Dr Alonzo Homer Kenniebrew

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Dr Alonzo Homer Kenniebrew

Macon County, Alabama, USA
Death 20 May 1943 (aged 68)
Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 112282258 · View Source
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PARENTS: Phil and Charlotte Kenniebrew

MARRIAGE(?) #1 Leonore Chapman
1 adopted dau (see: #143067333)
MARRIAGE #2. Jessie Mae Schultz
1 dau; 1 son

Black physician who organized and operated the famous New Home Sanitarium in Jacksonville in the early 1900s. Educated Tuskegee. Moved to Jacksonville IL 1902. Moved to Evanston IL early 1930s. [See: "Kenniebrew was ahead of many doctors" article by Rushton]. [See also http://sangamoncountyhistory.org/wp/?p=7759]

Obit: See: Jacksonville IL newspaper
Public census records:
1940 census Jacksonville w Jessie/fam
1930 census Springfield; w Jessie/family
1920 Census Jacksonville; D; w staff
1910 census Jacksonville, w/ wife, child, mo-in-law
1907-8 Military Record for Capt Alonzo H Kenniebrew
1900 census Tuskegee, Macon, AL

Early U.S. censuses listing "Kinnybrew" and other varied spellings, of possible interest to historians, may or may not be relevant to this memorial.
1880 census Warrior Stand, Macon, AL
Phill Kinnybrew, 35 (b. AL) farmer & Sharlot 35 (b. AL)
Lu 10; John 8; Alonzo 6; Lizzy 4
(same census page another Kinnybrew family, Sandy? 35 Frances 27; John, Henry, Ida, Jenny, Mick and 2 Moore girls -- parents from AL, Va and Ga;
1870 census Cotton Valley, Macon AL Sindy & Frances & Henry)
1870 census Cotton Valley Beat: Phil 21 farmhand; same page "Sandy Kinnebrew 22 & Frances 21, farmhands, & Henry; also listed: Hal Kinnebrew, 52 from Ga. & Nancy 40 (both b. Ga); children b. Al: Mary, Catherine, Mitchell, Caroline,
1860 census: slave schedules for slave owner C.D. Kennibrew, Oglethorp, GA; and for slave owner M.D. Kennibrew, Beat 5, Tallapoosa AL

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  • Created by: Jeannie Hemphill
  • Added: 13 Jun 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 112282258
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Alonzo Homer Kenniebrew (5 May 1875–20 May 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 112282258, citing Jacksonville East Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jeannie Hemphill (contributor 47413042) .