KINNEY Genealogy Odds and Ends


The following KINNEY surname information was gleaned from various sources
through the years. I'm presenting it here to possibly help someone instead of
merely gathering dust. They are predominantly New England KINNEYs. I have no
further information on these except as written. Happy Hunting!

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From the Crawn Collection at the Sussex County Library, Branchville, NJ: William KINNEY, son of David Kinney and Mary (Mowry) Kinney, was born at Belvidere, NJ May 1, 1812, and moved to Augusta, Sussex County, NJ, Frankford Township. He later purchased a farm in Sparta Township where he lived until his death in 1854, aged 75 years and his wife died about the same age. William and Mary's children were Jacob, William, Philip, Betsey, Sarah Ann, Fanny, Mary, Ellen, Jemina and Jane. William married Mary DENNIS, dtr of John & Diadema (TINGLEY) Dennis on May 9, 1840. She was born May 20, 1819. Mary Dennis' grandfather was Jesse Dennis who had married for his first wife, a Miss SCHOOLER and for his second marriage to Martha, dtr of George McCOY. Children of John and Diadema (Tingley) Dennis were Joseph, James, Levi, Nathaniel, John, Ezekiel, Jackson, David, Mary and Elizabeth (twins) and Matilda. Children of William Kinney and Mary Dennis were: 1) Horatio N. b. 19 Dec 1839 Lafayette, Sussex Co, NJ, m. Anna E. STRUBLE on 5 Sep 1860 (dtr of Simeon Struble) having Mary D. bc. 1861, Clark, George and Ross. (Clark had 2 dtrs, one retarded) 2) Martin R.(bc. 1840 m. Susan E. STRUBLE on 23 Aug 1862), 3) Diadema (wife of Alfred LODER of Newark, NJ), 4) Jane (wife of Rev. E. MEACHAM, Methodist Episcopal), 5) David (deceased), 6) Sarah Ann (wife of Joseph LANGCOR of Sparta, NJ)* 7) Isabel (died young?)* 8) William, 9) Elia (wife of William Garret HOPKINS of Sparta), 10) Lydia (wife of John HART of NY), John 11) John* 12) Lizzie * not in text but included in family chart on different sheet Horatio, eldest son of William and Mary, was born in the Township of Lafayette, December 19, 1839 and was married in Sept. 1860 to Anne E., dtr of Simeon STRUBLE of Andover Township, a descendant of Peter Struble from Alsace/Lorraine, Germany in 1748. The family settled in German Valley and about 1752 migrated to Smiths Hill, Frankford Twsp, Sussex Co, NJ. Their children were Mary D., George, Clark and Rosa. -------------------------------------------------------- Lemuel Kinney residing Warren Co., NJ (prob. son of John & Sally A.) m. Mary Catharine VAN SCOTEN bc. 1843, d. 27 Jun 1910 aged 67 yrs, fa: John, mo: Elizabeth Low having known children: 1) John m. Martha CRONER 2) Elizabeth m. George WOOLEVER 3) Ellen m. John LANCE 4) Lemuel m. Sarah FULSE (? not clearly printed) 5) Mahlon m(1) Carrie SMITH, m(2) ? 6) G. Cleveland m. Eva SNYDER 7) Hannah M. bc. 1878, d. 8 Mar 1963 aged 85 yrs m. Irvin SNYDER who d.1942 8) Peter m. Margaret GOUGER 9) George who dc. 1899 10) Jerry 11) Ada bc. 1882 Columbia, NJ d. 20 Oct 1960 E. Stroudsburg, PA m. George CRAMER who d.1958 aged 68 yrs ------------------------------------------------------------------- Other Sussex County, NJ Kinneys Peter KINNEY (parents possibly David Kinney and Angelica MOWERSON) m.(1) Elizabeth SHIPMAN, m.(2) Mary BIGGS (possibly dtr of George Biggs and Lena Kinne(y)) 1) Frederick bc. Apr 1767, d. 14 Nov 1822 aged 55 yrs 7 mo, bur. Knowlton Cemetery (Sussex, now Warren Co, NJ) m. Margaret SNOVER ca. 1795 of Walnut Valley, NJ (Knowlton?) 2) Mary b. 24 Mar 1761 3) Peter b. 1763 4) David 5) John 6) Aaron b. 10 Oct 1773 Frederick Kinney (fa: Peter Kinney, mo: Mary BIGGS) and Margaret SNOVER (dtr of Frederick Snover Sr.) having I. Gideon Leeds Kinney b. Blairstown, NJ, d. 1891 Shawnee, PA m.(1) Elizabeth HANKINSON who d. 1845 in NJ, m.(2) Sarah BUSH dau of Henry Bush of Shawnee, PA who d. 1890. Gideon moved to Smithfield, Monroe Co., PA in 1853 settling in Shawnee, PA, operated a sawmill and later purchased a farm on Milford Rd, 2 miles east of Stroudsburg. Gideon & Elizabeth had: 1) Rachel b. NJ m. John PRIMROSE 2) Charles F. b.18 Dec 1838 NJ m. Catherine SCHOONAUER in July 1878 3) Elsie A. b. 27 Jan 1840 NJ, d. 22 Aug 1911 m. Elias SNOVER on 27 Nov 1861 4) Mary b. NJ m. Chester McCLELLAN and moved to Nebraska (4 children) 5) Thomas b. NJ m. Meda HEETERS moved to PA having 2 children. Gideon and Sarah (BUSH) KINNEY having 6) Nelson b. PA m. ______ WOLFF in Stroudsburg, PA 7) Emma B. b. 27 Oct 1852 PA, d. 5 Apr 1942 m. Reeder MORGAN on Nov 1871. II. Isaac S. Kinney b. 12 Nov 1811, d. 10 Oct 1895 in Warren Co, NJ while visiting childhood home, bur. Broslstine (sp?) Cemetery, Susquehanna Co, PA. In 1867, Isaac Kinney moved to Susquehanna County, PA and located in the Township of Dimock in 1878. m. Catherine REED b. 2 Jan 1813 Warren Co, NJ, d. 13 Aug 1891 aged 78 yrs (fa: Aaron REED, mo: Margaret Ann COOKE) having known children: 1) Annie (Margaret) b. 16 Dec 1835, d.1926, m. John VAN SCOTEN @ Walnut Valley - OPR Tavern lived in Warren County, NJ 2) David I. b. 30 Apr 1837, lived in Dimock Township, PA 3) Bartley b. 30 Apr 1838 Blairstown, NJ, dc. 22 Sep 1908 Knownton County m. Caroline RICE 4) Maria Catherine b. 16 Apr 1840, d. 2 Apr 1920, bur. Union Brick - Blairstown, NJ m. John L MESSLER on 16 Feb 1860 5) Aaron R. b. 30 Jan 1842, lived in Brooklyn Township, Susquehanna Co, PA 6) Sarah E. b. 7 Mar 1844 Blairstown, NJ, d. Oct 1934 m. Benjamin LINABERRY, lived Blairstown, NJ 7) Frederick M. b. Jul 1846, lived in Lathrop Township, Susquehanna Co, PA 8) Samuel C. b. 21 Oct 1848 Blairstown, NJ, d. 7 Jan 1931 in Nicholson, PA lived in Bridgewater Twsp, Susquehanna Co, PA having 5 children. 9) Rachel P. b. 18 Jan 1851 Warren Co, NJ, m. Henry B. WILLIAMS on 3 Jan 1871 lived in Hopbottom, PA 10) Isaac J. b. 4 Mar 1853 11) Lydia J. b. 14 Jan 1855 12) Joshua J. b. 27 Feb 1856 13) Mary A. b. 4 Jan 1857


Dutch KINNEs of early New York, extracted from the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey: Jacob KINNE, bapt. 5 Dec 1680 Flatbush, NY, son of Adrian Pieterse KINNE and Willempe Pieterse WYCKOFF, a weaver, m. Dorothe DE HART bapt. 1 Aug 1680 dau of Simon Aardz V. der HARD and Geertje CORNELIS. Jacob's will dated 30 Sep 1756 describes him as a yoeman of Somerset Co., NJ lists children: Jacob, Simon bapt. 22 Mar 1711 Six Mile Run, Williampe KESSART b.abt. 1713, Gertitie YEARK bapt 25 Mar 1709 NY, Catherine KESSART, Ann WILLIAMSON and Dorothy DENNIS - was proved 13 May 1762. Adrian KINNE, bapt. 20 Oct 1678 Flatbush, NY, son of Adrian Pieterse KINNE and Williampe Pietse WYCKOFF m. Geertje DeHART bapt. 20 Aug 1682 Flatbush, NY dau of Simon and Geerje Cornelis Van der HART. Adrian's will dates 21 Dec 1749 while residing in Amwell Twsp, Hunterson Co., NJ and proved on 28 Oct 1755 lists wife "Charity" and children: Simon, Kathrine (Cattelyntye bapt 13 Jul 1710 Six Mile Run), Elizabeth, Agnes DEBOW (Angenietje bapt 27 Sep 1726 NY), Willempe QUICK, Charity HULL. A daughter, Dorathe bapt. 5 Sep 1720 at New Brunswick, NJ (witnessed by Pieter and Eydae KINNE) was not listed in will.


Scottish KINNEYs of Northern New Jersey John KENNY, son of Farquhar & Agnes (LAUDER) KENNY b. Scotland will proven 19 Mar 1786 in Morris county, NJ. Children: Mary m. ________ PARRITT Johanna m. _____ PRICE Elizabeth m. Thomas KINNEY (allegedly) Abigail m. _____ COOPER Thomas KINNEY b. 9 Apr 1731, Carlung, Scotland, d. 3 Apr 1793 age 62; will probated 15 Apr 1793, buried First Presby. Churchyard, Morristown. son of James and Elizabeth (KELSEY) KENNY m. either Abigail KINNEY, dau. of John or Elizabeth GORDON, dau. of Joshua. He was a landholder in Morris County, NJ, Captain of the Light Horse 10 May 1775, Sheriff of Morris County 1773. Thomas' will dated 1 Mar 1793 names children: John, baptized 22 Jun 1760 Jabez, Abraham, baptized 1762 A)Maj. John KINNEY (son of Thomas) bapt. 1760, d. 1832, m. 21 Oct 1778 Phebe ARNOLD, dau. of Samuel, sister of Jacob who d. 17 Feb 1820 having children (from Register of the First Church, Morristown) Harriet b. 14 Nov 1779 Maria b. 13 Dec 1781 child d. 18 Sep 1782 age 2 Elizabeth b. 1 Mar 1785 Jacob Arnold b. 14 Sep 1790 Maria bapt. 31 May 1795, d. Feb 1796 age 3 George bapt. 31 May 1795 Marian (or Mary Ann) b. 1798 John Jr. (Morristown, NJ church records state John Jr. was father to Major William Rumson KINNEY of Louisville, KY, a lawyer) B)Jabez, baptized 1760, d. before 26 Sep 1799, m. Nancy _________ a petition at Morris County Court lists minors under 14 years of age: Hannah who m. Moses Phillips of Goshen, NY, Abraham who m. Eliza _____, residing Essex Co, NJ (had a grandson William Donaldson b. 1844 Newark, NJ), John. C)Abraham (son of Thomas) b. Sep 1762 Morristown, NJ, d. 1816 Newark, NJ, m. Hannah BURNET, dau. of Dr. William BURNET having knwon children: 1) Thomas Talmadge b. 28 Jan 1785 Speedwell, NJ; d. 2 Jan 1826 in NYC, NY; buried Newark, NJ; m. Sarah WELLS, no issue. 2) William Augustus Burnet b. Sep 1799, m(1) Mary CHANDLER, dau. of Finley and Jemima (WINANS) CHANDLER; she d. 28 Jan 1841, aged 38 years, having: a) Thomas KINNEY b. 15 Aug 1821, d. 2 Dec 1900, m. Alice CONDIT, dau. of Joel W. of Newark. b) William Burnet Jr. b. 10 Sep 1824, d. Feb 1825. m(2) 16 Nov 1841 Mrs. Elizabeth Clementine, dau. of David Low DODGE, widow of Edmund Burke STEDMAN, having: b) Elizabeth Clementine b. 13 Jul 1842 m. William Ingraham KIP c) Mary Burnet b. 29 Aug 1843 m. 6 Dec 1870 Nelson Starin EASTON of NYC, NY


Extracts from the "Directory of the Heads of New England Families, 1620-1700" by Holmes ISBN 0-8063-0182-1 KENNY, KENNEY, KINNEY Andrew - at Malden, Mass. in 1690. Henry - b. 1624, first at Roxbury, Mass. to Salem, Mass. in 1653, married to Ann PUTNAM. John, - died at Salem, Mass. in 1670. Richard - settler of New Hampshire in 1680. Thomas - resident of Gloucester, Mass. in 1664.


Scottish Emigrants to the U.S.A. KENNIE, John - to Perth Amboy, East NJ in 1685 KENNY, John - Jacobite prisoner, transported to Maryland on the GOODSPEED, ex. Liverpool 28 July 1718. McKENNEY, Coul. - Jacobite prisoner, transported probably to Virginia on the SCIPIO, ex. Liverpool 30 Mar 1716. COLLINS, Ellen - b. 23 Mar 1827 from Glasgow to Pittsburgh, PA before 1850, m. abt. 1850 James McKINNIE of Ireland Issue: Martha, Ellen, James, William.


New York Times Obituary: "Honorable Franklin S. KINNEY died Jul 14, 1871 at Chiavenna, Italy. Born in Aurora, Cayuga county, NY was a prominent practitioner. Resided in NJ for many years, trustee of the Normal & Farnum's Preparatory Schools, involved in politics, Commissioner to the World Industrial Exhibit in 1851."


Military KINNEYs "Pensioners of the Revolutionary War, Struck Off Roll" William KINNEY, Mar 1, 1823, Doc# 127 pensioner from Vermont (Pvt.: Mass.) John KINNEY, Mar 1, 1823 of New Jersey John McKINNEY pg. 77 of Penn. "The Pension List of 1820" U.S. War Dept. c. 1991 John KINNEY pg. 483 ensign served NJ line > NJ Josiah KINNEY pg. 408 private Mass > NY Peter KINNEY pg. 515 private Penn > Penn Richard KINNEY pg. 657 private Maryland > Indiana William KINNEY private Mass > Vermont Thomas KINNEY private Mass > Vermont Daniel KINNEY private Conn > Vermont "Historical Register and Dictionary of the Unites States Army, 1789-1903" KINNEY, Joseph, Capt. 25th Inf., 25 July 1814, Lundy's Land, Canada, killed Officers of the War of the Rebellion 1861-1865 KINNEY, Charles F., Major 44 Ind. Inf. KINNEY, Edward B., Major 6 NY Mil. KINNEY, Peter, Col. 56 Ohio Inf. KINNEY, Thomas J., Col. 119 Ill. Inf. KINNEY, William R., Maj. 12 KY Cav. KINNEY, Benjamin, Batty H 1 Mich. Artillary (Captain Light) Officers of Vols. War with Spain & Phillippines 1898-1903 KINNEY, Andrew J., Capt. 3 Wis. Inf. KINNEY, Charles F., 2nd Lt. Light Batty. A Conn Art. KINNEY, William S., 1st Lt, 3 US Cav. KINNEY, William S., 1st Lt., 32 Mich. Inf. Miscellaneous Militray KINNEYs KINNE, Charles Mason, NY, Mass. Sgt. Maj, 2 Mass Cav. 10 Dec 1862, must out 11 July 1865 KINNEY, Clifton Comly, Tex., 2nd Lt., 13 Inf. July 1898 - April 1900 KINNEY, Coates, NY, Ohio, Paymstr Vols. 1, June 1861 - Nov 1865 KINNEY, Ernest L., NY Army 2nd Lt., NY Inf. Jan 1863-Aug 1866 KINNEY, Joseph, Conn. 1st Lt., 25 Inf. July 1812, killed 25 Jul 1814 KINNEY, Nathaniel Coates, NY, NJ, 1st Lt., 18 Inf., May 1861, Lt. Col., Oct 1865, retired Jan. 1867, died 11 May 1881 KINNEY, Nicholas C., Va, Ensign, 12 Inf., Jul 1813 - Jun 1815 KINNEY, Samuel, Ill., Cadet MA, July 1826, 1st Lt, May 1835, d. 3 Dec 1835 KINNEY, Samuel Hall, Ohio, Utah, Cadet MA Jul 1860, Capt. Apr 1865, died Dec 1868. KINNEY, Thomas Jefferson, NY, Ill. Col. 199 Ill. Inf. Oct 1862, Brig. Gen, March 1865, must out Aug. 1865.


"Mayflower Descendants, NJ Society Lineages, 1973" Lineage # 475-14852 10 Joseph Needham KINNEY m. 1904 Lydia Wilkins INSKEEP 9 William Clark KINNEY m. 1871 Sarah Elizabeth CROSS 8 William KINNEY m. 1838 Maria Louisa COLBURN 7 Ebenezer KINNEY m. 1806 Betsey BUCKINGHAM 6 Melaliah STEELE m. 1779 William KINNEY 5 Bradford STEELE m. 1734 Susannah MERRIL 3 Melaliah BRADFORD m. 1680 John STEELE 2 William BRADFORD m. 1651 Alice RICHARDS 1 William BRADFORD m.(1) 1613 Dorothy MAY, m.(2) 1623 Alice (CARPENTER) SOUTHWORTH from Leyden. Miscellaneous KINNEY marriages extracted from this book: John KINNEY m. 1695 Lydia TABER Mary KINNEY (dau. of John) m. 1725 John KIRBY William KINNEY m. 1831 Orpha ROBBINS Pearl Durkey KINNEY(son of William) m. 1870 Hannah Brown WYMER Anna Crosse KINNEY (dau. of Pearl) m. 1903 William R. MORSE Arthur Wellesley KINNEY m. 1877 Eudavilla PURDY Leta Lillian KINNEY (dau. of Arthur) m. 1902 Bowman Corning SHAW Charlotte KINNEY m. 1859 Anthony Rogers HATCH Hannah KEENE m. 1786 Nathaniel SEARS Susanna KEENEY m. 1678 Ezekiel TURNER Isaac KENNEY m. 1775 Sarah GODFREY James KEENEY (son of Isaac) m. 1810 Elizabeth McLEARN Elizabeth KENNEY (dau. of James) m. 1847 Mitchell BOWKER


Smithfield, Pennsylvania Presbyterian Church Records 1843 Sep 1843 Charles F. and Salome KINNEY recv'd into church 1844 Apr 05, Charles F. & Salome KINNEY no name for child 1846 Mar 06, " " James Madison 1848 Oct 24, " " Elisabeth Ann 1850 Aug " " Adolph Willson b. 10 Jun 1851 Mar 27 John KINNEY married Aurora BUTTS


On page 238 of same book: "Of the children of David Canfield, who married Deborah, a sister of Thomas KINNEY, Samuel is said to have served in the Revolutionary War; Timothy, lived and died near Cranberry Pond, now Silver Lake, NJ; Phebe, married, name unknown, and lived at Hibernia, NJ; Henry, no records; David, married and lived at Franklin, where Joseph Zeek now lives; and Experience, called "Peeney" never married, lived with her brother David. Both are buried at Rockaway, but no records of burial. The Thomas KINNEY mentioned above was born 1731, died 3 Apr 1793, married Elizabeth GORDON, a probable daughter of Joshua, was born 1736, died 23 Apr 1789. His had children baptized at Morristown: John and Jabish, June 22, 1760; Abraham, Sept. 26, 1762."


Pennsylvania Naturalization Records
(Thanks to Contributor D.L. Shotwell in PA)

Former Date of Declaration Name Country Court or Oath of Allegience KINNAY, James GB CP 10-01-1866 10-04-1869 KINNEAR, David H.F. Can SC 09-05-1844 KINNEARY, Michael GB QS 09-02-1873 KINNEN, Andrew GB QS 01-12-1835 KINNEY, Edmond GB QS 10-20-1832 KINNEY, John GB QS 10-20-1832 KINNEY, John GB SC 09-13-1853 12-22-1855 KINNEY, John GB CP 10-06-1856 KINNEY, John GB CP 05-04-1860 (KENNY) 10-06-1862 KINNEY, John GB SC 09-23-1868 KINNEY, John GB CP 10-29-1877 09-10-1880 KINNEY, Martin GB SC 09-30-1868 KINNEY, Michael GB CP 11-01-1852 12-29-1854 KINNEY, Michael GB SC 10-05-1866 KINNEY, Michael GB SC 10-05-1868 KINNEY, Patrick GB QS 09-22-1824 KINNEY, Patrick GB CP 09-26-1850 10-11-1852 KINNEY, Robert GB QS 09-21-1808 KINNEY, Thomas GB QS 10-09-1802 KINNEY, William GB CP 10-11-1845 KINNY, John GB QS 09-26-1850 (KENNAY)
"Pioneers from Massachusetts to the West"

compiled by Charles A. Flagg, Genea. Publ. Co. c.1975: KENNY, Munnis, settler, in Mich. Washtenaw Hist., 671 KINNEY, Amos L., settler, Canada, Mich., Genesee Port, 443 KINNEY, Hutchins b.1789 settler, Penn., Ohio Branch Port, 610 KINNEY, John S. b. Alford, 1827, settler NY, Ohio, Mich., Lenawee Port, 386 KINNEY, Thomas, settler NY 1835? Lenawee Port, 386
"John Howland of the Mayflower, Volume 1"

386. Sarah DENISON (5) (George 4, Mercy Gorham 3, Desire Howland 2, John 1) was probably born in New London, CT where her birth was recorded 8 Sep 1733, the daughter of George DENISON and his second wife, Joanna HINCKLEY. Sarah died in Preston, now Griswold, CT 1 Mar 1792 aged 58 years, and was buried in the Kinne Cemetery there. Sarah DENISON married in Preston, CT 24 Oct 1748 Ezra KINNE of Preston who was born in Preston 20 Sep 1727, bapt. 26 Nov 1727, son of Joseph and Keziah (PEABODY) KINNE. Ezra KINNE died in Preston (Griswold) 8 Feb 1795 aged 66 years and was buried in the Kinne Cemetery. Capt. Ezra KINNE was a very successful farmer. He and his wife owned the covenant, 22 Apr 1750, at the Second or North Preston Church in what is now Griswold, CT> He served in the French and Indian War and in the Revolution. In his will dated 22 Feb 1794, probated in Norwich, CT 16 Feb 1795, Capt. Ezra KINNE mentions beloved sons Peabody, Denison, and Ezra, along with beloved daughters Joanna, Mary, Jemima, Sarah, Senthe, and Lucretia. Son-in-law Dr. Allen CAMPBELL was an executor, witnesses were Samuel YEOMANS, Seth MORGAN and Alexander STEWART. Children (KINNE), born in Preston, CT: i. Joanna, born 25 June 1749. ii. Mercy/Marcy, born 12 July 1751. iii. Jemima, born 3 May 1753. iv. Sarah, born 1 August 1755, died young. v. Peabody, born 20 July 1757. vi. Sarah, born 22 October 1760. vii. Cynthia/Synthia/Senthe, born 26 May 1763. viii. Denison, born 5 January 1766. ix. Lucretia, born 13 May 1770. x. Ezra, born 18 February 1773.
"A Genealogical Dictionary of First Settlers of New England

Showing Three Generations of Those who came before May 1692 on the basis of Farmer's Register" by James Savage, in 4 vols. Vol III (K-R) Balt., MD Genea. Publ. Co. 1965:
KENNY, or KENNEY, ANDREW, Malden, by w. Eliz. had Samuel, b. 28 Oct 1690. HENRY, Salem 1653, had John, bapt. Sept. 1654; Mary, 3 July 1659; Sarah, 29 June 1662; and perhaps others. HENRY, Salem, perhaps son of preceeding m. 14 May 1691 Pricilla LEWIS, had Jemima, b. 14 Feb 1693; Pricilla, 29 Oct 1696; Dinah, 9 Dec 1698 and Mary, 5 Apr 1701. JOHN, Salem, had Hannah, bapt. 8 Mar 1657, who prob. died young, as his will names only wife Sarah; and he died 1670, says Felt. RICHARD, New Hampshire 1680. THOMAS, Gloucester 1664. Gibbs.
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