Oscar L KENNEDY James B KENNEDY John W KENNEDY Mini tree diagram

Kate L SIMPSON1,2

Aug 18681,2 - 1954

Life History

Aug 1868

Born in Arkansas.1,2

11th Oct 1894

Married Oscar L KENNEDY in Arkansas County, Arkansas.2

Jan 1896

Birth of son James B KENNEDY in Arkansas.1

Mar 1899

Birth of son John W KENNEDY in Arkansas.1

1954

Died in California

Notes

  • The 1900 census was helpful in inferring more details about KateSimpson.

    1900 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 6 June, Bayou MetoTownship, District 2, page 3B, Hse/Fam #59
    Kennedy, Oscar L  Head W M June 1864  35 AR KY KY Farmer, owns farm
    Kennedy, Kate L  Wife W F Aug 1869  31 AR AL MS
    Kennedy, James B  Son W M Jan 1896  4 AR AR AR
    Kennedy, John W  Son W M Mar 1899  1 AR KY KY
    Kemp, Lecil W  Stepson W M 13 AR TN AR Farm Laborer
    Kemp, Jessie  Stepdaughter W F Sept 1890  9 AR TN AR
    Simpson, Little J Brother-in-law W M Mar 1874 26 AR AL MS
    Simpson, Willie A Brother-in-law W M Nov 1877 22 AR AL MS
    Simpson, Georgie S Sister-in-law W M Dec 1882 17 AR AL MS
    Simpson, Leona Sister-in-law W M Jan 1890 10 AR AL MS

    From the Simpson individuals, who are Kate's siblings, we can tellthat her maiden name was Simpson.  The Kemp stepchildren indicate thatKate L Simpson was married to someone named Kemp before she marriedOscar.  In 1880, there was a Kemp family living next door to Oscar'smother Sarah and her children.  This was James M Kemp age 26 and hiswife Elizabeth age 22, with one child Albert M 8 months old.  James'father was born in Tennessee, just as the Kemp father of Kate'schildren.

    I kater found her record of marriage to Oscar L Simpson, in which herlast name is Kemp.

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Kate Kemp
    Age: 26, Est Birth Year 1868
    Residence De Witt, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Oscar L Kennedy
    Spouse's Age 30
    Spouse's Residence De Witt, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 11 Oct 1894 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date 10 Oct 1894

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