Permelia Eddins Kennard

1863–1888 (Age 25)
Texas, United States

The Life of Permelia Eddins

When Permelia Eddins Kennard was born about 1863, in Texas, United States, her father, Marquis De Lafayette Kennard, was 42 and her mother, Martha Helen Elizabeth Walker, was 27. She had at least 1 son with James Alexander Hixson. She lived in Anderson, Grimes, Texas, United States in 1880. She died in 1888, at the age of 25, and was buried in Roans Prairie, Grimes, Texas, United States.

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James Alexander Hixson
Permelia Eddins Kennard
Mark Kennard Hixson

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    Mark Kennard Hixson


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

Age 2

"On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""
1872 · The First National Park

Age 9

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Cēnweard ‘bold guardian’ or Cyneweard ‘royal guardian’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Permelia Kennard in household of Mark Kennard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Permelia Kennard in entry for Mark Kennard Hixson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Permelia Eddins Kennard Hixson, "Find A Grave Index"

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