Thomas Marshall Kenton

20 May 1868–11 September 1948 (Age 80)
Robertson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Thomas Marshall

When Thomas Marshall Kenton was born on 20 May 1868, in Robertson, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Kenton, was 33 and his mother, Phebe A. Galbreath, was 28. He had at least 1 daughter with Edith Alice Chambers. He died on 11 September 1948, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, at the age of 80.

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Thomas Marshall Kenton
Edith Alice Chambers
Elizabeth Atwood Kenton

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    John Kenton


    Phebe A. Galbreath




    Jemima Catherine Kenton


    Margaret Frances Kenton


    George W. Kenton




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 2

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so named, for example in Devon, Greater London (formerly Middlesex), and Suffolk. All have as the second element Old English tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. The first element of the place in Devon is a pre-English river name; the place in London is named with the Old English personal name Cēna; and the place in Suffolk is named either with Cēna or more probably with Old English cyne- ‘royal’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas M Kenton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Marshill Kenton, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Thomas Marshall Kenton, Find a Grave index

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