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  • ID: I13073
  • Name: Rodham Sr KENNER
  • Title: Colonel
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 MAR 1670/1671 in St. Stephens,Northumberland,Virginia
  • Death: 26 JUL 1706 in St. Stephens,Northumberland,Virginia
  • LDS Baptism: 27 SEP 1932 Temple: SLAKE
  • Endowment: 25 NOV 1932 Temple: SLAKE
  • Sealing Child: 27 MAY 1981 Temple: WASHI
  • Note:
    The Kenner Family History, compiled by Lois Colleen Hindman Kenner.
    CURRY DESCENDANTS by Judge Noble K. Littell pp27 ref#1704.
    The Wickenkamp-Thorn(e) Connection by Floyd W. Wickenkamp.
    A SEATON-ZENOR FAMILY HISTORY 2nd ed.1983 pp 116.
    The FOX Family Bible.
  • Note:
    Col. Rodham served as a member of the House of Burgesses in the year 1697 from
    the County of Northumberland. The following letter shows that he was a
    Burgess early in the year 1697: The letter is dated 26 Apr 1697
  • Note: Worthy Sir,
  • Note:
    This Pms I take to inform you that I have had bread on the side of my neck a
    Verry grate impostn and it is lately break'd, so that now is a Hole in my Neck
    that a man may put in three of his fingers. The docter tells me that it will
    be verry daingerous to goe soe much as about the plantation, soe I am affraide
    I shall not be able to appeare on the day perfixt, at towne; I therefore
    humbly request that you will please to inform the house of Burgesses of the
    occasion of my absence from ye sd House, and that they may ashuredly Conclude
    that as soone as Ever shall please God to make me able, shall give my true
    attendance on the House, the Contrary I hope will neither by you nor them be
    supposed. Sr, ye ffavour herein will oblige Sr. yr Humble Svt, RODHAM KENNER
  • Note: To Mr Robt Carter, Speaker of the House of Burgesses att James City, these.
  • Note:
    He was Sheriff of County in 1692 and 1699 also Justice in 1699. He died in
    Aug 1706(Another Death Date is 26 Jul 1706). His will was proved Aug 1706 and
    was as follows:
    In the name of God AMEN: I Rodham Kenner of the Parish of St. Stephens in
    the county of Northumberland. Gentl Being sick and weak in body but of
    perfect sense and memory praised be the almighty God therefore and calling to
    rememberance the uncertain Estase of this Transitory life and that all flesh
    must yeild undo death when it shall please God to call, do make Ordain and
    declare this to be my last will and testament in manner of form and following
    hereby revoking all other amd former will and wills testement and testements
    by me made this and only to be taken for mt last will and testement. First I
    bequeath my soul to Almighty God my maker in sure and certaine hope of an ever
    blessed and immortal Salvation throught the merritts of my blessed Savior
    Christ Jesus, my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of
    my Exors here after named, and for what Estate God in his great Mercy hath
    been pleased to bestowe on me. I give and dispose there as the followeth.
    Imprimis, I give to my daughter Elizabeth all my land situated in the county
    of Westmoreland between lower Machodig River and Nomaine River in the neck
    commonly called Machodig neck, To her and the heirs of her body, lawfully
    begotten forever, and for want of such issue to the heirs att law of said
    Elizabeth forever.
    Item. I give and devise all my lands situated in this county near the head of
    the Yocomoco River to my daughter Hannah and the heirs of her body lawfully
    begotten and for want of such to the next heirs at law the said Hannah forever.
    Item. I give and devise to each of my said daughters Elizabeth and Hannah
    the sum of one hundred pounds of sterl money and four thousand pounds of
    tobacco. To be paid to each of the respectively upon demand after they and
    each of them arrive to the age of eighteen years (that is to say) so much to
    be paid to my daughter Elizabeth upon demand after she arrives to the
    aforesaid and so much to my daughter Hannah upon demand after she arrived to
    the foresaid.
    Item. I appoint and ordain my loving brother Capt. Francis Kenner amd my
    loving cozen Capt. Christopher Neale my whole and sole exors of this my last
    will and testement to recieve and pay my debts and to manage what Estate my
    children shall have to the best advantage for my said children and to see my
    children well educated end brought up. And in condideration of this care and
    trouble aforesaid.
  • Note:
    From VA Genealogies (Hayden) H414, p118 b: per Wm & Mary Qtly, vol 18, p131
    Member, House of Burgesses from Northumberland Co. in 1697 He was also Justice
    & Sherrif of Northumberland Co.
    w: wp 21 Aug 1706; Genealogies of VA Families, vol III, He->M, (Wm & Mary
    Qtly), G326, p253, p262

    Rodham was member of the House of Burgess in 1696. (Genealogies of Virginia
    Families", pge 256.

    Rodham's will was probated 21 Aug 1706; Colonial Abstracts, Northumberland
    Collectanea, 1645-1720, A-L, pg 559.
    To dau Elizabeth land in Westmoreland, Co betw Lower Machotig River and
    Nomaine River in the Neck called Matchotig Neck. She under 18. To dau Hannah.
    She under 18. Brother Capt Francis Kenner and 'Couzen' Christopher Neale,
    exors. To Brother John Kenner. To Brother Matthew Kenner. To son Richd
    Kenner. Wit: Wm Harcum, Danl McCarty, Elizabeth Kenner, Hannah Neale. Proven
    by Capt Christopher Meale and Capt Francis Kenner, exeors, 15 Aug 1711.
  • Note:
    Colonel Rodham Kenner (Richard2, Richard1) was born in St Stephen's Parish,
    Northumberland, VA 23 MAR 1671. Colonel died before 21 AUG 1706 in
    Northumberland, VA, at approximately 35 years of age.
  • Note:
    He married Hannah Fox in Lancaster, VA, 1690. Hannah was born 25 JUL 1671.
    Hannah was the daughter of David Fox and Hannah Ball. Cottrell: cource for
    Family of Rodham and Hannah "Fox" Kenner is: T R Peterson, Houston, TX.
  • Note: Colonel Rodham Kenner and Hannah Fox had the following children:
  • Note: + 11 i. Richard4 Kenner I so Col Rodham & Hannah Fox was born CA 1691.
  • Note:
    12 ii. Elizabeth Kenner do Col Rodham & Hannah Fox was born CA 1693. She
    married three times. She married Richard Bushrod. Richard was born CA 1688.
    Richard was the son of Thomas Bushrod. She married Robert Vaulz. Robert was
    born CA 1688. She married Rev Lawrence De Butts. Lawrence was born CA 1688.
  • Note:
    13 iii. Hannah Kenner do Col Rodham & Hannah Fox was born 31 AUG 1695. She
    married four times. She married Richard Hull. Richard was born CA 1690. She
    married John Harriis. John was born CA 1690. She married Thomas Cralle. Thomas
    was born CA 1690. She married John Cralle. John was born CA 1690.
  • Note:
    Richard4 Kenner I so Col Rodham & Hannah Fox (Colonel Rodham3, Richard2,
    Richard1) was born CA 1691. Richard died 02 FEB 1725 in St Stephen's Parish,
    Northumberland, VA, at 33 years of age.
  • Note: He married Elizabeth <----->. Elizabeth was born CA 1696.
  • Note:
    Richard Kenner I so Col Rodham & Hannah Fox and Elizabeth <-----> had the
    following children:
  • Note:
    27 i. Hannah5 Kenner do Richard was born CA 1715. She married William Ball
    10 JAN 1742. William was born CA 1710.
  • Note: + 28 ii. Rodham Kenner so Richard I so Col Rodham was born 02 JAN 1717.
  • Note:
    29 iii. Richard Kenner II gso Col Rodham & Hannah Fox was born CA 1719.
    Richard died 12 FEB 1729 at 9 years of age.

    Father: Richard Jr. KENNER b: 1635/1641 in Oxford,Oxfordshire,England c: 1642
    Mother: Elizabeth RODHAM b: 1649/1651 in Kent Island,St Marys,Virginia

    Marriage 1 Hannah FOX b: 25 JUL 1671
    • Married: 1690/1693 in LANCASTER,VA
    • Divorced: N
    1. Has Children Rodham Jr KENNER b: 1693/1702 in St. Stephens,Northumberland,Virginia
    2. Has No Children Hannah KENNER b: 31 AUG 1695
    3. Has Children Elizabeth KENNER
    4. Has Children Richard KENNER b: ABT 1700
    5. Has No Children David? KENNER
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