John Kenny Peace

29 January 1892–26 September 1973 (Age 81)
Hindsville, Madison, Arkansas, United States

The Life of John Kenny

When John Kenny Peace was born on 29 January 1892, in Hindsville, Madison, Arkansas, United States, his father, Ewell Peace, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Catherine Ferguson, was 34. He married Alta Eldora Rowe on 23 July 1913, in Coronation, Paintearth County No. 18, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in California Township, Madison, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Rosetown, St. Andrews No. 287, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1926. He died on 26 September 1973, in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 81.

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John Kenny Peace
Alta Eldora Rowe
Marriage: 23 July 1913
Melvin John Peace
Loren Ewell Peace

Spouse and Children

23 July 1913
Coronation, Paintearth County No. 18, Alberta, Canada



    Loren Ewell Peace


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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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 12

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
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

English: variant of Pace , found mainly in Yorkshire but also in Orkney.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Peace, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • John K Place in household of Ewell Place, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Kenny Peace in entry for Thelma Irene Peace, "Canada, British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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