Biography of James Kenyon
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JAMES KENYON, dry goods and general merchandise dealer, was born, in New York City April 21, 1817, where he lived until his fourteenth year. In 1837 he came to Monroe City, where he was engaged in mercantile pursuits until 1867, when he came to Dundee. He was married in 1838 to Anna Scranton, who died in 1839, leaving one child, Margaret, the wife of Kenny Reynolds. Mr. Kenyon's present wife's maiden name was Eliza C. Griffin, to whom he was married in 1841. Eight children have been born to them, four of whom are now living. Mr. Kenyon is a Republican in politics, and a member of the M. E. church.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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