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Kenesson, Daniel George

Age: 38, credited to Derby, VT
Unit(s): USMC, 3rd VT INF
Service: comn 1LT, Co. D, 3rd VT INF, 5/23/61 (5/23/61), pr CPT, 9/14/62 (10/13/62), wdd, Cold Harbor, 6/3/64, m/o 7/27/64 (USMC during Mexican War)

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Birth: 07/29/1822, Fairlee, VT
Death: 08/14/1902

Burial: Geuda Springs Cemetery, Geuda Springs, KS
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Judy Mayfield
Findagrave Memorial #: 38885333
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Italo Collection, VHS off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

2nd Great Grandfather of Xavier Werneth, Bay St. Louis, MS

2nd Great Grandfather of Fred Voros, Salt Lake City, UT

2nd Great Grandfather of Sue Rose Montgomery, Vincennes, IN

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Geuda Springs Cemetery, Geuda Springs, KS

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and other veterans who may be buried there.

(Gibson Collection)


Daniel G. Kenesson --- Many of the older residents of this village and vicinity will be interested to know of the death of Captain Daniel George Kenesson, formerly of this place, which occurred at Gueda Springs, Kansas, August 14. Forty years ago he was well known here. He was a veteran of the Mexican War, and in the Civil War arose to the rank of Captain

He was a shoemaker by trade, and owned, and lived in the house, now occupied by H. M. Kelley. He was married three times. First to Miranda Curtis, who lived but a short time, then to Sarah Huntley of this place, and after her death to Martha Wheeler of St, Johnsbury Plain, who survives him. He leaves two sons by his second wife, F. G of Portland, Oregon, and A. M. of Bon Ami, La.

He went west about years ago, and located in at Cedar Vale, Kansas, where he worked at his trade, and later engaged in mercantile business, and afterwards engaged in farming near Cedar Vale. Later he removed to Gueda Springs where his last days were spent. He was 80 years old July 9.
Caledonian, Sept. 3, 1902

Courtesy of Deanna French