Biography of David Kennedy
Yates County, NY Biographies





Kennedy, David, son of John and Jane (Carson) Kennedy, was born October 12, 1839, at Guelph, Canada, and came with his parents to this town in 1841. He was educated at the common schools and has been a farmer all his life. In politics he is a Democrat. Mr. Kennedy. has always taken an active interest in the affairs of the town, and has been supervisor two terms. He enlisted September 2, 1864, in Company C, One Hundred and Eighty eighth Regiment New York Infantry, and was in the battles of Hatcher's Run, Five Forks, Petersburg, Va., and was at Appomattox at the time of Gen. Lee's surrender. He was mustered out July 1, 1865. He married Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander McMichael, of Prattsburg, N. Y. They have six children, viz.: George M., Jennie Grace, Mary B., Jessie A., Arthur and Walter, all.living. Mr. Kennedy is one of the loan commissioners of the county.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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