George Seward Kennington

29 September 1879–21 July 1939 (Age 59)
Liberty, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of George Seward

When George Seward Kennington was born on 29 September 1879, in Liberty, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, his father, William Henry Kennington, was 37 and his mother, Annie Rebecca Seward, was 38. He married Ada Caroline Kimball on 24 June 1908, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Star Valley, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1900. He died on 21 July 1939, in Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Afton Cemetery, Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Seward Kennington
1879–1939
Martha Emma Weber
1893–1960
Marriage: 23 October 1913
Garth Stanford Kennington
1915–2002
Guinevere Kennington
1916–2002
Gordon Weber Kennington
1918–2016
Beverly Kennington
1920–1973
Forrest Weber Kennington
1923–2000
Audine Kennington
1924–2009
Eugene Seward Kennington
1930–2018
Ruth Mignon Kennington
1934–1989
Martha Kennington
1936–1936

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1913Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1890
    Age 11
    Idaho is the 43rd state.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 17
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire): habitational name for someone from a place called Kennington in Greater London (formerly in Surrey), Oxfordshire, Kent, or from Kennington Farm in Willoughton (Lincolnshire). The first two are from the Old English personal name Cēna + -ing- (a connective particle denoting association with) + tūn ‘farmstead, settlement’. The place in Kent is named from Old English cyne- ‘royal’ + tūn.

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

    Story Highlight

    Story of Two Lives by Martha W. Kennington

    Story of Two Lives By Martha W. Kennington George Seward Kennington was born September 29, 1879 at Ovid Idaho, the son of William Henry Kennington and Annie Rebecca Seward. When he was eight year …

    Sources (65)

    • Geo. S. Kennington in entry for Kennington, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • George Seward Kennington, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • George S Kennington in entry for Tillman W Lovelace and Beverly Kennington, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"

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