Daniel Kenny

Male1742–10 July 1801

Brief Life History of Daniel

Daniel Kenny was born in 1742, in Charlestown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Robert Alexander Kenny and Jane. He married Phebe James in 1765, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He died on 10 July 1801, in his hometown, at the age of 59.

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Daniel Kenny
Phebe James
Marriage: 1765
Richard Kenny
Daniel Kenny
George Kenney
Thomas Kenney
James Kenny

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  • Daniel Kenny in entry for Daniel Kenny, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1765Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (4)


    Age 34

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 34

    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 46

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Declan, Dermot, Fergus, Caitlin, Clodagh, Colm, Eilis, Fergal, Finbarr, Finola.

    Irish and Scottish:

    Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coinnigh ‘descendant of Coinneach’, an Old Irish personal name that later came to be treated as equivalent to Scottish Kenneth . This was borne by a 6th-century monk and saint who gave his name to the town of Kilkenny ‘church of Coinneach’.

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

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