Chester Kinne

DeWitt, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Chester

When Chester Kinne was born in 1830, in DeWitt, Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, Zebulon Kinne, was 50 and his mother, Lucy Markham, was 36. He lived in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States in 1855.

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Zebulon Kinne
Lucy Markham
Manassah Kinne
Lucy Kinne
Rufus R Kinne
James Kinne
Emeline Kinne
Elizabeth Kinne
Chester Kinne
Olivia Margaret Kinne

Parents and Siblings






    James Kinne


    Emeline Kinne


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 0

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 33

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

Name Meaning

1 German: from the female personal name Kinne, a Silesian pet form of Middle High German Kunigunde, composed of the Old High German elements kuoni ‘brave’ + gund ‘battle’.2 Dutch: from Middle Dutch kinne ‘relative’, possibly denoting someone who was the relative of a prominent person.

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

Sources (3)

  • Chester Kinney, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • C Hester Kinne in household of Zebulon Kinne, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Chester Kinne in household of Zebulon Kinne, "New York State Census, 1855"

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