Cemetery, Millsboro, Washington County, Pennsylvania.
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  Joseph Nelson DeGood
  Frances Candace Kennedy De Good (1827 - 1906)
  Huldah A. Murray DeGood (1858 - 1931)*
*Calculated relationship
Millsboro Cemetery
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Alexander Kennedy DeGood
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