Frederick William KENNEDY

17 February 1902–10 January 1987 (Age 84)
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Frederick William

When Frederick William KENNEDY was born on 17 February 1902, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Patrick James Kennedy, was 34 and his mother, Hannah Rudge Wadsworth, was 22. He married Mary Elizabeth White on 21 February 1925, in Monroe, New York, United States. He died on 10 January 1987, in Concord, Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lafayette, Contra Costa, California, United States.

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Frederick William KENNEDY
Mary Elizabeth White
Marriage: 21 February 1925

Spouse and Children

21 February 1925
Monroe, New York, United States

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 24

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’, a personal name derived from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frederick W Kennedy, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Frederick W Kennedy, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Frederick William Kennedy, "Find A Grave Index"

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