Family:Kenney, Isaac (1751-1801)

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Rev. Isaac Kenney (Lydia4 Whitney, [poss.]Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), was born 16 Apr 1751, possibly New Ipswich, MA, and died 2 Sep 1801, Royalston, MA, in his 51st year.

He married 16 Feb 1775, New Ipswich, NH, Anna Adams, daughter of Zachariah and Anna (Martin) Adams. She was born 24 Oct 1754, Groton, MA, and died 13 Aug 1844, Stoddard, NH. She married secondly Deacon ----- Adams, of Stoddard, NH.

He was a Baptist minister, preaching in Stoddard, then Richmond, NH, and finally at Sutton, MA.

Children of Rev. Isaac and Anna (Adams) Kenney:

i. Rebecca Kenney, b. 25 Jan 1776, Stoddard, NH; m. 14 Oct 1794, Richmond, NH, Simon Greenwood.
ii. Anna Kenney, b. 1 Jun 1778, Stoddard, NH; m. 12 Apr 1802, Royalston, MA, Betsey Ingalls.
iii. James Kenney, b. 25 Jan 1782, Stoddard, NH; m. Silas Lamb.
iv. Ruth Kenney, b. 2 Dec 1783, Stoddard, NH; m. Archelaus Town.
v. Beulah Kenney, b. 27 Oct 1785, Stoddard, NH; m. 11 Feb 1808, Stoddard, NH, Archelaus Cram.
vi. Rhoda Kenney, b. 20 Aug 1789, Stoddard, NH; d. 1866; m. 9 Aug 1806, Stoddard, NH, Thomas Clark.
vii. Hosea Kenney, b. 31 Oct 1792, Stoddard, NH; m.(1) 7 Jul 1814, Brookfield, NY, Nancy Lamb; m.(2) 15 Feb 1865, Truxton, NY, Mrs. Marana French; resided Truxton, NY.
viii. Moses Kenney, b. 25 Sep 1793, Richmond, NH; d. 20 Apr 1878, Hannibal, NY; m. 5 Aug 1827, Oswego, NY, Lucy Goodell Howe.


1. L.D.S. International Genealogical Index

2. H. M. Smith, History of Cortland County (Syracuse, NY: D. Mason and Co., 1885), Chapter 24, pp. 377-386.

3. Florance Keeney Robertson, The Genealogy of Henry and Ann Kinne, Pioneers of Salem, Massachusetts (Los Angeles, CA: Wetzel Publishing Co., Inc., 1947), p. 166.

4. Book of Biographies (Buffalo, NY: Biographical Publishing Company, 1898), biography of Amos L. Kenney.

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