Gardner James Kennedy

17 November 1896–21 March 1964 (Age 67)
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Gardner James

When Gardner James Kennedy was born on 17 November 1896, in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Herbert Kennedy, was 38 and his mother, Clara Marie Stiles, was 35. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 21 March 1964, in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Gardner James Kennedy
Lucy Moddell

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Herbert Kennedy


    Clara Marie Stiles




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Gardner G Kennedy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James G Kennedy in household of Hubert Kennedy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gardner Kennedy, "United States Census, 1940"

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