William M Kennedy Bible
From the Duplin County Historical Society, Rose Hill, N.C.
Bill MURPHY Collection
Rev. William M. KENNEDY Bible
Published in 1875 by A. J. HOLMAN & Company, Philadelphia. KENNEDY lived in Warsaw.
It was given by his granddaughter Minnie Middleton HUSSEY to Leslie H. BROWN, Jr.
of Wilmington; a great grandson of Rev. KENNEDY.
This Certified that the Rite of Holy Matrimony was celebrated between W. M. KENNEDY
of Magnolia and Margaret D. JOHNSON of Warsaw, on the 22nd of March 1853; at Susan
JOHNSON'S by Rev. C. C. GORDEN.
W. M. KENNEDY born August 26, 1825.
M. D. KENNEDY born April 1st, 1830.
Their children's ages:
Agnes Leon KENNEDY born January 24, 1854.
Infant daughter born April 1st, 1855.
Lucy B. KENNEDY born March 14, 1856.
David S. KENNEDY born April 11, 1858.
William P. KENNEDY born Oct. 11st, 1860.
Minnie S. KENNEDY born July 9, 1865.
Mary Arline KENNEDY daughter of D. S. and Estelle KENNEDY was born Sept. 29, 1888.
Margaret KENNEDY daughter of Dr. W. P. KENNEDY & L. M. KENNEDY was born Nov. 6th, 1891.
W. P. KENNEDY, Jr. son of Dr. W. P. & L. M. KENNEDY was born July 31st, 1894.
In the Baptist Church in Culpeper, Va. By Rev. C. F. JAMES, on Nov. 3rd, 1886; D. S.
KENNEDY to S. Estelle ARMSTRONG of Culpeper, Va.
In the Baptist Church in Warsaw, N.C. by Rev. W. M. KENNEDY on Jan. 13, 1887; Leonidas
MIDDLETON to L. Vessie KENNEDY, both of Warsaw, N.C.
Dr. W. P. KENNEDY & Lila M. MOORE were married at residence of Dr. M. MOORE on Feb.
David KENNEDY died Aug. 11, 1848.
Lucy KENNEDY died Decr. 30, 1863.
Minnie S. KENNEDY died August 17, 1885.
Eliza J. KENNEDY died December 9th, 1886.
Rev. William M. KENNEDY died June 6th, 1892.
Margaret D. KENNEDY died Oct. 15th, 1907.
David S. KENNEDY and wife and infant daughter left Wilmington, N.C. Wednesday March
13th and arrived in Tampa, Arizona. Tuesday, March 19th, 1889.
D.S. KENNEDY died the 3rd Sunday in Nov. 1910.
Beveret Kennedy MIDDLETON died March 21, 1934.
Joseph KENNEDY born ------ & married to Jane BRAY April 10th, 1777 in Cartaret
Jane BRAY, daughter of Joseph BRAY, Sr. & his wife Jane, was born Jan. 26th, 1758.
Children of this union:
Archibald KENNEDY was born Feb. 1st, 1778.
Mary KENNEDY was born Aug. 4th, 1780.
Athelia KENNEDY was born Feb. 14, 1783.
David KENNEDY was born Nov. 4th, 1785.
Sarah KENNEDY was born Nov. 12th, 1788.
Jain KENNEDY was born Aug. 11, 1793.
Litie Bray Lewis was born Dec. 25th, 1796.
Lucy MURRILL or MYRRELL was born Dec. 18, 1791.
Children of David KENNEDY and his wife Lucy M. KENNEDY:
Eliza Jones KENNEDY was born June 25, 1807 & died Dec. 9, 1886.
Susan KENNEDY was born Aug. 27, 1812.
Keziah Jane KENNEDY was born May 10th, 1816.
W. M. KENNEDY was born Aug. 26, 1825 and died June 6th, 1892.
David Washington KENNEDY was born Oct. 15th, 1830, died in childhood.
Reminiscences of Lucy KENNEDY
While on a visit to her parents in Onslow Co., N.C. during the war of 1812; was
held up by the English at Limestone (now Hallsville, N.C.) & held for 3 days &
then let go as no evidence of a spy was found. She had valuable messages from
the American forces to KING, then to American forces in Sampson Co. These papers
were carried in the slats of her bonnet.
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