Facts and Events
James Kenney was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of James Kenney in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 213.--22d May, 1781. John Archer's estate appraised by Jas. Trimble, William Young, Jno. Gardner, James Kenny. (Note: this record may refer to James Kenney's father James).
- Page 268.--3d March, 1783. Inquisition at same place before John McCreerey, Coroner, on view of body of John Mitchell--Witnesses Leonard Bell, Van Swearingen et als., believed to have died a natural death at Frame's Still House on 2d March. Leonard Bell, Van Sweoringen, Joseph Mays, Geo. Francisco, John McRoberts, Wm. Young, James Kenny, Robt. McCreery, Jno. Montgomery, Geo. Benston, Jas. Montgomery, Jeremiah Frame.
- Vol. 1 - (78) James Kenny, oldest brother of Joseph Kenny, who died in Continental Service, has it certified in order to obtain land. (79) Admn. of estate of Joseph Kenny granted heir-at-law, James Kenny.
- Vol. 2 - 15th July, 1783--James Kenney, administrator of Joseph Kenney.
Information on James Kenney
(Capt.) James Kenney (1752-1814), of Stonerside Farm, North Middletown, Kentucky; married (1) Mary “Polly” Frame (1742-1796). He served as a Private in the American Revolution, and was taken prisoner at the Battle of Germantown in 1778. After the war, he obtained a land grant in Kentucky, and was one of the early settlers at Boonesborough. He was a Captain in the local militia. [Source: http://www.swanstrom.org/kenney.html]