Charles Wesley Kennedy

9 February 1894–5 January 1973 (Age 78)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Charles Wesley

When Charles Wesley Kennedy was born on 9 February 1894, in North Carolina, United States, his father, James Addison Kennedy, was 38 and his mother, Dahlia Eugenia Fouts, was 21. He lived in Thomasville Township, Davidson, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 5 January 1973, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fair Grove Methodist Church Cemetery, Thomasville, Davidson, North Carolina, United States.

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James Addison Kennedy
Dahlia Eugenia Fouts
Charles Wesley Kennedy
Raymond Addison Kennedy

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World Events (8)

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 3

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

Age 9

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

Age 22

"During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’, a personal name derived from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charley Kanady in household of John Kenedy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Wesley Kennedy, "North Carolina, Davidson County Vital Records, 1867-2006"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Charles Wesley Kennedy - Published information: Cemetery record or headstone: birth-name: Charles Wesley Kennedy

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