John Joseph Kennedy

12 July 1887–18 March 1940 (Age 52)
Wellington, New Zealand

The Life of John Joseph

When John Joseph Kennedy was born on 12 July 1887, in Wellington, New Zealand, his father, John Joseph Kennedy, was 28 and his mother, Bridget Mary Agnes Murray, was 24. He married Ida Antionette Isbell Smith about 1907, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Mud Springs Judicial Township, El Dorado, California, United States in 1900 and Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1919. He died on 18 March 1940, in Greenwood, El Dorado, California, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Old Pioneer Cemetery, Napa, California, United States.

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John Joseph Kennedy
Mamie B Hanks
Marriage: 18 December 1911
Vance De Corsey Kennedy

Spouse and Children

18 December 1911
Hardin, Big Horn, Montana, United States


    Vance De Corsey Kennedy


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 6

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 15

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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)

  • John Kennedy in household of John J Kennedy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John J Kennedy in entry for De Corsey Kennedy, "Montana, Big Horn County Records, 1884-2011"
  • John J Kennedy in entry for De Corsey Kennedy, "Montana, Big Horn County Records, 1884-2011"

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