Elenora <I>Kearney</I> Kenney

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Elenora Kearney Kenney

Birth
County Tipperary, Ireland
Death 7 Jul 1913 (aged 68)
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Gr. 6456, Division 1, Block 28, Locust Grove, Section 15
Memorial ID 121173856 · View Source
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Elenora's birth date could be as early as 1835, though 1844 is given on her death certificate. She arrived in the U.S. between 1850-1856. Her marriage to James Sheldon KENNEY of Leicestershire, England occurred on 8 July 1860 at the Old Bushwick Dutch Reformed Church, and she remained a resident of Brooklyn until her death in 1913.

Elenora & James' children:
John T (1861- 1928 )
James H (1864-1926)
Elizabeth (1866-1936)
Ruth M (1869-1918)
Richard F (1871-1961)
Mary (1874-1875)

Eleanora died 7 Jul 1913 and was buried 10 July at Cypress Hills Cemetery (Gr. 6456, Division 1, Block 28, Locust Grove, Section 15) with husband James Sheldon Kenney (buried 11/14/1905) and infant daughter Mary Kenny [sic] who died 1875.

Elenora's father was John Kearney and her mother was Eliza Fitzgerald, both of Ireland.

[ NOTE: Grandma KENNEY's given name was recorded variously as "Ellenora", "Eleanor", "Elinor", "Eleanora", "Ella", "Norah" and "Hannorah"; her surname prior to marriage was also recorded as "Carnie", "Karney", "Kearny" and other variants. In Ireland, it's possible her given name was "Hanora" or "Honorah". ]


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  • Created by: Ghee Buttersnaps
  • Added: 3 Dec 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 121173856
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elenora Kearney Kenney (2 Aug 1844–7 Jul 1913), Find a Grave Memorial no. 121173856, citing Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Ghee Buttersnaps (contributor 48268025) .