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William Kenna, Jr.

Male 1842 - 1864  (21 years)


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  • Name William Kenna 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 25 Sep 1842  Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Enlistment 6 Oct 1863  Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Private, Co M, 2nd Regiment, NY Heavy Artillery Volunteers 
    Age: 21 
    Died 31 May 1864  Cold Harbor, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Also found as: Wm Kanna, and Wm Kenny [1]
    • James Kana and Mary O'Roark testified on 12 Jan 1878 that they were present at his birth. [1]
    Person ID I212  Default
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2014 

    Father William Kenna, Sr.,   b. abt. 1815, County Cook, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1881, Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Mary Fox,   b. 1818, Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1899, Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1837 or earlier  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • They were married when they immigrated on the Ship Troy
    Albums
    Passenger Ship Troy 13 JUL 1839
    Passenger Ship Troy 13 JUL 1839 (7)
    The "Troy" arrived at the port of New York July 13,1839 from Liverpool, England. This ship was built in 1834 in New York, the builder was "Brown & Bell", the owners were a family named "Macy". It was renamed "Aristides" when sold foreign prior to 1858. [Posted to the Emigration-Ships Mailing List by Brian - 18 October 1997]

    http://www.fortunecity.com/littleitaly/amalfi/13/shipt.htm

    Page 4 has information on William and Mary Kenna. The columns are:

    Name, Age (Years, Months), Sex, Occupation, Country From, Country to Inhabit


    William (Wm) Kenna is 23, a Farmer from Ireland, and his wife Mary is 23 too.
    Family ID F83  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Burial Book for St. Mary's Old Cemetery
    Burial Book for St. Mary's Old Cemetery
    A page from the book that lists Kenna's and O'Rourke's
    1855 NY State Census - William Kenna (Kana) and Mary Fox
    1855 NY State Census - William Kenna (Kana) and Mary Fox
    Little Falls, Herkimer, NY.
    It shows that William and Mary have been living in Little Falls for 12 years and that William is a naturalized citizen. Mary's mother (Catherine, widowed) and sister (Margaret) are living with them and have been in Little Falls for 5 years.

  • Sources 
    1. [S88] Civil War Pension File - Mary Kenna, (NARA).

    2. [S105] Civil War Service Record - William Kenna Jr.