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KINNEY FAMILY
   and  the 17th CENTURY NEW ENGLAND "WITCH" CONNECTIONS
       by Nancy Anne Elder Petersen   E-mail: NancyElderPetersen@yahoo.com

   HENRY KINNE AND ANN PUTNAM OF SALEM VILLAGE, MA

THE TRIAL OF REBECCA TOWNE NURSE
     TRANSCRIPTS AND DESCRIPTIONS of 1692:
http://etext.virginia.edu/salem/witchcraft

Thomas PUTNAM
has a wife named Ann and daughter named Ann in the trial:
 http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~rhutch/fam00310.htm
 

Margo Burns' pages, also a study of the Crucible, by Arthur Miller.
http://www.ogram.org/17thc/witches/index.shtml

My KINNEY GENEALOGY CONNECTION
My father's mother: Emily Kathryn Kinney                                     Cooke connection
        Emily's 1914 photo
Her father, Sandford Kinney, III, then II, then I.
His father: Joseph Kinney II (Col.), then Joseph Kinne I (Capt.)          Connecticut records
His father: Thomas Kinne                                                             Thomas' Will -1687
His father: Henry Kinne (m. Ann Putnam) residing in Salem Village, MA
Rebecca Towne Nurse had a son Samuel,
whose daughter Rebecca married
Jonathan Kinne, brother of Joseph Kinne I
See David Beckwith's genealogy pages:
 http://www.smokykin.com/ged/f000/f91/a0009195.htm

Also involved:
Kezia Peabody, who married Joseph Kinne I, was dau of
Jacob Peabody and Abigail Towne, residing in Topsfield.
Abigail Towne was dau of Edmund and Mary (Browning) Towne
Nicely referenced webpages, by Velton Peabody.
See #8 Jacob:
(Webpage not working at this time - I'll look for it again)

Also in the family tree:
Joseph Kinne II married Jemima Newcomb
her mother: Jerusha Bradford,
her father: Thomas Bradford, then William Jr, then William Sr. (Gov.)
Ross Andrew's pages:
http://www5.pair.com/vtandrew/family/i0012346.htm#i12356
Bradford and Kinney:
http://millennium.fortunecity.com/bigears/538/genealogy/rbradford.html

From Gregg Kinney's former webpage:
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Mayflower connections:
"John Howland of the Mayflower, Volume 1"
386. Sarah DENISON (5) (George 4, Mercy Gorham 3, Desire Howland 2, John 1)
was probably born in New London, CT where her birth was recorded 8 Sep 1733,
the daughter of George DENISON and his second wife, Joanna HINCKLEY.
Sarah died in Preston, now Griswold, CT 1 Mar 1792 aged 58 years, and
was buried in the Kinne Cemetery there.
Sarah DENISON married in Preston, CT 24 Oct 1748 Ezra KINNE of Preston
who was born in Preston 20 Sep 1727, bapt. 26 Nov 1727, son of Joseph
and Keziah (PEABODY) KINNE. Ezra KINNE died in Preston (Griswold)
8 Feb 1795 aged 66 years and was buried in the Kinne Cemetery.
Capt. Ezra KINNE was a very successful farmer. He and his wife
owned the covenant, 22 Apr 1750, at the Second or North Preston Church
in what is now Griswold, CT. He served in the French and Indian War
and in the Revolution.
In his will dated 22 Feb 1794, probated in Norwich, CT 16 Feb 1795,
Capt. Ezra KINNE mentions beloved sons Peabody, Denison, and Ezra,
along with beloved daughters Joanna, Mary, Jemima, Sarah, Senthe,
and Lucretia.
Son-in-law Dr. Allen CAMPBELL was an executor, witnesses were Samuel
YEOMANS, Seth MORGAN and Alexander STEWART.
Children (KINNE), born in Preston, CT:
i. Joanna, born 25 June 1749.
ii. Mercy/Marcy, born 12 July 1751.
iii. Jemima, born 3 May 1753.
iv. Sarah, born 1 August 1755, died young.
v. Peabody, born 20 July 1757.
vi. Sarah, born 22 October 1760.
vii. Cynthia/Synthia/S



Viii. Denison, born 5 January 1766.
ix. Lucretia, born 13 May 1770.
x. Ezra, born 18 February 1773.
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Book about Kinney family:
929.2 K623R At Allen Co. Pub. Lib
and DAR catalog:
Robertson, Florance Alice Loveless Keeney, 1884-
The genealogy of Henry and Ann Kinne, pioneers of Salem, Massachusetts
Los Angeles, Calif. : Wetzel Publishing Co., Inc., c1947.
xiii, 218 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Personal subject: Kinney family.
OCLC Number: ocm22377473
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Books about WITCHES OF NEW ENGLAND:
1. The Devil in Massachusetts, by Marion L. Starkey,
Anchor Books, 1949 (requested from FVRL)
2. Boyer, Paul and Nissenbaum, Stephen.
Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft.
Harvard, Cambridge, MA, 1974.
3. Hall, David D., ed. Witch-Hunting in Seventeenth-Century New England:
A Documentary History, 1638-1692, Northeastern Univ. Press, 1991.
4. LeBeau "The Story of the Salem Witch Trials",
Prentice hall, 1998.

Kinney DNA project, by Georgia Kinney Bopp
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~gkbopp/KINNEY

Voluntown CT Kinne Cemetery:
http://www.ctgravestones.com/CTprojects/kinne.htm

The DENVER Fairmont Cemetery:
KINNEY/KENNEY cemetery photos:
 https://sites.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/co/costones/denver/fairmount.htm

Kenney (Sec. 12, Lot 129, Block 55; this is a family plot with 12 gravesites. 6 tombstones, 2 unmarked, and 3 empty graves)

E. R. [Edward Randolph, Sr.], 1837-1894 (mk)
https://sites.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/co/costones/denver/fairmount/k5000002.jpg

Edward R[andolph, Jr.], Dec 2, 1877- Oct 28, 1963 and May Wilcox, Aug 12, 1877-Jan 21, 1943 (mk)

Edward R., 1907-1963 (mk) Edward Randolph, III; son of Edward Randolph, Jr. and May Wilcox Kenney

 Laura Garvin [Kenney], 1873-1919 (mk)

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