Samuel Albert Kennedy

17 January 1885–8 April 1941 (Age 56)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Albert

When Samuel Albert Kennedy was born on 17 January 1885, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel A. Kennedy, was 27 and his mother, Henrietta Blanche Proctor, was 25. He lived in Coventry Township, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 8 April 1941, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 56.

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Samuel A. Kennedy
Henrietta Blanche Proctor
Samuel Albert Kennedy
Artemus Arthur J Kennedy
Abigail 'Gail' Henrietta Kennedy
Proctor Montgomery Kennedy
Virgina Thelma Kennedy

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Michelson-Morley Experiment
Age 2
In an attempt to detect a medium of space called aether, Albert A. Michelson and Edward W. Morley started to experiment to see if there was any relative motion of matter through light waves. The result was negative and is generally considered to be the first strong evidence against the aether theory. Even though it has failed multiple times, the same type of experiment has been repeated many times with higher amounts of sensitivity to the sensors.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 15
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’ (from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’); or from the Scottish Gaelic Mac Cinnèidigh, consisting of mac ‘son’ with an equivalent name. Compare Canaday , Cannady , Cannedy , Kannady , and Kenedy .History: Kennedy ancestral lands are found both in Ireland and in Scotland, where the family's medieval ancestral seat is sited on the Ayrshire coast, facing the Irish Sea. — The great-grandparents of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917–63) came to North America as immigrants from Ireland in the 1840s. His paternal great-grandparents were Patrick Kennedy (1823–58), born in Dunganstown, County Wexford, Ireland, and Bridget Murphy, who was born probably in Owenduff, County Wexford, Ireland c. 1827; they came to Boston, MA, in 1849. His maternal great-grandparents were Thomas Fitzgerald (1823–85), who was born in Bruff, County Limerick, Ireland, and Rose Anna Cox, who was born probably in Tomregan or Kinawley, County Cavan, Ireland, c. 1835; they came to Boston, MA, in 1857. — An early Scottish Kennedy forebear of a quite different family was British colonial official Archibald Kennedy (1685–1763), the son of Alexander Kennedy of Craigoch, who emigrated to NY c. 1710.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Kennedy, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Samuel A Kennedy in household of Samuel A Kennedy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samuel Albert Kennedy, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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