Mary Janette Semans

Mary Janette Semans
b: 28 JAN 1868
d: 8 AUG 1947
Biography
"Mary Janette Kenney, daughter of David and Eliza Semans, was bornJanuary 28, 1868 in Kansas. She was one of eight children, there werefour brothers and three sisters. The family moved to Minnesota andsettled in Fairbault and this vicinity." Obituary - Waterville Advance -August 20, 1947
"Mr. and Mrs. Kenney celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July15, 1938 and their 55th anniversary in 1943. A social time was held atopen house where their many friends came to extend their congratulationsand best wishes. They received many lovely gifts and rememberances.
Mrs. Kenney was a Charter Member of the Women's Relief Corp. ofWaterville, having joined July 19, 1887. She was a member of theMethodist Church and the W. S. C. S. for many years. Was a faithfulworker in the church and always led a beautiful Christian life.
She will be remembered for her willing service in caring for the sick.As a wife, mother and grandmother, Mrs. Kenney will long be remembered asa lovable woman and because of her gracious winsome disposition. she hadhosts of friends." Obituary
"Jenny had a dressmaking business and she taught dressmaking. Sheused o have 4 or 5 girls working and the house was 'a beehive ofactivity'." Mary McRoberts - "William Semans" page 94
Facts
  • 28 JAN 1868 - Birth - ; Faribault, Minnesota/Blue Earth County
  • 8 AUG 1947 - Death - ; Waterville, Minnesota/ Waterville, Minnesota/LeSeuer County
Ancestors
   
David Semans
4 SEP 1802 - 20 APR 1881
 
 
David Harrison Semans
9 AUG 1846 - 20 MAR 1907
  
  
  
Rebeca Bowen
12 MAY 1811 - 2 JAN 1854
 
Mary Janette Semans
28 JAN 1868 - 8 AUG 1947
  
 
  
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Eliza Vail [Vale]
15 MAY 1849 - 9 OCT 1927
  
  
  
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) David Harrison Semans
Birth9 AUG 1846Randolph County, Indiana
Death20 MAR 1907 Minneapolis, Minnesota
Marriage12 AUG 1865to Eliza Vail [Vale] at Faribault, Minnesota
FatherDavid Semans
MotherRebeca Bowen
PARENT (F) Eliza Vail [Vale]
Birth15 MAY 1849Spartansberg, Iindiana/Miami County
Death9 OCT 1927 Waterville, Minnesota/Le Seuer County
Marriage12 AUG 1865to David Harrison Semans at Faribault, Minnesota
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
FMary Janette Semans
Birth28 JAN 1868Faribault, Minnesota/Blue Earth County
Death8 AUG 1947Waterville, Minnesota/ Waterville, Minnesota/LeSeuer County
Marriage15 JUL 1888to Edward D. Kenney at Waterville, Minn. Married 55 years
FLue Dora Semans
Birth18 SEP 1866Faribault, Minnesota
Death25 DEC 1866
MWilliam Oscar Semans
Birth22 APR 1870De Calb County, Missouri
Death19 FEB 1935Minneapolis, Minnesota
Marriage9 APR 1891to Mina Santo
MJames Harland Semans
Birth11 MAY 1873Van Meter, Iowa
Death24 OCT 1890Waterville, Minn. Le Sueur County
FEva Belle Semans
Birth21 NOV 1875Van Meter, Iowa
Death1941Waterville, Minn. Le Sueur County
FAda Mabel Semans
Birth4 JUL 1878Brown County, Minnesota
Death16 MAY 1898Minneapolis, Minn. Hennepin County
MCharles Lee Semans
Birth31 DEC 1881Brown County, Minnesota
Death4 SEP 1887Brown County, Minnesota
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Edward D. Kenney
Birth12 MAR 1859Greenfield, Mass./Franklin County
Death22 MAY 1944 Waterville, Minn./Le Seuer County
Marriage15 JUL 1888to Mary Janette Semans at Waterville, Minn. Married 55 years
FatherHenry E. Kenney
MotherErmina Holden
PARENT (F) Mary Janette Semans
Birth28 JAN 1868Faribault, Minnesota/Blue Earth County
Death8 AUG 1947 Waterville, Minnesota/ Waterville, Minnesota/LeSeuer County
Marriage15 JUL 1888to Edward D. Kenney at Waterville, Minn. Married 55 years
FatherDavid Harrison Semans
MotherEliza Vail [Vale]
CHILDREN
FFloah Etta Kenney
Birth24 MAY 1895Waterville, Minnesota
Death8 MAR 1971Armour, South Dakota
Marriage22 JUL 1917to Albert Vernon Clements at Waterville, Minnesota.
MSchuyler David Kenney
Birth4 NOV 1890Waterville, Minn. Le Sueur County
Death24 MAR 1962Minneapolis, Minn. Hennepin County
Marriage1913to Rose Marie Wagner at St. Paul, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Marriage20 AUG 1921to Marian Lucille Throckmorton at St. Paul, Minnesota
Descendancy Chart
Mary Janette Semans b: 28 JAN 1868 d: 8 AUG 1947
Edward D. Kenney b: 12 MAR 1859 d: 22 MAY 1944
Floah Etta Kenney b: 24 MAY 1895 d: 8 MAR 1971
Albert Vernon Clements b: 27 JAN 1891 d: 2 DEC 1957
Donald Bruce Clements b: 24 MAY 1918 d: 8 DEC 1994
Schuyler David Kenney b: 4 NOV 1890 d: 24 MAR 1962
Rose Marie Wagner b: ABT. 1891 d: 15 JAN 1919
Marie Janette Kenney b: 8 MAR 1914 d: 31 DEC 2003
William A. Dahl b: 27 JAN 1902
Arnold August Steffen b: 10 JUL 1920 d: 16 OCT 1987
Baby Boy Kenney b: 15 JAN 1919 d: 19 JAN 1919
Marian Lucille Throckmorton b: 29 NOV 1897 d: 28 JUL 1975
Richard Edward Kenney b: 5 SEP 1922 d: 24 DEC 1990
James Richard Kenney b: 1 AUG 1947 d: 11 SEP 1980
Melanie Homick b: 2 MAR 1945 d: 5 DEC 2009
Dale Robert Kenney b: 5 APR 1929 d: 22 JUL 1998
Dellie Thelma Waxler b: 17 SEP 1914 d: 5 FEB 2009
Barbara Ann Kenney b: 6 NOV 1937 d: 23 JUL 2004
Darwin Elwood Fatland b: 27 JUL 1936 d: 28 DEC 2004
Leonard Toyvo Marsyla b: 26 JUN 1924 d: 1994
Herbert Miller b: 20 MAR

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