Daniel Kenny

1742–10 July 1801 (Age 59)
Charlestown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Daniel

Daniel Kenny was born in 1742, in Charlestown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Robert Alexander Kenny. 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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Family Time Line

Daniel Kenny
1742–1801
Phebe James
1745–1813
Marriage: 1765
Richard Kenny
1770–1856
Daniel Kenny
1773–1812
George Kenney
1775–
Thomas Kenney
1775–1851
James Kenny
1777–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1765
Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(5)

    Male1770–1856Male

    Male1773–1812Male

    George Kenney

    Male1775–Male

    Thomas Kenney

    Male1775–1851Male

    Male1777–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Alexander Kenny

    Male1720–1750Male

siblings

(2)

    Male1742–1801Male

    Alexander Kenny

    MaleMale

World Events (4)

1776

Age 34

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

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

1 Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coinnigh ‘descendant of Coinneach’, an Old Irish personal name 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’.2 Irish: possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cionaodha ‘descendant of Cionaodh’, a personal name of unexplained etymology.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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