Continuing with the Seventh Generation from Pilgrim George Soule is Adelia C. West Kenyon. Adelia was born 23 Jan 1814 in Grafton, Rensselaer County, New York, the first child of Joseph West and Mary Ann Brock. Adelia married Thomas Armsbury Kenyon who was born 13 April 1813 in Petersburg, Rensselaer County, New York. Thomas Kenyon was the son of Potter Kenyon and Martha Armsbury.
Thomas and Adelia Kenyon moved to Albion, Dane County, Wisconsin about 1850. Thomas died 01 December 1859 in Albion, Dane County, Wisconsin.
Children of Thomas Kenyon and Adelia C. West Kenyon:
1. Mary Salina Kenyon b. 07 February 1840 in Petersburg, Renesselaer County, New York
2. Joseph P. Kenyon born 1846, Petersburg, Renesselaer County, New York.
Adelia C. West Kenyon died 19 April 1894 at her home in Albion, Wisconsin.
The Sabath Recorder Vol 50 No. 17, p 272, 1894:
At her home in Albion, Wisconsin, April 19, 1894 Mrs. Adelia C. Kenyon. Sister Kenyon was the daughter of Joseph and Mary West, she was born at Grafton, NY, Jan. 1814. In early life moved with her parents to Verona. She received her education in DeRuyter. Was for several years a member of Edd. Alexander Campbell’s family. During this time she was converted and united with the Pawcatuk Church.
She moved with her family to Wisconsin, probably in the year 1850. On October 9, 1859, she and her husband were received into membership with the Albion Church. Sister Kenyon has been a widow since 1859. Her interest in the church and its work was continuous to the last. She died at her home, April 9, 1894. A quiet burial was had from the home, April11, with no sermon, by request of the departed.
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- Title: Evergreen Cemetery, Albion, Wisconsin
Author: Bernie Farmer
Publication: Rock County Genealogical Society, Inc., 1988
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