Walter Clay Kennedy

30 December 1909–13 August 1975 (Age 65)
Faxon, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Clay

When Walter Clay Kennedy was born on 30 December 1909, in Faxon, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Charles Edward Kennedy, was 41 and his mother, Mary Lucinda Carpenter, was 38. He lived in Mangan Township, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Graham, Carter, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 August 1975, in Madill, Marshall, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 65.

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Walter Clay Kennedy
1909–1975
Maggie Pauline Chapman
1910–1971

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 1
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · State Capital Moves to Oklahoma City
Age 1
The state capital of Oklahoma moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on June 10, 1910. 
1927
Age 18
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’ (from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’); or from the Scottish Gaelic Mac Cinnèidigh, consisting of mac ‘son’ with an equivalent name. Compare Canaday , Cannady , Cannedy , Kannady , and Kenedy .History: Kennedy ancestral lands are found both in Ireland and in Scotland, where the family's medieval ancestral seat is sited on the Ayrshire coast, facing the Irish Sea. — The great-grandparents of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917–63) came to North America as immigrants from Ireland in the 1840s. His paternal great-grandparents were Patrick Kennedy (1823–58), born in Dunganstown, County Wexford, Ireland, and Bridget Murphy, who was born probably in Owenduff, County Wexford, Ireland c. 1827; they came to Boston, MA, in 1849. His maternal great-grandparents were Thomas Fitzgerald (1823–85), who was born in Bruff, County Limerick, Ireland, and Rose Anna Cox, who was born probably in Tomregan or Kinawley, County Cavan, Ireland, c. 1835; they came to Boston, MA, in 1857. — An early Scottish Kennedy forebear of a quite different family was British colonial official Archibald Kennedy (1685–1763), the son of Alexander Kennedy of Craigoch, who emigrated to NY c. 1710.

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

Possible Related Names

Cannaday
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Canida
Canada
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Kenndy
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Sources (5)

  • Walter Clay Kennedy in entry for Gartrel Ann Kennedy, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Walter C Kennedy in household of Willis H Kennedy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Kennedy, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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