Person:William Kinney (35)

William Kinney
d.25 November 1863
m. 17 AUG 1791
  1. Nicholas Cabell Kinney1793 - 1859
  2. William Kinney1795 - 1863
  3. Chesley Kinney1803 - 1851
  4. Jefferson Kinney1805 - 1866
  5. Matilda Ruth Kinney1807 - 1884
  6. Archibald Stuart Kinney1809 - 1881
m. 7 DEC 1816
Facts and Events
Name William Kinney
Gender Male
Birth? 18 May 1795 Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 7 DEC 1816 to Rebecca Farrar Porterfield
Death? 25 November 1863

William Kinney was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records of William Kinney in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - November 24th, 1835--The following are certified to be the heirs of John Porterfield, viz: Robert Porterfield, Jr.; Mary E. Kinney, Jane Elenor Kinney, Robert Porterfield Kinney, Rebecca F. Kinney, William Kinney, Ann Maria Kinney, Eliza H. Kinney, Charles Nicholas Kinney, all children of Rebecca F. Kinney; Rebecca and Robert Porterfield Wayland, children of Mary C. Wayland. Rebecca F. Kinney and Mary C. Wayland were living at the death of Eleanor Heth. (Note: Rebecca F. Kinney was William Kinney's wife).

Information on William Kinney

From "Augusta County Historical Society", William Kinney Letters:

William Kinney represented Augusta County for two terms in the Virginia House of Delegates (1838-1839, 1841-1842), and represented Augusta and Rockbridge County in the Virginia Senate, 1847-1851. He also served as mayor of Staunton. His wife was Rebecca Porterfield, daughter of Colonel Robert Porterfield, who served in the Revolutionary War. [Source: ACHS Archives].


Chalkley's Augusta County, Virginia Records
Augusta County Historical Society Website
"History of Augusta County, Virginia", by John Lewis Peyton, pg. 317-318.
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