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Marilyn Kenyon, Psy.D. (#47005688)
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Bio Photo I've been researching my family history since 2007. To my surprise and delight, I've been able to locate the burial locations of many family ancestors for several generations back. I wouldn't have thought this would be remotely possible when I first started.

My main focus is on my Kenyon paternal ancestors, who migrated to New York State shortly after the American Revolution, then migrated westward to finally reach California shortly after the turn of the century, circa 1904.
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DNA Testing:

Y-DNA helped me identify my Kenyon paternal family line.

The testing was done with Family Tree DNA, where I am the co-administrator of the Kenyon Project.

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Thank you to all of the volunteers who have taken the headstone photos for me. I really, really appreciate the work you do. Almost all of my photo requests are for my direct line family, a collateral line, or surname I am tracking or studying.

Seeing a photo of the headstone for a great great grandparent brings waves of emotion.

I download many of the photos onto Ancestry.com, giving credit to the photographer.

I am very happy to make transfers to direct and collateral line ancestors, unless I have some personal attachment to the memorial page. Just ask.

I try to be very careful with the information provided on memorial pages I create. Occasionally, I discover that I have made an error. If you see something that is incorrect, let me know. You can use the edit link to send me an email. That is the best way, because it will link me to the page you are referring to.

By the way, if I have made duplications, please let me know.

Thank you,

Marilyn Kenyon, PsyD.
DAR Member #874047
Gold Trail Chapter

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Tink
RE: Clarissa Kenyon
You're very welcome, Marilyn! Kim
Added by Tink on Apr 14, 2015 6:19 PM
MidwestFolk
RE: Kenyon transfers.
You're welcome. I always believe someone related should have the memorials.
Added by MidwestFolk on Apr 06, 2015 8:52 PM
MidwestFolk
RE: Oscar Kenyon
Ok I could read Nov 27 182? to May 12 1904 which matches Oscar but I couldn't read his name on it. So my guess is 95 % likely this is the right one now. Sorry for all the confusion on my part. I believe I finally found the right one. That's the problem with taking 4000 pictures and some of them being hard to read due to age or the marker just not photographing well.
Added by MidwestFolk on Apr 06, 2015 4:23 PM
MidwestFolk
RE: Oscar Kenyon
I found a few Kenyon's but it's really hard to read. I'll upload them to the cemetery in Iowa where they are and the same one as Oscar. So if you do a search on the same cemetery as Oscar you can see them. One might be for Oscar as well I'll zoom in on them and try to read them better if I can.
Added by MidwestFolk on Apr 06, 2015 3:43 PM
MidwestFolk
RE: Oscar Kenyon
I'll keep looking just in case if it isn't the right one. Since it is so worn it's easy to make a mistake. You could put out another photo request asking someone else to try to verify it. If someone else had the same findings I did I'd be more confident it is the right one. I really wish I could be 100% sure, but when they are hard to read it's really hard. I didn't find any of the easy to read markers that matched Oscar Kenyon.
Added by MidwestFolk on Apr 02, 2015 11:23 AM
Mary(Coggin)Russell
RE: Job Kenyon
That is exactly what I thought too. There is a book that was written about them too. I need to research this and will let you know if I find out anything. My grandmother was named Epsie Kenyon Adams and she married Floyd Dillard and he died in 1904 and she then married Kenneth Jerome Matthews. My mother is from the second marriage.
Added by Mary(Coggin)Russell on Apr 01, 2015 7:48 PM
Mary(Coggin)Russell
RE: Job Kenyon
What a nice surprise and thank you! I have to tell you when I see the name Kenyon, I think they might be a relative to me somehow. My great grandmother's maiden name was Kenyon.
Mary
Added by Mary(Coggin)Russell on Apr 01, 2015 6:58 PM
Tina Adams
RE: Lucy Phelps
It was our pleasure. Thanks for your kind reply.

Tina
Added by Tina Adams on Mar 28, 2015 8:23 PM
Don Blauvelt
RE: Helen M. Stoddard
Hello Marilyn,

I'm not sure I or the original creator of the memorial provided the existing sketch, and the claim of where Helen was born. I most likely was interested in getting the memorial transferred to me for continuity purposes of the associated family lines before someone with less knowledge attempted to grab the memorial. I spent a great deal of research time just to identity Helen's father Grove's confirmable parents and Grove's whereabouts.

While I have no problem either way regarding the location of Helen's birth, give me some minor amount of time to review my notes. I'm ankle deep in non-genealogy work at the moment. Regards.
Added by Don Blauvelt on Mar 27, 2015 2:29 PM
MidwestFolk
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
You have a photo request in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery that I have claimed. I have photos of what I believe is the entire cemetery, unless somehow I missed one or two. It is about 4000 photos so if my claim expires do not worry. I will try to transcribe all of them. A few are very old and very hard to read even in person but I'll do my best. Hopefully among the 4000 is the your photo request. I am sorry if I missed taking a picture of yours or if yours is one of the ones I can't read at all.
Added by MidwestFolk on Mar 27, 2015 12:23 AM
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