|Born||1809||Ballingarry, Limerick County, Ireland |
|Christened||14 May 1810||St. Michael's, Limerick city; County of Limerick; Diocese of Limerick|
|IMMIGRATION||1834||Troy, NY |
|Migrated from the city of Limerick, Ireland to Troy, NY.|
|Naturalization||5 Nov 1836||Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY|
|Filing of intention for citizenship|
|Land||12 Oct 1839||Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY |
|James and William Kenna buy the north half of lot #4 on fourth street for $250 from Christian and Catherine Lhaus (?). The 1809 Beekman map is the reference.|
|Land||1840||Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY|
|First Grantee Deeds for James & William Kenna|
|Naturalization||7 Oct 1840||Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY |
|Census||26 Jul 1850||Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY |
|Census||12 Jul 1860||Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY |
|Census||7 Jun 1870||Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY |
|Census||1875||Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY |
|Land||1875||Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY |
|Owner of large section of property.|
|Census||19 Jun 1880||Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY |
|Died||22 Mar 1886||Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY |
|Last Modified||18 Jul 2018|
|Family ID||F141||Group Sheet|
|Family||Honora L. Rorke, b. Abt 1820, Ireland , d. 4 Nov 1881, Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY (Age ~ 61 years)|
|Last Modified||16 Aug 2005|
|Family ID||F115||Group Sheet|
|Documents||Death Certificate - John Kenna b. 6 May 1850|
Died in a city home in Somerville, MA. His father is listed as James Kenna from Ireland, and his mother is Nora O'Rourke from Ireland.
|1875 NY State Census Herkimer Little Falls|
Includes the families of James Kenna Sr (1809-1886) and James Kenna Jr (1840-1880) living next to each other. There are few names that could not be confirmed: Ida A Kenna (F, age 5).
The family of John Cantlin seems to live next door and is from Ireland and the name shows up on other documents.
|James Kenna Death Certificate Transcript|
Died 18 Mar 1886 in Little Falls, NY
Mother and Father unknown
Died of pneumonia
|Baptismal Record - James Kenna, 1810|
NOTE: I am note certain this record is for the person in my database - proceed with caution.
St. Michael's, Limerick city; County of Limerick; Diocese of Limerick
"James, Son of Michael Kenna & Catharine Collopy
14 May 1810
|Death Certificate James Kenna Sr|
|1865 NY State Census Little Falls NY |
|Headstones||Burials at Old St. Mary's Cemetery|
This page is from the "Old Cemetery" for the Old St. Mary's cemetery of St. Mary's Church in Little Falls, NY. The book now belongs to the Holy Family Parish church in Little Falls.
|James Kenna (Sr.) and Patrick Murphy|
This tombstone looks new, and may have been placed here by family members if the old markers were lost. The location matches up with the church records. In the background is the O'Rourke monument and family members.
|Histories||Kennas in the 1840 to 1880 Little Falls, NY Census|
|Will for James Kenna|
|Intention for Citizenship - James Kenna|
|Petition for Naturalization - James Kenna|
|Limerick County Ireland Map|