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Ida M. Kennedy



Ancestors of Ida M. Kennedy


Generation No. 1

1. Ida M. Kennedy, born June 27, 1861 in Lewis County, Mo.; died April 22, 1935 in Washington County, Oregon. She was the daughter of 2. George B. Kennedy and 3. Sarah A. Kenoyer. She married (1) James W. Stout. She married (2) Burk Abt. 1878 in Mo. He died Bet. 1878 - 1882 in Lewis County Mo.. She married (3) James William Shumate August 17, 1883 in Lewis County Mo. He was born 1832 in VA., and died April 20, 1909 in Perkins Ok., Payne county. He was the son of Joseph Shumate and Jane Morehead.

More About Ida M. Kennedy:
Burial: April 24, 1935, HIGHLAND CEMETERY, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas
Census: 1930, Washington County, Oregon

Notes for Burk:
I have a new paper article that states he was murder in Lewis county Mo. between 1878-1882 by hs father in-law. The Kennedy family was living in Durham at this time.


Generation No. 2

2. George B. Kennedy, born Abt. 1827 in Christian County, KY.; died March 24, 1883 in Emerson, Marion County, Mo.. He married 3. Sarah A. Kenoyer January 09, 1859 in Adams County IL..
3. Sarah A. Kenoyer, born Abt. 1825 in Ohio.

Notes for George B. Kennedy:
Marriage Index IL. Adams county, George P. Kenedy married Hulda Hunsaker 12/15/1846. * Have orr. Marriage record, it is hard to determine what the middle intial is*.

Adams Count Census 1850, Burton Township, George W. Kennedy 23 born KY Blacksmith, wife Hulda 22 born IL. child John W. 4 mos. *Census clearly states George W. Kennedy*

Illinois State wide Marriage Index 1763-1900
Kennedy, G B to Kenoyer, Sarah A., Adams County 1/09/1859. *Note the divorce papers15 JUN 1868 in Quincy, Adams Co. IL. says Sarah E. Kennedy. Have Orr. marriage record it states Sarah A. Kenoyer.*

Census 1860 Lewis County Mo
Reel # M653-629 Page 268 Referance : Enumerated 19 Sept 1860, AD Rector, Ass't Marshal.

Kennedy G B 32 M Black Smith KY
Sarah 35 F OH
John William 10 M IL
Christina 8 F IL
Martha J. 5 F IL
Rosenna 1/3 F Mo

Illinois Civil War Veterans Serving in Mo.-
George B. Kennedy
Rank: Blacksmith Company: E
Regiment: 7 Mo US Cav
Residence: Lima, IL.
6'3 Black Hair Blue Eyes. Was disability discharged. Kick by a mule.
Munstered in Aug 17 1861 at Warsaw. Was discharged April 30th 1862 due to injury.

1870 Adams County census, Columbus Township: George Kennedy 49 Blacksmith born NC, wife Margaret 27 born OH.

1880 Census Marion County Mo., Round Grove TownShip, Emerson. June 1880
Kennedy, Geo 54 Ky Blacksmith Father born Ky. Mother born Ky.
Margie 36 IL House wife
Burk, Ida M. 20 IL Dauther Widow
Burk, Stephen A. 1 Mo Grandson

Marion County, Mo 1883 Pensioners on the Roll-
Certificate No 38592 Name: Geo. B. Kennedy, Post Office: Emerson, Cause for which pensioned: injury to abdomen, Monthly Rate: 8.00

Source: George B Kennedy was killed 24 March 1883 by Henry C. Williams at Emerson, MO. Articles is from PALMYRA SPECTATOR and the Marion County Harold. Henry served 15 years in prison for the murder (Per court records from the Mo. Archives) Williams wife Amanda E., divorced him May 19, 1884. I have a copy of two atricles about the murder. Email me if you need them. One article states the George Kennedy got into a fight with his son-in-law and killed him in Lewis county Mo. This was Ida Kennedy first husband ? Burk.



More About George B. Kennedy:
Census: 1850, Adams County IL, Burton Township
Military service: Bet. 1861 - 1862, Civil War. 7 Mo., Cav., Vou., Company E," Black Hawk"
Pension Record: 1883, Certi: No. 38592 injury to abdomen 8.00 per mo.

Children of George Kennedy and Sarah Kenoyer are:
i. Rosenna Kennedy, born 1860; died Unknown.
1 ii. Ida M. Kennedy, born June 27, 1861 in Lewis County, Mo.; died April 22, 1935 in Washington County, Oregon; married (1) James W. Stout; married (2) Burk Abt. 1878 in Mo; married (3) James William Shumate August 17, 1883 in Lewis County Mo.