Mary Emeline Kenner

19 August 1851–2 August 1931 (Age 79)
Saint Francisville, Clark, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Emeline

When Mary Emeline Kenner was born on 19 August 1851, in Saint Francisville, Clark, Missouri, United States, her father, Foster Ray Kenner, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Catherine Kirkwood, was 27. She married Henry Boyce on 15 March 1869, in Saint Francisville, Clark, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 11, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 2 August 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Kenyon Green
Mary Emeline Kenner
Marriage: about 1873
Alberta Green
Robert Ray Green
Pearl Eliza Green
Leroy Green
William Kenner Green
Walter Ostrander Green

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World Events (8)

Age 9
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
Age 12
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park
Age 21
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Kenner ‘connoisseur’ (from kennen ‘know’), hence a nickname for someone considered to be knowledgeable or an expert of some kind; it may also have been used ironically to denote a ‘know-all’.2 German: habitational name for someone from Kenn, near Trier.3 German: topographic name for someone living near a water pipe or channel, from Middle High German kener ‘water channel’, ‘drainage pipe’.

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

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Foster R. Kenner - Manti Citizen

KENNER, FOSTER R., deceased, son of Robert H. and Hannah S. Foster, was. born in Kentucky December 9, 1823. Two of his grandfathers served in the war of the Revolution, one as a naval commander, the o …

Sources (21)

  • Mary Boise in household of Harry Boise, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Luce in household of Abreham K Luce, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Emeline Kenner in entry for Eliza Pearl Lemmon, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

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