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New Brunswick, N. S.). She was born Aug. 7, 1840, in
New Brunswick, and came to Utah in 1854. Their children:
Eliza Bethiah b. Sept. 10, 1856, died: Lailia Ann b. July 7,
1859, m. Joseph Thurber; James Shelton b. Sept. 1, 1861, d.
March 6, 1887; Margaret b. Dec. 28, 1863, m. Theodore Brand-
ley; Alice Adell b. Oct. 29, 1865, m. George A. Hatch, m. Peter
Gottfredson; Joel Gideon b. Jan. 31, 1867, d. Feb. 24, 1867;
Martha E. b. Aug. 7, 1869, m. Christian Sorenson; Orson
Olmsted b. Oct. 1, 1871, m. Emma Jeppeson, m. Ireta Davis;
Susan b. March 10, 1873, died; Ernest William b. May 10,

1875, d. 1888; Audrey Cannon b. Sept. 29, 1879, m. C. R.

Married Emily Shelton April 22, 1857, Salt Lake City
(daughter of David Booth Shelton and Bethiah Slawson of
New Brunswick, N. S.), who was born July 21, 1842, In
New Brunswick. Their children: Lucretia b. Nov. 3, 1868,
m. Joseph Roseberry; George Albert b. Nov. 17, 1862, d. April
6, 1863; Charles Obld b. Jan. 3, 1864, m. Nora Johnson; Grace
Arlettie b. Oct. 25, 1866, m. G. A. Norton; David Arthur b.
Feb. 18, 1869, m. Josephine Christiansen; Hyrum Alfred b.
March 19, 1870, m. Josephine Bulow; Joseph b. April 24,

1876, died; Ruth Ada b. Jan. 6, 1877. died. Families resided
Santaquin, Goshen and Richfield, Utah.

Missionary to Sandwich Islands 1860-55. Built first grist
mill at Goshen. Carpenter; farmer. Died April 18, 1909,
Monroe, Utah.

KEELER, DAVID ARTHUR (son of James Keeler and Emily
Shelton). Born Feb. 18, 1869, Santaquin, Utah.

Married Josephine Christiansen May 22, 1894, Monroe,
Utah (daughter of C. P. Christiansen and Caroline Nazer of
Monroe), who was born Oct. 13, 1873, in Monroe. Their chil-
dren: Ivan Arthur b. Sept. 29, 1896; Charles Ernest b.
Sept. 24, 1897, d. Oct. 24, 1897; Delbert B. b. March 18, 1900;
Wilford Orson b. Aug. 2, 1903, d. April 6, 1904; Fern b. Nov.
2, 1906; Donna Rose b. July 30, 1908; Kenneth Wells b. Sept.
25, 1910. Families resided Monroe and Kimberley, Utah.

Farmer; fruitgrower; stockraiser.

KEEP, JAMES JOSEPH. Came to Utah in 1852.

Married Anne Miller of England. Their children: Annie,
m. Morgan Davies; Mary Elizabeth, m. Alford Turner; Sarah,
m. David Buttars; James Joseph, Jr., died; Lucy, m. Fred
Dounward; Jane, William Richard, Harriet and Emma Mar-
tha, all four dead; Ruth, m. John Griffln.

Mason. Died in March 1899 at Lehi, Utah.

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Keetch and Ann Greenwood of Kempston, Bedfordshire,
Eng.). Born Jan. 3, 1840, Kempston. Cvne to Utah Nov. 4,
1862, Willie and Atwood company.

Married Emily Harris Nov. 10, 1866, at Pleasant Grove,
Utah (daughter of John Harris and Ann Stanley of Red-
ditch, Worcestershire, Eng., pioneers Sept. 16, 1866, William
Henry Chipman company). She was born April 3, 1849.

Their children: Emily Ann, m. Edwin Aston; Lizzie, m.
William James Cullimore; Martha J., m. Amasa Meacham;
Luella, m. Albert Lorenzo Cullimore; Mary Eva, m. David
B. Thome; Alfred G., m. Martha Thorne; Ruthie M., m. Ben-
jamin Walker; Effle, m. Enderson Wilson; William John, m.
Lora Fage; Hazel Berthena, m. Parson Richards; Stanley
Birdsell; Samuel Charles. Family home, Lindon ward.

High priest; bishop's counselor. Assisted in bringing im-
migrants to Utah in 1866; went to Bear Lake, Idaho, to assist
in settling that country 1864-65; missionary to the Muddy,
Ariz., 1867-71. Mayor of Pleasant Grove two terms; mem-
ber city council three terms. Farmer and fruitgrower.

Keetch, born Sept. 3, 1811, and Ann Greenwood, born Dec.
18, 1811, both of Kempston, Eng.). He was born July 2, 1837,
Kempston. Came to Utah Sept. 20, 1861, Joseph Young com-

Married Mercy Truth Barker Dec. 14, 1860 (daughter of
Thomas Barker and Elizabeth Thomson), who was born Feb.

21, 1835, and came to Utah Sept. 20, 1861, with Joseph Young
company. Their children: Charles Greenwood, Jr., b. Sept.
12, 1861, m. Ellen N. Pugmire July 22, 1886; Heber C. b. Dec.

22, 1862, m. Lizzie Bennet April 6, 1890; Eliza C. b. May 31,
1866, m. Annie S. Pugmire Nov. 19, 1889; Mercy T. b. Feb.
10, 1867; Elizabeth T. b. Jan. 27, 1869, m. Swan O. Arnell;
William A. C. b. Oct. 11, 1871, m. Theodosha Dalrymple Nov.
10, 1904; Elisha C. b. July 16, 1873; Ann G. b. June 8, 1876,
m. Rasmus Nelson April 5, 1906. Family resided Grantsville,
Utah, and St. Charles, Bear Lake Co., Idaho.

Seventy; teacher. Worked on Logan temple; helped build
road from Bear Lake valley to Cache valley. Died Sept. 3,

KEETCH, CHARLES GREENWOOD (son of Charles Green-
wood Keetch and Mercy Truth Barker). Born Sept. 12, 1861,
Gunnison, Utah.

Married Ellen N. Pugmire July 22, 1886, at Logan, Utah
(daughter of Jonathan Pugmire and Caroline Nelson of St.
Charles, Idaho). Their children: Charles P. b. July 18,
1886, m. Frances Bridges; Jonathan P. b. July 10, 1888;
Elisha P. b. Aug. 7, 1896; Genevleve P. b. July 19, 1898.

KEITH, DAVID (son of John Keith and Margaret Ness of
Scotland). Born May 27, 1847, Mabou, Cape Breton, Nova
Scotia. Came to Utah in March, 1883.

The children of his first marriage were: Charles F.;
Margaret; Etta; Lillian, m. Albert C. Allen.

Married Mary Patrick Ferguson June 12, 1894, Park
City, Utah (daughter of James Ferguson and Jane Robin-
son), who was born Oct. 23, 1854, Salt Lake City. Only
child: David F. Families resided. Salt Lake City.

Came to Utah from Nevada, and settled at Park City,
where he became connected with several of the most pros-
perous mines notably the Ontario and the Silver King.
In 1894 he was elected representative to the constitutional
convention from Summit county, which was held at Salt
Lake City the year following. In 1888 he connected himself
with the Woodside mine, taking charge of the underground
work. The next year he bought into a lease on the May-
flower mine, the other lessees being Thomas Kearns, John
Judge, A. B. Emery and W. V. Rice; in 1891 the same parties
bonded the Silver King mine. Manager Anchor Mining
company. Part owner, with James Ivers, of the Summit
block, and sole proprietor of the Pioneer Roller mills, and
the ten acre block known as the Tenth Ward square, con-
taining the old exposition building; owner of the David
Keith block. Principal owner, with Thomas Kearns, of the
Daily Salt Lake "Tribune," and Silver King Mining com-
pany, being president of the latter. Capitalist.
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KELLER, JACOB (son of Daniel Keller and Elizabeth
Frischknecht, both of Schwellbrunn, Switzerland). Born
June 22, 1837, at Schwellbrunn. Came to Utah in 1863.

Married Anna R. Hemman July 11, 1863, at sea (daughter
of Jacob Hemman and Anna Catharina Dierauer. both of
Berneck, Switzerland). She was born April 8, 1837, at Ber-
neck. Their children: Anna b. Dec. 8, 1864, m. Peter H.
Westenskow; Mary b. Dec. 9, 1866, m. Christian Munk; Jacob
Hlrum b. April 19, 1868, m. Annie Dorothy Westenskow;
Emma b. June 1, 1870, d. Sept. 28, 1870; Louise b. Sept. 2,
1871, m. James W. Cherry; Eliza R. b. March 13, 1874, m.
Luther A. Stringham; Emily Rebecca b. Nov. 29, 1876, m.
Halbert S. Kerr; Daniel b. March 22, 1878, d. April 17, 1878.

High priest; seventy; elder; teacher. Farmer. Died Oct.
6, 1892. | '^-

KELLER, JAMES MORGAN (son of James Morgan Keller
and Annie Pearson of Bjornsholm, Denmark). Born April
6. 1826. at Bjornsholm. Came to Utah Oct. B, 1864, Han
Peter Olsen company.

Married Karen Margaret Valentine (daughter of Peter
Velentine and Margaret Hansen), who was born July 9,
1821. Came to Utah with husband. Their children: Peter
J., died; James E., died; Theodore b. Nov. 16, 1848, m.
Christena Larsen Nov. 1873, m. Lydla Rasmussen Sept. 29,
1877; Julius P., died; Margaret, died; Lena b. Jan. 22, 1855,
m. John Olsen; William b. Feb 8, 1857; James E. b. April
24, 1869, m. Cathrine Larsen April 8, 1877; Jamina, died;



James M. b. June 9, 1866, m. Mary Ellen Baird Dec. 9,
1883. Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Married Annie Margaret Larsen 1856, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Anders Larsen and Margaret Nelsen, former
pioneer 1855, Peter O. Hansen company). She was born
Feb. 27, 1836, Weiby, Fredericksborg, Denmark. Their chil-
dren: Julius b. Sept. 28, 1857, m. Christena Jeppsen Dec.
8, 1881; Anton Keller b. Aug. 6, 1859; Emelia b. Jan. 19,
1862, m. Peter C. Jensen. Dec. 8, 1881; Annie M. b. Feb. 26.
1864, m. Moroni Jensen March 1888; Hans b. April 29, 1866,
m Mattie Sornsen Dec. 22, 1893; Mantina b. March 3, 1870,
m. Joseph Jensen April 16, 1890; Lenora. b. Feb. 11, 1872,
m. Niels Nielsen Oct. 1, 1890; Alvin b. July 1, 1874, m. Annie
Jensen Sept. 21, 1898. Family home Mantua, Utah.

Married Christena Larsen Jan. 5, 1858, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Jens Larsen and Bartha Sophia Anderson,
pioneers 1858, Captain Brown company). She was born
August 1843, Helsingor, Denmark. Their children: Sophia
b. Jan. 19, 1859, m. William Pratt Nov. 1884; Adella b. Feb.
28, 1861; Maria b. Feb. 27, 1863, m. Peter Priest; Charlotte
b. Aug. 6, 1865, m. William D. Baird July 23, 1884; Tora b.
Oct. 28, 1868, m. Albert A. Wilde July 23, 1884; Towal b.
Oct. 28, 1868, m. Delila Dudley Oct. 23, 1895; Romania b.
Dec. 1870, m. Oscar Dockstader 1889; Sylvanus b. Aug. 22,
1872; Adam b. Feb. 14, 1874, m. Adrian Clanton Jan. 3,
1900; Newgena b. Jan. 1, 1876, m. Lorenzo Baird Aug. 28,
1896; Urias b. April 6, 1878, m. Ada Smith Sept. 27, 1905;
Sylvestres b. Dec. 7, 1879, m. Clara Egley Oct. 19, 1904;
Ernest b. Aug. 13, 1883; Louella b. Oct. 3, 1885, m. Arthur
Schwilder Oct. 3, 1907.

Married Sophie Marie Chrlstensen Dec. 26, 1864, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Frederick and Johanna M. Christensen,
pioneers Sept. 15, 1864, William B. Preston company). She
was born June 3, 1847, Helsingor, Fredericksborg, Denmark,
Their children: Amos b. March 27, 1806, m. Hannah Roberts
Oct. 21, 1884; Nephi b. Aug. 1867, d. Infant.

Married Annie Petria Larsen 1879, at Salt Lake City,
who was born 1859, Laaland, Denmark. Their children;
Sylvester b. Dec. 6, 1880, m. Esther Jensen Oct. 19, 1904;
Royal b. Dec. 8, 1882, m. Annie Oliverson Jan. 5, 1910; Allie
b. Feb. 14, 1885, m. Hans C. Hanson tsept. 27, 1904; Octavia
b. March 31, 1887, m. Ernest Cardingly March 4, 1907; Ell
T.; Elsadia b. Feb. 6, 1894. Family home Mink Creek,
Onelda Co., Idaho.

Elder; missionary to Scandinavia 1876. Took part In Echo
Canyon campaign.

KELLER, JAMES MORGAN (son of James Morgan Keller
and Karen Margaret Valentine). Born June 9, 1865, Mantua,

Married Mary Ellen Baird 1883, Logan, Utah (daughter of
Alexander Baird and Sarah Delacy), who was born Oct. 28,
1867, Brigham City, Utah. Their children: Threase b. Oct.
21, 1884, m. Alvin Peterson Dec. 12, 1909; Mabel Carrie b. June
16, 1886, m. Hyrum James Bell Dec. 21, 1905; Ellen Lovene b.
Feb. 16, 1888. d. Aug. 29, 1907; Kloa b. April 5, 1892, m. Elmer
Larsen Dec. 22, 1909; James Leo b. March 25, 1894; Susie
Lena b. March 29, 1897; Melvin M. b. Jan. 30, 1899; Rulon
M. b. Jan. 21, 1901; Elmo M. b. Sept. 18, 1903; Tennie June
b. June 28, 1906; Mary Ellen b. March 16, 1912. Family
home Mink Creek, Oneida Co., Idaho.

Missionary to Denmark 1889-1891, .nd In 1907; bishop of
Mink Creek ward; bishop's counselor 14 years; presided at
Berger conference.

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KELLY, JOHN (son of James Andrew Kelly, of Kilmar-
nock, Scotland). Born Aug. 6, 1824, at Kilmarnock. Came
to Utah July 1854.

Married Mary Carmichael In Scotland. Only child: John,
m. Mary Jane Melville.

Married Margaret Melville February 1867, Flllmore, Utah
(daughter of Alexander Melville of Fillmore, pioneer 1856),
who was born Dec. 22, 1843. Their children: Mary, died;
Quentln Blair, m. Laura Dahlrymple; Alexander, m. Annie
Jackson; Eugene, m. Anna Laura Dillon; Viola; Eva, m.
Orson H. Holbrook; Ada, died; Irene, m. Don Townsend;
Lincoln Grant, m. Jennie Reid.

Families resided at Fillmore, Utah.

Member of seventy. County assessor, treasurer and col-
lector; clerk town board; school trustee; member council.
School teacher; merchant. Died Aug. 2, 1905, at Fillmore.

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KELSEY, ELI B. (son of Eli and Mary Oldfleld). Born
Oct. 27, 1819. Came to Utah September, 1862.

Married Letitia Sheets March, 1837 (daughter of Lewis
Sheets and Naomi Agin), who was born October, 1818.
Their children: George W. b. May 2, 1838; Mary Jane b.
March 14, 1840. m. James Gillespie Brigham, d. 1844; Miner-
va; Emma Celestln, m. Alexander Munhack; Eli b. May 6,
1853; Lorenzo b. Jan. 21, 1865, m. Susanah Tanner; Lewis
b. Nov. 22, 1857, m. Jennie Young; John b. May, 1860, m.
Susanah Hickman.

Married Jane Walte in Pennsylvania; no children.

Married Mary Mclntyre Nov. 20, 1862, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Peter Mclntyre and Agnes McCole). Their
children: Margaret Anna b. Sept. 9, 1853. m. Roman Keuhn;
Letitia b. Nov. 14, 1855, m. John A. Bevan 1876; Agnes b.
May 10, 1858, m. Richard Adams 1877- Rachel b. Oct. 22,
1859, d. 1860; Grace b. April 14, 1861. d. 1872.

Missionary to Europe; president Scotch mission; presi-
dent elders quorum at Tooele, Utah; president 43d quorum
seventies. Prosecuting attorney Tooele county 1868. Own-
er and developer of mines In Blngham Canyon; first real
estate dealer In Salt Lake City; farmer; merchant.

KELSEY, STEPHEN (son of Stephen Kelsey, born Aug. 17,
1782, and Rachel Allen, born Dec. 15, 1784, of Montvllle.
Geauga Co., Ohio, married May 17, 1828). He was born
Dec. 29. 1830, at Montville. Came to Utah July 24, 1847,
Brigham Young company.

Married Lydia Snyder March 13, 1851 (daughter of John
Snyder and Jane Noble; former died June 6, 1849, St. Louis,
latter pioneer Oct. 6, 1850, Independent company). She
was born Feb. 25, 1833, and came to Utah with mother.
Their children: Electa Abigail b. Dec. 8, 1851, m. Frederick
Sleight July 20, 1874; Stephen Robert b. Oct. 9, 1853, m.
Margaret Ann Wallantine July 20, 1885; Lydia Melissa b.
Nov. 1, 1866, m. Samuel Payne Nov. 15, 1877; Sylvia b. Jan.
27, 1859, m. John A. Skinner Oct. 19, 1876; Alice Didame b.
Feb. 15, 1861, m. Samuel Nate Feb. f, 1878; Rachel b. July
6, 1863; Mary Eliza b. March 30, 1865, m. Edward Johnston
July 14, 1886; Vienna b. Oct. 19. 1868, m. Martin Stork Dec.
24, 1903; Betsy Ann b. Oct. 19, 1870, m. Horace Chatman March
26, 1896; Minerva Jane b. Jan. 19, 1872, m. Matthew McMur-
trie Sept. 18, 1903; Rosina Myranda b. Jan. 24, 1874, m.
William Johnston Dec. 23, 1902; Easton John b. Nov. 18,
1876, m. Eliza Pritchell Nov. 26, 1903. Family home Paris,
Bear Lake Co., Idaho.

KELSEY, STEPHEN ROBERT (son of Stephen Kelsey and
Lydia Snyder). Born Oct. 9, 1853, Brigham City, Utah.

Married Margaret Ann Wallantine July 20, 1885. Logan,
Utah (daughter of Christian Wallantine and Elizabeth
Caldwell; former a pioneer Oct. 5, 1854, Hans Peter Olsen
company, latter Nov. 9, 1856, James G. Willey handcart
company). Their children: Robert Monroe b. April 15, 1886;
Stephen Lee b. Aug. 10, 1887; Seth C. b. Dec. 19, 1888; Lucius
R. b. Aug. 4, 1890; Knewel b. Oct. 9, 1892; Zylpha Margaret
b. Nov. 1, 1894; Myrtle Elizabeth b. Oct. 7, 1896; Lydia
Jane b. Nov. 23, 1898; Mabel b. Oct. 21, 1899; Easton b.
Nov. 17, 1901; Daniel b. June 2, 1904; George Delmar and
Sarah Velma b. Sept. 28, 1906; Reed b. Dec. 2, 1907; Benja-
min b. May 11, 1911.


KEMP, CHARLES (son of John Kemp and Ann Ferneough
of Manchester, Eng-.). Born Oct. 30, 1833, at Manchester.
Came to Utah fall of 1856.

Married Sarah Blackham Dec. 27, 1857, Nephi, Utah
(daughter of Samuel Blackham and Martha Robinson of
Lancaster, Eng., pioneers 1856, Martin and Wheelock com-
pany). She was born June 24, 1840, died 1899. Their chil-
dren: Charles, d. aged 24; Martha A., d. aged 17; Jessie;
Seth; Mary, m. William B. Armstrong, Jr.; Sarah J., m. Dan-
iel H. Morley; Olive, m. George F. Draper; Lizzie, m. Heber
Morley; Hannah, m. Stephen M. Peterson; Maud, m. Robert
C. Anthony; Charles L., d. aged 2. Family home Moroni,

High priest; Sunday school and block teacher. Commis-
sioner In San Pete county. Millwright. Died October 1906
at Moroni.

KENDALL, LEV! NEWELL. Came to Utah July 24, 1847,
Brigham Young company.

Married Eliza Clemmons 1848, Salt Lake City, who was
born March 4, 1835. Came to Utah Oct. 2, 1847, Jedediah M.
Grant company. Their children: Levi Cyrus b. Oct. 14,
1849, m. Comfort Ann Cox; Lerina, d. child; Joseph, m. Eliza
Clemmons; Justus, died; Ada Mariah, m. Ruben Barsee;
Charlotte, m. Richard Code; Nancy, m. Benjamin Boyce;
Baby, d. infant; David, m. Mary Burningham. Family home
Springville, Utah.

Married Elizabeth Clemmons 1851, Salt Lake City. Their
children: Lucy; Sarah; Ruben; Electa; Samuel; and others.

High priest; member seventies. Veteran Echo Canyon and
Indian wars. Located In Springville 1866. Farmer. Died
1902 at Spring-ville, Utah.

KENDALL, LEVI CYRUS (son of Levl Newell Kendall and
Eliza Clemmons). Born Oct. 14, 1849, Salt Lake City.

Married Comfort Ann Cox Oct. 14, 1872. at Oxford, Utah
(daughter of John Cox and Eliza Roberts, both of Oxford,
pioneer contingent Mormon Battalion). She was born July
16, 1857. Their children: Levi Cyrus b. Sept. 21, 1874, m.
Effle Matilda Smuin; John b. July 25, 1876, m. Miss Bradford;
Eliza Ann b. March 9, 1879, m. William Smuln; William
Henry b. April 10, 1881, m. Metta May Atwood; Samuel A. b.
July 26, 1883, d. child; Charles Thomas b. Sept. 14, 1886, m.
Lucy Didama Johnson; Sarah Elizabeth b. Jan. 19, 1880, m.
Henry Allen; Franklin Bradford b. Sept. 4, 1907. Family
home Oxford, Idaho, and Vernal, Utah.

Deacon; assistant Sunday school superintendent. Moved
to Idaho 1860; to Naples 1889. Worked on Logan temple.

KENDALL, LEVI CYRUS, JR. (son of Levl Cyrus Kendall
and Comfort Ann Cox). Born Sept. 21, 1874. Oxford, Idaho.
Married Effle Matilda Smuin Dec. 23, 1900, Vernal, Utah
(daughter of David and Emma Robison of Vernal), who was
born Aug. 9, 1883. Their children: Charles Henry b. May 1,
1902; Bertha Ann b. July 2, 1903; Hazel Emma b. Nov. 27,
1905; Mlrtle Adelia b. Oct. 3, 1907; Levl David b. Dec. 6,
1908; Jennie May b. Dec. 12, 1911.

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KI:MM:I I , WILLIAM (son of William Kendell and Sarah
Wilkinson, Yorkshire, Eng.). Born June 20, 1828, Wickersly,
Eng. Came to Utah October 1854.

Married Joanna Peek March 1854, Soham, Cambridgeshire,
Eng. (daughter of John Peek and Sarah White of Soham),




who was born April 26, 1827., Their children: William Peek;
George W.; John James; Elizabeth J.; Timothy; Sarah J.;
Frederick W.; Ira N.; Emma. Family home Uinta, Utah.

Missionary to England 1852-64; bishop's counselor 1867-77.
District school trustee several terms. Farmer. Died April
12. 1883.

KENDELL. GEORGE W. (son of William Kendell and Jo-
anna Peek). Born April 21, 1856, South Weber. Utah.

Married Margery Adella Pingree April 3, 1876, Ogden, Utah
(daughter of Job Pingree and Mary Morgan of Ogden, pio-
neers Sept. 19, 1858). She was born Dec. 5, 1858, died Nov.
2, 1910. Their children: George William b. Aug. 5, 1878;
Mary Adella b. Feb. 14, 1880; Job P. b. July 22, 1882; Joanna
b. Jan. 14, 1885; Myrtle b. Feb. 8, 1889; Henry Timothy b.
Jan. 25, 1891; John W. b. March 7, 1894; Lillie N. b. Dec. 16,
1897. Family home South Weber, Davis Co., Utah.

Bishop South Weber Jan. 25, 1891. Constable South Weber
precinct six years. Prominent in irrigation matters, serving
as director and watermaster. Merchant. Farmer and stock-

KENNARD, LEONIDAS HAMLIN (son of James R. Kennard,
born June 21, 1808, in Pennsylvania, and Elizabeth Martin,
born March 12, 1812, in Ohio). He was born Jan. 29, 1842,
Vinton Co., Ohio. Came to Utah Sept. 30, 1867, William
Streeper merchandise train.

Married Joanna Louisa Gleason Jan. 29, 1869, Farmington,
Utah (daughter of John Streeter Gleason and Desdemona
Chase, former a pioneer July 24, 1847, Brigham Young com-
pany, latter a pioneer with Isaac Chase). She was born
May 11, 1852, Tooele, Utah, died Jan. 17, 1901. Their chil-
dren: Leonidas Hamlin b. Oct. 26, 1869, m. Frances C. Frank-
land May 15, 1901; Desdemona b. June 12, 1871, d. 1872; Mary
Elizabeth b. Jan. 6, 1873, m. Charles H. Tingey May 4, 1892;
Geneva b. Dec. 8, 1875, d. 1879; Joanna Louise b. Aug. 10,
1877, m. Charles H. Hales Sept. 15, 1904; Clara Maria b. Dec.
28, 1879, m. Martin Matsen Oct. 25, 1905; James R. b. Sept.
6, 1881, m. Elizabeth Gertrude Jardine March 29, 1906; Kate
b. July 9, 1884, m. George R. Hales May 28, 1903; Angie b.
Feb. 15, 1886, m. George O. Nye June 15, 1905; Helen b. Dec.
12. 1887, m. Alfred Granger May 17. 1910; Viola b. Oct. 27,
1891; Teresa b. Jan. 22, 1893; Cecil b. Oct. 13, 1894. Family
resided Farmington and Riverside, Box Elder Co., Utah.

Missionary to Eastern states. School teacher. Clerk Bear
River stake; state editor "Deseret News." President high
priests quorum. Civil war veteran Co. B, 18th Ohio Vol.
Infantry, and commander Maxwell-MeKean G. A. R. Post
No. 1, School teacher; superintendent schools in Davis
county. Postmaster and merchant at Farmington and

KENNARD. LEONIDAS HAMLIN, JR. (son of Leonidas Ham-
lin Kennard and Joanna Louisa Gleason). Born Oct. 26,
1869, Farmington, Utah.

Married Frances C. Frankland May 15, 1901, Salt Lake
City (daughter William R. Frankland and Elizabeth Ander-
son, pioneers Sept. 14, 1863, Claudius V. Spencer company).
She was born at Salt Lake City. Their children: John
Gleason b. March 27, 1902; Frankland James b. Oct. 6, 1903;
Gordan Keith b. April 2, 1905; Marguerite b. Dec. 3, 1906;
Joanna b. Jan. 22, 1909; Varna b. May 13, 1911. Family
home Riverside, Utah.

First counselor president; high priest quorum; Malad
stake; seventy; first counselor in bishopric of Riverside
ward; missionary to Society Islands; home missionary, Ma-
lad stake. Farmer.

KENNEDY, CHARLES (son of Alexander Kennedy and Jane
McEwen of Edinburgh, Scotland). Born July 1, 1807, New
York. Came to Utah Sept. 20, 1848, Brigham Young com-

Married Cornelia Gates in Ohio. Their children: Charles
Dota, Ellenor R., m. Mr. Mock.

Married Frances Gates of Ohio.

Married Hulda Elvira Clark Feb. 17, 1841. Illinois (daugh-
ter of Silas Clark and Elmina Beach of Illinois), who was
born April 14, 1817. Their children: James Horace b. Feb.
3. 1842, m. Melissa Curtice; Cornelia Elmina b. Nov. 4, 1844,
m. George Comb Scott; Silas Lorenzo b. Sept. 3, 1860, died;
Hulda Elvira b. May 3, 1853; Henry Edward b. May 3, 1853,
m. Lydia Palmer, and Charles and Chauncey b. Aug. 3,
1857, died. Families resided at Sugar House, Salt Lake
Co., Utah.

Member 17th quorum seventies; high priest; ward teacher.
Adopted son of Brigham Young and lifeguard of Joseph
Smith and Brigham Young while latter crossed plains.
Died Jan. 1890, in Arkansas.

KKXNKR, SCIPIO AFRICANUS (son of Foster Ray Kenner
and Sarah Catherine Kirkwood of Kentucky). Born in
St. Francisville, Mo.

Married Isabelle Gray Park (daughter of Hamilton Gray
Park and Agnes Steele. pioneers 1862), who was born Feb.
23. 1863. Salt Lake City. Their children: Hamilton R., m.
Dorlinskey Philipps; Jenette B., m. Daniel Lamborne; Ed-
win T., m. Maud Cook; Agnes S., m. Jesse L. Knight; Park,
m. Laverne Fames; Robert B. ; Maud C.; Hazel M., m. George
W. Potter; Dortha I., m. William J. Qulnn. Family home,
Salt Lake City.

Lawyer and Journalist.

KENNEY, JOHN (son of Daniel Kenncy and Bridget Riley).
Born March 31, 1836, in Ireland. Came to Utah 1858. ox-
team company.

Married Elizabeth Bennett 1860, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Benjamin Bennett and Catherine Jones, both of
Connorskay, Eng. Came to Utah 1858, oxteam com-
pany). She was born Sept. 26, 1838. Their children: John,
m. Esther Fenn; Kate, m. David E. Stevens; Phoebe, m.
I. L. Holman; Benjamin, m. Ellen Nixon; Edward, m. Ellen
Johnson; Bert, m. Bertha Textorius.

Married Phoebe Alden 1860, Salt Lake City (daughter of
William Alden of England), who was born 1837. Their
children: Elizabeth, m. Joshua Stevens; William; Eleanor,
m. William R. Probert; Daniel; Emma, m. William John-
son; Eliza, died. Families resided at Holden. Utah.

Early settler Deseret and Holden, Utah. Veteran Black
Hawk Indian war. Farmer.

KENNEY, l.o I !!:.% E. (son of Parley Kenney and Ruth
Hutchens of Maine). Born July 7, 1815, Sutton, Worcester
county. Mass. Came to Utah 1847, Isaac Allred company.

Married Hanner Nichols (daughter of Robert Nichols and
Mary Appleton), who was born March 27, 1812. Their chil-

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