Person:John Kennedy (132)

John Kennedy
b.Est. abt. 1705 possibly Maryland
  • F.  Kennedy (add)
m. Est. 1701-1706
  1. John KennedyEst 1705 -
  2. Felix KennedyAbt 1718 - Bef 1797
m. 17 Aug 1727
  1. John Kennedy1728 -
  2. William Kennedy1730 -
  3. Sarah Kennedy1733 -
  4. Sumers Kennedy1734 -
  5. Moses Kennedy1735 -
Facts and Events
Name John Kennedy
Alt Name John Canaday
Gender Male
Birth? Est. abt. 1705 possibly Maryland
Marriage 17 Aug 1727 St. Peter's Parish, Talbot County, Marylandto Margaret Summers

John Kennedy was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


Welcome to
Old Augusta

Early Settlers
Beverley Manor
Borden's Grant

……………………..The Tapestry
Families Old Chester OldAugusta Germanna
New River SWVP Cumberland Carolina Cradle
The Smokies Old Kentucky


Records of John Kennedy

  • 1748 VA; Augusta Co. Records: Tax List: Felix Canaday gone, John Kennedy -gone.
  • 1749 NC; Felix and John Kennedy or Canaday, located in the IRISH SETTLEMENT on Sills Creek
  • 1753 NC; Anson Co, Felix Kennedy to John Kennedy (land)
  • 1754 NC; Anson Co, 16 Mar 1754, Peter Mith to James Land, wit: John Kennedy
  • 1753 NC; Anson Co, Felix Kennedy to John Kennedy (Became Lancaster Co. SC)
  • 1755 NC/SC; Waxsaw - Col. Pickens Militia lists: Felix Kennedy, John Kennedy, Samuel BURNET, John Lynn

Information on John Kennedy

From "Carolina Cradle", by Robert Ramsey:

Felix and John Kennedy (or Canaday), probably from Kent County, Maryland, entered the Shenandoah Valley prior to 1744. Eleven years later, both were living in the Waxhaw... [Page 43].

From "Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records", by F. Edward Wright:

... (in) the register of St. Peter's Parish in Talbot County, Maryland records the marriage of John Canaday and Margaret Summers [Marget Sumers] on Augusta 17, 1727, and the register of St. Paul's Parish records the birth of their five children between 1728 and 1735, the oldest of which was John Cannaday, born on July 22, 1728.