Marquis De Lafayette Kennard

24 July 1821–23 April 1897 (Age 75)
Greensboro, Hale, Alabama, United States

The Life of Marquis De Lafayette

When Marquis De Lafayette Kennard was born on 24 July 1821, in Greensboro, Hale, Alabama, United States, his father, Anthony Drew Kennard, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Sallie Moore, was 30. He had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Martha Helen Elizabeth Walker. He lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Anderson, Grimes, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 23 April 1897, in Navasota, Grimes, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Roans Prairie, Grimes, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marquis De Lafayette Kennard
Martha Helen Elizabeth Walker
William Walker Kennard
Mike Kennard
Permelia Eddins Kennard
Sallie Kennard
Martha Kennard
Mary Kennard
Willie Louisa Kennard
Anthony Drew Kennard
Mark L. Kennard

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 5

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Marcas L Kinnard in household of Sarah Kinnard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mark Kennard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • M L Kinnard, "United States Census, 1860"

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