Cody Kempton

about 1856–
New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Cody

When Cody Kempton was born about 1856, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Abner West Kempton, was 32 and his mother, Mary A Hathaway, was 29.

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Abner West Kempton
Mary A Hathaway
Annie Henrietta Kempton
Cody Kempton

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World Events (3)

Age 7
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 7
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
Age 9
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from a place called Kempton in Shropshire, named from an Old English personal name Cempa (or the Old English vocabulary word cempa ‘warrior’) + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. 2. variant of Kimpton .

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

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