When Emanuel Kendall was born in 1831, in Miami, Ohio, United States, his father, John Kendall, was 25 and his mother, Eunice Mendenhall, was 23. He married Josephine Patterson on 18 September 1853, in Miami, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 5 February 1870, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States, at the age of 39.
English: habitational name from Kendal in Cumbria, which takes its name from the river Kent + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’, or from the valley of the river Kent itself.
English (of Welsh origin): 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’.
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