Mary Ann Kennedy

20 May 1843–24 June 1926 (Age 83)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Kennedy was born on 20 May 1843, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Alford Kennedy, was 25 and her mother, Sarah S. McFarland, was 21. She married Hartwell H Hunt on 23 August 1864, in Wilson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Civil District 3, Wilson, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Wilson, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 24 June 1926, in Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Wilson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hartwell H Hunt
1831–1919
Mary Ann Kennedy
1843–1926
Marriage: 23 August 1864
John W Hunt
1865–
G H Hunt
1877–
Matthew William Hunt
1867–1937
Elizabeth C Hunt
1870–1949
Joe Anderson Hunt
1874–1961
Henry Robert Hunt
1879–1954
Sallie McFarland Hunt
1882–1972
Charles Everett Hunt
1888–1959

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 August 1864Wilson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846
    Age 3
    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
    1865
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’ (from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’); or from the Scottish Gaelic Mac Cinnèidigh, consisting of mac ‘son’ with an equivalent name. Compare Canaday , Cannady , Cannedy , Kannady , and Kenedy .History: Kennedy ancestral lands are found both in Ireland and in Scotland, where the family's medieval ancestral seat is sited on the Ayrshire coast, facing the Irish Sea. — The great-grandparents of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917–63) came to North America as immigrants from Ireland in the 1840s. His paternal great-grandparents were Patrick Kennedy (1823–58), born in Dunganstown, County Wexford, Ireland, and Bridget Murphy, who was born probably in Owenduff, County Wexford, Ireland c. 1827; they came to Boston, MA, in 1849. His maternal great-grandparents were Thomas Fitzgerald (1823–85), who was born in Bruff, County Limerick, Ireland, and Rose Anna Cox, who was born probably in Tomregan or Kinawley, County Cavan, Ireland, c. 1835; they came to Boston, MA, in 1857. — An early Scottish Kennedy forebear of a quite different family was British colonial official Archibald Kennedy (1685–1763), the son of Alexander Kennedy of Craigoch, who emigrated to NY c. 1710.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Cannaday
    Canaday
    Canida
    Canada
    Cannady
    Kenndy
    Kennady
    Canedy
    Cannedy
    Kenedy
    Canady
    Kanady
    Kannady
    Kenady

    Sources (20)

    • Mary A Kenedy in household of A A Kenedy, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Ann Canady, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Mary Kennedy in entry for Bettie Hunt Young, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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