Nelson Kinney
Born: August 22, 1815

Married: August 1842
Died:November 18, 1895

Father: Joel Kinney b.1768
Mother: Rebecca Chard

Wife: Margaret Young b.1817

Frederick C. Kinney b.1844
Franklin Kinney b.1846 m. Esther Sheales
Francis H. Kinney b.1846 m. William E. Clark
Flavius E. Kinney b. 1849 m. Ellen Farnsworth
Florence Kinney b.c.1849 m. John Mills
Alice A. Kinney b.c.1863 m. Fred J. Snow in 1885

"Cincinatti, the Queen City", published 1912 descibes Nelson Kinney as the son of Joel Kinney and his wife Rebecca Chard:

"Nelson Kinney, born August 22, 1815, at Levonia, New York, was a farmer and died in Cambridge, Lenawee county, Michigan, November 18, 1895. He married Margaret Young and their children were: Frederick C, who served in the Ninth Michigan Cavalry, and was married and left five children: Franklin, who was married but had no children; Francis (twin of Franklin), who was married but had no children; Flavius, who married and had two children; Florence (twin of Flavius), who became the wife of John P. Mills by whom she had two children; and Alice, who is the wife of Fred Snow, of Grand Rapids, Michigan."

-son Flavius had two children, Walter Leslie Kinney, and Edith C. Kinney. Walter Leslie Kinney married Madge Laura Lagoe in 1902 in Cadillac, Michigan, and had at least two children: Roland Kinney b. 1903 and Flavius N. Kinney b.1905. Roland Kinney had two children: Roland W. Kinney b.1927 and James L. Kinney b.1930
-Married a seond time to Mrs. Rebecca R. Smith Ordeway in Norvell, Jackson, Michigan on October 29, 1886. She had children from her first marriage. After Nelson's death, she married 3rd to Charles Clark.
- Birth Source: Queen City Text Above.
-1845 Census: Cambridge, lenawee
-1850 Census...On same homestead as Sylvanus Kinney.
-1860 Census
-1870 Census: Nelson kinsey Cambridge.
-1880 Census Cambridge, mi
-Kinney Family Bible, owned by his nephew William C. Kinney.
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