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  • ID: I33006
  • Name: Gilbert Kennedy
  • Prefix: Rev
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1678 in Dundonald, co Down 1
  • Death: 8 JUL 1745
  • Burial: Tullylish, co Down 2
  • Residence: Tullylish, co Down, Ireland
  • Education: Glasgow 1
  • Note: 3 1

    Ordained Tullylish & Donaclony 23 March 1703; died 8 July 1745; Moderator of Synod of Ulster 1720. Son of Rev. Gilbert Kennedy. Married to daughter of Rev. George Long (Newry). Nine children born to this marriage.
    KENNEDY, GILBERT 1678-1745. Gilbert Kennedy was born in Dundonald, County Down, and was educated in Glasgow. He was ordained Presbyterian minister of Tullylish, County Down in 1704, and during the next forty years, published many pamphlets.
    Bio in DNB.
    Rev. Gilbert and Elizabeth Laing (as her name was spelled in the old records) KENNEDY also had a daughter Frances KENNEDY who married the Presbyterian minister Rev. James MOODY of Newry, Co. Down, Ireland. They had at least 2 sons, one Rev. John Moody (also Presbyterian who removed to Dublin) and one Rev. Boyle Moody (Presbyt.) who was captured and murdered by a mob during some of the religious uprisings in Nor. Ireland of his time (around c1790).
  • _UID: 38CD436C48564306A8611DFCDC8C914D0393
  • Change Date: 27 JUN 2011

    Father: Gilbert Kennedy b: ABT 1620 in Scotland
    Mother: Montgomery

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Lang
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Gilbert Kennedy b: 1706 in Belfast, Antrim, Ireland

    1. Text: Dictionary of Ulster Biography.
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: Dictionary of National Biography (DNB)
    3. Text: Presbyterian Historical Society
      Anne McCully
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