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Thomas E. Kinney (3 Aug. 1841-4 Nov. 1899)

Thomas E. Kinney was born in Canada, the son of Edmund (sometimes called Edward) and Elizabeth Kinney (d.1894). The couple were citizens of the United States, but Elizabeth Kinney had been visiting friends in Canada at the time of her … Continue reading

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Elisha Kent Kane (3 Feb. 1820-16 Feb. 1857)

Elisha K. Kane was born in Philadelphia, PA. His father was Judge John Kintzing Kane (1795-1858), who was a key figure in national Democratic politics in the early nineteenth century. His mother was Jane Duval (Leiper) Kane (1796-1866). Elisha enrolled … Continue reading

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