Beverley Kennon, Jr.

Male 1830 - 1890  (60 years)


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  • Name Beverley Kennon, Jr. 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 01 Apr 1830  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 01 Nov 1890  [1
    Notes 
    • Beverley served as a midshipman and lieutenant in the U.S. Navy from 22 Aug 1846 until 23 Apr 1861 when he resigned to join the Confederate States navy as a lieutenant. He resigned in Dec 1861 but continued serving 6 months without rank or pay. He commanded the Louisiana State steamer "Governor Moore" in 1862 where he was in engagements with Federal vessels at the passes of Fort Jackson and St. Philip. He was taken prisoner at Fort Warren from 24 Apr - 31 Jul 1862. He was captured at the Appomattox Court house, 9 Apr 1865, being paroled 18 May 1865. He later served as a colonel in the army of the Khedive of Egypt.
    Person ID I16322  mytree
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2016 

    Father Beverley Kennon,   b. 17 Apr 1793, Mecklenburg, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1844  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Dandridge Claiborne,   b. 17 Jun 1808,   d. 24 Sep 1832, Norfolk, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 01 Jul 1829  Liberty Hall, King William, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F5846  Group Sheet

    Family Genevieve Griswold 
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F5865  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p68.

    2. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p67.


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