Person:Simon Kenton (1)

Simon Kenton, Sr.
m. JAN 1737
  1. William Kenton1737 - 1822
  2. Mary Kenton1740 -
  3. Jane KentonABT 1742 - AFT 1824
  4. Frances KentonABT 1744 - ABT 1778
  5. Mark Kenton, Jr.1749 - 1785
  6. John Kenton1751 - 1829
  7. Benjamin Kenton1752 - ABT 1776
  8. Simon Kenton, Sr.1755 - 1836
  9. Nancy KentonABT 1759 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] Simon Kenton, Sr.
Gender Male
Birth[1] 3 APR 1755 Near Hopewell, Prince William Co., Virginia
Death[1] 29 APR 1836 Urbana, Champaign Co., Ohio
Alt Death[1] 29 AUG 1836 Ohio
Burial[2][3] Oakdale Cemetery, Urbana, Champaign, Ohio, United States

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Simon Kenton (April 3, 1755 – April 29, 1836) was a famous United States frontiersman and soldier in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio. He was a friend of Daniel Boone, Simon Girty, Spencer Records, Thomas S. Hinde, Dr. Thomas Hinde, and Isaac Shelby. He served the United States in the Revolution, the Northwest Indian War and the War of 1812. Surviving the gauntlet and ritual torture, in 1778 he was adopted into the Shawnee people. He married twice and had a total of ten children.

A biography of Simon Kenton can be found on Ohio History Central.

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  2. Find A Grave.
  3. Simon Kenton biography, Ohio History Central.