Section XM: Descendants of John Keniston

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Report generated by MagiCensus Deluxe v5.1.0 on 29 June 2017
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Generation One

1. JOHN1 KENISTON of Gilmanton, Belknap Co., New Hampshire, United States was born between 1756 and 1786, and died between 1815 and 1896 in Gilmanton[14]. He married in Gilmanton, about 1790, (AQC-17) LUELLA URANN, daughter of (AQC-13) Daniel and Sarah (_____) URIN, who was born about 1773 in Wilmot, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire, and died after 1850[14] in Gilmanton[14]. [16, 14]
Children:
2i.SAMUEL2 KENISTON, b. about 1810; d. about 1824 in Plattsburgh, England, United Kingdom.
+3ii.FRANCIS WENDALL KENISTON, b. on 1 Nov. 1801[15] in Gilmanton; d. on 1 Nov. 1875[15] in Andover, Merrimack Co.[15]; m. (1) on 22 June 1826 in Lennoxville, Sherbrooke Co., Quebec, Canada (FP-11) HARMENIA BABBITT, b. in Hanover, Grafton Co., New Hampshire on 3 May 1804, d. on 1 June 1851, daughter of (FP-5) Asa and Ruth (HARRIMAN) BABBITT; m. (2) on 9 April 1855 in Merrimack Co. MARY COLE, b. on 18 June 1823[15].
4iii.JOHN KENISTON, b. in 1802; d. in Nov. 1888 in Wilmot.
5iv.ELIZABETH KENISTON, b. in 1816.
6v.WILLIS KENISTON, b. about 1810.


Generation Two

3. FRANCIS WENDALL2 KENISTON (John1), son of (1) John1 and (AQC-17) Luella (URANN) KENISTON, was born on 1 Nov. 1801[15] in Gilmanton, died on 1 Nov. 1875[15] in Andover[15] and was buried in Andover[15]. He married (1st) in Lennoxville, on 22 June 1826, (FP-11) HARMENIA BABBITT, daughter of (FP-5) Asa and Ruth (HARRIMAN) BABBITT, who was born on 3 May 1804 in Hanover, died on 1 June 1851, and was buried on 3 June 1851 in Lennoxville. He married (2nd) in Merrimack Co., on 9 April 1855, MARY COLE, who was born on 18 June 1823[15]. [17, 14, 15, 6]
Soldier in the Civil War, 18th New Hampshire Infantry, Private.[18]
Children of: Francis Wendall2 KENISTON and Harmenia BABBITT:
7i.MARINDA3 KENISTON of Enfield, Grafton Co., b. about 1829.
8ii.WILLIS KENISTON, b. on 28 Aug. 1831 in Wilmot.
Babbitt Family History
+9iii.DANIEL ASA BABBIT KENISTON, b. on 20 Feb. 1833[2] in Winlock, Vermont, United States[12, 22]; d. on 5 March 1905[2, 23] in Robinson Twp., Ottawa Co., Michigan, United States[2, 23]; m. on 23 Oct. 1860[13] in St. George Church, Lennoxville[13] (YC-2) AURELIA LABONTE, b. in Canada[3] on 21 Oct. 1834[3], d. in Fruitport Twp, Muskegon Co., Michigan[3] on 5 April 1904[3], daughter of (YC-1) Louis and Mary (RAMEY) LABONTE.
10iv.SARAH JANE KENISTON, b. on 28 May 1835 in Wilmot.
Babbitt Family History
11v.SAMUEL JAMES KENISTON, b. on 10 April 1841 in Wilmot.
Babbitt Family History
12vi.MELISSA KENISTON, b. on 29 April 1846 in Lennoxville.
Babbitt Family History
13vii.CYNTHIA ARMENIA KENISTON, b. on 28 Nov. 1850 in Lennoxville.
Babbitt Family History


Generation Three

9. DANIEL ASA BABBIT3 KENISTON (Francis Wendall2, John1), son of (3) Francis Wendall2 and (FP-11) Harmenia (BABBITT) KENISTON, was born on 20 Feb. 1833[2] in Winlock[12, 22], died on 5 March 1905[2, 23] in Robinson Twp.[2, 23] and was buried on 8 March 1905[2] in Fruitport Cemetery, Fruitport, Muskegon Co.[2]. He married in St. George Church[13], on 23 Oct. 1860[13], (YC-2) AURELIA LABONTE, daughter of (YC-1) Louis and Mary (RAMEY) LABONTE, who was born on 21 Oct. 1834[3] in Canada[3], died on 5 April 1904[3] in Fruitport Twp[3], and was buried on 7 April 1904[3] in Fruitport Cemetery[3]. [12, 8, 9, 2]
Parents: Death certificate-Frances Keniston, Armenia Babbit
Occupation: farmer[12]
Children:
+14i.CORNELIA ANN4 KENISTON, b. on 1 Oct. 1861 in Canada; d. on 18 Feb. 1946 in Grand Haven, Ottawa Co.; m. on 2 July 1885 in Crockery Twp., Ottawa Co. (AHT-1) JOHN PRENTICE, b. in Robinson Twp. about 1859.
15ii.SAMUEL H. KENISTON, b. on 4 May 1863 in Canada; m. on 18 Oct. 1890 BERTHA GLENDE.
Mildred Rice-Samuel shot himself in Washington
Birth date-Family Bible in possession of Esther McCaleb-Nov. 1991
+16iii.MARINDA M. "MINNIE" KENISTON, b. on 12 Nov. 1864 in Quebec[19]; d. on 12 May 1896[20, 21] in Muskegon, Muskegon Co.[20, 21]; m. on 26 March 1884[5] in maybe, Ottawa Co.[5] (ACR-48) JAMES GEORGE MILLARD, b. in Ontario, Canada[1, 4] on 18 Jan. 1853[1, 4], d. in Spring Lake Twp., Ottawa Co.[1] on 10 Jan. 1931[1], son of (ACR-25) George and (AOB-23) Elizabeth (TAVERNER) MILLARD.
17iv.EZRA B. KENISTON, b. on 12 Feb. 1867 in Canada.
Mildred Rice-Ezra went to Montana
Birth date-Family Bible in possession of Esther McCaleb-Nov. 1991
+18v.LAURA J. KENISTON, b. on 29 Oct. 1868 in Quebec[11]; m. on 20 Oct. 1892 in Nunica, Ottawa Co. (ALT-1) ERNEST L. SMITH, b. in Illinois, United States[11] in March 1868.
19vi.ASA B. KENISTON, b. on 25 April 1871 in Ottawa Co.; m. on 16 June 1898 in Sullivan Twp., Muskegon Co. (AGJ-2) ANNA L. PAYNE, b. in Ohio, United States in March 1877, daughter of (AGJ-1) William PAYNE.
Mildred Rice-A. Keniston moved to Luckey, Ohio
Family Bible in possession of Esther McCaleb-Nov. 1991
Birth date, born in Canada
1900 Census-Fruitport,Ottawa,Michigan-born in Canada
Came to US in 1874
Aurelia-Came to US in 1871
Ottawa Co. Index to Births A-M 1867- Asa B. Keniston in 1871
Asa was a farmer, living in Sullivan twp.
Born in Canada
+20vii.JULIA M. KENISTON, b. on 11 Sept. 1874 in Michigan; d. on 10 Oct. 1965; m. on 31 March 1891 in Spoonville, Ottawa Co. (AGZ-1) HENRY M. PHILLIPS, b. in Michigan in July 1867.


Generation Four

14. CORNELIA ANN4 KENISTON (Daniel Asa Babbit3, Francis Wendall2, John1), daughter of (9) Daniel Asa Babbit3 and (YC-2) Aurelia (LABONTE) KENISTON, was born on 1 Oct. 1861 in Canada, died on 18 Feb. 1946 in Grand Haven and was buried in Robinson Twp. She married in Crockery Twp., on 2 July 1885, (AHT-1) JOHN PRENTICE, who was born about 1859 in Robinson Twp.
Family Bible in possession of Esther McCaleb-Nov. 1991
Birth, marriage, death
Grand Haven Tribune obituary
Children: See (AHT-1) John PRENTICE
16. MARINDA M. "MINNIE"4 KENISTON (Daniel Asa Babbit3, Francis Wendall2, John1), daughter of (9) Daniel Asa Babbit3 and (YC-2) Aurelia (LABONTE) KENISTON, was born on 12 Nov. 1864 in Quebec[19], and died on 12 May 1896[20, 21] in Muskegon[20, 21]. She married in maybe[5], on 26 March 1884[5], (ACR-48) JAMES GEORGE MILLARD, son of (ACR-25) George and (AOB-23) Elizabeth (TAVERNER) MILLARD, who was born on 18 Jan. 1853[1, 4] in Ontario[1, 4], died on 10 Jan. 1931[1] in Spring Lake Twp.[1], and was buried in Spring Lake Twp. [12, 7]
Family Bible in possession of Esther McCaleb-Nov. 1991-
M.M. Keniston Nov. 12th 1864 Canada
Family Bible in possession of Esther McCaleb-Nov. 1991
Mrs. M.M. Millard May 12th 1896
Delayed birth cert. of son Roy Millard says Mother age 30 in
March 1888
Children: See (ACR-48) James George MILLARD
18. LAURA J.4 KENISTON (Daniel Asa Babbit3, Francis Wendall2, John1), daughter of (9) Daniel Asa Babbit3 and (YC-2) Aurelia (LABONTE) KENISTON, was born on 29 Oct. 1868 in Quebec[11], and died between 15 April 1910 and 1978. She married in Nunica, on 20 Oct. 1892, (ALT-1) ERNEST L. SMITH, who was born in March 1868 in Illinois[11].

From the 15 April 1910 census, in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan[11]:

NameRelationshipGenderAgeMarital StatusBirthplaceFather's BirthplaceMother's BirthplaceOccupation
Smith, ErnestHeadM43MIllinoisPennsylvaniaNew YorkTeamster
LauraWifeF41MQCVTQCClerk
MildredAdopted daughterF15SMIUSAQC
EvelynDaughterF12SMIILQC
Millard, RoyNephewM22SMIUSAQCClerk

[11, 10]
Birth-Family Bible in possession of Esther McCaleb -Nov. 1991
1900 Census-Fruitport Village,Muskegon,Michigan
Earnest,Laura, Eveline, Mildred,Samuel (father of Earnest),
Ester (mother of Earnest)
Laura-born Oct. 1869 Canada F., imm. to US in 1875
Had 2 children, 1 living,Married 7 yrs.
Laura a teacher, residing in Fruitport
Child: See (ALT-1) Ernest L. SMITH
20. JULIA M.4 KENISTON (Daniel Asa Babbit3, Francis Wendall2, John1), daughter of (9) Daniel Asa Babbit3 and (YC-2) Aurelia (LABONTE) KENISTON, was born on 11 Sept. 1874 in Michigan, and died on 10 Oct. 1965. She married in Spoonville, on 31 March 1891, (AGZ-1) HENRY M. PHILLIPS, who was born in July 1867 in Michigan.
Family Bible in possession of Esther McCaleb-Nov. 1991
Born in Michigan
Muskegon Co. 1900 Census-Fruitport Village
Children: See (AGZ-1) Henry M. PHILLIPS



1. "Death Certificate; Ottawa Co., MI".
2. State of Michigan, Certificate of Death, no. 329 (5 March 1905), Daniel A. B. Keniston; digital image, Online Computer Library Center, Inc. (http://oclc.org : accessed 31 March 2013).
3. Ibid., no. 70 (5 April 1904), Aurelia Keniston.
4. Millard Family Bible (No place: No publisher, No date).
5. "Keniston Family Bible" (in possession of Esther McCaleb).
6. 1830 United States Federal Census, Northfield Twp., Merrimack Co., New Hampshire; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
7. 1880 United States Federal Census, Robinson Twp., Ottawa Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
8. 1880 United States Federal Census, Robinson, Ottawa Co., Michigan, 401B; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
9. 1900 United States Federal Census, Fruitport, Muskegon Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
10. 1910 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
11. 1910 United States Federal Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
12. 1880 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com). Robinson, Ottawa, Michigan
13. "Civil Church Record; Lennoxville".
14. Whittier, Charles Collyer, Urann Family of New England (Boston: D. Clapp & Son, 1910), 17; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org). Reprinted from NEHGR, Jan. 1910.
15. "Tombstone in Andover, NH".
16. John R. Eastman, History of the Town of Andover, New Hampshire, 1751-1906, Vol. II (Concord, New Hampshire: Rumford Printing Co., 1910), 208-209, 405; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
17. Ibid., 209.
18. "U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865," database, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1138 : accessed Jan. 1, 2011), Francis W. Kenniston.
19. 1880 Census -Robinson twp.,Ottawa,Mich.-age 16
20. Index to Deaths, Muskegon Michigan-from Book 2, p. 190 State of Michigan Library microfilm has only books 1,3
21. Muskegon Co., MI Deaths; Book 2; p. 190; Grand Rapids, MI Public Library
22. 1900 Census-Fruitport, Muskegon,Mich-birth was Feb. 1833,Vt. Babbitt Family History-23 Feb. 1828,Wilmot,Merrimack,N.H. Family Bible in possession of Esther McCaleb-Nov. 1991: D.A.B. Keniston was born in Winlock VT Feb. 20th 1833 1880 US Census-birthplace listed as VT, age 48
23. Death certificate-Ottawa Co. Book 3, Grand Haven, Mich. Age-72 years, 20 days, born in NH