Stephen Kennis

27 October 1892–11 November 1981 (Age 89)
Mīr Anjīr, Iran

The Life of Stephen

Stephen Kennis was born on 27 October 1892, in Mīr Anjīr, Iran as the son of Bartholemew Kennis and Karolina Eunick. He married Eleanora Joanna Dick on 8 September 1919, in Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 11 November 1981, in Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in West Parish Cemetery, Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Stephen Kennis
Eleanora Joanna Dick
Marriage: 8 September 1919
Frances Anita Kennis
Joanna K Kennis

Spouse and Children

8 September 1919
Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Bartholemew Kennis


    Karolina Eunick




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 15

Introduction of constitution which limits the absolutist powers of rulers.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

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

1 Irish and Manx: reduced form Mac Aenghuis ‘son of Aenghus’ ( see Angus ).2 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Kene (of uncertain origin) + the Yiddish possessive suffix -s.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stephen F Klunis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Stephen F Kennis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Stephen Francis Kennis, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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