Biography of A. E. Kenyon
Madison County, NY Biographies





Kenyon, A. E., p. o. South Hamilton, was born in Brookfield, January 21, 1846, a son of Elijah and Eliza (Knowles) Kenyon, both born in Hopkinton, R. I., he a son of Gideon Kenyon, who came from Rhode Island to Brookfield about 1813, and here lived and died. Eliza Knowles, daughter of Rodman Knowles, also came from Rhode Island and settled in Plymouth, N. Y., and died in Brookfield in 1894. Elijah Kenyou died in 1891; they had five children, but A. E. Kenyon was the only one who grew to manhood. He was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools and Brookfield Academy. He is a farmer and owns 440 acres of land, keeps forty cows and considerable young stock; he is also a hop grower. Mr. Kenyon is a Republican and has been inspector of election several years. In 1867 he married Sarah Beecher of Brookfield, and they have three children: Carrie (deceased), Clyde B., educated in the common schools and BrookfIeld Academy, Fairfield Seminary, at Baltimore, Md., and New York city, and is now salesman for Hull & Dalton of Cleveland, Ohio. He worked two years in New York before going to Cleveland; his wife was Clara B. Livermore of Oneida county; and Algene, who was educated in the common schools and lived at home. Mrs. Kenyon is a member of the First Baptist church. Mr. Kenyon's grandfather, Gideon Kenyon, was father of eighteen children who settled in Madison county.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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