James Kenyon

23 June 1772–17 June 1850 (Age 77)
Dutchess, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of James

When James Kenyon was born on 23 June 1772, in Dutchess, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Benjamin B Kenyon, was 25 and his mother, Lydia Hawkins, was 25. He married Margaret Hoxsie in 1795, in Dutchess, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 17 June 1850, in Moravia, Moravia, Cayuga, New York, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Indian Mound Cemetery, Moravia, Moravia, Cayuga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Kenyon
1772–1850
Margaret Hoxsie
1774–1846
Marriage: 1795
Benjamin I Kenyon
1796–1873
Eliza Kenyon
1805–1851
Dorcas Kenyon
1813–1849
Susanna Kenyon
1816–1848

Spouse and Children

    Male1772–1850Male

    Margaret Hoxsie

    Female1774–1846Female

MARRIAGE
1795
Dutchess, New York, United States
children

(4)

    Benjamin I Kenyon

    Male1796–1873Male

    Female1805–1851Female

    Dorcas Kenyon

    Female1813–1849Female

    Susanna Kenyon

    Female1816–1848Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1746–1831Male

    Lydia Hawkins

    Female1747–1815Female

siblings

(11)

    Female1769–Female

    Male1770–1830Male

    Male1772–1850Male

    John Kenyon

    Male1774–Male

    Benjamin Kenyon

    Male1776–1778Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 4

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

Age 4

New York is the 11th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 22

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

1 English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Warrington, which is of uncertain etymology. There was formerly an ancient burial mound there and Ekwall has speculated that the name is a shortened form of a British name composed of the elements crūc ‘mound’ + a personal name cognate with Welsh Einion ( see Eynon ).2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinín ‘son of Coinín’, a byname based on a diminutive of cano ‘wolf’, also Anglicized as Cunneen . The similarity to coinín ‘rabbit’, a later borrowing, has also caused it to be ‘translated’ as rabbit.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Kenyan in entry for Benjamin Kenyan, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • James Kenyon, "Find A Grave Index"
  • U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885

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