George Seward Kennington

Brief Life History 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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George Seward Kennington
Martha Emma Weber
Marriage: 23 October 1913
Garth Stanford Kennington
Guinevere Kennington
Gordon Weber Kennington
Beverly Kennington
Forrest Weber Kennington
Audine Kennington
Neldon Craig Kennington
Eugene Seward Kennington
Ruth Mignon Kennington
Martha Kennington

Sources (72)

  • George S. Kennington, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Seward Kennington, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Geo S Kennington, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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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.


EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER Alfred Kennington BIRTH 23 Dec 1882 DEATH 1 Jul 1887 (aged 4) BURIAL Afton Cemetery Afton, Lincoln County, Wyoming, USA Show Map MEMORIAL ID 75329471 · View Source

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

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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 …

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