Clara Edith Daisy LARUE

Female 1865 - 1949  (84 years)


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  • Name Clara Edith Daisy LARUE 
    Born 07 Jul 1865  Bloomington, McLean, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    DNA Match "Kennon DNA
    Occupation Between 1879 and 1887  Adams Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    School teacher 
    Cen-Head 12 May 1910  Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1910 census at Corning, Adams, IA shows Clara E. Kennon, 44, widow, 5 children born / 4 living, b. IL, parents b. NY/NY; children b. IA: Frank, 14; Ralph, 11.
    1910 Census
    1910 Census
    Clara Edith Daisy Kennon
    Cen-Head 24 Jan 1920  Quincy Township, Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1920 census at Quincy Township, Corning, Adams, IA shows: Myra Kenyon, age 54, widow, b. IL, parents b. NY/NY, occupation, housework only; Edith, 30, b. IA, parents b. NY/IL, occupation, public school teacher; Frank, 24, b. IA, parents b. NY/IL, college student; Ralph, 21, b. IA, parents b. NY/IL, college student.
      This census entry fits this family exactly except for the name and spelling of the head-of-household. Daisy LaRue Kennon had a sister named Myra who remained unmarried and lived in town but she died in 1918.
      Enumerated a few "spaces" away is Sarah Kenon, the widow of Albert Kennon.
    1920 Census
    1920 Census
    Clara Edith Daisy Kennon
    Cen-Head 15 Apr 1940  Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1940 census at Corning, Adams, IA shows Clara Kennon, 74, widow, b. IL, same house as 1930.
    Died 16 Sep 1949  Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Buried 19 Sep 1949  Walnut Grove Cemetery, Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Memorial
    Memorial
    Kennon
    Clara E. D. 1865 - 1949
    Fred A. 1857 - 1910
    Obituary 22 Sep 1949  Adams County Free Press, Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Obituary
    Obituary
    Clara Edith Daisy LaRue
    Reference Number 29 
    Person ID I90  mm
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2016 

    Father Franklin B. LARUE,   b. 25 Dec 1818, Bath, Steuben, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1912, Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Amelia Wells CHAPIN,   b. 17 Jun 1825, Camillus, Onondaga, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jan 1901, Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1848  Mason, Ingham, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F75  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frederick Albert KENNON,   b. 24 Jul 1857, Plattsburgh, Clinton, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Feb 1910, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1887  Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 9, 10
    • Married by A. J. Lovejoy.
    Children 
     1. Edith Amelia KENNON,   b. 01 Mar 1888, Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1962, Lenox, Taylor, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +2. Fred LaRue KENNON,   b. 01 Sep 1889, Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1977, Red Oak, Montgomery, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Infant Girl KENNON,   b. 25 Feb 1891, Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1891, Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +4. Frank Garret KENNON,   b. 05 Jul 1895, Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1973, Owatonna, Steele, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +5. Ralph Eugene KENNON,   b. 11 Aug 1898, Corning, Adams, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1982, Brainerd, Crow Wing, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 07 Jul 1865 - Bloomington, McLean, IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - School teacher - Between 1879 and 1887 - Adams Co., IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Apr 1887 - Corning, Adams, IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCen-Head - 12 May 1910 - Corning, Adams, IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCen-Head - 24 Jan 1920 - Quincy Township, Corning, Adams, IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCen-Head - 15 Apr 1940 - Corning, Adams, IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Sep 1949 - Corning, Adams, IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Sep 1949 - Walnut Grove Cemetery, Corning, Adams, IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - 22 Sep 1949 - Adams County Free Press, Corning, Adams, IA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Kennon Bible, (1872).

    2. [S11] DAR Application, Kennon, Edith Amelia, (2/1/1929).

    3. [S12] Funeral Card.

    4. [S973] Adams County Free Press, (Sept. 22, 1949).

    5. [S6] Adams County Free Press, From Sept., 22, 1949 obituary.

    6. [S92] 1920 United States Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D. C., 1920, Ancestry Date, 2010).

    7. [S94] 1940 United States Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D. C., 1940, Ancestry Date, 2012).

    8. [S2] Kennon Bible, (1872),
      Bible contains a Funeral Notice:
      Died - At her home in Corning, Iowa, Friday, September 16, 1949, at 2:55 PM.
      Mrs. Clara Edith Daisy Kennon.
      Aged 84 years, 2 months, and 9 days. Funeral services will be held from the Boyd Roland Co. Funeral Home, Corning, Iowa, Monday, September 19, 1949 at 2 PM, conducted by Rev. Lawrence Murphy, assisted by T.B. Turner. Internment will be made in the Walnut Grove Cemetery.

    9. [S2] Kennon Bible, (1872), Bible contains a handwritten wedding invitation:
      Mr & Mrs Franklin La Rue invite you to be present
      at the marriage of their daughter Daisy to Fred A. Kennon. Saturday morning, April thirtieth, Eighteen hundred and eighty seven, at half past eleven o'clock. Corning, Iowa

      The Bible also contains a "Certificate of Marriage".

    10. [S971] Adams County Free Press, (Feb 9 1910).