Marshall Lathrop Keniston

Male8 June 1853–7 January 1934

Brief Life History of Marshall Lathrop

When Marshall Lathrop Keniston was born on 8 June 1853, in Albany Township, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Samuel Ephraham Keniston, was 28 and his mother, Dorothy Files Edwards, was 19. He married Mary Eliza McColister on 5 December 1874, in Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Plainfield, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States in 1880 and Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States for about 20 years. He died on 7 January 1934, in Ludlow, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Marshall Lathrop Keniston
Mary Eliza McColister
Marriage: 5 December 1874
Albert Irving Keniston
Venia May Keniston
Walter Chester Keniston
George Harley Keniston
Guy Harold Keniston
Harry Cole Keniston

Sources (45)

  • Marshal Keniston in entry for Keniston, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Lathrop M Keniston in household of S E Keniston, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lathrop M. Keniston, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 December 1874Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1864 · St. Albans Raid

    Age 11

    St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 22

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (southwestern, especially Somerset): perhaps a variant of Kinson .

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

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