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 William Leslie Kennedy

William Leslie Kennedy

Birth
Waverly, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Death 24 Jun 1925 (aged 68)
Sullivan, Moultrie County, Illinois, USA
Burial Waverly, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Plot 125
Memorial ID 100002191 · View Source
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Headstone on reverse of parents

Son of Matthew S KENNEDY 1824 – 1891 and Elizabeth ROHRER 1827 – 1914

Married Sarah Frances Davenport

"KENNEDY, WILLIAM LESLIE

Waverly Journal 7/3/25
William L. Kennedy was born in Waverly Ill., August 4, 1856, and died at the Masonic Home at Sullivan, Ill., June 24, 1925, aged 68 years, 10 months and 20 days. He was the son of M.S. and Elizabeth Kennedy. and was reared in the vicinity of Waverly. He lived four years in Bond county, later removing to Anthony, Kansas. About four years ago he entered the Masonic Home in Sullivan.

He is survived by seven children: Mrs. Effie Bradley, of Jacksonville; Mrs. Belle Brockman, of Springfield; Dr. Albert Kennedy, of Modesto; Newton Kennedy, of Lewiston, Mon.; Mrs. Maude Beard, of Los Angeles, Calif.; Fred Kennedy and Mrs. Lucille Martin, both of Anthony, Kan. He also leaves two brothers, J.F. Kennedy , of Waverly, and Edward Kennedy, of Chicago.

The remains were brought to Waverly and taken to the residence of J.F. Kennedy, where funeral services were held Thursday afternoon, June 25, at 3:30, in charge of Rev. A.R. Wassell, pastor of the First M.E. church. Music was furnished by Mrs. W.A. Barrow, Mrs. J.H. Shutt, F.H. Curtiss and W.L. Carter. The pall bearers were W.H. Rohrer, O.A. Rohrer, C.W. Deatherage, J.C. Deatherage, W.L. Horstman and P. W. Wemple. The flowers were cared for by Mrs. Kenneth Keplinger, Misses Virgie Kennedy and Lucille Davenport. Interment was in East cemetery. "



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  • Created by: janicet
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100002191
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Leslie Kennedy (4 Aug 1856–24 Jun 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100002191, citing Waverly East Cemetery, Waverly, Morgan County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by janicet (contributor 47361005) .