Last name: Kennedy
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John W. Kennedy
Try having my name! Traced my family ancestry back to Jesse Kennedy. Born in 1783 and married to Rose Cary, born in 1775. Both records are from Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
Judith Marjorie Kennedy My grandfather's name was John F. Kennedy and his brother was Robert.. Definitely from Scotland and not Ireland and emigrated to New Zealand in the 19th century.. Interesting?
I live in ireland and my late grandand even looked like the late jfk, wish i knew if we were related. we've only been able to track back to our great,great grandparents shame!
I have bein trying to find the Origen aaaaahhhhh it's so anoying
calling all kennedys....is the surname scroll worth it - for the basci info etc???
hello fellow kennedys!
Same here James. My great grandfather and JFKs grandfather all came from the same area. Dont think we are related though
james powell kennedy
I'm not actually related to him but just about everyone asked.
james powell kennedy
I don't know about anyone else but I got sh*t all the way through college about being related to JFK and all the other Kennedys who were famous for one reason or another.
As Kennedy's we know we carry a name that has achieved greatness, I have met Kennedy's in Scotland and as far away as Australia and Western Canada where I live and there is one thing we have in common, We are proud of our name, I hope other people are just as proud, and that way they will live an exemplary life and achieve much.
In Bill Bryson's book, "The Mother Tongue" he makes a reference to Kennedy translating to "ugly head". I guess "helmeted head" is a little nicer.
Reading this makes a lot of sense to me, dad was from Greenock, Scotland and always said he thought the family came from Ireland, He traced his Scottish family back to around the 12th Century but could never get any further back.
Looking for James Kennedy ca. 1795-1805 from Tipperary Co. Ireland married Katherine Reynolds, home unknown. They came to America ca. 1831 by way of Canada then eventually to Ohio, and westward from there. There were six boys, two girls in the family or maybe more girls, not sure. I have six James Kennedy records of birth but do not know James' father or mother's names which prevents claiming one of those six recordings. Maybe some other Kennedys can help in tracking James/Katherine Kennedy for my family history.
The name derives from two different families the Scottish Clan and The Irish Kennedy Family
... and I thought our family was Scots, being as how we go back 5 generations in Scotland! Oh well... I'll have to start spelling it whiskey instead of whisky!
well I defenly have irish hitting me in every directon of familys
Kennedy's rule, u get famous Kennedy's all over the world ie. president kennedy and the Kennedy's in Neighbours lol