Lucy Cornelia Clanton

4 June 1864–18 September 1948 (Age 84)
Bryan, Georgia, United States

The Life of Lucy Cornelia

When Lucy Cornelia Clanton was born on 4 June 1864, in Bryan, Georgia, United States, her father, Charles William Clanton, was 47 and her mother, Levinia Geiger, was 34. She married Jasper Joseph Kennedy on 24 December 1891, in Bryan, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Collins, Tattnall, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and District 1601, Tattnall, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 18 September 1948, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Cedar Creek Cemetery, Cobbtown, Tattnall, Georgia, United States.

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Jasper Joseph Kennedy
Lucy Cornelia Clanton
Marriage: 24 December 1891
Donald Bennett Kennedy
Alma Lucille Kennedy
Hurbert Kennedy
Ora G. Kennedy
Paul Jones Kennedy

Spouse and Children

24 December 1891
Bryan, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of the habitational name Clandon, from places in Surrey and Dorset named Clandon, from Old English clǣne ‘clean’ (i.e. ‘clear of weeds’) + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cornelia Klanton Kennedy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lucy C Kennedy in household of Jasper Kennedy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucy C Kennedy in household of Jasper J Kennedy, "United States Census, 1920"

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