James Lewis Kendall

16 January 1875–2 August 1953 (Age 78)
Elliott, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Lewis

When James Lewis Kendall was born on 16 January 1875, in Elliott, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jacob T Kendall, was 27 and his mother, Paulina Jane Gray, was 18. He married Maggie Kathleen Thornsbury on 10 September 1902, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Newfoundland, Elliott, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 3, Elliott, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 2 August 1953, in Maysville, Mason, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Elliott, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Lewis Kendall
1875–1953
Maggie Kathleen Thornsbury
1888–1982
Marriage: 10 September 1902
Gertrude Kendall
1903–1982
Lester D Kendall
1905–1975
Fanny Olive Kendall
1907–1986
Mabel Kendall
1911–1975
John J Kendall
1914–1914
James Leslie Kendall
1916–1929
John Jacob Kendall
1919–1977
Wilma Lorene Kendall
1921–2005
Charles Jackson Kendall
1925–1925
Fred Vinson Kendall
1928–1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 September 1902
Kentucky, United States
children

(10)

    Gertrude Kendall

    Female1903–1982Female

    Lester D Kendall

    Male1905–1975Male

    Fanny Olive Kendall

    Female1907–1986Female

    Mabel Kendall

    Female1911–1975Female

    John J Kendall

    Male1914–1914Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob T Kendall

    Male1847–1919Male

    Female1856–1931Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 17

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Kendal in Cumbria, recorded in 1095 as Kircabikendala ‘village with a church in the valley of the Kent river’.2 From an Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Cynddelw, which was borne by a famous 12th-century Welsh poet. It probably derives from a Celtic word meaning ‘exalted’, ‘high’ + delw ‘image’, ‘effigy’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James L Kendall, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Kendell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J L Kendall, "United States Census, 1910"

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