John Whitcomb Kennan1,2
M, #34, b. 12 August 1821, d. 26 December 1899
John Whitcomb Kennan
was born on 12 August 1821 in West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts
He was the son of Elijah Kennan
and Sally Whitcomb
John Whitcomb Kennan married Mary Keen
, daughter of Deacon Samuel Keen
and Margaret Orr Clift
, on 11 April 1849.2
John Whitcomb Kennan died on 26 December 1899 in Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
, at age 78.3
John Whitcomb's father Elijah Kennan
died on 10 April 1827.2
John Whitcomb Kennan became the father of Josephine S. Kennan
on 20 June 1850.2
John Whitcomb Kennan became the father of Annie Bates Kennan
on 26 April 1856.2
John Whitcomb's daughter Annie Bates Kennan
died on 6 September 1859.2
John Whitcomb Kennan became the father of Mary Whitcomb Kennan
on 27 March 1861.1
John Whitcomb's daughter was married at wedding of Mary Whitcomb Kennan
and Ralph Hagar Damon
on 3 June 1884 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
John Whitcomb Kennan became a widower with the death of his wife, Mary Keen
on 3 August 1891 at age 68.4,2
- [S36] Richard A. Jr Damon, The Damon Family of Reading, Massachussetts (Penobscot Press, October 1999). Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in. Hereinafter cited as Damon Family of Reading, MA.
- [S55] Thomas Lathrop Kennan, Genealogy of the Kennan Family (Milwaukee: Cannon Printing Co., 1907). Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in.
- [S51] Edward Kennan Damon, Winslow Johnson Damon Family Tree. A tree mostly built from previous works handed down in the family. Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in.
- [S17] Margaret Orr Nutter Alexander, Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000, (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), (Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in).
- [S65] United States Census, 1880, John Whitcomb Kennan, Massachusetts, Plymouth County, East Bridgewater, Page 34, Lines 1-4, T9-0549, Image 471B. (Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.com).