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 James Kinkennon Valentine

James Kinkennon Valentine

Birth
Kirkwood, Shelby County, Ohio, USA
Death 19 Feb 1905 (aged 72)
Adair County, Iowa, USA
Burial Fontanelle, Adair County, Iowa, USA
Plot row 6 lot 1 oldest section
Memorial ID 33226401 · View Source
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History of Guthrie & Adair County, Iowa 1884
J.K. Valentine was elected sheriff in 1861, and filled the office two years.
James K. Valentine was born in Shelby county, Ohio, on the 27th of September,
1832, and moved with his parents to Indana, in 1836. He moved from Wea
Plains, in that satate to Adair county in 1856. He married to Miss Almiretta E.
Benedict, a daughter of Samuel G. and Harriet ( Crane ) Benedict, but who died
on the 1st of November, 1855. On the 9th of August, 1857, he was married to
Miss Ellen Root, who died on the 7th of November, 1864. He built the first
store building in the village of Fontanelle, and the hotel known as the Pacific
House, in the same place. On the 2d of September, 1866, he, for the third time,
was united in marriage with Miss Catherine Smith, who was born October
11,1845. In April, 1875, he moved with his family to California, where his wife
died May 19,1875. He resided in Crescent City, Del Norte county, until the
spring of 1881, when he moved to renton, King county, Washington territory,
where he is now living.
Mr. Valentine was succeded by John Shreeves, who was elected in 1863,
and served two years. A sketch of this gentleman appears under the head of
Couinty Treasure, oreceding this, an office that he filled at a later date.



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  • Created by: Michael Kinkennon
  • Added: 25 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33226401
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Kinkennon Valentine (27 Sep 1832–19 Feb 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33226401, citing Fontanelle Cemetery, Fontanelle, Adair County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Michael Kinkennon (contributor 46842713) .