Israel Kenney (c.1740 - 1791) MP

‹ Back to Kenney surname

Is your surname Kenney?

Research the Kenney family

Israel Kenney's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Related Projects

Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Death: Died in Maugerville, Sunbury, NB, Canada
Occupation: Ironmonger and metal worker
Managed by: Garth Alexander Bishop
Last Updated:

About Israel Kenney

b. abt 1740 possibly Belfast Ireland d. 24 Dec 1791 Maugerville, Sunbury, NB,

               Canada.  Removed to Maugerville, Sunbury Co., NB after April 1767 following Susannah's
               sisters Sarah and Abigail and their Husbands. According to Edwin W. Bell in "Israel Kenny.
               His Children and their Families" Israel was an accomplished Blacksmith.  During the winter of
               1791 while Susannah was in Topsfield Visiting relatives Israel fell through the ice of the
               St. John's river and drowned.  His last son was born shortly after his death. (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~sagadahoccome/kenney.html)

--------------------

Israel was an accomplished blacksmith. During the winter of 1791, while Susannah was in Topsfield visiting relatives, Israel fell through the ice of the St. John's river and drowned. His last son was born after his death. -------------------- He fought in the French and Indian wars and is on the list of soldiers who served from Sutton. We now know that he is the New Brunswick Israel Kenney/Kinney that became an ironmonger and metal worker like his grandfather Daniel as well as several other uncles and

cousins who worked the furnaces of the Boxford Iron Works. (http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/KENNEY/2007-11/1194411634) -------------------- He drowned walking across the river to buy Christmas presents. He was a gifted blacksmith.

view all 18

Israel Kenney's Timeline

1740
1740
Belfast, Ireland
1763
June 6, 1763
Age 23
Topsfield, MA
1764
January 30, 1764
Age 24
Massachusetts
1765
1765
Age 25
1771
May 3, 1771
Age 31
Maugerville, NB, Canada
1779
1779
Age 39
New Brunswick, Canada
1780
October 1780
Age 40
Oromucto, New Brunswick, Canada
1782
April 17, 1782
Age 42
Oromocto, New Brunswick , Canada
1785
March 1785
Age 45
1789
May 19, 1789
Age 49
New Brunswick, Canada