Richard Wayman  Kinney

Richard Wayman Kinney

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Richard Wayman Kinney
Born about in Wicklow, Carleton County, New Brunswick, Canadamap
Husband of — married about in Iron County, Michiganmap [uncertain]
[children unknown]
Died about in Atkinson, Piscataquis County, Mainemap
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Richard was born to John Shepherd Kinney and Sarah Crabb/Crabtree Kinney in 1856 in Wicklow, New Brunswick, Canada. (1)

He is listed with his parents and siblings in the 1861 Census of Canada as age 5; living in Wicklow, Carleton County, New Brunswick, Canada. His father is a farmer and the family is Baptist. (2)

Marriage to Cora Lee Smith, Iron River, Iron County, Michigan, 23 Jan 1886: Source is "Iron County Michigan Marriage Records. This needs to be verified Harris-837 16:30, 20 January 2014 (EST) (6)

Note from Clair Harris Zarges: Richard's brother, Shepherd Kinney, Jr. lived in Iron County, Michigan.

In the 1900 U.S. Census he is age 42 in Easton, Aroostook County, Maine. He is married to Cora Kinney, age 35, with the following children: Pearl E Kinney 13, Beverly J Kinney 11, Ella M Kinney 8, Amy E Kinney 6, Paul Kinney 3, Wilbur Kinney 11/12. (3)

In the 1920 (listed as "R.W." Kinney) U.S. Census, he is in Atkinson, Piscataquis County, Maine; is age 64, and his wife Cora is 55. Their children living in the household are: Paul Kinney 22, Wilbur Kinney 20, Lotta M Kinney 14, Ella M Kinney 28, Amy E Kinney 26,. (4)

As "W. Richard" Kinney, in the 1930 U.S. Census he is 73 and Cora ("L. Cora") is 65, living in Atkinson, Piscataquis County, Maine. No one else is listed in the household.

Richard died in Atkinson, 22 Apr 1932. He is buried in the Dover Cemetery, Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine, Row 29. (1)


1. Find a Grave for Richard Wayman Kinney: Accessed 20 Jan 2014.

2. Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Census Returns For 1861; Roll: C-999-1000. and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1861 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2009.

3. Year: 1900; Census Place: Easton, Aroostook, Maine; Roll: 588; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0017; FHL microfilm: 1240588. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.

4. Year: 1920; Census Place: Atkinson, Piscataquis, Maine; Roll: T625_647; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 132; Image: 24. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.

5. Year: 1930; Census Place: Atkinson, Piscataquis, Maine; Roll: 838; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0002; Image: 509.0; FHL microfilm: 2340573. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2002.

6. Family Tree on Accessed 20 Jan 2014.

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