Sarah Ann Kennedy

23 October 1843–3 September 1881 (Age 37)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann Kennedy was born on 23 October 1843, in North Carolina, United States. She married Gains Banum John Powell on 21 March 1861, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 3 September 1881, in Wake Forest, Wake, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Gains Banum John Powell
1838–1905
Sarah Ann Kennedy
1843–1881
Marriage: 21 March 1861
John Wiley Powell
1862–1933
Susan Anne Frances Powell
1863–1896
Robert Banium Powell
1865–1891
Martha Jane Powell
1867–1950
James Thaddeus Powell
1871–1943
Seraphina Rata Elizabeth Allen
1874–1928
Phetney Carolina Powell
1876–1938
Alice Rebecca Powell
1876–1943
Henry Amos Powell
1878–1954

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1861Johnston, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1853 · First State Fair
    Age 10
    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
    1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island
    Age 19
    On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 64834;2007: 131601; 2010: 176865)Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’ (from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’); or from the Scottish Gaelic Mac Cinnèidigh, consisting of mac ‘son’ with an equivalent name. Compare Canaday , Cannady , Cannedy , Kannady , and Kenedy .History: Kennedy ancestral lands are found both in Ireland and in Scotland, where the family's medieval ancestral seat is sited on the Ayrshire coast, facing the Irish Sea. — The great-grandparents of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917–63) came to North America as immigrants from Ireland in the 1840s. His paternal great-grandparents were Patrick Kennedy (1823–58), born in Dunganstown, County Wexford, Ireland, and Bridget Murphy, who was born probably in Owenduff, County Wexford, Ireland c. 1827; they came to Boston, MA, in 1849. His maternal great-grandparents were Thomas Fitzgerald (1823–85), who was born in Bruff, County Limerick, Ireland, and Rose Anna Cox, who was born probably in Tomregan or Kinawley, County Cavan, Ireland, c. 1835; they came to Boston, MA, in 1857. — An early Scottish Kennedy forebear of a quite different family was British colonial official Archibald Kennedy (1685–1763), the son of Alexander Kennedy of Craigoch, who emigrated to NY c. 1710.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Cannaday
    Canaday
    Canida
    Canada
    Cannady
    Kenndy
    Kennady
    Canedy
    Cannedy
    Kenedy
    Canady
    Kanady
    Kannady
    Kenady

    Sources (29)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Ann Kennedy - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Sarah Ann Kennedy
    • Sarah A Powell in entry for James T Powell and Margaret R Little, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Sarah Cannady in entry for Seraphina Rata Elizabeth Allen, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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