Joseph Kenyon

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The Kenyon family came from Rhode Island, The first name we find is that of Joseph Kenyon, b. Feb. 5, 1737; m. Catharine Enos, b. Sept. 12, 1742, and d. Sept. 5, 1826. This family came to Plainfield (date unknown) and settled on a farm north of Cornish line, opposite the farm of Dr. Joseph Chapman in Cornish. He d. April 15, 1829. children:

1. JOSEPH, JR., b. March 15, 1761.
2. PAINE, b. Feb. 26, 1763.
3. MARCY, b. March 29, 1765, m. Abel Stone, Jr. She d. July 15, 1848. He d. Oct. 23, 1848.
4. MUMFORD, b. July 28, 1767.
5. MARTHA, b. Sept. 7, 1769; m. Amos Shurtliff. She d. Aug., 1825.
6. SABRA, b. March 19, 1772; m. William Spaulding. She d. Jan. 1, 1858.
7. RUTH, b. Sept. 8, 1774; m. David Stone. She d. March 8, 1859. She had eight children. (See Stone.)
8. BETSEY, b. Feb. 8, 1777; m. first, Barney Fisher; m. second, a Mr. Ferand. She d. Feb. 17, 1853.
9. JAMES, b. May 11, 1779; m. Betsey Stone. He d. Sept. 10, 1824.
10. WAITY, b. Jan. 1, 1782; m. James Jordan. She d. Dec., 1824.
11. ELSIE, twin, b. Nov. 23, 1784; m. March 22, 1804, Phinehas Root. She d. June 17, 1868. She had two children. (See Root.)
12. ENOS, twin, b. Nov. 23, 1784; m. first, Sarah Kenyon, who d. March 30, 1816; m. second, Mary Tift.
13. RAYMOND, b. —– ; d. Sept. 17, 1842.

MLA Source Citation:

Child, William Henry. History of the town of Cornish, New Hampshire, with genealogical record, 1763-1910. Concord, N.H., Rumford Press. c1911. Web. 27 January 2015. - Last updated on Sep 17th, 2012

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