Christopher Columbus Kinneer

Brief Life History of Christopher Columbus

When Christopher Columbus Kinneer was born in 1823, in Clinton, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel Kinneer, was 29 and his mother, Nancy Ann Keeling, was 24. He married Susanah Babb on 5 November 1843, in Fountain, Shawnee Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cain Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1882. He died about 1900, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Logan, Harrison, Iowa, United States.

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Christopher Columbus Kinneer
Susanah Babb
Marriage: 5 November 1843
Jemima Kinear
Isaac Martin Kinneer
Amanda C. Kinneer
Samuel Kinneer

Sources (6)

  • Christopher Kineer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Christopher Kinnear, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Christopher Columbus Kinneer, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


Historical Information 1826: Fountain, Indiana, United States


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

Name Meaning

Altered form of Scottish Kinnear .

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

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