Mary Gertrude Kineston

Brief Life History of Mary Gertrude

When Mary Gertrude Kineston was born in April 1882, in New York, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Kineston, was 33 and her mother, Polly Towns, was 43. She had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Robert Thomas Reed. She lived in Carroll, Chautauqua, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 October 1918, in Salamanca, Allegany Indian Reservation, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Crawford Cemetery, Salamanca, Cattaraugus, New York, United States.

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Robert Thomas Reed
Mary Gertrude Kineston
Hazel Arelia Reed
Pansy May Reed
Robert Richard Reed
M. Chrystella Reed
Beatrice Reed

Sources (12)

  • Gertrude N Reed in household of Robert T Reed, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Gertrude Kennison Reed, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Gertrude Kennison in entry for Robert Richard Reed, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places throughout England called Kingston or Kingstone. Almost all of them derive from Old English cyning, cing ‘king’ (genitive cyninges, cinges) + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, though some have a different etymology, such as Kingston on Soar in Nottinghamshire, which derives from Old English cyne ‘royal’ + stān ‘stone’.

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

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