John David Kinnison

1880–1963 (Age 82)
Desdemona, Eastland, Texas, United States

The Life of John David

When John David Kinnison was born on 4 August 1880, in Desdemona, Eastland, Texas, United States, his father, Simeon English Kinnison, was 34 and his mother, Amanda Tennesee Tiner, was 27. He married Susan Arena Granger on 3 August 1900, in Gorman, Eastland, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1920 and Supervisorial District 2, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1940. He died on 21 January 1963, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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John David Kinnison
Susan Arena Granger
Marriage: 3 August 1900
Cyrus Leslie Kinnison
Viola Tennessee Kinnison
John David Kinnison Jr
Bertha Irene Kinnison
Joe Shelby Kinnison
Mildred Marie Kinnison
Infant Kinnison

Spouse and Children

3 August 1900
Gorman, Eastland, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 1

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 22

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. variant of Cunieson , a patronymic from the personal name Conan, which was borne by an illegitimate son of Henry, Duke of Atholl, from whom many bearers are descended. 2. patronymic from an Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Coinneach ( see Kenneth ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John D Kinnison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John D Kinnison in household of Simeon E Kinnison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John D Kinnison, "United States Census, 1920"

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