Garrett Kennedy

30 November 1897–21 December 1974 (Age 77)
Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Garrett

When Garrett Kennedy was born on 30 November 1897, in Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Madison Clinton Kennedy, was 40 and his mother, Ellen A Shaffer, was 36. He married Ethal Piatt on 6 August 1921, in United States. He lived in Slippery Rock Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 21 December 1974, in New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Pennsylvania, United States.

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Garrett Kennedy
Ethal Piatt
Marriage: 6 August 1921

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    Ethal Piatt


6 August 1921
United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 8

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Garth K Kennedy in household of Madison Kennedy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Garret K Kennedy in household of M C Kennedy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Garath K Kennedy in household of Clinton Kennedy, "United States Census, 1900"

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