Wilford Farnum Kinyon

3 March 1818–January 1850 (Age 31)
Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Wilford Farnum

When Wilford Farnum Kinyon was born on 3 March 1818, in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Benjamin Aldrich Kinyon, was 22 and his mother, Prudence Fenner, was 18. He married Lucinda Swarthout about 1838, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He died in January 1850, in Humboldt, Nevada, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilford Farnum Kinyon
1818–1850
Lucinda Swarthout
1819–1895
Marriage: about 1838
William Henry Kinyon
1839–1910
George Benjamin Kinyon
1840–1927
John Hyrum Kinyon
1843–
Joseph Onesimus Kinyon
1847–1882

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1838Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1825
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries: 1825: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1827
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: variant of Kenyon . Compare Kinion .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kenyon

    Story Highlight

    Farnum Freeman Wilford Kinyon, 1818-1850, memorial

    http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=55238788 Birth: Mar. 3, 1818 Hopkinton Washington County Rhode Island, USA Death: Jan., 1850 Nevada, USA Son of Aldric and Prudence(Fenner)Kinyon Fa …

    Sources (16)

    • 1840 U.S. Census, Population Schedule: Farnum Freeman Wilford Kinyon
    • Farnum Freeman Wilford Kinyon in entry for William Henry Kinyon, "Illinois, Hancock County, Nauvoo Community Project, 1839-1846 (BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy)"
    • Farnum Freeman Wilford Kinyon in entry for John Hyrum Kinyon, "Illinois, Hancock County, Nauvoo Community Project, 1839-1846 (BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy)"

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