Kesiah Kennaday

Bradford, Gibson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Kesiah

When Kesiah Kennaday was born in 1825, in Bradford, Gibson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Isaac T. Canady, was 41 and her mother, Sarah 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 Kennaday
Marriage: 22 April 1847
Nancy Elizabeth Reynolds
Sarah Reynolds
James Thomas Reynolds
Alcenia Reynolds
Polly Ann Reynolds
Lotta Reynolds
John Reynolds
William Reynolds

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22 April 1847
Gibson, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

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

Age 10

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

Age 37

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Kizzira Runnells, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cisseah Rannals in household of Wm Rannals, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Kisy Reynolds in household of William Reynolds, "United States Census, 1880"

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