George Washington Kennedy

1834–1911 (Age 76)
Bolton, Chittenden, Vermont, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Kennedy was born on 4 July 1834, in Bolton, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, his father, Samuel Barnett Kennedy, was 45 and his mother, Hannah Moseley Morse, was 36. He married Maria Hannah Hill on 21 April 1863, in Winooski, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Waterbury, Washington, Vermont, United States for about 10 years and Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States in 1900. He died on 1 May 1911, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Waterbury, Washington, Vermont, United States.

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George Washington Kennedy
Maria Hannah Hill
Marriage: 21 April 1863
Myron G Kennedy
Edith M Kennedy
Dilla C Kennedy
Dion W Kennedy

Spouse & Children

21 April 1863
Winooski, Chittenden, Vermont, United States


  • Myron G Kennedy


  • Edith M Kennedy


  • Dilla C Kennedy


  • Dion W Kennedy


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 29

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’, a personal name derived from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Geo Kennedy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George W Kennedy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George W Kennedy, "United States Census, 1880"

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