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Kennedy, Miles M. 1848-1919


Posted By: Plymouth County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/15/2003 at 21:02:59

M.M. Kennedy

The people of Seney and vicinity were greatly shocked on Wednesday when it was learned that M. M. Kennedy, for many years a resident of Elgin Township, had died suddenly during the night, March 5, 1919. His death occured without warning about half past twelve on Wednesday morning due to heart trouble.

Mr. Kennedy was around the day previous in as good a health as usual transacting business and greeting friends.

Miles M. Kennedy was born May 20, 1848, at Granby Village, Ontario, Canada. He moved with his parents to Freeport, Illinois, when but a boy. In 1868 Mr. Kennedy moved to Marshall county, Iowa, and engaged in farming.

In 1874 he was married to Miss Laura Parke. To this union two children were born, C.A. Kennedy and a daughter, who died in infancy. After losing his wife he was united in marriage with Miss Viola Treadway in 1878. To this union two daughters were born, Bessie Pearl and Mae Irene. Mrs. Bessie K. Warner preceded her father in death some six years ago. Mr. Kennedy was a kind and loving husband and father. His friends were numbered by his acquaintances and he had a kind word for all he met. Those left to mourn his sudden death are his wife, Mrs. M.M. Kennedy; a son, Clarence A. Kennedy of Great Falls, Mont.; a daughter, Mrs. Mae Bushby of near Ireton, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. Lee Johnson of Grainfield, Kan., and Mrs. William Foulds of Idaho; six grandchildren and numerous relatives and friends.

The funeral services will be held on Sunday at 1 o'clock in the Methodist Church at Seney.


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