Kesiah Canady

Brief Life History of Kesiah

When Kesiah Canady was born in 1825, in Bradford, Gibson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Isaac T. Canady, was 41 and her mother, Sarah "Sally" Pritchett, was 41. She married William "Buck" Smith on 12 January 1844, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Gibson, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and District 8, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died in Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee, United States, and was buried in Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee, United States.

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William "Buck" Reynolds
Kesiah Canady
Marriage: 22 April 1847
Nancy Elizabeth Reynolds
Sarah Reynolds
James Thomas Reynolds
Alcenia Reynolds
Polly Ann Reynolds
John Reynolds

Sources (26)

  • Kizzira Runnells, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Kesiah Kennaday, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Kizzi Reynolds in entry for P. A. Herindon, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Irish and Scottish Kennedy . Compare Canada , Canaday , and Kanady .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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