Jabez Kenney

Jabez Kenney
b: 13 JUL 1800
d: 12 APR 1879
Gen. 4 - Jabez Kenney: Birth record town clerk letter; marriage recordfrom town clerk in Vernon, Vt., copy enclosed. Death record copy of willprobated May 1879. Wife Emily: birth rec. census rec. [no record ofbirth at Bernardston, Stowe, Vt., suggest but no record.] In Kellogg's"History of Bernardston, Mass." In Dickinson genealogy, p. 380, date ofbirth given as 15 Dec. 1804. See Jabez's will copy enc.
Gen. 5: For Reuben Kenney, Jr. - See page [enc..] 210 of "History andGenealogy of the Gov. John Webster Family of Mass. and Conn." W. H.Webster & R. H. Webster, 1915, for birth, death and marriage.
For wife Mary [Polly] Nightingale - same source as above. Also, see page432 " History of the Town of Bernardston, Mass. with Gens." by Kellogg.
Gen. 6 - For Reuben Kenney Sr. [also known as in Connecticut Reuben/RubenKeeney Sr. see page No. 210 [enc] "The History and Genea. of the Gov.John Webster Family of Mass. and Conn." by M. H. and R. R. Webster; alsoJacobus "Hale, House and Related Families", p330, and "History of theTown of Bernardston...." Kellogg, p 432. These references have births,deaths and marriage of Reuben and his wife Jemima Webster. - Referencesfor Lineage; Children of Revolutionary Ancestor;

[Note - Lineage - included birth dates of Jabez children that I haveentered in this family chart.]]

Eligibility Clause
Ancestor's Services
Reuben Kenney who resided during the American Revolution at HartfordConn. assisted in establishing American Independence while acting in thecapacity of Private.
My ancestor's services during the Revolutionary War were as follows:

Reuben Keeney, Sr. enlisted in the 4th Regt. Conn. Volunteers, Col.Hinman, 2nd Co., Capt. Pitman, May 25, 1775, discharged 20 Dec. 1775.
Private service siege of Boston and Battle of Bunker Hill. Re-enlistedin Col. Obadiah Johnson's Regt., Conn. Militia, Capt. Grant's Co. inInvasion of Rhode Island, private service. Discharged March 1775.
Adjutant General's Office, Was Dept., Washington, State Rec. of Conn.{See enclosed DAR Membership Application for Hattie Kenney Webster, agranddaughter of the brother of Jabez Kenney, grandson of Reuben Sr.]#93714.
Connecticut Men in the Revolution, p 528
Connecticut Archives, Revolutionary War, Series 1, 1753-1789. Vol.II, Pt.2
Page 679, Aug-Sept 1971 issue DAR Magazine-Rev.War Soldiers buried enc.
Applicant Harriette Fitzpatrick Hammer, Wichita, Kansas - 29th May 1981
Application for Membership to the National Society of the Daughters ofthe American Revolution - National Number 500166
Copy of this information is in the Kenney file

Note: Jabez birth is recorded as 31 July 1800 in the family Bible thatwas sent to me by Marie Kenney Steffen - Arline Kenney
  • 13 JUL 1800 - Birth - ; Bernardston, Mass./Franklin County
  • 12 APR 1879 - Death - ; Denmark, Iowa
Reuben Keeney I
1747 - 26 FEB 1797
Reuben Keeney II
26 OCT 1772 - 22 DEC 1853
Jemima Webster
16 FEB 1749/50 - 9 JUN 1829
Jabez Kenney
13 JUL 1800 - 12 APR 1879
Mary [Polly] Nightingale
1779 - 19 DEC 1860
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Reuben Keeney II
Birth26 OCT 1772Glastonbury,Connecticut, Hartford County
Death22 DEC 1853 Greenfield, Massachusetts/Franklin County
Marriage11 MAR 1799to Mary [Polly] Nightingale at Gill, Massachusetts/Franklin County
FatherReuben Keeney I
MotherJemima Webster
PARENT (F) Mary [Polly] Nightingale
Birth1779New Hampshire
Death19 DEC 1860 Greenfield, Massachusetts/Franklin County
Marriage11 MAR 1799to Reuben Keeney II at Gill, Massachusetts/Franklin County
FatherDaniel Nightingale
MJabez Kenney
Birth13 JUL 1800Bernardston, Mass./Franklin County
Death12 APR 1879Denmark, Iowa
Marriage16 OCT 1823to Emily Dickinson at Vernon, VT./Windham County
FEunice [Emma] Kenney
Birth22 AUG 1802
DeathHebron, NY.
Marriageto Wm. MC Coy
MLoranson Kenney
Birth15 DEC 1804
DeathGeneva, Ohio
Marriageto ?
FLurancy Kenney
Birth15 DEC 1804Twin sister of Loranson
DeathGreenfield, Massachusetts
Marriageto Chapin
FNancy Ann Kenney
Birth13 FEB 1807
DeathGreenfield, Mass.
Marriageto Nobel Philips
MCharles Kenney
Birth31 MAY 1809Charles ran away and was never heard from again.
MStephen Williams Kenney
Birth13 NOV 1814Gill, Mass. - Barnstable, Mass.
Death22 SEP 1897Horseshoe Lake, Minnesota [Kenneyville]
Marriage1 MAR 1835to Sophronia Cushman Alexander at Bernardston, Mass.
MMartin R. Kenney
Birth27 MAR 1817Gill, Mass.
MarriageUNKNOWNto Miss Donaldston
MHenry E. Kenney
Birth13 MAR 1822Greenfield, Mass./Franklin County B-28-29
Death16 SEP 1884Horse Shoe Lake, Minnesota [Kenneyville] A-80-27
Marriage19 JUL 1855to Ermina Holden at Northfield, Mass./Franklin County
FMary Kenney
Birth15 DEC 1819Massachusetts
DeathGill, Massachusetts
Marriageto Dorus Guellow
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Jabez Kenney
Birth13 JUL 1800Bernardston, Mass./Franklin County
Death12 APR 1879 Denmark, Iowa
Marriage16 OCT 1823to Emily Dickinson at Vernon, VT./Windham County
FatherReuben Keeney II
MotherMary [Polly] Nightingale
PARENT (F) Emily Dickinson
Birth15 DEC 1805Stowe, VT.
Death7 MAY 1868 Denmark, Iowa
Marriage16 OCT 1823to Jabez Kenney at Vernon, VT./Windham County
FHarriett Dinah Kenney
Birth14 JUN 1840Lake County, Ohio
Death16 APR 1923Fort Madison, Iowa/Lee/Des Moines County
Marriage24 NOV 1859to Charles Chickering at Denmark, Iowa
Descendancy Chart
Jabez Kenney b: 13 JUL 1800 d: 12 APR 1879
Emily Dickinson b: 15 DEC 1805 d: 7 MAY 1868
Harriett Dinah Kenney b: 14 JUN 1840 d: 16 APR 1923
Charles Chickering b: 5 NOV 1825 d: 18 SEP 1903
Blanche Ellen Chickering b: 24 JUN 1880 d: 9 JAN 1963
Jeremiah Fitzpatrick b: 23 FEB 1874 d: 7 JAN 1931
Theodore Roosevelt Hammer b: 7 FEB 1904
George b: UNKNOWN

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