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Henry of Salem, Essex,
born about 1624 – died about 1710
Keany- Keeny - Keine - Kene - Keney - Kenne - Kening - Kennee - Kenney -
Kenninge - Kenny - Kennye - Keny - Keyney - Kine -
Kiney - Kinne – Kinney
Henry’s Surname - draft
Purpose of this site is to identify documented sources.
Some links may not work at this time.
Project began 15 February 2006
by Georgia Kinney Bopp
Table of Contents
Revised 3 March 2011
TIMELINE - This is the key page for information (with sources) for Henry.
DNA - Henry's likely Y-DNA signature has been determined.
Results - See Group 2
Henry's Ancestry - Bottom line: No proof of parents or earlier ancestors
(including Sir Thomas/Robert).
The Four Basic Claims of the Family Origin of Henry “Kinne” – No evidence!
John Keyney of Salem (d. ca. 1670) of Salem – Probably NOT Henry's father
Ann Putnam or Howard? – Draft not ready
Did Henry Sr. or Jr. marry the Widow Wiggins in 1698? – Draft not ready
DESCENDANTS - A few items - this is NOT a descendant listing/database
2nd Generation (Some of Henry's children)
Henry's Children - Currently only a list of births and sources.
3rd Generation (Some of Henry's grandchildren)
Kinne Cemetery of Glasgo (Griswold) CT,
formerly Preston, in the town of
Thomas & Martha Cox Kinne and some of their descendants (Henry<Thomas<Thomas)
Includes headstone in the Kinne Cemetery, CT - From Iva Alexander Arpin and Courtland Kinnie
4th Generation (Some of Henry's great grandchildren)
The Four Israels of MA - By Jeff Green
Green's report on four men named Israel Kenney, born in MA before 1750, who
descend from Henry's grandson Daniel Kenney (married Stockwell), son of Thomas.
One of the four,
1756 Will of Rev. Stephen Keney - Nancy Lanni (transcription) and Randolph Currie (other)
Photo Links (may change links later)
See also cemetery above under 3rd Generation.
Henry>Thomas>Thomas>James>Elijah>Elijah>George (ca. 1820 NY d. CA)
Note: The link to the photograph believed to be of
Hammond Kinney, a descendant of Henry, has been removed. It has since been identified as that of
Charles Wesley Kinney, b. 1841, whose Y-DNA
line matches the “Dutch” line, not Henry’s line.
Who was Vincent Potter? - By Nancy Lani
Information about Vincent Potter who placed Henry Kenninge as an apprentice in 1639.
John Keyney of Salem (d. ca. 1670) of Salem - NOT Henry's father?
Salem Village Record Book [For Years 1672 1713] - Diane Murach
Summary of entries for: Henry, Henery, John, Jon -
Kenney, Kenny, Keny, Keney, Kenyes, Keany, Kneye, Kiney, Kiny
Witch Trials (1691) - Henry Sr.? or Jr.?
Henry (Sr.? Jr.?) spoke against two of the women who were hanged in the Salem Witch trails.
Dates - Draft about colonial dates
Published genealogies associated with Henry's line - most have no sources and contain many errors.
Diary of Rev. Joseph Green - By Jeff Green
No mention of Henry; a few family members mentioned.
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